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FRENCH AT A TOUCH RIVER CRUISE SPECIALIST

Avalon Waterways River Cruise Specialist

You see life differently. While others chase what’s popular, you follow your own path. Your own voice has never led you astray. You’ve arrived, knowing what it’s taken to get here. Avalon shares your unique point of view. That’s why they’ve designed a river cruise experience that’s just a bit different. Spaces are bigger. Views are more epic. Excursions are more enriching. It’s a step beyond the ordinary, but knowing you, we think you’ll feel at home with Avalon. Welcome aboard! Whether you’d like a romantic mini-break, an extended exploration, or something in between, with Avalon Waterways, you get to choose the river cruise that reveals the very best of Europe, Asia, South America, or Africa-your way!

Avalon Waterways Danube River Cruises

Christmas in the Heart of Germany — Cruise Only Westbound (WNF0)

6 days from Nuremberg to Frankfurt from $1,649

Experience the holiday season on this festive river cruise vacation from Nuremberg to Frankfurt. Enjoy guided city sightseeing in Nuremberg, Bamberg, and Würzburg where you visit the Bishop’s Residenz, and the charming Bavarian village of Miltenberg. What a fantastic way to start your holiday season. Your ship will be decorated and dressed up in Christmas colors.

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A Taste of the Danube — Cruise Only Eastbound (WVB0)

4 days from Vienna to Budapest from $999

Discover the fascinating and scenic Danube with its charming small on this short river cruise vacation. Board your ship and begin exploring the natural beauty of Austria’s Wachau Valley. Enjoy the serene atmosphere as you glide along the river, passing quaint villages and scenic beauty. Visit Melk’s impressive and breathtaking Benedictine Abbey, see Dürnstein’s baroque Stiftskirche, and enjoy guided sightseeing in Slovakia’s vibrant capital of Bratislava. Your journey concludes in Budapest.

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Danube Symphony – Cruise Only Eastbound (WPV0)

6 days from Passau to Vienna from $1,999

Start your vacation in Bavaria’s Passau where you board your river cruise vessel. Sail down the Danube, stopping to visit magnificent Melk Abbey, and the small town of Dürnstein in the Wachau Valley. End your Danube river cruise in Austria’s capital Vienna, with guided sightseeing and plenty of time to explore this “City of Music” on your own.

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Christmastime on the Danube — Cruise Only Westbound (WVN0)

7 days from Vienna to Nuremberg from $2,049

Enjoy the festive atmosphere from Vienna to Nuremberg and all along the legendary Danube on this enchanting river cruise vacation. Enjoy guided sightseeing in each city and delight in the sights, smells, and tastes of centuries-old Christmas markets in Vienna, Regensburg, and Nuremberg. Be sure to sample the Glühwein, Lebkuchen, and other traditional holiday specialties! Other highlights include a guided visit of the amazing Benedictine Abbey in Melk, a wine tasting, and fun beer tasting. What a fantastic way to start your holiday season! Your ship will be decorated and dressed up in Christmas colors.

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Central European Experience – Cruise Only Eastbound (WRN0)

8 days from Remich to Nuremberg from $2,899

This marvelous Central Europe river cruise introduces you to the magnificent Moselle, Rhine, and Main Rivers, as well as to the fascinating Main Danube Canal. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Trier, Würzburg, and Bamberg. Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in pretty Rüdesheim, the Bishop’s Residenz in Würzburg and taste some of the Moselle’s much loved wines in Bernkastel, cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, and see the legendary Lorelei rock.

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Danube Dreams — Cruise Only Westbound (WBP0)

8 days from Budapest to Passau from $2,499

On this magnificent Danube river cruise vacation, enjoy seeing Slovakia and Austria’s splendid capitals” Bratislava and Vienna “as well as many small towns that dot the landscape along the way. Visit St. Martin’s Cathedral in Bratislava, and savor a Sachertorte in Vienna. Visit Austria’s oldest theater in Grein, explore Germany’s Passau, located at the confluence of three rivers, and enjoy free time in Linz, Austria’s third-largest city. Guided sightseeing with Certified Local Guides is sure to heighten your experience.

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The Legendary Danube — Cruise Only (WNB0)

11 Days Sails
8 days from Nuremberg to Budapest from $2,199

Join your river cruise in Nuremberg and set sail for medieval Regensburg, Passau, Vienna, and Budapest, with guided sightseeing in each city. Sail through the fascinating Main Danube Canal and witness the scenic beauty as you cruise past quaint towns. Attend a beer tasting, tour Melk’s splendid Benedictine Abbey, and experience the music, art, culture, and historical sights in romantic Vienna – a memorable vacation!

