Legendary Rhine and Moselle & Prague

11 Days
Frankfurt to Prague
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$ 5,170
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2020 Frankfurt > Prague

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11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Frankfurt – Bernkastel

    When you arrive in Frankfurt, you will be transferred to Bernkastel to board your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship, where your captain and crew will be waiting to warmly welcome you. This evening, join your fellow guests for dinner on board.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Bernkastel

    Today, you will get the opportunity to explore a piece of Europe’s vast history as you travel to Bernkastel, a town that can be dated back to 3000 BC. Situated along the banks of the Moselle River, Bernkastel contains a number of well-preserved medieval buildings, some of which you will have the opportunity to explore today during your guided tour.
    Witness the timber-framed houses, castle ruins and ancient fortifications that pepper the medieval marketplace and learn about the history of this winemaking town from your local guide. If you are feeling more active, then you may instead choose to cycle around Bernkastel.
    EmeraldPLUS: A wine tasting in Bernkastel
    EmeraldACTIVE: A guided bike tour near Bernkastel
    EmeraldEXCURSION: A walking tour of Bernkastel

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Cochem

    Early this morning, sail into the enchanting town of Cochem. When you arrive, enjoy a guided tour of Cochem’s old town, including a number of well-preserved medieval sites and ancient fortifications, before visiting Reichsburg Castle, a prime example of Gothic Revival architecture.
    EmeraldEXCURSION: A guided tour of Cochem and the Reichsburg Castle

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Koblenz

    Koblenz can be found among the picturesque surrounds of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Rhine Valley; a place that has a strong influence on the German Romantics of the 18th century, thanks to its many ruins, castles and ancient monasteries. You will get the opportunity to learn about Koblenz, one of the oldest castles in Germany, as you embark on a guided walking tour. Included is a cable car ride across the confluence of the Moselle and Rhine rivers to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, where postcard-worthy panoramic views of the surrounding area await.
    This afternoon, relax on board as we cruise through the Rhine Gorge. Your EmeraldPLUS experience is certain to delight, as you enjoy a regional wine lecture in the Horizon Lounge.
    EmeraldPLUS: A regional wine lecture on board
    EmeraldEXCURSION: A guided tour of Koblenz and the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Miltenberg - Wertheim

    Set on the banks of the Main River, Miltenberg perfectly encapsulates life in medieval Bavaria. A series of well-preserved half-timbered buildings and a number of prominent landmarks pepper the area, including the Gothic Merchant Hall, an impressive symbol of past affluence that was created by trade along the waterways of Europe. After your tour, you will have some free time to explore Miltenberg at leisure.
    Later, be transferred by coach to the medieval glass-blowing town of Wertheim, where you will have some free time to explore, perhaps stopping to learn more about its ancient craft.
    EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Mildenburg Castle
    EmeraldEXCURSION: A guided tour of Miltenberg

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Würzburg

    Würzburg offers a unique level of exploration; with something to delight art lovers, wine connoisseurs and history buffs. Viticulture flourishes in the surrounding area, and air raids during WWII destroyed most of the old town. A decision was made to restore it to its former glory, leaving behind an intricate mixture of medieval buildings and modern designs for you to discover today.
    Your included EmeraldPLUS experience is certain to be a highlight of your trip, with a wine tasting in the Staatlicher Hofkeller below the Würzburg Residence, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed Baroque palace that is considered to be one of the finest examples of Baroque architecture in Europe.
    EmeraldPLUS: A wine tasting in the cellar of the Würzburg Residence
    EmeraldEXCURSION: A walking tour of Würzburg and a visit to the Würzburg Residence

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Bamberg

    Immerse yourself in the magic of the past today as you explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed charms of Bamberg, an ancient city that boasts one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval town centres. Join your local guide for a tour of Bamberg’s medieval past, including more than 2,000 listed buildings with ornate façades from across the centuries, each richly decorated with spectacular ornamentation.
    Tonight, you will enjoy a gala dinner.
    EmeraldEXCURSION: A guided tour of Bamberg with local tasting

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Nuremberg – Prague

    After breakfast, leave the luxurious surrounds of your Star-Ship and be transferred by coach from Nuremberg to Prague. A three-night stay in Prague is certain to introduce you to the best that this city has to offer, including a lush scattering of some of the world’s most pristine collections of architecture.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 - Prague

    The delightful centre of Prague is yours to discover today, as you are joined by a local guide for your EmeraldEXCURSION tour of Prague. Touch on the Old Town Square and its surrounding historic marvels, including Mozart’s Theatre and the Astronomical Clock. Later, board a coach and be transferred to the area that surrounds Hradcany Castle, stopping to witness the Changing of the Guard and Loreta Monastery.
    EmeraldEXCURSION: A guided tour of Prague
    EmeraldPLUS: A local dinner with entertainment

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Prague

    Your tour director will be available to help you to plan a day of independent exploration today. As you explore the centre of Prague, you might want to stop by some of its architecturally bejewelled districts, or perhaps visit the Jewish quarter to learn more about Prague’s past.
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    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Prague

    After breakfast, bid farewell to your fellow guests as you are transferred to the airport to catch your onward or homebound flight, taking memories of Czech streets and Bavarian villages with you.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

  • 7 nights on board an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Waterways Cruise Director
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

  • Guided Tour of Bernkastel
  • Visit to Cochem and Reichburg Castle
  • Tour of Koblenz and Visit to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
  • Guided Tour of Miltenberg
  • Visit to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Bishop’s Residenz in Würzburg
  • Guided tour of UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Bamberg
  • Guided tour of Prague

  • Wine Tasting in Bernkastel
  • Regional wine lecture on board
  • Wine tasting at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Bishop’s Residenz Cellar
  • A local dinner with entertainment in Prague

  • Guided biking tour in the Bernkastel area
  • Guided hike around Miltenberg area

  • 20 superb meals including 10 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 8 Dinners (D)
  • Welcome & Farewell Gala Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board

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