Delightful Danube & Prague (2022)

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River Cruise
This enchanting voyage provides a variety of captivating destinations as well as plenty of time to relax onboard as you cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg, and continue onward to exquisitely preserved Prague.
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Overview

Trip type
River Cruise
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Flexible schedule

What's this trip about?

    This enchanting voyage provides a variety of captivating destinations as well as plenty of time to relax onboard as you cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg, and continue onward to exquisitely preserved Prague.

Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeOperator does not provide
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityBudapest
End CityPrague

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • Small Ship Cruise

Destinations

  • Europe
  • Hungary

Attractions

  • Budapest
  • Nuremberg
  • Prague
  • Vienna
  • Wachau

Activities

  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing
  • River cruise

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Itinerary

Travel Map
2019 version

Budapest to Prague

Day 1 - Budapest (Embark)
Port - Budapest Arrive at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport. If your cruise/tour package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private arrival transfer, you will be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the ship.

Day 2 - Budapest
Port - Budapest Located on opposite sides of the Danube, Buda and Pest each has a distinctive character and allure all its own. Explore this dynamic and multi-faceted city with your choice of excursions—you can see it from a local’s perspective on a walking tour, or cov...
Excursion(s)
- Budapest panoramic highlights with St. Stephen's Cathedral Excursion Price - $70

Drive along one of the prettiest streets in Budapest, Andrassy Ave, on your way to the St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Andrassy Ave is a broad promenade of breathtaking neo-Renaissance archite...

Excursion(s)
- Budapest walk with local treats Excursion Price - $70

One of the best ways to get to know Budapest is through its cuisine, in no small part because many of its unique culinary treats can be found inside famous architectural sites and other must-see hotspots.

...

Excursion(s)
- Jewish Budapest Excursion Price - $70

On your way into the Jewish Quarter, take a panoramic drive along the UNESCO-designated Andrassy Avenue. Among its beautiful neo-Renaissance architecture are such sites as Heroes’ Square, the Franz Liszt Memorial House, the Hous...

Day 3 - Vienna
Port - Vienna The grand dame of the Danube, Vienna was the heart of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and remains, to this day, the political and cultural center of Austria. Klimt painted here; Beethoven and Mozart composed here; Freud developed his theories here. It’s a trea...
Excursion(s)
- "Morning with the Masters" at the Belvedere Palace Excursion Price - $70

The Belvedere is a Baroque palatial complex commissioned during an immensely productive Habsburg building spree. Originally the summer residence of Prince Eugene of Savoy, the complex was acqui...

Excursion(s)
- Vienna's historic trails and local treats Excursion Price - $70

Excursion(s)
- Private Mozart & Strauss Concert (Albert Hall) $117

Excursion(s)
- Schönbrunn with Strudel Show $93

Excursion(s)
- Jewish Vienna Excursion Price - $70

Explore the “City of Waltzes” from a Jewish heritage perspective on today’s outing. Beginning at the Judenplatz, you’ll learn about the community’s history and follow in the footsteps of some of the most internationally well-known...

Day 4 - Emmersdorf (Spitz)
Port - Emmersdorf You’ll want to find a comfortable seat in the lounge or on the Sun Deck today as your ship cruises through the Wachau Valley toward Emmersdorf and Spitz. Over the eons, the Danube cut a gorge through the foothills of the Bohemian mountains, resulting i...
Excursion(s)
- Private Artstetten Castle reception with a member of Habsburg royalty Excursion Price - $70

You’re invited to a private reception at Artstetten Castle with a member of Habsburg royalty—a direct descendent of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie. As a pivotal...

Excursion(s)
- Treasures of the Wachau Valley Excursion Price - $70

Day 5 - Engelhartszell, Passau
Port - Engelhartszell Your ship cruises through a scenic highlight of the Danube early this morning, the Schlögener Schlinge—a hairpin loop in the Danube that was once very hazardous for ships and is now a lovely, serene stretch of water—and leaves Austria behind today....
Excursion(s)
- “Let's Go” scenic Bavarian river biking Excursion Price - $70

Set off on an invigorating bike ride from Engelhartszell to Passau, led by an experienced professional bike guide. Wind your way through the lovely countryside, along the Danube’s right side, into the pic...

Excursion(s)
- Passau "Village Day" Excursion Price - $70

Excursion(s)
- Bavarian Farm Visit (Engelhartszell-Passau) $89

Day 6 - Regensburg
Port - Regensburg Bavaria’s first capital, Regensburg, owes its impressive historical lineage and rich architectural heritage to 600 years as a Free Imperial City, a fact recognized by UNESCO in 2006. Today, you’ll discover how the beautifully preserved medieval city coexists with a vibrant modern urban center.

