9 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Munich to Budapest 2024

Avalon Waterways River Cruise - Munich to Budapest

Danube Symphony with 2 Nights in Munich & 1 Night in Budapest (Eastbound)

Starting from $2,777
Ship(s): Avalon Impression, Avalon Passion, Avalon View
Avalon Waterways
9 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Munich to Budapest 2024

River Cruise Description

Experience your Danube River cruise from Germany to Hungary your way with two nights in Munich before your cruise. Enjoy a full-day guided tour to Neuschwanstein Castle-home of King Ludwig, and plenty of free time to explore the Munich before your cruise. Board your Suite Ship® in Deggendorf, Germany, and sail to the lovely city of Linz for a leisurely morning.

Continue to Mauthausen for a visit to the Concentration Camp, or to St. Florian Monastery. Explore Ybbs on a guided tour of its romantic old town; sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley to Krems and explore the small village-seemingly untouched by the modern world. Next, sail to Vienna-the "City of Music." Marvel at the sights with a guided city tour of Vienna's gilded landmarks-including the Imperial Palace, the world-famous opera house, and stunning St. Stephen's Cathedral. Visit Bratislava, Slovakia, on your Danube River cruise to explore the quaint streets of Old Town and St. Martin's Cathedral. You may decide to join your Avalon Adventure Host on a hike to the castle above! Continue your European vacation your way with one night in Budapest after your cruise. Explore the "Pearl of the Danube"-Hungary's captivating capital city.



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Apr 2, 2024Avalon Impression$2,777Call Us!
May 21, 2024Avalon View$3,427Call Us!
Jul 5, 2024Avalon Passion$3,177Call 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 MUNICH, GERMANY

Welcome to Munich
Spend free time today by relaxing, exploring, or strolling through the streets of Munich.

Day 2 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.
(B)

Day 3 MUNICH–DEGGENDORF (EMBARKATION)

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.
This afternoon transfer to Deggendorf to board your Avalon Suite Ship®
EVENING CRUISE TO LINZ
(B,D)

Day 4 LINZ, AUSTRIA

Legendary, Lovely Linz
Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host.
Consider an Optional Excursion to visit Linz and its medieval square or join an Optional Guided Hike.
Enjoy free time this morning in Linz, before a brief sailing to Mauthausen while having lunch.
MAUTHAUSEN
History Lessons and Modern-Day Devotion
Active
Bike along the Austrian Danube with your Adventure Host, OR:
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.
Enjoy sailing on your way to Ybbs tonight.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN YBBS
(B,L,D)

Day 5 YBBS–WACHAU VALLEY

An Ancient Village and Vintages of the Wachau Valley
Active
Bike your way around Ybbs with your Adventure Host, OR:
Classic
Visit the Lower Austrian little town of Ybbs. Admire the fine architecture of the Babenberger and its romantic old town.
Relax on board and enjoy the picturesque Wachau Valley scenery as you cruise to Krems.
KREMS
An Ancient Village and Vintages of the Wachau Valley
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.
Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.
OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO VIENNA
(B,L,D)

Day 6 VIENNA

A Feast for the Soul in Vienna
Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities.
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 Austria’s famed Kärtnerstrasse and stop in a local café to enjoy 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 BRATISLAVA
(B,L,D)

Day 7 BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA

Cathedral Coronations and a Crowning Castle
Active
Grab Nordic walking sticks and follow your Avalon Adventure Host on a Hike to Bratislava Castle which crowns the hilltop above, OR:
Classic
Take a Guided City Walk, including the quaint streets of Old Town, Town Hall, and the royal coronation site St. Martin’s Cathedral.
AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST
(B,L,D)

Day 8 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (DISEMBARKATION)

Time for Cobblestones, Coffee, and Confections
Classic
Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour to see majestic Heroes’ Square and Budapest’s classic sites.
(B)

Day 9 BUDAPEST

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
(B)
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