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German Grandeur with Munich

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German Grandeur with Munich

  Avg. Trip Rating 5.0 Based on 1 Reviews. No Booking FeesDedicated Consultant
Our Price From 5,258 Per Person
Exclusive Savings 1,798 Per Person
 Trip Length
11 Days
 Trip Starts
Basel
 Trip Finishes
Munich
11 Day German Grandeur with Munich Itinerary (Avalon)
Countries Explored: Switzerland France Germany
Our Price From 5,258 Per Person
Exclusive Savings 1,798 Per Person
 Trip Length
11 Days
 Trip Starts
Basel
 Trip Finishes
Munich
11 Day German Grandeur with Munich Itinerary (Avalon)
Countries Explored: Switzerland France Germany
Trip Operator:
Budget
Premium
Ship Type
River Ship
Trip Code
WZNE
Trip Operator:
Budget
Premium
Ship Type
River Ship
Trip Code
WZNE

Overview

Read reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on Avalon's 11 Day German Grandeur with Munich. Your picturesque Rhine River cruise begins on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland. You'll sail to Breisach, with your choice of a visit to Badischer Winzerkeller, or an excursion to the Black Forest. Sail to the city of Strasbourg, France, along the way. Sail to Rüdesheim and through the spectacular views of Rhine Gorge. The modern and charming city of Frankfurt is also on your route along the Rhine, and you'll sail on the Main River to visit an authentic...read more Main River village on your way to Würzburg. Take a guided tour of Bamberg, before reaching Nuremberg to disembark for two nights in Munich.

You'll enjoy a guided tour of King Ludwig's Neuschwanstein Castle, and visit the mountain village of Oberammergau - known for its once-a-decade production of the Passion Play. Your grand scenic cruise through Germany brings the beauty and charm of its cities and villages to life. From Switzerland to Bavaria and beyond, your German holiday will stay a beautiful memory for years to come!
Read reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on Avalon's 11 Day German Grandeur with Munich. Your picturesque Rhine River cruise begins on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland. You'll sail to Breisach, with your choice of a visit to Badischer Winzerkeller, or an excursion to the Black Forest. Sail to the city of Strasbourg, France, along the way. Sail to Rüdesheim and through the spectacular views of Rhine Gorge. The modern and charming city of Frankfurt is also on your route along the Rhine, and you'll sail on the Main River to visit an authentic...read more Main River village on your way to Würzburg. Take a guided tour of Bamberg, before reaching Nuremberg to disembark for two nights in Munich.

You'll enjoy a guided tour of King Ludwig's Neuschwanstein Castle, and visit the mountain village of Oberammergau - known for its once-a-decade production of the Passion Play. Your grand scenic cruise through Germany brings the beauty and charm of its cities and villages to life. From Switzerland to Bavaria and beyond, your German holiday will stay a beautiful memory for years to come!

Itinerary

Welcome to Switzerland. Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Zurich or Basel must arrive by 3 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Enjoy dinner and explore the ship on your first night on board as you sail to Breisach.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BREISACH (D)

German Winemaking and the Beautiful Black Forest

Active: Enjoy the view on a relaxing bike ride along the Rhine with your Adventure Host, OR:

Discovery: Join a full-day Guided Tour to the magical Black Forest to experience the Vogtsbauernohf open-air-museum, visit an authentic water mill, and see a traditional butter-making demonstration, OR:

Discovery: Visit to a local winery in Breisach, where you will learn about German winemaking and enjoy a wine tasting.

You may choose to join a guided Optional Excursion to visit the charming village of Colmar in the morning.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO STRASBOURG (B/L/D)

A Grand Cathedral and La Petite France

Visit the Adventure centre for today's activities with your Adventure Host.

Active: Discover Strasbourg by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:

Classic: Join a City Tour of Strasbourg's sights, including its 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 the historic Maginot Line-the pre-WWII fortifications designed to protect the eastern border of France, or visit Alsace's wine country today. Alternatively, take some free time in Strasbourg to visit a museum, or stroll across the city centre.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RUDESHEIM (B/L/D)

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country

Active: Enjoy a hike with your Avalon Adventure Host through the picturesque vineyards of Rudesheim, OR:

Active: Take an open-air Cable Car Ride to the Niederwald Monument, then ride or walk back down through the vineyards; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat, OR:

Discovery: Tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat.

This afternoon, stretch out on the Sky Deck as you pass through the spectacular Rhine Gorge on your way to Boppard.

A PARD: A Peaceful Jewel in the Rhine Gorge

Enjoy some free time to relax, or explore the Rheinallee Promenade for delicatessen fare with a cup of German coffee or glass of Riesling wine. Later, enjoy onboard entertainment while sailing to Frankfurt.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO FRANKFURT (B/L/D)

Charm in Frankfurt

Active: Enjoy an easy biking experience in Frankfurt with your Adventure Host, OR:

Discovery: Take a Guided Tour to Seligenstadt-one of Germany's oldest towns and home to the Einhard Basilika-dubbed "minor basilica" in 1925 by Pope Pius XI, 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 neighborhoods.

Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE (B/L/D)

Beauty on the Main River

Join your Adventure Host for today's special activities.

