Danube Symphony – Cruise Only Westbound 20197 DAYS FROM ONLY $1499
>Cruise along the Danube River to Dürnstein, located in the heart of the Wachau Valley and famous for its baroque Stiftskirche, a church from the early 1700s, and one of the most beautiful of its kind because of its luminous blue façade. In Melk, visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey, one of Europe’s largest monasteries, and taste some of the region’s renowned wines. In Grein, visit the oldest theater in Austria that still gives regular performances. Explore Passau, the “City of Three Rivers,” with its narrow cobblestone streets lined with beautiful Patrician houses and dominated by St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a masterpiece of Italian baroque architecture. A fitting last stop to end this delightful Danube River cruise!
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Vienna (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Vienna: guided tour, see the Kuntskammer collection; choice of additional sightseeing, or a complimentary museum ticketDay 3 Dürnstein—Wachau Valley—Melk: guided walk, see the Stiftskirche in Dürnstein; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; wine tasting on boardDay 4 Grein—Linz: guided walk of Grein, visit the historical theatre; time at leisure in LinzDay 5 Linz—Schögener Schlinge—Passau: guided tour in Passau; scenic cruising through the Schlögener SchlingeDay 6 Passau (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.