Day 1 | Highlights:
Your cruise begins here, and you’ll get to toast the occasion at this evening’s welcome reception. Please book flights to arrive prior to 2pm in Munich and 3pm in Nuremberg.
Day 2 | Nuremberg Highlights:
Choose to visit moving WWII sites or try something a little lighter – a gingerbread baking class.
Day 3 | Regensburg Highlights:
Experience the true wonder of Christmas at the romantic and picturesque markets at Thurn and Taxis Palace. This magical village will make you feel like you have entered a fairytale with the gently lit lanterns and candles providing a charming atmosphere. Alternatively, enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg.
Day 4 | Passau > Linz Highlights:
Take an excursion to the medieval Czech town of Cesky Krumlov and discover its World Heritage-listed old city, or journey to Salzburg and explore the birthplace of Mozart, and the city backdrop for the film ‘The Sound of Music’.
Day 5 | Melk > Dürnstein Highlights:
Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey. Or, if you’re feeling more active, embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to one of the most enchanting villages in the region, Dürnstein – at your own pace, of course. Or visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting of its fine wines.
Day 6 | Vienna Highlights:
Today you have options galore.
Day 7 | Budapest Highlights:
We find ourselves in Budapest, one of Europe’s oldest and prettiest cities.
Day 8 | Budapest Highlights:
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.