Christmas & New Year with Prague

Spend Christmas in Europe with an all-inclusive luxury cruise on the Rhine, Main & Danube Rivers. Highlights include Amsterdam, Prague, Vienna & Budapest.

18 Days
Amsterdam to Prague
From (CAD)
$ 9,975
Dates & Pricing

2023 Amsterdam > Prague

Santa Claus, Christmas trees, gift-giving – these have all been a part of the seasonal tradition in Europe for centuries. In town after town you’ll have the opportunity to experience these rituals with new eyes. As a special highlight, you may wish to join a Midnight Mass in Würzburg before celebrating Christmas on board.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
CTPR
Duration:
18 days
Departure City:
Amsterdam
Return City:
Prague

18 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Amsterdam

    Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Amsterdam

    Freechoice

    Join a flavours of Holland walking tour and taste some traditional Dutch favourites typically eaten during the festive season. Alternatively, take the opportunity to experience an iconic canal cruise, or step outside of Amsterdam and visit the villages of Alkmaar & Schermerhorn, home to many authentic windmills dating back to the 16th century.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Cologne

    Discover Cologne on a guided walking tour. Later, you may wish to make the most of your time by strolling through the city’s myriad of Christmas markets. Be sure to look out for the largest Christmas tree in the Rhineland.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Koblenz

    Freechoice

    Take a guided walking tour of Koblenz or explore the picturesque Moselle Valley and Cochem. Alternatively, visit a local winery for a tasting of their fine produce.

    After enjoying some free time to soak in the festive spirit as you wander past over 130 wooden huts bursting with trinkets and treasures, seasonal gifts, and mouth-watering treats in the cities popular Christmas Markets.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim

    The morning enjoy fabulous views as you cruise the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge.

    The immerse yourself in charming Rüdesheim and board the Winzerexpress mini train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.

    Tonight, perhaps attend a traditional Christmas Mass.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Sailing Day

    Merry Christmas! Celebrate with newfound friends on board your Scenic Space-Ship as you cruise towards Würzburg.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Würzburg

    Freechoice

    Journey along the famous Romantic Road, an important trade route during the Middle Ages, then take in the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg, a medieval gem overlooking the Tauber River. Alternatively, stay in Würzburg and tour the streets of the fabulously festive city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Bamberg

    Freechoice

    Take a guided tour of the Old Town of Bamberg and walk the same cobbled streets as medieval traders once did. Alternatively, taste some of the city’s regional specialities during a flavours of Bamberg city walk.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Nuremberg

    Enjoy this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century.

    Freechoice

    Explore the city on foot on a guided walking tour tasting some of the city’s regional beer as you go or visit moving WWII sites and learn about this dark era in the city’s history. Alternatively, learn how to make traditional German Gingerbread during a baking class.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Regensburg

    Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg, known as the best-preserved medieval city in Germany.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Salzburg

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Baroque Old Town of Salzburg and learn about one of its most famous residents, Mozart, and be mesmerised by the city’s history and architecture. Alternatively, choose to join a walking tour focusing on sights from the classic movie ‘The Sound of Music’.

    Enrich

    Based on the timeless movie of the same name, the exclusive ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ will wow you with its stage sets. Enjoy an authentic Austrian lunch before an afternoon humming along to some of the catchy classics.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Melk > Dürnstein

    Freechoice

    Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey or embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages in the region. Alternatively, enjoy a delicious Schnapps tasting.

    Tonight, celebrate in style as you ring in the New Year in the fabulously fun city of Vienna.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Vienna

    Freechoice

    Tour magnificent Schonbrunn Palace or discover the neighbouring city of Bratislava. Alternatively, learn about the history of Viennese coffee culture, or join a guided cycling tour towards Danube Island.

    Enrich

    Be enthralled by a private classical evening concert at the enchanting Palais Liechtenstein.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Budapest

    Freechoice

    Tour this city of contradictory delights, on relax at the city’s Thermal Baths and Spa. Alternatively, brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Budapest > Prague

    Journey by coach to Prague, and spend three nights at the city central hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  16. Day 16 - Prague

    Join your expert local guide to explore Prague in all its Gothic glory including the Old Town, the famous Astronomical Clock and Charles Bridge, commissioned in 1357 by Charles IV.

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a walking tour of Prague, tasting locally produced beer along the way. Alternatively, learn about the 900 year history of Strahov Monastery and delight in its many wonders including the Treasury and art gallery.

    Tonight, relish a delicious Czech dinner. Lobkowicz Palace is located in the heart of the castle district and is the location for your highlight dinner, accompanied by live music.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Prague

    Stroll this magnificent city at your leisure. Situated on the banks of the River Vltava in central Bohemia, Prague is rich in history and home to some of the world’s most striking architectural wonders. Your Tour Director is on hand to help you plan.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  18. Day 18 - Prague

    After breakfast, farewell Prague, taking the many wonderful memories you have made with you.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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