Europe: the best way to experience the Danube is by boat

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】 parents always wanted to go to Europe depth vernier, basic can’t speak English, but mom dad though English is better, but it would only be the most simple dialogue, encouraged them many times, they couldn’t always take the steps, the main worry that there are two factors: the language of communication disorders, and various European Tours “pit”.

when the end of last year, with a stone on the Viking ship, is take the Rhine river course, the way to the Netherlands, Germany, France, Switzerland four countries, in return, I smile and stone, we finally found a suitable for people who are bad at English Europe depth vernier did not worry completely way again!

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It is well known that there are two major inland rivers in Europe, the Rhine and the Danube, which run through the whole of Europe and pass through many countries.
in fact, a lot of European and American tourists travel in Europe by inland river route, but there is no Chinese service ship, so the Chinese people know little about it.

In fact, compared with other modes of transportation, inland river cruise has incomparable advantages:

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For example, most of the European tour of European iron + bus + outbreak 】 【 way to travel, no matter how to plan, total want to waste our time on the way to the next stop of the trip, the journey will be very tired, so we chose a more relaxed way, you don’t have to spend more time and energy planning schedule and arrange to eat to live, but to spend more time to enjoy the process.

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but choose inland river cruise, the journey becomes so easy, busy backpackers become a traveler who will enjoy, because the cruise only need to pack once, mobile five-star hotel follow every day, every day as long as you bring a camera.

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Anyway, for this year’s family trip, we decided early on the route to the Danube, probably the most well-known foreign river in China. Especially since dad loves music, the Danube is perfect. The three romanian films known to my parents’ generation, alarm of the Danube delta, wave of the Danube and Lord stravan, have made the first experience of the great river in Romania.

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As the second longest river in Europe, the Danube has a total length of 2,850 kilometers, which is very short among the world’s major rivers, but it is the international river that flows through the most countries.
this time, we chose the 11-day route of Viking cruise ship, which passed through five countries. Starting from Vienna, Austria, we walked in the wahao river valley to experience the Europe of literature and art. We passed through Munich, Germany, salzburg, krumlov, Czech republic, melk, bratislava, Slovakia, and Budapest, Hungary.

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result: two weeks before departure, something happened temporarily, so we had to let my parents go first, but we adjusted it to a week’s boat trip after they came back. This time, my parents’ attitude towards going to Europe alone changed a lot, and they immediately agreed. During the trip to
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, the beautiful photos of my parents and the praise of Viking have already exceeded the circle of friends, so that my uncle and aunt in the yard stopped me when they saw me and asked me how to sign up for such a trip, haha.

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I would like to share with you the wonderful 11 days!

DAY 1: boarding DAY, Vienna, Austria

DAY 2: Vienna hofburg palace, sissi museum, spring palace

DAY 3: maria hilfe street, the golden hall, the belvedere palace, Vienna, Austria

DAY 4: spitz, Wachau

DAY 5: Munich, Germany BMW museum, grain market, maria square, downtown

DAY 6: visit the old town of Salzburg, Austria, music-themed tour

DAY 7: Cesky Krumlov castle garden, town, Czech republic

DAY 8: Melk monastery, Austria

DAY 9: visiting a town in Bratislava castle

DAY 10: Budapest, Hungary, chain bridge, hero square, watts street

DAY 11: Budapest, Hungary

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【DAY 1– Vienna, Austria 】 boarding DAY

& have spent After an eight-hour flight, we finally arrived in Vienna, our boarding city.

Generally, Viking ships on the same route go back and forth on the Danube river, so different boarding times and boarding cities may be different.

The Danube route may have two boarding cities: Vienna or Budapest. But the contents of the itinerary are exactly the same, only the reverse order of the tour.

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for the parents have been highly praised the virgin service considerate, I in this article to give you intuitive.
for example, the airport pickup service at the time of arrival, the general airport pickup service is after the guests pick up their luggage, hold the sign at the exit, the person who picks up the airport is usually not allowed to enter the airport to wait.

But virgin’s service is to see “little red men” in red overalls just after getting off the plane and not out of the bridge, so even if they don’t speak English at all, or parents and children arrive, they don’t have to worry about getting lost at the airport.

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“little red” took everyone to find the luggage turntable, and helped everyone put their luggage on the special luggage cart, even the luggage handling this matter also

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The names of Viking ships are all characters in European mythology: Njord is the Norse god of summer and a member of the sea and wind gods.

