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Prague & Danube Delights

11 Day
Between Budapest and Prague
Danube
From * £2,795
£2,545
Departing 14 September 2017
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The Danube River promises a captivating journey between Budapest and Regensburg, introducing you to capital cities rich in culture, as well as scenic spectacles like the Wachau Valley and the foothills of the Austrian Alps. Over the course of this unforgettable 11-day journey, which includes an 8-day river cruise on the Danube and a 3-night Prague city break, you’ll explore four majestic capitals, including Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna and Prague — each promising its own cultural highlights and evocative architecture. Between these enriching capitals are heritage towns steeped in history, from Passau with its swathe of baroque-influenced buildings to Regensburg, which is easily one of the most inspiring medieval cities in Germany. 

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Day 1
UK > Budapest

Return economy flights from London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow or Edinburgh are included in the price of your holiday. Please call for details on other regional departures which are available from selected UK airports at a supplement from £49 per person.


On arrival at the airport in Budapest, you’ll be met by a friendly Emerald Waterways representative and transferred by coach to your award winning ship. Here, you’ll have the chance to unpack, relax in your room and explore all of the ship’s fantastic facilities, like the on-board heated swimming pool and bar, and the spacious Sun Deck which offers brilliant panoramic views of your surroundings.

Meals included: Dinner
Day 2
Budapest

Budapest is Eastern Europe’s liveliest and most cosmopolitan city. Enjoy a guided tour of the city sights including the Royal Palace of Buda, hilltop castle complex and the Chain Bridge linking Buda and Pest. This afternoon you depart for Bratislava.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Bratislava

This morning we arrive at the city of Bratislava, capital of the Republic of Slovakia. Enjoy a sightseeing tour including the enchanting Old City with its Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and the Gothic Cathedral of St Martin. EmeraldPLUS: The highlight will be a home hosted afternoon tea with a local Slovakian family.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Vienna

Today we explore Austria’s capital beginning with a drive along the Ringstrasse, where we will see Vienna’s world–famous Opera House, Burgtheatre, Spanish Riding School, Town Hall, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace. Then you have free time to sample the wonderful tastes of Vienna.

Discover More: Exclusive Viennese concert with music from Mozart and Strauss (extra expense) and/or Schonbrunn Palace tour (extra expense) – please note that guests on this tour will not be able to participate on the included walking tour of Vienna

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Durnstein - Melk

In the morning we arrive in Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages of the Wachau wine region. This is the site of the castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned after returning from the crusades in the 12th century. Thereafter you drive through the picturesque landscape of this district to the 900-year old Benedictine Abbey of Melk, which features Austria’s finest Italian baroque architecture. Emerald Active: Guided bike tour along the Danube River (active fitness level) or a guided hike to Durnstein Castle (active fitness level recommended – actual hike).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Passau

Cruise along the Danube this morning, in the afternoon we reach Passau. Cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you in this beautiful city. On this afternoon’s walking tour, stroll through the old town’s narrow alleys and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress from the town below. Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture and home to Europe’s largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes.

Discover More: Tour to Salzburg (extra expense) or Tour to Cesky Krumlov (extra expense) guests on these tours will not be able to participate on the included walking tour of Passau

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Regensburg - Kelheim

After breakfast we arrive in magnificent Regensburg. On our guided walking tour you’ll have the chance to see one of the oldest bridges crossing the Danube and see the city’s architectural highlights including the Old Town Hall. EmeraldPLUS: Tonight, enjoy a Bavarian band on board.

Discover More: Local brauhaus excursion (extra expense)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
Disembarkation Nuremberg – Prague

After breakfast we journey by coach to Prague, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Situated on the banks of the River Vltava in central Bohemia. This evening meet your Tour Director for a welcome drink.
Three Night Stay: Prague

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 9
Prague Sightseeing

This morning we explore the sights of the Old Town Square on a guided walking tour. We see Mozart´s Theatre, Little Square and the Astronomical Clock. Walk across the Charles Bridge spanning the River Vltava, to board our coach to drive to the 1,000-year-old Prague Castle area. With our local guide we walk through Hradcany Square, and see the magnificent Loreta Monastery, and arrive at Hradcany Castle. Here we see Old Kings Palace and St. George´s Monastery. This evening we enjoy a night of dancing and entertainment at a Czech Highlight Dinner in a local restaurant.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 10
Prague Day at Leisure

Your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day. The baroque quarter of Mala Strana is a must see, as is Josefov, the Jewish quarter. You will no doubt return to the lively atmosphere around the Charles Bridge for another look.

Discover More: Blatná Castle (extra expense)

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 11
Prague > UK
After breakfast, its time to farewell new found friends and transfer to the airport for your onwards or homebound flight.
Meals included: Breakfast
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