The pearls of the Danube (port-to-port cruise)
The pearls of the Danube (port-to-port cruise)
The pearls of the Danube (port-to-port cruise)
The pearls of the Danube (port-to-port cruise)
The pearls of the Danube (port-to-port cruise)
The pearls of the Danube (port-to-port cruise)
The pearls of the Danube (port-to-port cruise)
The pearls of the Danube (port-to-port cruise)
The pearls of the Danube (port-to-port cruise)

The pearls of the Danube (port-to-port cruise)

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CroisiCruise: PAV_PP

7 Days

Cruise from Austria to Germany via Hungary and Slovakia. You will discover the historical and cultural treasures of the great capitals along the majestic Danube, from the famous scenes of the Vienna Konzerthaus to the Baroque palaces of Bratislava. Marvel at the vast plains of the traditional Puszta or hike through the small Carpathians to the ruins of Devin Castle. Tremendous landscapes and monuments with undeniable charm will be waiting for you.


  • 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


  • Contrasting features along the Danube from traditional landscapes and the Hungarian steppe to the luxurious architecture of the big cities
  • Discover(1):
    • Vienna and the heritage of the House of Habsburg
    • Bratislava and its unique charm
    • Budapest, 2000 years of history
    • Melk Abbey, a true wonder of baroque architecture
    • The wild Puzsta plain

Day 1: Linz

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. We will depart for Vienna at 6:30 p.m. at the latest. After comfortably settling into your cabin, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail.

Day 2: Vienna

We'll arrive in Vienna early in the morning. Join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Visit to Schönbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the imperial family, and tour of part of Vienna. DISCOVERY: The high art of Viennese living: Music and Viennese cafes. We'll stroll through the city and visit back stage in the Konzerthaus(2) concert hall. After our tour, enjoy a steaming cup of Vienna Coffee and a delicious pastry. This afternoon, enjoy some free time or join us on an excursion for both packages: visit to Hofburg Palace.In the evening, join us on an excursion for both packages: Tour of Vienna by night. We'll begin to cruise during the night.

Day 3: Budapest

The morning will be spent cruising. Afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Sightseeing tour of Budapest, once two distinct cities that united only in 1873. DISCOVERY: Budapest by bike. You'll see all the important sights of the city on an easy-paced ride, cycling through the historical center of Hungarian culture and many other legendary sites in Budapest. Enjoy an evening of "operetta music” on board.

Day 4: Budapest, The Puszta

Enjoy a free day in Budapest (lunch not included) or join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit the Puszta, the Pannonian steppe grasslands (typical regional lunch included.) Also called the Great Plain, this vast prairie was the once the wild west of Hungary, and immense herds of livestock grazed here under the watchful eye of the cowboys. Our ship will cruise through the night.

Day 5: Bratislava

The morning will be spent cruising. Afternoon, 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. We'll cruise to Dürnstein. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.

Day 6: Durnstein - Melk

Enjoy a free time in Dürnstein, the fortified village where Richard the Lionheart was once held prisoner. Afterwards, we'll cruise to Melk by crossing the wonderful Wachau Valley. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit 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. We'll cruise to Linz.

Day 7: Linz

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 the first evening to breakfast on the final day (excluding lunch on D4) - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and 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 - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however all offers are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking. Note prices usually display available discounted rates if any, (eg. Early Bird Deals if applicable). All featured tour itineraries and offers maybe subject to change due to seasonal variations without notice, or due to local conditions or other conditions. Please confirm all details at time of booking. Travel insurance is mandatory for all Innovative Travel bookings. All passports must be valid for 6 months prior to your return to your home country. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Special VIP meet and assist offers are valid for New Zealand passport holders, for other nationalities please check at the time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Booking Conditions page.

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