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2017 Old World Prague & the Blue Danube

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13 Days from only $3595 including international airfare


Hungary: Budapest • Slovakia: Bratislava • Austria: Vienna, Krems • Czech Republic: Cesky Krumlov, Prague

Trip Experience

Watch travelers explore Budapest, Bratislava, and Prague on walking tours of each city.

Trip Itinerary

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

Trip Extension: Poland

See travelers exploring Krakow and Warsaw, including a visit to Auschwitz, on their optional extension.

Trip Extension: Budapest

Let restaurant owners and a musician introduce you to Budapest, Hungary, on our optional trip extension.

Program Director

Find out why Istvan Pinter thinks the Hospital in the Rock and Market Hall are must-sees when in Budapest.

Program Director

Get an inside look into Program Director Tereza Libichova's life outside of guiding.

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Prague and Budapest

Join travel expert Rudy Maxa to discover the Old World splendor on display in Prague and Budapest.

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The Heart of Prague Pumps Lager

Toast to pilsner, and learn about the famous pale lager that has satisfied Czech beer fans since 1842.

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Budapest, Belvárosi, Nagyboldogasszony, Plébánia

Embark on a bird's-eye-view tour of the commanding "Queen of the Danube," in this incredible drone-shot film.

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Poland – Warsaw and Krakow: Sophisticated Sister Cities

Join the Grannies on Safari for a preview of the cultural delights on display during our trip extension to Poland.

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36 Hours in Vienna

Discover the modern food scene, imperial heritage, and artisanal offerings that await in Vienna.

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Berlin's hidden charm

From concert halls to currywurst stands—Berlin’s locals show you their favorite side of the city.

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The Best Puppet Show in Prague

Local artists show off their favorite spots in Prague—from a marionette workshop to a pub.

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Europe's Creative Hub

See how Berlin’s modern scene thrives alongside its ever-present history through the eyes of creative locals.

including international airfare
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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Follow in the Footsteps of the Hapsburgs

When you embark on a 2017 departure of Old World Prague & the Blue Danube, you’ll experience a comprehensive exploration of central Europe, from stunning capital cities (Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, and Prague) to the natural splendors of the iconic Danube River Valley. Witness daily life and culture in 4 countries during 8 included tours and 5 exclusive Discovery Series events. And with all accommodations, 28 meals, and all onboard house beer, wine, and soft drinks included, you won’t find a better value on the Danube. Reserve your cruise today!

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