Day 1:NUREMBERG, GERMANY (EMBARKATION)
Welcome to Germany. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Nuremberg must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Enjoy dinner and explore the ship on your first night on board as you sail.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG
The City of Seven Hills
Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host.
Take a Guided Walking Tour of the historic home to imperial dynasties, and see its Romanesque cathedral, Old Town Hall, and seven hills crowned with churches.
AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WÜRZBURG
A Perfect Day in the Pearl of the Romantic Road
Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Würzburg with its Old Main Bridge, towering fortress, and baroque Bishop’s Residenz—with the largest known ceiling fresco.
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.
Enjoy live entertainment on board while sailing tonight.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
Day 4:MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
Beauty on the Main River
Join a Guided Walking Tour of a picturesque Main River Bavarian village.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO FRANKFURT
Day 5:FRANKFURT EXCURSION TO SELIGENSTADT
Charm in Frankfurt
Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Frankfurt to see the city’s cultural landmarks and gleaming financial headquarters combined with the cozy ambience of quaint neighborhoods, OR:
Take a Guided Tour to Seligenstadt—one of Germany’s oldest towns and home to the Einhard Basilika—dubbed “minor basilica” in 1925 by Pope Pius XI.
Spend free time this afternoon exploring Frankfurt on your own. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BOPPARD
A Peaceful Jewel in the Rhine Gorge
Take some free time to relax, or explore the Rheinallee Promenade for delicatessen fare with a cup of German coffee or glass of Riesling wine.
This afternoon, stretch out on the Sky Deck as you pass through the spectacular Rhine Gorge on your way to Rüdesheim.
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country
Tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO STRASBOURG
Day 7:STRASBOURG, FRANCE
A Grand Cathedral and La Petite France
Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities.
Join a City Tour of Strasbourg’s sights, including its gothic, stained-glass cathedral with its celebrated ancient murals and astronomical clock, as well as the magical La Petite France District.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BREISACH
Day 8:BREISACH, GERMANY (BLACK FOREST)
German Winemaking and the Beautiful Black Forest
Join a full-day guided tour to the magical Black Forest to experience the Vogtsbauernohf open-air-museum, visit and authentic water mill, and see a traditional butter-making demonstration, OR:
Visit to Badischer Winzerkeller, the largest German wine producer in Europe. Learn about German winemaking in the vineyards of Baden, and enjoy a wine tasting.
You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to visit the charming village of Colmar in the morning.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BASEL
Day 9:BASEL, SWITZERLAND (DISEMBARKATION)
Your cruise ends this morning with breakfast. Departure flights should not leave Zürich airport before 10 am or Basel airport before 8 am.
- Luxurious accommodations
- All meals on board
- Wine, beer, and soft drinks at lunch and dinner on board
- Daily sightseeing with headsets and expert local guides
- Onboard entertainment
- Wi-Fi throughout the ship
- Port charges & gratuities
- Airport transfer
- International air ticket
- Travel insurance & visa
- Safety net protection