German Grandeur With 2 Nights In Munich For Beer Enthusiasts (Westbound)
See the grandeur of Germany with a scenic river cruise through its most picturesque destinations along the Main and Rhine Rivers. Your European scenic river cruise begins with two nights in Munich. You’ll enjoy a guided tour of King Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein Castle, then embark on your Avalon Suite Ship® in Nuremberg, and sail to Bamberg, the Franconian town where the myth of the good German beer is true, for a guided walking tour of the historic home to imperial dynasties. Your enchanting river cruise continues to Würzburg-the “Pearl of the Romantic Road.” From here sail to Frankfurt, where you can join a guided sightseeing tour of the city and discover more about local beers, or visit the nearby town of Seligenstadt. On your way to Rüdesheim enjoy a sailing through the picturesque views of the Romantic Rhine. Then cruise to Strasbourg and join a guided city tour of Strasbourg’s sights, such as the stunning stained-glass of its gothic cathe-dral, the astronomical clock, and La Petite France district. Your scenic cruise through Europe includes a stop in Breisach to visit Germany’s beautiful Black Forest region. Choose a visit to Badischer Winzerkeller, or a day trip to the Black Forest’s Vogtsbauernhof open-air museum, and more. A Beer Expert will travel with you on this cruise and will held lectures, tasting and will introduce you to food and beer pairing. Your grand German river cruise brings the beauty and charm of its cities and villages to life, and adds education and enjoyment with local beer and foods to savor along the way. From Bavaria to Switzerland and beyond, your German vacation will stay a beautiful memory for years to come!
Day 1 Munich: welcome to Munich!Day 2 Munich: choice of guided tour in Munich, or full day excursion to Neuschwanstein Castle Day 3 Munich–Nuremberg (Embarkation): guided tour in Nuremberg; onboard welcome reception Day 4 Bamberg: guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; visit a hop garden; onboard lecture about beer Day 5 Würzburg: guided tour, visit to the Bishop’s Residenz Day 6 Main River Village: beer tasting; guided tourDay 7 Frankfurt: choice of guided tour in Frankfurt, or guided tour in Seligenstadt; local beer excursionDay 8 Boppard–Rhine Gorge–Rüdesheim: time at leisure in Boppard; scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat Day 9 Strasbourg: guided tour, visit to La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral; onboard food and beer pairing dinnerDay 10 Breisach. Excursion to Black Forest: excursion to Black Forest Day 11 Basel (Disembarkation): your cruise ends this morning
Munich - Nuremberg (Embarkation)
Main River Village
Frankfurt. Excursion To Seligenstadt
Breisach, Germany (Black Forest)
Basel, Switzerland (Disembarkation)