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Grand Christms & New Year's Cruise

Itinerary, Prices and Dates


Nuremberg to Budapest 13 Days

Discover a multitude of architectural gems, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, breathtaking countryside and culinary delights as you sail the majestic Danube on an unforgettable journey from Vienna to Nuremberg. Celebrate the astounding beauty and variety of architectural styles, savour the flavours of delectable Viennese pastries and try the apricot-scented wines of the Wachau Valley all waiting to be discovered in this wonderful region, before concluding in the rich cultural city of Prague.

What's Included

  • VIP Home Departure Service
  • 7 night, all inclusive, boutique river cruise
  • 2 nights in a Prague hotel on a B & B basis
  • All staterooms with twin or double beds, shower, hairdryer, toilet, TV and telephone
  • Scheduled British Airways or another leading airline direct flights
  • Private transfers to and from airport, hotel and ship
  • Unlimited drinks onboard including fine wine, beer and soft drinks, bottled water, tea & coffee.
    Excludes premium wines and spirits
  • Included shore excursions with English speaking guides, as per itinerary (subject to change)
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all excursions
  • All gratuities included
  • Onboard entertainment and insightful lectures
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • All airport taxes, security charges and UK Air Passenger Duty
  • All port charges
  • Airline imposed fuel surcharge

Uniworld Cruise Companion - Danube Discovery & Prague

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Day 1: London, Munich, Nuremberg

Map of the Rhine, Main & Danube Rivers
Map of the Danube River

Begin with Titan's VIP Home Departure Service® to London Heathrow or Gatwick Airport for your scheduled British Airways or another leading airline flight to Munich. On arrival you will take a private transfer to the port in Nuremberg, to embark your luxurious river cruise ship.

Day 2: Nuremberg

Included excursion: Nuremberg city tour with Christmas Market

Discover Nuremberg, a quintessential Medieval German city, on your panoramic city tour. Pass the Medieval fortifications that enclose the historic city centre, on your way to the Kaiserburg; from the castle complex you will walk through the lively old quarter with its traditional half-timbered houses. You’re just in time to catch the very last day of Nuremberg’s hristkindlesmarkt, Germany’s oldest and best-known Christmas Market. Shuttles will take you to and from the city centre in the afternoon. In the evening, enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.
Included Meals B L D

Day 3: Cruising the Main-Danube Canal, Regensburg

Spend a leisurely day on board as you cruise along the remarkable 106-mile-long Main-Danube Canal to the Danube River. Arrive in Regensburg in the evening; if you wish, you can attend midnight mass in the spectacular Gothic cathedral.
Included Meals B L D

Day 4: Regensburg

Included excursions: Choice of ‘2,000 Years in One Hour’ Regensburg walking tour of Old Town or Jewish Regensburg walking tour

Regensburg is a friendly town with quaint cobblestone streets, Medieval alleys, and ancient Roman ruins. You may wish to attend Christmas mass in one of Regensburg’s lovely churches before seeing this unspoiled gem of a city with a local expert. If you prefer, you can visit sites associated with one of the oldest Jewish communities in southern Germany. This evening enjoy a warm and festive Christmas meal.
Included Meals B L D

Day 5: Cruising the Danube River - Deggendorf (Theresienthal) Luxury Motorcoach Transfer)

Included excursion: Exclusive Bavarian village horse-drawn cart ride with Theresienthal visit

Snuggle down in warm blankets aboard a horse-drawn cart and take a ride through a charming village in the Bavarian Forest. The famous ruby-red Bohemian lead-crystal glass, decorated by master engravers, is made in this region, and you will get a close-up view of the art of glass-making with a visit to the world-renowned glass manufacturer Theresienthal, which produced glassware for the rulers of Europe for centuries.
Included Meals B L D

