Day 1 Welcome to Budapest
Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. (Dinner)
Day 2 Budapest
Freechoice: Make the most of a guided city tour including a piano concert, or discover the Jewish history with an expert local guide. Alternatively, take a guided hike to Buda Hill for breath-taking views over the Danube, or journey to nearby Szentendre, known for its museums, galleries and artists. You’ll have the opportunity to discover this charming town on a guided city tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 3 Vienna
As you cruise the mighty Danube relax in one of the lounges and viewing areas, and enjoy the scenery as your Scenic Space-Ship sails towards the majestic city of Vienna.
Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. With a special dedication to Beethoven as we celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 4 Vienna
Freechoice: Take a guided tour of historic Bratislava or tour Schönbrunn Palace and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, explore this majestic city on a guided cycling tour or visit the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks. Explore the greatest collection of Austrian art dating from the Middle Ages to the present day, complemented by the work of international artists such as Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh. The museum houses the world’s largest collection of Gustav Klimt’s paintings, including the golden Art Nouveau icons ‘The Kiss’ and ‘Judith’. Alternatively, journey outside of Vienna’s city centre to its acclaimed wine region, hearing tales of Vienna’s’ long tradition in wine production along the way. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 5 Dürnstein > Melk
Freechoice: Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Dürnstein to Melk – at your own pace, of course. Alternatively, taste your way through the Wachau Valley sampling many regional delicacies as you go or enjoy a Schnapps tasting on board and sample some of the many flavours on offer. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 6 Salzburg or Cesky Krumlov
Freechoice: Visit the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov and discover its World Heritage-listed old town, or journey to Salzburg and explore the birthplace of Mozart and the city backdrop for the film ‘The Sound of Music’. Alternatively, stay on board for a cooking demonstration. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 7 Regensburg
Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences, from its medieval Old Town to the Bavarian Forest on its border.
Freechoice: Join a guided walk around Regensburg or take a ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to view historic Weltenburg Abbey, where you can sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 8 Nuremberg > Prague
Explore this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century, on an orientation tour with your local expert guide. Learn about the infamous history Nuremberg is renowned for, and discover some of the important sights that shaped modern history, before journeying by coach to Prague, one of the truly magical cities of Europe. Complete your journey with a three night stay at one of our luxurious city central hotels. (Breakfast)
Day 9 Prague
Join your local guide on a fascinating city walk and view the famous Astronomical Clock. Later, venture across the world-famous Charles Bridge, commissioned in 1357 by Charles IV. (Breakfast)
Day 10 Prague
Stroll this magnificent city at your leisure. Prague is home to some of the world’s most striking architectural wonders. There’s no need to plan ahead – your Tour Director is on hand to take care of everything. (Breakfast)
Day 11 Prague
Depart after breakfast, taking many wonderful memories with you. (Breakfast)
Embark on a 7 day river cruise along the Danube from Budapest to Nuremberg. Enjoy 3 nights in magical Prague as you explore the city with a local guide.
It’s hardly surprising that one of Europe’s longest waterways has so many wonderful attractions along its banks.
Start with a three night hotel stay in Prague to experience the wonder of this magnificent city, then travel to Nuremberg to embark your 5-star luxury river cruise. Explore Vienna, with its remarkable array of elegant buildings, and Budapest, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. You can look forward to enjoying it all from the comfort of a Scenic Space-Ship.
23 meals including 10 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 7 Dinners
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Amber, Scenic Crystal, Scenic Opal, Scenic Jade, or Scenic Pearl
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.