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Visit charming Passau
$3,399
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Magna on the Danube - Budapest to Vilshofen

Budapest to Vilshofen - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amamagna
  • Discover Budapest
  • Take a guided bike ride
  • Enjoy wine tasting
  • Delight in a walking tour
Starts/ Ends in:
Budapest / Vilshofen
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Journey along the Danube and see firsthand why this storied river has inspired generations of artists, poets and musicians. Indulge your passion for timeless architecture and art in three magnificent capitals: Budapest, Bratislava, and Vienna. Let the hills come alive with the sounds of music in …
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Hungarian parliament, Budapest
$2,399
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Danube Waltz

8 Day Itinerary aboard Viking River Cruises
  • Walk along Castle Hill
  • Explore the medieval Bratislva
  • Visit the Viennese Opera House
  • Discover the Abbey of Göttweig
Starts/ Ends in:
Budapest / Passau
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 8-day Danube River cruise with Viking River Cruises. Soak up soothing steam at a Budapest thermal bath. Learn to waltz at a Viennese dance school. Savor Austro-Hungarian cuisine in Vienna and Budapest. View the Wachau Valley’s beauty. Explore lesser-known Central European cities …
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Historic Nuremberg
$6,699
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Grand Christmas & New Year's

Nuremberg to Budapest - 13 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Beatrice
  • Tour to the Regensburg old city.
  • Visit the Bavarian Forest village
  • Walk through the beautiful Passau.
  • Enjoy an evening of music at Vienna
Starts/ Ends in:
Nuremberg / Budapest
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Christmas Market, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
If you’re looking to celebrate the holidays and welcome the New Year in incredible style, this special cruise is for you.Visit stunning churches and sample delicious wines in enchanting baroque villages. Ring in the New Year dancing in a real Viennese palace and see how a dusting of snow adds …
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$3,399
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European Holiday Markets

Nuremberg to Vienna - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Beatrice
  • Experience Europe on the holidays
  • Visit holiday markets in Europe
  • 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Starts/ Ends in:
Nuremberg / Vienna
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Christmas Market, Land & Sea, River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This cruise takes you to some of the most famous and delightful holiday markets in Europe.Those looking to experience Europe at its most magical will enjoy the chance to discover the delightful holiday traditions and treats of Germany and Austria.At each market, you’ll find wooden stalls …
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Take a ride on the ferris wheel or take a stroll through the Christmas Market
$3,599
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Danube Holiday Markets

Budapest to Passau - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Maria Theresa
  • Vörösmarty Square Christmas Market
  • Experience a Slovakian Christmas
  • 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Starts/ Ends in:
Budapest / Passau
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Christmas Market, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Celebrate the season in the birthplace of many beloved holiday traditions. Budapest has celebrated Christmas for a thousand years, since the reign of St. Stephen, the king who founded Hungary and encouraged the spread of Christianity throughout his realm.In Bratislava, where a lively young art …
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Salzburg
$4,899
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Magical Christmas Markets

13 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • Explore enchanting Prague
  • Discover historic Passau
  • Visit Melk’s Benedictine Abbey
  • Enjoy Vienna's Christmas Markets
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market, River Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy three nights in Prague, then visit multiple Christmas Markets on the scenic river route from Nuremberg to Vienna, and conclude with two nights in Vienna. Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with a festive journey along the Danube River, enjoying days full of discovery and wonder. After …
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Enjoy a cozy Christmas market with loved ones
$4,745
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Danube Christmas Markets

8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Amber
  • Explore Thurn und Taxis Palace
  • Explore the city of Cesky Krumlov
  • Visit's Melk’s Benedictine Abbey
  • Learn Jewish history in Budapest
Starts/ Ends in:
Nuremberg / Budapest
Activities:
Christmas Market, River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Revel in the spirit of Christmas on an 8-day magical Danube river cruise. Board your luxurious ship in Nuremberg, after exploring the markets of this charming Bavarian city. Cruise to historic Regensburg and explore the picturesquePalais Thurn und Taxis. Wander the sparkling streets ofVienna, with …
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Passau at sunset, Germany
$2,699
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Christmastime on the Danube

Eastbound - 7 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Impression
  • Explore the city of Nuremberg
  • Have fun exploring Christmas market
  • Roam around the city of Passau
  • Visit the Benedictine Abbey
Starts/ Ends in:
Nuremberg / Vienna
Activities:
Christmas Market, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Avalon Impression in Nuremberg with its medieval fortifications, gothic churches, and palaces. The Old Town is illuminated with festive lights and decorations and the Christmas market, one of the most famous in the world, has dozens of stalls offering traditional wares, such as Lebkuchen, …
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Christmas Market Square at night
$5,699
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Enchanting Christmas & New Year's

Passau to Budapest - 11 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Maria Theresa
  • Visit the Artstetten Castle
  • Spend Christmas Day in Salzburg
  • Discover the delicacies of Slovakia
Starts/ Ends in:
Passau / Budapest
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Christmas Market, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise the mighty Danube, visiting classic capitals like Budapest and Vienna. Spend Christmas Eve in Passau, then ring in the New Year in elegant style with a gala dinner and ballroom dance in Budapest. Festive celebrations are plentiful during this cruise.Those who wish to celebrate a European …
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Sunset over Passau
$2,699
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Romantic Danube

