Grand Christmas and New Years Cruise

A 13-Day Uniworld River Cruises tour starting from $5,799

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Tour Length: 13 Days
Countries Visited: Austria, Germany, Hungary
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Tour Type:
 River Cruises
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Tour Operator: Uniworld River Cruises
Tour Code: UNI-16-2018
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Discover heaven on earth on the ultimate holiday river cruiseIf you’re looking to celebrate the holidays and welcome the New Year in incredible style, this special cruise is for you. You’ll sail through Germany, Austria and Hungary along the shimmering Danube and past incredible sights on this unique itinerary. Explore charming old-world villages and Gothic cathedrals, and escape the hurry and hassle of the holidays as you relax onboard a luxurious ship and cruise through the ravishing landscapes of the Danube.On Christmas Eve, walk through the quiet medieval streets of Regensburg to the Gothic cathedral for Midnight Mass. As you pass through the magnificent doors, look up: You’ll see chalk marks invoking age-old blessings for all who enter. Listen to the harness bells chime as you ride through the serene Bavarian Forest in a horse-drawn wagon. Wander through locations from The Sound of Music in beautiful Salzburg and then warm up with rum-laced coffee. Meet Habsburg royalty during a private reception in a castle overlooking the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley.Visit stunning churches and sample delicious wines in enchanting baroque villages. Ring in the New Year dancing in a real Viennese palace, and see how a dusting of snow adds to the glamour of Hungary’s historic capital.The mighty Danube takes you through three nations decked in all their holiday finery at this most delightful time of year.Who will enjoy this cruiseThose who wish to just get away and relax during the busy holiday season, and anyone seeking to celebrate Christmas and welcome in the New Year in an extraordinarily memorable way.

 

YOUR CRUISE PACKAGE INCLUDES:

TRAVEL
12-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the stunning River Princess
All transfers on arrival and departure days

TASTE
All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 12 dinners
Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions
Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners
Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, and mineral water

EXPLORE
3 countries
9 days of excursions, including “Choice Is Yours” options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
Guided “Taste of Christmas” and “Gentle Walking” programs
5 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio-headset system on all shore excursions
Use of Nordic walking sticks

EXPERIENCE
Captivating onboard local entertainment
Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: “Heaven on Earth: The Worldly Pleasures of Baroque Art and Architecture”

 

Day 1 - Nuremberg (embark)

Day 2 - Nuremberg

Day 3 - Cruising the Main-Danube Canal, Regensburg

Day 4 - Regensburg

Day 5 - Cruising the Danube River, Deggendorf (Theresienthal)

Day 6 - Cruising the Danube River, Passau

Day 7 - Linz (Salzburg)

Day 8 - Cruising the Wachau Valley, Dürnstein

Day 9 - Vienna

Day 10 - Vienna

Day 11 - Vienna, cruising the Danube River

Day 12 - Budapest

Day 13 - Budapest (disembark), transfer to the airport

 
         
Touring Date
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(Land + Air)
12/22/2018 - 1/4/2019
$5,799
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TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.

YOUR CRUISE PACKAGE INCLUDES:

TRAVEL
12-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the stunning River Princess
All transfers on arrival and departure days

TASTE
All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 12 dinners
Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions
Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners
Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, and mineral water

EXPLORE
3 countries
9 days of excursions, including “Choice Is Yours” options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
Guided “Taste of Christmas” and “Gentle Walking” programs
5 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio-headset system on all shore excursions
Use of Nordic walking sticks

EXPERIENCE
Captivating onboard local entertainment
Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: “Heaven on Earth: The Worldly Pleasures of Baroque Art and Architecture”

 

Port Charges: $240.00

Base category: Category 5

 
 

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