From Budapest to Passau via Bratislava, Vienna and Melk, these cities rich in culture and history will unveil their secrets. Discover the Schoenbrunn Palace and the beautiful Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its wooded hillsides, orchards, small villages, vineyards and monasteries, it is the most picturesque part of the Danube and where the majestic Dürnstein Castle stands.
THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE
- All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
- Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
- Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
- Headsets are included for excursions
- Official welcome from the captain and crew
- Onboard activities
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees included
- Prepaid Classic Sightseeing package
- Tour the major capital cities along the Danube
- Bask in the idyllic landscapes of the Wachau Valley
- Imperial Vienna and the Schoenbrunn Palace
- Budapest, 2000 years of history
Day 1: Budapest
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. In the evening, join us on an excursion for both packages: Evening of traditional entertainment in Budapest.
Day 2: Budapest - Bratislava
Join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Sightseeing tour of Budapest, once two distinct cities that united only in 1873. DISCOVERY: Bike tour of Budapest. You'll see all the important sights of the city on an easy-paced ride, cycling through the historical centre of Hungarian culture and many other of the legendary sites in Budapest. The afternoon will be spent cruising to Bratislava.
Day 3: Bratislava - Vienna
We'll arrive in Bratislava in the early morning. Join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided tour of Bratislava. The charm of the Slovakian capital lies in its old city: splendid Baroque palaces, churches and pleasant squares. DISCOVERY: Hiking in Bratislava: The Little Carpathians. From Devin Castle, we'll take in the splendid view of Bratislava. Our ship will cruise to Vienna. Enjoy a free evening or join us on an excursion for both packages: Vienna by night.
Day 4: Vienna
Join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit Schönbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the imperial family, and tour of part of Vienna. This afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Tour Hofburg Palace, an imperial march through history, art and luxury. Join us for the optional excursion for both packages: Concert of Viennese music (subject to availability.) We'll begin to cruise during the night.
Day 5: Melk - Passau
We'll cruise along the most beautiful section of the Wachau Valley before arriving in Melk. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit of Dürnstein, the fortified village where Richard the Lionheart was once held prisoner. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit of the Melk Abbey. Originally a Baroque-style palace built between 1702 and 1736, it is now a Benedictine monastery that hosts a prestigious coed school with more than 900 students. In the evening, we'll begin to cruise to Passau. Tonight is our gala evening.
Day 6: Passau
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
Your cruise with all meals from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - accommodation in double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom - onboard entertainment - assistance of our onboard host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala evening - travel assistance/repatriation insurance - all port fees - prepaid classic sightseeing package.
Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - concert of Viennese music - personal expenses.