11096 B Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 800 576 1784
CRUISE PROGRAM - Scheduled departures - 9-day/8-night package visiting Munich, Passau, Regensburg, Linz, Melk, Weissenkirchen, Vienna, Bratislava, Esztergom & Budapest. Includes an arrival transfer in Munich, a 1-night hotel stay with breakfast in Munich, a 1st class train ticket from Munich to Passau & a 7-night Danube cruise with all meals on board and complimentary wine or beer with dinner.
Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. You will have the day at leisure to explore this historical city of culture.
After lunch, make your own way to the train station and catch your train to Passau. Upon arrival, board your cruise ship to embark on your 8-day cruise (check-in starts at 4:00 pm). A welcome cocktail and dinner awaits you tonight. (B,D)
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)
Arrive in Passau at 8:00 am where you can enjoy an optional city walk. 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 Linz by bus). Sail to Linz where you will arrive at 4:30 pm. Consider joining an optional walking tour. (B,L,D)
Arrive in Melk at 8:00 am and consider joining an optional excursion to the local abbey, set in a picturesque landscape by the Danube River, and a wine tasting (if you have joined this excursion you will travel to Weissenkirchen by bus). The ship departs Melk for Weissenkirchen at 9.00 am. Depart for Vienna at 4:00 pm. (B,L,D)
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)
Arrive in Bratislava in the morning where you can join an optional city tour. In afternoon, an optional excursion to the Imperial Schlosshof Palace with its beautiful terraced garden and idyllic manor farm will be offer. Tonight, enjoy a Captain’s Gala Dinner. (B,L,D)
In the morning, 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 travel to Budapest by bus). The ship departs Esztergom for Budapest at 8.30 am. This afternoon, you will have the choice to take part in an optional city tour with visits to the Fishermen‘s Bastion and the Matthias Church. Tonight, enjoy a fascinating evening cruise along the illuminated city including a typical Hungarian folklore show aboard. (B,L,D)
After breakfast, disembark the ship and make your own way to the airport or train station for your next destination. (B)