Heart Of The Danube With 2 Nights In Budapest (Westbound) 2020
Countries:
Austria, Germany, Hungary
Embark:
Disembark:
Ship:
Avalon Artistry II
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 tour

Day 3 Budapest (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 4 Vienna: scenic sailing; pass through Bratislava

Day 5 Vienna: guided sightseeing

Day 6 Dürnstein–Wachau Valley–Melk: choice of guided tour, or hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein; scenic cruise through the Wachau Valley; guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; wine tasting on board

Day 7 Passau: guided walk

Day 8 Regensburg: guided walk; beer tasting on board

Day 9 Roth: lecture on board; choice of guided sightseeing in Nuremberg or Roth, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour

Day 10 Nuremberg. Excursion to Munich: guided sightseeing in Munich, see the Marienplatz

Day 11 Bamberg: guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; beer tasting on board

Day 12 Volkach—Kitzingen: guided tours

Day 13 Würzburg: guided tour, visit the Bishop’s Residenz

Day 14 Main river village: guided walk

Day 15 Mainz (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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