Three Countries 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.

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. 

Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, you will be introduced to your crew at a welcome cocktail. Our ship will sail towards Melk through the night.

Day 2 Melk, Austria & Dürnstein, Austria

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of the Melk Abbey. We’ll then cruise to Dürnstein, passing through the beautiful Wachau Valley. Once we arrive, we’ll take a tour of Dürnstein.

Day 3 Bratislava, Slovakia

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of the capital of Slovakia. The baroque palaces and the beautiful shaded squares make the charm of Bratislava, which Marie-Theresa of Austria used to hold dear. DISCOVER: Hiking in Bratislava: the Little Carpathians. From Devin Castle, we’ll take in the splendid view of Bratislava. The afternoon will be spent cruising.

Day 4 Kalocsa, Hungary

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: The Puszta, including a horse show. The afternoon will be spent cruising.

Day 5 Budapest, Hungary

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Budapest, the metropolis that was once two distinct cities united only in 1873: Buda, on one bank with its rolling hills and valleys; and Pest, on the other, with its flatter landscape offering a panoramic view over the banks of the Danube.
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.
optional excursion : Discover the Gellert Baths and Spa. In the evening, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Evening of traditional entertainment in Budapest.

Day 6 Esztergom, Hungary

Once we arrive, enjoy some free time in Esztergom. The afternoon will be spent cruising. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

Day 7 Vienna, Austria

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided visit of Vienna and Schoenbrunn Castle.
DISCOVERY: The high art of Viennese living: Music and Viennese cafes. We’ll stroll through the city and visit back stage in the Konzerthaus(1) concert hall. After our tour, enjoy a steaming cup of Vienna Coffee and a delicious pastry.
In the afternoon, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Hofburg Palace. In the evening, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Concert of Viennese music (subject to availability).

Day 8 Vienna, Austria

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.  After Breakfast, you will be taken directly to the airport for your return flight to Dublin.

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

Accommodation

7 Nights accommodation aboard your 4 Anchor (4 Star) river cruiser MS Beethoven, operated by Croisieurope.
 
 
River Cruiser
 
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 €690
  • 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: €0pp
  Number of nights: 7

20 April 2018 Main Deck€1,749
11 May 2018 Main Deck €1,899
18 May 2018 Main Deck €1,759
25 May 2018 Main Deck €1,759
15 June 2018 Main Deck €1,619
22 June 2018 Main Deck €1,899
29 June 2018 Main Deck €1,899
06 July 2018 Main Deck €1,699
13 July 2018 Main Deck €1,699
20 July 2018 Main Deck €1,699
03 August 2018 Main Deck €1,839
10 August 2018 Main Deck €1,699
24 August 2018 Main Deck €1,699
31 August 2018 Main Deck €1,839
21 September 2018 Main Deck €1,899
05 October 2018 Main Deck €1,7590

Upgrade to Middle Deck €165 pp
Upgrade to Upper Deck €210 pp

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