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MAGNIFICENT EUROPE RIVER CRUISE AMSTERDAM-BUDAPEST 15 days fully escorted tour on the BRAND NEW MS AVALON EXPRESSION 28 August 2013 to 11 September 2013 WITH CELEBRITY CHEF HOSTS GEORGE CALOMBARIS, GARY MEHIGAN AND DAMIAN HEADS PRESENTED BY: Harvey World Travel Garden City CRUISE FOR MATES – MAGNIFICENT EUROPE – WWW.CRUISEFORMATES.COM.AU HARVEY WORLD TRAVEL GARDEN CITY Shop 1019, Garden City Shopping Centre, Kessels Road, Upper Mount Gravatt Q 4122 PO Box 6304, Upper Mt Gravatt. Q 4122 Tel: 07 3343 5422 Fax: 07 3849 5770 Email: mates.gardencity@harveyworld.com.au ABN: 77 094 188 100 Licence No: TAG 1718


FAST FACTS: • Costs are inclusive of cruise, accommodation, meals, wine with dinner, entertainment and tours, taxes and pre-paid tipping. • 15 day cruise with Avalon Waterways • On the brand new MS Avalon Expression • Cruising from Amsterdam to Budapest 28 August - 11 September 2013 • Luxury suites – wake up on your own balcony! • Panorama Twin Window & Panorama Suites • Optional pre and post add-ons and upgrades available

CRUISE FOR MATES – MAGNIFICENT EUROPE – WWW.CRUISEFORMATES.COM.AU HARVEY WORLD TRAVEL GARDEN CITY Shop 1019, Garden City Shopping Centre, Kessels Road, Upper Mount Gravatt Q 4122 PO Box 6304, Upper Mt Gravatt. Q 4122 Tel: 07 3343 5422 Fax: 07 3849 5770 Email: mates.gardencity@harveyworld.com.au ABN: 77 094 188 100 Licence No: TAG 1718


ITINERARY: Wednesday 28 August Day 1: ARRIVE IN AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (EMBARKATION). Holland's delightful 700-yearold capital is sophisticated and modern, with a rich and fascinating history. The works of famous Dutch masters can be seen in world-renowned museums such as the Rijksmuseum or the Van Gogh. This afternoon, board your river cruise vessel and meet your crew at a welcome reception. (Dinner)

Thursday 29 August Day 2: AMSTERDAM There is no better way to see Amsterdam than by CANAL BOAT, cruising through the elegant grachten lined with stately homes. Afterward, your river cruise vessel sets sail for Cologne. (Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner)

Friday 30 August Day 3: COLOGNE, GERMANY Cologne is one of Germany's largest cities, with a river skyline dominated by the soaring twin spires of its magnificent gothic cathedral. The Germano-Roman Museum next to the cathedral is a must for history buffs! Try a Kolsch in one of the many taverns and shop for a bottle of "4711," the original eau de cologne. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Saturday 31 August Day 4: RHINE GORGE-RUDESHEIM The dramatic RHINE GORGE is the most beautiful stretch of river. Pass the legendary rock of the Lorelei, where sweet songs of local beauties lured enchanted sailors to their doom. Visit SIEGFRIED'S MECHANICAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MUSEUM in pretty Rudesheim. Enjoy a special treat, then there's free time to explore the Drosselgasse. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Sunday 1 September Day 5: MILTENBERG Located on the Main River, Miltenberg is a picturesque Bavarian village that thrived on income from river traffic. Its cultural wealth and affluence are reflected in the beautiful medieval and renaissance houses and the gothic splendour of the Merchant Hall shown to you during your guided sightseeing. This afternoon, learn how to bake a local SOFT COOKIE specialty. (Breakfast lunch, dinner)

Monday 2 September Day 6: WURZBURG Known as the "Pearl of the Romantic Road," Wurzburg is surrounded by sloping hills covered with vineyards. The magnificent BISHOP'S RESIDENZ is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

CRUISE FOR MATES – MAGNIFICENT EUROPE – WWW.CRUISEFORMATES.COM.AU HARVEY WORLD TRAVEL GARDEN CITY Shop 1019, Garden City Shopping Centre, Kessels Road, Upper Mount Gravatt Q 4122 PO Box 6304, Upper Mt Gravatt. Q 4122 Tel: 07 3343 5422 Fax: 07 3849 5770 Email: mates.gardencity@harveyworld.com.au ABN: 77 094 188 100 Licence No: TAG 1718