Excursion(s)
- Regensburg walk with Thurn and Taxis castle visit Excursion Price - $70

Begin this three-hour excursion with a visit to the city center of Regensburg’s Old Town, which has much to offer including the Porta Praetoria Roman ruins, the Old Stone Bridge, St. Peter’s Cat...

Excursion(s)
- “From Hops Field to Beer Stein” farm visit Excursion Price - $70

Hops vines grow up their strings in a field tower almost twice a person’s height. They’re grown for their flowers, which add a distinctive flavor to beer—but the fields they grow in add a distinctive f...

Excursion(s)
- Jewish Regensburg Excursion Price - $70

Join your local guide for a walking tour through the delightfully medieval town of Regensburg. Stroll over the Iron Bridge and on to the magnificent Stone Bridge, and pass by the architectural Gothic masterpiece of St. Peter’s...

Day 7 - Nuremberg
Port - Nuremberg Nuremberg will forever be associated with the post-WWII Nuremberg trials, but the city’s profound historical and cultural significance stretches back many centuries before that. Onboard, come out on deck or find a window seat where you can watch the sh...
Day 8 - Nuremberg (Disembark), Transfer to Prague
Port - Nuremberg Disembark the ship early and set your sights on the “city of a hundred spires” as you transfer to Prague via motorcoach.

Day 9 - Prague
Port - Prague A magnet for generations of artists, writers, scientists and composers, Prague is famous for its dynamic energy and elegant ambiance (and the beers here are pretty amazing too). A thousand years of architecture, from ornate Gothic to fanciful postmodern, has been beautifully preserved here.

Excursion(s)
- Prague Old Town and Charles Bridge walking tour Excursion Price - $70

Get an overview of the city with a panoramic tour that carries you past such sights as the State Opera House, the National Museum and Wenceslas Square on your way to massive Prague Castle. Step in...

Excursion(s)
- Hradčany Castle visit Excursion Price - $70

Get an overview of the city with a panoramic tour that carries you along the banks of the Vltava River past such sites as the Prague Castle, Queen Anne’s Summer Palace and the St. Agnes Convent.

Step off the coach t...

Excursion(s)
- Prague's Old Jewish Quarter Excursion Price - $70

Situated amid Prague’s Old Town is the best-preserved complex of historical Jewish monuments in all of Europe. The site of the former Jewish ghetto, the Jewish Quarter is home to the Jewish Museum in Prague, comprise...

Day 10 - Depart Prague
Port - Prague You’ve experienced the best of the Danube River and Prague, sampling myriad culinary delights and exploring fascinating stops along the way. Now your journey comes to a close. If your cruise/tour includes a group departure transfer or if you have purchased...
Prague to Budapest

Day 1 - Prague
Port - Prague Arrive at Prague Václav Havel Airport. If your cruise/tour package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private arrival transfer, you will be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the hotel.

Day 2 - Prague
Port - Prague A magnet for generations of artists, writers, scientists and composers, Prague is famous for its dynamic energy and elegant ambiance (and the beers here are pretty amazing too). A thousand years of architecture, from ornate Gothic to fanciful postmodern, has been beautifully preserved here.

Excursion(s)
- Prague Old Town and Charles Bridge walking tour Excursion Price - $70

Get an overview of the city with a panoramic tour that carries you past such sights as the State Opera House, the National Museum and Wenceslas Square on your way to massive Prague Castle. Step in...

Excursion(s)
- Hradčany Castle visit Excursion Price - $70

Get an overview of the city with a panoramic tour that carries you along the banks of the Vltava River past such sites as the Prague Castle, Queen Anne’s Summer Palace and the St. Agnes Convent.

Step off the coach t...

Excursion(s)
- Prague's Old Jewish Quarter Excursion Price - $70

Situated amid Prague’s Old Town is the best-preserved complex of historical Jewish monuments in all of Europe. The site of the former Jewish ghetto, the Jewish Quarter is home to the Jewish Museum in Prague, comprise...

Day 3 - Prague, Transfer to Nuremberg (Embark)
Port - Nuremberg Leave Prague this morning and travel via motorcoach to Nuremberg, where your ship awaits.

Day 4 - Regensburg
Port - Regensburg Bavaria’s first capital, Regensburg, owes its impressive historical lineage and rich architectural heritage to 600 years as a Free Imperial City, a fact recognized by UNESCO in 2006. Today, you’ll discover how the beautifully preserved medieval city coexists with a vibrant modern urban center. In the evening, a special Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you.

