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Authentic Danube and Prague

Operated by: Uniworld River Cruises

10 Days

Countries Visited

Austria, Germany, Czech Republic

Locations Visited

Vienna, Melk, Passau, Nuremberg, Pargue
  1. Day 1 Vienna (Embark)

    Transfer from Vienna International Airport to your ship. If your cruise package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private transfer, you will be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the ship.

    meals Dinner
  2. Day 2 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.

    Featured Excursion:
    Vienna panoramic highlights & Old Town food and art walk
    Choice of Vienna panoramic highlights & World Museum Vienna: the manic Habsburg collector’s treasures

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  3. Day 3 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.

    Featured Excursion:
    Weissenkirchen “Village Day” village stroll with wine and apricot treats and vineyard hike
    Choice of Melk Abbey: Benedictine library and Baroque opulence

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Welcome Dinner
  4. Day 4 Engelhartszell, Passau, Vilshofen

    A new day brings new experiences in the forest-lined district of Engelhartszell. Arrive in the afternoon at the “City of Three Rivers,” Passau, where the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers join together, at one time bringing an influx of wealth and culture into the region. 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.

    Featured Excursion:
    Passau walking discovery tour
    Choice of Passau city tour with Old Town walk

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  5. Day 5 Vilshofen, Deggendorf, Straubing

    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 Excursion:
    Exclusive Bavarian Forest Village and Theresienthal glass factory visit
    Choice of “Let’s Go” hike the Danube trail or Bavarian town discovery: baker, butcher, beer

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Day 6 Straubing, Regensburg, Kelheim

    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.

    Featured Excursion:
    ”2000 Years in One Hour” walking discovery tour
    Choice of Jewish Heritage: Regensburg & Schindler’s List or BMW plant visit – the ultimate driving machine

    Note: If the tour lands on a holiday, the BMW factory will be closed.

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day 7 Roth, Nuremberg

    Start in Roth and explore the Jewish culture and its role in German history as you arrive in Nuremberg. Like much of Germany during the World War II era, Nuremberg and its Jewish residents faced extreme oppression. To commemorate Germany and its inhabitants’ struggle during that time period, the Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds was erected. The fascinating museum provides travelers the unique opportunity to explore exhibits dedicated to understanding and unraveling Nazi Germany. Or, partake in a tour of the city’s highlights, including Nuremberg Castle, an impressive medieval complex in the heart of the historical center.

    Featured Excursion:
    Nuremberg panoramic highlights tour with Documentation Center and Nazi rally grounds
    Choice of Nuremberg panoramic tour with Nuremberg Castle and downtown walk

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
  8. Day 8 Nuremberg to Prague (Disembark)

    Disembark your ship and transfer from Nuremberg to Prague.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
  9. Day 9 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.

    Featured Excursion:
    Choice of Prague Old Town and Charles Bridge walking tour or Hradčany Castle visit

    meals Buffet Breakfast
  10. Day 10 Prague (Depart)

    Depart from Prague’s Václav Havel Airport to North America for your journey home.

    meals Continental Breakfast/Buffet
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Dining

  • All meals included onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions
  • Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, and mineral water

Accommodations

  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the elegant River Princess
  • Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites have handcrafted Savoir® of England beds, high-thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, and a menu of pillow options
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access

Excursions

  • 7 days of excursions, including “Choice Is Yours” options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
  • Guided “Let's Go,” “Do as the Locals Do,” “Village Day” and “Gentle Walking” programs
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio-headset system on all excursions
  • Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks

Experiences

  • 3 countries: Austria, Germany, Czech Republic
  • 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
  • Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: “What Would Vienna Be Without 800 Years of Jewish History?”
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days
  • All gratuities, both onboard and onshore
  • Jewish Heritage Program available on all departures
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Extend Package

Add An Optional Cruise Extension Package:

Vienna

Included in your 3-day stay:

  • 2 nights at the Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna (or similar)
  • Breakfast daily and all gratuities, service charges, taxes and porterage
  • Vienna "Do as the Locals Do" walking discovery tour
  • English-speaking expert
  • All transfers

Pricing:

$699 per person (for 2 guests)

For solo travelers, there is a single supplement of $399.

Additional fees may apply, please call for pricing. 

Note: This extension is for cruises that begin or end in Vienna.

COLORFUL CONTRASTS EMPHASIZE HER DASHING DIVERSITY

Bright green in one room, yellow in the next, and black and white in the room after that. The stylish contrasts all live together in harmony on this jewel of a vessel. Original art includes works by Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró and Marc Chagall.

Click HERE to view a pdf of ship facts (and click HERE to download software to open a pdf file).

 

Inaugurated: 2001
Renovated: 2011
Guests: 128
Staff: 42

Suites: 4 (214 sq ft)
French Balcony: 18 (151 sq ft)
Deluxe: 34 (151 sq ft)
Classic: 8 (151 sq ft)

Length: 361 ft
Width: 37.5 ft
Voltage: 110/220 volts

SUITES

Lavishly appointed riverview suite (214 sq ft - 20 sq m) with a French balcony

Handcrafted Savoir® of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite, and bottled water

Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, waffle bathrobes, and slippers

Additional special amenities and services

FRENCH BALCONY

Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) with a French balcony

Handcrafted Savoir® of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite, and bottled water

Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, backlit magnifying mirror, cozy bathrobes, and slippers

DELUXE

Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m)

Handcrafted Savoir® of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite, and bottled water

Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, backlit magnifying mirror, cozy bathrobes, and slippers

Our meticulously designed ships feature enticing public areas and luxurious amenities, including a lounge with full-service bar, well-equipped fitness center, restaurant, Serenity River Spa, and a Sun Deck where you can relax and take in the ever-changing views. 

The stunning foyer of the 130-passenger River Princess sets an indulgent and luxurious tone for your European journey. Throughout the ship, jewel-tone greens, warm browns, and mix of black of white create a sophisticated ambiance, while stylish public areas—including a Main Lounge, a Sky Lounge, and a Captain’s Lounge and Library—provide comfortable places to curl up with a good book, chat with friends, or sip your favorite cocktail.

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