DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY

(B) = Breakfast   (L) = Lunch   (D) = Dinner

($) = Available at an additional cost. Please ask your Vision Travel Expert for details.

  • Day One - 18JUN19

    NUREMBERG, GERMANY

    (EMBARKATION) (D)

    Welcome to Germany!  Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.  This afternoon, board your Suite Ship® in Nuremberg and enjoy a dinner on board.

    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN NUREMBERG

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  • Day Two - 19JUN19

    ROTH. NUREMBERG

    EXCURSION (B, L, D)

    Living Heritage and History Lessons

    Start the day with a Morning Stretch with the Avalon Adventure Host, and dock in Roth for a day of fascinating excursions.

    CLASSIC: Choose a Guided Tour of Nuremberg’s medieval architecture, gilded fountain, gothic cathedral, and Kaiserburg Castle, OR:

    CLASSIC: Take a Guided Tour of the historic Nuremberg Rally Grounds—used by the Third Reich.

    DISCOVERY: Enjoy an Onboard Lecture about the Main-Danube Canal—linking these two rivers to make a vital connection enabling navigation between the North and Black Seas.

    AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO REGENSBURG + Meet & Greet / CD Signing with Johnny Reid

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  • Day Three - 20JUN19

    REGENSBURG

    EXCURSION (B, L, D)

    Magical Regensburg—Bavaria’s Medieval Miracle.

    CLASSIC: Join a Guided City Walk and see Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and Porta Pretoria—built in 179 AD as the entrance to Castra Regina fortress.

    You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion ($) to visit the Benedictine Monastery in Weltenburg. Spend a free afternoon exploring Regensburg on foot or by bike through its charming streets.

    DISCOVERY: Later, indulge in a Beer Tasting on board.

    Evening Performance by Johnny Reid on board the Avalon Impression.

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO PASSAU

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  • Day Four - 21JUN19

    PASSAU, LINZ

    EXCURSION (B, L, D)

    Go for Baroque in Passau–Where the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers meet

    CLASSIC: Join a Guided City Walk to learn more about this beautiful “City of Three Rivers,”

    Join a full day Guided Optional Excursion to Salzburg, the city of Mozart ($) OR a full day Guided Optional Excursion to the picturesque Bohemian town of Český Krumlov ($).

    Sail to Linz this afternoon, or join your ship after your selected full-day excursion.

    LINZ, AUSTRIA

    The Linzer Torte and a Legendary Love of Art and Music

    Enjoy a free afternoon to linger in Linz. Take a bicycle from the ship and cycle along the Danube, or follow one of Linz’s many nature trails for a bird’s-eye view of the city and river below.

    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MELK

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  • Day Five - 22JUN19

    MELK, WACHAU VALLEY, VIENNA

    EXCURSION (B, L, D)

    Striking Frescoes and Breathtaking Views of the Wachau Valley

    CLASSIC: Take a Guided Tour of Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey to marvel at its frescoed ceilings, statues, incredible library, and ornate pipe organ, OR:

    ACTIVE: Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a Morning Hike through Melk’s beautiful countryside.

    Enjoy a coffee or a cocktail on the Sky Deck as you sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley to Vienna.

    VIENNA

    Vienna Waltzes and the Beautiful Blue Danube

    *Evening Performance by Johnny Reid at Palais Eschenbach in Vienna.*

    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VIENNA

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  • Day Six - 23JUN19

    VIENNA

    EXCURSION (B, L, D)

    Royal Collections, Amusing Attractions, and Culinary Confections

    CLASSIC: Venture into the Habsburg empire this morning on a Guided City Tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks. See the Imperial Palace complex—the winter residence of the Imperial Family, the historic Vienna Opera House and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

    Join a Guided Optional Excursion to Schönbrunn Palace—a Habsburg Empire summer home for 300 years ($). This afternoon, enjoy free time to take a tram to visit Austria’s Prater amusement park or one of the many museums nearby. You may also decide to borrow a bike from ship to explore the streets and squares of Vienna, or ride along the banks of the Danube at your leisure.

    Later, relax on board with live entertainment as you sail to Budapest.

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST

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  • Day Seven - 24JUN19

    BUDAPEST

    EXCURSION (B, L, D)

    The Pearl of the Danube in the Heart of Europe

    CLASSIC: Enjoy a Guided City Sightseeing, including the iconic Heroes’ Square.

    Take free time to enjoy Budapest’s famed thermal baths. You can also take a scenic hike in the hills above the Danube. Take time to explore the city’s cafes, pubs and nightlife at your leisure.

    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BUDAPEST

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  • Day Eight - 25JUN19

    BUDAPEST

    (DISEMBARKATION) (B)

    Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

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Notes
  • Inclement weather or delays of a mechanical/technical nature may necessitate operation of the itinerary by motorcoach or alteration to the itinerary.
  • Vision Travel reserves the right to substitute artists or activities without notice.
  • Please check Visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.