Day 1: Paris

Travel to Paris, France’s capital on the River Seine and the ‘City of Light’.

Day 2: Paris

Your included city sightseeing shows you magnificent must-see sights, including Notre Dame Cathedral, the unique Louvre Museum with its glass pyramid as a contrast to its ancient architecture, the commemorative Arc de Triomphe, and the Eiffel Tower. Today, in your free time, stroll down the Champs-Elysées or perhaps visit the world-famous Louvre, Palace of Versailles or
Montmartre, home to the gleaming white Sacre Coeur Basilica and bevy of artists on Place du Tertre. (B)

Day 3: Paris - Remich (embark) - Grevenmacher

Board a high-speed train to Metz or Luxemburg city. Continue by coach to Remich on the Moselle, where your river cruise vessel is docked. Before dinner, meet your crew at a welcome reception,
then cruise to Grevenmacher. (B,D)

Day 4: Grevenmacher

Drive to Luxembourg City, perched in a picturesque setting high on precipitous cliffs that overlook the narrow valleys of the Alzette and Pétrusse Rivers. A local guide will acquaint you with the city, a place of strategic military significance throughout history and where the first fortifications were built as early as the 10th century. Enjoy a tranquil afternoon of cruising, or join an optional excursion to the Roman city of Trier. (B,L,D)

Day 5: Bernkastel

In the middle of the Moselle region is the charming wine village of Bernkastel with its fascinating narrow streets and halftimbered houses that have stood since the Middle Ages. Enjoy a guided walk that includes the beautiful marketplace with its renaissance-style Town Hall. Wine producers in this area look after Germany’s largest expanse of vineyards. This afternoon, enjoy a tasting of some of these well-loved German wines. (B,L,D)

Day 6: Cochem

Cruise the wide, peaceful curves of the Moselle Valley, famous for its beautiful and tranquil scenery, and an important winemaking area. Arrive in Cochem, a charming, picturesque town with half-timbered houses and winding streets full of history, brought to life during your guided walk. Visit Reichsburg Castle, built in 1000 AD. (B,L,D)

Day 7: Rüdesheim - Rhine Gorge

In Rüdesheim, visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. This afternoon, sail through the Rhine Gorge, the most dramatic and beautiful stretch of the river. Here, ancient castles stand sentry on lofty cliffs rising 400 feet above the waters. Cruise past the legendary rock of the Lorelei. (B,L,D) 

Day 8: Cologne

One of Germany’s largest cities and capital of the Rhineland, Cologne straddles both sides of the Rhine, and is known for its soaring, twin-steepled Gothic cathedral. The Old Town abounds with cafés, shops, and taverns. Choose between a guided city walk or Jewish Heritage walk. Be sure to try a Kölsch pale lager, locally brewed in Cologne for over a hundred years. (B,L,D)

DAY 9: Amsterdam

There is no better way to see Amsterdam than by canal boat, cruising along elegant grachten, lined by stately homes that date back to Amsterdam’s ‘Golden Age’. There’s free time in the city this afternoon. (B,L,D)

DAY 10: Amsterdam (disembark)

Transfer to the airport or station for your journey to the UK. (B)

This itinereary is also available from  Amsterdam to Paris

Your Suite ship

VISIONARY

The Avalon Visionary delivers an intimate setting for 128 passengers, with two full decks of suites featuring wall-to-wall panoramic windows that transform the living space into a unique open-air balcony. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, giving you the rare opportunity to wake each morning to the changing scenery. Onboard amenities include complimentary computer use in public areas and Wi-Fi access, a fitness centre, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, shade system, whirlpool, and the delightful Sky Bistro

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Departure dates and prices 2018 - Paris, Moselle and The Rhine : 7% discount on all dates

Avalon Cuises brochure prices in Black
Travel 55 discount prices in Red
Tel Avalon Waterways reservations on 0800 668 1843 and quote our Travel 55 ref: TR55A

Avalon access real-time airline pricing to offer you the best holiday price available on the day you book. The from price shown above is a guide at the time of going to print, based on two people sharing a Cat E Stateroom, travelling on 9 July 2018. Please call Avalon to get a quote for your own party size, stateroom category, chosen departure date and point. Prices are per person, £2249 is based on a Category E Stateroom. Call Avalon for stateroom upgrade prices.

