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A Taste of the Danube – Eastbound (WVB2019)

Code: WVB-2019

A 8-Day Avalon Waterways tour starting from $1,739.00

Dates & Prices

Start Date End Date Brochure Price Action
10/19/2018 10/26/2018 1,739.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
04/13/2019 04/20/2019 2,059.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
07/01/2019 07/08/2019 2,209.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
09/23/2019 09/30/2019 2,109.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
Note: Departures appearing above in green are guaranteed to operate by the tour operator.

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Price Details US
Port charges: $78Gratuities to Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included.Please call for single accommodation price. Triples not available.Extra nights per person in Vienna:in single room $217, in twin room from $130 to $139Extra nights per person in Budapest:in single room from $178 to $446, in twin room from $111 to $243All 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 pricingTo upgrade to a higher category, add per person:Category / Decks / PriceD / Indigo Deck / $85B / Sapphire Deck / $492A / Sapphire Deck / $541P / Royal Deck / $557Royal Suite / Royal Deck / $942

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All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Escorted Tour Highlights

Countries Visited:

Austria, Hungary, Slovakia

Cities Visited:

See Description


Sightseeing Highlights

City Highlights
Day 1 Vienna:
welcome to ViennaDay 2 Vienna:
choice of early risers guided tour, or guided sightseeingDay 3 Vienna (Embarkation):
morning at leisure; onboard welcome receptionDay 4 Melk–Wachau Valley–Dürnstein:
guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; free time in DürnsteinDay 5 Bratislava:
guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s CathedralDay 6 Budapest (Disembarkation):
guided tour, see Heroes’ SquareDay 7 Budapest:
day at leisureDay 8 Budapest:
your vacation ends this morning

Notes
In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change becomes necessary, a substitute will be offered.Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); the responsibility for obtaining a visa rests with the traveler.

Overview

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Title
A Taste of the Danube – Eastbound

Vacation Overview
Discover the fascinating and scenic Danube with its charming small towns and exciting cities on this European river cruise vacation. Begin with a guided sightseeing tour and a 2-night city stay in Vienna, the “City of Music.” Savor Sachertorte in a local café, spend time in one of the many marvelous museums, shop along the Kärntnerstrasse, or stroll along the historic streets. You’ll board your ship and begin exploring the natural beauty of Austria’s Wachau Valley. Enjoy the serene atmosphere as you glide along the river, passing quaint villages and scenic beauty of your Danube River cruise. Visit Melk’s impressive and breathtaking Benedictine Abbey, see Dürnstein’s baroque Stiftskirche, and enjoy guided sightseeing in Slovakia’s vibrant capital of Bratislava. Your journey concludes with two overnights in exciting Budapest, including guided sightseeing and time to explore on your own. Enjoy Hungarian cuisine, explore the famous produce market—Central Market Hall, wander around the former Royal Palace grounds, explore Budapest's famous churches, or just sit back and relax. It’s all available on this grand vacation!


Year Round Offers

  • Single Supplement Waived on Select River Cruises
  • Save $100 per person on Groups of 5 or more

A Taste of the Danube – Eastbound (WVB2019) Day 1:
VIENNA Welcome to Vienna

Spend free time today by relaxing, exploring, or strolling through the streets of Vienna.

Day 2:
VIENNA A Feast for the Soul in Vienna

CLASSIC Venture into the Habsburg empire with a morning 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, OR:

DISCOVERY Take an Early Riser Walking Tour that includes breakfast at a Viennese café followed by an exclusive viewing of the Habsburg family’s private art collection at the Museum of Fine Arts—the perfect start to your stay in Vienna.

You may also choose to attend an Optional Excursion to a Royal Waltz Concert for an unforgettable evening of music in an elegant hall.

(B)

Day 3:
VIENNA (EMBARKATION) Vienna Favorites—Sachertorte and Apfelstrudel

Enjoy a free day to explore the city at your own pace before boarding your Avalon Suite Ship®

Choose an Optional Guided Hiking or Biking Tour through the vineyards for an active city and countryside excursion.

Or perhaps take a tram ride to discover the adventure, tradition, and Viennese charm of The Prater amusement park. You may also consider to visiting one of Vienna’s marvelous museums. Or indulge your sweet tooth with authentic Austrian pastries in a local bakery.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MELK

(B,D)

Day 4:
MELK Ornate Architecture and Scenic Splendors Awaken the Imagination and the Senses

CLASSIC Join a morning Guided Sightseeing Tour of Melk’s 11th-century Benedictine Abbey. Explore its frescoes, statues, library, and spectacular pipe organ in the monastery’s lofty perch above the Danube.

Take a relaxing break on the Sky Deck as you sail through awe-inspiring views through the Wachau Valley and the wine region surrounding Dürnstein.

DÜRNSTEIN

Idyllic Vistas and Vineyards Beyond the Blue Stiftskirche

Spend free time in Dürnstein at your leisure, biking through the vineyards in the Wachau Valley, or hiking up the hillside to castle ruins and breathtaking views.

OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BRATISLAVA

(B,L,D)

Day 5:
BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA Castles, Vineyards, and Cosmopolitan Culture

CLASSIC Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Old Town’s cobblestone streets to Town Hall. Visit the gothic halls of St. Martin’s Cathedral—Hungary’s centuries-old coronation church.

Alternatively, in your free time take a bicycle and a picnic from the ship to explore the local sights along the Danube. Later, enjoy onboard entertainment by local musicians.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST

(B,L,D)

Day 6:
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (DISEMBARKATION) Time for Cobblestones, Coffee, and Confections

CLASSIC Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour to see majestic Heroes’ Square and Budapest’s classic sites.

(B)

Day 7:
BUDAPEST Hungarian Dishes, Healing Waters, and Historic Wonders

With plenty of free time this afternoon, experience the curative waters of Budapest’s thermal baths, or set out for a hike to explore the countryside on either side of the Danube. Take time to shop for treasures, including handcrafted embroidery, Herend porcelain, or Budapest’s best baked goods.

(B)

Day 8:
BUDAPEST Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

(B)

All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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