9 Day Active & Discovery on the Danube

Whether you’re an art lover, a foodie, a history buff, or an energetic adventurer, your Active & Discovery cruise on the Danube River offers activities and excursions to suit your interests.

Departure Date
September 22, 2022
Multiple Dates Available
Supplier
Avalon Waterways
Destination
Europe
Ship
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From Classic to Active to Discovery inclusions, you can explore and experience each destination your way—from Deggendorf to Budapest. Whether you prefer browsing the art collection of the Habsburg Empire, sipping local vintages at an Austrian wine-tasting, or joining a canoe excursion, your Active & Discovery Danube River cruise is packed with Avalon Choice® inclusions for every preference and pace in every place we go. Whether you prefer classic sightseeing with an expert Local Guide, an active excursion by bike, hike, or canoe, or a creative experience in culinary or performing arts, you’ll find the perfect way to spend your day.

Highlights & Sightseeing

Europe - Austria - Vienna - Hofburg Palace

Hofburg Palace is a magnificent palatial complex that pays tribute to the power and influence of the Habsburg dynasty and served as the main winter palace for the rulers of the Austro-Hungarian Empire for hundreds of years.

Europe - Hungary - Budapest - Fisherman's Bastion

Built in the early 20th century in a neo-Gothic style, the seven towers were built for the panoramic view of of Margret Island across the Danube. It was named after the Guild of Fisherman, who were responsible for guarding this portion of the Danube during the Middle Ages.

Pricing & Inclusions

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What's Included?

Your Cruise

  • 8 Day Active & Discovery on the Danube Luxury River Cruise
  • Taxes

CruisePlus Bonus

  • Travel Credit - ask us for details! 
  • 1 Night Hotel in Budapest (Post-Cruise)

Avalon Booking Bonus

  • Excursions and sightseeing - your choice of Classic, Active, or Discovery
  • Flexible dining options from an elegant four-course dinner to a more casual culinary setting
  • Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with lunch & dinner
  • Guided sightseeing by local, English-speaking guides
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • And more!
Pricing
Cruise & Hotel
Panorama Suite 3733
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Pricing is per person, in CAD and based on double occupancy. Additional terms & conditions apply.

Itinerary

Day 1 Deggendorf (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Engelhartszell–Schlögener Oxbow–Linz: Choice of visit to the Jochenstein power station or visit to Engelszell Abbey; choice of guided hike along the Danube trails or scenic cruising around the Schlögen Oxbow

Day 3 Mauthausen–Grein: In Mauthausen, choice of visit to St. Florian Monastery, or guided tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp, or guided bike tour; guided tour in Grein, visit the historical theater and Clam Castle to meet its owner the Count

Day 4 Spitz–Vienna: Choice of canoe tour, bike tour from Spitz to Krems, Wine World Experience with tasting, or regional products showcase

Day 5 Vienna: Choice of bike tour, or insider's tour of Vienna, or guided tour, visit to Belvedere Palace

Day 6 Vienna: Choice of early risers guided tour, with breakfast at a Viennese café, or guided tour, see the Habsburg private art collection and the Italian and Dutch Masters Gallery, or guided tour, see Habsburg private art collection and the Military Museum

Day 7 Visegrád–Budapest: In Visegrád, choice of medieval knights tournament, or guided hike in Danube-Ipoly National Park, or canoe tour

Day 8 Budapest (Disembarkation): Choice of guided tour with travel writer Kinga Tittel, or guided bike tour, or city sightseeing tour

Day 9 Budapest: Your vacation ends this morning

Itinerary information may change anytime without notice and may not be reflected on this page.

Travel Insurance & Manulife

For your protection, we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation and medical insurance through Manulife.

However, no representation or description of the protection made by CruisePlus Management Ltd to you, constitutes a binding assurance or promise about the protection. We (CruisePlus) are not an insurance company and we do not have the responsibility for ensuring adherence to the insurance terms & conditions, submission, payment or adjustment of claims.

We strongly suggest you read through the insurance information provided upon purchase and email us with any questions.

Covid-19 is considered a known event and exclusions apply for most, if not all policies.
Terms & Conditions

New bookings only. Fares are per person in the currency noted (CAD), based on double occupancy, are capacity controlled, subject to availability at the time of booking and may be withdrawn without notice. Optional supplier charges may apply and are not included. Amenities, if offered, are available for the first two in a stateroom only & based on double occupancy unless specifically stated otherwise.

Hotel inventory is capacity controlled, and this offer may be pulled at any time without notice; Future Cruise Credits may not be combinable or be only partially combinable with advertised promotion; cruise line insurance may not be available to purchase on advertised offer.

Please note, this website may not reflect changes to offers in real time. Therefore, it is important you contact us in order to receive to a quote.

CruisePlus reserves the right to correct any human or electronic errors throughout the website at anytime. Before you book, be aware of Covid-19 restrictions and clearly understand insurance terms and conditions.

Offer Last Updated: Jul 04, 2022