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Gems of the Danube River Cruise

(11 days, Prague - Budapest, 2015)
Gems of the Danube River Cruise
This 11 day tour takes you from Prague to Budapest exploring some of the towns that make their homes on the banks of the Danube, including Linz and Vienna.

Prague - Budapest
After discovering the treasures of one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Prague; this tour will cruise along the mighty Danube River from Nuremberg to Budapest, along the way visiting some of Germany’s most charming destinations including Regensburg and Passau - the gateway to discover Salzburg and Cesky Krumlov. It will also dock in the beautiful Austrian towns of Melk and Dürnstein, cruise past the breathtaking Wachau Valley wine region and soak up all the beauty of majestic Vienna.

All-inclusive luxury

Scenic ‘Space-Ship’
Ultimate Inclusions

  • Complimentary beverages all day, everyday^
  • Private butler service for all guests
  • Scenic Riverview – interactive on board commentary
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet
  • Electronically assisted Bicycles
  • Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’
  • Six dining venues, including River Café and Table La Rive
  • Return airport transfers

^conditions apply

Scenic Enrich

  • Exclusive once in a lifetime experiences
  • Enjoy a private Viennese evening concert at the majestic Palais Liechtenstein, known as the Garden Palace and home to the Price of Liechtenstein’s privately owned art collection

Scenic Sundowners

  • Enjoy an afternoon cocktail at your day’s end overlooking the stunning Wachau Valley, one of Europe’s most impressive wine regions†

†Scenic Sundowners is a seasonal highlight and is included from 01 April to 30 September 2015

Scenic Tailormade

  • 26 options to choose from in 12 locations

Scenic Free Choice

  • 15 included options to choose from in 10 locations

Dining Experiences

  • 23 superb meals including, 10 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L) and 7 Dinners (D)

Scenic Highlights

  • See the Old Town Square, Astronomical Clock and walk across the Charles Bridge in Prague
  • Meet your fellow guests at a lavish Captain’s welcome dinner on board your Scenic ‘Space-Ship’
  • Be entertained by a Bavarian music group performance
  • Sail through the Danube Gorge to the impressive Weltenburg Abbey, set on the banks of the Danube River, upon arrival enjoy a guided tour, including beer tasting at one of the oldest monastery breweries in the world
  • Visit Melk, one of the world’s most famous monastic sites
  • Sail through the stunning Wachau Valley, one of the most important wine regions in Europe
  • Enjoy a Hungarian folk show followed by an evening cruise along the Danube in Budapest
  • ALL TIPPING and GRATUITIES
Day 1: Prague
Welcome to Prague. You will be met at the airport by your Scenic Tours Representative and transferred* to your centrally located hotel.
Three Night Stay: Prague
Day 2: Prague (B)
This morning join your local guide on a walking tour and see the Astronomical Clock and walk across the Charles Bridge. One of the most familiar sights in Prague, the Charles Bridge was commissioned in 1357 by Charles IV after the Judith Bridge was destroyed by floods.
Day 3: Prague (B)
Enjoy exploring this magnificent city at your leisure. Situated on the bank of the River Vltava in central Bohemia, the beautiful city of Prague is rich in history and is home to some of the world’s most pristine and varied collections of architecture. Your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day.
Day 4: Prague - Nuremberg (B,D)
Today journey by coach to Nuremberg. On arrival you will be personally welcomed by your friendly dedicated staff on board your luxury Scenic ‘Space-Ship’. After unpacking for the start of your 7 night voyage, join your fellow guests for a Welcome Cocktail in the lounge.
Day 5: Nuremberg (B,L,D)
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) see the infamous WWII sites followed by a visit to the Documentation Centre; or (2) ‘Tastes of Nuremberg’; enjoy a delicious sampling of Nuremberg’s famous bratwurst, beer and gingerbread. Enjoy the Captain’s welcome dinner this evening.
Day 6: Regensburg (B,L,D)
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) enjoy a guided walking tour of Regensburg including an organ recital; or (2) visit Weltenburg Abbey; board a local ferry and sail through the Danube Gorge to the impressive Weltenburg Abbey, set on the banks of the Danube River. Explore the Abbey with a local guide and enjoy beer tasting at one of the oldest monastery breweries in the world.
Day 7: Passau - Linz (B,L,D)
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) enjoy a visit to Salzburg, setting for ‘The Sound of Music’ and birthplace of Mozart; or (2) take an excursion to the medieval Czech town of Cesky Krumlov.
Day 8: Melk - Dürnstein - Vienna (B,L,D)
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) visit the magnificent Benedictine Abbey; or (2) take a guided bicycle ride along the river, from Melk to the picturesque town of Dürnstein, where you will have an opportunity to witness some truly spectacular scenery whilst your Scenic ‘Space-Ship’ glides through the awe-inspiring wine region of the Wachau Valley to meet up with you. SCENIC SUNDOWNERS Enjoy an afternoon cocktail at your day’s end overlooking the stunning Wachau Valley (Scenic Sundowners is a seasonal highlight and is included from 01 April to 30 September 2015).
Day 9: Vienna (B,L,D)
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) discover Bratislava; travel to Slovakia’s capital and enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of this historic city, then board a local train and travel back to Vienna along what was once known as the great Austro-Hungarian empire route; or (2) visit the world renowned Spanish Riding School for a guided tour, or to witness the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program (not available all departure dates); or (3) take a guided tour of Schönbrunn Palace; or (4) ‘Shop with a Chef’ join your on board chef for a guided visit to a local food market, where you will have an opportunity to shop for, and taste the best ingredients this region has to offer. SCENIC ENRICHHighlights include a glass of Austrian Sekt at the majestic Palais Liechtenstein, followed by an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the music of Strauss and Mozart. The Palais is also known as the Garden Palace. It reveals fascinating insights into 400 years of artistic patronage and is where the Prince of Liechtenstein showcases his privately owned art collection.
Day 10: Budapest (B,L,D)
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) discover the highlights of Budapest during a guided city tour, you will visit both towns of Buda and Pest, linked by the famous Chain Bridge and guarded by two lion statues on both bridgeheads, the suspension bridge offers one of the city’s most beautiful views. Enjoy seeing Heroes’ Square, Matthias Church, the Fisherman’s Bastion and the medieval town on Castle Hill; or (2) relax and rejuvenate in the Széchenyi Thermal Bath and Spa, one of the largest spa complexes in Europe; or (3) explore the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock – Nuclear Bunker Museum; discover the underground museum, dedicated to a former secret emergency hospital and nuclear bunker. Tonight enjoy the Captain’s Farewell dinner, followed by an evening cruise along the Danube.
Day 11: Budapest (B)
After breakfast it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark your cruise. Our Scenic Tours Representative will take* you to the airport.

