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Prague and the Pearls of the Danube

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Explore Prague! This magical city has developed an image of "mother of all cities" with incomparable architectural and artistic heritage. You will discover the famous Charles Bridge, a symbol of the city and a real triumphal hedge of honor with a unique gallery of sculptures connecting the two shores of the city. Stroll through famous streets such as Hradcany, the castle district, and Mala Strana below, before joining a splendid cruise to meet the pearls of the Danube. 

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Prague
Day 2 : Prague
Day 3 : Prague | Linz| Embark
Day 4 : Vienna
Day 5 : Budapest
Day 6 : Budapest | The Puszta
Day 7 : Bratislava
Day 8 : Durnstein | Melk
Day 9 : Linz | Disembark


  • Visit the glamorous summer residence of the imperial family of Vienna
  • Explore Bratislava's old city with its splendid baroque palaces and squares
  • Enjoy Cifrapalota, a palace in Rococo style & ornate with colorful patterns
  • Discover Vienna's exceptional landscapes such as the Schoenbrunn Palace


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  • Small Ship

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Vltava river and Charles bridge in Prague Rathaus in Vienna Vienna Opera House, Austria Budapest Cityscape A building ruin amongst a green Slovakia landscape.

Day 1 Prague

You'll check in to your 3-star hotel in Prague before enjoying dinner.

Day 2 Prague

Set out in the company of your guide for a tour of Hradcany, the Castle Quarter of Prague, which towers majestically over the capital. You will then move on to Mala Strana District and Charles Bridge. Afterward, return to the hotel for dinner.

Day 3 Prague | Linz| Embark

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
You will leave by coach for Linz. Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 4:00 pm. After comfortably settling into your cabins, you will be introduced to the crew at a welcome cocktail.

Day 4 Vienna

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

CLASSIC: Guided tour of the Schönbrunn Palace, the summer residence of the Imperial family, followed by a panoramic tour of Vienna.

DISCOVERY: The high art of Viennese living, music and Viennese cafes. You will stroll through the city and visit backstage in the Konzerthaus concert hall. After the tour, enjoy a steaming cup of Vienna Coffee and a delicious pastry.

Day 5 Budapest

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning, you will spend cruising towards Budapest and in the afternoon, join the excursions proposed:

CLASSIC: Guided tour of Budapest.

DISCOVERY: Discover Budapest by bike. You'll bike down the streets of Budapest and past the most renowned sites and locations of the city.
Enjoy an evening of "operetta music” on board.

Day 6 Budapest | The Puszta

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join the excursions for both packages: A full-day excursion to the Puszta (traditional lunch included.) Also called the Great Plain, this vast prairie was the Wild West of Hungary and immense herds of livestock grazed here under the watchful eye of the cowboys. Enjoy dinner on board this evening as our ship sails throughout the night.

Day 7 Bratislava

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The morning will be spent cruising towards Bratislava. In the afternoon, join the excursions proposed:

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, you'll take in the splendid view of Bratislava.
Afterward, return on board and start cruising towards Dürnstein. Tonight is your gala evening and dinner.


Day 8 Durnstein | Melk

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Cruise along the most beautiful section of the Wachau Valley before arriving in Melk. Visit Dürnstein, the fortified village where Richard the Lionheart was once held as a prisoner. In the afternoon visit the Melk Abbey. Return on board and start sailing towards Linz.

Day 9 Linz | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Reach Linz early this morning. Enjoy one last breakfast on board before disembarking at 8:00 a.m. 

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Cabins on the MS Modigliani
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Main Deck
50 cabins (44 twins, 4 triple cabins, 1 single cabin, 1 suite) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Upper Deck
28 cabins (26 twins, 2 cabins equipped for disabled). All cabins are equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.


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 :
  • Hotel accommodations with all meals from dinner on the D1 to lunch on D3
  • Cruise with all meals from dinner on the D3 to breakfast on the D9 (excluding D6)
  • On board drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists)
  • Double-occupancy cabin with a shower in private bathroom
  • Welcome cocktail
  • On board entertainment
  • Excursions included in the package selected
  • Gala dinner and evening
  • Assistance from our on board multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Services of a guide and entrance fees for the Prague visit
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees
  • 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
  • Supplement for the discovery package
  • Lunch on day 4
  • Personal expenses

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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