2017 SEASON
Apr 2017 - Oct 2017
2018 SEASON
May 2018 - Oct 2018

15 Day European Jewels

Uniworld River Cruise starting in Amsterdam and finishing in Budapest

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Read 2 reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on Uniworld's 15 Day European Jewels. A voyage filled with an array of tantalizing sights and authentic cultural experiences. Indulge your passion for majestic art, architecture, music and history on an all-encompassing journey...read more

Overview

Operator: Uniworld
Type: River Cruise (Premium)
Duration: 15 Days
From: Amsterdam to Budapest
Tour Code: UNIEJ_R
Visits: Holland, Germany, Austria, Hungary
Our Price From:
$ 8,644
Per Person ($AU)
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$ 290
Per Person ($AU)

Day By Day

1

Amsterdam (Embark)

Arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, where you will be transferred to the ship.
2

Cologne

Featured Excursions: Cologne walking tour with choice of cathedral OR Kölsch beer tasting or Museum Ludwig.
You have an array of choices for how you wish to experience Cologne's many treasures. Those interested in history and architecture will want to stroll with a local expert through Old Town to the city's iconic UNESCO Gothic Cologne Cathedral. For beer connoisseurs, you'll wish to visit a brewery to taste the traditional local brew of the city, Kölsch. And for lovers of art, you won't want to miss one of the most important contemporary museums in Europe, Museum Ludwig. Cap the day off at the Captain's Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.   Note: On Sundays and Catholic holidays, guided tours inside the cathedral are not allowed, but individual visits are still welcomed.
3

Cruising the romantic Rhine River, Rüdesheim

Featured Excursions: Choice of gondola ride to the Niederwald Monument OR Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.
Experience Rüdesheim from above on a cable car ride over Rheingau vineyards or visit a unique collection of self-playing musical instruments. Later, cruise through the UNESCO-designated Upper Middle Rhine.
4

Frankfurt

Featured Excursions: Choice of Frankfurt city tour OR exclusive 'Do as the Locals Do' Frankfurt walking tour.
Get an overview of modern-day Frankfurt as well as its charming Old Town, or experience Frankfurt as a local.
5

Wertheim

Featured Excursions: Wertheim walking tour with pretzel making and wine tasting at a private wine estate.
Stroll through Wertheim's historic center and enjoy a private wine tasting and pretzel making with a baker.
6

Würzburg

Featured Excursions: Würzburg Residence visit.
Art lovers will enjoy a visit to the Würzburg Residence.
7

Cruising the Main River, Rothenburg

Featured Excursions: Rothenburg and Weikersheim village & castle tour.
Fairytale lovers will enjoy an excursion to Rothenburg and Weikersheim, where you'll visit a grand palace.
8

Bamberg

Featured Excursions: Choice of Bamburg walking discovery tour OR exclusive Franconian 'Village Day'.
City dwellers will wish to discover Bamberg-a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and country dwellers will wish to experience a Franconian village outing.
9

Nuremberg, cruising the Main-Danube Canal

Featured Excursions: Choice of Nuremberg city tour OR WWII historical tour with Documentation Center.
Once in Nuremberg, join either a city tour or a tour focusing on significant WWII sites. Note: We are only permitted to see Courtroom 600 during trial breaks.
10

Kehlheim, Regensburg

Featured Excursions: Choice of '2, 000 Years in One Hour' Regensburg walking discovery tour OR 'From Hops Field to Beer Stein' farm visit OR BMW factory visit OR exclusive guided 'Go Active' bird's-eye view of Regensburg.
Discover Germany's best-preserved medieval city on a walking tour; visit a Bavarian hops farm; or tour the state-of-the-art BMW factory. Note: If the tour lands on a day when the BMW factory is closed, we'll visit the Audi factory. The Audi production line is closed on weekends, so if your visit is scheduled for a weekend, you'll see the Audi museum.
11

Passau, cruising the Danube River

Featured Excursions: A 'trifecta' of choices to experience Passau - walking discovery tour OR city tour with old town walk OR exclusive guided 'Go Active' Bavarian river bike ride.
Discover Passau with a variety of choices, either on an intimate walking tour, panoramic city tour or via a 'Go Active' choice with a ride along one of the most beautiful stretches of the Danube and into the heart of Passau.
12

Cruising the Wachau Valley, Engelhartszell, Weissenkirchen (Weissenkirchen or Melk)

Featured Excursions: Choice of Weissenkirchen 'Village Day' with exclusive guided 'Go Active' vineyard hike with wine tasting OR Melk Abbey with library visit.
Cruise through the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley to Weissenkirchen, where you can sample fine local wine, along with a vineyard hike. Alternatively, you can visit the Melk Abbey and its extraordinary library.
13

