Heart Of The Danube (Eastbound) 2020
Countries:
Austria, Germany, Hungary
Embark:
Disembark:
Ship:
Avalon Artistry II
This European river cruise through Germany, Austria, and Hungary, embarks on the Rhine River in the German city of Mainz. Enjoy a guided walk through a Main River village, and visit Kitzingen in Bavaria’s largest wine-producing area, as well as a visit to the quaint town of Volkach. Enjoy beer tasting on board your ship, and take a guided tour of Bamberg, where imperial dynasties lived with a guided tour of its Romanesque cathedral amid the seven hills crowned with churches. From Nuremberg, join a guided excursion and tour of Munich to see Nymphenburg Palace—former home of the German monarchs. In Roth, take a guided tour of the town; guided sightseeing in Nuremberg, or a tour of the notoriou Nuremberg Rally Grounds.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Mainz (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Main river village: guided walk

Day 3 Würzburg: guided tour, visit the Bishop’s Residenz

Day 4 Kitzingen—Volkach: guided tours; beer tasting on board

Day 5 Bamberg: guided tour, see the Old Town Hall

Day 6 Nuremberg. Excursion to Munich: guided sightseeing in Munich, see the Marienplatz

Day 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 board

Day 9 Passau: guided walk

Day 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 Vienna

Day 11 Vienna: guided sightseeing

Day 12 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes’ Square

Day 13 Budapest (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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