Savour the experience of Central Europe’s gems along the Rhine, Moselle, Main, and Danube Rivers, and begin your adventure with a visit for 2 nights each in exciting London and romantic Paris. Your European holiday starts with 2 nights in London. You’ll enjoy a guided sightseeing and free time to explore England’s most famous destination. Sightseeing includes Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Next, discover “The City of Light” with an expert guide, drive past the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe and enjoy a Seine River cruise. Your Monograms holiday package includes Local Hosts both in London and Paris.
You’ll then travel via high-speed train to Remich, Luxembourg to board your Avalon Suite Ship and cruise the picturesque Moselle River Valley. You’ll visit Trier, Germany, believed to be even older than Rome and many remnants can still be found, such as imperial baths, and the wine village of Bernkastel. Continue through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, considered the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River. See the rock of the Lorelei and ancient castles standing majestically on cliffs 400 feet above the water. Visit the magnificent Bishop’s Residenz in Würzburg, marvel at medieval Bamberg, and take a guided tour of historic Nuremberg. You’ll enjoy an excursion to the Bavarian capital of Munich. Cruise to the medieval city of Regensburg, Germany, and sample German beer, then visit Austria’s town of Passau with its narrow, winding cobblestone streets. You’ll marvel at Melk’s magnificent 11th-century Benedictine Abbey, before arriving in Vienna, the “City of Music” that inspired the genius of Beethoven, Mozart, and Strauss. There are countless opportunities to be enchanted by the sights on this fascinating Europe river cruise, including the Hungarian capital of Budapest. A local expert will show you the famous sights.