Voted 2012 "Top River Cruise Line" for families by the readers of Travel + Leisure!
There is no better way to experience the heart of Europe than on a leisurely Tauck Bridges river cruise along the "River of Kings" with your family aboard the well-appointed ms Swiss Sapphire. Unpack only once as you travel from Budapest, Hungary, to Slovakia, Austria and Germany, enjoying action-packed shore excursions specially designed for Tauck Bridges families. Go on a scavenger hunt in Bratislava, Slovakia. Soar over Vienna on the Riesenrad (giant ferris wheel) in the Prater, the city's famous amusement park. Learn how to make strüdel aboard the riverboat. Visit Schönbrunn Palace, which Empress Maria Theresa and her daughter Marie Antoinette once called home. Bike along the Danube and discover tricky secrets – and The Sound of Music locations – at Schloss Hellbrunn in Salzburg. End your family's fun Danube River tour in Passau, Germany, by checking out Europe's biggest pipe organ and making your own tasty marzipan creation!