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Danube Symphony - Westbound 2016 / 2015 / 2017

9 days from Vienna to Munich (WVP)

  • Cruise Overview
  • Day By Day Itinerary
  • Included Highlights & Features
  • Dates & Prices
Danube Symphony - Westbound Danube Symphony - Westbound

Cruise Overview

On this marvelous cruise, visit Austria's capital, Vienna, and be delighted by its charming small towns - like Melk, Dürnstein, and Grein - before heading into Germany's Bavaria. First, enjoy Vienna with its spectacular museums, awe-inspiring St. Stephen's Cathedral, and delightful music. In Dürnstein, explore the small town nestled below the ruins of the castle where King Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned in 1192. Visit magnificent Melk Abbey, and Grein's quaint historical theater. In Germany, visit the Bavarian capital of Munich, the charming town of Oberammergau, and the fairytale castle of Neuschwanstein. All of this and more await you on this wonderful Danube cruise through Austria and Bavaria - the trip of a lifetime!

Highlights & Sightseeing

Cruise: deluxe 5-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon's exclusive Comfort Collection BedsSM

Day 1 Vienna (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Vienna: guided sightseeing

Day 3 Dürnstein - Melk: guided walk in Dürnstein; guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk or visit to Schallaburg Castle; wine tasting

Day 4 Grein - Linz: guided walk of Grein, visit the historical theater

Day 5 Passau: guided walk in Passau

Day 6 Passau (Disembarkation)"Munich: travel by motorcoach to Munich

Day 7 Munich: guided sightseeing, see the Marienplatz

Day 8 Munich. Excursion to Neuschwanstein & Oberammergau: visit Neuschwanstein Castle; free time in Oberammergau

Day 9 Munich: your vacation ends this morning

Meals

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

NOTES:

  • Departure August 20 is offered as an exclusive Golf Cruise, including special features at no extra cost. Get teed up for an amazing Avalon Golf Cruise! You - ll enjoy golf outings as a local golf enthusiast arranges tee times on select courses. Non-golfers can enjoy the regular program as per our brochure text.
  • 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.