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Danube Delights

Resort:Danube Delights
Operator: Emerald Waterways
Destination: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia
Price From: £1395.00

Overview

Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival Budapest

Welcome to Budapest! You will be met and transferred from the airport to your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship. After boarding, enjoy some time at your leisure to explore Budapest. This evening, join your fellow travellers with a traditional Hungarian welcome dinner. Later, enjoy a Hungarian folk dancing and music performance on board.
EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show & Budapest Evening Cruise

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 – Budapest

Budapest is Eastern Europe™s liveliest and most cosmopolitan city. Enjoy a guided tour of the city sights including the Hungarian Parliament Building, the Buda Castle and the Chain Bridge linking Buda and Pest or an exciting hike on the Buda Hill. This afternoon you depart for Bratislava.
EmeraldACTIVE: A guided active walk to Buda Hill

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 – Bratislava

This morning we arrive at the city of Bratislava, capital of the Republic of Slovakia. Enjoy a sightseeing tour including the enchanting Old City with its Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and the Gothic Cathedral of St Martin.
EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Bratislava Castle
EmeraldPLUS: Home Hosted Coffee and Cake with Slovakians

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 – Vienna

Welcome to Vienna, the capital of classical music. Today, you have a choice of either exploring Austria™s capital beginning with a drive along the magnificent Ringstrasse, where we will see the sights of the Vienna™s world-famous attractions such as the Opera House, Burgtheater, Town Hall, St. Stephen™s Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace. If you feel active, join the guided bike tour instead of the drive around and guided walk.
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided bike Tour

DiscoverMORE: Exclusive Viennese concert with music from Mozart and Strauss (extra expense)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 – D¼rnstein – Melk

In the morning we arrive in D¼rnstein, one of the most enchanting villages of the Wachau wine region. This is the site of the castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned after returning from the crusades in the 12th century. Thereafter, you will drive through the picturesque landscape of this district to the 900“year old Benedictine Abbey of Melk, which features Austria™s finest Italian baroque architecture.
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided hike to D¼rnstein Castle
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EmeraldACTIVE: A guided biking tour along the Danube River from D¼rnstein to Melk

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 – Passau

Cruise along the Danube this morning, in the afternoon we reach Passau. Cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you in this beautiful city. On this afternoon™s walking tour, stroll through the old town™s narrow alleys and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress from the town below. Visit St. Stephen™s Cathedral, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture and home to Europe™s largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes.

DiscoverMORE: Tour to Salzburg (extra expense)

*** Please note, you can only choose either included tour of Passau or the DiscoverMORE option, as both tours run at the same time.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 – Regensburg

After breakfast, we arrive in magnificent Regensburg. On our guided walking tour, you will have the chance to see one of the oldest bridges crossing the Danube and see the city™s architectural highlights including the Old Town Hall.
EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Bavarian Band on board

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 – Nuremberg Disembarkation – Munich

After breakfast, it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer from Nuremberg to Munich Airport.

Please note: Pre release itinerary subject to change

Meals Included: Breakfast