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2018 2019
FROM $ 1,715 PP

The Beautiful Blue Danube

6 Days - PAC_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

PASSAU - MELK - VIENNA - BUDAPEST

From Passau to Budapest via Melk and Vienna, these cities rich in culture and history will unveil their secrets. Discover the Schoenbrunn Palace and the beautiful Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its wooded hillsides, orchards, small villages, vineyards and monasteries, it is the most picturesque part of the Danube and where the majestic Dürnstein Castle stands.

Croisi +
All inclusive on board

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

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover the greatest cities along the Danube
  • The idyllic landscapes of the Wachau Valley
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED:
    • Imperial Vienna and the Schönbrunn Palace
    • Budapest, 2000 years of history

Cruise

Day 1

PASSAU

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 4:00 p.m. in Passau. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. We'll begin to cruise towards the beautiful region of Engelhartszell.

Day 2

PASSAU - VIENNA

Join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit the Melk Abbey. We'll return to the ship in the morning and cruise on to Dürnstein. Enjoy some free time exploring this picturesque village, and its Baroque-style church - the most famous in the Wachau region thanks to the legend of King Richard the Lionheart. We'll return on board in the afternoon before cruising on to Vienna. After our arrival, join us on an excursion for both packages: Tour Vienna by night.

Day 3

VIENNA

Join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit Vienna and Schoenbrunn Palace.
Enjoy a free afternoon to explore this marvelous city at your own pace or take part in our excursion (not included in packages): Horse-drawn carriage ride though Vienna. We'll return to the ship and cruise to Budapest, passing Bratislava on the way. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

Day 4

ESZTERGOM - BUDAPEST

Enjoy some time on your own exploring Esztergom, the former capital of Hungary. We'll then spend the afternoon cruising to Budapest. The Hungarian capital lies along the banks of the Danube and is one of the most attractive cities in Europe. Enjoy some free time sightseeing the city before returning to the ship. After dinner, join us on an excursion for both packages: Budapest by night.

Day 5

BUDAPEST

Enjoy a day on your own or join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of the city.
DISCOVERY: Budapest by bike.
In the afternoon, take part in an excursion to discover the Gellert Baths and Spa (not included in the packages). After dinner, enjoy another free evening on your own or join us on an excursion for both packages: Evening of traditional dancing in the city.

Day 6

BUDAPEST

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

Dates & Prices

START IN 2019
Departure 05/28/2019
Arrival 06/02/2019
FROM $ 2,671 PP
Ship : MS France Ship category : STANDARD
Sold out
Departure 06/17/2019
Arrival 06/22/2019
FROM $ 1,800 PP
Ship : MS France Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 07/02/2019
Arrival 07/07/2019
FROM $ 2,025 PP
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 07/07/2019
Arrival 07/12/2019
FROM $ 1,715 PP
Ship : MS France Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 07/23/2019
Arrival 07/28/2019
FROM $ 2,555 PP
Ship : MS L'Europe Ship category : STANDARD
Sold out
Departure 08/06/2019
Arrival 08/11/2019
FROM $ 1,715 PP
Ship : MS France Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 08/26/2019
Arrival 08/31/2019
FROM $ 1,715 PP
Ship : MS France Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 09/15/2019
Arrival 09/20/2019
FROM $ 1,800 PP
Ship : MS France Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 10/09/2019
Arrival 10/14/2019
FROM $ 2,641 PP
Ship : MS L'Europe Ship category : STANDARD
Sold out

* Price based on double occupancy

Sales

  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
  • 3rd person discount in triple cabin : - 30%

Formalities

Valid passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Included :
Not included

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 - excursions included in the package selected - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our wine list or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

7 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Melk Abbey Vienna by night Schoenbrunn Palace and Vienna Budapest by night Budapest by bike(1) Traditional evening in Budapest (1) Attention: children are under the responsibility of their parents and must be autono...
Price per pers. $ 322.00 Before departure $ 376.00 On board
Discovery

The high art of Viennese living: music and Viennese cafes

Our guide will meet us at the ship, where we'll set off on foot for the subway station to discover the high art of Viennese living. We'll stroll through the city and visit back stage in the Konzerthaus concert hall, which has the Vienna Symphony, Vie...

