Tour Overview

On a cruise of the Danube River, make your way along fairy-tale cities, medieval villages, and stunning vistas. Enjoy 2 nights in the quaint Alpine town of Seefeld. Visit Linderhof Palace, the “Royal Villa” of King Ludwig. Behold Munich’s many charms including its world-famous Glockenspiel. On a relaxing a 7-night journey, see the seaside wonders of Germany, Austria and Hungary. Take a walking tour of Passau, a 2,000-year-old city. Drift along through the Wachau Valley, dotted with castles and small riverside towns. Discover Slovakia’s remarkable capital, Bratislava. Immerse yourself in the historic opulence and captivating energy of the river valley.

Highlights

  • iconTake a city tour of Munich, featuring the world-famous Glockenspiel.
  • iconExplore Regensburg, home of the first stone bridge built over the Danube.
  • iconEnjoy unlimited wine with every dinner on board your cruise ship.
  • iconAttend the Captain's Gala Dinner.
  • iconTake a walking tour of Passau, a 2,000-year-old fairy-tale city.
  • iconDiscover Slovakia’s remarkable capital, Bratislava.
  • iconBoard a cruise to view Budapest’s stunning night skyline.
  • iconVisit King Ludwig II's ornate Linderhof Palace.

Places You'll See

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Overnight Flight

Location: Seefeld

Accommodation: Hotel Seelos

On a timeless trip down the Danube River, sail past breathtaking scenery and pause in quaint villages and lively cities. Your tour begins with an overnight flight to Europe.

icon Day 2 : Seefeld, Austria - Tour Begins

Location: Seefeld

Accommodation: Hotel Seelos

Meals: Dinner

Your tour opens in the quaint Alpine town of Seefeld. Gather with your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner and get a taste of the local culture.

icon Day 3 : Seefeld - Ettal, Germany - Oberammergau - Seefeld

Location: Seefeld

Accommodation: <I>MS Amadeus Cara</I>

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel to Ettal, home of Linderhof Palace. Feel like a royal when you venture into the palace, finding a world rich in Rococo ornamentation and unparalleled artistry. You’ll also spend time exploring nearby Oberammergau, renowned for wood carvings and the Passion Play which takes place every ten years.

icon Day 4 : Seefeld - Munich - Passau - Board Cruise Ship

Location: Seefeld

Accommodation: <I>MS Amadeus Cara</I>

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Journey to Munich, capital of Bavaria. Feel the energy of this lively city during a tour that highlights Olympic Park, the world-famous Glockenspiel,* and Marienplatz. Enjoy free time before continuing on to Passau to board your cruise ship. Your home for the next seven nights, this beautifully appointed vessel has all the modern amenities you could need, such as the newest technology, panoramic deck, panorama bar, excellent cuisine, outstanding service, and unlimited wine and beer with every dinner on board. Enjoy a cocktail reception followed by a welcome aboard dinner.

icon Day 5 : Regensburg

Location: Regensburg

Accommodation: <I>MS Amadeus Cara</I>

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

With an expert guide, discover Regensburg, one of Germany's best-preserved medieval cities. See the first stone bridge built over the Danube and the Porta Praetoria - a Roman gate built in A.D. 179. Tonight, partake in a delightful Bavarian evening on board.

icon Day 6 : Passau - Linz, Austria

Location: Passau

Accommodation: <I>MS Amadeus Cara</I>

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Wake this morning surrounded by scenic valleys and riverside towns en route to Passau, set at the meeting point of the Danube, Inn, and Ilz rivers. Enjoy a leisurely paced walking tour of this 2,000-year-old fairy-tale city and take in the ornate Baroque architecture, the cobblestone streets, and St. Stephan’s Cathedral, home to Europe’s largest church organ. Continue your day of exploration with a walking tour of Linz, a charming Austrian town that straddles the Danube River.

icon Day 7 : Wachau Valley - Emmersdorf - Vienna

Location: Wachau Valley

Accommodation: <I>MS Amadeus Cara</I>

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your journey takes you through the Wachau Valley, dotted with castles and hillside houses. Visit the quaint town of Emmersdorf, relaxing as you take in the scenery of this picturesque area. End your day in Vienna, Austria's capital city.

icon Day 8 : Vienna

Location: Vienna

Accommodation: <I>MS Amadeus Cara</I>

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Join a local expert and explore Vienna's architecture, including Hofburg Palace, the Vienna Opera House, the Ringstrasse, and the awe-inspiring St. Stephen's Cathedral. The afternoon is yours. Perhaps you’ll join an optional excursion to the Schönbrunn Palace, the Habsburgs’ summer retreat.

icon Day 9 : Vienna - Bratislava, Slovakia

Location: Vienna

Accommodation: <I>MS Amadeus Cara</I>

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enter into Slovakia and tour Bratislava, the former imperial capital of the Habsburg Empire. Discover sites such as the 13th-century castle, Old Town, St. Martin's Cathedral, Michael's Gate, and the Archbishop's palace. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to prepare for the elegant Captain's Gala Dinner, followed by an evening of dancing.

icon Day 10 : Budapest, Hungary

Location: Budapest

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Say hello to Budapest, Hungary’s lovely capital. Embark on a city tour and experience the historic Buda Castle area, Fisherman's Bastion, and the 500-year-old St. Matthias Church. Enjoy incomparable views of the twin cities Buda and Pest, nestled on opposing banks of the river. After a farewell dinner on board, take in the city skyline on an evening cruise along Budapest’s stunning shores. Your day ends with a fun-filled folklore show.

icon Day 11 : Budapest - Disembark Ship - Tour Ends

Location: Budapest

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, disembark the ship as your tour comes to an end.