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our room, the waiter is putting out today’s Viking daily ~

Viking daily with the next day’s docking and itinerary and attractions, is a very useful guide.

In the meantime, Viking still offers electronic edition, open WeChat to be able to see, convenient very much.

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put away my luggage, immediately went to the restaurant and ordered a bowl of my favorite Dan Dan noodles. After eating a bowl, I completely forgot the bumpy journey and the difference in food.

All meals, soft drinks and regular drinks are free 24 hours a day.

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【DAY 2: Vienna, Austria 】 hofburg palace, sissi museum, spring palace

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Guten Moergen! In the morning of Vienna with sunshine, I started to walk along the Danube river today. How could life be wonderful without any expectation?

Start your day off with breakfast!

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), the Austrian capital of Vienna, ranked third in the world’s 25 most liveable cities in 2016, and has been at the top of the list for years. You can imagine the charm of this city.

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Mozart’s golden statuette

Vienna is the cradle of classical music. Since the 18th century, many famous musicians in the world, such as Beethoven, Mozart, schubert, Haydn, strauss, etc., have composed numerous beautiful music here.

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waitress preparing breakfast bread

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However, the beauty of Vienna is more than just music.

It is also known as the “capital of architecture”, “capital of culture” and “capital of decoration”. Vienna is also the first city through which the Danube river flows, so it is also known as the goddess of the Danube.

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the retro carriage that can be seen everywhere is absolutely a street scene, 40 euros can ride a carriage around the city ~

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hofburg palace

The sissi museum, located in the hofburg palace, was built by the Vienna government to commemorate and celebrate 150 years of marriage between king Joseph I and queen Elizabeth.

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The guide arranged by Viking is a Chinese guide with a museum license, which is really great!

Want to know, can explain the inside the museum guide is few and far between, their charge is also more costly than ordinary wizard), and it is in Chinese is much more rare, it’s a pity that the museum has a characteristic of Austria is all indoor no photos, I hope you have a chance to visit the feelings of shock!

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in Vienna, many streets or buildings are named after musicians, walking in the streets and alleys, from time to time there will be melodious piano sound, people here for music love from the heart.

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st stefan’s cathedral

It is the most important gothic architecture in Austria and one of the landmarks of Vienna. It is also one of the highest gothic ancient buildings in Europe, with a strong local color of eastern European churches.

St. Stephen’s cathedral was built at the end of the 12th century, with a high spire of 137 meters, second only to cologne cathedral in Germany. The architectural style of the whole church is a strange mixture, with the western front door in the Roman style, the spire in the gothic style, and the altar in the baroque style. The integration of these different architectural styles is the result of the continuous reconstruction and construction of the people over four centuries, and it is also the embodiment of the compromise ability of the Viennese.

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the mosaics on the roof of st stefan’s cathedral are very impressive. They are one of the most famous buildings on the Vienna beltwave.

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we were lucky to catch up with a group of local children at their initiation ceremony

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beauty spring palace

The former Summer Palace of the austro-hungarian empire is one of the most impressive baroque palaces in Europe.

It was designed to be as large and luxurious as Versailles, but its original design failed because of limited financial resources. The palace has 1,441 rooms, 45 of which are open to visitors. The whole palace is baroque, but 44 of its rooms are rococo.

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beauty spring palace is named after a spring, which was originally an open green space. Once the emperor matthias came hunting and drank a spring of fresh water, which he called “the beautiful spring”. Built in 1743 on the orders of queen marigi therese, the palace is home to magnificent palaces and baroque gardens, with an area of 26,000 square meters, second only to the palace of Versailles in France.

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to visit the perfect spring palace, be sure to visit the royal garden behind it, as it and its gardens are listed as world heritage sites by UNESCO.

The royal garden at the back of the palace is a typical French garden, with large flower beds flanked by manicured walls of trees that house 44 figures from Greek mythology. At the end of the garden was the Neptunbrunnen, and to the east was the unassuming spring of beauty, from which the Palace’s name was taken. Directly opposite it was the Roman ruins in en Schonbrunn Palace’s garden, Vienna, and an obelisk. The highest point of the fountain is the Gloriette, and the west side of the fountain is the zoo (Tierpark) and the tropical plant greenhouse (Palmenhaus). There are countless Chinese ceramics in meiquan palace. According to experts, meiquan has the largest collection of pairs of Chinese ceramics outside China.

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and the most eye-catching part of the garden is the wistaria corridor

The wistaria of
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is the place that suits concave modelling to take a picture most!

