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

Day 1 UK - Prague, Czech Republic


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

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

Gothic Cathedrals, Grand Castles, and Czech Christmas Spirits.

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 city walk to visit Hradčany Castle grounds; see St. Vitus Cathedral, and Old Town’s Astronomical Clock. Spend the afternoon on your own to browse the exquisite Christmas Markets of Prague. Stroll through the brightly colored wooden stalls for ornaments and handmade toys and handicrafts.

Day 3 Prague - Nuremberg, Germany(Embarkation)

  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a free morning before your transfer to Nuremberg, where your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN NUREMBERG

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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.

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