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Gems of the Danube with Prague on Scenic Amber

Gems of the Danube with Prague on Scenic Amber

Operator: Scenic
Ship: Scenic Amber
Starts: Budapest, Hungary on Thu, Aug 19, 2021
Ends: Prague, Czech Republic on Sun, Aug 29, 2021

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Itinerary

Rivers Visited

Danube

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 (Thu, Aug 19, 2021): Welcome to Budapest

Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.


Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 (Fri, Aug 20, 2021): Budapest

Freechoice: Make the most of a guided city tour including a piano concert, or discover the Jewish history with an expert local guide. Alternatively, take a guided hike to Buda Hill for breath-taking views over the Danube, or journey to nearby Szentendre, known for its museums, galleries and artists. You’ll have the opportunity to discover this charming town on a guided city tour.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 (Sat, Aug 21, 2021): Vienna

As you cruise the mighty Danube relax in one of the lounges and viewing areas, and enjoy the scenery as your Scenic Space-Ship sails towards the majestic city of Vienna.

Enrich
Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. Even in elegant Vienna, Palais Liechtenstein is one of the grandest of all venues.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 (Sun, Aug 22, 2021): Vienna

Freechoice: Take a guided tour of historic Bratislava or tour Schönbrunn Palace and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, explore a different side of Vienna on a guided cycling tour to the Danube Island, or visit the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks and home to the greatest collection of Austrian art dating from the Middle Ages to the present day, complemented by the work of international artists such as Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh. The museum houses the world’s largest collection of Gustav Klimt’s paintings, including the golden Art Nouveau icons ‘The Kiss’ and ‘Judith’. Alternatively, journey outside of Vienna’s city centre to its acclaimed wine region, hearing tales of Vienna’s’ long tradition in wine production along the way.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 (Mon, Aug 23, 2021): Dürnstein > Melk

Freechoice: Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey, or embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Dürnstein to Melk – at your own pace, of course. Alternatively, meet the current owners of Artstetten Castle, once home to the Archduke Franz Ferdinand whose assassination sparked the beginning of WWI, or taste your way through the Wachau Valley sampling many regional delicacies as you go or stay on board your Scenic Space-Ship and enjoy a Schnapps tasting and sample some of the many flavours on offer.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 (Tue, Aug 24, 2021): Salzburg or Cesky Krumlov

Freechoice: Visit the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov and discover its World Heritage-listed old town, or journey to Salzburg and explore the birthplace of Mozart and the city backdrop for the film ‘The Sound of Music’. Alternatively, stay on board for a cooking demonstration.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 (Wed, Aug 25, 2021): Regensburg

Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences, from its medieval Old Town to the Bavarian Forest on its border.

Freechoice: Join a guided walk around Regensburg or take a ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to view historic Weltenburg Abbey, where you can sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world.

If you are feeling active hop aboard an e-bike for a self guided cycle to the Walhalla monument using your Scenic Tailormade app.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 (Thu, Aug 26, 2021): Nuremberg > Prague

Explore this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century, on an orientation tour with your local expert guide. Learn about the infamous history Nuremberg is renowned for, and discover some of the important sights that shaped modern history, before journeying by coach to Prague, one of the truly magical cities of Europe. Complete your journey with a three night stay at one of our luxurious city central hotels.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 9 (Fri, Aug 27, 2021): Prague

Join your local guide on a fascinating city walk and view the famous Astronomical Clock. Later, venture across the world-famous Charles Bridge, commissioned in 1357 by Charles IV.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 10 (Sat, Aug 28, 2021): Prague

Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore this magnificent city on your own. Prague is home to some of the world’s most striking architectural wonders and today they’re yours to discover.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 11 (Sun, Aug 29, 2021): Prague

Depart after breakfast, taking many wonderful memories with you.

This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.


Meals Included: Breakfast

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Ship Information

Scenic Amber


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Questions & Answers

Question: Will the day-by-day itinerary change?

Yes, the river cruise itineraries may change due to reasons such as inclement weather or unforeseen events. Your safety is the number one concern aboard and all precautions necessary will be taken in order to ensure passenger safety, including changing itineraries. Please note that when itineraries do change, the ship staff will do their best to substitute any missed port with an alternative destination.

Question: In what language is the river cruise conducted?

The river cruise will be conducted in English only.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.3
Accommodations
4.5
Itinerary
4.5
Professional Staff
4.5
Repeat with Operator
4
Value for Money
4

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Ratings based off 4 reviews - currently showing 1 reviews with comments only

The ship was luxurious. The staff were professional and attentive. We would definitely travel with Scenic again.


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