8 Day Danube Symphony

Avalon River Cruise starting in Munich and finishing in Vienna

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Avalon's 8 Day Danube Symphony. Your Danube river cruise adventure begins with two nights in the magnificent city of Munich, capital of Bavaria, Germany, and ends in romantic Vienna, the capital of Austria.

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Overview
Operator: Avalon
Type: River Cruise (Premium)
Duration: 8 Days
From: Munich to Vienna
Tour Code: WPV
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Germany, Austria
Our Price From:
$ 3,700
Per Person ($AU)
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$ 282
Per Person ($AU)
Day By Day
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Munich, Germany
Welcome to Munich. Spend free time today by relaxing, exploring, or strolling through the streets of Munich.
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Munich
Storybook Villages and Fairytale Castles. Classic - Take a Guided Excursion to the garden landscape of the Bavarian Alps to visit Neuschwanstein Castle-the historic home of King Ludwig. Continue on to Oberammergau-the storybook Bavarian village famous for its once-a-decade Passion Play. (B)
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Munich - Passau (Embark)
Modern Metropolis and Alpine Monarchs. Classic - Enjoy a Guided City Tour which will show you the highlights of fascinating Munich. See Nymphenburg Palace-a former residence of Bavarian monarchs, along with the Old and New Town Halls of Marienplatz. This afternoon transfer to Passau to board your Avalon Suite Ship OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN PASSAU (B/D)
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Passau
Go for Baroque in Passau-with Treasures Both Grand and Quaint. Classic - Join a Guided City Walk in Passau to learn more about this beautiful "City of Three Rivers" where the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers meet. Sail through the Schlogener Schlinge-named the Natural Wonder of Austria, carved by the power of the river into a dramatic landscape-to Linz. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN LINZ (B/L/D)
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Linz, Austria
LINZ, AUSTRIA Fall in Love with Legendary Art, Music, and the Linzer Torte! Classic - Take a Guided Walk through the city's historic and beautiful sites along the shore of the Danube and see Hauptplatz-Austria's largest medieval square-and the towering whitemarble Trinity Column. Alternatively, take a full-day Guided Optional Excursion to Salzburg-the city of Mozart-or to the picturesque Bohemian town of Cesky Krumlov. Cruise to Grein this afternoon or meet your ship after your excursion. GREIN: Dramatic Castle Views and the Oldest Theater in Austria. Explore on your own this attractive country resort, nestled at the foot of a bluff in the shadow of its castle. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN GREIN (B/L/D)
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Melk
Ornate Architecture and Scenic Splendours. Classic - Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Melk's 11th-century Benedictine Abbey. Explore its frescoes, statues, library, and spectacular pipe organ in the monastery's lofty perch above the Danube. You may stretch out on the Sky Deck as you sail through the Wachau Valley past vineyards, castles, and charming villages on your way to Durnstein. DURNSTEIN: Vistas and Vineyards Beyond the Blue Stiftskirche. Classic - Join a Guided Walking Tour, and hear the legendary tale of King Richard the Lionheart-who was imprisoned during the Crusades in the castle above the village. Discovery - Enjoy the flavors of the Wachau Valley at a Wine Tasting this afternoon. After dinner enjoy live entertainment on board. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN DURNSTEIN (B/L/D)
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Vienna
Strauss, Schnitzel, Strudel, and Sachertorte. Discovery - Join us for a Guided Tour of the Kuntskammer's remarkable collection of more than 2,100 artifacts collected for centuries by the Habsburg Empire. Classic - Later, choose a complimentary ticket to a local Viennese museum or continue exploring joining our Guided Sightseeing. You may decide to take a Guided Optional Excursion to opulent Schonbrunn Palace-the former imperial summer home and vast gardens with a history spanning 300 years of the Habsburg monarchy. Enjoy a free afternoon by strolling through Karntnerstrasse-the most famous shopping avenue in central Vienna. Take a bike ride through the city and stop in a local cafe to enjoy authentic Austrian confections of Sachertorte or Apfelstrudel. Later this evening, you may choose to attend an Optional Royal Waltz Concert to hear quintessential Viennese music in an elegant concert hall. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VIENNA (B/L/D)
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Vienna (Disembark)
Your holiday ends this morning with breakfast. (B)
Avalon Inclusions
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River Cruise Inclusions
  • Spacious outside deluxe accommodations with enhanced soundproofing and Avalon's exclusive Comfort Collection Beds for a great night's sleep.
  • Large private bathroom featuring full shower with glass door, hairdryer & premium L'Occitane bath products.
  • MEALS: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on board daily indicated by breakfast (B), lunch (L), and dinner (D) on the itinerary, including daily four-course a la carte dinners with choice of appetisers, soups, salads, mains, desserts, and Avalon Fresh healthy cuisine options.
  • Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with lunch and dinner are included daily on board your vessel.
  • Included sightseeing with headsets and expert local guides.
  • Complimentary bicycles available for use on shore.
  • Onboard local entertainment.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship.
  • A professional Cruise Director who delivers educational commentary as you travel through interesting landscapes, and who assists with requests and additional excursions.
  • An Avalon Adventure Host available as your guide for fitness activities and active excursions.
  • Friendly, English-speaking staff who deliver consummate personal service throughout your journey.
  • Gratuities to Cruise Director, Crew, Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included on Avalon portion only.
Included Meals
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 4 Lunches
  • 5 Dinners
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.
Avalon
Avalon Reviews: (411)
River Cruises on Sale: 114
Gratuities: Gratuities Included
Airport Transfers: Available, Not Included
Balconies: French & Private Balcony
Shore Excursions: Included
Drinks: Wine & Beer Included with Meals
Destinations: Asia & Europe
Avalon Visionary Deck Plans
Category E
Stateroom
Category D
Stateroom
Category B
Panorama Suite
Category A
Panorama Suite
Category P
Panorama Suite
Royal Suite
Ship Profile
Avalon Visionary Cabin Types
* Images and floor plans are indicative of Avalon Ships. Cabin layout and decor may differ between ships.
Category E & D Stateroom
Category E & D Stateroom  Category E & D Stateroom  Category E & D Stateroom Layout  

