Rhine, Main & Danube

Discover More optional tours available on our Rhine, Main & Danube itineraries

Pricing below is listed in U.S. dollars and is the price available when you book through your Travel Professional or our reservations department prior to leaving home.  If you purchase your Discover More optional tours once onboard the ship, pricing will be in Euros.

Bratislava day tour

Travel from Vienna in Austria to the neighboring Slovakian capital of Bratislava. Here you will enjoy a guided walking tour through the charming cobbled walkways and idyllic pedestrian plazas that populate the 18th century Rococo-style streets. During your visit you will discover an intimate city filled with profound historical landmarks, ornate architecture and everything in between. Duration - 5.5 hours
Includes: Coach transfer + local guide
Pricing for 2018: $65/ per person
Port: Vienna

Bruges Tour

Today travel by coach from Antwerp to Bruges to explore this fantastic Medieval town.  Enjoy your guided tour through the cobbled streets of the Old Town and witness sights such as the famous 13th century Belfry, historic churches and whitewashed almshouses. Duration - 6 hours

Includes: Coach transfer + local guide

Pricing for 2018: $70/ per person

Port: Antwerp

Český Krumlov day tour

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Český Krumlov is famous for its Old Town, with 300 protected Medieval buildings and its castle complex, the second largest in the Czech Republic. Surrounded by rolling hills and the Vltava River, Český Krumlov’s cobblestone streets wind past centuries old townhomes, inns, shops, and cafés. With its picturesque medieval center in South Bohemia, the town was founded in the 13th century and has retained its former medieval character. The architecture of the Castle and the town is a mix of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque. Duration - 8.5 hours

Includes: Coach transfer + local guide

Note: Guests taking this tour will miss the included Passau walking tour and the optional tour to Salzburg.

Pricing for 2018: $80/ per person

Port: Linz/Passau

Drachenburg Castle

Today be carried away on a journey that takes you from Cologne to Königswinter for a visit to the charming Drachenburg Castle and grounds.  Duration - 4.5 hours

Inclusions:  Coach transfer, mini tram ride, local guide & entrance to the Castle

Pricing for 2018: $95 /per person

Port: Cologne

NOTE: After this tour, passengers will be transferred by coach back to Cologne, where they will have the included walking tour of the downtown area


Local Brewery Excursion

This tour takes you to a very special and unique Bavarian brewery house and museum where you will learn about art, architecture and the ancient craft of beer production.  Duration - 4.5 hours

Includes: Coach transfer + local guide 

Pricing for 2018: $80/ per person

Port:  Kelheim 

Moselle & Cochem Castle Visit

In the most romantic part of the Moselle Valley, where the river curves between two hiking paradises - Eifel and Hunsruck - lays the old town of Cochem.  Take a walking tour of the town including a guided visit of the magnificent Reischburg Castle, boasting impressive views of the Moselle Valley. Duration - 6 hours

Includes: Coach transfer + local guide + castle entrance

Pricing for 2018: $95/ per person

Port: Koblenz

National Opera Theatre Tour

Enjoy the opportunity to see everything related to "behind-the-scenes" in the theater world. This tour includes a tour of the backstage, dressing and make-up room, creation of the costume areas, as well as the opportunity to stand on the actual stage. The highlight is a concert at the end of the tour given by two singers at the so-called “museum area”. Transfers begin at 3:00 p.m.

Includes: Coach transfer + tour guide + entrance + glass of sparkling wine

Pricing for 2018: $35/ per person

Port: Belgrade

Rothenburg city tour

The best preserved Medieval town in Germany, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, fits the word romantic perfectly. Walk the wall that encircles Rothenburg to get various perspectives of architecture in the middle ages. Climb to the top of the Rothenburg Town Hall Tower for a picturesque view of Rothenburg and the surrounding countryside. The entire walled town of Rothenburg is a museum. The wall connects five Medieval gates complete with guard towers that date from the thirteenth to sixteenth centuries. Walk along Rothenburg’s narrow cobblestone streets and admire the Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque houses and fountains. Aside from the town itself, Rothenburg offers a selection of historic restaurants, Gothic churches, art exhibits, museums, suits of armour, and great Franken wine. Duration - 6.5 hours

Includes: Local sausage tasting + coach transfer + local guide

Note: Guests can only choose to do either the included walking tour of Würzburg or this excursion as both tours run at the same time

Pricing for 2018: $95/ per person

Port: Würzburg

Salzburg day tour

Salzburg is the birth-place of Mozart and you will find the face of the city’s most famous son everywhere. Salzburg is also the setting for the Sound of Music movie, which has shaped the city’s perception in the minds of generations. But Salzburg is much more. It is a city with history based on the salt trade from the nearby Alpine Mountains, it is a city of beautiful Baroque buildings, nestled between the mountains and green waters of the Salzach river. It has a long cultural heritage, with quaint busy lanes like the “Getreidegasse” which houses wrought iron signs, where you might get a feeling of how busy this city once was. Duration - 9.5 hours

Includes: Coach transfer + local guide + lunch.

Note: Guests taking this tour will miss the included Passau walking tour and the optional Český Krumlov day tour.

Pricing for 2018: From $130 per person

Port: Linz/Passau

Schönbrunn Palace

Schönbrunn, the former summer residence of the Hapsburg Empire, is considered one of the most beautiful Baroque palaces in Europe. Emperor Franz Joseph, who later married the enchanting Sisi, reigned from 1848 to 1916, and was born here in 1830. The monarch spent his last years entirely in the Palace, which became the property of the new Republic of Austria only two years after his death. Today, the palace is part of UNESCO’s cultural heritage due to its historic importance, its unique grounds and its splendid furnishings. Duration - 4 hours

Includes: Coach transfer + local guide + entrance.

Note: Guests taking this tour will also have a coach tour along Vienna's Ringstrasse, but will not have the walking tour of the city center.

Pricing for 2018: $70/ per person

Port: Vienna

Viennese Evening Concert

The people of Vienna are regulars of the Opera and Symphony. Enjoy an evening concert at one of Vienna's beautiful concert halls. Emerald Waterways will arrange this private concert exclusively for you to enjoy favorites such as the “Blue Danube Waltz” and the “Radetzky” March. A glass of champagne is included in your Vienna concert tonight. Duration - 3 hours

Includes: Coach transfer + concert ticket + a glass of sparkling wine.

Pricing for 2018: $95/ per person

Port: Vienna

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