Prague to Paris Explorer - Prague to Paris

Fantastic savings on selected dates
All prices shown include the latest savings. Offer is subject to availability.) }
12 Days from £1,816
Departures available from :
23rd Apr - 22nd Oct
Check prices and dates

Introduction

This splendid Central Europe river cruise introduces you to the magnificent Main, Rhine, and Moselle Rivers, as well as to the fascinating Main Danube Canal. Your vacation begins with two overnights, guided sightseeing, and a visit of the Hradcany Castle grounds in the "Golden City" of Prague. Also enjoy guided sightseeing in Bamberg, Würzburg, and Trier. Visit the Bishop's Residenz in Würzburg, Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in pretty Rüdesheim, and enjoy a tasting of Moselle...

“Excellent organisation. Hotels were of an excellent standard.”

Excellent organisation. Hotels were of an excellent standard.
Excellent organisation. Hotels were of an excellent standard. Our cruise director was just fantastic! The food & endless glasses of fine wine was amazing!
Dennis Hale

The Avalon experience

Included Highlights

  • PRAGUE Guided sightseeing, Astronomical Clock, visit Hradcany Castle grounds
  • BAMBERG Guided walk, see the Old Town Hall
  • WÜRZBURG Guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop's Residenz
  • MILTENBERG Guided walk
  • RÜDESHEIM Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum
  • RHINE GORGE Cruise through the gorge
  • Bernkastel Guided walk, Moselle wine tasting
  • TRIER Choice of guided sightseeing or Roman Trier tour
  • PARIS - REMICH Travel by coach from Remich to Luxembourg City or Metz; continue by high-speed train to Paris
  • PARIS Guided sightseeing
  • WELCOME RECEPTION, CAPTAIN'S RECEPTION AND FAREWELL DINNER

Included in the price

  • Your personal Avalon chauffeur service by executive car for you and your travelling companions to and from your UK airport (limit 100 miles each way)

  • Flights Prices are based on 2 people sharing a Category E Deluxe Stateroom flying from London. In addition a wide range of flights from UK regional airports are also available.

  • 7 nights deluxe accommodation in a spacious stateroom with Avalon's exclusive Comfort Collection® style beds, ensuite facilities and river views. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors and a French Balcony in most staterooms. 2 nights at Hilton Arc de Triomphe in Paris (or similar) and 2 nights at the Hilton Hotel (or similar) in Prague

  • All meals on board including full breakfast , buffet lunch and waiter service evening meal; afternoon tea with cakes and sweet treats; midnight snack, choice of premium teas and coffees & soft drinks throughout the day. Wine and beer is included with lunch and dinner. Buffet breakfast in Paris and Prague hotels

  • Included excursions and sightseeing trips with Local Guides and a choice of optional tours; headsets provided on excursions

  • Services of an experienced Cruise Director

  • Gratuities for Cruise Director and crew

  • On board lectures, activities and nightly piano music

  • Captain's Welcome Reception, Welcome Dinner and Farewell Gala Dinner

  • A choice of pre- or post- holiday extensions

  • All transfers, local port charges and airport taxes

Check prices and dates

Day 1 (Tue) Prague.

Fly to Prague where you will be met and transferred to the InterContinental Hotel (or similar) for two nights.

Day 2 (Wed) Prague.

Included today: Guided sightseeing. Prague is a 1,200 year old city preserved in time. See its best-known treasures on a guided walking tour, including the Old Town's astronomical clock, Hradcany Castle grounds, St Vitus Cathedral and the Charles Bridge. Browse the shops for hand-cut crystal or art books, mingle with the locals in Wenceslaus Square or stroll alongside the Vltava River. (B)

Day 3 (Thu) Prague - Nuremberg.

After lunch, drive to Nuremberg, where your cruise ship is docked. Before dinner, meet your crew at a welcome reception. (B, D)

Day 4 (Fri) Bamberg.

Included today: Guided walk, see the Old Town Hall. In the early morning hours, arrive in medieval Bamberg, former residence of one of Germany’s most powerful imperial dynasties and today a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your GUIDED WALK takes in its historic centre, including the great 13th-century Romanesque cathedral and the fascinating Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall)—built on an island in the middle of the Regnitz River when the bishop refused to give the townspeople land for a town hall! This afternoon, enjoy some relaxing time on board as you cruise toward Würzburg on the Main River (B, L, D)

Day 5 (Sat) Würzburg.

