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Munich & Danube River Cruise

Danubio in 10 Days, 8 Nights in Destination

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Begin a journey through Central Europe with a guided tour of Munich, followed by a cruise down the Danube through several splendid capitals with full board included.

Trip Highlights

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    Bratislava
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    Vienna
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    Budapest
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    Danube
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    Munich

Included

  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. Activities

  4. Some meals

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  1. Departures available until October 2024

  2. Available Group tours

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  • 3 nights in Superior category hotels.
  • 5 nights on board the Danube Cruise - Main Deck Cabin.
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middle deck cabin

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  • 3 nights in Superior category hotels.
  • 5 nights on board the Danube Cruise - Middle Deck Cabin.

Accommodation: 8 Nights

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Day 2 to 4

Holiday Inn Munich Westpark

Location

Munich

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Rating TripAdvisor travelers

The hotels we select comply with our high standards and requirements per category. The allocation is dependent on availability and seasonality, so you can be assigned any of our selection, including the following: Holiday Inn Munich Leuchtenbergring

Itinerary

Fly to Munich, the capital of Bavaria, then get a guided walking tour through the historic center. Board your cruise with full board in Passau, a charming town on the Danube. Head to Vienna, then stop in Budapest, Bratislava, and the Wachau Valley with plenty of time to discover each one at your leisure as you sail through this historic and diverse region.

1st Day: Canada - Munich
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Arrive at your chosen canadian airport ready for your flight to Germany*. Night on board.

 

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

2nd Day: Munich
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Land in Munich and self-transfer* to your hotel. The Bavarian capital is known as the economic and cultural center of southern Germany, where high-tech industry collides with traditional artistry and cuisine. Located near the Alps and numerous freshwater lakes, Munich makes the perfect base to begin exploring this beautiful region. Spend the day at your leisure resting, exploring the area, or sampling some Bavarian beer. Overnight in Munich.

*If you’d like to add a private transfer to your trip, you can do so in the next stage of the booking process.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Holiday Inn Munich Westpa... or similar

977 Reviews

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3rd Day: Munich
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Breakfast at the hotel. Depart for a guided walking tour of Munich, seeing sights throughout the city center like the Karlstor, once part of the city’s medieval fortifications, the architecturally-significant St. Michael's Church, the Cathedral of Our Lady, plus Opera Square and the Residenz, where the Wittelsback monarchs of Bavaria once resided. Spend the rest of the afternoon and evening exploring Munich as your please. Perhaps you could sample a German riesling wine with your meal! Overnight in Munich.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Holiday Inn Munich Westpa... or similar

977 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
Munich Walking Tour

Moderate

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4th Day: Munich - Passau
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Breakfast at the hotel. Self-transfer to the Munich train station, where you will make your way to Passau, known as the "City of Three Rivers." Once there, self-transfer to Passau Cruise Port and prepare to embark on your cruise. You'll spend the next five nights floating down the Danube through Central Europe with full board included throughout your stay on board. Enjoy a welcome dinner before spending your first night on board.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
DCS Amethyst Cruise or similar
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5th Day: Passau - Vienna
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Full board included. Enjoy breakfast on board and admire the views of the river before arriving in Vienna, Austria around mid-day. Have lunch on board (or on your own after disembarking), then set off for a free day in the Austrian capital. Discover the storied history of the Habsburg dynasty at Hofburg Palace, sample traditional Viennese schnitzel at one of the numerous sidewalk cafés in the center, or visit the famed Opera House in the “city of music” that was once home to Mozart. Return to the ship for dinner and spend the night on board, en route to your next exciting destination.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
DCS Amethyst Cruise or similar
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6th Day: Vienna - Budapest
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Full board included. Arrive in Budapest, Hungary and after breakfast get ready to explore on your own pace this great city divided in two by the Danube. On one side lies traditional "Buda" while the cosmopolitan "Pest" has its own distinct character. Explore the city’s grand boulevards independently, finding iconic monuments like the Hungarian Parliament, the Opera House, Heroes’ Square, the Széchenyi Baths, and the Fishermens’ Bastion (with the best views in the city!). Return to the ship for dinner after an exciting day in Budapest. Overnight on board.

