German Grandeur With 2 Nights In Munich For Beer Enthusiasts (Eastbound)
Your picturesque European river cruise begins on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland. You’ll sail to Breisach, with your choice of a visit to Badischer Winzerkeller, 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. Cruise on the Rhine River to the modern and charming city of Frankfurt, and visit a Main River village on the Main River en route to Würzburg. A Beer Expert will travel with you on your cruise to host presentations, tastings, and tips on food-and-beer pairing. Take a guided tour of Bamberg, before reaching Nuremberg to disembark for two nights in Munich. You’ll 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 of 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!
Day 1 Basel (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Breisach: choice of excursion to Black Forest or a visit to Badischer Winzerkeller; onboard lecture on brewing and beer Day 3 Strasbourg: guided tour, visit to La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedralDay 4 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge–Boppard: choice of visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or 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; onboard food and beer pairing dinnerDay 5 Frankfurt: choice of guided tour in Frankfurt, or guided tour in SeligenstadtDay 6 Main River Village: guided walking tour; onboard beer tasting Day 7 Würzburg: guided tour, visit to the Bishop’s ResidenzDay 8 Bamberg: guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; visit a hop gardenDay 9 Nuremberg (Disembarkation)–Munich: guided tour in Nuremberg; transfer to Munich Day 10 Munich: full day excursion to Neuschwanstein CastleDay 11 Munich: your vacation ends this morning
Basel, Switzerland (Embarkation)
Breisach, Germany. Excursion To Black Forest
Rüdesheim, Germany – Rhine Gorge
Frankfurt. Excursion To Seligenstadt
Main River Village