Enchanted Europe (Eastbound) on Avalon Artistry II

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Your breathtaking river cruise begins on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland. You’ll sail to Breisach, your starting point for a Black Forest excursion, and to the city of Strasbourg, France, along the way. Sail to Rüdesheim and through the spectacular Rhine Gorge. The modern and charming city of Frankfurt is also on your route along the Rhine, and you’ll sail on the Main River to visit an authentic village. Visit Würzburg, and take a guided tour of Bamberg, before reaching Nuremberg, from where you will take a full-day excursion to Munich. Sail from Nuremberg to Regensburg, the only German city not bombed during WWII. Cruise next to Passau, with its narrow streets and baroque St. Stephen’s Cathedral. In Melk, you will visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey. Take in the breathtaking views before continuing through the picturesque Wachau Valley to the romantic sights of Vienna, the "City of Music." Your European river cruise ends in Budapest, the capital of Hungary, with guided sightseeing and free time to explore this vibrant city on your own.

Included Features:

Day 1 Basel (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Breisach: Choice of excursion to Black Forest or guided visit to a local winery in Breisach

Day 3 Strasbourg: Guided tour, visit to La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral

Day 4 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge–Boppard: Choice of visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, cable-car ride to the Niederwald Monument in Rüdesheim, or a hike in the vineyards with your Adventure Host; scenic cruising through the Rhine Gorge; time at leisure in Boppard

Day 5 Frankfurt: Choice of guided tour in Frankfurt, or guided tour in Seligenstadt

Day 6 Main River Village: Guided tour

Day 7 Würzburg: Guided tour, visit to the Bishop's Residence

Day 8 Bamberg: Guided tour, see the Old Town Hall

Day 9 Nuremberg. Excursion to Munich: Full day guided tour in Munich

Day 10 Roth. Excursion to Nuremberg: Choice of guided sightseeing in Roth or hike with your Adventure Host or guided tour in Nuremberg, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; onboard lecture

Day 11 Regensburg: Guided walk, see Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and Porta Pretoria

Day 12 Passau–Linz: Guided walk in Passau; free time in Linz

Day 13 Melk–Wachau Valley–Vienna: Guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk or hike with your Adventure Host; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; free time in Vienna

Day 14 Vienna: Choice of guided sightseeing or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 15 Budapest: Choice of guided tour, see Heroes' Square or hike with your Adventure Host

Day 16 Budapest (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning

About Avalon Artistry II
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If you want to see the world, cruise down its legendary rivers. If you want to see more of the world, look no further than Avalon Waterways. Our Suite Ships® feature one-of-a-kind Panorama SuitesSM, with the widest opening windows in river cruising, the industry's only Open–Air Balcony®, and beds facing the incredible views. Beyond our wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows is a world waiting to be explored-your way.

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Sep 04, 2023 through
Sep 19, 2023
Aug 31, 2023 7:00 PM
15 Nights from
$7,548.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes discount: $250.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.