Suite ship departures: Visionary

Amsterdam – Paris: April 25; August 6; October 11.
Paris – Amsterdam: July 9; September 8.

All holidays subject to Avalon Waterways Holidays Terms & Conditions

Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Avalon Waterways
Paris, Moselle and The Rhine

10 days

Your discount prices start from only £2092 - 7% discount

Experience France, Luxembourg, Germany, and Holland on this fantastic river cruise holiday. Your adventure starts with two overnights and guided sightseeing in Paris, the incomparable ‘City of Light’. Take the high-speed train from Paris to Metz or Luxembourg City, then travel to Remich to board your river vessel. Visit Cochem, Rüdesheim and conclude your holiday with a canal cruise in Amsterdam.

This beautiful 10 day Paris, Moselle and Rhine cruise comes with a 7% discount when you book direct with Avalon Waterways on 0800 668 1843 and quote the Travel 55 code TR55A .

Travel 55 in association with Avalon Waterways. To book a luxury cruise call direct on 0800 668 1843  and quote code TR55A you will then receive a 7% discount from the Avalon brochure price. 

The Avalon difference

Travel made easy from the moment you leave home
The Avalon included private home pick-up service will take you to your chosen local airport or Eurostar terminal, within 100 miles of your home.
Waking up to the ultimate view from your bed
In a luxuriously comfortable stateroom, the majority of which have wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling windows.
Attention to detail on board and ashore
Whether it’s the luxury toiletries in your bathroom or the view you wake up to in the morning, Avalon believe the finer points of your holiday are important.
An intimate and cultured experience
Avalon ships have more space and fewer people than other operators, with entertainment, expert talks and attentive, unobtrusive service at all times.
Deluxe dining
A relaxed, full-board experience of mouth-watering regional dishes, wine and beer with lunch and dinner, and the freedom to choose where and what you eat.
Accessible adventures, whenever you want them
Fascinating excursions are included in every port of call and, with Avalon Choice, you decide when and how to join them. Active Discovery cruises offer a mix of more hands-on activities, from learning the Viennese waltz to exploring an ice cave. Alternatively, should you wish to explore on your own, each ship is equipped with bicycles and Nordic walking poles.
Authentic experiences
Get closer to your destination with the Avalon Cruise Director and expert guides. Their Local Favourites give you the chance to get a rewarding glimpse of local tradition by exploring unique and out-of-the-way places.
No extra costs
Gratuities, transfers and port charges are all included in the price of your holiday.
Journeys Club
Avalon complimentary membership scheme which includes repeat traveller discounts and a range of exclusive promotions and special offers.

Travel made easy

Executive home pick-up service - Avalon aim to make your travel arrangements as smooth as possible with their included private home pick-up service. With a driver to load and unload your luggage, a private, air-conditioned car will take you to and from your international departure point. This service is available within 100 miles of your home at no extra cost. 

Fly from your local airport - Avalon are delighted to work with some of the world’s favourite airlines with flights from a range of regional airports to make your journey even easier. Call Avalon for details.

No-fly holidays - Avalon know that flying isn’t for everyone. That’s why they have a wide range of cruises that give you the option of travelling by rail. Depart from London’s St Pancras International station, or Ebbsfleet if available, and you could be in Paris in just over two hours.

Tailor your travel - On an Avalon river cruise, you have the freedom to tailor your holiday as you wish:

Pre and post holiday hotel stays - why not extend your holiday with extra hotel nights before and/or at the end of your holiday? Avalon work with renowned names in the hotel business, such as Hilton and InterContinental.

Too many hotel nights? - some of their holidays include hotel stays. If that doesn’t suit you, they can just book the cruise portion for you.

Make your own way - the brochure prices include flights, but you don’t have to take their package. Avalon give you the option to book the holiday without the flights.

Under your own arrangements - if you’d like to explore at your own pace after your holiday with Avalon, they’ll happily extend your flights for you.
Note: Eurostar travel from St Pancras or Ebbsfleet is available on the following river cruises: Paris to Normandy, Burgundy & Provence, Tulips of Northern Holland, Tulip Time, Grand France, Paris, Moselle & The Rhine.


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