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7 Night Passau to Passau Classic Danube



DAY 1: ENGELHARTSZELL (PASSAU)

Passau is a picturesque city located on a peninsula where the Inn and the Ilz join the Danube. The predominantly Baroque city has always been shaped by historical events. Its tourist attractions reflect its rich history. Passau is also called the "gateway to the Black Sea". Ship departs 4:30pm.

DAY 2: VIENNA

Vienna, the capital of Austria, is known as the city on the blue Danube, but today the main river is actually detached from the inner city and only the Danube Channel runs through the city. Vienna is still one of Europe's most seductive cities, however, and is worth a visit not just for its incomparable cultural treasures, the pomp and elegance of former glory, but also for its traditional coffee houses.

DAY 3 : VIENNA

Vienna has 2 optional tours available and you can take them on either days.

Panorama tour of the city - Get to know Vienna's most historically significant sights. The tour takes you along the Ringstrasse with its magnificent buildings, such as the State Opera, the Museum of Art History and the Museum of Natural History, the Hofburg Palace, the Parliament Building, the city hall, the university, the stock exchange and past numerous palaces and memorials to famous composers, poets and artists. You travel along the Prater with its big wheel to the Hundertwasser house, to St. Charles's Church and the Viennese Music Association. Finally, you enjoy one of the loveliest views of the former imperial city from the gardens of the Belvedere palace before returning to the vessel. Optional tour is about 3 hours.

Excursion to Schonbrunn Palace - Get to know Vienna's most historically significant sights. The tour takes you along the Ringstrasse with its magnificent buildings, such as the State Opera, the Museum of Art History and the Museum of Natural History, the Hofburg Palace, the Parliament Building, the city hall, the university, the stock exchange and past numerous palaces and memorials to famous composers, poets and artists. You travel along the Prater with its big wheel to the Hundertwasser house, to St. Charles's Church and the Viennese Music Association. Finally, you enjoy one of the loveliest views of the former imperial city from the gardens of the Belvedere palace before returning to the vessel. Optional tour about 3 1/2 hours.

DAY 4: ESZTERGOM

Esztergom is one of the oldest cities in Hungary. Approximately 150 years ago the cathedral was built within a period of 30 years. St Peter's Cathedral in Rome was used as a model. At the inauguration, Franz Liszt conducted the "Graner Mass". It is the largest and most beautiful cathedral in Hungary as well as the third largest cathedral in Europe. Optional tour of the Esztergom Basilica. While being told the history of the small city, a small train will take you up to the cathedral of Esztergom. The cathedral's measurements are astonishing. At 118 m long and 48 m wide, it is a fantastic eye-catcher along the river. You visit the nave and the chapel and learn about its historical background. The train then takes you back to the vessel. Tour is about 1 1/2 hours.

BUDAPEST

Depart Esztergom around 10:30am heading towards Budapest where you arrive about 2:30pm.

DAY 5: BUDAPEST

Budapest once consisted of three parts: Buda, Obuda and Pest. Buda meaning "oven" was the historical upper city with the castle. The part Obuda meaning "old oven" was the part between the hill and the Danube. And Pest on the left-hand side was where most of the population lived. In 1872, these three parts were combined to form a real centre. On the optional guided tour you experience all the highlights of the "Queen of the Danube". Photograph the millennium monument on Hisök tere (Heroes' Square) in Pest, marvel at the opera, the former stock exchange and the parliament building preserved in neo- Gothic style. Walking in the Buda hills, you see the Matthias Church and visit the Fisherman's Bastion, from where there's a wonderful view over the Danube and the Pest district of the town on the other bank. Light refreshments are included. This fascinating tour is rounded off by a trip to Gellért Hill with its trademark citadel and freedom monument. Optional tour about 3 1/2 hours.

