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7D6N Christmastime on The Danube (WNV/WVN)

7D6N Christmastime on The Danube (WNV/WVN)

Per Pax
From: $2899 From: €2760 From: £2370 From: RM12605 From: CAD3756 From: SGD4021 From: AUD4185 From: HKD22840
Nuremberg
Avalon Waterways
Happiness flows with Avalon Waterways. Cruise on Suite Ships with the widest stateroom views from your window-facing bed. Relaxed luxury flows throughout the ship in every detail plus personalize with Classic, Active, and Discovery excursions. Cruise Critic named Avalon’s staterooms the best in the business, and yes, we’re blushing a bit. But it’s only because we’ve taken such pride in bringing you river cruising’s only Open-Air BalconySM stateroom design, featuring beds with a view. Rest easy (literally) as you enjoy bigger views, more space and 24/7 access to open-air cruising. With Avalon, the award-winning views are as wide open as the possibilities.
Cities to Visit: Nuremberg – Regensburg – Passau – Linz – Melk – Vienna
Language: English

Tour Deal

~ Cash Savings Offer: SAVE up to US$1,500 per couple
~ BONUS FOR CITI CARD MEMBERS: Airfare credit of RM300 per person



Travel Period: from Now till December 11, 2024
Tour Highlight
~ Nuremberg
~ Passau
~ Melk
~ Vienna Christmas Markets
What To Expect
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 the most famous in the world, has dozens of stalls offering traditional wares, such as Lebkuchen (spiced gingerbread), Glühwein (hot mulled wine), and unique decorations and ornaments.

Learn about local Christmas traditions, and cruise to historical Regensburg, the only German city not bombed during WWII. Experience Passau’s charming Christmas market set against the breathtaking backdrop of St. Stephen’s Cathedral—a masterpiece of baroque architecture. Arrive in lovely Melk, Austria, and tour the magnificent 11th century Benedictine Abbey—one of Europe’s largest monasteries. As you cruise through the wintery landscape of the picturesque Wachau Valley, enjoy the view with a tasting of traditional Austrian cookies. This Christmas river cruise ends in Austria’s magical capital of Vienna, home to the sounds of Mozart, Strauss, and the Vienna Boys’ Choir. See the famous sights with a Local Guide and enjoy a tour through the Christmas markets to get a taste of all the best flavors Austria offers during this sparkling time of year on the Danube River.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE NUREMBERG, GERMANY (EMBARKATION)

    Welcome to Germany! Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Nuremberg must arrive by 3 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Indulge in traditional holiday fare and hot libations to warm your heart and soul.
    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN NUREMBERG

    : Dinner
  • Day 2: NUREMBERG

    CLASSIC - Choose a Guided Tour of Nuremberg, OR:
    CLASSIC - Join a Guided Tour of the historic Nuremberg Rally Grounds. Spend free time on your own to browse the spruce stalls of the Christmas Markets of Nuremberg. Sample favorite Bavarian fare-from dozens of bratwurst varieties, gingerbread, mulled blueberry wine, and countless other culinary delights of the Christkindlmarkt. Enjoy live entertainment as you sail.
    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO REGENSBURG.

    NOTES: Christmas markets generally operate from late Nov until the third week of Dec.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3: REGENSBURG

    CLASSIC - Join a Guided City Walk and see Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and Porta Pretoria. Take time to browse Regensburg's sparkling Christmas markets.
    DISCOVERY - Enjoy hot-mulled wine, candied almonds, gingerbread, or bratwurst. Enjoy a Christmas Traditions Lecture on board.
    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO PASSAU.

    NOTES: Christmas markets generally operate from late Nov until the third week of Dec.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4: PASSAU – LINZ

    CLASSIC - Join a Guided City Walk to learn more about this beautiful "City of Three Rivers." You may like to join a Guided Optional Excursion to Salzburg, Austria. See the setting of The Sound of Music, and learn the story behind the beloved Christmas hymn, Silent Night. Spend free time in Passau's charming Christkindlmarkt near magnificent St. Stephen's Cathedral. Take a brief evening cruise to Linz, and go out for music and dancing or late-night dessert before sailing to Melk.
    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MELK.

    NOTES: Christmas markets generally operate from late Nov until the third week of Dec.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5: MELK, AUSTRIA – VIENNA

    CLASSIC - Take a Guided Tour of Melk's magnificent Benedictine Abbey to marvel at its frescoed ceilings.
    DISCOVERY - Enjoy an Austrian Cookie Tasting while sailing through the splendid Wachau Valley to Vienna. This evening, you may choose to attend an Optional Excursion to a Royal Waltz Concert for an unforgettable evening of music in an elegant hall.
    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VIENNA

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6: VIENNA

    DISCOVERY - Join a Guided Tour of Vienna ending at magical Christmas Advent Markets! Along the way, discover the history of Austrian foods and traditions as you sample local specialties. You may join a Guided Optional Tour of Schonbrunn Palace. Spend free time on your own to enjoy the Christkindlesmarkt or relax by the fire's glow in a Viennese cafe this evening.
    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VIENNA.

    NOTES: Christmas markets generally operate from late Nov until the third week of Dec.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7: DEPART VIENNA (DISEMBARKATION)

    Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.

