Discover heaven on earth with a grand cruise through picture-perfect Christmas countries. If you’re looking to celebrate the holidays and welcome the New Year in incredible style, this special holiday and New Year cruise is for you. You’ll sail through Germany, Austria, and Hungary along the shimmering Danube, past incredible landscapes on this unique itinerary. Explore charming Old World villages and Gothic cathedrals, then ring in the New Year dancing in a real Viennese palace!
Escape the hurry and hassle of the holidays as you relax onboard a luxurious ship and cruise through the ravishing landscapes of the Danube. On Christmas Eve, walk through the quiet Medieval streets of Regensburg to the Gothic cathedral for midnight mass. As you pass through the magnificent doors, look up: you’ll see chalk marks invoking age-old blessings for all who enter. Listen to the harness bells chime as you ride through the serene Bavarian Forest in a horse-drawn wagon. Wander through locations from The Sound of Music in beautiful Salzburg and then warm up with rum-laced coffee. Meet Habsburg royalty during a private reception in a castle overlooking the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley. Visit stunning churches and sample delicious wines in enchanting Baroque villages. Dance in the New Year in a Viennese palace, and see how a dusting of snow adds to the glamour of Hungary’s historic capital. The mighty Danube takes you through three nations decked in all their holiday finery at this most delightful time of year.
Who will enjoy this cruise
Anyone seeking to celebrate Christmas and welcome in the New Year in an extra-special, memorable way. Those who wish to get away and relax during the busy holiday season.
TRUE ALL-INCLUSIVE BOUTIQUE RIVER CRUISING™ in 2014: All gratuities onboard and onshore; unlimited beverages onboard including an extensive selection of distinctive wines, craft and regional beers, spirits, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages; shore excursions with local experts as your guide; free Internet and Wi-Fi; and all arrival and departure day transfers.
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