Gems of the Danube with Bavarian Highlights

On this 13 day combined cruise and tour, discover the gems of the Danube from Budapest to Nuremberg before arriving in the Bavarian City of Munich.

13 Days
Budapest to Vienna
From (CAD)
$ 9,315
Dates & Pricing

2020 Budapest > Vienna

Tour Map
Tour Code:
GOBV
Duration:
13 days
Departure City:
Budapest
Return City:
Vienna

Selected Itinerary

13 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Welcome to Budapest

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

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Budapest

    Make the most of a guided city tour including a piano concert, or discover the Jewish heritage with an expert local guide. Alternatively, take a guided hike to Buda Hill for breath-taking views over the Danube, or journey to nearby Szentendre, known for its museums, galleries and artists. You’ll have the opportunity to discover this charming town on a guided city tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Vienna

    As you cruise the mighty Danube relax in one of the lounges and viewing areas, and enjoy the scenery as your Scenic Space-Ship sails towards the majestic city of Vienna.

    Admire the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then sit enthralled during an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Vienna

    Take a guided tour of historic Bratislava or tour Schönbrunn Palace and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, explore this majestic city on a guided cycling tour or visit the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks. Explore the greatest collection of Austrian art dating from the Middle Ages to the present day, complemented by the work of international artists such as Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh. The museum houses the world’s largest collection of Gustav Klimt’s paintings, including the golden Art Nouveau icons ‘The Kiss’ and ‘Judith’.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Dürnstein > Melk

    Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Dürnstein to Melk – at your own pace, of course. Or visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting of its fine wines.

    As the day ends, take in the fine views of the breathtakingly beautiful Wachau Valley.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Linz > Passau

    Visit the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov and discover its World Heritage-listed old town, or journey to Salzburg and explore the birthplace of Mozart and the city backdrop for the film ‘The Sound of Music’.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Regensburg

    Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences, from its medieval Old Town to the Bavarian Forest on its border.

    Join a guided walk around Regensburg or take a ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to view historic Weltenburg Abbey, where you can sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world. Alternatively, take a leisurely cycle on your own to the Walhalla monument with your Tailormade GPS device.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Nuremberg > Munich

    Transfer to Munich where you’ll enjoy a two night stay. This evening, join your fellow travellers and Tour Director for a celebratory drink.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 - Munich

    Explore the Bavarian city of Munich with your expert local guide who’ll help you discover the wonder of this fine city, including the Marienplatz, Glockenspiel and Viktualienmarkt.

    Tonight enjoy a sumptuous dinner of traditional German cuisine.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Oberammergau

    Today we journey to the town of Oberammergau. In 1633 the residents of the town vowed that if they were spared from the bubonic plague sweeping the region, they would produce a play for all time depicting the life and death of Jesus. Today you will have the privilege of attending a performance of this epic play.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Salzburg

    This morning, visit the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle and discover some of its fascinating back-story before continuing to Salzburg for a stay at your luxurious hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Salzburg > Vienna

    Today, enjoy a walking tour that includes locations used during the filming of ‘The Sound of Music’, as well as Mozart’s birthplace and residence. Then, continue to Vienna where you will enjoy an overnight stay at your centrally located hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Vienna

    After breakfast, transfer to Vienna airport for your onward or homebound flight, taking many wonderful memories with you.

    Please note: Pre-release itinerary subject to change

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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