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Active & Discovery On The Danube With 1 Night In Budapest & 2 Nights In Prague (Westbound) on Avalon Illumination

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Whether you’re an art lover, a foodie, a history buff, or adventurer, your Active & Discovery Danube River cruise invites you to experience each destination in ways that are perfect for you. With Avalon Choice®, you can select the included excursions that are just right for your preferences and pace-from Active to Discovery to Classic. Your vacation continues after your cruise with two nights in the golden city of Prague!

Start by exploring Budapest your way-stroll its streets for classic sightseeing with a local guide, take a bike ride through town for a different perspective, or join Kinga Tittel, renowned author of "Fabulous Budapest," and experience the city’s people and places on an exceptional guided tour. Attend a Medieval Knights Tournament at a Visegrád castle, or see Gustave Klimt’s renowned "The Kiss" painting in Vienna. With Avalon Choice, each day is yours to spend your way. Browse the art collection of the Habsburg Empire, sip local vintages at an Austrian wine tasting, or join a canoe excursion. Your Active & Discovery cruise is packed with included excursions for every pace in every place we go. Sample cheese and beer made by Trappist monks; take a hike to Count Dracula’s prison tower; or tour Mauthausen Concentration Camp, one of WWII’s most notorious sites-all included in an unmatched variety of excursions to choose from each day.

Disembark your Avalon Suite Ship® for a morning visit to the picturesque Bohemian town of Ceský Krumlov prior to your arrival in Prague. Explore dazzling Prague with your choice of a guided sightseeing tour or an urban hike extending to the Prokopske Valley Nature Reserve. From paddling canoes to picnic views-Avalon Choice includes the excursions and activities to invite you to discover each destination your way with classic, active, and discovery experiences!

Included Features:

Day 1 Budapest: Welcome to Hungary

Day 2 Budapest (Embarkation)-Danube Bend: Choice of guided tour with travel writer Kinga Tittel, or guided bike tour, or city sightseeing tour in Budapest; onboard welcome reception; scenic sailing

Day 3 Visegrád: Choice of medieval knights tournament, or guided hike in the Danube-Ipoly National Park, or canoe tour

Day 4 Vienna: Choice of bike tour, or Insider’s tour of Vienna, or guided tour, visit to Belvedere Palace

Day 5 Vienna: Choice of early risers walking tour with breakfast at a Viennese café, or guided tour, see Habsburg private art collection and the Italian or Dutch masters works, or guided tour, see Habsburg private art collection and the Military Museum

Day 6 Krems-Grein: In Krems choice of canoe tour, or bike tour from Krems to Spitz, or Wine World Experience with tasting, or local encounter showcasing regional products; visit Clam castle in Grein and meet the Count

Day 7 Grein-Mauthausen-Linz: Guided walk in Grein, visit the historical theater; in Mauthausen, choice of visit to St. Florian Monastery, or guided tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp, or guided bike tour

Day 8 Engelhartszell-Schlögener Oxbow: Choice of visit to Engelszell Abbey, or visit Jochenstein Power-Station or guided bike tour; choice of scenic cruising around the Schlögener Oxbow, or guided hike along the Danube trails

Day 9 Deggendorf (Disembarkation)-Cesky Krumlov-Prague: Guided tour in Cesky Krumlov; transfer to Prague

Day 10 Prague: Choice of urban hike, or guided city tour see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradcany Castle grounds

Day 11 Prague: Your vacation ends this morning

About Avalon Illumination
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Discover the world along its great rivers and legendary waterways. Avalon’s state-of-the-art Europe and Asia fleets feature our award-winning Suite Ships®, with the largest staterooms, widest views, the most modern amenities, included shore excursions, and more. Cruise through South America, India, and Egypt in relaxed luxury with Avalon. It’s the only time we approve of letting the world pass you by!
Jun 01, 2024 through
Jun 11, 2024
May 28, 2024 7:00 PM
10 Nights from
$3,297.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes discount: $1500.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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Jun 15, 2024 through
Jun 25, 2024
Jun 11, 2024 7:00 PM
10 Nights from
$3,297.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes discount: $1500.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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Aug 26, 2024 through
Sep 05, 2024
Aug 22, 2024 7:00 PM
10 Nights from
$3,497.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes discount: $1500.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.