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Countries

Austria, Germany, Hungary ...more Austria, Germany, Hungary

Locations

Nuremberg, Regensburg, Deggendorf, Passau, Linz, Dürnstein, Vienna, Budapest ...more Nuremberg, Regensburg, Deggendorf, Passau, Linz, Dürnstein, Vienna, Budapest

Grand Christmas and New Year's

2022
13
Days
From
$6,999
Operated By Uniworld River Cruises

Countries

Austria, Germany, Hungary ...more Austria, Germany, Hungary

Locations

Nuremberg, Regensburg, Deggendorf, Passau, Linz, Dürnstein, Vienna, Budapest ...more Nuremberg, Regensburg, Deggendorf, Passau, Linz, Dürnstein, Vienna, Budapest

Arrive at Nuremberg 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

You could not ask for a more perfect place to begin a celebration of the holiday season than Nuremberg. The historic Old Town is an archetypal German medieval city and is home to a world-renowned gingerbread called lebkuchen.

A special Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you this evening.

Meals Breakfast Buffet Lunch Welcome Dinner
Featured Excursions: Nuremberg city tour with Christmas market

Nuremberg city tour with Christmas market

Spend a leisurely day onboard as you cruise along a marvel of modern engineering, the 106-mile-long Main-Danube Canal. Tonight, celebrate Christmas Eve in the enchanting town of Regensburg, known for its stunningly preserved medieval quarter.

Meals Breakfast Buffet Lunch Dinner

The Old Town of Regensburg sparkles with holiday lights and decorations this time of year, adding to its already considerable charms and captivating architectural style. Check out the best and brightest cultural sights and plunge into the town’s ancient past.

Meals Breakfast Buffet Lunch Dinner
Featured Excursions: Regensburg walking tour

Regensburg walking tour

Take some time today to explore the beautifully expansive and heavily wooded Bavarian Forest. As the largest continuous forested region in Europe, there’s plenty to uncover—like unspoiled landscapes, abundant wildlife and idyllic atmosphere.

Meals Breakfast Buffet Lunch Dinner
Featured Excursions: Bavarian Forest adventure

Bavarian Forest adventure

Located at the confluence of three rivers, Passau is a lovely place to take a stroll with a local expert who will regale you with stories about the town’s colorful (and ancient) past.

Meals Breakfast Buffet Lunch Dinner
Featured Excursions: Passau walking tour

Passau walking tour

Mozart’s birthplace of Salzburg is nestled in a glorious alpine setting that sparkles like a winter wonderland. You definitely chose the perfect time of year to explore this refined and much-loved city. If you’re a fan of “The Sound of Music,” all the better—you will recognize locations from the Oscar-winning film in the city’s Old Town.

Meals Breakfast Buffet Lunch Dinner
Choice of: Full-day Salzburg

Full-day Salzburg

or Linz town and country: Linzertorte and cider farm visit

Linz town and country: Linzertorte and cider farm visit

After a scenic cruise through the Wachau Valley, we’ll reach the village of Dürnstein. Walk along the cobbled streets, browse the shops selling apricot schnapps and maybe take a quick jaunt up to a ruined castle (with an intriguing tale all its own).

Meals Breakfast Buffet Lunch Dinner
Featured Excursions: Dürnstein village stroll with spiced wine tasting and organ concert in a monastery

Dürnstein village stroll with spiced wine tasting and organ concert in a monastery

Private Artstetten Castle reception with a member of Habsburg Royalty

Private Artstetten Castle reception with a member of Habsburg Royalty

Vienna is a city steeped in history, music and elegant architecture. Mozart, Austria’s most famous citizen, was at the height of his creative powers when he lived here, writing perhaps his best-known works, including “The Marriage of Figaro,” “Don Giovanni” and “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.”

Meals Breakfast Buffet Lunch Dinner
Choice of: Vienna city tour with Christmas market

Vienna city tour with Christmas market

or “Taste of Christmas” Vienna walking tour

“Taste of Christmas” Vienna walking tour

Featured Excursions: “Morning with the Masters” at the Vienna Art History Museum

“Morning with the Masters” at the Vienna Art History Museum

Private Mozart and Strauss concert

Private Mozart and Strauss concert

Begin the day with a visit to a palace that pays tribute to the taste and wealth of the Habsburg emperors, spend some time exploring Vienna on your own and then ring in the New Year in style.

