Classic Danube Cruise, Passau-Passau

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    The main attraction of this 8-day cruise is the unique beauty of the Danube's landscape. The trip starts in the city of the 3 rivers, Passau and continues through the legendary Wachau valley to the sophisticated and imperial cities of Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava which each year attract thousands of tourists with their rich history and culture.

    languages on board
    German, English, Spanish, French, Italian
    Program8 days 7 nights

    Day 1

    / September 20
    Passau

    Arrival day, check-in at 16.00

    Meals: welcome soup in the lounge, dinner

    *transfer airport - port can be added for extra cost

    Arrival16:00

    Departure19:00

    Day 2

    / September 21
    Durnstein

    At midday we arrive in Dürnstein, a charming village in the heart of the winding Wachau valley with a medieval castle. From the pier you can directly access the historical city center on foot passing through the medieval city gates and arriving at the Pranger square. From here you have a beautiful view over the ruins of the castle, famous for being the place where Richard "The Lionheart" was allegedly imprisoned. Don't miss an opportunity to taste the typical wines of the Wachau region. In the afternoon, enjoy the scenery that the wonderful Wachau Valley has to offer. Night on board.

    Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner onboard.

    Coffee-station with small cookies and snacks is available during the day.

    Arrival12:00

    Departure18:00

    Day 3

    / September 22
    Vienna

    Staying all the day in Vienna (till 11PM) and not far from the city-center (about 30 min on tram) you get a great chance to visit the sophisticated Austrian capital city and feel its entire beauty and energy.

    Vienna is famous for its elegant architecture, imperial past, opera and classical music and the annual Carnival with its opulent balls.

    In the morning we offer bus and walking city-tour with an English-speaking expert guide or you can always enjoy the city on your own. In evening you can plunge into opera world and visit Kursalon before leaving for new cities!

    Don't forget a map at the reception, we always them on the desk and mention the best places to visit in every city during the cruise!

    Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner onboard.

    Coffee-station with small cookies and snacks is available during the day.

    *Bus and walking tour of Vienna can be booked for extra charge (incl. in excursion package)

    Arrival01:00

    Departure23:00

    Day 4

    / September 23
    Budapest

    In the early afternoon, we will arrive in Budapest, the capital of Hungary divided by the mighty Danube in two parts: traditional "Buda" and cosmopolitan "Pest". Our optional guided tour will take you along wide boulevards to the famous Parliament, the Opera House, the Heroes' Square, the Market, the Chain Bridge and the Fishermen's Bastion with its spectacular views over the city. You can not miss Budapest at night when the city is dressed up. Discover it at your own pace. Night scale. Night on board.

    Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner onboard.

    Coffee-station with small cookies and snacks is available during the day.

    *Bus and walking tour of Budapest can be booked for extra charge (incl. in excursion package)

    Day 5

    / September 24
    Budapest

    In the morning, our boat is still docked in the river port of Budapest. Discover this bustling city at your own pace. Before lunch, the boat will sail to Bratislava. Overnight on board.

    Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner onboard.

    Coffee-station with small cookies and snacks is available during the day.

    Departure13:15

    Day 6

    / September 25
    Bratislava

    Capital of Slovakia, Bratislava is an attractive and very cozy city with a rich history, a fantastic range of cultural attractions.

    Wake up in the morning before breakfast, make some yoga or exercices on the Sun deck catchung the first sun rays, usually the Danube is so much sunny and warm.

    After having brekfast prepare yourself for a city-tour, donot forget to visit Old Town Hall (with Museum of City History inside), the Old Building of the Slovak National Theatre which dates back to 1886. Another must-see is the Blue Church, one of the most unique churches in Central Europe, this Art Nouveau masterpiece is painted blue with white accents and darker blue roof tiles. And also climb UFO Tower to enjoy the city view 95-meter height!

    All narrow street are full of small cafés with the unique atmosphere!

    Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner onboard.

    Coffee-station with small cookies and snacks is available during the day.

