Eastern Europe Escape from Belgrade to Vienna

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    Going on a river cruise along the Danube, you will leave behind the city bustle, completely plunge into the romance of the surrounding nature.

    Passing by the elegant Vienna, magnificent Budapest, modern Bratislava and contrasting Belgrade, the cruise promises to be full of cultural highlights.

    The Danube will always be remembered for the beauty of its landscapes, grape valleys, perfectly picturesque cities, and villages and magnificent architectural structures.

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

    Day 1

    / May 30, 2021
    Belgrade

    The arrival day, check-in starts at 16:00. The first day is a relaxing one for our guests to unpack and to get ready for the following days full of emotions. The program for the evening and the onboard ABC will be waiting for you in the cabin.

    Belgrade is a beautiful city located at the confluence of the Sava river and the Danube. With its long history, Belgrade combines the turbulent past with the warm and welcoming present. Having preserved ancient roots and cultures Belgrade remains the center of European contemporary art.

    In the evening the Captain will invite you for a glass of sparkling wine on the Welcome cocktail, where he will introduce the heads of departments and will raise a toast for a memorable cruise. A delicious Welcome dinner will follow, we`re sure you won`t be disappointed! Come to the lounge afterwards for the first fascinating live-music evening.

    Meals: welcome buffet and dinner

    Coffee-station with small cookies and snacks is available from check-in time

    *transfer Belgrade airport – port can be added for the extra cost

    *The docking place will be announced 1 month prior the cruise

    Day 2

    / May 31, 2021
    Belgrade

    In the morning join our first tour to get acquainted with the capital of Serbia – majestic Belgrade. You will see the Fortress and Park Kalemegdan, the Saint Archangel Mihail Church, built in classicist style, the Town Hall – built in classicism style with elements of the Renaissance. You will also see State Assembly; drive along Knez Milos street to residential quarter "Dedinje", witness the White house which was once the residence of Dinasty Karadjordjevic, pass by the famous Playgrounds of Red star and Partizan, and admire one of the greatest orthodox cathedrals in the world – St. Sava Cathedral.

    After the tour, return on board for lunch. In the afternoon you will have some time to enjoy the city on your own.

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner

    *bus & walking tour of Belgrade can be booked for the extra charge (incl. in the excursion package)

    Departure23:00

    Day 3

    / June 1, 2021
    Novi Sad

    Novi Sad was founded by Orthodox Serbs in the XVII century, and already in the XVIII-XIX centuries it became a cultural capital and an important trade center, thanks to which it received its second name "Serbian Athens". The very name "Novi Sad" in Serbian means "new garden". The rich cultural heritage of the city is preserved by numerous museums, among which the most interesting are the Museum of Vojvodina and the brvnara ethnic complex, the city Museum of Novi Sad located in the fortress and its collection of foreign art. The main attraction in Novi Sad is the medieval fortress of Petrovaradin.

    Choose a guided tour of Novi Sad’s architecture, Petrovaradin fortress, and Stari Grad culture.

    In the afternoon you will be able to participate in the napkin folding demonstration. In the evening you will be invited to a colorful Pirates dinner followed by an entertaining live-music show in the lounge. Stay tuned!

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner

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

    Arrival05:00

    Departure13:00

    Day 4

    / June 2, 2021
    Mohacs

    Today you'll have the opportunity to explore Pécs with our guided tour from Mohacs.

    Pécs is the fifth largest city in Hungary, located near the Croatian border under the Mecsek Mountains. With settlements dating back to the late Stone Age, Pécs is one of the oldest cities in Hungary. It has not only survived the Turkish invasion but over the decades it has developed into a pleasant, modern town, rich in historical monuments, an administrative, cultural and educational center offering a lot to those interested. In 2013 it was the European Capital of Culture. The town is famous for its museums, galleries, festivals and cultural events it hosts. You will also enjoy the most important UNESCO World Heritage sights of Pécs – the Cathedral of Pécs.

    In the afternoon you will be able to see the Captain’s bridge and try yourself in an evening quiz! Good luck!

