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Central Europe River Cruise Tour from Paris to Prague with Avalon Waterways


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Overview and Itinerary of Avalon Waterways Central Europe Cruise Tour
Avalon Tranquility on the Moselle River at Cochem, Germany

Avalon Tranquility on the Moselle River at Cochem, Germany

Avalon Tranquility (c) Linda Garrison
Avalon Waterways' "Central European Experience" is a wonderful cruise tour that includes two nights in a Paris hotel; seven nights cruising the Moselle, Rhine, and Main Rivers of Germany on the Avalon Tranquility river vessel; and two nights in a Prague hotel.

Our time in Paris was spent exploring on our own or with our fellow cruise tour guests. Paris is such an easy city to get around in, and its museums, monuments, and street scenes are fascinating. We left Paris very quickly--on the TGV high speed train to Metz, followed by a bus ride along the Moselle River through northeast France and across Luxembourg to the old Roman city of Trier, Germany. We boarded the Avalon Tranquility in Trier and spent the next seven nights sailing on three of Europe's great rivers--the Moselle, Rhine, and Main. Finally, we disembarked the river vessel in Nuremberg and rode on a bus to the gorgeous city of Prague in the Czech Republic. It was a terrific cruise tour vacation, filled with two great cities and numerous small river towns. We traveled through both the wine and beer regions of Germany, marveling at the checkered vineyards on the steep river banks. Although not as well-known or publicized as Danube or Rhine River cruises, the Moselle River is as lovely as both of these, and a real treat for wine lovers.

The details of our European river cruise tour follow on the next 14 pages:

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