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8 Day Gems of the Danube Cycling Discovery
(Budapest to Nuremberg)

8 days with Scenic  Rating: Deluxe

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River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 Welcome to Budapest
Your journey into wonder begins here. Raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. (Dinner)
 
Day 2 Budapest
Budapest is one of Europe’s oldest and prettiest cities.
 
Make the most of your day with a guided cycling tour. Or you might wish to select one of the included Freechoice options.
 
Make the most of a guided tour of this city including a piano concert. Alternatively, relax and unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa, famous for their naturally heated springs and healing properties. Or, if you choose, brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock, a relic of WWII and the 1956 uprising. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 3 Vienna
As you cruise the mighty Danube relax in one of the lounges and viewing areas, and enjoy the scenery as your Scenic Space-Ship sails towards majestic Vienna.
 
Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. Even in elegant Vienna, Palais Liechtenstein is one of the grandest of all venues, and you’ll have ample opportunity to explore it. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 4 Vienna
Today you have options galore.
 
Join your dedicated cycling guide and discover the beauty of this imperial city on your guided cycling tour through the city.
 
Alternatively, take one of our included Freechoice options.
 
Take a guided tour of the historic city of Bratislava or Schönbrunn Palace, and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School and either see the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program or take a tour of the stables. Or, taste your way around the local market with your on board chef with our Shop with a Chef option. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 5 Dürnstein > Melk
This morning join your dedicated cycling guide on a 32 kilometres ride from Dürnstein to Melk. The route will take you through villages encompassed with vineyards and farmlands, where traditional Austrian houses are prominent. It’s a great opportunity to discover the local lifestyle and culture, while exploring some of the most picturesque parts of the Danube.
 
As the day ends, you’ll get to take in the fine scenery at the breathtakingly beautiful Wachau Valley. You’ll be in very fine company, and can expect a wonderful ending to a magnificent day. Of course, we don’t take all the credit for this one. It’s nature who’ll provide the view, we’re just bringing the drinks. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 6 Linz > Passau
Today will be a day to remember, this morning leave your ship behind and set on a full day ride along the Danube path, the most famous cycling route in Europe. As you ride along the river you’ll be discovering quaint villages, and admiring the might Alps that provide magnificent scenery. Alternatively, you might wish to partake in one of our delightful Freechoice activities. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 7 Regensburg
At the confluence of three rivers, Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences, from its medieval old town to the Bavarian Forest on its border. Join your dedicated cycling guide and discover part of the Five Rivers route. The route is famous as it encompasses five rivers: the Danube, Altmühl, Naab, Vils and Pegnitz, and today you’ll have an opportunity to discover three of these magnificent rivers. Alternatively, you could take a leisurely cycle on your own to the Walhalla monument with your Tailormade GPS device. The route to Walhalla is also along the Danube cycling route, and it’s approximately 10 kilometres away from Regensburg. Or you might wish to select one of the Freechoice activities.
 
Join your insightful local guide for an enjoyable walk around Regensburg where you’ll discover the old town, with its array of wealthy merchant houses, the Old Bridge and the Porta Praetoria – a reminder of Regensburg’s Roman heritage. Alternatively, hop on a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to view historic Weltenburg Abbey, set on the shore of the Danube River. Explore the abbey and sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 8 Nuremberg
Depart after a wonderful farewell breakfast. Nuremberg is the end of your cruise, but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories. (Breakfast)
Tour Map
All This Included
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • Your choice of Freechoice activities
  • 1 Sundowners event
  • 20 Meals – 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Amber or Scenic Jade
Notes
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.



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