Included today: Guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop's Residenz. Surrounded by steep, verdant vineyards, Würzburg is known as the 'Pearl of the Romantic Road' and makes an immediate impression with views of its beautiful Marienberg Fortress and 15th century Old Main Bridge. Today's guided sightseeing tour visits the magnificent Bishop's Residenz, home to the largest ceiling fresco ever painted. (B, L, D)

Day 6 (Sun) Main River Village

Included today: Guided walk. On the banks of the Main River you find cultural gems of small towns, many of them tucked away behind defensive walls and towered gates. Half timbered houses, narrow streets and medieval town centres, these picturesque Bavarian villages are a photographer’s delight. Join your Local Guide to experience one of these towns on a GUIDED WALK. (B, L, D)

Day 7 (Mon) Rüdesheim - Rhine Gorge

Included today: Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum: cruise through the Rhine Gorge. Pretty Rüdesheim is the perfect example of a Rhine Valley wine town, and SIEGFRIED’S MECHANICAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MUSEUM is a real surprise. Enjoy a SPECIAL TREAT, then there’s free time to explore the Drosselgasse and pick up some souvenirs. Downstream,the dramatic RHINE GORGE is the most beautiful stretch of river. Pass the legendary rock of the Lorelei, where sweet songs of local beauties lured enchanted sailors to their doom. (B, L, D)

Day 8 (Tue) Bernkastel

Included today: Guided walk, wine tasting and a visit to Reichsburg Castle. Early this morning you arrive in the charming wine village of Bernkastel on the Moselle River. With its fascinating narrow streets and half-timbered houses that have stood since the Middle Ages, you’ll enjoy a GUIDED WALK that includes the beautiful marketplace with its renaissance-style Town Hall—built in 1608—and the “pointed house,” built in 1416. The Moselle is famous for its wines, and growers in this area look after Germany’s largest expanse of vineyards, the most celebrated of the vintages being the Bernkasteler Doktor. This evening enjoy a TASTING of some of these well-loved German wines. (B, L, D)

Day 9 (Wed) Trier.

Included today: Choice of guided sightseeing or Roman Trier tour in Trier. Today cruise amongst the beautifully ethereal scenery of the Moselle Valley en route to Trier, the oldest city in Germany and some claim, even older than Rome. The famous Porta Nigra is the only surviving fortified gate from the original Roman settlement and it still gives access to the town centre. Today, join an included guided city tour or the more history-focused 'Roman Trier' tour before free time to explore this magnificent town. Trier also offers pleasant market squares, Germany's oldest Christian church, a Roman amphitheatre and a whole host of picturesque architectural styles. This afternoon, cruise to Remich in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. (B, L, D)

Day 10 (Thu) Remich - Paris. ( Disembarkation )

Included today: High-speed TGV train journey. Reach Remich in the early morning hours and say goodbye to your crew after breakfast. Travel to Luxembourg City or to Metz to board the HIGH-SPEED TRAIN to Paris and enjoy GUIDED sightseeing upon arrival. Known as one of the world’s most romantic and lively cities, Paris is a delight for all your senses. Your INCLUDED CITY SIGHTSEEING shows you magnificent must-see sights, such as Notre Dame Cathedral, the unique Louvre Museum with its glass pyramid as a contrast to its ancient architecture, the commemorative Arc de Triomphe, and the Eiffel Tower. (B)

Day 11 (Fri) Paris.

Included today: Day at leisure. Today Iin your free time, stroll down the Champs-Elysées, with sprawling side walks, and lavish cafés, or perhaps visit the world-famous Louvre museum, the Palace of Versailles or Montmartre with its gleaming white Sacré Coeur Basilica and bevy of artists on Place du Tertre. Paris is also well known for its colourful night-life and an optional outing to one of the world’s most famous cabaret shows is available. All of this awaits your discovery! (B)

Day 12 (Sat) Paris.

Transfer to the airport or station for your journey to the UK. (B)

Featured Hotel




Contact us to book
now & talk
to a cruise
specialist

Enquire Now
0800 668 1843
Check prices and dates

Availability and Guide price

We regularly update our guide prices however frequent airline fare changes means prices can go up or down. Prices are based on two sharing a lead in Deluxe Stateroom. Please refer to the Change Departure point box below to choose your preferred departure airport or Eurostar station.

All prices shown include the latest savings. Offer is subject to availability.

Fly from your local airport

We'll usually arrange your flights from an airport close to you. If you don't see your preferred airport when you come to book online, give us a call on 0800 668 1843. Don't forget - your Personal Avalon Chauffeur will pick you up from your home on departure and collect you from the airport on your return.

