AVALON 2020: Danube Symphony (WPB)
6 Day River Cruise Deggendorf to Budapest
Experience views to awaken the senses on your Danube River cruise from Germany to Hungary. Embark in Deggendorf and sail to the lovely city of Linz for guided sightseeing, including Austria's largest medieval square and the towering marble Trinity Column. Sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley to Krems and explore the small village-seemingly untouched by the modern world. You may choose to enjoy a wine tasting with a Wine World Experience to discover the secrets of winemaking and its history. Next, sail to Vienna-the City of Music. You'll marvel at the sights with a guided city tour of Vienna's gilded landmarks-including the Imperial Palace, the world-famous Vienna Opera House, and stunning St. Stephen's Cathedral. Visit Bratislava, Slovakia, on your Danube River cruise to explore the quaint streets of Old Town and St. Martin's Cathedral. You may decide to join your Avalon Adventure Host on a hike to the castle above! Your Danube River cruise concludes in the 'Pearl of the Danube'-Budapest.
|Day 1||Deggendorf||Welcome to Germany. Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding Flights into Munich must arrive by 2 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.EVENING CRUISE TO LINZ(D)|
|Day 2||MAUTHAUSEN||Fall in Love with Legendary Art, Music, and the Linzer Torte CLASSIC Take a Guided Walk through the city's historic and beautiful sites along the shore of the Danube and see Hauptplatz-Austria's largest medieval square-and the towering white marble Trinity Column, OR: ACTIVE Join a Guided Hike up to Mount Postlingberg to get an incredible bird's-eye view of Linz and the mighty Danube River. Enjoy a brief sailing to Mauthausen while having lunch. You may choose to join an Optional Excursion to Mauthausen Concentration Camp.Enjoy sailing on your way to Ybbs tonight. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN YBBS(B,L,D)|
|Day 3||Krems||An Ancient Village and Vintages of the Wachau ValleyRelax on board this morning and enjoy the picturesque Wachau Valley scenery as you cruise to Krems.CLASSIC Join a guided walk to explore this small valley town, seemingly untouched by the new world, OR:DISCOVERY Join an interactive Wine World Experience with wine tasting.AFTERNOON/EVENING CRUISE TO VIENNA(B,L,D)|
|Day 4||Vienna||A Feast for the Soul in Vienna CLASSIC Venture into the Habsburg empire with a Guided City Tour of Vienna's gilded landmarks. See the Imperial Palace complex -the winter residence of the Imperial Family, the historic Vienna Opera House and stunning St. Stephen's Cathedral. Optional tours today include a Guided Tour of magnificent Schonbrunn Palace, the former imperial summer residence of Habsburg royalty. You may also choose to attend an Optional Excursion to a Royal Waltz Concert for an unforgettable evening of music in an elegant hall.Alternatively you can choose to spend your free time strolling through Kartnerstrasse, the most famous shopping avenue in central Vienna; stop in a local cafe to enjoy authentic Austrian confections of Sachertorte or Apfelstrudel. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BRATISLAVA(B,L,D)|
|Day 5||Bratislava||Classic and Contemporary-from Cathedrals to CastlesCLASSIC Take a Guided City Walk, including the quaint streets of Old Town, Town Hall, and fantastic St. Martin's Cathedral, OR: ACTIVE Grab Nordic walking sticks and follow your Avalon Adventure Host on a Hike to Bratislava Castle. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST (B,L,D)|
|Day 6||Budapest||Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.(B)|
|US$ Price Details|
Port charges: $130Gratuities to Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included.Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability).Please call for single accommodation price. Triples not available.Extra nights are not available.All prices per person based on double occupancy. Cruise price based on Category E in a deluxe outside stateroom on Indigo Deck. See below for upgrade pricing.To upgrade to a higher category, add per person:Category / Decks / PriceD / Indigo Deck / $143B / Sapphire Deck / $821A / Sapphire Deck / $857P / Royal Deck / $928Royal Suite / Royal Deck / $1,571
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