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Enchanting Danube (2024) (Passau to Budapest)

From Passau, Germany to Budapest, Hungary
Length: 8 Days - Departs: Sun, May 12, 2024
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Departure
May 12, 2024
Arrival
May 19, 2024

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River Cruise Itinerary

The shimmering waters of the fabled Danube River flow for thousands of miles through the very heart of Europe, silent witness to centuries of artistic achievement and historical events. This perfectly composed journey provides an immersive cultural tasting menu of four equally beguiling countries—ideal for first-time river cruisers as well as seasoned travelers seeking to experience yet another dimension of these much-loved destinations. Our locally-based destination experts will take you well beyond the “must-sees” of each region, offering fresh takes on classic sites, insider knowledge of delightful under-the-radar locales, and VIP access to places only a privileged few will ever experience—such as a private early-morning viewing of the acclaimed art collection of the Kunstkammer Vienna.

  1. Day 1
    Passau (Embark)
    Sun, May 12, 2024
    Arrive at Munich Airport. If your cruise 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.
    Meals: Dinner
  2. Day 2
    Passau
    Mon, May 13, 2024
    Passau is a crossroads in more ways than one, as 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—or “Let’s Go” with an invigorating riverside hike.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  3. Day 3
    Linz (Salzburg)
    Tue, May 14, 2024
    Mozart’s birthplace of Salzburg is nestled in a glorious alpine setting that sparkles like a winter wonderland. Linz may be best known for its famous Linzer torte, but it’s also a hotbed for the arts. See the sights with a local expert and visit a family at their farm in the countryside. Austria’s third-largest city, Linz boasts a long history of trading and textile manufacturing, but these days it is perhaps best known for its electronic arts and annual festival.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  4. Day 4
    Melk, Dürnstein
    Wed, May 15, 2024
    This morning, visit the 900-year-old Melk Abbey and its extraordinary baroque-style library.Later, you will head to Dürnstein, one of our favorite towns along the Danube, a lovely place to wander cobblestone lanes, browse quaint shops, and maybe hike up to a ruined castle (with an intriguing tale all its own). You can also opt for a tasting or learn all about the world’s costliest spice from the Wachau Valley’s only saffron grower. You have two ports of call in the incredibly scenic valley, Dürnstein and Melk, and an assortment of delightful ways to explore this lovely region.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  5. Day 5
    Vienna
    Thu, May 16, 2024
    Vienna is a cultural treasure trove revered for its art and music (and sinfully rich pastries). Experience the “City of Waltzes” with a highlight tour of the city, as well as an expertly led tour of an extraordinary collection of art at the renowned Vienna Art History Museum.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Day 6
    Vienna, Bratislava
    Fri, May 17, 2024
    Your ship sets sail from Vienna and heads for Bratislava today. You may relax onboard all day, perhaps enjoying a drink on the Sun Deck and taking in the scenery as the ship wends its way along the Austrian Danube toward Bratislava. Although it’s not a large city, Bratislava has played a leading role in the politics and culture of the region for many centuries, and it is well worth a visit.If you opt for the walking tour today, you may choose to leave the ship by bus in Vienna and start your excursion early. This would give you time for lunch on your own in town, as well as some additional free time to enjoy Bratislava after your tour ends.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day 7
    Budapest
    Sat, May 18, 2024
    Budapest is an enchanting city that presents a vibrant mix of medieval and modern.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  8. Day 8
    Budapest (Disembark)
    Sun, May 19, 2024
    Disembark the ship and transfer to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport for your flight home, or extend your stay in Budapest.
    Meals: Breakfast

Countries Visited

Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Germany

Rivers Visited

Danube

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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
4.7
Accommodations
4.9
Itinerary
4.5
Professional Staff
4.9
Repeat with Operator
4.9
Value for Money
4.2

Ratings based off 17 reviews - currently showing 9 reviews with comments only

The staff on the Marie Teresa is outstanding.

Uniworld takes care of you! The bottom line is we had a great trip, in great part, because of the attention the staff on the boat paid to us and all the other passengers.

Uniworld takes care of you! The bottom line is we had a great trip, in great part, because of the attention the staff on the boat paid to us and all the other passengers. Our day trip coordinator, went out of her way to help us with information and booking assistance for additional sights we wanted to see.

Uniworld is a luxury river cruise and all tours were exceptional.

Uniworld provided an exceptional experience!

This was our first river cruise, and we found Uniworld to be a good value and a very positive experience.

The food was excellent. The waiting staff was unbelievably prompt and courteous. The boat was gorgeous

I was very happy with the trip and my experience. Well done.

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