DAY 1: Strasbourg - PASSAU
Meet in Strasbourg early in the morning (rue du Havre). Departure by coach (1) by the highway via Karlsruhe, Munich. Arrival in the end of the morning in Passau. Free afternoon to visit the city. Boarding during the afternoon. Presentation of the crew and welcome cocktail. In the end of the afternoon, departure of the boat to Engelhartszell Region. Dinner on board. Overnight.
DAY 2: PASSAU - VIENNA
Full board on board. Departure during the morning for an excursion to the Benedictine abbey of Melk which is perched up high on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Danube. It is the symbol of Austrian baroque at its finest. Continuation cruising to Durnstein. In the afternoon, free time in this picturesque village in Wachau Valley. It is famous for King Richard the Lionhearted and its baroque church. Back on board and departure to Vienna. Arrival in the beginning of the evening. Tour of the illuminated sights of Vienna. Overnight.
DAY 3: VIENNA
Full board on board. Visit to the Schönbrunn Palace, which was the summer residence of the Emperor of Austria and his family. In the afternoon, free time to discover this magnificent city on your own. Gala dinner and evening. Cruising to Esztergom during the night.
DAY 4: ESZTERGOM - BUDAPEST
Full board on board. Free visit of Esztergom. The city was the former capital of Hungary, under the reign of the Arpad kings. It is still a prominent town as it is the seat of the Hungarian archbishops. Esztergom is full of treasures with its neo-classic basilica and former Royal Palace. Departure of the boat to Budapest. In the evening, visit of Budapest by night.
DAY 5: BUDAPEST
Full board on board. Sightseeing tour of the city. Budapest embodies the contrast between the twin cities of Buda and Pest, which were separate one from the other on each bank of the Danube before being reunited in 1872. Free afternoon and evening. Folk evening with traditional dances in Budapest.
DAY 6 : BUDAPEST - SALZBURG
Buffet breakfast on board and departure by coach to Salzburg. Lunch on the way. Arrival in the surrounding of Salzburg in the afternoon. Night spend in a 3-star hotel. Free evening.
DAY 7: SALZBURG
Breakfast in the hotel. In the morning, guided tour of Salzburg. Wolfgang Amadeus's Mozart home town, it knew how to protect an urban fabric of an exceptional wealth developed between the Middle Ages and the XIXth century. Lunch in Salzburg. In the afternoon, excursion to the region of lakes "Salzkammergut" : Fuschlsee, Wolfgansee, Bad Ischel, Mondsee, discover these magnificent natural landscapes that this Austrian part offers. Return in the hotel at the end of the day. Dinner and accommodation.
DAY 8 : SALZBURG - Strasbourg
Breakfast in the hotel and departure by coach (1) to Strasbourg. Free lunch on the way. Arrival in Strasbourg (rue du Havre) in the evening. End of our services.