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Active & Discovery On The Danube (Westbound) on Avalon Envision

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Whether you’re an art lover, a foodie, a history buff, or an energetic adventurer, your Active & Discovery cruise on the Danube River offers included activities and excursions to suit your interests. With Avalon Choice®, you can select the experiences that are perfect for your preference and pace. From Classic to Active to Discovery inclusions, you can explore and experience each destination your way.

Embark your Avalon Suite Ship® in Budapest and enjoy a scenic sailing through the Danube Bend on your way to Visegrád. Attend a Medieval Knights Tournament at a Visegrád castle; see Gustav Klimt’s renowned "The Kiss" painting in Vienna. With Avalon Choice®, each day is yours to spend your way. Whether you prefer browsing the art collection of the Habsburg Empire, sipping local vintages at an Austrian wine tasting, or joining a canoe excursion, your Active & Discovery cruise is packed with included excursions for every pace in every place we go. Sample cheese and beer made by Trappist monks and explore their Abbey gardens; take a hike to Count Dracula’s prison tower; or tour Mauthausen Concentration Camp, one of WWII’s most notorious sites, selecting from an unmatched variety of ways to cruise your way.

Whichever way you choose to explore new locales-from paddling canoes to picnic views-Avalon Choice includes the excursions and activities to invite you to discover each destination your way. Your Active & Discovery Danube River cruise can be as active or leisurely as you like!

Included Features:

Day 1 Budapest (Embarkation)-Danube Bend: Welcome to Hungary; onboard welcome reception; scenic sailing

Day 2 Visegrád: Choice of medieval knights tournament, or guided hike in the Danube-Ipoly National Park, or canoe tour

Day 3 Vienna: Choice of bike tour, or Insider’s tour of Vienna, or guided tour, visit to Belvedere Palace

Day 4 Vienna: Choice of early risers walking tour with breakfast at a Viennese café, or guided tour, see Habsburg private art collection and the Italian or Dutch masters works, or guided tour, see Habsburg private art collection and the Military Museum

Day 5 Krems-Grein: In Krems choice of canoe tour, or bike tour from Krems to Spitz, or Wine World Experience with tasting, or local encounter showcasing regional products; visit Clam castle in Grein and meet the Count

Day 6 Grein-Mauthausen-Linz: Guided walk in Grein, visit the historical theater; in Mauthausen, choice of visit to St. Florian Monastery, or guided tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp, or guided bike tour

Day 7 Engelhartszell-Schlögener Oxbow: Choice of visit to Engelszell Abbey, or visit Jochenstein Power-Station or bike with your Adventure Host; choice of scenic cruising around the Schlögener Oxbow, or guided hike along the Danube trails

Day 8 Deggendorf (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning


About Avalon Envision
About Avalon Waterways
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If you want to see the world, cruise down its legendary rivers. If you want to see more of the world, look no further than Avalon Waterways. Our Suite Ships® feature one-of-a-kind Panorama SuitesSM, with the widest opening windows in river cruising, the industry's only Open–Air Balcony®, and beds facing the incredible views. Beyond our wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows is a world waiting to be explored-your way.

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Jul 25, 2023 through
Aug 01, 2023
Jul 21, 2023 7:00 PM
7 Nights from
$3,249.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes discount: $250.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
7312348
May 30, 2023 through
Jun 06, 2023
May 26, 2023 7:00 PM
7 Nights from
$3,649.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
7312346
Sep 05, 2023 through
Sep 12, 2023
Sep 1, 2023 7:00 PM
7 Nights from
$3,899.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
7312406
WBL-2023

Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Budapest, Hungary (Embarkation) – Danube Bend
2 Visegrád
3 Vienna, Austria
4 Vienna
5 Krems
6 Grein
7 Engelhartszell – Schlögen Oxbow
8 Deggendorf (Disembarkation)
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.