Christmastime On The Danube (Eastbound) 2020
Rivers:
Danube River Cruises, Main River Cruises
Countries:
Austria, Czech Republic, Germany
Embark:
Disembark:
Ship:
Avalon Passion
Enter a stunning world of cherished Christmas traditions along the Danube River. Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Nuremberg, Germany, with its medieval fortifications, gothic churches, and palaces. The Old Town is illuminated with festive lights and decorations and the Christmas market, one of the most famous in the world, has dozens of stalls offering traditional wares, such as Lebkuchen (spiced gingerbread), Glühwein (hot mulled wine), and unique decorations and ornaments. Learn about local Christmas traditions, and cruise to historical Regensburg, the only German city not bombed during WWII. After a guided tour, enjoy a tasting of German beers. Experience Passau’s charming Christmas marke set against the breathtaking backdrop of St.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Nuremberg (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Nuremberg: choice of guided tour or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market

Day 3 Regensburg: onboard Christmas Traditions lecture; guided walk; Christmas market; beer tasting on board

Day 4 Passau: guided tour; Christmas market

Day 5 Melk: guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey; onboard cookie tasting

Day 6 Vienna: choice of guided sightseeing, or culinary tour at Christmas market

Day 7 Vienna (Disembarkation): your cruise 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.
  • Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
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