2021 Season

Danube Dreams with 2 Nights in Berlin & 2 Nights in Prague (Eastbound)


cruise: WDBB 12 Day River Cruise Berlin to Budapest
Your European vacation begins with two nights in the German capital of Berlin, followed by two nights in Prague, the dazzling capital of the Czech Republic. In Berlin, see the Brandenburg Gate and visit the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. In Prague, guided sightseeing highlights the Astronomical Clock, Hradčany Castle, and St. Vitus Cathedral. Transfer to Regensburg one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities for guided sightseeing to see the Old Town Hall, the Porta Pretoria and its mansions with high towers recalling the status and wealth of their early owners.

Embark on your Danube River cruise in Deggendorf , and sail to Passau, called the “City of Three Rivers”, lying at the confluence of the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers. Explore the city with a Local Guide and admire the Patrician houses and baroque St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Explore the Hauptplatz in Linz, the Austria’s largest medieval square, and enjoy the magnificent views through the picturesque wine region of Wachau Valley. In Dürnstein, see the famous blue and white Stiftskirche and taste some of the local wines. Vienna, the “City of Music,” makes an immediate impression with its lavish Hofburg Imperial Palace and neo-renaissance Vienna Opera House. In Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, a guided walk takes you through the delightful Old Town and to the Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral. In Budapest, the vibrant capital of Hungary, see the must-see sights with a local expert. Enjoy free time strolling along the main shopping street of Vici utca, or take pictures from Fishermen’s Bastion, providing the best panoramic views of Budapest.
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Day 1 Berlin: Welcome to Germany

Day 2 Berlin: Guided sightseeing, see the Brandenburg Gate, visit Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

Day 3 Berlin-Dresden-Prague: Guided walk in Dresden, visit the courtyard of the Zwinger Palace; motorcoach transfer to Prague

Day 4 Prague: Guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradcany Castle grounds

Day 5 Prague-Regensburg-Deggendorf (Embarkation): Travel by motorcoach to Regensburg, guided sightseeing; transfer to Deggendorf; onboard welcome reception

Day 6 Passau: Choice of guided walk or hike with Adventure Host

Day 7 Linz: Guided sightseeing, see Hauptplatz and the Trinity Column

Day 8 Ybbs-Wachau Valley-Dürnstein: Choice of guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk or guided tour in Ybbs; cruise through the Wachau Valley; choice of guided walk or hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein

Day 9 Vienna: Guided sightseeing

Day 10 Hainburg-Bratislava: Free time in Hainburg; guided sightseeing in Bratislava, visit St. Martin's Cathedral

Day 11 Budapest: Guided tour, see Heroes' Square

Day 12 Budapest (Disembarkation): Your vacation ends this morning
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cities and locations


Avalon Choice

Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. Plus, we offer independent exploration options and the use of our exclusive AvalonGO APP on most of our cruises. 

Below are 3 types of included shore excursions for you to experience.

notes


  • In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
  • Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
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