Duration 4h00

Guided tour of the Melk Abbey

Departure by coach in company of your host/hostess towards Melk Abbey. We will meet up with our guides in the inner courtyard to start our visit. The Abbey overlooking the Danube was first built as the Babenberg's fortified castle. It was founded in...

Duration 1h45

Guided tour of Vienna by night

Discover Vienna by night with a panoramic coach tour. This two-thousand-year-old city is a true open-air museum. Vienna embodies Romanticism through its powerful architecture and numerous monuments. We'll take the famous Ring which encircles historic...

Duration 2h00

Budapest by night

Explore Budapest by night from the comfort of our coach. Your guide will show you the charms of this capital city with its turbulent but incredibly rich past. Despite the vicissitudes of history, Budapest has managed to preserve and bear witness to a...

Duration 2h00

Budapest by bike

From the ship, we'll set out to explore 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. We'll pass in front of the basilica, Liberty Squa...

Duration 2h00

Traditional evening in Budapest

Transfer by coach in the company of your guides to a theater downtown for a traditional Hungarian show. This one-and-a-half-hour show will take you across all the regions of Hungary through its folklore and Gypsy dance and music. After this show, the...

Duration 2h00

Guided tour of Vienna and Schoenbrunn Palace

You will begin the tour by taking the famous Ring to reach Schoenbrunn Palace. The "Ring" was one of the personal projects of Emperor Franz Joseph. In 1857, he decided to take down the ramparts that enclosed the city center and had this boulevard bui...

Duration 4h00
6 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Melk Abbey Vienna by night Schoenbrunn Palace and Vienna Budapest by night Budapest Traditional evening in Budapest
Price per pers. $ 296.00 Before departure $ 346.00 On board
Classic

Guided tour of the Melk Abbey

Departure by coach in company of your host/hostess towards Melk Abbey. We will meet up with our guides in the inner courtyard to start our visit. The Abbey overlooking the Danube was first built as the Babenberg's fortified castle. It was founded in...

Duration 1h45

Guided tour of Vienna by night

Discover Vienna by night with a panoramic coach tour. This two-thousand-year-old city is a true open-air museum. Vienna embodies Romanticism through its powerful architecture and numerous monuments. We'll take the famous Ring which encircles historic...

Duration 2h00

Guided tour of Vienna and Schoenbrunn Palace

You will begin the tour by taking the famous Ring to reach Schoenbrunn Palace. The "Ring" was one of the personal projects of Emperor Franz Joseph. In 1857, he decided to take down the ramparts that enclosed the city center and had this boulevard bui...

Duration 4h00

Budapest by night

Explore Budapest by night from the comfort of our coach. Your guide will show you the charms of this capital city with its turbulent but incredibly rich past. Despite the vicissitudes of history, Budapest has managed to preserve and bear witness to a...

Duration 2h00

Tour of Budapest

In the company of our guides, we will leave for a panoramic tour of Budapest, the Pearl of the Danube. First we will head for the hills of Buda by crossing the Elizabeth Bridge and we will go up to the Castle quarter, from where we'll enjoy a fan...

Duration 4h00

Traditional evening in Budapest

Transfer by coach in the company of your guides to a theater downtown for a traditional Hungarian show. This one-and-a-half-hour show will take you across all the regions of Hungary through its folklore and Gypsy dance and music. After this show, the...

Duration 2h00

Gellert Baths and Spa

You'll set out with your guide to visit the famous Gellert Baths and Spa. Now part of the famous Hotel Gellert in Buda, references to the spa's healing waters have been found from as early as the 13th century. The current spa was founded in 1...

Duration 3h00
Price per pers. $ 83.00 Before departure $ 92.00 On board

Horse-drawn carriage ride through Vienna

You'll be transferred to the center of the city to enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride through the old town and the famous Ring Road. A trip with a Fiaker is a great (and romantic) way of seeing the city in comfort because of the narrow streets and cob...

Duration 1h30
Price per pers. $ 189.00 Before departure $ 210.00 On board

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS France

STANDARD - 2 Decks

MS Vivaldi

PREMIUM - 3 Decks

MS L'Europe

STANDARD - 3 Decks

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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