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8 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest 2024
Festive Season on the Legendary DanubeStarting from $2,849
River Cruise DescriptionThis Danube River cruise at Christmastime delights with the shining sights and sounds of the holiday season. Experience the beautiful traditions of the festive season amid 14th-century architecture and towns virtually unchanged since Roman times. Walk down narrow cobblestone streets lined with beautiful patrician houses and Christkindlmarkt stalls alight with glowing atmosphere of three beautiful countries. Sail through a winter wonderland and revel in the Advent season as each town is festively decorated, offering holiday wares and delicious fare to warm the heart.Board your ship in Nuremberg, Germany, and visit this 1000-year-old city with a Local Guide. Browse Nuremberg's Christmas market-one of Europe's oldest. Be sure to try the city's traditional gingerbread! Next, visit Regensburg-the only German city not bombed during WWII. Here, you'll taste some of Germany's famous beers and sausages. Next stop is Passau, known for its narrow winding streets lined with patrician houses, and the magnificent Italian baroque St. Stephen's Cathedral which forms a perfect backdrop for the delightful Christkindlmarkt. In Melk, visit Austria's majestic Benedictine Abbey, and enjoy a traditional Austrian cookie tasting as you cruise through a winter wonderland from the Wachau Valley to romantic Vienna. Here, where Christmas markets are scattered around the city, enjoy a culinary walk through the markets to taste some of the local traditional specialties.Your European Christmas river cruise vacation ends in Budapest, the capital of Hungary, with guided sightseeing and free time to explore one more Christmas market and buy one-of-a-kind gifts.
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|Departure Date||Ship||Priced From|
|Dec 15, 2024||Avalon View||$2,849||Call Us!|
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:
- Plus independent exploration options and use of Avalon's exclusive AvalonGO APP.
River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 NUREMBERG, GERMANY (EMBARKATION)Welcome to Germany. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.Flights into Nuremberg must arrive by 3:30 pm.Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.Indulge in traditional holiday fare and hot libations to warm your heart and soul. Explore your ship this evening and enjoy dinner on board.
Day 2 NUREMBERG
Day 3 REGENSBURG
Day 4 PASSAU
Day 5 MELK–WACHAU VALLEY
Day 6 VIENNA
Day 7 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
Day 8 BUDAPEST (DISEMBARKATION)Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.
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