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Danube Delights with Prague

Date: Jul 24-Aug 2, 2024
Starting Price: $5,499
Trip Length: 9 nights
Trip: Prague (Regensburg) to Budapest
Cruise line: Emerald Cruises | Emerald Destiny

Old World charm and captivating architecture await on this 7-night Danube River cruise aboard Emerald Cruises’ Emerald Destiny. Enjoy an included 2-night pre-cruise program in Prague exploring all that the city has to offer including Prague Castle and Charles Bridge.

Visit Nuremberg and take a self-guided tour through its World War II Documentation Center or learn to make traditional German gingerbread in a local baking class. Visit Weltenburg Abbey in Regensburg before making your way to Passau. Don’t miss Melk’s 18th-century Benedictine monastery–your gateway to another place and time. You can tap your toes to the strains of Strauss in Vienna, Austria’s opulent “City of Music” or visit Schönbrunn Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Before wrapping up your adventure in Budapest, enjoy the idyllic castles and romantic terraces of Bratislava.

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  • 2-night Pre-Cruise Program hotel stay at 5-star Marriott Prague—with breakfast, services of a Go Next Program Manager and an expert local guide, and transfers to the Emerald Destiny
  • Pre-Cruise Program features the Prague Castle, Charles Bridge and National Theater in Prague. Plus, a walking tour of Karlovy Vary enroute to Nuremberg
  • 7 nights aboard the Emerald Destiny, with all onboard meals, gratuities & port charges
  • Roundtrip economy coach airfare* – airport transfers on group travel days
  • Complimentary excursions in each port
  • Private Go Next Reception
  • Complimentary beer, wine, and soft drinks to accompany lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited coffee from state-of-the-art coffee machines and bottled water restocked daily in your cabin
  • Onboard entertainment
  • Complimentary internet, individual climate control and flat-screen TVs in every suite and stateroom
  • Gracious service from a friendly staff
  • Smart-casual attire throughout your voyage: no formal wear require

*If a ticket exceeds $1,400 round-trip, the guest will be responsible for the amount in excess of $1,400 at time of acceptance.


  • July 23: Depart for Prague
  • July 24: Prague, Czech Republic - Hotel Stay
  • July 25: Prague, Czech Republic - Hotel Stay
  • July 26: Prague, Czech Republic - Regensburg, Germany (Embark)
  • July 27: Regensburg, Germany
  • July 28: Passau, Germany - Engelhartszell, Austria
  • July 29: Durnstein, Austria.- Krems, Austria
  • July 30: Vienna, Austria
  • July 31: Bratislava, Slovakia
  • August 1: Budapest, Hungary
  • August 2: Budapest, Hungary

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Deck Plans


Personalize this trip by booking shore excursions that cater to your style. Immerse yourself in local culture by discovering the unique culinary tastes of the area or take a behind the scenes look at the city’s architectural masterpieces that are known around the world. Whether you want to unwind and experience more of the local flare or embark on an epic adventure, there is an excursion waiting for you. Space is limited and fills up quickly, so book your Shore Excursions today! 

Included in your voyage:

  • Guided tour of Passau
  • Guided tour of Göttweig Abbey
  • Vienna art tour with a visit to the Kunsthistorisches Museum
  • Walking tour of Bratislava
  • Guided coach tour of Budapest

You can click here to see more details about the shore excursions for your sailing. Call us at 866.655.9070 if you would like to book any DiscoverMORE excursions from the list.

Go Beyond with GoNext

More time and peace of mind. Don’t just wave at your port city from the deck—extend your trip with an overnight land stay and city exploration. Spend more time with your feet on the ground and immerse yourself in local culture with engaging tours led by an expert travel guide. Let us handle the logistics of your airport transportation, luggage handling, and so much more, so you can worry less and go all in on your vacation.

Discover the highlights of Prague that you might otherwise miss with these carefully crafted programs including an ideally located hotel, specially arranged sightseeing tours featuring cultural and historic sites, professional guides, and exceptional concierge support from an on-location Go Next Program Manager.

July 24+ -26 • Included with Cruise Fare

  • 2 nights at 5-star Marriott Prague or similar accommodations, with breakfast
  • Full-day sightseeing tour of Prague with including lunch, featuring:
    Historic tram ride with panoramic views of Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, and the National 
    Guided walking tour inside Prague Castle
    Walking tour of Lesser Town, Charles Bridge, Old Town, Old Town Square, and the Jewish 
  • Panoramic walking tour of famous spa town of Karlovy Vary with included lunch, featuring:
    Park Colonnade and thermal springs
    Promenade featuring baroque and art nouveau architecture
  • Optional Medieval Show with 3-course dinner and drinks available on evening of July 25 for $169 per person
  • Transfers between airport,* hotel, and cruise ship, with related luggage handling

+Prague hotel check-in is July 24

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Note: These tours involve a moderate amount of walking, some over uneven terrain, and may not be suitable for those with walking difficulties.

*FOR GUESTS BOOKING THEIR OWN AIRFARE: Airport transfers are only applicable during program dates. You must provide your complete flight details to Go Next 30 days prior to departure in order to ensure airport transfers.

The Pre-Cruise and/or Post-Cruise Program pricing, itineraries, and accommodations are subject to change.

Visa Requirements

If you are not a citizen of the United States or Canada, it is your responsibility to consult with a professional immigration counsel or contact your nearest Embassy or Consulate to obtain the latest, up-to-date information on immigration and entry requirements for the destinations you will be visiting.

Cancellation Policy

If you change your plans or cancel, your rights to a refund are limited. Submit a written cancellation to cancel@gonext.com. Upon receipt of a written cancellation from you, the following fees will apply (as indicated in days prior to tour commencement - cancellation charge (per person).
Cruise Cancellation Fees:
90 days or more =$500 per person
89-60 days =35% per person
59-30 days =50% per person
29-0 days =100% of total fare
Any requests for cancellation must be communicated to Go Next in writing. Applicable refunds, if any, will be made within 30 days after the cancellation. (Subject to change; refer to your brochure for current rates.)

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Danube Delights with Prague

Date: Jul 24-Aug 2, 2024
Starting Price: $5,499
Trip Length: 9 nights
Trip: Prague (Regensburg) to Budapest
Cruise line: Emerald Cruises | Emerald Destiny
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