Christmastime On The Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound 20198 DAYS FROM ONLY $1,999
Austria, Czech Republic, Germany
Learn about local Christmas traditions, as you cruise to historical Regensburg, the only German city not bombed during WWII. After a guided tour, savor local sausages at Historiche Wurstküche (Old Sausage Kitchen), one of Germany’s oldest restaurants, and enjoy a tasting of German beers. Experience Passau’s charming Christmas market set against the breathtaking backdrop of St. Stephen’s Cathedral—a masterpiece of baroque architecture.Arrive in Melk, Austria, and tour the magnificent 11th century Benedictine Abbey—one of Europe’s largest monasteries. As you cruise through the wintery landscape of the picturesque Wachau Valley, enjoy a tasting of traditional Austrian cookies. This Christmas river cruise ends in Austria’s magical capital of Vienna, home to the sounds of Mozart and Strauss, the Vienna Boys’ Choir, and the Spanish Riding School. See the famous sights with a Local Guide, or opt to go on a culinary tour through the Christmas markets to get a taste of all the best flavors Austria offers during this time of year.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Nuremberg (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Nuremberg: choice of guided sightseeing or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market; lecture on boardDay 3 Regensburg: onboard Christmas Traditions lecture; guided walk; Christmas market; beer tasting on boardDay 4 Passau: guided walk; Christmas marketDay 5 Melk: guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey; onboard cookie tastingDay 6 Vienna: choice of guided sightseeing, or culinary tour at Christmas marketDay 7 Vienna (Disembarkation): 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 is necessary, a substitute will be offered.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.