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The Danube River Offers Vacations All Travelers Can Bank On

January 28, 2020 GMT
The Danube River winds and bends through 10 countries to carve a historic path that unites fairytale villages, capital cities, cliffside castles and forested slopes for picture-perfect landscapes as far as the eye can see. Along this legendary river, Avalon Waterways has created a boatful of extraordinary river cruise vacations: 60 percent more itineraries than other river cruise lines. For more information, visit www.avalonwaterways.com (PRNewsfoto/Avalon Waterways)
The Danube River winds and bends through 10 countries to carve a historic path that unites fairytale villages, capital cities, cliffside castles and forested slopes for picture-perfect landscapes as far as the eye can see. Along this legendary river, Avalon Waterways has created a boatful of extraordinary river cruise vacations: 60 percent more itineraries than other river cruise lines. For more information, visit www.avalonwaterways.com (PRNewsfoto/Avalon Waterways)

LITTLETON, Colo., Jan. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Winding through 10 fascinating countries, the Danube River offers a more encompassing view of the Old World than any other European waterway. With such great depth, this legendary river is just as fitting for the first-time river cruiser as it is for the seasoned and off-the-beaten-path traveler. Offering countless views, one-of-a-kind excursions and unexpected ports of call, no one goes the distance along the Danube like Avalon Waterways.

“The Danube River is not a ‘one-and-done’ destination. It’s just not,” said Pam Hoffee, managing director of Avalon Waterways. “Whether traversing its ports for the first time or the fifth, there are always new places to explore and new experiences to try, just around the river bend. And, with nearly 30 cruise itineraries on the Danube, ranging from four (4) to 27 days, as well as Avalon Choice excursions on each and every itinerary, we offer the widest variety of vacations available on this legendary river.”

Making a Splash for First-Time River Cruisers

Quite simply, there’s no better place for travelers to dip their toes into river cruising than along the Danube River. Why?! No other river in the world flows through four (4) capital cities, making it an easy waterway to get to and navigate for a quick “test the river cruise waters” escape. Perfect cruising vacations for first-timers include these ” short & suite ” options:

Seasoned Travelers Anchor Themselves to the Danube

Not only is the Danube River Europe’s second longest river, it also sails through nearly a dozen countries where more than a dozen languages are spoken along its banks. That means this extraordinary waterway offers exceptional diversity in food, architecture, culture and history and unparalleled choices from which to choose the perfect river cruise vacation.

Our favorite 8- to 9-day Danube itineraries for the well-traveled cruiser, include:

And, for travelers wanting to drift back to the Danube or go against the stream, Avalon Waterways offers an innovative – and completely customizable – Active & Discovery on the Danube vacation. This itinerary takes travelers to six (6) new ports (places other ships don’t go) with a choice of nearly three dozen “Active,” “Discovery” and “Classic” excursions throughout their journey.

With its breadth of ports and palaces, villages and vineyards and cities and sights, the Danube offers a river cruise experience that every type of traveler can bank on.

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ABOUT AVALON WATERWAYS
Travelers wanting to see the world need only cruise down its legendary rivers. For those interested in seeing more of the world, there’s Avalon Waterways®. Our entire fleet of Suite Ships® proudly present Avalon Waterways’ unique Open-Air BalconySM—cruising’s only bed with a view, more space and 24/7 access to open-air cruising. When travelers pair panoramic scenes with the widest-ranging excursion choices in river cruising, they’re in for an experience as wide open as the view.

On an Avalon cruise, schedules give way to whims, leaving travelers the freedom to do exactly as they please, when they please. Whether enjoying a guided walking tour of one of Europe’s great cities, joining a cooking class or paddling a canoe, our Avalon Choice® selections of Classic, Discovery and Active excursions offer a wide range of possibilities. When travelers prefer to explore on their own, Avalon helps with recommendations, information and the gear they need, thanks to Adventure Hosts, an Adventure Center and AvalonGO mobile app. And when it’s time to refuel, Avalon’s FlexDining® program gives guests the choices they crave.

When travelers sail the world with Avalon Waterways, every day is an adventure and every adventure is up to our guests. For more information, visit www.avalonwaterways.com; travel agents can visit www.globusfamilypartner.com. Avalon Waterways is a proud supporter of The Ocean Cleanup.

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