Avalon Waterways European River Cruise!

November 30-Dec. 6, 2021
From Vienna, Austria to Nuremberg, Germany

Featuring Magical Holiday Markets!

All group reservations receive free prepaid on board gratuities.

The Legendary Danube. Plan now to join us on this unique holiday river cruise which offers the chance to savor the views, aromas and tastes of centuries-old holiday markets and explore historical medieval sites! Your cruise begins in Austria’s magical capital of Vienna, home to the sounds of Mozart, Strauss, and the Vienna Boys’ Choir. Learn about European holiday traditions as you cruise through the enchanting landscape of the picturesque Wachau Valley and visit charming towns and several Holiday Markets throughout your voyage.

At A Glance

Cruise Lines

Avalon Waterways

Ship

Avalon View

Destination

Vienna, Austria to Nuremberg, Germany

Dates

November 30–December 6, 2021

Length

6 nights

Pre/Post Hotel

Yes, for Vienna or Prague.

Insurance

Recommended

Military Benefits

No


Get All The Details

Everything you need to know about this trip is located in the tabs below. If at any point you need help, give us a call at 614-847-5551.  Please note: We are currently updating this information, so please check back frequently.  Thank you.

Attention Nationwide Retirees, friends and family.  Plan NOW to join us on this exciting voyage down one of the world’s most treasured rivers. We invite you to discover the old-world charm of the legendary Danube River in Europe!  Space is limited, so browse the information on this page, download a free brochure packed full of great information, and give the MAGIC Ladies a call to book your next vacation with Nationwide!  Rates from $2367 pp.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Trip Overview Flyer, Including Itinerary Highlights & More!

Terms and Conditions

Please note: Brochure graphic is for illustrative purposes only and may not represent current prices.

DATEPORTARRIVEDEPART
Tuesday, Nov. 30Vienna, AustriaGuests MUST be onboard by 5:00 pmEnjoy Dinner onboard this evening
Wednesday, Dec. 1Vienna, AustriaLots of activities today!Overnight cruise to Melk
Thursday, Dec. 2Melk, AustriaPlenty of things to see and do today!Overnight cruise to Passau
Friday, Dec. 3Passau, GermanyOptional excursion to Salzburg, setting of the Sound of Music!Overnight cruise to Regensburg
Saturday, Dec. 4Regensburg, GermanyBrowse sparkling Christmas markets!Overnight cruise to Nuremberg
Sunday, Dec. 5Nuremberg, GermanyJoin guided tours or tour more Christmas Markets!Overnight in Nuremberg
Monday, Dec. 6Nuremberg, GermanyTour ends after breakfastWait! Extend your Vacation!!!
Extend Your Vacation!Exciting Post Cruise
Prague Package
Ask Magic For Details

Dining

FlexDining® with flexible seating-times to better accommodate your schedule, and more options for menu items and venues, including the Panorama Dining Room, Panorama Bistro for a less formal tasting menu, Sky Grill for al fresco favorites, complimentary continental breakfast via room service, and made-to-order picnic lunch boxes for independent on-shore excursions.

What’s included?

  • Accommodations
  • All meals onboard
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Bottled water and specialty coffees and teas
  • Beer, wine, and soft drinks with meals.
  • Guided tours in each port
  • Plus group guests also receive free prepaid gratuities.

Contact Kate Black or Marcia Forsee to make reservations.  Give us a call to discuss the details 614.847.5551. or email kblack@magiccruises.com or mforsee@magiccruises.com

$250 per person deposit to confirm reservations (non-refundable)

$400 per person second deposit is due January 21, 2021

January 10, 2021 flights will be available

August 18, 2021 Payment in full.

August 18, 2021 Accept or decline travel insurance.

Terms and Conditions

Peace of Mind Travel Policy

Shore Excursions

Classic or Discovery tours will be available in each port of call and are included with your fare.  Several other excursions will be available to book as of September 1, 2021 for an additional charge.

For more information please contact:Kate or Marcia at Magic Cruises & Tours – Call 614.847.5551 or email kblack@magiccruises.com or mforsee@magiccruises.com.

Flights

Boarding for the cruise begins in Vienna the afternoon of November 30th.  Flights from the US should be scheduled to arrive into Vienna (VIE) the morning of November 30th.  This will require departure on November 29.  When looking for flights, we encourage you to arrive the day before embarkation day to alleviate worries about travel delays the day of embarkation.

Pre/Post Cruise 

Avalon offers a pre-cruise hotel package in Vienna for $130-$154/night.  This package includes your hotel stay, breakfast daily, and transportation to the vessel on emabarkation day.

They also offer a post-cruise extension to Prague for two nights at $529 per person.  This package includes your transportation after disembarkation to Prague,  2 night hotel stay, breakfast daily, and a guided tour.

Travel Insurance 

We recommend the purchase of comprehensive travel insurance to protect you in case the unexpected does occur. Travel insurance provides coverage for such events as trip cancellation, interruption, damaged/lost baggage and medical expenses. There are various options when it comes to the best policy for your needs. Some restrictions and limitations may apply. Ask MAGIC for more details.

