Christmastime from Vienna to Budapest

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6 Days
Availability : November - December, 2024
Vienna
Budapest
Tour Details
Avalon Waterways Christmastime from Vienna to Budapest

Make your holiday wishes come true with special departures for the festive season in Europe’s most beautiful Christmas markets and festivities. Enjoy the jolly atmosphere on our decorated Suite Ships® as you delight in the sights, smells, and tastes of local Christmas traditions along your Danube River cruise. Enjoy stunning winter views on the Danube with the warm glow of Christmas markets, beautifully adorned with ageless traditions.

Departs November 29, 2024

Prices starting from $3039 CAD per person based on double occupancy in a Riverview Stateroom. Includes port taxes and gratuities.

Ask about other Christmastime departures available in December, 2024!

Celebrate every meal! Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks are served with lunch and dinner, as well as sparkling wine with breakfast. Welcome and farewell cocktails with sparkling wine and canapés are served for a bon voyage with jolly good fellows which nobody can deny!

Departure Location

Vienna

End Location

Budapest

Price Includes

  • Complimentary Starlink Wi-Fi (Standard Wi-Fi where available in Asia)
  • 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
  • Active shore excursions, both included and optional
  • Daily breakfast buffet with full range of classic breakfast items, healthy Avalon Fresh® options and daily a la carte specials
  • Complimentary room service for Continental breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Daily lunch buffet featuring regional specialties, classic dishes, healthy Avalon Fresh® options and rotating chef’s features including carving & pasta stations. Alternatively, you may dine al fresco at our Sky Grill on the Sky Deck (weather and itinerary permitting) or enjoy a light lunch in the Panorama Lounge.
  • Afternoon Tea featuring tea, coffee, and sweet treats
  • Four-course dinners with choice of appetizers, soups, salads, entrées and desserts or cheese
  • Complimentary wine, beer, or soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Welcome & farewell cocktails with sparkling wine & canapés

Price Excludes

  • International Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Any private expenses
  • Optional excursions
  • Visa's, if required

Tour Specialist

  • Deborah Charles
What to Expect
For more information on this tour, or help with booking, please contact your favourite Lloyds Travel Agent!
Itinerary

Day 1Vienna, Austria (Embarkation)

Welcome to Austria. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.

Flights into Vienna must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.

Indulge in traditional holiday fare and hot libations to warm your heart and soul before boarding.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VIENNA

Meals: Dinner

Day 2Vienna

Royal Collections and Festive Confections

CLASSIC EXCURSION
Explore 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 iconic Vienna Opera House, and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral.
Spend free time on your own to enjoy the Christkindlesmarkt or relax by the fire’s glow in a Viennese café this evening.

Join a Guided Optional Excursion to Schönbrunn Palace—summer home of the Habsburg Empire.

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 CRUISE TO KREMS

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3Krems - Melk

Christmas Magic in the Austria’s Wine Country

CLASSIC EXCURSION
Join a Guided Walk to explore this small valley town, seemingly untouched by the new world.
During lunchtime, sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley to Melk.

MELK
Frescoes Above and Vineyards Below

CLASSIC EXCURSION
Take a Guided Tour of Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey to marvel at its frescoed ceilings, statues, incredible library, and ornate pipe organ.

This evening, enjoy live entertainment onboard.

OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BRATISLAVA

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Bratislava, Slovakia

Cathedral Coronations and a Crowning Castle

CLASSIC EXCURSION
Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Old Town’s cobblestone streets to Town Hall. Visit the Gothic halls of St. Martin’s Cathedral—Hungary’s centuries-old coronation church.

Spend free time browsing the spruce stalls of the Christmas Markets of Bratislava.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BUDAPEST

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5Budapest

Christmas Lights and Classic Sights

CLASSIC EXCURSION
Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour to see majestic Heroes’ Square and Budapest’s classic sites.
Take in the beauty of Budapest while enjoying a free afternoon exploring such famous sights as the Chain Bridge. Get to know the city’s cafés and pubs, and don’t miss the unique Christmas markets that Budapest hosts every year during the festive season.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BUDAPEST

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6Budapest (Disembarkation)

Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.

Meals: Breakfast

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Why Book With Us?

  • Worry free planning
  • Exceptional knowledge
  • Family owned & operated
  • Superior value


Have a Question?

Don’t hesitate to give us a call. Our team of experts are happy to assist you in creating your next dream vacation.

1.800.800.7252

travel@lloydstravel.com