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Day 4, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 | RHINE GORGE—RÜDESHEIM Eat, Drink and be Merry in Wine Country. Sail through the Rhine Gorge to Rüdesheim, past the legendary rock of The Lorelei–where the siren of mythology sang songs to lure ill-fated sailors. Take a Guided Tour of the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for one-of-a-kind instrumental experience. Based on your departure date, enjoy either a Coffee Tasting or a Wine Tasting. Don’t miss the tantalizing treats, and seasonal handiwork of sparkling winter wonderlands in the city. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN RÜDESHEIM - (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Day 5, Wednesday December 11, 2019 | MAINZ. EXCURSION TO HEIDELBERG Printing Halls, Castle Walls, and the World’s Biggest Barrel of wine. Enjoy a Guided City Walk, including a visit to the Gutenberg Museum to see the captivating history of printing. Enjoy a Guided Tour to Heidelberg Castle to see the ruins of the magnificent renaissance treasure towering above the city, and its famed Great Vat, the “World’s Largest Wine Barrel.” In your free time in Mainz visit the local Christmas market: explore at your own pace to soak up the sights and sound. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO STRASBOURG - (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Day 6, Thursday December 12, 2019 | STRASBOURG, FRANCE Gothic Giants, Military Marvels, and Varietal Vintages. Join a City Sightseeing Tour, including Strasbourg’s gothic, stained-glass cathedral with its celebrated ancient murals and astronomical clock, as well as the magical La Petit France District. Savor the warmth and glow of Christmas tradition by spending your free time wandering the French winter markets of Strasbourg. Take in the lights, music, and the pleasures of the season. You may also choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to visit Alsace’s wine country today. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BREISACH - (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Day 7, Friday December 13, 2019 | BREISACH, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO THE BLACK FOREST History, Artistry, and the Beautiful Black Forest. Visit the charming village of Colmar on a Guided Tour of its half-timbered medieval and early renaissance buildings, OR: Join a full-day Guided Tour to the magical Black Forest to experience the Vogtsbauernhof open-air-museum, visit an authentic water mill, and see a tradition- al Bavarian butter-making demonstration. Follow your visit to Colmar with a free afternoon in Breisach, and browse the lovely Christmas market to sample bretzels, mulled wine, and Black Forest cake. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BASEL - (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Day 8, Saturday December 14, 2019 | BASEL, SWITZERLAND (DISEMBARKATION) Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast) PANORAMA A unique Suite Ship®, the Avalon Panorama was the first of its kind in the industry with two full decks of suites featuring a Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Window that transforms the living space into a unique Open-Air BalconySM. As you cruise along Europe’s finest rivers, enjoy the fresh breeze and enchanting scenery from the comfort of your suite. With 200 square feet, the Panorama SuiteSM is more than 30% larger than the industry standard, and it gives you the unparalleled opportunity to wake up each morning facing the magnificent passing scenery. 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 cruise in Europe than in the spacious comfort offered on the Avalon Panorama. Avalon Suite Fleet Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship Friendly, English-speaking crew & Cruise Director Elevator Panoramic windows throughout the ship Elegant, contemporary design & decor Sky Deck with whirlpool, shade awnings, Covered Observation Lounge game area and premium lounges Non-smoking interior and staterooms Club Lounge with 24-hour self-serve complimentary beverage station