Travel insurance may be purchased anytime but must by accepted or declined prior to your final payment on August 18, 2021.  Travel insurance may cover you for cancellation penalties if you should have to cancel for a covered reason.  Please review two options below for travel insurance coverage.  Call Kate or Marcia to discuss your travel insurance options 614.847.5551.

Allianz Horizon Brochure PDF 

Avalon Waterways Vacation Protection

Book your cruise January 11-February 8, 2021 and receive an extra $100 off per person

Book a Panorama Suite category P, A, or B for only $2867 per person.  Call for availability.

Overview

Attention Nationwide Retirees, friends and family.  Plan NOW to join us on this exciting voyage down one of the world’s most treasured rivers. We invite you to discover the old-world charm of the legendary Danube River in Europe!  Space is limited, so browse the information on this page, download a free brochure packed full of great information, and give the MAGIC Ladies a call to book your next vacation with Nationwide!  Rates from $2367 pp.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Trip Overview Flyer, Including Itinerary Highlights & More!

Terms and Conditions

Please note: Brochure graphic is for illustrative purposes only and may not represent current prices.

Itinerary
DATEPORTARRIVEDEPART
Tuesday, Nov. 30Vienna, AustriaGuests MUST be onboard by 5:00 pmEnjoy Dinner onboard this evening
Wednesday, Dec. 1Vienna, AustriaLots of activities today!Overnight cruise to Melk
Thursday, Dec. 2Melk, AustriaPlenty of things to see and do today!Overnight cruise to Passau
Friday, Dec. 3Passau, GermanyOptional excursion to Salzburg, setting of the Sound of Music!Overnight cruise to Regensburg
Saturday, Dec. 4Regensburg, GermanyBrowse sparkling Christmas markets!Overnight cruise to Nuremberg
Sunday, Dec. 5Nuremberg, GermanyJoin guided tours or tour more Christmas Markets!Overnight in Nuremberg
Monday, Dec. 6Nuremberg, GermanyTour ends after breakfastWait! Extend your Vacation!!!
Extend Your Vacation!Exciting Post Cruise
Prague Package
Ask Magic For Details
Dining

Dining

FlexDining® with flexible seating-times to better accommodate your schedule, and more options for menu items and venues, including the Panorama Dining Room, Panorama Bistro for a less formal tasting menu, Sky Grill for al fresco favorites, complimentary continental breakfast via room service, and made-to-order picnic lunch boxes for independent on-shore excursions.

Reservations

What’s included?

  • Accommodations
  • All meals onboard
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Bottled water and specialty coffees and teas
  • Beer, wine, and soft drinks with meals.
  • Guided tours in each port
  • Plus group guests also receive free prepaid gratuities.

Contact Kate Black or Marcia Forsee to make reservations.  Give us a call to discuss the details 614.847.5551. or email kblack@magiccruises.com or mforsee@magiccruises.com

Payments

$250 per person deposit to confirm reservations (non-refundable)

$400 per person second deposit is due January 21, 2021

January 10, 2021 flights will be available

August 18, 2021 Payment in full.

August 18, 2021 Accept or decline travel insurance.

Terms and Conditions

Peace of Mind Travel Policy

Shore Trips

Shore Excursions

Classic or Discovery tours will be available in each port of call and are included with your fare.  Several other excursions will be available to book as of September 1, 2021 for an additional charge.

For more information please contact:Kate or Marcia at Magic Cruises & Tours – Call 614.847.5551 or email kblack@magiccruises.com or mforsee@magiccruises.com.

Flights

Flights

Boarding for the cruise begins in Vienna the afternoon of November 30th.  Flights from the US should be scheduled to arrive into Vienna (VIE) the morning of November 30th.  This will require departure on November 29.  When looking for flights, we encourage you to arrive the day before embarkation day to alleviate worries about travel delays the day of embarkation.

Pre/Post

Pre/Post Cruise 

Avalon offers a pre-cruise hotel package in Vienna for $130-$154/night.  This package includes your hotel stay, breakfast daily, and transportation to the vessel on emabarkation day.

They also offer a post-cruise extension to Prague for two nights at $529 per person.  This package includes your transportation after disembarkation to Prague,  2 night hotel stay, breakfast daily, and a guided tour.

Insurance

Travel Insurance 

We recommend the purchase of comprehensive travel insurance to protect you in case the unexpected does occur. Travel insurance provides coverage for such events as trip cancellation, interruption, damaged/lost baggage and medical expenses. There are various options when it comes to the best policy for your needs. Some restrictions and limitations may apply. Ask MAGIC for more details.

Travel insurance may be purchased anytime but must by accepted or declined prior to your final payment on August 18, 2021.  Travel insurance may cover you for cancellation penalties if you should have to cancel for a covered reason.  Please review two options below for travel insurance coverage.  Call Kate or Marcia to discuss your travel insurance options 614.847.5551.

Allianz Horizon Brochure PDF 

Avalon Waterways Vacation Protection

Special

Book your cruise January 11-February 8, 2021 and receive an extra $100 off per person

Book a Panorama Suite category P, A, or B for only $2867 per person.  Call for availability.

Michael CarrollGroup-Nationwide European River Cruise