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2018 2019
FROM $ 1,602 per person

The Beautiful Blue Danube

6 Days - BUC_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

BUDAPEST - BRATISLAVA - VIENNA - PASSAU

From Budapest to Passau via Bratislava, Vienna and Melk, 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.

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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

  • Tour the major capital cities along the Danube
  • Bask in the idyllic landscapes of the Wachau Valley
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED:
    • Imperial Vienna and the Schoenbrunn Palace
    • Budapest, 2000 years of history

Cruise

Day 1

BUDAPEST

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Dinner will be served on board. In the evening, join us on an excursion for both packages: Evening of traditional entertainment in Budapest.

Day 2

BUDAPEST - BRATISLAVA

Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Sightseeing tour of Budapest, once two distinct cities that united only in 1873.
DISCOVERY: Bike tour of Budapest. You'll see all the important sights of the city on an easy-paced ride, cycling through the historical center of Hungarian culture and many other of the legendary sites in Budapest.
The afternoon will be spent cruising to Bratislava.

Day 3

BRATISLAVA - VIENNA

We'll arrive in Bratislava in the early morning. Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Bratislava. The charm of the Slovakian capital lies in its old city: splendid Baroque palaces, churches and pleasant squares.
DISCOVERY: Hiking in Bratislava: The Little Carpathians. From Devin Castle, we'll take in the splendid view of Bratislava.
Our ship will cruise to Vienna. Enjoy a free evening or join us on an excursion for both packages: Vienna by night.

Day 4

VIENNA

Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Visit Schönbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the imperial family, and tour of part of Vienna.
DISCOVERY: The high art of Viennese living: Music and Viennese cafes. We'll stroll through the city and visit back stage in the Konzerthaus concert hall(1). After our tour, enjoy a steaming cup of Vienna Coffee and a delicious pastry.
Afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Tour Hofburg Palace, an imperial march through history, art and luxury. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Concert of Viennese music (subject to availability.)
We'll begin to cruise during the night.

Day 5

MELK - PASSAU

We'll cruise along the most beautiful section of the Wachau Valley before arriving in Melk. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit Dürnstein, the fortified village where Richard the Lionheart was once held prisoner. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit the Melk Abbey. Originally a Baroque-style palace built between 1702 and 1736, it is now a Benedictine monastery that hosts a prestigious coed school with more than 900 students. In the evening, we'll begin to cruise to Passau. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.

Day 6

PASSAU

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

Dates & Prices

START IN 2018
Departure 07/25/2018
Arrival 07/30/2018
FROM $ 3,137 per person
Ship : MS Symphonie Anchors : 5
Sold out
Departure 07/27/2018
Arrival 08/01/2018
FROM $ 3,137 per person
Ship : MS Vivaldi Anchors : 5
Sold out
Departure 08/02/2018
Arrival 08/07/2018
FROM $ 2,028 per person
Ship : MS L'Europe Anchors : 4
Departure 08/04/2018
Arrival 08/09/2018
FROM $ 3,137 per person
Ship : MS Symphonie Anchors : 5
Sold out
Departure 08/14/2018
Arrival 08/19/2018
FROM $ 1,602 per person
$ 2,136
Ship : MS Symphonie Anchors : 5
Departure 08/24/2018
Arrival 08/29/2018
FROM $ 2,894 per person
Ship : MS Symphonie Anchors : 5
Sold out
Departure 09/13/2018
Arrival 09/18/2018
FROM $ 2,214 per person
Ship : MS Symphonie Anchors : 5
Departure 09/23/2018
Arrival 09/28/2018
FROM $ 2,214 per person
Ship : MS Symphonie Anchors : 5

* 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 on the first day to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - accommodation in double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom - excursions included in the package selected except the Viennese concert - onboard entertainment - assistance of our onboard host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala evening - travel assistance/repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - concert of Viennese music - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

8 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Traditional evening in Budapest Budapest Bratislava Vienna by night Schoenbrunn Palace and Vienna The Hofburg Durnstein Melk abbey
Classic

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 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 famous Chain Bridge and we will go up to the Castle quarter, from where we'll enjoy a fant...

Duration 4h00

Guided tour of Bratislava

Bratislava, before becoming the capital of independent Slovakia in 1993 was first of all the capital of Hungary from 1536 to 1784 under the name of Presburg. It then belonged to Czechoslovakia before becoming the capital of the "Slovak Socialist Repu...

Duration 3h00

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

Guided tour of the Hofburg, Residency of the Habsburgs and Sisi museum

Departure by coach with your local guide. You will discover the Hofburg, which is also known for having been during 600 years the "Winter Residency" of the Habsburgs. Over the course of their reign, they turned this small 13th century fortress into a...

Duration 3h00

Transfer to Dürnstein and tour of the village

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess for the village of Dürnstein. You will drive through the Austrian Wachau dotted with charming villages and ruins of medieval castles all the way to Dürnstein. This town is well-known for its castle wh...

Duration 3h00

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
9 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Folklore evening in Budapest Budapest by bike Hiking in Bratislava : the little Carpathians Vienna by night The hight art of viennese living: music and viennese cafes The Hofburg Durnstein Melk Abbey
Discovery

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

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

HIKING IN BRATISLAVA: THE LITTLE CARPATHIANS

We'll leave by coach from Devínska Nová Ves for a hike in the Little Carpathians Protected Landscape Area, including the geographically rich Sandberg expanse. From Devin Castle, we'll take in the splendid view of Bratislava. Aft...

Duration 3h00

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

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 Hofburg, Residency of the Habsburgs and Sisi museum

Departure by coach with your local guide. You will discover the Hofburg, which is also known for having been during 600 years the "Winter Residency" of the Habsburgs. Over the course of their reign, they turned this small 13th century fortress into a...

Duration 3h00

Transfer to Dürnstein and tour of the village

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess for the village of Dürnstein. You will drive through the Austrian Wachau dotted with charming villages and ruins of medieval castles all the way to Dürnstein. This town is well-known for its castle wh...

Duration 3h00

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 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

Viennese Music Concert

Departure by coach in the company of our host/hostess towards Vienna's Kursalon where the concert will take place. Famous waltz melodies will take you back to the era of Franz Joseph and Sisi. The first half of the concert will be devoted to Mozart c...

Duration 2h30

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS L'Europe

3 Decks

MS Symphonie

2 Decks

MS France

2 Decks

MS Victor Hugo

2 Decks

MS Vivaldi

3 Decks

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

(1) The tour of the Konzerthaus might be replaced by a tour of the Musikverein or the opera if it is booked for shows or not available.

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

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