Danube Explorer & Prague

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Cruise Overview

  • Duration 10 nights
  • Departs 11 Aug 2019
  • Sails from Passau, Germany
  • Ship Emerald Destiny
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1298915‍

Your Itinerary

Passau

Passau, Germany Sun 11 Aug 2019

Passau

Upon arrival transfer from Munich Airport to Passau where you will embark your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship. (D)

Passau

Passau, Germany Mon 12 Aug 2019

Passau

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. Tonight, your captain will be delighted to host the welcome dinner and cocktail reception. (B,L,D)


EmeraldACTIVE: Guided hike near Passau

Linz

Linz, Austria Tue 13 Aug 2019

Linz

Travel to Linz, the European capital of culture in 2009 is a lively, modern city with long and eventful history, reflected in the architecture of the city centre with its unique Baroque Hauptplatz. After your tour, you will have time to stroll through the marvelous old quarter of the city or sit in a typical Austrian Coffee House to taste some local specialties. (B,L,D)

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Melk - Durnstein, Austria Wed 14 Aug 2019

Austria, Danube river cruises

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. 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 Dürnstein OR Guided hike to Duürnstein Castle

Vienna

Vienna, Austria Thu 15 Aug 2019

Vienna

Today, you have a choice of either exploring Austria’s capital beginning with a drive along the Ringstrasse, where we will see the sights of Vienna’s world–famous attractions such as the Opera House, Burgtheater, 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. (B,L,D)


EmeraldACTIVE: Guided bike Tour

Vienna

Vienna, Austria Fri 16 Aug 2019

Vienna

Today you will have the day at leisure to continue exploring Austria’ capital city. This evening, the Captain will be delighted to welcome you to the Captain’s Farewell Gala Dinner, while sailing to Budapest. (B,L,D)

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Budapest, Hungary Sat 17 Aug 2019

Austria, Danube river cruises

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. This evening, enjoy a traditional Hungarian dinner, and complete the evening with a Hungarian folk dancing and music performance on board. (B,L,D)
 

EmeraldACTIVE: A guided active walk to Buda Hill

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EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show & Budapest Evening Cruise

Austria, Danube river cruises

Budapest - Prague, Czech Republic Sun 18 Aug 2019

Austria, Danube river cruises

After breakfast, disembark the ship in Budapest and transfer by coach to your hotel in Prague for your three night stay including breakfast (B)

Prague

Prague, Czech Republic Mon 19 Aug 2019

Prague

This morning we explore the sights of the Old Town Square on a guided walking tour. We see Mozart´s Theatre, Little Square and Astronomical Clock. We continue our tour and walk across the Charles Bridge spanning the River Vltava and full of portrait artists and small vendors, to board our coach to drive to the 1,000–year–old Prague Castle area. With our local guide we walk through Hradcany Square, for the spectacle of the Changing of the Guard. See the magnificent Loreta Monastery and arrive at Hradcany Castle. (B,D)


EmeraldPLUS: Local Dinner with Entertainment

Prague

Prague, Czech Republic Tue 20 Aug 2019

Prague

Your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day’s exploring. The baroque quarter of Mala Strana is a must see, as is Josefov, the Jewish quarter. You will no doubt return to the lively atmosphere around the Charles Bridge for another look. (B)

Prague

Prague, Czech Republic Wed 21 Aug 2019

Prague

After breakfast transfer to the airport for you flight home (B)

What's included *

  • 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
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • 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
  • Return economy flights from a selection of airports
  • First-class service from an English-speaking crew
  • Brexit Travel Assurance - no price increase guarantee
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8.30pm 24th June 2019 and receive a FREE case of six fine wines

Book today and earn up to £55.40 off your next ROL Cruise booking

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The Ship - Emerald Destiny

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.

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Emerald Waterways guarantee no price increase or surcharges on our advertised Emerald Waterways cruises or tour prices when booked before 29th March 2019. Emerald Waterways reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time.

Case of six fine wine is based on two sharing, when booking a 7 night cruise or more in an Ocean View stateroom or above. Offer is for UK mainland addresses only and is not combinable with any other ROL Cruise added value. Offer ends 8.30pm 10th June 2019.

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