Vienna

Featured Excursions: Choice of Vienna city tour with Winter Palace of Prince Eugene visit OR exclusive 'Vienna, City of Arts' tour.
Get acquainted with Vienna's treasure trove of imperial gems on a city tour with a visit to Prince Eugene's Winter Palace. If you prefer to experience the city's artistic gems, join an art tour, featuring a Gustav Klimt exhibit at the Belvedere.
14

Budapest

Featured Excursions: Choice of Budapest city tour OR exclusive 'Do as the Locals Do' Budapest walking tour OR exclusive guided 'Go Active' Budapest by bike.
Choose one of three ways to savor the beauty of Budapest: a panoramic tour showcasing key highlights, including Castle Hill; do as the locals do; or on an active exploration with biking on a 'Green Budapest' tour. Enjoy the Captain's Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner.
15

Budapest, (Disembark), transfer to the airport

Disembark the ship and transfer to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport for your flight home, or extend your stay in charming Budapest.

Day By Day

1

Amsterdam (Embark)

Arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, where you will be transferred to the ship.
2

Amsterdam

Featured Excursions: Exclusive ‘Morning with the Masters‘ at the Van Gogh museum and choice of Amsterdam by canal OR exclusive ‘Do as the Locals Do‘ Amsterdam walking tour.
Delve into the glories of Amsterdam‘s golden age: the doors to the Van Gogh museum open early just for you and your fellow passengers, and an art expert guides you through this remarkable collection (The Potato Eaters and Sunflowers are just two of its highlights), followed by one of two ways to experience the historic city. You may cruise the 400-year-old canals or stroll through the medieval Begijnhof, home to Amsterdam‘s oldest wood houses, and visit the elegant 17th-century Van Loon mansion.
3

Cologne

Featured Excursions: Cologne walking tour with choice of cathedral OR Kölsch beer tasting OR Museum Ludwig.
You have an array of choices for how you wish to experience Cologne‘s many treasures. Those interested in history and architecture will want to stroll with a local expert through Old Town to the city‘s iconic UNESCO Gothic Cologne Cathedral. For beer connoisseurs, you‘ll wish to visit a brewery to taste the traditional local brew of the city, Kölsch. And for lovers of art, you won‘t want to miss one of the most important contemporary museums in Europe, Museum Ludwig. Cap the day off at the Captain‘s Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.   Note: On Sundays and Catholic holidays, guided tours inside the cathedral are not allowed, but individual visits are still welcomed.
4

Cruising the romantic Rhine River, Rüdesheim

Featured Excursion: Gondola ride to the Niederwald Monument.
Experience Rüdesheim from above on a cable car ride over Rheingau vineyards. Later, cruise through the UNESCO-designated Upper Middle Rhine.
5

Frankfurt

Featured Excursions: Choice of Frankfurt city tour OR exclusive ‘Do as the Locals Do‘ Frankfurt walking tour.
Get an overview of modern-day Frankfurt as well as its charming Old Town, or experience Frankfurt as a local.
6

Wertheim

Featured Excursions: Wertheim walking tour with pretzel making and wine tasting at a private wine estate.
Stroll through Wertheim‘s historic center and enjoy a private wine tasting and pretzel making with a baker.
7

Würzburg

Featured Excursions: Würzburg Residence visit.
Art lovers will enjoy a visit to the Würzburg Residence.
8

Cruising the Main River, Kitzingen (Rothenburg)

Featured Excursions: Rothenburg and Weikersheim village & castle tour.
Fairytale lovers will enjoy an excursion to Rothenburg and Weikersheim, where you‘ll visit a grand palace.
9

Bamberg

Featured Excursions: Choice of Bamburg walking discovery tour OR exclusive Franconian ‘Village Day‘.
City dwellers will wish to discover Bamberg - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and country dwellers will wish to experience a Franconian village outing.
10

Nuremberg, cruising the Main-Danube Canal

Featured Excursions: Choice of Nuremberg city tour OR WWII historical tour with Documentation Center.
Once in Nuremberg, join either a city tour or a tour focusing on significant WWII sites. Note: We are only permitted to see Courtroom 600 during trial breaks.
11

Kehlheim, Regensburg

Featured Excursions: Choice of ‘2, 000 Years in One Hour‘ Regensburg walking discovery tour OR ‘From Hops Field to Beer Stein‘ farm visit OR BMW factory visit OR exclusive guided ‘Go Active‘ bird‘s-eye view of Regensburg.
Discover Germany‘s best-preserved medieval city on a walking tour; visit a Bavarian hops farm; or tour the state-of-the-art BMW factory. Note: If the tour lands on a day when the BMW factory is closed, we‘ll visit the Audi factory. The Audi production line is closed on weekends, so if your visit is scheduled for a weekend, you‘ll see the Audi museum.
12