Wandering around Vienna is like taking a journey back in time.

In every corner of the city, there is a rich cultural heritage, filled with the smell of the glory of the past empire ~

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evening after dinner, in order to let everyone better feel the Austrian people for music enthusiasm, the ship also invited the Austrian local band “bad boys”, for everyone to play the traditional music ~

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【DAY 3: Vienna, Austria 】 the belvedere palace, the golden hall, maria Schiller street shopping

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Belvedere

It is the national art museum of Austria and one of the most important art collection museums in the world. It consists of two baroque palaces (upper and lower belo vista), an orange orchard and a palace stable. The belvedere palace is a gallery of medieval art and baroque. The
belvedere palace was built at a time of massive construction in Vienna, then both the imperial capital and the seat of the ruling hapsburg family.

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the upper palace contains the most complete klemt and kochka works to date, as well as the great works of Schiller and French impressionism, as well as the waldmeuer uml of Vienna’s pythemaire period. Ller, Amerling, Fendi. There are also paintings by Gemolde Romako, Makart, Boeckl, Wotruba, Hausner, Anton Lehmden and Hundertwasser. Among them, the most notable are klimt’s “king”, “picture”, “kiss” and “Judith”.

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the beautiful view palace again according to its transliteration is translated hundreds of music palace.

The Latin name Belvedere originally meant beautiful scenery. The belvedere is one of the most famous baroque palaces in Vienna. Unlike the hofburg and fountain palaces, the palace was built not by an emperor but by a marshal. He was prince eugen.

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golden hall,

The full name is the golden hall of music association Vienna (full name: Goldener Saal Wiener Musikvereins), also known as the golden hall, Vienna philharmonic hall. It is the oldest and most modern concert hall in Vienna and one of the most famous concert halls in Vienna and the world.

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Europe: the best way to experience the Danube is by boat Vienna golden music hall also has the avenue of stars outside oh!

Vienna is a city decorated with music. Here and there you can see statues of great musicians in bronze or marble. Many streets, parks, auditoriums, theaters and conference halls in Vienna are also named after musicians in honor of the music masters. Even the lawn of the palace garden was decorated with a huge music symbol of flowers.
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is free activity. Take a good measurement of Vienna with your feet
The most fashionable shopping in Vienna is the Mariahilfer Strasse. On one side it connects to the vicinity of huancheng street, and on the other it goes directly through the west railway station to the technology museum. In particular, in this section of the street within the girdle street of Vienna, that is, the circle street and the west railway station, shop after shop. It attracts hundreds of fashion, jewelry and accessories stores.
And the side of the alley with its junction many exquisite shop also has many attractive exquisite shop.
and, of course, Swarovski’s crystal shop in Vienna, where the price of crystal jewelry is almost half of the domestic price. The store also sells products in cooperation with other brands, such as earrings, necklaces, rings, lapel pins, etc., with various styles, it is a good time for shopping.
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Vienna street delicious artisan ice cream, one after another or not enough, recommended poppy seed flavor (above black and white), this is a relatively rare taste ~
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Others go shopping is to go to swarovski, I am running cake and ice cream shop, a bite even sissi princess can not get rid of the shah cake and poppy ice cream, understand the Vienna people why the world’s second happiness!
If Vienna’s most iconic cuisine is to be found, it’s the sachercake. As a national treasure dessert in Austria, the authentic sach cake originated from the cafe of sach hotel, and its recipe is still the top secret.
Wrapped in chocolate coating, the delicate cake body and sweet jam taste linger on the tip of the tongue, coupled with rich and rich cream, it will definitely be unforgettable.
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stroll tired, in Vienna cafe inside sit a seat, feel the Viennese that carefree ~
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people love to travel, not to reach their destination, but to enjoy the journey. — Goethe
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In the evening, the crew of the nyord was kind enough to charter a concert at the hall of currier salon.

Experience the original flavor of Europe from every small detail start!

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Also produced a Chinese program, are super familiar with the world famous music

Vienna can hardly go a day without music. People can always hear the elegant and light waltz when they are walking. On summer nights, outdoor music concerts are held in the park. The sound of melodious music is mixed with the fragrance of flowers and plants. Many families in Vienna have a tradition of playing indoors, especially when the family is having fun. More interestingly, it is almost customary to play a classical music before and after a meeting of the assembly, a ceremony or even a government meeting.

It is fitting that Vienna is called the temple of the world music.

