Festive Season In The Heart Of Germany
from $3484
Duration: 6 Days
Explore the heart of Germany on this European river cruise from Frankfurt to Nuremberg. You’ll visit a Main River village with a guided walk through a quintessential Bavarian village. Sail to Wurzburg—the “Pearl of the Romantic Road”—and tour its baroque Bishop’s Residenz with the largest-known ceiling fresco. Sail to Kitzingen in Bavaria’s largest wine-producing area, then explore the Bavarian beauty of Volkach’s half-timbered houses and cobblestone streets. On to Bamberg, Germany’s “City of Seven Hills,” and former home of Imperial dynasties amid its seven church-crowned hilltops. Your European river cruise through the heart of Germany concludes in the historic city of Nuremberg.
Day 1 FRANKFURT, GERMANY (EMBARKATION)
Welcome to Germany. Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding Flights into Frankfurt must arrive by 3 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE (D)
Day 2 MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
Hidden Gifts and Holiday Delights CLASSIC - Take a Guided Tour of a picturesque village along the Main River. DISCOVERY - Join a Cookie-Baking Demonstration on board your ship while sailing. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WURZBURG (B,L,D)
Day 3 WURZBURG
Old Saint Nick and Nutcrackers Sweet CLASSIC - Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the "Pearl of the Romantic Road" with its Old Main Bridge, towering fortress, and baroque Bishop's Residence. You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to the beautiful Bavarian town of Rothenburg. Visit the Kathe Wohlfahrt German Christmas museum-the world's most extensive collection of traditional German Christmas decorations. Spend free time enjoying the festive, warm glow of Wurzburg's Christmas markets. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG (B,L,D)
Day 4 BAMBERG
Christmas Customs and Cradle Scenes DISCOVERY - Enjoy an onboard Christmas Traditions Lecture while sailing. CLASSIC - Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Bamberg-medieval home of Germany's Roman Empire dynasties. Stroll through dozens of Bamberg's nativity scenes-from miniature to life-size. Take free time to enjoy the quaint Christmas markets, and warm up with traditional German dumplings, sausage, and a glass of hearty Bavarian ale. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NUREMBERG (B,L,D)
Day 5 NUREMBERG
Legends and History Lessons CLASSIC - Choose a Guided Tour of Nuremberg's medieval architecture, gilded fountain, Gothic cathedral, and Kaiserburg Castle, OR: CLASSIC - Join a Guided Tour of the historic Nuremberg Rally Grounds-used by the Third Reich. Spend free time browsing the spruce stalls of the Christmas Markets of Nuremberg. Sample favorite Bavarian fare-bratwurst, gingerbread, mulled blueberry wine, and countless other Christkindlmarkt culinary delights. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN NUREMBERG (B,L,D)
Day 6 NUREMBERG (DISEMBARKATION)
Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Departure Date:
2022-12-07
Return Date:
2022-12-12
Single : 5208NZD
Twin : 3484NZD
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