Danube Christmas Delights : Budapest to Passau

Sail to enchanting destinations

Pass through Europe s most enchanting countries, stopping to explore cultural capitals and fairy-tale villages. Savor Austro-Hungarian cuisine, admire the Wachau Valley s beauty and explore Central European cities. Take part in European holiday traditions and experience the region s renowned Christmas markets. Breathe in the scents of traditional fare and admire the handiwork of local artisans perfect for bringing home to your family and friends.

Viking Inclusive Value

More features, services and excursions included

  • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
  • 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • Port taxes & fees
  • Ground transfers with Viking Air purchase
  • Visits to UNESCO Sites
  • Enrichment lectures & Destination Performances

    Your Stateroom Includes:

  • River-view stateroom
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • 110/220 volt outlets
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Private bathroom with shower, heated floor & anti-fog mirror
  • Premium Freyja toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • 40" or 42" flat-screen Sony TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, plus CNBC, CNN, FOX & more
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • *All amenities on board Viking Longships; amenities vary on other ships.

    Day By Day

    Day 1 - Budapest, Hungary

    Explore Buda s Castle District and modern Pest, and sample delicious local food.

    Day 2 - Budapest, Hungary

    Witness skaters on the outdoor ice rink and sample tasty seasonal delicacies.

    Day 3 - Bratislava, Slovakia

    Admire Bratislava Castle amid the seasonal festivities in the historic Old Town.

    Day 4 - Vienna, Austria

    Immerse in the fairytale atmosphere of Vienna s markets and shop for unique gifts.

    Day 5 - Krems, Austria

    Visit G ttweig Abbey, admiring its ceiling frescoes, grand staircase, library and church.

    Day 6 - Linz, Austria

    See the Christmas nativity at Volksgarten and explore the market stalls of the Main Square.

    Day 7 - Passau, Germany

    Enjoy an array of tasty treats at the market and soak up the atmosphere of a Bavarian yuletide.

    Day 8 - Passau, Germany

    Admire the patrician houses in the Old Town and see Passau s ornately decorated cathedral.

  • Call (970)945-9500 for more information or to book today! Mention code 18035502

    Cruise Line
    Viking River Cruises
    Offer valid through 6/30/2024
    8 Days
    Cruise Ship
    Viking Embla

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    Day 1Budapest  
    Day 2Budapest  
    Day 3Bratislava  
    Day 4Vienna  
    Day 5Krems  
    Day 6Linz  
    Day 7Passau  
    Day 8Passau  

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    12/07/2025$3,499.00* (USD)Quote


    • Danube Christmas Delights : Budapest to Passau

      From $3,499.00 (USD)

      Destination: Europe
      Ship: Viking Embla
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