She is like a huge magnet, which not only attracts many musicians to this place, but also cultivates generation after generation of outstanding conductors and performers. The Vienna state opera, the Vienna music friendship association and the Vienna philharmonic orchestra are a string of brilliant names that fascinate music lovers all over the world. The whole city of Vienna is like a huge temple of music, where the spiritual communication can be experienced without using words.

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[DAY 4: Wachau] spitz town

Back on the ship after the concert, the ship soon left, we said goodbye to Vienna, and the nyord sailed into the valley of valho in our sleep

Early in the morning one opens an eye, the window of bedside already was such view ~

If the Danube is a romantic lyric, the valle is one of the most memorable.

There are castles and monasteries on the peak of the green hills, vineyards waiting to mature, hidden villages and towns, like fine diamonds scattered on the green velvet of the quiet valley, with impeccable beauty and perfect comfort. In 2011, the valley was added to the United Nations world heritage list for its rich natural resources and historic culture.

The valley of valho refers to the Danube valley between merc and krems, which is more than 30 kilometers long.

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got off the ship after breakfast. The local guide and our tour concierge were waiting for us

We reached the town of Spitz.

Spitz: in the heart of the wahau valley, the region that was originally known as Wachau, is home to extensive wine terraces, ancient markets and Renaissance and baroque buildings on both sides. Castle hill, known as the “thousand barrel hill,” brings thousands of barrels of fine wine to wine farmers each year.

The
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valley is also a famous wine region in Austria, known for its white wines. Due to the weather here from the western Atlantic and eastern pannonia from the two major climate interlaced. As a result, each vineyard in the valle valley has its own microclimate, and this subtle difference results in wines with delicate aromas, whether from the cooler spitz or the warmer lebenburg.

Walking in the vineyards, this charming town is an important part of the Danube valley. The best way to experience the Danube river is by boat

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early summer vines are still green did not bear grapes, green seedlings achievement another scenery, very attractive ~

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town center huge horse chestnut tree ~

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to the main wine region, how can not taste the wine here? (I was so excited that I forgot to take a photo. The photo above is from jin zi, the enthusiastic and sunny photographer of the same trade.)

We followed the guide to the local famous wine cellar tasting, look at the atmosphere of the wine cellar, is not overbearing side leak?

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under the introduction of the cellar staff, we tasted three grades of white wine in one breath. Without drinking wine, I also felt the different taste brought by different grape varieties.

The upstairs of
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wine cellar is a restaurant. We have lunch here at noon

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At lunch, moved by the accordion played by an old man, music, like words, can have nothing to do with your life experience, but it can always easily open the heart door, touch the soul.

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super stylish grandpa, super love his hat (excited and forgot to take a photo, thank you for the photo provided by jin zi)

Stone feather is the local characteristic plant, the local people used to decorate the hat ~

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I also wear a good ~~ haha

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returned to the ship after dinner and began the Waltham river valley cruise

There are also a lot of activities on the ship, you can sign up to visit the captain’s cabin, the refreshment moment in the third-floor lounge. Today is the live demonstration of making apple roll, and the chef’s wit and humor make a normal cooking activity into a happy talk show.

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or choose to sit in the stern of the open-air seat bubble tea, eat snacks, talk about life ~

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general journey to your feeling is always in a hurry and tired, very little time, we can sit quietly thinking, listen to their own inner voice, enjoy a quiet, no interference and interference from others, experience different life sentiment.

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Danube sunset ~

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BMW museum, cereal market, maria plaza, downtown

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unconsciously has arrived the fifth day, one wakes up, the scenery outside the window has changed again ~

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along the river, we docked today in passau, a beautiful town on the Danube river

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get out the bus arrived at Munich, Munich is divided into two parts of the old city and new city, including the old city retains the original kingdom capital of Bavaria amorous feelings of of primitive simplicity, thus known as the “village of one million people,” it is part of the country’s third largest city (after Berlin and Hamburg), the scale of urban population reached 2.7 million.

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over 3,000 galleries, over 50 museums, four opera houses, three world-class symphony orchestras, and numerous bookshops testify to the love of art here.

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BMW Museum where you can see the use of modern high-tech means and pictures and audio-visual materials comprehensively deduce the growth and development history of BMW automobile company.

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car is one of the proudest industries in Germany, the models here are multifarious, there are many future concept cars ~

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this lovely little car I experienced is one of the earliest BMW cars. Now it is given to the customer as an experience vehicle of the history of automobile development. After registering the information, you can drive around the exhibition hall for free ~~ very interesting!

