Avalon Waterways

Danube Symphony Cruise

Westbound: Vienna to Munich

9 Days: Saturday, August 31–Sunday, September 8, 2019

per person double occupancy

Your Danube adventure begins in romantic and exciting Vienna, and ends with two nights in Munich, the Bavarian capital known for its centuries-old buildings and Oktoberfest. Known as the “City of Music.” Vienna inspired the creative genius of Beethoven, Mozart and Strauss. Join your Local Guide for a tour that takes you to the lavish Hofburg Palace complex, the neo-renaissance Vienna Opera, and much more! In your free time, stroll along the pedestrian Kärntnerstrasse or try a piece of Apfelstrudel in an elegant Viennese café. Cruise along the Danube River to Dürnstein, located in the heart of the Wachau Valley. In Melk, visit Austria's majestic Benedictine Abbey, one of Europe's largest monasteries, and taste some of the region's renowned wines. In Grein, visit the oldest theater in Austria. For a change of pace, travel by motorcoach to Munich, capital of Bavaria, where a Local Guide shows you the famous attractions. Step into a fairytale on an excursion to one of the most dream-like castles in all of Europe --Neuschwanstein Castle. Travel to Oberammergau, an idyllic village known for its once-a-decade performance of the Passion Play and typical Bavarian houses painted with scenes from fairytales. Find magic, musical history, and beautiful scenery like no other on your European river cruise of a lifetime.

*After deadline, call 617.338.1111 for availability

  • Includes
    • Round-trip airport/hotel/cruise ship transfers when air is purchased through Avalon Waterways
    • Two nights' hotel accommodations in Munich
    • Five night cruise, Avalon Visionary
    • FlexDining for more venue and seating time options
    • Daily full buffet breakfast
    • Daily lunch buffet with pasta or carving stations
    • Daily afternoon tea
    • Daily four-course a la carte dinner
    • Complimentary bottled water daily
    • Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer or soft drinks with every lunch or dinner
    • Captain's welcome and farewell receptions
  • Day-By-Day Itinerary
    • DAY 1 Overnight flight from Boston
    • DAY 2 Arrive Vienna (Embarkation)
    • DAY 3 Vienna sightseeing
    • DAY 4 Durnstein-Wachau Valley-Melk
    • DAY 5 Gein-Linz
    • DAY 6 Linz-Schlogener Schlige-Passau
    • DAY 7 Passau (Disembarkation) transfer to Munich, sightseeing overnight in Munich
    • DAY 8 Munich-excursions overnight in Munich
    • DAY 9 Return flight to Boston
  • Weather

    Average Minimum and Maximum Temperatures in Vienna, Austria

    Average min and max temperatures in Vienna, Austria

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  • Highlights
    • Cruise: deluxe 5-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon's exclusive Comfort Collection Beds℠
    • Two night's hotel accommodations in Munich
    • Vienna: guided sightseeing
    • Dürnstein: guided walk; Wachau Valley: scenic cruising; Melk: guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey; wine tasting on board
    • Grein-Linz: guided walk in Grein; free time in Linz
    • Linz-Passau: scenic cruising through the Schlogener Schlinge; guided walk in Passau
    • Munich: see the Marienplatz; excursion to Neuschwanstein & Oberammergau: visit Neuschwanstein Castle
    • Panoramic windows throughout the ship
    • Friendly, English-speaking crew & Cruise Director
    • Sky Deck, Covered Observation Lounge, Club Lounge with 24-hour self-serve beverage station
    • Onshore & Onboard experiences with regional customs, cultures & tastings with local artisans, experts & entertainers
    • Sightseeing with expert local guides and headsets for guided shore excursions
    • Elevator
  • Route Map

  • Avalon Visionary

    The Avalon Visionary delivers an intimate setting, along with two full decks of suites featuring Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air Balcony℠. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites℠ are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, giving you the rare opportunity to wake each morning to the enchanting scenery and fresh breezes. Onboard amenities include complimentary computer use in public areas and Wi-Fi access, a Fitness Center, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, shade system, whirlpool, and the delightful Sky Bistro.

  • Pricing

    Pricing is per person double occupancy for Deluxe Stateroom, Category E. Cabin upgrades available: Additional $143–$1,571 pp/do. Includes cruise taxes and port charges and pre-paid cruise gratuities and Avalon insurance. Prices listed above DO NOT include airfare. Airfare price available at time of booking. When you reserve your Avalon Waterways cruise with The Travel Club, any current Avalon promotion will be applicable to your reservation.

Last updated 8/9/2019 1:24:33 PM

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