Active Discovery on The Danube – Eastbound (9 Days)

Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
Ship: Varies by Departure
Linz, Austria to Budapest, Hungary
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Linz, Austria

Welcome to Austria! Your Suite Ship® Awaits in Linz. Flights into Linz must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be onboard ship by 5 pm. Enjoy any free time today by shopping, exploring on your own, or stop in a café for Austria's world-famous pastries. (Dinner)

Engelhartszell, Austria, Austria
Schlögener Schlinge, Austria
Linz, Austria

Memories and Beer in the Making. Enjoy free time on the Sky Deck this afternoon while you sail through the amazing horseshoe bend of the Danube's Schlögen Oxbow on your way back to Linz. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Linz, Austria
Mauthausen, Austria
Grein, Austria

History Lessons and Monastic Life in Austria. In the afternoon sail to Grein. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Spitz, Austria
Vienna, Austria

Take a Hike, a Canoe, or a Bike to Explore Austria's Wine Country. Relax this afternoon as you cruise toward Vienna. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Vienna, Austria

Strauss, Schnitzel, Strudel, and Sachertorte. Spend free time this afternoon strolling through the pedestrian Kärntner Straße, then take a break for a piece of Sachertorte. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Vienna, Austria

A Feast for the Soul in Vienna. This evening, enjoy live entertainment onboard your ship. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Visegrád, Hungary

Knights, Castles, and Vampires. Sail to Budapest this afternoon. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Budapest, Hungary

Spend free time shopping for Hungarian paprika or handcrafted souvenirs, or savor a piece of cream cake in the world-famous Café Gerbeaud. (Breakfast)

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

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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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