Let’s Go Do This:
- Keen to see more of central Europe while you’re in Prague? Then grab the chance to visit Austria’s capital on this day trip from Prague to Vienna. Traveling by coach with an expert guide, head to the city and discover its historical highlights. Drive along the majestic Ringstrasse, and explore the lavish Hofburg Palace and gardens of the Schönbrunn Palace, both former residences of the 18th century ruling Habsburgs. Finish your Prague to Vienna day trip with a visit to St Stephen’s Cathedral and free time for lunch or shopping. Full day tour to Vienna from Prague Admire the beautiful landscape of Bohemia and Moravia Discover the culture, history, architecture and UNESCO World Heritage site of Vienna See Vienna’s top attractions, such as Schwarzenberg Square, the State Opera, Schönbrunn Castle, Ringstrasse and more!
- Learn about Bratislava’s history, culture and sights from an informative guide Admire top Bratislava attractions such as the Old Town St Martin’s Cathedral and more View the Blue Church of St Alzbeta, National Theatre and other highlights Soak up the sweeping city views from hilltop Bratislava Castle Travel to Devin Castle and stroll around the ruins and by the River Danube.
- Visit the iconic city on the river Pegnitz and the Rhine–Main–Danube Canal in Germany. Firstly, visit the Nuremberg Castle. See the Imperial castle, the Burgraves of Nuremberg, and the municipal buildings of the Imperial City. The castle and the city walls is considered to be one of Europe’s most formidable medieval fortifications. Then off to enjoy the Christkindlesmarkt. It is is a Christmas market that is held annually in Nuremberg. It takes place during Advent in the Hauptmarkt, the central square in Nuremberg’s old town, and in adjoining squares and streets. It is one of the largest Christmas markets in Germany and 1 of the most famous in the world.This year the Christmas market begins on 11/25 and ends on 12/24.
- AND SO MUCH MORE!!
Did You Know…
Important tourist and natural spots along the Danube include the Wachau Valley, the Nationalpark Donau-Auen in Austria, Gemenc in Hungary, the Naturpark Obere Donau in Germany, Kopački rit in Croatia, Iron Gate in Serbia and Romania, the Danube Delta in Romania, and the Srebarna Nature Reserve in Bulgaria.
Also, leisure and travel cruises on the river are of significance. Besides the often frequented route between Vienna and Budapest, some ships even go from Passau in Germany to the Danube Delta and back. During the peak season, more than 70 cruise liners are in use on the river, while the traffic-free upper parts can only be discovered with canoes or boats.
The Danube region is not only culturally and historically of importance, but also due to its fascinating landmarks and sights important for the regional tourism industry. With its well established infrastructure regarding cycling, hiking and travel possibilities, the region along the Danube attracts every year an international clientele. In Austria alone, there are more than 14 million overnight stays and about 6.5 million arrivals per year.
The Danube Banks in Budapest are a part of Unesco World Heritage sites, they can be viewed from a number of sightseeing cruises offered in the city.
Check out the The Danube Bike Trail (also called Danube Cycle Path or the Donauradweg), The Sultans Trail hiking trail that runs along the river between Vienna and Smederevo in Serbia, the Donausteig, a hiking trail from Passau to Grein, and the The Route of Emperors and Kings is an international touristic route leading from Regensburg to Budapest, calling in Passau, Linz and Vienna. Don’t forget to go see the many parks along the route.