Itinerary

DAY DATE PORT OF CALL
DAY 1
18 Oct 2021
Budapest
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Welcome to Budapest! You will be met and transferred from the airport to your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship. After boarding, enjoy some time at your leisure to explore Budapest. This evening join your fellow travellers for a night–time cruise along the Danube, passing under the city’s numerous bridges, whilst enjoying a traditional Hungarian welcome dinner complete with folk dancing and music. EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show & Budapest Evening Cruise Meals included: Dinner
DAY 2
19 Oct 2021
Budapest
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Budapest is Eastern Europe’s liveliest and most cosmopolitan city. Enjoy a guided tour of the city sights including the Hungarian Parliament Building, the Buda Castle and the Chain Bridge linking Buda and Pest or an exciting hike on the Buda Hill. On your free time, stroll the Christmas market on Budapest’s main square near Váci Utca Street. This afternoon you depart for Bratislava. EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Buda Hill (active fitness level recommended) Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3
20 Oct 2021
Bratislava, Slovakia
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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. Bratislava also charming Christmas markets throughout the city, which you can enjoy. EmeraldPLUS: Home Hosted Coffee and Cake with Slovakians Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
21 Oct 2021
Vienna
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Today you have a choice of either exploring 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. Alternatively, join the guided bike tour instead of the drive around and guided walk. After the tour, enjoy your free time to sample the wonderful Christmas markets of Vienna which are set up in 15 different squares in the city. EmeraldACTIVE: Guided bike Tour Discover More: Exclusive Viennese concert with music from Mozart and Strauss (extra expense AND / OR Visit to Belvedere Museum (extra expense) Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5
22 Oct 2021
Durnstein
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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. EmeraldACTIVE: Guided hike to Durnstein Castle (active fitness level recommended) OR EmeraldACTIVE: A guided bike tour along the Danube River from Durnstein to Melk Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5
22 Oct 2021
Melk
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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. EmeraldACTIVE: Guided hike to Durnstein Castle (active fitness level recommended) OR EmeraldACTIVE: A guided bike tour along the Danube River from Durnstein to Melk Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6
23 Oct 2021
Passau
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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). Please note, you can only choose either the Salzburg Discover More or the Passau included tour, as both of these tours run at the same time Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7
24 Oct 2021
Regensburg
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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: Traditional Bavarian Band on board Discover More: Visit to a brewery (extra expense) Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8
25 Oct 2021
Nuremberg
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After breakfast, it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer from Nuremberg to Munich Airport. If flying out of Munich please book flights to depart after 2pm. Meals included: Breakfast

*This holiday is generally suitable for persons with reduced mobility. For customers with reduced mobility or any medical condition that may require special assistance or arrangements to be made, please notify your Cruise Concierge at the time of your enquiry, so that we can provide specific information as to the suitability of the holiday, as well as make suitable arrangements with the Holiday Provider on your behalf.

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Dates & prices

18 Oct 2021
7 Nights

£2389pp
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£1829pp

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DATE SHIP PRICES FROM PP
27 Jun 2021 Emerald Luna CALL
11 Jul 2021 Emerald Luna CALL
31 Jul 2021 Emerald Dawn CALL
06 Sep 2021 Emerald Destiny £2049
19 Sep 2021 Emerald Luna £2049
25 Sep 2021 Emerald Dawn £2049
17 Apr 2022 Emerald Sun £2339
15 May 2022 Emerald Sun £2339
21 May 2022 Emerald Sky £2339
10 Jun 2022 Emerald Luna £2439
11 Jun 2022 Emerald Destiny £2439
18 Jun 2022 Emerald Sky £2439
02 Jul 2022 Emerald Sky £2819
09 Jul 2022 Emerald Destiny CALL
24 Jul 2022 Emerald Dawn £2249
13 Aug 2022 Emerald Sky £2249
20 Aug 2022 Emerald Destiny £2249
02 Sep 2022 Emerald Luna £2339
10 Sep 2022 Emerald Sky £2539
17 Sep 2022 Emerald Destiny £2539
15 Oct 2022 Emerald Destiny £1849
28 Oct 2022 Emerald Luna £1849
30 Oct 2022 Emerald Sun £1849
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