Festive Season On Heart Of The Danube With 2 Nights In Budapest (Westbound)
Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Budapest after enjoying two nights in the “Pearl of the Danube.” Before sailing, you’ll enjoy a guided city sightseeing tour of the Hungarian capital city to see Budapest’s iconic sights, including Heroes’ Square. Visit vibrant Vienna and picturesque Krems, and sail through the beautiful views of the rich wine-growing region of Austria’s Wachau Valley. Your Danube River cruise continues to Melk, with its magnificent Benedictine Abbey-complete with its fantastic frescoes, statues, library, and ornate pipe organ. While sailing hear an onboard lecture about Christmas traditions in Europe. In Nuremberg, choose from two guided excursions-a classic sightseeing tour, or a tour of the historic Nuremberg Rally Grounds of WWII no-toriety. Continue your Festive European vacation to enjoy Christmas in the Heart of Germany, including Bam-berg-complete with dozens of nativity scenes of every size. Würzburg is the next stop on your European Christmas cruise Savor the sights, sounds, and confections of Würzburg’s warm Christmas markets before sailing to visit a picturesque Main River Village. Your Danube and Main River cruise vacation concludes in Frankfurt with wonderful experiences and memories of old-fashioned Christmas markets, scenic splendors, and inspiring discoveries to treasure always.
Day 1 Budapest: welcome to Budapest!Day 2 Budapest: guided sightseeing, see Heroes’ Square; Christmas marketDay 3 Budapest (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception Day 4 Budapest–Vienna: scenic sailing, pass through Bratislava; Austrian cookies tasting on boardDay 5 Vienna: choice of guided sightseeing, or culinary tour at Christmas marketDay 6 Krems–Wachau Valley–Melk: guided city walk in Krems; scenic sailing through the Wachau Valley; guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in MelkDay 7 Passau: guided walkDay 8 Regensburg: guided city walk; free time for Christmas markets; onboard Christmas lecture; beer tasting on boardDay 9 Nuremberg: choice of guided sightseeing, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas marketDay 10 Nuremberg. Excursion to Munich: full-day guided tour in MunichDay 11 Nuremberg: guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; onboard Christmas Traditions lecture Day 12 Bamberg: guided toursDay 13 Würzburg: guided tour, visit the Bishop’s Residenz; Christmas marketDay 14 Main river village: cookie-baking demonstration on board, guided tourDay 15 Frankfurt (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
Nuremberg. Excursion To Munich
Main River Village