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Romania's iconic Bran Castle "Dracula's Castle"
$3,499
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Gems of Southeast Europe - Cruise Only

Giurgiu - Budapest - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amabella
  • Take a tour of Novi Sad
  • Indulge in MS Amabella's luxuries
  • Cruise through the Iron Gates
  • Enjoy culinary and wine excursions
Starts / Ends:
Giurgiu / Budapest
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Arrive in Budapest and embark the MS Amabella for your 8-day Danube River cruise. Traverse the dramatic narrow gorge known as the Iron Gates, then cruise along the Romanian-Bulgarian border. Visit Vidin and Rousse before disembarking in Budapest. With options for wine tasting excursions, visits to …
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Passau at sunset, Germany
$3,299
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Enchanting Danube

Budapest to Passau - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Maria Theresa
  • Kunstkammer Vienna Private Viewing
  • 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Private Mozart and Strauss concert
  • Visit the Melk Abbey
  • Explore Dürnstein wine village
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Passau
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the shimmering waters of the fabled Danube River flowing thousands of miles through the very heart of Europe, silent witness to centuries of artistic achievement and historical events. This 8-day journey aboard S.S Maria Theresa from Budapest to Passau provides an immersive cultural …
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Wander a cozy Christmas Market
$2,999
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Danube Christmas Delights

Budapest - Passau - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Cruises
  • Wander through Bratislava
  • Taste Linz's famous Linzer Torte
  • Explore Christkindlmarkt
  • Discover Passau's history
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Passau
Activities:
Christmas Market Visits, Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 8-day Danube Christmas Delights cruise with Viking Cruises,exploring the gems of Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Wachau Valley, Linz, and Passau. In Budapest, be enchanted by the stunning architecture and thermal spas, while the Christmas season adds a romantic touch with yuletide …
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Rathaus in Vienna
$2,799
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Christmas on the Danube

Regensburg to Budapest - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Cruises
  • Visit Regensburg's medieval town
  • Stroll the romantic market stalls
  • See Europe's largest pipe organ
  • Explore Vienna's Christmas markets
Starts / Ends:
Regensburg / Budapest
Activities:
Christmas Market Visits, Local Market Visits, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on this 8-day Christmas on the Danube cruise along the Blue Danube, exploring the beauty of Hungary, Austria, and Germany. On this trip, get to experience the rich culture and history of these three countries and witness the festive spirit of grand cities, medieval towns, and quaint …
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Historic Nuremberg
$7,399
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Grand Christmas & New Year's

Nuremberg to Budapest - 13 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Beatrice
  • Tour to the Regensburg old city
  • Visit the Bavarian Forest village
  • Walk through the beautiful Passau
  • Enjoy an evening of music at Vienna
Starts / Ends:
Nuremberg / Budapest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
If you’re looking to celebrate the holidays and welcome the New Year in incredible style, this special cruise is for you.Visit stunning churches and sample delicious wines in enchanting baroque villages. Ring in the New Year dancing in a real Viennese palace and see how a dusting of snow adds …
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Sunset over Passau
$2,199
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Romantic Danube

Budapest to Regensburg - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Cruises
  • Visit Budapest's Matthias Church
  • Explore the Schönbrunn Palace
  • See Inn, Ilz and Danube Rivers
  • Tour the scenic town of Regensburg
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Regensburg
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 8-day cruising adventure sailing between Budapest, Hungary and Regensburg, Germany. Visit Budapest’s Castle District and cross the famous Chain Bridge. Explore Göttweig Abbey, one of Austria’s most revered monastic centers, and make dumplings with Wachau Valley apricots. …
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$3,799
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European Holiday Markets

Nuremberg to Vienna - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Beatrice
  • Experience Europe on the holidays
  • Visit holiday markets in Europe
  • 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Starts / Ends:
Nuremberg / Vienna
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Christmas Market Visits, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This cruise takes you to some of the most famous and delightful holiday markets in Europe. Those looking to experience Europe at its most magical will enjoy the chance to discover the delightful holiday traditions and treats of Germany and Austria. At each market, you’ll find wooden stalls …
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Christmas Market Square at night
$5,999
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Enchanting Christmas & New Year's

Passau to Budapest - 11 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Maria Theresa
  • Fancy a Artstetten Castle reception
  • Spend Christmas Day in Salzburg
  • Discover the delicacies of Slovakia
  • Enjoy a Mozart and Strauss concert
  • Warm up with mulled wine tasting
Starts / Ends:
Passau / Budapest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
An 11-day festive extravaganza celebrating two holidays in grand and unforgettable style. Ring out the old year and ring in the new with art, wine and song as you cruise through four nations aboard S.S Maria Theresa during this enchanting season. Cruise the mighty Danube, visiting classic capitals …
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Brilliant tulips growing near Amsterdam
$11,590
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Splendours of Europe