Excursion(s)
- Regensburg walk with Thurn and Taxis castle visit Excursion Price - $70

Begin this three-hour excursion with a visit to the city center of Regensburg’s Old Town, which has much to offer including the Porta Praetoria Roman ruins, the Old Stone Bridge, St. Peter’s Cat...

Excursion(s)
- “From Hops Field to Beer Stein” farm visit Excursion Price - $70

Hops vines grow up their strings in a field tower almost twice a person’s height. They’re grown for their flowers, which add a distinctive flavor to beer—but the fields they grow in add a distinctive f...

Excursion(s)
- Jewish Regensburg Excursion Price - $70

Join your local guide for a walking tour through the delightfully medieval town of Regensburg. Stroll over the Iron Bridge and on to the magnificent Stone Bridge, and pass by the architectural Gothic masterpiece of St. Peter’s...

Day 5 - Passau
Port - Passau Passau is a crossroads in more ways than one—three rivers meet here and three nations nearly do, making for a fascinating cultural mosaic. Get to know the town and its main claim to fame, Europe’s largest pipe organ.

Excursion(s)
- Passau "Village Day" Excursion Price - $70

Day 6 - Passau, Engelhartszell
Port - Passau Your ship cruises through a scenic highlight of the Danube today, the Schlögener Schlinge—a hairpin loop in the Danube that was once very hazardous for ships and is now a lovely, serene stretch of water.

Excursion(s)
- “Let's Go” scenic Bavarian river biking Excursion Price - $70

Set off on an invigorating bike ride venturing through Passau and Engelhartszell, led by one of our certified wellness instructors. Pedal through Passau's Old Town, past more charming villages, meadows an...

Excursion(s)
- Bavarian Farm Visit (Passau-Engelhartszell) $89

Day 7 - Emmersdorf (Spitz), Tulln, Vienna
Port - Emmersdorf Your ship will dock in Emmersdorf, midway through the glorious landscape, where you are invited to enjoy a private reception at Artstetten Castle. Later in the day, you’ll want to find a comfortable seat in the lounge or on the Sun Deck as your ship cr...
Excursion(s)
- Private Artstetten Castle reception with a member of Habsburg royalty Excursion Price - $70

You’re invited to a private reception at Artstetten Castle with a member of Habsburg royalty—a direct descendent of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie. As a pivotal...

Excursion(s)
- Treasures of the Wachau Valley Excursion Price - $70

Excursion(s)
- Private Mozart & Strauss Concert $117

Day 8 - Vienna
Port - Vienna The grand dame of the Danube, Vienna was the heart of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and remains, to this day, the political and cultural center of Austria. Klimt painted here; Beethoven and Mozart composed here; Freud developed his theories here. It’s a trea...
Excursion(s)
- "Morning with the Masters" at the Belvedere Palace Excursion Price - $70

The Belvedere is a Baroque palatial complex commissioned during an immensely productive Habsburg building spree. Originally the summer residence of Prince Eugene of Savoy, the complex was acqui...

Excursion(s)
- Vienna's historic trails and local treats Excursion Price - $70

Excursion(s)
- Schönbrunn with Strudel Show $93

Excursion(s)
- Jewish Vienna Excursion Price - $70

Explore the “City of Waltzes” from a Jewish heritage perspective on today’s outing. Beginning at the Judenplatz, you’ll learn about the community’s history and follow in the footsteps of some of the most internationally well-known...

Day 9 - Budapest
Port - Budapest Located on opposite sides of the Danube, Buda and Pest each has a distinctive character and allure all its own. Explore this dynamic and multi-faceted city with your choice of excursions—you can see it from a local’s perspective on a walking tour, or cov...
Excursion(s)
- Budapest panoramic highlights with St. Stephen's Cathedral Excursion Price - $70

Drive along one of the prettiest streets in Budapest, Andrassy Ave, on your way to the St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Andrassy Ave is a broad promenade of breathtaking neo-Renaissance archite...

Excursion(s)
- Budapest walk with local treats Excursion Price - $70

One of the best ways to get to know Budapest is through its cuisine, in no small part because many of its unique culinary treats can be found inside famous architectural sites and other must-see hotspots.

...

Excursion(s)
- Jewish Budapest Excursion Price - $70

On your way into the Jewish Quarter, take a panoramic drive along the UNESCO-designated Andrassy Avenue. Among its beautiful neo-Renaissance architecture are such sites as Heroes’ Square, the Franz Liszt Memorial House, the Hous...

Day 10 - Budapest (Disembark)
Port - Budapest You’ve experienced the best of Prague and the Danube River, sampling myriad culinary delights and exploring fascinating stops along the way. Now your journey comes to a close (unless you’ve booked a Uniworld post-cruise tour of Budapest) and it’s time to...

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Last Updated: 7/13/2023

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