Danube Discovery

East meets west on the mighty Danube

8 Days
Nuremberg to Budapest
From (USD)
$ 3,895
Dates & Pricing

2020 Nuremberg > Budapest

Bringing together Central and Eastern Europe, the majestic Danube has history etched into its vast banks. The continent’s second largest river is a romantic affair passing elegant cities and ever-changing landscapes, culminating in the rolling Bavarian countryside.
The hills of Europe’s sprawling lands are alive with sound of music, as you waltz along the Danube to some of its most beloved cities. Starting in the vibrant Hungarian capital of Budapest, you’ll uncover the fascinating story it has to tell, and unwind in its famous Thermal Baths and Spa. As you cross into Austria, the air is filled with notes of Mozart and Beethoven as you visit the opulent cities of Vienna and Salzburg, and enjoy exclusive performances in palatial surroundings, before you’re enveloped in the beauty of Bavaria.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
NUBU
Duration:
8 days
Departure City:
Nuremberg
Return City:
Budapest

8 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Nuremberg

    Your journey into wonder begins in Nuremberg. This evening relax and raise a glass to the days ahead. Please book flights to arrive before 1.00pm in Munich & 2.00pm in Nuremberg.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Regensburg

    There is much to explore in the 2,000-year-old town of Regensburg, situated at the confluence of three rivers.

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg or hop on board a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey, and sample beer from one of the world’s oldest monastic breweries. Alternatively, cycle to the Walhalla monument, a memorial dedicated to Germany’s elite, or take an active walking tour to Thurn und Taxis Palace.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Passau > Salzburg

    Enrich

    Based on the timeless movie of the same name, the exclusive ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ will wow you with its stage sets. Enjoy an authentic Austrian lunch before an afternoon of humming along to some of the catchy classics.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Melk > Dürnstein

    Freechoice

    Experience Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey on a guided tour. Or, the more active can embark on an enjoyable guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages in the region. Alternatively, visit the fairytale castle of Burg Aggstein. Built in the 12th century, the castle ruins offers spectacular views across the Danube.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Vienna

    Acquaint yourself with this opulent city by taking a fascinating guided tour of its most famous sights, including the Ringstrasse.

    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. With a special dedication to Beethoven, we celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth as we pay tribute to his talent and world-renowned compositions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Vienna

    Freechoice

    Take a guided tour of Bratislava or visit Schönbrunn Palace, and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, learn about the Viennese coffee culture during a guided tour. Or explore a different side of Vienna on a cycling tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Budapest

    We find ourselves in Budapest, one of Europe’s oldest and prettiest cities.

    Freechoice

    Make the most of a guided tour of Budapest including a piano concert, or relax and unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa. Or, choose to experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock or take a hike to Buda Hill for breathtaking views over the Danube.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Budapest

    Depart after breakfast, with a lifetime of wonderful memories.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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