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Lower Danube Waltz

Resort:Lower Danube Waltz
Operator: Emerald Waterways
Destination: Belgrade, Vienna
Price From: £1495.00

Overview

Tour Vienna’s main attractions, before enjoying a guided tour of Budapest. Sail to the Hungarian-Croatian border and join a Croatian family for lunch, whilst Belgrade reveals Serbia’s hidden gems.

Itinerary

Day 1 – UK “ Vienna

Return economy flights from one of up to 15 UK regional airports are included in the price of your holiday. Please call us to check if we can offer your local airport.

Welcome to Vienna, the capital of classical music, embark your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship and where you will be welcomed by your Captain and crew.

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 – Vienna

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 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

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 – 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 evening the ship will take you for a night“time cruise along the Danube, passing under the city™s numerous bridges, whilst enjoying a traditional Hungarian dinner, complete with folk dancing and music.
EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Buda Hill
EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show & Budapest Evening Cruise

DiscoverMORE: Visit to Szentendre (extra expense)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 – Mohacs – P©cs

Today you will sail to the Hungarian border with Croatia to visit the picturesque town of P©cs. This town was founded by the Romans and it is known for its architectural landmarks such as the Early Christian Mausoleum, which features frescoed tombsm, the Vast P©cs Cathedral towers over central Szent Istv¡n Square and the domed Mosque of Pasha Gazi Kasim.

DiscoverMORE: Vill¡ny Wine Tasting Tour (extra expense)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 – Osijek

Osijek is an area that was heavily damaged during the Croatian War of Independence at the end of the communist era. Compare stories back at the ship and enjoy an evening of sailing further down the Danube into Serbia, where remnants of former conflicts can be regularly seen along the river banks.
EmeraldPLUS: Home Hosted Lunch with a Croatian Family
EmeraldPLUS: Meet students from the local village

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 – Novi Sad

Novi Sad located northeast of Serbia, is consider a hidden gem on the banks of the Danube River. Across the river is the old quarter, Stari Grad, site of the Gothic Revival Name of Mary Church and the neo-Renaissance City Hall.

DiscoverMORE: Visit to Sremski Karlovci (extra expense)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 – Belgrade

Serbia’s vibrant capital awaits today, your city tour includes a visit to Tito’s Memorial, the impressive Fortress Kalemegdan and St Sava Church which is the world’s largest orthodox cathedral.
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided Biking Tour
EmeraldPLUS: Serbian Folklore Evening Show

DiscoverMORE: National Opera Theatre Tour (extra expense)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 – Belgrade “ UK

After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport. Your flight home is included in the price of your holiday. Please call us to check if we can offer your preferred airport.

Meals Included: Breakfast