Christmastime on the Danube - Vienna to Prague

Enjoy the festive atmosphere from Vienna to Prague and all along the legendary Danube on this enchanting winter cruise. Enjoy guided sightseeing in each city and delight in the sights, smells, and tastes of centuries-old Christmas markets in Vienna, Regensburg, Nuremberg and Prague. Be sure to sample the Glühwein, Lebkuchen and other traditional holiday specialties. Other highlights include a guided visit of the amazing Benedictine Abbey in Melk, a wine tasting, and a visit of the magnificent Hradcany Castle grounds in Prague. Your ship will be decorated and dressed up in Christmas colours.

Itinerary

Christmastime on the Danube - Vienna to Prague map

Day 1

Vienna (Embarkation)

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Fly to Vienna where you will be met and transferred to your cruise ship for six nights.

Day 2

Vienna

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Included today: Guided sightseeing. Once the centre of the mighty Habsburg Empire, this is home to the lavish Hofburg Imperial Palace complex with its Vienna Boys' Choir and dazzling Lipizzaner stallions; the neo-renaissance Vienna Opera House; and awe-inspiring St. Stephen's Cathedral—plus, countless other sights you'll see on your guided tour. We will offer you a special culinary tour at the Viennese Christmas markets where you can taste all the best flavours that Austria has to offer during Christmas time. Be sure to enjoy a piece of decadent Sachertorte or Apfelstrudel in one of the classic coffee houses, historic institutions that helped shape Viennese culture! An optional concert is available tonight.

Day 3

Melk

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Included today: Guided sightseeing. Sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley and arrive in Melk in the early afternoon. The magnificent 11th-century Benedictine Abbey dominates the town and is one of Europe's largest monasteries. The abbey houses an ornate library with over 80,000 printed books and 2,000 manuscripts. You'll be captivated by the splendour of the church with its frescoed ceilings. Later your Cruise Director will introduce you to one of the most popular legends in Europe: St. Nicholas Legend. Join in an evening walking tour of Grein.

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