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Budapest to Passau - Example 6 Day Cruise aboard MS France
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Budapest Cityscape
Highlights
  • Tour the historic Benedictine abbey of Melk
  • Hike in the Little Carpathians, one of the 14 protected areas in Slovakia
  • Visit Schoenbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the imperial family
  • Enjoy a steaming cup of Vienna Coffee and a delicious pastry
Trip Type:
  • Small Ship
Activity Level: Relaxed
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Day 1: Budapest, Hungary | Embark

Passengers are welcome to board the ship in the early evening. After settling into your cabins, join the crew for a welcome cocktail followed by dinner. In the evening, enjoy Budapest's traditional entertainment. 

*Passengers will choose either the Classic or Discovery package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.

Day 2: Budapest | Bratislava

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning's excursions are:

Classic: Sightseeing tour of Budapest, once two distinct cities that united only in 1873.

Discovery: Bike tour of Budapest. See all the important sights of the city on an easy-paced ride, cycling through the historical center of Hungarian culture and many other of the legendary sites in Budapest.

Spend the afternoon cruising to Bratislava.

Day 3: Bratislava | Vienna

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Arrive in Bratislava in the early morning. Today's excursions are:

Classic: Guided tour of Bratislava. The charm of the Slovakian capital lies in its old city: splendid Baroque palaces, churches and pleasant squares.

Discovery: Hiking in Bratislava: The Little Carpathians. From Devin Castle, take in the splendid view of Bratislava.

Your ship cruises to Vienna. Enjoy a free evening in Vienna.

 

Day 4: Vienna

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Visit Schönbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the imperial family, and tour of part of Vienna.

In the afternoon, join a tour of Hofburg Palace, an imperial march through history, art and luxury. Enjoy a concert of Viennese music (subject to availability.)  You'll begin to cruise during the night.

Day 5: Melk | Passau

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Cruise along the most beautiful section of the Wachau Valley before arriving in Melk.

This morning, there is an excursion prepared for both packages: Visit Dürnstein, the fortified village where Richard the Lionheart was once held, prisoner.

In the afternoon, join an excursion for both packages: Visit the Melk Abbey. Originally a Baroque-style palace built between 1702 and 1736, it is now a Benedictine monastery that hosts a prestigious coed school with more than 900 students. In the evening, begin to cruise to Passau. Tonight is your gala dinner and evening on board the ship.

Day 6: Passau, Germany | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast on board before disembarking.

Photo Gallery

Morning view on Bratislava city Budapest Cityscape Vienna Opera House, Austria Melk Abbey, Lower Austria Passau at sunset, Germany

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Dates & Prices

Per person starting at
$2,095
Cabins on the MS France
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Main Deck
49 cabins (44 twins, 4 triple cabins, 1 single cabin) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
MS France Main Deck Suite
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Main Deck Suite
1 suite cabin (double bed) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins on the MS France
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Upper Deck
28 cabins all cabins are equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.

Notes

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary. Alcohol can be dangerous to your health. Please drink in moderation.

This offer includes :
-Your cruise with all meals from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day
-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)
-Accommodation in a double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
-On board entertainment
-The assistance of our on board host/hostess
-Welcome cocktail
-Gala evening
-Port taxes
-Excursions for the Classic or Discovery package. Passengers will need to choose one package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.

This offer does not include :
-Drinks on the wine list, champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions or transfers
-Cancellation and baggage insurance
-Concert of Viennese music or Grinzing evening
-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.

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