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2018
FROM $ 1,283 per person

Capitals of the Danube

5 Days - VBV_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

VIENNA - BUDAPEST - BRATISLAVA - VIENNA

Embark on a cruise to the heart of the capitals along the Danube. From Vienna to Budapest via Bratislava, enjoy an impressive journey that will not fail to amaze you. Discover the ancient Habsburg monarchy by visiting the splendid Schoenbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the imperial family, and the Capuchin church which houses the imperial crypt.

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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

  • Discover 3 major capital cities in Central Europe
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED:
    • The Prunksaal in Vienna, the largest baroque library in Europe
    • Backstage visit of the Konzerthaus(1) in Vienna
    • The Parliament Building(2) in Budapest, one of the largest in Europe
    • St. Martin's Cathedral(3) in Bratislava, better known as the coronation church

Cruise

Day 1

VIENNA (Austria)

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. Tonight's dinner will have an Austrian flair.

Day 2

VIENNA

Today, join us for the excursions proposed:
Morning: Guided tour of Vienna and the Schoenbrunn Palace. Vienna was an imperial residence for more than six centuries and as such remains strongly marked by the reign of the Habsburgs.
Afternoon: Visit the Imperial Crypt (or Capuchin Crypt). This burial chamber has been the principal place of entombment for members of the House of Habsburg. You'll get to catch a glimpse of the magnificent tomb of Maria Theresa among others. Afterwards, we'll visit the Prunksaal: the baroque central structure of the imperial Austrian National Library, the largest of its kind in Europe.
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Authentic and unique Vienna. We'll stroll through the city and visit back stage in the Konzerthaus concert hall(1) which is home to the Vienna Symphony orchestra. After our tour, enjoy a steaming cup of Vienna Coffee and a delicious pastry.
We'll spend the afternoon sailing towards Budapest. Enjoy an evening of dancing.

Day 3

BUDAPEST (Hungary)

Join us for the excursions proposed: Guided tour of Budapest and the Parliament. This panoramic tour will take you past the main monuments of the city before we head to the Hungarian Parliament(2). Regarded as the true emblem of Budapest, it is also one of the largest parliament buildings in Europe.
Enjoy free time in the city this afternoon or join us for a tour (not included) of the Gellert Baths and Spa, one of the most prestigious spots in Budapest. At the end of our tour, take some time to relax or have a swim.
We'll enjoy a Hungarian feast tonight, followed by an evening of traditional folk entertainment. Our ship will begin to cruise towards Bratislava during the night.

Day 4

BRATISLAVA (Slovakia)

We'll spend this morning cruising towards Bratislava. This afternoon, join us for a guided tour on foot of the old town and the Gothic St Martin's Cathedral(3), known especially for being the coronation church of the Kingdom of Hungary. We'll return on board for our gala evening and dinner. Our ship will cruise to Vienna through the night.

Day 5

VIENNA

We'll arrive in Vienna early this morning. Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

Dates & Prices

Departure city

* Price based on double occupancy

Departure 11/08/2018
Arrival 11/12/2018
FROM $ 1,283 per person
Ship : MS Vivaldi Anchors : 5
Departure 11/12/2018
Arrival 11/16/2018
FROM $ 1,283 per person
Ship : MS Vivaldi Anchors : 5
Departure 11/16/2018
Arrival 11/20/2018
FROM $ 1,283 per person
Ship : MS Vivaldi Anchors : 5
Departure 11/20/2018
Arrival 11/24/2018
FROM $ 1,283 per person
Ship : MS Vivaldi Anchors : 5
Departure 11/24/2018
Arrival 11/28/2018
FROM $ 1,283 per person
Ship : MS Vivaldi Anchors : 5
Departure 11/28/2018
Arrival 12/02/2018
FROM $ 1,283 per person
Ship : MS Vivaldi 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 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 special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

3 Shore excursions
Included in package tour : Vienna Budapest Bratislava Valid from November 1st, 2018 onwards.
Classic

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 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 Vienna

You will begin the tour by taking the famous Ring, 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 built lined with fine buildings. Along the Rin...

Duration 3h30
4 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Vienna and Schoenbrunn Palace Vienna, the Imperial Crypt and the Prunksaal Budapest and the Parliament Building Bratislava and St Martin's Cathedral Valid until October 31st, 2018. For departures after this date,...
Classic

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

Vienna, the Imperial Crypt and the Prunksaal

We'll leave by coach with our guides to visit the Imperial Crypt, located beneath the Capuchin Church. Most Habsburgs have been laid to rest here since 1633. The magnificent double sarcophagus of Maria Theresia and her husband, Emperor Franz I, was c...

Duration 4h00

Budapest and the Parliament Building

We'll leave by coach for a panoramic tour of the city. We'll cross the plains of Pest and drive past Heroes' Square, the famous Szechenyi Thermal Baths, the Zoo and Botanical Garden - a true wonder of architecture - Vajdahunyad Castle and...

Duration 4h00

Bratislava and St Martin's Cathedral

We'll leave on foot for a guided tour of Bratislava and St Martin's Cathedral. Our walking tour will take us past the main historical monuments in the old town. We'll then hop on our coach headed to St Martin's Cathedral. Its massive...

Duration 4h00
4 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Vienna and Schoenbrunn Palace Authentic and Unique Vienna Budapest and the Parliament Building Bratislava and St Martin's Cathedral Valid until October 31st, 2018. For departures after this date, please ask your...
Classic

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

Authentic and Unique Vienna

We'll set out 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, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Wiener Singakademie and Klangforum Wien in residen...

Duration 3h30

Budapest and the Parliament Building

We'll leave by coach for a panoramic tour of the city. We'll cross the plains of Pest and drive past Heroes' Square, the famous Szechenyi Thermal Baths, the Zoo and Botanical Garden - a true wonder of architecture - Vajdahunyad Castle and...

Duration 4h00

Bratislava and St Martin's Cathedral

We'll leave on foot for a guided tour of Bratislava and St Martin's Cathedral. Our walking tour will take us past the main historical monuments in the old town. We'll then hop on our coach headed to St Martin's Cathedral. Its massive...

Duration 4h00

Authentic and Unique Vienna

We'll set out 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, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Wiener Singakademie and Klangforum Wien in residen...

Duration 3h30

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

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS Vivaldi

4 Decks

MS Beethoven

4 Decks

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise 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.

(2) As every institutional building, the Hungarian Parliament might close without notice.

(3) If closed, the visit to the cathedral will be replaced by a visit to the Primate's Palace.

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

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