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6 Day Avalon River Cruise from Deggendorf to Budapest 2020

6 Day Avalon River Cruise from Passau to Budapest

Danube Symphony River Cruise (WPB)

Starting from $2,499
Ship(s): Avalon Passion

River Cruise Description

Delight in views that will awaken the senses on your incredible 6 day Avalon river cruise from Deggendorf to Budapest 2020, beginning in Germany and taking you to south to Hungary. Begin in the charming Deggendorf, Germany, and sail to the vibrant city of Linz in Austria for your first day of incredible guided sightseeing. You’ll have the opportunity to visit Austria’s most grand medieval square and the soaring marble Trinity Column.

From there, cruise on the glistening Danube river waters through the scenic and unforgettable Wachau Valley to Krems and explore this small village—mostly unharmed and unchanged by the modern world surrounding it. You might opt to take part in a fun wine tasting with a Wine World Experience and discover the secrets of winemaking and its history as passed down through generations.

Next, cruise on to Vienna—the esteemed “City of Music”. You’ll be amazed at the sights and sounds that this historic city has to offer. You’ll have the opportunity to take a guided tour through Vienna’s most important landmarks—including the stunning Imperial Palace, the world-famous Vienna Opera House, and striking St. Stephen’s Cathedral. After Vienna, you’ll stop in Bratislava, Slovakia,. Take time to stroll through the quaint and charming streets of its Old Town and see its majestic St. Martin’s Cathedral. You might choose to join your Avalon Adventure Host on a hike to the towering castle above! Your Danube River cruise will come to a close with one final stop in the “Pearl of the Danube”—lively and vibrant Budapest. If you wish you can stay here or travel Europe on your own after you fabulous 6 day Avalon river cruise from Deggendorf to Budapest 2020 adventure.

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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:

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.
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.
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

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Day 1 Deggendorf, Germany (Embarkation)

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

The breathtaking city of Deggendorf welcomes you as you leave your flight and board your vessel this afternoon. If your flight gets in early enough (flights into Munich must arrive by 10:00 am.), you may want to peruse the grounds a bit and grab a souvenir at one of the local shops.  Just before 5pm, you will greet your crew at the welcoming reception for a delightful dinner.


Day 2 Linz-Mauthausen, Austria

Fall in Love with Legendary Art, Music, and the Linzer Torte
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, OR:
Join a Guided Hike up to Mount Pöstlingberg to get an incredible bird’s-eye view of Linz and the mighty Danube River. 

Relax on the sundeck this afternoon as you sail the Danube on your way to Ybbs. This evening, you’ll be treated to live entertainment on board.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 Wachau Valley-Krems

An Ancient Village and Vintages of the Wachau Valley
Join a guided walk to explore this small valley town, seemingly untouched by the new world, OR:
Join an interactive Wine World Experience with wine tasting. 

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 Vienna

A Feast for the Soul in Vienna
Venture into 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 historic Vienna Opera House and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

You’ll have several optional tours to choose from including a Guided Tour of magnificent Schönbrunn Palace, the former imperial summer residence of Habsburg royalty. Maybe you’d like to attend an Optional Excursion to a Royal Waltz Concert for an unforgettable evening of music in an elegant hall. Or, you can relax and stroll at your leisure through Kärtnerstrasse, the most famous shopping avenue in central Vienna; be sure to stop in one of the many local cafés for a piece of authentic Austrian Sachertorte or Apfelstrudel with Viennese coffee.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Bratislava, Slovakia

Classic and Contemporary—from Cathedrals to Castles
Take a Guided City Walk, including the quaint streets of Old Town, Town Hall, and fantastic St. Martin’s Cathedral.
Grab Nordic walking sticks and follow your Avalon Adventure Host on a Hike to Bratislava Castle.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Budapest, Hungary (Disembarkation)

This morning, you will relax as you enjoy your last breakfast before boarding the flight home.


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