Danube Symphony With 1 Night In Budapest & 2 Nights In Munich (Westbound)
Experience the sights and sounds with river views to awaken the senses on your Danube River cruise from Hungary to Germany. Begin your European vacation your way with one night in Budapest before your cruise. You’ll enjoy an introduction to the city by a local expert who shows you the must-see sights. Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Budapest to embark on an unforgettable 6-day river cruise on the Danube. You’ll begin with a visit to Slovakia’s quaint town of Bratislava for guided sightseeing along the streets of Old Town and St. Martin’s Cathedral. Learn about the Habsburg Empire with guided sightseeing in Vienna to see the Imperial Palace complex, the Opera House, and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Explore Krems on a guided tour of a town seemingly untouched by the modern world. Cruise through the Wachau Valley-home of charming villages and Austrian wines from its beautiful vineyards. Discover Ybbs on a guided tour of its romantic old town. Visit the magnificent 9th-century St. Florian Monastery, still home of Augustine Monks, or take a sobering tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp-one of the largest and most brutal Nazi camps of WWII. In Linz, enjoy free time to sample its famous pastries, and cruise overnight to conclude your river cruise in Deggendorf, Germany. Continue your European vacation your way with two nights in Munich. You’ll enjoy a full-day guided tour to Neuschwanstein Castle-home of King Ludwig, and plenty of free time to explore Munich. A fantastic combination of history, art, food, and wine on your Danube River cruise.
Day 1 Budapest: welcome to Budapest Day 2 Budapest (Embarkation): guided tour, see Heroes’ Square; onboard welcome reception Day 3 Bratislava: guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s Cathedral or a hike to Bratislava Castle with your Adventure HostDay 4 Vienna: guided sightseeing Day 5 Krems–Wachau Valley–Ybbs: guided walk in Krems; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; guided tour in YbbsDay 6 Mauthausen–Linz: choice of visit to St. Florian Monastery, or guided tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp; free time in LinzDay 7 Deggendorf (Disembarkation)–Munich: transfer to Munich; guided tourDay 8 Munich. Excursion to Neuschwanstein & Oberammergau: visit Neuschwanstein Castle and the Bavarian village of OberammergauDay 9 Munich: your vacation ends this morning
Krems – Wachau Valley
Deggendorf, Germany (Disembarkation) – Munich