Cruise the mighty Danube River from the Czech Republic to Bulgaria on this European excursion, hosted by IU Professor of History Emeritus Jim Madison.
Begin your trip with three nights in Prague, the “City of a Hundred Spires.” Walk Charles Bridge, snap a picture in front of the Lennon Wall, and pay a visit to Old Town Square.
En route to Vienna on a riverboat, you’ll stop off at Melk Abbey to sample the wines of Dürnstein.
In Vienna, visit the Belvedere Museum, which houses one of the greatest collections of Austrian art, including works by Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh. If time allows, tour Schönbrunn Palace and the Vienna State Opera.
In the bustling city of Budapest, survey the Parliament Building and admire the Dohány Street Synagogue. Other must-sees include the Széchenyi Chain Bridge and Central Market Hall.
In Belgrade, marvel at the Church of St. Sava, spend an afternoon learning at the Nikola Tesla Museum, and watch the sunset from the Belgrade Fortress.
Wrap up your vacation with two nights in Sofia. Take in the ornate St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, walk the lavish grounds of the National Palace of Culture, and consider the oldest building in Sofia—St. George Rotunda.
Take the next step with us—check out this trip’s official brochure. It includes the complete itinerary and booking information.
Trip Name: Grand Danube Passage
Date: Sept. 15–29, 2020
Tour Operator: AHI
Price: From $5,245 per person, based on double occupancy.