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2017 Christmas Markets Along the Danube

Germany: Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau • Austria: Linz, Melk, Vienna

ABOARD OUR PRIVATELY OWNED 140- TO 162-PASSENGER SHIPS DESIGNED FOR AMERICAN TRAVELERS

9 Days from only $2845 including international airfare

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Activity Level:

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Easy

Find the Adventure That’s Right for You

Our Activity Level rating system ranks adventures on a scale of 1 to 5 to help you determine if a trip is right for you. See the descriptions below for more information about the physical requirements associated with each rating.

Activity Level 1:

1 2 3 4 5

Easy

Travelers should be able to climb 25 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 1-2 miles over some uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last at least 1-2 hours at a time. Altitude can range from zero to 5,000 feet.

Activity Level 2:

1 2 3 4 5

Moderately Easy

Travelers should be able to climb 40 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 2-3 miles over some uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for at least 2-3 hours at a time. Altitude can range from zero to 5,000 feet.

Activity Level 3:

1 2 3 4 5

Moderate

Travelers should be able to climb 60 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 3 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 3 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 5,000 to 7,000 feet.

Activity Level 4:

1 2 3 4 5

Moderately Strenuous

Travelers should be able to climb 80 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 4 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 4 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 7,000 to 9,000 feet.

Activity Level 5:

1 2 3 4 5

Strenuous

Travelers should be able to climb 100 or more stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 8 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 4 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 10,000 feet or more.

Trip Experience

Watch travelers immerse themselves in Germany’s and Austria’s holiday traditions as they explore enchanting Christmas markets.

Trip Extension: Vienna

Visit the famed Spanish Riding School and sample local flavors on this optional extension.

Program Director

Hear how Janneke Bogaert's home country made it easy for her to explore much of Europe.

Trip Itinerary

Get more information about your detailed itinerary, like optional tours, exclusive Discovery Series events, and more.

Courtesy Small World Productions
Vienna and the Danube

Revel in the iconic staples of Viennese culture, from coffeehouses to dance floors, with travel expert Rudy Maxa.

Courtesy Small World Productions
Germany’s Romantic Road

Revel in storybook German scenes as travel expert Rudy Maxa follows the villages along the Romantic Road.

Courtesy Small World Productions
Salzburg and the Lakes District

Join travel expert Rudy Maxa in Salzburg, Austria, and preview the charm awaiting on our optional tour.

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Germany's Energy Revolution

Discover the renewable energy options being developed as part of the revolutionary—and controversial—German Energy Transition.

Courtesy Anika Pilnei and Ian Cross
Great Railway Journeys of Europe: Vienna to Trieste

Explore the former Austrian Empire's history—and opulence—on display within Vienna's great landmarks.

Courtesy of Epiphany Morgan
Katharina: A 365 Docobites Film

Let a local horse-drawn carriage driver take you into the heart of Austria’s equestrian culture.

FROM
$2845
9 DAYS
$317/DAY
including international airfare
8 DAYS FROM $1745 River Cruise Only
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