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The Beautiful Blue Danube

Passau to Budapest - Example 6 Day Cruise aboard MS France
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The history of Central Europe awaits you on this 6-day cruise along the beautiful blue Danube. Join the crew of the MS France and experience an original way to discover the charms and treasures of Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. As you cruise from Passau to Budapest, enjoy daily stops to explore picturesque villages, towering cathedrals. antique palaces and vibrant cities.
Melk Abbey, Lower AustriaMozart Statue in ViennaEvening in Vienna, AustriaPanoramic view of Budapest cityscapePassau at sunset, Germany
Highlights
  • Discover the greatest cities along the Danube
  • The idyllic landscapes of the Wachau Valley
  • Imperial Vienna and the Schönbrunn Palace
  • Budapest, 2000 years of history
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: Passau, Germany | Embark

Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 4:00 p.m. in Passau. After comfortably settling into your cabins, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. Begin to cruise towards the beautiful region of Engelhartszell.

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

Day 2: Passau | Vienna

Today,  join an excursion to go visit the Melk Abbey. Return to the ship in the morning 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. Board in the afternoon before cruising on to Vienna. After your arrival, take a tour of Vienna at night. 

Day 3: Vienna

In the morning, join on an excursion and visit Vienna and Schoenbrunn Palace.

Enjoy a free afternoon to explore this marvelous city at your own pace or take part in excursion (not included in packages): Horse-drawn carriage ride through Vienna. Return to the ship and cruise to Budapest, passing Bratislava on the way. Tonight, take part in your festival gala dinner and evening on board.  
 

Day 4: Esztergom | Budapest

Enjoy some time on your own exploring Esztergom, the former capital of Hungary. 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 an excursion to explore Budapest at night.

Day 5: Budapest

Enjoy a day on your own or join us for the excursions proposed: 

Classic: Guided tour of the city.

Discovery: Budapest by bike.

In the afternoon, take part in an excursion to discover the Gellert Baths and Spa (not included in the packages). After dinner, enjoy another free evening on your own or join an evening of traditional dancing in the city.

Day 6: Budapest, Hungary | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last breakfast before disembarking.

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MS France Main Deck Suite
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Cabins on the MS France
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Main Deck - Cat A
50 cabins (44 twins, 4 triple cabins, 1 single cabin) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Main Deck- Cat B
20 double cabins - equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Main Deck-Cat C
18 double cabins 4 triple cabins 1 single cabin - equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Upper Deck-Cat A
28 cabins all cabins are equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Upper Deck-Cat B
2 double cabins 2 PRM 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
  • 5 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 5 Dinners
  • 5 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
  • Excursions included in the package selected
  • All port fees
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

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