*Check transfer entitlements with your travel agent. For guests who have already received documentation - refer to your booking summary.

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May 2015
8
08 May 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Royal Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Deluxe Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Standard Stateroom Fully Booked
from AUD $5,550 (Standard Stateroom)
Jul 2015
17
17 Jul 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Single Balcony Suite AUD $8,215
Royal Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Balcony Suite AUD $6,975 - $7,300
Deluxe Balcony Suite AUD $6,945
Balcony Suite AUD $6,545 - $6,745
Standard Stateroom AUD $5,550 - $5,800
31
31 Jul 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Royal Balcony Suite AUD $8,045
Junior Balcony Suite AUD $6,975 - $7,300
Deluxe Balcony Suite AUD $6,945 - $7,195
Balcony Suite AUD $6,545 - $6,875
Standard Stateroom AUD $5,550 - $5,800
from AUD $5,550 (Standard Stateroom)
Aug 2015
14
14 Aug 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Royal Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Balcony Suite AUD $6,975
Deluxe Balcony Suite AUD $6,945 - $7,195
Balcony Suite AUD $6,545 - $6,875
Standard Stateroom AUD $5,550 - $5,800
28
28 Aug 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Royal Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Deluxe Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Balcony Suite AUD $6,745
Standard Stateroom AUD $5,550 - $5,800
from AUD $5,550 (Standard Stateroom)
Sep 2015
11
11 Sep 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Royal Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Deluxe Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Balcony Suite AUD $6,545
Standard Stateroom AUD $5,800
25
25 Sep 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Royal Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Deluxe Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Standard Stateroom AUD $5,800
from AUD $5,800 (Standard Stateroom)
Oct 2015
9
09 Oct 2015 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite Fully Booked
Single Balcony Suite AUD $8,215
Royal Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Balcony Suite AUD $6,975 - $7,300
Deluxe Balcony Suite AUD $6,945 - $7,195
Balcony Suite AUD $6,545 - $6,875
Standard Stateroom AUD $5,550 - $5,800
from AUD $5,550 (Standard Stateroom)
Prices include port and sundry charges. Itinerary and departure dates subject to change. Please inquire for full details. All prices are in CAD and based on per passenger twin share. Refer to the terms and conditions.
Prices include port and sundry charges. Itinerary and departure dates subject to change. Please inquire for full details. All prices are in USD and based on per passenger twin share. Refer to the terms and conditions.

At a glance

Duration
11 Days
From
AUD $5,550
per person twin share
Dates
08 May 2015
Fully Booked
17 Jul 2015
Available
31 Jul 2015
Available
14 Aug 2015
Available
28 Aug 2015
Available
11 Sep 2015
Available
25 Sep 2015
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09 Oct 2015
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