River Cruising

The Blue Danube

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12
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£4,660
Journey Type
River Cruising
Time of Year
Sep - Oct
Cities & Landmarks
Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, Regensburg, Salzburg, Budapest
Blue Danube River Cruise
Dürnstein Austria

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Tour Overview

EXPERIENCE WITH TAUCK

 

TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – Private Imperial Evening at a palace in Vienna featuring a gala dinner and Viennese performers

 

TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – Private aperitif and dinner in Prague at Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle

 

TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – A private tour of Prague’s Baroque libraries, Strahov Monastery 

 

TAUCK VALUE INCLUDES

 

All private Tauck shore excursions – £2,521 Value 

 

Choice in Vienna: Schönbrunn Palace or the Imperial Apartments at the Hofburg

 

Choice of a full day in Salzburg or Cesky Krumlov

 

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Activity

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Guests should be able to easily walk one to two miles, which may include climbing one or two flights of stairs and walking over uneven pavement, groomed hiking trails or cobblestones. Standing up to one hour or more may be required.

Pace

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Moderately paced, and may include some early morning hotel departures, one or two on-tour flights, and extended motor coach travel.

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The Blue Danube is our #1 best seller among our Blue Danube river cruises.

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Along the "river of kings" you'll find... medieval castles and Gothic cathedrals... charming riverside villages... the Imperial treasures of the Habsburgs... lush Wachau valley vineyards... the music of Mozart... 

From Prague to Budapest, castles of all descriptions have watched over the landscape from their royal perches for centuries. On this 12-day journey featuring a 7-night Danube cruise, they remain lasting testimony to kingdoms and culture, ready to welcome you… during a private dinner in Lobkowicz Palace… an exclusive evening of Imperial entertainment at a private Vienna palace... in Baroque Salzburg and atop Budapest’s Castle Hill... and exploring Vienna’s Hofburg or Schönbrunn Palace. It's a Blue Danube cruise to remember! Read Less

Take a look at Tauck River Cruising along the Danube, the "River of Kings"

Tauck Exclusive – Imperial Evening at Palais Pallavicini

Our gala Imperial Evening at a private palace in Vienna

Built in 1784, the sumptuous Palais Pallavicini is a grand private palace in the heart of Vienna whose magnificent Baroque touches transport you to another time. Join us at the Palais for a gala evening featuring a reception, dinner and classical performances sure to sweep you off your feet... and let you experience firsthand how Europe's cultured classes lived and were entertained centuries ago. And film fans will note that the Palais and its elegant facade served as rogue Harry Lime's postwar Vienna apartment in the Cold War classic "The Third Man."

The cities were what we wanted to see, but Tauck provided special opportunities in accessing areas which would otherwise have been off limits.

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Solo Traveler Savings

Traveling solo doesn't mean traveling alone – with Tauck, it means camaraderie, traveling with like-minded travelers who share similar interests. Solo Travelers enjoy special savings on all departures – no single supplement in Category 1; and on select departures in select cabins, savings of $1000 per cabin. See details on Pricing & Availability.

Shore Excursion Choice

The choice is yours... We’re pleased to present an opportunity to customize and personalize your cruise by choosing your shore excursions on select days; choices have been carefully designed to appeal to different interests and preferences, with more active choices available on many days. 90 days prior to your departure date we'll contact you with the information you need to make your selections!

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International Air is additional. Contact Tauck for rates on international air for travel originating in the UK (subject to availability).

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No matter where your destination may be, you should bring identification with you; a valid passport is always an appropriate form of identification. Contact your booking agent for information about all necessary documents required for your journey, such as passport and visa information or documentation required for transportation security measures.

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Health and Activity

You'll find Activity and Pace Levels on all of our trips to give you a better idea of physical activity level – higher numbers mean a more active journey. To fully enjoy most journeys, you should be in good health and able to walk reasonable distances; some of the most memorable sightseeing can only be accomplished on foot and may include unpaved and uneven surfaces. Please consult your physician for pre-departure health advice.

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Customer Protection: Our UK-based agents comply with the bonding requirements of the Civil Aviation Authority and provide full financial protection for the package holidays that we sell in the UK. For flight-based holidays, this is through the Air Travel Organiser’s Licence (details of which are available from the UK-based agent with whom you book). When you buy a package holiday that doesn’t include a flight, protection of your monies paid to our UK-based agent will be provided by way of a bond.
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