Classical Danube River Cruise and Munich

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Cruise the Danube River aboard the Amadeus Brilliant. Enjoy stops in Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Linz, Regensburg, and Passau and conclude in Munich. Experience museums, baroque castles, gardens, and a wine tasting along the way.

CRUISE PROGRAM - Scheduled departures - 9-day/8-night package visiting Budapest, Esztergom, Bratislava, Vienna, Duernstein, Melk, Linz, Aschach, Passau, Regensburg & Munich. Includes an arrival transfer in Budapest, a 7-night Danube cruise with all meals on board and complimentary wine or beer with dinner, a 1st class train ticket from Passau to Munich & a 1-night hotel stay with breakfast in Munich.

Includes

  • Transfers per itinerary
  • Hotels per itinerary or similar
  • Meals per itinerary; (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
  • Cruising
  • Port taxes
  • Travel funds escrow protection program
  • Train tickets per itinerary
  • Complimentary quality European red and white wines with every dinner
  • Services of an experienced cruise director throughout the cruise
  • Special onboard entertainment per itinerary
  • Captain's Gala Dinner
  • On ship gourmet dining including buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner and midnight snack
  • Complimentary coffee, tea, hot chocolate and water throughout the cruise

Excludes

  • Porterage; one luggage per person
  • Shore excursions
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips and gratuities
  • Transfers not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Local city taxes
  • Flights

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

Budapest – Arrival – Embark Cruise

Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your cruise ship to embark on your 8-day cruise (check-in starts at 4:00 pm). A welcome cocktail and dinner as well as a fascinating evening cruise along the illuminated city including a typical Hungarian folklore show aboard awaits you tonight. (D)

Day

2

Budapest – Esztergom (Hungary)

In the morning, consider joining an optional city tour of Budapest with visits to the Fishermen‘s Bastion and the Matthias Church. In the afternoon, you may join an optional excursion to Szentendre and Esztergom, known for its museums, galleries, and local artists (if you have joined this excursion you will rejoin the ship in Esztergom). The ship departs Budapest for Esztergom at 1.30 pm. (B,L,D)

Day

3

Bratislava (Slovakia)

Arrive in Bratislava in the morning where you can join an optional city tour. In the afternoon, consider joining an optional guided tour of the Imperial Schlosshof Palace. Depart for Vienna at 11:00 pm. (B,L,D)

Day

4

Vienna (Austria)

Arrive in Vienna at 7:00 am. Spend a full day in Vienna and enjoy this city of music, rich in architectural ensembles including Baroque castles and beautiful gardens. In the morning, you may join an optional city tour of Vienna. Consider taking an optional guided tour of Schoenbrunn Palace in the afternoon. An optional "Sound of Vienna" concert will be offered in the evening. (B,L,D)

Day

5

Vienna – Duernstein – Melk (Austria)

This morning, you will be in Duernstein where you can join an optional city walk with wine tasting. Arrive in Melk at 3:00 pm and consider joining an optional excursion to the local abbey, set in a picturesque landscape by the Danube River. Depart for Linz at 7:00 pm. (B,L,D)

Day

6

Linz (Austria) – Aschach – Passau (Germany)

Arrive in Linz at 7:00 am where you can enjoy an optional city walk (if you have joined this tour you will travel to Aschach by bus). As an alternative, an optional full-day excursion to Salzburg including the Salzkammergut will be offered as well (if you have joined this excursion you will travel to Passau by bus). Sail to Passau where you will arrive at 5:00 pm. Consider joining an optional walking tour. Tonight, enjoy a Captain’s Gala Dinner. (B,L,D)

Day

7

Regensburg (Germany)

In the morning, arrive in Regensburg with its large medieval center, located at the convergence of the Danube and Regen Rivers. You will have a full day to explore this town. Consider joining optional walking tour of Regensburg in the morning. In the afternoon, you may join an optional excursion to the Weltenburg Abbey. Tonight, enjoy a Bavarian evening on board. (B,L,D)

Day

8

Passau – Disembark Cruise – Munich (Germany)

Disembark from your ship after breakfast. Make your own way to the train station and catch your train to Munich. You will have the day at leisure to explore this historical city of culture. (B)

Day

9

Munich – Return

After breakfast, make your own way to the airport or train station for your next destination. (B)