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Authentic Danube & Prague Cruise

9 nights from $4999 per person share twin
in a Classic Twin
flights are additional
Departs 27 Oct 19
other dates available

Sale Period

until 31 Oct 18 unless sold out prior

 

9 nights from
$4999
per person share twinin a Classic Twinflights are additionalDeparts 27 Oct 19other dates available

Authentic Danube & Prague Cruise

Go off the beaten path from Prague to Nuremberg to Vienna and uncover the scenic wonders and remarkable histories of the cities that rest along the Danube. As your adventure starts, castles, stunning architecture, natural wonders and rich history ensue. Not only that, but you’ll discover Central Europe’s fascinating Jewish ties as part of our Jewish Heritage programme – the only itinerary of its kind offered on the rivers.

Deal Includes:

✔ 2 nights in Prague
 7 night Danube river cruise
 Onboard dining and unlimited beverages (including many premium spirits and wines)
 A variety of Personalised Excursions
 A number of Excursions curated Exclusively for Uniworld Guests
 In-suite Butler Service
 Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship
 All tipping and gratuities
 All-scheduled Airport Transfers
 Onboard entertainment and signature lectures
 Bicycles and Nordic Walking sticks for onshore use

Cruise Itinerary:

DAY 1: Prague (Arrive)

Arrive at Václav Havel Airport Prague. 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

Prague has been a magnet for artists, writers, scientists and composers for centuries. It also boasts great beer, a lively art scene, stunning castles and up-and-coming fashion designers, making it a fun as well as a beautiful place to visit.
Choice of Prague Old Town and Charles Bridge walking tour or Hradčany Castle visit
Jewish Heritage Excursion:
Jewish Heritage Highlight: Prague’s Old Jewish Quarter: Rabbi Loew and the Golem
This excursion is only available on sailings that belong to the Jewish Heritage program.


DAY 3: Prague to Nuremberg (Embark)

Transfer from your hotel in Prague to your ship in Nuremberg.


DAY 4: Nuremberg, Roth

Upon your arrival in Nuremberg, you’ll delve straight into the city’s highlights with a visit to Nuremberg Castle, an impressive medieval complex in the heart of the historical center. After, you’ll venture to the Documentation Center and Nazi Party Rally Grounds. This museum provides travelers the unique opportunity to explore exhibits dedicated to unraveling and understanding Nazi Germany. You’ll also be able to learn the intriguing history of the Jewish people in Nuremberg during World War II.
Choice of Nuremberg panoramic highlights tour with WWII Rally Grounds visit or Nuremberg "Do as the Locals Do"
Jewish Heritage Excursion:
Jewish Heritage Highlight: Jewish Nuremberg and WWII
This excursion is only available on sailings that belong to the Jewish Heritage program.

DAY 5: Regensburg

Spend the morning discovering Regensburg’s long line of dukes, kings and bishops that called the former Bavarian capital and Free Imperial City home. Regensburg boasts the largest medieval old town north of the Alps (over 1,500 listed buildings), a prominent skyline, and a large collection of museums, exhibits and theaters. Find your need for speed with a tour of the state-of-the-art BMW factory. Tour the carmaker’s futuristic plant and learn how it’s cranked out millions of automobiles. Futuristic and antiquated, it’s the best of both worlds in Regensburg. Your afternoon calls for a hands-on learning experience on how to make Bavarian sausage at a family-owned factory. Or if going behind-the-scenes isn’t your style, pop over to any one of the many restaurants and beer gardens dishing out traditional Bavarian beer and regional cuisine situated along the Danube gorge. We’re getting hungry just thinking about it.
Choice of "2,000 Years in One Hour" Regensburg walking history lesson or BMW factory visit
Jewish Heritage Excursion:
Jewish Heritage Highlight: Jewish Regensburg & Schindler’s List
This excursion is only available on sailings that belong to the Jewish Heritage program.


