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Travelmarvel

European Gems

Trip Code: EUTCR15
15 Days
41 Meals
5 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • 14 nights cruising on a Travelmarvel river ship
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Cruise Director and local guides
  • 41 meals - 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 14 dinners
  • Onboard water stations, plus tea and coffee, soft drink, beer and local wine during lunch and dinner on your cruise
  • Transfers, port charges and tipping
  • Explore 14 towns, villages and cities
  • Step back in time during a visit to the World Heritage-listed Augustusburg Castle
  • Get a glimpse into local life as you embark on a culinary walking tour in Miltenberg

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary, inclusions and pricing are subject to change
  • Prices are for cruise only. Flights are not included unless specified
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Insider Experience

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Arrive in the enthralling city of Budapest, where your contemporary river ship awaits on the Danube River. Enjoy a Welcome Reception and meet your fellow travellers and Cruise Director.

Stay: 14 Nights, aboard your Travelmarvel river ship

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Awake to views of one of the Danube’s most enchanting cities this morning. Disembark and learn the vibrant history of Budapest as your local guide takes you to a host of impressive sights. Back on board this evening, enjoy a delightful Gala Welcome Dinner while you cruise.

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Embrace the elegance of Vienna as you drive around the Ringstrasse, taking in some of the city’s most famous buildings. On arrival in the centre, a walking tour will provide an insider’s view of sights such as St Stephen’s Cathedral, the Graben and Hofburg Palace. Afterwards, maybe visit the Naschmarkt and browse the stalls. This evening, you could enjoy an optional concert, featuring music from Mozart to ‘The Sound of Music’.

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Tourists sightseeing in Alte Hofburg, Vienna, Austria

With the day at leisure, perhaps explore the Hofburg area or wander along Karntnerstrasse, the city’s famous shopping strip. Otherwise, embark on an optional excursion to Schonbrunn Palace, or head to former soviet Bratislava.

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Cruise to Durnstein, a town overlooked by the hilltop ruins of the castle where legendary King Richard the Lionheart was kept as a prisoner in the 12th century. You have the morning free to explore the cobbled streets, town houses and taverns of the town. Perhaps join an optional tour to taste some of the region’s wine. Later, cruise through the picturesque Wachau Valley. Dock in Melk and tour through Melk Abbey, an active Benedictine monastery since 1089.

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Looking up towards Melk Abby in Austria

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Tonight, enjoy a traditional Bavarian experience on board. Sample delicious local beer and snacks, accompanied by traditional folk music, song and dance.


Today, you can choose to join an optional tour to Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic or visit Salzburg and enjoy the sights from ‘The Sound of Music’. Alternatively, enjoy a relaxing sailing day to Passau.

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Continue along the Danube River to Regensburg, located in the southern region of the Bavarian Forest. Here, wander along its cobblestone lanes, taking a journey through the ages as you explore the historic streets, medieval buildings and cultural sites on your guided walking tour.

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Arrive in Nuremberg, the site of Hitler’s infamous rallies during World War II. Take a city tour this afternoon, which includes sights such as the Zeppelin Field and Palace of Justice.

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Image of bridge over river in Nuremberg, Germany

One of the few German cities that wasn’t destroyed during World War II, Bamberg beckons your attention today. You’ll gain great insight during a locally guided tour of the historic city.

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Verdant hills and rich vineyards sit on the edge of Wurzburg. Admire its magnificent baroque palace, the Wurzburg Residence, and walk through Wurzburg Court Garden. Later, perhaps enjoy an optional visit to medieval Rothenburg, a true fairytale town.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Gain a glimpse into local life in Miltenberg as you embark on a culinary walking tour. Sample regional specialties at a local butcher and baker before finishing with a tasting a local distillery.


Discover Miltenberg today, exploring this well-preserved town’s half-timbered buildings dating from the 15th to 18th century. Return to your ship and enjoy time at leisure. As the sun sets, watch the lights of medieval towns slip past as you cruise through the night.

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In Rudesheim, the Winzerexpress mini-train will take you to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Later on, back on board, you will encounter the spectacular Rhine Gorge.

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Upper middle of the Rhine Valley in Germany

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Step back in time during a visit to the World Heritage-listed Augustusburg Castle, the lavish residence of archbishop-elector Clemens August.


Disembark your ship in Cologne and drive to the town of Bruhl for your Insider Experience. Later, return to Cologne for free time.

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Amsterdam’s network of canals are a sight to behold. Dock in the city’s heart and board a glass-top boat to discover its views. Back on land, enjoy some free time before a Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board.

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After breakfast, disembark your river ship and transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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...Having such a good time i have booked another river cruise to Vietnam and cambodia. this will make my 7th tour with Travelmarvel and APT.