Classic: Join a guided walking tour of a picturesque Bavarian village.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WURZBURG (B/L/D)

A Perfect Day in the Pearl of the Romantic Road

Active: Explore Wurzburg's charm by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:

Classic: Take a guided sightseeing tour of Wurzburg with its Old Main Bridge, towering fortress, and baroque Bishop's Residenz-with the largest known ceiling fresco.

You may choose to join a guided Optional Excursion to the beautiful town of Rothenburg. See the local sights and enjoy the fairytale atmosphere that has inspired artists. Enjoy live entertainment on board as you set sail for Bamberg

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG (B/L/D)

The City of Seven Hills

Active: Your bike is ready! Hop on and bike along the canals in Bamberg with your Adventure Host.,OR:

Classic: Take a guided walking tour of the historic home to imperial dynasties, and see its Romanesque cathedral, Old Town Hall, and seven hills crowned with churches.

After the tour, spend free time with a glass of German-style Rauchbier (smoked beer).

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NUREMBERG (B/L/D)

Living Heritage and History Lessons

Classic: Join a guided tour of Nuremberg with its medieval architecture, gilded fountain, gothic cathedral, and Kaiserburg Castle.

Tonight, you'll stay in Munich to enjoy its nightlife, elegant cuisine, and to relax for tomorrow's adventures. (B)

Modern Munich with Storybook Villages and Fairytale Castles

Classic: Take a full-day Guided Tour to the garden landscape of the Bavarian Alps to visit Neuschwanstein Castle-the historic home of King Ludwig (B)

Your holiday ends this morning with breakfast. (B)

Welcome to Switzerland. Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Zurich or Basel must arrive by 3 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Enjoy dinner and explore the ship on your first night on board as you sail to Breisach.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BREISACH (D)

German Winemaking and the Beautiful Black Forest

Active: Enjoy the view on a relaxing bike ride along the Rhine with your Adventure Host, OR:

Discovery: Join a full-day Guided Tour to the magical Black Forest to experience the Vogtsbauernohf open-air-museum, visit an authentic water mill, and see a traditional butter-making demonstration, OR:

Discovery: Visit to a local winery in Breisach, where you will learn about German winemaking and enjoy a wine tasting.

You may choose to join a guided Optional Excursion to visit the charming village of Colmar in the morning.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO STRASBOURG (B/L/D)

A Grand Cathedral and La Petite France

Visit the Adventure centre for today's activities with your Adventure Host.

Active: Discover Strasbourg by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:

Classic: Join a City Tour of Strasbourg's sights, including its 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 the historic Maginot Line-the pre-WWII fortifications designed to protect the eastern border of France, or visit Alsace's wine country today. Alternatively, take some free time in Strasbourg to visit a museum, or stroll across the city centre.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RUDESHEIM (B/L/D)

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country

Active: Enjoy a hike with your Avalon Adventure Host through the picturesque vineyards of Rudesheim, OR:

Active: Take an open-air Cable Car Ride to the Niederwald Monument, then ride or walk back down through the vineyards; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat, OR:

Discovery: Tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat.

This afternoon, stretch out on the Sky Deck as you pass through the spectacular Rhine Gorge on your way to Boppard.

A PARD: A Peaceful Jewel in the Rhine Gorge

Enjoy some free time to relax, or explore the Rheinallee Promenade for delicatessen fare with a cup of German coffee or glass of Riesling wine. Later, enjoy onboard entertainment while sailing to Frankfurt.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO FRANKFURT (B/L/D)

Charm in Frankfurt

Active: Enjoy an easy biking experience in Frankfurt with your Adventure Host, OR:

Discovery: Take a Guided Tour to Seligenstadt-one of Germany's oldest towns and home to the Einhard Basilika-dubbed "minor basilica" in 1925 by Pope Pius XI, 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 neighborhoods.

Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE (B/L/D)

Beauty on the Main River

Join your Adventure Host for today's special activities.

Classic: Join a guided walking tour of a picturesque Bavarian village.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WURZBURG (B/L/D)

A Perfect Day in the Pearl of the Romantic Road

Active: Explore Wurzburg's charm by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:

Classic: Take a guided sightseeing tour of Wurzburg with its Old Main Bridge, towering fortress, and baroque Bishop's Residenz-with the largest known ceiling fresco.

You may choose to join a guided Optional Excursion to the beautiful town of Rothenburg. See the local sights and enjoy the fairytale atmosphere that has inspired artists. Enjoy live entertainment on board as you set sail for Bamberg

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG (B/L/D)

The City of Seven Hills

Active: Your bike is ready! Hop on and bike along the canals in Bamberg with your Adventure Host.,OR:

Classic: Take a guided walking tour of the historic home to imperial dynasties, and see its Romanesque cathedral, Old Town Hall, and seven hills crowned with churches.

After the tour, spend free time with a glass of German-style Rauchbier (smoked beer).

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NUREMBERG (B/L/D)

Living Heritage and History Lessons

Classic: Join a guided tour of Nuremberg with its medieval architecture, gilded fountain, gothic cathedral, and Kaiserburg Castle.

