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You will start in either Vienna or Prague and meander down the Danube stopping at enthralling cities and mesmerising sights. Your leisurely riverboat journey unfolds like a dream: dramatic river landscapes, fairy-tale castles, Roman ruins, and romantic villages... the epicurean delights of Wachau Valley, wine tastings... a mountaintop abbey drenched in lavish Baroque art... a mad count’s romantic vision of a medieval castle... the quirky, eclectic charms of Bratislava... and the magic of Vienna, capped by a sumptuous evening of dining and music at a Viennese palace.
- Gratuities to ship staff, drivers, local guides, Tauck Directors and Tauck Cruise Directors
- Tauck’s private shore excursions and distinctive inclusions – £1,143 Value
- Tauck Exclusive – private Imperial Evening at a private Vienna palace with dinner and Viennese performers
- Choice of sightseeing in Passau or medieval Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic
- Wine-tasting event at the village of Weissenkirchen, in Austrian wine country
- Choice of visit to Grein or the poignant Mauthausen Memorial
- Choice in Vienna of world-class museums, including the Haus der Musik
- Unlimited complimentary beverages aboard ship now include regional wine, beer and premium spirits in addition to specialty coffee, water and soft drinks
- Airport and train station transfers upon arrival and departure as noted
- 20 meals (7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners); service charges, taxes, porterage, and applicable fuel surcharges
Day 1 Arrive Vienna & embark ship
Your Danube cruise begins: 5:15 PM, Vienna, Austria. A transfer is included from Vienna International Airport or the Vienna Westbahnof train station directly to your riverboat, where embarkation begins at 4:00 PM.
Day 2 Choices in & around Bratislava
Awaken this morning for a choice of activities in or near Bratislava, Slovakia's visually intriguing capital city. One is a walking tour of the cobblestoned, vehicle-free historic center of Bratislava; medieval, Baroque and modern architecture mix...
Day 3 A day & night in Imperial Vienna
Begin the day in Vienna with a tour of the city’s fabulous landmarks, then take your choice of awe-inspiring museum tours: visit the Belvedere, an opulent 18th-century palace and former residence of Prince Eugene of Savoy
Day 4 Castles, abbeys and picture-perfect Dürnstein
This morning, your riverboat docks in Krems, which offers you a choice of unforgettable sightseeing excursions: visit the lofty, lavish monastery at Göttweig Abbey, a mountaintop Benedictine retreat with Baroque architectural features
Day 5 Grein or the Mauthausen Memorial
Arrive in the typically picturesque riverside village of Grein, Austria, for a choice of sightseeing in Grein or a visit to the Mauthausen Memorial. In Grein, your visit begins with a guided walking tour of the village
Day 6 Exploring Passau or Cesky Krumlov
Your riverboat arrives in Passau today for a choice of sightseeing in this riverside town in Germany, or an excursion to Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic. Once a Roman outpost at the confluence of three rivers, Passau is over 2,500 years old
Day 7 Historic insights in Regensburg
A choice of sightseeing excursions awaits you in colourful Regensburg; one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval towns, it boasts more than 1,400 historic structures..
Day 8 Journey home
Your cruise ends in Straubing, Germany. Fly home anytime. Transfers are included from the riverboat to Munich International Airport or Munich's main railroad station. You should allow a minimum of three hours for flight check-in.
Cruising along the Danube River exclusively for Tauck, ms Joy continues to maintain Tauck’s high standards for quality and comfort as part of the Destination Fleet With a maximum of 130 guests, the 443-foot riverboat and her sister ships continue the tradition of providing more space per guest on Europe’s inland waterways, transporting fewer passengers than most longships (135 meters).
Her deck plan is innovative; with a total of 67 cabins, the most popular cabins tend to be the largest... so have used the added ship length to offer twenty-two 300-square-foot Tauck Suites – the most of any river cruise ship on any European river. To increase the amount of natural sunlight on the lower deck, Tauck has created 8 loft cabins that extend from the first to the second decks, providing guests with an additional view; all windows in these loft cabins open. Read Less
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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