Bamberg 

2017-09-22T18:34:51+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|

Bamberg is one of Europe's largest fully intact old town centers. Immediately after we begin our tour we walk along the river and view "Little Venice", a delightful row of period houses the feature overflowing window boxes of flowers. Bridges criss cross the river to different areas of town, the Island district (the center of [...]

Passau-The City on Three Rivers

2017-09-21T08:37:01+00:00 September 21st, 2017|

This city was built on the conjunction point of the Danube, Inn and Ilz Rivers. It is rainy and quite cool. There are people on the ship who are deciding to stay aboard and forego another "ABC" tour. Our tour guide taught us that phrase. ABC..Another Bloody Church or Another Bloody Castle. And what do [...]

Melk Abbey

2017-09-18T11:26:12+00:00 September 18th, 2017|

Just a short cruise down the Danube we arrive at the town of Melk, where we visit a UNESCO site, Melk Abbey. Originally founded in the 11th century it is a Benedictine monastary which still is an operates as a school as well as a museum. Although we are only allowed to see a small [...]

Another day in Austria

2017-09-17T09:56:48+00:00 September 17th, 2017|

Today we actually travel to two different towns along the Danube River. We start the morning by docking in the old town of Durnstein. The river sits at the bottom of a hill and we start walking along the walls of the old walled city, on medieval cobblestoned streets. The streets are lined with shops [...]

Vienna Austria

2017-09-12T17:36:06+00:00 September 12th, 2017|

There are many things to really appreciate about on this cruise. One of those is that everyday we have a menu of included excursions. They cover a wide range of interests and there is something for everyone. For people that have never visited Vienna the most popular tour, and the most encouraged to participate in [...]