The Legendary Danube 2021 - 8 Day River Cruise Nuremberg to Budapest
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The Legendary Danube 2021

8 Day River Cruise Nuremberg to Budapest

Starting at $2,299


Destinations & Sightseeing
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From the rich history of Germany to the unique culture of Hungary, this Danube river cruise takes you to three countries, and the scenic beauty as you cruise past quaint towns, can be experienced right from your stateroom or atop the sky deck of your ship. In Nuremberg, Germany, board your river cruise vessel docked on the Main Danube Canal and visit this thousand-year-old city with a Local Guide. Next, reach Regensburg, the only German city not bombed during WWII. Lovers of architecture will enjoy the many listed buildings of historic interest, and Porta Pretoria, gates to an ancient Roman fort built in 179 AD. And here you’ll taste local sausages at one of Germany’s oldest restaurants and we’ll introduce you to some of Germany’s famous beers.

Next stop is Passau, known for its narrow winding streets lined with Patrician houses, and the magnificent Italian baroque St. Stephen’s Cathedral. In Melk, you will visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey, one of Europe’s largest monasteries, which sits high on a bluff. Take in the breathtaking views before continuing through the picturesque Wachau Valley to the romantic sounds of Vienna, the “City of Music.” Your European river cruise vacation ends in Budapest, the capital of Hungary.

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Destination & Sightseeing

Day 1 Nuremberg (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception
Day 2 Roth. Excursion to Nuremberg: Choice of guided tour in Nuremberg or Roth, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; on board lecture
Day 3 Regensburg: Guided walk, see Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and Porta Pretoria
Day 4 Passau-Linz: Guided walk in Passau; free time in Linz
Day 5 Melk-Wachau Valley-Vienna: Guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk, or hike with your Adventure Host; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; free time in Vienna
Day 6 Vienna: Guided sightseeing
Day 7 Budapest: Guided tour, see Heroes' Square
Day 8 Budapest (Disembarkation): Your cruise 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.
  • July 6 will now embark in Deggendorf. Munich flight window is 6am to 2pm. Please check your itinerary in your Welcome Packet for full details.

ITINERARY

Day 1
ACTIVE Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a Morning Hike through Melk’s beautiful countryside

Day 2
CLASSIC Take a Guided Tour of the historic Nuremberg Rally Grounds—used by the Third Reich

Day 3
CLASSIC Join a Guided City Walk and see Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and Porta Pretoria—built in 179 AD as the entrance to Castra Regina fortress

Day 4
CLASSIC Join a Guided City Walk to learn more about this beautiful “City of Three Rivers”

Day 5
CLASSIC Take a Guided Tour of Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey to marvel at its frescoed ceilings, statues, incredible library, and ornate pipe organ, OR:

Day 6
CLASSIC Explore the Habsburg empire this morning on a Guided City Tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks. See the Imperial Palace complex—the winter residence of the Imperial Family, the iconic Vienna Opera House and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral

Day 7
CLASSIC Enjoy a Guided City Sightseeing, including the iconic Heroes’ Square

Day 8
DISCOVERY Enjoy an Onboard Lecture about the Main-Danube Canal—linking these two rivers to make a vital connection enabling navigation between the North and Black Seas

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NUREMBERG, GERMANY (EMBARKATION)

Day 18
ROTH. EXCURSION TO NUREMBERG

Day 19
REGENSBURG

Day 20
LINZ, AUSTRIA

Day 21
VIENNA

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VIENNA

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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

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BUDAPEST (DISEMBARKATION)

Day 25
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN NUREMBERG

Day 26
AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO REGENSBURG

Day 27
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO PASSAU

Day 28
OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MELK

Day 29
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VIENNA

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EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST

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OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BUDAPEST

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Day 40 NUREMBERG, GERMANY (EMBARKATION)
Welcome to Germany. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Nuremberg must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Explore your ship this evening and enjoy dinner on board. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN NUREMBERG
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Day 41 ROTH. EXCURSION TO NUREMBERG
Legends and History Lessons Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host. CLASSIC Enjoy a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the Bavarian town of Roth—with its half-timbered houses, market square, and 1535 hunting lodge Schloss Ratibor, OR: CLASSIC Choose a Guided Tour of Nuremberg—with its medieval architecture, gilded fountain, Gothic cathedral, and Kaiserburg Castle, OR: CLASSIC Take a Guided Tour of the historic Nuremberg Rally Grounds—used by the Third Reich. DISCOVERY Enjoy an Onboard Lecture about the Main-Danube Canal—linking these two rivers to make a vital connection enabling navigation between the North and Black Seas. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO REGENSBURG
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Day 42 REGENSBURG
Bavaria’s Medieval Miracle CLASSIC Join a Guided City Walk and see Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and Porta Pretoria—built in 179 AD as the entrance to Castra Regina fortress. You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to visit the Benedictine Monastery in Weltenburg. Alternatively, spend a free afternoon exploring Regensburg on foot or by bike through its charming streets. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO PASSAU
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Day 43 PASSAU
Where the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers Meet CLASSIC Join a Guided City Walk to learn more about this beautiful “City of Three Rivers” Alternatively, join a full-day Guided Optional Excursion to Salzburg—the city of Mozart—or to the picturesque Bohemian town of Cesky Krumlov. Sail to Linz this afternoon, or join your ship after your selected full-day excursion. LINZ, AUSTRIA Legendary, Lovely Linz Enjoy a free afternoon to linger in Linz. Take a bicycle from the ship and cycle along the Danube, or follow one of Linz’s many nature trails for a bird’s-eye view of the city and river below. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MELK
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Day 44 MELK–WACHAU VALLEY
Frescoes Above and Vineyards Below CLASSIC Take a Guided Tour of Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey to marvel at its frescoed ceilings, statues, incredible library, and ornate pipe organ, OR: ACTIVE Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a Morning Hike through Melk’s beautiful countryside. Enjoy a coffee or a cocktail on the Sky Deck as you sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley to Vienna. VIENNA Viennese Waltzes on the Beautiful Blue Danube This evening, you may choose to attend an Optional Excursion to a Royal Waltz Concert for an unforgettable evening of music in an elegant hall. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VIENNA
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Day 45 VIENNA
Royal Collections, and Amusing Attractions Ask about today’s energizing or relaxing Adventure Host activities. CLASSIC Explore the Habsburg empire this morning on a Guided City Tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks. See the Imperial Palace complex—the 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 Empire. Enjoy free time this afternoon to take a tram to visit Vienna’s Prater amusement park or one of the many museums nearby. You may also borrow a bike from ship to explore Vienna’s square or the banks of the Danube. Later, relax on board with live entertainment as you sail to Budapest. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST (B,L,D)
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Day 46 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
War Heroes and Hot Water CLASSIC Enjoy a Guided City Sightseeing, including the iconic Heroes’ Square. This afternoon, select from a variety of Guided Optional or spend free time soaking in one of Budapest’s famous thermal baths. Consider a scenic hike above the Danube, or enjoy Budapest’s cafés, pubs, or nightlife. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BUDAPEST (B,L,D)
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Day 47 BUDAPEST (DISEMBARKATION)
Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Accommodations

Budapest
InterContinental Budapest
Deluxe

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Apaczai Csere Janos utca 12-14 Budapest Hungary

Few would argue the InterContinental Budapest is in the city's best location: right on the Danube across from Castle Hill and the Royal Palace. With the Chain Bridge and the Parliament just steps away, there's no shortage of superb sightseeing opportunities. The Váci Utca shopping street, Central Market Hall and the Gellért Baths are also nearby.
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