Festive Season On A Taste Of The Danube With 2 Nights In Vienna & 2 Nights In Budapest (Eastbound)

06/06/2020 through 11/23/2020
06/06/2020 through 12/03/2020
Avalon Waterways

Experience Europe’s timeless traditions in the glow of Christmas markets on the Danube River. Embark on special departures for the festive season in Europe’s most beautiful Christmas markets and festivities. Enjoy the jolly atmosphere on our decorated Suite Ships® as you delight in the sights, smells, and tastes of local Christmas traditions along your Danube River cruise. Enjoy stunning winter views on the Danube with the warm glow of Christmas markets, beautifully adorned with ageless traditions.

Begin your festive Danube River cruise your way with two nights in Vienna-the “City of Music.” Enjoy guided sightseeing and the glow of sparkling Christmas markets while exploring the Imperial Palace, Vienna Opera House, and stunning St. Stephens Cathedral. Enjoy superior hotel accommodations with complimentary breakfast, guided sightseeing with an expert Local Guide, and courtesy hotel-to-ship transfer.

Sail through the wonderful Wachau Valley with visits to Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey perched above the Danube. You’ll sail to the centuries-old Slovakian city of Bratislava with guided sightseeing and time to browse the beautiful Christmas markets. Take a guided tour of its cobblestone streets and gothic cathedral, and visit the gothic halls of St. Martin’s Cathedral.

End your vacation your way after your cruise with two nights in Budapest. Enjoy superior hotel accommodations with complimentary breakfast, guided sightseeing with an expert Local Guide, and courtesy ship-to-hotel transfer.

Included Features:

Day 1 Vienna: welcome to Vienna

Day 2 Vienna: choice of guided sightseeing or culinary tour

Day 3 Vienna (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 4 Melk–Wachau Valley–Dürnstein–Krems: guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; scenic sailing through the Wachau Valley; free time in Dürnstein and Krems

Day 5 Bratislava: guided city sightseeing; free time for Christmas markets

Day 6 Budapest (Disembarkation): guided tour, see Heroes’ Square

Day 7 Budapest: day at leisure

Day 8 Budapest: your vacation ends this morning


Day 1 Vienna, Austria
Day 2 Vienna
Day 3 Vienna (Embarkation)
Day 4 Melk – Wachau Valley – Dürnstein – Krems
Day 5 Bratislava, Slovakia
Day 6 Budapest, Hungary (Disembarkation)
Day 7 Budapest
Day 8 Budapest

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