There is no better way to experience the heart of Europe with your family than on a leisurely river cruise along the “River of Kings” aboard your well-appointed riverboat, ms Swiss Jewel. Unpack only once as you travel from Budapest, Hungary, to Slovakia, Austria and Germany, enjoying action-packed shore excursions specially designed for families. Play medieval games on a visit to Devin Castle in Slovakia. Soar over Vienna on the Riesenrad (giant ferris wheel) in the Prater, the city’s famous amusement park. Learn how to make strÃ¼del aboard the riverboat. Visit SchÃ¶nbrunn Palace, which Empress Maria Theresa and her daughter Marie Antoinette once called home. Go bicycling along the Danube and discover tricky secrets ,“ and The Sound of Music locations ,“ at Schloss Hellbrunn in Salzburg. End your family’s fun Danube River tour in Passau, Germany, by checking out Europe’s biggest pipe organ and making your own tasty marzipan creation!