Day 1: Passau, Germany (Embarkation Day)
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 4:00 p.m. in Passau. After comfortably settling into your cabins, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. We’ll begin to cruise towards the beautiful region of Engelhartszell.
DAY 2: PASSAU - VIENNA
Excursion for both the classic and the discovery excursions packages: Visit the Melk Abbey. We'll return to the ship at 10:00 a.m. and cruise on to Dürnstein. Enjoy some free time exploring this picturesque village, and its Baroque-style church—the most famous in the Wachau region thanks to the legend of King Richard the Lionheart. We'll return on board around 3:30 p.m. before cruising on to Vienna. After our arrival, excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Tour the illuminated sights of Vienna.
DISCOVERY (additional fee): Come to the lounge and learn to waltz with traditionally costumed dancers.
We'll remain in port overnight.
DAY 3: VIENNA
CLASSIC: Visit Schoenbrunn Palace.
DISCOVERY (additional fee): The high art of Viennese living: Music and Viennese cafes.
Enjoy a free afternoon to explore this marvelous city at your own pace or take part in a Horse-drawn carriage ride though Vienna (this excursion is optional and it is not included in the excursions packages). We'll return to the ship and cruise to Budapest, passing Bratislava on the way. Tonight is our festival gala evening.
DAY 4: ESZTERGOM - BUDAPEST
Enjoy some time on your own exploring Esztergom, the former capital of Hungary. We'll then spend the afternoon cruising to Budapest. The Hungarian capital lies along the banks of the Danube and is one of the most attractive cities in Europe. Enjoy some free time sightseeing the city before returning to the ship. After dinner, join us for excursion of Budapest at night.
DAY 5: BUDAPEST
Enjoy a day on your own or join the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of the city.
DISCOVERY (additional fee): Budapest by bike.
In the afternoon, take part in an optional excursion to discover the Gellert Baths and Spa (not included in the packages). After dinner, enjoy another free evening on your own or join us for an evening of traditional dancing in the city.
DAY 6: BUDAPEST (Disembarkation Day)
Enjoy breakfast before disembarking.
- A valid passport is required for travel. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after the last day of travel.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
For reasons of navigation and
passenger safety, the cruise operator and the Captain of the ship reserve
the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.
- Until further notice, it is only possible to select one of the 2 excursions packages on offer. You will thus only be able to book the Classic Package (included in the cruise price), OR the Dynamic Package (requires an additional fee) . Please advise at the time of booking the excursion package you wish to choose.