Gems of the Danube

8 Day River Cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest with Scenic

Begin your journey in Nuremberg and cruise through to Budapest onboard a Scenic Ruby and enjoy exclusive savings and cruise inclusions with Scenic and Global Journeys.

River Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Nuremberg
River Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Budapest
Ship Type
Ship Type
River Ship
19
Cruise Departures

Cabin Pricing

Inside Cabin N/A
Oceanview Cabin From $4,618 pp
Balcony Cabin From $5,777 pp
Suite From $7,911 pp
* Port charges, taxes, and fees included.
Cruise Operated By:
Scenic
Scenic
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Cruise Itinerary

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1 Nuremberg
Welcome to the fascinating Bavarian city of Nuremberg, which dates back to the 11th century. Your cruise begins here and you’ll get to toast the occasion at this evening’s welcome reception. (D)
2 Nuremberg
Freechoice: Choose to explore this wonderful city on foot with your local guide, or visit moving WWII sites which serve as a poignant reminder of the terror caused by the National Socialist regime. Alternatively, visit Nuremberg’s rock-cut cellars for a unique beer tasting under the city. (B/L/D)
3 Regensburg
Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences, from its medieval Old Town to the Bavarian Forest on its border. Freechoice: Join a guided walk around Regensburg, or take a ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to view historic Weltenburg Abbey, where you can sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world.  If you are feeling active hop aboard an e-bike for a self guided cycle to the Walhalla monument with Scenic Tailormade. (B/L/D)
4 Passau - Linz
Freechoice: Choose to visit the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov and discover its World Heritage-listed Old Town, or journey to Salzburg and explore the birthplace of Mozart and the city backdrop for the film ‘The Sound of Music’. Alternatively, stay on board for a cooking demonstration as you cruise from Passau to Linz. (B/L/D)
5 Melk - Dürnstein
Freechoice: Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey, or embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein. Alternatively, meet the current owners of Artstetten Castle, once home to the Archduke Franz Ferdinand whose assassination sparked the beginning of WWI. Alternatively, taste your way through the Wachau Valley sampling many regional delicacies as you go, or perhaps meet a Schnapps producer and sample some of the many flavours on offer. (B/L/D)
6 Vienna

Freechoice: Take a guided tour of historic Bratislava, or tour Schönbrunn Palace and witness the opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, explore a different side of Vienna on a guided cycling tour to the Danube Island, or discover the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks and home to the greatest collection of Austrian art. Alternatively, journey outside of Vienna’s city centre to its acclaimed wine region, hearing tales of Vienna’s long tradition in wine production along the way.

Enrich Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. Even in elegant Vienna, Palais Liechtenstein is one of the grandest of all venues. (B/L/D)

7 Budapest
Freechoice: Make the most of a guided city tour including a piano concert, or discover the city’s Jewish heritage with an expert local guide. Alternatively, take a guided hike to Buda Hill for breathtaking views over the Danube, or journey to nearby Szentendre, known for its museums, galleries and artists, and discover this charming town on a guided city tour. (B/L/D)
8 Budapest
Depart after a wonderful farewell breakfast. Budapest is the end of your cruise, but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories. This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. (B)

Scenic Ships

Ship Class
Ship Style
River Ship
Rivers
Rivers Explored
Europe
Passengers
Passengers
159
Crew
Crew
59
Year Launched
Launched
2009
Year Refurbished
Refurbished
2019
Scenic All Inclusive
Scenic All Inclusive
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Scenic Freechoice
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Scenic Enrich
Scenic Enrich
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Scenic Wellness
Scenic Wellness
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Scenic Tailormade
Scenic Tailormade
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Monday 03 May 2021 Monday 10 May 2021 Scenic Opal River View 4,715
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Thursday 06 May 2021 Thursday 13 May 2021 Scenic Amber River View 4,715
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Wednesday 19 May 2021 Wednesday 26 May 2021 Scenic Pearl River View 4,763
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Monday 31 May 2021 Monday 07 Jun 2021 Scenic Opal River View 4,763
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Monday 14 Jun 2021 Monday 21 Jun 2021 Scenic Opal River View 4,763
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Thursday 17 Jun 2021 Thursday 24 Jun 2021 Scenic Amber River View 4,763
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Monday 28 Jun 2021 Monday 05 Jul 2021 Scenic Opal River View 4,763
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Thursday 01 Jul 2021 Thursday 08 Jul 2021 Scenic Amber River View 4,618
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Monday 12 Jul 2021 Monday 19 Jul 2021 Scenic Opal River View 4,618
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Monday 26 Jul 2021 Monday 02 Aug 2021 Scenic Opal River View 4,618
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Monday 09 Aug 2021 Monday 16 Aug 2021 Scenic Opal River View 4,715
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Monday 23 Aug 2021 Monday 30 Aug 2021 Scenic Opal River View 4,715
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Thursday 26 Aug 2021 Thursday 02 Sep 2021 Scenic Amber River View 4,715
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Monday 06 Sep 2021 Monday 13 Sep 2021 Scenic Opal River View 4,763
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Wednesday 08 Sep 2021 Wednesday 15 Sep 2021 Scenic Pearl River View 4,763
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Thursday 09 Sep 2021 Thursday 16 Sep 2021 Scenic Amber River View 4,763
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Monday 20 Sep 2021 Monday 27 Sep 2021 Scenic Opal River View 4,763
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Wednesday 22 Sep 2021 Wednesday 29 Sep 2021 Scenic Pearl River View 4,763
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Wednesday 13 Oct 2021 Wednesday 20 Oct 2021 Scenic Jade River View 4,666
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