Join our Optional 3 night pre-tour to Prague and enjoy a guided tour of Prague followed by free time to explore this magnificent city on your own. This option includes transportation from Passau to Prague, 3 nights hotel accommodation in a city-center hotel, with breakfast included, and transportation to the Prague airport for your flights.
Per Person Price: $109.01
Neuschwanstein castle, full day tour
OPTIONAL: NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE
Witness the fairy tale castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof, created by Germany’s 19th-century King Ludwig II, on a day trip from Munich. Traveling by air-conditioned coach, admire Bavaria's magnificent scenery as you journey to Linderhof, Ludwig’s rococo-style hunting lodge and last home. Join an optional interior tour and then continue to Neuschwanstein, a picture book clutch of turrets and chambers that inspired Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle. Enjoy free time in nearby Hohenschwangau village for lunch and to explore Neuschwanstein’s grounds, and take an optional castle tour. Entrance fees not included (unless you choose the Upgrade option). King Ludwig II's Royal Castles day trip from Munich Admire lush Bavaria on route to Neuschwanstein and Linderhof, both built by Germany’s 'mad' King Ludwig II Tour (own expense unless upgrade option selected) the inside of the lavish Linderhof or visit the Moorish Pavilion in the grounds Ogle the hilltop Neuschwanstein, the model for Disney's Sleeping Beauty castle Enjoy free time to tour Neuschwanstein’s interior (own expense unless upgrade option selected) and explore its grounds and Hohenschwangau village Learn about the ‘mad’ Ludwig and his desire to create his own fantasy castles Enjoy a shopping stop in postcard-pretty Oberammergau, famous for its Passion Play
Full day tour 9 hours 30 minutes.
Free time included for lunch on own.
Per Person Price: $249.00
Durnstein Walking & Wine Tasting Tour
OPTIONAL: DÜRNSTEIN WALKING TOUR WITH WINE TASTING IN A LOCAL CELLAR
Located in the heart of the magnificent Wachau Valley, on the banks of the mighty river Danube, this well-known wine village offers the unique combination of breathtaking scenery, traditional architecture and places of historic interest. Walk through the romantic old town of Dürnstein, past the town walls and the Pranger Square with its lovely view of the castle ruins. Walk along the Convent of Klarissen, past the baroque monastery and the pedestrian area, to the charming Hotel Schloss Dürnstein. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine in this peaceful village.
Duration: approx. 2 hrs Walking grade: llll
Per Person Price: $69.00
Esztergom & Szentendre
OPTIONAL: ESZTERGOM WITH BASILICA, VISEGRÁD CASTLE AND SZENTENDRE
Esztergom, the former residence of the Hungarian kings and seat of the Archbishop, is one of the highlights of this excursion. Your tour starts with a visit to the vast domed basilica, the largest cathedral in Hungary. Built in the early 19th century, it incorporates an ornate red marble chapel from an earlier church. Then, continue along the riverbank to the imposing ruined fortress of Visegrád where you have a glorious view of the “knee” of the Danube. Your next stop is the artists’ village of Szentendre. Since the early 20th century, the town has been the home of many generations of Hungarian artists. There are many museums and contemporary galleries repre- senting the rich traditions of visual arts. One of the most visited muse-ums of the whole country, the Margit Kovács Museum, is also located here. Föter, the main square, is particularly well worth seeing. Continue south to Budapest along the scenic west bank of the Danube. The towns and villages peppering this stretch of the river are a popular retreat for the inhabitants of Budapest.
Duration: approx. 5 hrs Walking grade: lllll
Per Person Price: $129.00
FULL-DAY EXCURSION TO SALZBURG WITH SALZKAMMERGUT
A two-hour coach ride will bring you to Salzburg - the city of music. The old town with its world-famous Baroque architecture is one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps. It was adopted by UNESCO in 1997 and is included on its list of World Cultural Heritage Sites. During the guided tour through the old town you will see the birth house of Mozart (exterior only), as well as other well-known attractions, such as the Getreidegasse. This long, narrow shopping street runs parallel to the river in the center of town. The street is famous for its old-style signage outside each store, indicating the profession found within. Continue to Mirabell Palace, a beautiful castle with gardens, built by an archbishop for his beloved courtesan. The Garden of Dwarfs and the Garden of Roses are especially beautiful. After Lunch on your own, head to the picturesque village of Mondsee, best known as a film location for the famous movie “The Sound of Music”. Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you return to the ship. Approx. 8:30-5 pm.
Per Person Price: $154.00
OPTIONAL: VISIT TO SCHÖNBRUNN PALACE
Travel by coach to one of the most beautiful sights of Vienna. Being one of the most revered cultural heritage sites in Austria, Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens were declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. The reign of Maria Theresia signified the most splendid era for Schönbrunn. The castle and park were the center of court and political life. Under the personal guidance of the Empress, it was remodeled and expanded to become a royal residence; a complex with a total of 1,441 rooms and halls was created. Visit many of the ceremonial rooms and walk around the well-manicured gardens. Duration: approx. 3,5 hrs Walking grade: ll
Per Person Price: $99.00
SOUND OF VIENNA CONCERT
OPTIONAL: "SOUND OF VIENNA” CLASSICAL CONCERT
known interpreters of classical Viennese music, presents an evening full of Viennese charm with the lilting sound of waltzes, polkas, arias and duets, as well as operetta and piano concerto melodies. Accompanied by excellent opera vocalists and our enchanting ballet soloists, Vienna‘s classical music reveals itself as a living firework display for all the senses. Duration: approx. 3 hrs Walking grade: l
Non-refundable once purchased. (Bookable only on board: € 80,00 - EST $ 88.00)
Per Person Price: $89.68
Offered for the Prague Pre-Cruise Tour: Celebrate an evening in Prague in traditional Czech style with dinner and a show, including unlimited wine, beer, and soda. Travel by coach to a typical Czech restaurant and take a seat for an evening of colorful Czech folklore and feasting. Sip on a complimentary glass of sparkling wine and savor a delicious 3-course dinner of signature Czech dishes as you enjoy a fast-paced show of live music, dancing, and singing. Clap along to the cheerful tunes, tap your feet and perhaps join in the fun on the dance floor!
Per Person Price: $75.00
3 night Prague Post-tour, single
2 night Munich pre-tour, single
2 night Munich pre-tour, twin
2 night Munich pre-tour, double
2 nights accommodation in a first class hotel in Munich, with breakfast each morning!
• Walking tour of Old Town with a beer at the Hofbrauhaus
• Transportation from the Munich airport to the hotel
• Dinner at the Ratskeller Restaurant in the Marienplatz
• Optional Day Trip to Neuschwanstein Castle
3 night Prague Post-tour, twin
3 night Prague Post-tour, double
3 nights accommodation in a first class hotel in Prague, with breakfast each morning!
• All transfers included
• City Tour of Prague
• Visit Old Town Square the heart of Prague, which is filled with houses, churches and other structures dating back to the 13th century.
• Optional Tour to the Prague Castle
• Optional Farewell to Prague Folklore Dinner
*Optional Tours and Tour Extensions require minimum participation numbers and as such are subject to cancellation, change and price changes based upon participation rates.*