Meals Breakfast Buffet Lunch Dinner
Featured Excursions: Schönbrunn Palace with Puppet Theatre

After enjoying some extra free time to explore Vienna on your own, relax onboard as the ship cruises to Budapest. You have the morning at leisure. You could relax onboard or ramble through glorious Vienna.

A special Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you this evening.

Meals Breakfast Buffet Lunch Farewell Dinner

Located on opposite sides of the Danube, Buda and Pest each have their own distinctive character and allure. You’ll get a taste of this dynamic capital with a city tour that will show you all the highlights.

Meals Breakfast Buffet Lunch Dinner
Featured Excursions: Budapest panoramic highlights with Parliament visit

Budapest panoramic highlights with Parliament visit

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 the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport for your flight home.

Meals Continental Breakfast Breakfast Buffet

Note: The itineraries presented are subject to modification due to water levels, closures because of public holidays or other uncontrollable factors. Every effort will be made to operate programs as planned, but changes may still be necessary throughout the cruise. This day-to-day schedule is subject to change. Your final day-to-day schedule will be provided onboard on the first day of your cruise.

Price Includes
Dining
  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 12 dinners
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions
  • Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks and mineral water
Excursions
  • 9 days of excursions, including “Choice Is Yours” options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
  • Guided “Taste of Christmas” program
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio-headset system on all excursions
  • Use of Nordic walking sticks
Accommodations
  • 12-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the majestic S.S. Beatrice
  • Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites have handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, high thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, and a menu of pillow options
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access
Experiences
  • 3 countries: Austria, Germany, Hungary
  • 6 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
  • Group Transfers are included on arrival and departure days (please see terms and conditions for transfer guidelines)
  • Gratuities for onboard personnel (ship staff, crew, Cruise/Tour Manager) are included during the cruise/tour
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
  • Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture
Ship Information
Royal Suite
  • Luxurious riverview royal suite (390 sq ft - 36.2 sq m) with spacious living room
  • Handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, built-in closets, hair dryer, safe, individual climate-control thermostat and flat-screen TV with infotainment center 
  • Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, backlit magnifying mirror, heated mirrors, cozy bathrobes and slippers, separate rain shower and tub, plush towels, special towel warmers and a secluded toilet area
Grand Suite
  • Luxurious riverview grand suite (310 sq ft - 28.8 sq m)
  • Grand suites include handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, built-in closets, hair dryer, safe, individual climate-controlled thermostat, direct-dial telephone and flat-screen TV with infotainment center
  • Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, backlit magnifying mirror, cozy bathrobes and slippers, a rain shower and tub, plush towels and a secluded toilet area
Suite
  • Luxurious riverview suite (225 sq ft - 20.9 sq m)
  • Suites include handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, built-in closets, hair dryer, safe, direct-dial telephone, individual thermostat and flat-screen TV with infotainment center
  • Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, backlit magnifying mirror, cozy bathrobes and slippers
Deluxe French Balcony
  • Luxurious riverview stateroom (150 sq ft - 14 sq m) with a French balcony
  • Handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, built-in closets, hair dryer, safe, individual climate-controlled thermostat, direct-dial telephone, mineral water and flat-screen TV with infotainment center 
  • Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, backlit magnifying mirror, cozy bathrobes and slippers
French Balcony
  • Luxurious riverview stateroom (150 sq ft - 14 sq m) with a French balcony
  • Handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, built-in closets, hair dryer, safe, individual climate-controlled thermostat, direct-dial telephone, mineral water and flat-screen TV with infotainment center 
  • Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, backlit magnifying mirror, cozy bathrobes and slippers
Classic
  • Luxurious riverview stateroom (150 sq ft - 14 sq m)
  • Handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, built-in closets, hair dryer, safe, individual climate-controlled thermostat, direct-dial telephone, mineral water and flat-screen TV with infotainment center 
  • Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, backlit magnifying mirror, cozy bathrobes and slippers
S.S. Beatrice Deck Plan
Dates & Prices

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Classic
  $6,999
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Cruise Itinerary: Nuremberg to Budapest Ship(s): S.S. Beatrice Prices exclude additional port charges of $340 per person
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