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Danube Delights - Munich to Budapest

Cruise Code: 1291908 / Voyage Code: EWMB300619.1

Early Booking Savings

Choice of FREE €200 on board spend OR unlimited drinks

The Deluxe River Cruise Promotion

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Explore the rivers of Europe in complete comfort with Emerald Waterways.

Visit the vineyards of the Douro or the medieval castles of the Rhine, immerse yourself in culture and history whilst enjoying the luxuries on board

 

 

GRATUITIES INCLUDED*

EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS*

SHORE EXCURSIONS INCLUDED*

CHOICE OF FREE €200 ON BOARD SPEND OR UNLIMITED DRINKS*

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Your ROL Cruise package


What's included

  • Early booking savings
  • Free €200 on board spend OR free unlimited drinks package for Balcony Suites and above
  • Free wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner for Emerald Staterooms
  • Spacious full board accommodation on board Europe’s most innovative cruise ships
  • All meals throughout your river cruise from a healthy buffet breakfast to a five-course à la carte menu
  • Gratuities are included
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bicycles for use ashore in select destinations
  • Overseas transfers
  • Shore excursions and guided tours almost everyday with personal headset
  • Bottled water restocked daily in your cabin
  • Emerald ACTIVE programme with guided bicycle and walking tours
  • At least one extra-special EmeraldPLUS experience offering greater insight into the culture, cuisine and lifestyle of the given destination
  • First-class service from an English-speaking crew

Experience the Difference

  • Cruise Miles; over 350,000 U.K Members

  • Award Winning; more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 10 years

  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice

  • Staff with over 1,000 years combined travel industry expertise, offering 5* service

  • 24 years as a cruise only specialist

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Overview


Explore the rivers of Europe in luxury with Emerald Waterways.

Visit the vineyards of the Douro or the medieval castles of the Rhine, immerse yourself in culture and history whilst enjoying the luxuries on board

 

 

 

 

Your Itinerary


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  • Emerald Destiny

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  • Nuremberg, Germany

    Day 1

    Nuremberg, Germany

    30 Jun 2019

    Fly from London to Munich, Germany. Upon arrival, transfer to Nuremberg and embark your award-winning Emerald Waterways Star-Ship for your seven night river cruise. (D)

    Destination guide
  • Day 2


    Kelheim, Germany

    01 Jul 2019

    This morning takes you through the final stretch of the fascinating Main–Danube Canal to Kelheim. (B, L, D)

  • Regensburg, Germany

    Day 2

    Regensburg, Germany

    01 Jul 2019

    On a guided walking tour of Regensburg 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 (B, L, D)

    ★EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Bavarian Band on board

    Destination guide
  • Passau, Germany

    Day 3

    Passau, Germany

    02 Jul 2019

    Cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you in the beautiful city of Passau. On this morning’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.

    Destination guide
  • Linz

    Day 3

    Linz

    02 Jul 2019

    Return for lunch and an afternoon cruising along the Danube River.


    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 (B, L, D)

    Destination guide
  • Melk, Austria

    Day 4

    Melk, Austria

    03 Jul 2019

    Situated within Austria’s wine–growing region, Melk is home to an imposing 900–year old Benedictine Abbey which features Austria’s finest Italian baroque architecture, with its ornate gold leaf walls, 640ft Imperial Corridor and fresco ceilings.

    Destination guide
  • Dürnstein, Austria

    Day 4

    Dürnstein, Austria

    03 Jul 2019

    Later the ship sails through the spectacular Wachau Valley and on to 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 (B, L, D)

    ★EmeraldACTIVE: A guided biking tour along the Danube River from Melk to Durnstein OR
    ★EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Durnstein Castle (active fitness level recommended)

    Destination guide
  • Vienna, Austria

    Day 5

    Vienna, Austria

    04 Jul 2019

    Welcome to Vienna, the capital of classical music. Today you have a choice of either exploring Austria’s capital beginning with a drive along the magnificent 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. If you feel active, join the guided bike tour instead of the drive around and guided walk. (B, L, D)


    ★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)

    Destination guide
  • Bratislava, Slovakia

    Day 6

    Bratislava, Slovakia

    05 Jul 2019

    Set on the crossroads of ancient trade routes in the heart of Europe, Bratislava the capital of Slovakia, embodies various cultures – primarily Celtic, Roman and Slavic. Enjoy a sightseeing tour including the enchanting Old City with its Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and the Gothic Cathedral of St Martin. This evening the Captain will be delighted to welcome you to the Captain’s Gala Dinner. (B, L, D)


    ★EmeraldPLUS: Home Hosted Coffee and Cake with Slovakians

    Destination guide
  • Budapest, Hungary

    Day 7

    Budapest, Hungary

    06 Jul 2019

    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 to Buda Hill. This evening the ship will take you for a night–time cruise along the Danube, passing under the city’s numerous bridges, whilst enjoying a traditional Hungarian farewell dinner, complete with folk dancing and music. (B, L, D)


    ★EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Buda Hill (active fitness level recommended)
    ★EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show & Budapest Evening Cruise

    Destination guide
  • Budapest, Hungary

    Day 8

    Budapest, Hungary

    07 Jul 2019

    After breakfast, it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport for your flight to London. (B)

    Destination guide

The Ship


Navigating the rivers Rhine, Main, Danube and Moselle; the Emerald Star, Sky, Sun, Dawn and Destiny can guide you through some of Europe’s most magical stretches of water and help you explore many of the continent’s most arresting and enchanting cities.

The five sister vessels, boasting a modest capacity of 182 guests apiece, are all blessed with a selection of wonderful amenities and features. At the very heart of every Star-Ship in the Emerald Waterways fleet is the Horizon Bar & Lounge.

Emerald Destiny


Occupancy: 182 passengers

Length: 443 ft (135.03 m)

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* Terms and Conditions


Fares are per person based on two adults sharing a stateroom/suite except single staterooms/suites. Offers advertised are subject to availability at the time of booking. Fares advertised may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Booking conditions of Scenic Tours (UK) Limited trading as Emerald Waterways and Reader Offers Limited Agency Terms of Business apply. Offers advertised apply to new bookings only. Savings are based on two adults sharing a stateroom/suite and is based on the difference between the full brochure fare and the early booking selling fare. Wine, beer and soft drinks are included with lunch and dinner and may exclude certain brands and is subject to the cruise lines T&C’s. Balcony suites and above will receive a premium drinks package including unlimited drinks on-board for the duration of your cruise. Drinks package is not combinable with any other offer. Flights are based on London, Norwich, East Midlands, Bristol, Humberside, Leeds/Bradford, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow or Edinburgh departures; all other regional flights are available at a supplement and are subject to availability. Indoor pool/cinema is not available on Emerald Radiance (Douro Cruise) instead there is a serenity pool on the sun deck. WiFi service cannot be guaranteed and is subject to the cruise lines terms and conditions. Tours may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions, are subject to change and further t&c’s apply. Please note itineraries are subject to change. Balcony suites and above can choose from one added benefit, €200 per stateroom or unlimited drinks, these are subject to the cruise line T&Cs. E&OE.

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