Whether you’re an art lover, a foodie, a history buff, or an energetic adventurer, your Active & Discovery cruise on the Danube River offers just-right 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.
Start by exploring Budapest your way—stroll its streets for classic sightseeing with a local guide or take a bike ride through town for a different perspective, or join Kinga Tittel, renowned author of “Fabulous Budapest,” and experience the city’s people and places on an exceptional guided tour. Attend a Medieval Knights Tournament at a Visegrád castle; see Gustav Klimt’s renowned “The Kiss” painting in Vienna. 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.
Join us on this Active & Discovery cruise and experience the Blue Danube to discover each destination your way. Your Active & Discovery Danube River cruise can be as active or leisurely as you like!
|September 22, 2023||from $6,029 CAD||Per Person|
|1||Fri Sep 22||Budapest, Hungary|
|2||Sat Sep 23||Budapest (Embarkation)-Danube Bend|
|3||Sun Sep 24||Visegrád, Hungary|
|4||Mon Sep 25||Vienna, Austria|
|5||Tue Sep 26||Vienna, Austria|
|6||Wed Sep 27||Krems-Grein, Austria|
|7||Thu Sep 28||Grein-Mauthausen-Linz, Austria|
|8||Fri Sep 29||Engelhartszell-Schlögener Oxbow|
|9||Sat Sep 30||Vilshofen (Disembarkation)|
Day 1 Budapest:
Welcome to Hungary
Day 2 Budapest (Embarkation)-Danube Bend:
Choice of guided tour with travel writer Kinga Tittel, or guided bike tour, or city sightseeing tour in Budapest; onboard welcome reception; scenic sailing
Day 3 Visegrád:
Choice of medieval knights tournament, or guided hike in the Danube-Ipoly National Park, or canoe tour
Day 4 Vienna:
Choice of bike tour, or Insider’s tour of Vienna, or guided tour, visit to Belvedere Palace
Day 5 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 6 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 7 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 8 Engelhartszell-Schlögener Oxbow:
Choice of visit to Engelszell Abbey, or visit Jochenstein Power-Station or guided bike tour; choice of scenic cruising around the Schlögener Oxbow, or guided hike along the Danube trails
Day 9 Vilshofen (Disembarkation):
Your vacation ends this morning
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