 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
DCS Amethyst Cruise or similar
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7th Day: Budapest - Bratislava
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Full board included. Today you’ll visit yet another new country in this border-hopping itinerary: Slovakia. Have breakfast and spend the morning relaxing on board, with arrival in Bratislava in the afternoon. Having been ruled by many different powers, the city shows influence from a variety of Central and Eastern European cultures. You’ll have free time to explore this enchanting capital after lunch, where you can see sites like Saint Martin’s Cathedral, Michael’s Gate, the old Town Hall, and the impressive medieval fortifications. Return to the ship for dinner. Overnight on board.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
DCS Amethyst Cruise or similar
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8th Day: Bratislava - Wachau
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Full board included. After breakfast, discover your last new port of call in the Wachau Valley. You’ll have the day to explore as you please. Though not a grand capital, this region is renowned for its natural beauty and does possess several attractions such as the Melk Abbey. The Wachau Valley was officially designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000, which has only grown tourist interest in the local towns and vineyards. Return to the boat for your included dinner. Overnight on board.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
DCS Amethyst Cruise or similar
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9th Day: Passau - Munich
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Breakfast on board. Unfortunately, it's time to end your time on this cruise down the Danube. Do any final packing and double-check your cabin for your belongins! Disembark in Passau, self-transfer to the train station and return to Munich, about two hours away. Self-transfer to you hotel and check-in. You may choose to make the most of your last night in Germany with a walk or a nice dinner in down. Overnight stay in Munich. 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Holiday Inn Munich Westpa... or similar

977 Reviews

See our full selection
10th Day: Munich - Canada
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Breakfast* at the hotel. Unfortunately, your journey down the Danube ends here. Self-transfer** to the airport to catch your flight back to Canada.

*If your flight leaves early in the morning, you may not have time to enjoy the included breakfast.

**If you’d like to add a private transfer to your trip, you can do so in the next stage of the booking process.

Included activities

Included
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Before your departure you will receive a voucher with the meeting point and presentation time.

Munich Walking Tour

Included activity for day 3 in Munich

Get to know Munich on foot with a guided tour through the city center. Visit Karlstor, a medieval wall. Stop at St. Michael’s Church, the Cathedral of Our Lady, and St. Peter’s Church–all religious and architectural landmarks. Plus, see a royal residence.

Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

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The price includes

  • Included in all our trips. more information
  • Departures from main Canadian airports.
  • International flights: Canada - Munich - Canada.
  • 2nd Class Train Journeys: Munich - Passau, Passau - Munich.
  • 3 nights accommodation in Superior category hotels and 5 nights in a cabin on Main Deck.
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  • 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 5 dinners.*
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  • Visits and entrance fees as is indicated in the itinerary.
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  • Air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • 5 Nights Danube Cruise.
  • Welcome and farewell cocktail on board.
  • Walking tour in Munich.**
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*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Drinks*, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

Airport transfers, train stations transfers and transfer to/from the meeting point for the activities are not included.

*Beverage Package not included, it can be booked on board.

Please note: this itinerary is an independent tour, not a group tour. It includes accommodation and some activities but you will not be accompanied by a guide throughout the entire trip, nor will you be traveling in a group.

* Coffee, tea and ice water included after breakfast until dinner at a self-service tea/coffee station.

**Optional Activities during the cruise can be booked on board (subject to availabilty).

  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Slovakia
  • Austria
    • Entry requirements

      Passport with a minimum of 6 months validity.

    • Visa

      No visa is required to enter the country.

    • Currency

      Euro.

    • Language

      German.

    • Electricity

      230V, 50 Hz.

    • Health

      There are no mandatory vaccinations.

    • Time zone

      UTC + 01:00.

    • Other useful information

      Shops and businesses usually open 08:30 - 18:30 from Monday to Friday and 08:30 - 13:00 on Saturdays.

    • Tourist Office website

      https://www.germany.travel/en/index.html

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline's website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or canceled without prior notice.

    If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 778 807 9750 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

    While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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