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magnificent europe2012PRICESREDUCEDby 10%magnificent europeESCORTED BY JUDY WATTERS, HARVEY WORLD TRAVEL, TOOWOOMBAOn board MS PanoramaCRUISE:Deluxe 14-night cruise from Budapestto Amsterdam in an outside stateroomwith hotel-style beds (Category B)BUDAPEST:Welcome reception; guidedsightseeing, visit Fishermen's BastionBRATISLAVA:Guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin'sCathedralVIENNA:Guided sightseeingDURNSTEIN:Guided walk, see the StiftskircheMELK:Guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey;wine tastingPASSAU:Guided sightseeingREGENSBURG:Guided sightseeingNUREMBERG:Guided sightseeing; beer tastingincluded featuresMAIN DANUBE CANAL:Cruise in the canalBAMBERG:Guided sightseeing, see the Old TownHallWURZBURG:Guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop'sResidenzMILTENBERG:Guided sightseeing; bakingdemonstrationRUDESEHEIM:Visit Siegfried's Mechanical MusicalInstrument Museum; special treatRHINE GORGE:Cruise through the gorgeCOLOGNE:Guided sightseeingAMSTERDAM:Canal cruisewww.avalonwaterways.com.auON BOARD GRATUITIES:All onboard gratuities for the CruiseDirector and Crew are includedPORT CHARGES:All port charges are includedMEALS:Superb dining with all meals onboard daily featuring full breakfast(B), lunch (L), and dinner (D), includinga welcome reception, Captain'sreception, and farewell dinner; qualitywines from Europe's most famous wineregions with every dinner; one sittingwith open seating arrangementsInside visits and special features areshown in UPPERCASE in the cruisedescriptionEXTENSIONS:Before and after you cruise areavailable, ask Judy for detailsEARLY BIRD AIRFARE DEALS TO BE RELEASED IN SEPTEMBER 2011 (flights extra charge)For more information, please contactJudy Wattersph 0417 637445judith.watters@bigpond.comHarvey World Travel434 Ruthven St, Toowoombaph 46 328933toowoomba@harveyworld.com.auHarvey World TravelThe Ridge, Toowoombaph 46136500theridge@harveyworld.com.au15 days – Budapest to Amsterdam departing 18 July 2012See the highlights of Central Europe on this enchanting cruise between Budapest andAmsterdam. Guided sightseeing in each city shows you the highlights, with an authentic bakingdemonstration in Miltenberg, a beer tasting in Nuremberg, and inside visits of Würzburg'sResidenz, Regensburg's Old Chapel, the Benedictine Abbey in Melk, St. Martin's Cathedralin Bratislava, and Fishermen's Bastion in Budapest. Also cruise through the scenic canals ofAmsterdam and sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge past the legendary rock of the Lorelei.From $6050per person twin sharebased on Category B French Balcony cabinwww.avalonwaterways.com.au


HOLLANDAmsterdamRhineRiverMoselle RiverSaarRiverCologneRüdesheim WürzburgRhine RiverRhineGorgeGERMANYMainRiverMiltenbergNeckar Riverwednesday 18 JulyBUDAPEST, HUNGARY(EMBARKATION).Welcome to Hungary's exciting capitalcity! This afternoon, board your river cruisevessel and meet your crew at a welcomereception. (D)thursday 19 JulyBUDAPEST.Budapest, spanning the banks of theDanube, is Eastern Europe's liveliest andmost cosmopolitan metropolis. Sevenbridges connect ancient Buda on the rightbank with Pest on the left. The massivehilltop castle complex with FISHERMEN'SBASTION and the Matthias Church is asight not to be missed. Shop for renownedpeasant embroidery, Herend porcelain, andpaprika. (B,L,D)friday 20 JulyBRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA.Situated at the foothills of the CarpathianBambergMain Danube CanalNurembergRegensburgInn RiverPassau Dürnstein SLOVAKIALinzBratislavaMelk Vienna Danube RiverSalzburg 14AUSTRIA BudapestHUNGARYMountains, Bratislava is the dynamic capitalof Slovakia. The charming Old Town withits Town Hall and Mirbach Palace, as well asgothic ST. MARTIN'S CATHEDRAL, shouldnot be missed. (B,L,D)saturday 21 JulyVIENNA, AUSTRIA.Once the centre of the mighty HabsburgEmpire, Austria's capital has much to offer:lavish Hofburg Palace, the impressiveVienna Opera House, the majestic RingBoulevard, and awe inspiring St. Stephen'sCathedral, to name just a few of thesights on your included tour. Shop in theKarntnerstrasse and enjoy Sachertorte orApfelstrudel in a neighbourhood cafe. Anoptional concert is available tonight. (B,L,D)sunday 22 JulyDURNSTEIN - MELK.Durnstein, known for the magnificentbaroque Stiftskirche with its blue facade,lies right in the heart of the Wachau wineregion. Continue through the WachauValley to Melk, whose magnificentBENEDICTINE ABBEY dominates the townand is one of Europe's largest monasteries.The view from the terrace over theDanube and surrounding countryside isbreathtaking! This evening you'll be able tosample some of the FAMOUS WINES ofthis region. (B,L,D)monday 23 JulyLINZ - PASSAU, GERMANY.Linz, Austria's third-largest town, lieson both banks of the Danube and is animportant industrial town and busy riverport. An optional full-day excursion toSalzburg takes in the popular Sound ofMusic sights. Passau, ideally located atthe confluence of the Rivers Inn, Ilz, andDanube, is a city