The delightful Danube sets the stage for this incredible journey as you sail through beautiful scenery and quaint towns. Board your vessel in Budapest and sail westward, with guided sightseeing in magical Vienna, Passau, and medieval Regensburg. Also take a guided walk in the charming town of Dürnstein and see the baroque Stiftskirche, and visit the awe-inspiring Benedictine Abbey in Melk. Enjoy wine tasting in Melk and beer tasting in fascinating Regensburg. Disembark in Nuremberg for the conclusion of this marvelous vacation! And since this cruise has a Jewish Heritage theme, an expert will come on board to provide insight into the time of the Holocaust and visits will be included to a number of important sites.
Cruise: deluxe 7-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon’s exclusive Comfort Collection BedsSMDay 1 Budapest (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Budapest–Vienna: cruisingDay 3 Vienna: guided sightseeing including visit of Stadttemple, the Vienna SynagogueDay 4 Dürnstein–Melk: guided walk in Dürnstein, see the Stiftskirche; guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey and wine tastingDay 5 Passau: guided walkDay 6 Regensburg: guided walk and Jewish tour of the city; enjoy a snack at the Historische Wurstküche; beer tastingDay 7 Roth–Nuremberg: choice of guided sightseeing in Roth or guided sightseeing in NurembergDay 8 Nuremberg (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
Captain’s welcome & farewell receptions with sparkling wine and canapésWelcome dinnerDaily Afternoon TeaDaily Night FareFarewell dinnerComplimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; soft drinks with lunch; and wine, beer, or soft drinks with dinner are included daily on board your vessel
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 is necessary, a substitute will be offered.Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.This vacation does NOT offer Kosher food.