Legend, Danube Waltz ex Budapest to Passau – 23 May 2021

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When it comes to river cruising, Viking River Cruises is the world leader. From Europe to Russia, from China to Southeast Asia, we offer cruises that allow you to fully experience the wonders of each region. Discover the Far East with a fascinating cruisetour along the Yangtze, Mekong or Irrawaddy Rivers. Take in the European countryside along the Danube, Rhine, Seine, Elbe or Douro. Our river cruises are a great way to explore new places or see a new side of a familiar destination. And a river cruise offers unrivaled convenience – unpack once in your deluxe stateroom, relax and enjoy everything the journey has to offer. State-of-the-art ships, comfortable accommodations, regional cuisine, daily guided shore excursions, and exemplary service all add up to an unforgettable journey at an incredible value.

Viking Cruises continues the Viking tradition of exploration along the world’s great waterways.


Stateroom size: 150 sq. ft.
Single staterooms have a sofa bed
French balconies (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors) EXCEPT stateroom #122 (main deck) which has a window that cannot be opened
Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
Individual climate control
Space under bed for storing suitcases
Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
Voltage: 220V and 115V in stateroom
Sony 26-inch flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema and “View From the Bridge”


Stateroom size: 170 sq. ft.
Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
Half-high picture window 4.76 ft. x 2.13 ft. (cannot be opened
Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
Individual climate control
Space under bed for storing suitcases
Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
Voltage: 220V and 115V in stateroom
Sony 26-inch flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema and “View From the Bridge”


Stateroom size: 170 sq. ft.
Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
Half-high picture window 4.76 ft. x 2.13 ft. (cannot be opened)
Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
Individual climate control
Space under bed for storing suitcases
Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
Voltage: 220V and 115V in stateroom
Sony 26-inch flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema and “View From the Bridge”


Stateroom size: 170 sq. ft.
Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
French balconies (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors)
Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
Individual climate control
Space under bed for storing suitcases
Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
Voltage: 220V and 115V in stateroom
Sony 26-inch flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema and “View From the Bridge”

Stateroom size: 170 sq. ft.
Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
French balconies (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors)
Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
Individual climate control
Space under bed for storing suitcases
Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
Voltage: 220V and 115V in stateroom
Sony 26-inch flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema and “View From the Bridge”


Stateroom size: 170 sq. ft.
Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
French balconies (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors)
Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
Individual climate control
Space under bed for storing suitcases
Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
Voltage: 220V and 115V in stateroom
Sony 26-inch flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema and “View From the Bridge”


Suite size: 337 sq. ft.
Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
French balconies (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors)
Large private bathroom with bathtub, shower and premium bath products
Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
Individual climate control
Sofa in seating area
Space under bed for storing suitcases
Walk-in closet with wooden hangers
Voltage: 220V and 115V in stateroom
Two Sony 26-inch flat-panel TVs with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema and “View From the Bridge”

Viking Legend - Main Deck

Viking Legend - Middle Deck

Viking Legend - Upper Deck

Built in 2009 and 2011, the award-winning Viking Legend and Viking Prestige host just 188 guests on some of our most popular itineraries. These sleek vessels offer deluxe accommodations, streamlined Scandinavian interiors and sweeping river views, plus hybrid engines.

Ship Profile & Stats

  • Maiden Voyage: 2009
  • Passenger Capacity (dbl): 188
  • Crew Nationality: European
  • Officer Nationality: European
  • Dining Staff Nationality: European

Ship Facilities

  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Aquavit Terrace
  • Sun Deck
  • Bar
  • Library
  • Boutique
  • Free wireless internet
  • Laundry Service


Cruise Itinerary

DateActivityArriveDepart
23 May '21
Budapest, Hungary
24 May '21
Budapest, Hungary
25 May '21
Bratislava, Slovakia
26 May '21
Vienna, Austria
27 May '21
Krems, Austria
27 May '21
Durnstein, Austria
27 May '21
Melk , Austria
28 May '21
Linz, Austria
29 May '21
Passau, Germany
30 May '21
Passau, Germany

All itineraries and ports of call at the discretion of the cruise line subject to local weather conditions and may change without notice.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Budapest to Passau aboard Viking Legend.

