8 DAYS FROM BUDAPEST TO VIENNA
Fall in love with the Danube—with its charming small towns, scenic beauty, and exciting cities—on this river cruise vacation. Begin your vacation with a 2-night city stay in the vibrant Hungarian city of Budapest, where included city sightseeing acquaints you with all the highlights. There is plenty of time to explore on your own—shop for paprika at the Central Market Hall, explore the massive castle complex, visit its many museums, and savor Hungarian cuisine. Then, board your ship and discover Slovakia’s vibrant capital of Bratislava, explore the quaint town of Dürnstein with its baroque Stiftskirche, visit Melk’s awe-inspiring Benedictine Abbey, and bask in the natural beauty of Austria’s Wachau Valley. Your vacation ends in Vienna, the “City of Music,” where you’ll disembark and spend an additional two nights. In Vienna, why not visit one of the many lavish museums, explore St. Stephen’s Cathedral, or relax in a local café while enjoying a slice of delectable Sachertorte. All of this and more awaits you on this marvelous cruise vacation.
Day 1 - Budapest
Welcome to Budapest
Day 2 - Budapest
Guided sightseeing, see Fishermen’s Bastion
Day 3 - Budapest (Embarkation)
Morning at leisure; onboard welcome reception
Day 4 - Bratislava
Guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s Cathedral
Day 5 - Dürnstein–Melk
See the Stiftskirche in Dürnstein; guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk
Day 6 - Vienna (Disembarkation)
Day 7 - Vienna
Day at leisure
Day 8 - Vienna
Your vacation ends this morning
Special onboard and onshore experiences presented by local chefs, entertainers, artisans, and experts, designed to enrich your cruise.
Savor a delectable dinner of regional specialties prepared on board by an expert local chef.