Oberammergau Passion Play & Danube Delights Cruise

10 Days
Munich to Budapest
From (USD)
$ 4,890
Dates & Pricing

2020 Munich > Budapest

Tour Map
Tour Code:
EWOA
Duration:
10 days
Departure City:
Munich
Return City:
Budapest

Selected Itinerary

10 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Arrival Munich

    Arrive at Munich Airport and be greeted by your Emerald Waterways representative. Explore the Bavarian city of Munich today with the help of a local guide, enabling you to discover all that this city has to offer as you pass by the Marienplatz, Glockenspiel and Viktualienmarkt. Enjoy a restful one-night stay in Munich.

  2. Day 2 - Munich – Oberammergau Passion Play

    The town of Oberammergau will be your destination today. Since 1633, the residents of the surrounding villages have performed a play depicting the life and death of Jesus. This production involves over 200 local actors, singers and musicians, only taking place once every ten years. Today, you will have the privilege of attending a performance of this epic play.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Oberammergau – Nuremberg Embarkation

    Transfer to Nuremberg to embark your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship and be warmly welcomed by your captain and crew. Nuremberg is situated along the Main-Danube Canal, an engineering masterpiece linking the rivers of Germany with the mighty Danube.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - 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.
    EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Bavarian Band on board

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - 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

  6. Day 6 - 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

  7. Day 7 - 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

  8. Day 8 - 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
    EmeraldPLUS: Home Hosted Coffee and Cake with Slovakians

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - 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
    EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show & Budapest Evening Cruise

    DiscoverMORE: Budapest Jewish Heritage Tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - 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

EmeraldPLUS
  • 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
  • 23 superb meals including 9 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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