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2017 Old World Prague & the Blue Danube

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

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13 Days from only $3745 including international airfare

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.

Courtesy Small World Productions
Prague and Budapest

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

Courtesy BBC.com Travel
The Heart of Prague Pumps Lager

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

Courtesy Andras Deak
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.

Courtesy Regina Fraser, Pat Johnson and Kathy Monk
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.

©2014 The New York Times
36 Hours in Vienna

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

Courtesy CNN
Berlin's hidden charm

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

Courtesy CNN
The Best Puppet Show in Prague

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

Courtesy CNN
Europe's Creative Hub

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

FROM
$3745
13 DAYS
$289/DAY
including international airfare
12 DAYS FROM $2745 River Cruise Only
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Fly for FREE from ANY U.S. city
on select November 2017
departures—reserve by 5/31/17

 

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NEW: Activity Level

Our NEW Activity Level rating system ranks our trips on a scale of 1 (easiest) to 5 (most difficult) to help you determine if a trip is right for you. The information below is a general guide to our rating system, but see our itineraries for much more detailed physical activity information about each trip.

Activity Level 1:

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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.

Dates & Prices

Fly for FREE from ANY U.S. city in 2017—reserve by 5/31/17

Take advantage of these airfare savings on select November 2017 departures—savings of $1000-$1200 per person. Reserve by 5/31/17 and mention code: MAY SAVE, and you can travel from $2745.

You won’t find a lower price on a comparable trip, guaranteed. We offer the best value in river cruising—all accommodations, 28 meals, 8 tours, and 3 exclusive Discovery Series events are included.

Please note: Prices below do not reflect savings. Offer valid on new reservations and cannot be combined with other offers. Call for additional details.

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