FROM $6,890

German Grandeur River Cruise from Basel to Nuremburg with 2 Nights in Munich

Embark on a delightful 8-night river cruise along the enchanting beauty of the Rhine, as you journey from Basel in Switzerland to the culturally-rich city of Nuremberg in Germany. Get ready to experience the breathtaking views of the majestic river as you relax and unwind in luxury with Avalon Waterways. Includes 2 additional nights in Munich with full day excursion to Neuschwanstein Castle.

German Grandeur River Cruise from Basel to Nuremburg with 2 Nights in Munich

DEPARTURE DATE: September 21, 2024
Countries Visited: France, Germany, Switzerland
Departure Port:Basel, Switzerland


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 a local winery, 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 Main River village on your way to Würzburg. Take a guided tour of Bamberg, before reaching Nuremberg to disembark for two nights in Munich. 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 vacation will stay a beautiful memory for years to come!

Travel Dates & Pricing

September 21, 2024from $6,890 CAD (Compared to $7,390)Per Person

What's Included

  • 8 night river cruise from Basel Switzerland to Nuremburg Germany
  • Transfers to Munich
  • 2 night accommodation in Munich
  • Regional wine and beer with lunch and dinner onboard
  • 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
  • Taxes and port charges


1Sat Sep 21Basel, Switzerland
2Sun Sep 22Breisach
3Mon Sep 23Strasbourg
4Tue Sep 24Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge–Boppard
5Wed Sep 25Frankfurt
6Thu Sep 26Main River Village
7Fri Sep 27Würzburg
8Sat Sep 28Bamberg
9Sun Sep 29Nuremberg
10Mon Sep 30Munich
11Tue Oct 1Munich

Day 1 – Basel

(Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

Day 2 – Breisach

Choice of excursion to Black Forest or a visit to a local winery in Breisach or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 3 – Strasbourg

Choice of guided tour, visit to La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral or visit to Freiburg or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 4 – Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge–Boppard

Choice of visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, cable-car ride to the Niederwald Monument in Rüdesheim, or a hike in the vineyards with your Adventure Host; scenic cruising through the Rhine Gorge; time at leisure in Boppard

Day 5 – Frankfurt

In Frankfurt choice of guided tour or bike with your Adventure Host or guided tour in Seligenstadt

Day 6 – Main River Village

Guided walking tour

Day 7 – Würzburg

Choice of guided tour, visit to the Bishop’s Residenz or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 8 – Bamberg

Choice of guided tour, see the Old Town Hall or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 9 – Nuremberg

(Disembarkation)–Munich – Guided tour in Nuremberg; transfer to Munich

Day 10 – Munich

Full day excursion to Neuschwanstein Castle

Day 11 – Munich

Your vacation ends this morning

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