Enjoy the great outdoors and unique experiences along the Danube River in cities that inspired fairy tales. Prague boasts Hradčany, the biggest (and arguably the most extraordinary) castle in the world, and an Old Jewish Quarter that’s witnessed both hardships and celebrations for centuries. 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 of the infamous Nazi documentation centers and party rally grounds.
In the historical capital of Vienna, be met with glorious food, wine, art and outdoor experiences all on the search for new inspiration along the Danube.
Explore Weissenkirchen’s idyllic wine village and hiking the vineyard.
Experience Germany’s great outdoors by biking along the Danube River.
Journey deep into the alluring Bavarian Forest National Park, Deggendorf
Explore around the Nuremberg Castle, in the heart of the historical center.
Today in Vienna, explore the “City of Waltzes” and dive into its vast artistic legacy with a 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. Explore the “City of Waltzes” from a new perspective on a Jewish Vienna excursion.
Choice of Viennese highlights with Musikverein or The secrets of Vienna
Start the 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.
Featured Excursion: “Let’s Go” vineyard hike
Choice of Weissenkirchen “Village Day” with wine tasting or Melk Abbey with library visit
In the evening, a special Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner will be prepared.
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. Take to the German city by foot and explore its splendid mix of old and new. Marvel at the Italian baroque-style St. Stephen’s Church, which holds the second largest church pipe organ in the world.
Featured Excursion: “Let’s Go” scenic Bavarian river biking
Choice of Passau walking tour or Passau geocaching scavenger hunt
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 Excursions: Bavarian forest adventure or Straubing village stroll
Spend the morning discovering Regensburg’s long line of dukes, kings and bishops that called the former Bavarian capital and Free Imperial City home. Find the need for speed with a tour of the state-of-the-art BMW factory. Tour the carmaker’s futuristic plant and learn how it has cranked out millions of automobiles. Alternatively, join a local guide for a walking tour through Regensburg’s fascinating Jewish Quarter.
Choice of "2,000 Years in One Hour" Regensburg walking tour or BMW factory visit
Upon arrival in Nuremberg, delve straight into the city’s highlights with a visit to Nuremberg Castle, an impressive medieval complex in the heart of the historical center. Experience the city like a local on a walking tour that will highlight iconic spots and lesser-known gems. Also, be able to learn the intriguing history of the Jewish people in Nuremberg during World War II. Dive into the significance of Nuremberg’s role in Jewish culture with a Jewish Nuremberg and WWII outing.
Choice of "Do as the Locals Do" Nuremberg walking tour or Nuremberg panoramic city tour
Jewish Heritage Excursion: Jewish Nuremberg and WWII
In the evening, a special Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner will be prepared.
Day 8: Nuremberg to Prague (Disembark)
Disembark the ship and transfer from Nuremberg to Prague.
Day 9: Prague
Prague has been a magnet for artists, writers, scientists and composers for centuries. It also boasts great beer, a lively art scene, stunning castles and up-and-coming fashion designers, making it a fun as well as beautiful place to visit. Explore Prague through the eyes of Jewish author, Franz Kafka, on a tour of Prague’s Jewish Quarter.
Choice of Prague Old Town and Charles Bridge walking tour or Hradčany Castle visit
Jewish Heritage Excursion: Prague’s Old Jewish Quarter
Day 10: Prague (Depart)
Depart from Prague’s Václav Havel Airport for your journey home.
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Magnificent appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) located on the Moselle Deck . Handcrafted Savoir Beds of England, built-in closet, safe, hair dryer, individual thermostat, flat TV screen and bottled water. Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, back-lit magnifying mirror, cozy bathrobes, and slippers.
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Sumptuous appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) located on the Danube Deck and Main Deck. Handcrafted Savoir Beds of England, built-in closet, safe, hair dryer, individual thermostat, flat TV screen and bottled water. Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, back-lit magnifying mirror, cozy bathrobes, and slippers.
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Luxuriant appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) located on the Rhine Deck with a French balcony. Handcrafted Savoir Beds of England, built-in closet, safe, hair dryer, individual thermostat, flat TV screen and bottled water. Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, backlit magnifying mirror, cozy bathrobes, and slippers.
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Lavishly appointed riverview suite (214 sq ft - 20 sq m) located on the Rhine Deck with a French balcony. Handcrafted Savoir Beds of England, built-in closet, safe, hair dryer, individual thermostat, flat TV screen and bottled water. Marble bathroom with Hermès bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, waffle bathrobes, and slippers. Additional special amenities and services.
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9 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 7 Dinners
9 Nights Accommodations
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Ground transportation as listed
Activities as listed
Meals as listed
Access to a 24-7 Emergency line while traveling
Bilingual English-speaking guide
All gratuities, shipboard and shoreside
Bicycles & Hiking Sticks equipment if needed
Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions
Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks, and mineral water
Guided “Do as the Locals Do” and “Let's Go” programs
State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio-headset system on all excursions
Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture
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Additional excursions during free time
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Our guide and driver were very good with their knowledge and were very helpful with our questions. It was a very pleasant visit that would have been impossible to do on our own. Hotels and restaurants were fantastic. The special places we got to go to, like the kitchens, were great. Enjoyed the entire trip!