Christmastime on the Danube – Cruise Only Eastbound
Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere from Nuremberg to Vienna and all along the legendary Danube on this enchanting river cruise vacation. Enjoy guided sightseeing in each city and delight in the special winter atmosphere of this time of year. Highlights include a guided visit of the awe-inspiring Benedictine Abbey in Melk. Visit the Christmas markets and be sure to sample the Glühwein, Lebkuchen, and other traditional holiday specialties along the way! What a special way to spend your holidays!
Cruise: deluxe 6-night cruise in an outside stateroom with hotel-style bedsNuremberg: onboard welcome reception; choice of guided sightseeing or Nuremberg Trials tour; onboard lecture Regensburg: guided walk; enjoy a snack at the Historische Wurstküche; beer tastingPassau: guided walkMelk: guided visit of Benedictine AbbeyVienna: guided sightseeing
Meals are indicated by breakfast (B), lunch (L), and dinner (D) in the day-by-day itineraryCaptain’s welcome & farewell receptions with sparkling wine and canapésWelcome dinnerDaily Afternoon Tea & Night FareLocal chef dinnerFarewell dinnerComplimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; soft drinks with lunch; and wine, beer, or soft drinks with dinner are included daily on board your vessel
NOTES:Christmas markets operate from late November until the third week of December, depending on the location.In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.