Monthly Archives: July 2012

20 July 2012 Friday – Budapest, Hungary

20 July 2012 Friday – Budapest, Hungary Our tour begins on the Pest side of the Danube.  We cross the river to the Buda side and climb the mountain to the old walled city.  There,from the Fisherman’s Bastion we overlooked … Continue reading

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19 July 2012 Thursday – Bratislava, Slovakia

19 July 2012 Thursday – Bratislava, Slovakia and night arrival in Budapest, Hungary This morning we have a tour of the old city of Bratislava.  As we eating lunch the ship departs for Hungary.  during the afternoon we have a … Continue reading

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18 July 2012 Wednesday – Vienna, Austria

18 July 2012, Vienna, Austria The morning tour of Vienna was wonderful.  We toured the beautiful Cathedral of St. Stephen, one of the most impressive churches in europe.  After a wonderful on board lunch we had the added treat of a farmers … Continue reading

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17 July 2012 Tuesday (PM) – Durnstein, Austria

17 July 2012 Tuesday (afternoon) – Durnstein, Austria After a narated cruise through the Wachau Valley the Viking Njord stops at the romantic city of Durnstein on the Danube River.  We make the short walk into the beautiful village then … Continue reading

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17 July 2012 Tuesday (AM) – Melk, Austria

17 July 2012 Tuesday (morning) – Melk, Austria A short bus ride takes us to the beautiful Baroque Melk Abbey.  Our tour of the Benedictine Abbey is amazing.  So much to take in.  The museum is eye opening.  The library … Continue reading

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16 July 2012 Monday – Passau, Germany

16 July 2012 Monday – Passau, Bavaria, Germany We start the day with a walking tour of old Passau.  Winding through cobblestone streets that all seem to go uphill. Through ancient alleys and narrow streets we end our walking tour at … Continue reading

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15 July 2012 sunday – Regensburg, Germany

15 July 2012 Sunday – Regensburg, Germany From the ship’s docking location on the Danube it’s just a short walk up cobblestone streets to the town center of Regensburg.  Here you find the beautiful Gothic Cathederal.  Strollin along the winding … Continue reading

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14 July 2012 Saturday – Nuremberg, Germany

14 July 2012 Saturday – Nuremberg A driving tour of Nuremberg takes us to the Natzi Party Rally Grounds built by Hitler before World War II.  This enormous structure was planned to be used only once a year and was … Continue reading

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13 July 2012 Friday – Bamberg, Germany

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12 July 2012 Thursday – Wurzburg, Germany

Thursday morning starts with a walking tour of Wurzburg which included a tour of the beautiful palace.  The Viking Njord is docked a few steps from the old city center giving us the opportunity to return for lunch then venture … Continue reading

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