Danube Dreams – Westbound 201911 DAYS FROM ONLY $2769
Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia
Take in the local culture with a stop in a classic Viennese Coffee House and stroll along the pedestrian Kärntnerstrasse. Enjoy the magnificent views as your river cruise takes you through the picturesque wine region of the Wachau Valley. Visit the impressive Benedictine Abbey of Melk and enjoy a tasting of some of the renowned local wines. In Linz, walk around the Hauptplatz, Austria’s largest medieval square, which forms the center of the city. Take a guided walk around Passau, Germany, known for its maze of narrow cobblestone streets and St. Stephen’s Cathedral—a masterpiece of baroque architecture.Guided sightseeing in Regensburg, Germany, shows you the Old Town Hall, Porta Pretoria—gates to an ancient Roman fort built in 179 AD—and mansions with high towers denoting the status and wealth of their early owners. Enjoy some local sausages before heading to beautiful Prague, capital of the Czech Republic. Here, you’ll be amazed at St. Vitus Cathedral and Old Town’s Astronomical Clock, a unique and intricate piece of art unlike anything else in the world.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Budapest (Embarkation): welcome to Budapest; onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes’ SquareDay 3 Bratislava: guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s CathedralDay 4 Vienna: guided tour, see the Kuntskammer’s collection; choice of additional sightseeing, or a complimentary museum ticketDay 5 Dürnstein—Wachau Valley—Melk: choice of guided walk, or hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein; guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; wine tastingDay 6 Linz: guided walkDay 7 Passau: guided walkDay 8 Deggendorf (Disembarkation)—Regensburg—Prague: transfer to Regensburg, guided sightseeing; travel by motorcoach to PragueDay 9 Prague: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradcany Castle groundsDay 10 Prague: 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.