Active & Discovery On The Danube With 2 Nights In Prague & 1 Night In Budapest (Eastbound)
Start your Danube River vacation with two nights in the exquisite city of Prague. You’ll explore the Czech Republic capital with your choice of included excursions. Explore the Golden City with your choice of a guided sightseeing tour or an urban hike extending to the Prokopske Valley Nature Reserve. En route to your Avalon Suite Ship®, you’ll visit the charming, Bohemian town of Ceský Krumlov—then embark on your Active & Discovery Danube River cruise. Whether you’re an art lover, a foodie, a history buff, or adventurer, your cruise includes Avalon Choice® experiences that are perfect for any preference or pace—from Active to Discovery to Classic. Your Active & Discovery cruise is packed with Avalon Choice inclusions for every pace in every place we go. Browse the art collection of the Habsburg Empire, sample cheese and beer made by Trappist monks, or choose an insider’s tour of Vienna. Attend a wine tasting in Krems or join a hike to Count Dracula’s prison tower, visit Belvedere Palace in Vienna to see Klimt’s renowned “The Kiss,” or attend a Medieval Knights Tournament at a Visegrád castle. You may decide to visit the notorious Mauthausen Concentration Camp of WWII, or Clam Castle in Grein to meet the Count who lives there. With Active & Discovery river cruises, the choice is always yours. Stroll the streets of Budapest on a classic sightseeing tour or 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. Your Active & Discovery Danube River cruise can be as active or leisurely as you like!
Day 1 Prague: Welcome to PragueDay 2 Prague: Choice of urban hike, or guided city tour including Hradcany Castle grounds and St. Vitus Cathedral; afternoon at leisureDay 3 Prague-Deggendorf (Embarkation): Guided tour of Cesky Krumlov; transfer to Linz; onboard welcome receptionDay 4 Engelhartszell–Schlögen Oxbow–Linz: Choice of visit to the Jochenstein power station or visit to Engelszell Abbey; choice of guided hike along the Danube trails or scenic cruising around the Schlögen Oxbow Day 5 Mauthausen-Grein: In Mauthausen, choice of visit to St. Florian Monastery, guided tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp, or guided bike tour; guided tour in Grein, visit to the historical theatre and Clam Castle to meet its owner the CountDay 6 Spitz-Vienna: Choice of canoe tour; bike tour from Spitz to Krems Wine World Experience with tasting; or regional products showcaseDay 7 Vienna: Choice of bike tour, or insider’s tour of Vienna, or guided tour, visit to Belvedere PalaceDay 8 Vienna: Choice of early risers guided tour, with breakfast at a Viennese café, or guided tour, see the Habsburg private art collection and the Italian and Dutch Masters Gallery, or guided tour, see Habsburg private art collection and the Military MuseumDay 9 Visegrád-Danube Bend: In Visegrád, choice of medieval knights tournament, or guided hike in Danube-Ipoly National Park, or canoe tourDay 10 Budapest (Disembarkation): Choice of guided tour travel writer Kinga Tittel, or guided bike tour, or city sightseeing tourDay 11 Budapest: Your vacation ends this morning
Prague, Czech Republic
Prague – Deggendorf, Germany (Embarkation)
Engelhartszell, Austria – Schlögen Oxbow
Linz – Mauthausen