Don’t miss this place if you like cars!

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Neues Rathaus (Neues Rathaus) is a city hall building in the north of Munich’s maria square. It houses the city council, the mayor’s office and part of the administration.

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according to the guide, the most famous snack in Munich is white sausage, and it is only sold before 12 noon every day.

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boiled white sausage is the Munich people to treat a distant friend or mother – in – law level of the necessary item, which shows its status in the heart of Munich ~

Weisses Braubaus (which doesn’t sell anymore until 12 p.m.), the white sausage at Weisses Braubaus is delicious. Nchner Weiß Wurst is the representative cuisine of Bavaria. It gets its name because of its white appearance. White sausage needs to be removed from the skin before it can be eaten. The traditional way to eat it is to hold the sausage in your hand, bite open the skin and eat it with sweet mustard. Naturally, the sausage is served with Munich’s local Brezel donuts and white beer, a traditional breakfast.

White sausage is made from veal and pork with chopped Onions and cilantro. It is very delicious.

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Bagel of eight character ~

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apple pie ~

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come to Munich, don’t forget to have a drink!

Many people think of oktoberfest when they think of Munich. This is Munich’s most famous festival, dating back to 1810. People gathered on the Munich lawn to sing, dance, party and drink beer.

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After the landing of the Viking cruise ship, you can follow the Chinese guide with a certificate to tour or go shopping or meet some friends. You can truly go 100% free. Your shipmates have already become good friends!

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grain market (Viktualienmark) is a food market located in the center of Munich. Since May 2, 1807, it has a history of more than 200 years. If a city has a lively market with a history of more than 200 years, you have to admire others’ respect for life and people’s basic necessities. It is also one of the best food markets in Europe. Covering an area of 22,000 square meters, the market has more than 100 stalls selling the freshest fruits, vegetables, cheese, meat, fish and so on every day.

May pillar is the landmark of grain market, it is said that in Germany, it is the symbol of handicraft workers… Bavarian stripes of blue and white stand out against the blue sky.

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who could resist the temptation of the grain market? Flowers, vegetables, fruits, spices, coffee, tea, chicken, duck, fish and sausage delicious… You can think of anything.

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various flower seeds and grass woven into the decoration is very eye-catching ~

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and all kinds of cute or show MOE garden decorations are also available

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in the streets of Munich, occasionally you can see people wearing Bavarian traditional clothing, often see such people from my side, the mood of the whole person is particularly bright up ~

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It was sunny in Munich. Guide says, often encounter such good weather, a lot of units can afternoon 2 o ‘clock work ahead of schedule. In order to let everyone better enjoy the sun (absolutely good German boss! Local people will flock to the beer garden to drink and chat, life is to enjoy!

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church of our lady (Fraumunster)

Tired of shopping, the Viking bus is waiting for us.

Back on the boat, another rich meal awaits us ~

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restaurant will recommend famous local wines according to their location on the shore every day

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the waiters here are all smiling and keep asking whether they want to try this or this new dish?

Sunshine service, warm heart ~

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average person goes to Europe to travel because of violent walk plus food and drink do not like, can thin go up a few jin, but we worry everyday however oneself is not to grow fat again… Haha the combination of Chinese and western cooking methods, plus food is not the same every day, not fat are difficult ah ~~

Every day after a full meal, they like to get off the boat and take a walk along the Danube river. Today we stop at the beautiful town of passau

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Passau, a municipality directly under the central government in the eastern part of Bavaria, is located on the border between Germany and Austria at the confluence of the DONAU, INN and ILZ rivers, so it is also known as the “three river city”.

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I had never heard of passau before. When I opened my computer, I did not realize that passau was a famous town. This small city of only 50,000 people was the largest bishop jurisdiction in the Roman empire at that time. It has a profound history, small and grand city, medieval and baroque churches, government offices, monasteries, residential buildings… All appear tall, stately, and brightly colored.
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walking along the shore, breathing the fresh air, looking at the scattered tourists, quietly flowing river, everything is so quiet and serene. Standing at the intersection of three rivers, looking ahead, haohao soup, magnificent atmosphere, and what kind of mind and boldness. St. Stephen’s church in the city of
has the largest church organ in the world, and sissi’s marriage to Austria ended in PASSAU.
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colorful stone road in passau
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[DAY 6: Salzburg, Austria] visit the old town, music themed tour

The sound of music shot in salzburg was one of my favorite films when I was a child. At that time, I thought that the town where the scene was set could be so beautiful. Now I am on the scene, which is a childhood dream. & have spent

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the city gave birth to a world famous name – Mozart. Yes, salzburg was not only the birthplace of the music genius Mozart, but also the home of more than half of his brief life. So in salzburg you can see a lot of Mozart related things, even the most famous dessert here is called Mozart chocolate ball.

