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Gems of the Danube

Resort:Gems of the Danube
Operator: Scenic
Destination: Austria, Europe, Germany, Hungary
Price From: £2195.00


Discover the historical wonders of Europe on a 8 day cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg. Enjoy ultimate luxury on an all-inclusive 5 star Scenic Space-Ship.


Tour Map


Day 1 – Munich > Nuremberg

Fly to Munich from one of up to 16 UK airports. Upon arrival you’ll be transferred to Nuremberg, where you will be welcomed onboard your state-of-the-art Space-Ship.

Meals Included:Dinner


Day 2 – Nuremberg


Choose to explore this wonderful city on foot with your local guide, or visit moving WWII sites which serve as a poignant reminder of the terror caused by the National Socialist regime. Alternatively, visit Nurembergs rock-cut cellars for a unique beer tasting under the city.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3 – Regensburg

Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences, from its medieval Old Town to the Bavarian Forest on its border.


Join a guided walk around Regensburg, or take a ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to view historic Weltenburg Abbey, where you can sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world. Alternatively, explore Kuchlbauers World of Beer, the brewery offers a unique design inspired by renowned Viennese artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser famous for his bright colours and unique shapes. Taste the delicious brew produced here and visit the Kuchlbauer Tower.

If youre feeling active, hop aboard an e-bike for a self guided cycle to the Walhalla monument with Scenic Tailormade.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4 – Passau > Linz


Choose to visit the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov and discover its World Heritage-listed Old Town, or journey to Salzburg and explore the birthplace of Mozart and the city backdrop for the film The Sound of Music. Alternatively, stay on board for a cooking demonstration as you cruise from Passau to Linz.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 5 – Melk > Drnstein


Be guided through Melks magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey, or embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Drnstein. Alternatively, meet the current owners of Artstetten Castle, once home to the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose assassination sparked the beginning of WWI, or taste your way through the Wachau Valley sampling many regional delicacies as you go.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 6 – Vienna


Take a guided tour of historic Bratislava, or tour Schnbrunn Palace and witness the opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, explore a different side of Vienna on a guided cycling tour to the Danube Island, or discover the Belvedere Museum, one of Europes most stunning Baroque landmarks and home to the greatest collection of Austrian art. Alternatively, journey outside of Viennas city centre to its acclaimed wine region, hearing tales of Viennas long tradition in wine production along the way.


Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. Even in elegant Vienna, Palais Liechtenstein is one of the grandest of all venues.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 7 – Budapest:


Make the most of a guided city tour including a piano concert, or discover the citys Jewish heritage with an expert local guide. Alternatively, take a guided hike to Buda Hill for breathtaking views over the Danube, or journey to nearby Szentendre, known for its museums, galleries and artists, and discover this charming town on a guided city tour. Alternatively, learn how to make a traditional Hungarian dish with a cooking class hosted by a local, while learning about life in this region.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 8 – Budapest

After breakfast, transfer to Budapest airport for your return flight home. Travel to one of up to 16 UK airports.

This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

Meals Included:Breakfast