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AVALON WATERWAYS
8 Days | Danube Symphony
with Budapest
Eastbound (WPBE)


DEGGENDORF TO BUDAPEST

Day 1 | Deggendorf, Germany. Embark. Welcome to Germany. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding. (Flights into Munich must arrive by 2 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.) (D)

Day 2 | Linz, Austria. Mauthausen. Fall in Love with Legendary Art, Music, and the Linzer Torte. Enjoy a brief sailing to Mauthausen while having lunch. You may choose to join an Optional Excursion to Mauthausen Concentration Camp. Enjoy sailing on your way to Ybbs tonight. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board. (B,L,D)

CLASSIC — Take a Guided Walk through the city’s historic and beautiful sites along the shore of the Danube and see Hauptplatz—Austria’s largest medieval square—and the towering white marble Trinity Column, OR:

ACTIVE — Join a Guided Hike up to Mount Pöstlingberg to get an incredible bird’s-eye view of Linz and the mighty Danube River.

Day 3 | Wachau Valley. Krems. An Ancient Village and Vintages of the Wachau Valley. Relax on board this morning and enjoy the picturesque Wachau Valley scenery as you cruise to Krems. (B,L,D)

CLASSIC — Join a guided walk to explore this small valley town, seemingly untouched by the new world, OR:

DISCOVERY — Join an interactive Wine World Experience with wine tasting.

Day 4 | Vienna. A Feast for the Soul in Vienna. Optional tours today include a Guided Tour of magnificent Schönbrunn Palace, the former imperial summer residence of Habsburg royalty. You may also choose to attend an Optional Excursion to a Royal Waltz Concert for an unforgettable evening of music in an elegant hall. Alternatively you can choose to spend your free time strolling through Kärtnerstrasse, the most famous shopping avenue in central Vienna; stop in a local café to enjoy authentic Austrian confections of Sachertorte or Apfelstrudel. (B,L,D)

CLASSIC — Venture into the Habsburg empire with a Guided City Tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks. See the Imperial Palace complex —the winter residence of the Imperial Family, the historic Vienna Opera House and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

Day 5 | Bratislava, Slovakia. Classic and Contemporary—from Cathedrals to Castles. (B,L,D)

CLASSIC — Take a Guided City Walk, including the quaint streets of Old Town, Town Hall, and fantastic St. Martin’s Cathedral, OR:

ACTIVE — Grab Nordic walking sticks and follow your Avalon Adventure Host on a Hike to Bratislava Castle.

Day 6 | Budapest, Hungary. Disembark. Time for Cobblestones, Coffee, and Confections. (B)

CLASSIC — Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour to see majestic Heroes’ Square and Budapest’s classic sites.

Day 7 | Budapest. Hungarian Dishes, Healing Waters, and Historic Wonders With plenty of free time this afternoon, experience the curative waters of Budapest’s thermal baths, or set out for a hike to explore the countryside on either side of the Danube. Take time to shop for treasures, including handcrafted embroidery, Herend porcelain, or Budapest’s best baked goods. (B)

Day 8 | Budapest. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B))

NOTE: Itinerary is subject to change without notice. For the most up-to-date information, please refer to the itinerary schedule you receive with your final documents.

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EASTBOUND ITINERARY (WPB)
9 DAYS | DEGGENDORF TO BUDAPEST

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