Browse endless colorful ornaments and handmade toys as the aroma of spicy glühwein fills the air. Delve into Nuremberg’s World War II history at the former Nazi Rally Grounds and Palace of Justice. Tour Würzburg’s Bishops’ Residenz, with its massive staircase and frescoed ceiling by Tiepolo. Follow the “Romantic Road” through storybook villages to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. For eight days, you will cruise the Rhine and Main between Nuremberg and Cologne, where beer gardens, wine cellars and Christmas markets add to a holiday spirit brimming with good cheer.
Cruise Christmas in GermanyImmerse yourself in the joyful spirit of Germany’s Christmas markets during this 8-day cruise. Delight your senses with the season’s delicate ornaments, handmade toys, sweet cookies and spicy glühwein. This is Christmas at its most traditional, the perfect complement to exploring historic and architectural treasures from the soaring Cologne cathedral to Würzburg’s baroque Bishops’ Residenz. And with festive onboard events, you’ll rejoice in the perfect holiday./images/CC_Cologne_Dom_Christmas_Market_TALL_Getty_RM_478x345_tcm23-79548.jpg