Amsterdam to Budapest through Germany
+ 3 days in Prague
- Grand European Tour
from $15,800 per person twin share (ex Auckland), Viking ship category E cabin, price based on a minimum 10 people per tour
New exciting destination offered by 50 Plus Travel ™, covering six countries.
Imagine 15 magical days along the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers. From Holland’s windmill-studded tulip fields to Germany’s fairy-tale castles, from the engineering marvel of the Main-Danube Canal to the picturesque vineyards of Austria’s Wachau Valley, this epic voyage presents the highlights of Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. Savor a decadent Sachertorte in a Viennese café and panoramic views of imperial Budapest—and along the way discover the legend of the Lorelei, the ancient art of glassblowing, the music of Mozart and more.
Enjoy three nights in Prague, Czech Republic staying within Prague’s Old Town, tour the landmark Prague Castle, the Gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, and more. Prague is a jewel in the heart of Europe. It is a city of unique wide-spread views, very picturesque and it’s full of legends. It is a magic city where the past is intertwined with the present, beauty with the bizarre and dreams with reality. The atmosphere there is so elated that you would like to come back again and again.
Depart from Auckland
Arrive Amsterdam: Visit to Anne Frank House, time permitted
Kinderdijk - Tour network of windmills. Afternoon sample Dutch cheeses and jenever, a juniper liqueur.
Cologne – Morning tour, including the Dom. Free afternoon.
Koblenz & Middle Rhine - Scenic cruising. Visit Marksburg castle. Afternoon cruising passing the Lorelei Rock.
Miltenberg– Morning walking tour. Live glassblowing demonstration aboard late afternoon.
Wurzburg - Visit Bishop' Rezidenz. Scenic cruising or optional excursion along Germany's "Romantic Road" to Rotenburg.
Bamberg - Walking tour.
Nuremberg - Residenz Palace and Main River Wine Country tour - Amorbach Monastery visit and organ concert.
Regensburg - Niederwald Monument tour, St Peter's Cathedral and free time.
Passau - Walking tour, visit the splendid St Peter's Cathedral and free evening to explore the city.
Melk & Durnstein - Visit a 900-year old Benedictine Monastery at Melk. Free time at Durnstein.
Vienna - Morning ride along Vienna's Ringstrasse, see Opera House, St Stephens Cathedral and Hofburg Palace. Free afternoon and evening.
Bratislava - Walking city tour including medieval fortifications at Michael’s Tower, baroque Trinity Church and Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral.
Budapest - Morning tour of both parts of the city :Buda: and "Pest". Free afternoon and evening.
Budapest - Prague - After breakfast, disembark and you’ll be transferred to your hotel in Prague. Free evening to explore the city.
Prague - Panoramic city tour. Free afternoon and evening.
Prague - Day at leisure or take an optional tour to Karlovy Vary.
Prague - Frankfurt - Journey ends after breakfast. Depart to Frankfurt to fly home
Frankfurt - Singapore
- Network of windmills in Amsterdam
- Dutch cheeses sampling
- Ann Frank House and Van Gogh Museum (optional)
- Bishop's Residenz in Wurzburg
- Zeppelin Field and Palace of Justice in Nuremberg
- St Peter's Cathedral in Regensburg
- St Peter's Cathedral in Vienna
- Vienna Opera House
- Holfburg Palace in Vienna
- medieval fortifications at Michael’s Tower, baroque Trinity Church and Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral in Bratislava
- Historic Heroes' Squaer in Budapest
- Matthias Church
- Prague city tour
- The famed Charles Bridge in Prague
- St Vitus Cathedral
- The Prague's Jewish ghetto
- Karlovy Vary (optional)
- Tasting wine and beer in Germany
- Great company of co-travellers
Suitable for anyone with an average level of fitness and mobility
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