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The Beautiful Blue Danube

Example 6 Day Cruise aboard MS La Boheme
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Discover Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Melk and Passau, in this 6-day cruise sailing along the sparkling waters of the Blue Danube. Board the MS La Boheme for a true river expedition, chossing between a Classic or Discovery approach, to uncover the gems of Central Europe. This cruise showcases the history, culture, art and traditions of Hungary, Slovakia, Austria and Germany.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Budapest | Embark
Day 2 : Budapest
Day 3 : Bratislava | Vienna
Day 4 : Vienna
Day 5 : Melk
Day 6 : Passau | Disembark

Highlights

  • See all the important sights of Budapest on an easy-paced bike ride
  • Explore the Baroque palaces, churches and pleasant squares of Bratislavia
  • Visit Schoenbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the imperial family
  • Explore Dürnstein, the village where Richard the Lionheart was held prisoner

Ship

MS La Boheme

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Sail past the royal palace of Budapest The parliament building of Budapest Night in Vienna. Saint Stephens Cathedral in Vienna Visit charming Passau

Day 1 Budapest | Embark

Board the MS La Boheme in Budapest and join a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. Dinner is served on board. In the evening, there is an excursion for both packages: an evening of traditional entertainment in Budapest.

Day 2 Budapest

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The excursions proposed for this day are:

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

DISCOVERY as a supplement: 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.

Then spend the afternoon cruising to Bratislava.

Day 3 Bratislava | Vienna

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Arrive in Bratislava in the early morning. The excursions proposed for this day 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 as a supplement: 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 or join the following excursions proposed:

CLASSIC: Vienna by night.

DISCOVERY as a supplement: Onboard waltzing lessons.

Day 4 Vienna

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The excursions proposed for this day are:

CLASSIC: Visit Schoenbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the imperial family, and tour of part of Vienna.

DISCOVERY as a supplement: The high art of Viennese living: Music and Viennese cafes. Stroll through the city and visit back stage in the Konzerthaus concert hall. After your tour, enjoy a steaming cup of  Vienna Coffee and a delicious pastry.

In the afternoon there is an excursion prepared for both packages: Tour Hofburg Palace, an imperial march through history, art and luxury.

Optional evening excursions proposed:

CLASSIC: Concert of Viennese music (subject to availability).

DISCOVERY as a supplement: An evening in Grinzing, a village on the outskirts of the city still holding much of its traditional charm and convivial atmosphere. Have a seat in a famous Heuriger tavern to taste the local wines and other specialties from the region surrounded by authentic ambiance.

Begin to cruise during the night.

Day 5 Melk

  • 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 evening.

Day 6 Passau | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last breakfast on board before disembarking in Passau.

MS La Boheme

Per person starting at
$2,048
Main Deck Cabins.
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Main Deck
52 cabins (49 twins, 2 single cabins, 1 Suite) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe. Cabin size: 108 sq. ft.
Upper Deck Cabins.
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Upper Deck
28 double cabins equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe. Cabin size: 108 sq. ft.

Notes

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

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary. 

This offer includes:
- All meals from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day
- Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
- Accommodation in double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
- Classic excursions mentioned in the program except the Viennese concert or Grinzing evening
- Onboard entertainment
- Assistance of your onboard host/hostess
- Welcome cocktail
- Gala evening
- Port taxes

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 - 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.

Included

  • 5 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 5 Dinners
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Everything was amazing! The planning with Adventure Life went smoothly. The actual trip was fantastic! One of the best trips I have experienced. The cruise staff members were knowledgeable and attentive. I will be writing more about this on the blog!
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