    NOTES: Reverse course itinerary WVN (Vienna to Nuremberg) also available. Call for more details

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ Luxurious accommodations in category booked
~ All meals on board including sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, and soft drinks at lunch and dinner
~ Daily sightseeing with headsets and expert local guides
~ Onboard entertainment
~ Wi-Fi throughout the ship
~ Port charges & gratuities


Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance & visa
~ Safety net protection
~ Airport transfer

Where to Visits

Information

~ Cash Savings Offer: SAVE up to US$1,500 per couple
~ BONUS FOR CITI CARD MEMBERS: Airfare credit of RM300 per person



Travel Period: from Now till December 11, 2024
Tour Highlight
~ Nuremberg
~ Passau
~ Melk
~ Vienna Christmas Markets
What To Expect
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 the most famous in the world, has dozens of stalls offering traditional wares, such as Lebkuchen (spiced gingerbread), Glühwein (hot mulled wine), and unique decorations and ornaments.

Learn about local Christmas traditions, and cruise to historical Regensburg, the only German city not bombed during WWII. Experience Passau’s charming Christmas market set against the breathtaking backdrop of St. Stephen’s Cathedral—a masterpiece of baroque architecture. Arrive in lovely Melk, Austria, and tour the magnificent 11th century Benedictine Abbey—one of Europe’s largest monasteries. As you cruise through the wintery landscape of the picturesque Wachau Valley, enjoy the view with a tasting of traditional Austrian cookies. This Christmas river cruise ends in Austria’s magical capital of Vienna, home to the sounds of Mozart, Strauss, and the Vienna Boys’ Choir. See the famous sights with a Local Guide and enjoy a tour through the Christmas markets to get a taste of all the best flavors Austria offers during this sparkling time of year on the Danube River.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE NUREMBERG, GERMANY (EMBARKATION)

    Welcome to Germany! Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Nuremberg must arrive by 3 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Indulge in traditional holiday fare and hot libations to warm your heart and soul.
    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN NUREMBERG

    : Dinner
  • Day 2: NUREMBERG

    CLASSIC - Choose a Guided Tour of Nuremberg, OR:
    CLASSIC - Join a Guided Tour of the historic Nuremberg Rally Grounds. Spend free time on your own to browse the spruce stalls of the Christmas Markets of Nuremberg. Sample favorite Bavarian fare-from dozens of bratwurst varieties, gingerbread, mulled blueberry wine, and countless other culinary delights of the Christkindlmarkt. Enjoy live entertainment as you sail.
    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO REGENSBURG.

    NOTES: Christmas markets generally operate from late Nov until the third week of Dec.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3: REGENSBURG

    CLASSIC - Join a Guided City Walk and see Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and Porta Pretoria. Take time to browse Regensburg's sparkling Christmas markets.
    DISCOVERY - Enjoy hot-mulled wine, candied almonds, gingerbread, or bratwurst. Enjoy a Christmas Traditions Lecture on board.
    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO PASSAU.

    NOTES: Christmas markets generally operate from late Nov until the third week of Dec.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4: PASSAU – LINZ

    CLASSIC - Join a Guided City Walk to learn more about this beautiful "City of Three Rivers." You may like to join a Guided Optional Excursion to Salzburg, Austria. See the setting of The Sound of Music, and learn the story behind the beloved Christmas hymn, Silent Night. Spend free time in Passau's charming Christkindlmarkt near magnificent St. Stephen's Cathedral. Take a brief evening cruise to Linz, and go out for music and dancing or late-night dessert before sailing to Melk.
    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MELK.

    NOTES: Christmas markets generally operate from late Nov until the third week of Dec.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5: MELK, AUSTRIA – VIENNA

    CLASSIC - Take a Guided Tour of Melk's magnificent Benedictine Abbey to marvel at its frescoed ceilings.
    DISCOVERY - Enjoy an Austrian Cookie Tasting while sailing through the splendid Wachau Valley to Vienna. This evening, you may choose to attend an Optional Excursion to a Royal Waltz Concert for an unforgettable evening of music in an elegant hall.
    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VIENNA

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6: VIENNA

    DISCOVERY - Join a Guided Tour of Vienna ending at magical Christmas Advent Markets! Along the way, discover the history of Austrian foods and traditions as you sample local specialties. You may join a Guided Optional Tour of Schonbrunn Palace. Spend free time on your own to enjoy the Christkindlesmarkt or relax by the fire's glow in a Viennese cafe this evening.
    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VIENNA.

    NOTES: Christmas markets generally operate from late Nov until the third week of Dec.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7: DEPART VIENNA (DISEMBARKATION)

    Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.

    NOTES: Reverse course itinerary WVN (Vienna to Nuremberg) also available. Call for more details

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ Luxurious accommodations in category booked
~ All meals on board including sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, and soft drinks at lunch and dinner
~ Daily sightseeing with headsets and expert local guides
~ Onboard entertainment
~ Wi-Fi throughout the ship
~ Port charges & gratuities


Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance & visa
~ Safety net protection
~ Airport transfer

Per Pax
From: $2899 From: €2760 From: £2370 From: RM12605 From: CAD3756 From: SGD4021 From: AUD4185 From: HKD22840
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Cancellation Policy

~ 91 days or more prior to departure: deposit forfeited
~ 90 – 60 days prior to departure: 35% of total price
~ 59 – 30 days prior to departure: 50% of total price
~ 29 – 1 days prior to departure: 80% of total price
~ On scheduled departure and later: 100% of total price


Payment Terms

~ Deposit must be received within 7 days of booking.
~ Balance payment must be made 90 days prior to departure.
~ Booking made within 90 days prior to departure require full payment at the time of booking.