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The Blue Danube Discovery — Cruise Only (WBN0)

8 days from Budapest to Nuremberg from $2,199

The delightful Danube sets the stage for this incredible journey as you sail through beautiful scenery and quaint towns. Begin in Budapest, Hungary, where you board your river cruise vessel and sail westward, with guided sightseeing in magical Vienna, Passau, and medieval Regensburg. Also take a guided walk in the charming town of Dürnstein and see the baroque Stiftskirche, and visit the awe-inspiring Benedictine Abbey in Melk. Enjoy wine tasting in Melk and beer tasting in fascinating Regensburg. Finally disembark your ship in Nuremberg, Germany. All of this and more await you on this marvelous vacation!

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The Danube from the Black Sea to Budapest — Cruise Only Westbound (WOB0)

9 days from Vienna to Munich from $2,989

On this marvelous river cruise, visit Austria’s capital, Vienna, and be delighted by its charming small towns – like Melk, Dürnstein, and Grein – before heading into Germany’s Bavaria. First, enjoy Vienna with its spectacular museums, awe-inspiring St. Stephen’s Cathedral, and delightful music. In Dürnstein, explore the small town nestled below the ruins of the castle where King Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned in 1192. Visit magnificent Melk Abbey, and Grein’s quaint historical theater. In Germany, visit the Bavarian capital of Munich, the charming town of Oberammergau, and the fairytale castle of Neuschwanstein. All of this and more await you on this wonderful Danube river cruise through Austria and Bavaria – the trip of a lifetime!

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Balkan Discovery — Eastbound (WBO)

10 days from Budapest to Bucharest from $3,169

See the best of Eastern Europe on this exhilarating Balkan adventure. Your river cruise vacation begins with two overnights in the lively Hungarian capital of Budapest. Board your ship and head south, enjoying guided sightseeing in each city, including inside visits of Kalemegdan Fortress in Belgrade, the eclectic rock formations of Belogradchik, Tsarevet’s Fortress in Veliko Târnovo, and Arbanassi’s Ethnographical Museum and Church of the Nativity. Other highlights: an organ concert in Pécs, passage through the dramatic Iron Gates gorge, and visits to the Lepenski Vir archaeological site and Vidin’s medieval fortress. Your journey ends with an overnight in Bucharest, Romania’s vibrant capital and the “Paris of the East.”

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Christmastime From Prague to Basel — Cruise Only (WNZ0)

10 days from Nuremberg to Basel from $3,249

Experience the holiday season on this festive river cruise vacation from Nuremberg to Basel. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Nuremberg; Bamberg; Würzburg; the charming Bavarian village of Miltenberg; and Strasbourg, France, where you can explore one of the oldest Christmas markets in Europe. Other highlights: a visit to Würzburg’s Bishop’s Residenz, an excursion to Germany’s Black Forest, and an excursion to Heidelberg, where you visit the red sandstone castle and bask in the holiday atmosphere. You – ll have the opportunity to explore the many Christmas markets and savor the local specialties, shop for locally crafted Christmas ornaments, and enjoy the holiday cheer. What a delightful way to celebrate the holiday season! Your ship will be decorated and dressed up in Christmas colors.

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Christmastime Zurich to Prague – Cruise Only (WZN0)

10 days from Zurich to Nuremberg from $3,249

Experience the holiday season on this festive river cruise vacation from Zurich to Nuremberg. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Strasbourg, Würzburg, Bamberg, and Nuremberg. Other highlights: excursions to Germany’s Black Forest; to Heidelberg for a visit to the red sandstone castle and to Rüdesheim in the heart of Rhine wine country. You – ll have the opportunity to explore the many Christmas markets, where you can sample some tasty holiday treats, smell the festive aromas, shop for locally crafted Christmas ornaments, and delight in the holiday cheer. This year, celebrate the holiday season in style on this memorable and joyous river cruise. Your ship will be decorated and dressed up in Christmas colors.

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Balkan Discovery with Transylvania — Eastbound (WBOE)

12 days from Budapest to Buchares from $3,568

See the best of Eastern Europe on this exhilarating Balkan adventure. Your river cruise vacation begins with two overnights in the lively Hungarian capital of Budapest. Board your ship and head south, enjoying guided sightseeing in each city, including inside visits of Kalemegdan Fortress in Belgrade, the eclectic rock formations of Belogradchik, Tsarevet’s Fortress in Veliko Târnovo, Arbanassi’s Ethnographical Museum and Church of the Nativity. Other highlights: an organ concert in Pécs, passage through the dramatic Iron Gates gorge, and visiting the Lepinski Vir archaeological site and Vidin’s medieval fortress. From Bucharest travel into Transylvania to visit Dracula’s Bran Castle – built in 1377, a guided visit of Brasov, as well as a guided visit of Peles Castle.

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Christmastime From Frankfurt to Vienna (WFV)

12 days from Frankfurt to Vienna from $3,949

Experience the holiday season on this festive river cruise vacation from Frankfurt to Vienna. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Würzburg, Bamberg, Nuremberg, Munich, Regensburg and finally Vienna. There’s a fun tasting of German beers, and a guided visit of the awe-inspiring Benedictine Abbey in Melk. You – ll have opportunities galore to explore the many Christmas markets, try some festive Glühwein, sample tasty holiday treats, smell the festive aromas, shop for locally crafted Christmas ornaments, and delight in the holiday cheer. This year, celebrate the holiday season in style on this memorable and joyous cruise.

