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Receive free airfare from select Canadian gateways on select 2020 Avalon Waterways river cruises!

Free airfare on select 2020 Avalon Waterways river cruises

(Photo: Avalon Waterways river cruises in Hungary)

ALL IN PRICE: $4,527 CAD* based on The Legendary Danube river cruise, July 2, 2020 sailing date in cabin category E - Deluxe stateroom.

Featured price is per person, cruise only, based on double occupancy, on the departure dates and in the cabin category indicated and includes all taxes and fees (port charges). 

 

(Photo: Map of The Legendary Danube tour)

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.

SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Panoramic windows
  • Elegant, contemporary design & decor 
  • Friendly, English-speaking crew & Cruise Director
  • Sky Deck with whirlpool, shade awnings, game area and premium lounges
  • Covered Observation Lounge
  • Club Lounge with 24-hour self-serve beverage station with complimentary cappuccinos, lattes, tea, hot chocolate & premium coffees, as well as treats throughout the day

 

(Photo: Avalon Panorama Suite)

VACATION HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • Nuremberg (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception
  • Roth (Excursion to Nuremberg): choice of guided tour in Nuremberg or Roth, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; lecture on board; beer tasting on board
  • Regensburg: guided walk
  • Passau: guided walk
  • Melk - Wachau Valley - Vienna: guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk, or morning hike; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; free time in Vienna
  • Vienna: guided sightseeing
  • Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes' Square
  • Budapest (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning

 

(Photo: Complimentary wine during lunch and dinner)

HURRY, OFFER ENDS DECEMBER 16, 2019!

*Book a select 2020 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive free round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg. Other gateway cities available for $199/person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). Free air offer is based on lowest-priced economy class Flex airfare available for booking at time of reservation and scheduled to coincide with cruise itinerary; pre-assigned airline seats are limited and may not be available on all air segments. Quotes available online or by calling a Travel Professional. Limited to new bookings for CANADA originating travellers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under deposit between May 1 and December 16, 2019 for travel in 2020. A $550 non-refundable deposit is due at time of booking. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air and Groups. Offer is combinable only with the Welcome Back Credit (if applicable). Not applicable on Royal Suites.  Promotional discounts do not carry forward on voluntarily changed air bookings; other promotions at time of change may be available. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Changes to ticketed air reservations (including itineraries involving free round-trip trans-Atlantic air) also subject to airfare differentials between originally ticketed air itinerary and re-ticketed air itinerary. Additional airline baggage fees may apply. Air schedules are available approximately 330 days prior to return travel date. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands.  Additional restrictions apply; see Travel Terms for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time.

Itinerary

Day 1: : Legendary Danube tour - Nuremberg, Gemany

Welcome to Germany. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Nuremberg must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Explore your ship this evening and enjoy dinner on board. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN NUREMBERG

Dinner

Day 2: Roth. Excursion to Nuremberg

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 Enjoy a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the Bavarian town of Roth—with its half-timbered houses, market square, and 1535 hunting lodge Schloss Ratibor, OR: CLASSIC Choose a Guided Tour of Nuremberg with its 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. DISCOVERY Later, indulge in a Beer Tasting on board. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO REGENSBURG

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Regensburg

Magical Regensburg—Bavaria’s Medieval Miracle. CLASSIC Join a Guided City Walk of Old Town to see the 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. Alternatively spend a free afternoon exploring Regensburg on foot or by bike through its charming streets. This evening, enjoy live entertainment after dinner as you cruise toward Passau. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO PASSAU

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Passau 

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,” OR: Join a full-day Guided Optional Excursion to Salzburg—the city of Mozart—or to the picturesque Bohemian town of Cesky 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

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 5: Melk - Wachau Valley

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. 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 and Dinner

Day 6: Vienna

Royal Collections, and Amusing Attractions. 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

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 7: Budapest, Hungary

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 cafés, pubs, and nightlife at your leisure. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BUDAPEST

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 8: Budapest 

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast

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