Christmastime - Prague to Basel

Celebrate the holiday season on this delightful cruise from Prague to Basel. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Prague, Nuremberg, Bamberg, Würzburg and Strasbourg. Other highlights include visits to the Bishop's Residence in Würzburg, the red-stoned castle of Heidelberg, and Rüdesheim on the Rhine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere at the many Christmas markets, sample tasty Christmas treats and shop for local Christmas ornaments and crafts. Your ship will be decorated and dressed up in Christmas colours.

Your cruise at a glance

  • Prague
    • A two-night stay in Prague to explore the Old Town, see the astronomical clock, visit the Hradcany Castle Grounds and browse the festive street stalls.
  • Heidelberg
    • Discover the imposing ruins of Heidelberg Castle and go ice-skating before exploring its traditional seasonal markets, scattered over five squares.
  • Strasbourg
    • Join guided sightseeing tour of the La Petite France district and Gothic cathedral, then imbibe the atmosphere of the Christmas markets.

Christmas markets

Itinerary

Christmastime From Prague to Basel Map

Day 1

Prague

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Welcome to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. This fascinating city straddles the Vltava River with domes, cupolas, spires, and pinnacles highlighting its skyline.

Day 2

Prague

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Prague is a 1,200-year-old city preserved in time. See its best-known treasures, such as the Old Town’s Astronomical Clock, built in 1410 and once the envy of all of Europe; Hradcany Castle Grounds; St. Vitus Cathedral; and the Charles Bridge, the oldest bridge in Prague. Browse the Christmas markets, where rows of brightly decorated wooden huts sell Christmas tree ornaments, wooden toys, and Czech handicrafts. Get a little inner warmth with a cup of svarene vino (hot mulled wine) and a traditional hot sausage. The beautifully decorated tree in the Old Town is an impressive sight.

Day 3

Prague – Nuremberg (Embarkation)

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After lunch, drive to Nuremberg to embark your cruise vessel. Before dinner, meet your crew for a welcome reception.

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