Passau, cruising the Danube River

Featured Excursions: A ‘trifecta‘ of choices to experience Passau - walking discovery tour OR city tour with old town walk OR exclusive guided ‘Go Active‘ Bavarian river bike ride.
Discover Passau with a variety of choices, either on an intimate walking tour, panoramic city tour or via a ‘Go Active‘ choice with a ride along one of the most beautiful stretches of the Danube and into the heart of Passau.
13

Cruising the Wachau Valley, Weissenkirchen (Weissenkirchen or Melk)

Featured Excursions: Choice of Weissenkirchen ‘Village Day‘ with exclusive guided ‘Go Active‘ vineyard hike with wine tasting OR Melk Abbey with library visit.
Cruise through the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley to Weissenkirchen, where you can sample fine local wine, along with a vineyard hike. Alternatively, you can visit the Melk Abbey and its extraordinary library.
14

Vienna

Featured Excursions: Choice of Vienna city tour with Winter Palace of Prince Eugene visit OR exclusive ‘Vienna, City of Arts‘ tour.
Get acquainted with Vienna‘s treasure trove of imperial gems on a city tour with a visit to Prince Eugene‘s Winter Palace. If you prefer to experience the city‘s artistic gems, join an art tour, featuring a Gustav Klimt exhibit at the Belvedere.
15

Budapest

Featured Excursions: Choice of Budapest city tour OR exclusive ‘Do as the Locals Do‘ Budapest walking tour. Choose one of three ways to savor the beauty of Budapest: a panoramic tour showcasing key highlights, including Castle Hill; do as the locals do; or on an active exploration with biking on a ‘Green Budapest‘ tour. Enjoy the Captain‘s Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner.
16

Budapest, (Disembark), transfer to the airport

Disembark the ship and transfer to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport for your flight home, or extend your stay in charming Budapest.

Trip Inclusions

Uniworld Dining

  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Receptions
  • Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, and mineral water

Uniworld Excursions

  • 12 days of excursions, including 'Choice Is Yours' options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
  • Guided "Go Active," "Do as the Locals Do," "Village Day" and "Gentle Walking" programs
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all excursions
  • Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks

Uniworld Accommodations

  • 14-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the stately S.S. Maria Theresa, regal River Queen or imperial River Duchess
  • Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites have handcrafted Savoir® of England beds, high-thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, and a menu of pillow options Free Internet and Wi-Fi access

Uniworld Experiences

  • 4 countries: Austria, Germany, Hungary, The Netherlands
  • 8 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
  • Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: "European Jewels of Art and Architecture"
  • Exclusive Monarch Collection on select summer departures
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days
  • All gratuities, both onboard and onshore

Trip Notes

  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.

Trip Inclusions

Uniworld Dining

  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Receptions
  • Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, and mineral water

Uniworld Excursions

  • 12 days of excursions, including ‘Choice Is Yours‘ options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
  • Guided "Go Active," "Do as the Locals Do," "Village Day" and "Gentle Walking" programs
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all excursions
  • Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks

Uniworld Accommodations

  • 15-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the stunning River Princess, imperial River Duchess, elegant River Empress, or regal River Queen
  • Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites have handcrafted Savoir® of England beds, high-thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, and a menu of pillow options
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access

Uniworld Experiences

  • 4 countries: Austria, Germany, Hungary, The Netherlands
  • 8 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
  • Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: "European Jewels of Art and Architecture"
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days
  • All gratuities, both onboard and onshore

Trip Notes

  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.

Operator Details

Region: Europe
Type: River Cruise
Airport Transfers: Included in Price
Tips: All Included
Shore Excursions: All Included
Flights: Earlybird Air Deals Available
Ship Style: Boutique
Balconies: French & Private Balcony
Free Onboard WiFi: Onboard
Drinks: Wine, Beer & Spirits Included
* Source: Uniworld for river cruises in Europe. Some variances may occur on individual cruises and information is provided as a guide only. Refer to Trip Inclusions section for more details.

Reviews (2)

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Australia
Trip Date: 06/08/2015

“The best holiday I've had ever.”

Awesome. Fantastic. The best holiday I have ever had, a nice relaxed pace, amazing staff, amazing food and wine, great scenery and very knowledgable, experienced guides on the excursions. 10+.

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Australia
Trip Date: 06/11/2014

“Will definitely do it again soon.”

We had the most relaxing and enjoyable holiday ever. Will definitely do it again soon. Will highly recommend to family and friends.

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