Budapest, Hungary to Passau, Germany
  • Date: April 24, 2019

  • Include round-trip air from Canada

  • Include all meals (on cruise + on land 17 meals)

  • Include pre & post cruise land tours

  • Include all admission

  • eHome tour leader accompanies the whole trip

Standard - D

from CAD $6099

All inclusive price
French Balcony (B)               $6499
Veranda Suite (AA)             $9099  
Viking Cruises Longship Tour

Pre-cruise Itinerary:


Day 1  Vancouver > Budapest,Hungary

Today we fly from Vancouver to Budapest.

Day 2 Budapest, Hungary

Arriving in  Budapest airport and transfer to the  hotel. You can relax in the hotel or do a bit of exploring on your own.(D)

Day 3 Lake Balaton > Zagreb, Croatia

Head to the Lake Balaton in the morning. We will stop by the Tihany Abbey and enjoy the lake scener. In the afternoon we will do a city tour in Zagreb. (B/L/D)  

Day 4 Plitvice Lakes National Park

Today we visit Plitvice Lakes Nationl Park which is a UNESCO site since 1979. (B/L/D)

Day 5 Zagreb, Croatia > Budapest, Hungary


After Breakfast, we return to Budapest for boarding. After boarding, the afternoon is yours to relax or do a bit of exploring; if your arrival schedule permits, join an organized walk to Budapest’s famous covered market in the three-story Great Market Hall established in 1897. Return to your ship for a traditional Hungarian dinner. (B/D)


Day 6 Budapest, Hungary

Today we visit highlights of the hilly Buda and cosmopolitan Pest sides of the city, starting with Pest’s National Opera House and historic Heroes’ Square. In Buda, walk along Castle Hill to Fishermen’s Bastion and Matthias Church. Enjoy lunch aboard your ship; the rest of the day is yours to explore the city. You may wish to visit the Art Nouveau Gellért Spa, or one of the many other lavish facilities in this “City of Healing Waters.” Return to your ship for dinner and evening departure. (B/L/D)


Day 7 Bratislava, Slovakia

Arrive in Bratislava this afternoon and embark on a walking tour of Slovakia’s charming capital with a long and fascinating history. It is the only national capital that borders two other countries, Austria and Hungary. See attractions like the medieval Town Hall complex and fortifications at Michael’s Tower, the baroque Jesuit Church and Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral, and pass by several Hapsburg-era baroque palaces before returning to your ship. This evening you can relax or take a walk before our late departure. (B/L/D)

Day 8 Vienna, Austria

Today we tour the Austrian capital of Vienna. Ride along the Ringstrasse, which replaced the city walls in the mid-19th century. See some of the city’s baroque architecture, including the world-famous Opera House, St. Stephan’s Cathedral and Hofburg Palace. Return to your ship for lunch. The rest of the day is yours to further explore. As always, your Program Director can help you plan your free time. Or you may take an optional tour to Schönbrunn Palace, the “Versailles of Vienna,” erected in 1778 and graced by a number of formal gardens, Grecian statuary, the world’s oldest zoo and Roman ruins. After dinner, relax or enjoy an optional classical concert. (B/L/D)


Day 9 Melk & Dürnstein, Austria

This morning, visit the 900-year-old abbey at Melk, a Benedictine monastery that began life as a castle of Leopold II. See its spectacular wall and ceiling frescoes; take note of the library’s comprehensive medieval manuscript collection; and admire the graceful spiral staircase. After lunch aboard your ship, we stop at the picturesque Wachau Valley town of Dürnstein, where you can explore on your own, or join an optional excursion to sample some local vintages from this famous wine-producing region. (B, L, D)



Day 10 Linz, Austria

Arrive in Linz this morning and set off on an all-day excursion to the beautiful Bohemian town of Český Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ride through the scenic Czech countryside and take a walking tour featuring the lovely historic center of the city with many baroque and Renaissance buildings, dating back hundreds of years. You have some free time to enjoy Krumlov’s charming streets, filled with cafés, shops, galleries and pubs. Maybe stop for lunch in one of the many local restaurants. Return aboard for dinner and a late-evening departure. (B/D)


Day 11 Passau, Germany

Arrive this morning in Passau, at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz and Danube Rivers. Your guided walk along the town’s narrow streets takes you through Old Town and past traditional patrician houses. You’ll see the New Bishop’s Residence and visit the impressive baroque St. Stephen’s Cathedral with its ornate interior. Inside, you are treated to a special concert played on the 17,000-pipe organ, considered Europe’s largest church organ.† Enjoy an onboard lunch, but return to the city to further explore on your own before dinner. (B/L/D)

Day 12 Passau > Hluboka Castle > Prague 


After disembarking, take the comfortable bus to Hluboka Castle that is the most beautiful one in Czech. Arrive in Prague in the afternoon.  (B/L/D)

Day 13 Prague City Tour

This morning,visit the Castle Square and the Prague Castle.

Day 14 Prague City Tour

Tour the famous points of interest in Prague, including the Old Town Square, Prague Castle, Charlie Bridge and etc. (B/L/D)

Day 15 Prague > Vancouver or continue journey to Poland

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight back to Vancouver. (B)