River Cruising

Musical Magic Along The Blue Danube

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Journey Type
River Cruising
Time of Year
May, Jul - Aug, Oct
Cities & Landmarks
Prague, Vilshofen, Bratislava, Vienna, Budapest, Salzburg
Musical Magic Danube River Cruise
Palais Pallavicini Vienna, Austria

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Tour Overview

EXPERIENCE WITH TAUCK

 

TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – Interactive onboard workshops, seminars and performances by Tauck’s “maestros”

 

TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – A visit to the Opera House in Bratislava with special guests

 

TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – Grand Private Imperial Evening at a Vienna palace with gala dinner and performance

 

TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – Sitting in on an orchestra rehearsal in Vienna

 

TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – Music and talk with a professor at Mozarteum University in Salzburg

 

TAUCK VALUE INCLUDES

 

All private Tauck shore excursions – $2,921 Value

 

All gratuities to ship staff, drivers, local guides, Tauck Directors, Tauck Cruise Director 

 

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Activity

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Guests should be able to easily walk one to two miles, which may include climbing one or two flights of stairs and walking over uneven pavement, groomed hiking trails or cobblestones. Standing up to one hour or more may be required.

Pace

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Moderately paced, and may include some early morning hotel departures, one or two on-tour flights, and extended motor coach travel.

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Join Tauck's maestros and explore the world of classical music on our Danube river tour.

Exclusively inclusive river cruising

Walk in the footsteps of musical giants... like Mozart, Beethoven, Bartók, Schubert, Liszt, Strauss, Haydn and others... as you discover their "haunts" in great cities throughout Austria, Hungary, Germany, Slovakia and Czech Republic... Join Tauck's "maestro's" and listen to the immersive music of both active music scholars and experienced performers alike on this most musical of Danube River cruises.

Explore Prague, Vienna, Salzburg, Bratislava, Budapest and more, visiting homes these musical greats lived and composed in, and concert halls and palaces where they performed... enveloped by their glorious music throughout a magical journey filled with Tauck Exclusives! Along with your Tauck Cruise Director and Tauck Directors, your cruise is accompanied throughout by Tauck’s “maestros.” Active music scholars and performers, our maestros include current doctoral recipients in music history who are passionate and knowledgeable about European music and the destinations you’ll visit. They’ll guide your explorations ashore and enrich your onboard experience with interactive music workshops, seminars and much more!

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Take a look at Tauck River Cruising along the Danube, the "River of Kings"

An orchestra rehearsal in Auersperg Palace

Sit in on an orchestral rehearsal in a Vienna palace with a musical pedigree

Originally known as the Palais Rosenkavalier, the Baroque Palais Auersperg (Auersperg Palace) was built for a noble family early in the 18th century, and eventually became the setting of musical classes, concerts, and even significant events – like a performance of Mozart's "Idomeneo," conducted by the composer himself. Over the centuries, the Palais was used not only as a residence, ballroom and concert hall but also as offices, a film studio, and even a hiding place for Resistance members during World War II. Today, you'll sit in on a rehearsal for an orchestra performance in this historic venue.

Tauck Exclusive – Imperial Evening at Palais Pallavicini

Our gala Imperial Evening at a private palace in Vienna

Built in 1784, the sumptuous Palais Pallavicini is a grand private palace in the heart of Vienna whose magnificent Baroque touches transport you to another time. Join us at the Palais for a gala evening featuring a reception, dinner and classical performances sure to sweep you off your feet... and let you experience firsthand how Europe's cultured classes lived and were entertained centuries ago. And film fans will note that the Palais and its elegant facade served as rogue Harry Lime's postwar Vienna apartment in the Cold War classic "The Third Man."

The trip was wonderful. The two maestros were not only accomplished musicians but shared their knowledge with easy and humor.

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All Inclusive, One Upfront Price

Distinctively "inclusive" means just that – virtually every cruise cost is included in one upfront price, from shore excursions (private to Tauck), all gratuities, premier hotels on land stays, port charges and more. There are no options sold – no extra charges, no hidden costs, no "surprise" expenses.

Solo Traveler Savings

Traveling solo doesn't mean traveling alone – with Tauck, it means camaraderie, traveling with like-minded travelers who share similar interests. Solo Travelers enjoy special savings on all departures – no single supplement in Category 1; and on select departures in select cabins, savings of $1000 per cabin. See details on Pricing & Availability.

Book Your Air

Traveling with Tauck ensures more than a memorable travel experience; it also enables you to take advantage of additional do-it-for-you travel services that take the hassle out of arranging them yourself. As an added service, we can make flight arrangements for your journey, if your travels originate in Canada or the United States, offering you a number of welcome advantages. With Tauck, you can reserve your flights now and pay later when tickets are issued; benefit from Tauck’s lenient change and refund policies; earn Frequent Flyer mileage on most airlines; and more.

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No matter where your destination may be, you should bring identification with you; a valid passport is always an appropriate form of identification. Contact your booking agent for information about all necessary documents required for your journey, such as passport and visa information or documentation required for transportation security measures.

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Health and Activity

You'll find Activity and Pace Levels on all of our trips to give you a better idea of physical activity level – higher numbers mean a more active journey. To fully enjoy most journeys, you should be in good health and able to walk reasonable distances; some of the most memorable sightseeing can only be accomplished on foot and may include unpaved and uneven surfaces. Please consult your physician for pre-departure health advice.

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Your vacation is an important investment – and to help you protect it, Tauck's Guest Protection Product provides you with important benefits before your trip and while you are traveling, including 24-hour worldwide emergency assistance services; truly peace of mind travel at its best!
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