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Gems of the Danube with Prague

Enjoy 3 nights in Prague as you explore the city with a local guide before you embark on a 7 day river cruise along the Danube from Nuremberg to Budapest.

11 Day
From (AUD)
$ 6,145
  • 2019 Prague > Budapest

    A river unlike any other

    It’s hardly surprising that one of Europe’s longest waterways has so many wonderful attractions along its banks.

    Even so, every aspect of this itinerary will surprise and delight. Start with a three night hotel stay in Prague to experience the wonder of this magnificent city, then travel to Nuremberg to embark your 5-star luxury river cruise. Explore Vienna, with its remarkable array of elegant buildings, or Budapest, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. You can look forward to enjoying it all from the comfort of a Scenic Space-Ship.

    Tour Code:

    PNB

    Duration:

    11 Days

    Departure City:

    Prague

    Return City:

    Budapest

  • 11 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Welcome to Prague

      Start your journey with a three night stay at one of our luxurious city hotels.

    • Day 2 - Prague

      Join your local guide on a fascinating city walk and view the famous Astronomical Clock. Later, venture across the world-famous Charles Bridge, commissioned in 1357 by Charles IV.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 3 - Prague

      Stroll this magnificent city at your leisure. Situated on the banks of the River Vltava in central Bohemia, the beautiful city of Prague is rich in history and home to some of the world’s most striking architectural wonders. There’s no need to plan ahead – your Tour Director is on hand to take care of everything.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 4 - Prague > Nuremberg

      Journey by coach 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: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Nuremberg
      Freechoice

      Choose to explore this wonderful city on foot with your local guide or visit moving WWII sites including the Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds, a reminder of the terror caused by the National Socialist regime.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - 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.

      Alternatively, take a leisurely cycle on your own to the Walhalla monument with your Tailormade GPS device.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Passau > Linz
      Freechoice

      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’.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Melk > Dürnstein
      Freechoice

      Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein – at your own pace, of course. Or visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting of its fine wines.

      Sundowners

      As the day ends, take in the fine views of the breathtakingly beautiful Wachau Valley.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Vienna
      Freechoice

      Take a guided tour of historic Bratislava or tour Schönbrunn Palace and witness the opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, explore this majestic city on a guided cycling tour or visit the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks. Discover the greatest collection of Austrian art dating from the Middle Ages to the present day, complemented by the work of international artists such as Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh. The museum houses the world’s largest collection of Gustav Klimt’s paintings, including the golden Art Nouveau icons ‘The Kiss’ and ‘Judith’.

      Enrich

      Admire the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then sit enthralled during an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Budapest:
      Freechoice

      Make the most of a guided city tour including a piano concert, or discover the 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. You’ll have the opportunity to discover this charming town on a guided city tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - 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.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    All-inclusive highlights
    • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
    • 1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience
    • Your choice of 17 Scenic Freechoice activities
    • 1 Scenic Sundowners event
    • Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
    • 23 meals – 10 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 7 dinners (D)
    • Complimentary 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