Or Phone us to
speak to a
cruise
specialist

Enquire Now
0800 668 1843
Number Of Passengers : 2 Change Departure Point
Please Wait...

April Prices per person based on two sharing
Departure Information Cabin Category
23rd Apr 2017 (Sun)
London Heathrow Airport
Avalon Visionaryi
(E)
(D)
(B)
(A)
(P)
(Suite)

May Prices per person based on two sharing
Departure Information Cabin Category
21st May 2017 (Sun)
London Gatwick Airport
Avalon Visionaryi
(E)
(D)
(B)
(A)
(P)
(Suite)
Sold Out

June Prices per person based on two sharing
Departure Information Cabin Category
4th Jun 2017 (Sun)
London Heathrow Airport
Avalon Visionaryi
(E)
(D)
(B)
Sold Out
(A)
(P)
(Suite)

July Prices per person based on two sharing
Departure Information Cabin Category
2nd Jul 2017 (Sun)
London Gatwick Airport
Avalon Visionaryi
(E)
(D)
(B)
(A)
(P)
(Suite)
Sold Out

16th Jul 2017 (Sun)
London Heathrow Airport
Avalon Visionaryi
(E)
(D)
(B)
(A)
(P)
(Suite)

30th Jul 2017 (Sun)
London Heathrow Airport
Avalon Visionaryi
(E)
(D)
(B)
(A)
(P)
(Suite)

August Prices per person based on two sharing
Departure Information Cabin Category
27th Aug 2017 (Sun)
London Heathrow Airport
Avalon Visionaryi
(E)
(D)
(B)
(A)
(P)
(Suite)
Sold Out

September Prices per person based on two sharing
Departure Information Cabin Category
10th Sep 2017 (Sun)
London Heathrow Airport
Avalon Visionaryi
(E)
(D)
(B)
(A)
(P)
(Suite)
Sold Out

24th Sep 2017 (Sun)
London Heathrow Airport
Avalon Visionaryi
(E)
(D)
(B)
Sold Out
(A)
Sold Out
(P)
(Suite)
Sold Out

October Prices per person based on two sharing
Departure Information Cabin Category
22nd Oct 2017 (Sun)
London Heathrow Airport
Avalon Visionaryi
(E)
Sold Out
(D)
(B)
(A)
(P)
(Suite)

Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Avalon Visionary
Cabin Information
CATEGORY
E
CATEGORY
D
CATEGORY
B
CATEGORY
A
CATEGORY
P
CATEGORY
Suite
DECK Indigo - Forward Indigo - Aft Saphire - Aft Saphire - Forward Royal Deck Royal Deck
SIZE 172 sq ft 172 sq ft 200 sq ft 200 sq ft 200 sq ft 300 sq ft
WINDOW Window Window Panoramic window with open air French balcony Panoramic window with open air French balcony Panoramic window with open air French balcony Panoramic window with open air French balcony
BEDS Two twins or a queen size bed Two twins or a queen size bed Two twins or a queen size bed facing open air French balcony Two twins or a queen size bed facing open air French balcony Two twins or a queen size bed facing open air French balcony Two twins or a queen size bed facing open air French balcony
BATHROOM En-suite bathroom with full shower En-suite bathroom with full shower Larger en-suite bathroom with full shower Larger en-suite bathroom with full shower Larger en-suite bathroom with full shower Larger en-suite bathroom with full shower and separate toilet
SEATING AREA Seating area Seating area Seating area Larger seating area
Ship Information
Deck plans
Staterooms
Category D
Deluxe Stateroom - Indigo Deck Aft
Category E
Deluxe stateroom - Indigo Deck Forward
Category P
Panorama Suite - Royal Deck
Category B
Panorama Suite - Sapphire Deck Aft
Category A
Panorama Suite - Sapphire Deck Forward
Royal Suite
Royal Deck
Deck Plan Key:
  1. Sky Lounge
  2. Navigation Bridge
  3. Sky Bistro
  4. Whirlpool
  5. Premium lounge chairs and shade awnings
  6. Deck Game area
  7. Observation Lounge
  8. Panorama Bistro
  9. Panorama Lounge
  10. Bar
  11. Internet corner
  12. Reception/Guest services
  13. Lift
  14. Atrium
  15. Hairdresser
  16. Club Lounge
  17. Kitchen
  18. Dining room
  19. Fitness centre

Featured Hotel

image

Feefo is an independent feedback service used by companies that care about honesty, integrity and doing the best that they can for their customers. Most of all, they are companies that are prepared to listen to what you, their customers, have to say.