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Avalon Waterways Rhine River Cruises

Canals, Vineyards & Paris — Cruise Only Northbound (WRA0)

8 days from Remich to Amsterdam from $2,789

Experience Luxembourg, Germany, and Holland on this fantastic river cruise vacation. Your adventure starts in Remich where you board your river vessel. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Trier, the oldest city in Germany, and Cologne. Cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge – the most beautiful stretch of river – and pass the legendary Lorelei rock. Visit a local wine cellar in Zell, Reichsburg Castle in Cochem, and Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in the pretty wine village of Rüdesheim. Conclude your Avalon Waterways Rhine River Cruise vacation with a canal cruise in Amsterdam, and time to explore on your own.

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Canals, Vineyards & Paris — Cruise Only Southbound (WAR0)

8 days from Amsterdam to Remich from $2,649

Experience Holland, Germany, and Luxembourg, on this fantastic Rhine river cruise vacation. Begin in Amsterdam with an exciting cruise through its intricate network of canals. Then, into Germany to enjoy guided sightseeing in Cologne; visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in pretty Rüdesheim, cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, enjoy the magnificent views from Reichsburg Castle above the charming town of Cochem, and wine tasting in Zell. Then visit Luxembourg City as the conclusion of your amazing vacation.

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Romantic Rhine — Northbound (WZA)

8 days from Zürich to Amsterdam from $2,199

One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits on this mesmerizing journey along the Rhine. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Strasbourg, Koblenz, and Cologne, as well as an excursion to the Black Forest and to Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of river dotted every mile with castles. Visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam. Be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendor of this magical journey.

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Romantic Rhine — Southbound (WAZ)

8 days from Amsterdam to Basel from $2,199

One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits on this mesmerizing journey along the Rhine. Enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam as well as guided sightseeing in Cologne, Koblenz, and Strasbourg. Delight in excursions to Germany’s Black Forest and to Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town with its imposing castle. Also sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz.

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Canals, Vineyards & Paris — Northbound (WRA)

10 days from Paris to Amsterdam from $3,479

Experience France, Luxembourg, Germany, and Holland on this fantastic Avalon Waterways Rhine River Cruise vacation. Your adventure starts with two overnights and guided sightseeing in Paris, the incomparable “City of Light.” Take the high-speed train from Paris to Metz or Luxembourg City, then travel to Remich to board your river vessel. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Trier, the oldest city in Germany, and Cologne. Cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge – the most beautiful stretch of river – and pass the legendary Lorelei rock. Visit a local wine cellar in Zell, Reichsburg Castle in Cochem, and Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in the pretty wine village of Rüdesheim. Conclude your vacation with a canal cruise in Amsterdam, and time to explore on your own.

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Avalon Waterways Seine River Cruises

Paris to Normandy (WPP)

8 days from Paris to Paris from $3,149

Combine time in France’s marvelous capital with discoveries of quaint towns along the Seine and in the picturesque Normandy region. Embark in Paris, sailing to Vernon, for a choice of guided visits to either Claude Monet’s stunning gardens at Giverny or magnificent Bizy Castle. Continue to Les Andelys with its Château Gaillard, built by England’s King Richard the Lionheart in 1196, and enjoy guided sightseeing. Then, on to Caudebec, where you choose between an included excursion to the poignant Normandy landing beaches or a fascinating “Taste of Normandy.” Visit Joan of Arc’s historic Rouen, and in Conflans, choose between a visit of Vincent van Gogh’s Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s elegant Château de Malmaison before heading back to Paris. During your last day on the Seine, a Local Expert will show you some of the famous sights, such as the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and more!

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Paris to Normandy with London (WPP1)

11 days from Paris to London

Combine time in France’s marvelous capital city with discoveries of quaint towns along the Seine and in the picturesque Normandy region. Embark in Paris, sailing to Vernon, for a choice of guided visits to either Claude Monet’s stunning gardens at Giverny or magnificent Bizy Castle. Continue to Les Andelys with its Château Gaillard, built by England’s King Richard the Lionheart in 1196, and enjoy guided sightseeing. Then, on to Caudebec, where you choose between an included excursion to the poignant Normandy landing beaches or a fascinating “Taste of Normandy.” Visit Joan of Arc’s historic Rouen, and in Conflans, choose between a visit of Vincent van Gogh’s Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s elegant Château de Malmaison before heading back to Paris. During your last day on the Seine River Cruise, a Local Expert will show you some of the famous sights, such as the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and more! Trade your “Bonjours” for “Cheerios” as an included high-speed train transfer whisks you to London for three exciting nights. Your Monograms package includes hotel reservations, guided sightseeing, daily breakfast, a destination guide to familiarize you with the city, and best of all – the services of a Monograms Local Host® to welcome you and lend a helping hand throughout your stay.

