Explore the European Jewish Heritage on board of this timeless Europe river cruise holiday begins with two nights in vibrant Budapest, Hungary, then sail along the Danube River with exciting stops in Austria and Germany, and end with two nights in Prague—the capital of the Czech Republic.
In Budapest, Hungary’s lively capital, marvel at the eight bridges spanning the river and enjoy an introduction to the city by a local expert who shows you the must-see sights, or take a tour focused on the Jewish heritage of the city. Vienna, Austria, offers stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Habsburg Palace, and the Vienna Opera House. Alternatively, join a guided tour focused on the city’s Jewish life in the last century. In the heart of the Wachau wine region is Dürnstein, a 16th-century town with charming cobblestone streets and the baroque Stiftskirche with its luminous blue façade. In Melk, visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey, one of Europe’s largest monasteries, and enjoy a tasting of some of the Wachau Valley’s famous wines. You’ll love a guided walk through Passau, with its narrow streets and beautiful Patrician houses. Further up the Danube River, you’ll come to the medieval walls of Regensburg—the only German city not bombed during WWII. There, follow the traces of the Jewish history from the middle ages. Your last stop is the thousand-year-old city of Nuremberg, where you’ll marvel at the medieval fortifications, extraordinary gothic churches, and the Imperial Castle.
Disembark and travel to beautiful Prague, known as the “Golden City.” Here plenty of activities are ready for you: a guided sightseeing will show you the must-see sights, a Jewish Heritage tour thought the fascinating Jewish Quarter, and an included tour to Terezin Concentration Camp. A perfect ending to a memorable and enriching river cruise holiday!
During the cruise experts will join to introduce you to the Jewish culture and history in Europe.