See Canals, Vineyards and Paris by train and river boat
Book a reservation for a 10-day European river cruise aboard the Avalon Waterways Artistry II or Luminary and relax as you take in some of the best that Europe has to offer both on land and at sea. During your trip, which is called “Canals, Vineyards and Paris,” you’ll visit France, Luxembourg, Germany and Holland– four of Europe’s most beautiful and diverse countries.
The intimate setting of an Avalon river cruise ship is home to an expansive fitness center, lounges, a sky deck whirlpool and even a hair salon. There are also onboard lectures, activities and movie nights, as well as local chefs, entertainers, and artisans onboard the ship to help you embrace the full cultural experience while you enjoy your European river cruise.
Your vacation starts off in Paris where you’ll go on guided tours of famous sites like the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Arc de Triomphe. From Paris, you’ll take the high-speed train for a swift and comfortable journey to Metz or Luxembourg City. Transfer to a motorcoach to Remich on the Moselle where your river cruise vessel awaits.
Cruising along the Moselle river, you’ll stop at breathtaking cities like Trier, the oldest city in Germany. While you sail on your luxury river cruise through these towns and villages, there’s no doubt that you’ll marvel at the unbelievable landscapes and monuments that line the Moselle and the Rhine rivers.
You’ll also be taken on a tour of a local wine cellar in Germany’s Bernkastel. As you sample local wines from the region, you’ll learn the steps involved in the fermentation process and why the wines from this region are so delicious!
One of the unforgettable stops you’ll make along the Rhine river will be a visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in the scenic village of Rüdesheim. You’ll stop in Dusseldorf, a city renowned for its fashion and trade fairs. Your trip ends in Amsterdam and plenty of free time to explore. How much you’ll learn and how much fun you’ll have on a European river cruise will amaze you.
If you’re interested in “Canals, Vineyards and Paris”, or any of the fascinating European river cruise destinations Avalon Waterways has to offer , please contact us at CruiseExperts.com. Our expert travel advisors are here to answer any questions that you may have. Feel free to call us at 1-888-804-CRUISE (2784) or log onto our user-friendly website, www.cruiseexperts.com.
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