Central European Experience with Paris Extension

Central European Experience with Paris Extension

Savour the experience of Central Europe’s gems along the Rhine, Moselle and Main Rivers.

Savour the experience of Central Europe’s gems along the Rhine, Moselle and Main Rivers.  Begin with a visit to Paris, seeing the sights with an expert guide, including the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower and Notre-Dame Cathedral.  Take a high-speed train from Paris to Luxembourg City to board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Remich on the beautiful Moselle River. Take a guided sightseeing tour of Trier - Germany’s oldest city, enjoy a guided walk in the charming wine village of Bernkastel and cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. Conclude your European river cruise in ‘The Golden City’ of Prague. See the Hradčany Castle grounds, St. Vitus Cathedral, and Old Town’s Astronomical Clock with guided sightseeing in the spectacular Czech Republic - the city of 100 spires.

 

15 days

 

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Day 1

Fly Australia to Paris
Our tour departs from Brisbane or Sydney for your flight to Paris.

Day 2

Paris, France
Welcome to France! On arrival at Charles De Gaulle Airport you will be transferred to your hotel. There will be a local host to assist with ensuring that we get the most from our two night stay in Paris.

Day 3

Paris
Join a guided sightseeing tour including the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and an inside visit of Notre Dame Cathedral where your VIP access means you'll skip the long lines.

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Day 4

Paris - Remich, Luxembourg (Embarkation)
Transfer by high-speed train to Luxembourg City, then travel by motorcoach to Remich to board your Suite Ship and start your Avalon river cruise. Enjoy dinner on board and an evening cruise to Grevenmacher.

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Day 5

Grevenmacher. Excursion to Trier
Ancient Worlds, Old World Charm and World Class Wine. Today you can choose to take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Trier - Germany's oldest city with ancient Roman remnants dating from 144-152AD. Starting from Porta Nigra, walk through the city centre. Alternatively, you may join a history focused Roman Trier Guided Tour to learn more about the history of Roman civilization in this Moselle River city, and visit the ruins of a 20,000 seat amphitheatre, and imperial baths. This afternoon, there will opportunity to take a Guided Optional Excursion to Luxembourg City with its dramatic views, ancient ruins, and modern architecture in its deep gorge terrain. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board while cruising to Bernkastel.

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Day 6

Bernkastel, Germany
Gracious German Vineyards of the Moselle Valley. Take a Guided Walking Tour of the charming wine village of Bernkastel with its medieval marketplace and 17th-century half-timbered houses. For the more active, join your Avalon Adventure Host for a Guided Hike to nearby castle ruins. Spend some free time at your leisure this afternoon-with a hike to view the vast vineyard landscapes, a bike ride through the Renaissance-style village or relax with a glass of regional wine. Perhaps join a Wine Tasting to experience the tradition of legendary German wine making.

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Day 7

Rhine Gorge-Rudesheim
Eat, Drink and Be Merry in Wine Country. Take your morning coffee up to the Sky Deck as you cruise through the magnificent Rhine Gorge. Today you can choose to tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience, or for those more active take an open-air Cable Car Ride to the Niederwald Monument. Ride or walk back down through the vineyards. Later, local musicians will join us on board for live entertainment.

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Day 8

Hidden Gems and Bavarian Beauty of a Main River Village. Join a Guided Walking Tour of a picturesque Bavarian village. There will be time to spend biking through the beautiful Bavarian village on the Main River shores if you choose.

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Day 9

Wurzburg
A Pearl, a Painting, and a Glass of Wine for the Perfect Afternoon. Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the "Pearl of the Romantic Road" with its Old Main Bridge, towering fortress, and baroque Bishop's Residenz, with the largest known ceiling fresco. Explore the city on your own or visit a local winery. Later, enjoy onboard entertainment.

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Day 10

Bamberg
One Thousand Years of History in the City of Seven Hills. Take a Guided Walking Tour of the former home to imperial dynasties, and see its Romanesque cathedral, Old Town Hall, and seven hills crowned with churches. Enjoy free time this afternoon strolling through the city.

B, L, D

Day 11

Nuremberg (Disembarkation) - Prague, Czech Republic
Living Heritage and History Lessons. Take a Guided Tour of Nuremberg's medieval architecture, gilded fountain, gothic cathedral, and Kaiserburg Castle. Your holiday continues with a transfer to the Golden City of Prague. Explore the City of 100 Spires, stroll through the exquisite streets of the city and enjoy free time this evening where you can dine in one of Prague's cafes for dinner.

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Day 12

Prague
The Charles Bridge and Europe's Best Beer. Take a Guided City Walk to visit Hradeany Castle Grounds; see St. Vitus Cathedral, and Astronomical Clock. Later, you may decide to join a Guided Optional Excursion as your expert local guide reveals the secrets of Prague with a visit to Charles Bridge and Mala Strana, two of Prague's most romantic and picturesque spots. Take time to mingle with the locals and be mesmerized by street performers in Wenceslas Square, or browse the market stalls at Charles Bridge. Consider sampling delicious plum dumplings and traditional Pilsner Lager beside the Vltava River.

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Day 13

Prague
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. We will have free time in Prague before our afternoon flight home.

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Day 14

Inflight

Day 15

Arrive Australia
On arrival into Australia and after clearing customs, you will be met at Brisbane or Sydney airports.

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE: $10,663 per person

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER: $10,663 per person

Single Supplement available @ $4,386 extra

 

BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS - as per detailed itinerary

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Name Address Contact Details
0 Please contact our office to arrange
your pickup details
Belmont Shops S Bus Stop on Pacific Hwy (Southbound) near
Marshall Property, Belmont
Charlestown Smart St Bus Zone in Smart St outside Presbyterian Church
(opposite library car park), Charlestown
Doyalson Wentworth Ave S Bus stop past RSL Club (Southbound)
Cnr Pacific Hwy & Wentworth Ave, Doyalson
Home pickups Taxi home pickups and returns are provided.
Contact us to see if your address is included.
Hornsby Railway Station Hornsby Railway Station. Pickup at the bottom of
the bus rank, near roundabout opp hotel
Kariong Information Ctr At Kariong Information Centre car park,
The Avenue, Kariong
New Lambton Wests S Bus Stop on Hobart Rd near Harker Oval
across from Wests Leagues Club, New Lambton
Swansea Blackswan S Bus stop approaching Blackswan Waterfront Motel
on Pacific Hwy (Southbound), Swansea
Sydney International Airp Sydney International Airport
Thornton AAJ Depot All Australian Journeys - Thornton Depot
3 Woodford Place, Thornton
Tuggerah Westfield Bus stop near cinemas at the back of
Westfield Shopping Centre, Tuggerah
Variations Information on where you will be joining our tour
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