Grand Danube Cruise
GRAND DANUBE CRUISE
FROM OCTOBER 3 - 20, 2017
STARTING FROM $7,977 CAD PER PERSON
Price based on cruise/land itinerary with port taxes included in entry level cabin category E, based on double occupancy.
Book and deposit by August 8, 2016 and you can save 15% and have free prepaid-gratuities!
Repeat clients can save additional 5%
Get a 2-piece Heys luggage if you book and deposit by August 8,2016 provided by Regal Cruises!
Flights, extra nights, insurance, transfers, etc. are extra. Please
Discover some of the Continent’s best-kept secrets on this river cruise through Central and Eastern Europe, from Prague to Bucharest. Spend three nights in Prague, an overnight in Bucharest, and plenty of leisure time in Budapest and Vienna to explore on your own. Guided
sightseeing with Certified Local Guides in each city shows you the highlights, with inside visits of the Hradcany Castle grounds in Prague, Melk’s awe-inspiring Benedictine Abbey, Kalemegdan Fortress in Belgrade, and Tsarevet’s Fortress in Veliko Târnovo. Enjoy beer tasting in Regensburg, and attend an organ concert in Pécs and marvel at the diverse rock formations of Belogradchick. Also cruise through the Main Danube Canal and the dramatic Iron Gates gorge, and visit the Lepenski Vir archaeological site. Historical sights, cultural events, splendid scenery, and sumptuous cuisine—this cruise has it all!
INCLUDED FEATURES: 3 nights stay in Prague, follow by deluxe 13-night cruise in an outside stateroom with hotel-style beds ending with 1-night in Bucharest.
SIGHTSEEING: All included guided sightseeing is conducted by a Certified Local Guide and includes personal headsets. Choose the sightseeing pace that suits you: Traditional, Leisurely, or Independent.
CULTURE & CRUISE: Special onboard and onshore experiences presented by local chefs, entertainers, artisans, and experts, designed to enrich your cruise.
AVALON CHOICE: Personalize your onboard and onshore experience by choosing from a variety of included or optional excursions, visits & activities.
MEALS: Captain’s welcome & farewell receptions with sparkling wine and canapés| Welcome dinner | Daily Afternoon Tea | Daily Night Fare | Local chef dinner | Farewell dinner | Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; soft drinks with lunch; and wine, beer, or soft drinks with dinner are included daily on board your vessel
Days 1-3 Prague: welcome to the Czech Republic; guided sightseeing on Day 2, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradany Castle grounds; free time on Day 3
Day 4 Prague–Nuremberg (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception
Day 5 Nuremberg–Roth: choice of Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour or guided sightseeing in Roth
Day 6 Regensburg: guided walk; enjoy a snack at the Historische Wurstküche; beer tasting
Day 7 Passau: guided walk
Day 8 Melk–Vienna: guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk
Day 9 Vienna: guided sightseeing
Day 10 Budapest: guided sightseeing, see Fishermen’s Bastion and Heroes’ Square
Day 11 Budapest: day at leisure
Day 12 Mohács. Excursion to Pécs: guided sightseeing in Pécs, visit the underground tombs; organ concert
Day 13 Belgrade: guided sightseeing in Belgrade, visit Kalemegdan Fortress
Day 14 Iron Gates: visit Lepenski Vir archaeological site; cruise through the dramatic Iron Gates gorge
Day 15 Cetate–Vidin–Belogradchik: guided sightseeing to Vidin’s fortress and Belogradchik’s rock formations
Day 16 Rousse. Excursion to Veliko Târnovo & Arbanassi: guided sightseeing, visit Tsarevet’s Fortress in Veliko Târnovo, and the Ethnographical Museum and Church of the Nativity in Arbanassi; or guided sightseeing of Rousse
Day 17 Oltenita (Disembarkation)–Bucharest: guided sightseeing in Bucharest
Day 18 Bucharest: your vacation ends this morning Special onboard and onshore experiences presented by entertainers, artisans, and experts, designed to enrich your cruise.
Enjoy a local treat of sausage, sauerkraut & beer, and attend an onboard performance of Bulgarian Folk Dances.