Danube Symphony

Deluxe Stateroom: Was £2,848pp / Now £1,308pp

Price drop!

5-night river cruise onboard Avalon View


Call now for the best flight inclusive prices!
Gratuities and a choice of daily excursions are included
Avalon Panorama Suites are thirty percent larger than the industry standard


Inclusions:
· You’ll begin with a visit to Slovakia’s quaint town of Bratislava for guided sightseeing along the streets of Old Town and St. Martin’s Cathedral.
· In Vienna, learn about the Habsburg Empire with guided sightseeing, and see the Imperial Palace complex, the Opera House, and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral.
· Visit Ybbs with a guided tour of its romantic old town.
· Visit the magnificent 9th-century St. Florian Monastery, still home to Augustine Monks, or take a guided sightseeing of Linz.
Prices Available
4th May 2024
£1308
  • Departure Date: 04th May 2024
  • Total Nights: 5 Nights
  • Cruise: Avalon View
  • Package Type: Fly Cruise
  • Includes Outbound Flight
  • Includes Inbound Flight
From
£1308 *pp
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Avalon Waterways

Avalon's suite ships in Europe and Southeast Asia boast wall-to-wall windows that transform cabins into open-air balconies, and there are also river-facing beds to make the most of passing views.

The line’s Active & Discovery sailings have optional action-packed experiences alongside traditional shore tours.

Avalon Waterways also offers short-break cruises of three and four nights.

