Gems of the Danube wtih Zagreb & Ljubljana

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

2023 Zagreb > Nuremberg

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

12 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Zagreb

    Welcome to 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.

  2. Day 2 - Zagreb > Plitvice National Park > Zagreb

    This morning your local guide will take you on a journey of discovery through the city of Zagreb, see the Cathedral, one of the most famous landmarks of the city and also the tallest building in Croatia. The cathedral has two spires that can be seen from any point in the city. You will also pass through the Stone Gate, the entrance to the upper town and Zagrebs medieval centre as well as Ban Jelacic Square in the cities more modern district.
    After some free time you will venture to 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

  3. Day 3 - Zagreb > Ljubljana

    Today we cross the border and journey 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.
    Your local guide will immerse you in a discovery of the city sitting on the Ljubljanica River. Explore the treasures such as the Opera House, National Museum, Franciscan Church and St. Nicholas Cathedral.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Ljubljana > Bled > Ljubljana

    This morning 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

  5. Day 5 - Ljubljana > Budapest

    After breakfast this morning your journey continues as you are transferred to your Scenic Space-Ship where you will receive a warm welcome from your friendly crew.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Budapest

    Freechoice

    Make the most of a guided city tour including a piano concert, or discover the Jewish history with an expert local guide. Alternatively, take a guided hike to Buda Hill for breath-taking 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

  7. Day 7 - Vienna

    As you cruise the mighty Danube relax in one of the lounges and viewing areas, and enjoy the scenery as your Scenic Space-Ship sails towards the majestic city of Vienna.

    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

  8. Day 8 - Vienna

    Freechoice

    Take a guided tour of historic Bratislava or tour Schönbrunn Palace and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, explore a different side of Vienna on a guided cycling tour to the Danube Island, or visit the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks and home to 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’. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Dürnstein > Melk

    Freechoice

    Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey, or embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Dürnstein to Melk. 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

  10. Day 10 - Linz > Passau

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - 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 Hunderwasser famous for his bright colours and unique shapes. Taste the delicious brew produced here and visit the Kuchlbauer Tower.

    If you are feeling active hop aboard an e-bike for a self guided cycle to the Walhalla monument using your Scenic Tailormade app.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Nuremberg

    Depart today after a delicious and hearty breakfast.

    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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