Oberammergau Passion Play & Danube Delights Cruise

11 Days
Munich to Budapest
From (AUD)
$ 7,140
Dates & Pricing

2020 Munich > Budapest

Tour Map
Tour Code:
EONB
Duration:
11 days
Departure City:
Munich
Return City:
Budapest

11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Arrival Munich

    Arrive at Munich Airport and be greeted by your Evergreen Cruises & Tours representative. Transfer to your centrally located hotel, where you’ll enjoy a relaxing two-night stay. Your tour director will go over all of the details of this wonderful journey with you.

  2. Day 2 - Munich

    Explore the Bavarian city of Munich with your expert local guide, discovering the wonder of this fine city as you witness the Marienplatz, Rathaus-Glockenspiel and Viktualienmarkt.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Munich – Oberammergau Passion Play

    Travel from Munich to the town of Oberammergau today. Since 1633, the residents of the villages in the Oberammergau area have performed a play depicting the life and death of Jesus. The production involves more than 200 local actors, singers and musicians. The play itself takes place once every 10 years, in praise of God and how he spared the area from the plague. Today, you will have the privilege of attending a performance of this epic play.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Oberammergau – Nuremberg Embarkation

    Transfer to Nuremberg and embark your Emerald Waterways luxury Star-Ship, where your friendly captain and crew will be waiting to welcome you. Nuremberg is situated along the Main-Danube Canal, a masterpiece of engineering that links the waterways of Germany with the mighty Danube, flowing from the Alps to the Black Sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Regensburg

    This morning takes you through the final stretch of the fascinating Main–Danube Canal to Regensburg, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities. On our guided walking tour, you will have the chance to see one of the oldest bridges crossing the Danube and see the city’s architectural highlights including the Old Town Hall.
    You’re Invited: Traditional Bavarian Band on board

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Passau - Linz

    Cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you in the beautiful city of Passau. On this morning’s walking tour, stroll through the old town’s narrow alleys and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress from the town below. Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture and home to Europe’s largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes. Return for lunch and an afternoon cruising along the Danube River.

    DiscoverMORE: Tour to Salzburg (extra expense)

    *** Please note, you can only choose either included tour of Passau or the DiscoverMORE option, as both tours run at the same time.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Melk - Dürnstein

    Situated within Austria’s wine–growing region, Melk is home to an imposing 900–year old Benedictine Abbey which features Austria’s finest Italian baroque architecture, with its ornate gold leaf walls, 640ft Imperial Corridor and fresco ceilings. Later the ship sails through the spectacular Wachau Valley and on to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages of the Wachau wine region. This is the site of the castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned after returning from the crusades in the 12th century.
    EmeraldACTIVE: A guided biking tour along the Danube River from Melk to Dürnstein
    OR
    EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Dürnstein Castle

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Vienna

    Welcome to Vienna, the capital of classical music. Today you have a choice of either exploring Austria’s capital beginning with a drive along the magnificent Ringstrasse, where we will see the sights of the Vienna’s world-famous attractions such as the Opera House, Burgtheater, Town Hall, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace. If you feel active, join the guided bike tour instead of the drive around and guided walk.
    EmeraldACTIVE: Guided bike Tour

    DiscoverMORE: Exclusive Viennese concert with music from Mozart and Strauss (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Bratislava

    Set on the crossroads of ancient trade routes in the heart of Europe, Bratislava the capital of Slovakia, embodies various cultures – primarily Celtic, Roman and Slavic. Enjoy a sightseeing tour including the enchanting Old City with its Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and the Gothic Cathedral of St Martin. This evening, the Captain will be delighted to welcome you to the Captain’s Gala Dinner.
    EmeraldACTIVE: Hike to Bratislava castle
    You’re Invited: Home Hosted Coffee and Cake with Slovakians

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Budapest

    Budapest is Eastern Europe’s liveliest and most cosmopolitan city. Enjoy a guided tour of the city sights including the Hungarian Parliament Building, the Buda Castle and the Chain Bridge linking Buda and Pest or an exciting hike on the Buda Hill. This evening, enjoy a traditional Hungarian farewell dinner; Complete the evening with folk dancing and music performance on board.
    EmeraldACTIVE: A guided active walk to Buda Hill
    You’re Invited: Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show & Budapest Evening Cruise

    DiscoverMORE: Budapest Jewish Heritage Tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Budapest Disembarkation

    After breakfast, it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport.

    Please note: Pre release itinerary subject to change

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

YOUR CRUISE INCLUDES
  • 7 nights on-board an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Waterways Cruise Director
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
  • Tour of Munich
  • Passion Play performance in Oberammergau
  • Guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Regensburg
  • Guided tour of Passau
  • UNESCO World Heritage-listed Melk Abbey Tour
  • Guided tour of Vienna
  • Guided tour of Bratislava
  • Guided bus tour of Budapest

You’re Invited
  • Traditional Bavarian Band on board
  • Home hosted coffee and cake with Slovakians
  • Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show on board
  • Budapest evening cruise

EmeraldACTIVE
  • Guided bike tour from Melk to Dürnstein
  • Guided hike to Dürnstein Castle
  • Guided bike tour in Vienna
  • Guided hike to Bratislava Castle
  • A guided active walk to Buda Hill

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 24 superb meals including 10 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 8 Dinners (D)
  • Captain’s Welcome & Farewell Gala Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on-board

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