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Classic Danube 2021
(Seefeld to Budapest)

11 days with Collette  Rating: Deluxe

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River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 Overnight Flight
Board your overnight flight to Seefeld, Austria.

Day 2 Seefeld, Austria - Tour Begins
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. (D)

Day 3 Seefeld - Ettal, Germany - Oberammergau - Seefeld 
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. (B,D)

Day 4 Seefeld - Munich - Passau - Board Cruise Ship
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. (B,D)

Day 5 Regensburg
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. (B,L,D)

Day 6 Passau - Linz, Austria
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. (B,L,D)

Day 7 Wachau Valley - Emmersdorf - Vienna
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. (B,L,D)

Day 8 Vienna
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. (B,L,D)

Day 9 Vienna - Bratislava, Slovakia
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. (B,L,D)

Day 10 Budapest, Hungary
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. (B,L,D)

Day 11 Budapest - Disembark Ship - Tour Ends
After breakfast, disembark the ship as your tour comes to an end. (B)
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
  • 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.
All This Included
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.
  • 24 meals
  • Centrally-located hotels provide a home away from home
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • A professional tour manager accompanies you throughout your trip
  • Expert local guides provide insightful, personalized tours
  • Unparalleled sightseeing includes all of the "must-sees"
  • Enriching cultural experiences bring the destination to life
  • Private climate-controlled motorcoach enhances your tour
  • Free round trip sedan service that takes you from your home to the airport when you purchase an air-inclusive Collette tour (within 50 miles of nearest airport gateway)
Accommodations on this Tour
Seefeld: Hotel Seelos (days 2 - 3)
Cruising: MS Amadeus Cara 
Pre and Post Add-ons
Pre Night Hotel:
  • Up Hotel Budapest
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.

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