The beautiful blue Danube (port-to-port cruise)
The beautiful blue Danube (port-to-port cruise)
The beautiful blue Danube (port-to-port cruise)
The beautiful blue Danube (port-to-port cruise)
The beautiful blue Danube (port-to-port cruise)

The beautiful blue Danube (port-to-port cruise)

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$2,858.00
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$2,858.00

CroisiCruise: WBB_PP

8 Days

Explore the abundant treasures of Austria and Hungary on a unique cruise to discover the secrets of the Danube. Admire the colorful alleys of Bratislava that twist around each other like in a fairy-tale village, and the Puszta, the true soul and heart of Hungary. Visit the Gellert baths, which are full of a wide range of balneotherapy services, but also the Sisi Museum, which puts in comparison myth and truth. There, you will be able to contemplate many personal effects as well as the most famous portraits of the legendary Empress.

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

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Diversity along the Danube from the Austrian capital to the Hungarian steppe
  • This cruise exists with biking and hiking-adapted programs
  • Discover:
    • Melk Abbey, a true wonder of Baroque architecture overlooking the Danube and the Wachau Valley
    • The Hofburg, the Habsburgs' "Winter Residency"
    • Budapest by bus or by bike
    • Bratislava and its unique charm
    • Hiking in the Little Carpathians
    • Local music:
      • Folk evening in Budapest
      • Viennese music concert
      • The high art of Viennese living: music, cafes and backstage visit at the Konzerthaus concert hall
  • Itinerary

Day 1: Vienna

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. Our ship will depart at 8:00 p.m. towards Melk and sail through the night.

Day 2: Melk - Durnstein

Join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit the Melk Abbey. We'll then cruise up the beautiful Wachau Valley all the way to Dürnstein, passing gothic ruins and picturesque villages along the way. Once we arrive, we'll take a tour of this charming medieval town with our hostess. We'll return on board at the end of the afternoon and continue cruising towards Bratislava.

Day 3: Bratislava

Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of the capital of Slovakia. The baroque palaces and the beautiful shaded squares make the charm of Bratislava, which Marie-Theresa of Austria used to hold dear.
DISCOVER: Hiking in Bratislava: the Little Carpathians. From Devin Castle, we'll take in the splendid view of Bratislava.
The afternoon will be spent cruising.

Day 4: Kalocsa

Join us on an excursion for both packages: the Puszta, its wonderful landscapes and unusual fauna (including a traditional horse show.) The afternoon will be spent cruising towards Budapest, reaching it in the night

Day 5: Budapest

Join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided tour of Budapest, the metropolis that was once two distinct cities united only in 1873: Buda, on one bank with its rolling hills and valleys; and Pest, on the other, with its flatter landscape offering a panoramic view over the banks of the Danube. 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. Join us for the optional excursion: Discover the Gellert Baths and Spa. In the evening, join us on an excursion for both packages: Evening of traditional entertainment in Budapest.

Day 6: Budapest - Esztergom

Once we arrive, enjoy some free time in Esztergom, one of the oldest cities in Hungary. The afternoon will be spent cruising to Vienna. Tonight is our gala evening. Our ship will sail through the night.

Day 7: Vienna

Join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided visit of Vienna and Schönbrunn Castle. 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. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Hofburg Palace. In the evening, join us on an optional excursion proposed for both packages: Concert of Viennese music (subject to availability).

Day 8: Vienna

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

INCLUSIONS:

  • Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day
  • 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

EXCLUSIONS:

  • 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
  • The concert of Viennese music

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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