FROM $3,830

Festive Christmastime Germany River Cruise with 2 Nights in Prague

Experience the beautiful city of Prague, the heart of the Czech Republic, on a 2-night pre-cruise. Afterwards, embark on a memorable 5-night Christmastime river cruise from Nuremberg to Frankfurt. Revel in the joyous ambiance of the festive season as you cruise up the Danube River, encountering picturesque landscapes and charming towns along the way. You'll have plenty of opportunities to explore enchanting Christmas markets in various charming towns, including Bamberg and Würzburg.

Festive Christmastime Germany River Cruise with 2 Nights in Prague

DEPARTURE DATE: December 9, 2023
Countries Visited: Czech Republic, Germany
Departure Port:Prague, Czech Republic


This Festive Christmastime river cruise begins in Prague, capital of the Czech Republic, and one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Set on the banks of the Vltava River, you will be immersed in holiday spirit as you explore the famous Christmas markets with rows of brightly decorated wooden huts that sell Christmas tree ornaments, wooden toys, and Czech handicrafts. Stand in front of the medieval Astronomical Clock, which amazes as an intricate art piece and visualization of time unlike anything else in the world—and don’t miss the beautifully decorated tree in Old Town. Board your ship in Nuremberg, the unofficial capital of the Holy Roman Empire. Guided sightseeing shows you its historical treasures, as well as Old Town, illuminated with holiday lights and decorations. There’s plenty of time to visit the Christmas market, one of the most famous in Germany. And be sure to savor some traditional lebkuchen (spicy gingerbread), a specialty of Nuremberg. Next stop is delightful Bamberg, where nativity scenes built by local citizens are exhibited throughout town. Learn about Christmas traditions as you cruise to charming Würzburg, known as the “Pearl of the Romantic Road,” and surrounded by sloping hills covered with vineyards. Walk through the halls of the ornate Bishop’s Residence—home to the largest ceiling fresco ever painted. Explore one of the charming small towns with half-timbered houses and narrow streets that are dotted along the Main River. Take a guided walk of one of these picturesque Bavarian villages—sure to be even more appealing lit up with festive lights and decorations. As this unforgettable Europe river cruise ends in Frankfurt, you will never forget the historical treasures of Germany and magnificent Prague perfectly paired with the views, sounds, and tastes of the joyous holiday season.

Travel Dates & Pricing

December 9, 2023from $3,830 CAD - Compared to $4,480 CADPer Person

What's Included

  • 2 night accommodation in Prague
  • Prague guided tour
  • Transfer to ship
  • 5 night river cruise from Nuremburg to Frankfurt
  • Onboard welcome reception
  • Regional wine and beer with lunch and dinner
  • Onboard enrichment activities
  • Onshore excursions with Local Guides
  • Special onboard entertainment
  • FlexDiningSM options to give you the freedom to choose when and where you dine on board
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary computer use in public areas of the ship
  • Complimentary bottled water available daily
  • 24-hour self-serve beverage station offering complimentary cappuccinos, lattes, hot chocolate, and a selection of teas; cookies available throughout the day
  • 7 breakfast, 4 lunch, 5 dinner
  • Prepaid gratuities
  • Taxes and port charges


1Sat Dec 9Prague
2Sun Dec 10Prague
3Mon Dec 11Prague-Nuremberg (Embarkation)
4Tue Dec 12Nuremberg
5Wed Dec 13Bamberg
6Thu Dec 14Würzburg
7Fri Dec 15Miltenberg
8Sat Dec 16Frankfurt (Disembarkation)

Day 1 – Prague

Arrival day at leisure

Day 2 – Prague

Guided tour, see the Astronomical Clock and visit to Hradcany Castle; Christmas market

Day 3 – Prague-Nuremberg (Embarkation)

Onboard welcome reception

Day 4 – Nuremberg

Choice of Nuremberg guided tour, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market

Day 5 – Bamberg

Guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; onboard Christmas Traditions lecture

Day 6 – Würzburg

Guided tour, visit the Bishop’s Residence; Christmas market

Day 7 – Miltenberg

Onboard cookie demonstration; guided tour

Day 8 – Frankfurt (Disembarkation)

Your vacation ends this morning

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