b'Day 1 - To Berlin you have some free time before we beginlakes, including UNESCO listed Hallstatt as Upon arrival in Berlin, transfer independentlycruising to Bratislava. Overnight ship. (B, L, D) well as Mondsee. Otherwise, travel by coach to the Maritim Berlin Hotel where you willDay 6 - Arrival in Bratislavato Salzburg, one of Austrias most famous meet your group and tour manager. A Your morning is at leisure. After lunch, we cities, where we are treated to a guided welcome dinner is included this evening.set out on a guided coach and walking toursightseeing tour. We rejoin the ship inOvernight Berlin. (D) of the Slovakian capital, Bratislava. This Passau Overnight ship. (B, L, D)Day 2 - Berlin and on to Praguepicturesque destination boasts historic Day 10 - RegensburgThis morning we embark on a guided tour ofGothic buildings, several universities, aThis morning, we explore Regensburg on Berlin, including the incredible Brandenburgwealth of museums and galleries, and afoot. This medieval town contains many Gate. Well also see a section of the Berlinrefreshing cosmopolitan atmosphere. buildings that testify to its history on the Wall as well as the Reichstag, meeting placeFollowing our excursion, you have plenty ofwhole region from the 9th century onwards.of the current German parliament. Later wefree time to explore. Overnight ship. (B, L, D) Back onboard tonight, we attend thecontinue our journey to Prague by rail. Day 7 - The History andCaptains gala dinner, a chance to don our Overnight Prague. (B, D) Music of Vienna evening wear and celebrate our cruiseDay 3 - Prague After a calm night of cruising, we arrive intoexperience. Overnight ship. (B, L, D)Enjoy a guided tour of Prague, starting atglorious Vienna for a sightseeing tour. YoullDay 11 - Tour Conclusion Hradcany Castle, the largest medieval see many of Viennas most ornate buildings.After breakfast, we disembark in Passau complex in Europe. We also walk across theAfter dinner we are treated to a private where you will be transferred to Munich14th-century Charles Bridge, and pass therecital from the Vienna Philharmonic Airport for your flight back home. (B)Gothic spires of St Vitus Cathedral, whereOrchestra. Overnight ship. (B, L, D)entrance is included. The rest of your day is Day 8 - Melk Abbey at leisure before dinner at the hotel. We arrive in the idyllic village of Drnstein Overnight Prague. (B, D) where you have time at leisure. As we sit Day 4 - Depart for Budapestdown to lunch onboard we begin cruising Following a buffet breakfast, we join the railalong the picturesque Wachau Valley. We service to Budapest. Arriving in Budapest,then journey by coach to Melk Abbey,we meet the Amadeus Queen or Silver II andenjoying entrance to this 11th centuryare welcomed with a cocktail in the loungeBenedictine Abbey overlooking the Danube. before dinner. We are also treated to a Overnight ship. (B, L, D)performance from a local Hungarian folkDay 9 - Austrian Lake District band in the lounge. Overnight ship. (B, D) or Salzburg Day 5 - Discovering BudapestWe disembark in Linz, where you have a This morning we enjoy a guided coach tour,choice of excursions. You could head further introducing us to Budapests main sights. into the countryside for a day spent amidst We return to the ship for lunch, after whichthe spectacular scenery of the AustrianFor Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 63'