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uising through the narrow Iron Gates Gorge visit Lepenski Vir for a guided tour with ancient archaeological finds. In Serbia, take a guided tour of Belgrade, including one of the world’s largest Orthodox churches, and see the most preserved Croatian fortress in Osijek. You’ll also attend a stirring performance by young students of the Franjo Kuhac music school. Tour the historic town of Pécs before sightseeing in the Hungarian capital of Budapest—the “Pearl of the Danube.” You’ll take a guided walk through Bratislava, Slovakia before cruising to Vienna—the city of music. Enjoy guided sightseeing of Vienna’s historic Habsburg Empire—including the Imperial Palace, Vienna Opera House, and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Visit delightful Dürnstein and Melk—charming towns in the vineyard-rich Wachau Valley. Take a guided tour and hear the legendary tale of King Richard the Lionheart in Dürnstein, and tour the magnificent Benedictine Abbey high above Melk. Visit Austria’s lovely city of Linz with a tour of the city’s historic sites, then pass through the horseshoe bend of the Danube—the beautiful Schlögen Oxbow—on your way to Passau. Enjoy a guided walking tour of Germany’s “City of Three Rivers before cruising to Deggendorf, Germany, for the conclusion of your Danube River cruise.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Bucharest: welcome to BucharestDay 2 Bucharest–Fetesti (Embarkation): guided sightseeing in Bucharest; onboard welcome receptionDay 3 St. Gheorghe: excursion to Danube Delta: km 0 celebration Day 4 Cernavoda. Excursion to Constanta: guided sightseeing, visit the National History and Archaeological Museum in ConstantaDay 5 Rousse. Excursion to Veliko Târnovo & Arbanassi: guided sightseeing, visit Tsarevet’s Fortress in Veliko Târnovo, and the Ethnographic Museum and the Church of the Nativity in Arbanassi; or guided sightseeing of RousseDay 6 Vidin–Belogradchik: guided sightseeing to Vidin’s fortress and see the rock formations in Belogradchik Day 7 Iron Gates–Donji Milanovac: cruise through the Iron Gates gorge; visit Lepenski Vir archaeological siteDay 8 Belgrade: guided sightseeingDay 9 Osijek: guided tour; concert performanceDay 10 Mohács. Excursion to Pécs: guided tour and organ concert in PécsDay 11 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes’ Square Day 12 Budapest: day at leisureDay 13 Bratislava: guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s CathedralDay 14 Vienna: guided tour, see the Kuntskammer’s collection; choice of additional sightseeing, or a complimentary museum ticketDay 15 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 16 Linz: guided walkDay 17 Passau: guided walkDay 18 Deggendorf (Disembarkation): your vacation 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.