Cruise Ship
Offer ID: 1475085

7-night Danube Waltz Cruise

Private Car & Guide
Optional Private Excursion
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Budapest Destination Guide
Arrive
09/29/24
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Depart
09/29/24
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Welcome to Budapest, capital of Hungary. Transfer to your ship from the airport (ground transfers are included with Viking Air purchase). After boarding, the afternoon is yours to relax or do a bit of exploring. Tonight, return to your ship for a traditional Hungarian dinner. (D),

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Budapest Destination Guide
Arrive
09/30/24
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Depart
09/30/24
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Today we visit highlights of the once separate towns of Buda and Pest, starting with Pest's National Opera House and historic Heroes' Square. In Buda, walk along Castle Hill to Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Enjoy lunch onboard your ship, with the rest of the day to explore on your own. You may wish to visit the Art Nouveau Gellért Spa, or one of the many other lavish facilities in this "City of Healing Waters". Return to your ship for a traditional Hungarian farewell dinner. (B,L,D),

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Bratislava Destination Guide
Arrive
10/01/24
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Depart
10/01/24
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Arrive in Bratislava this afternoon and embark on a walking tour of Slovakia's charming capital with a long and fascinating history. It is the only national capital that borders two other countries, Austria and Hungary. See attractions like the medieval Town Hall complex and fortifications at Michael's Gate, the Baroque Jesuit Church, and Gothic St. Martin's Cathedral, and pass by several Hapsburg-era Baroque palaces before returning to your ship. This evening you can relax or take a walk before our late departure. (B,L,D),

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Vienna Destination Guide
Arrive
10/02/24
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Depart
10/02/24
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Today, we tour the Austrian capital of Vienna. Ride along the Ringstraße, which replaced the city walls in the mid-19th century. See some of the city's architecture, including the world-famous Opera House, St. Stephen's Cathedral, and Hofburg Palace. Return to your ship for lunch. The rest of the day is yours to explore further. As always, your program director can help you plan your free time. Or, you may take an optional tour to Schönbrunn Palace, the "Versailles of Vienna", erected in 1778 and graced by a number of formal gardens, Grecian statuary, and the world's oldest zoo. After dinner, relax or enjoy an optional classical concert. (B,L,D),

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Krems Destination Guide
Arrive
10/03/24
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Depart
10/03/24
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Today's highlight is an exclusive visit of the splendid Benedictine abbey of Göttweig, a working monastery for more than 900 years. Participate in an exclusive visitor program at Göttweig, created to provide an understanding of the daily business of the venerable institution. You may also take an invigorating bicycle ride through the Wachau Valley before returning to your ship. This afternoon, enjoy scenic sailing as we cruise toward Linz. (B,L,D),

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Göttweig Abbey
Arrive
10/03/24
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Depart
10/03/24
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Today's highlight is an exclusive visit of the splendid Benedictine abbey of Göttweig, a working monastery for more than 900 years. Participate in an exclusive visitor program at Göttweig, created to provide an understanding of the daily business of the venerable institution. You may also take an invigorating bicycle ride through the Wachau Valley before returning to your ship. This afternoon, enjoy scenic sailing as we cruise toward Linz. (B,L,D),

Linz Destination Guide
Arrive
10/04/24
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Depart
10/04/24
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Wake up in Linz this morning and set off to explore this cultural gem by street mini-train and on foot. Ride along the Danube's south bank and take in the sights; see the Brucknerhaus concert hall, Linz Castle, and the Market Hall, where Mozart wrote the Linz Symphony, followed by a walking tour of the city's Old Quarter. Alternatively, join a full-day optional excursion to the beautiful Bohemian town of Ceský Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the Baroque and Renaissance buildings and the town's charming streets, brimming with cafés, shops, and galleries. Return on board for dinner and a late-evening departure. (B, D),

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Passau Optional Private Excursion Destination Guide
Arrive
10/05/24
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Depart
10/05/24
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Arrive this morning in Passau, at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz, and Danube Rivers. Your guided walk along the town's narrow streets takes you through Old Town and past traditional patrician houses. Admire the New Bishop's Residence and visit the impressive Baroque St. Stephan's Cathedral; its ornate interior is home to the Europe's largest church organ. Enjoy an onboard lunch, but return to the city to further explore on your own before dinner. (B,L,D),

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Passau Optional Private Excursion Destination Guide
Arrive
10/06/24
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Depart
10/06/24
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After breakfast, disembark and proceed to the Munich airport for your return flight. Or, extend your journey with three additional nights in the breathtaking Czech capital of Prague. (B); Note: Ground transfers are included with Viking Air purchase.,

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Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Cruise Inclusions
    • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
    • Unlimited free Wi-Fi
    • Visits to UNESCO Sites
    • Enrichment lectures & Destination Performances
    • Cultural Curriculum
    • Meals including regional specialties
    • Most alfresco dining on the rivers
    • Welcome Cocktails & Farewell Dinner
    • Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
    • 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
    • Walking track & sports deck
    • Curated library
    • 24-hour guest services
    • All port taxes & fees
    • Airport transfers on embarkation/disembarkation day with Viking Air purchase
    • Viking Service Guarantee
    YOUR STATEROOM INCLUDES:
    • River-view stateroom Hotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; luxury linens & pillows
    • 40" flat-screen LCD TV with complimentary Movies On Demand
    • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
    • Refrigerator; security safe; hair dryer
    • Spacious glass-enclosed shower
    • Heated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirror
    • Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers
    • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping

Offer ID

1475085

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