Tonight, you'll stay in Munich to enjoy its nightlife, elegant cuisine, and to relax for tomorrow's adventures. (B)

Modern Munich with Storybook Villages and Fairytale Castles

Classic: Take a full-day Guided Tour to the garden landscape of the Bavarian Alps to visit Neuschwanstein Castle-the historic home of King Ludwig (B)

Your holiday ends this morning with breakfast. (B)

Trip Inclusions

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Trip Reviews (1) Most Recent 'German Grandeur with Munich' Reviews

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Great time on the rivers and cities 0 , NC, United States, May 2022
Thanks Georgie. You guided me through the booking process, and we ended up with a wonderful trip. Saw lots of beautiful places and met great people on the ship. The Crew went absolutely out on their way to ensure we were satisfied all the way. Hopefully we'll soon be able to book with go with Global Journeys again. Thanks again.
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Deck Plans

Ship Profile
 
Category E
Stateroom
 
Category D
Stateroom
Indigo Deck (Level 1)
 
Category B
Panorama Suite
 
Category A
Panorama Suite
Sapphire Deck (Level 2)
 
Category P
Panorama Suite
 
Category S
Royal Suite
Royal Deck (Level 3)
Sky Deck

Cabins

  • Deluxe Stateroom (172 sq ft)
  • Twin Windows
  • Comfort Collection Bed with Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, woolen blankets & European style duvets
  • Private bathroom featuring full shower, hairdryer & premium L'Occitane bath amentities
  • Spacious three-door closets and easy under-bed luggage storage
  • Flatscreen satellite with movie channel
  • In-room safe, writing Desk/Vanity & direct-dial telephone
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Individual thermostat
  • Bathrobes & slippers

  • Wall-to-wall Panoramic Window measuring 11'- 50% larger than industry standard (200 sq ft)
  • Wall-to-wall Panoramic Window opens to transform the living space into a large Open-Air-Balcony
  • Open-Air-Balcony with spacious sitting area
  • Comfort Collection Bed with Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, woolen blankets & European style duvets
  • Private bathroom featuring full shower, hairdryer & premium L'Occitane bath amentities
  • Spacious three-door closets and easy under-bed luggage storage
  • Flatscreen satellite with movie channel
  • In-room safe, writing Desk/Vanity & direct-dial telephone
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Individual thermostat
  • Bathrobes & slippers

  • Wall-to-wall Panoramic Window measuring 11'- 50% larger than industry standard (300 sq ft)
  • Wall-to-wall Panoramic Window opens to transform the living space into a large Open-Air-Balcony
  • Open-Air-Balcony with spacious sitting area
  • Comfort Collection Bed with Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, woolen blankets & European style duvets
  • Private bathroom featuring full shower, hairdryer & premium L'Occitane bath amentities
  • Spacious three-door closets and easy under-bed luggage storage
  • Flatscreen satellite with movie channel
  • In-room safe, writing Desk/Vanity & direct-dial telephone
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Individual thermostat
  • Bathrobes & slippers

Deck Plans

Ship Profile
 
Category E
Stateroom
 
Category D
Stateroom
Indigo Deck (Level 1)
 
Category B
Panorama Suite
 
Category A
Panorama Suite
Sapphire Deck (Level 2)
 
Category P
Panorama Suite
 
Category S
Royal Suite
Royal Deck (Level 3)
Sky Deck

Cabins

  • Deluxe Stateroom (172 sq ft)
  • Twin Windows
  • Comfort Collection Bed with Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, woolen blankets & European style duvets
  • Private bathroom featuring full shower, hairdryer & premium L'Occitane bath amentities
  • Spacious three-door closets and easy under-bed luggage storage
  • Flatscreen satellite with movie channel
  • In-room safe, writing Desk/Vanity & direct-dial telephone
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Individual thermostat
  • Bathrobes & slippers

  • Wall-to-wall Panoramic Window measuring 11'- 50% larger than industry standard (200 sq ft)
  • Wall-to-wall Panoramic Window opens to transform the living space into a large Open-Air-Balcony
  • Open-Air-Balcony with spacious sitting area
  • Comfort Collection Bed with Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, woolen blankets & European style duvets
  • Private bathroom featuring full shower, hairdryer & premium L'Occitane bath amentities
  • Spacious three-door closets and easy under-bed luggage storage
  • Flatscreen satellite with movie channel
  • In-room safe, writing Desk/Vanity & direct-dial telephone
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Individual thermostat
  • Bathrobes & slippers

  • Wall-to-wall Panoramic Window measuring 11'- 50% larger than industry standard (300 sq ft)
  • Wall-to-wall Panoramic Window opens to transform the living space into a large Open-Air-Balcony
  • Open-Air-Balcony with spacious sitting area
  • Comfort Collection Bed with Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, woolen blankets & European style duvets
  • Private bathroom featuring full shower, hairdryer & premium L'Occitane bath amentities
  • Spacious three-door closets and easy under-bed luggage storage
  • Flatscreen satellite with movie channel
  • In-room safe, writing Desk/Vanity & direct-dial telephone
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Individual thermostat
  • Bathrobes & slippers

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