Budapest to Passau | 8 Days| River Beatrice
7 Night Cruise in a riverview stateroom
7 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 7 Dinners
Captain’s Welcome Gala and Farewell Dinners
Complimentary Fine Wines, choice of Beer and Soft Drinks during Lunch and Dinner
9 excursions fully hosted by English-speaking local guides
State of the Art Quietvox Portable Audio Headset System on all shore excursions
Use of Bicycles and Nordic walking sticks throughout your cruise
Captivating Onboard Local Entertainment
Signature Lecture: “Austria’s History in the Context of the House of Habsburg”
All transfers on Arrival and Departure
*Price subject to availability and change. Based on Cat 4 cabin. This offer is not combinable with any other offers.
Offer valid for travel...
26th Junel 2016
Flights not included
|WAS €4368pp NOW from|
Day 1: Budapest
Arrive at Budapest Ferihegy International Airport where you will be transferred to the River Bearice
FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of Budapest city tour OR exclusive “Do as the Locals Do” Budapest walking tour OR exclusive guided “Go Active” Budapest bike tour. Savor the beauty of Buda and Pest on a panoramic tour. Or do as the locals do, riding the metro to an indoor market, enjoying refreshments at a coffee house, and visiting a public garden and the National Museum. Or, take in the sights on a guided bike tour. In the evening, enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.
FEATURED EXCURSION: Bratislava walking discovery tour
Enjoy a day of leisure onboard as your ship cruises the scenic Danube Bend and navigates a series of locks. Then explore Slovakia’s capital city, a thriving commercial centre with a village-like atmosphere and a fascinating mosaic of architectural styles.
FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of Vienna city tour with Winter Palace of Prince Eugene visit OR exclusive “Do as the Locals Do” Vienna walking tour
Discover Vienna’s architectural treasures on a panoramic city tour. Explore the magnificent Winter Palace and stroll back to St. Stephen’s Cathedral. As an alternative, opt for our “Do as the Locals Do” tour highlighting Viennese essentials such as coffee, sausages, wine, music and public transportation.
FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Dürnstein “Village Day” with choice of exclusive Nikolaihof wine estate visit and tasting OR exclusive saffron workshop with village stroll OR exclusive guided “Go Active” Wachau Valley bicycle ride, and Melk Abbey with library visit Take a guided tour of the charming village of Dürnstein, then opt for either a wine tasting or a workshop about saffron. Cruise the scenic, UNESCO-protected Wachau Valley to Melk, or bike there with an expert guide. Explore Melk’s 900-year-old abbey, home to the famous library that inspired the novel The Name of the Rose.
FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of full day Salzburg OR Linz town and country: opera house and cider farm visit. In UNESCO-designated Salzburg, you’ll see Mozart’s former home and the garden where scenes from The Sound of Music were filmed. If you prefer, head to nearby Linz for a tour that stops for coffee and Linzer torte, then visit a local farm and sample another delicious treat—hard cider, a specialty of the region.
FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of Passau walking discovery tour with St. Stephan’s organ concert OR exclusive guided “Go Active” bicycle ride along the Inn River OR exclusive guided “Go Active” hike along the river Ilz. Passau is a quintessential medieval town that's delightful to explore on foot. Inside St. Stephan’s Cathedral, you’ll have a rare opportunity to hear a concert played on Europe’s largest pipe organ. Or, take a guided bike ride or a hike with an expert naturalist. In the evening, enjoy a Captain’s Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner.
Note: The organ concert is only available May 1 – Oct. 31, excluding Sundays and Catholic holidays. An alternative venue will be organized before and after these dates.
Disembark in Passau and transfer to Munich airport for your flight home,