Gems of the Danube

Discover the historical wonders of Europe on a 8 day cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg. Enjoy ultimate luxury on an all-inclusive 5 star Scenic Space-Ship.

8 Days
Nuremberg to Budapest
From (CAD)
$ 4,945
Dates & Pricing

2022 Nuremberg > Budapest

A river unlike any other

It’s hardly surprising that one of Europe’s longest waterways is home to so many wonderful attractions.
Embark your 5-star luxury river cruise in Nuremberg. Explore Vienna, with its remarkable array of elegant buildings, and Budapest, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. You can look forward to enjoying it all from the comfort of your Scenic Space-Ship.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
NBU
Duration:
8 days
Departure City:
Nuremberg
Return City:
Budapest

8 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Nuremberg

    Welcome to the fascinating Bavarian city of Nuremberg, which dates back to the 11th century.
    Your cruise begins here and you’ll get to toast the occasion at this evening’s welcome reception.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Nuremberg

    Freechoice

    Choose to explore this wonderful city on foot with your local guide, or visit moving WWII sites which serve as a poignant reminder of the terror caused by the National Socialist regime. Alternatively, visit Nuremberg’s rock-cut cellars for a unique beer tasting under the city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Regensburg

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

    Freechoice

    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. 
    If you are feeling active hop aboard an e-bike for a self guided cycle to the Walhalla monument with Scenic Tailormade.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Passau > Linz

    Freechoice

    Choose to 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’. Alternatively, stay on board for a cooking demonstration as you cruise from Passau to Linz.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Melk > Dürnstein

    Freechoice

    Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey, or embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein. Alternatively, meet the current owners of Artstetten Castle, once home to the Archduke Franz Ferdinand whose assassination sparked the beginning of WWI. Alternatively, taste your way through the Wachau Valley sampling many regional delicacies as you go, or perhaps meet a Schnapps producer and sample some of the many flavours on offer.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Vienna

    Freechoice

    Take a guided tour of historic Bratislava, or tour Schönbrunn Palace and witness the opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, explore a different side of Vienna on a guided cycling tour to the Danube Island, or discover the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks and home to the greatest collection of Austrian art. Alternatively, journey outside of Vienna’s city centre to its acclaimed wine region, hearing tales of Vienna’s long tradition in wine production along the way.

    Enrich

    Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. Even in elegant Vienna, Palais Liechtenstein is one of the grandest of all venues.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Budapest

    Freechoice

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Budapest

    Depart after a wonderful farewell breakfast. Budapest is the end of your cruise, but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories.

    This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.

    Please note: Preview itinerary subject to change.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Truly all-inclusive highlights
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience
  • Your choice of 22 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • 20 meals – 7 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 7 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary premium beverages all day throughout your cruise
  • Butler service for all guests throughout your cruise
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade available throughout your cruise
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles
  • Cruise Director to guide and assist
  • Expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • All tipping and gratuities

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