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The Legendary Danube

Enjoy a legendary journey down the Danube aboard your Avalon Waterways River Cruise. Spend 8 days exploring 3 countries on a variety of tours and excursions.

Enjoy a range of guided tours, scenic sailings, on-board lectures and live entertainment brought to you by our dedicated on-board team and made available through your Avalon Adventure Host.

Put your feet up aboard any member of Avalon’s luxurious Danube fleet – where the guest experience has been optimised for maximum comfort to help you recover after a full day of adventuring on this Danube River Cruise.

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  • Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
  • Ship: Avalon View + 4 more
  • Duration: 7 Nights
  • Departure: Jun - Dec
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The Legendary Danube Cruise Itinerary

Travel through Germany, Austria and Hungary on this 8-day itinerary down the Danube River. From palaces to UNESCO World Heritage sites, there’s something from everyone’s bucket list on this adventure.

Day 1

Nuremberg (EMBARK)

Welcome to Germany – explore your ship and enjoy dinner on board.

Day 2


Start your bike ride with a bike ride along the port area, embark on a guided tour of Nuremberg, tour the Rally Grounds or remain on-board for a lecture discussing the Main-Danube canal.

Day 3


Today, you’ll join a guided city walk to Altes Rathaus and Porta Pretoria.
You may also choose to embark on an optional guided excursion to the Benedictine Monastery in Weltenburg.

Day 4

Passau / Linz

Join a guided city walk or choose a full-day guided optional excursion to Salzburg.
Afterwards, enjoy an afternoon cruising to Linz.
Upon arrival, enjoy a free afternoon to explore on your own time.

Day 5

Melk / Wachau Valley / Vienna

Join your Adventure Host for a walk around Melk and the Danube River or take a guided tour of Melk’s Benedictine Abbey.
Afterwards, you’ll enjoy a scenic sailing through the picturesque Wachau Valley.
Upon arrival to Vienna, you may choose to attend an optional excursion to a Royal Waltz Concert.

Day 6


Explore Vienna’s Danube Island by bike alongside your Adventure Host, explore the Habsburg empire on a guided city tour or a short walk of Vienna, followed by a guided visit to the Kunsthistorisches Museum.
There is also an optional guided excursion to Schonbrunn Palace on offer for today.

Day 7


Hike to a viewpoint in Budapest alongside your Adventure Host or enjoy a guided city sightseeing. After, enjoy some free time to embark on excursions of your choosing.

Day 8

Budapest (DISEMBARK)

Your cruise ends after breakfast this morning.

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7 Nights
Jun Dec

The Legendary Danube

  • Nuremberg (EMBARK)
  • Nuremberg
  • Regensburg
  • Passau / Linz
  • Melk / Wachau Valley / Vienna
  • Vienna
  • Budapest
  • Budapest (DISEMBARK)
£1,650pp Est. Price per person
  • Avalon View + 4 more  

The Legendary Danube Cruise Review

“Excellent service; my Adventure Host was upbeat and informative – his jovial energy definitely helped me make the most of my trip. Room service, waiters, cooks and all the other staff were also incredibly efficient and dedicated; they made me feel very pampered.”

Daisy Vary, Birmingham

The Legendary Danube FAQ

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

What features can I expect from my suite?

During your travels, you’ll enjoy spacious living quarters, open-air balconies and an elegant, contemporary design from every member of our Avalon Fleet.

How many countries does this cruise travel through?

This cruise conducts you through 3 countries; Germany, Austria and Hungary.

What kind of excursions will be available?

Through your Avalon Adventure Host, you’ll enjoy access to a blend of classic, active and discovery adventures. There will also be optional full-day excursions made available.

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