8 Day Itinerary aboard Viking River Cruises
  • Visit Budapest's Matthias Church
  • Explore the Schönbrunn Palace
  • See Inn, Ilz and Danube Rivers
  • Tour the scenic town of Regensburg
Starts/ Ends in:
Budapest / Regensburg
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 8-day cruising adventure sailing between Budapest, Hungary and Regensburg, Germany. Visit Budapest’s Castle District and cross the famous Chain Bridge. Explore Göttweig Abbey, one of Austria’s most revered monastic centers, and make dumplings with Wachau Valley apricots. …
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Hungarian parliament, Budapest
$3,399
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Iconic Christmas Markets - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • Visit the Great Market Hall
  • Tour \\"Vienna by Night\\"
  • Explore Melk Abbey
  • Take a guided bike ride
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel back through centuries as you walk along cobblestone streets through grand cities and historic towns bedecked with twinkling Christmas trees and lined with wooden huts gleaming with handcrafted treasures. Iconic Christmas Markets are plentiful and are on full display for your pleasure: …
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Visit the ornately decorated Melk Abbey
$3,149
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The Legendary Danube

8 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Imagery II
  • Enjoy the tour of Roth
  • Discover Altes Rathaus
  • Explore medieval architecture
  • See the beauty of Budapest
Starts/ Ends in:
Nuremberg / Budapest
Activities:
River Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From the rich history of Germany to the unique culture of Hungary, this Danube river cruise takes you to three countries, and the scenic beauty as you cruise past quaint towns can be experienced right from your stateroom or atop the sky deck of your ship. In Nuremberg, Germany, board your river …
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Sunset over the red roofs of Nuremberg
$2,699
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Christmastime on the Danube (Eastbound)

7 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Passion
  • Uncover medieval architectures
  • Enjoy Regensburg’s Christmas market
  • Explore Altes Rathaus
  • Admire Imperial Palace complex
Starts/ Ends in:
Nuremberg / Vienna
Activities:
Christmas Market, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enter a stunning world of cherished Christmas traditions along the Danube River. Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Nuremberg, Germany, with its medieval fortifications, gothic churches, and palaces. The Old Town is illuminated with festive lights and decorations and the Christmas market, one of …
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Visit historic Nuremberg
$2,699
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Christmastime on the Danube (Westbound)

7 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Passion
  • Uncover the wonder of Wachau Valley
  • Visit the Benedictine Abbey in Melk
  • Enjoy walking in Regensburg
  • Explore Nuremberg
Starts/ Ends in:
Vienna / Nuremberg
Activities:
Christmas Market, River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This Christmastime river cruise begins in Austria’s magical capital of Vienna, home to the sounds of Mozart and Strauss, the Vienna Boys’ Choir, and the Spanish Riding School. See the famous sights with a Local Guide, or opt to go on a culinary tour through the Christmas markets to get …
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Passau at sunset, Germany
$2,699
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Christmastime on the Danube

Westbound - 7 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Tranquility II
  • Visit the Benedictine Abbey
  • Roam around the city of Passau
  • Have fun exploring Christmas market
  • Explore the city of Nuremberg
Starts/ Ends in:
Vienna / Nuremberg
Activities:
Christmas Market, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This Christmastime river cruise begins in Austria’s magical capital of Vienna, home to the sounds of Mozart, Strauss, and the Vienna Boys’ Choir.Cruise through the wintery landscape of the picturesque Wachau Valley to Melk. Arrive in Passau, Germany, and visit the city’s charming …
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Passau at sunset, Germany
$2,699
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Christmastime on the Danube

Eastbound - 7 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon View
  • Explore the city of Nuremberg
  • Have fun exploring Christmas market
  • Roam around the city of Passau
  • Visit the Benedictine Abbey
Starts/ Ends in:
Nuremberg / Vienna
Activities:
Christmas Market, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Avalon View in Nuremberg with its medieval fortifications, gothic churches, and palaces. The Old Town is illuminated with festive lights and decorations and the Christmas market, one of the most famous in the world, has dozens of stalls offering traditional wares, such as Lebkuchen, …
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Explore Budapest from the serene Danube
$2,699
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Christmastime on the Danube

Eastbound - 7 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Passion
  • Explore the city of Nuremberg
  • Have fun exploring Christmas market
  • Roam around the city of Passau
  • Visit the Benedictine Abbey
Starts/ Ends in:
Nuremberg / Vienna
Activities:
Christmas Market, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Avalon Passion in Nuremberg with its medieval fortifications, gothic churches, and palaces. The Old Town is illuminated with festive lights and decorations and the Christmas market, one of the most famous in the world, has dozens of stalls offering traditional wares, such as Lebkuchen, …
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Wander Prague's storied streets
$3,877
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The Legendary Danube with Jewish Heritage and trip in Prague

10 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Imagery II
  • Explore the Hradčany Castle Grounds
  • Visit different sites in Prague
  • See the historical sites
  • Tour different sites in Vienna
Starts/ Ends in:
Prague / Budapest
Activities:
Adventure Options, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spend two nights in Prague to explore. Board the Avalon Imagery II in Nuremberg and visit this thousand-year-old city with a local guide. Next, reach Regensburg and follow the traces of its Jewish history from the middle ages. Passau, known for its narrow, winding streets, offers the magnificent …
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