Sail to Charming Cities & Villages
Visit Budapest’s Castle District and cross the famous Chain Bridge. Explore Göttweig Abbey, one of Austria’s most revered monastic centers, and make dumplings with Wachau Valley apricots. See Europe’s largest pipe organ in Passau, or travel to Salzburg. Celebrate Vienna’s musical heritage at a concert featuring works by Mozart and Strauss. With medieval towns, grand cities and stunning scenery, this 8-day journey on the “Blue Danube” is one you are sure to love.
|Budapest is aptly called “Paris of the East” for its beautiful evening illumination and reflected lights in the Danube’s waters.
|Riverside beauty, a vibrant cultural scene and elegant Art Nouveau architecture converge in Budapest.
|The capital city of Austria, Vienna is filled with green parks, upscale stores, theaters and gracious boulevards.
|One of the crown jewels of the Wachau Valley is the splendid Benedictine Abbey of Göttweig, a working monastery for more than 900 years.
|Set at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz and Danube Rivers, enchanting Passau is home to elegant colored buildings and graceful arcades.
|Having escaped major damage during World War II, the picturesque town of Regensburg is one of Europe’s best preserved medieval cities and the oldest city along the Danube.
|One of Germany’s most renowned and intriguing cities, Nuremberg is surrounded by 13th-century walls that have many fully intact gates and watchtowers.
|A center of Bavarian culture, Nuremberg is filled with traditional half-timbered houses, Gothic churches and World War II history.
Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.