The Blue Danube Discovery – Cruise Only 2019
Rivers:
Danube River Cruises, Main River Cruises
Countries:
Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary
Embark:
Disembark:
Ship:
Avalon Visionary
Begin this timeless Europe river cruise vacation in vibrant Budapest, Hungary, sail along the Danube River with exciting stops in Austria and Germany, and conclude in historical Nuremberg, Germany.

As you leave Budapest, you’ll sail past the splendid Parliament Building, and along Danube River, you’ll have Hungary on your left and Slovakia on your right as the river runs between both countries for a 58-mile stretch. Vienna, Austria, offers stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Habsburg Palace, the Vienna Opera House, and much more. In the heart of the Wachau wine region is Dürnstein, a 16th-century town with charming cobblestone streets and the baroque Stiftskirche with its luminou blue façade.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Budapest, Hungary (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Budapest—Vienna:
cruising

Day 3 Vienna: guided sightseeing

Day 4 Dürnstein—Wachau Valley—Melk: choice of guided walktour, see the Stiftskirche; or hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein; scenic cruiseing through the Wachau Valley, see the Stiftskirche; guided visitguided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; and wine tasting on board

Day 5 Passau: guided walk

Day 6 Regensburg: guided walk; enjoy a snack at the Historische Wurstküche; beer tasting on board

Day 7 Nuremberg: choice of guided sightseeing, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour

Day 8 Nuremberg (Disembarkation): 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.
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