Active & Discovery on the Danube

    Departure 2023 | Cruise along the peaceful Danube River through Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary | Offer Expires February 28, 2023

    Cruise along the peaceful Danube River through Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary with Avalon Waterways

    Price: $4,494* CAD Per Person

    (*Featured price is per person, cruise only, in Canadian dollars based on double occupancy, on the departure date indicated, and includes all taxes and fees and the Avalon $350 per person discount.)

    Departure: April 25, 2023
    Return: May 2, 2023

    Photo: Wachau Valley on the Danube

    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.

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

    Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.

    We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities to speak to your interests - from cooking classes, to painting workshops - to immerse yourself in each culture you explore.

    Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go - from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.

    Photo: 8 days map tour from Budapest to Deggendorf


    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.

    Photo: Vienna

    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.

    Photo: Avalon's Panorama Suite.

    Day 7: 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 8: Deggendorf (Disembarkation): 

    Your cruise ends this morning

    Don't delay your next vacation, book with me today! Offer Expires February 28, 2023.

    Terms And Conditions

    *Book a select 2023 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive free round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from YEG, YHZ, YOW, YQR, YUL, YVR, YWG, YXE, YYC, YYJ, YYZ . Other gateway cities available from $100 to $300 per person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). Free air offer is based on lowest-priced economy class Flex airfare available for booking at time of reservation and scheduled to coincide with cruise itinerary. Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost. In lieu of FREE AIR + $700 per couple, a $3,800/couple land promotion can be requested by calling Avalon Waterways. Limited to new bookings for Canada originating travelers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under deposit between January 3, 2023 and February 28, 2023. A $550 non-refundable deposit is due at time of booking. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air. Groups of 8 passengers or more don't qualify. Please call for Group options. Offer is combinable only with the Welcome Back Credit and the $350 per person land promo, if applicable. Promotional discounts do not carry forward on voluntarily changed air bookings; other promotions at time of change may be available. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value and also subject to airfare differentials between originally ticketed air itinerary and re-ticketed air itinerary. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands. Additional restrictions apply; see Travel Terms for details.

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