A Taste of the Danube with 2 Nights in Vienna (Eastbound) 2020 - 6 Day River Cruise Vienna to Budapest
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A Taste of the Danube with 2 Nights in Vienna (Eastbound) 2020

6 Day River Cruise Vienna to Budapest

Starting at $1,629


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Accomodations

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Arrive in Vienna to enjoy your Avalon YourWay vacation before your Danube River cruise begins. Start with a 2-night stay in the legendary “City of Music,” and enjoy superior hotel accommodations with complimentary breakfast, an expert Local Guide, and courtesy hotel-to-ship transfer. Join us for guided sightseeing, including the Imperial Palace, Vienna Opera House, and stunning St. Stephens Cathedral. You may otherwise choose to take an early morning walk for breakfast at a Viennese café, followed by an exclusive viewing of the Habsburg family’s private art collection at Vienna’s Museum of Fine Art. You’ll also enjoy a free day to leisurely explore the city at your own pace before boarding your Avalon Suite Ship®.

You’ll first cruise to marvelous Melk for guided sightseeing in Austria’s Wachau Valley, including the magnificent Benedictine Abbey perched above the Danube. In Dürnstein, join a guided hike above the famed blue Stiftskirche steeple for breathtaking views. You’ll sail to the centuries-old Slovakian city of Bratislava. Take a guided tour of its cobblestone streets and gothic cathedral. Your Danube River cruise delights with gorgeous views, concluding in Budapest, the “Pearl of the Danube.” Your way is the perfect way to experience the Danube’s incredible views along the legendary river with an Avalon YourWay vacation!



Destination & Sightseeing

Day 1 Vienna: welcome to Vienna
Day 2 Vienna: choice of early risers guided tour, or guided sightseeing
Day 3 Vienna (Embarkation): morning at leisure; onboard welcome reception
Day 4 Melk—Wachau Valley—Dürnstein: guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley
Day 5 Bratislava: guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s Cathedral
Day 6 Budapest (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
Notes:
  • 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 becomes necessary, a substitute will be offered.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); the responsibility for obtaining a visa rests with the traveler.

ITINERARY

Day 1
ACTIVE Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a scenic walk up the hillside to castle ruins for breathtaking views

Day 2
CLASSIC Join a morning Guided Sightseeing Tour of Melk’s 11th-century Benedictine Abbey. Explore its frescoes, statues, library, and spectacular pipe organ in the monastery’s lofty perch above the Danube

Day 3
Vienna Favorites—Sachertorte and Apfelstrudel Enjoy a free day to explore the city at your own pace before boarding your Avalon Suite Ship®. Take a tram ride to discover the adventure, tradition, and Viennese charm of The Prater amusement park. You may also consider to visiting one of Vienna’s marvelous museums. Or indulge your sweet tooth with authentic Austrian pastries in a local bakery

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VIENNA (EMBARKATION)

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Day 7
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MELK

Day 8
OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BRATISLAVA

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Day 14 VIENNA, AUSTRIA
Welcome to Vienna Spend free time today by relaxing, exploring, or strolling through the streets of Vienna

Day 15 VIENNA
A Feast for the Soul in Vienna 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, OR: DISCOVERY Take an Early Riser Walking Tour that includes breakfast at a Viennese café followed by an exclusive viewing of the Habsburg family’s private art collection at the Museum of Fine Arts—the perfect start to your stay in Vienna. You may also choose to attend an Optional Excursion to a Royal Waltz Concert for an unforgettable evening of music in an elegant hall
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Day 16 VIENNA (EMBARKATION)
Vienna Favorites—Sachertorte and Apfelstrudel Enjoy a free day to explore the city at your own pace before boarding your Avalon Suite Ship®. Take a tram ride to discover the adventure, tradition, and Viennese charm of The Prater amusement park. You may also consider to visiting one of Vienna’s marvelous museums. Or indulge your sweet tooth with authentic Austrian pastries in a local bakery. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MELK
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Day 17 MELK
Ornate Architecture and Scenic Splendors Awaken the Imagination and the Senses CLASSIC Join a morning Guided Sightseeing Tour of Melk’s 11th-century Benedictine Abbey. Explore its frescoes, statues, library, and spectacular pipe organ in the monastery’s lofty perch above the Danube. Take a relaxing break on the Sky Deck as you sail through awe-inspiring views of the Wachau Valley and the wine region. DÜRNSTEIN Idyllic Vistas and Vineyards Beyond the Blue Stiftskirche ACTIVE Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a scenic walk up the hillside to castle ruins for breathtaking views. Spend free time at your leisure, perhaps biking through the vineyards in the Wachau Valley, or hiking up the hillside to castle ruins and breathtaking views. Later, enjoy onboard entertainment by local musicians. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BRATISLAVA
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Day 18 BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA
Castles, Vineyards, and Cosmopolitan Culture CLASSIC Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Old Town’s cobblestone streets to Town Hall. Visit the gothic halls of St. Martin’s Cathedral—Hungary’s centuries-old coronation church. Alternatively, take a bicycle and a picnic from the ship to explore the local sights along the Danube. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST
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Day 19 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (DISEMBARKATION)
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. Flights should not leave Budapest airport before 10 am.

Accommodations

Vienna
Hilton Vienna Am Stadtpark


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Am Stadtpark 1,A Wien Austria

A modern 579 room property offering comfortable luxury. Free Wi-Fi access is available in the lobby and access in guestrooms is subject to a fee (payable locally). Leisure facilities include a well-equipped gym with sauna and steambath, a contemporary style restaurant with a terrace for al fresco dining during the summer months and a lobby bar & lounge.
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