The Blue Danube Discovery 2019
Rivers:
Danube River Cruises, Main River Cruises
Countries:
Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary
Embark:
Disembark:
Ship:
Avalon Visionary
This timeless Europe river cruise vacation begins with two nights in vibrant Budapest, Hungary, then sail along the Danube River with exciting stops in Austria and Germany, and end with two nights in Prague—the capital of the Czech Republic.

In Budapest, Hungary’s lively capital, marvel at the eight bridges spanning the river and enjoy an introduction to the city by a local expert who shows you the must-see sights. Vienna, Austria, offers stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Habsburg Palace, and the Vienna Opera House. In the heart of the Wachau wine region is Dürnstein, a 16th-century town with charming cobblestone streets and the baroque Stiftskirche with its luminous blue façade
In the picturesque town of Melk, visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey, one of Europe’s largest monasteries, and enjoy a tasting of some of the Wachau Valley’s famous wines.
Read More

Tour Highlights

Day 1 Budapest: welcome to Budapest!

Day 2 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes' Square

Day 3 Budapest (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 4 Budapest—Vienna: cruising

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 Nuremberg: choice of guided sightseeing, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour

Day 10 Nuremberg (Disembarkation)—Prague: travel to Prague

Days 11 Prague: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradcany Castle grounds

Day 12 Prague: your vacation ends this morning



  • In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.
  • Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
Sign up for our newsletter and earn up to a $100 Credit