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Magic of Advent on the Danube

Explore magical Christmas markets and visit illuminated towns and villages on this festive holiday along the majestic Danube with a choice of superb value optional excursions

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6 nights from £1030pp

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Nuremburg Christmas Market
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Discover illuminated towns, decorated villages and atmospheric Christmas markets on this festive holiday from the musical city of Vienna along the majestic Danube.

Join your seasonally-decorated ship in Vienna, home to the impressive Hofburg Palace and St Stephen's Cathedral, before cruising past beautiful winter scenery to the charming town of Melk in the picturesque Wachau Valley, from where you can explore the magnificent Benedictine abbey.

Visit Passau's magical Christmas market where you can shop for festive souvenirs and gifts, discover medieval Regensburg with its 12th-century Old Stone Bridge and explore the historic city of Nuremberg, surrounded by impressive 900-year old ramparts.

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Magic of Advent on the Danube Itinerary

Day 1 - Vienna (Austria)

Embark your ship in Vienna. Enjoy a welcome cocktail and welcome dinner with your fellow guests.

Day 2 - Vienna

Take an optional city tour of Vienna, home to the magnificent St Stephen's Cathedral and the impressive Hofburg Palace or perhaps visit the spectacular Schonbrunn Palace and its magical Christmas Market.

Day 3 - Emmersdorf

Today, there is the opportunity to explore the picturesque Wachau region. Visit Melk's spectacular Benedictine abbey with its large collection of medieval manuscripts on an optional tour, or take a walking tour of Durnstein instead. Later on, you can enjoy a glass of Gluhwein, traditional mulled wine.

Day 4 - Passau (Germany)

Passau is located at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz and Danube rivers. Enjoy an optional guided walk of this charming town, home to the impressive Oberhaus Fortress and St Stephen's Cathedral. This afternoon, there is an included visit to the town's magical Christmas market.

Day 5 - Regensburg

This morning, there is an optional walking tour of Regensburg. Highlights of this medieval city include the 12th-century Old Stone Bridge and St Peter's Cathedral. This afternoon, perhaps take the optional tour to the city's Christmas market at the Thurn and Taxis Palace. This evening, enjoy the Captain's Gala Dinner on board.

Day 6 - Roth - Nuremberg

From Roth, travel to the historic city of Nuremberg, surrounded by impressive 900-year-old ramparts. Enjoy an optional city tour and a visit to the Christmas Market; or perhaps visit the Pastry Specialties shop to learn about, and sample, the world-famous 'lebkuchen' gingerbread. Later, rejoin your elegant ship in Nuremberg.

Day 7 - Nuremberg

Disembark your ship after breakfast.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary. Please note, reverse itinerary varies slightly - please contact us for details

Price Includes

  • 6-night full board cruise
  • Complimentary wine, draft beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Tea and coffee available all day
  • Complimentary bottled water in cabin replenished daily
  • Complimentary WiFi on board
  • Wireless AMADEUS Audio System for all excursions
  • Cocktail reception, welcome dinner and gala dinner
  • Complimentary bicycles on board
  • Port taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Excursions
  • Travel insurance

Additional Information

  • Optional excursions:
  • Vienna City Tour - £31pp
  • "Sound of Vienna" - £50pp
  • Schoenbrunn Castle with Christmas Market - £43pp
  • Wachau incl Melk abbey and Gluehwein party - £51pp
  • Passau Walking Tour - £16pp
  • Regensburg Walking Tour - £16pp
  • Thurn and Taxis Palace Christmas Market, Regensburg - £34pp
  • Nuremburg Tour with Christmas Market - £35pp
  • Save 15% with excursion packages - from £80pp
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2024 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • November
    • Nov 28th - Vienna to Nuremburg - Sailing on: Amadeus Cara From: £1074
      Cat C-4 Cat C-1 Cat B-4 Cat B-1 Cat A-1 Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £1074 Blue Water Price from: £1326 Blue Water Price from: £1613 Blue Water Price from: £1735 Blue Water Price from: £1952 Blue Water Price from: £2361
  • December
    • Dec 10th - Vienna to Nuremburg - Sailing on: Amadeus Cara From: £1030
      Cat C-4 Cat C-1 Cat B-4 Cat B-1 Cat A-1 Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £1030 Blue Water Price from: £1265 Blue Water Price from: £1535 Blue Water Price from: £1657 Blue Water Price from: £1865 Blue Water Price from: £2257

Price Information

  • Cabin upgrade supplements are available on request
  • Please note prices are updated regularly from a third party price feed and may fluctuate from those shown. Please contact us for latest prices
  • Prices shown usually include all available discounts
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