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Travelmarvel

Eastern Europe and European Gems with Paris

Prague to Paris

Trip Code: EUTCRE27
27 Days
56 Meals
8 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • Three nights immersed in Paris
  • 56 meals - 26 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 17 dinners
  • Transfers, port charges and tipping
  • 14 nights cruising on a premium Travelmarvel river ship
  • Explore 22 towns, villages and cities
  • Three nights in Berlin; two nights in Prague, Warsaw and Krakow
  • Daily bottled water, tea and coffee, plus soft drink, beer and local wine during lunch and dinner on your cruise
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Cruise Director, Tour Director, Entertainment and Activities Coordinator, and local guides

Travel & Accommodation

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Folklore show in Krakow

Enjoy a bohemian folk show full of colourful costumes and traditional Polish music and food.

Wide angle looking up at the metal structure known as the Eiffel Tower with whispery clouds in the blue sky

Enchanting stay in Paris

Immerse yourself in the City of Love with three nights in Paris to soak up the effortless style that permeates the city.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
  • Low or high water levels may cause disruption to cruising
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Prague to Paris

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Be met at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Later this evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Two Nights, Prague, Grandior Hotel

Today, explore beautiful Prague with an expert guide. Discover the World Heritage-listed Old Town, St Vitus Cathedral, Charles Bridge and Prague’s Old Market Square.

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This morning after breakfast, travel across the border into Germany. As you journey through the state of Saxony, stop in Saxon Switzerland National Park to see the rock formations of Bastei as well as the Bastei Bridge, which offers wonderful panoramic views over the mountains. Continue by coach to Germany’s capital, Berlin, and check in to your hotel.

Stay: Three Nights, Berlin, Arcotel John F Berlin

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Once, a city famously divided in two, modern-day Berlin now embodies a fascinating blend of the old and the new. Start your day with a guided tour that will take you past many of the must-see landmarks. See the historic Reichstag building and the Brandenburg Gate – a symbol of peace and a reunified Berlin. You’ll also visit a ruined section of the Berlin Wall. After enjoying free time for lunch, travel by coach to Potsdam where you’ll embark on a guided tour of the former royal summer palace, Sanssouci.

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Take advantage of a full day at leisure to further explore Berlin. Perhaps make your way to the visitor platform of the prominent Fernsehturm to enjoy panoramic views of Berlin’s eclectic urban landscape. Or, if the sun’s out, you might like to grab a delicious currywurst, a traditional Berlin sausage and head to one of the city’s leafy, lakeside parks to soak up the sunshine.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

During a traditional dinner tonight, you’ll discover the delights of modern Polish cuisine at Dom Polski – a highly regarded Warsaw establishment.


Today farewell the incredible city of Berlin and travel through the beautiful, rolling countryside of Germany’s east into Poland and on to Warsaw.

Stay: Two Nights, Regent Hotel Warsaw

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The brutal events of World War II have indeed left their mark on the city, yet the Warsaw of today is diverse and progressive, filled with stylish boutiques, chic restaurants, new museums and modern buildings. An enthralling city tour takes you to the site of the Jewish Ghetto, which was home to the largest Jewish community in Europe. Also visit Łazienki Park where you will glimpse the elegant Łazienki Palace with its surrounding serene waters and ornate statues.

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Auschwitz, Kraków Today you will journey through rolling farmland from Warsaw to Kraków. Along the way, you’ll visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, where a tour will provide a haunting insight into the plight of the Jews who were sent to these infamous Nazi concentration camps. Afterwards, check in to your hotel in Kraków and enjoy an evening at leisure.

Stay: Two Nights, Kraków, Andel’s Hotel

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Tonight, enjoy a traditional folklore show and dinner.


Enjoy the sights of Kraków on a tour, taking in the Wawel Royal Castle and the famous Old Town. Afterwards, tour the Wielickzka Salt Mine. This ancient abandoned mine is a marvel, featuring a maze of underground chambers, grottoes and statues chiselled out of rock salt by miners hundreds of years ago.

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This morning after breakfast you will travel to Budapest via the Tatra Mountains in Slovakia and board your ship.

Stay: 14 Nights, aboard your premium Travelmarvel river ship

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Awake to views of one of the Danube’s most enchanting cities this morning. Disembark and learn the vibrant history of Budapest as your local guide takes you to a host of impressive sights such as Matthias Church, the Fisherman’s Bastion, Heroes’ Square and Buda Castle. Back on board this evening, enjoy a delightful Gala Dinner while you cruise.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit the famous Naschmarkt and browse the stalls, sampling local delights.


Embrace the elegance of Vienna as you drive around the Ringstrasse, taking in some of the city’s most famous buildings – the Vienna State Opera House, the Museum of Fine Arts and more. On arrival in the city centre, a walking tour will provide an insider’s view of sights such as St Stephen’s Cathedral, the Graben, Hofburg Palace and the Albertina. This evening, perhaps enjoy an optional concert featuring music from Mozart to The Sound of Music.

