In 2020, Avalon Waterways will offer travelers or those wanting to dip their toes in river cruise waters a choice of 4-, 5- and 6-day river cruise itineraries.
Priced from $1,999, A Taste of the Rhine is a 5-day cruise featuring opportunities to explore sites along the Rhine River including: Taking a culinary walk through Amsterdam, enjoying a guided tour of Cologne, participating in wine-tasting in Boppard, spending free time in Rudesheim and of course, cruising through the Rhine Gorge.
Formerly a featured Christmas cruise, the 6-day Heart of Germany is making an appearance year-round in 2020. Priced from $2,099, this itinerary features stops along the Main River and Main-Danube Canal including a guided hike through a Bavarian village, spending time in Würzburg with its fortress and Baroque Bishop’s residence; enjoying Bavarian wines in Itzingen, partaking in an onboard beer-tasting near Volkach, and taking in the sites of Bamberg. The cruise concludes in Nuremberg.
Priced from just $1,099, 4-day A Taste of the Danube has become a very popular itinerary for first-time river cruisers, with time spent in Budapest, Bratislava, Melk, and Dürnstein. The cruise ends in Vienna.