These journey highlights have been handpicked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers.
Spend a day in the Austrian fairy-tale city of Salzburg, including lunch at a local restaurant
Insightful onboard lecture, on The Habsburgs in Vienna, will contextualize your cruise discoveries
Spend a full day in Budapest on this wintry voyage — and even add more time here with an optional extension
Discover Vienna’s musical legacy at a Vantage-exclusive classical concert at the esteemed Kursalon music hall
Feel the grandeur of Palais Liechtenstein on a special tour of this dazzling Vienna estate
Witness a morning rehearsal of Vienna’s famous Lipizzaner horses and their skilled riders
Embark on a walking tour of Passau, including the UNESCO-listed Old Town and St. Stephan's Cathedral
Discover this city’s historic sites, followed by an organ concert in a local Franciscan church
Discover the medieval charms of this walkable town on the Danube, including an acting scene by “Martin” the city guard
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Pedal past beautiful fairy-tale towns and along picturesque rivers during your trip. Make the most of your free time with a complimentary deluxe bicycle on your Vantage river cruise ship. Your river cruise has been created with just the right balance of enriching activities, exciting adventure features, and enough leisure time to enhance your discoveries — including by bike.
We’ll provide you with a lock and helmet, so all you need to do is bring comfortable clothing and shoes and an appetite for adventure! Find a route using one of our handy maps, which are also available upon arrival. Embark on a two-wheeled discovery of:
Budapest – Enjoy the pulsing and historic capital of Hungary on a medium 9-mile route through the city.
Linz – This 6-to-8-mile route follows the scenic waterway, with option to cycle around Lake Pleschinger.
For biking, please bring firm-soled shoes, lightweight layers in moisture-wicking fabrics, a windbreaker, and pants made of breathable fabric (or padded cycling pants). Hats and gloves are suggested for chilly months. Click here for more Biking information
Make the memories of a lifetime on this cruise with your friends and family. Here’s what you’ll have to look forward to:
You’ll want to have your camera ready at all times to capture the highlights of Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary on this epic cruisetour. Here are a few tips to help you along the way:
Your solo-friendly river cruise has been enhanced with special features catering to independent travelers, including:
The Worldwide Concierge service will be available throughout your entire river cruise to help you customize your journey. Here are just a few services your Concierge can provide:
Take advantage of this free, start-to-finish service by making your requests prior to your journey or during your journey. We are one of the only companies to offer this level of service! Call 1-888-982-6824 or email Concierge@vantagetravel.com to speak to a Concierge today, or simply log into My Portfolio up to two weeks prior to departure.