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Grand Danube Passage

Cruise through eight European countries from Prague to Sofia.

Grand Danube Passage

Cruise through eight European countries from Prague to Sofia.

Highlights

  • Tour Prague and the Castle District with the Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, and cobblestone streets
  • Leave Pécs in the Mecsek Mountains for Croatia, where you visit a Rural House and sample local made products
  • Sail through the Carpathian Mountains and the towering cliffs and deep canyons of the Iron Gate Gorge
  • Visit Sofia and see how this capital city delights visitors with museums, green spaces, food venues, and street art
  • You’ll have opportunities to personalize your journey along the way, with excursions in many of the different ports
This is a shared departure operated by AHI.

Itinerary

Day 1: Depart U.S. for Prague, Czech Republic
Day 2: Prague
Day 3: Prague
Day 4: Prague
Day 5: Prague | Passau, Germany
Day 6: Melk, Austria | Dürnstein | Vienna
Day 7: Vienna
Day 8: Bratislava, Slovakia
Day 9: Budapest, Hungary
Day 10: Pécs | Osijek, Croatia | Vukovar
Day 11: Belgrade, Serbia
Day 12: Iron Gate Gorge
Day 13: Vidin, Bulgaria | Sofia
Day 14: Sofia
Day 15: Depart for U.S.

Host

Kai Cortina

Kai Cortina

Professor of Psychology

Fun fact

I come from an unusual large family (17 children)

U-M Role

I teach Educational Psychology and Advanced Statistical Methods. My research focuses on the development of critical thinking in young adulthood. I also publish on this he strength and weakness of the US educational system in international comparison

Trip Experience

To visit many East European countries 30 years after the demise of the Soviet Union. I remember Prague vividly from my visit in 1982 – very friendly people but the city in very bad shape. I can’t wait to see it revived

Available to Book
July 31-Aug. 14, 2024

Starting price

$5,895
*No single supplement

Deposit per person

$600

Countries Visited

Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia

Activity Level

Low
July 31-Aug. 14, 2024

Starting price

$5,895

Deposit per person

$600

Countries Visited

Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia

Activity Level

Low
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