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Historic Cities of Europe: Berlin to Budapest aboard Amadeus Royal

The Danube

from £2,219 per person 12 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £54 if not required
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Discover historic towns and cities...

Explore Berlin and Prague before boarding your ship and sailing through the fascinating riverscapes of the Danube and Main.

Including...

5 nights in hotels, 7 aboard the ship 

28 meals: 12 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 10 dinners

Excursions

  • Tour of Berlin
  • Budapest city tour
  • Sightseeing tour of Vienna
  • Dresden and the Elbe Sandstone Mountains

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Day 1 UK to Berlin

Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

Fly to Berlin and travel by coach to a locally rated 4-star hotel for a two-night stay, with dinner included tonight.


Day 2 Berlin 🎧

Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

After breakfast at the hotel join an included tour of Berlin, where the most famous landmarks include Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie and the Reichstag.


Day 3 Berlin to Dresden

Architecture in Dresden

Depart for Dresden, a journey of around two and a half hours. Stay overnight with dinner included at the locally rated 4-star Bilderberg Bellevue Dresden Hotel.

Please note: On June 10, 2020 departure you will instead stay at the locally rated 4-star Radisson Blu Park Hotel Dresden Radebeul.


Day 4 Dresden to Prague

Prague

Following breakfast at the hotel you will travel to Prague, stopping en route at the remarkable Sandstone Mountains of the Elbe Valley. Spend two nights at the locally rated 5-star Corinthia Hotel Prague, with dinner included tonight.

Please note: On September 4, 2020 departures you will instead stay at the locally rated 4-star Panorama Hotel Prague.


Day 5 Prague

Prague

After breakfast perhaps join an optional sightseeing tour of Prague, which includes a visit to the Old Town, Stare Mesto. You are free to dine independently this evening, and you'll certainly have many superb restaurants to choose from, however you might opt to enjoy a dinner taken over tales of Prague folklore.


Day 6 Prague to Nuremberg

Nuremberg

Spend another morning in Prague, and then transfer to Nuremberg to embark Amadeus Royal for the beginning of your seven-night cruise to Budapest. You'll set sail this evening towards Regensburg.

Nuremberg Bavaria Germany Europe

Day 7 Kelheim to Regensburg 🎧

Weltenburg Abbey

Pause briefly in Kelheim where you can join an optional excursion to the Weltenburg Abbey set at the Danube Gorge and renowned for its brewery, said to be the oldest monastery brewery in the world. Alternatively, stay on board and sail to Regensburg for the afternoon, where excursion particants rejoin the ship.

Regensburg Bavaria Germany Europe

Day 8 Passau 🎧

Passau

You have the day to discover elegant Passau at the confluence of the Danube, the Inn and the Ilz. Perhaps choose to join an optional walking tour or alternatively a full-day excursion to Salzburg, across the Austrian border, is available.

Danube Passau Bavaria Germany Europe

Day 9 Melk to Dürnstein 🎧

Melk Abbey

Spend the morning in Melk, perhaps joining an optional excursion to the famous Benedictine Abbey. Cruise the scenic Wachau region and spend the afternoon in picturesque Dürnstein.

Danube Dürnstein Austria Europe

Day 10 Vienna 🎧

Vienna Opera House

Arrive in Vienna in the early hours. This morning an included tour shows you the highlights of this musical city, including the Ringstrasse and Opera House. Alternatively you might prefer to join an optional culinary-themed walking tour of the city After lunch explore independently, perhaps stopping for a coffee and a slice of a Viennese speciality, sachertorte. Alternatively you might opt to join an excursion to the Schönbrunn Palace, while this evening another optional excursion takes in an evening concert.

Danube Vienna Austria Europe

Day 11 Bratislava 🎧

Bratislava

Spend the morning in Slovakia's bustling capital, and perhaps join an optional city tour to soak up the relaxed atmosphere of the city’s old quarter and admire the attractive Hapsburg baroque architecture. Your ship departs tonight and cruises towards Budapest.

Danube Bratislava Slovakia Europe

Day 12 Budapest 🎧

Budapest

In the early hours of this morning you arrive in Budapest, the Hungarian capital, where an included tour will show you the highlights. You might prefer to join an optional culinary-themed walking tour of the city instead. Optional tours are also available to see Godollo Palace and the Lazar Equestrian Park horse farm. This evening, enjoy your farewell dinner on board.

Danube Budapest Hungary Europe

Day 13 Budapest to UK

Budapest Bridge

Disembark after breakfast for your return flight to the UK.

Danube Budapest Hungary Europe

Please note

🎧 Interactive maps and audio headset tours are available for exploring independently in Berlin, Regensburg, Passau, Melk, Dürnstein, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest.


Historic Cities of Europe: Berlin to Budapest aboard Amadeus Royal

The Danube

from £2,219 per person 12 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £54 if not required
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Historic Cities of Europe: Berlin to Budapest aboard Amadeus Royal

The Danube

from £2,219 per person 12 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £54 if not required