Cruising the Danube River gives travelers the opportunity to see up to 10 countries, experiencing history, culture and cuisine as they go. But don’t think cruising the Danube River requires a huge time commitment or a lot of planning. Nearly 50 percent of Avalon Waterways travelers chose to cruise the Danube n 2019, and Avalon Waterways offers a host of quick and easy getaways on the Danube, starting at just four days in length.
“Along this legendary path, Avalon Waterways has created a boatful of extraordinary river cruise vacations that take travelers beyond the river Danube’s beautiful views to delve into breathtaking stories, personalized experiences and untethered exploration that forever shapes the way they choose to see and experience the world,” said Pam Hoffee, managing director, Avalon Waterways. “In fact, Avalon provides travelers nearly 30 river cruise itineraries, ranging from four to 27 days, that feature a plethora of sail and see options along the Danube River. Avalon has an average of 60 percent more Danube itineraries than other river cruise lines.”
Four-day Danube River itineraries start at $874. Additionally, Avalon Waterways offers travelers Active & Discovery itineraries, allowing them to choose between 30 excursions during their trip, based on their travel styles and preferences.
“We take great pride in inviting travelers to cruise against the stream on the Danube River,” said Hoffee. “In addition to our Avalon Choice excursions and Adventure Hosts on every itinerary, our relationship with Globus, Cosmos and Monograms gives travelers exclusive access to Your Way cruising, which seamlessly provides them options for immersive sightseeing access, hotel accommodations and transfers in European cities before and after each cruising vacation.”
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