Magnificent Europe (Eastbound) 202016 DAYS FROM ONLY $5549
Danube River Cruises, Main River Cruises, Rhine River Cruises
Austria, Germany, Holland (Netherlands), Hungary, Slovakia
First stop in Austria is Melk for a visit of its magnificent Benedictine Abbey, then sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley. And in the last days of your vacation, local experts will introduce you to two capital cities: Vienna, Austria, also known as “The City of Music” for inspiring the creative genius of Mozart, Beethoven, and Strauss; and lively Budapest, Hungary, with its unique energy and countless must-see sites. This truly is a river cruise to remember!
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Amsterdam: canal cruiseDay 3 Cologne: choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tourDay 4 Rhine Gorge—Rüdesheim: scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; special treat; choice of visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, or cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument in RüdesheimDay 5 Main River Village: guided walkDay 6 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s ResidenzDay 7 Volkach: walking tourDay 8 Bamberg: guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; lecture on boardDay 9 Roth. Excursion to Nuremberg: choice of guided tour in Roth, or guided tour in Nuremberg, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; lecture on boardDay 10 Regensburg: guided tourDay 11 Passau—Linz: guided tour in Passau; free time in LinzDay 12 Melk–Wachau Valley—Vienna: guided tour of the Benedectine Abbey in Melk; scenic cruise through the Wachau Valley; free time in ViennaDay 13 Vienna: guided tourDay 14 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes’ SquareDay 15 Budapest (Disembarkation): your cruise ends this morning
- In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
- Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.