Melodies of the Danube  |  October 21, 2014  |  9 Day - Cruise Only or 12 Day - Cruise & Prague Tour

Hosted by Atlantic Tours owners Richard Arnold & Gary Biddle!

As you journey along the Danube through four European countries, you will see first hand why this fabled river has inspired generations of artists, poets, and musicians. Explore the vibrant streets of Budapest and Bratislava and elegant avenues of Vienna, known to music lovers as the birthplace of the waltz. Cruise through the scenic Wachau Valley, home to picturesque vineyards, charming hamlets, and spectacular 900-year-old Benedictine abbey. Conclude your adventure in Munich, with an excursion to the 19th century palace built by "Mad King Ludwig" of Bavaria, the inspiration for Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty Castle.


October 21, 2014


- Luxurious cruise accommodations in an outside statement - most with French balconies (twin balconies on select vessels)
- Fine dining including complimentary wine, beer & soft drinks at lunch and dinner
- State-of-the-art "Infotainment" System featuring free in room direct Internet access, free Hollywood movies, and more
- Life-enriching tours and daily excursions with personal headset included
- Special highlights including lectures, theme dinners, cooking demonstrations, onboard music performances and live piano every afternoon and evening
- Complimentary bicycles and guided bike tours (Note: guided bike tours are capacity controlled)


Day 1: Depart Halifax
Overnight flight to Budapest

Day 2: Arrival in Budapest
Embarkation in Budapest
Welcome dinner onboard

Day 3: Budapest
City tour

Day 4: Bratislava
Walking tour or "Communist" tour
Arrival in Vienna - optional evening concert

Day 5: Vienna
City Tour
Viennese Wine & Music Evening

Day 6: Durnstein
Walking tour and wine tasting
Cruise Wachau Valley or guided bicycle tour
Arrival in Melk - Benedictine Abbey tour

Day 7: Linz
Walking tour
OR Austrian Lake District excursion
OR Cesky Krumlov excursion
OR Salzburg excursion

Day 8: Passau and Vilshofen
Walking tour in Passau
Octoberfest in Vilshofen

Day 9: Disembarkation in Vilshofen
End of cruise portion of tour
Walking tour in Regensburg, transfer to Prague
Those joining land tour will check-in to Prague hotel

Day 10: Prague
City tour
Optional Folklore Dinner Show

Day 11: Prague
Free day in the city
Optional Terezin tour

Day 12: Depart Prague
Return flight home


Per person rates in US funds:

9 Day cruise portion only from $3,099 US per person based on double occupancy.
12 Day cruise and Prague extension from $3,849 US per person based on double occupancy.

Cruise prices are per person in a Category E, deluxe outside stateroom with window. Upgrades to a high category are available, please contact for pricing.

Airfare is additional
Port Charges: $161 US per person
Plus gratuities of $20 per person, per day

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