Day 1

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (EMBARKATION)

Welcome to Hungary. Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding.

Flights into Budapest must arrive by 2 pm.

Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.

Spend free time strolling along the cobblestone streets, browsing art galleries, sipping coffee, and sampling sweets before boarding your Danube cruise for a welcome dinner this evening.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BRATISLAVA

Dinner

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Day 2

BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA


Cathedral Coronations and a Crowning Castle

 

Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host.

Active

Grab Nordic walking sticks and follow your Avalon Adventure Host on a Hike to Bratislava Castle which crowns the hilltop above,

OR

Classic

    Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Old Town’s cobblestone streets to Town Hall. Visit the gothic halls of St. Martin’s Cathedral—Hungary’s centuries-old coronation church.

OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO VIENNA

Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner

Day 3

VIENNA, AUSTRIA

A Feast for the Soul in Vienna

Active

Explore Vienna's Danube Island by bike with your Adventure Host,

 

OR

Classic

Explore the Habsburg empire with a Guided City Tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks. See the Imperial Palace complex —the winter residence of the Imperial Family, the iconic Vienna Opera House and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

Optional tours today include a Guided Tour of magnificent Schönbrunn Palace, the former imperial summer residence of Habsburg royalty.

Alternatively you can choose to spend your free time strolling through Kärtnerstrasse, the most famous shopping avenue in central Vienna; stop in a local café to enjoy authentic Sachertorte or Apfelstrudel.

You may also choose to attend an Optional Excursion to a Royal Waltz Concert for an unforgettable evening of music in an elegant hall.

OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO KREMS

Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner

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DAY 4

KREMS–WACHAU VALLEY - YBBS


An Ancient Village and Vintages of the Wachau Valley

 

Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities.

Active

Experience Wachau valley by bike with your Adventure Host,

OR

Discovery

Join an interactive Wine World Experience with wine tasting, 

OR

Classic

Join a guided walk to explore this small valley town, seemingly untouched by the new world.

Relax on board and enjoy the picturesque Wachau Valley scenery as you cruise to Ybbs, affording you an incredible view of Melk Abbey from your ship.

YBBS

Classic

Visit the Lower Austrian little town of Ybbs. Admire the fine architecture of the Babenberger and its romantic old town.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN YBBS

Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner

DAY 5

MAUTHAUSEN - LINZ

History Lessons and Modern-Day Devotion

Classic

Visit the 9th-century St. Florian Monastery—the largest monastery in upper Austria and home to Augustine monks,

OR

Classic

Join a sobering Guided Tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp, one of the largest and most brutal Nazi camps of WWII.

LINZ


Legendary, Lovely Linz

 

Consider an Optional Excursion to visit Linz and its medieval square or join an Optional Guided Hike.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO DEGGENDORF

Breakfast, Lunch, &Dinner

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DAY 6

DEGGENDORF, GERMANY (DISEMBARKATION)–MUNICH

Modern Metropolis and Alpine Monarchs

Classic

Enjoy a Guided City Tour, which will show you the highlights of fascinating Munich. See Nymphenburg Palace—a former residence of Bavarian monarchs, along with the Old and New Town Halls of Marienplatz.

Breakfast

DAY 7

MUNICH

Storybook Villages and Fairytale Castles

Classic

Take a Guided Excursion to the garden landscape of the Bavarian Alps to visit Neuschwanstein Castle—the historic home of King Ludwig. Continue on to Oberammergau—the storybook Bavarian village famous for its once-a-decade Passion Play.

Breakfast

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Day 8

MUNICH

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast

NOTES

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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ALWAYS INCLUDED

Throughout the Ship

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Panoramic windows

Elegant, contemporary design & décor

Friendly, English-speaking crew & Cruise Director

Sky Deck with whirlpool, shade awnings, game area and premium lounges

Covered Observation Lounge

Club Lounge with 24-hour self-serve beverage station with complimentary cappuccinos, lattes, tea, hot chocolate & premium coffees, as well as treats throughout the day

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Dining

Healthy cuisine options at every meal

Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with every lunch and dinner

Daily a la carte breakfast with full range of classic breakfast items, healthy

Fresh options and daily specials

Daily a la carte lunch including regional specialties, healthy

Fresh options and classic dishes

Alternative light lunch at Sky Grill on the Sky Deck (weather permitting)

Daily Afternoon Tea featuring tea, coffee, sweet treats & sandwiches

Daily four-course a la carte dinner in the Panorama Dining Room with choice of appetizers, soups, salads, entrees and desserts. Includes selections of regional recipes, Western dishes and vegetarian options.

Enjoy a tasting menu with a view in the Panorama Bistro - a less formal "sit-down" atmosphere while lingering over several satisfying selections

Welcome & farewell cocktails with sparkling wine and canapés

Panorama Lounge featuring premium spirits and Avalon specialty cocktails, along with local entertainment special guests

Cocktails available on the Sky Deck

Fresh fruit available throughout the day

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​Health and Fitness

Bikes

Canoe, kayak and jogging excursions

Maps for hiking, biking and jogging routes

Fitness and wellness activities

Fitbits

​Walking Sticks

Binoculars

Daypacks

Yoga Maps

Fitness bands

Active shore excursions, both included and optional

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Suites & Staterooms

Open–Air Balconies and Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows in all Panorama Suites

Comfort Collection Beds with choice of mattress firmness

Egyptian super-combed cotton linens

 

Bathrobes & slippers

 

Premium L'Occitane bath products

Large bathroom featuring shower with glass door

Flatscreen satellite TV with free movie channels

Individual climate control and in-room safe

USB Ports

And, much more

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3 Types of Included Shore Excursions 

 

Designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. Plus, we offer independent exploration options.

 

CLASSIC

Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.

DISCOVERY

We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities to speak to your interests - from cooking classes, to painting workshops - to immerse yourself in each culture you explore.

ACTIVE

Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go - from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.

Optional Activities are available 

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