Receive $499 Airfare* + Save up to $2,500/couple CAD

    Receive $499** CAD airfare from Select Canadian Gateways* + save up to $2,500/couple CAD | Offer Expires March 1, 2021

    All-in Price: $7,196 CAD 

    Savings: $1,250 per person PLUS receive airfare from select Canadian gateways for $499** CAD/person 
    Featured price is per person cruise only, based on double occupancy, on the October 20, 2021 departure date, and includes all taxes and fees and the Avalon $1,250 CAD per person discount.
    Cabin category: D

    Video: More in View. More to Do

    Features & Benefits:

    • 14-night cruise in an outside stateroom
    • Daily included port excursions
    • All meals included while on ship
    • Including Captain’s & farewell dinners
    • Complimentary beer and wine with lunch and dinner

    Vacation Highlights:

    • Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception
    • Day 2 Amsterdam: Canal cruise
    • Day 3 Cologne: Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour or Jewish Heritage walking tour
    • Day 4 Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim: Scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or cable-car ride to the Niederwald Monument in Rüdesheim
    • Day 5 Main River Village: Guided walk
    • Day 6 Würzburg: Guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop's Residence
    • Day 7 Volkach: walking tour
    • Day 8 Bamberg: Guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; on board lecture
    • Day 9 Roth. Excursion to Nuremberg: Choice of guided tour in Roth, or guided tour in Nuremberg, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; on board lecture
    • Day 10 Regensburg: Guided tour
    • Day 11 Passau-Linz: Guided tour in Passau; free time in Linz
    • Day 12 Melk-Wachau Valley-Vienna: Guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; scenic cruise through the Wachau Valley; free time in Vienna
    • Day 13 Vienna: Guided tour
    • Day 14 Budapest: Guided tour, see Heroes' Square
    • Day 15 Budapest (Disembarkation): Your vacation ends this morning

    Photo: Panorama Suite

    Sample Itinerary: 

    Magnificent European river cruise

    Day 1: AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (EMBARKATION)

    • Welcome to Holland. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.
    • Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 3:30 pm.
    • Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.

    During tulip season, you may take a Guided Optional Excursion to the gardens at Keukenhof—with more than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths as well as other bulbs, planted each year. Outside of tulip season, consider joining a Guided Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans to see historic windmills and charming Dutch houses. Spend free time exploring the colorful streets, bridges, and canals of Amsterdam—with its many cafés and art galleries.

    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM

    Dinner

    Day 2: AMSTERDAM

    • Canals of Colorful Amsterdam
    • CLASSIC: Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam with a Guided Canal Cruise past stately homes of Amsterdam’s “Golden Age”
    • This afternoon choose among the Guided Optional Excursions available

    AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO COLOGNE

    Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    Day 3: COLOGNE, GERMANY

    • Prost! Celebrate in the Rhineland
    • Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities
    • CLASSIC: Take a Guided City Walk of Cologne—explore the Old City and see its soaring twin-steepled gothic cathedral
    • OR DISCOVERY: Join a Guided Walking Tour of Cologne’s important Jewish heritage sites
    • Don’t miss the chance to enjoy free time over a glass of Kölsch pale lager—locally brewed for over 100 years!
    • This evening, enjoy live entertainment on board your ship

    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RÜDESHEIM

    Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    Day 4: RHINE GORGE–RÜDESHEIM

    • Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country
    • This morning cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge and see the famous rock of the Lorelei
    • DISCOVERY: Tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat
    • OR ACTIVE: Take an open-air cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument. Ride or walk back down through the vineyards; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat
    • Later, local musicians will join us on board for live entertainment

    AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE

    Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    Day 5: MAIN RIVER VILLAGE

    • Beauty on the Main River
    • Ask about today’s energizing or relaxing Adventure Host activities.
    • CLASSIC Join a Guided Walking Tour of a picturesque Bavarian village
    • Spend free time riding a bike through the beautiful villages on the Main River shores

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WÜRZBURG

    Breakfast - Lunch-Dinner

    Day 6: WÜRZBURG

    • A Perfect Day in the Pearl of the Romantic Road
    • CLASSIC Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Würzburg with its Old Main Bridge, towering fortress, and baroque Bishop’s Residence
    • Enjoy the city on your own or visit a local winery

    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN WÜRZBURG

    Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    Day 7: VOLKACH

    • Storybook Settings
    • You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to the beautiful Bavarian town of Rothenburg
    • See the local sights and enjoy the fairytale atmosphere that has inspired artists
    • Sail to Volkach and get ready for your afternoon activity
    • CLASSIC: Join a Walking Tour of the quaint town of Volkach with its half-timbered houses and cobblestoned streets

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG

    Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    Day 8: BAMBERG

    • The City of Seven Hills
    • CLASSIC: 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
    • DISCOVERY: Attend an onboard lecture to learn about European history and culture
    • Later, enjoy live entertainment performance while sailing this evening

    AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO ROTH

    Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    Day 9: ROTH. EXCURSION TO NUREMBERG

