Danube River Cruise Family Bike Tour – Older Teens & 20s
The Blue Danube—Prague to Budapest
From $6,098 - $8,399 pp dbl. occ. | 8 days / 7 nights
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Plus $182 to $189 pp port fees.
On this river cruise voyage, let the Danube River be your guide from Prague to Passau, Vienna to Bratislava and on to Budapest. Pedal through the Bavarian Forest. Stroll among baroque architecture. Sample local beer and wine. And discover tucked-away hamlets. Then luxuriate on board the ship as it carries you to your next adventure.
- Cycle with your family amid a medley of landscapes as you pedal on the scenic Donauradweg (Danube bike path)
- Spin through the vineyards, orchards and villages of the Wachau Valley, beloved for its grüner veltliners and rieslings
- Experience the ever-changing views from your luxurious stateroom, knowing that you only have to unpack once
- Linger in Prague and Budapest, our captivating gateway cities that teem with dazzling sights, culture and cuisine
Day 1 Ride through the Bavarian Forest to the Danube River | Enjoy an Oktoberfest-style celebration before we set sail.
Day 2 Taste local specialties at Hoftaferne Neuburg Castle | Fall in love with stunning views into Austria | Stroll in Passau, the City of Three Rivers.
Day 3 Ride in the Austrian countryside or take a guided walk in Linz | Choose an excursion to Salzburg, Český Krumlov or the Austrian Lakes District | Or opt for a spin to Austria's oldest town.
Day 4 Bike or cruise the most stunning stretch of the Danube through Wachau Valley vineyards | Visit majestic Melk Abbey.
Day 5 From St. Stephen's Cathedral to the Opera House, Vienna's historic center is magnificent | Bike along tranquil Danube Island and explore the city on foot.
Day 6 Pedal in Donau-Auen National Park, keeping an eye out for kingfishers and herons | Ride between two capital cities—Vienna and Bratislava—passing remnants of the former Iron Curtain | Dine at Schloss Hof, a castle and working farm | Join a walking tour of Bratislava's charming medieval center.
Days 7-8 Enjoy a guided tour of breathtaking Budapest | Browse in the city's vibrant shopping district | An evening cruise through the illuminated cityscape is the perfect finale to our trip.
Please note: Due to the multiple stateroom options available on this trip, reservations can only be made by contacting one of our Trip Consultants at 800-462-2848 or via email.
PORTS OF CALL Vilshofen | Passau | Linz | Melk | Weissenkirchen | Vienna | Bratislava | Budapest
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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