Active & Discovery on the Danube

    Receive $699 airfare from select Canadian gateways | Save $1,700 per couple on select 2023 Avalon Waterways River Cruises | Offer Expires November 30, 2022

    Cruise along the peaceful Danube River through Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary with Avalon Waterways

    Price: $4,243* CAD

    (*Featured price is per person, cruise only, in Canadian dollars based on double occupancy, on the departure date indicated, and includes all taxes and fees and the Avalon $850 per person discount.*)

    Departure: April 25, 2023
    Return: May 2, 2023


    Photo: Avalon Panorama Suite

    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

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

    CLASSIC:
    Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.

    DISCOVERY:
    We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities to speak to your interests - from cooking classes, to painting workshops - to immerse yourself in each culture you explore

    ACTIVE:

    Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go - from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.

    Inclusions:

    • 7-night cruise in an outside stateroom
    • Daily included port excursions
    • All meals included while on ship (including Captain’s & farewell dinners)
    • Complimentary beer and wine with lunch and dinner and free local spirits and beer during happy hour.


    Photo: 8-days Budapest to Deggendorf map

    Itinerary: 


    Day 1: Budapest (Embarkation)-Danube Bend:
    Welcome to Hungary; onboard welcome reception; scenic sailing

    Day 2: Visegrád
    Choice of medieval knights tournament, or guided hike in the Danube-Ipoly National Park, or canoe tour

    Day 3: Vienna
    Choice of bike tour, or Insider’s tour of Vienna, or guided tour, visit to Belvedere Palace


    Photo: Vienna, Austria

    Day 4: Vienna
    Choice of early risers walking tour with breakfast at a Viennese café, or guided tour, see Habsburg private art collection and the Italian or Dutch masters works, or guided tour, see Habsburg private art collection and the Military Museum

    Day 5: Krems-Grein
    In Krems choice of canoe tour, or bike tour from Krems to Spitz, or Wine World Experience with tasting, or local encounter showcasing regional products; visit Clam castle in Grein and meet the Count.


    Photo: Wachau Valley along the Danube

    Day 6: Grein-Mauthausen-Linz
    Guided walk in Grein, visit the historical theater; in Mauthausen, choice of visit to St. Florian Monastery, or guided tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp, or guided bike tour.

    Day 7: Engelhartszell-Schlögener Oxbow

    Choice of visit to Engelszell Abbey, or visit Jochenstein Power-Station or guided bike tour; choice of scenic cruising around the Schlögener Oxbow, or guided hike along the Danube trails

    Day 8: Deggendorf (Disembarkation)
    Your cruise ends this morning

    Don't delay your next River Cruise Experience, book with me today! Offer Expires November 30, 2022.

    Terms And Conditions

    *Book a select 2023 Avalon Europe river cruise to qualify for $699 round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from YYZ, YUL, YOW, YVR & YYC. Other gateway cities available from $199 or $299/person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). $699 air will be based on the lowest available priced itinerary at the time of air booking. Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost. Does not apply to intra-vacation air. Offer combinable only with Welcome Back Credit, Peace of Mind Credit and select $850pp land promo. Limited to new bookings for Canada originating travelers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under land and air deposit between August 1 and November 30, 2022 for travel on select cruise departures in 2023. Pre-assigned seating is limited and may not be available on all flight segments. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air or Custom Tours. Groups of 8 or more do not qualify for this offer. Please call for Group options. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Changes to air reservations (including itineraries involving free round-trip trans-Atlantic air) subject to airfare differentials between originally booked airline fare and re-booked air itinerary. Air schedules are available approximately 330 days prior to last travel date. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands. Pre-assigned seating may not be available on all air segments. Additional restrictions apply; see Travel Terms for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB offices only.

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