Heart of the Danube (Westbound)

In het kort: This European river cruise through Hungary, Austria, and Germany begins in the Hungarian capital of Budapest and sail to Vienna—the “City of Music.” You’ll marvel at the sights with a guided city tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks—including the Imperial Pa...

13 Dagen
Volgend vertrek
± EUR 4,716.00
± EUR 4,489.00
(USD 4,948.00)
Prijs per dag
± EUR 381.00

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Artistry II
Heart of the Danube (Westbound)


City Highlights

Day 1 Budapest (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Vienna: scenic sailing; pass through Bratislava

Day 3 Vienna: guided sightseeing

Day 4 Dürnstein–Wachau Valley–Melk: choice of guided tour, or hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein; scenic cruise through the Wachau Valley; guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; wine tasting on board

Day 5 Passau: guided walk

Day 6 Regensburg: guided walk

Day 7 Roth: lecture on board; choice of guided sightseeing in Nuremberg or Roth, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; beer tasting on board

Day 8 Nuremberg. Excursion to Munich: guided sightseeing in Munich, see the Marienplatz

Day 9 Bamberg: guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; beer tasting on board

Day 10 Volkach–Kitzingen: guided tours

Day 11 Würzburg: guided tour, visit the Bishop’s Residenz, or guided hike

Day 12 Main river village: guided walk

Day 13 Frankfurt (Disembarkation): your cruise ends this morning


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.

Related Tour Code2

WBF-T1|Festive Season
WBFQ-T1|Festive Season with 2 Nights in Budapest

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Budapest to Mainz River Cruise - Avalon Waterways® Europe


This European river cruise through Hungary, Austria, and Germany begins in the Hungarian capital of Budapest and sail to Vienna—the “City of Music.” You’ll marvel at the sights with a guided city tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks—including the Imperial Palace, the world-famous opera house, and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Sail to Dürnstein to walk in the steps of Richard the Lionheart. You may choose a guided hike to the castle where he was held during the Crusades, and behold the brilliant view of Austria’s Wachau Valley from above. Next, the magnificent Benedictine Abbey of Melk awaits, with its frescoed ceilings, sculptures, library, and ornate pipe organ. Join us on board for a wine tasting of Wachau Valley vintages.

You’ll cruise to Passau for guided walking tour of Germany’s “City of Three Rivers.” Visit the Bavarian town of Regensburg to see medieval sights, and join us for a beer tasting on board. In Roth, take a guided tour of the town; guided sightseeing in Nuremberg, or a tour of the notorious Nuremberg Rally Grounds. Join a guided excursion and tour of Munich to see Nymphenburg Palace—former home of the German monarchs. In Bamberg, enter a world where imperial dynasties lived with a guided tour of its Romanesque cathedral amid the seven hills crowned with churches. Enjoy a beer tasting on board before sailing for the quaint Bavarian town of Volkach. Visit Kitzingen in Bavaria’s largest wine-producing area to hear the legend of the town’s beginnings. Würzburg will delight you along the famed Romantic Road, followed by a visit to a Bavarian Main River Village. Your Danube River cruise concludes in Mainz.

Budapest, Hungary (Embarkation)
Vienna, Austria
Passau, Germany
Roth. Excursion To Nuremberg
Nuremberg. Excursion To Munich
Main River Village
Frankfurt (Disembarkation)

Bezochte landen: Duitsland, Hongarije, Oostenrijk

Bezochte steden: Bamberg, Boedapest, Frankfurt, Mainz, München, Nuremberg, Passau, Regensburg, Wenen, Würzburg

Artistry II
Type schip
River Cruiser
In het kort

Cruise on Europe's most loved rivers with views that become part of your suite. The Avalon Artistry II delivers an intimate setting, along with two full decks of suites featuring Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air BalconySM. Enjoy unmatched, seamless views of passing landscapes from your window-facing Comfort Collection bed for the ultimate in European river cruise views. With 200 square feet, Panorama SuitesSM are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, giving you the rare opportunity to wake each morning to the enchanting scenery and fresh breezes. Onboard amenities include complimentary computer use in public areas and Wi-Fi access, a Fitness Center, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, shade system, whirlpool, and the delightful Sky Bistro.

Beschrijving Komend uit   Waar naar toe
Cruise Budapest Mainz

Dit is een georganiseerde riviercruise: je eet en overnacht aan boord van het schip. De cruiserexploitant bepaalt de reisroute, de bestemmingen, de duur en de vertrekdata, evenals de prijs per type cabine / dek. Excursies kunnen worden opgenomen of optioneel. Je kunt meedoen, genieten en andere mensen ontmoeten.

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