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15-Night Trip on Avalon Panorama

Romantic Rhine With 3 Nights In Lake Como, 1 Night In Lucerne, Mount Pilatus, 2 Nights In Paris & 2

Your European vacation begins with a Monograms® vacation package in Lake Como and Lucerne, with a special excursion up Mount Pilatus for spectacular Swiss Alpine panoramas. Your Local Host® is on hand to assist you with sightseeing, free-time recommendations, and any other assistance you need during your stay in Lake Como and Lucerne. In Como, an included guided walking tour features the charming historic district, the Gothic-style Town Hall, and the impressive Duomo. Enjoy a guided walking tour, including the Lion Monument, Old Town, Chapel Bridge, the Water Tower, Jesuit Church, and an excursion to Mount Pilatus.

Embark on your Rhine River cruise through France, Germany, and Holland. Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Basel, Switzerland, then head for Breisach, Germany, at the foot of the Kaiserstuhl Mountain on the French-German border. Here you’ll find the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest, an area of unrivaled natural beauty, best known for Black Forest ham, cherry cake, and the cuckoo clock. Continue your river cruise to Strasbourg, France, and marvel at the red-sandstone Gothic-style cathedral with ancient murals and the fascinating astronomical clock. Stroll through the lovely La Petite France district with its quaint shops, delightful bistros, and peaceful waterfront promenade. Visit the ruins of Heidelberg Castle, towering magnificently over the city, or stop in Mainz for a guided walk and a visit to the captivating Gutenberg Museum. Sail to the charming wine town of Rüdesheim, and a visit to the unique Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, then pass through the dramatic Rhine Gorge-the most beautiful view of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. Last stop in Germany is Cologne-a 2,000-year-old city known for its Gothic-style architecture and famous twin-spired cathedral.

At the conclusion of your Rhine River cruise, you’ll spend time in colorful Amsterdam. See the treasures of this 700-year-old city on an included canal cruise along the elegant grachten lined with homes dating back to the city’s "Golden Age." Spend free time discovering world-famous museums, and an abundance of restaurants in the vibrant, modern capital of Holland.

Transfer by high-speed train to Paris to start your Monograms® vacation package with two nights in "The City of Light". Your guided sightseeing with an expert guide includes a drive past the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, Eiffel Tower, and the Arc de Triomphe, followed by a Seine River cruise. You’ll enjoy guided sightseeing of London’s iconic landmarks, including Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Enjoy free time as well to explore London on your own. Monograms is with you all the way with helpful onsite support from your expert Local Hosts® in both Paris and London.

Included Features:

Day 1 Lake Como: Welcome to Italy

Day 2 Lake Como: Guided walking tour

Day 3 Lake Como: Boat ride on Lake Como to Bellagio

Day 4 Lake Como-Lucerne: Transfer by High Speed Train (First Class); guided walking tour in Lucerne, with the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge

Day 5 Lucerne, Mount Pilatus-Basel (Embarkation): Excursion to Mount Pilatus (in case of bad weather, visit the Swiss Transport Museum instead); transfer to Basel to join your ship; onboard welcome reception

Day 6 Breisach: Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or visit to a local winery in Breisach or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 7 Strasbourg: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 8 Mainz: Choice of guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat, or hike up Philosophers' Way, or visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz

Day 9 Rüdesheim-Rhine Gorge-Koblenz: Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; free time in Koblenz

Day 10 Cologne: Choice of 'Cologne Highlights' walking tour or Jewish Heritage walking tour or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 11 Amsterdam: Choice of canal cruise or walk with your Adventure Host

Day 12 Amsterdam (Disembarkation)-Paris, France: Travel to Paris by high-speed train (first class)

Day 13 Paris: Guided sightseeing, Seine River cruise

Day 14 Paris-London, England: Travel to London by high-speed Eurostar train (standard class)

Day 15 London: Guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul's Cathedral (except on Sundays)

Day 16 London: Your vacation ends this morning

15 Nights Starting At
November 22, 2022 through December 07, 2022
Book by:
November 18, 2022 7:00 PM
Includes discount: $500.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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Additional Offers Inside Outside Balcony Suite
November 18, 2022 7:00 PM
November 22, 2022 through December 07, 2022
15 Nights from $5,897.00
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Includes discount: $500.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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June 03, 2022 7:00 PM
June 07, 2022 through June 22, 2022
15 Nights from $6,322.00
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Please Call, Includes discount: $750.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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June 17, 2022 7:00 PM
June 21, 2022 through July 06, 2022
15 Nights from $6,547.00
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July 01, 2022 7:00 PM
July 05, 2022 through July 20, 2022
15 Nights from $6,547.00
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Includes discount: $500.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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July 29, 2022 7:00 PM
August 02, 2022 through August 17, 2022
15 Nights from $6,259.00
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Includes discount: $750.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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August 12, 2022 7:00 PM
August 16, 2022 through August 31, 2022
15 Nights from $6,259.00
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Includes discount: $750.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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August 26, 2022 7:00 PM
August 30, 2022 through September 14, 2022
15 Nights from $6,862.00
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Includes discount: $500.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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September 09, 2022 7:00 PM
September 13, 2022 through September 28, 2022
15 Nights from $6,950.00
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Includes discount: $500.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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September 23, 2022 7:00 PM
September 27, 2022 through October 12, 2022
15 Nights from $6,901.00
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Includes discount: $500.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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October 07, 2022 7:00 PM
October 11, 2022 through October 26, 2022
15 Nights from $6,395.00
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Includes discount: $750.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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December 02, 2022 7:00 PM
December 06, 2022 through December 21, 2022
15 Nights from $5,897.00
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Includes discount: $500.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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About Avalon Panorama

Ship Overview
Avalon Panorama
The Avalon Panorama led the way as the first of its kind in the industry to feature two full decks of Panorama Suites complete with wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows. You'll cruise in river cruising's only Open-Air Balcony in a 200-square-foot suite that's 30% larger than the industry standard. Our Comfort Collection beds actually face the view, so you can stretch out and relax with the world at your feet. Retire each evening and wake each morning to a panorama of picture-postcard scenes! Exciting onboard amenities include complimentary computer use in public areas and Wi-Fi access, a well-stocked library, a Fitness Center, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, shade system, whirlpool, and delightful Sky Bistro. There's no better way to take in the view than cruising in Europe in the spacious comfort of the Avalon Panorama.
Ship Details
Year Entered Service
2011
Total Capacity
166
Crew Size
47
Suites
66
Laundromats
Number of Decks
4
Deck Plan Details
Symbol Legend
Sky Lounge
Navigation Bridge
Sky Grill
Whirlpool
Premium Lounge Chairs and Shade Awnings
Deck Game Area
Observation Lounge
Panorama Bistro
Panorama Lounge
Bar
Reception
Elevator
Lobby
Club Lounge
Gallery
Dining Room
Fitness Center
Deck plans are not yet available
Additional Tour Details
Romantic Rhine With 3 Nights In Lake Como, 1 Night In Lucerne, Mount Pilatus, 2 Nights In Paris & 2

NOTES

  • In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
  • Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.




About Avalon Waterways
Discover the world along its great rivers and legendary waterways. Avalon’s state-of-the-art Europe and Asia fleets feature our award-winning Suite Ships®, with the largest staterooms, widest views, the most modern amenities, included shore excursions, and more. Cruise through South America, India, and Egypt in relaxed luxury with Avalon. It’s the only time we approve of letting the world pass you by!

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