Day 6: Cruising the Danube River, Passau

Included excursion: Passau walking tour

Enjoy a peaceful morning cruising an especially scenic stretch of the Danube River on the way to the beautiful city of Passau. Situated at the confluence of three rivers, Passau was an important centre of trade during the Middle Ages. On your walking tour, you will see the treasures of Old Town, including the Italian Baroque cathedral.
Included Meals B L D

Day 7: Linz (Salzburg)

Included excursion: Full-day Salzburg tour

On your guided tour through Salzburg’s UNESCO World Heritage-designated Old Town, view such gems as the 17th century cathedral and the house where Mozart was born, as well as the Mirabellgarten, where scenes from ‘The Sound of Music’ were filmed. You will also have time to visit some of the many lovely shops in the area.
Included Meals B L D

Day 8: Cruising the Wachau Valley, Dürnstein

Included excursion: Dürnstein village stroll with exclusive mulled wine tasting, and exclusive cocktail reception at Artstetten Castle with Princess Anita von Hohenberg

Explore charming Dürnstein with your Cruise Manager and enjoy an exclusive mulled wine tasting. Then you have a chance to meet modern-day nobility as you attend an exclusive cocktail reception at Artstetten Castle with Princess Anita von Hohenberg, a descendant of the royal Habsburgs.
Included Meals B L D

Day 9: Vienna

Included excursion: Choice of Vienna city tour or exclusive ‘Taste of Christmas’ walking tour

Our walking tour this morning will surely confirm that Prague is one of Europe's most attractive capitals. The afternoon is at leisure for further sightseeing and shopping and for dinner this evening, you are spoilt for choice, with many restaurants nearby. Or explore Jewish Prague on a walking tour of Josefov, the city's old Jewish quarter, including Europe's oldest surviving Jewish cemetery; Old New Synagogue, Europe's oldest active synagogue; and Pinkas Synagogue, now a memorial to Holocaust victims.

Please note: The synagogues and Jewish cemetery are closed on Saturdays. If the tour lands on a Saturday, we will visit sites in the Josefov district associated with writer Franz Kafka.
Included Meals B L D

Day 10: Prague

Included excursion: Prague city tour
Alternative excursions: Jewish Prague

Our walking tour this morning will surely confirm that Prague is one of Europe's most attractive capitals. The afternoon is at leisure for further sightseeing and shopping and for dinner this evening, you are spoilt for choice, with many restaurants nearby. Or explore Jewish Prague on a walking tour of Josefov, the city's old Jewish quarter, including Europe's oldest surviving Jewish cemetery; Old New Synagogue, Europe's oldest active synagogue; and Pinkas Synagogue, now a memorial to Holocaust victims.

Please note: The synagogues and Jewish cemetery are closed on Saturdays. If the tour lands on a Saturday, we will visit sites in the Josefov district associated with writer Franz Kafka.
Included Meals B L D

Day 11: Prague

Included excursion: Prague city tour
Alternative excursions: Jewish Prague

Our walking tour this morning will surely confirm that Prague is one of Europe's most attractive capitals. The afternoon is at leisure for further sightseeing and shopping and for dinner this evening, you are spoilt for choice, with many restaurants nearby. Or explore Jewish Prague on a walking tour of Josefov, the city's old Jewish quarter, including Europe's oldest surviving Jewish cemetery; Old New Synagogue, Europe's oldest active synagogue; and Pinkas Synagogue, now a memorial to Holocaust victims.

Please note: The synagogues and Jewish cemetery are closed on Saturdays. If the tour lands on a Saturday, we will visit sites in the Josefov district associated with writer Franz Kafka.
Included Meals B L D

Day 12: Prague

Included excursion: Prague city tour
Alternative excursions: Jewish Prague

Our walking tour this morning will surely confirm that Prague is one of Europe's most attractive capitals. The afternoon is at leisure for further sightseeing and shopping and for dinner this evening, you are spoilt for choice, with many restaurants nearby. Or explore Jewish Prague on a walking tour of Josefov, the city's old Jewish quarter, including Europe's oldest surviving Jewish cemetery; Old New Synagogue, Europe's oldest active synagogue; and Pinkas Synagogue, now a memorial to Holocaust victims.