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Grand France — Cruise Only Northbound (WLP0)

15 days from Arles to Paris from $5,349

This fantastic Seine river cruise vacation showcases France’s breathtaking scenery, amazing history, and exciting variety. Your adventure begins in Arles where you board your ship and sail into the peaceful Camargue area during dinner (daylight permitting), before returning to Arles. Then, sail north up the scenic Rhône and Saône Rivers. Along the way, explore Arles, Avignon, delightful Viviers, medieval Tournon, charming Vienne, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as St. Jean de Losne, and fascinating Beaune. Take the TGV train from Dijon to Paris, embark your second cruise ship, and begin your journey along the Seine River into the picturesque Normandy region. In Vernon, choose between a guided visit of Claude Monet’s stunning gardens at Giverny or magnificent Bizy Castle. Continue to Les Andelys, home of dramatic Château Gaillard, then on to Caudebec, where you choose between an included excursion to Normandy’s historic landing beaches or an interesting “Taste of Normandy.” Next up: Joan of Arc’s historic Rouen. In Conflans, it’s your choice of excursions to either Vincent van Gogh’s Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s elegant Château de Malmaison. Return to Paris for guided sightseeing, taking in the most famous sights of this magnificent city – a fitting conclusion of your magnificent river cruise vacation.

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Grand France — Cruise Only Southbound (WPL0)

15 days from Paris to Arles from $5,599

This splendid vacation showcases France’s exciting scenery, history, and culture as you sail along its beautiful rivers. Embark in Paris and head northwest along the Seine River up to the picturesque Normandy region. Dock at Vernon and choose between a guided visit of Claude Monet’s stunning gardens at Giverny or remarkable Bizy Castle. Continue to Les Andelys – home of Château Gaillard, built by England’s King Richard the Lionheart in 1196. Then, on to Caudebec, where you choose between an included excursion to the poignant Normandy landing beaches or a fascinating “Taste of Normandy.” Visit Joan of Arc’s historic Rouen, and in Conflans, choose between a guided excursion to Vincent van Gogh’s Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s elegant Château de Malmaison before heading back to Paris for sightseeing that includes the Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower. Disembark and travel south to fascinating Beaune for a visit of the Hôtel-Dieu. In St. Jean de Losne board your second cruise ship and sail on to Macon, the twin cities of Tournon and Tain l – Hermitage, Viviers, Avignon, and Arles, as well as France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, where you have time to explore this fascinating city. Sail into the picturesque Camargue region (daylight permitting) before disembarking your ship in Arles for the conclusion of your river cruise vacation.

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Grand France — Northbound (WLP)

16 days from Côte d – Azur to Paris from $5,609

This fantastic river cruise vacation showcases France’s breathtaking scenery, amazing history, and exciting variety. Your adventure begins on the stunning Côte d – Azur, then travel to Arles to board your ship and sail into the peaceful Camargue area during dinner (daylight permitting), before returning to Arles. Then, sail north up the scenic Rhône and Saône Rivers. Along the way, explore Arles, Avignon, delightful Viviers, medieval Tournon, charming Vienne, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as St. Jean de Losne, and fascinating Beaune. Take the TGV train from Dijon to Paris, embark your second cruise ship, and begin your journey along the Seine River into the picturesque Normandy region. In Vernon, choose between a guided visit of Claude Monet’s stunning gardens at Giverny or magnificent Bizy Castle. Continue to Les Andelys, home of dramatic Château Gaillard, then on to Caudebec, where you choose between an included excursion to Normandy’s historic landing beaches or an interesting “Taste of Normandy.” Next up: Joan of Arc’s historic Rouen. In Conflans, it’s your choice of excursions to either Vincent van Gogh’s Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s elegant Château de Malmaison. Return to Paris for guided sightseeing, taking in the most famous sights of this magnificent city – a fitting conclusion of your magnificent cruise vacation.

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Avalon Waterways Rhone River Cruises

Burgundy & Provence — Cruise Only Northbound (WLJ0)

8 days from Arles to St. Jean-de-Losne from $2,949

Opportunities abound on this delightful vacation to learn about France and the French. Your adventure begins in Arles in the Provence region where you board your ship and sail into the peaceful Camargue area during dinner (daylight permitting), before returning to Arles. Avignon, charming Viviers, medieval Tournon, Vienne, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as quaint St. Jean de Losne await you. You – re sure to return home with lots of memories and photos to share.

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Burgundy & Provence — Cruise Only Southbound (WJL0)

8 days from St. Jean-de-Losne to Arles from $2,799

Opportunities abound on this delightful vacation to learn about France and the French. Your adventure begins in quaint St, Jean de Losne where you board your vessel. Set sail for lovely Seurre, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as medieval Tournon, charming Viviers, Avignon, and Arles. Daylight permitting, sail into the peaceful Camargue area. Your vacation ends upon disembarkation in Arles. This cruise vacation has it all – historic sites, delightful towns, and more!

