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Legendary Danube River Cruise to Prague, Salzburg, Budapest

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Prague · Salzburg · Nuremberg · Regensburg · Linz · Passau · Austria · Melk · Vienna · Budapest

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Your trip includes

  • Round-trip airfare
  • All airport taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Centrally located hotels: (or similar)
      ~ 2 nights: Barcelo V, NH and Andels, Prague
      ~ 1 night: Wyndham Grand, Salzburg
      ~ 7 nights: River Cruise, AMA Waterways
  • Breakfast and Dinner daily with wine (Prague & Salzburg)
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner while on Cruise (multiple dining venues)
  • Transfers as per itinerary
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Gala dinner on cruise
  • Unlimited wines from Europe’s wine regions, beer and soft drinks on cruise
  • River Cruise Category E
  • Complimentary WIFI on cruise / Entertainment On-Demand & English TV
  • Excursions per itinerary with headsets
  • Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itinerary
  • Catholic Priest available for Spiritual Direction
  • Mass daily & Spiritual activities
  • Luggage handling (1 piece per person)
  • Flight bag & portfolio of all travel documents
Centrally located hotels or similar
hotel
Barcelo V, NH and Andels
Prague

2 Nights

hotel
River Cruise
AMA Waterways

7 Nights

hotel
Wyndham Grand
City

1 Night

Not included
  • Meals not mentioned, Tips to your guide & driver, Items of a personal nature.
Optional
Travel Insurance

Providing you coverage, both Pre-Existing Conditions and throughout your trip. From Medical and Dental Emergencies, Loss of Luggage, Trip Delay, and so much more.

Supplemental Cancellation Protection

A Cancellation Waiver - allowing you to cancel your trip and receive a refund anytime - up until 24 hours prior to departure. The “Waiver” expires once you are within 24 hours of departure.

Itinerary

Day1
Depart for Prague

Make your way to your local airport where you will board your overnight flight(s). Your meals will be served on board.

Day2
Arrive Prague

Welcome to Prague! Upon arrival you will collect your luggage in the baggage claim area, and continue to the Arrival’s Hall where you will be greeted by a tour guide and/or driver. Make your way to the Bus where your group will transfer to your hotel. Later enjoy dinner at your hotel in Prague. Overnight in Prague.

Day3
Prague

Breakfast at your hotel. Today will be spent getting acquainted with the magnificent city of Prague, which is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque cities in the world. Visit Prague’s castle district, Hradcany where we start with visit to Loreto Shrine (entrance fee included) then we visit the Royal castle area – the former residence of the Czech kings and the seat of Czechoslovakia' presidents since 1918. Our sightseeing today includes visits to the Old Royal Palace, St Vitus Cathedral, St George Basilica and the Golden Lane. We continue on to Mala Strana where we visit the Church of Our Lady Victorious famous for the statue of Infant Jesus of Prague. Mass at Shrine. Lunch on your own. Afterward, we’ll cross the Charles Bridge to visit the Old Town, which is considered to be one of the best historical city centers in Europe. Visit the Old Town Square, see the Town Hall with its famous Astronomical Clock which comes alive when the hour strikes and the twelve disciples appear to bless the crowd. Visit the Church of Our Lady before Tyn to see the statue of the Infant Jesus of Prague. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day4
Prague - Salzburg

Breakfast at your hotel. Afterward, depart Prague for Salzburg. Enroute, we’ll visit Cesky Krulov, crowned by a spectacular castle we will see baroque buildings, the Vltava River and its lovely café’s and bars. You’ll have the opportunity to have lunch here on your own. Later we will continue to Prahatlice where we see the birth place of St John Neopomuk and celebrate Mass at the local church there. Continuing on to Salzburg, we will enjoy the ride until we reach our hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day5
Salzburg - Nuremberg

Breakfast at your hotel. Mass at Mariaplain Shrine. We’ll enjoy a short guided tour of Salzburg’s sights along Getreidegasse, the city’s pedestrian street, lined with authentic 17th and 18th century buildings including the house where Mozart was born. Built into the side of Monchsberg is the Salzburg Festspielhaus, home of the famous Salzburg Festival Operas. See Residenzplatz, the center square of Salzburg, dominated by the dynamic sculpture of the Residenzbrunnen, the largest Baroque fountain north of the Alps. Visit St. Peter’s Abbey, next to the cemetery portrayed in the film "The Sound of Music" and where most of Mozart’s religious works are premiered. After lunch on your own, depart for Nuremberg, where you will board your river cruise ship for the next seven days! This evening, meet your fellow passengers at the Welcome Dinner. Your cruise ship will moor overnight in Nuremberg.

Day6
Nuremberg

You have two excursion options today. Take a tour of the city’s medieval highlights, including Nuremberg Castle, the 900-year-old ramparts surrounding the city, Town Hall, Notre Dame and the house of artist Albrecht Dürer, or join a WWII tour and see the Coliseum, Nazi Parade Ground and Justice Palace. Later, the ship cruises the Main-Danube Canal to Regensburg.

