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Danube Dreams (Eastbound)

Deggendorf To Budapest
Jun - Aug 2020

Danube Dreams (Eastbound)

Jun - Aug 2020 | Deggendorf To Budapest

starting from:
$5,088 NOW $3,649 CAD
w/ FREE AIR*, Taxes & Fees Included
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INCLUDES


  • With
  • FREE AIR* (select Canadian gateways)
  • FREE Pre-paid Gratuities
    (value of $22 CAD/person/day)
  • FREE Drinks
    Wine, Beer & Soft Drinks w/ Onboard Lunch & Dinner
  • FREE Shipboard Credit
    (up to US$**)
  • FREE WiFi
  • FREE Guided Tours
  • FREE Bicycles for checkout
  • ALL Government Taxes & Fees Included
  • PLUS Travel Insurance
    Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption
    NO AGE LIMIT | NO MEDICAL QUESTIONNAIRE | PRE-EXISTING CONDITION WAIVED
    See: Summary of Coverage / Insurance Policy/ Resolution Policy
Cruise Connections Specials (CAD)
w/ FREE AIR*, Taxes & Fees Included
Deluxe
FROM /
PER PERSON
PANORAMA SUITE
FROM /
PER PERSON
Savings
PER COUPLE

Jun 25, 2020
aboard View
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
$5,497
$3,999
$6,652
$5,099
UP TO
$3,105

Jul 16, 2020
aboard Illumination
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
$5,361
$3,899
$6,571
$4,999
UP TO
$3,145

Aug 20, 2020
aboard View
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
$5,088
$3,649
$6,571
$4,999
UP TO
$3,145

*Roundtrip Air is based on economy Air from Toronto and Vancouver. Call for other gateways. Air offer and pricing may vary across gateways, saildates and itineraries.

Deggendorf To Budapest

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 our exclusive AvalonGO APP.

DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY

(B) = Breakfast   (L) = Lunch   (D) = Dinner

DAY 1

(D)

DEGGENDORF, GERMANY (EMBARKATION)

Welcome to Germany. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.

Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.

Explore your ship and enjoy dinner on your first evening on board.

EVENING CRUISE TO PASSAU

DAY 2

(B, L, D)

PASSAU—SCHLÖGEN OXBOW

Go for Baroque in Passau–Where the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers meet

CLASSIC
Join a Guided City Walk to learn more about this beautiful “City of Three Rivers.”
ACTIVE
Follow your Avalon Adventure Host for Hiking from Oberhaus along a trail down to the valley and along the Ilz River.

Spend a little free time before sailing to Linz to walk the cobblestone streets and galleries of Artists’ Alley or peek into St. Stephen’s Cathedral to possibly catch a concert rehearsal.

This afternoon, cruise to Linz through the Schlögen Oxbow, a particularly beautiful horseshoe-shaped bend of the river. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN LINZ

DAY 3

(B, L, D)

LINZ, AUSTRIA

Fall in Love with Linz–Legendary Art, Music, and the Linzer Torte!

CLASSIC
Take a Guided Walk through the city’s historic and beautiful sites along the shore of the Danube and see Hauptplatz–Austria’s largest medieval square–and the towering white–marble Trinity Column.

Consider a full-day Guided Optional Excursion to Salzburg, the city of Mozart, or visit the picturesque Bohemian town of Cesky Krumlov.

Alternatively, feel free to enjoy the afternoon on your own to bike along the banks of the Danube with a picnic from the ship, or hike through Linz’s beautiful nature trails to Pöstlingberg for a bird’s-eye view of the city and river below.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MELK

DAY 4

(B, L, D)

MELK—WACHAU VALLEY

Striking Frescoes and Breathtaking Views of the Wachau Valley

CLASSIC
Take a Guided Tour of Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey to marvel at its frescoed ceilings, statues, incredible library, and ornate pipe organ.

Later, stretch out on the Sky Deck as you sail through the Wachau Valley past vineyards, castles, and charming villages on your way to Dürnstein.

DÜRNSTEINFairytale Castles, Kings, and Cobblestones

CLASSIC
Join a Guided Walk, and hear the legendary tale of King Richard the Lionheart–who was imprisoned in the castle during the Crusades, OR:
ACTIVE
Join a Guided Hike up to the castle ruins to take in the spectacular view of the village, Danube, and the Wachau Valley below.
DISCOVERY
Enjoy the flavors of the Wachau Valley at a Wine Tasting on board.

Later, enjoy live entertainment on board your ship.

OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO VIENNA

DAY 5

(B, L, D)

VIENNA

Strauss, Schnitzel, Strudel, and Sachertorte

DISCOVERY
Visit Austria’s largest art museum, the Kunsthistorisches Museum including the Kuntskammer’s remarkable collection of more than 2,100 valuable objects, which were collected through the centuries by the emperors and archdukes of Habsburg, OR:
CLASSIC
Venture into the Habsburg empire with a morning Guided City Tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks. See the Imperial Palace complex—the winter residence of the Imperial Family, the historic Vienna Opera House and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

You may decide to take a Guided Optional Excursion to Schönbrunn Palace–the former imperial summer home and vast gardens with a history spanning 300 years of the Habsburg monarchy.

In your free time why not stroll through pedestrian Kärntnerstrasse–the most famous shopping avenue in central Vienna. Take a bike ride through the city and stop in a local café to enjoy authentic Austrian confections of Sachertorte or Apfelstrudel.

Later this evening, you may choose to attend an Optional Excursion to a Royal Waltz Concert for an unforgettable evening of music in an elegant hall.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VIENNA

DAY 6

(B, L, D)

BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA

Classic and Contemporary–from Cathedrals and Castle

Enjoy a leisurely morning sail to Bratislava.

CLASSIC
Take a Guided City Walk, including the quaint streets of Old Town, Town Hall, and fantastic St. Martin’s Cathedral.

Enjoy some free time to take Nordic walking sticks from the ship and hike to Bratislava Castle.

OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST

DAY 7

(B, L, D)

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

The Pearl of the Danube in the Heart of Europe

CLASSIC
Enjoy a Guided City Sightseeing, including the iconic Heroes’ Square.

Take in the beauty of Budapest while enjoying a free afternoon exploring such famous sights as the Chain Bridge. Get to know the city’s cafés and pubs, or take a hike through the hills above the Danube.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BUDAPEST

DAY 8

(B)

BUDAPEST (DISEMBARKATION)

Your cruise ends with breakfast 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.
  • 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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