Experience your Danube River cruise from Germany to Hungary your way with two nights in Munich before your cruise. Enjoy a full-day guided tour to Neuschwanstein Castle-home of King Ludwig, and plenty of free time to explore Munich before your cruise. Board your Suite Ship® in Deggendorf, Germany, and sail to the lovely city of Linz for a leisurely morning. Continue to Mauthausen for a visit to the Concentration Camp, or to St. Florian Monastery. Explore Ybbs on a guided tour of its romantic old town; sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley to Krems and explore the small village-seemingly untouched by the modern world. Next, sail to Vienna-the "City of Music." Marvel at the sights with a guided city tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks-including the Imperial Palace, the world-famous opera house, and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Visit Bratislava, Slovakia, on your Danube River cruise to explore the quaint streets of Old Town and St. Martin’s Cathedral. You may decide to join your Avalon Adventure Host on a hike to the castle above! Your Danube River cruise concludes in the "Pearl of the Danube"-Budapest.
Day 1 Munich: Welcome to MunichDay 2 Munich. Excursion to Neuschwanstein: Visit Neuschwanstein CastleDay 3 Munich–Deggendorf (Embarkation): Guided tour in Munich, see the Marienplatz; travel by motorcoach to Deggendorf; onboard welcome receptionDay 4 Linz–Mauthausen: Free time in Linz; choice of visit to St. Florian Monastery or guided tour of Mauthausen Concentration Camp or bike with your Adventure HostDay 5 Ybbs–Wachau Valley–Krems: Choice of guided tour in Ybbs or bike with your Adventure Host; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; choice of guided tour in Krems or Wine World Experience with tasting or bike with your Adventure HostDay 6 Vienna: Choice of guided sightseeing or bike with your Adventure HostDay 7 Bratislava: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin's Cathedral or a hike to Bratislava Castle with your Adventure HostDay 8 Budapest (Disembarkation): Your vacation ends this morning