Prague Czech Republic Charles Bridge

Day 1 – Prague

Arrive at Prague Václav Havel Airport, where you will be transferred to the hotel.

Day 2 – Prague

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of Prague city tour OR Jewish Prague walking discovery tour
Enjoy a panoramic city tour before visiting Prague Castle and Old Town Square. Or, explore Jewish Prague on a tour of the old Jewish quarter, which features Europe’s oldest Jewish cemetery, the Old New Synagogue and Pinkas Synagogue, now a Holocaust memorial. 


Note: The synagogues and Jewish cemetery are closed on Saturdays. If the tour lands on a Saturday, we will visit sites in the Josefov district associated with writer Franz Kafka.

Day 3 – Prague, transfer to Nuremberg (embark)

FEATURED EXCURSION: Nuremberg city tour
After transferring to Nuremberg by motorcoach, enjoy a panoramic tour of the city’s top sights. Later, explore the historic castle grounds and the market square area on foot and embark your ship.

Day 4 – Bamberg

FEATURED EXCURSION: Bamberg walking discovery tour

Today’s walking discovery tour of Bamberg—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—takes you past the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. George, the 17th-century New Palace and its glorious rose garden, and the colorful fishermen’s houses of Little Venice. In the evening, enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.

Day 5 – Cruising the Main River, Würzburg (Rothenburg)

FEATURED EXCURSION: Tour of Medieval Rothenburg
Go ashore for a guided tour of Rothenburg, a well-preserved medieval town, followed by free time to explore on your own. After dinner onboard, stroll through ancient Würzburg, crossing the old stone bridge over the Main River for a superb view of the city lights.

Day 6 – Würzburg, cruising the Main River

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of Würzburg Residence visit OR exclusive Franconian “Village Day”
Tour the Würzburg Residence—a magnificent example of baroque architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site—and see its lovely Court Gardens. Alternatively, meet the friendly residents of a Franconian village and learn more about daily life in the region.

Day 7 – Miltenberg, cruising the Main River

FEATURED EXCURSION: Miltenberg walking discovery tour with exclusive “Village Day”

Get a glimpse of village life in Miltenberg with a choice of excursions—meet a local artist, taste beer at a local brewery, try your hand at lawn bowling, or visit a nearby family-owned vineyard. For a more active adventure, you might take a bike ride along the Main or a hike up to the castle ruins.

Day 8 – Nierstein (Nierstein and Heidelberg), cruising the Rhine River

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Exclusive Nierstein “Village Day” with vineyard tractor ride, Riesling wine tasting and naturalist-led vineyard hike, and Heidelberg tour with castle visit

Spend the day in Nierstein, where renowned white wines have been produced for centuries. Ride a tractor through scenic vineyards, sample Rieslings and learn about the region’s viniculture from an expert naturalist. Then head to Heidelberg, where you’ll see the ruins of the Heidelberg Castle courtyard and the city’s Old Town.

Day 9 – Strasbourg, cruising the Rhine River

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of Strasbourg by canal OR exclusive “Do as the Locals Do” Strasbourg walking tour

Admire picturesque Strasbourg on a canal ride through the city’s historic center, filled with half-timbered houses adorned with colorful flower boxes, or see the sights on foot with a local expert. In the evening, enjoy a Captain’s Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner.

Day 10 – Basel (disembark), transfer to the airport

Disembark the ship and transfer to EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg for your flight home.

Day 1 – Basel (embark)

Arrive at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, where you will transferred to the ship.

Day 2 – Strasbourg

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of Strasbourg by canal OR exclusive “Do as the Locals Do” Strasbourg walking tour

Admire picturesque Strasbourg on a canal ride through the city’s historic center, filled with half-timbered houses adorned with colorful flower boxes, or see the sights on foot with a local expert. In the evening, enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.

Day 3 – Mannheim (Heidelberg), Nierstein

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Exclusive Nierstein “Village Day” with vineyard tractor ride, Riesling wine tasting and naturalist-led vineyard hike, and Heidelberg tour with castle visit

Spend the day in Nierstein, where renowned white wines have been produced for centuries. Ride a tractor through scenic vineyards, sample Rieslings and learn about the region’s viniculture from an expert naturalist. Then head to Heidelberg, where you’ll see the ruins of the Heidelberg Castle courtyard and the city’s Old Town.

Day 4 – Cruising the Main River, Miltenberg

FEATURED EXCURSION: Miltenberg walking discovery tour with exclusive “Village Day”

Get a glimpse of village life in Miltenberg with a choice of excursions—meet an artist at her atelier, taste beer at a local brewery, try your hand at lawn bowling or visit a nearby family-owned vineyard. For a more active adventure, you might take a bike ride along the Main or a hike up to the castle ruins.

Day 5 – Cruising the Main River, Würzburg

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of Würzburg Residence visit OR exclusive Franconian “Village Day”
Tour the Würzburg Residence—a magnificent example of baroque architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site—and see its lovely Court Gardens. Alternatively, meet the friendly residents of a Franconian village and learn more about daily life in the region.

Day 6 – Kitzengen (Rothenburg), cruising the Main River

FEATURED EXCURSION: Tour of medieval Rothenburg
Go ashore for a guided tour of Rothenburg, a well-preserved medieval town, followed by free time to explore on your own. After dinner onboard, stroll through ancient Würzburg, crossing the old stone bridge over the Main River for a superb view of the city lights.

Day 7 – Bamberg

FEATURED EXCURSION: Bamberg walking discovery tour

Today’s walking discovery tour of Bamberg—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—takes you past the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. George, the 17th-century New Palace and its glorious rose garden, and the colorful fishermen’s houses of Little Venice. In the evening, enjoy a Captain’s Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner.

Day 8 – Nuremberg (disembark), transfer to Prague

Disembark the stylish River Ambassador and transfer via motorcoach to Prague, where you will check in at your hotel.

Day 9 – Prague

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of Prague city tour OR Jewish Prague walking discovery tour
Enjoy a panoramic city tour before visiting Prague Castle and Old Town Square. Or, explore Jewish Prague on a tour of the old Jewish quarter, which features Europe’s oldest Jewish cemetery, the Old New Synagogue and Pinkas Synagogue, now a Holocaust memorial. 


Note: The synagogues and Jewish cemetery are closed on Saturdays. If the tour lands on a Saturday, we will visit sites in the Josefov district associated with writer Franz Kafka.

Day 10 – Prague, transfer to the airport

Transfer to Prague Václav Havel Airport for your flight home.