Authentic Danube 2022 Uniworld River Cruise
Enjoy the great outdoors and bespoke experiences along the Danube in cities that inspired fairy tales. Discover the old walled city and Nuremberg’s mesmerizing castles on the Nuremberg Panoramic City Tour. Confront and explore the region’s complicated and devastating history as you visit infamous Nazi documentation centers and party rally grounds. Stroll through countless enchanting old towns and villages, with plenty of “Let’s Go” opportunities for hiking and biking in Regensburg, Straubing, Deggendorf, Vilshofen, Passau and Engelhartszell – all teeming with magnificent architecture, age-old tradition and outstanding breweries. Explore Weissenkirchen and its devastatingly-beautiful landscapes. Participate in a “Village Day,” and stroll through towns accompanied by wine, apricot treats and a vineyard hike. In the historical capital of Vienna, you’ll be met with glorious food, wine, art and outdoor experiences all on your search for new inspiration along the Danube.
Transfer from Vienna International Airport to your ship. If your cruise package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private transfer, you will be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the ship.
On this day, explore the “City of Waltzes” and dive into its vast artistic legacy with your choice of tours. The city is known for its imperial palaces, famous residents and expansive art collections. See the Musikverein, a beautiful concert hall that is home to the Vienna Philharmonic. Or discover Viennese history at the World Museum Vienna, renowned for its collection of Habsburg family treasures.
Choice of Viennese highlights with Musikverein or The secrets of Vienna
Start your day in the heart of the Danube’s Wachau Valley, strolling through Weissenkirchen’s idyllic wine village while sampling mouth watering apricot treats. Named for its white church that dominates the landscape, the city is flanked by vineyard-lined hills, historic houses and beautiful courtyards. The Melk Abbey is a baroque monastery and sits atop a rocky formation overlooking the Danube.
Choice of Weissenkirchen village walk with wine tasting or Melk Abbey with library visit
A new day brings new experiences in the forest-lined district of Engelhartszell. Experience Germany’s great outdoors by biking along the Danube River. Arrive in the afternoon at the “City of Three Rivers,” Passau, where the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers join together, at one time bringing an influx of wealth and culture into the region.
Featured Excursion: “Let’s Go” scenic Bavarian river biking
Choice of Passau walking tour or "Let's Go" hiking around Passau
Nestled between Regensburg and Passau sits a town surrounded by the foothills of the Bavarian Forest, Deggendorf. Journey deep into the alluring Bavarian Forest National Park, Germany’s first national park, and discover outdoor leisure at its best. In Straubing, uncover the Bavarian town’s deep-rooted love for all things food and drink. Amid its bustling town center lined with shops, offices, pedestrian areas and restaurants serving up traditional German food and beer, is a city with a fascinating story.
Featured Excursion: Bavarian Forest adventure
The nearly 2,000-year-old history of Regensburg begins with a Roman fort in 90 AD, from which Regensburg grew into the large and prosperous trade center that it became in the last few centuries of the Medieval period. This long history has been excellently preserved through Regensburg’s iconic architecture—particularly its many Gothic and Romanesque churches and Patrician houses.
Choice of Regensburg walking tour or “From Hops Field to Beer Stein” farm visit.
The archetypal medieval German city, Nuremberg was once the unofficial capital of the Holy Roman Empire, housing many German kings in the Kaiserburg castle complex. Later, this city became the epicenter of the Nazi party. When the end of WWII left Nuremberg almost completely leveled, it was chosen to be the site of the war crimes tribunal—the Nuremberg Trials. Now, most of the city has been restored, including the old castle.
Choice of Nuremberg panoramic city tour or Nuremberg city tour with WWII Rally Grounds and Documentation Center visit
In the evening, a special Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you.
Disembark the ship and transfer to Nuremberg Airport for your flight.
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- Return flights from a selection of UK airports, supplements may apply
- 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the regal River Princess
- Free Internet and Wi-Fi access
- All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
- Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions & Gala Dinners
- Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks and mineral water
- 6 days of excursions, including “Village Day” options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
- Guided “Do as the Locals Do” program
- State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio-headset system on all excursions
- Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks
- 2 countries: Austria, Germany
- 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
- All transfers on arrival and departure days
- All gratuities, both onboard and onshore