Christmas on the Danube River - The Great Capitals and their Celebrations




DECEMBER 22: Strasbourg - VIENNA (Austria)

Meeting early morning in Strasbourg (1) (gare fluviale, rue du Havre). Departure by coach to Vienna. Stop for free lunch. Boarding from 6:00 p.m. Presentation of the crew and welcome cocktail. Dinner on board on "Austrian theme". Overnight.


Full board on board. Visit to Schönbrunn castle. The imperial family's former summer residence is brimming with attractions which make you want to linger. Get a feeling for the splendor of court life in the time of Maria Theresa by visiting some 40 rooms in the imperial apartments. In the afternoon, guided tour of Vienna. For many travelers, the Austrian capital brings dreams of waltzing or riding the Giant Ferris Wheel, but Vienna owes its splendor to its monument, the memory of the Habsburgs, and its musical tradition maintained by its opera. Overnight.


Full board on board. Day spent sailing toward Budapest on the Danube River, discovering its rich history and immeasurable heritage. Christmas Eve evenning. We will then go to one of the many churches in Budapest for a Midnight mass in Hungarian (2)(depending on places available, or in a different church - book and pay for transfer on board (3)). Overnight.


Full board on board. Guided tour of Budapest, a two thousand year old city. In a historical context stunning of beauty, the "Danube's Pearl" is home to countless monuments such as the Matthias Church, the Opera, the Saint-Etienne Basilica and Heroes' Square. Free afternoon. Return on board and sailing to Bratislava. Dinner on "Hungarian theme".


Full board on board. Morning spent cruising to Bratislava, arrival during the afternoon. Guided tour of Bratislava. charming capital whose historic center promises a nice walk. Gala evening. Sailing to Vienna.

DECEMBER 27: VIENNA - Strasbourg

Arrival early in the morning. Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark during the morning and departure by coach (1) toward France. Stop for a free lunch. Arrival in Strasbourg during the evenning. End of our services.


For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. (1) The same cruise exists with formula port/port under the reference NVI_PP : departure on Day 1 in Vienna at 6:00 p.m. and disembark on day 6 in Vienna at 9 a.m. (2) Midnight Mass will be held in Hungarian. (3) The transfer is only proposed when the boat is not moored near the place of worship and is only valid for a minimum of 30 people. Alcohol can damage your health. Please drink in moderation. The wine allowance is unlimited.

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