Oct 04, 2023 — Oct 19, 2023

Grand Danube Passage

With Mimi Gregory

About the Tour

Experience the cultures and time-honored heritage of eight distinct countries and sail the Danube River! Plus, bookend your cruise with stays in Prague, Czech Republic, and Sofia, Bulgaria. This handcrafted itinerary presents fascinating landmarks, iconic cities and authentic experiences to provide you with a personal look at each destination. Witness cathedrals, mosques, and fortresses that spring from the pages of storybooks, and stroll through medieval towns brimming with hallowed history. Visit Vienna, Bratislava, and Belgrade, and feast your eyes on an illuminated Budapest on an evening cruise. During your eight-night river adventure, discover beauty around every bend, from the picturesque Wachau Valley to Melk Abbey and the Iron Gate Gorge to idyllic villages perched above. Taste delicacies in Croatia’s Slavonia region and celebrate rich culture while enjoying a folk show and Viennese waltz performance. Along the way, included excursions immerse you in each destination’s cuisine, architecture, local life, and much more. You’ll enjoy first-class ship accommodations, deluxe hotels and a generous meal plan featuring wine and beer with lunch and dinner. There is no single supplement for solo travelers!

$5,895 per person plus port taxes and airfare - a savings of $250 if you book by 4/15/2023!

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Your Council Leader

Mimi Gregory has been actively involved in international affairs for the better part of 35 years. Her affiliation with the World Affairs Councils began in Boston where she served as an active member of the Program Committee and served as its Vice President. Since living in Naples she has been involved with the Naples Council on World Affairs, served as President for three years and continues as Program Chairman. She was appointed and remains Vice President. Mimi was also appointed to the National Board of the World Affairs Councils of America and was elected to serve on the Executive Committee. Mimi has been twice decorated by the French Government, most recently as “Commander of the National Order of Merit” in 2012, by decree of President Nicolas Sarkozy. Mimi has traveled extensively in Europe and participated in Council Leadership Missions to Germany, Lebanon, Kuwait, Israel, Egypt, Taiwan, and Iraq. She has also traveled to Afghanistan and Iran. Mimi has led two Council trips to France, three to the Danube, and a trip to Iran.