Blue Danube Discovery (Budapest to Nuremberg)

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Blue Danube Discovery (Budapest to Nuremberg)



Tour Description:

Discover a wealth of art, history and cultural treasures as you cruise to some of Europe’s most famous destinations. From Budapest, journey to Bratislava, Vienna, Passau and the 2,000-year-old town of Regensburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along the way, visit magnificent cathedrals and Baroque abbeys, sample Vienna’s sinfully rich sachertorte cake, experience the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley winemaking region and traverse Europe’s Continental Divide.

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Dates & Pricing

Friday 25 Nov 22 — Saturday 03 Dec 22Starting at $3,399Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Monday 03 Apr 23 — Tuesday 11 Apr 23Starting at $3,199Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Saturday 15 Apr 23 — Sunday 23 Apr 23Starting at $3,399Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Saturday 29 Apr 23 — Sunday 07 May 23Starting at $3,599Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Saturday 13 May 23 — Sunday 21 May 23Starting at $3,799Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Saturday 27 May 23 — Sunday 04 Jun 23Starting at $3,899Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Saturday 10 Jun 23 — Sunday 18 Jun 23Starting at $3,899Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Saturday 18 Nov 23 — Sunday 26 Nov 23Starting at $3,199Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Sunday 19 Nov 23 — Monday 27 Nov 23Starting at $3,199Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Monday 25 Dec 23 — Tuesday 02 Jan 24Starting at $3,499Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Sunday 24 Mar 24 — Monday 01 Apr 24Starting at $3,099Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Wednesday 17 Apr 24 — Thursday 25 Apr 24Starting at $3,499Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Wednesday 01 May 24 — Thursday 09 May 24Starting at $3,799Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Wednesday 15 May 24 — Thursday 23 May 24Starting at $3,999Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Wednesday 29 May 24 — Thursday 06 Jun 24Starting at $3,999Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Wednesday 12 Jun 24 — Thursday 20 Jun 24Starting at $3,999Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Wednesday 10 Jul 24 — Thursday 18 Jul 24Starting at $3,999Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Saturday 16 Nov 24 — Sunday 24 Nov 24Starting at $3,599Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Saturday 23 Nov 24 — Sunday 01 Dec 24Starting at $3,599Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Check Mark Icon Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.


ITINERARY

Day 1
EMBARKATION – BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Board your cruise in Budapest. Tonight, meet your fellow passengers as the ship cruises to Bratislava.

Day 2
BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA. Host to the crowning ceremonies of 11 Hungarian kings and queens between 1536 and 1830, Bratislava certainly has earned the title “Coronation City of Kings” as you’ll discover during your walking tour. Or join a culinary host to sample traditional Slovakian specialties, as well as learn how to prepare stuffed potato ravioli with an opportunity to taste your own creation. For a more active adventure, hike up to Bratislava Castle, offering magnificent views of the city.

Day 3
VIENNA, AUSTRIA. The “City of Waltzes” offers a treasure trove of gems and your city tour showcases its regal splendors, including the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs. Conclude your tour in Vienna’s historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and then visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral. For a more active exploration of the area, take a guided bike ride. During the afternoon, enjoy leisure time exploring this iconic city even more.

Day 4
DÜRNSTEIN – MELK. After reaching the Wachau Valley in the morning, you’ll have a choice of three excursions in Dürnstein. Partake in a walking tour along cobblestone streets to the luminous blue facade of the Baroque Stiftskirche, its famed church tower, before enjoying a wine tasting in a local cellar. For a beautiful view of the Wachau Valley, hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held. Alternatively, visit a local boutique, where you’ll be treated to the region’s finest apricot products. After your morning excursions, you have a choice to cruise through the Wachau Valley to Melk or join a bike tour along the Danube. Upon reaching Melk, take a tour of the UNESCO-designated Melk Abbey.

Day 5
PASSAU, GERMANY. Enjoy a scenic morning sailing to the medieval city of Passau. Join a walking tour through this 2,000-year-old city, noted for its Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Guests looking for a more active morning can choose between a guided bike tour along the Danube, or a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus Fortress overlooking Passau.

Day 6
REGENSBURG. Explore Regensburg, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a guided walking tour showcasing the city’s architectural highlights, including the Old Town Hall and the Porta Praetoria, gates to an ancient Roman fort built in 179 A.D. As an alternate option, sample some of Bavaria’s specialties— beer, sausage and pretzels; or bike to Walhalla where you'll see the neo-Classical white marble temple inspired by the Parthenon in Athens.

Day 7
NUREMBERG. Enjoy a scenic morning cruise as the ship crosses the Continental Divide via the Main-Danube Canal to Nuremberg. Explore the medieval city center with a tour that showcases the Imperial Castle and the famous town wall, as well as Albrecht Dürer’s home and Market Square with its legendary fountain. Or you can take a guided tour of the city’s WWII history, including a visit to the infamous Zeppelin Field, a museum built on the site of former Nazi rallies and the site of the Nuremberg Trials when not in session. Alternatively, savor traditional Franconian specialties by sampling famously delicious Nuremburger Bratwurst, Rot bier (red beer) and Lebkuchen (gingerbread).

Day 8
NUREMBERG – DISEMBARKATION. This morning, depart the ship after breakfast.

Check Mark Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.