On a cruise of the Danube River, make your way along fairy-tale cities, medieval villages, and stunning vistas. See the seaside wonders of Hungary, Austria and Germany on a relaxing a 7-night journey. Discover Slovakia's remarkable capital, Bratislava. Drift along through the Wachau Valley, dotted with castles and small riverside towns. Take a walking tour of Passau, a 2,000-year-old fairy-tale city. Behold Munich's many charms, including its world-famous Glockenspiel. Enjoy 2 nights in the quaint Alpine town of Seefeld. Visit Linderhof Palace, the "Royal Villa" of King Ludwig. Immerse yourself in the historic opulence and captivating energy of the river valley.
|Offer valid through 12/31/2021|
|Day 1||Budapest||On a timeless trip down the Danube River, sail past breathtaking scenery and pause in quaint villages and lively cities. Your tour begins with an overnight flight to Europe.|
|Day 2||Budapest||Say hello to Budapest, Hungary's lovely capital, and board your ship. Your home for the next seven nights, this beautifully appointed vessel has all the modern amenities you could need, such as the newest technology, panoramic deck, panorama bar, outstanding service, excellent cuisine, and unlimited wine and beer with every dinner on board. After a cocktail reception and welcome dinner, take in the city skyline on an evening cruise along Budapest's stunning shores. Your day ends with a fun-filled folklore show.|
|Day 3||Budapest||Embark on a tour of Budapest and experience the historic Buda Castle area, Fisherman's Bastion, and the 500-year-old St. Matthias Church. Enjoy incomparable views of the twin cities Buda and Pest, nestled on opposing banks of the river.|
|Day 4||Bratislava||Enter into Slovakia and tour Bratislava, the former imperial capital of the Habsburg Empire. Discover sites such as the 13th-century castle, Old Town, St. Martin's Cathedral, Michael's Gate, and the Archbishop's palace. Your journey continues toward Vienna, Austria's capital city.|
|Day 5||Vienna||Join a local expert and explore Vienna's architecture, including Hofburg Palace, the Vienna Opera House, the Ringstrasse, and the awe-inspiring St. Stephen's Cathedral. The afternoon is yours. Perhaps you'll join an optional excursion to Schonbrunn Palace, the Habsburgs' summer retreat.|
|Day 6||Emmersdorf||Cruise to the quaint town of Emmersdorf. Relax and take in the scenery of this picturesque area and enjoy free time to explore. Your journey takes you through the Wachau Valley, dotted with castles and hillside houses.|
|Day 7||Linz||Start your morning with a walking tour of Linz, a charming town that straddles the Danube River. Cross the border into Germany and spend time in Passau, situated at the meeting point of the Danube, Inn, and Ilz rivers. Enjoy a leisurely paced walking tour of this 2,000-year-old fairy-tale city and take in the ornate Baroque architecture, the cobblestone streets, and St. Stephan's Cathedral, home to Europe's largest church organ. Back on board, celebrate at the Captain's Gala Dinner with your fellow passengers.|
|Day 8||Regensburg||With an expert guide, discover Regensburg, one of Germany's best-preserved medieval cities. See the first stone bridge built over the Danube and the Porta Praetoria - a Roman gate built in A.D. 179. Stroll through Old Town and uncover more of this historic city. Tonight, partake in a delightful Bavarian evening.|
|Day 9||Passau||Disembark your cruise ship and journey to Munich. Feel the energy of this lively city during a tour that highlights Olympic Park, the world-famous Glockenspiel,* and Marienplatz, a beautiful square surrounded by shops, restaurants and cafEs. After some free time, continue on to the quaint Alpine town of Seefeld.|
|Day 10||Seefeld||Travel to Ettal, home of Linderhof Palace. Feel like a royal when you venture into the palace, finding a world rich in Rococo ornamentation and unparalleled artistry. You'll also spend time exploring nearby Oberammergau, renowned for wood carvings and the Passion Play which takes place every ten years.|
|Day 11||Seefeld||Wish Europe goodbye as your tour comes to an end.|
|MS Amadeus Brilliant - Budapest, Netherlands||Hotel Seelos - Seefeld, Austria|
|* NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies. |
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.