Three Countries Danube River Cruise

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​This river cruise leads you through some of the most enchanting cities of Europe –  Vienna, Bratislava & Budapest. Enjoy 7 nights, 8 days onboard, exploring some of the most delightful cities Europe has to offer.

Inclusions

  • Direct Flights to Vienna with Aer Lingus.
  • Transfers from Airport to the quay to board your river cruiser
  • 7 nights on the river cruiser, based on 2 sharing a main deck cabin
  • Superb French Cuisine ~ All Meals onboard are included on a full board basis from dinner on the 1st day to breakfast on the last day
  • Unlimited complimentary onboard beverages, including beer, fine wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, soft drinks specialty coffees and tea
  • Farewell Gala dinner
  • Transfer from the quay to the airport
  • Return flight to Dublin
  • Taxes and charges of €120
  • 1 bag prepaid per person 15kgs, & 1 carry on bag of up to 10kgs also included per person.

Itinerary

Day 1: Vienna, Austria

On arrival in Vienna you will be transferred to the port where you can leave your bags onboard your river cruiser, then you are free for the day to explore the city and have some lunch. Embarkation at 6.00pm in Vienna. Welcome cocktail, crew presentation. Dinner onboard and free time or optional guided tour of Vienna by night. Cruise departure around midnight towards Melk.

Day 2: Melk, Austria

Breakfast on board. Arrival early in the morning . Optional excursion of the Abbaye of Melk. Return onboard for lunch and cruise departure towards Dürnstein, through the beautiful Wachau. Arrive in Durnstein in the early afternoon, which will be visited with your hostess. Return onboard in the mid afternoon and continuation of cruise to Bratislava. Dinner onboard.

Day 3: Bratislava, Slovakia

The ship will arrive in the night. After breakfast, there is an optional excursion to Bratislava. Return on board for lunch and cruise departure towards Kalocsa, in Hungary. Afternoon of cruising and dinner on board followed by an evening of entertainment.

Day 4: Kalocsa, Hungary

Breakfast on board. The boat will arrive early in the morning and you will leave for an optional excursion to the Puzsta, including a horse show. Also named the Great Valley, this huge grassland used to be considered in the 19th century as the Wild West of Hungary. Return on board for lunch and cruise towards Budapest, the “the pearl of the Danube” that we will reach in the night. Dinner on board.

Day 5: Budapest, Hungary

Breakfast onboard. Day free in Budapest or optional guided tour of Budapest. Return on board for lunch. Free afternoon . After dinner on board, free evening or folklore show in Budapest .

Day 6: Esztergom, Hungary

Arrival early on the morning in Esztergom. Breakfast on board. Free visit of Esztergom, first capital of Hungary under the Arpad dynasty. The city has conserved its value. With the neo-classical basilica or the former Royal Palace, Esztergom is a city which offers wonderful architectures. Lunch on board and an afternoon of cruising. Gala dinner and evening.

Day 7: Vienna, Austria

Ship arrival early morning . After breakfast optional guided visit of Vienna and Schönbrunn. Return on board for lunch . Free afternoon or optional guided tour of Hofburg : the Habsbourg palace . Return onboard for dinner. Possibility of concert “Vienna music” (optional and depending on availability).

Day 8: Vienna, Austria

Breakfast and disembarkation. After Breakfast you will be taken directly to the airport for your return flight to Dublin.

Accommodation

7 Nights accommodation aboard your 4 Anchor (4 Star) river cruiser MS Beethoven, operated by Croisieurope.

CroisiEurope has a fleet of 26 Prestige boats with cabins, which ply the most beautiful rivers in Europe. Spacious and light, they offer a welcoming and refined setting. Accommodation capacity varies from 100 to 180 passengers depending on the boat’s design. At the cutting edge of technology, their facilities offer comfort and safety.
 
Carefully maintained and partially renovated each year, the CroisiEurope fleet is largely made up of recently built vessels, less than five years old, all with Veritas certification.

