b'Day 1 -Arrive in Berlin Day 5 - Discover Budapest Day 9 - Austrian Lake DistrictArrive in Berlin and transfer independently toThis morning we enjoy a guided coach tour,or Salzburgyour hotel, where you will meet your group andintroducing us to Budapests main sights. WeWe disembark in Linz, where you have a Tour Manager. A welcome dinner is includedreturn to the ship for lunch, after which youchoice of excursions. You could head further this evening. Overnight Berlin. (D) have some free time before we begin cruising into the countryside for a day spent amidst Day 2 - Berlin and on to Prague to Bratislava. Overnight ship. (B, L, D) the spectacular scenery of the Austrian lakes, This morning we embark on a guided tour ofDay 6 - Arrival in Bratislava including UNESCO listed Hallstatt as well as Mondsee. Alternatively, travel by coach to Berlin, including the incredible BrandenburgYour morning is at leisure. After lunch, we Salzburg, one of Austrias most famous cities, Gate. Well also see a section of the Berlinset out on a guided coach and walking tourwhere we are treated to a guided sightseeing Wall as well as the Reichstag, the meetingof the Slovakian capital, Bratislava. This tour. We rejoin the ship in Passau Overnight place of the current German parliament. Laterpicturesque destination boasts historic Gothicship. (B, L, D)we continue our journey to Prague by rail.buildings, several universities, a wealth of Overnight Prague. (B, D) museums and galleries, and a refreshingDay 10 - Regensburg Day 3 - Praguecosmopolitan atmosphere. Following ourThis morning, we explore Regensburg on foot. excursion, you have plenty of free time toThis medieval town contains many buildings Enjoy a guided tour of Prague, starting atexplore. Overnight ship. (B, L, D) that testify to its history as a trading center and Hradcany Castle, the largest medieval complexto its influence on the whole region from the in Europe. We also walk across the 14th-centuryDay 7 - The History and Music of Vienna9th century onwards. Back onboard tonight, we Charles Bridge, and pass the Gothic spires ofAfter a calm night of cruising, we arrive intoattend the Captains gala dinner, a chance to St Vitus Cathedral, where entrance is included.glorious Vienna for a sightseeing tour ofdon our evening wear and celebrate our cruiseThe rest of your day is at leisure before dinnerViennas most ornate buildings. After dinner weexperience. Overnight ship. (B, L, D)at the hotel. Overnight Prague. (B, D) are treated to a private recital from members of Day 4 - Depart for Budapest the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. OvernightDay 11 - Tour Conclusionship. (B, L, D) After breakfast, we disembark in Passau, where Following a buffet breakfast, we join the railyou will be transferred to Munich Airport for service to Budapest. On arrival, we meet ourDay 8 - Melk Abbey your flight back home. (B)river cruise vessel and are welcomed with aWe arrive in the idyllic village of Drnstein cocktail in the lounge before dinner. We arewhere you have time at leisure. As we sit down also treated to a performance from a localto lunch onboard we begin cruising along the Hungarian folk band in the lounge. Overnightpicturesque Wachau Valley. We then journey by ship. (B, D) coach to Melk Abbey, enjoying entrance to this 11th century Benedictine Abbey overlooking the Danube. Overnight ship. (B, L, D)For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 129'