Day 1 Budapest: Welcome to Budapest

Day 2 Budapest: Guided sightseeing, see Heroes' Square; Christmas markets

Day 3 Budapest (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

Day 4 Budapest-Vienna: Scenic sailing, pass through Bratislava; Austrian cookies tasting on board

Day 5 Vienna: Choice of guided sightseeing or culinary tour at Christmas market

Day 6 Krems-Wachau Valley-Melk: Guided city walk in Krems; scenic sailing through the Wachau Valley; guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk

Day 7 Passau: Guided walk

Day 8 Regensburg: Guided tour; free time for Christmas market; onboard Christmas Traditions lecture; beer tasting on board

Day 9 Nuremberg: Choice of guided sightseeing, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas markets

Day 10 Nuremberg (Disembarkation): Your vacation ends this morning

cities and locations

Avalon Choice

Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. Plus, we offer independent exploration options and the use of our exclusive AvalonGO APP on most of our cruises. 

Below are 3 types of included shore excursions for you to experience.