Christmas in the Heart of Germany - Frankfurt to Prague

Experience the holiday season on this festive river cruise from Wiesbaden to Prague. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Würzburg, Bamberg, Nuremberg and Prague, in the Czech Republic. You'll have opportunities galore to explore the many Christmas markets, try some festive Glühwein, sample tasty holiday treats, shop for locally crafted Christmas ornaments, and delight in the holiday cheer. This year, celebrate the holiday season in style on this memorable and joyous cruise. Your ship will be decorated and dressed up in Christmas colours.

Your cruise at a glance

  • Würzburg
    • Visit the Bishop's Residenz and the local Christmas markets.
  • Nuremberg
    • Choice of guided sightseeing or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; and visit to the Christmas market.
  • Prague
    • Guided sightseeing including the Astronomical Clock and a visit to the Hradcany Castle grounds.

Christmas markets

Itinerary

Day 1 UK - Wiesbaden, Germany (Embarkation)

  • Meals included:
  • Dinner

Travel to Frankfurt where you will be met and transferred to your ship.

Welcome to Germany! Your Suite Ship is ready for boarding.

 

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE

Day 2 Main River Village

  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Hidden gifts and holiday delights in beautiful Bavaria

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.

Take a guided tour of a picturesque village along the Main River.

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.

Join a cookie-baking demonstration on board your ship while sailing.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WÜRZBURG

Day 3 Wurzburg

  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Ornaments, old Saint Nicholas, and nutcrackers sweet

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.

Take a guided sightseeing tour of the “Pearl of the Romantic Road” with its Old Main Bridge, towering fortress, and baroque Bishop’s Residence.

You may choose to join a guided optional excursion to the beautiful Bavarian town of Rothenburg. Visit the Käthe Wohlfahrt German Christmas museum—the world’s most extensive collection of traditional German Christmas decorations.

Spend free time enjoying the festive, warm glow of Wurzburg’s Christmas markets.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG

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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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Date

Staterooms available

Price per person

Hotels

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
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
Hilton Prague

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

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