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Advent Cruise from Passau to Nuremberg ( 3 Days)

The river cruiser Amethyst offers luxury cruises on the Danube in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The Amethyst provides accommodation for just 178 passengers in standard or deluxe cabins, all with air-conditioning and en suite facilities and the professional crew offer high levels of service as you take in the sights along the Danube. The ships amenities include an exclusive restaurant serving regional and international cuisine, spacious lounge, a cafe with a small library, a Wellness Centre and of course a spacious sun deck with ample seating so you may enjoy the passing river vistas.





Embark the ship in Passau.

Day 1: Passau

Arrive in Passau and board your luxury Amethyst cruise ship from 15:30hrs this afternoon. Unpack and settle into your cabin before joining the Captain and crew for a welcome mulled wine and dinner on board the ship this evening.

Day 2: Regensburg

Arrive in Regensburg, one of Germany's best preserved medieval cities in the morning where you may disembark and explore the city at leisure or join an optional city tour including a visit to the Christmas markets that fill a number of streets and squares in the city. Wander through the narrow streets, hidden passageways and courtyards and soak up the festive atmosphere. Explore the traditional wooden stalls selling traditional Bavarian delicacies, wooden toys and Christmas decorations and local crafts. Return to the ship in the early evening for a special festive four-course-advent-menu for dinner.

Day 3: Nuremberg

Disembark in Nuremberg after your final breakfast.


Disembark the ship in Nuremberg.


  • 2 Nights' accommodation on board the ship
  • Full board, including buffet breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and mid-night snack
  • Tea and coffee
  • Welcome with mulled wine and Christmas cookies
  • Soup at embarkation
  • Welcome dinner
  • Welcome by captain and his crew
  • Festive four-course-advent-menu
  • Gala evening with Ice Parade a la MS Alemannia
  • Entertainment
  • Daily music program in the Panorama Bar
  • Port taxes and porterage


  • International flights and transfers
  • Optional excursions (please ask for details of pre-bookable excursion packages to complement your cruise itinerary)
  • Gratuities
  • Passport and visa requirements
  • Insurance and medical expenses
  • Personal expenses and onboard purchases
  • Beverages other than those mentioned above

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