Danube Dreams With 2 Nights In Berlin & 2 Nights In Prague (Eastbound)
Your European vacation begins with two nights in the German capital of Berlin, followed by two nights in Prague, the dazzling capital of the Czech Republic. In Berlin, see the Brandenburg Gate and visit the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. In Prague, guided sightseeing highlights the Astronomical Clock, Hradcany Castle, and St. Vitus Cathedral. Transfer to Regensburg one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities for guided sightseeing to see the Old Town Hall, the Porta Pretoria and its mansions with high towers recalling the status and wealth of their early owners. Embark on your Danube River cruise in Deggendorf , and sail to Passau, called the “City of Three Rivers”, lying at the confluence of the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers. Explore the city with a Local Guide and admire the Patrician houses and baroque St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Explore the Hauptplatz in Linz, the Austria’s largest medieval square, and enjoy the magnificent views through the picturesque wine region of Wachau Valley. In Dürnstein, see the famous blue and white Stiftskirche and taste some of the local wines. Vienna, the “City of Music,” makes an immediate impression with its lavish Hofburg Imperial Palace and neo-renaissance Vienna Opera House. In Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, a guided walk takes you through the delightful Old Town and to the Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral. In Budapest, the vibrant capital of Hungary, see the must-see sights with a local expert. Enjoy free time strolling along the main shopping street of Vici utca, or take pictures from Fishermen’s Bastion, providing the best panoramic views of Budapest.
Day 1 Berlin: welcome to GermanyDay 2 Berlin: guided sightseeing, see the Brandenburg Gate, visit Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial ChurchDay 3 Berlin–Dresden–Prague: guided walk in Dresden, visit the courtyard of the Zwinger Palace; motorcoach transfer to Prague Day 4 Prague: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradcany Castle grounds; excursion to Melnik with wine tastingDay 5 Prague–Regensburg–Deggendorf (Embarkation): travel by motorcoach to Regensburg, guided sightseeing; transfer to Deggendorf; onboard welcome receptionDay 6 Passau: choice of guided walk or hike with Adventure Host; onboard wine lectureDay 7 Linz: guided walk, see Hauptplatz and the Trinity Column; onboard food & wine pairing dinnerDay 8 Melk–Wachau Valley–Dürnstein: guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; cruise through the Wachau Valley; choice of guided walk or hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein or visit a local wine cellarDay 9 Vienna: guided sightseeingDay 10 Bratislava: onboard wine & chocolate tasting; guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s CathedralDay 11 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes’ Square and visit a wine cellarDay 12 Budapest (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
Berlin – Dresden – Prague, Czech Republic
Regensburg, Germany – Deggendorf (Embarkation)
Passau – Schlögen Oxbow
Melk – Wachau Valley