The Legendary Danube – Cruise Only (8 Days)

Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
Ship: Varies by Departure
Nürnberg, Germany to Budapest, Hungary
Nürnberg, Germany

Welcome to Germany. Flights into Nuremberg must arrive by 4 pm. Guests must be onboard ship by 5 pm. This afternoon, board your Suite Ship® in Nuremberg and enjoy a dinner onboard. (Dinner)

Roth, Germany
Nürnberg, Germany
Roth, Germany

Living Heritage and History Lessons. Start the day with a Morning Stretch with the Avalon adventure host, and dock in Roth for a day of fascinating excursions. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Regensburg, Germany

Magical Regensburg—Bavaria's Medieval Miracle. You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to visit the Benedictine Monastery in Weltenburg. Spend a free afternoon exploring Regensburg on foot or by bike through its charming streets. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Passau, Germany

Go for Baroque in Passau—Where the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers Meet. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Melk, Austria
Vienna, Austria

Striking Frescoes and Breathtaking Views of the Wachau Valley. Enjoy a coffee or a cocktail on the Sky Deck as you sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley to Vienna. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Vienna, Austria

Royal Collections, Amusing Attractions, and Culinary Confections. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Budapest, Hungary

The Pearl of the Danube in the Heart of Europe. Take free time to enjoy Budapest's famed thermal baths. You can also take a scenic hike in the hills above the Danube. Take time to explore the city's cafés, pubs, and nightlife at your leisure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Budapest, Hungary

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

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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

Insider Tip

Step aboard Europe's youngest fleet and you'll find yourself surrounded by the most expansive views, innovative technologies and inspired designs.

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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.

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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