Danube Christmas Market with Prague - Scenic

Danube Christmas Market with Prague – Scenic

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Danube Christmas Market with Prague – Scenic

Explore the Danube Christmas markets

The Christmas markets along the Danube are an incredible sight. Festive market stalls twinkle with fairy lights and are piled high with gingerbread and hand-blown Christmas glass ornaments.

In the heart of Europe’s grand waterway region, immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of the Christmas markets, which have brought festive charm to the banks of the Danube River for centuries. Delight in the magic of Prague as snow falls softly onto the cobblestoned streets, then spend seven nights cruising the majestic Danube as you sail from Nuremberg to Budapest.

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Day 1 - Welcome to Prague

Start your journey into wonder with a three night stay at one of our luxurious city central hotels.

This morning join your knowledgeable local guide on a fascinating walk through the city and view the famous Astronomical Clock. Afterwards, venture across the world-famous Charles Bridge. This incredibly beautiful structure was commissioned in 1357 by Charles IV after the Judith Bridge was destroyed by floods.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Stroll this magnificent city at your leisure. Situated on the banks of the River Vltava in central Bohemia, the beautiful city of Prague is rich in history and home to some of the world’s most striking architectural wonders. There’s no need to plan ahead – your Tour Director is on hand to take care of everything.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Journey by coach to the fascinating Bavarian city of Nuremberg, which dates back to the 11th century.
Your cruise begins here, and you’ll get to toast the occasion at this evening’s welcome reception.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Freechoice
Choose to visit moving WWII sites or take a guided walking tour of the city. Alternatively, you may choose to try a gingerbread baking class.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Freechoice
Experience the true wonder of Christmas at the romantic and picturesque markets of Thurn und Taxis Palace. This magical setting will make you feel like you have entered a fairytale with the gently lit lanterns and candles providing a charming atmosphere. Alternatively, enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Freechoice
Take an excursion to the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov and discover its World Heritage-listed Old Town filled with magical Christmas cheer, or journey to Salzburg and explore the birthplace of Mozart and the city backdrop for the movie ‘The Sound of Music’.

You will also have free time to visit Salzburg’s Christmas markets which date back to the 15th century. Alternatively, stay on board your Scenic Space-Ship for a cooking demonstration.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Freechoice
Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey. Or, if you’re feeling more active, embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to one of the most enchanting villages in the region, Dürnstein. Alternatively, visit a Schnapps producer and sample some of the many flavours on offer, or taste your way through the Wachau Valley delighting in many of the regional delicacies.

Later, spend the afternoon soaking up the wonderful Christmas atmosphere.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Freechoice
Take a guided tour of Schönbrunn Palace. Witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire and delight in the festive ambience at the market stalls that grace the palace courtyard. Alternatively, visit the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks, or discover a different side
of Vienna on a guided bicycle tour.

Later, explore the magical Viennese Christmas markets at your leisure. An age-old tradition, the forerunners of the present-day events date back to the Middle Ages when in 1298 Albrecht I granted Vienna’s citizens the privilege of holding a December Market or ‘Krippenmarkt’. Nowadays, over 20 official advent markets sell a vast array of seasonal gifts and mouth-watering treats

Enrich
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. With a special dedication to Beethoven. Celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth as we pay tribute to his talent and world renowned compositions.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Arrive in Budapest, one of Europe’s oldest and prettiest cities.

Freechoice
Make the most of a guided tour including a piano concert, or discover the Jewish history on a guided tour with an expert local guide. Alternatively, if you are feeling more active, hike to Buda Hill or choose to travel to nearby Szentendre. Known for its museums, galleries and artists, you’ll have the opportunity to discover this charming town on a guided city tour.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Depart after breakfast. Budapest is the end of your cruise, but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Start Date End Date Price
07 December 2020 17 December 2020 From $5,940

Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000
All prices per person, twin share and include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category E Standard Suite. Single Supplement price on application.

For further information on this or any other packages please Call us on 1300 968 787 or mail info@yourholidays.com.au

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All-inclusive highlights
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience
  • Your choice of 19 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • 23 meals – 10 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 7 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary beverages all day throughout your cruise
  • Butler service for all guests throughout your cruise
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade available throughout your cruise
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles
  • Cruise Director to guide and assist
  • Expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • All tipping and gratuities

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