Munich's Oktoberfest & Danube River Cruise
featuring 7 included shore excursions and tours
Munich’s Oktoberfest & City Tour with Bavarian Restaurant & Beer Hall Lunch • Passau & Regensburg Walking Tours • Melk Abbey, Durnstein Tour & Wine Tasting • Tours to Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest • Viennese Quartet Performance • Oktoberfest Night • Gala Farewell Dinner • Hungarian Folklore Show
7 Night Cruise - Outside Cabin, Port Charges, 2 Nights Hotel - Bavarian Village (outside Munich), 7 Included Shore Excursions/Tours, 23 Meals (wine, beer & soft drinks w/onboard dinners), PWD Tour/Cruise Manager, Baggage Handling
TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL EASY 1 2 3 4 ACTIVE
Day 1 - Depart US - Overnight Flight
Board your overnight flight to Europe.
Day 2 - Arrive Munich†
Meet your PWD Tour/Cruise Manager. Transfer to your hotel for two night Bavarian village stay outside of Munich. Welcome drink at the hotel.
Day 3 - Munich City Tour & Oktoberfest
Morning Munich city tour & Bavarian restaurant & beer hall lunch. Afternoon experience Munich’s Oktoberfest at your own pace. (B,L)
Day 4 - Passau - Board MS Amadeus Queen
Travel via motorcoach and enjoy a Passau walking tour. Board the MS Amadeus Queen for seven nights. Welcome dinner onboard. (B,D)
Day 5 - Regensburg, Regensburg Walking Tour
Afternoon at leisure in Regensburg. Weltenburg Monastery optional. Onboard Oktoberfest night Bier Garden, Bavarian entertainment & dinner. (B,L,S, &D)
Day 6 - Danube Cruising
Danube Cruising or Salzburg optional full day. Morning stop in Passau, Ship departs for Linz. (B,L,S, &D)
Day 7 - Melk & Durnstein - Vienna
Melk Abbey, Durnstein walking tour & wine tasting. Afternoon cruising to Vienna. Evening arrival in Vienna, Vienna by night optional tour. (B,L,S, &D)
Day 8 - Vienna
Morning Vienna city tour. Afternoon at leisure in Vienna. Schoenbrunn Palace optional tour. Viennese Quartet performance onboard. (B,L,S, &D)
Day 9 - Bratislava
Morning Bratislava city tour. Afternoon at leisure in Bratislava. Gala Farewell Dinner onboard. (B,L,S, &D)
Day 10 - Budapest
Morning Budapest city tour. Afternoon at leisure in Budapest. Budapest horse farm optional tour. Hungarian folklore show & Budapest lights cruise. (B,L,S, &D)
Day 11 - Budapest - Flights Home
or optional prague tour†
Disembark Budapest & transfer to the Budapest airport or Prague extension. (B)
†Land only rates do not include hotel transfers. Roundtrip air package includes hotel transfers.
OPTIONAL 3-NIGHT PRAGUE POST CRUISE EXTENSION
$795 pp dbl +$300 single supplement
Day 11 - Budapest - Prague†
Travel to Prague for a 3-Night stay in “the City of a Hundred Spires”. (B)
Day 12 - Prague
Prague City Tour - Prague Castle, Charles Bridge & St. Vitus Cathedral Afternoon at leisure - Prague Dinner & Folklore Show. (B,D)
Day 13 - Prague - Day at Leisure
The bohemian allure and fairytale features of Prague make it a perfect destination for vacationers who want to immerse themselves in culture. (B)
Day 14 - Prague - Flights Home†
Transfer to the airport for your return flight home with incredible memories of your river cruise and tour. (B)
CITIES & PORTS
Bavaria, Munich & Oktoberfest
Bavaria is a land rich in natural beauty, cultural heritage, lively traditions and cozy hospitality. The picturesque villages, medieval towns and the Bavarian capital city of Munich are the epitome of authenticity. Begin with a Munich City Tour featuring views of Olympic Park and a visit to the famous Marian Platz, home to the fourth largest glockenspiel in the world. Then stop at a local Bavarian Restaurant & Beer Hall for an traditional lunch with an included ‘bier’. After lunch you will experience Munich’s legendary Oktoberfest at your own pace. Enjoy time on your own to stroll the festival grounds and indulge in the unique and amazing atmosphere of Oktoberfest.
Passau is a beautiful fairy-tale town with a history dating back more than 2,000 years. During an included walking tour, admire graceful arcades, cobblestone streets and see the Baroque Cathedral of St. Stephen.
Situated in Eastern Bavaria, Regensburg is one of Germany’s oldest towns, founded by the Romans in 179 AD. Today it is a prosperous city with 3 universities and many landmarks dated to the Middle Ages. Enjoy a Regensburg Walking Tour through one of the most visited cities in Germany and its Medieval Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
For over 600 years, the magnificent baroque capital city of Vienna was the seat of the mighty Hapsburg Emperors, a heritage that has bestowed it with many dazzling palaces and monuments: the lavish Hofburg Palace, the impressive Vienna Opera House and the majestic Ringstrasse. The capital is also known as the “City of Music” for having once been the home of composers such as Beethoven, Schubert, Mozart and Johann Strauss. Take some time at leisure to visit the Schoenbrunn Palace.
On an included panoramic tour of the city see the imposing Bratislava Castle built more than 1,000 years ago, the National Slovakian Theatre and Blumenthal Church. After passing through the Vienna Gate, discover Bratislava’s charming old quarter on foot.
The city straddles both banks of the Danube linked by seven bridges including the famous Chain and Elizabeth Bridges. An included sightseeing tour presents you with an opportunity to become acquainted with Hungary’s beautiful capital. Enjoy a photo stop at Gellert Hill, see historic Buda Castle, 500-year-old Matthias Church, St. Stephen’s Basilica, the distinctive Fisherman’s Bastion and the marvelous Royal Palace.