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Evening in Vienna, Austria

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Start and end your cruise in the magical city of Vienna, the main residence of the Habsburg Dynasty for more than six centuries. For many travelers, the Austrian capital brings dreams of waltzing or riding the Giant Ferris Wheel immortalized in “The Third Man”. But Vienna is a kaleidoscope of wonders: monuments, museums, castles, operas, music and more. Also on your adventure enjoy a guided tour of historical Budapest and explore this astonishing city, cut in half by the Danube: Buda with its hills and valleys and Pest with its flat plain. 

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Vienna, Austria | Embark
Day 2 : Vienna | Budapest, Hungary
Day 3 : Budapest
Day 4 : Bratislava, Slovakia
Day 5 : Vienna, Austria | Disembark

Highlights

  • Admire the architectural showcase of the old Austro-Hungarian monarchy
  • Enjoy an exclusive Austrian-themed dinner on board
  • Discover Bratislava's charming baroque palaces and pleasant squares

Ship

MS Vivaldi

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Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Evening in Vienna, Austria Basilica Budapest Beautiful riverside architecture Lights brighten the evening at this bustling Christmas Market The Parliament building in Budapest

Day 1 Vienna, Austria | Embark

Board the ship from 6:00 p.m. in Vienna. Join the presentation of the crew and welcome cocktail followed by dinner on board, an "Austrian theme". 

Day 2 Vienna | Budapest, Hungary

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Enjoy a guided tour of Vienna. An Imperial residence for more than six centuries, Viennese architecture is strongly influenced by its past during the Habsburg reign. Discover the unique and enchanting Christmas market located in front of the city hall. Spend the afternoon cruising toward Budapest, on the Danube River, with its important historical treasures. Join an exquisite dancing evening on board.

Day 3 Budapest

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join a guided tour of the historical city of Budapest. Explore this astonishing city, cut in half by the Danube: Buda with its hills and valleys and Pest with its flat plain. Enjoy some free time in the afternoon to stroll across its enchanting streets. Tonight join a folk evening on board. 

Day 4 Bratislava, Slovakia

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the morning sailing toward Bratislava. Arrive in Bratislava at the end of the afternoon and join a guided tour of the Slovakian capital. The charm of Bratislava lies in its old city, with splendid baroque palaces, churches, and pleasant squares. Be a part of a unique gala evening on board.

Day 5 Vienna, Austria | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Arrive in Vienna in the early morning. Enjoy a buffet breakfast on board followed by disembarkation during the morning. 

MS Vivaldi

Per person starting at
$1,250
Main Deck Cabins.
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Main Deck
26 cabins (18 twins, 8 double cabins) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe. Cabin size: 140 sq. ft.
Middle Deck Cabins.
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Middle Deck
21 cabins (12 twins, 8 double cabins, 1 cabin equipped for disabled with double bed). All cabins are equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe. Cabin size: 140 sq. ft.
Upper Deck Cabins.
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Upper Deck
41 cabins (39 twins, 2 double cabins) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe. Cabin size: 140 sq. ft.

Notes

20% discount on children between 2-10 years
30% discount for 3rd person in triple cabin

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

This offer includes:
- All meals from dinner the D1 to breakfast on D5
- Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served during meals on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
- Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
- Excursions mentioned in the program
- Onboard entertainment
- Assistance from an onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
- Welcome cocktail
- Gala dinner and evening
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees

This offer does not include:
- Drinks on the wine list, champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions or transfers
- Lunch on the first and last days
- Cancellation and baggage insurance
- Personal expenses

Formalities:
Valid passport compulsory. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate. Please note: Your passport must be valid for six months beyond the last day of your travels.

Included

  • 4 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 4 Dinners
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The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.
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