Salzburg is also the location of the music film, and when you go to the “garden” where the film was shot, you will see lush trees and restored flowers. Salzburg is such a quiet city with baroque style that time seems to stop here. The area of the city is not big, so it is very suitable for walking.

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square on the dazzling gold ball sculpture, represents Mozart chocolate ball ~

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The man on the golden ball is looking in the direction of Salzburg Fortress, the symbol of the city of Salzburg.

It is the largest ancient castle in central Europe. After more than 900 years of wind and rain, still towering towering in the old city more than 100 meters high hill. Construction of the castle began in 1077 and was completed in 1861.

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the beautiful salzburg river crosses salzburg and divides it into new and old cities. With its distinctive and historic steeple churches, monasteries, shady gardens and delicate fountains, it is exceptionally beautiful. The alpine scenery behind it is beautiful, and the colorful buildings in the city. So salzburg is always said to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

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from the old town has a fine view of salzburg castle on the top of the hill.

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The old town of Salzburger Altstadt is surrounded by mountains and its narrow alleys have a strong central European flavour. The food lane, once the busiest, is still covered with shop signs. A generation of music great Mozart was born in this alley 9, salzburg for the old city to add a strong cultural atmosphere. The yellow building above.

Mozart was born here on January 27, 1756, and spent his childhood there. Mozart was appointed court musician at the age of 14. In 1781, he submitted his resignation to the court and moved to Vienna, thereby opening the door to the Viennese classical music until his death on January 5, 1791. In his memory, it was opened in 1917 as a museum of Mozart’s former residence. The museum displays the violin, xylophone and piano used by Mozart before his death, handwritten music scores, letters and blueprints of stage plays designed by himself. The museum still holds a lock of Mozart’s golden hair. In front of the house is Mozart square, the center of the square erected Mozart’s full body bronze statue. Mozart’s former residence is a must-see for visitors to salzburg.

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big genius home dozen card ~

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door still has the past doorbell transmission ~

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is a quiet city with a strong central European style and a baroque style. Time seems to have stopped here. It is very suitable for walking.

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many buildings here are not hung with clocks, but the sun orbit ~

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The world-famous Mozartbonbon chocolate ball was invented by the court pastry chef of salzburg in 1890 and named after Mozart, son of the city. Made of pistachios, marzipan, nougat, and dark chocolate, Mozart’s chocolate balls are wrapped in foil with a picture of Mozart.

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Viking arranged for us to have a meal in the 1,000-year-old st. Peter’s restaurant, accompanied by the sound of music, and it felt like a trip to the Danube was perfect.

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Take a look at some of the photos taken during the last music performance

【DAY 7: Cesky Krumlov, Czech 】 castle garden, CK town & NBSP;

This is one of the ten most beautiful fairy tale towns in Europe. Treasure on the Banks of the Danube river.

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Cesky Krumlov

Wake up the years,

Amazing time,
The world of fairy tales is real.
Krumlov, Czech republic,
Speaking of a fairy town, krumlov, located in southern Bohemia, has long been famous. Eský Krumlov, also known as CK town.
This is one of the most famous places to visit in the Czech republic, known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Anyone who has been there has been impressed by the medieval scenery of the town,
This is not a fairy tale world, but the fairy tale itself.
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water city embrace, the original fairy tale world is real.
was listed as a world cultural heritage by UNESCO in 1992 because its streets and buildings were preserved in a medieval style, far from modern civilization and untouched by the industrial revolution for more than 200 years.
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CK town gradually flourished in the 13th century, most of the buildings in the 14th to the 17th century ~ everywhere you can see the old houses and towers of the middle ages, the foot is the ancient stone road, casual clap is beautiful scenery ~
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throw away the map, turn off the mobile phone navigation, go wherever you want! Because it’s really small, don’t worry about getting lost in the town, walking down the street, occasionally falling into the fairy tale book illustrations!
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the houses around the Banks of the river, and tidy the red orange glow of the roofing tile, roof curve gently stretch, strewn at random have send ~
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here is the place that don’t need a guide, can feel the beauty of CK town walk,

