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Blue Danube Cruise with Bishop Gregory Palmer | Nov. 18, 2025

9 days
Austria, Germany, Hungary & Slovakia
Starting from $3098*

Join us for a Blue Danube River starting at $3098* from Budapest on November 18, 2025. You will see Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Durnstein, Milk, Linz, Passau, Regensburg, Vienna, and much more!

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$150 Register by August 18, 2024
$100 Register by November 18, 2024
Full deposit required. Savings deducted from balance.

What’s Included

  • Beverages with All Meals
  • Cruise
  • Meals on Ship
  • Select Shore Excursions
  • 7 Nights Deluxe Cruise Accommodation
  • Daily Sightseeing Program as outlined in the Itinerary
  • Infotainment System in all Staterooms with Free Internet, Hit Movies, Music Library & English TV Stations
  • Terry Bathrobes and White-on-white plush bedding in all Staterooms
  • Superb Dining with all Meals included during your Cruise
  • Free-flowing Red & White Wines from Europe’s great Wine Regions, beer & soft drinks with every Dinner 
  • Bottled Water in every stateroom replenished daily
  • Reception, Welcome Dinner & Captain’s Gala Dinner
  • Special Highlights include Folklore Dances, Lectures, Theme Dinners, onboard Music Performances, and afternoon & evening Piano Music
  • Use of Bicycles to explore on your own
  • Administrative Fee
  • Cruise Taxes

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 NOVEMBER 18 – DEPART THE USA

Board your overnight flight to Budapest.

Day 2 NOVEMBER 19 – BUDAPEST - EMBARKATION

Board the ship for your Blue Danube Discovery cruise. (D)

Day 3 NOVEMBER 20 – BRATISALVA

Host to the crowning ceremonies of 11 Hungarian kings and queens between 1536 and 1830, Bratislava certainly has earned the title “Coronation City of Kings,” as you’ll discover during your walking tour. Or join a special “Tastes of Slovakia” tour. For a more active adventure, hike up to Bratislava Castle, offering magnificent views of the city. (B,L,D)

Day 4 NOVEMBER 21 – VIENNA

The “City of Waltzes” offers a treasure trove of gems and your city tour showcases its regal splendors, including the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs. Conclude your tour in Vienna’s historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and then visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral. For a more active exploration of the area, take a guided bike ride. In the afternoon, enjoy leisure time exploring this iconic city at your own pace. (B,L,D)

Day 5 NOVEMBER 22 – DURNSTEIN / MELK

After reaching the Wachau Valley in the morning, you’ll have a choice of three excursions in Dürnstein. Partake in a walking tour along cobblestone streets to the luminous blue façade of the Baroque Stiftskirche, with its famed church tower, before enjoying a wine tasting in a local cellar. Visit a local boutique, where you’ll be treated to the region’s finest apricot products. Alternatively, for a beautiful view of the Wachau Valley, hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held. After your morning excursions, cruise through the picturesque Wachau Valley to Melk. Upon reaching Melk, take a tour of the UNESCOdesignated Melk Abbey or take a guided bike ride through Melk. (B,L,D)

Day 6 NOVEMBER 23 – LINZ/PASSAU

For those who love The Sound of Music, disembark in Linz and set off on a full-day excursion to Salzburg and tour the historic center, Mirabell Gardens, Residenz Square and the Old Market. En route to Salzburg, stop at Mondsee, home of the Basilica St. Michael, where the famous wedding scene in the movie was filmed. Those who remain on board will enjoy a scenic morning sailing to the medieval city of Passau. Join a walking tour through this 2,000-year-old city, noted for its Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Guests looking for a more active morning can choose between a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus Fortress overlooking Passau or a guided bike tour along the Inn River. (B,L,D) *Passau tours not available with full-day Salzburg.

Day 7 NOVEMBER 24 – REGENSBURG

Explore Regensburg, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a guided walking tour showcasing the city’s architectural highlights, including the Old Town Hall and the Porta Praetoria, gates to an ancient Roman fort built in 179 A.D. As an alternate option, sample some of Bavaria’s specialties— beer, sausage and pretzels, or bike to Walhalla, where you’ll see the neoclassical white marble temple inspired by the Parthenon in Athens. (B,L,D)

Day 8 NOVEMBER 25 – NUREMBERG

Enjoy a scenic morning cruise as the ship crosses the Continental Divide via the Main-Danube Canal to Nuremberg. Explore the medieval city center with a tour that showcases the Imperial Castle and the famous town wall, as well as Albrecht Dürer’s home and Market Square with its legendary fountain. Or you can take a guided tour of the city’s WWII history, including a visit to the infamous Zeppelin Field, a museum built on the site of former Nazi rallies and the site of the Nuremberg Trials when not in session. Alternatively, savor traditional Franconian specialties by sampling famously delicious Nuremburger Bratwurst, Rotbier (red beer) and Lebkuchen (gingerbread). (B,L,D)

Day 9 NOVEMBER 26 – NUREMBERG - DISEMBARKATION

Bid farewell to Nuremberg and prepare for your flight home. (B)

Enhance Your Journey

Budapest Pre Tour Starting from $650

November 16 - 19, 2025 • Starting at $650*

NOVEMBER 16 - DEPART THE USA
Board your overnight flight to Budapest.

NOVEMBER 17 - ARRIVE IN BUDAPEST
Arrive in Budapest and check into your hotel.

NOVEMBER 18 - ARRIVE IN BUDAPEST
Budapest is one of Europe’s most regal and storied cities— and many of its iconic sights are just off the banks of the Danube. Often described as the “Queen of the Danube,” Budapest is well-known for Fisherman’s Bastion, Buda Hill and its magnificent Hungarian Parliament building. However, this sprawling city is full of rich history and culture and offers many “hidden” treasures as you venture further past its river banks. During the afternoon, enjoy the picturesque scenery of the Danube Bend as you set out on a scenic cruise from Budapest. (B)

NOVEMBER 19 - BUDAPEST - EMBARKATION
Check out of your hotel to board the ultra luxurious AmaReina. (B,D)

*A 3.5% surcharge will be added to all credit card transactions.
Guests taking an extension may be on a different flight than their group and/or traveling companion.

Prague Post Tour Starting from $1035

November 26 - 29, 2025 • Starting at $1035*

NOVEMBER 26 - DISEMABRK - REGENSBURG - PRAGUE
Depart the ship and drive to Regensburg, one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities, which you’ll discover on a guided walking tour. After touring Regensburg, continue on to Prague. (B)

NOVEMBER 27 - PRAGUE
Discover Prague on a city tour or a castle hike. Both will reveal why Prague is considered one of Europe’s most attractive cities, with a historic city center that’s recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B)

NOVEMBER 28 - PRAGUE
Beer has a long and illustrious history in the Czech Republic, so join a tasting and discover some of the very best beer in the world. (B)

NOVEMBER 29 - RETURN TO THE USA
Bid farewell to Prague and prepare for your homeward flight. (B)

*A 3.5% surcharge will be added to all credit card transactions.
Guests taking an extension may be on a different flight than their group and/or traveling companion.

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