Discover the riches of four nations as you cruise along the Rhine, Main, and Danube rivers This exceptional itinerary plies three rivers, the Rhine, Main and Danube, through Switzerland, France, Germany and Austria, giving you the best highlights of each on this aptly-named “Grand” journey. From sleepy Old World villages to imperial capital cities; exclusive regional wine and dessert tastings to an onboard local beer sommelier, this journey is perfect for history buffs and epicures alike, with special cultural and dining experiences featured throughout.
Travel along three majestic rivers—the legendary Rhine, the meandering Main, and the enchanting Danube—and be inspired at every turn. Encounter some of the prettiest villages in Europe—Strasbourg, Heidelberg, and Bamberg—and tour Austria’s imperial capital, Vienna. Explore legendary landmarks, including Melk Abbey and the Würzburg Residenz. Tradition, history, art, and a host of flavors to savor are yours to discover on one grand journey.
Who will enjoy this cruise
Those longing to experience Old World Europe and some of the Continent’s finest wines and culinary delights—all paired with the breathtaking scenery found along Europe’s historic waterways.
Grand European Discovery is a combination of:
Rhine Discovery & Prague (cruise only)
Danube Discovery & Prague (cruise only)
Epicurean Adventurer Program™
Exclusive Nierstein wine tasting
Rhine Valley dessert-making demonstration and tasting
Exclusive Franconian brewery visit
Onboard beer sommelier
Wachau Valley wine and apricot schnapps tasting
Austrian dessert tasting
Special food-and-wine pairing dinner
Special food with wine-and-beer pairing dinner
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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Information is subject to change.