• Experience a world beyond your expectations. Choose from our award-winning vacations on virtually every continent with local favorites and off-the-beaten-path experiences only Globus can share.

  • We know why you travel. You’d rather have an extra day exploring than a fancy chocolate on your pillow. Enjoy VIP inclusions and world-class experiences at budget-friendly prices.

  • Embrace your independent spirit with the freedom to discover the world without getting lost. Enjoy independent travel confidently with guided sightseeing, loads of free time, and a knowledgeable Monograms Local Host in each destination.

  • Happiness flows on an Avalon river cruise. From Asia to South America and Europe to the Nile, you’ll cruise in relaxed luxury with river cruising’s widest views of the world’s most beautiful landscapes.

CRUISE

AT-A-GLANCE


Day 1 Budapest (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Vienna: Scenic sailing through Bratislava

Day 3 Vienna: Guided sightseeing

Day 4 Dürnstein-Wachau Valley-Melk: Choice of guided tour, or a hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein with your Adventure Host; scenic cruise through the Wachau Valley; guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; on board wine tasting

Day 5 Passau: Guided walk

Day 6 Regensburg: Guided walk, see Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and Porta Pretoria

Day 7 Roth. Excursion to Nuremberg: Choice of guided sightseeing in Nuremberg or Roth, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; onboard beer tasting

Day 8 Nuremberg. Munich excursion: Guided sightseeing in Munich, see the Marienplatz

Day 9 Bamberg: Guided walk, see the Old Town Hall

Day 10 Würzburg: Guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop's Residence

Day 11 Main River village: Guided walk

Day 12 Rüdesheim-Rhine Gorge: Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; cruise through the Rhine Gorge

Day 13 Bernkastel: Choice of guided walk or hike to the castle ruins with your Adventure Host; wine tasting

Day 14 Remich. Excursion to Trier: Choice of guided city sightseeing, or 'Roman Trier,' see the Porta Nigra

Day 15 Remich (Disembarkation)-Paris: Transfer to Luxembourg City to board the high-speed train (First class) to Paris

Day 16 Paris: Guided sightseeing, Seine River cruise

Day 17 Paris: Your vacation ends this morning
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Avalon Choice

Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. There are 3 types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise.

Plus independent exploration options and use of our exclusive AvalonGO APP.

Classic

Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.

Discovery

We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities to speak to your interests - from cooking classes, to painting workshops - to immerse yourself in each culture you explore.

Active

Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go - from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.