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Danube Symphony – Westbound (8 Days)

Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
Ship: Varies by Departure
Vienna, Austria to Munich, Germany
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ARRIVE DEPART
DAY 1
Vienna, Austria

A Feast for the Soul in Vienna. (Dinner)

DAY 2
Vienna, Austria

Strauss, Schnitzel, Strudel, and Sachertorte. You may decide to take a Guided Optional Excursion to opulent Schönbrunn Palace—the former imperial summer home and vast gardens with a history spanning 300 years of the Habsburg monarchy. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 3
Dürnstein, Austria
Melk, Austria

Vistas and Vineyards Beyond the Blue Stiftskirche. You may stretch out on the Sky Deck as you sail through the Wachau Valley past vineyards, castles, and charming villages on your way to Melk. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 4
Grein, Austria

Dramatic Castle Views and the Oldest Theater in Austria. Alternatively, take a full-day Guided Optional Excursion to Salzburg—the city of Mozart—or to the picturesque Bohemian town of Český Krumlov. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 5
Passau, Germany

Go for Baroque in Passau—with Treasures Both Grand and Quaint. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 6
Passau, Germany
Munich, Germany

Modern Metropolis and Alpine Monarchs. (Breakfast)

DAY 7
Munich, Germany

Storybook Villages and Fairytale Castles. (Breakfast)

DAY 8
Munich, Germany

Your vacation ends this morning with breakfast. (Breakfast)

Danube Symphony – Westbound map

About Us

When designing its new ships, Avalon Waterways started with the traveler instead of the ship. This is a river cruise company that invites innovation, imagination and a relentless desire to create a smart use of space be its guide. The result? More space. Bigger views. More comfort … All thanks to one-of-a-kind Panorama SuitesSM on the industry’s only Suite Ships®. The Suite Ships of Avalon are revolutionizing the river cruise industry. For instance, on these signature vessels, Avalon brings an unprecedented level of thoughtfulness and attention to detail to every aspect of the Panorama Suites, providing travelers an oasis to escape to, not escape from. Even better? Avalon doesn’t offer travelers just a few Panorama Suites on each ship. Instead, 80 percent of the guest rooms on Suite Ships are Panorama Suite (they’re 30 percent larger than the average river cruise room). In designing its ships, Avalon has refused to see space as a barrier. That fact couldn’t be truer when looking at the company’s inspired indoor/outdoor space. For instance, Avalon’s Open-Air Balconies®, a completely new concept, make full use of the intended balcony experience – in any weather condition, in any season – without compromising room space. How? Giant wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows with a 7-foot opening. Avalon has considered every detail of the cruise experience. But perhaps it’s what the company hasn’t done that makes it so unique. It hasn’t filled ships to capacity with people. In fact, because the river cruise line made its rooms so spacious, there’s more room for less people. Simply put, Avalon Waterways is built differently

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Cruise-only fares are per person, based on double occupancy in US dollars, unless otherwise noted. Pricing and itinerary are subject to change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

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