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Blue Danube Cruise: An Active Journey - 2019

Budapest • Bratislava • Vienna • Linz • Passau • Regensburg
  • EXPLORE CITIES ON TWO WHEELS USING THE BICYCLES WE HAVE ON BOARD
  • TAKE IN THE LEGENDARY SCENERY ALONG THE DANUBE
  • BRATISLAVA
  • REGENSBURG
  • VIENNA'S RINGSTRASSE
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  • $359
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  • 10
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  • 12
    TOURS
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Budapest, Hungary

4 DAYS FROM $799

Prague, Czech Republic

4 DAYS FROM $749

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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 captivates 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 uncover this city’s riches on your own.

Your Price Includes:

  • 3 nights accommodations at the Radisson Blu Hotel Prague (or similar)
  • 4 meals: 3 breakfasts and Farewell Dinner
  • Extensive Prague tour
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and experienced regional experts
  • 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 11:

Transfer to Prague, Czech Republic

Board a motorcoach in Regensburg and transfer to Prague, and enjoy an orientation walk that introduces you to the "City of a Hundred Spires."

DAY 12:

Get to know Prague, including the Jewish Quarter, on an included tour

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. The afternoon is at leisure, or you can join our fascinating Kutná Hora optional tour. Enjoy the evening to pursue your own interests.

Included Meals:

Breakfast
Optional Tour: Kutná Hora Excursion

Kutná Hora Excursion

  • Approximate Cost: $75 USD per person
  • Approximate Time: 4 hours
  • Location: Prague, Czech Republic
  • When: Afternoon tour

Following an hour-long motorcoach ride through the beautiful Bohemian countryside, you will reach the stunning town of Kutná Hora, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Established near the area’s rich silver mines, the town ultimately became the second most important town in the Kingdom of Bohemia after Prague. During this great excursion, you will see all of the key medieval and baroque monuments, including the former central royal mint, the interior of St. Barbara’s Cathedral, and the nearby Ossuary — famous for its elaborate decorations made out of human bones!


DAY 13:

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 14:

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

Experience Budapest, a magnificent city of baroque splendor aptly named "Queen of the Danube." What's more, this three-night extension is a terrific value, with a stay at a well-located hotel and breakfast daily, and a tour of the historic and visually impressive Pest side of the city. Take advantage of this outstanding opportunity experience the best of the Hungarian capital.

Your Price Includes:

  • 3 nights accommodations at a First Class Budapest hotel
  • 4 meals: 3 breakfasts and a Farewell Dinner
  • City tour of Budapest
  • All transfers and baggage handling overseas (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and experienced regional experts
  • 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 11:

Disembark your ship and discover the Pest side of the city

Disembark your Vantage Deluxe River Cruise ship, and transfer to your Budapest hotel. You’ll then set off on a tour of the Pest side of this city. Spend the afternoon and evening at leisure.

DAY 12:

Enjoy a day at leisure or embark on an optional tour to Hollókő

After breakfast, the day is yours to do as you please. Take it easy, explore more of Budapest, or join an optional tour to the fascinating UNESCO World Heritage village of Hollókő.

Included Meals:

Breakfast
Optional Tour: Hollókő: A Step Back in Time

Hollókő: A Step Back in Time

  • Approximate Cost: $109 USD per person
  • Approximate Time: 8 hours
  • Location: Budapest, Hungary
  • When: Full-day tour, including home-hosted lunch

A scenic journey back in time, into the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains, takes you to the medieval UNESCO World heritage village of Hollókő. Here life follows the same patterns it did centuries ago — the houses are built in a medieval style with whitewashed walls and red-tiled roofs, and the locals still honor age-hold customs and dress in traditional embroidered clothing on special occasions — such as your arrival! You'll be greeted with singing, dancing, and a snack of Hungarian cheesecake. Then, in small groups, we'll be invited into a home for lunch — a truly wonderful way to meet people of Hungary. Afterwards, you'll take a walking tour through the village's cobbled streets.


DAY 13:

A day at leisure in a grand capital

You'll have another full day to explore this charming city on your own. Your hotel, set in the heart of Budapest, is the perfect launching point for discovering the city. This evening, enjoy a delicious Farewell Dinner, during which you can reflect on an unforgettable journey. 

Included Meals:

Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 14:

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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