Grand Danube

Discover some of Europe’s best-kept secrets on a river cruise which takes you from Prague to Bucharest. Spend three nights in Prague, an overnight in Bucharest, and enjoy plenty of leisure time in Budapest and Vienna to explore on your own. From an 11th century Benedictine Abbey in Melk to the Lepenski Vir archaeological site and rock formations of Belogradchick, tap into a rich seam of European history and natural beauty. Enjoy beer tasting in Regensburg and cruise through the Main Danube Canal and the dramatic Iron Gates gorge.

Your cruise at a glance

  • Bucharest
    • Visit the Royal Palace Square, scene of riots in 1989 which led to the collapse of the communist dictatorship.
  • Vienna
    • Head to one of the traditional coffee houses for a true Viennese institution. Try an Einspanner or Brauner coffee.
  • Budapest
    • Visit Heroes Square and the massive hilltop castle complex with its remarkable Fisherman's Bastion.

Veliko Tarnovo

Itinerary

Multiple itineraries are available:

Grand Danube Cruise - Prague to Bucharest map

Day 1

Prague

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Fly to Prague where you will be met and transferred to the Hilton Prague (or similar) for three nights.

Day 2

Prague

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Included today: Guided sightseeing. Prague is a 1,200 year old city preserved in time. See its best-known treasures on a guided walking tour, including the Old Town's astronomical clock, Hradcany Castle grounds, St Vitus Cathedral and the Charles Bridge. Browse the shops for hand-cut crystal or art books, mingle with the locals in Wenceslas Square, an important meeting point and the site of famous demonstrations against the communist regime, or watch performers on Charles Bridge.

Day 3

Prague

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

A free day for you to explore the city at leisure. Perhaps visit the Communist Museum; sample the local plum dumplings and Pilsner; stroll along the banks of the Vltava River; discover the Jewish Quarter; or wander around Prague's medieval Old Town, dating from the 10th century. Your Cruise Director will have lots of suggestions for things to do.

Prices & cabin details

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Date

Staterooms available

Price per person

Hotels

Athenee Palace Hilton

Built in 1914 and set in the heart of the city, Athénée Palace Hilton is perfect for visiting Bucharest's spectacular sights. This beautiful hotel boasts fantastic views of Revolution Square and is close to the former Royal Palace and Romanian Athenaeum. Official rating: 5 stars.

  • Location
    • Located in central Bucharest, the Athenee Palace Hilton hotel is situated just a five-minute walk from many popular tourist attractions, shops, theatres, cafes and iconic sites. The Old Town is a short stroll away. 

  • Facilities
    • Three restaurants
    • Bar
    • Café bistro
    • Heated indoor swimming pool
    • Jacuzzi
Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest

InterContinental Prague

This first class hotel overlooking the Vltava river, is the ideal base to explore Prague’s historic sites. Official rating: 5 stars.

  • Location
    • Located on the banks of the Vltava River, the hotel is an easy walk from Old Town, Charles Bridge, the Jewish Quarter and Prague Castle. 

  • Facilities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Café
    • Health Centre and Fitness Centre
    • Salt water indoor swimming pool
InterContinental Prague

Hilton Prague

This centrally-located hotel is an ideal base from which to enjoy the attractions of the spectacular city of Prague. Three restaurants, two bars and a health club await you after a day's sightseeing. Official rating: 5 stars.

  • Location
    • A 15 minute walk from the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square and close to major attractions. The airport is 25 minutes away.

  • Facilities
    • Restaurant
    • Sky Bar & Lounge
    • Café Bistro
    • Swimming pool
    • Sauna
Hilton Prague

Four Seasons Hotel Prague

The hotel blends Renaissance, Classical and Baroque architectural styles to create an opulent stay in the Old Town of Prague, moments away from Charles Bridge. Official rating: 5 stars.

  • Location
    • Less than a minute's walk from the metro station and 5 minutes' walk from iconic Charles Bridge.

  • Facilities
    • Spa
    • Vitality pool
    • Italian restaurant
    • Room service
    • Bar

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative similar standard hotels to those shown.

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