Savor the experience of Central Europe’s gems along the Rhine, Moselle, and Main Rivers, and continue your adventure with a wonderful visit to Paris.Begin your European river cruise and Old Town’s Astronomical Clock with guided sightseeing in the spectacular capital of Czech Republic—the city of 100 spires. See the historic sites in Nuremberg, the churches of Bamberg, and Würzburg—the “Pearl of the Romantic Road.” You’ll visit a Main River village before sailing to Rüdesheim, and through the spectacular Rhine Gorge. You’ll also sail through the wine-making region of Austria’s Wachau Valley on your way to Bernkastel, and stop in Grevenmacher for an excursion to the ancient city of Trier. Along the enchanting Moselle River, make your way to Remich, Luxembourg to disembark from your Avalon European river cruise, and transfer via high-speed train to Paris for a Monograms vacation. You’ll enjoy VIP sightseeing in “The City of Lights” with an expert guide, including the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the Louvre Museum, and free time to enjoy with the suggestions and support of your Monograms Local Host®. Central Europe is yours to remember for its beauty, history, culture, and cuisine. And you’ll soon see why Paris is called the most romantic city in the world!
Day 1 Prague: welcome to Czech RepublicDay 2 Prague: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradčany Castle groundsDay 3 Prague–Nuremberg (Embarkation): travel by motorcoach to Nuremberg, guided tour; onboard welcome receptionDay 4 Bamberg: guided sightseeing, see the Old Town HallDay 5 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s ResidenzDay 6 Main River Village: guided walkDay 7 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge: visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat; cruise through the Rhine GorgeDay 8 Bernkastel: guided walk; wine tastingDay 9 Trier: choice of guided city sightseeing or “Roman Trier” sightseeing in Trier, see the Porta NigraDay 10 Remich (Disembarkation)–Paris: transfer by high-speed train to ParisDay 11 Paris: guided sightseeingDay 12 Paris: your vacation ends this morning
In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.