Active & Discovery On The Moselle
from $6276
Duration: 8 Days
Crisp Rieslings. Smooth lagers. Perfect pilsners. There’s much to toast on an Avalon Active & Discovery cruise along the Moselle. Starting with the number of interactive ways cruisers, choosers and doers can experience the joys of Luxembourg and Germany.

Our vast selection of Classic, Discovery and Active excursions lets you decide how to conquer the castles and venture through the villages that beckon from the banks. Pair a wine tasting with a hike, pedal back in time on a bike, or immerse yourself in the magic of the Moselle with a number of moving experiences. Behind the scenes visits to the botanic gardens, biergartens, and lush vineyards along the Moselle will equally set your heart in motion.

Enjoy a little get-up-and-go on your cruising holiday when you:

- Hike up to the 13th-century Landshut Castle and enjoy a guided tour of the castle with guides in historical costume. Enjoy the twists and turns of Cochem’s history on a leisurely bike ride along the Moselle.
- Take an open-air cable car ride to Rüdesheim’s Niederwald Monument and stroll back through rolling vineyards.

And Be Moved.
Get off the beaten path and relish the world when you:

- Visit one of the oldest mustard mills and taste the secret recipe that’s been spicing things up for more than 200 years.
- Have a barrel of fun as you enjoy a tour and tasting at a famous Koblenz brewery.
- Stop and smell the roses on a botanical journey through Frankfurt’s lush Palmengarten.

Plus, Classic sightseeing is always available in every port along the way.

Activate your senses and discover a world of wonder in all-new, entirely “you” ways on your personal, passion-packed cruise along the Moselle.
Welcome to Luxembourg! Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Luxembourg City must arrive by 3.30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. The day is yours to explore Remich - the Pearl of the Moselle - with panoramic views of surrounding forests and vineyards. Enjoy dinner on board this evening. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN REMICH (D)
Modern Architecture and Local Wine Visit the Adventure Centre for today's activities with your Adventure Host. DISCOVERY Enjoy a Guided Tour of Schengen, known for the famous agreement which represents one of the major steps towards a unified Europe and the abolishment of inner-European border controls. Later enjoy a glass of refreshing locally produced wine or grape juice, OR: CLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of Luxembourg City-with its dramatic views, ancient ruins, and modern architecture along the deep gorge terrain. In the early afternoon, enjoy a leisurely cruise to Trier. TRIER Germany's Oldest City CLASSIC After dinner, enjoy a Guided Walking Tour of Trier - Germany's oldest city with ancient remnants dating from 144-152 AD. Starting from Porta Nigra, walk through the city centre. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN TRIER (B,L,D)
Gracious German Vineyards of the Moselle Valley ACTIVE Head out into the fresh air and hike up to Landshut Castle, OR: DISCOVERY Learn about wine in this special region and enjoy a rich Wine Tasting in a local winery, OR: CLASSIC Take a Guided Walking Tour of the charming wine village of Bernkastel-with its medieval marketplace and 17th-century gabled timber-framed houses. This afternoon enjoy a relaxing sailing to Traben-Trabach or consider joining an optional excursion to a local brewery. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO COCHEM (B,L,D)
Reichsburg Castle, Riesling Wine, and the Charm of the Moselle Valley ACTIVE Bike along the Mosel river with your Adventure Host. Alternatively, enjoy a relaxing cruise to Cochem. ACTIVE See Cochem from atop, followed by a scenic hike, OR: DISCOVERY Take part to a Guided Visit to one of the oldest mustard mills, dating back to 1810. Under the guidance of the head mustard "miller", you'll watch mustard being made using traditional skills, more than 200 years of savoir-faire and a recipe that has been passed down several generations, OR: CLASSIC Join a Guided Walk of Cochem to see the charming town's half-timbered houses and winding streets. Visit Cochem's hilltop Reichsburg Castle with a bird's-eye-view of the Moselle Valley and river bend. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN COCHEM (B,L,D)
Fortress Walls and Manor Halls In the morning, you may want to choose among the Guided Optional Excursions available or relax on the Sky Deck while sailing to Koblenz. ACTIVE Explore the shores of Eifel's largest volcanic lake "Laacher See" and visit the Maria Laach Benedictine monastery OR: DISCOVERY Join a Guided Tour of a famous local brewery which reputation is based on their traditional way of brewing tasty beers following old recipes. Afterwards taste some of their classical brewed beers, OR: CLASSIC Take a Guided City Walk amid ancient fortresses walls, towers, squares and monuments. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN KOBLENZ (B,L,D)
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country Join your Adventure Host for today's special activities. This morning, relax on the Sky Deck while passing along the beautiful villages on the Moselle River shores. ACTIVE Take an open-air Cable-Car ride to the Niederwald Monument. Ride or walk back down through the vineyards; enjoy a tasting of the authentic Rudesheimer coffee, OR: DISCOVERY Take a Guided Tour of the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; enjoy a tasting of the authentic Rudesheimer coffee, OR: DISCOVERY Follow your local guide through the area surrounding the Hildegard Abbey and learn about the history of this special place. Walk back to the village and taste different local wines. A short sailing in the late afternoon will bring you from Rudesheim to Eltville. OVERNIGHT SAILING TO FRANKFURT (B,L,D)
Charm in Frankfurt ACTIVE Take a Guided Bike Tour to discover from a different point of view the city of Frankfurt as well as the picturesque Nidda park, OR: DISCOVERY Take a botanical journey through the gorgeous gardens of Frankfurt's Palmengarten, OR: CLASSIC Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Frankfurt to see the city's cultural landmarks and gleaming financial headquarters combined with the cozy ambience of quaint neighbourhoods, OR: CLASSIC Explore the historic city of Bad Nauheim with a Guided Walking Tour of this popular spa resort town. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN FRANKFURT (B,L,D)
Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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