European Masterpiece (Eastbound) 202022 DAYS FROM ONLY $10067
Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Serbia
Visit charming Passau—the “City of Three Rivers,” or take an excursion to Austria’s lovely city of Linz. Visit delightful Melk in the Wachau Valley, and take a guided tour of the magnificent Benedictine Abbey. Enjoy guided sightseeing of Vienna’s historic Habsburg Empire—including the Imperial Palace, Vienna Opera House, and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Cruise to the Hungarian capital of Budapest for a guided tour, followed by a visit to the historic towns of Mohács and Pécs.On to the striking landscapes of the Balkans to see the most preserved Croatian fortress in Osijek, and continue to Serbia for a guided tour of Belgrade. Next visit Lepenski Vir for a guided tour with ancient archaeological finds before cruising through the narrow Iron Gates Gorge. In Bulgaria’s largest inland port, take a guided sightseeing tour of Rousse, or spend a full day with a guided tour of the Bulgarian capital of Veliko Târnovo. Visit Arbanassi, one of the oldest towns in Bulgaria.Disembark your Avalon Suite Ship® in Oltenita for an overnight stay in Romania’s capital city of Bucharest. Join us for a guided sightseeing tour of historic Bucharest.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Mainz (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Main river village: choice of guided walkDay 3 Würzburg: guided tour, visit the Bishop’s ResidenzDay 4 Kitzingen—Volkach: guided tours; beer tasting on boardDay 5 Bamberg: guided tour, see the Old Town HallDay 6 Nuremberg. Excursion to Munich: full day guided tour in MunichDay 7 Roth. Excursion to Nuremberg: choice of guided tour in Nuremberg or Roth, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; lecture on board Day 8 Regensburg: guided walk; beer tasting on boardDay 9 Passau: guided walkDay 10 Melk–Wachau Valley–Vienna: guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk, or morning hike; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; free time in ViennaDay 11 Vienna: guided sightseeingDay 12 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes’ SquareDay 13 Budapest: day at leisureDay 14 Mohács. Excursion to Pécs: choice of guided tour in Pécs, visit the underground tombs, or sightseeing in Mohács, visit St. Nicolas watermill Day 15 Osijek: guided tour Day 16 Belgrade: guided tour; lecture on board Day 17 Donji Milanovac–Iron Gates: visit Lepenski Vir archaeological site; scenic cruise through the dramatic Iron Gates gorgeDay 18 Vidin. Excursion to Belogradchik: guided tour in Vidin, excursion to Belogradchik, see the rock formationsDay 19 Excursion to Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi–Rousse: 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, or jogging tour in RousseDay 20 Oltenita (Disembarkation)–Bucharest: guided sightseeing in BucharestDay 21 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.