Majestic Rivers of Europe: Castles, Cathedrals & Fairytales - 2018

Austria • Germany • Hungary • The Netherlands

  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Kursalon Music Hall
  • Tour of Budapest
  • Choice of Tours in Vienna

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NEW FOR 2018: All port charges included: A value of $324 per person + gratuities for local guides & drivers now included!
FREE Single Supplement on our single occupancy cabins - Limited Availability!


These Journey Highlights have been hand-picked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers.


Explore some of Europe's most fascinating cities on two wheels using the 30 bicycles we have onboard

Cooking Demonstrations

Enjoy interactive culinary lessons and tastings of regional specialties in the Captain’s Club throughout your trip

Choice of Tours in Vienna

Your choice of guided tours in Vienna: Schonbrunn Palace OR the Museum of Art History

Kursalon Music Hall

Private concert on “Musical Vienna” at the Kursalon Music Hall in Vienna. A Vantage exclusive!

Tour of Nuremberg

Sightseeing tour of Nuremberg, including the Documentation Center

Residenz Palace Tour

Tour of the Residenz Palace in Würzburg with included wine tasting

tour of Regensburg

Walking tour of Regensburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site


Go on a half-day tour to Heidelberg, with views from the castle and a walking tour of the Old Town

Tour of Budapest

City tour of Budapest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Wachau Valley

Scenic cruising through the Wachau River Valley (UNESCO Heritage Site)

Tour of Koblenz

Discover the Old Town section of this 2,000-year-old city


Sail past this “siren song” landmark

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  • Art & Culture
  • Health & Wellness
  • Biking
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