Princess, Authentic Danube 2020 ex Vienna to Nuremberg

7 Night Cruise sailing from Vienna to Nuremberg aboard River Princess.

Departure date: 2 August 2020
Embark port: Vienna, Austria
Cruise line: Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
Ship: River Princess

Itinerary
Cruise Itinerary
Date Activity Arrive Depart
02/08/20 Vienna, Austria
03/08/20 Vienna, Austria
04/08/20 Weissenkirchen, Austria
05/08/20 Passau, Germany
05/08/20 Vilshofen, Germany
06/08/20 Deggendorf, Germany
06/08/20 Straubing, Germany
07/08/20 Regensburg, Germany
08/08/20 Roth, Germany
08/08/20 Nuremberg, Germany
09/08/20 Nuremberg, Germany
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Cruise Description

7 Night Cruise sailing from Vienna to Nuremberg aboard River Princess.

Day 1: Vienna (Embark)

Day 2: Vienna
On this day, explore the “City of Waltzes” and dive into its vast artistic and musical legacy with your choice of tours. The city is known for its Imperial palaces, famous residents and expansive art collections. See the highlights as you take in Old Town’s art and food, including scrumptious pastries, or discover Viennese history at the World Museum Vienna, renowned for its collection of Habsburg family treasures.

Choice of Vienna panoramic highlights and World Museum Vienna or Vienna Mystery Tour

Jewish Heritage Excursion:
Jewish Vienna

Day 3: Weissenkirchen
Start your day in the heart of the Danube Valley, strolling through Weissenkirchen’s idyllic wine village while sampling mouthwatering Austrian pastries. If you’ve had one too many pastries, you’ll enjoy a hike through one of the area’s most picturesque vineyards. Named for its white church that dominates the landscape, the city is flanked by vineyard-lined hills, historic houses and beautiful courtyards. Melk Abbey is a Baroque monastery and sits atop a rocky formation overlooking the Danube. Aside from its stunning architecture and panoramic views of Wachau Valley below, its interior boasts pure opulence in every room. There’s nothing like it.

Featured Excursion:
“Let’s Go” vineyard hike
Choice of Weissenkirchen “Village Day” with wine tasting or Melk Abbey with library visit

Day 4: Engelhartszell, Passau, Vilshofen
A new day brings new experiences in the forest-lined district of Engelhartszell. Arrive in the afternoon at the “City of Three Rivers,” Passau, where the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers join together, at one time bringing an influx of wealth and culture into the region. Take to the city by foot and explore its splendid mix of old and new. Medieval lanes, tunnels, cathedrals and archways fuse with modern shopping malls and buildings. Marvel at the Italian Baroque-style St. Stephen’s Church, which holds the second largest church pipe organ in the world.

Featured Excursion:
“Let’s Go” scenic Bavarian river biking
Choice of Passau walking tour or Passau geocaching scavenger hunt

Day 5: Deggendorf, Straubing
Nestled between Regensburg and Passau sits a town surrounded by the foothills of the Bavarian Forest, Deggendorf. Journey deep into the alluring Bavarian Forest National Park, Germany’s first national park, and discover outdoor leisure at its best. When you’re not gaping at its remarkable rolling hills, low-lying mountains and towering trees, you’ll have the opportunity to visit a Theresienthal crystal glass factory, complete with a horse-drawn carriage ride, fresh-baked bread and schnapps. In Straubing, uncover the Bavarian town’s deep-rooted love for all things food and drink. Amidst its bustling town center lined with shops, offices, pedestrian areas and restaurants serving up traditional German food and beer, Straubing is a city with a fascinating story and its fair share of Gothic-style buildings and cathedrals.

Featured Excursion:
Bavarian forest village and Theresienthal glass factory visit

Choice of “Let’s Go” bike the Danube trail or Straubing village stroll

Day 6: Regensburg
Spend the morning discovering Regensburg’s long line of dukes, kings and bishops that called the former Bavarian capital and Free Imperial City home. Regensburg boasts the largest medieval old town north of the Alps (over 1,500 listed buildings), a prominent skyline, and a large collection of museums, exhibits and theaters. Find your need for speed with a tour of the state-of-the-art BMW factory. Tour the carmaker’s futuristic plant and learn how it’s cranked out millions of automobiles. Futuristic and antiquated, it’s the best of both worlds in Regensburg.

Choice of "2,000 Years in One Hour" Regensburg walking tour or BMW factory visit

Jewish Heritage Excursion:
Jewish Regensburg

Day 7: Roth, Nuremberg
Upon your arrival in Nuremberg, you’ll delve straight into the city’s highlights with a visit to Nuremberg Castle, an impressive medieval complex in the heart of the historical center. After, you’ll venture to the Documentation Center and Nazi Party Rally Grounds. This museum provides travelers the unique opportunity to explore exhibits dedicated to unraveling and understanding Nazi Germany. You’ll also be able to learn the intriguing history of the Jewish people in Nuremberg during World War II.

Choice of Nuremberg panoramic city tour with WWII Rally Grounds or "Do as the Locals Do" Nuremberg walking tour

Jewish Heritage Excursion:
Jewish Nuremberg and WWII

Day 8: Nuremberg (Disembark)
Disembark the ship.

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