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A Taste of the Danube - Westbound

3-Night Danube Cruise from Budapest to Vienna

Avalon Taste of the Danube

Taste of the Danube
2022 & 2023 Departure Dates & Pricing

Budapest to Vienna (WBV) - 4 days

Ship - Envision, Artistry II, View, Passion, Impression

`Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Budapest, Hungary (Embarkation)

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

Flights into Budapest must arrive by 2 pm.

Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.

Spend free time strolling along the cobblestone streets, browsing art galleries, sipping coffee, and sampling sweets before boarding your Danube cruise for a welcome dinner this evening.


Day 2: Bratislava, Slovakia

Cathedral Coronations and a Crowning Castle

Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host.

ACTIVE Join your Adventure Host for a scenic walk to Bratislava Castle


CLASSIC 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.

Alternatively, take a bicycle and a picnic from the ship to explore the local sights along the Danube on your own.


Day 3: Melk, Austria - Dürnstein (Wachau Valley)

Frescoes Above and Vineyards Below

ACTIVE Join your Adventure Host for a Morning Hike through Melk’s beautiful countryside, OR:

CLASSIC Join a morning 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.

Take a relaxing break on the Sky Deck as you sail through awe-inspiring views of the Wachau Valley and the wine region surrounding Dürnstein.


A King’s Ransom and Castle Ruins

Spend free time at your leisure, perhaps biking through the vineyards in the Wachau Valley.

Later, enjoy on board entertainment by local musicians.


Day 4: Vienna, Austria (Disembarkation)

Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.

Flights should not leave Vienna airport before 8 am. End of our services.

Departures & Pricing


  • A valid passport is required for travel. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after the last day of travel.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the cruise operator and the Captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise .
  • The cruise schedule may vary according to tides and arrival times at ports of call may be subject to change.
  • Travel Protection is recommended. Click here TG_logo for more information.

Departure Dates & Per Person USD Rates

Cruise Start Date from Vienna

Category E - Lower Deck w/ fixed windows

Category D - Lower Deck w/ fixed windows

Category B - Middle Deck aft w/ french balcony
Category A - Middle Deck fwd w/ french balcony
Category P - Upper Deck w/ french balcony
Suite - Upper Deck w/ french balcony
Apr 29, 2022
May 18, 2022
Artistry II
Jul 14, 2022
Sep 29, 2022
Oct 12, 2022
Tranquility II
Nov 2, 2022
Apr 19, 2023
May 3, 2023
Aug 9, 2023

Oct 25, 2023

Artistry II
Important: Dates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.
Port Charges: Additional $84 USD per person .
For Single Traveler: Single Supplement applies. Please call to inquire.
Transfers from Start/End of Program are available for purchase. Please call for details.

Prices Include:

Daily Afternoon Tea Daily Nigh
• 3 nights cruise from Budapest to Vienna at selected cabin category
• Full board meals, including Captain's Welcome and Farewell receptions, Welcome and Farewell dinners
• Daily Afternoon Tea
• Daily Night Fare

• Daily guided sightseeing program outlined on the itinerary conducted by Cetified Local Guides

• Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; soft drinks with lunch; and regional wine, beer, or soft drinks with dinner are included daily on board your vessel
• Gratuities to Local Guides & Excursion Drivers
• Taxes

Prices Do Not Include:

Daily Afternoon Tea Daily Nigh
• Individual arrival and departure (airfare; transfers)
• Travel insurance
• Port Charges
• Gratuities to onboard crew, tour guides and local drivers

• Other personal expenses

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