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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:
Day 1 PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Welcome to Czech Republic.
Enjoy free time to explore the Golden City of Prague and its surrounding countryside. Consider sampling delicious plum dumplings and traditional Pilsner lager beside the Vltava River.
Day 2 PRAGUE
Gothic Cathedrals, Grand Castles, and Great Cuisine
Take a Guided City Walk, and visit the Hradčany Castle Grounds; see St. Vitus Cathedral, and Old Town’s Astronomical Clock.
Day 3 PRAGUE
Charles Bridge and Great Cuisine
Enjoy a free day to explore the city at your own pace. Perhaps visit the Communist Museum, sample the local plum dumplings and Pilsner, or stroll along the Vltava River.
You might catch the entertaining street performers, visit the market stalls at Charles Bridge, and sample Prague’s famous beer varieties in a local restaurant. Your Cruise Director will have plenty suggestions for things to do.
Day 4 PRAGUE–BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (EMBARKATION)
Welcome to Hungary. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding
After breakfast, set off for Budapest, capital of Hungary, where your Suite Ship® is docked. Before dinner, meet your crew for a welcome reception.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BUDAPEST
Day 5 BUDAPEST
The Pearl of the Danube
Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host.
Enjoy a Guided City Sightseeing, including the iconic Heroes’ Square.
OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BRATISLAVA
Day 6 BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA
Castles, Vineyards, and Cosmopolitan Culture
Join a Guided Walking Tour of Old Town’s cobblestone streets to Town Hall. Visit the Gothic halls of St. Martin’s Cathedral—Hungary’s centuries-old coronation church, OR:
Follow your Avalon Adventure Host on a hike to lofty Bratislava Castle.
OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO VIENNA
Day 7 VIENNA, AUSTRIA
Royal Collections and Amusing Attractions
Explore the Habsburg Empire with a morning Guided City Tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks. See the Imperial Palace complex—the winter residence of the Imperial Family, the iconic Vienna Opera House and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral.
OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO DÜRNSTEIN
Day 8 DÜRNSTEIN–WACHAU VALLEY
A King’s Ransom and Castle Ruins
Join a Guided Walk, and hear the legendary tale of King Richard the Lionheart—who was imprisoned in the castle above the village during the Crusades, OR:
Take a Guided Hike up to the castle ruins to take in the spectacular view of the village, Danube, and the Wachau Valley below.
Take a Guided Tour of the frescoed ceilings, statues, incredible library, and ornate pipe organ of Melk’s Benedictine Abbey.
Later, enjoy a Wine Tasting on board as you prepare to sail to Passau.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO PASSAU
Day 9 PASSAU, GERMANY
Where the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers Meet
Join an afternoon Guided City Walk to learn more about this beautiful “City of Three Rivers.”
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO REGENSBURG
Day 10 REGENSBURG
Bavaria’s Medieval Miracle
Join a Guided City Walk and see Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and Porta Pretoria—built in 179 AD as the entrance to Castra Regina fortress.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO ROTH
Day 11 ROTH. EXCURSION TO NUREMBERG
Legends and History Lessons
Enjoy an Onboard Lecture about the Main-Danube Canal—linking these two rivers to make a vital connection enabling navigation between the North and Black Seas.
Enjoy a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the Bavarian town of Roth—with its half-timbered houses, market square, and 1535 hunting lodge, Schloss Ratibor, OR;
Choose a Guided Tour of Nuremberg’s medieval architecture, gilded fountain, gothic cathedral, and Kaiserburg Castle, OR;Join a Guided Tour of the historic Nuremberg Rally Grounds—used by the Third Reich.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG
Day 12 BAMBERG
The City of Seven Hills.
Take a Guided Walking Tour of the former home to imperial dynasties, and see its Romanesque cathedral, Old Town Hall, and seven hills crowned with churches.
AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO VOLKACH
Day 13 VOLKACH
Join a Walking Tour of the quaint town of Volkach with its half-timbered houses and cobblestoned streets.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN KITZINGEN
Day 14 WÜRZBURG
A Perfect Day in the Pearl of the Romantic Road
Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Würzburg with its Old Main Bridge, towering fortress, and baroque Bishop’s Residenz—with the largest known ceiling fresco.
AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
Day 15 MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
Beauty on the Main River
Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities.
Join a Guided Walking Tour of a picturesque Bavarian village.
AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RÜDESHEIM
Day 16 RÜDESHEIM–RHINE GORGE
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country
Tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat, OR;
Enjoy a hike with your Avalon Adventure Host through the picturesque vineyards of Rüdesheim.
AFTERNOON CRUISE TO ENGERS
Day 17 COLOGNE
Prost! Celebrate in the Rhineland
Ask about today’s energizing or relaxing Adventure Host activities.
Take a Guided City Walk of Cologne—explore the Old City and see its soaring twin-steepled Gothic cathedral, OR;
Join a Guided Walking Tour of Cologne’s important Jewish heritage sites.
AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO AMSTERDAM
Day 18 AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND
Colorful Canals of Amsterdam
Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam with a Guided Canal Cruise past stately homes of Amsterdam’s “Golden Age.”
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM
Day 19 AMSTERDAM (DISEMBARKATION)–PARIS, FRANCE
Transfer from your Avalon ship to the train station, where you begin your Monograms package. Travel to Paris by high-speed train (First class).
Day 20 PARIS
Morning guided sightseeing includes a drive past the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, the Arc de Triomphe and a stop to take photos of the Eiffel Tower from one of the best panoramic viewing points. Also admire the heart of the city from a different perspective on a Seine River cruise. Embark your comfortable boat near the Eiffel Tower and spend a relaxing hour gliding by many of the city's important landmarks such as the L'Institut de France; Notre Dame Cathedral; Hôtel de Ville, the city's municipal headquarters; the Conciergerie, formerly a notorious prison where Marie-Antoinette spent the last days of her life; famous Louvre Palace and museum; and much more.
Day 21 PARIS–LONDON, ENGLAND
Travel to London by high-speed Eurostar train (Standard class).
Day 22 LONDON
Morning guided sightseeing includes all of London’s famous landmarks. Drive past the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben; Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were married; Whitehall’s mounted horseguards; the Prime Minister’s Downing Street; Buckingham Palace and Piccadilly Circus. Then, visit St. Paul’s Cathedral (except on Sundays). Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece with its world-famous dome is an iconic feature of London’s skyline.
Day 23 LONDON
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning
Start sooner, stay longer. Start your vacation earlier or stay longer with destination options before or after your Avalon cruise.
16 Day River Cruise Budapest to Amsterdam
19 Days from Prague to Amsterdam
20 Day River Cruise Budapest to London
Onboard every one of our Suite Ships you'll find the same exacting standards and attention to detail. They all feature our one-of-a-kind Panorama Suites, with the widest opening windows in river cruising, and beds facing the incredible views. This cruise operates on the following ships.
Cruise on Europe's most loved rivers with views that become part of your suite. The Avalon Artistry II delivers an intimate setting, along with two full decks of suites featuring Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air BalconySM. Enjoy unmatched, seamless views of passing landscapes from your window-facing Comfort Collection bed for the ultimate in European river cruise views. With 200 square feet, Panorama SuitesSM are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, giving you the rare opportunity to wake each morning to the enchanting scenery and fresh breezes. Onboard amenities include complimentary computer use in public areas and Wi-Fi access, a Fitness Center, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, shade system, whirlpool, and the delightful Sky Bistro.
Part of Avalon's cutting-edge fleet of Suite Ships®, the Avalon Impression came onto the river cruising scene with a bang. This gorgeous ship features two full decks of Panorama SuitesSM with Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air BalconySM. With 200 square feet, Panorama SuitesSM are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, affording you the incomparable opportunity to wake each morning facing the splendid passing scenery. Onboard amenities include an alternative light dining option in the Panorama Bistro, a Fitness Center, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, whirlpool, and light al fresco lunches at the Sky Bistro on the Sky Deck.
