Danube Symphony - Cruise Only Eastbound

Day 1 - Passau, Germany (Embarkation). Welcome to Germany! This afternoon board your river cruise vessel which is docked in Passau, ideally located at the confluence of the Rivers Inn, Ilz, and Danube. Meet your crew at a welcome reception this evening. (D)
Day 2 - Passau - Linz, Austria. Passau is a maze of narrow cobblestone streets lined with beautiful patrician houses. St. Stephen's Cathedral, a masterpiece of Italian baroque architecture, houses one of the world's largest church organs with 17,774 pipes. Join your Local Guide for a WALKING TOUR through this charming town, and find out much more about the "City of Three Rivers." (B,L,D)
Day 3 - Linz. Linz is Austria's third-largest city and an important river port where culture plays a significant role in everyday life. A guided tour of the city shows you the 13th-century Hauptplatz, Austria's largest medieval square, and the Trinity Column, built in 1723 as thanks for the city escaping the ravages of the plague, war, and fire. Perhaps wander around the old castle grounds and take in the beautiful views of the river, or visit the neo-gothic New Cathedral, Austria's largest church, with capacity for 20,000 visitors. This afternoon relax on board enjoying the views of the peaceful riverscapes from the comfort of the Sky Deck or join an optional excursion. (B,L,D)
Day 4 - Melk - Durnstein. A day of charming towns and magical scenery awaits you today! Join a GUIDED VISIT of the magnificent 11th-century BENEDICTINE ABBEY of Melk, one of Europe's largest monasteries. Melk's abbey towers over the town and its church houses stunning frescoed ceilings and an ornate library with a large collection of medieval manuscripts. Next, head into the heart of the Wachau wine region to Durnstein known for its magnificent baroque Stiftskirche with its blue facade, - and join a Certified Local Guide for a GUIDED WALK. (B,L,D)
Day 5 - Vienna. Wake up this morning in Vienna, known as the "City of Music" and the place that inspired the creative genius of Mozart, Beethoven, and Strauss. Once the center of the mighty Habsburg Empire, Austria's magical capital on the blue Danube is a showcase of gilded architecture. This is home to the lavish Hofburg Imperial Palace complex with its Vienna Boy's Choir and dazzling Lipizzaner stallions; the neo-renaissance Vienna Opera House; and awe-inspiring St. Stephen's Cathedral"plus, countless other sights you'll see on your GUIDED SIGHTSEEING TOUR. Stroll through the pedestrian Karntnerstrasse, and be sure to take a break and enjoy a piece of decadent Sachertorte or Apfelstrudel in a neighborhood cafe. (B,L,D)
Day 6 - Vienna (Disembarkation). Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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  Tour Name   Danube Symphony - Cruise Only Eastbound
  Tour Code  
WPV0
  Tour Duration    6 Days
  Start City:   Passau
  End City:   Vienna
  Price From   USD $1,999.00   See in Cart
(not including airfare)
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Pricing (Per Person)

Land Start Date Price From:
2017-05-04 USD $2,049.00 See in Cart
2017-07-22 USD $1,999.00 See in Cart
    Port charges:
    $120

    Gratuities to Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included.

    Please call for single accommodation price. Triples not available.

    Extra nights per person in Vienna:
    in single room from $230 to $245, in twin room from $125 to $140

    Prices shown above include cruise in Category E in a deluxe outside stateroom on Indigo Deck.

    To upgrade to a higher category, add per person:

    Luminary
    Category / Decks / Price
    B / Sapphire Deck / $464
    A / Sapphire Deck / $499
    P / Royal Deck / $571
    Avalon Suite / Royal Deck / $999

    Passion
    Category / Decks / Price
    D / Indigo Deck / $142
    B / Sapphire Deck / $821
    A / Sapphire Deck / $856
    P / Royal Deck / $928
    Royal Suite / Royal Deck / $1,356
 

Features

  • City Highlights
  • Cruise: deluxe 5-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon's exclusive Comfort Collection BedsSM
    Day 1 Passau (Embarkation): welcome to Germany! onboard welcome reception
    Day 2 Passau - Linz: guided walk in Passau
    Day 3 Linz: guided walk in Linz
    Day 4 Melk - Durnstein: guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; guided walk in Durnstein
    Day 5 Vienna: guided sightseeing
    Day 6 Vienna (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
  • Key Differences
  • AW_Always_Included_Europe_2017
  • Launch Date
  • 04/05/16 8:00pm
  • Meals
    • Captain's welcome & farewell receptions with sparkling wine and canapes
    • Welcome dinner
    • Daily Afternoon Tea
    • Daily Night Fare
    • Farewell dinner
    • Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with lunch and dinner are included daily on board your vessel
  • Notes
  • NOTES:
    • In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.
    • Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change becomes necessary, a substitute will be offered.
    • Arrival transfers are not included and are not offered for purchase with this cruise-only itinerary.
  • Scenic Highlights
  • Special onboard and onshore experiences presented by entertainers, artisans, and experts, designed to enrich your cruise.
    Attend an informative tasting & presentation on Wachau Valley wines.
  • Title
  • Danube Symphony - Cruise Only Eastbound
 
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