Danube Dreams with 2 Nights in Berlin & 2 Nights in Prague (Eastbound) 2021 - 12 Day River Cruise Berlin to Budapest
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Danube Dreams with 2 Nights in Berlin & 2 Nights in Prague (Eastbound) 2021

12 Day River Cruise Berlin to Budapest

Starting at $3,277


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
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Your European vacation begins with two nights in the German capital of Berlin, followed by two nights in Prague, the dazzling capital of the Czech Republic. In Berlin, see the Brandenburg Gate and visit the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. In Prague, guided sightseeing highlights the Astronomical Clock, Hradčany Castle, and St. Vitus Cathedral. Transfer to Regensburg one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities for guided sightseeing to see the Old Town Hall, the Porta Pretoria and its mansions with high towers recalling the status and wealth of their early owners.

Embark on your Danube River cruise in Deggendorf , and sail to Passau, called the “City of Three Rivers”, lying at the confluence of the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers. Explore the city with a Local Guide and admire the Patrician houses and baroque St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Explore the Hauptplatz in Linz, the Austria’s largest medieval square, and enjoy the magnificent views through the picturesque wine region of Wachau Valley. In Dürnstein, see the famous blue and white Stiftskirche and taste some of the local wines. Vienna, the “City of Music,” makes an immediate impression with its lavish Hofburg Imperial Palace and neo-renaissance Vienna Opera House. In Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, a guided walk takes you through the delightful Old Town and to the Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral. In Budapest, the vibrant capital of Hungary, see the must-see sights with a local expert. Enjoy free time strolling along the main shopping street of Vici utca, or take pictures from Fishermen’s Bastion, providing the best panoramic views of Budapest.



Destination & Sightseeing

Day 1 Berlin: welcome to Germany
Day 2 Berlin: guided sightseeing, see the Brandenburg Gate, visit Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
Day 3 Berlin–Dresden–Prague: guided walk in Dresden, visit the courtyard of the Zwinger Palace; motorcoach transfer to Prague
Day 4 Prague: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradčany Castle grounds
Day 5 Prague–Regensburg–Deggendorf (Embarkation): travel by motorcoach to Regensburg, guided sightseeing; transfer to Deggendorf; onboard welcome reception
Day 6 Passau: choice of guided walk or hike with Adventure Host
Day 7 Linz: guided sightseeing, see Hauptplatz and the Trinity Column
Day 8 Ybbs–Wachau Valley–Dürnstein: choice of guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk or guided tour in Ybbs; cruise through the Wachau Valley; choice of guided walk or hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein
Day 9 Vienna: guided sightseeing
Day 10 Hainburg–Bratislava: free time in Hainburg; guided sightseeing in Bratislava, visit St. Martin’s Cathedral
Day 11 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes’ Square
Day 12 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.
  • 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); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.

ITINERARY

Day 1
ACTIVE Follow your Avalon Adventure Host for Hiking from Oberhaus along a trail down to the valley and along Ilz River

Day 2
ACTIVE Join a Guided Hike up to the castle ruins to take in the spectacular view of the village, Danube, and the Wachau Valley below

Day 3
CLASSIC Take a Guided City Walk to visit Hradčany Castle Grounds; see St. Vitus Cathedral and Old Town’s Astronomical Clock

Day 4
CLASSIC Join a Guided City Walk in Regensburg and see Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and Porta Pretoria—built in 179 AD as the entrance to Castra Regina fortress

Day 5
CLASSIC Join a Guided City Walk to learn more about this beautiful “City of Three Rivers,” OR:

Day 6
CLASSIC 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

Day 7
CLASSIC Join a Guided Walk, and hear the legendary tale of King Richard the Lionheart—who was imprisoned in the castle during the Crusades, OR:

Day 8
CLASSIC Explore the Habsburg empire with a morning Guided City Tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks. See the Imperial Palace complex—Winter residence of the Imperial Family, the iconic Vienna Opera House and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral

