The Blue Danube Discovery – Cruise Only 20199 DAYS FROM ONLY $2,199
Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary
In the beautiful town of Melk, visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey, one of Europe’s largest monasteries, and enjoy a tasting of some of the Wachau Valley’s famous wines. You’ll love a guided walk through Passau, with its narrow streets, beautiful Patrician houses, and baroque architecture. Sail further up the Danube River, and you’ll come to the medieval walls of Regensburg, the only German city not bombed during WWII. Here, we’ll introduce you to some of Germany’s famous beers! The last stop on this memorable river cruise vacation is the thousand-year-old city of Nuremberg. During guided sightseeing, marvel at the medieval fortifications, extraordinary gothic churches, and the Imperial Castle. And in your free time, be sure to make a wish at the striking fountain on the Hauptmarkt (Main Square)—a perfect ending to a memorable river cruise vacation!
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Budapest, Hungary (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Budapest—Vienna: cruisingDay 3 Vienna: guided sightseeingDay 4 Dürnstein—Wachau Valley—Melk: choice of guided walktour, see the Stiftskirche; or hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein; scenic cruiseing through the Wachau Valley, see the Stiftskirche; guided visitguided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; and wine tasting on boardDay 5 Passau: guided walk Day 6 Regensburg: guided walk; enjoy a snack at the Historische Wurstküche; beer tasting on boardDay 7 Nuremberg: choice of guided sightseeing, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tourDay 8 Nuremberg (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.