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Danube Discovery & Prague

Itinerary, Prices and Dates


Vienna to Nuremberg & Prague 10 Days

Explore the wonders of the Danube and the pride of the Czech Republic—Prague on this luxurious, all-inclusive European river cruise.

Sheer cliffs rise above the mighty river, with tiny baroque villages nestled at their feet. As you cruise through the heart of the old Habsburg Empire, you’ll find stunning scenery, beautiful libraries, astonishing frescoes, medieval city walls and Gothic cathedrals, encountering the perfect mix of big-city glamour and small-town simplicity.

Explore historic capitals, including Vienna, home to a treasure trove of imperial art; Prague, the beautifully preserved Gothic, Renaissance and baroque city that boasts a unique architectural heritage of its own; UNESCO-designated Regensburg; and the old walled city of Nuremberg. Discover 17th-century Italian artistry in Passau, medieval intrigue and modern-day microbrewing in Straubing and magnificent baroque architecture in Melk. Get a sense of the land as you bicycle along a riverside path, and feel the wind in your hair while you ride through the Bavarian Forest in a horse-drawn wagon.

What's Included

  • 7-night, all inclusive, boutique river cruise
  • 2 nights in a Prague hotel on a B & B basis
  • Unlimited drinks onboard including fine wine, beer and soft drinks.
    Excludes premium wines and spirits
  • Choice of included excursions with English speaking guides.
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all excursions
  • All gratuities included
  • Epicurean Adventurer Program
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Onboard entertainment and insightful lectures
  • Flights or Rail available on request

Family Friendly Programme Family Friendly Programme (Selected Sailings)

Share the enchantment of this region with the special young people in your life. These cruises not only feature unique, fun-filled adventures for families to enjoy together, they’re also packed with culturally and historically significant experiences designed to spark creativity and life-long learning.

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Uniworld Cruise Companion - Danube Discovery & Prague

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Day 1: Vienna

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

Arrive at Vienna International Airport, where you will be transferred to the ship.
Included Meals D

Day 2: Vienna

Included excursions: Choice of Vienna city tour with visit to Vienna State Opera OR exclusive “Vienna, City of Arts” tour

See Vienna’s top sights on a panoramic tour showcasing the city’s architectural heritage, followed by a stroll to the State Opera House for a guided tour. As an alternative, view the Gustav Klimt exhibit at the Belvedere, a remarkable collection that includes his most famous painting—The Kiss.
Included Meals B L D

Day 3: Weissenkirchen, Cruising the scenic Wachau Valley

Included excursions: Choice of Weissenkirchen “Village Day” with exclusive guided “Go Active” vineyard hike with wine tasting OR Melk Abbey with library visit

After cruising through the Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, enjoy various activities in Weissenkirchen—stroll through the village, sample apricot-infused delicacies, taste local wines and hike through a vineyard. Or you may visit Melk’s famous abbey. In the evening, enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.
Included Meals B L D

Day 4: Engelhartszell - Passau

Included excursions: Choice of Passau walking discovery tour OR exclusive guided “Go Active” Bavarian river bicycle ride

Your guided walking discovery tour of Passau is a fine introduction to this charming and well-preserved town, strategically situated at the confluence of three rivers. You will also have free time to roam on your own. Or, you can choose to cycle along one of the most scenic sections of the Danube’s riverside bike path with an expert guide.
Included Meals B L D

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

Included excursions: Choice of exclusive Bavarian Forest village and Theresienthal glass manufactory visit OR exclusive guided “Go Active” bicycle ride along the Danube River, and Straubing, “A Day in Town”

Ride through the Bavarian Forest in a horse-drawn wagon, stopping to sample freshly baked bread en route to a renowned glassmaking workshop. If you’d like some exercise, take a guided bike ride along the Danube instead. Return to the ship and savor the beautiful scenery on the way to Straubing, where you’ll spend the day and have a choice of activities.
Included Meals B L D

Day 6: Regensburg

Included excursions: Choice of “2,000 Years in One Hour” Regensburg walking discovery tour OR Jewish Regensburg walking discovery tour OR BMW factory visit

Regensburg is one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval towns, and your tour provides a concise overview of its fascinating 2,000-year history. For a different perspective, explore sites associated with Germany’s oldest Jewish community, dating back more than a thousand years, or tour the state-of-the-art BMW factory.

Note: If the tour lands on a day when the BMW factory is closed, we will visit the Audi factory (weekdays) or the Audi museum (weekends).
Included Meals B L D

Day 7: Cruising the Main-Danube Canal - Nuremberg

Included excursions: Choice of Nuremberg city tour OR Nuremberg WWII historical tour with Documentation Center visit

After cruising the most scenic parts of the Main-Danube Canal, head ashore in Nuremberg for a panoramic tour. Or take a guided tour of significant WWII sites, including Courtroom 600, the venue for the historic Nuremberg Trials. In the evening, enjoy a Captain’s Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner.

Note: Courtroom 600 is an active court. Visitors will only be permitted to see the courtroom during trial breaks.
Included Meals B L D

Day 8: Nuremberg - Prague Luxury Motorcoach Transfer

Disembark the River Ambassador and transfer to your Prague hotel for a two night-stay.
Included Meals B L D

Day 9: Prague

Included excursions: Choice of Prague city tour OR Jewish Prague walking discovery tour

Enjoy a panoramic tour of Prague, then cross Charles Bridge to the Old Town Square to see Tyn Church and the famous astronomical clock. Or, take a tour of the old Jewish quarter, which features Europe’s oldest Jewish cemetery, the Old New Synagogue and the Pinkas Synagogue, now a memorial to Holocaust victims.

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

Transfer to Prague Airport for your return home
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.

DepartShipCat 3Cat 2Cat 1Suite
Aug 6 Family Friendly ProgrammeRiver Ambassador£3199£3629£4189£5299
Aug 25River Ambassador£3579£4009£4569£5679
Sep 3River Ambassador£3819£4249£4809£5919
Sep 22River Ambassador£3199£3629£4189£5299
Oct 1River Ambassador£3119£3549£4109£5219
Oct 20River Ambassador£3039£3469£4029£5139
Oct 29River Ambassador£2969£3399£3959£5069

Dates in blue denote tours operating a reverse itinerary

Family Friendly Programme Family Friendly Sailings

Single Occupancy Supplements: Cat 3, 2 & 1: £1,599

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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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