Prague & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main

From the momentous cityscape of Prague to the serene beauty of the Moselle, join us as we tour Europe from the Czech Republic and on to the timeless passage of the Main, Rhine and Moselle rivers.

11 Days
Prague to Trier
From (GBP)
£ 2,795
£ 2,295
Dates & Pricing

2020 Prague > Trier

From the momentous cityscape of Prague to the serene beauty of the Moselle, join us as we tour Europe from the Czech Republic and on to the timeless passage of the Main, Rhine and Moselle rivers.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
EWPT
Duration:
11 days
Departure City:
Prague
Return City:
Trier

11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Arrival Prague

    Welcome to Prague, one of Europe’s magical cities. Situated on the banks of the River Vltava in central Bohemia, this beautiful city is rich in history and is home to some of the world’s most pristine collections of architecture. Included is a three-night stay in Prague.

  2. Day 2 - Prague

    This morning we explore the sights of the Old Town Square on a guided walking tour. We see Mozart´s Theatre, Little Square and Astronomical Clock. We continue our tour and walk across the Charles Bridge spanning the River Vltava and full of portrait artists and small vendors, to board our coach to drive to the 1,000–year–old Prague Castle area. With our local guide we walk through Hradcany Square, for the spectacle of the Changing of the Guard. See the magnificent Loreta Monastery, and arrive at Hradcany Castle. Here we see Old Kings Palace, St. George´s Monastery and The National Gallery painting.
    EmeraldPLUS: Local Dinner with Entertainment

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Prague

    Your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day’s exploring. The baroque quarter of Mala Strana is a must see, as is Josefov, the Jewish quarter. You will no doubt return to the lively atmosphere around the Charles Bridge for another look.

    DiscoverMORE: Tastes of Czechia (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Prague - Nuremberg Embarkation

    Transfer by coach to Nuremberg to join your fellow passengers on board of the Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship. Tonight, you will sail through the Main-Danube Canal.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Bamberg

    Relax on board this morning as we cruise to Bamberg. Feel the magic of the past as you explore this UNESCO World Heritage city with your guide. Boasting one of Europe’s largest intact medieval town centres, Bamberg is bursting with character and charm. At the town centre is the largest preserved old quarter in Europe. Around 2,400 listed buildings and the centuries–old garden quarter form a special cultural heritage. Admire hundreds of building façades richly decorated in fascinating detail with spectacular ornamentation. This evening, the Captain will be delighted to welcome you to the Captain’s Welcome Dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Würzburg

    Known as the “Pearl of the Romantic Road”, Würzburg is surrounded by sloping hills covered with vineyards. Visit the Bishops’ Residenz, one of Germany’s largest and most ornate baroque palaces and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your tour highlights the palace’s unique staircase, elaborate 18th century frescoes and the amazing 3–dimensional stuccowork.
    EmeraldPLUS: Wine tasting at the Bishop’s Residenz Cellar

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Wertheim - Miltenberg

    Wertheim and Miltenberg, are both quaint villages on the Main River. Today, you will have an included tour of the picturesque Miltenberg, which creates an imitable feeling of Bavarian life in medieval times due to the Old Town being lined with well-preserved half-timbered buildings. The gothic Merchant Hall is an impressive symbol of past affluence created by trade from river traffic.
    EmeraldACTIVE: Guided hike around Miltenberg area

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Koblenz

    Today you arrive in Koblenz, where you will have a guided tour and a chance to visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress on the opposite side of the river. This fortress was part of the Prussian defences against the French in the 19th century and later used as a headquarters for the American military during WWII. In the afternoon, sail through the spectacular Rhine Gorge, passing countless castles and vineyards as well as the infamous Lorelei statue and Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, which was built on an island in the middle of the river as a medieval toll station. Countless vineyards and medieval castles line the shores of this section of the river, with photo opportunities at every bend.
    EmeraldPLUS: Regional wine lecture on board

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Cochem

    Today enjoy the enchanting town of Cochem. In the morning you will have a guided walk and the opportunity to visit the Reichburg Castle. This evening the Captain will be delighted to welcome you to the Captain’s Farewell Dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Bernkastel

    Dating back to 3000BC, Bernkastel is situated along the banks of the Moselle River and home to well-preserved buildings dating back to 1416. Enjoy a guided walking tour, where you will have a chance to stroll through the medieval marketplace with its gabled timber-framed houses castle ruins and town gate. Historically a winegrowing town, vines cover the steep-slopes surrounding the village. Alternatively, you will have a chance to take part on a guided bike tour in the Bernkastel area. Tonight, the Captain will be delighted to host a gala dinner.
    EmeraldACTIVE: Guided biking tour in the Bernkastel area
    EmeraldPLUS: Wine Tasting

    DiscoverMORE: Tour to Trier (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Bernkastel Disembarkation - Frankfurt

    After breakfast it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to Frankfurt Airport for your onward or homebound flight.

    Please note: Pre release itinerary subject to change

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

YOUR CRUISE INCLUDES
  • 7 nights on board an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Waterways Cruise Director
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
  • Guided Tour of Prague
  • Guided Tour of Bamberg
  • Visit to Bishop’s Residenz in Würzburg
  • Guided Tour of Miltenberg
  • Tour of Koblenz and Visit to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
  • Visit to Cochem and Reichburg Castle
  • Guided Tour of Bernkastel

EmeraldPLUS
  • Local Dinner with Entertainment
  • Wine Tasting at the Bishop’s Palace
  • Regional wine lecture on board
  • Wine Tasting in Bernkastel

EmeraldACTIVE
  • Guided hike around Miltenberg area
  • Guided biking tour in the Bernkastel area

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 24 superb meals including 10 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 8 Dinners (D)
  • Captain’s Welcome & Farewell Gala Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board

Pricing & Availability