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner

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

    Arrival07:00

    Departure16:00

    Day 5

    / June 3, 2021
    Budapest

    As the capital of Hungary, Budapest is often called the “Paris of the East” and is a highlight for travelers from far and wide. Discover the magical city of Budapest with our guided tour. The tour will not only give you a sense of Budapest’s colorful history, but also give insight into how the city’s division by the Danube River has played such an important role in society over the centuries – one side known as “Buda” and the other – known as “Pest”. You will uncover famous monuments located on the street Andrássy Út, such as the Opera; Hero’s Square; the famous under-cover market; St. Stephen’s church; the largest synagogue in Europe, in which the famous Franz Liszt played; and finally Parliament, which interestingly resembles the British Parliament building and contains nearly 20 km of corridors! Enjoy an unforgettable view of the city from the fabulous Fisherman's Bastion, where you can admire the city at your fingertips.

    There is a lot to do on board as well! Today our Chef will come to the lounge for a cooking class to teach you his professional tips & tricks. In the evening you will be invited to a colorful Crew Show where our crew members with perform on the stage: beautiful songs, dances and funny sketches.

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner

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

    *bus & walking tour of Budapest can be booked for the extra charge (incl. in the excursion package)

    Arrival09:00

    Departure19:00

    Day 6

    / June 4, 2021
    Bratislava

    Bratislava encompasses a fine blend of the past and present; on the one hand, many historical buildings display the city’s rich past routes, however, on the other hand, universities and urban youth cultures ultimately create a bustling juxtaposition within one city. Join the Bratislava city excursion – a guided tour with a chocolate twist! The tour explores the city center, where you will witness historic and modern landmarks of the city such as the St. Martin's Cathedral, the city walls, the Presidential palace. Discover all the major sights, beautiful sculptures, and fountains, whilst embracing the city’s history and famous legends.

    This is an important and busy day for our guests: in the evening you will be invited to the Farewell cocktail followed by a stylish Captain`s Gala dinner.

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner

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

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

    Arrival10:00

    Departure21:00

    Day 7

    / June 5, 2021
    Vienna

    Vienna is one of the most beautiful cities in Central Europe. Not only is it a place worth seeing for its architectural charm; it also boasts a collection of famous figures throughout history such as Sisi, Strauss, Mozart and the memorable images of Gustav Klimt. The city is bursting with history, distinguished monuments, museums, palaces, scenic parks, charming cafés, and noteworthy pastry shops.

    After enjoying a delicious breakfast on board, get ready for the first tour on the itinerary. Join the Vienna city tour, where you’ll enjoy major attractions such as the Urania, State Opera House, Parliament, the seat of the Habsburgs – Hofburg, City Hall, Burg Theater and Vienna University. We then delve deeper into the city on foot, starting at the famous Albertina Museum. You will be able to uncover the secrets behind Vienna’s rich culture and stunning architecture. After the tour, return on board for lunch. In the afternoon you will have some time to enjoy the city on your own.

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner

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

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

    Day 8

    / June 6, 2021
    Vienna

    Check-out after breakfast. If needed, the luggage can be stored at the reception zone while you are waiting for your transfer to the airport. We hope that you will keep warm memories from your Main cruise on MS Crucestar!

    Meals: breakfast

    *transfer Belgrade port – airport is available for the 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 Crucedream 4*
    lower deck
    middle deck
    upper deck
    Standard Lower deck
    ▪︎  twin beds or double bed

    Stateroom with transformable twin or double hotel beds featuring a panoramic window to ensure the best views.

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

    € 1,400 per person
    single occupation: +50%
    Optional pastime
    Choose your activity
    Enrich your cruise experience with additional excursions.
    Eastern Europe Escape Tour Package
    • Vienna bus and walking city-tour
    • Belgrade bus-walking city-tour
    • Bratislava walking tour
    • Budapest bus and walking tour
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    € 150 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 a special menu

    • luggage service pier – ship – pier

    • refreshments and hand towels after excursions

    • info-channel

    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 for the crew, 2eur per person per day for the cruise director)

    • 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) Belgrade bus-walking city-tour, 3h

    3) Bratislava walking tour, about 2h

    4) Budapest bus and walking tour, about 3h

    180 eur per person

    Drink packages:

    • 1) MEALS - 67 eur per person

      1 bottle of water 0.5 l + 1 drink at choice: house wine 20 cl (red or white) or draft beer 30 cl for lunch and dinner service

    • 2) EXTENDED - 87 eur per person

    • 1 bottle of water 0,5l + 2 glasses 0,2l of house wine (red or white) OR 2 glasses 0,3l of draft beer during lunch and dinner

    Transfers:

    1) Vienna airport - port - 60 eur per 1 way

    2) Vienna port - airport - 60 eur per 1 way

    Special promo 20%OFF applies only in case full payment and non-refundable booking