Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Budapest to embark on an unforgettable 6-day European 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. In Vienna, learn about the Habsburg Empire with guided sightseeing, and 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. Visit Ybbs with a guided tour of its romantic old town. Visit the magnificent 9th-century St. Florian Monastery, still home to 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. A fantastic combination of history, art, food, and wine on your Danube River cruise.
Day 1 Budapest (Embarkation): Onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Bratislava: Choice of a guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin's Cathedral or hike to Bratislava Castle with your Adventure HostDay 3 Vienna: Choice of guided sightseeing or bike with your Adventure HostDay 4 Krems-Wachau Valley-Ybbs: Choice of guided walk in Krems or Wine World Experience with tasting or bike with your Adventure Host; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; guided tour in YbbsDay 5 Mauthausen-Linz: Choice of visit to St. Florian Monastery, or guided tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp; free time in LinzDay 6 Deggendorf (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning