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See the wondrous, iconic sights and experience the richness of Europe’s cultural heart along the grand Danube River, on your all-inclusive 5-star luxury river cruise from Munich to Passau to Budapest. Enjoy highlights like Vienna and Bratislava. Your journey into wonder includes exploring the Spanish Riding School and its famous Lipizzaner Stallions; local markets to “shop with a chef”; the Palais Lichtenstein; an excursion to the medieval Czech town of Cesky Krumlov and its World Heritage-listed old city, or beautiful Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart and the setting for “The Sound of Music.” Let our local city guide introduce you to the towns of Buda and Pest, discover the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock, or relax at the Thermal Baths and Spa before you depart beautiful Budapest.
Day 1 | Highlights:
A Scenic representative will greet you and arrange your transfer to Passau, where you’ll board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship. Raise a toast to the wonderful cruise you have in store at this evening’s welcome reception. Please book flights to arrive no later than 2 pm.
Day 2 | Passau Highlights:
Join your local guide and discover this beautiful Baroque city.
Day 3 | Linz Highlights:
Take a pleasurable excursion to the medieval Czech town of Cesky Krumlov and discover its World Heritage-listed old city, or journey on to explore beautiful Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart and the setting for the film, ‘The Sound of Music’.
Day 4 | Melk > Dürnstein Highlights:
Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey, or if you want to try something more active, cycle along the river from Melk to one of the most enchanting villages in the region, Dürnstein.
Day 5 | Vienna Highlights:
Tour the city of Vienna or Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School and either tour the stables or see the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program. Or you can taste your way around the local market with your on board chef on our Shop with a Chef tour (operating on selected departures, please enquire for details).
Day 6 | Bratislava Highlights:
With your knowledgeable local guide discover this historic city, situated on the banks of the mighty Danube River.
Day 7 | Budapest Highlights:
Let our local city guide introduce you to the towns of Buda and Pest. Alternatively, discover the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock or relax at the Thermal Baths and Spa.
Day 8 | Budapest Highlights:
After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the airport