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Between Nuremberg and Vienna
Danube, Black Sea
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Linking elegant cities and beautiful landscapes, this 8-day river cruise between Nuremberg and Vienna is a classic European passage beloved by generations of travellers. Your journey starts in Nuremberg. Take a guided tour of the city’s historic highlights, from the 900-year-old medieval city walls to the Nazi rally grounds. Back onboard, pass through traditional Germanic countryside to reach Regensburg, a medieval city whose cobblestoned streets lead to landmarks of arresting heritage, and a collection of the oldest bridges on the Danube.

Weaving steadily towards the Austrian border, Passau enthrals with its Baroque highlights and imposing hilltop Oberhaus Fortress. Into the Wachau Valley region of northern Austria, you will take a guided hike to Dürnstein Castle or a guided biking tour along the river bank before taking in the beauty of Melk Abbey. Next, head to Vienna, the capital of classical music and tour the Ringstrasse, home to some of the city’s most famous landmarks, including the Spanish Riding School, Burgtheater and the Opera House. Your time on-board concludes with a special farewell dinner, giving you time to raise a toast to the memorable highlights of the Danube.

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* From price is for a 27 July 2019 departure. For a full list of pricing and availability, please see below. All prices are per person, twin share in CAD, based on two guests sharing. Terms and conditions apply and we reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change.
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Day 1

Arrive at Nuremberg Airport and transfer to embark your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship and where you will be welcomed by your Captain and crew. Nuremberg is situated along the Main–Danube canal, an engineering masterpiece linking the rivers of Germany with the mighty Danube which flows from the Alps to the Black Sea.

Meals included: Dinner
Day 2
Nuremberg

Today, you will have a sightseeing coach tour of the historic city of Nuremberg. Your coach tour would pass by the sights of the 900-year-old ramparts, the Justice Palace where the War Crimes Tribunal sat in 1946, the Nazi party rally grounds, where rallies were held from 1933 until 1938 among other historical sights. Afterwards, take a self-guided tour of the WWII Documentation Centre or instead enjoy free time in the city centre.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Regensburg

This morning takes you through the final stretch of the fascinating Main–Danube Canal to Regensburg, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities. On our guided walking tour, you will have the chance to see one of the oldest bridges crossing the Danube and see the city’s architectural highlights including the Old Town Hall.
EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Bavarian Band on board
EmeraldPLUS: Organ Concert

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Passau

Cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you in the beautiful city of Passau. On this morning’s walking tour, stroll through the old town’s narrow alleys and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress from the town below. Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture and home to Europe’s largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes. Return for lunch and an afternoon cruising along the Danube River.
EmeraldACTIVE: Hike around Passau Area

DiscoverMORE: Open Air Museum (extra expense)

DiscoverMORE: Bavarian Beer Evening (extra expense)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Linz

Linz, the European capital of culture in 2009 is a lively, modern city with long and eventful history, reflected in the architecture of the city centre with its unique Baroque Hauptplatz. After your tour, you will have time to stroll through the marvelous old quarter of the city or sit in a typical Austrian Coffee House to taste some local specialties.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Melk - Dürnstein

Situated within Austria’s wine–growing region, Melk is home to an imposing 900–year old Benedictine Abbey which features Austria’s finest Italian baroque architecture, with its ornate gold leaf walls, 640ft Imperial Corridor and fresco ceilings. Later the ship sails through the spectacular Wachau Valley and on to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages of the Wachau wine region. This is the site of the castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned after returning from the crusades in the 12th century.
EmeraldACTIVE: A guided biking tour along the Danube River from Melk to Dürnstein
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EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Dürnstein Castle

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Vienna

Welcome to Vienna, the capital of classical music. Today you have a choice of either exploring Austria’s capital beginning with a drive along the magnificent Ringstrasse, where we will see some of Vienna’s world-famous sights such as the Opera House, Burgtheater, Town Hall, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace. If you feel active, join the guided bike tour instead of the drive around and guided walk.
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided bike Tour

DiscoverMORE: Exclusive Viennese concert with music from Mozart and Strauss (extra expense)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
Vienna Disembarkation

After breakfast, it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport.

Meals included: Breakfast
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