Cruisetour featuring a Danube River Cruise + Pre-cruise Prague

12 Days - Tour Dates: October 20 - 31, 2018 - Guaranteed Departure!
24 Meals Included

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Price Per Person:

From $4499.00 per person, double occupancy

Deposit of $500pp
Price below includes Air from LAX - See Highlights section for other cities

Prices include airfare from SAN/LAX. Please call or refer to our catalog for prices from your home city.

Tour Highlights:

  • Round Trip Home Pick-up
  • Round Trip LAX Air - ADD $40pp for San Diego, Orange County, San Antonio, Austin, Las Vegas, & Phoenix
  • 24 MEALS: All 10 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 8 Dinners (D)
  • Wine with dinners on board ship
  • Pre-cruise Prague: 3 nights with hotel, daily breakfast, and city tour
  • 7 night cruise Passau to Budapest on board the 5-Star Amadeus ms Elegant
  • 6 Ports of Call with 5 included shore excursions:  Regensburg, Vienna, Melk Abbey, Bratislava, & Budapest
  • Included daily music, lectures, cooking demos onboard the ship
  • Airport transfers in Prague & Budapest
  • Deluxe coach transfers: from Prague to Passau

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 Saturday, 10/20/2018 - Fly to Prague
Home Pick-up. Overnight flight to Prague.
Day 2 Sunday, 10/21/2018 - Arrive in Prague
Arrive at Prague airport and transfer to your 3 nights. Free time.
Day 3 Monday, 10/22/2018 - Prague / Castle Optional
Nicknamed “the City of a Hundred Spires,” Prague is known for its Old Town Square, the heart of its historic core, with colorful baroque buildings, and Gothic churches. Enjoy a morning walking tour of the historic old town and the Charles Bridge. Afternoon optional tour to famous Prague Castle. Your dinner is included at the hotel tonight.
Day 4 Tuesday, 10/23/2018 - Free Day / Optional Tour
Free day in Prague or join the optional tour of the historic Jewish Quarter, one of the oldest in Europe.
Day 5 Wednesday, 10/24/2018 - To Passau / Board Ship
Motor south to Passau to board your ms Elegant river ship for 7 nights on the Danube river. Free Enjoy a Welcome Cocktail Party & Dinner tonight.
Day 6 Thursday, 10/25/2018 - Regensberg / Weltenburg
Founded in 1245 as a hilltop fort, Regensburg will delight you on an included walking tour of this medieval town. Free time before afternoon cruising or an optional tour to visit Weltenburg Abbey & the Danube Gorge.
Day 7 Friday, 10/26/2018 - Passau / Salzburg
Tour Passau, called the “City of Three Rivers,” because the Danube is joined by the river Inn & the river Ilz. Or chose the optional tour to Salzburg featuring medieval and baroque buildings, the birthplace of  Mozart, & the Von Trapp family from The Sound of Music.
Day 8 Saturday, 10/27/2018 - Melk Abbey / To Vienna
Depart on your included tour of the picturesque Wachau Wine Valley, one of Austria’s most established and notable wine regions. Visit the Benedictine abbey above Melk. Although founded in 1089, today’s Baroque abbey was built from 1702-1736. Particularly noteworthy are the abbey church with its frescos and the library with countless medieval manuscripts. Arrive in Vienna for the night. This evening, free time on the ship, or you may choose the optional "Sound of Vienna" classical music concert.
Day 9 Sunday, 10/28/2018 - Vienna (Full Day)
Tour Austria’s capital, its artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven, and Sigmund Freud. Afternoon free time or join our optional tour to the Imperial Palace of Schönbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence.
Day 10 Monday, 10/29/2018 - Bratislava (Full Day)
Coach and walking tour of this historic city, capital of Slovakia. Stroll down narrow pedestrian streets of pastel 18th c. buildings in the old town. Enjoy free time this afternoon, and the Captain's Gala Dinner tonight on the ship.
Day 11 Tuesday, 10/30/2018 - Budapest
Morning optional tour to the cities of Esztergom and Szentendre. This afternoon, enjoy an included guided tour of both Buda (old city with castle) and Pest (city center & Parliament). During your final evening onboard enjoy a lively Hungarian folkore show with traditional dance and a romantic evening cruise through illuminated Budapest.
Day 12 Wednesday, 10/31/2018 - Disembark / Fly Home
Disembark after breakfast. Transfer to the Budapest airport and fly home.

Additional Tour Information:

Featured Accommodations
  • Prague (3) - Hotel Grandior
  • Amadeus Cruise (7) - ms Elegant

Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy
Haydn (Small Window)    $4,499pp
Strauss (French Balcony)    $4,899pp
Mozart (French Balcony)   $5,099pp
Mozart (Suite French Balcony)   $5,899pp

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