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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 NUREMBERG, GERMANY (EMBARKATION)
Welcome to Germany. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.
Flights into Nuremberg must arrive by 3 pm.
Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.
Set sail while enjoying dinner on your first night onboard.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG
Day 2 BAMBERG
The City of Seven Hills
Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities.
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.
Onboard introduction to photography with our expert Brenda Tharp, world-class photographer.
AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WÜRZBURG
Day 3 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.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
Day 4 MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
Beauty on the Main River
Ask about today’s energizing or relaxing Adventure Host activities.
Join a Guided Walking Tour of a picturesque Bavarian village.
AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RÜDESHEIM
Day 5 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:
Take an open-air Cable Car Ride to the Niederwald Monument. Ride or walk back down through the vineyards; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat.
AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BERNKASTEL
Day 6 BERNKASTEL
German Vineyards of the Moselle Valley
Take a Guided Walking Tour of the charming wine village of Bernkastel—with its medieval marketplace and 17th-century half-timbered houses, OR:
Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a Guided Hike to nearby castle ruins.
Join a Wine Tasting to experience the tradition of legendary German wine making.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO REMICH
Day 7 REMICH, LUXEMBOURG. EXCURSION TO TRIER
Old World Charm, and World-Class Wine
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:
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.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN REMICH
Day 8 REMICH (DISEMBARKATION)–PARIS, FRANCE
Transfer from your ship to the train station in Luxembourg City. Travel by high-speed train to Paris, where you begin your Monograms package.
Day 9 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 10 PARIS–LONDON, ENGLAND
Travel to London by high-speed Eurostar train (Standard class).
Day 11 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 12 LONDON
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.