2024 : Grand European Tour : Amsterdam to Budapest
Travel through the heart of Europe
Admire Rhine Valley vistas from a 900-year-old castle. Sample the food and wine of Austria's Wachau Valley. Learn the Viennese waltz and linger in Budapest's Cafe Gerbeaud. Indulge all your senses on this 15-day journey spanning the best of Europe. Our most iconic itinerary traces the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers between the windmill-dotted waterways of Holland and the stunning landscapes of Hungary, with engaging encounters at every bend.
Day by Day
Day 1 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Capital of The Netherlands, Amsterdam is renowned for its museums, colorful gardens, abundance of bicycles and endless lattice of canals.
Day 2 - Kinderdijk, The Netherlands
The South Holland village community of Kinderdijk includes a set of 19 windmills and other ingenious technologies built in the 18th century to control flooding.
Day 3 - Cologne, Germany
An intriguing mix of old and new, Cologne reveals its Roman heritage in the city layout and ancient ruins that lie scattered through the town.
Day 4 - Koblenz, Germany
On a breathtaking stretch of the Rhine that leads from medieval Koblenz to Braubach to Rudesheim, the 13th-century Marksburg Castle towers over the river.
Day 5 - Miltenberg, Germany
Lively and romantic, the medieval town of Miltenberg on the Main River lies amid one of Germany's fine wine-producing regions.
Day 6 - Wurzburg, Germany
Wurzburg is home to the Bishops' Residenz, one of Germany's largest and most ornate palaces and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Day 7 - Bamberg, Germany
Founded in 902, Bamberg remains a medieval-looking city known for its symphony orchestra and specialty, 'smoke' beer.
Day 8 - Nuremberg, Germany
One of Germany's most renowned and intriguing cities, Nuremberg is surrounded by 13th-century walls that have many fully intact gates and watchtowers.
Day 9 - Regensburg, Germany
Having escaped major damage during World War II, the picturesque town of Regensburg is one of Europe's best preserved medieval cities and the oldest city along the Danube.
Day 10 - Passau, Germany
Set at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz and Danube Rivers, enchanting Passau is home to elegant colored buildings and graceful arcades.
Day 11 - Melk, Austria
The charming city of Melk is set amidst an important wine-growing region.
Day 12 - Vienna, Austria
The capital city of Austria, Vienna is filled with green parks, upscale stores, theaters and gracious boulevards.
Day 13 - Vienna, Austria
Strauss and Mozart composed many fine pieces in Vienna, Europe's center of classical music.
Day 14 - Budapest, Hungary
Budapest is aptly called 'Paris of the East' for its beautiful evening illumination and reflected lights in the Danube's waters.
Day 15 - Budapest, Hungary
Riverside beauty, a vibrant cultural scene and elegant Art Nouveau architecture converge in Budapest.
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- Cruise Line
- Viking River Cruises
- Offer valid through 12/31/2023
- 15 Days
- Cruise Ship
- Viking Ve
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