Day 9
CLASSIC Take a Guided City Walk, including the quaint streets of Old Town, Town Hall, and the sight of royal coronations at St. Martin’s Cathedral

Day 10
CLASSIC Enjoy a Guided City Sightseeing, including the iconic Heroes’ Square

Day 11
Willkommen in Berlin! Enjoy free time to rest or explore Germany’s capital city

Day 12
Willkommen in Berlin! Today’s sightseeing with a local expert includes the city’s notable sights. Visit the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, see the restored Reichstag building and the elegant avenue of Kurfurstendamm. You’ll also see the powerful Holocaust Memorial, as well as the historic Brandenburg Gate. The afternoon is free

Day 13
Take a morning trip to Dresden to see its post-WWII restored baroque architecture; visit the courtyard of Zwinger Palace, and see the magnificent 1841 Semperoper, Dresden’s opera house standing restored after being destroyed by both fire and war. You’ll also marvel at the glorious Dresden Frauenkirche before enjoying free time for lunch in the city before setting out for a late afternoon arrival in Prague

Day 14
Consider sampling delicious plum dumplings and traditional Pilsner lager beside the Vltava River. Mingle with the locals and be mesmerized by street performers in Wenceslas Square, or browse the market stalls at Charles Bridge

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Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning

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BERLIN, GERMANY

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BERLIN–DRESDEN–PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

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PRAGUE

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REGENSBURG, GERMANY–DEGGENDORF (EMBARKATION)

Day 28
PASSAU–SCHLÖGEN OXBOW

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LINZ, AUSTRIA

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DÜRNSTEIN

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VIENNA

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BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA

Day 33
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

Day 34
BUDAPEST (DISEMBARKATION)

Day 35
EVENING CRUISE TO PASSAU

Day 36
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN LINZ

Day 37
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO YBBS

Day 38
OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO VIENNA

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OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VIENNA

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OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST

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OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BUDAPEST

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Day 53 BERLIN, GERMANY
Willkommen in Berlin! Enjoy free time to rest or explore Germany’s capital city

