2023 : Danube Waltz : Passau to Budapest
Cruise to enchanting destinations
Soak up soothing steam at a Budapest thermal bath. Learn to waltz at a Viennese dance school. Savor Austro-Hungarian cuisine in Vienna and Budapest. Admire the Wachau Valley's beauty. Explore lesser-known Central European cities like Bratislava and Passau. Witness daily life in an abbey on an exclusive visit to Gottweig. This 8-day itinerary reveals the best of these places, while cruising leisurely through spectacular scenery.
Day By Day
Day 1 - Passau, Germany
Set at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz and Danube Rivers, enchanting Passau is home to elegant colored buildings and graceful arcades.
Day 2 - Passau, Germany
Founded by the Celts more than 2,000 years ago, Passau is one of Bavaria's oldest cities.
Day 3 - Linz, Austria
Originally known as Lentia in its days as a 1st-century Roman castle-settlement, Linz is today's provincial capital of Upper Austria.
Day 4 - Krems, Austria
The crown jewel of the Wachau Valley is the splendid Benedictine Abbey of Gottweig, a working monastery for more than 900 years.
Day 5 - Vienna, Austria
The capital city of Austria, Vienna is filled with green parks, upscale stores, theaters and gracious boulevards.
Day 6 - Bratislava, Slovakia
The capital of Slovakia, Bratislava is filled with lovingly restored baroque city palaces and dominated by an enormous castle 300 feet above the Danube.
Day 7 - Budapest, Hungary
Budapest is aptly called 'Paris of the East' for its beautiful evening illumination and reflected lights in the Danube's waters.
Day 8 - Budapest, Hungary
Riverside beauty, a vibrant cultural scene and elegant Art Nouveau architecture converge in Budapest.
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- Cruise Line
- Viking River Cruises
- Offer valid through 3/31/2023
- 8 Days
- Cruise Ship
- Viking Embla
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