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 The Danube and its traditions

VIENNA – BUDAPEST – BRATISLAVA – VIENNA

 

 

 

This 3-country cruise to Austria, Hungary and Slovakia along the Danube hits all the high notes: the fascinating capital cities of Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava, with a balance of guided tours and free time to pack the most into a shorter journey.


Days: 5 Days
Code -  VBV
NOTE: 2017 CRUISES INCLUDE THE "CLASSIC" SIGHTSEEING PACKAGE
Itinerary

Day 1  

VIENNA (Austria)


 

Boarding at 6 pm in Vienna. Settling into your cabin. Presentation of the crew and welcome cocktail in the lounge. Dinner on board on an "Austrian theme". Overnight stopover.

     
Day 2  

VIENNA – BUDAPEST (Hungary)

   

Buffet breakfast on board. Morning devoted to the guided tour of Vienna. The imperial residence for more than six centuries, Vienna has been deeply marked by the seal of the Hapsburgs. If, for many people, the Austrian capital evokes the rhythm of the waltz or the silhouette of the big wheel at the Prater, it owes its attraction above all to its monuments, to the memories of the Hapsburgs, to the riches of its museums, to its musical tradition continued by the Opera and by various illustrious ensembles.  reputation. Back to the boat for lunch. Departure of the cruise for Budapest. Afternoon sailing on the Danube, a river rich in history and immense heritage. Dinner on board, followed by an evening's dancing. Arrival in Budapest during the night. Overnight stopover.

     
Day 3   BUDAPEST (Hungary)
   

After breakfast, morning devoted to the guided tour of Budapest. Explore this astonishing city, cut in half by the Danube: Buda with its hills and valleys and Pest with its flat plain, whose panoramic view over the banks of the Danube is listed as part of the world's cultural heritage by UNESCO. Back to the boat for lunch. Free afternoon. Explore the unquestioned marvels of the city at your own pace. Dinner on a "Hungarian theme" followed by an evening of entertainment. Departure of the boat around midnight heading for Bratislava.

     
Day 4   BRATISLAVA (Slovakia)
   

Morning's sailing. Breakfast on board. For the more courageous, an aerobics session is offered in the lounge in the company of our hostess. Games and pre-prandial drinks. Lunch during the cruise. Arrival in Bratislava around 4.00 pm. Guided tour of the Slovakian capital. Dominated to the north by the slopes of the southern point of the Small Carpathians, irrigated by the Danube, the city occupies a privileged geographical site. The charm of Bratislava lies in its old city: splendid Baroque palaces, churches and pleasant squares.  Back on board. Dinner and gala evening. Departure of the cruise during the night heading back to Vienna.

     
Day 5  

VIENNA (Austria)

   

Arrival in Vienna early in the morning. Buffet breakfast on board. Disembarkation at 9.00 am. End of our journey.

     
   

This itinerary is a guide only. For reasons of navigational safety, the captain and crew of the boat alone may decide to modify the itinerary.

Please note Croisi cruises are bilingual with on board commentaries in both French & English. Sightseeing tours are guaranteed in English with either bilingual guides or audiphones.

     
INCLUSIONS:




               
 

This offer includes: The cruise on full board from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day, local wine, beer and fruit juice at lunch and dinner (on board meals only), Open bar including a variety of French and regional wine and spirits  (excluding Champagne and premium drinks),  accommodation in a twin air conditioned cabin with shower and WC, entertainment, the assistance of our hostess on board, the welcome cocktail, the gala evening, port taxes and pre-paid English sightseeing (subject to minimum numbers)

     
EXCLUSIONS:

 

This offer does not include:  insurance, personal expenses, Drinks - wine selected from the premium drinks list and those purchased on shore excursions, shore excursions.

     
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