DAY 6: BRATISLAVA

Bratislava has been the capital of Slovakia since its independence in 1993. Bratislava was also the capital of Hungary from 1536 to 1784. A visit should begin at the castle, which offers spectacular panoramic views over the "Beauty on the Danube". The Old City presents a fascinating network of attractive squares and winding lanes. Optional walking tour takes you to the nearby, car-free historical city centre of Bratislava, long also known by the German name of Pressburg. You will see the cathedral, the Kapitulsgasse, the seminary and the Gothic Klasissin church with its unconventional steeple. In the market square, you can visit the showpiece of the lovingly restored city centre, the Primate's Palace with its famous tapestry exhibit and painting gallery containing the works of great European masters. Optional 2 hours walking tour of the city.

DAY 7: KREMS

First you travel through the wonderful Wachau scenery and along the Danube to arrive at the Benedictine abbey at Melk. Optional tour of The abbey, enthroned on a 60 m high rocky outcrop above the town and the Danube, is one of the greatest Baroque buildings in Europe. An extensive visit forms the highpoint of your short tour, before you go back on board at Melk.

DAY 8: PASSAU

Ship arrive about 7am. Disembark after breakfast.

 

Passau to Passau

Day
Port
Arr
Dep
Comments
1
Engelhartszell Passau (Germany)
4:00pm
Embarkation 2:00pm
2
Vienna (Austria)
2:00pm
Optional city tour of Vienna with free time
3
Vienna (Austria)
8:00pm
Optional tour to Schoenbrunn Palace
4
Esztergom (Hungary)
08:00am
10:30am
Budapest(Hungary)
3:00pm
Optional tour
5
Budapest(Hungary)
4:00pm
Optional city tour of Budapest with free time
6
Bratislava(Slovakia)
9:00am
6:00pm
Optional walking tour
7
Krems
8:30am
9:00am
Stop for excursion
Wachau Passage Austria)
cruising
Melk (Austria)
12:30pm
1:00pm
Return on board from tour
8
Engelhartszell Passau (Germany)
07:00am
Disembarkation 8:00am

- subject to changes -

 

2016 / 2017 Per Person Cruise Only Fares   

Departure Ship Cat (S) Deck 1
Back Deck
Cat (A)
Deck 1
Cat (B)
Deck 3
Panoramic Window
Cat (C) Deck 2 French Doors Cat (D) Deck 3 French Doors Cat (E) Deck 3 Jr Suite with French Doors Cat (F) Deck 3 Balcony Suite
23-Apr-17 Arosa Donna
$1819
$2074
$2404
$2547
30-Apr-17 Arosa Donna
$1819
$2074
$2404
$2547
07-May-17 Arosa Donna
$1819
$2074
$2404
$2547
21-May-17* Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
28-May-17 Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
04-Jun-17 Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
11-Jun-17* Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
18-Jun-17 Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
25-Jun-17 Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
02-Jul-17 Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
09-Jul-17 Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
16-Jul-17 Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
23-Jul-17* Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
30-Jul-17 Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
06-Aug-17 Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
13-Aug-17* Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
20-Aug-17 Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
27-Aug-17 Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
03-Sep-17* Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
10-Sep-17 Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
17-Sep-17 Arosa Donna
$2014
$2274
$2547
$2676
24-Sep-17 Arosa Donna
$1819
$2074
$2404
$2547

* N0 Single Supplement

REGULAR Rate includes: cruise and port taxes, listed INCLUDED excursions, and a beverage package - Soft Drinks, as well as tea and coffee specialties, Beer, sparkling white wine, Cremant and Prosecco (in a glass), as well as open wines and daily recommendations from the wine menu (by the glass), Cocktails and long drinks throughout the day and evening. Sightseeing excursions are not included and can be booked onboard.

 

4 Deck Ship

Deck 4 Deck 4
Deck 3 Deck 3
Green Cabins are Cat D with
French doors, Lite blue is Jr Suite with French Doors and Dark blue are suites with balconies
Deck 2 Deck 2
Cabins are Cat C with 
French doors
Deck 1 Deck 1
2 yellow cabins 
are Cat S
Other cabins are Cat A