Cruise in the company of Brenda Tharp, world-class photographer, who shares onboard presentations. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in a photography contest at the end of your cruise to vote for favorite shots taken on your cruise. Transfer to Nuremberg to board your Avalon Suite Ship®, and take a tour of the city’s medieval architecture and amazing sights. Sail to Bamberg to see the home of imperial dynasties. Next stop is Würzburg— the “Pearl of the Romantic Road.” Sail to Rüdesheim, and cruise through the spectacular views of the Wachau Valley to the wine village of Bernkastel, and on to the ancient city of Trier. Along the enchanting Moselle River, make your way to Remich, Luxembourg to disembark from your Avalon European river cruise.
Travel via high-speed train to Paris to begin your Monograms® vacation. Enjoy guided sightseeing in “The City of Light” with an expert guide. Drive past the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, Eiffel Tower, and the Arc de Triomphe, followed by a Seine River cruise and free time to enjoy with the suggestions and assistance of your Monograms Local Host®. Your European vacation continues with a trip to London. Enjoy guided sightseeing, including Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and St. Paul’s Cathedral, as well as free time to explore the city. Your Local Host® is at your service in London and Paris.