Oberammergau & Danube River Cruise

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Munich (1 Nt), Oberammergau (1 Nt)

Danube River Cruise on Viking Jarl (7 Nts)

Arrive in Munich, Land tour begins Friday, May 20, 2022

Return from Budapest Sunday, May 29, 2022

Oberammergau and Cruise Package starting at $4,399

Highlights

Highlights


  • Enjoy a performance of Passionsspiele, The Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany
  • Cruise the fabled Danube, gazing upon the heavenly hilltop setting of Göttweig Abbey, Austria’s revered monastery
  • Walking tour through scenic Regensburg, Germany
  • Cruise leisurely through the captivating Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore Vienna, one of Europe's most elegant and romantic cultural capitals

Inclusions

Inclusions


WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS CRUISE

  • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Visits to UNESCO Sites
  • Enrichment lectures & Destination Performances
  • Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
  • 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • Port taxes & fees
  • Ground transfers with Viking Air purchase

CRUISE STATEROOM FEATURES

  • River-view stateroom
  • Hotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; luxury linens & pillows
  • 40" flat-screen LCD TV with complimentary Movies On Demand
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
  • Refrigerator; security safe; hair dryer
  • Spacious glass-enclosed shower
  • Heated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirror
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping

ACCOMMODATIONS. River cruises are brimming with onboard amenities. Staterooms are most often river-facing, and come equipped with hotel-style beds, private bathrooms, individual climate control, refrigerators, safes and TVs. Higher stateroom categories may have French balconies, verandas, and separate sleeping and sitting quarters. Rooms range from 150 to 600 square feet. Guests receive excellent and personalized service from onboard staff. Additionally, ships include restaurants, lounges and bars, as well as free Wi-Fi. 

CUISINE. Guests are given a choice of dining options, including where and what to eat. Breakfasts can either be enjoyed al fresco or at the morning buffet, while lunches and dinners can be eaten while viewing passing sights or with friends in a common eating area. Open seating is offered, allowing guests to meet new people or enjoy the presence of the same people each day. Cruises offer regional cuisine and use locally sourced ingredients to help with their authenticity. Also common are wine pairings, selected from local tastes to help guests get a closer understanding of a region's culture.

THINGS TO DO. River cruisers spend more time in the cities, towns and ports along the way. Included shore excursions consist of guided tours that help guests become well-acquainted with the culture, art and history of their destinations. In addition to guided tours, guests can roam freely around local stops or arrange optional shore excursions. There's always ample opportunity to find something to do in every port, whether it's visiting an ancient castle, attending a classical concert or enjoying a famous museum.

Itinerary

Itinerary


FRIDAY, MAY 20: ARRIVE IN MUNICH, GERMANY

Welcome to Munich, the historic capital of German Bavaria. Transfer to your hotel from the airport. After settling in, take time to explore the Marienplatz, the city’s main square overseen by the magnificent ornate facade of New Town Hall.


SATURDAY, MAY 21: OBERAMMERGAU, GERMANY

Journey to the charming hamlet of Oberammergau today, where you will enjoy a performance of Passionsspiele, The Passion Play. This depiction of the trial, suffering and death of Christ is performed once every ten years, keeping the terms of a promise the townspeople made to God after they were spared from the plague in 1633. Today, many of Oberammergau's residents still take part in this powerful work of art featuring dramatic performances, beautiful music and choral accompaniment. The play takes place in two parts this afternoon and evening. Enjoy an included traditional dinner during the three-hour intermission. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


SUNDAY, MAY 22 : REGENSBURG, GERMANY

After a leisurely morning set off toward Regensburg, one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval cities and the oldest city along the Danube. Along the way, enjoy a short stop in Munich, famed for its centuries old buildings and wealth of museums. Take a stroll around the city and free time for lunch before continuing your journey to Regensburg, where you will be welcomed on board your ship. (Breakfast, Dinner)


MONDAY, MAY 23: REGENSBURG, GERMANY

This morning, meet your local guide for a walking tour through the scenic town of Regensburg. See one of the largest groupings of 13th- and 14th-century church spires, towers and patrician houses north of the Alps. You also encounter the 12th-century Old Stone Bridge, St. Peter’s Cathedral and a number of idyllic courtyards. Alternately, you may instead choose to cast off on a ferryboat ride to marvel at the 400-foot chalk cliffs and dramatic scenery of the Danube Narrows. You will also visit the renowned Weltenburg Abbey*, famous for its dark ale, brewed here by monks since 1050. Upon your return in the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the same included walking tour of Regensburg that was offered this morning. Or, you may choose instead to sample some of the excellent local beer on an optional excursion to explore the brauhaus culture and Bavarian microbrews or take a full-day optional tour to Nuremberg. Rejoin your ship for dinner. We depart this evening. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


TUESDAY, MAY 24: PASSAU, GERMANY

Arrive this morning in Passau, at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz and Danube Rivers. Your guided walk along the town’s narrow streets takes you through Old Town and past traditional patrician houses. See the New Bishop’s Residence and view the impressive baroque St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Enjoy lunch on board your ship, and return to the city for further exploration on your own. Alternately, you may instead choose a full-day optional excursion to explore glorious Salzburg; visit the Italianate Old Town, see settings from the film The Sound of Music and enjoy lunch at Austria’s oldest restaurant. Return to your ship for dinner and departure. We cruise through the night. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


