Your Cruising Itinerary - A Taste of the Danube

Day 1: Budapest, Hungary  

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. Meals included: Dinner

Day 2: Bratislava, Slovakia - castles, vineyards, and cosmopolitan culture

  • Classic: Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the Old Town’s cobblestone streets to Town Hall. Visit the gothic halls of St. Martin’s Cathedral—Kingdom of Hungary’s centuriesold coronation church, OR 
  • Active: Grab Nordic walking sticks and follow your Avalon Adventure Host on a Hike to Bratislava Castle.

Alternatively, in your free time take a bicycle and a picnic from the ship to explore the local sights along the Danube. Later, enjoy onboard entertainment by local musicians.

Afternoon/overnight cruise to Melk. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Melk, Austria - ornate architecture and scenic splendours awaken the imagination and the senses

  • 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 through the Wachau Valley and the wine region surrounding Dürnstein.

Dürnstein - idyllic vistas and vneyards beyond the blue stiftskirche

Spend free time in Dürnstein at your leisure or biking through the vineyards in the Wachau Valley. Later, enjoy on board entertainment by local musicians.

Overnight cruise to Vienna. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Vienna (disembarkation)

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. Flights should not leave Vienna airport before 8 am.

There is a reverse course option with this cruise - Vienna to Budapest

  • 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); the responsibility for obtaining a visa rests with the traveler.

 

Departure dates and prices 2021 A Taste of the Danube : 7% discount on all dates

Prices shown exclude flights and transfers, call Avalon to add flights

Avalon brochure price in black from £954

Travel 55 discount price in red from £888

Telephone Avalon on 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55

Cruise Amsterdam to Basel : tour code WAZ - cruise price without flights and transfers
Dates Royal Suite Panorama Suite Delux Stateroom
June 4
SOLD OUT £1204
£1120
£954
£888
July 8
£1454
£1353
£1204
£1120
£954
£888
August 17
£1454
£1353
£1204
£1120
£954
£888
August 20
£1454
£1353
£1204
£1120
£954
£888

Prices include daily excursions, full-board dining and gratuities but exclude flights. Book your flights with us and we'll also include overseas transfers and ATOL protection. All holidays subject to Avalon Waterways Holidays Terms & Conditions. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Avalon Waterways
A Taste of the Danube

4 days Danube cruising

2021 discount prices from only £888

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..

Call Avalon Waterways direct on 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55 to book this delightful 4 day A Taste of the Danube river cruise holiday. All departure dates come with a 7% discount saving when you book direct. 

Travel 55 in association with Avalon Waterways. To book a luxury cruise call direct on 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55 you will then receive a 7% discount from the Avalon brochure price. 

Your choice

Avalon knows there is more than one way to explore new destinations. In addition to included ACTIVE , DISCOVERY and CLASSIC activities, Avalon offer Guided Optional Excursions with options to personalise your experience even more. And they are there with plenty of free-time suggestions to help you get the most out of every adventure.

Classic

  • Visit one of Austria’s most magnificent monasteries on a guided sightseeing tour of the spectacular 11th-century Benedictine Abbey in Melk.
  • Take advantage of free time to bike past vineyards in the Wachau Valley.

Your Ship - Avalon Impression

Part of Avalon's award-winning fleet of Suite Ships®, the Avalon Impression features two full decks of Panorama SuitesSM with wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that transform the living space into river cruising's only Open-Air BalconySM. With 200 square feet, Panorama SuitesSM are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, affording you the incomparable opportunity to wake each morning to splendid passing scenery from your window-facing bed. Stretch out on your Comfort CollectionSM bed and cruise with the world at your feet. Onboard amenities include an alternative light dining option in the Panorama Bistro, a Fitness Center, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, whirlpool, and light al fresco lunches at the Sky Bistro on the Sky Deck. You're sure to be impressed with the relaxed luxury and unequaled amenities of the Avalon Impression!

Avalon Impression

Book your cruise with or without flights

Cruise prices are shown without flights included in case you wish to book them separately, or aren't ready to return home when you disembark! Or we can book your flights for you from most UK airports, with overseas transfers and ATOL protection included. The choice is yours!


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