Do not go too fast, because time also stopped here ~

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Czech style “kite” ~

Beautiful manhole cover, Czech. The & # 268; Eský Krumlov
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【DAY 8: Melk, Austria 】 Melk monastery
In the deepest and most beautiful valley of the Danube, the little-known town of Melk has become a reason for thousands of people to come here to worship because it has built one of the world’s most beautiful monasteries and libraries.
The town of Melk is an important stop on the Danube river. As the starting point of the wachau valley, a world heritage site, the town is decorated with beautiful scenery and green trees. The town is known for its most beautiful monastery in the world. Melk), a golden monastery overlooking the Danube river and the entire town.
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the entire outer wall of the monastery was painted with a very yellow color. It is said that queen maria theresia liked this bright yellow color, so it was also called “tricia yellow”.
And other monasteries of the grey style is completely different, MEL, the monastery is known as the world the most beautiful monastery, she is breathtaking baroque architecture masterpiece, due to MEL, the monastery is very prestigious and academic value, monasteries, as he dissolved the Austrian convent in Joseph ii, a large number of survived, and escaped the destruction of the Napoleonic wars, has survived to today.
With 365 Windows, each representing a day of the year, the library houses countless valuable medieval manuscripts and frescoes painted by Paul trogue, on which the harry potter library is based…
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Not only can you stand on the terrace overlooking the best part of the blue Danube river, but you can also see the extremely luxurious golden church and the most beautiful library in the world with a large number of rare manuscripts. Let’s have a taste of this extraordinary monastery!
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a magnificent view of the Danube river from the terrace of the monastery.
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Online there are a lot of netizens launched the monastery’s internal photos, actually all is candid, monasteries a total ban on taking pictures, the goal is to make everyone in the real environment quiet, look at these precious manuscripts and objects of cultural power, we can carefully look at the objects of handmade, studied the picture of exquisite brushwork, hearing the narrator explain these objects background story, this may be a better one way to experience.
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section out of the monastery will see such a spiral staircase, naturally, spiral staircase into pose big star ~ ~

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from the monastery, walk back to the ship.
Passing through the town of melk, the golden lion statue is the symbol of melk
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blue sky and white clouds with red house green shade, beautiful scenery, of course, here leisurely and contented life style also let everyone to visit here envy.
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it’s beginning to rain. Hurry back to the boat and take a look back at the golden monastery on the top of the hill
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【DAY 9: Bratislava, Slovakia 】 castle, visit the town

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is the capital of Slovakia. Just 60 kilometers from Vienna, it is the largest city in Slovakia and the only capital in the world to share two borders. Bratislava Castle was originally an ancient Roman Castle, but the oldest part of it was rebuilt in the 13th century AD. The new part was built by maria Teresa for her beloved daughter Christina. Today, the castle houses the museum of history and the music museum. What is most recommended is that the castle is situated on a higher ground, overlooking the Danube river and the whole city from the hills outside the main building.

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in bratislava, there are many interesting statues hidden in the streets.

The most famous is the “I’m working” statue.

A sewer maintenance worker in overalls, drill from the sewer ground, prone to rest. The dirty hands were all over his face, but he was smiling.

Everyone has a different interpretation of this mysterious smile. The two most popular versions are that he is happy that he has done a job and that he is actually a voyeur with an evil smile. I wonder what kind of interesting interpretation you could have? It is said that this Soldier was forced to stay behind because he had lost his regiment. In a more romantic way, the French soldier named Hubert followed napoleon into the city, wandered around, fell in love with a local woman, and chose to retire and stay.

The nice guy Schone Naci
, hat in hand, smiles as he welcomes visitors from all over the world. It is said that he was inspired by his grandfather and determined to bring happiness to everyone in the city, so he wore a tuxedo and carried a hat and walked around the city every day, greeting everyone politely.

Citizens raised money to make the sculpture in honor of the old gentleman, who now owns the old dessert shop behind him, and it has become a living sign of the old shop.

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bratislava near the main square, everywhere is super exquisite and cheap shop of slovak handicraft, in euros, most can not swipe card, like small display of friends must bring some cash!

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Budapest, Hungary — chain bridge, hero square, watts street

Budapest has the reputation of “eastern European Paris” and “pearl of the Danube”. Budapest’s most important attractions are on the Danube river. On the west bank, on the side of buda, on a steep rock hill, stand monuments and castles of liberty. Below the hill is the gellert baths, and downstream is the main building of Budapest university of technology and economics. On the hill to the north of the castle is buda castle. Today the castle houses the national library, the Hungarian national gallery and the city museum. The sandor palace on the edge of the castle is the residence of the President of Hungary.

