These Grand European Sojourn highlights have been handpicked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers. Learn more about this 26-day river cruise to Austria, Germany, Hungary, Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, & Serbia below.
Enjoy three days to discover UNESCO-listed Budapest, and enjoy an inside tour of its Parliament Building
Set off for a full-day tour to cliff-perched Veliko Tarnovo and historic Arbanassi, where you'll hear a choir performance and lunch with students
Take in the dramatic vistas as you cruise the dramatic gorge known as the Iron Gates
Discover the Neo-Renaissance grandeur of this castle in the resort town of Sinaia, Romania
Get a feel for this Romanian capital on a city tour that includes a visit to the sprawling People’s Palace
Let Vienna’s musical history captivate you during a classical concert in the elegant Kursalon music hall
Cruise through two UNESCO-listed destinations, including the Upper Middle Rhine and Wachau Valley
Enjoy a choice of tours, one revealing Nuremberg’s World War II history and the other, its medieval past.
Tour the Residenz Palace in Würzburg with an included tasting in its wine cellar
Spend a full day exploring this charming town, from its castle to the Old Town, along with a traditional German lunch
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Stay active on your cruise down the Rhine, Main, and Danube rivers! You’ll enjoy a bevy of active endeavors. Here are but a few:
If biking, please bring firm-soled shoes, lightweight layers in moisture-wicking fabrics, a windbreaker, and pants made of breathable fabric (or padded cycling pants). Hats and gloves are suggested for chilly months.
You’ll want to have your camera ready at all times to capture the majesty of all seven countries you’ll visit on this epic cruisetour. Here are a few tips to help you along the way:
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.
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.