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2025 Festive Season on the Blue Danube Discovery River Cruise

2025 Festive Season on the Blue Danube Discovery River Cruise

Starting from Starting from: $7497 $6997 * / per person

2025 Festive Season on the Blue Danube Discovery River Cruise

With 2 Nights in Budapest & 2 Nights in Prague
Enjoy a 7 Night River Cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg with 2 Nights Pre-Cruise Hotel in Budapest & 2 Nights Post-Cruise Hotel in Prague
  • 11 Nights / 14 Days
  • Travel to Budapest, Hungary & Return from Prague, Czech Republic
  • Avalon Passion
  • Featuring 200 sq. ft. Panorama Suites
  • Escorted From Honolulu

Countries: Hungary, Austria, Germany & Czech Republic

Rivers: Danube River

Tour Date & Manager:

November 27 – December 10, 2025
Tour Manager: Michael Lindo

CRUISE OVERVIEW:

This timeless European river cruise vacation begins with two nights in vibrant Budapest, Hungary, before sailing along the Danube River with exciting stops in Austria and Germany. Your Danube River cruise concludes in the golden city of Prague — the capital of the Czech Republic. At this time of year, the towns and cities are festively lit and decorated, each in its own particular style and tradition. Christmas markets abound, and the strains of carols and aroma of gingerbread fill the air. In Budapest, Hungary’s lively capital, marvel at the eight bridges spanning the river and enjoy an introduction to the city by a local expert who shows you the must-see sights, and take this first chance to explore a Christmas market.

Embark your Avalon Suite Ship® from Budapest and enjoy an amazing view of the landscapes of Bratislava while sailing. Vienna, Austria Here, Christmas markets are scattered throughout the city, with the largest located in front of the city hall. Join a traditional city sightseeing ending with a walk through the Christmas market to taste some of the local traditional specialties. Glide through the winter wonderland of the Wachau Valley, In Melk, visit majestic Benedictine Abbey, one of Europe’s largest monasteries, and enjoy a tasting of some of the Wachau Valley’s famous Austrian wines. You’ll love a guided walk through Passau, with its narrow streets and beautiful Patrician houses and the Christkindlmarkt set against the stunning backdrop of St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Further up the Danube River, you’ll arrive at the medieval walls of Regensburg — the only German city not bombed during WWII. Your last stop is the 1,000-year-old city of Nuremberg, famous for one of the oldest Christmas markets in Germany where you’ll marvel at the medieval fortifications, extraordinary Gothic churches, and the Imperial Castle. Disembark and travel to beautiful Prague. See the sights with a Local Guide and enjoy exploring on your own. Browse for last-minute gifts at the Christmas market, and don’t miss the beautifully decorated tree in Old Town! The perfect ending to a winter cruise on the Danube!

HIGHLIGHTS & SIGHTSEEING:

Budapest: Heroes’ Square; Free time.

While on the Cruise:
Austrian cookie tasting; Imperial Palace complex; Vienna Opera House; St. Stephen’s Cathedral; Live entertainment onboard; Walking tour of Krems; Benedictine Abbey; Guided city walk of Passau; Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall); Porta Pretoria; Christmas traditions lecture onboard; Nuremberg; Kaiserburg Castle; Nuremberg Rally Grounds – used by the Third Reich.

Prague:
Free time; Hradčany Castle Grounds; St. Vitus Cathedral; Old Town’s Astronomical Clock.

A NON-STOP TRAVEL
EXCLUSIVE OFFER!

Save $500 PER PERSON
MUST RESERVE BY MARCH 29, 2024*

COMPLETE PACKAGES

From $7,497*
$6,997*

INCLUDES ROUNDTRIP AIRFARE FROM HONOLULU, 8 NIGHTS HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS, 7 NIGHTS RIVER CRUISE, MEALS AND SIGHTSEEING AS INDICATED ON ITINERARY, TRANSFERS, TAXES & FEES

EXCLUSIVE BONUS!

Pre-Paid Gratuities

*For complete tour details, please view the PDF below.

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Toll-Free: 1-800-551-1226
Honolulu: (808) 593-0700

11 Nights, 14 Days