Day 54 BERLIN
Willkommen in Berlin! Today’s sightseeing with a local expert includes the city’s notable sights. Visit the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, see the restored Reichstag building and the elegant avenue of Kurfurstendamm. You’ll also see the powerful Holocaust Memorial, as well as the historic Brandenburg Gate. The afternoon is free
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Day 55 BERLIN–DRESDEN–PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Take a morning trip to Dresden to see its post-WWII restored baroque architecture; visit the courtyard of Zwinger Palace, and see the magnificent 1841 Semperoper, Dresden’s opera house standing restored after being destroyed by both fire and war. You’ll also marvel at the glorious Dresden Frauenkirche before enjoying free time for lunch in the city before setting out for a late afternoon arrival in Prague
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Day 56 PRAGUE
Gothic Cathedrals, Grand Castles, and Great Cuisine CLASSIC Take a Guided City Walk to visit Hradčany Castle Grounds; see St. Vitus Cathedral and Old Town’s Astronomical Clock. Consider sampling delicious plum dumplings and traditional Pilsner lager beside the Vltava River. Mingle with the locals and be mesmerized by street performers in Wenceslas Square, or browse the market stalls at Charles Bridge
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Day 57 REGENSBURG, GERMANY–DEGGENDORF (EMBARKATION)
Bavaria’s Medieval Miracle CLASSIC Join a Guided City Walk in Regensburg and see Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and Porta Pretoria—built in 179 AD as the entrance to Castra Regina fortress. Take free time to enjoy a hearty lunch and a local beer, then step back in time through historic lanes and squares of today’s modern and vibrant Regensburg. Continue on to Deggendorf to board your Avalon Suite Ship® for a welcome reception. EVENING CRUISE TO PASSAU
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Day 58 PASSAU–SCHLÖGEN OXBOW
Where the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers Meet CLASSIC Join a Guided City Walk to learn more about this beautiful “City of Three Rivers,” OR: ACTIVE Follow your Avalon Adventure Host for Hiking from Oberhaus along a trail down to the valley and along Ilz River. Before sailing to Linz, take a little free time to explore Passau’s cobblestone streets and galleries of Artists’ Alley. Maybe stop at St. Stephen’s Cathedral tocatch a concert rehearsal. This afternoon, cruise to Linz through the Danube’s dramatic horseshoe bend called Schlögen Oxbow. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN LINZ
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Day 59 LINZ, AUSTRIA
Legendary and Lovely Linz Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host. CLASSIC 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. Consider a full-day Guided Optional Excursion to Salzburg—the city of Mozart, or to the picturesque Bohemian town of Cesky Krumlov. You may otherwise spend the afternoon on a biking picnic along the banks of the Danube or hike through Linz’s beautiful nature trails to Pöstlingberg for a bird’s-eye view of the city and river below. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO YBBS
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Day 60 YBBS. EXCURSION TO MELK–WACHAU VALLEY
Frescoes Above and Vineyards Below CLASSIC Visit the Lower Austrian little town of Ybbs. Admire the fine architecture of the Babenberger and its romantic old town, OR: CLASSIC Take a Guided Tour of Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey to marvel at its frescoed ceilings, statues, incredible library, and ornate pipe organ. Later, stretch out on the Sky Deck as you sail through the Wachau Valley past vineyards, castles, and charming villages on your way to Dürnstein. DÜRNSTEIN A King’s Ransom and Castle Ruins CLASSIC Join a Guided Walk, and hear the legendary tale of King Richard the Lionheart—who was imprisoned in the castle during the Crusades, OR: ACTIVE Join a Guided Hike up to the castle ruins to take in the spectacular view of the village, Danube, and the Wachau Valley below. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board your ship. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO VIENNA
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Day 61 VIENNA
Viennese Waltzes on the Blue Danube CLASSIC Explore the Habsburg empire with a morning Guided City Tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks. See the Imperial Palace complex—Winter residence of the Imperial Family, the iconic Vienna Opera House and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Join a Guided Optional Excursion to Schönbrunn Palace—summer home of the Habsburg monarchy. Spend free time strolling in the pedestrian Kärntnerstrasse—the most famous shopping avenue in central Vienna. Take a bike ride through the city and stop in a local café to enjoy Sachertorte or Apfelstrudel. This evening, enjoy an unforgettable musical performance with an Optional Excursion to attend a Royal Waltz Concert in an elegant hall. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VIENNA
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Day 62 HAINBURG, AUSTRIA
Natural Beauty in Austria Enjoy some free time in the village of Hainburg or take a Guided Optional Excursion to discover the natural beauties of this area. During lunchtime enjoy a short cruise to Bratislava BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA Cathedral Coronations and a Crowning Castle CLASSIC Take a Guided City Walk, including the quaint streets of Old Town, Town Hall, and the sight of royal coronations at St. Martin’s Cathedral. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST
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Day 63 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
Hungary’s Captivating Capital CLASSIC Enjoy a Guided City Sightseeing, including the iconic Heroes’ Square. This afternoon choose among a wide offer of Optional Guided Excursions or take in the beauty of Budapest while enjoying some free time exploring such famous sights as the Chain Bridge. Get to know the city’s cafés and pubs, or take a hike through the hills above the Danube. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BUDAPEST
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Day 64 BUDAPEST (DISEMBARKATION)
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Accommodations

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Sofitel Berlin Kurfurstendamm
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Augsburger Strasse 41 Berlin Germany

This sleek 311 room contemporary design hotel offers luxury with a distinct flair of "savoir-vivre." Free Wi-Fi access is available in all the guestrooms and public areas of the hotel. A wellness area with sauna, plunge pool, and fitness room complete the leisure facilities. The French brasserie style restaurant offers outside terrace dining during the summer months and drinks or cocktails can be enjoyed in the relaxing atmosphere of the hotel's stylish lounge and bar.
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