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Cultural treasures of the Danube.

Fascinating history

8 days Passau-Budapest-Passau 2019

Culture at every level is waiting for you in the most beautiful cities along the Upper Danube, for instance in Linz, a European Capital of Culture. You can discover Budapest in multiple ways - on and off shore, during the day or at night. In Vienna, the magnificent Ringstrasse with its countless sights awaits you, while every corner of Bratislava has stories to tell of its eventful history. In between the cities, the beautiful scenes of the magical Wachau valley landscapes and the Danube Knee follow one after the other.

Why this river cruise?

  • This is the classic route among Danube river cruises
  • The perfect way to visit Vienna, Budapest, and Bratislava for the first time
  • At the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Wachau valley, the Göttweig Abbey and the small town of Krems are waiting for you.
  • Book your extended hotel stay in Passau and discover the town of three rivers on your own

The first impressions of your trip.

Experience the most beautiful scenery on this Danube cruise!

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The services provided during your trip

  • 8-day cruise in an outside cabin in the category booked
  • nicko cruises full board:
    • Generous breakfast buffet with coffee / tea and juices
    • Multi-course menus served at table for lunch and dinner
    • Optional light lunch buffet
    • Coffee / tea after lunch and dinner
    • Coffee / cake or midnight snack depending on the daily itinerary
    • Festive gala dinner
    • Welcome & farewell reception with the captain
    • Tables can be reserved on board
  • nicko cruise director and local tour guides
  • Comfortable Sennheiser Audio system for all excursions
  • On-board entertainment programme
  • Luggage service from landing stage to cabin for embarking and disembarking
  • All port and passenger fees

Added optional services

  • Extended hotel stay in 4-star hotel in Passau: from 74 € p.p. / night
  • Beverage package: 169 € p.p.
  • Travel insurance
  • Excursion package with 5 excursions: 174 € p.p.

* Please note: If you require an extended hotel stay, please contact nicko cruises after booking on phone no.: +49 (0)711 / 248980 - 44 or at info@nicko-cruises.de

Important travel information

Please note that information and excursions will only be provided in German language for individual travelelers (except dates marked with guranteed English language). Different languages are available for groups and charterers. Minimum number of travellers required for this cruise by 30 days before the cruise begins: 120 persons (see Point 8.1. of out Travel Terms and Conditions).

Your itinerary

Day

1

Passau
Casting off 9:30 pm Embark 4.00 p.m.

To map

Day

2

Krems
Mooring 12:15 pm Casting off 6:15 pm Excursion to the Benedictine abbey of Göttweig with guided walk through Krems Excursion Package

Göttweig Abbey, positioned high on a hill above the Danube, awaits you with its amazing panoramic view of the river. The Benedictine abbey, together with the landscape of the Wachau valley, was included in the World Cultural Heritage list in 2001. The complex is very diverse and, as well as the monastery, also includes a notable art collection and a vineyard within its Baroque walls. The Imperial Staircase with its imposing ceiling fresco is one of Europe's largest and most beautiful staircases. The double town of Krems-Stein offers its visitors a multitude of cultural, historic and culinary experiences. This is where you can meet the thousands of years of history of this town everywhere, be it in the streets and squares, the old churches and monasteries or the town houses and defensive fortifications. On a guided tour you will get to know the different facets of this city.

Trip duration:

03:30 h

Walking duration:

01:00 h

Stairs:

Viele

Slope:

Wenig

Day

3

Esztergom
Mooring 10:30 am Casting off 4:30 pm Excursion to the imposing basilica of Esztergom, the largest church in Hungary, in the former Hungarian capital.Evening boat ride to admire the lights with a musical background.

Excursion to the imposing basilica of Esztergom, the largest church in Hungary, in the former Hungarian capital.Evening boat ride to admire the lights with a musical background.

Day

3

Budapest
Mooring 8:45 pm Budapest by night with traditional Hungarian folk music performance.

Budapest by night with traditional Hungarian folk music performance.

Day

3

Budapest
Impressive tour of lights on and off shore aboard the River Ride Bus.

Impressive tour of lights on and off shore aboard the River Ride Bus.

Day

4

Budapest
Casting off 8:45 pm City tour / walk through magnificent Budapest with its impressive structures. Excursion Package

City tour / walk through magnificent Budapest with its impressive structures.

Day

4

Budapest
Puszta-Rundfahrt

Erleben Sie eine Puszta-Rundfahrt mit traditioneller Reitvorführung.

Day

5

Bratislava
Mooring 1:45 pm Casting off 11:00 pm City tour / walk through Bratislava through the lovingly restored alleys of the Old Town to the Castle, the symbol of the city as well as a visit to the Slovakian art gallery. Excursion Package

City tour / walk through Bratislava through the lovingly restored alleys of the Old Town to the Castle, the symbol of the city as well as a visit to the Slovakian art gallery.

Day

5

Bratislava
Tour of the lights through Bratislava at night, up to the castle with a view of this magical blaze of lights.

Tour of the lights through Bratislava at night, up to the castle with a view of this magical blaze of lights.

Day

6

Vienna
Mooring 6:30 am Casting off 6:30 pm City tour / walk through the Danube metropolis of Vienna with its wealth of tradition, including St. Stephen's Cathedral, the Hofburg palace and Ringstrasse with time for you to stay and discover. Excursion Package

City tour / walk through the Danube metropolis of Vienna with its wealth of tradition, including St. Stephen's Cathedral, the Hofburg palace and Ringstrasse with time for you to stay and discover.

Day

6

Vienna
Excursion by bus to the northern Vienna Woods with art, culture and nature in the beautiful abbey of Klosterneuburg and on a panorama tour.

Excursion by bus to the northern Vienna Woods with art, culture and nature in the beautiful abbey of Klosterneuburg and on a panorama tour.

Day

7

Linz
Mooring 1:30 pm Casting off 7:30 pm City tour / walk of Linz with its Baroque main square. Excursion Package

City tour / walk of Linz with its Baroque main square.

Day

8

Passau
Mooring 3:30 am Disembark by 9.30 a.m.

To map

The mooring and casting off times are approximate. We reserve the right to make changes to the itineraries and excursion programmes. If a route cannot be taken due to low / high water levels or a defect in the ship, the shipping company reserves the right to provide the guests with buses or hotel stays on this route, or to use another route. It may be necessary to transfer to another ship.

The itinerary of your river cruise on the map

Your ship on its journey: MS BELLISSIMA

 

This classic and attractive river cruise ship impresses by wonderful lines and an elegant ambient. The tastefully furnished cabins on the upper deck with French balcony and the generously dimensioned lounges offer every comfort for feeling well. The sun deck with deckchairs and whirlpool invites you to linger. Let yourself be spoilt by the friendly crew of the MS BELLISSIMA and the recognised delicious cuisine.

 

Further details about your ship
  • At a glance

    nicko classic 134 passengers 30 110 m 11,4 m 1,4 m 220 Volt

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April

from € 1.249 & € 624

01.04. - 08.04.2019

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15.04. - 22.04.2019

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22.04. - 29.04.2019

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29.04. - 06.05.2019
May

from € 899

13.05. - 20.05.2019
June

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10.06. - 17.06.2019

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24.06. - 01.07.2019
July

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08.07. - 15.07.2019

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15.07. - 22.07.2019
August

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19.08. - 26.08.2019
October

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21.10. - 28.10.2019

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MS BELLISSIMA
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