A Taste Of The Danube
from $2061
Duration: 4 Days
Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Budapest and cruise through the natural beauty of Austria’s Wachau Valley, past quaint towns and villages—and stops in charming towns and cities of Slovakia and Austria along the way.Sail between two countries on a 58-mile stretch of the Danube that’s shared by Hungary and Slovakia.Explore Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, a dynamic city at the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. Visit the Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral, which served as Hungary’s coronation church during the 16th to 19th centuries. In Melk, you will visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey, one of Europe’s largest monasteries, where Benedictine monks still stroll within the sacred walls. Sitting high on a bluff, it offers the most breathtaking views of the city, the Danube River, and the Austrian countryside all at once. Conclude your beautiful Danube River cruise in Vienna, Austria.
Day 1 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (EMBARKATION)
Welcome to Hungary. Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Budapest must arrive by 2 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Spend free time strolling along the cobblestone streets, browsing art galleries, sipping coffee, and sampling sweets before boarding your Danube cruise for a welcome dinner this evening. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BRATISLAVA (D)
Day 2 BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA
Cathedral Coronations and a Crowning Castle Visit the Adventure centre for today's activities with your Adventure Host. ACTIVE - Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a scenic walk to Bratislava Castle, OR: CLASSIC - Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Old Town's cobblestone streets to Town Hall. Visit the Gothic halls of St. Martin's Cathedral-Hungary's centuries-old coronation church. Alternatively, take a bicycle and a picnic from the ship to explore the local sights along the Danube on your own. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MELK (B,L,D)
Day 3 MELK, AUSTRIA-WACHAU VALLEY
Frescoes Above and Vineyards Below ACTIVE - Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a Morning Hike through Melk's beautiful countryside, OR: CLASSIC - Join a morning Guided Sightseeing Tour of Melk's 11th-century Benedictine Abbey. Explore its frescoes, statues, library, and spectacular pipe organ in the monastery's lofty perch above the Danube. Take a relaxing break on the Sky Deck as you sail through awe-inspiring views of the Wachau Valley and the wine region surrounding Durnstein. DURNSTEIN: A King's Ransom and Castle Ruins Spend free time at your leisure, perhaps biking through the vineyards in the Wachau Valley. Later, enjoy onboard entertainment by local musicians. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO VIENNA (B,L,D)
Day 4 VIENNA (DISEMBARKATION)
Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning. Flights should not leave Vienna airport before 8 am. (B)
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