Danube Dreams With 2 Nights In Prague & 2 Nights In Berlin (Westbound)
Cruise along the peaceful Danube River through Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, and Germany-stopping at some of Central Europe’s most splendid capitals and charming towns along the way.Begin in Budapest, where guided sightseeing acquaints you with the highlights of the vibrant capital of Hungary. Set sail on the Danube, take pictures of the impressive Parliament Building as you leave Budapest, and head for Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. Here, enjoy a guided walk through the delightful Old Town and visit the gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral. Vienna, Austria, makes an immediate impression with its lavish Hofburg Imperial Palace and neo-renaissance Vienna Opera House. Enjoy the magnificent views as your river cruise takes you through the picturesque wine region of the Wachau Valley. Visit the impressive Benedictine Abbey of Melk and enjoy a tasting of some of the renowned local wines. In Linz, walk around the Hauptplatz, Austria’s largest medieval square. Take a guided walk around Passau, Germany, known for its maze of narrow cobblestone streets and St. Stephen’s Cathedral-a masterpiece of baroque architecture.Guided sightseeing in Regensburg, Germany, shows you the Old Town Hall, Porta Pretoria-gates to an ancient Roman fort built in 179 AD-and mansions with high towers denoting the status and wealth of their early owners. In beautiful Prague, capital of the Czech Republic you’ll be amazed at St. Vitus Cathedral and Old Town’s Astronomical Clock. End your Danube River cruise with an added vacation with two special nights in the fascinating city of Berlin!
Day 1 Budapest (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes’ SquareDay 3 Bratislava: guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s CathedralDay 4 Vienna: choice of guided sightseeing, or visit of the Kunsthistorisches MuseumDay 5 Dürnstein-Wachau Valley-Melk: choice of guided walk, or hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein; scenic cruise through the Wachau Valley; guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; wine tastingDay 6 Linz: guided walkDay 7 Passau: guided walk; guided hike Day 8 Deggendorf (Disembarkation)-Regensburg-Prague: transfer to Regensburg, guided sightseeing; travel by motorcoach to PragueDay 9 Prague: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradcany Castle groundsDay 10 Prague-Dresden-Berlin: transfer to Dresden and city sightseeing; transfer to BerlinDay 11 Berlin: city sightseeingDay 12 Berlin: your vacation ends this morning
Budapest, Hungary (Embarkation)
Deggendorf (Disembarkation)-regensburg-prague, Czech Republic