Cruise along the peaceful Danube River through Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary with Avalon Waterways
Price: $4,494* CAD Per Person
(*Featured price is per person, cruise only, in Canadian dollars based on double occupancy, on the departure date indicated, and includes all taxes and fees and the Avalon $350 per person discount.)
Departure: April 25, 2023
Return: May 2, 2023
Photo: Wachau Valley on the Danube
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.
Below are 3 types of included shore excursions for you to experience.
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.
Photo: 8 days map tour from Budapest to Deggendorf
Day 1: Budapest (Embarkation)-Danube Bend:
Welcome to Hungary; onboard welcome reception; scenic sailing.
Day 2: Visegrád
Choice of medieval knights tournament, or guided hike in the Danube-Ipoly National Park, or canoe tour.
Day 3: Vienna
Choice of bike tour, or Insider’s tour of Vienna, or guided tour, visit to Belvedere Palace.
Day 4: Vienna
Choice of early risers walking tour with breakfast at a Viennese café, or guided tour, see Habsburg private art collection and the Italian or Dutch masters works, or guided tour, see Habsburg private art collection and the Military Museum.
Day 5: Krems-Grein
In Krems choice of canoe tour, or bike tour from Krems to Spitz, or Wine World Experience with tasting, or local encounter showcasing regional products; visit Clam castle in Grein and meet the Count.
Day 6: Grein-Mauthausen-Linz
Guided walk in Grein, visit the historical theater; in Mauthausen, choice of visit to St. Florian Monastery, or guided tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp, or guided bike tour.
Photo: Avalon's Panorama Suite.
Day 7: Engelhartszell-Schlögener Oxbow
Choice of visit to Engelszell Abbey, or visit Jochenstein Power-Station or guided bike tour; choice of scenic cruising around the Schlögener Oxbow, or guided hike along the Danube trailsDay 8: Deggendorf (Disembarkation):
Your cruise ends this morning