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River enjoyment meets short vacation.

River & spa

5 days Passau-Vienna-Linz-Passau & 3 spa nights in Bad Füssing 2020

Get a taste of cruise air and discover the highlights

of Austria along the Danube. The charming capital

of Vienna, with its cosmopolitan flair, and the famous Danube panorama in

the lovely Wachau await you. Enjoy an unforgettable short vacation on

board our classic MS BELLISSIMA. Wonderful views and

countless new sights and sounds await you along the “beautiful, blue Danube”.

It’ll make you want more!

Enjoy a relaxing start

or finish to your river cruise with an extended stay in the

popular spa Bad Füssing. Europe’s largest thermal baths

welcomes you to the beautiful Lower Bavaria with its three spas, modern

health facilities and a high level of medical expertise. Bad Füssing

can look back on many years of spa culture and knows how

to spoil its guests with an extensive range of leisure facilities on offer.

Why this river cruise?

  • Ideal for a short vacation or for beginners on the river
  • See the most beautiful parts of Austria in comfort on the river: unique perspectives in the UNESCO World Heritage Wachau and the famous "Schmäh" in the capital Vienna
  • River meets spa: you can book to stay beforehand or afterwards at Germany’s most popular spa Bad Füssing
  • When booking your stay in Bad Füssing, travel easily from door to door – all transfers are included

The first impressions of your trip.

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The services provided during your trip

  • 5-day cruise in an outside cabin in the booked category
  • Travel to and from the spa by modern coach with taxi-service collection from your doorstep including lunchtime snack
  • nicko cruises full board during the cruise:
    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 programme of the day
    • Festive Gala Dinner
    • Welcome and farewell reception with the captain
    • Table reservation on board
  • nicko Cruise Director and local tour guide
  • Comfortable Sennheiser audio system for all excursions
  • Entertainment programme on board
  • Personal travel documents with guidebooks in practical pocket-size format
  • Luggage service between docks and cabin for embarkation and disembarkation
  • All harbour and passenger fees
  • Transfer ship-hotel
  • 3 nights in the Mürz Hotel **** (or equivalent)
  • During your hotel stay half board with extensive breakfast buffet, 4-course evening menu
  • Access to the thermal baths and the hotel’s own spa area including sauna and infrared heat cabins
  • Voucher over €25 for a massage or treatments
  • Entry to the Bad Füssing casino

Important travel information

Entry requirements: German citizens need a valid ID card or passport for these cruises. You will not be able to join the cruise without valid identification documents. Minimum number of participants for this trip to be reached up to 30 days before departure: 120 people (see section 8.1. of our travel terms).

Your itinerary

Day

1

Passau
Casting off 5:00 pm Embarkation 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Day

2

Vienna
Mooring 1:00 pm City tour / walk Vienna Excursion Package

Join us on our sightseeing tour in the traditional Danube metropolis Vienna. The bus will take you along the Uno-City and Danube Island. You will see impressive buildings such as the state opera, the Burgtheater, the Hofburg, Parliament, town hall and Votive Church along the famous Ring Road. During a guided walk, you will experience the special atmosphere of this charming city. After some time of leisure, the bus will take you back to the vessel.

Trip duration:

03:30 h

Walking duration:

01:30 h

Day

2

Vienna
Evening excursion to the Prater

The Prater is a big amusement park in Vienna’s second district and is officially called Wurstelprater. The Vienna Ferris wheel is the famous landmark and loved by locals and tourists alike. Take a ride on the Ferris wheel and enjoy the incredible panorama of this Danube metropolis.

Trip duration:

03:00 h

Walking duration:

01:00 h

Day

2

Vienna
Classical music concert in Vienna

There is a reason why Vienna is called “The City of Music”. The bus will take you to one of the best chamber orchestras in the musical world of Vienna. Excellent opera singers, talented musicians and graceful solo ballet dancers will let you experience the warmth and charm of the lovely Vienna. This performance takes you on a journey through time, to experience the imperial Vienna, where the beautiful compositions from the likes of “the Waltz King” Johann Strauss and W. A. Mozart, will leave you amazed. Your evening will be filled with swinging waltz melodies, polkas and operetta melodies of the highest artistic level. The trip on the Ring Road back to the ship forms a perfect conclusion to the lovely evening.

Trip duration:

03:00 h

Day

3

Vienna
Casting off 2:00 am

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Day

3

Krems
Mooring 8:00 am Casting off 2:00 pm Excursion to the Benedictine abbey of Göttweig with guided walk through Krems

The city of Krems offers a variety of cultural, historical and culinary experiences. You will encounter its thousand years of history in the streets, squares, as well as the old churches and monasteries and other buildings. During a guided walk, you will explore the different sides of the city further. Afterwards the bus will take us for a short drive to Goettweig Abbey. Goettweig Abbey is located on a hill from where you will enjoy a beautiful panoramic view over the Danube. In 2001 the Benedictine monastery was also added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage. The Imperial staircase with its impressive ceiling fresco is one of the most beautiful and biggest stairwells in Europe. After enjoying the incredible view, we will return to the ship.

Trip duration:

03:00 h

Walking duration:

02:00 h

Stairs:

Viele

Slope:

Wenig

Day

3

Grein
Mooring 8:30 pm

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Day

4

Grein
Casting off 2:30 am

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Day

4

Linz
Mooring 7:30 am Casting off 11:00 pm City tour / walk of Linz Excursion Package

Linz was voted Cultural Capital of Europe in 2009 and is definitely worth a visit. Thanks to the location at the Danube, Linz had an early economic advance. Even today you can still see how the appearance and culture in Linz was influenced. You will see magnificent houses and the Baroque market place during your guided walk. