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Rathaus in Vienna

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On this 8-day cruise aboard the MS Beethoven, hop on a one-of-a-kind Danube trip and discover the many treasures of Austria and Hungary. Enjoy Bratislava's colorful alleys, which twist around one another like a fairy-tale village, and the Puszta, Hungary's true soul and heart. See the Gellert baths, which provide a wide range of balneotherapy services, as well as the Sisi Museum, which compares myth with truth. Admire the great Empress's most renowned portraits.
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Highlights
  • Discover Bratislava and its unique charm
  • Enjoy hiking in the Little Carpathians
  • Explore through the beautiful Wachau Valley
  • Visit back stage in the Konzerthaus concert hall
Activities
Activity Level: Relaxed
Involves minimal physical effort and is typically associated with leisurely activities. Activities are low-intensity or last less than a few hours each day.
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Day 1: Vienna | Embark

Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, the crew will be introduced at a welcome cocktail. The ship will depart at 8:00 p.m. for Melk and sail through the night.

*Passengers will choose either the Classic or Discovery package to participate in for the duration of the voyage. Depending on the excursion, a minimum number of participants may be required for Discovery excursions and it needs to be booked at least 2 months prior to sailing.

Day 2: Melk | Wachau Valley | Dürnstein

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of the Melk Abbey. Cruise to Dürnstein, passing through the beautiful Wachau Valley. Once you arrive, take a tour of Dürnstein.

Day 3: Bratislava

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join for the excursions proposed:

CLASSIC: Guided Tour of Bratislava.

DISCOVER: Hiking in Bratislava: The Little Carpathians. From Devin Castle, take in the splendid view of Bratislava. The afternoon will be spent cruising.

Day 4: Kalocsa | Budapest

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join on an excursion for both packages: The Puszta, including a horse show. The afternoon will be spent cruising.

Day 5: Budapest

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join an excursion for both packages: A guided tour of Budapest, the metropolis that was once two distinct cities that were united only in 1873: Buda, on one bank, with its rolling hills and valleys, and Pest, on the other, with its flatter landscape offering a panoramic view over the banks of the Danube.

Join for optional excursions: Discover the Gellert Baths and Spa (not included in the packages) or Budapest Market Halls (not included in the packages).

In the evening, join an excursion for both packages: Evening of traditional entertainment in Budapest.

Day 6: Esztergom

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Once you arrive, enjoy some free time in Esztergom. The afternoon will be spent cruising. Tonight is your gala dinner and evening.

Day 7: Vienna

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join for the excursions proposed:

CLASSIC: Guided visit of Vienna and Schönbrunn Castle.

DISCOVERY: The High Art of Viennese Living: Music and Viennese Cafes. Stroll through the city and visit backstage at the Konzerthaus (2) concert hall. After your tour, enjoy a steaming cup of Vienna coffee and a delicious pastry.

In the afternoon, join an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of the Hofburg Palace. In the evening, join an excursion (1) for both packages: Concert of Viennese music (subject to availability).

Day 8: Vienna | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. 

Ship/Hotel

MS Beethoven

Cabins aboard the MS Beethoven
Cabins aboard the MS Beethoven
MS Beethoven

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Per person starting at
$2,830
Rates are dynamic and fluctuate based on capacity. Contact us for a specific quote.
MS Beethoven
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Main Deck-Cat A
21 cabins (19 twins, 2 cabins with a double bed) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Main Deck-Cat B
4 double cabins- equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Main Deck-Cat C
4 double cabins- equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Middle Deck-Cat A
27 cabins (24 twins, 2 cabins with a double bed, 1 cabin equipped for disabled with double bed). All cabins are equipped with a shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Beethoven
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Middle Deck-Cat B
4 double cabins 1 PRM cabin -equipped with a shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Beethoven
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Middle Deck-Cat C
6 double cabins- equipped with a shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Upper Deck-Cat A
42 cabins (40 twins, 2 cabins with a double bed) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Beethoven
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Upper Deck-Cat B
20 double cabins- equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Beethoven
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Upper Deck-Cat C
2 double cabins- equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.

Notes

20% discount on children between 2-10 years
30% discount for 3rd person in triple cabin
Included
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 7 Dinners
  • 7 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Access to a 24-7 Emergency line while traveling
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • Double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom
  • All port fees
  • Onboard Entertainment 
  • Assistance from onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from the special lists)
  • Gala dinner
  • Excursions included in the package selected, except for the concert of Viennese music
Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Drinks from the special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance
  • Transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points
  • The concert of Viennese music

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