Danube Discovery 2019 Scenic River Cruise
It’s hardly surprising that one of Europe’s longest waterways has so many wonderful attractions along its banks. Even so, every aspect of this itinerary will surprise and delight you. Explore Budapest, so often cited as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe; and Nuremberg, famous for so many landmark events in history; Vienna, with its remarkable array of elegant buildings. You can look forward to enjoying it all from the deck of a Scenic Space-Ship in 5-star luxury.
Fly to Budapest from one of up to 15 UK regional airports. Upon arrival you’ll be transferred to your state-of-the-art Space-Ship.
Make the most of a guided city tour including a piano concert, or discover the Jewish history with an expert local guide. Alternatively, take a guided hike to Buda Hill for breath-taking views over the Danube, or journey to nearby Szentendre, known for its museums, galleries and artists. You’ll have the opportunity to discover this charming town on a guided city tour.
As you cruise the mighty Danube relax in one of the lounges and viewing areas, and enjoy the scenery as your Scenic Space-Ship sails towards the majestic city of Vienna.
Enrich: Admire the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then sit enthralled during an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart.
Take a tour of Bratislava or Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, visit the famous Spanish Riding School and either tour the stables or see the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program. Or explore Vienna on a guided cycling tour.
Embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Dürnstein to Melk, or be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, visit a local winery and sample some of its fine wines.
Sundowners: As the day ends, take in the fine views of the breathtakingly beautiful Wachau Valley.
Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place. Based on the timeless movie of the same name, this exclusive production is performed in the rolling hills of Salzburg.
Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences, from its medieval Old Town to the Bavarian Forest on its border.
Freechoice: Join a guided walk around Regensburg or take a ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to view historic Weltenburg Abbey, where you can sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world. Alternatively, take a leisurely cycle on your own to the Walhalla monument with your Tailormade GPS device.
After breakfast, transfer to Budapest airport for your return flight home.
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- Savings of up to £3,000 per couple
- Free Fast Track Security Pass and Free Airport lounge pass
- Return flights from a selection of up to 14 UK airports with a choice of airlines
- 7 nights on Europe’s most luxurious 5-star ships
- 20 superb meals: including 7 breakfasts,6 lunches and 7 dinners
- All your drinks wherever, whenever whilst on board your cruise†
- An on-board butler service for every guest
- Unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime events
- 15 flexible and exclusive excursion options
- Tipping, transfers, port charges and airport taxes worth £440 per couple
- Complimentary WiFi
- No hidden extras whatsoever