A Taste of the Danube with 2 Nights in Vienna (Eastbound) 2021
6 Day River Cruise Vienna to Budapest
Starting at $1,653
Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
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:||choice of a guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s Cathedral or a hike to Bratislava Castle with your Adventure Host|
|Day 6 Budapest (Disembarkation):||your vacation ends this morning|
- 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.
- Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); the responsibility for obtaining a visa rests with the traveler.
Hotel as shown or similar
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.