Christmastime Budapest To Wiesbaden 2019
Austria, Germany, Hungary, New Zealand
Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Budapest after enjoying two nights in the “Pearl of the Danube.” Before sailing, you’ll enjoy a guided city sightseeing tour of the Hungarian capital city to see Budapest’s iconic sights, including Heroes’ Square. Visit vibrant Vienna and picturesque Krems, and sail through the rich wine-growing region of Austria’s Wachau Valley.

Your Danube River cruise continues to Melk, with its magnificent Benedictine Abbey—complete with its fantastic frescoes, statues, library, and ornate pipe organ. While sailing hear an onboard lecture about Christmas traditions in Europe. In Nuremberg, choose from two guided excursions—a classic sightseeing tour, or a tour o the historic Nuremberg Rally Grounds of WWII notoriety.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Budapest: welcome to Budapest!

Day 2 Budapest:
guided sightseeing, see Heroes’ Square; Christmas market

Day 3 Budapest (Embarkation):
onboard welcome reception

Day 4 Budapest—Vienna:
cruising; Austrian cookie tasting on board

Day 5 Vienna:
choice of guided sightseeing, or culinary tour at Christmas market

Day 6 Krems—Wachau Valley—Melk:
guided walk in Krems; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; wine tasting on board

Day 7 Passau:
guided walk

Day 8 Regensburg:
guided walk; Christmas markets; onboard lecture, beer tasting

Day 9 Nuremberg:
choice of guided sightseeing, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market

Day 10 Nuremberg. Excursion to Munich:
full-day guided tour in Munich

Day 11 Nuremberg:
day at leisure to visit Christmas markets

Day 12 Bamberg:
guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; onboard Christmas Traditions lecture

Day 13 Würzburg:
guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz; Christmas market

Day 14 Main river village:
baking demonstration on board, guided walk

Day 15 Wiesbaden (Disembarkation):
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 is necessary, a substitute will be offered.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
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