    *Walking tour of Bratislava can be booked for extra charge (incl. in excursion package)

    Arrival06:30

    Departure14:00

    Day 7

    / September 26
    Melk

    Today we wake up in Melk, a small town located in the heart of the impressive Wachau Valley. It is known worldwide for the Benedictine Abbey located on top of a rock overlooking the river. The abbey was established in 1089 and houses remains of Austria’s first ruling dynasty, the House of Babenburg. It was also the site of the production of many religious manuscripts. The current facade of the building was constructed in the 1700s in a baroque styleAfter lunch, the boat sails to Passau. In the evening, the Captain's dinner.

    Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner onboard.

    Coffee-station with small cookies and snacks is available during the day.

    *Walking tour of Melk can be booked for extra charge (incl. in excursion package)

    Arrival08:00

    Departure14:00

    Day 8

    / September 27
    Passau

    Check-out at 09.00.

    If you have late flight, you can leave the luggage on board while wating for it in the city center.

    Meals: brekafst, coffee-station is available all the day

    *transfer port - airport is available for extra charge

    Kindly note that this is a preliminary program
    The list and sequence of the proposed activities may slightly differ from one cruise to another.
    Choose cabin
    Your ship is MS Crucestar 4*
    upper deck
    middle deck
    middle front deck
    main deck
    Deluxe Upper deck
    ▪︎  twin beds or double bed

    Staterooms (14 sq.m.) are located on the Upper deck with large picture windows (that open) to ensure a great view. All the cabins offer a very clever layout with hotel beds (twin or double).

    Equipment: private facilities, satellite TV, hairdryer, safe, internal phone

    Outlet: 2 regular outlets, 1 with 115V (American)

    € 1 950 per person
    single occupation: +100%
    Take a virtual 360° walk on board
    MS Crucestar 4*
    Optional pastime
    Choose your activity
    Enrich your cruise experience with additional excursions.
    Excursion package
    • Vienna bus and walking tour
    • Budapest bus and walking tour
    • Bratislava walking tour
    • Melk Abbey tour
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    € 160 per person
    Services

    Our price includes:

    • accommodation the chosen cabin

    • live music at the bar every night

    • full board, three meals per day (from the dinner on the arrival day to the breakfast on the departure day)

      *breakfast is a buffet-style with hot and cold dishes, healthy corner with natural milk, different types of cereals and grains is available

      *lunch and dinner is set-menu with a choice of the main course (fish, meat or vegetarian)

    • early-riser breakfast every morning

    • afternoon high-tea: tea, coffee and cake or late night snack

    • welcome buffet

    • table tap water during meal services

    • tea/coffee for all meals

    • coffee-station available from 06:00 till 22:00

    • welcome and farewell captain’s cocktails (including 1 drink per person)

    • welcome and farewell captain’s dinner with special menu

    • luggage service pier – ship – pier

    • refreshments and hand towels after excursions

    • info-channel

    • All inclusive DP - beer, house wine, soft drinks, water, coffee, tea 08:00-24:00

      No deposit and no cancellation fees up to 30 days prior to the cruise.

      Please contact us for further details.

    Our price does not include:

    • transfers (on request and for extra payment) to and from the port of embarkation / disembarkation

    • medical insurances

    • port tax (35 eur per person per cruise)

    • excursions (available on presale only)

    • any bottled water

    • soft and alcoholic drinks during lunch and dinner

    • wi-fi

    • gratuities (recommended 7eur per person per day)

    • personal spendings

    • minibar

    • cabin numbers are provided 7 days before the cruise or at 50 eur supplement per cabin when booking

    Optional services:

    EXCURSION PACKAGE with an English-speaking expert guide:

    1) Vienna bus and walking city-tour, about 3h

    2) Melk Abbey walking tour, about 2h

    3) Bratislava walking tour, about 2h

    4) Budapest bus and walking tour, about 3h

    160 eur per person

    • Transfers:

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