The Pearls of the Danube

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The Pearls of the Danube



Tour Description:

Cruise from Austria to Germany via Hungary and Slovakia. You will discover the historical and cultural treasures of the great capitals along the majestic Danube, from the famous scenes of the Vienna Konzerthaus to the Baroque palaces of Bratislava. Marvel at the vast plains of the traditional Puszta or hike through the small Carpathians to the ruins of Devin Castle. Tremendous landscapes and monuments with undeniable charm will be waiting for you.

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Dates & Pricing

Saturday 24 Jun 23 — Friday 30 Jun 23Starting at $2,799 Get a Quote
Wednesday 12 Jul 23 — Tuesday 18 Jul 23Starting at $2,534 Get a Quote
Tuesday 18 Jul 23 — Monday 24 Jul 23Starting at $2,534 Get a Quote
Monday 24 Jul 23 — Sunday 30 Jul 23Starting at $2,534 Get a Quote
Sunday 30 Jul 23 — Saturday 05 Aug 23Starting at $2,534 Get a Quote
Saturday 05 Aug 23 — Friday 11 Aug 23Starting at $2,534 Get a Quote
Friday 11 Aug 23 — Thursday 17 Aug 23Starting at $2,534 Get a Quote
Thursday 17 Aug 23 — Wednesday 23 Aug 23Starting at $2,534 Get a Quote
Wednesday 23 Aug 23 — Tuesday 29 Aug 23Starting at $2,534 Get a Quote
Tuesday 29 Aug 23 — Monday 04 Sep 23Starting at $2,534 Get a Quote
Sunday 08 Oct 23 — Saturday 14 Oct 23Starting at $2,799 Get a Quote


ITINERARY

LINZ
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. We will depart for Vienna at 6:30 p.m. at the latest. After comfortably settling into your cabin, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail.

VIENNA
We'll arrive in Vienna early in the morning. Join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Visit to Schönbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the imperial family, and tour of part of Vienna. DISCOVERY: The high art of Viennese living: Music and Viennese cafes. We'll stroll through the city and visit back stage in the Konzerthaus(1) concert hall. After our tour, enjoy a steaming cup of Vienna Coffee and a delicious pastry. This afternoon, enjoy some free time or join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit the Hofburg Palace. In the evening, join us on an excursion for both packages: Tour of Vienna by night. We'll begin to cruise during the night.

BUDAPEST
The morning will be spent cruising. Afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Sightseeing tour of Budapest, once two distinct cities that united only in 1873.DISCOVERY: Off the Beaten Path in Budapest.Enjoy an evening of "operetta music” on board.

BUDAPEST, the Puszta
Enjoy a free day in Budapest (lunch not included) or join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit the Puszta, the Pannonian steppe grasslands (typical regional lunch included.) Also called the Great Plain, this vast prairie was the once the wild west of Hungary, and immense herds of livestock grazed here under the watchful eye of the cowboys. Dinner will be served on board. Our ship will cruise through the night.

BRATISLAVA
The morning will be spent cruising. Afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided Tour of Bratislava.DISCOVERY: Hiking in Bratislava: The Little Carpathians. From Devin Castle, we'll take in the splendid view of Bratislava.We'll cruise to Dürnstein. Tonight is our gala evening.

DURNSTEIN - MELK
We'll then set off on an excursion to Dürnstein, the fortified village where Richard the Lionheart was once held prisoner. Afterwards, we'll cruise to Melk by crossing the wonderful Wachau Valley. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit the Melk Abbey. Originally a Baroque-style palace built between 1702 and 1736, it is now a Benedictine monastery that hosts a prestigious coed school with more than 900 students. We'll cruise to Linz.

LINZ
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.