Please note: The synagogues and Jewish cemetery are closed on Saturdays. If the tour lands on a Saturday, we will visit sites in the Josefov district associated with writer Franz Kafka.
Included Meals B L D

Day 13: Prague, London

Transfer to Prague Airport for your British Airways or another leading airline flight home. Arrive at London Heathrow or Gatwick where our staff will greet you and our transport will transfer you to your own front door.
Included Meals B


  • Included Meals  Included Meals - B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner.

  • Tour or Transfer by Luxury Motorcoach  Transfer or Tour via Luxury Motorcoach

Uniworld River Ambassador



Overview

This stunning, newly remodeled cruise ship, really is the ultimate in boutique luxury. Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites have handcrafted Savoir® of England beds draped in high-thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, along with a menu of pillow options. Staterooms and suites on the Rhine Deck have French balconies.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • 55 lavishly decorated outside staterooms, 26 with French Balcony
  • 4 individually decorated suites
  • Sun deck with life-size chess and shuffleboard
  • Main Lounge with full-service bar and dance floor, library & games room
  • Elegant restaurant
  • Fitness center & Serenity River Spa
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi
  • Bicycles and Nordic walking sticks
  • Complimentary 24-hour specialty coffee and tea bar
  • 24-hour reception service
  • Boutique*
  • Guest laundry & ironing room

* Payable locally.


Uniworld River Ambassador - deck plan
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World Class Staterooms

After one night in your magnificent riverview stateroom, you'll understand why sailing with Uniworld is truly the best way to see the Old World. Rated Top Cabins by Zagat Survey®, your elegantly appointed boutique stateroom comes standard with Uniworld-as does the ever-changing breathtaking river scenery.

Each stateroom has been decorated by the award-winning design team of Red Carnation Hotels with all the comforts necessary for a restful retreat. Every evening, you'll look forward to curling up in your handcrafted Savoir® of England bed which is draped in sumptuous high-thread count 100% Egyptian combed cotton sheets, along with an array of pillow options. As you sip your morning coffee, admire the sun rising from your picture window or French balcony. And look forward to getting ready for your day in a luxurious marble bathroom stocked with L'Occitane products, plush towels, and soft robes.

All Staterooms Feature

  • Handcrafted Savoir® of England beds
  • 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets
  • Marble bathrooms with L'Occitane en Provence bath and body products
  • Individual climate control
  • Telephone, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Infotainment center with flat-screen TV and complimentary movie and entertainment options
  • Generous built-in closets
  • Plush Christy towels
  • Backlit magnifying mirror
  • Cosy waffle bathrobes & slippers
  • Towel warmers

Suite

Uniworld River Ambassador Suite Uniworld River Ambassador Suite Plan

Additional Features

  • Suite size: 256 sq. ft.
  • French balconies (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors)
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily fruit & cookie plate, and an evening amuse-bouche
  • DVD & iPod® docking station
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Bottle of wine upon arrival
  • Morning coffee, tea & continental breakfast

Category 1 Staterooms

Uniworld River Ambassaodor Cat 1 Stateroom Uniworld River Ambassador Cat 1 Stateroom Plan

Additional Features

  • Stateroom size: 128 sq. ft.
  • French balconies (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors)

Category 2 & 3 Staterooms

Uniworld River Ambassador Cat 2 & 3 Stateroom Uniworld River Ambassador Cat 2 & 3 Stateroom Plan

Additional Features

  • Stateroom size: 128 sq. ft.
  • Panoramic picture window (does not open)

World Class Dining

Uniworld goes above and beyond with everything they do, including providing you with a truly remarkable dining experience. That's why Uniworld is the only river cruise company to be honored by Zagat Survey® as Top Dining.

