TICO Reg. #4023420
Danube -Nuremberg

Christmas on the Danube featuring a 6-Night Danube River Cruise

December 9, 2020 – December 17, 2020 all day

Highlights: Vienna, 6-Night Danube River Cruise, Hofburg Palace, Vienna Opera House, Wachau Valley, Glühwein Party, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg,
Rothenburg, Würzburg, Christmas Markets

** Book and pay your first deposit by April 7th and save $400 a person**

Day 1: Wed., Dec. 9 – Our tour departs from Stayner, Barrie and Tour Office. We will travel by motor coach to Pearson International Airport for our overnight flight to Europe.

Day 2: Thurs., Dec. 10 – Your tour opens in Vienna, Austria’s beautiful capital city. Unpack once for a relaxing 6-night Danube River cruise aboard your lovely ship. This evening, enjoy a special welcome dinner onboard, followed by a Christmas concert for your enjoyment performed by the ship’s orchestra. (D)

Day 3: Fri., Dec. 11 – Join a local expert exploring Vienna’s Imperial architecture including the lavish Hofburg Palace, the impressive Vienna Opera House, the majestic Ringstrasse, and awe-inspiring St. Stephen’s Cathedral. The afternoon is at leisure to explore. You may join an optional excursion to the opulent Schönbrunn Palace and visit Vienna’s most famous Christmas market, located in front of the Rathaus (City Hall). (B, L & D)

Day 4: Sat., Dec. 12 – This morning, journey through the romantic Wachau Valley, dotted with magnificent castles and small riverside towns. Relax and enjoy the surrounding scenery before joining an excursion to the nearby town of Durnstein and the 900-year-old Benedictine Melk Abbey.  Enjoy a Glühwein Party before returning to the ship. (B, L & D)

Day 5: Sun., Dec. 13 – Amid the early morning light, cruise past scenic valleys and charming riverside towns to Passau, situated at the confluence of the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers. Enjoy a leisurely paced walking tour of this 2,000-year-old fairy-tale city exploring the ornate Baroque architecture and the charming Christmas market. (B, L & D)

Day 6: Mon., Dec. 14 – A guided walking tour of magnificent Regensburg reveals one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities.  This afternoon, take a stroll through Old Town to Regensburg’s charming Christmas market and marvel at the festive lights and decorations. Browse and shop at the brightly lit wooden huts that sell Christmas tree ornaments, wooden toys and local handicrafts. A wonderful evening of food, music and entertainment awaits you at the Captain’s Gala Dinner. (B, L & D)

Day 7: Tues., Dec. 15 – Your cruise continues across the continental divide to Roth, where a short transfer will bring you into picturesque Nuremberg. Stroll along the city streets with an expert guide on a city tour of historic Nuremberg featuring Old Town. Your city tour concludes with a visit to Nuremberg’s Christmas market which is Germany’s oldest, dating back to 1628. (B, L & D)

Day 8: Wed., Dec. 16 – Disembark your ship in Nuremberg. Proceed to lovely Rothenburg, one of the most well-preserved medieval walled towns in all of Germany. Enjoy free time to explore the town’s hidden treasures and its charming Christmas market, plus the chance to visit the Christmas store and museum. Arrive in Würzburg and join a local guide on a leisurely paced walking tour of the city and surrounding sights. This evening, join your fellow passengers for a farewell dinner. (B & D)

Day 9: Thurs., Dec. 17 – Your tour comes to a close today. Return flight to Pearson International Airport, Toronto. (B)

Tour includes: transfer to Pearson International Airport, Hamilton Tours Director, return flights from Toronto,  air taxes, baggage handling for 1 suitcase each, ship transfers and departure taxes, 6 night cruise, 1 night hotel, 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 7 dinners, admissions as outlined, gratuity for the Collette Tour Director & HST EXEMPT.

NOT Included: ONBOARD TIPPING & optional tours

** Book and pay your first deposit by April 7th and save $400 a person**

Cost per person: Based on the lower deck – Hayden Deck – Twin $5470.00

Cost per person:  Based on the middle deck – Strauss Deck – Twin $5855.00

Cost per person: Based on the upper deck – Mozart  Deck –  Twin $6626.00  Single pricing upon request

Deposit schedule:  $1000.00 per person upon booking.

2nd deposit of $1000.00 per person due by June 1, 2020.

Balance due in full by August  5, 2020.

A valid Canadian Passport is required for this tour with a  6 month validity past the return date of this tour.

Travel Insurance is available through our office at the time of booking
at an additional charge.