Gems of the Danube with Ljubljana & Zagreb

12 Days
Nuremberg to Zagreb
From (AUD)
$ 6,645
Dates & Pricing

2023 Nuremberg > Zagreb

Tour Map
Tour Code:
SGZN
Duration:
12 days
Departure City:
Nuremberg
Return City:
Zagreb

12 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Nuremberg

    Welcome to the fascinating Bavarian city of Nuremberg, which dates back to the 11th century. You will be welcomed onboard your state-of-the-art Space-Ship, toasting the occasion at this evening’s welcome reception.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Nuremberg

    Freechoice

    Choose to explore this wonderful city on foot with your local guide, or visit moving WWII sites which serve as a poignant reminder of the terror caused by the National Socialist regime. Alternatively, visit Nuremberg’s rock-cut cellars for a unique beer tasting under the city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - 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, explore Kuchlbauer’s World of Beer, the brewery offers a unique design inspired by renowned Viennese artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser famous for his bright colours and unique shapes. Taste the delicious brew produced here and visit the Kuchlbauer Tower.

    If you’re feeling active, hop aboard an e-bike for a self guided cycle to the Walhalla monument with Scenic Tailormade.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Passau > Linz

    Freechoice

    Choose to 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’. Alternatively, stay on board for a cooking demonstration as you cruise from Passau to Linz.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Melk > Dürnstein

    Freechoice

    Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey, or embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein. Alternatively, meet the current owners of Artstetten Castle, once home to the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose assassination sparked the beginning of WWI, or taste your way through the Wachau Valley sampling many regional delicacies as you go.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Vienna

    Freechoice

    Take a guided tour of historic Bratislava, or tour Schönbrunn Palace and witness the opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, explore a different side of Vienna on a guided cycling tour to the Danube Island, or discover the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks and home to the greatest collection of Austrian art. Alternatively, journey outside of Vienna’s city centre to its acclaimed wine region, hearing tales of Vienna’s long tradition in wine production along the way.

    Enrich

    Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. Even in elegant Vienna, Palais Liechtenstein is one of the grandest of all venues.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Budapest:

    Freechoice

    Make the most of a guided city tour including a piano concert, or discover the city’s 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, and discover this charming town on a guided city tour. Alternatively, learn how to make a traditional Hungarian dish with a cooking class hosted by a local, while learning about life in this region.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Budapest > Ljubljana

    This morning disembark your Scenic Space-Ship and transfer to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. Although small in size and population this city doesn’t lack charm. With its many colourful buildings such as the Franciscan Church, lively town squares and baroque architecture, Ljubljana is one of the hidden gems of this region.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 - Ljubljana

    Start your day with a guided tour of Ljubljana, the city sitting on the Ljubljanica River and discover the cities many treasures such as the Opera House, National Museum, Franciscan Church and St. Nicholas Cathedral.
    Then journey to Bled, the small town surrounded by towering Alps and overlooking the glacial lake of the same name. Step back in time and take a traditional Pletna boat to the beautiful island sitting in the middle of Lake Bled. Visit the historic Church of St. Mary with its famous wishing well where you can ring the bell for good luck.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Ljubljana > Zagreb

    After a leisurely morning cross the Croatian border to the capital, Zagreb. Located on the southern slopes of the Medvednica Mountains and on the banks of the Sava River, Zagreb is Croatia’s largest city and it beautifully encompasses its traditional European history with its modern function as the economical and governmental hub of the country. Your local guide will show you the highlights of the city during your walking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Zagreb > Plitvice National Park > Zagreb

    This morning, tour the sublimely beautiful World Heritage-listed Plitvice National park. Wander along meandering pathway to views a series of emerald green lakes, stepped and linked by impressive waterfalls.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Zagreb

    After breakfast, transfer to Zagreb airport for your onwards or homebound flight.

    This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

    Please note: Preview itinerary subject to change.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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