Welcome to Germany. Your Avalon Waterways 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 SPEYER (D)
Winter Wonders Fit for a King
Classic: Take a Guided Tour that includes the magnificent Heidelberg Castle and the Great Vat-the world's largest wine barrel. After the tour, visit the local German Christmas markets in Heidelberg.
Alternatively, enjoy a relaxing sailing morning and explore the sights and sounds, tantalizing treats, and seasonal handiwork of Speyer Christmas Markets.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO FRANKFURT (B/L/D)
A Gothic Cathedral, Heaven's Time, and Joyeux Noel
Classic: Come along for City Sightseeing, including the city's Gothic, stained-glass cathedral with its celebrated ancient murals and astronomical clock, as well as the magical La Petite France District.
You may choose to join a guided Optional Excursion to beautiful Alsace, for an afternoon in a French wine-country village. Savor the warmth and glow of Christmas tradition by spending your free time this afternoon wandering the French winter markets of Strasbourg. Take in the lights, music, and the pleasures of the season.
EVENING CRUISE TO BREISACH (B/L/D)
German Winemaking and the Beautiful Black Forest
Discovery: Visit to Badischer Winzerkeller, the largest German wine producer in Europe. Discover Germany's southernmost wine country in Baden-ideally situated between the hills of the Black Forest and the Rhine River. Learn about the vintners' process in the vineyards here, and enjoy a wine tasting, OR:
Discovery: Join a Guided Tour to the magical Black Forest to experience local traditions and the vibrant Christmas mood.
After your visit to Badischer Winzerkeller, you may choose to join a guided Optional Excursion to visit the charming village of Colmar, with its half-timbered medieval and early renaissance buildings
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BASEL (B/L/D)
Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning. Flights shouldn't leave Zurich airport before 10 am or Basel airport before 8 am. (B)
|Category E (Prices Shown)||$ 0|
|Category D||From $ 114|
|Category B||From $ 971|
|Category A||From $ 1,000|
|Category P||From $ 1,057|
|Category S||From $ 1,886|