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Overview
  • done 5 night all-inclusive cruise
  • done Return flights from the UK
  • done Overseas transfers
  • done Wi-Fi
  • done Avalon Choice® with your preference of Classic, Active, or Discovery included excursions and sightseeing every day
  • done All onboard meals serving a la carte dinners
  • done Daily Afternoon Tea
  • done Award winning Panorama Suites with beds that face the view
  • done Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • done Daily ‘Happy Hour’ serving complimentary wine, beer, spirits and cocktails
  • done Club Lounge with 24 hour self-serve premium beverage station
  • done Gratuities for the Cruise Director & Crew
  • done Avalon Adventure Host available as your guide for fitness activities and active excursions
  • done An expert Cruise Director
Cruise Itinerary
Day 1
Outbound flight from the UK to Budapest
Outbound flight from the UK to Budapest
Day 1
Embark and set sail
Embark at Budapest and set sail
Day 2
Bratislava
Bratislava, Slovakia
Day 3
Vienna
Vienna, Austria
Day 4
Krems
Krems, Austria
Day 5
Mauthausen
Mauthausen, Austria
Day 6
Disembark at Deggendorf
Disembark at Deggendorf, Germany
Day 6
Return flight to the UK
Return flight to the UK
Outbound flight from the UK to Budapest image
Day 1
Outbound flight from the UK to Budapest
Budapest is the capital city of Hungary and is located over the River Danube. It is one of the largest cities in the European Union and much of its historical sites have been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Originally formed in 1873 by the joining of Buda, Pest and Old Buda, the city suffered heavy destruction during World War II and was rebuilt into the country's political, cultural and commercial hub it is now. Bridges and railways connect the city over the Danube, including the six small islands situated on the river themselves. Some of Budapest’s UNESCO World Heritage sites include Chain Bridge, Budapest Parliament, the striking Matthias church and the iconic Royal Palace visible from every location within Budapest City. The Castle Hills district architecture represents over a thousand years of the city's history with examples of Roman, Turkish, Gothic, Renaissance and Art Nouveau styles. Budapest also has a rich Jewish heritage and is home to the largest synagogue in Europe. The city has an abundance of restaurants offering international cuisines, as well as traditional Hungarian dishes ,including goulash soup, a very popular lunchtime dish. Hungarians enjoy their coffee so a traditional cafe is never hard to find.
Embark and set sail image
Day 1
Embark and set sail
Embark at Budapest and set sail
Bratislava image
Day 2
Bratislava
Bratislava is the capital city of Slovakia and is located along the Danube a river on the borders of Austria and Hungary. The city is surrounded by the Little Carpathians Mountains and vineyards as well as its iconic reconstructed Bratislava Castle overlooking Old Town. The castle offers a picturesque view of the city, the neighbouring countries and is home to the Museum of History. Bratislava offers a blend of historic and modern attractions including the Old Town Hall, now home to the Bratislava City Museum, the UFO Bridge, Martin’s Cathedral, Michael’s Gate and Blue Church St Elizabeth’s. Bratislava is home to one of the oldest city parks in Central Europe and is popular with walkers, runners and cyclists as is the city forest park and foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. The city is popular for its locally brewed beers and has many micro-breweries and underground beer cellars. The local cuisine of Bratislava is an eclectic influence of European cultures including Slovak, Hungarian, Austrian and German and serves as a reminder of the history of this cosmopolitan city. However, visitors will find an array of offerings to suit all tastes with lunch being the main meal of the day and roast goose with lokse considered a signature dish of the area.
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Day 3
Vienna
Vienna is the capital and largest city of Austria. Located on the Danube River in the East of the country, the city is renowned for its strong music heritage and rich culture, and is the largest German speaking city in the world, outside of Berlin. In 2001, Vienna was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts magnificent architecture. The city is home to over 27 castles and 150 palaces including the symbolic Gothic St Stephen’s Cathedral and the iconic Schönbrunn Palace. Art and music are in abundance and all tastes are catered for. Live music venues offer everything from Rock to Opera. Enjoy world class performances at Vienna State Opera and experience the epicentre of international concert life at Musikverein. Modern and historical art can be found in indoor and outdoor spaces around the city, and a visit to the famous Kunsthistorisches Museum (KHM) is highly recommended. Enjoy views of the city from the Danube Tower and the Giant Ferris Wheel, then relax in the ample cosy coffee houses, cafes, bars and restaurants where traditional and international cuisines are served, as well as the locally produced wines.
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Day 4
Krems
Krems an der Donau is a city in Northeast Austria located approximately forty three miles from Vienna. The city is situated on the banks of the river Danube and is one of the oldest of the Wachau Valley. Krems prides itself on historical preservation and has recently been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status. The history of the city dates back more than a thousand years with evidence found in its streets, squares, monasteries, churches and fortifications. Krems is also a modern city which celebrates its contemporary art and modern literature as well as being a leader in biotech application research. Exploring Krems is easily done on foot with city walking tours being very popular. Discover Old Krems and the Art Mile and learn about the city’s rich history at Museum Krems. As with many wine cities, food and drink is in abundance with popular restaurants and wine bars housed in historical buildings which enhance and deepen the dining and wine tasting experience.
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Day 5
Mauthausen
Mauthausen, Austria
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Day 6
Disembark at Deggendorf
Deggendorf is a city and district capital located in Bavaria in Southeast Germany. The city is situated on the banks of the river Danube which provides a natural border from the south. Deggendorf is populated with many hills, creating plenty of outdoor space to walk, cycle, horse-ride, and hike around or downhill and cross country skiing in the winter months. The wooded mountainous backdrop to this city has given Deggendorf its title as the Gateway to the Bavarian Forest and visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the countryside between the Danube and the Bavarian Forest. Head back down into the historical town centre and pass through the Spitaltor town gate where Deggendorf’s first iconic landmark can be seen: the Church of St Peter and St Paul. Further into the centre is the Old Town House, featuring its Gothic tower and original night watchman's apartments. As well as historical sites, Deggendorf offers traditional Bavarian hospitality and a lively atmosphere in its bars and restaurants, together with the city square and broad market streets for modern and traditional shopping.
Return flight to the UK image
Day 6
Return flight to the UK
Deggendorf is a city and district capital located in Bavaria in Southeast Germany. The city is situated on the banks of the river Danube which provides a natural border from the south. Deggendorf is populated with many hills, creating plenty of outdoor space to walk, cycle, horse-ride, and hike around or downhill and cross country skiing in the winter months. The wooded mountainous backdrop to this city has given Deggendorf its title as the Gateway to the Bavarian Forest and visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the countryside between the Danube and the Bavarian Forest. Head back down into the historical town centre and pass through the Spitaltor town gate where Deggendorf’s first iconic landmark can be seen: the Church of St Peter and St Paul. Further into the centre is the Old Town House, featuring its Gothic tower and original night watchman's apartments. As well as historical sites, Deggendorf offers traditional Bavarian hospitality and a lively atmosphere in its bars and restaurants, together with the city square and broad market streets for modern and traditional shopping.
Ship Details
Avalon Waterways
Avalon View

As the newest addition to our fleet of Suite Ships, the Avalon View certainly lives up to its name!

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Flights Included

Outbound Flight

Departure Date:
04th May 2024
Location:
Outbound flight from the UK to Budapest, Hungary

Inbound Flight

Arrival Date:
09th May 2024
Location:
Inbound flight from Deggendorf, Germany to the UK
Customer Reviews
4.5
out of 5 customer reviews
Cruise Overall
4.6
Ship
5
Dining
4
Service Onboard
4.8
Accomodation
5
Public Rooms
4
Embark & Disembark
4
Shore Excursions
4
Value For Money
4.8
Prices from
£1308 *pp