Active & Discovery On The Danube With 2 Nights In Prague (Westbound)
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. You’ll conclude your European vacation 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 Austrianwine tasting, or join a canoe excursion. Your Active & Discovery cruise is packed with Avalon Choice inclusions 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!
Day 1 Budapest: welcome to HungaryDay 2 Budapest (Embarkation)–Danube Bend: choice of guided tour withtravel writer Kinga Tittel, or guided bike tour, or city sightseeing tour in Budapest; onboard welcome reception; scenic cruising around the Danube BendDay 3 Visegrád: choice of medieval knights tournament, or guided hike in the Danube-Ipoly National Park, or canoe tourDay 4 Vienna: choice of bike tour, or meet with local people, or guided tour, visit to Belvedere PalaceDay 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 MuseumDay 6 Krems–Grein: in Krems choice of kayak tour, or bike tour from Krems to Spitz, or Wine World Experience with tasting, or local encounter showcasing regional products; visit Greinburg castle in Grein and meet the CountDay 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 tourDay 8 Engelhartszell–Schlögener Schlinge–Linz: choice of visit to Engelszell Abbey, or visit Jochenstein Power-Station; choice of scenic cruising around the Schlögener Schlinge, or guided hike along the Danube trailsDay 9 Linz (Disembarkation)–Cesky Krumlov–Prague: guided tour in Cesky Krumlov; transfer to PragueDay 10 Prague: choice of urban hike, or guided city tour see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradcany Castle groundsDay 11 Prague: your vacation ends this morning
Budapest (Embarkation) – Danube Bend
Engelhartszell – Schlögen Oxbow
Linz (Disembarkation) – Cesky Krumlov – Prague, Czech Republic