Paris & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main

11 Days
Paris to Nuremberg
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$ 6,790
Dates & Pricing

2019 Paris > Nuremberg

Tour Map
Tour Code:
EWCP
Duration:
11 days
Departure City:
Paris
Return City:
Nuremberg

Selected Itinerary

11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Arrival Paris

    Welcome to Paris, the city of light. This exuberant city is also known as the city of love, for its romantic atmosphere. Stroll through the boulevards, passing by the bridges to the Eiffel Tower as it lights up at night. Included is a three-night stay in Paris.

  2. Day 2 - Paris

    Enjoy a guided tour that passes by landmarks such as  Notre Dame Cathedral and the Arc de Triomphe. Continue exploring on a Seine River cruise that ends at the iconic Eiffel Tower.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Paris

    Visit the Louvre to witness the legendary Mona Lisa smile in-person, or perhaps venture below ground to explore Paris’ vast labyrinth of catacombs. Paris is at your fingertips, waiting to be seized, and the possibilities are limitless.  This evening, enjoy a Parisian dinner.

    DiscoverMORE: Tastes of Paris (extra expense)
    DiscoverMORE: Retro Tour Ride of Paris (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Paris – Bernkastel Embarkation

    Check three countries off your list in a single day when you travel from Paris to Bernkastel. Your journey by coach will take you to Bernkastel where you will join your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Bernkastel

    Dating back to 3000BC, Bernkastel is situated along the banks of the Moselle River and home to well-preserved buildings dating back to 1416. Enjoy a guided walking tour, where you will have a chance to stroll through the medieval marketplace with its gabled timber-framed houses castle ruins and town gate. Historically a winegrowing town, vines cover the steep-slopes surrounding the village. Alternatively, you will have a chance to take part on a guided bike tour in the Bernkastel area. Tonight, the Captain will be delighted to host a gala dinner.
    EmeraldACTIVE: Guided biking tour in the Bernkastel area
    EmeraldPLUS: Wine Tasting

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Cochem

    Today you arrive at the enchanting town of Cochem. In the morning you will have a guided walk and the opportunity to visit the Reichburg Castle.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Koblenz

    Today you arrive in Koblenz, where you will have a guided tour and a chance to visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress on the opposite side of the river. This fortress was part of the Prussian defences against the French in the 19th century and later used as a headquarters for the American military during WWII. In the afternoon, sail through the spectacular Rhine Gorge, passing countless castles and vineyards as well as the infamous Lorelei statue and Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, which was built on an island in the middle of the river as a medieval toll station. Countless vineyards and medieval castles line the shores of this section of the river, with photo opportunities at every bend.
    EmeraldPLUS: Regional wine lecture on board

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Miltenberg - Wertheim

    Welcome to Miltenberg, a picturesque village on the Main River, which creates an imitable feeling of Bavarian life in medieval times due to the Old Town being lined with well-preserved half-timbered buildings. The gothic Merchant Hall is an impressive symbol of past affluence created by trade from river traffic. After your included tour of Miltenberg and free time, you will be transferred by coach to the stunning medieval glass-blowing town of Wertheim.
    EmeraldACTIVE: Guided hike around Miltenberg area

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Würzburg

    Known as the “Pearl of the Romantic Road”, Würzburg is surrounded by sloping hills covered with vineyards. Visit the Bishops’ Residenz, one of Germany’s largest and most ornate baroque palaces and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your tour highlights the palace’s unique staircase, elaborate 18th century frescoes and the amazing 3–dimensional stuccowork. This evening, the Captain will be delighted to welcome you to the Captain’s Farewell Dinner.
    EmeraldPLUS: Wine tasting at the Bishop’s Residenz Cellar

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Bamberg

    Relax on board this morning as we cruise to Bamberg. Feel the magic of the past as you explore this UNESCO World Heritage city with your guide. Boasting one of Europe’s largest intact medieval town centres, Bamberg is bursting with character and charm. At the town centre is the largest preserved old quarter in Europe. Around 2,400 listed buildings and the centuries–old garden quarter form a special cultural heritage. Admire hundreds of building façades richly decorated in fascinating detail with spectacular ornamentation.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Nuremberg Disembarkation

    After breakfast it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to Nuremberg Airport for your onward or homebound flight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

YOUR CRUISE INCLUDES
  • 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

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
  • Guided Tour of Paris & Seine Cruise
  • Guided Tour of Bernkastel
  • Visit to Cochem and Reichburg Castle
  • Tour of Koblenz and Visit to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
  • Visit to Bishop’s Residenz in Würzburg
  • Guided Tour of Miltenberg
  • Guided Tour of Bamberg

EmeraldPLUS
  • Wine Tasting in Bernkastel
  • Regional wine lecture on baord
  • Wine Tasting at the Bishop’s Residenz

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

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

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