Step into the enchantment of Christmas and experience the charm of Europe’s magical festive markets during this special 8-day seasonal river cruise on the iconic Danube River. From Budapest to Nuremberg, encounter the continent’s finest towns and cities at this most wonderful time of year.
Begin your journey in Budapest, the illustrious Queen of the Danube. Enjoy a guided tour of the city in the company of an expert guide, and witness the famous Vörösmarty Square Christmas Fair. Alternatively, discover the town of Szentendre, one of the highlights of Pest County.
The Austrian capital of Vienna is a feast of enchantment at Christmastime, and nowhere is this festive magic more keenly felt than the Christmas Village of Belvedere Palace. Breathe in the opulence of Palais Liechtenstein during a special private concert of Strauss and Mozart, an enthralling experience exclusive to Scenic Enrich.
Explore the grand Benedictine Abbey of Melk as you travel westward through the exquisite Wachau Valley towards Passau. Here, choose to explore the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov, or visit Saltsburg, an enchanting alpine town and the backdrop for ‘The Sound of Music’.
Crossing the border into Germany, experience the magic of a Bavarian Christkindlmarkt in Regensburg, home to one of Europe’s most beloved festive fairs. Browse row after row of charming timber stalls as you marvel at the festive decorations and lights which festoon the market square, before treating yourself to a hand-crafted gift, steaming bowl of Christmas strudel, or traditional Bavarian bratwurst.