23686
Europe

Five Countries of Central Europe: An Easy-Paced River Voyage

Sail through time along the Danube River at a relaxed pace to the Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary to study their fascinating political and cultural histories.
Program No. 23686RJ
Length
10 days
Starts at
3,499
Special Offer
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Flights start at
950

At a Glance

Transport yourself back in time to Central Europe, where even the small towns and large cities harken back to a past era, with cobbled streets and historic architecture. As you sail along the Danube River, journey through authentic Europe with local experts eager to show you the secrets of their cities. On easy-paced explorations of Vienna’s music history, Budapest’s architectural history and Prague’s political history, delve deep into the past while experiencing these cities like a local. Then, learn about the cities’ modern developments to understand fully the progression of time along the Danube and immerse yourself in these beautiful countries that seamlessly blend old traditions with contemporary culture.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking and standing for up to 2 hours, including on stairs, uneven surfaces and cobblestones.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn about classical music in Vienna during a lecture with the talented musicians from the Vienna Philharmonic.
  • Sail through the beautiful Wachau Valley and learn about the region’s connection with Richard the Lionheart.
  • Study the beautiful architecture of Prague at the Charles Bridge alongside local experts.

General Notes

September 14, 2020: Please note that this departure sails in reverse.
Featured Expert
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Balázs Füzesi
Balázs Füzesi was born and raised in the city of Pécs, in southwestern Hungary. He has earned bachelor’s degrees in communications and in business administration and has also completed a license for leading educational excursions in his native country. He has pursued study and work with members of other nationalities whenever possible, spending a high school year in Denmark and working abroad in Greenland, London and the U.S. He credits his grandmother for his love of travel and exploration; she was an avid traveler throughout her entire life.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Vladan Zmijanovic
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Hana Kundratova
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Nemanja Ciric
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Balázs Füzesi
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