To hungarians, the beautiful Danube river is the soul of Budapest. The city is divided by the Danube river, with buda on the west bank and Perth on the east bank.

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Heroes’ Square, the central Square in Budapest, Hungary, is a place of historic, artistic and political triumph. It was built in 1896 to commemorate 1, 000 years of Hungarian settlement in Europe and completed in 1929. The whole building is magnificent and magnificent, symbolizing the Hungarian people who have experienced numerous wars and disasters, the memory of the historical heroes and the yearning for a better future. This historic hero square has now become a tourist attraction at home and abroad. Whenever major festivals or foreign heads of state visit, a grand ceremony is held in hero square.

On the castle hill in Budapest, Hungary, there is a Romanesque building facing the Danube river. This is fisherman’s castle.

Originally built as a fish market in 1905, fisherman’s castle was built as a defense for fishermen to protect themselves.

Europe: the best way to experience the Danube is by boat4 Budapest castle hill fort fisherman’s dream white seven towers, pointed at the top of the column is seven seems to touch the blue sky generally and fisherman’s fort like fairy tale wonderland land, but here the most mysterious place lies in, fisherman’s fort underground there is an intricate maze, here is one of the “world miracle” underground ~

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fisherman’s castle offers a bird ‘s-eye view of Budapest. Nowadays, fisherman’s castle is an important place for Budapest citizens to take a leisurely walk after dinner. According to a survey, this is the most popular place for young people to kiss for the first time.

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SAN had temple (st. Stephen’s Basilica), also called st. east cathedral, is a Catholic church in Budapest, Hungary temple, with the first king of Hungary (975 & ndash; had I 1038).

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Budapest street view ~

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After lunch, it was time for free activities again. We chose to visit the central market, which was established in 1897 and is the most famous and largest indoor comprehensive market in Budapest.

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central market was built in 1897, which is the most famous and largest indoor comprehensive market in Budapest.

large central market not the kui is the most famous traditional market Budapest, here not only has many vegetables, food stores, with the Hungarian national sales are a style of folk arts and crafts shop, commodity full of beautiful things in eyes, wide variety, the price is reasonable, Budapest residents is very fond of shopping place, is also a window on the local residents’ daily life, attract many tourists to visit.

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Watts street and the central market, full of Hungarian ceramics and crafts shops, are worth a visit.

And the street performers play a beautiful Hungarian music, is the best background to visit the market

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【DAY 11: departure date: Budapest, Hungary 】

& have spent The eleven days’ journey was over in a twinkling of an eye, but I still wanted more.

Viking’s docking point in Budapest is right next to the lion’s bridge. After a meal, get off the boat and take a walk

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connects buda and pest with as many as nine Bridges, but the oldest and most beautiful of them is the szé Chenyi chain bridge).

This is the first bridge across the river Danube in Budapest, Hungary.

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has a pair of lion sculptures at each end of the bridge, designed by Hungarian designer Jnos Schulek in 1850. The claws of the four lions grip the Banks, symbolizing Budapest’s tight connection.

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On a warm afternoon walk up the chain bridge along the Danube. Chenyi  Lá Nchí D) the Danube river and its Banks.

Play it back in my head. Budapest in love ≫ The picture and the song Gloomy  Sunday…

It feels like traveling is a way to come back and find yourself.

I don’t want to remember yesterday or think of tomorrow, because I’m dreaming of Budapest today. The & # 8203; .

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deeply felt,

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European river cruise, first choice Viking!

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I would like to present my Viking cruise — Danube route travel notes, and click on the name to view the most authentic original travel experience report, hoping to give a reference to those who are going ~~

DAY 1: boarding DAY, Vienna, Austria

DAY 2: Vienna hofburg palace, sissi museum, spring palace

DAY 3: maria hilfe street, the golden hall, the belvedere palace, Vienna, Austria

DAY 4: spitz, Wachau

DAY 5: Munich, Germany BMW museum, grain market, maria square, downtown

DAY 6: visit the old town of Salzburg, Austria, music-themed tour

DAY 7: Cesky Krumlov castle garden, town, Czech republic

DAY 8: Melk monastery, Austria

DAY 9: visiting a town in Bratislava castle

DAY 10: Budapest, Hungary, chain bridge, hero square, watts street

DAY 11: Budapest, Hungary

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