DAY DESTINATION ACTIVITIES
1 Budapest Meet at the Budapest airport
& take you to your ship*, free time
2 Budapest City tour of "Buda" & "Pest" including Castle
District or optional Budapest thermal baths tour
3 Bratislava City tour through Slovakia's capital
4 Vienna Panoramic city featuring the Ringstrasse
or optional Vienna highlights tour
5 Durnstein Morning free time to stroll the cobbled streets
Danube River Cruise the Wachau Valley, a UNESCO Site
Melk Benedectine abbey tour with library & frescoes
6 Linz Full-day excursion to Cesky Krumlov, a
7 Passau Walking tour, organ concert & free time or
optional Austrian countryside tour
8 Passau Transfer from port to the Amsterdam
2 NIGHTS - FROM $349 PER PERSON
Explore this legendary Hungarian capital, a UNESCO Site. Take a stroll in the parks of Margaret Island, discover the hidden medieval courtyards of the Castle District and taste savory Hungarian cuisine. Two nights at the Hilton Budapest (or similiar), daily breakfasts and hotel/ship transfers are included along with the services of a dedicated Viking host.
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This 8 day itinerary takes you through five of Europe's most enchanting countries - Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Czech Republic and Germany - aling the storied Danube River. Explore Budapest's imperial and Art Nouveau delights, and sail through the spectacular Wachau Valley. In Austria, discver why Vienna is known as "the waltz capital". Stroll the cobblestone streets and charming town squares of Durnstein. And in Germany, tour the 900-year-old baroque Benedectine abbey at Melk. Your journey concludes with an overnight in Passau, where you can admire the cit;y's ancient fortress and Italianate architecture.
PRE & POST EXCURSIONS
3 NIGHTS - FROM $699 PER PERSON
Discover the Czech Republic's vibrant capital, the "City of a Hundred Spires." Tour Hradcany Castle; visit Gothic St. Vitus Cathedral; and stroll along Charles Bridge. Explore Prague's Jewish heritage and encounter local culture in Wenclas Sqyare. Optional tour with Privileged Access to Lobkowicz Palace. Three nights at the Hilton Prague (or similiar), daily breakfasts, panoramic city tour, and hotel/ship transfers are included along with the services of a dedicated Viking host.
8 day cruise with 6 guided tours in 5 countries
VIDEO: Danube Waltz