Start your vacation in Bavaria's capital, Munich, and visit the charming town of Oberammergau and the fairytale castle of Neuschwanstein. Board your river cruise vessel in Passau and sail down the Danube, stopping to visit magnificent Melk Abbey or Schallaburg Castle, and the small town of Dürnstein in the Wachau Valley. End your cruise in Austria's capital Vienna, with guided sightseeing and plenty of time to explore this "City of Music" on your own.
Highlights & Sightseeing
Cruise: deluxe 5-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon's exclusive Comfort Collection BedsSM
Day 1 Munich: welcome to Munich
Day 2 Munich: guided sightseeing, see the Marienplatz
Day 3 Munich. Excursion to Neuschwanstein & Oberammergau: visit Neuschwanstein Castle
Day 4 Munich - Passau (Embarkation): travel by motorcoach to Passau; onboard welcome reception
Day 5 Passau - Linz: guided walk in Passau
Day 6 Linz: guided walk in Linz
Day 7 Melk - Dürnstein: choice of guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk or visit to Schallaburg Castle; guided walk in Dürnstein
Day 8 Vienna: guided sightseeing
Day 9 Vienna (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
Buffet breakfast in Munich; superb dining with meals on board featuring full breakfast with complimentary sparkling wine, lunch with complimentary soft drinks, and dinner including complimentary wine, beer, or soft drinks; a welcome reception, Captain's reception, and farewell dinner; one sitting with open seating arrangements
- In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.
- Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change becomes necessary, a substitute will be offered.