Extra Information

Booking remarks

 
  • Optional insurance €29 (conditions apply)
  • Single Supplement €380
  • A non-refundable, non-transferable booking deposit of €200 per person is required at time of booking along with your First Name & Surname as it appears on your passport & your nationality.
  • 2% surcharge if balance is paid by credit card
  • Holidays & offers are subject to availability at time of booking
  • These prices are guidelines only and are subject to change and availability. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking.

  Cost per person: €1,619pp
  Number of nights: 7

14-Apr-17 Main Deck €1,619
14-Apr-17 Middle Deck €1,759
14-Apr-17 Upper Deck €1,789
 
17 April 2017 5* Main Deck €1,779
17 April 2017 5* Middle Deck €1,919
17 April 2017 5* Upper Deck €1,939
 
21-Apr-17 Main Deck €1,619
21-Apr-17 Middle Deck €1,759
21-Apr-17 Upper Deck €1,789
 
05-May-17 Main Deck €1,739
05-May-17 Middle Deck €1,879
05-May-17 Upper Deck €1,899
 
12-May-17 Main Deck €1,739
12-May-17 Middle Deck €1,879
12-May-17 Upper Deck €1,899
 
19-May-17 Main Deck €1,739
19-May-17 Middle Deck €1,879
19-May-17 Upper Deck €1,899
 
26-May-17 Main Deck €1,739
26-May-17 Middle Deck €1,879
26-May-17 Upper Deck €1,899
 
09-Jun-17 Main Deck €1,739
09-Jun-17 Middle Deck €1,879
09-Jun-17 Upper Deck €1,899
 
16-Jun-17 Main Deck €1,739
16-Jun-17 Middle Deck €1,879
16-Jun-17 Upper Deck €1,899
 
23-Jun-17 Main Deck €1,739
23-Jun-17 Middle Deck €1,879
23-Jun-17 Upper Deck €1,899
 
30-Jun-17 Main Deck €1,959
30-Jun-17 Middle Deck €2,099
30-Jun-17 Upper Deck €2,199
 
07-Jul-17 Main Deck €1,679
07-Jul-17 Middle Deck €1,819
07-Jul-17 Upper Deck €1,849
 
14-Jul-17 Main Deck €1,679
14-Jul-17 Middle Deck €1,819
14-Jul-17 UpperDeck €1,849
 
21-Jul-17 Main Deck €1,679
21-Jul-17 Middle Deck €1,819
21-Jul-17 Upper Deck €1,849
 
28-Jul-17 Main Deck €1,679
28-Jul-17 Middle Deck €1,819
28-Jul-17 Upper Deck €1,849
 
04-Aug-17 Main Deck €1,679
04-Aug-17 Middle Deck €1,819
04-Aug-17 Upper Deck €1,849
 
11-Aug-17 Main Deck €1,679
11-Aug-17 Middle Deck €1,819
11-Aug-17 UpperDeck €1,849
 
18-Aug-17 Main Deck €1,679
18-Aug-17 Middle Deck €1,819
18-Aug-17 Upper Deck €1,849
 
25-Aug-17 Main Deck €1,679
25-Aug-17 Middle Deck €1,819
25-Aug-17 Upper Deck €1,849
 
01-Sep-17 Main Deck €1,739
01-Sep-17 Middle Deck €1,879
01-Sep-17 Upper Deck €1,899
 
08-Sep-17 Main Deck €1,739
08-Sep-17 Middle Deck €1,879
08-Sep-17 Upper Deck €1,899
 
15-Sep-17 Main Deck €1,739
15-Sep-17 Middle Deck €1,879
15-Sep-17 Upper Deck €1,899
 
22-Sep-17 Main Deck €1,739
22-Sep-17 Middle Deck €1,879
22-Sep-17 Upper Deck €1,899
 
29-Sep-17 Main Deck €1,739
29-Sep-17 Middle Deck €1,879
29-Sep-17 Upper Deck €1,899
 
06-Oct-17 Main Deck €1,619
06-Oct-17 Middle Deck €1,759
06-Oct-17 Upper Deck €1,789

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