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Cruise the mighty Danube and Rhine

Cruise the mighty Danube and Rhine on this epic journey through Europe's heartland. From the Hungarian capital of Budapest, explore the heritage of regal Austria before following the winding valleys and traditional riverside towns of historic Bavaria. Then, continue to the Dutch capital of Amsterdam and explore the city's beautiful network of canals.

  • Travelmarvel Diamond
  • Budapest with twilight cruise
  • Vienna, including Naschmarkt
  • Melk Abbey and Passau
  • Regensburg
  • WWII themed tour of Nuremberg
  • Bamberg, Durnstein and Würzburg
  • Siegfreid’s Mechanical Music
  • Augustusburg Castle and Falkenlust
What’s Included
  • Return Scheduled Flights
  • 14-night cruise aboard the Travelmarvel Diamond
  • Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum

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Days 1-3 Budapest

Budapest and Vienna

You fly from London Heathrow to Budapest, where you transfer to your vessel. This evening, there is a Gala dinner, before you explore Budapest on a guided tour on Day 2. You leave for Vienna on Day 3, where you enjoy a guided tour of this spectacular Imperial city.

Days 4-5 Vienna

On to Melk

You are at leisure today. Alternatively, you may choose to embark on a tour of the Schönbrunn Palace, or enjoy a guided tour in Bratislava. This evening, there is an optional concert, featuring the music of Austria's most famous composers: Mozart and Strauss. You travel to Melk on Day 5, and enjoy a tour of Melk Abbey, a palatial monastery founded over 900 years ago.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Days 6-7 Passau

Passau and Regensburg

Today you enjoy a guided walk of Passau. Alternatively, you may choose to take a trip to either Salzburg or Cesky Krumlov. On board, you enjoy a Bavarian food experience, sampling local beer and snacks, and enjoying traditional folk music, song, and dance. You reach Regensburg on Day 7, and embark on a guided tour.

Days 8-9 Nuremberg

Nuremberg and Bamberg

Head to Nuremberg today and enjoy a guided World War II-themed tour. On Day 9, you explore the beautiful city centre of Bamberg on a tour.

Days 10-11 Wurzburg

Würzburg and Miltenberg

Today you embark on a guided tour of Wurzburg. There is also an optional guided tour of Rothenburg. On Day 11, you arrive in Miltenberg, and enjoy coffee and cake in the homes of some local people.

Days 12-13 Rhine Gorge
Rhine Gorge

Through the Rhine Gorge

You dock in Rüdesheim this morning, where you take a trip on the Winzerexpress through town to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. On Day 13, you enjoy an excursion to the UNESCO-listed Augustusburg Castle.

Days 14-15 Amsterdam

Amsterdam and Home

Upon arrival in the Dutch city of Amsterdam, you transfer to a glass-topped boat for a relaxing cruise through the winding canals. On Day 15, transfer to Amsterdam and fly back to London.

What’s included
What's Included
  • Return flights from London
  • Airport transfers
  • 14-night cruise on board the Travelmarvel Diamond
  • 41 meals including 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches & 14 dinners
  • Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Guided tour of Budapest
  • Guided tour and leisure time in Vienna
  • Guided walking tours of Passau and Regensberg
  • World War II-themed tour of Nuremburg
  • Guided tours of Melk Abbey and Augustusburg Castle
  • Excursion on the Winzerexpress and tour of Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum
  • Cruise in a glass topped boat through Amsterdam
Laura Strawinski
Mark Brennan
Sally Hauser
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