Gems of the Danube with Bavarian Encounter & Oberammergau

13 Days
Budapest to Munich
From (NZD)
$ 10,965
Dates & Pricing

2020 Budapest > Munich

Tour Map
Tour Code:
GOTP
Duration:
13 days
Departure City:
Budapest
Return City:
Munich

Selected Itinerary

13 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Welcome to Budapest

    Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Budapest

    Make the most of a guided city tour including a piano concert, or discover the Jewish heritage with an expert local guide. Alternatively, take a guided hike to Buda Hill for breath-taking views over the Danube, or journey to nearby Szentendre, known for its museums, galleries and artists. You’ll have the opportunity to discover this charming town on a guided city tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Vienna

    As you cruise the mighty Danube relax in one of the lounges and viewing areas, and enjoy the scenery as your Scenic Space-Ship sails towards the majestic city of Vienna.

    Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. With a special dedication to Beethoven as we celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Vienna

    Take a guided tour of historic Bratislava or tour Schönbrunn Palace and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, explore this majestic city on a guided cycling tour or visit the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks. Explore the greatest collection of Austrian art dating from the Middle Ages to the present day, complemented by the work of international artists such as Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh. The museum houses the world’s largest collection of Gustav Klimt’s paintings, including the golden Art Nouveau icons ‘The Kiss’ and ‘Judith’. Alternatively, journey outside of Vienna’s city centre to its acclaimed wine region, hearing tales of Vienna’s’ long tradition in wine production along the way.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Dürnstein > Melk

    Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Dürnstein to Melk – at your own pace, of course. Alternatively, taste your way through the Wachau Valley sampling many regional delicacies as you go or visit a Schnapps producer and sample some of the many flavours on offer.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Linz > Passau

    Visit the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov and discover its World Heritage-listed old town, or journey to Salzburg and explore the birthplace of Mozart and the city backdrop for the film ‘The Sound of Music’. Alternatively, stay on board for a cooking demonstration.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Regensburg

    Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences, from its medieval Old Town to the Bavarian Forest on its border.

    Join a guided walk around Regensburg or take a ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to view historic Weltenburg Abbey, where you can sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world. Alternatively, take a leisurely cycle on your own to the Walhalla monument with your Tailormade GPS device.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Nuremberg

    Disembark in Nuremberg and transfer to a centrally located hotel, where you’ll enjoy an overnight stay. This afternoon join your local guide on a walking tour of this fascinating city complete with beer tasting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 - Nuremberg > Munich

    This morning, journey to  Munich, Bavaria’s largest city. Join your Tour Director on a orientation tour of this picturesque city before checking into your hotel for the next two nights. Tonight, enjoy a sumptuous dinner of traditional German cuisine.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Munich

    Explore Munich with your expert local guide who’ll help you discover the wonders of this fine city, including the Marienplatz, Glockenspiel and Viktualienmarkt.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Oberammergau

    Journey to the town of Oberammergau. In 1633, the residents of the town vowed that if they were spared from the bubonic plague sweeping the region, they would produce a play for all time depicting the life and death of Jesus. Today you will have the privilege of attending this epic play, performed every ten years.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Salzburg

    This morning your journey continues to the Austrian city of Salzburg. Upon arrival, your local guide will introduce you to this charming city, famous as the birthplace of Mozart and as the setting for the acclaimed film ‘The Sound of Music’.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Salzburg > Munich

    This morning, transfer to Munich airport for your onward or homebound flight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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