The Most Magnificent European River Cruise
Your first port after leaving Budapest is Bratislava, Slovakia. Walk the cobblestone streets of this charming old city. Twisty streets and alleyways will take you to see the Town Hall, one of the oldest stone buildings. Visit the Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral where coronations took place from the 16th to the 19th centuries.
The amazing and beautiful city of Vienna, Austria is the next port stop on your cruise. Vienna was once the center of the Habsburg Empire and is home to the magnificent and lavish Hofburg Imperial Palace Complex. The Vienna Boy’s Choir, the amazing Lipizzaner stallions Vienna Opera House, and St. Stephens Cathedral are just some of the many sights you can see.
You’ll visit the Benedictine Abbey of Göttweig (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Dürnstein in the center of the Wachau wine region. Enjoy a guided walk through this small town with cobbled streets and a rich history including a tale of King Richard the Lionheart and the castle where he was imprisoned. Salzburg excursion options include sites from The Sound of Music, “Romantic Austria,” and others.
Enjoy a guided walking tour in Passau with its charming maze of cobblestone streets, and visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, home to one of the world’s largest pipe organs.
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