On a cruise of the Danube River, make your way along fairy-tale cities, medieval villages, and stunning vistas. Enjoy two nights in the quaint Bavarian town of Fussen. Visit Linderhof Palace, the 'Royal Villa' of King Ludwig. Behold Munich's many charms including its world-famous Glockenspiel. On a relaxing a 7-night journey, see the seaside wonders of Germany, Austria and Hungary. Take a walking tour of Passau, a 2,000-year-old city. Drift along through the Wachau Valley, dotted with castles and small riverside towns. Discover Slovakia's remarkable capital, Bratislava. Immerse yourself in the historic opulence and captivating energy of the river valley.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2019
Duration
10 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1FussenOvernight Flight: Sail past breathtaking scenery, pausing along the way in quaint villages and lively cities on a timeless trip down the Danube River.
Day 2FussenFussen, Germany - Tour Begins: Your tour opens in the quaint Bavarian town of Fussen. This evening, gather with your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.
Day 3FussenFussen - Ettal - Oberammergau - Fussen: Travel to Ettal, home of Linderhof Palace. This artistic "Royal Villa" was the only palace King Ludwig II of Bavaria was able to complete in his lifetime. Behind its Baroque facade you will find a world rich in Rococo ornamentation, with many sculptural elements that showcase an incomparable artistry. Later, spend time exploring Oberammergau, renowned for wood carvings and the Passion Play which takes place every ten years.
Day 4FussenFussen - Munich - Passau - Board Cruise Ship: Journey to Munich. Feel the energy of this lively and fascinating city during a tour that highlights Olympic Park, the world-famous Glockenspiel,* and Marienplatz, a beautiful square surrounded by shops, restaurants and cafes. Enjoy free time before continuing on to Passau to meet your cruise ship. Unpack for a relaxing 7-night Danube River cruise aboard your lovely ship. This vessel offers the newest technology, a panoramic deck, panorama bar, excellent cuisine, outstanding service and unlimited wine and beer with every dinner onboard. This evening, enjoy a cocktail reception followed by a welcome aboard dinner.
Day 5RegensburgRegensburg: A guided walking tour of magnificent Regensburg reveals one of Germany's grand medieval cities with nearly 1,400 historic buildings. Some of the architectural highlights you may view include the first stone bridge built over the Danube, a 1,400-foot-long span built in the 12th century; the old Town Hall; and the Porta Praetoria, one of only two remaining Roman gates in Germany, built in A.D. 179. Tonight, partake in a delightful Bavarian evening onboard.
Day 6PassauPassau - Linz, Austria: Wake this morning surrounded by scenic valleys and charming riverside towns en route to Passau, set at the confluence of the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers. Enjoy a leisurely paced walking tour of this 2,000-year-old fairy-tale city, exploring the ornate Baroque architecture, the quaint cobblestone streets, and St. Stephan's Cathedral, home to Europe's largest church organ. You will have leisure time to independently explore the town. This afternoon, get to know the charming riverside town of Linz on a walking tour of the city.
Day 7Wachau ValleyWachau Valley - Emmersdorf - Vienna: View the picturesque landscape as you cruise to the charming town of Emmersdorf. Relax and enjoy the scenery. This afternoon you continue cruising through the romantic Wachau Valley, dotted with magnificent castles and small riverside towns. Arrive in Vienna, Austria's beautiful capital city, in the early evening.
Day 8ViennaVienna: Join a local expert and explore Vienna's Imperial architecture including the lavish Hofburg Palace, the impressive Vienna Opera House, the majestic Ringstrasse, and the awe-inspiring St. Stephen's Cathedral. The afternoon is at leisure to explore Vienna's Baroque elegance, stroll along the Karntner Strasse, or sample some of Vienna's famous pastries. If you wish, you may join an optional excursion to the opulent Schonbrunn Palace, the summer retreat of the Habsburg dynasty.
Day 9ViennaVienna - Bratislava, Slovakia: Tour Slovakia's remarkable capital, Bratislava, and discover the city's most celebrated sites including the 13th-century castle, Old Town, St. Martin's Cathedral, Michael's Gate, and the Archbishop's palace. The afternoon is at leisure. Tonight, you are invited to attend the Captain's Gala Dinner before departing for Hungary.
Day 10BudapestBudapest, Hungary: Embark on a tour of Budapest, Hungary's lovely capital, featuring the historic Buda Castle area, Fisherman's Bastion and the 500-year-old St. Matthias Church. Enjoy splendid views of the twin cities of Buda and Pest, nestled on opposing banks of the river. Tonight, gather onboard with your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner. After dinner, take in the essence of the region during an evening cruise to view Budapest's stunning night skyline followed by a fun-filled folklore show.
Day 11BudapestBudapest - Disembark Ship - Tour Ends: After breakfast, disembark the ship as your tour comes to an end.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
09/26/2020$3,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/10/2020$3,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Lueftner Cruises Innsbruck, Austria
Luitpoldpark Hotel Fuessen Fuessen , Germany
Disclaimer
* NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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