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    14-Night European River CME Cruise September 1-15, 2017

    September 1, 2017 • September 15, 2017

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About this trip

14-Night European River CME Cruise September 1-15, 2017

See the highlights of Central Europe on this enchanting river cruise between Amsterdam and Budapest.
Guided sightseeing in each city shows you the highlights. Cruise through the scenic canals of Amsterdam and the dramatic Rhine Gorge past the legendary Lorelei rock. Spend time in magnificent Cologne, the charming wine village of Rüdesheim, historical Nuremberg, and magical Vienna. Attend a beer tasting in medieval Bamberg and enjoy inside visits of Würzburg’s Bishop’s Residenz, the phenomenal Benedictine Abbey in Melk, and St. Martin’s Cathedral in Bratislava. While on board, have your camera ready to capture the scenic beauty, quaint towns, historic buildings, and fascinating architecture dotting the landscape as you sail along...

Speakers

Dr. Andy Ignaszewski

MD, FRCPC

Topic: Cardiology

  • Medical Director, Metabolic Syndrome Program, St. Paul’s Hospital.
  • Clinical Assoc...

Dr. Julia Alleyne

MD, BHSc(P T) , CCFP Dip Sport Med MSc(CH)

Topic: Sports Medicine

  • Associate Clinical Professor at U of Toronto, DFCM.
  • Staff physician, Toronto reha...

Dr. Richard M. Haber

MD, FRCPC

Topic: Dermatology

  • Professor of Medicine University of Calgary
  • Past division head university of Calg...

Additional Noteworthy Features


Tired of ocean cruising? Discover more of the benefits of taking a river cruise. Unlike other cruises, so much more is included with Avalon Waterways. For example … spacious outside stateroom with expansive riverscape views - included. Shore excursions with VIP access to must-see sites - included. Wi-Fi access - included. Sparkling wines with breakfast, regional beers and wines at every onboard dinner, and unlimited lattes and premium coffees—included. The trip of a lifetime - included!

Avalon takes travelers beyond the panoramic, uncompromised views of the ship and provides them immersive access and storytelling in each destination, a plethora of excursion choices and unparalleled flexibility in dining, services and amenities: All inspirationally designed to enhance their journey abroad.
You'll glide past imposing medieval castles, lush riverbank vineyards, and remarkable ancient wonders on your European river cruise. Every gentle bend of the river reveals another fascinating sight as your luxurious river cruise ship winds its way through scenic landscapes, delivering you right to where many of Europe's most celebrated cities were born.

Experience Panoramic Suites
The Impression features two full decks of Panoramic Suites with wall-to-wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air Balcony. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than industry standard, affording you the incomparable opportunity to wake each morning facing the splendid passing scenery.

Elegant Dining
Superb meals on board featuring full breakfast with complimentary sparkling wine, lunch including complimentary soft drinks, & dinner with complimentary wine, beer, or soft drinks plus one sitting with open seating arrangements.
The team will organize activities onboard in a friendly and warm atmosphere. They will give audiovisual presentations about the flora, fauna, geography. glaciology, ethnography, and history of the Patagonia Region.

Cruise Excursions
Avalon offers guided sightseeing in every port with VIP access - and no waiting in line - into key sites.
Certified English-speaking local tour guides in every destination.
Ecursions: Choice of pace (leisurely, traditional, essential sightseeing). Headsets included for all guided tours

Schedule

This course is designed for Family Physicians, Specialists, and Allied Health Care professionals. The aim is to provide evidence-based material as well as practical and relevant clinical pearls that will be easy to implement into one’s medical practice. Conference attendees will be invited to complete a pre-course Needs Assessment to facilitate the faculty with the development of their presentations.

  • Fri, Sep 1 Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Embark

     

  • Sat, Sep 2 Amsterdam, Netherlands

    CME 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

     

  • Sun, Sep 3 Cologne, Germany

    CME 8:15 am - 11:15 am

    CME 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

     

  • Mon, Sep 4 St. Goar, Germany

    CME 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

     

  • Tue, Sep 5

    CME 8:15 am - 10:20 am

  • Wed, Sep 6 Wurzburg, Germany

    CME 3:00 pm - 6:15 pm

  • Thu, Sep 7 Bamberg, Germany

    CME 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

  • Fri, Sep 8 Nuremberg, Germany

    CME 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm

     

  • Sat, Sep 9 Bayern, Germany

    Doctor's Lounge 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  • Sun, Sep 10 Austria

    Doctor's Lounge 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

     

  • Mon, Sep 11 Durnstein, Austria

    Doctor's Lounge 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  • Tue, Sep 12 Vienna, Austria

    Free day!

  • Wed, Sep 13 Bratislava, Slovakia

    Doctor's Lounge 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  • Thu, Sep 14 Budapest, Hungary

    Free day!

  • Fri, Sep 15 Budapest, Hungary

    Disembark

Our Group Will Be Visiting Many Exciting Stops

Amsterdam

You’ll get a unique perspective of Amsterdam on an included canal cruise floating past homes dating back to Amsterdam’s “Golden Age.” There is free time this afternoon - or choose to join an opt...

Cologne

Enjoy a peaceful morning of cruising before the ship reaches Cologne for a walking tour through the old part of the city and visit the fabled 13th-century Gothic Cathedral. Or join the Jewish He...

Rhine Gorge

This morning cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge - without a doubt, the most beautiful stretch of river and where ancient castles stand sentry on lofty cliffs rising 400 ft above the waters....

Rudesheim

Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument museum. There will be free time to stroll narrow cobblestoned Drosselgasse, where flowers, open-air gardens, and live music add to festive atmosph...

Miltenberg

Sail along the beautiful Main River. After lunch, stop in the picturesque Bavarian village of Miltenberg, known for its half-timbered houses. After your walking tour to acquaint you with the Mar...

Wurzberg

Known as the ’Pearl of the Romantic Road’ with an imposing Fortress perched above the town. Bishops’ Residenz, one of Germany’s largest and most ornate baroque palaces and a UNESCO World Heritag...

Bamberg

Sail through this morning; after lunch, visit Bamberg, with its medieval city center. Your walking tour includes a visit to the magnificent 11th-century cathedral, and the very picturesque ‘Alte...

Nuremberg

This morning tour visits the medieval fortification, gothic churches, and the famous Kaiserberg. Relax this afternoon as we sail.

Regensberg

After lunch, tour this preserved medieval city with structures dating back to Roman times. Discover 13th- and 14th-century patrician houses and see St. Peter’s Cathedral. During free time, visit...

Passau - Linz

Explore a maze of narrow streets and the Veste Oberhaus, a 13thcentury fortress served for centuries as a bishop’s stronghold. Optional tours to Cesky Krumlov - a beautiful walled city and UNESC...

Melk-Durnstein

Visit the abbey at Melk, a 900-year-old Benedictine monastery featuring Austria’s finest Italian baroque architecture. Rejoin your ship for a cruise through the incredibly spectacular Wachau Val...

Vienna

The “City of Music,” and once the center of the mighty Habsburg Empire. On your tour you visit the world-famous Opera House, St. Stephan’s Cathedral and Hofburg Palace. The rest of the day is yo...

Bratislava

Slovakia’s charming capital where you will discover attractions like the medieval fortifications at Michael’s Tower, baroque Jesuit Church and Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral. You also pass by sev...

Budapest

Spanning the banks of the Danube and crossed by eight magnificent bridges, Budapest is one of Eastern Europe’s liveliest cities. Whether you’re seeing the sights, shopping for handcrafted embroi...