Danube Symphony (Eastbound)

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River Cruise
Experience views to awaken the senses on your Danube River cruise from Germany to Hungary. Embark in Vilshofen, Germany, and sail to the lovely city of Linz. Here enjoy a guided sightseeing, or a visit to St. Florian Monastery. Explore Ybbs on a guided tour of its romantic old town; sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley passing by the Melk Abbey to Krems...
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Overview

Trip type
River Cruise
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Very Easy

Highlights

    • Onboard welcome reception
    • Choice of Linz sightseeing or visit to St. Florian Monastery or hike to Mount Postlingberg
    • Choice of guided tour in Ybbs with Artstetten Castle visit or bike with your Adventure Host; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; choice of guided tour in Krems or Wine World Experience with tasting or bike with your Adventure Host
    • Choice of guided sightseeing, or Künsthistorisches Museum visit, or bike with your Adventure Host
    • Choice of a guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin's Cathedral or a hike to Bratislava Castle with your Adventure Host
    • Experience views to awaken the senses on your Danube River cruise from Germany to Hungary
    • Embark in Vilshofen, Germany, and sail to the lovely city of Linz

What's this trip about?

    Experience views to awaken the senses on your Danube River cruise from Germany to Hungary. Embark in Vilshofen, Germany, and sail to the lovely city of Linz. Here enjoy a guided sightseeing, or a visit to St. Florian Monastery. Explore Ybbs on a guided tour of its romantic old town; sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley passing by the Melk Abbey to Krems and explore the small village—seemingly untouched by the modern world. Next, sail to Vienna—the City of Music. You’ll marvel at the sights on a guided city tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks—including the Imperial Palace, the world-famous Vienna Opera House, and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Visit Bratislava, Slovakia, on your Danube River cruise to explore the quaint streets of Old Town and St. Martin’s Cathedral. You may decide to join your Avalon Adventure Host on a hike to the castle above! Your Danube River cruise concludes in the “Pearl of the Danube”—Budapest.

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Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age range6 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityVILSHOFEN, GERMANY (EMBARKATION)
End CityBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (DISEMBARKATION)

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • Small Ship Cruise

Destinations

  • Europe
  • Austria
  • Germany
  • Czechia
  • Hungary
  • Slovakia

Attractions

  • Bratislava
  • Budapest
  • Linz
  • Passau
  • Prague
  • Vienna

Activities

  • Culture
  • River cruise

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Itinerary

Travel Map

Day 1: VILSHOFEN, GERMANY (EMBARKATION)

Welcome to Germany. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.

Flights into Munich must arrive by 2 pm.

Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.

EVENING CRUISE TO LINZ

(Dinner)

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Day 2: LINZ, AUSTRIA

Legendary, Lovely Linz

Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host.

ACTIVE Join an expert guide for a trek up to Mount Pöstlingberg for a whole new perspective of beautiful Linz and its surrounding area, OR: CLASSIC Visit ...

Day 3: YBBS–WACHAU VALLEY

An Ancient Village and Vintages of the Wachau Valley

ACTIVE Bike your way around Ybbs with your Adventure Host, OR:

CLASSIC Visit the Lower Austrian little town of Ybbs. Walk through the doors of Austrian history with a guided sightseeing tour of Artstett...

Day 4: VIENNA

A Feast for the Soul in Vienna

Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities.

ACTIVE Explore Vienna's Danube Island by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:

CLASSIC After a short walk of Vienna, join a Guided Visit of Austria’s largest muse...

Day 5: BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA

Cathedral Coronations and a Crowning Castle

ACTIVE Follow your Avalon Adventure Host on a short hike to lofty Bratislava Castle, OR: CLASSIC Take a Guided City Walk, including quaint streets of Old Town, Town Hall, and the royal coronation site of St. Martin’s Cathedral.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST

(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

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Day 6: BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (DISEMBARKATION)

Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.

Flights should not leave Munich airport before Noon.

(Breakfast)

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Last Updated: 2/21/2024
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CRUISING ELEVATED.
Innovative, transformative, original. Avalon Waterways has redefined cruising by going against the current and
away from the ordinary. Delivering unparalleled experiences and boundless exploration, Avalon puts you in the captain’s seat to navigate your journey, fuel your passions and steer clear of the unexpected as you cruise down the world’s most memorable and mesmerizing waterways. One step aboard our modern, luxurious Suite Ships with the grandest views in cruising and you’ll see how the tides they are a-changin’. 

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Enjoy the perfect blend of elegance and ease – where little touches are bold, gestures are grand and the views even grander. There’s a reason our ships are the critics’ darlings and favorites among our most discerning guests. Our boutique-hotel-inspired Panorama Suites feature the industry’s only Open-Air Balconies with the widest-opening windows in cruising and decadent Comfort Collection beds that face the ever-changing scenery.

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As you set sail down the world’s most legendary waters, we’ve curated a collection of the most intriguing experiences to immerse yourself in – both on board and off.

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On a typical cruise, you see waves, water and more water. On an Avalon cruise, legendary landmarks and postcard-perfect landscapes are always in view. Dock to discovery takes mere minutes. 

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While we naturally present the signature delicacies of the regions you visit, we enrich the gastronomic journey by offering multiple dining venues, bringing unexpected culinary experiences to the table.

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