A Taste Of The Danube With 2 Nights In Vienna & 2 Nights In Budapest (Eastbound)
Arrive in Vienna for a 2-night stay in the legendary “City of Music.” Enjoy 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. Enjoy superior hotel accommodations with complimentary breakfast, an expert Local Guide, and courtesy hotel-to-ship transfer. You’ll embark on your Avalon Suite Ship® from Vienna on your way to marvelous Melk for guided sightseeing in Austria’s Wachau Valley, including the magnificent Benedictine Abbey perched above the Danube. Dürnstein lies in the heart of the picturesque Wachau Valley and is best known for its beautiful Stiftskirche with its blue façade. You’ll sail to the centuries-old Slovakian city of Bratislava and take a guided tour of its cobblestone streets and Gothic cathedral. Your Danube River cruise concludes in Budapest, where you’ll spend two nights in the Hungarian capital city. Enjoy superior hotel accommodations with complimentary breakfast, an expert Local Guide, and courtesy ship-to-hotel transfer. Enjoy guided sightseeing, including Budapest’s iconic Heroes Square. An Avalon river cruise on the Danube-with overnight stays in Vienna and Budapest-what a perfect way to experience the legendary Danube’s incredible views your way!
Day 1 Vienna: Welcome to ViennaDay 2 Vienna: Choice of early risers guided tour, or guided sightseeingDay 3 Vienna (Embarkation): Morning at leisure; onboard welcome receptionDay 4 Melk–Wachau Valley–Dürnstein: Choice of guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk or bike with your Adventure Host; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; free time in DürnsteinDay 5 Bratislava: Choice of a guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s Cathedral or hike to Bratislava Castle with your Adventure HostDay 6 Budapest (Disembarkation): Guided tour, see Heroes’ SquareDay 7 Budapest: Day at leisureDay 8 Budapest: Your vacation ends this morning
Budapest, Hungary (Disembarkation)