Danube Christmas Markets (Nuremberg to Budapest)
8 days with Scenic Rating:
Day 1 Nuremberg
Day 2 Nuremberg
Day 3 Regensburg
Day 4 Passau > Linz
Day 5 Melk > Dürnstein
Later, spend the afternoon soaking up the wonderful Christmas atmosphere. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 6 Vienna
Later, explore the magical Viennese Christmas markets at your leisure. An age-old tradition, the forerunners of the present-day events date back to the Middle Ages when in 1298 Albrecht I granted Vienna’s citizens the privilege of holding a December Market or ‘Krippenmarkt’. Nowadays, over 20 official advent markets sell a vast array of seasonal gifts and mouth-watering treats.
Day 7 Budapest
Freechoice: Make the most of a guided tour including a piano concert, or discover the Jewish history on a guided tour with an expert local guide. Alternatively, if you are feeling more active, hike to Buda Hill or choose to travel to nearby Szentendre. Known for its museums, galleries and artists, you’ll have the opportunity to discover this charming town on a guided city tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 8 Budapest
All This Included
Experience the wonder of Christmas on an 8 day magical Danube cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest. Visit the picturesque markets of Thurn und Taxis Palace.
The Christmas markets along the Danube are an incredible sight. Festive market stalls fully decorated with fairy lights, piled with gingerbread and delicate Christmas glass ornaments, are surrounded by medieval houses.
In the heart of Europe’s grand waterway region, rug up and immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of the Christmas markets, which have brought magic to the banks of the Danube River for centuries.Spend seven nights cruising the majestic Danube as you sail from Nuremberg to Budapest.
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Amber
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