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5-nt European Waterways Avalon Impression

Itinerary

DayPorts of Call
1Vienna, Austria
2Vienna, Austria
3Vienna, Austria
4Melk, Austria
5Bratislava, Slovakia
6Budapest, Hungary

Know Before You Go

  • Pricing includes cruise portion only. For pre and post accommodations, please contact your PERX travel planner.
  • Please be discreet, do not discuss your industry discounts with other guests aboard your sailing.
  • Please ensure that you have your ID available when boarding.
  • We strongly suggest purchasing travel protection to cover medical expenses in the event that medical attention is required.

Arrive in Vienna to enjoy your Avalon YourWay vacation before your Danube River cruise begins. Start with a 2-night stay in the legendary 'City of Music,' and enjoy superior hotel accommodations with complimentary breakfast, an expert Local Guide, and courtesy hotel-to-ship transfer. Join us for guided sightseeing, including the Imperial Palace, Vienna Opera House, and stunning St. Stephens Cathedral. You may otherwise choose to take an early morning walk for breakfast at a Viennese cafe, followed by an exclusive viewing of the Habsburg family's private art collection at Vienna's Museum of Fine Art. You'll also enjoy a free day to leisurely explore the city at your own pace before boarding your Avalon Suite Ship.You'll first cruise to marvelous Melk for guided sightseeing in Austria's Wachau Valley, including the magnificent Benedictine Abbey perched above the Danube. In Durnstein, join a guided hike above the famed blue Stiftskirche steeple for breathtaking views. You'll sail to the centuries-old Slovakian city of Bratislava. Take a guided tour of its cobblestone streets and Gothic cathedral. Your Danube River cruise delights with gorgeous views, concluding in Budapest, the 'Pearl of the Danube.' Your way is the perfect way to experience the Danube's incredible views along the legendary river with an Avalon YourWay vacation!

Avalon's cutting-edge fleet of Suite Ships grew by three in 2014! In addition to the Avalon Poetry II and Avalon Illumination, the striking Avalon Impression entered the waters of Europe's Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers. Like its sister ship, the Avalon Expression, the Impression features two full decks of Panorama Suites with Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air Balcony. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, affording you the incomparable opportunity to wake each morning facing the splendid passing scenery. Onboard amenities include an alternative dining option in the Panorama Bistro, an expanded fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, whirlpool, and light al fresco lunches at the open-air bistro



Ship Length: 443
Total Staff: 47
Guest Capacity: 166

Highlights & Sightseeing