Begin your European vacation your way with two nights in the golden city of Prague. Guided sightseeing includes Hradcany Castle grounds, St. Vitus Cathedral, and Old Town’s Astronomical Clock. Enjoy free time as well to explore this exquisite city.
Board you Suite Ship® in Nuremberg and cruise to explore the timbered houses of Roth, or join an excursion to tour Nuremberg’s historic sites, including Kaiserburg Castle or the Nuremberg Rally Grounds. Explore Regensburg, and take a guided walk through the “City of Three Rivers”—Passau—before sailing to the lovely Austrian city of Linz. Visit Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey, and cruise to Vienna, “The City of Music,” to explore the historic Habsburg Empire—including the Imperial Palace, Vienna Opera House, and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Your European river cruise continues to Budapest—the “Pearl of the Danube.” Tour of the historic towns of Mohács and Pécs, and sail through the remarkable landscapes of the Balkan states of Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania. Visit the most preserved Croatian fortress in Osijek, and attend a performance by young students of the Franjo Kuhač music school. In Serbia, take a guided tour of Belgrade, and visit Lepenski Vir for a guided tour. See ancient archaeological finds and the amazing Danube Gorge before cruising through the narrow Iron Gates Gorge. You’ll cruise through Bulgaria with guided sightseeing in Vidin, Rousse, Veliko Târnovo, Arbanassi, and Belogradchik. Tour Bucharest’s Royal Palace Square with an overnight stay in “The Paris of the East.” Disembark your Danube River cruise for an overnight stay and sightseeing in Bucharest, including the Royal Palace Square and Romanian soldier remembrances. You’ll continue to Transylvania for two nights in Brasov. Take a guided tour of the city by day, followed by a tour of Dracula’s Bran Castle by night. You’ll also drive into the Carpathian Mountains to Sinaia to visit the grand Peles Castle.