Day7
Regensburg

This morning’s scenic cruising brings you into the final stretch of the Main-Danube Canal enroute to Regensburg, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities. A guided walking tour will show you the city’s architectural highlights, including the Old Town Hall and the Porta Praetoria, gates to an ancient Roman fort built in 179 A.D.

Day8
Passau – Linz

After breakfast, arrive in picturesque Passau, where the Inn and Ilz rivers flow into the Danube. You will have a choice of a walking tour of Passau’s Old Town, past the old city fortifications, Rathaus, Domplatz and Residenzplatz squares, as well as St. Stephen’s Cathedral, or more active guests may join either a guided bike tour along the Danube from Passau to Erlau or a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus fortress overlooking Passau. Return to the ship this afternoon for a scenic cruise to Linz, Austria’s third largest city and a major river port.

Day9
Melk – Vienna

Early this morning, we cruise to Melk. You have a choice between a guided tour of Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Europe’s largest and most revered monasteries, or a guided bike tour along the Danube. Return to the ship for lunch before cruising on through the scenic Wachau Valley. Arrive in Vienna after dinner and explore the magnificent Austrian capital on your own.

Day10
Vienna

This morning, you will have a chance to savor the Baroque elegance of romantic Vienna through your choice of one of three different excursions. The first option is a panoramic tour of Vienna that guides you past the majestic Opera House, the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburg Emperors, Parliament, Town Hall and Vienna University. Afterwards, you will visit Vienna’s historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and see St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Graben and the world famous Spanish Riding School. The second option is a walking tour of Vienna’s hidden treasures that takes you to secret places and sights like Ankeruhr, a whimsical Art Nouveau clock. Your third option is a guided bike tour along the Danube and through the Donaupark. This afternoon, you can join a guided bike ride to Klosterneuburg Monastery, or explore at your leisure. Be sure to sample some Viennese coffee and pastries.

Day11
Budapest

Your morning excursion includes sightseeing in the cities of Buda and Pest spread over both banks of the river. You will see famed Heroes’ Square and Castle Hill, home to Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church and spectacular views of the Danube. After dinner, the ship will sail a special Illuminations Cruise past the city’s glittering riverfront.

Day12
Budapest – End of Cruise and Disembarkation – Return Home

Bid farewell to Budapest as you prepare for your homeward flight.

Know Before You Go

We promise to do all within our power to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. Please feel free to contact us, please note should any problems arise during your trip you should first contact your local emergency contact in your destination country or the 206 Tours.

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2017 Dates & Prices

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Oct 28Saturday
Nov 9, 2017Thursday
Oct 29Sunday
Nov 9, 2017Thursday

*All rates are subject to availability and change until booking is completed.
*As River Cruise ships are of limited availability, once we receive your request, we will check availability and advise you immediately!

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Jul 17, 2017Monday
Sep 3Sunday
Sep 14, 2017Thursday
Oct 28Saturday
Nov 9, 2017Thursday
Options & Upgrades

*All pricing is per person

Single Supplement / Private Room Upon Request

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (One-Way) $1,750.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (Round-Trip) $3,500.00 (USD)

Options

*All pricing is per person

Cruise Cabin Upgrade to Category D (Per Person) $300.00 (USD)

Special Clergy Discount

Discount is offered to ordained clergy in the Roman Catholic Church: deacons, priests, or bishops belonging to the diaconate, the presbyterate, or the episcopate, respectively as well, as Catholic Sisters.

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Earn a Free Trip

For groups of 20 or more, you may choose your own departure and earn FREE trips.

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Would you like to arrive
earlier or stay later?

Let us know at time of registration, we will reschedule your airline reservations pending availability at no additional fee (these options will be available to you when you register online). Let us know if you need assistance with pre or post stay at hotel. Simply Contact Us: 800-206-TOUR (8687) or sales@206tours.com

Options and upgrades

*All pricing is per person

Single Supplement / Private Room Upon Request

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (One-Way) $1,750.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (Round-Trip) $3,500.00 (USD)

Options

*All pricing is per person

Cruise Cabin Upgrade to Category D (Per Person) $300.00 (USD)

Special Clergy Discount

Discount is offered to ordained clergy in the Roman Catholic Church: deacons, priests, or bishops belonging to the diaconate, the presbyterate, or the episcopate, respectively as well, as Catholic Sisters.

contact us
Earn a Free Trip

For groups of 20 or more, you may choose your own departure and earn FREE trips.

contact us
Would you like to arrive
earlier or stay later?

Let us know at time of registration, we will reschedule your airline reservations pending availability at no additional fee (these options will be available to you when you register online). Let us know if you need assistance with pre or post stay at hotel. Simply Contact Us: 800-206-TOUR (8687) or sales@206tours.com

About your trip

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  • Prague
  • Salzburg
  • Nuremberg
  • Regensburg
  • Linz
  • Passau
  • Melk
  • Vienna
  • Budapest
Know Before You Go

We promise to do all within our power to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. Please feel free to contact us, please note should any problems arise during your trip you should first contact your local emergency contact in your destination country or the 206 Tours.

Read more