These journey highlights have been handpicked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers.
Scenic cruising through the Wachau River Valley, a UNESCO Heritage Site and world-famous wine region
Explore your choice of four traditional industries, then celebrate at a German BBQ with wine
Your choice of guided tours in Vienna: Schönbrunn Palace OR the Museum of Art History
Enjoy a private concert at Vienna’s esteemed Kursalon Music Hall — a Vantage exclusive!
Discover the gems of this UNESCO-listed metropolis
Set against a castle backdrop, these fabled rocks were thought to possess a magical maiden who lured sailors with her song
Tour the Residenz Palace in UNESCO-listed Würzburg, with included wine tasting
Enjoy a choice of tours revealing Nuremberg’s World War II history, or its medieval past
Embark on a walking tour of Regensburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Discover Heidelberg on a full-day tour, with views from the castle and a walking tour of the Old Town
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The wines of the fertile Moselle region are world-famous, and on this river cruise, you’ll see — and taste! — why. While riesling is without a doubt the most well-known, there are plenty of other varietals you’ll try both with enriching new on-the-ground features and added onboard tastings, besides:
There is nothing quite like seeing a destination by bicycle. Getting away from the crowds, navigating to places you can’t reach on four wheels, and the pure invigoration of traveling combined with exercise… cycling adds completely new dimensions to your journey. Enjoy complimentary use of the high-end bicycles and use one of our suggested route maps to explore. Click here for more Biking information.
Some of the richest culinary traditions in the world can be found in central Europe, and you’ll experience these firsthand on this journey. In addition to savoring delectable meals, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in intimate cooking classes with our world-class chefs and learn how to prepare local delicacies — and then savor them! Here are just a few of the culinary treasures that await you on this journey:
Europe is the epicenter of Western music; some of the greatest musicians and composers have honed their craft in this part of the world. On this journey, you’ll experience a wealth of unforgettable musical moments — whether aboard your deluxe river ship or admiring the skill of master musicians at a venerable music venue.
Visit 9 UNESCO World Heritage Sites on this sweeping European cruise, as well as:
You’ll want to have your camera ready at all times to capture the majesty of every castle, cathedral, and historic palace you’ll see on this cruisetour. Here are a few tips to help you along the way:
Architecture is the buzzword on this cruisetour that takes you to the greatest icons in Austria, Germany, and Hungary. Along the way, you’ll get a real feel for the unique cultures of these countries, enhanced by musical performances, lectures, and more. Here are just a few highlights:
Here are a few religious highlights on this cruise:
Stay active on your cruise along the Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers! In addition to morning onboard stretching and yoga offerings (features vary by departure), you’ll enjoy a bevy of active endeavors:
Your solo-friendly river cruise has been enhanced with special features catering to independent travelers, including:
The Worldwide Concierge service will be available throughout your entire river cruise to help you customize your journey. Here are just a few services your Concierge can provide:
Take advantage of this free, start-to-finish service by making your requests prior to your journey or during your journey. We are one of the only companies to offer this level of service! Call 1-888-982-6824 or email Concierge@vantagetravel.com to speak to a Concierge today, or simply log into My Portfolio up to two weeks prior to departure.