Luxury river cruise company, Avalon Waterways has introduced a five night Christmas river cruise.

The “Christmas in the Heart of Germany” cruise sails along the river River Danube from Frankfurt to Nuremberg aboard Avalon’s newest ship, the Avalon Luminary. The cruise then ends by spending a further two nights in Prague to enjoy the city’s Christmas markets.

Christmas markets on AMA's December itineraries
Christmas markets Avalon Waterways' "Christmas in the Heart of Germany" cruise

There will be guided sightseeing of a number of German towns along the way, including a visit to medieval Rothenberg on the famous Romantic Road.  Beer sampling and a bakery demonstration are also part of the cruise package.

Priced from £875 per person, the offer includes:

  • Return flights from London Heathrow
  • Five nights full board
  • Complimentary regional wines, beers and soft drinks
  • A five course Christmas dinner
  • Guided sightseeing
  • Two nights bed and breakfast accommodation at the Hilton in Prague
  • Private door-to-door home pick up service (within a 75 mile radius of the -chosen airport)

To book please ring Avalon Waterways on 0800 668 1801 or email

To find the best Christmas deals this winter, take a look at our Christmas market guide

Check our our guide to Avalon’s newest ship, the Avalon Luminary