Christmas Markets with Paris

Christmas Markets with Paris

Starting at $8,945


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Explore the Danube River on this 18 day river cruise from Budapest to Paris with a chance to spend the afternoon exploring Vienna’s Christmas markets.
Itinerary also travels in reverse.

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Map for Christmas Markets with Paris


Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

Budapest
Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.

Budapest:
Freechoice: Explore this beautiful city and enjoy a piano concert, or relax at the city’s Thermal Baths and Spa. Alternatively, brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock or take an active hike to Buda Hill.

Vienna
Relax on board your Scenic Space-Ship and enjoy the many splendid vistas as you cruise the beautiful Danube.Enrich Take in the opulence of Palais Liechtenstein and be enthralled by a private concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart.

Vienna
Freechoice: Take a guided tour of Vienna or visit Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, visit the Spanish Riding School and either tour the stables or see the Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program, or opt to see Vienna on a guided bike tour.Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring Vienna’s magical Christmas markets.

Dürnstein > Melk
Freechoice: Enjoy a guided bike ride from Dürnstein to Melk or be guided through Melk’s Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, visit a local winery and sample its wines.

Passau > Salzburg
Enrich Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place. Based on the timeless movie of the same name, this exclusive production is performed in the rolling hills of Salzburg.

Regensburg
Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of the city or visit the charming local Christmas markets.

Nuremberg
Welcome to this fascinating Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century.Freechoice: Take a walking tour of this fascinating city, or visit moving WWII sites or take a gingerbread baking class.

Bamberg
Explore the old town of Bamberg with a local guide.

Würzburg
Freechoice: Visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace. Alternatively, take in the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg. After your guided tour you will have time to wander Rothenburg’s famed Reiterlesmarkt that has a history dating back to the 15th century.

Würzburg > Rüdesheim
Soak in the vistas of the Main River as you spend a full day relaxing on board your Scenic Space-Ship.

Rüdesheim > Rhine Gorge
Explore charming Rüdesheim, including a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Enjoy free time to maybe try mulled wine or hot chestnuts amid the festive stalls.

Cologne
Take a guided tour through Cologne before time at leisure to explore the delights of the Christmas markets.

Amsterdam
Freechoice: Experience Amsterdam’s canals, or enjoy a tour of Zaanse Schans. Alternatively, taste Dutch herring on a guided walking tour or take a cycling tour.

Amsterdam > Paris
Travel by high-speed train to Paris, and spend three nights at a luxurious city hotel.

Paris
Freechoice: Discover Paris on a guided tour or marvel at the exhibits at the world-renowned Louvre. Alternatively, let a local Parisian show you another side of the city.

Paris
You have a free day so follow your heart through Paris. Your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day.Freechoice Dining: Discover Paris on a Seine river cruise. Departing from the foot of the Eiffel Tower sit back and enjoy the monuments and bridges of Paris. Dinner and musical entertainment included. Alternatively, take in dinner and a show at the world-famous Lido.

Paris
Depart Paris after breakfast.

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