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The pearls of the Danube (port-to-port cruise)

LINZ - VIENNA - BUDAPEST - BRATISLAVA - DURNSTEIN - MELK - LINZ

Cruise from Austria to Germany via Hungary and Slovakia. You will discover the historical and cultural treasures of the great capitals along the majestic Danube, from the famous scenes of the Vienna Konzerthaus to the Baroque palaces of Bratislava. Marvel at the vast plains of the traditional Puszta or hike through the small Carpathians to the ruins of Devin Castle. Tremendous landscapes and monuments with undeniable charm will be waiting for you.

Trip code : PAV_PP

Duration : 7 days

Destination : LINZ - VIENNA - BUDAPEST - BUDAPEST, the Puszta - BRATISLAVA - DURNSTEIN

Travel Dates :2022/2023

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 onboard
  • 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

  • Contrasting features along the Danube from traditional landscapes and the Hungarian steppe to the luxurious architecture of the big cities
  • Discover(1):
    • Vienna and the heritage of the House of Habsburg
    • Bratislava and its unique charm
    • Budapest, 2000 years of history
    • Melk Abbey, a true wonder of baroque architecture
    • The wild Puzsta plain
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. We will depart for Vienna at 6:30 p.m. at the latest. After comfortably settling into your cabin, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail.

DAY 2

We'll arrive in Vienna early in the morning. Join us for the optional excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Visit to 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(2) concert hall. After our tour, enjoy a steaming cup of Vienna Coffee and a delicious pastry. This afternoon, enjoy some free time or join us on an optional excursion for both packages: visit to Hofburg Palace.In the evening, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of Vienna by night. We'll begin to cruise during the night.

DAY 3

The morning will be spent cruising. Afternoon, join us for the optional excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Sightseeing tour of Budapest, once two distinct cities that united only in 1873. DISCOVERY: 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 and many other legendary sites in Budapest. Enjoy an evening of "operetta music” on board.
Enjoy a free day in Budapest (lunch not included) or join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Visit the Puszta, the Pannonian steppe grasslands (typical regional lunch included.) Also called the Great Plain, this vast prairie was the once the wild west of Hungary, and immense herds of livestock grazed here under the watchful eye of the cowboys. Our ship will cruise through the night.

DAY 5

The morning will be spent cruising. Afternoon, 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. We'll cruise to Dürnstein. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.
Enjoy a free time in Dürnstein, the fortified village where Richard the Lionheart was once held prisoner. Afterwards, we'll cruise to Melk by crossing the wonderful Wachau Valley. In the afternoon, join us on an optional 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. We'll cruise to Linz.
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

***Important Note***

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FAQ & Travel Blog

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day (excluding lunch on D4) - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2022

Included in tour package The high art of Viennese living: music and Viennese cafes The Hofburg Vienna by night Budapest by bike(1) Puszta (day-trip - lunch included) Hiking in Bratislava: the

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 566 AUD

On-board : 662 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2022

Included in tour package Melk Abbey Vienna by night Schoenbrunn Palace and Vienna Budapest by night Budapest Traditional evening in Budapest

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 375 AUD

On-board : 437 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2022

Included in tour package   Schoenbrunn Palace and Vienna The Hofburg Vienna by night Budapest Puszta (day-trip - lunch included) Bratislava Melk Abbey

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 525 AUD

On-board : 611 AUD

DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2023

Included in tour package The high art of Viennese living: music and Viennese cafes The Hofburg Vienna by night Budapest by bike(1) Puszta (day-trip - lunch included) Hiking in Bratislava: the

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 745 AUD

On-board : 874 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2023

Included in tour package Melk Abbey Vienna by night Schoenbrunn Palace and Vienna Budapest by night Budapest Traditional evening in Budapest

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 402 AUD

On-board : 471 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2023

Included in tour package   Schoenbrunn Palace and Vienna The Hofburg Vienna by night Budapest Puszta (day-trip - lunch included) Bratislava Melk Abbey

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 574 AUD

On-board : 675 AUD

1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
The high art of Viennese living: music and Viennese cafes- 2023

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 Ko

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 140 AUD

On-board : 156 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
EVENING
Guided tour of Vienna by night- 2023

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. W

DURATION 02:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 51 AUD

On-board : 57 AUD

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PM
Guided tour of the Hofburg, Residency of the Habsburgs and Sisi museum- 2023

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 thei

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 94 AUD

On-board : 105 AUD

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DAY
Full day in the Puszta (lunch included)- 2023

Departure by coach in the company of your guides to Lajosmisze and the Puszta. Riding aboard a charabanc - a traditional horse-drawn carriage with wooden benches - you'll be amazed by the wonderfu

DURATION 07:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 152 AUD

On-board : 169 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of the Melk Abbey- 2023

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 th

DURATION 01:45 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 86 AUD

On-board : 96 AUD

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AM
Tour of Budapest- 2023

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 th

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 48 AUD

On-board : 53 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
EVENING
Budapest by night- 2023

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, Buda

DURATION 02:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 48 AUD

On-board : 53 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Hiking in Bratislava: The Little Carpathians- 2023

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&#

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 121 AUD

On-board : 134 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of Vienna and Schoenbrunn Palace- 2023

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 rampa

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 123 AUD

On-board : 137 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Bratislava- 2022

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

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 48 AUD

On-board : 53 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Budapest by bike- 2022

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&

DURATION 02:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 75 AUD

On-board : 83 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
EVENING
Traditional evening in Budapest- 2023

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 folklo

DURATION 02:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 67 AUD

On-board : 75 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
- 2023

DURATION hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 135 AUD

On-board : 151 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
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Guided tour of Visegrad- 2023

We’ll leave towards Visegrad, a small town located on the banks of the Danube River. We’ll visit the citadel of Visegrad which was the former residence of the royal family and perfectly re

DURATION hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 45 AUD

On-board : 49 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
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DURATION hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 72 AUD

On-board : 80 AUD

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