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Travelmarvel

European Gems

Trip Code: EUTCRPP21
21 Days
47 Meals
8 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • 14 nights cruising on a contemporary Travelmarvel river ship
  • Three nights immersed in both enchanting Prague and Paris
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Cruise Director, Tour Director, Entertainment and Activities Coordinators, and local guides
  • 47 meals - 20 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
  • Explore 16 towns, villages and cities
  • Step back in time during a visit to the World Heritage-listed Augustusburg Castle

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices include transfers, port charges and tipping
  • Low or high water levels may cause disruption to cruising
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
Europe Map EUTCRPP21 2021-22

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Be met at the airport and transfer to your hotel in the historic centre of Prague. Later this evening you’ll have the chance to get to know your fellow travellers and Tour Director at a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Three Nights, Prague, Grandior Hotel

Your exploration of Prague begins with a tour of the World Heritage-listed Old Town. Travel across the Vltava River to Prague Castle, which dominates the city skyline. Believed to date back to the 9th century, this castle complex – with its network of palaces and churches – is considered the largest in the world. You’ll then wander across Charles Bridge and arrive in Prague’s Old Market Square. Stop for some time to explore if you wish, and continue to discover the incredible city of Prague on your own terms, with its multitude of sights.

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Having become familiar with the layout of Prague, enjoy today at leisure to explore as you please. The Jewish Quarter is a pulsing hub of Semitic history, so perhaps you’d like to head there, or have your camera ready at the Astronomical Clock, a masterpiece in the Old Town Square. A tour of Terezín is also possible today, and tonight you may like to enhance your journey further with a lively traditional Czech Folklore Dinner and show.

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Fall in love with Prague.

Farewell Prague after breakfast as you board your coach and head to Budapest to board your river ship. Tonight, enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Reception with your fellow travellers.

Stay: 14 Nights, aboard your premium 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 such as Matthias Church, the Fisherman’s Bastion, Heroes’ Square and Buda Castle. Back on board this evening, enjoy a delightful Gala 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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With the day at leisure, perhaps explore the Hofburg area or wander along Kärntnerstrasse, the city’s famous shopping strip. Otherwise, embark on an optional excursion, to Schönbrunn Palace, or head to former soviet Bratislava.

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Cruise to the town of Dürnstein and enjoy a stroll past rustic town houses and taverns. Along the way, gaze up to the hilltop ruins of the castle where King Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned. Later, dock in Melk and tour through Melk Abbey, an active Benedictine monastery since 1089.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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


After breakfast, cruise to beautiful Passau. Perhaps join an optional tour to Český Krumlov in the Czech Republic, or visit Salzburg and enjoy the sights from ‘The Sound of Music’.

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View of city of Passau from riverbank, Germany

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 at your own pace.

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Arrive in Nuremberg, the site of Hitler’s now 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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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 Würzburg. Admire its magnificent baroque palace, the Würzburg Residence, and walk through Würzburg Court Garden. Later, perhaps enjoy an optional visit to medieval Rothenburg, a true fairytale town.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Discover true German hospitality as you are welcomed into the homes of friendly Miltenberg locals for coffee and cake.


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 Rüdesheim, 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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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 Brühl 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 Farewell Dinner on board.

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After breakfast, disembark your ship and board a coach, passing through the beautiful landscapes of the Netherlands and Northern France as you make your way to Paris. With a three-night stay in Paris, you will have plenty of time to soak in the romantic atmosphere of this beautiful capital.

Stay: Three Nights, Paris, Les Jardins du Marais

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Paris is the perfect city to begin your European journey. This morning, open the door to some of the city’s best-loved sights on a guided tour, including the Avenue des Champs-Élysées and Arc de Triomphe. Enjoy the afternoon to further explore Paris at your leisure.

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Today, you’re bound to fall head over heels for the ‘City of Love’ during a full day of exploration. Will you enjoy a whirlwind romance with the bohemian fervour of the Latin Quarter? Or cement an enduring devotion to the art at the Louvre Museum? Tonight, perhaps enjoy dinner and a cabaret show at the iconic Moulin Rouge.

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Eiffel tower, Paris. France in during sunny day

Your adventure comes to an end today with a transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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I would like to thank Travelmarvel Jewel and all their staff for making our holiday wonderful.