Gems of the Danube with Prague

11 Day River Cruise from Prague to Budapest with Scenic

Begin your journey in Prague 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
Prague
River Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Budapest
Ship Type
Ship Type
River Ship
38
Cruise Departures

Cabin Pricing

Inside Cabin N/A
Oceanview Cabin From $6,170 pp
Balcony Cabin From $7,329 pp
Suite From $9,463 pp
* Port charges, taxes, and fees included.
Cruise Operated By:
Scenic
Scenic
38 Reviews
Ship Reviews:
4.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
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Cruise Itinerary

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1 Welcome to Prague
Start your journey with a three night stay at one of our luxurious city centre hotels.
2 Prague
Join your local guide on a fascinating city walk and view the famous Astronomical Clock. Later, venture across the world-famous Charles Bridge, commissioned in 1357 by Charles IV. (B)
3 Prague
Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore this magnificent city on your own. Prague is home to some of the world’s most striking architectural wonders, and today they’re yours to discover. (B)
4 Prague - Nuremberg
Journey by coach 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. (B/D)
5 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)
6 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)
7 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)
8 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)
9 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)
10 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)
11 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)
1 Welcome to Prague
Start your journey with a three night stay at one of our luxurious city centre hotels.
2 Prague
Join your local guide on a fascinating city walk and view the famous Astronomical Clock. Later, venture across the world-famous Charles Bridge, commissioned in 1357 by Charles IV. (B)
3 Prague
Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore this magnificent city on your own. Prague is home to some of the world’s most striking architectural wonders, and today they’re yours to discover. (B)
4 Prague - Nuremberg
Journey by coach 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. (B/D)
5 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)
6 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)
7 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)
8 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)
9 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)
10 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)
11 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
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Reviews (2)

11 Day Gems of the Danube with Prague reviews from past clients of Global Journeys.

Rating 4.5 out of 5
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“Relaxing and stress free City Stay and River Cruise”
- SA, Australia May 2019 8 Helpful Votes

The trip started in Prague where the hotel was very good and centrally located. All you get from Scenic here is a walking tour of the old town on the first morning and my only criticism would be that the walking tour was a bit too long. The rest of the time was ours to explore the town.
The river cruise is difficult to fault. Everything was very well done and totally stress free. A word of advice for those who think river cruising is like the advertisements where...read more

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“Cruising down the Danube”
- NSW, Australia May 2018 9 Helpful Votes

Our first trip with Scenic. They are expensive but promise a lot and they delivered. The boat was very good and the crew excellent. Food was consistently very good, as was the choice of off-boat excursions. We thought the idea of self-guided tours with personal audio guides was very good but felt the point-to-point guiding could be improved. Make sure you take a map!
A highlight for us was the journey from Passau to Linz. We had the option of off-boat tours of 9 or...read more

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Monday 05 Sep 2022 Thursday 15 Sep 2022 Scenic Amber River View 6,490
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