6 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Budapest to Deggendorf 2022

Avalon Waterways River Cruise - Budapest to Deggendorf

Danube Symphony (Westbound)

Starting from $1,749
Ship(s): Avalon Artistry II, Avalon Envision, Avalon Tranquility II
Avalon Waterways
6 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Budapest to Deggendorf 2022

River Cruise Description

Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Budapest to embark on an unforgettable 6-day European river cruise on the Danube. You'll begin with a visit to Slovakia's quaint town of Bratislava for guided sightseeing along the streets of Old Town and St. Martin's Cathedral. In Vienna, learn about the Habsburg Empire with guided sightseeing, and see the Imperial Palace complex, the Opera House, and stunning St. Stephen's Cathedral. Explore Krems on a guided tour of a town seemingly untouched by the modern world. Cruise through the Wachau Valley-home of charming villages and Austrian wines from its beautiful vineyards. Visit Ybbs with a guided tour of its romantic old town. Visit the magnificent 9th-century St. Florian Monastery, still home to Augustine Monks, or take a sobering tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp-one of the largest and most brutal Nazi camps of WWII.

In Linz, enjoy free time to sample its famous pastries, and cruise overnight to conclude your river cruise in Deggendorf, Germany. A fantastic combination of history, art, food, and wine on your Danube River cruise.



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Jul 7, 2022Avalon Tranquility II$1,749Call Us!
Jul 20, 2022Avalon Envision$1,749Call Us!
Aug 26, 2022Avalon Artistry II$1,849Call Us!
Avalon Choice

Avalon has 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. There are 3 types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise:

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.
  • Plus independent exploration options and use of Avalon's exclusive AvalonGO APP.

River Cruise Itinerary

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
(D)

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
(B,L,D)

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
(B,L,D)

Day 4 KREMS–WACHAU VALLEY

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
(B,L,D)

Day 5 MAUTHAUSEN

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
(B,L,D)

Day 6 DEGGENDORF, GERMANY (DISEMBARKATION)

Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.
(B)
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