    • Legends and History Lessons
    • Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host
    • CLASSIC: Enjoy a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the Bavarian town of Roth—with its half-timbered houses, market square, and 1535 hunting lodge Schloss Ratibor
    • OR CLASSIC: Choose a Guided Tour of Nuremberg’s medieval architecture, gilded fountain, gothic cathedral, and Kaiserburg Castle
    • OR CLASSIC: Join a Guided Tour of the historic Nuremberg Rally Grounds—used by the Third Reich
    • DISCOVERY: Enjoy an Onboard Lecture about the Main-Danube Canal—linking these two rivers to make a vital connection enabling navigation between the North and Black Seas

    AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO REGENSBURG

    Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    Day 10: REGENSBURG

    • Bavaria’s Medieval Miracle
    • CLASSIC: Join a Guided City Walk and see Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and Porta Pretoria—built in 179 AD as the entrance to Castra Regina fortress.
    • You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to visit the Benedictine Monastery in Weltenburg
    • Alternatively, spend a free afternoon exploring Regensburg on foot or by bike through its charming streets

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO PASSAU

    Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    Day 11: PASSAU

    • Where the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers Meet
    • CLASSIC: Join a Guided City Walk to learn more about this beautiful “City of Three Rivers”
    • You may join a full day Guided Optional Excursion to Salzburg, the city of Mozart, or a full-day Guided Optional Excursion to the picturesque Bohemian town of Cesky Krumlov
    • Alternatively, cruise to the lovely town of Linz

    LINZ, AUSTRIA

    • Legendary, Lovely Linz
    • This evening, feel free to explore Linz on your own
    • Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.

    Photo: Danube in Austria

    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MELK

    Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    Day 12: MELK–WACHAU VALLEY

    • Frescoes Above and Vineyards Below
    • CLASSIC: Take a Guided Tour of the frescoed ceilings, statues, incredible library, and ornate pipe organ of Melk’s Benedictine Abbey
    • Enjoy a coffee or cocktail on the Sky Deck as you sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley to wonderful Vienna this afternoon

    VIENNA

    • Viennese Waltzes on the Blue Danube
    • Consider joining a Guided Optional Excursion to attend a Royal Waltz Concert in an elegant hall this evening

    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VIENNA

    Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    Day 13: VIENNA

    • Royal Collections and Amusing Attractions
    • CLASSIC: Explore the Habsburg Empire with a morning Guided City Tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks. See the Imperial Palace complex—the winter residence of the Imperial Family, the iconic Vienna Opera House and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral
    • Join a Guided Optional Excursion to Schönbrunn Palace—summer home of the Habsburg familyor choose a Guided Optional Excursion to fascinating Bratislava
    • Consider a tram ride to Vienna’s Prater amusement park or to one of the many museums nearby
    • Later, relax onboard with live entertainment as you sail to Budapest

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST

    Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    Day 14: BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

    • The Pearl of the Danube
    • CLASSIC: Enjoy a Guided City Sightseeing tour of Budapest, including the iconic Heroes’ Square
    • This afternoon choose among a wide offer of Optional Guided Excursions or enjoy Budapest on your own
    • Indulge in a piece of cream cake in one of the many cafés. Consider a scenic hike above the Danube

    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BUDAPEST

    Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    Day 15: BUDAPEST (DISEMBARKATION)

    • Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning

    Breakfast


    Photo: Pouring up the bubbly

    In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary. Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time. Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveller.

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    *Book a select 2021 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive $1250 CAD off per person on the cruise/land or cruise only price. Booking must be made, under deposit, and discount applied between January 5 and March 1, 2021 for travel at select times in 2021. Not applicable to custom tours. Not applicable on TBA space. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit within the promo window. Offer reliant on space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Combinable with $499 CAD Airfare promotion (PRMYPU) and Welcome Back Credit and Peace of Mind Credit only. Applies to new 2021 bookings only and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to participating GFOB offices only. **Book a select 2021 Avalon Europe river cruise to qualify for $499/person CAD round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from YYZ, YUL, YOW, YVR & YYC. Other gateway cities available from $100 to $150/person CAD additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). $499 CAD air will be based on the lowest available priced itinerary at the time of air booking. Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost. Does not apply to intra-vacation air. Offer combinable only with Welcome Back Credit, Peace of Mind Credit and select $1250pp CAD land promo (PRL21A34). Limited to new bookings for Canada originating travelers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under land and air deposit between January 5, 2021 and March 1, 2021 for travel on select cruise departures in 2021. Pre-assigned seating is limited and may not be available on all flight segments. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air or Custom Tours. Groups of 8 or more do not qualify for this offer. Please call for Group options. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 CAD per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Changes to air reservations (including itineraries involving $499 CAD round-trip trans-Atlantic air) subject to airfare differentials between originally booked airline fare and re-booked air itinerary. Airline baggage fees may apply; Air schedules are available approximately 330-days prior to last travel date. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands. Pre-assigned seating may not be available on all air segments. Additional restrictions apply; see Travel Terms for details. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB offices only.


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