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Burgundy & Provence — Northbound (WLJ)

11 days from Cote d’Azur to Paris from $3,799

Opportunities abound on this delightful vacation to learn about France and the French. Your adventure begins with an overnight on the French Riviera, also known as the Côte d – Azur. Then, travel to Arles in the Provence region to board your ship and sail into the peaceful Camargue area during dinner (daylight permitting), before returning to Arles. Avignon, charming Viviers, medieval Tournon, Vienne, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as St. Jean de Losne, and fascinating Beaune await you. Take the TGV train from Dijon to Paris, where your vacation ends with two overnights, guided sightseeing, and free time to explore the remarkable “City of Light” on your own! You – re sure to return home with lots of memories and photos to share.

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Burgundy & Provence — Southbound (WJL)

11 days from Paris to Cote d’Azur from $3,749

Opportunities abound on this delightful vacation to learn about France and the French. Your adventure begins with two overnights and guided sightseeing in Paris, the “City of Light.” Ride the TGV train to Dijon, then continue on by motorcoach to fascinating Beaune for a visit of Hôtel-Dieu. Next, board your ship in quaint St. Jean de Losne and set sail for lovely Seurre, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as medieval Tournon, charming Viviers, Avignon, and Arles. Daylight permitting, sail into the peaceful Camargue area. Your vacation ends with an overnight on the French Riviera, also known as the Côte d – Azur. This river cruise vacation has it all – historic sites, delightful towns, and more!

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Burgundy & Provence with Aix-en-Provence & Nice — Southbound (WJL1)

14 days from Paris to Nice from $4,638

Your adventure begins with two overnights and guided sightseeing in Paris, then continue on by motorcoach to fascinating Beaune for a visit of Hôtel-Dieu. Next, board your ship in quaint St. Jean de Losne and set sail for lovely Seurre, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as medieval Tournon, charming Viviers, Avignon, and Arles. Daylight permitting, sail into the peaceful Camargue area. Disembark your cruise ship in Arles and transfer to Aix en Provence for two nights for the start of your Monograms extension.  Perhaps take an excursion to Cassis with an included cruise, soak in Aix-en-Provence’s healing thermal baths, or shop for lavender and other local specialties. Finally, we – ll whisk you via high-speed TGV train to Nice for your final two nights in France.

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Holland Cruises

Enchanting Belgium — Cruise Only Northbound (WNA0)

8 days from Brussels to Amsterdam from $2,599

This vacation will acquaint you with the charms of Namur’s cozy medieval squares and streets, or take you on an excursion to the Ardennes, including Bastogne. Cruise through Rotterdam’s harbor, and And choose between a visit to Kinderdijk or to the gardens of Keukenhof (after mid May when Keukenhof closes, excursion to Delft). There’s a poignant excursion to the Battlefields of Ypres and Eastern Flanders, and guided visits of Maastricht, Antwerp, and Ghent. Allow yourself to be enchanted by Belgium!

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Holland & Belgium with Tulips in Early Spring — Northbound (WXA)

8 days from Brussels to Amsterdam from $2,599

On this cruise vacation, see some of the highlights of Belgium and Holland, and in the early spring, admire the tulips and other spring blooms! Guided sightseeing shows you the charming towns of Middelburg as well as the bigger cities of Antwerp and Ghent. Visit the fascinating Delta Works, a windmill in Kinderdijk, and in early spring, the famous flower gardens of Keukenhof and see the breathtaking display of colors from the tulips, daffodils, and more, or later in the year, visit Delft home of the distinctive “Delft Blue” pottery. End your vacation in Amsterdam, with a cruise through the city’s canals. So much to see in an experience-filled week!

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Tulips of Northern Holland (WHA)

8 days from Amsterdam to Amsterdam from $2,549

If you – re looking for a vacation that combines some well-known sights with others that are off the beaten track, this itinerary is for you! Arrive in Amsterdam and transfer to your river cruise vessel in Haarlem. Discover the region of “North Holland,” where tulip fields abound, then sail across the Ijsselmeer, formerly known as the Zuider Zee, to the region known as “Friesland,” famous for its black-and-white cows. Visit the Zuider Zee Museum in Enkhuizen or get a chance to meet some of the locals. Visit the Batavia shipyard in Lelystad, and choose between visits of the Kröller-Müller Museum or Museum Hartenstein near Arnhem. Enjoy a harbor cruise in Rotterdam, choose between a visit to Keukenhof Gardens or the town of Gouda and enjoy a tasting of Dutch cheese, genever, and some local sweet specialties. Your vacation concludes with a cruise along Amsterdam’s canals.

