Included Vienna Tour . Your ship docks early this morning. After breakfast aboard, set off on your half-day tour of one of Europe’s most elegant and romantic cities. Your coach and walking tour features the remarkable Ringstrasse, lined with imposing palaces and grand residences, encircling the medieval Innere Stadt (“Inner City”). See the magnificent Hofburg Palace, glorious St. Stephan’s Cathedral with its gleaming spire and the beautiful State Opera House.
Vienna Leisure Time & Optional Schönbrunn Palace Tour . Return to your ship for lunch, and enjoy an afternoon exploring on your own. Take a ride on a traditional horse-drawn fiaker, sample some mouthwatering Viennese pastry (try the famous Sachertorte or a Topfenstrudel, a sweet pastry made with fresh cheese) in a sidewalk café or visit the spectacular Art History Museum. You may choose to join us for an optional tour to Maria Theresa’s wonderful baroque Schönbrunn Palace, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the palace’s opulent rooms and collection of period furniture, and admire the beautiful formal gardens (cost of the optional tour is 49 euros, which includes motorcoach transportation, entry fees and a guide).
Optional Concert -. After dinner, you can attend an optional concert. Held in one of the city’s historic venues, the concert features compositions by Mozart and Strauss performed by a Viennese orchestra (cost of the optional tour is 64 euros, which includes motorcoach transportation and the concert). Your ship remains docked until early morning.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner