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A Taste of the Danube (Westbound)

3 Nights - 10 September 2024

Avalon Illumination



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Gratuities and a choice of daily excursions are included

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Cruise only holidays are financially protected by ABTA. Fly cruise holidays are financially protected by Avalon Waterways under ATOL number 1082


Day 1

10 September 2024


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 situa... Read More

Day 2

11 September 2024


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... Read More

Day 3

12 September 2024


Melk is an Austrian town situated on the River Danube. Located west of Vienna, the town is mostly famous for its 11th Century Melk Abbey, a magnificent monastery built high above the town. Melk Abbey is the largest example of Baroque architecture in the Wachau Valley, with the valley itself awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 2000. Its steep terraced vineyards mean vinters cultivate with traditional manual practices and the springtime sees this unique landscape covered in apricot tree blossoms. Strolling a... Read More

Day 4

13 September 2024


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... Read More

*This holiday is generally suitable for persons with reduced mobility. For customers with reduced mobility or any medical condition that may require special assistance or arrangements to be made, please notify your Cruise Concierge at the time of your enquiry, so that we can provide specific information as to the suitability of the holiday, as well as make suitable arrangements with the Holiday Provider on your behalf.


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28 April 2024
Avalon Waterways
A Taste of the Danube (Westbound)
from £1052pp
30 May 2024
Avalon Waterways
A Taste of the Danube (Westbound)
from £1088pp

What's Included

Award winning Panorama Suites with beds that face the view
Avalon Choice® with your preference of Classic, Active, or Discovery included excursions and sightseeing every day.
All onboard meals serving a la carte dinners
Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
Daily ‘Happy Hour’ serving complimentary wine, beer, spirits and cocktails
Club Lounge with 24 hour self-serve premium beverage station
Daily Afternoon Tea
Gratuities for the Cruise Director & Crew
Avalon Adventure Host available as your guide for fitness activities and active excursions
An expert Cruise Director
Flights and overseas transfers

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