of graceful arcadesand cobblestone streets. St. Stephen'sCathedral houses the world's largest churchorgan with more than 17,000 pipes. (B,L,D)tuesday 24 JulyREGENSBURG.Regensburg is one of Germany's bestpreserved medieval cities. Architecturalhighlights include the Old Town Hall andPorta Pretoria-gates to an ancient Romanfort built in 179 AD. The city is the capitalof Upper Palatinate, a bustling universitytown, and one of Bavaria's cultural centres.It is here you will find Germany's oldestrestaurant, the 12th-century HistorischeWurstkuche (Old Sausage Kitchen). (B,L,D)wednesday 25 JulyNUREMBERG.Although Nuremberg suffered extensivedamage during WWII, much of it wasrestored to its original style. Marvel atthis historic city with its fabulous gothicchurches and elegant patrician houses.Nuremberg's traditions include famousLebkuchen, toy making, and metal working.After dinner we'll introduce you to some ofGermany's FAMOUS BEERS! (B,L,D)thursday 26 JulyBAMBERG.Medieval Bamberg is a beautiful UNESCOWorld Heritage Site. Your walking tourtakes in its breathtaking cathedral, the OldTown Hall straddling the River Regnitz, andserpentine streets with charming housesand 18th-century mansions. (B,L,D)friday 27 JulyWURZBURG.Known as the "Pearl of the Romantic Road,"Wurzburg is surrounded by sloping hillscovered with vineyards. The magnificentBISHOP'S RESIDENZ is another UNESCOWorld Heritage Site. (B,L,D)saturday 28 JulyMILTENBERG.Located on the Main River, Miltenberg is apicturesque Bavarian village that thrived onincome from river traffic. Its cultural wealthand affluence are reflected in the beautifulmedieval and renaissance houses and thegothic splendor of the Merchant Hall. Thisafternoon, learn how to bake a local SOFTCOOKIE specialty. (B,L,D)sunday 29 JulyRUDESHEIM-RHINE GORGE.Visit SIEGFRIED'S MECHANICALMUSICAL INSTRUMENT MUSEUM inpretty Rudesheim. Enjoy a SPECIAL TREAT,then there's free time to explore theDrosselgasse and pick up some souvenirs.The dramatic RHINE GORGE is the mostbeautiful stretch of river. Pass the legendaryrock of the Lorelei, where sweet songs oflocal beauties lured enchanted sailors totheir doom. (B,L,D)monday 30 JulyCOLOGNE, GERMANY.Cologne is one of Germany's largest cities,with a river skyline dominated by thesoaring twin spires of its magnificent gothiccathedral. The Germano-Roman Museumlocated next to the cathedral is a must forhistory buffs! Try a Kolsch in one of themany taverns and shop for a bottle of 4711,the original "eau de cologne." (B,L,D)tuesday 31 JulyAMSTERDAM, HOLLAND.Holland's delightful 700-year-old capitalis sophisticated and modern, with a richand fascinating history. The works offamous Dutch masters can be seen inworld-renowned museums such as theRijksmuseum or the Van Gogh. There isno better way to see Amsterdam than byCANAL BOAT, cruising through the elegantgrachten lined with stately homes. (B,L,D)wednesday 01 augustAMSTERDAM (DISEMBARKATION).Your holiday ends with breakfast thismorning. (B)Terms & ConditionsPAYMENTS:$650 pp deposit due within 14 days of booking.Balance due no later than 01 March2012 to secure at quoted rates. Priceis based on payment by cash or direct deposit.Credit Card payments may incur a processing fee.PRICES:Prices are per person, twin share. SingleSupplements are available on request.INSURANCE:Travel Insurance is compulsory. Please ask Judyfor more details.HOLIDAY EXTENSIONS:Extensions are available, please ask Judy foroptions.ADD ONS:pre and post Cruise CAN BE ADDED.CABIN UPGRADES AVAILABLE ORDOWNGRADE TO CATEGORY E - (deduct $1350from cruise price)CANCELLATIONS & AMENDMENTS:Deposit is non-refundable. Cancellation after 15March 2012 is 100% cancellation fee. Amendmentfee of $60 per person apply for each amendment.NOT INCLUDED:Passport, Vaccinations, Travel Insurance, Meals& beverages not specified, phone calls, laundry,mini bar etc; optional excursions, sightseeingtours other than specified in itinerary, tips to localguides, excess baggage fees (Airline or tour), anyextensions, any additional visa’s, and all otheritems of personal nature.CONDITIONS OF TRAVEL:Harvey World Travel Toowoomba is a TravelAgent only and enters into contracts as theAgent of its various clients for the provision ofservices by carriers, hotels and tour operations.Such carriers, hotels and tour operatorsare unconnected with Harvey World TravelToowoomba and they, not Harvey World TravelToowoomba, will be responsible to their clientsfor the provision of such services, upon theterms and conditions of such contracts. HarveyWorld Travel Toowoomba shall not be liable orresponsible for any disappointment, distress, lossof enjoyment, arising from any act or omissionwhatsoever, Harvey World Travel Toowoombagives notice that they act only as Agents forHotels, transportation companies and tour/cruiseoperators and are not liable for any loss, damage,delay, or injury however caused.FURTHER CONDITIONS:Itinerary subject to change, to be confirmedin May 2011. Refer to Avalon Waterways 2012brochure for full terms and conditions.

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