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Christmastime from Vienna to Budapest

Dive into a Festive Adventure with Avalon Waterways this December – exploring ports along the breathtaking Danube river.

Guests enjoy a selection of Classic and Optional Excursions taking place each day – as well as ample freetime to foster some festive spirit at the Christmas Markets.

Each night, return to the extraordinary Avalon Envision – featuring unique suites up to 30% larger than the industry standard.

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  • Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
  • Ship: Avalon Envision
  • Duration: 5 Nights
  • Departure: Nov - Dec
£2,115 pp
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Christmastime from Vienna to Budapest Cruise Prices

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29th Nov
Christmastime From Vienna to Budapest
5 nights
From £2,115 pp

Christmastime from Vienna to Budapest Cruise Itinerary

Adventure across five ports during this spectacular Christmas itinerary designed by Avalon Waterways. Guests enjoy the opportunity to adventure through iconic Christmas Markets, tour cultural hotspots and attend music events over the course of 6 days.

Day 1

Arrive to Vienna (EMBARK)

Arrive in Austria to meet up with your ship and begin your adventure.

Day 2


Split your first day between a Classic Excursion guided city tour and freetime to explore the Christkindlmarkt. You also have the option to join an excursion to Schonbrunn Palace.
Later, you may choose to attend an Optional Excursion to a Royal Waltz Concert.

Day 3

Melk / Krems

Spend your morning on a Classic Excursion walking tour.
During lunchtime, return to your ship while we sail along the picturesque Wachau Valley.
Later, take a guided tour of Melk’s Benedictine Abbey.

Day 4


For today, explore Bratislava on a Classic guided sightseeing tour of the Old Town. Later, guests enjoy some free time to browse the iconic Christmas Markets.

Day 5


Today’s Classic Excursion brings guests on a guided sightseeing tour to a variety of classic sights as well as the Heroes’ Square.
Afterwards, enjoy a free afternoon exploring famous sights under your own steam. Later, head to the unique Christmas Markets.

Day 6

Depart Budapest (DISEMBARK)

Your cruise ends after breakfast this morning.

Christmastime from Vienna to Budapest Cruise Ships

Avalon Envision

Enjoy our visionary signature Panorama Suites, up to 200-square-foot and 30% larger than the industry standard. Enjoy the luxury of space and a host of on-board activities and amenities.

47 Crew Members
Covered Observation Lounge
Elegant & Contemporary Design

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Christmastime from Vienna to Budapest Deals

Dive into the Christmas along the Danube river

5 Nights
Nov Dec

Christmastime from Vienna to Budapest

  • Vienna (EMBARK)
  • Vienna
  • Krems / Melk
  • Bratislava
  • Budapest
  • Budapest (DISEMBARK)
£2,115 pp Est. Price per person
  • Avalon Envision

Christmastime from Vienna to Budapest Cruise Review

“My wife and I had a great time; we ended up with much heavier luggage on the return – found quite a number of really cool gifts for the kids.”

Kyle Smith, Birmingham

Christmastime from Vienna to Budapest FAQ

Find answers to some of the most common questions about river cruising here.

How many staff members are working aboard the Avalon Envision?

The Avalon Envision features a total of 47 working crew members.

How many countries are featured in this itinerary?

This itinerary traverses ports across three countries: Austria, Slovakia and Hungary.

How many suite options are available for booking?

Guests can choose between booking suites in categories (in order of ascension) – E, D, B, A, P or the luxurious Royal Suite.

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