Experiences

  • Board a cruise to view Budapest’s stunning night skyline.
  • Take a walking tour of Passau, a 2,000-year-old fairy-tale city.
  • Visit King Ludwig II's ornate Linderhof Palace.

Options

Bratislava: Esztergom Szentendre

Esztergom, the former residence of the Hungarian kings and seat of the Archbishop, is one of the highlights of this excursion. Your tour starts with a visit of the vast domed basilica, the largest cathedral in Hungary. Built in the early 19th century, it incorporates an ornate red marble chapel from an earlier church. Continue along the Danube to the imposing ruined fortress of Visegrad for a glorious view of the “knee” of the Danube. Then drive along the banks of the Danube to the artists’ village of Szentendre, a charming little town with two main churches showing signs of Serbian Orthodox influence, and brightly painted Baroque houses in the town center. Szentendre has developed as a center for ceramics, thanks to the influence of the local artist Margit Kovacs, who lived from 1920 to 1977. Continue south to Budapest along the scenic west bank of the River Danube. Duration approximately 5 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 20 passenger(s) is required to operate this option. This option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, it may be purchased once you are on board the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Due to the nature of this option once purchased it will be nonrefundable Please note that the price is subject to change at any time prior to purchase.

Price: £70


Vienna: Sound of Vienna Concert

Enjoy an evening full of music. A special orchestra event in a local venue sparks off a unique firework of the most beautiful compositions from the king of waltz, Johann Strauss, as well as beloved Mozart. Excellent musicians, opera singers and magical ballet dancers present an evening full of Viennese charm with beautiful waltzes, polkas and operetta melodies performed at their highest level. Duration approximately 3 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 20 passenger(s) is required to operate this option. This option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, it may be purchased once you are onboard the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Due to the nature of this option, once purchased it will be nonrefundable. Please note that the price is subject to change at any time prior to purchase.

Price: £85


Vienna: The Schonbrunn Palace

Travel from the port via motorcoach to one of Vienna’s most beautiful buildings, Schonbrunn Palace. Schonbrunn Palace was modeled after the palace of Versailles, the residence of King Louis XIV (Le Roi Soleil) and was the long time summer residence of the Hapsburgs. You will have the opportunity to view the state apartments and ceremonial rooms, and then take a stroll through the palace’s beautiful gardens. The Schonbrunn Palace is one of Austria's treasures and a sight to be seen! Duration approximately 3.5 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 20 passenger(s) is required to operate this option. This option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, it may be purchased once you are on board the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Once purchased, this option will be nonrefundable. Please note that the price is subject to change at any time prior to purchase.

Price: £75


Innsbruck: Excursion to Weltenburg Monastery

A coach brings you toward Weltenburg, with a brief detour to the “Hall of Liberation,” an historical classical monument upon Mount Michelsberg above the city of Kelheim. This impressive marble building was fashioned after the Parthenon in Athens and towers high above the Danube. Afterward, board an excursion boat, which takes you past the former city of the Wittelsbacher through the nature reserve ”Weltenburger Enge” to the Benedictine abbey of Weltenburg. The monastery, founded by Irish or Scottish monks in about 620 AD, is the oldest monastery in Bavaria. After a short tour of the abbey church you can taste the famous dark beer of Weltenburg, which is brewed on site in the oldest monastery brewery in the world. Duration approximately 5 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 20 passenger(s) is required to operate this option. This option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, it may be purchased directly from the cruise line once you are on board the cruise ship. Due to the nature of this optional item, once purchased it will be nonrefundable. Please note that the price is subject to change at any time prior to purchase.

Price: £90


Innsbruck: Wachau including Melk Abbey and Wine Tasting

This is your opportunity to visit the Benedictine Melk Abbey, which has been home to a school since the 12th century and is home to an extensive medieval manuscript collection. The bluff on which Melk Abbey sits provides visitors with splendid views of the Wachau Valley and the Danube River. Drive from Emmersdorf to Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, a quaint town in the middle of this famous landscape. Here you will enjpy a traditional wine tasting before meeting your ship to continue sailing. Duration approximately 3 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 20 passenger(s) is required to operate this option. This option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, the option may be purchased once you are on board the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Due to the nature of this option, once purchased it will be non-refundable. Price is subject to change at any time prior to purchase.

Price: £90


Bratislava: Imperial Festival Palace - Castle Hof

Only a short hour’s drive from Vienna is the Slovakian capital of Bratislava. Here you will find the fascinating baroque architectural marvel, the Palace Hof Imperial Festival. Baroque wonders fill the imperial castles of the Marchfeld, which were erected for Prince Eugen of Savoy in the 18th century and later expanded by Maria Theresia and the Viennese Court to become Austria’s largest ensemble of country castles. The Hof Castle had also been known as the site of splendid events since its construction in 1726. Here, wood turners, basket weavers and pewter smiths practice their crafts, races of rare pets such as Wallachian sheep or white donkeys are held, and a jam kitchen and distillery take care of bodily comforts. Even organic fruits and vegetables are cultivated here and can be tasted during your visit. Duration approximately 4.5 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 20 passenger(s) is required to operate this option. This option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, the option may be purchased once you are onboard the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Due to the nature of this option, once purchased it will be nonrefundable. Please note that the price is subject to change at any time prior to purchase.

Price: £75


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Dates & Availability

Instant Booking Available

Monday Aug 16, 2021

Nights

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$3649.00

$3249.00

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