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Romantic Rhine with Lucerne Extension — Northbound (WZAE)

10 days from Lucerne to Amsterdam from $3,498

Begin this exhilarating vacation with 2 nights in Lucerne, where you – ll walk across the famous covered Chapel Bridge and ride the world’s steepest cogwheel railway to the top of Mt. Pilatus for a birdseye view over the town, lake and surroundings. (Departures October 19 to November 2 visit the Swiss Transport Museum as transportation up Mt. Pilatus is unavailable due to maintenance.) Then one of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this mesmerizing journey along the Rhine. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Strasbourg, Koblenz, and Cologne, as well as an excursion to the Black Forest and to Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of river dotted every mile with castles. Visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam. Be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendor of this magical journey.

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Magnificent Europe — Eastbound (WAB)

15 days from Amsterdam to Budapest from $5,399

See the highlights of Central Europe on this enchanting river cruise between Amsterdam and Budapest. Guided sightseeing in each city shows you the highlights, and is conducted by Certified Local Guides. Cruise through the scenic canals of Amsterdam and through the dramatic Rhine Gorge past the legendary Lorelei rock. Spend time in magnificent Cologne, the charming wine village of Rüdesheim, medieval Bamberg, historical Nuremberg, and magical Vienna. Attend a beer tasting in Bamberg and enjoy inside visits of Würzburg’s Bishop’s Residenz, and St. Martin’s Cathedral in Bratislava. While on board, be sure to have your camera ready to capture the scenic beauty, quaint towns, fascinating architecture, and historic buildings dotting the landscape as you sail along.

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Asia Cruises

Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River Cruise Only — Northbound (WHS0)

8 days from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap from $3,669

Immerse yourself in fascinating cultures and ancient traditions as you embark on an inspiring journey through Vietnam and Cambodia. Along the way, learn more about the history of each country, marvel at spectacular scenery, and interact with the friendly locals. This is a journey that will create memories you won’t soon forget!

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Magical China & the Yangtze River (WYC)

12 days from Beijing to Shanghai from $3,489

Discover ancient history and fascinating culture on this delightful journey through China and along the Yangtze River. Start in Beijing, where you will visit the Forbidden City with its Imperial Palace, sample authentic Peking Duck, and walk along the incomparable Great Wall of China. You will also explore one of the city’s ancient alleys by rickshaw and experience a cultural performance at the Peking Opera or the Legend of Kung Fu show. In Xi – an, see the famed Terracotta Warriors up close from a special VIP viewing area and learn how to write ancient Chinese calligraphy. Next, in Chongqing, see pandas at a zoo and begin your Yangtze River cruise with a private welcome reception.  On the ship, enjoy the nightly entertainment, participate in a Tai Chi class, or enjoy a spa treatment. Final stop is Shanghai, China’s center of trade.

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Golden Myanmar & the Alluring Irrawaddy — Northbound (WBK)

14 days from Yangon to Yangon from $5,299

Explore the best of Myanmar, known as “The Golden Land,” on this captivating journey along the Irrawaddy River. Start in Yangon, formerly Rangoon, with a walking tour of the city’s highlights and a visit to stunning Shwedagon Pagoda. On the Irrawaddy, encounter a tapestry of exotic flavors and partake in memorable interactions with the locals. North of Mandalay, cruise on the most scenic part of the river past lavish shrines, teak forests, and riverside villages lost in time. Tour bustling Mandalay and stop at nearby U Bein Bridge for an unforgettable sampan ride at sunset. Present alms, offerings of food, to the monks at a monastery in Kya Hnyat. In Katha, visit a local market and an elephant camp for a ride through the teak forest. Interact with the local school children and visit a fisherman’s home for a glimpse of daily life at the island village of Kyun Daw. Sail through the dramatic second defile with its magnificent cliffs as the river narrows before reaching Bhamo, the northernmost point ships can navigate the river. All this and more awaits you on this incredible adventure!

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Cultural China & Tibet with Yangtze River Cruise (WXY)

16 days from Shanghai to Beijing from $3,569

Cultural China is and exciting vacation that introduces you to the rich history and cultural treasures of China and Tibet as well as the magic of the Yangtze River. Marvel at the Three Gorges Dam site on your delightful 4-night Yangtze River cruise, and experience world-famous sights in Shanghai, Xi’an, and Beijing. Visit the Bund, Yu Yuan Gardens, Dayan Pagoda, Terracotta Warriors, Great Wall, Forbidden City, Imperial Palace, and Sacred Way of the Ming Tombs. High in the Himalayas, explore Lhasa, Tibet’s mystical capital, with visits to the Summer Palace, a local home and monastery, Potala Palace, and Jokhang Temple—a remarkable vacation!

