Central European Experience - Prague to Remich

This Central Europe river cruise introduces you to the Main, Rhine, and Moselle rivers, as well as to the Main Danube canal. Your vacation begins with a two-night stay in Prague, with guided sightseeing and a visit of the Hradcany Castle grounds. Go on to explore medieval Bamberg, the Bishop's Residenz in Würzburg and Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in pretty Rüdesheim before enjoying a tasting of Moselle’s revered white wines in Bernkastel. Other highlights: cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, and travel by high-speed train to Paris. Your vacation ends in Paris with two overnights and guided sightseeing of the major sights.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a cruise director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Wine & beer with lunch and dinner
  • Excursions
  • Gratuities on cruise
  • All airport and port taxes

Your cruise at a glance

  • Prague
    • Two-night stay to see the impressive Hradcany Castle grounds, medieval Old Town and astronomical clock.
  • Rhine Gorge
    • Cruise the spectacular gorge before visiting Rüdesheim; take a guided walk around a riverside town; and explore historical Würzburg.
  • Paris
    • Two-night stay with expert-led sightseeing, then cruise to ancient Trier, through the Moselle Valley and into pretty Bernkastel.

Prague

Itinerary

Multiple itineraries are available:

Central European Experience - Prague to Paris map

Day 1 Prague


Travel to Prague where you will be met and transferred to the InterContinental Hotel (or similar) for two nights.

Day 2 Prague

  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast

Included today: Guided sightseeing. Prague is a 1,200 year old city preserved in time. See its best-known treasures on a guided walking tour, including the Old Town's astronomical clock, Hradcany Castle grounds, St Vitus Cathedral and the Charles Bridge. Browse the shops for hand-cut crystal or art books, mingle with the locals in Wenceslas Square or stroll alongside the Vltava River.

Day 3 Prague - Nuremberg (Embarkation)

  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After lunch, drive to Nuremberg, where your cruise ship is docked. Before dinner, meet your crew at a welcome reception.

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CHOICE

Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. There are three types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise:

Classic

Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.

Discovery

We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities to speak to your interests - from cooking classes, to painting workshops - to immerse yourself in each culture you explore.

Active

Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go - from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.

Prices & cabin details

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Staterooms available

Price per person

Hotels

Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe Paris

The Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe Paris sits among iconic Paris landmarks, 10 minutes' walk from the Champs-Élysées. Step back to the glamour of the 1930s as you indulge in the mosaic-decorated spa or soak up the Art Deco style at the Purple Bar. Official rating: 5 stars.

  • Location
    • The hotel faces Parc Monceau, 15 minutes from the Eurostar terminal at Gare du Nord. The Champs Elysees and Arc de Triomphe are a few minutes' walk away.

  • Facilities
    • Restaurant and bar
    • Spa with 7 treatment rooms
    • Fitness room
    • Room service
    • Free WiFi
Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe Paris

InterContinental Paris - Le Grand

Lavish historic charm in the heart of Paris. The hotel, which dates back to 1862, overlooks the famous Palais Garnier, home to the esteemed Paris Opera. Two acclaimed restaurants await you - Café de la Paix, with its rich history, and La Verrière, set in a beautiful winter garden. Official rating: 4 stars.

  • Location
    • A 4-minute walk from Opera metro station.

  • Facilities
    • Spa Fitness centre Fine dining restaurant Bar Sauna

InterContinental Prague

This first class hotel overlooking the Vltava river, is the ideal base to explore Prague’s historic sites. Official rating: 5 stars.

  • Location
    • Located on the banks of the Vltava River, the hotel is an easy walk from Old Town, Charles Bridge, the Jewish Quarter and Prague Castle. 

  • Facilities
    • Restaurant Bar Café Health Centre and Fitness Centre Salt water indoor swimming pool Sauna and whirlpool Gift shop
InterContinental Prague

Hilton Prague

This centrally-located hotel is an ideal base from which to enjoy the attractions of the spectacular city of Prague. Three restaurants, two bars and a health club await you after a day's sightseeing. Official rating: 5 stars.

  • Location
    • A 15 minute walk from the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square and close to major attractions. The airport is 25 minutes away.

  • Facilities
    • Restaurant Sky Bar & Lounge Café Bistro Swimming pool Sauna Steam room and jacuzzi Spa
Hilton Prague

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative similar standard hotels to those shown.

Reviews

"A fantastic experience."

8th August 2017 - Debs Donaldson

"Five Star service at all times..."

31st July 2017 - Mr John Probert

"The cruise as a whole was great and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Simona our..."

15th July 2017 - Trusted Customer

The cruise as a whole was great and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Simona our cruise director was organized and did a great job. The cruise itinerary itself was not ideal. I felt we were rushed trying to travel the distances needed to get through the itinerary. Most days we had a few hours in town, then needed to rush back to the boat to leave for the next port, which on more than one day wasn't until the following day. While the cruising part is nice, most people are on a riverboat because it stops often at many local towns and cities. The entire stretch along the Main river was not as picturesque as the Rhine and Moselle and there was much too much time spent on the boat and not out discovering and exploring the cities and towns. In addition, another element that added to the issues was that most of the time while traveling on the boat, the sky deck was closed due to the many locks we had to go through...so not only were you stuck traveling for lengthy periods of time, but you had to do it from inside the boat....not ideal. Lastly - the wifi was horrible on the ship. At one point it was out altogether, but most of the time there was just a bad signal....so we were on the boat for extended periods of time where we couldn't be outside and there was no wifi to use devices or contact family back at home. The cities and towns we did get to see were great, there just weren't enough of them.

Itinerary was too much boat time, without an outdoor area, and not enough time in each city/town

"Invigorating yet relaxing cruise"

18th June 2017 - Trusted Customer

Our cruise director was magnificent, very well organised, great fun, very interesting and varied programme

Interesting and varied programme, excellent organisation

"Fabulous holiday."

7th May 2017 - Trusted Customer

First class service from booking right through to return flight home. Enjoyed two nights in Prague at the beginning and Paris at the end, but the cruise itself exceeded our expectations.

Fabulous cruise. Service was excellent.

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