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Avalon Waterways Danube Symphony (Eastbound) (WPB)

6 Day River Cruise Deggendorf to Budapest 
Experience views to awaken the senses on your Danube River cruise from Germany to Hungary. Embark from the “City of Three Rivers” in Passau, Austria, and sail to the lovely city of Linz for guided sightseeing, including Austria’s largest medieval square and the towering marble Trinity Column. Sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley to Krems and explore the small village—seemingly untouched by the modern world. You may choose to enjoy a wine tasting with a Wine World Experience to discover the secrets of winemaking and its history. Next, sail to Vienna—the City of Music. You’ll marvel at the sights with 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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Avalon Waterways Promotions & Special Offers

  • Save $1,000 per couple on select 2020 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises.*
    Promotion Depatures (Land): 06/04/20, 07/02/20, 09/24/20
  • Save $1,500 per couple on select 2020 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises.*
    Promotion Depatures (Land): 04/09/20, 05/07/20, 07/30/20, 08/27/20
  • Single supplement waived on the cruise portion of select 2021 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises.*
    Promotion Depatures (Land): 05/03/21, 05/27/21, 07/18/21, 07/31/21, 08/25/21, 09/10/21
  • Save $1000 per couple on select 2021 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises.*
    Promotion Depatures (Land): 05/27/21, 07/18/21, 09/10/21
  • Save $1500 per couple on select 2021 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises.*
    Promotion Depatures (Land): 05/03/21, 07/31/21, 08/25/21
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Avalon Highlights & Sightseeing

Day 1 Deggendorf (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Linz–Mauthausen: free time in Linz; choice of visit to St. Florian Monastery or guided tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp

Day 3 Ybbs–Wachau Valley–Krems: guided tour in Ybbs; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; guided tour in Krems

Day 4 Vienna: guided sightseeing

Day 5 Bratislava: choice of a guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s Cathedral or a hike to Bratislava Castle with your Adventure Host

Day 6 Budapest (Disembarkation): your cruise ends this morning

Related Avalon Tours

WPB - Danube Symphony
WPBE - With 2 Nights in Budapest
WPBQ - With 2 Nights in Munich
WPBY - With 2 Nights in Munich & 2 Nights in Budapest

Itinerary (2021)

Day 1DEGGENDORF, 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

(D)
Day 2LINZ, AUSTRIA
 Fall in Love with Legendary Art, Music, and the Linzer Torte

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

You may choose to join an Optional Excursion to visit Linz and its medieval square or an Optional Guided Hike.

Enjoy free time this morning in Linz, before a brief sailing to Mauthausen while having lunch.

MAUTHAUSEN

History Lessons and Monastic Life in Austria

CLASSIC Visit the 9th-centur St. Florian Monastery-the largest monastery in upper Austria and home to Augustine monks, OR:

CLASSIC Join a sobering Guided tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp one of the largest and most brutal Nazi camps of WWII.

Enjoy sailing on your way to Ybbs tonight.

Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN YBBS

(B,L,D)
Day 3YBBS–WACHAU VALLEY
 An Ancient Village and Vintages of the Wachau Valley

CLASSIC Visit the Lower Austrian little town of Ybbs. Admire the fine architecture of the Babenberger and its romantic old town.

Relax on board and enjoy the picturesque Wachau Valley scenery as you cruise to Krems.

KREMS

CLASSIC Join a guided walk to explore this small valley town, seemingly untouched by the new world.

OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO VIENNA

(B,L,D)
Day 4VIENNA
 A Feast for the Soul in Vienna

Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities.

CLASSIC Venture into the Habsburg empire with a Guided City Tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks. See the Imperial Palace complex —the winter residence of the Imperial Family, the historic Vienna Opera House and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

Optional tours today include a Guided Tour of magnificent Schönbrunn Palace, the former imperial summer residence of Habsburg royalty. You may also choose to attend an Optional Excursion to a Royal Waltz Concert for an unforgettable evening of music in an elegant hall.

Alternatively you can choose to spend your free time strolling through Kärtnerstrasse, the most famous shopping avenue in central Vienna; stop in a local café to enjoy authentic Austrian confections of Sachertorte or Apfelstrudel.

OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BRATISLAVA

(B,L,D)
Day 5BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA
 Classic and Contemporary—from Cathedrals to Castles

CLASSIC Take a Guided City Walk, including the quaint streets of Old Town, Town Hall, and fantastic St. Martin’s Cathedral, OR:

ACTIVE Grab Nordic walking sticks and follow your Avalon Adventure Host on a Hike to Bratislava Castle.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST

(B,L,D)
Day 6BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (DISEMBARKATION)
 Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.

(B)

Avalon Pricing Details

Book now to guarantee Early Preview Pricing, available only until April 6, 2020.

Gateway city for arrivals is Munich.

Port charges:
$130

Gratuities to Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included.

Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability).

Please call for single accommodation price. Triples not available.

Additional accommodations before or after your tour may be available.

All prices per person based on double occupancy. Cruise price based on Category E in a deluxe outside stateroom on Indigo Deck. See below for upgrade pricing.

To upgrade to a higher category, add per person:

Category / Decks / Price
D / Indigo Deck / $143
B / Sapphire Deck / $821
A / Sapphire Deck / $857
P / Royal Deck / $928
Royal Suite / Royal Deck / $1,571

Avalon 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); the responsibility for obtaining a visa rests with the traveler.

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*04/09/2020 Special Offer/Promotion $1,999.00
*05/07/2020 Special Offer/Promotion $2,549.00
*06/04/2020 Special Offer/Promotion $2,549.00
*07/02/2020 Special Offer/Promotion $2,499.00
*07/30/2020 Special Offer/Promotion $2,499.00
*08/27/2020 Special Offer/Promotion $2,549.00
*09/24/2020 Special Offer/Promotion $2,699.00
*05/03/2021 Special Offer/Promotion $2,549.00
*05/27/2021 Special Offer/Promotion $2,549.00
*07/18/2021 Special Offer/Promotion $2,499.00
*07/31/2021 Special Offer/Promotion $2,499.00
*08/25/2021 Special Offer/Promotion $2,549.00
*09/10/2021 Special Offer/Promotion $2,699.00
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