European River Cruises - Gems of the Danube

Scenic Luxury Cruises | Gems of the Danube
Nuremberg to Budapest 7-Nights

Discover the wonders of the Danube from the comfort of your Scenic Space-Ship on this wonderful 8-day cruise embarking in Nuremberg. Explore Vienna, with its remarkable array of elegant buildings, and Budapest, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.

Cruise Information: Gems of the Danube

Wachau Valley, Austria

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Cruise Itinerary: Gems of the Danube

Cruise DayCruise PortDescription
Day 1: Nuremberg Welcome Reception
Day 2: Nuremberg Explore the Bavarian city of Nuremberg on foot with a local guide or visit WWII sites including the Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds.
Day 3: Regensburg Discover the town of Regensburg , from its medieval Old Town to the Bavarian Forest at its border. Alternatively, take a leisurely bicycle ride on your own to the Walhalla monument with your Tailormade GPS device.
Day 4: Passau/Linz Discover the World Heritage-listed old town in the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov. Or journey to Salzburg and explore the birthplace of Mozart.
Day 5: Melk/ Dürnstein Take a guided tour through Melk's magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey. O, choose to go on a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein. Alternatively, visit a local winery for a guided tour and tasting. As the day draws to a close, enjoy views of the breathtakingly beautiful Wachau Valley.
Day 6: Vienna Witness the opulence of the Habsburg Empire on a tour of Schönbrunn Palace or take a guided tour of historic Bratislava. Alternatively, explore the city on a guided cycling tour or visit the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe's most stunning Baroque landmarks and home to the world's largest collection of Gustav Klimt's paintings. Admire the opulence of Palais Liechtenstein while sipping a fine Austrian Sekt. Then attend a private evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart.
Day 7: Budapest Take a guided tour, attend a piano concert, or discover the city's Jewish heritage with an expert local guide. Alternatively, hike to Buda Hill for breathtaking views over the Danube, or journey to nearby Szentendre, known for its museums, galleries and artists.
Day 8: Budapest Depart after breakfast
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