DAY 6: Straubing, Deggendorf, Vilshofen

Nestled between Regensburg and Passau sits a town surrounded by the foothills of the Bavarian Forest, Deggendorf. Journey deep into the alluring Bavarian Forest National Park, Germany’s first national park, and discover outdoor leisure at its best. When you’re not gaping at its remarkable rolling hills, low-lying mountains and towering trees, you’ll have the opportunity for an exclusive visit a Theresienthal crystal glass factory, complete with a horse-drawn carriage ride, fresh-baked bread and schnapps. In Straubing, uncover the Bavarian town’s deep-rooted love for all things food and drink. Amidst its bustling town center lined with shops, offices, pedestrian areas and restaurants serving up traditional German food and beer, is a city with a fascinating story and its fair share of Gothic-style buildings and cathedrals.
Featured Excursions:
Exclusive Bavarian Forest Village with Theresienthal glass manufactory visit
“Let’s Go” bike the Danube trail


DAY 7: Vilshofen, Passau, Engelhartszell

A new day brings new experiences in the “City of Three Rivers,” Passau, where the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers join together. Take to the city by foot and explore its splendid mix of old and new. Medieval lanes, tunnels, cathedrals and archways fuse with modern shopping malls and buildings. Marvel at the Italian Baroque-style St. Stephen’s Church, which holds the second largest church pipe organ in the world.
Choice of Passau walking discovery tour or Passau geocaching scavenger hunt


DAY 8: Weissenkirchen

Start your day in the heart of the Danube Valley, strolling through Weissenkirchen’s idyllic wine village while sampling mouthwatering Austrian pastries. If you’ve had one too many pastries, you’ll enjoy a hike through one of the area’s most picturesque vineyards. Named for its white church that dominates the landscape, the city is flanked by vineyard-lined hills, historic houses and beautiful courtyards. Melk Abbey is a Baroque monastery and sits atop a rocky formation overlooking the Danube. Aside from its’ stunning architecture and panoramic views of Wachau Valley below, its interior boasts pure opulence in every room. There’s nothing like it.
Choice of Weissenkirchen “Village Day” with vineyard hike or Melk Abbey with library visit


DAY 9: Vienna

On this day, explore the “City of Waltzes” and dive into its vast artistic and musical legacy with your choice of tours. The city is known for its Imperial palaces, famous residents and expansive art collections. See the highlights as you take in Old Town’s art and food, including scrumptious pastries, or discover Viennese history at the World Museum Vienna, renowned for its collection of Habsburg family treasures. Cap your day with an exclusive after-hours visit of Schönbrunn Palace and experience one of Vienna’s most popular tourist attractions after everyone else leaves. The captivating Baroque-style masterpiece reflects 300 years of changing history, styles and Habsburg monarchs.
Choice of Vienna Mystery Tour or Vienna panoramic highlights & World Museum Vienna: the manic Habsburg collector’s treasures
Jewish Heritage Excursion:
Jewish Heritage Highlight: Jewish Vienna Walking Tour
This excursion is only available on sailings that belong to the Jewish Heritage program.


DAY 10: Vienna (Disembark)

Disembark the ship. If your cruise package includes a group departure transfer or if you have purchased a private departure transfer, you will be transferred to Vienna International Airport for your flight home.


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Terms and Conditions

Ask your HOT Cruise Consultant for prices on other departure dates. All cruise packages are based on Twin share, inside cabin and costs are per person. Availability is current as at 17 Sep 19 and deals are available until date shown or until sold out. Space is strictly limited and is subject to availability at time of booking. On board credit where shown is per cabin & must be spent on board and is not refundable in cash. All passengers are bound by the individual cruise lines terms&conditions, please ask your consultant for a full copy. Current Deals must be paid in full at time of booking or as shown. All passengers must have a valid passport with more than 6 months validity at the end of their holiday. Travel insurance should be taken out at time of booking to cover in the event of any unforeseen cancellation. Included airfares are based on special non refundable economy fares, ground transfers are not included unless specified, any hotels included are on a room only basis unless specified. ESTA Visas are required for Itineraries visiting USA ,Canada, India, China, Vietnam & Sri Lanka. Visa costs are not included. If travelling on a non NZ passport other visas + NZ re-entry permits may also be required, please check with applicable embassy.

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until 31 Oct 18 unless sold out prior

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