An award-winning dining experience with Uniworld includes:

  • A certified Global Master Chef leading a professional culinary team in the preparation of gourmet cuisine that offers a delicious fusion of style, unique culinary creations, and tastes inspired by the regions of your itinerary
  • Menu selections that change every day and are designed for each region you visit and tailored to the season
  • All meals flawlessly prepared daily using only the freshest ingredients, which are often brought onboard from local farmers' markets
  • A distinctive, international menu of wines developed by Red Carnation Hotels' acclaimed sommelier from their Relais & Châteaux hotel
  • Award-winning Signature Dishes from Mrs. Beatrice Tollman, President and Founder of Red Carnation Hotels, Uniworld's sister company and partner
  • Relaxed open seating, so you can dine where and with whomever you wish
  • The refined and intuitive service of a professionally trained, caring staff standing ready to fulfill your wishes in an atmosphere of casual sophistication and elegance
Gourmet Dining onboard a Uniworld Ship

Sumptuous buffets at breakfast and lunch offer an extensive array of hot and cold selections. Breakfast features crispy Belgian waffles topped with whipped cream and warm maple syrup, a dozen or more homemade breads and jams, an omelet station, and hand-cut seasonal fresh fruit. Lunch offers a delectable feast with salads, soups, carved-to-order roasts, and more.

Evenings provide exquisite ambience with relaxed open seating. Each dish is flawlessly prepared using the finest ingredients-local meats and seafood along with tasty side dishes. Always included with lunch & dinner onboard are European fine wines and a selection of beer and soft drinks served by an attentive, caring staff. Of course, every meal concludes with a wide range of freshly prepared, decadent desserts that look every bit as delicious as they taste.

Uniworld also provides a variety of dining experiences including: al fresco under the stars and light-lunch dining-both on the sun deck; Captain's Welcome Gala and Farewell Dinners; early-riser breakfast; and afternoon tea. Plus, Uniworld gives you the choice of dining on lighter cuisine with our Traveling Lite menu.

On our boutique ships, meals are truly a feast for all the senses. From the delicious bouquet of a glass of perfectly aged pinot noir, to the inviting sight of candlelit tables draped in fine linen, to the pleasant sounds of friends engaged in intimate conversation, to the delicious flavor of each savoury dish, Uniworld's dining experiences have been designed to delight you.


Cultural Highlights

Through integrated onboard and onshore programs, Uniworld provides a 360º encounter with each exciting port of call.

  • Signature lectures
  • Intriguing onboard entertainment
  • Captivating shore excursions fully hosted by English-speaking local experts using state-ofthe-art Quietvox audio systems immerse you in the history, tradition, and culture of each stop on your itinerary.
  • With Uniworld's included Choice Is Yours, Go Active, and Gentle Walking, programs, you can customize your travel experience even more.

Uniworld Staff &Service

The Uniworld Standard

At Uniworld, we treat our guests as one might treat one's best friends and family, which means no request too large, no detail too small.

Since Uniworld is a proud part of The Travel Corporation, a family-run business, treating our guests-and our team of staff members-as an extension of our family comes naturally.

Providing truly personalized, gracious, and consistently exceptional hospitality to our guests starts from within the organization. This means hiring the very best team of professionals in the industry and providing them with ongoing training.

In addition, we constantly challenge ourselves, so we have put in place fastidious Quality Assurance programs with onboard ship inspections and third-party mystery shoppers to elevate our service to the highest possible level. Only then can we provide our guests with the award-winning hospitality for which we have been recognized by esteemed consumer publications such as Condé Nast Traveler and Travel & Leisure.

We do all of this because we truly care about creating harmony both onboard and onshore in order to bring joy to our guests and ensure that everyone has the most memorable experience possible. This is our commitment to our guests and our staff.

Please call for details of 2017 departures
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Dates in blue denote tours operating a reverse itinerary

Single Occupancy Supplements: Cat 3, 2 & 1: £1,300

Cabin upgrades and extensions are available

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Prices are per person based on two sharing and are subject to availability at time of booking. Operators reserve the right to amend published prices prior to a confirmed booking being made.


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