Another exciting Suite Ship® graces the rivers of Europe in 2015. The intimate setting of the Avalon Tranquility II features two full decks of Panorama Suites with Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air Balcony®. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard-perfect for stretching out and relaxing-or even throwing a private cocktail party for up to six adults in the spacious sitting area. Onboard amenities and services include complimentary computer use in public areas and free Wi-Fi access, a Fitness Center with state-of-the-art equipment, an elevator, and a spacious Sky Deck with shade system, whirlpool, deck games, and the delightful Sky Bistro for al-fresco lunches of light grill fare.
It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative, similar standard, hotels to those shown
A stunning 106-room boutique hotel set in an historic townhouse that dates back to 1889, perfectly located on a quiet street in the heart of Prague's Old Town. Modern Czech cuisine is served in a trendy bistro style setting with an open plan kitchen. For relaxation and connectivity, there is a 24-hour fitness studio, sauna, and free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the property. The hotel is ideally located on a quiet street of the Prague Old Town, only a few steps from all important shopping and sightseeing attractions.
Zlatnicka 3/1126, Prague 1, Czech Republic
An historic 126-room ornate property oozing old world glamour with architecture dating back to 1913. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the property. This hotel is home to the famous Cafe Imperial which specializes in traditional Czech cuisine with a modern twist and there is also a fashionable bar for drinks and snacks. The Spa offers a sauna, steam room as well as a fitness center.
Na Porici 15, 110 00 , Prague, Czech Republic
Situated in the heart of Prague and close to Wenceslas Square, the National Museum, and State Opera. The Old Town Square and Charles Bridge are also within walking distance. All 204 Art Deco-style guestrooms have flat-screen TV, Nespresso coffee machine, and free Wi-Fi. The elegant lobby bar has a selection of special cocktails, a wide variety of spirits, beers, and wines. The on-site restaurants serve either fish, seafood, international, or traditional cuisine. Other facilities include a well-equipped fitness center with sauna and there is also a seasonal outdoor terrace.
Stepanska 40 , Prague, Czech Republic
Located in the heart of Prague, just a short stroll away from the Old Town Square and Charles Bridge, this sophisticated 239-room hotel combines a great location with top notch service. A smart grill restaurant serves both Czech and international cuisine, the relaxed hipster-styled Bourbon bar offers a great range of wines, cocktails and BBQ dishes. There is also an on-site Italian style café, fitness center, and free Wi-Fi connection is available throughout the property.
V Celnici 8, Prague, Czech Republic
A contemporary 303 room hotel offering classic art deco inspired luxury. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available in the lobby, access in the rooms is subject to a fee (payable locally). There is also an indoor swimming pool and fitness center and the stylish restaurant offers an innovative mix of European cuisine with Asian flavors. Snacks, drinks and cocktails are served throughout the day in the lounge bar.
V Celnici 7, Prague 1, Czech Republic
Contemporary 9-story Hotel situated in old Jewish Quarter, across the road from the Vltava River.
Parizska 30, Prague, Czech Republic
Enjoying an unbeatable location next to the iconic Eiffel Tower, this 456-room sleek, modern hotel offers free Wi-Fi internet access throughout and has a California-inspired Brasserie with open kitchen and stylish wine bar. Other amenities include a large gym on the 9th floor with panoramic rooftop vistas.
18,Avenue De Suffren, Paris, France
Ideally located just south of Westminster Bridge and overlooking the River Thames, this hotel is within walking distance of London's most famous attractions. Stylish dining options are available at the hotel: LItaliano offers authentic Italian cuisine with an extensive wine list and Spectrum Bar & Café is available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as Afternoon Tea and late-night drinks. The hotel also provides a fitness room as well as steam and sauna facilities, and Aurora Spa is available for beauty treatments or massages. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout.
1 Addington Street, London, United Kingdom
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