Danube Splendor: A Holiday Cruise - 2019

Budapest • 7-night river cruise with Bratislava, Vienna, Linz, Passau, Regensburg
  • SALZBURG'S CHRISTMAS MARKETS
  • REGENSBURG: GERMANY'S MEDIEVAL GEM
  • BUDAPEST
  • SPANISH RIDING SCHOOL OF VIENNA
  • VIENNA
DATES & PRICES
STARTING FROM
$2,999
  • $374
    PER DAY
  • 8
    DAYS
  • 15
    TOURS
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9 DAYS FROM $3,648
Luxury
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Budapest, Hungary

4 DAYS FROM $799

Prague, Czech Republic

4 DAYS FROM $699

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Prague, Czech Republic

FROM $699 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $175 PER DAY

Make the most of your included airfare to Europe with a few days in elegant Prague. With its grand castles, unbeatable beer, and cobblestoned treasures, it’s no wonder this magnificent Old World capital is a favorite of travelers worldwide. On this extension, you'll discover the city’s Jewish Quarter and explore its historic center (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) — as well as enjoy plenty of time to soak in Prague at its most festive, myriad Christmas Markets included!

Your Price Includes:
  • 3 nights accommodations at the Radisson Blu Hotel Prague (or similar)
  • 4 meals: Daily breakfast and Farewell Dinner
  • Walking tour of Jewish Quarter and Old Town Square
  • Tour of Prague Castle
  • Transfers and baggage handling (where possible)
  • Services of a City Host
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com.
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DAY 9:

Arrival in Prague, complete with Christmas markets

Upon arrival, you’ll be met by a Vantage Representative who will assist with the transfer to your hotel. Check in to the hotel, then gather with your fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner and drink. You'll also get a chance to visit one of the city's Christmas markets.

DAY 10:

Visit Prague's Jewish Quarter

Today, you'll explore Prague's historic Jewish Quarter, including the ancient cemetery, on an included walking tour, giving you a keen insight into this city's history. You'll also see Prague's famed Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square. Enjoy the afternoon to pursue your own interests.

Included Meals:

Breakfast

DAY 11:

Inside Prague Castle, and an afternoon at leisure

Don your royal crowns; this morning you’ll enjoy a castle tour of Prague. Explore the majesty of the Prague Castle, an impressive complex of castles, gardens, and halls, where you’ll see gems such as the St. Vitus Cathedral, the Royal Palace, and the Golden Lane. The rest of your day is at leisure. Tonight, rejoin your fellow travelers for drinks and a Farewell Dinner.

Included Meals:

Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 12:

Return home

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight home.

Included Meals:

Breakfast
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Budapest, Hungary

FROM $799 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $200 PER DAY

On this three-night extension, explore one of the most impressive capitals on the continent. Delve deeper into the urban heart of Hungary as you enjoy a walking tour of the city, soaking in sweeping city views from the famous Fisherman’s Bastion (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) while learning about its captivating history and appreciating its modern vibrancy. You’ll also have plenty of time on your own to discover what makes this “Pearl of the Danube” so luminous. This is an outstanding opportunity to experience the best of the Hungarian capital filled with holiday spirit, holiday treats, and charming included Christmas Markets.

Your Price Includes:

  • 3 nights accommodations at the Superior First-Class Intercontinental Budapest (or similar)
  • 4 meals: Daily breakfast & Farewell Dinner
  • Walking tour of Budapest with a culinary stop at Café Gerbeaud and included Christmas Markets
  • Jewish Heritage Tour
  • Optional Hungarian Culinary Tour
  • Transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and experienced regional experts
  • Tipping for drivers and local drivers (excluding City Host)
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com.
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DAY 9:

Budapest’s best

Disembark your Vantage Deluxe river cruise ship, and transfer to your Budapest hotel. Enjoy a guided tour of Budapest's highlights today, including the picturesque Fisherman’s Bastion and the regal Mattias Church, followed by refreshments at the fabulous Gerbeaud Café. Spend the evening at leisure.

DAY 10:

Inside Budapest's Jewish history

Following breakfast at the hotel this morning, we’ll embark on a guided tour exploring the city’s Jewish heritage, including a stop at the stunning Great Synagogue (Dohány Street Synagouge). With one of the largest Jewish communities in middle-eastern Europe, you’ll find that Budapest’s Jewish Quarter is filled with historic and artistic gems. After returning to the hotel, the rest of the day is at leisure.

Included Meals:

Breakfast

DAY 11:

Take a Hungarian culinary tour, or enjoy Budapest at your leisure

Enjoy a day at leisure; or, if your inner “foodie” is inspired, join us on an optional Hungarian culinary tour, complete with a visit to colorful Market Hall. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a Farewell Dinner.

Included Meals:

Breakfast & Dinner
Optional Tour: Hungarian Culinary Tour

Hungarian Culinary Tour

  • Approximate Cost: $49 USD per person
  • Approximate Time: 3 hours
  • Location: Budapest, Hungary
  • When: Afternoon Tour

If you ask a Hungarian what some typical Hungarian products are, you will very likely hear of the Hungarian paprika, Tokaj wine, salami, goose liver, and the bittersweet liqueur known as Unicum. Join us on this afternoon tour, and you'll discover the culinary treats offered by this wonderful country! Your tour begins with entrance to the Zwack Unicum Museum, where your English-speaking guide will introduce the secrets of liquor production that have been passed from one generation to the other in the Zwack family since the 18th century. Your visit includes a short film about the history of Unicum, a museum tour, entrance to the cellars, and a tasting of Unicum. 

Your tour continues to the Central Market Hall, the largest and most beautiful market in the city. This three-story hall offers plenty to do and see, and with the help of your guide, you'll have a great experience at the market! You'll see the local housewives’ shopping habits as well as the colorful Hungarian products — including strings of red paprika and garlic, Hungarian salamis, sausages, hams and other meat products, fresh pastries, dairy products, Hungarian wines and palinka, and more. As you walk row by row to get ideas for souvenirs, you'll take in the vibrant atmosphere of this exceptional hall. Following your market visit, you'll transfer back to your hotel and your tour will come to an end.


DAY 12:

Return Home

After breakfast, you'll check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your return flight home.

Included Meals:

Breakfast

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