WEDNESDAY, MAY 25: KREMS & VIENNA, AUSTRIA

This morning, cruise leisurely through the captivating Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, spotting attractive riverside towns and castle ruins along the way. After lunch, disembark in Krems and visit Göttweig, a working Benedictine abbey that owns many of the vineyards along the Danube. The splendid ceiling fresco in the imperial stairwell is one of the largest in the world. Visit the church, a masterpiece of baroque architecture. Rejoin your ship and continue cruising toward Vienna. Arrive in Vienna just after dinner and enjoy a relaxing evening. Or, you may choose one of this evening’s optional excursions, such as a classical concert in the “City of Waltzes.” (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


THURSDAY, MAY 26: VIENNA, AUSTRIA

Awake in Vienna. Today we tour this Austrian capital. Ride along the Ringstrasse, which replaced the city walls in the mid-19th century. See some of the city’s baroque architecture, including the world-famous Opera House, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and Hofburg Palace. Return to your ship for lunch. The rest of the day is yours to further explore. Or, you may join us for an optional excursion to visit Schönbrunn Palace, erected in 1778 and admired as the “Versailles of Vienna.” Dinner is served on board. Or, you may choose to head to the famed Grinzing district to join locals in a high-spirited Heurigen celebration of the year’s wine vintage. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


FRIDAY, MAY 27: VIENNA, AUSTRIA

Spend another enriching day in Vienna. You many choose to join one of our many optional excursions, including a panoramic tour of Vienna by bike, a visit to the local Farmers’ Market with a local chef, or an all-day excursion to the Slovakian capital of Bratislava, filled with lovingly restored baroque city palaces and leafy squares. Early this evening, enjoy scenic cruising as we start sailing toward Budapest. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


SATURDAY, MAY 28: BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

Arrive in Budapest, Hungary’s vibrant capital divided by the Danube River. Take a panoramic city tour through the more modern Pest side of the city. Journey along Andrássy Avenue and see the 19th- and 20th-century mansions, National Opera House, Parliament Building and Chain Bridge. Drive through Heroes’ Square and learn more about Hungarian history, then cross the Danube to Buda’s Castle District. Visit Matthias Church and enjoy brilliant views of the Danube and the beautiful Hungarian Parliament building from Fishermen’s Bastion. Return to your ship for lunch; the rest of the day is yours to explore both sides of the city. You may also choose to join us on one of several optional excursions designed to reveal this fascinating city’s culture, history and cuisine in greater depth. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


SUNDAY, MAY 29: BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

After breakfast, disembark and proceed to the airport for your return flight.* Or, extend your journey with 2 additional nights in Budapest, giving yourself more time to explore the bustling Hungarian capital. (Breakfast)


Stateroom Options and Pricing

All staterooms feature the following amenities (see specific stateroom category for additional amenities):

Hotel-style bed 79 in x 63 in (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows
Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
40" flat-screen Sony TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, plus CNBC, CNN, FOX, National Geographic & more
110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
Private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirror
Premium Freyja® toiletries
Plush robes & slippers
Bottled water replenished daily
Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
Space under bed for storing suitcases
Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

All prices shown are per person, double occupancy:

Explorer Suite (ES) 445 sq ft [on upper deck]      $9,899 SOLD OUT

Veranda Suite (AA) 275 sq ft [on upper deck]     $8,199

Veranda (A) 205 sq ft [on upper deck]                $6,299 SOLD OUT

Veranda (B) 205 sq ft [on middle deck]               $6,199

French Balcony (C) 135 sq ft [on upper deck]     $5,799

French Balcony (D) 135 sq ft [on middle deck]   $5,599

Standard (E) 150 sq ft [on lower deck]                $4,699

Standard (F) 150 sq ft [on lower deck]                $4,599

Explorer Suite

EXPLORER SUITE

EXPLORER SUITE (ES) FEATURES

  • Suite size: 445 sq ft
  • River-view suite with private wraparound balcony offering 270-degree views off the spacious, separate sitting room & floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door, known as a French balcony, in the sleeping quarters
  • Early check-in (available from 12 PM)
  • Complimentary Silver Spirits beverage package, Viking Air Plus services, laundry service, room service (during breakfast) & shoe shine service
  • Private airport transfers in Europe
  • Welcome champagne; mini-bar with wine, beer & soft drinks (replenished daily); daily fruit plate
  • Binoculars, coffee brewer & Marius-weave blanket

PRICING : $9,899  SOLD OUT

Veranda Suite

 

VERANDA SUITE

 

VERANDA SUITE (AA) FEATURES:

  • Suite size: 275 sq ft
  • River-view suite with full-size veranda off the spacious, separate sitting room & floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door, known as a French balcony, in the sleeping quarters
  • Early check-in (available from 12 PM)
  • Complimentary Viking Air Plus, laundry & shoe shine services
  • Welcome champagne; mini-bar with wine, beer & soft drinks (replenished daily); daily fruit plate
  • Binoculars

PRICING: $8,199

 

Veranda

VERANDA STATEROOM

VERANDA STATEROOM (A and B) FEATURES 

  • Stateroom size: 205 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door opening to a full-size veranda

PRICING: Category A (upper deck) $6,299 per person double occupancy   SOLD OUT

                Category B (middle deck) $6,199 per person double occupancy

French Balcony

FRENCH BALCONY (C and D) FEATURES

  • Stateroom size: 135 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to create a French balcony

PRICING: Category C (upper deck) $5,799 per person double occupancy

                Category D (middle deck) $5,599 per person double occupancy

Standard Stateroom

STANDARD STATEROOM (E and F) FEATURES

  • Stateroom size: 150 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with half-height picture window
  • Hotel-style bed 79 in x 63 in (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows

PRICING: Category E (lower deck) $4,699 per person double occupancy

                Category F (lower deck) $4,599 per person double occupancy

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