Christmastime on the Danube

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from $3118*pp twin share


Vienna – Prague
from $3118*pp twin share
9 days
3rd & 15th December 2019

Begin your river cruise with Avalon Waterways in magical Vienna, home to the sounds of Mozart and Strauss, and see the famous sights with a Local Guide, embark on a culinary tour through the Christmas markets.

Cruise through the wintery landscape of the picturesque Wachau Valley to Melk, where you will visit Benedictine Abbey, before continuing on to Passau in Germany. The Christmas market here is set against the backdrop of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a masterpiece of baroque architecture.

Enjoy a tasting of German beers in Regensburg, and learn about Christmas traditions as you cruise to Nuremberg, the thousand-year-old city with its medieval fortifications and Gothic churches. Stroll the illuminated Old Town and sample Lebkuchen as you stroll among unique decorations at the Christmas market.

Then, continue on to Prague — one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. See the magical Astronomical Clock, built in 1410, and once the envy of all Europe, then wander to the Christmas markets, offering an array of Christmas tree ornaments, wooden toys, and Czech handicrafts. End this wonderful, seasonal cruise with a visit to the beautifully decorated tree in Old Town.


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*price based on 15 December 2019 departure; correct at time of posting.