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Danube Discovery
(Nuremberg to Budapest)

8 days with Scenic  Rating: Deluxe

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River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 Nuremberg
Your journey into wonder begins in Nuremberg. This evening relax and raise a glass to the days ahead. Please book flights to arrive before 1.00pm in Munich & 2.00pm in Nuremberg. (Dinner)

Day 2 Regensburg
There is much to explore in the 2,000-year-old town of Regensburg, situated at the confluence of three rivers.

Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg or hop on board a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey, and sample beer from one of the world’s oldest monastic breweries. Alternatively, cycle to the Walhalla monument, a memorial dedicated to Germany’s elite, or take an active walking tour to Thurn und Taxis Palace. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 Passau > Salzburg
Enrich
Based on the timeless movie of the same name, the exclusive ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ will wow you with its stage sets. Enjoy an authentic Austrian lunch before an afternoon of humming along to some of the catchy classics. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 Melk > Dürnstein
Freechoice: Experience Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey on a guided tour. Or, the more active can embark on an enjoyable guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages in the region. Alternatively, visit the fairytale castle of Burg Aggstein. Built in the 12th century, the castle ruins offers spectacular views across the Danube. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Vienna
Acquaint yourself with this opulent city by taking a fascinating guided tour of its most famous sights, including the Ringstrasse.

Enrich
Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. With a special dedication to Beethoven, we celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth as we pay tribute to his talent and world-renowned compositions. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Vienna
Freechoice: Take a guided tour of Bratislava or visit Schönbrunn Palace, and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, learn about the Viennese coffee culture during a guided tour. Or explore a different side of Vienna on a cycling tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7 Budapest
We find ourselves in Budapest, one of Europe’s oldest and prettiest cities.

Freechoice: Make the most of a guided tour of Budapest including a piano concert, or relax and unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa. Or, choose to experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock or take a hike to Buda Hill for breathtaking views over the Danube. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8 Budapest
Depart after breakfast, with a lifetime of wonderful memories. (Breakfast)

Tour Map
All This Included
East meets west on the mighty Danube

Bringing together Central and Eastern Europe, the majestic Danube has history etched into its vast banks. The continent’s second largest river is a romantic affair passing elegant cities and ever-changing landscapes, culminating in the rolling Bavarian countryside.

The hills of Europe’s sprawling lands are alive with sound of music, as you waltz along the Danube to some of its most beloved cities. Starting in the vibrant Hungarian capital of Budapest, you’ll uncover the fascinating story it has to tell, and unwind in its famous Thermal Baths and Spa. As you cross into Austria, the air is filled with notes of Mozart and Beethoven as you visit the opulent cities of Vienna and Salzburg, and enjoy exclusive performances in palatial surroundings, before you’re enveloped in the beauty of Bavaria.
  • 20 meals including 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 7 Dinners
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Crystal, Scenic Jewel, or Scenic Pearl
Notes
  • Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • 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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