Central European Experience with 2 Nights London and 2 Nights Paris – Eastbound
Savor the experience of Central Europe’s gems along the Rhine, Moselle, and Main Rivers, and begin your adventure with a visit for 2 nights each in exciting London and romantic Paris. Your European vacation starts with 2 nights in London. You’ll enjoy VIP guided sightseeing in England’s most famous destination, as well as free time to really get to know the city. Sightseeing includes Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and St. Paul’s Cathedral. See the sights in “The City of Lights” with an expert guide, including the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the Louvre Museum. Your Monograms vacation package includes helpful onsite support from your expert Local Hosts® both in London and Paris.You’ll then travel via high-speed train to Remich, Luxembourg to board your Avalon Suite Ship® for your scenic European river cruise along the banks of the Moselle River in beautiful wine country. Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Trier, enjoy a guided walk in the charming wine village of Bernkastel, and cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge on your way to Rüdesheim.Continue to Würzburg — “Pearl of the Romantic Road” —and then to Nuremberg, with a stop to visit the marvelous sights of medieval Bamberg. Conclude your European river cruise vacation in “The Golden City” of Prague. Carry your river cruise memories home to share and remember for a lifetime as a trip you’ll never forget! You’ll fall in love with London, and you’ll see why Paris is called the most romantic city in the world!
Day 1 London: welcome to EnglandDay 2 London: guided sightseeingDay 3 London–Paris: transfer by high-speed train to London; welcome to FranceDay 4 Paris: guided sightseeingDay 5 Paris–Remich (Embarkation): travel by high-speed train to Luxembourg city; motorcoach transfer to Remich; onboard welcome receptionDay 6 Trier: choice of guided sightseeing or “Roman Trier” sightseeing, see the Porta NigraDay 7 Bernkastel: guided walk, or hike up to the castle ruins with your Avalon Adventure Host; wine tastingDay 8 Rhine Gorge–Rüdesheim: scenic cruising through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, or cable car ride in Rüdesheim; special treatDay 9 Main River Village: guided walkDay 10 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s ResidenzDay 11 Bamberg: lecture on board; guided tour, see the Old Town HallDay 12 Nuremberg (Disembarkation)–Prague: guided tour in Nuremberg; transfer to PragueDay 13 Prague: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradčany Castle groundsDay 14 Prague: your vacation ends this morning
In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.