Avalon Waterways
Avalon Artistry II

Explore the best river views of Germany, Austria, and Hungary to explore the splendors of Europe’s history and beauty on the Danube. Board you Suite Ship® in Nuremberg and cruise to the German town of Roth. Enjoy guided sightseeing of the Bavarian town’s timbered houses and Schloss Ratibor hunting lodge, built in 1535. Or, take an excursion to tour Nuremberg’s historic sites, including Kaiserburg Castle or the Nuremberg Rally Grounds. Enjoy sightseeing in Regensburg to see the 179 AD entrance to Castra Regina fortress, and a guided walk through the “City of Three Rivers”—Passau—before sailing o the lovely Austrian city of Linz.

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Danube Splendors 2020
Countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Serbia
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Nuremberg (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Roth. Excursion to Nuremberg: choice of guided tour in Nuremberg or Roth, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; lecture on board

Day 3 Regensburg: guided walk; beer tasting on board

Day 4 Passau–Linz: guided walk in Passau; free time in Linz

Day 5 Melk–Wachau Valley: choice of guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk, or guided hike; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley

Day 6 Vienna: guided sightseeing

Day 7 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes’ Square

Day 8 Budapest: day at leisure

Day 9 Mohács. Excursion to Pécs: choice of guided tour in Pécs, visit the underground tombs, or sightseeing in Mohács, visit St. Nicolas watermill

Day 10 Osijek: guided sightseeing; concert performance

Day 11 Belgrade: lecture on board; guided tour

Day 12 Donji Milanovac–Iron Gates: visit Lepenski Vir archaeological site; cruise through the dramatic Iron Gates gorge

Day 13 Vidin. Excursion to Belogradchik: guided tour in Vidin, excursion to Belogradchik, see the rock formations

Day 14 Rousse–Excursion to Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi: choice of full day guided sightseeing, visit Tsarevet’s Fortress in Veliko Târnovo and the Ethnographical Museum and Church of the Nativity in Arbanassi; or guided sightseeing of Rousse

Day 15 Oltenita (Disembarkation)–Bucharest: guided sightseeing in Bucharest

Day 16 Bucharest: 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.
  • 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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