Discover the fascinating and scenic Danube with its charming small towns and exciting cities on this river cruise vacation. Enjoy the serene atmosphere as you glide along the river, passing quaint villages and scenic beauty. In Vienna, the "City of Music," board your river cruise ship and begin exploring the natural beauty of Austria's Wachau Valley, where much of Austria's wine is grown. Visit Melk's impressive and breathtaking Benedictine Abbey, see Dürnstein's baroque Stiftskirche, and enjoy guided sightseeing in Slovakia's vibrant capital of Bratislava. Your journey concludes in exciting Budapest.
Highlights & Sightseeing
Cruise: deluxe 3-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon's exclusive Comfort Collection BedsSM
Day 1 Vienna (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception
Day 2 Melk - Dürnstein: guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; see the Stiftskirche in Dürnstein
Day 3 Bratislava: guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin's Cathedral
Day 4 Budapest (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
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.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); the responsibility for obtaining a visa rests with the traveler.