Day 1 Budapest, Hungary
Welcome to Budapest, capital of Hungary. After boarding, the afternoon is yours to relax or do a bit of exploring. After dinner on board tonight, enjoy an evening cruise on your ship to admire Budapest’s beautiful scenery from the vantage point of the Danube River. (D)

Day 2 Budapest, Hungary
Today we visit highlights of the hilly Buda and cosmopolitan Pest sides of the city, starting with Pest’s National Opera House and historic Heroes’ Square. In Buda, walk along Castle Hill to Fishermen’s Bastion and Matthias Church. Enjoy lunch aboard your ship; the rest of the day is yours to explore the city. You may choose to join us on an optional excursion to experience the thermal springs, restorative natural spas whose waters locals have bathed in for centuries. Or, perhaps select another of our optional excursions designed to allow you to delve deeper into the history, culture and cuisine of this fascinating city. Return to your ship for dinner and evening departure. (B, L, D)

Day 3 Bratislava, Slovakia
Arrive in Bratislava this afternoon and embark on a walking tour of Slovakia’s charming capital with a long and fascinating history. It is the only national capital that borders two other countries, Austria and Hungary. See attractions like the medieval Town Hall complex and fortifications at Michael’s Tower, the baroque Jesuit Church and Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral, and pass by several Hapsburg-era baroque palaces before returning to your ship. This evening you can relax or take a walk before our late departure. (B, L, D)

Day 4 Vienna, Austria
Today we tour the Austrian capital of Vienna. Ride along the Ringstrasse, which replaced the city walls in the mid-19th century. See some of the city’s baroque architecture, including the world-famous Opera House, St. Stephan’s Cathedral and Hofburg Palace. Return to your ship for lunch. The rest of the day is yours to further explore. As always, your Program Director can help you plan your free time. Or you may take an optional tour to Schönbrunn Palace, the “Versailles of Vienna,” erected in 1778 and graced by a number of formal gardens, Grecian statuary, the world’s oldest zoo and Roman ruins. After dinner, relax or enjoy an optional classical concert. (B, L, D)

Day 5 Krems
Today’s highlight is an exclusive visit of the splendid Benedictine Abbey of Göttweig, a working monastery for more than 900 years. Participate in an exclusive visitor program at Göttweig, created to provide an understanding of the daily business of the venerable institution. You may also take an invigorating bicycle ride through the Wachau Valley before returning to your ship. This afternoon, enjoy scenic sailing as we cruise toward Linz. (B, L, D)

Day 6 Linz, Austria
Wake up in Linz this morning and set off on an all-day excursion to the beautiful Bohemian town of Český Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ride through the scenic Czech countryside and take a walking tour featuring the lovely historic center of the city with many baroque and Renaissance buildings, dating back hundreds of years. You have some free time to enjoy Krumlov’s charming streets, filled with cafés, shops, galleries and pubs. Maybe stop for lunch in one of the many local restaurants. Return on board for dinner and a late-evening departure. (B, D)

Day 7 Passau, Germany
Arrive this morning in Passau, at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz and Danube Rivers. Your guided walk along the town’s narrow streets takes you through Old Town and past traditional patrician houses. You’ll see the New Bishop’s Residence and visit the impressive baroque St. Stephen’s Cathedral with its ornate interior. Inside, you are treated to a special concert played on the 17,000-pipe organ, considered Europe’s largest church organ.† Enjoy an onboard lunch, but return to the city to further explore on your own before dinner. (B, L, D)

†Passau organ concert is only available May 1-October 31 and is closed on Sunday.

Day 8 Passau, Germany
After breakfast, disembark. (B)

vid: 2201 | cfid: 74895-cruise

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