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Enchanting China & the Yangtze River (WCY)

16 days from Beijing to Shanghai from $4,699

Visit world-famous historical sights in Beijing, Xi’an, Lijiang, and Shanghai, including the Forbidden City, Great Wall, Sacred Way of the Ming Tombs, Terracotta Warriors, and Yu Yuan Gardens. Attend special cloisonné and lacquer workshops, a noodle-making demonstration, and a calligraphy class; ride a rickshaw through Beijing’s hutongs. Enjoy a Peking Duck welcome dinner, as well as “The Tang Dynasty” dinner show, an acrobatic show, and the Lijiang Impression Show. Marvel at the Three Gorges Dam site on your magical 3-night Yangtze River cruise and take a sampan ride on the stream. This vacation is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit famous historical sights, learn about new cultures, shop for unique gifts, and taste authentic Chinese cuisine.

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Myanmar Cruises

Golden Myanmar & the Alluring Irrawaddy — Southbound (WKB)

14 days from Yangon to Yangon from $5,299

Start in Yangon, formerly Rangoon, with a walking tour of the city’s highlights and a visit to stunning Shwedagon Pagoda — considered by many to be the oldest pagoda in the world. On the Irrawaddy, encounter a tapestry of exotic flavors and partake in memorable interactions with the locals. Cruise the most scenic part of the river past lavish shrines, teak forests, and riverside villages lost in time. Embark in Bhamo, the northernmost point ships can navigate the river, and sail through the dramatic second defile with its magnificent cliffs. Interact with the local school children and visit a fisherman’s home for a glimpse of daily life at the island village of Kyun Daw. In Katha, visit a local market and an elephant camp for a ride through the teak forest. Present alms, offerings of food, to the monks at a monastery in Kya Hnyat. Take a walking tour through a pottery-making village to see the process from start to end and tour bustling Mandalay. In Amarapura, stop at U Bein Bridge for an unforgettable sampan ride at sunset. Explore some of the most important temples and watch the sunset over the plains of Bagan, one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites.

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Golden Myanmar & the Alluring Irrawaddy with Inle Lake — Southbound (WKBE)

16 days from Yangon to Yangon from $7,339

Explore the best of Bangkok and Myanmar, known as “The Golden Land,” on this captivating journey. Start in Bangkok with a boat ride through the klongs (canals) and visits to the Grand Palace and the huge Reclining Buddha. In Yangon, formerly Rangoon, take a walking tour of the city’s highlights and a visit to stunning Shwedagon Pagoda — considered by many to be the oldest pagoda in the world. On the Irrawaddy, encounter a tapestry of exotic flavors and partake in memorable interactions with the locals. Cruise the most scenic part of the river past lavish shrines, teak forests, and riverside villages lost in time. Embark in Bhamo, the northernmost point ships can navigate the river, and sail through the dramatic second defile with its magnificent cliffs.  In Katha, visit a local market and an elephant camp for a ride through the teak forest. Present alms, offerings of food, to the monks at a monastery in Kya Hnyat. Take a walking tour through a pottery-making village to see the process from start to end and tour bustling Mandalay. In Amarapura, stop at U Bein Bridge for an unforgettable sampan ride at sunset. Explore some of the most important temples and watch the sunset over the plains of Bagan, one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites. All this and more awaits you on this incredible adventure!

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Golden Myanmar & the Alluring Irrawaddy — Northbound (WBK)

14 days from Yangon to Yangon from $5,299

Explore the best of Myanmar, known as “The Golden Land,” on this captivating journey along the Irrawaddy River. Start in Yangon, formerly Rangoon, with a walking tour of the city’s highlights and a visit to stunning Shwedagon Pagoda. On the Irrawaddy, encounter a tapestry of exotic flavors and partake in memorable interactions with the locals. North of Mandalay, cruise on the most scenic part of the river past lavish shrines, teak forests, and riverside villages lost in time. Tour bustling Mandalay and stop at nearby U Bein Bridge for an unforgettable sampan ride at sunset. Present alms, offerings of food, to the monks at a monastery in Kya Hnyat. In Katha, visit a local market and an elephant camp for a ride through the teak forest. Interact with the local school children and visit a fisherman’s home for a glimpse of daily life at the island village of Kyun Daw. Sail through the dramatic second defile with its magnificent cliffs as the river narrows before reaching Bhamo, the northernmost point ships can navigate the river. All this and more awaits you on this incredible adventure!

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Golden Myanmar & the Alluring Irrawaddy with Bangkok & Inle Lake — Southbound (WKBY)

19 days from Bangkok to Yangon from $8,149

Start in Bangkok with a boat ride through the klongs (canals) and visits to the Grand Palace and the huge Reclining Buddha. In Yangon, formerly Rangoon, take a walking tour of the city’s highlights and a visit to stunning Shwedagon Pagoda — considered by many to be the oldest pagoda in the world. On the Irrawaddy, encounter a tapestry of exotic flavors and partake in memorable interactions with the locals. Cruise the most scenic part of the river past lavish shrines, teak forests, and riverside villages lost in time. Embark in Bhamo, the northernmost point ships can navigate the river, and sail through the dramatic second defile with its magnificent cliffs. Interact with the local school children and visit a fisherman’s home for a glimpse of daily life at the island village of Kyun Daw. In Katha, visit a local market and an elephant camp for a ride through the teak forest. Present alms, offerings of food, to the monks at a monastery in Kya Hnyat. Take a walking tour through a pottery-making village to see the process from start to end and tour bustling Mandalay. In Amarapura, stop at U Bein Bridge for an unforgettable sampan ride at sunset. Explore some of the most important temples and watch the sunset over the plains of Bagan, one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites. Relax in the serenity of tranquil freshwater Inle Lake, surrounded by mountains. At this fascinating destination you – ll enjoy an indigenous music and dance performance, an excursion on the lake to view scenes of daily life, and visits to the beautiful floating gardens and a variety of workshops. All this and more awaits you on this incredible adventure!

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South America & Galapagos Cruises

Ecuador & Its Galápagos Islands (WBG)

9 days from Quito to Quito from $4,529

This exciting vacation lets you sample the natural wonders of Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Quito and have your photo taken at the “Center of the World.” You – ll also experience Otavalo in a unique way – explore its famous Indian market, where you can find beautiful textiles, artwork, and more, then on to a local hacienda to sample Andean delicacies. Before taking to the sea, visit the Giant Tortoise Reserve on the Island of Santa Cruz and the Charles Darwin Research Station, a highlight of this vacation. Then, embark on an exciting 4-night cruise among various Galápagos Islands. Have your camera ready as your Naturalist points out colonies of sea lions, pelicans, albatross, several species of Darwin’s finches, marine iguanas, flamingos, masked boobies, blue-footed boobies, frigatebirds, storm petrels, short-eared owls, and other birds. You – ll even see abandoned WWII barges that are now important nesting areas for sea turtles on Santa Cruz Island. A remarkable adventure!

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Ecuador & Its Galápagos Islands with the Amazon (WBGE)

13 days from Quito to Quito from $6,079

This exciting vacation lets you sample the natural wonders of Ecuador, including the Galápagos Islands, and the Amazon Jungle. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Quito and have your photo taken at the “Center of the World.” You – ll also experience Otavalo in a unique way – explore its famous Indian market, where you can find beautiful textiles, artwork, and more, then on to a local hacienda to sample Andean delicacies. Before taking to the sea, visit the Giant Tortoise Reserve on the Island of Santa Cruz and the Charles Darwin Research Station, a highlight of this vacation. Then, embark on an exciting 4-night cruise among various Galápagos Islands. Have your camera ready as your Naturalist points out colonies of sea lions, pelicans, albatross, several species of Darwin’s finches, marine iguanas, flamingos, masked boobies, blue-footed boobies, frigatebirds, storm petrels, short-eared owls, and other birds. You – ll even see abandoned WWII barges that are now important nesting areas for sea turtles on Santa Cruz Island. After the Galápagos, encounter a new set of flora and fauna in the Amazon. From Quito, fly to Coca and travel by canoe to your Amazon lodge for a 3-night stay that includes a rainforest canopy walk, a guided night tour, cruises through the flooded forest, and a visit of a local village and school. A remarkable adventure!

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Discover the Galápagos & Peru (WGG)

15 days from Lima to Quito from $6,479

Fantastic treasures await on this vacation to Peru and the Galápagos Islands. Enjoy a walking tour of Lima; guided sightseeing in Quito and Cusco, former capital of the Inca Empire; and an excursion to Otavalo’s famous Indian market. Also visit ancient Puca Pucara, the Temple of Sacsayhuaman, the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo, and mystical Machu Picchu. Then, fly to Baltra Island for a fantastic 4-night Galápagos Islands cruise. In the company of a local Naturalist, you – ll encounter indigenous plants and animals found only in the Galápagos Islands. For travelers who want to see ancient ruins, learn about new cultures, and be awed at the amazing natural world, this trip is not to be missed!

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Discover the Galápagos & Peru with the Amazon (WGGE)

19 days from Lima to Quito from $7,929

Fantastic treasures await on this cruise vacation of Peru and the Galápagos Islands. Enjoy a walking tour of Lima; guided sightseeing in Quito and Cusco, former capital of the Inca Empire; and an excursion to Otavalo’s famous Indian market. Also visit ancient Puca Pucara, the Temple of Sacsayhuaman, the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo, and mystical Machu Picchu. Then, fly to Baltra Island for a fantastic 4-night Galápagos Islands cruise. In the company of a local Naturalist, you – ll encounter indigenous plants and animals found only in the Galápagos Islands. Fly to Coca, where you – ll travel by canoe to your lodge in the Amazon Jungle. Spend three nights here and enjoy a rainforest canopy walk, guided night tour, cruises through the flooded forest, and a visit of a local village and school. Ancient ruins, spectacular scenery, an amazing variety of animals in their natural environment, and historic buildings – this vacation has it all!

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