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Danube Dreams (Eastbound)

8 days, 4 countries. Make your way through Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary on this action-packed Avalon Waterways River Cruise down the Danube River.

Whether you want to enjoy the picturesque wine region of Wachau Valley, be impressed by the lavish Hofburg Imperial Palace and neo-renaissance Vienna Opera House or take a stroll along Váci utca, a popular shopping street in Budapest. Whatever experience you’re looking for, the team at Avalon Waterways has you covered.

Follow your Adventure Host through a plethora of activities and excursions in order to make the most out of your time aboard one of our luxury Danube River Cruise ships.

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  • Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
  • Ship: Avalon Envision + 3 more
  • Duration: 7 Nights
  • Departure: Apr - Oct
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Danube Dreams (Eastbound) Cruise Itinerary

No matter what you’re into: food, wine, history, art, music or anything else – Avalon Waterways aims to give you the freedom to personalize your vacation with excursions that speak to your interests.

Day 1

Vilshofen (EMBARK)

Board your ship and enjoy the welcome reception hosted by the Avalon Waterways crew.

Day 2

Passau (Scholgan Oxbrow)

Follow your Adventure host on either a guided walk or hike. Cruise through the scenic Scholgan Oxbrow.

Day 3


See Hauptplaz and the Trinity Column on our guided sight-seeing excursion.

Day 4

Ybbs (excursion to Wachau Valley – Dürnstein)

Choose between a guided visit to Benedictine Abbey in Melk or Artstetten Castle in Ybbs. Cruise through Wachau Valley and spend your afternoon on a hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein.

Day 5


Join your Adventure Host on a bike ride around Vienna or take a trip to the Künsthistorisches Museum for a nice change of pace to your adventure.

Day 6


You have the option for guided sightseeing in Bratislava; pay a visit to St. Martin’s Cathedral or hike up to Bratislava Castle alongside your Aventure Host.

Day 7


Enjoy the scenic cruise into Budapest; witness Heroes’ Square or hike through show-stopping views with your adventure hosts.

Day 8

Budapest (DISEMBARK)

Disembark your ship in the morning and begin your journey home.

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Danube Dreams (Eastbound)

  • Vilshofen (EMBARK)
  • Passau (Scholgan Oxbrow)
  • Linz
  • Ybbs (excursion to Wachau Valley – Dürnstein)
  • Vienna
  • Bratislava
  • Budapest
  • Budapest (DISEMBARK)
£1,489pp Est. Price per person
  • Avalon Envision + 3 more ships  

Danube Dreams (Eastbound) Cruise Review

“My husband originally didn’t want to come on this cruise: convincing him was the best decision I could have made because he loved it! The accommodation was classy and comfortable, the staff friendly and helpful and the option to choose from multiple types of excursions helped us make the most out of our time. Many thanks to our Adventure Host for making our holiday! Big thumbs up!”

Jenny Smithery, Bristol

Danube Dreams (Eastbound) FAQ

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

What can I expect of my accommodation?

Basic amenities such as, full bathrooms, bathrobes/slippers, flatscreen TVs, full-length wardrobes – should all be included in each and every room you could possibly book with us!

Are the excursions accessible to those with walking difficulties?

It all depends on which ones you choose; there are definitely a few hikes and walks listed as excursions for this cruise in particular. Regardless, your Adventure Host should be able to work with you and find options that involve less physical exertion for you to get stuck into.

How long does the cruise spend in Slovakia?

The Danube Dreams cruise moors for one day in Bratislava, Slovakia on Day 6 of the cruise before moving on into Hungary.

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