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Whether you’re an art lover, a foodie, a history buff, or an energetic adventurer, your Active & Discovery cruise on the Danube River invites you to experience culture and cuisine in creative ways that are perfect for you. With Avalon Choice, you can select the experiences that are perfect for your interests and pace—from Active to Discovery to Classic. Avalon Choice gives you a choice of included excursions in each port—from Linz to Budapest. Whether you prefer browsing the art collection of the Habsburg Empire, sipping local vintages at an Austrian wine-tasting, or joining a canoe excursion,your Active & Discovery river cruise is packed with Avalon Choice inclusions for every pace in every place we go.

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Active & Discovery On The Danube (Eastbound) 2020
Countries: Austria, Hungary
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Linz (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Engelhartszell—Schlögener Schlinge—Linz: choice of visit to Jochenstein power station, or visit to Engelszell Abbey; scenic cruising around the Schlögen Oxbow

Day 3 Mauthausen—Grein: in Mauthausen, choice of visit to St. Florian Monastery, or guided tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp, or guided bike tour; guided walk in Grein, visit the historical theater and Clam Castle to meet the owner

Day 4 Spitz—Vienna: choice of canoe tour, or bike tour from Spitz to Krems, or Wine World Experience with tasting, or local encounter showcasing regional products

Day 5 Vienna: choice of bike tour, or jogging tour, or meet with local people, or guided tour, visit to Belvedere Palace

Day 6 Vienna: choice of early risers guided tour, with breakfast at a Viennese café, or guided tour, see Habsburg private art collection and the Italian and Dutch Masters Gallery, or guided tour, see Habsburg private art collection and the World Museum

Day 7 Visegrád—Budapest: in Visegrád, choice of medieval knights tournament, or guided hike in Danube-Ipoly National Park, or canoe tour

Day 8 Budapest (Disembarkation): choice of walking tour with language lesson, or guided bike tour, or city sightseeing tour

Day 9 Budapest: your vacation ends this morning



  • In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
  • 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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