A Taste Of The Danube – Westbound 20199 DAYS FROM ONLY $2059
R>In Melk, you will visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey, one of Europe’s largest monasteries, sitting high on a bluff so you can take in the breathtaking views of the Danube River and surrounding countryside. Cruise through the picturesque Wachau Valley and spend free time in Dürnstein, overlooked by the ruins of the castle where England’s King Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned in 1192, and best known for its magnificent baroque Stiftskirche with its blue façade.To end your river cruise, there’s guided sightseeing in Austria’s capital, Vienna, with time on your own to relax, perhaps visit the famous Sacher Hotel for a taste of Sachertorte (a special chocolate cake), and stroll along the famous pedestrian street of Kärntnerstrasse. Sweet surprises with new experiences along your Danube River cruise are sure to give you more than a taste of the many beautiful discoveries of this legendary river.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Budapest: welcome to BudapestDay 2 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes’ SquareDay 3 Budapest (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 4 Bratislava: guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s CathedralDay 5 Melk—Wachau Valley—Dürnstein: guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; cruise through the Wachau ValleyDay 6 Vienna (Disembarkation): choice of early guided tour, with breakfast at a Viennese café, or guided sightseeingDay 7 Vienna: day at leisureDay 8 Vienna: your vacation ends this morning
- In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.
- Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change becomes necessary, a substitute will be offered.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); the responsibility for obtaining a visa rests with the traveler.