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Included experiences:

• Return scheduled flights from the UK

• All meals, plus complimentary

house wine, local beer and soft

drink served with lunch and dinner

on board

• Complimentary sightseeing &

onboard entertainment

• Unique EmeraldPlus Experiences*

• Overseas transfers, all port charges

& tipping

• Complimentary Wi-Fi on-board

the ship

• Knowledgeable local guides in

every port

Trip Highlights

• Trip Highlights

• Guided tour of Passau

• Guided tour of Linz

• Melk Abbey tour

• Guided tour of Vienna

• Guided tour of Budapest

Accommodation• 7 nights cruising on board Emerald


Dining • Includes 20 on board meals:

7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners

including a Welcome Buffet Dinner

• Soft drinks, beer and local wine

during lunch and dinner on your

cruise. Tea and Coffee available

throughout the voyage.




Departs 5 May 2017

Prices from £1589pp

Prices include port charges, gratuities and sundries.

Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur.

Supplements for solo travellers available on

application. Ship varies by departure date. *Excursions

vary by itinerary, may incur a fee.

Day 1: Passau, Germany - On arrival

at Passau airport, you'll be met and

transferred to Emerald Destiny for

embarkation. A warm welcome awaits you

from your Captain and crew as you board.

Overnight in port.

Day 2: Passau, Germany / Linz, Austria

- 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 towards Linz.

Day 3: Linz, Austria - Austria's third

largest city is situated on either side of

the Danube River. Your city tour takes

in the impressive "Pestsäule", the high

column built to remember the victims of

the bubonic plague epidemic of the 14th

century, followed by the market squares.

The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 4: Melk, Austria / Durnstein, Austria

- 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


Day 5: Vienna, Austria - Welcome to

Vienna, the "City of Waltzes". Today we

explore Austria's capital beginning with a

drive along the Ringstrasse, where we will

see Vienna's world famous Opera House,

Burgtheatre, Spanish Riding School, Town

Hall, St. Stephen's Cathedral and the

Hofburg Imperial Palace. Overnight in port.

Day 6: Vienna, Austria - Enjoy a full day at

leisure in Vienna. Visit the catacombs under

St Stephen's Cathedral, stroll the shopping

streets and stop for a world famous

Viennese coffee and cake, or marvel at the

beautiful gardens of the Belvedere Palace.

Discover more on a day trip to Bratislava.

Tonight, enjoy the Captains Gala dinner

Day 7: Budapest, Hungary - Budapest

is Eastern Europe's liveliest and most

cosmopolitan city. Enjoy a guided tour of

the city sights including the Royal Palace

of Buda, hilltop castle complex and the

Chain Bridge linking Buda and Pest. This

evening the ship will take you for a night-

time cruise along the Danube, passing

under the city's numerous bridges, whilst

enjoying a traditional Hungarian farewell

dinner, complete with folk dancing and

music. Overnight in port.

Day 8: Budapest, Hungary - After

breakfast, disembark and transfer to the

airport for your return flight.


Emerald Waterways' award-winning Star-Ships are built to bring the highlights of ocean cruising to the intimacy of

the river, with never-seen-before features like a pool that transforms into an evening cinema. These fully-inclusive

itineraries range from 8 to 15 days and include flights, accommodation, excursions, dining and drinks with lunch and

dinner, as well as all tips. It's no surprise they were voted 'Best for Value' in 2015's Cruise Critic Editors' Picks awards.






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