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Christmastime on the Danube (Westbound)

Christmastime on the Danube (Westbound) (Avalon Waterways)
 

Summary:

This Christmastime river cruise begins in Austria’s magical capital of Vienna, home to the sounds of Mozart, Strauss, and the Vienna Boys’ Choir. See the famous sights with a Local Guide, or opt to go on a culinary tour through the Christmas markets to ge...

Duration
7 Days
Countries
2
Next Departure
Starting at
USD 2,699.00
USD 1,949.00
Price per day
USD 278.00

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Operator
Avalon Waterways
Ship
Passion, Envision, View, Tranquility II, Impression, Affinity
Tour
Christmastime on the Danube (Westbound)

Summary

This Christmastime river cruise begins in Austria’s magical capital of Vienna, home to the sounds of Mozart, Strauss, and the Vienna Boys’ Choir. See the famous sights with a Local Guide, or opt to go on a culinary tour through the Christmas markets to get a taste of all the best flavors Austria offers during this time of year. Cruise through the wintery landscape of the picturesque Wachau Valley to Melk. Here, you’ll tour the magnificent 11th century Benedictine Abbey—one of Europe’s largest monasteries—where monks still stroll amidst the sacred walls. Arrive in Passau, Germany, and visit the city’s charming Christmas market set against the breathtaking backdrop of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a masterpiece of baroque architecture. In Regensburg, after a guided tour of the city, savor traditional sausages at Historiche Wurstküche (Old Sausage Kitchen), one of Germany’s oldest restaurants and enjoy a tasting of German beers.

Learn about Christmas traditions as you cruise to Nuremberg, the thousand-year-old city with its medieval fortifications and gothic churches. The Old Town is illuminated with festive lights and decorations, and the Christmas market has dozens of stalls offering traditional wares, such as Lebkuchen (spicy gingerbread), Glühwein (mulled wine), and unique decorations and ornaments. A unique holiday river cruise vacation which offers the chance to savor the views, smells, and tastes of centuries-old Christmas markets and explore historical medieval sites…a fantastic way to celebrate the holiday season!

Visited Countries (2): Austria, Germany

Ports of call (5): Nuremberg, Passau, Regensburg, Salzburg, Vienna

 


Ship Information

Ship Name
Passion
Ship Type
River Cruiser
 

This is an Organised River Cruise: you will eat and sleep on-board of the ship. The cruise operator set the itinerary, the destinations, duration and departure dates as well as the price per cabin type/deck. Excursions can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

Tour Variations

Christmastime on the Danube (Eastbound) (7 Days)

Enter a stunning world of cherished Christmas traditions along the Danube River. Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Nuremberg, Germany, with its medieval fortifications, gothic churches, and palaces. The Old Town is illuminated with festive lights and decor...

Next Departure: -
Starting at: USD 2,699.00

Christmastime on the Danube with 2 Nights in Prague (Eastbound) (9 Days)

This festive European river cruise vacation begins in Prague, the beautiful capital of the Czech Republic. See famous sights like Old Town’s Astronomical Clock and the Charles Bridge, but also get the unique chance to stroll through the Christmas markets....

Next Departure: -
Starting at: USD 3,228.00

Christmastime on the Danube with 2 Nights in Prague (Westbound) (9 Days)

This Christmastime river cruise begins in Austria’s magical capital of Vienna, home to the sounds of Mozart, Strauss, and the Vienna Boys’ Choir. See the famous sights with a Local Guide, or opt to go on a culinary tour through the Christmas markets to ge...

Next Departure: -
Starting at: USD 3,228.00

  


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