A Taste Of The Danube – Westbound 2019
Danube River Cruises
Austria, Hungary, Slovakia
Avalon Visionary
From the Gypsy violins of Budapest to the romantic sounds of Vienna, the “City of Music,” this Europe river cruise highlights the natural beauty of Austria’s Wachau Valley, and the fascinating capital cities of Hungary, Slovakia, and Austria.

Enjoy two nights in Budapest, where guided sightseeing shows you the highlights of this vibrant capital. You’ll have plenty of time to explore on your own—take pictures from Fishermen’s Bastion, walk across Chain Bridge, or enjoy a cream cake in the renowned Gerbeaud Café. Board your river cruise vessel and head upriver to Bratislava. For a 58-mile stretch, the middle of the Danube forms the border between Hungary and Slovakia, and guided sighteeing awaits you in Slovakia’s capital.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Budapest: welcome to Budapest

Day 2 Budapest:
guided tour, see Heroes’ Square

Day 3 Budapest (Embarkation):
onboard welcome reception

Day 4 Bratislava:
guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s Cathedral

Day 5 Melk—Wachau Valley—Dürnstein:
guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; cruise through the Wachau Valley

Day 6 Vienna (Disembarkation):
choice of early guided tour, with breakfast at a Viennese café, or guided sightseeing

Day 7 Vienna:
day at leisure

Day 8 Vienna:
your vacation ends this morning

  • 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.
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