Tour cities & fairy-tale castles

Discover Munich’s charming Marienplatz. Delight in whimsical Neuschwanstein, the real-life castle that inspired Walt Disney. Hear the sounds of music—from Mozart to the von Trapps—in Salzburg. Be dazzled by Vienna and Budapest. This 12-day cruisetour enhances your Danube Waltz Passau to Budapest cruise with a pre-cruise visit to Munich and Salzburg, cities where Germanic culture finds its most joyful expression. It’s like having dessert first—a sweet start to a travel feast.

  • 12-day cruisetour (8-day cruise) visiting 5 countries, 7 ports & 2 additional cities by land
  • 2 nights each at the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel & Radisson Blu Hotel Altstadt, Salzburg (or similar)
  • Visit 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • 10 included shore excursions with local guide & headset
  • Culture Curriculum®: enjoy musical entertainment highlighting Austrian & Hungarian classics; attend lectures on Mozart & Viennese coffeehouses; learn some basics of the German language; find out how Austrians make their apple strudel
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Beer, wine and soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
  • Meals included on board & ashore: 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Onboard meals featuring regional specialties & always available American classics
  • Welcome Cocktail Reception & Farewell Dinner
  • Multiple dining venues with open seating
  • Most al fresco dining on Europe’s rivers
  • 24/7 specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • Organic herb garden
  • River-view stateroom
  • Room steward & twice-daily housekeeping service
  • Evening turndown service
  • Hotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; luxury linens & pillows
  • 40" flat-screen LCD TV, with interactive programming
  • Complimentary Movies On Demand
  • Security safe
  • Hair dryer
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB port
  • Direct-dial satellite phone
  • Refrigerator
  • Bathrobes & slippers (upon request)
  • Heated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirrors
  • Glass-enclosed shower
  • Premium Freyja™ toiletries
  • Open-air walking track
  • 24/7 Guest Services for special requests
  • Port taxes & fees
  • Airport transfers on date of embarkation/disembarkation with Viking Air program

More days means more to discover, with extension packages you can add before or after your Viking cruise or cruisetour. Maximize the value of your overseas flight and enjoy additional days to explore your embarkation or disembarkation city, or see a new destination altogether with a choice of exciting cities.