Christmas Markets with Paris

Explore the Danube River on this 18 day river cruise from Budapest to Paris with a chance to spend the afternoon exploring Vienna’s Christmas markets.

18 Days
Budapest to Paris
From (AUD)
$ 10,940
Dates & Pricing

2019 Budapest > Paris

Tour Map
Tour Code:
CMPA
Duration:
18 days
Departure City:
Budapest
Return City:
Paris

18 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Budapest

    Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Budapest:

    Freechoice

    Explore this beautiful city and enjoy a piano concert, or relax at the city’s Thermal Baths and Spa. Alternatively, brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock or take an active hike to Buda Hill.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Vienna

    Relax on board your Scenic Space-Ship and enjoy the many splendid vistas as you cruise the beautiful Danube.

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    Take in the opulence of Palais Liechtenstein and be enthralled by a private concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Vienna

    Freechoice

    Take a guided tour of Vienna or visit Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, visit the Spanish Riding School and either tour the stables or see the Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program, or opt to see Vienna on a guided bike tour.

    Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring Vienna’s magical Christmas markets.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Dürnstein > Melk

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a guided bike ride from Dürnstein to Melk or be guided through Melk’s Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, visit a local winery and sample its wines.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Passau > Salzburg

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    Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place. Based on the timeless movie of the same name, this exclusive production is performed in the rolling hills of Salzburg.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Regensburg

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a walking tour of the city or visit the charming local Christmas markets.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Nuremberg

    Welcome to this fascinating Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century.

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour of this fascinating city, or visit moving WWII sites or take a gingerbread baking class.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Bamberg

    Explore the old town of Bamberg with a local guide.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Würzburg

    Freechoice

    Visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace. Alternatively, take in the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg. After your guided tour you will have time to wander Rothenburg’s famed Reiterlesmarkt that has a history dating back to the 15th century.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Würzburg > Rüdesheim

    Soak in the vistas of the Main River as you spend a full day relaxing on board your Scenic Space-Ship.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Rüdesheim > Rhine Gorge

    Explore charming Rüdesheim, including a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Enjoy free time to maybe try mulled wine or hot chestnuts amid the festive stalls.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Cologne

    Take a guided tour through Cologne before time at leisure to explore the delights of the Christmas markets.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Amsterdam

    Freechoice

    Experience Amsterdam’s canals, or enjoy a tour of Zaanse Schans. Alternatively, taste Dutch herring on a guided walking tour or take a cycling tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Amsterdam > Paris

    Travel by high-speed train to Paris, and spend three nights at a luxurious city hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  16. Day 16 - Paris

    Freechoice

    Discover Paris on a guided tour or marvel at the exhibits at the world-renowned Louvre. Alternatively, let a local Parisian show you another side of the city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  17. Day 17 - Paris

    You have a free day so follow your heart through Paris. Your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day.

    Freechoice Dining

    Discover Paris on a Seine river cruise. Departing from the foot of the Eiffel Tower sit back and enjoy the monuments and bridges of Paris. Dinner and musical entertainment included. Alternatively, take in dinner and a show at the world-famous Lido.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Paris

    Depart Paris after breakfast.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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