Amsterdam - Budapest - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Sky
  • Explore Amsterdam
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Explore Melk
  • Visit towns
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Budapest
Activities:
Biking, Hiking
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this 15-day Splendors of Europe journey on the Emerald Sky from Amsterdam to Budapest. This trip takes travelers on an unforgettable route through the picturesque countries of the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary. Learn about the Dutch Golden Age in Amsterdam, followed …
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Explore the inspiring Amsterdam
$11,590
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Splendours of Europe

Amsterdam - Budapest - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Destiny
  • Explore Amsterdam
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Explore Vienna
  • Visit towns
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Budapest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this 15-day Splendors of Europe cruise aboard the Emerald Destiny from Amsterdam to Budapest. This trip includes a scenic route through the countries of the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary. Begin the exploration in Amsterdam, and delve into the history of the Dutch …
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Explore Cologne
$11,190
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Splendours of Europe

Amsterdam to Budapest - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Sun
  • Explore the Dutch Golden Age
  • Pass the infamous Lorelai Rock
  • Visit Würzburg
  • Discover Vienna’s famous sights
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Budapest
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 15-day Splendour of Europe cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest aboard Emerald Sun. Explore Amsterdam's picturesque canals, cafés, and art galleries. Visit the cathedral city of Cologne is one of the oldest cities in Germany and the largest on the Rhine. Admire hilltop castles, …
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Enjoy a cozy Christmas market in Cologne
$16,990
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Christmas & New Year

Amsterdam - Budapest - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Opal
  • Explore Amsterdam
  • Experience Rhine Gorge
  • Visit Würzburg
  • Discover Cologne
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Budapest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 15-day cruise aboard the Scenic Opal. Santa Claus, Christmas trees, and gift-giving have been cherished traditions in Europe for centuries. Explore these customs afresh in various towns. Experience a special Christmas celebration between Rüdesheim and Würzburg. Then, feel the …
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Romania's iconic Bran Castle "Dracula's Castle"
$3,999
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Gems of Southeast Europe - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS AmaMagna
  • Admire Rousse's architecture
  • Learn of the region's rich history
  • Enjoy culinary and wine excursions
  • Tour European cities and villages
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Giurgiu
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark the Amamagna for an 8-day cruise along the Danube River. On this intimate cruise beginning in Budapest, tour villages, explore historical sites and enjoy the luxurious amenities on board while you fall in love the unique Southeast Europeancharm that this region offers. Cross through the …
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Hungarian parliament, Budapest
$3,999
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Highlights of Eastern Europe

Budapest to Bucharest - 10 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Beatrice
  • Tour Belgrade by bicycle
  • Cruise the Iron Gates along Danube
  • 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Bucharest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow a path forged by crusaders, kings and conquerors through Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Romania and Bulgaria. Immerse yourself in new cultures and make new friends as you travel from splendid Budapest to dynamic Bucharest, discovering the best that the revitalized nations of Eastern Europe have …
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Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest, Hungary
$5,259
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Gems of Southeast Europe

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaverde
  • Enjoy Pécs
  • Visit the Szekszárd wine region
  • Discover Novi Sad
  • Explore Vidin
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Bucharest
Activities:
Biking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Be treated to the flavors, sights, sounds, and cultures of this diverse swath of the continent. Celtic fortifications, medieval towns, and grand cities, along with the natural beauty of pastoral landscapes and the Danube’s famed Iron Gates, showcase the best of eastern Europe. Nature lovers …
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Christmas Market in Prague
$4,874
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Iconic Christmas Markets

13 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amalea
  • Visit The Great Synagogue
  • Explore Rathaus
  • Take a guided bike ride
  • Sample Bavaria’s specialties
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Travel back through centuries as you walk along cobblestone streets through grand cities and historic towns bedecked with twinkling Christmas trees and lined with wooden huts gleaming with handcrafted treasures. Iconic Christmas Markets are plentiful and are on full display for your pleasure: …
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Visit castle ruins in the German countryside
$4,499
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Grand European Tour

Amsterdam to Budapest - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Cruises
  • Discove the Dom,Germany’s cathedral
  • Explore Marksburg Castle
  • Visit the Bishops’ Residenz
  • View Germany’s oldest restaurant
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Budapest
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on your ship in Budapest and discover the Rhine Valley vistas from a 900-year-old castle. Sample the food and wine of Austria’s Wachau Valley. Learn the Viennese waltz and linger in Budapest’s Café Gerbeaud. Indulge all your senses on this 15-day journey spanning the best …
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Panoramic view of Budapest cityscape
$8,990
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Enchantment of Eastern Europe

Budapest - Bucharest - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Luna
  • Visit site of Lepenski Vir
  • Visit and meet a Croatian family
  • Bike around the Belgrade
  • Watch and enjoy a horse show
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Bucharest
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Immerse in Eastern Europe's history and culture on this 9-Day Enchantment of Eastern Europe Cruise from Budapest to Bucharest on the Emerald Luna. Begin the trip to Budapest and explore its bridges on your first day. Experience a traditional horse show in Kalocsa on day two. Day three leads to …
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