Romantic Rhine with 1 Night in Munich, 2 Nights in Oberammergau and 1 Night in Innsbruck
One of Europe 's most legendary rivers awaits you on this exciting journey along the Rhine River. You 'll also be our guest in the Bavarian village of Oberammergau for the once-a-decade performance season of the world-renowned “Passion Play”.Start your European vacation on shore for a guided tour of Germany and Austria, starting with guided sight-seeing in Munich, including Nymphenburg Palace, the Marienplatz, and gothic Frauenkirche. Sample Munich 's Biergärtens and cafés, and see the famous Glockenspiel. Continue with the highlight of your trip—a visit to the idyllic Bavarian village of Oberammergau, to attend the “Passion Play”. Performed once every ten years by the residents of Oberammergau, the “Passion Play” is a stunning theatrical event dating back to 1634. Enjoy seat-ing and accommodations in the heart of Oberammergau. Next visit the spectacular Neuschwanstein Castle on your way to Innsbruck, where you will enjoy a guided sightseeing before embarking on your Avalon Suite Ship® for an exciting journey along the Rhine River, which begins in Switzerland and visits France, Germany, and Holland! Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Basel, Switzerland, then head for Breisach, Germany, at the foot of the Kaiserstuhl Mountain on the French-German border. Here you 'll find the gateway to Germany 's Black Forest, an area of unrivaled natural beauty, best known for Black Forest ham, cherry cake, and the cuckoo clock. Continue your river cruise to Strasbourg, France, and marvel at the red-sandstone Gothic cathe-dral with ancient murals and the fascinating astronomical clock. Stroll through the lovely La Petite France dis-trict with its quaint shops, delightful bistros, and peaceful waterfront promenade. Visit the ruins of Heidelberg Castle, towering magnificently over the city, or stop in Mainz for a guided walk and a visit to the captivating Gutenberg Museum. Sail to the charming wine town of Rüdesheim, and a visit to the unique Siegfried 's Me-chanical Musical Instrument Museum, then pass through the dramatic Rhine Gorge—the most beautiful view of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. Last stop in Germany is Co-logne—a 2,000-year-old city known for its Gothic architecture and famous twin-spired cathedral.At the conclusion of your Rhine River cruise, you 'll spend time in colorful Amsterdam. The best way to see the treasures of this 700-year-old city is on an included canal cruise along the elegant grachten lined with homes dating back to the city 's “Golden Age.” Spend free time discovering world-famous museums, and an abun-dance of restaurants in the vibrant, modern capital of Holland.The perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and inspiration—your Avalon Rhine River cruise with the once-a-decade performance of Oberammergau 's “Passion Play”—is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Day 1 Munich: Welcome to GermanyDay 2 Munich-Oberammergau: Guided sightseeing in Munich; travel by motorcoach to OberammergauDay 3 Oberammergau: Attend the'Passion Play'Day 4 Oberammergau- Neuschwanstein Castle-Innsbruck: Travel by motorcoach to Innsbruck, with a stop to visit Neuschwanstein CastleDay 5 Innsbruck-Basel (Embarkation): Guided sightseeing in Innsbruck; travel to Basel; onboard welcome re-ceptionDay 6 Breisach: Choice of excursion to Black Forest or visit to Badischer WinzerkellerDay 7 Strasbourg: Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedralDay 8 Mainz: Choice of guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat, or hike up Philosophers' Way, or visit the Gutenberg Museum in MainzDay 9 Rüdesheim-Rhine Gorge-Koblenz: Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdes-heim; scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; free time in KoblenzDay 10 Cologne: Choice of'Cologne Highlights' walking tour or Jewish Heritage walking tourDay 11 Amsterdam: Canal cruiseDay 12 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning
Sofitel Munich Bayerpost
This city's former Royal Post Office has been reimagined as an ultra modern 396-room hotel with impressive architectural elegance offering free Wi-Fi throughout. A diversely rich breakfast buffet is served daily in the hotel's speciality breakfast restaurant, light French cuisine can be found in the Parisian style Brasserie with open kitchen and the swanky lounge Bar has an outside terrace and library where drinks and snacks can be enjoyed. Spa facilities include an indoor swimming pool, steam bath, sauna, and state-of-the-art gym.
Romantik Hotel Boeld
Overlooking the Kofel mountain, this charming three story chalet-style hotel has the Ammer river nearby. In the elegant restaurant and bar with terrace you can taste delicious regional specialties. The modern spa includes a hammam, a sauna and a whirlpool tub. Free WiFi internet access is available throughout the hotel.
A modern 176 room hotel in the heart of Austria's Olympic town. Free Wi-Fi access is available in the lobby, access in the guestrooms is subject to a fee (payable locally). There is a fitness room with sauna, a contemporary restaurant serving fresh local Tyrolean produce and a sophisticated bar area for drinks and cocktails.
Rating: Superior First-Class
Moevenpick Amsterdam City
A stylish 408-room hotel in the perfect location, this waterfront property offers Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout. The chic restaurant serves creative international cuisine and there is a fabulous bar serving drinks and light snacks which is also a great spot for a nightcap. For relaxation there is a Lifestyle Studio featuring a gym, Finnish sauna, bio sauna & ice fountain.
Rating: Superior First-Class
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