Tuesday 3 September Day 7: BAMBERG Another beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site is medieval Bamberg. our walking tour takes in its breathtaking cathedral, the Old Town Hall straddling the River Regnitz, and serpentine streets with charming houses and 18th-century mansions. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Wednesday 4 September Day 8: NUREMBERG Although Nuremberg suffered extensive damage during WWII, much of it was restored to its original style. Marvel at this historic city with its fabulous gothic churches and elegant patrician houses. Nuremberg's traditions include its famous Lebkuchen, toy making, and metal working. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Thursday 5 September Day 9: REGENSBURG One of Germany's best preserved medieval cities, Regensburg's architectural highlights include the Old Town Hall and Porta Pretoria-gates to an ancient Roman fort built in 179 AD. Before dinner we'll introduce you to some of Germany's FAMOUS BEERS. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Friday 6 September Day 10: PASSAU-LINZ, AUSTRIA Ideally located at the confluence of the Rivers Inn, Ilz, and Danube, Passau is a city of graceful arcades and cobblestone streets. St. Stephen's Cathedral houses the world's largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes. An optional full-day excursion to Salzburg takes in the popular Sound of Music sights. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Saturday 7 September Day 11: MELK-DURNSTEIN-VIENNA Melk's magnificent BENEDICTINE ABBEY dominates the town from its commanding hill site and is one of Europe's largest monasteries. Durnstein, known for the baroque Stiftskirche with its blue facade, lies right in the heart of the Wachau wine region. Above town are the ruins of the castle where England's King Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned in 1192. Vienna, known as the "City of Music," inspired the creative genius of Mozart, Beethoven, and Strauss. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Sunday 8 September Day 12: VIENNA Once the centre of the mighty Habsburg Empire, Austria's capital has much to offer: lavish Hofburg Palace, the impressive Vienna Opera House, the majestic Ring Boulevard, and aweinspiring St. Stephen's Cathedral, to name just a few of the sights you will enjoy during your city tour. Shop in the Karntnerstrasse and enjoy Sachertorte or Apfelstrudel in a neighbourhood cafe. An optional concert is available tonight. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Monday 9 September Day 13: BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA Situated at the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains, Bratislava is the dynamic capital of Slovakia. The charming Old Town with its Town Hall and Mirbach Palace, as well as gothic ST. MARTIN'S CATHEDRAL, should not be missed. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) CRUISE FOR MATES – MAGNIFICENT EUROPE – WWW.CRUISEFORMATES.COM.AU HARVEY WORLD TRAVEL GARDEN CITY Shop 1019, Garden City Shopping Centre, Kessels Road, Upper Mount Gravatt Q 4122 PO Box 6304, Upper Mt Gravatt. Q 4122 Tel: 07 3343 5422 Fax: 07 3849 5770 Email: mates.gardencity@harveyworld.com.au ABN: 77 094 188 100 Licence No: TAG 1718


Tuesday 10 September Day 14: BUDAPEST, HUNGARY Budapest, spanning the banks of the Danube, is Eastern Europe's liveliest and most cosmopolitan metropolis. Seven bridges connect ancient Buda on the right bank with Pest on the left. The massive hilltop castle complex with FISHERMEN'S BASTION and the Matthias Church is among the impressive sights you'll see on your included tour. Shop for renowned peasant embroidery, Herend porcelain, and paprika. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Wednesday 11 September Day 15: BUDAPEST (DISEMBARKATION) Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

Wednesday 11 September

GROUP COACH TRANSFER TO VIENNA AIRPORT

CRUISE ONLY COSTING: 15 Days Avalon Waterways – Magnificent Europe NZD $ 7298

Twin Share per person

Cat E – Twin Window Deluxe Stateroom (Cabin Upgrades Available) includes Port charges & Prepaid Gratuities.

OPTIONAL CABIN UPGRADES Per Person Single Supplement:- $ 3499 Plus Cabin Upgrade ** CAT D Avalon CAT B Avalon CAT A Avalon CAT P Avalon Royal Suite

Deluxe Twin Window – Sapphire Deck Aft Panorama Suites – Sapphire Deck Aft Panorama Suites – Sapphire Deck Forward Panorama Suites – Royal Deck Avalon Royal Suite

Due Now

Deposit

Due 5 June 2013

Final Balance

Twin Share $ 370 $ 1895 $ 1998 $ 2490 $ 3999

NZD $ 2000 per person

CRUISE FOR MATES – MAGNIFICENT EUROPE – WWW.CRUISEFORMATES.COM.AU HARVEY WORLD TRAVEL GARDEN CITY Shop 1019, Garden City Shopping Centre, Kessels Road, Upper Mount Gravatt Q 4122 PO Box 6304, Upper Mt Gravatt. Q 4122 Tel: 07 3343 5422 Fax: 07 3849 5770 Email: mates.gardencity@harveyworld.com.au ABN: 77 094 188 100 Licence No: TAG 1718

Single Supp $ 200 $ 1099 $ 1150 $ 1350 $ 4998

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