Category E & D Stateroom

  • Deluxe Stateroom (172 sq ft)
  • Twin Windows
  • Comfort Collection Bed with Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, woolen blankets & European style duvets
  • Private bathroom featuring full shower, hairdryer & premium L'Occitane bath amentities
  • Spacious three-door closets and easy under-bed luggage storage
  • Flatscreen satellite with movie channel
  • In-room safe, writing Desk/Vanity & direct-dial telephone
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Individual thermostat
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Complimentary bottled water
Prices & Dates
Travelling Solo Savings!
No single supplement on all 2018 Avalon Europe & Asia river cruises! All stateroom categories (excluding Suites) T&C's apply.
Welcome Back
Past Avalon Waterways clients booking now for travel in 2019 will have received their Welcome Back Credit (WBC) of $200 discount per person, per trip which will be applied to your booking. For travellers booking from 1st Jan 2019 you'll receive a Welcome Back Credit (WBC) to use on your next trip.
Past Client Loyalty Saving
Have you booked a trip with Global Journeys previously? Thanks! Save an additional $50 per person (up to $100 per booking) off the trip of your choice (over 6 days in length). This saving is open for a period of 4 years from the date of last booking you made with Global Journeys.
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26 Jun 2019
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03 Jul 2019
Avalon Visionary

3,879

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179

per person

3,700

per person

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18 Sep 2019
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25 Sep 2019
Avalon Visionary

3,939

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182

per person

3,757

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26 Jun 2019
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03 Jul 2019
Avalon Visionary

5,844

per person

277

solo traveller

5,567

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Wednesday
18 Sep 2019
Wednesday
25 Sep 2019
Avalon Visionary

5,937

per person

282

solo traveller

5,655

solo traveller

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Book select Europe cruise departures by 19 February 2019 and save up to $4,600 per couple. Solo traveller savings available. Prices shown above include Global Journeys discount only. Enquire with us to have Avalon offers applied.
Note: Your Global Journeys consultant will check the availability of your departure date when you enquire. Additional savings may apply. We guarantee the lowest price in Australia. T&C’s apply.
Cabin Upgrades
Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person.
Deluxe Stateroom E $ 0
Deluxe Stateroom D $ 178
Panorama Suite B $ 999
Panorama Suite A $ 1,042
Panorama Suite P $ 1,128
Royal Suite S $ 1,899

Note: Upgrade prices shown are per person. Your Global Journeys Cruise Consultant will confirm and include the upgrade price in your quote.
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Tour Notes
Trip prices are per person, and reflect applicable discounts. Discounts are subject to availability, exclusive to Global Journeys and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change by Avalon. Full terms & conditions are available here.