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With the day at leisure, perhaps explore the Hofburg area or wander along Kärntnerstrasse, the city’s famous shopping strip. Otherwise, embark on an optional excursion, to Schönbrunn Palace, or head to former soviet Bratislava.

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Cruise to the town of Dürnstein and enjoy a stroll past rustic town houses and taverns. Along the way, gaze up to the hilltop ruins of the castle where King Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned. Later, dock in Melk and tour through Melk Abbey, an active Benedictine monastery since 1089.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Tonight, enjoy a traditional Bavarian experience on board. Sample delicious local beer and snacks, accompanied by traditional folk music, song and dance.


This morning after breakfast, cruise to beautiful Passau. Perhaps, join an optional tour to Český Krumlov in the Czech Republic, or visit Salzburg and enjoy the sights from ‘The Sound of Music’.

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Continue along the Danube River to the enchanting town of Regensburg, located in the southern region of the Bavarian Forest. Here, a guided tour along its cobblestone lanes tells of the medieval town’s journey through the ages. Afterwards, wander the historic streets at your own pace.

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Arrive in Nuremberg, the site of Hitler’s now infamous rallies, which played a pivotal role for the Nazis during World War II. Take a city tour this afternoon, which includes sights such as the Zeppelin Field and Palace of Justice.

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One of the few German cities that wasn’t destroyed during World War II, World Heritage-listed Bamberg beckons your attention this morning. You’ll gain great insight during a locally guided tour of the historic city centre.

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Verdant hills and rich vineyards sit on the edge of Würzburg. Admire its magnificent Baroque palace, the Würzburg Residence and walk through Würzburg Court Garden, with its terraced gardens and serene water basin. Later, perhaps enjoy an optional visit to the medieval town of Rothenburg.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Discover true German hospitality as you are welcomed into the homes of friendly Miltenberg locals for coffee and cake.


Arrive at the beautifully evocative town of Miltenberg. Here, enjoy an Insider Experience before returning to your ship to enjoy time at leisure. As the sun sets, watch the glittering lights of medieval towns slip past as you sit down to dinner and cruise through the night.

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In Rüdesheim, the Winzerexpress mini-train will take you through town to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. As you continue cruising, you will encounter a true holiday highlight – the spectacular Rhine Gorge. Watch in awe as you drift past steep vine-covered slopes dotted with ancient castles and strongholds. Enjoy dinner on board tonight, as your journey continues late into the evening.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Step back in time during a visit to the World Heritage-listed Augustusburg Castle, the lavish residences of archbishop-elector Clemens August. On a tour of the castle, learn stories of its infamous former resident and enjoy a walk through its gardens between the lodge and the castle.


Disembark your ship in Cologne and drive to the town of Brühl, where you will enjoy an Insider Experience. Later, return to Cologne and enjoy some time at leisure.

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Amsterdam’s network of canals lends the city its nickname, ‘Venice of the North’. Dock in the city’s heart and board a glass-top boat to discover the city’s waterside façades, watching the bicycle-loving locals ride along as you drift by. Back on land, enjoy free time to explore, before a Captain’s Farewell Dinner back on board.

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After breakfast this morning, disembark your ship in Amsterdam, and traverse the beautiful landscapes of the Netherlands, Belgium and northern France and say ‘bonjour’ to spectacular Paris. Representing the essence of France, this is a brilliant city in which to conclude your European journey. Arrive at your stunning hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Perhaps get your bearings by taking a twilight stroll before sitting down to a delicious meal in one of Paris’ famous restaurants.

Stay: Three Nights, Paris, Les Jardins du Marais

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This morning, fling open the door to some of Paris’ best-loved sights on a guided city tour. Feel the excitement of one of the world’s most iconic streets, the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, and marvel at the impressive Arc de Triomphe. This afternoon, perhaps relax in front of the Eiffel Tower at Champs de Mars park, or discover a cosy cafe to sample some of France’s famously rich food. With a dedicated Hop-On Hop-Off service escorted by your Tour Director you can easily make your way around Paris, with the flexibility of spending as much or little time at each of the iconic attractions as you wish.

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Today, you’re bound to fall head over heels for the ‘City of Love’ during a full day at leisure. Will you enjoy a whirlwind romance with the bohemian fervour of the Latin Quarter? Or cement an enduring devotion to the art of the Louvre Museum? Perhaps you’ll become enamoured with the Seine River, as you take a stroll along its park-lined banks towards the legendary Gothic cathedral, Notre Dame. You may even like to take an optional tour to Montmartre and the Basilica of Sacre Coeur followed by a Seine River cruise. Tonight, you also have the opportunity to enjoy an optional evening of colourful cabaret and dinner at the iconic Moulin Rouge.

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Say ‘au revoir’ to Paris as your adventure comes to an end this morning. After breakfast, you’ll transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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The cruising experience was amazing and all the crew worked tirelessly to give us a wonderful time.