Capitals of Central Europe – Cruise Only Eastbound
On this magnificent cruise vacation, enjoy seeing Austria’s splendid capital—Vienna, and Slovakia’s Bratislava. Explore Germany’s Passau, located at the confluence of three rivers, and Linz, Austria’s third-largest city. Visit the quaint historical theater in the resort town of Grein and one of Europe’s largest and most spectacular monasteries at Melk. Discover Krems in Austria’s Wachau Valley or choose to learn about wine, which is an important part of life in the Wachau region. Guided sightseeing with Certified Local Guides in each city is sure to heighten your experience.
Cruise: deluxe 7-night cruise in an outside stateroom with hotel-style bedsDay 1 Prague: Passau (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Passau–Linz: guided walk in PassauDay 3 Linz–Grein: guided walk in Grein, visit the historical theaterDay 4 Melk–Krems: guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; choice of guided sightseeing in Krems or enjoy a Wachau wine experienceDay 5 Vienna: guided sightseeingDay 6 Bratislava: guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s CathedralDay 7 Budapest: guided sightseeing, see Fishermen’s BastionDay 8 Budapest (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
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 TeaDaily 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: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.Arrival transfers are not included and are not offered for purchase with this cruise-only itinerary.