1 bottle of water 0.5 l + 1 drink at choice: house wine 20 cl (red or white) or draft beer 30 cl.
VIENNA bus & walking tour
MELK Abbey tour
BRATISLAVA walking tour
BUDAPEST bus & walking tour
Schönbrunn Palace is the summer residence of the Habsburg family and notably Empress Elisabeth, who is better known as Sisi. Considered yet another World Cultural Heritage site of the area, Schönbrunn Palace is made up of 1441 rooms and is one of the most important architectural, cultural and historical monuments in the country. The history of the palace and its vast gardens spans over 300 years, displaying the changing tastes, interests and aspirations of the Habsburg monarchs. Today it is largely in its original condition and is quite a site to see! Enjoy a guided tour through the authentically furnished residential and ceremonial rooms of the Imperial family palace. After the tour you will have some time to visit the Palace’s gardens and monuments on your own.
In the very place where Johann Strauss himself used to direct his orchestra from the position of the first violin, the absolute essence of Vienna's classical music can once again be heard daily. The Salonorchester Alt Wien, one of the best-known interpreters of classical Viennese music, presents an evening full of Viennese charm with the lilting sound of waltzes, polkas. Vienna's classical music reveals itself as a living firework display for all the senses
Delight in a walking tour through the medieval castle town of Dürnstein, situated in the beautiful heart of the ‘Wachau Valley’. This guided walking tour takes you through the charming center from where you will have a wonderful view of the surrounding valley and castle ruins. From here, your guide will take you to a wine tasting where you can savor quality wines from the Wachau region.
Linz combines media arts and contemporary history. The city by the Danube is shining brighter than ever before: European Capital of Culture 2009, UNESCO City of Media Arts, new buildings, impressive art projects and a city silhouette full of contrasts. The modern and the historical are just waiting to be explored. Experience multifaceted Linz! Be curious, see the sights and try something new. Linz has a high standard of living – discover the spirit of the creative city.
We invite you to a typical Hungarian restaurant for an evening full of cultural and culinary delights. Enjoy the chance to sample authentic Hungarian flavors with a traditional meal. Then it’s time for the show! Sit back in your seat and soak in a traditional performance of folk music and dance. Here you will be greeted by famous gypsy musicians. Enjoy an authentic folklore show with traditional gypsy music and flavor local Hungarian red and white wines accompanied by typical Hungarian snacks. Afterward you will be driven back to Budapest, enjoying stunning views from Castle Hill of the city lit up at night.
ESZTERGOM walking tour + Basilica visit, 2h.
The small town of Esztergom sitting on the Danube bank in Hungary played an important role in the establishment of the Hungarian state 1000 years ago. As a royal seat for two centuries and as a center for the Roman Catholic religion for 1000 years it abounds Esztergom historic and cultural sights. If you arrive on the Danube from the direction of the Danube bend the spectacular view of the domed Basilica perched on a hilltop reflects in the water. Hungary's largest church is the symbol of Esztergom. The building's imposing sizes (Height: 100 m, the inner diameter of the cupola: 33,5 m) make you feel a dwarf. Inside you'll find the world's largest altar-piece (size: 13 X 6,5 m) made by Grigoletto was painted on a single canvas picturing the ascension of Madonna. Organ and choir concerts attract many visitors inside the cool interior. The Bakócz chapel (Bakócz-kápolna) on the southern side of the basilica is the most precious relic of Hungarian Renaissance. Italian masters built the chapel from red marble for Tamás Bakócz archbishop in 1506-07. Its altar is made from Carrarre marble. The chapel used to stay more to the south was taken into 1600 pieces and rebuilt inside the Basilica in 1823.
Departing from: Vienna
Ports of call: Esztergom, Bratislava, Vienna, Durnstein, Melk, Linz, Budapest
8 days/7 nights
Our price includes:
• accommodation in the cabin
• live music at the bar every night
• full board, three meals per day (from the dinner on the arrival day to the breakfast on the departure day)
• early-riser breakfast every morning
• afternoon high-tea: tea, coffee, and cake or late night snack
• welcome buffet
• table tap water during meal services
• tea/coffee for all meals
• coffee-station (available from 6:00ap till 10:00 pm)
• welcome and farewell captain’s cocktails (including 1 drink per person)
• welcome and farewell captain’s dinner with special menu
• luggage service pier – ship – pier
• refreshments and hand towels after excursions
Our price does not include:
• transfers (on request and for extra payment) to and from the port of embarkation/disembarkation
• medical insurances
• excursions (available on presale only).
• any bottled water
• soft and alcoholic drinks during lunch and dinner
• gratuities (5eur per person per day will be included in the final bill onboard)
• personal spendings
• cabin numbers are provided 7 days before the cruise or at $75 supplement per cabin when booking.
• 3rd person in DELUXE cabin Middle FRont deck (DLX MFD) gets a discount of 30 % from the rate for 1 person in a cabin.
NOTE 1. WITHIN 90 DAYS, ANY CHANGES ARE CONSIDERED NEW RESERVATIONS AND THE APPLICABLE CANCELLATION FEES WILL APPLY.
NOTE 2. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE QUANTITY OF CABINS WITH SINGLE OCCUPANCY IS LIMITED. SINGLE OCCUPANCY IS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST ONLY
Welcome on board our 4*+ MS CRUCESTAR!
Guest cabins are spread over four decks. All have a shower and wc, satellite television with a channel showing live camera footage from the front of the ship, a hairdryer, safe, intercom telephone. Standard cabins are compact and have a small window. During the day, one bed folds away and the other is converted into a sofa. Newly refurbished deluxe cabins are more spacious and have permanent hotel-style beds that can be configured as twins or doubles. They also have large picture windows that slide open. Wi-Fi on extra payment is available throughout the ship. The ship has an elevator connecting Middle/ Front and Upper decks. The Sundeck ofers great panoramic views of the area and is equipped with chairs, tables, awnings, and Jacuzzi.
FACILITIES ON BOARD
•Panoramic Bar & lounge