Jewels of Central Europe - Remich to Budapest

Sail along the Moselle, Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers and through the dramatic Rhine Gorge and Main Danube Canal on this compelling river cruise. Begin with a two-night stay in romantic Paris and then travel by high-speed train to Metz or Luxembourg City and embark your river cruise ship. Discover the historical and cultural highlights along the way such as Melk’s 11th century Benedictine Abbey and the Bishop's Residenz in Würzburg. End your cruise in Budapest, Hungary's vibrant capital.

Your cruise at a glance

  • Paris
    • Discover the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Élysées on a guided tour in the City of Light.
  • Munich
    • Visit the Nymphenburg Palace and the summer residence of the Bavarian monarchs, Marienplatz.
  • Vienna
    • Guided sightseeing around the former home city of Mozart, Beethoven and Strauss.

Paris

Itinerary

Multiple itineraries are available:

Day 1 UK - Remich, Luxembourg (Embarkation)

  • Meals included:
  • Dinner

Welcome to Luxembourg! - Where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

The day is yours to explore Remich—the Pearl of the Moselle—with panoramic views of surrounding forests and vineyards. Enjoy dinner on board and an evening cruise to Grevenmacher.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN GREVENMACHER

Day 2 Grevenmacher. Excursion to Trier

  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Ancient Worlds, old world charm and world-class wine

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.

Join your Avalon Adventure host for an early morning run on the banks of the Moselle River in beautiful wine country.

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 Trier—Germany’s oldest city with ancient Roman remnants dating from 144-152 AD. Starting from Porta Nigra walk through the city center, OR:

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.

Join a history-focused Roman Trier guided tour to learn more about the history of Roman civilization in this Moselle River city and visit the ruins of a 20,000-seat amphitheater and imperial baths.

This afternoon, take a guided optional excursion to Luxembourg City—with its dramatic views, ancient ruins, and modern architecture in its deep gorge terrain. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board while cruising to Bernkastel.

EVENING CRUISE TO BERNKASTEL

Day 3 Bernkastel, Germany

  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Gracious German vineyards of the Moselle Valley

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 walking tour of the charming wine village of Bernkastel—with its medieval marketplace and 17th-century half-timbered houses, OR:

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.

Join your Avalon Adventure host for a guided hike to nearby castle ruins.

Spend some free time at your leisure this afternoon—with a hike to view the vast vineyard landscapes, a bike ride through the Renaissance-style village, or relax with a glass of German beer.

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 wine tasting to experience the tradition of legendary German wine making.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RÜDESHEIM

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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

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

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

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

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