Prague to Budapest plus the Danube Flow (On or above deck cabin, start Prague, end Munich)
About Munich, Germany
Prague to Krakow
- Salt Mines
Krakow to Budapest
- Spa visit
Embark at Budapest
- ONBOARD: Welcome Party w/ Hungarian Street Food
- Night out in Budapest with the famous ruin pubs and clubs
- Budapest: Queen of the Danube
- ONBOARD: Chef's cooking class: Hungarian national dishes
Budapest to Vienna via Bratislava
- Morning Stroll of Bratislava
- ONBOARD: Chef's cooking class: Austrian Sweet Desserts
- Night out in Vienna
- ONBOARD: Art, Music & Lifestyle in Vienna
- Vienna: hip and imperial
- Night out in Vienna
Vienna to Melk via Dürnstein
- Dürnstein Village: hike to castle ruins and village stroll
- ONBOARD: Culinary Class: Secrets of Saffron
Melk to Passau via Engelhartszell
- Passau Scenic Hike
Passau to Regensburg via Straubing
- Straubing footsteps of history
- 2000 years in One Hour Walk or Bike
- ONBOARD: Farewell Party w/ German Street Food
- Student Night Life in Regensburg
You will visit the following 5 places:
Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. The country offers many diverse destinations – relatively low mountains in the north-west, the Great Plain in the east, lakes and rivers of all sorts (including Balaton - the largest lake in Central Europe), and many beautiful small villages and hidden gems of cities. Top this off with Hungary's great accessibility in the middle of Europe, a vivid culture and economy, and you get a destination absolutely not worth missing if you're in the region. The country's largest city and busy capital, Budapest, is an elegant, stylish and lively city made up of two separate settlements clustered on either side of the Danube River: hilly Buda has a wealth of graceful Habsburg and neoclassical buildings, while sprawling Pest is its commercial centre with a generous scattering of art nouveau architecture and an ad-hoc party scene.
Poland is an eastern European country on the Baltic Sea known for its medieval architecture, Jewish heritage and hearty cuisine. Despite the large number of casualties and destruction the country experienced during World War II, Poland managed to preserve much of its cultural wealth. There are 14 heritage sites inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage and 54 Historical Monuments and many objects of cultural heritage in Poland.
The Czech Republic, also known as Czechia, is a nation state in Central Europe. Although the country may not be large it has a rich and eventful history. From time immemorial Czechs, Germans, Jews and Slovaks, as well as Italian stonemasons and stucco workers, French tradesmen and deserters from Napoleon’s army have all lived and worked here, all influencing one another. For centuries they jointly cultivated their land, creating works that still command our respect and admiration today. It is thanks to their inventiveness and skill that this small country is graced with hundreds of ancient castles, monasteries and stately mansions, and even entire towns that give the impression of being comprehensive artifacts. The Czech Republic contains a vast of amount of architectural treasure and has beautiful forests and mountains to match.
Misunderstood by many, Germany is one of the most unique and charming countries on the continent. Since reunification Germany has at last gained a higher profile as a place to visit, thanks partly to the remarkable resurgence of its capital, Berlin, one of the most fascinating and exciting cities in Europe. It's no surprise at all that today’s Germany is more diverse and cosmopolitan than old stereotypes suggest; mixing time-honoured nationalism and tradition with multicultural modernism and self-confidence.
Austria is a German-speaking federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.66 million people in Central Europe. It is characterized by its mountain villages, baroque city architecture, Imperial history and rugged alpine terrain. Vienna, its Danube River capital, is home to the Schonbrunn and Hofburg palaces, and has counted Mozart, Strauss and Sigmund Freud among its residents. The country’s other notable regions include the northern Bohemian Forest, Lake Traun and eastern hillside vineyards.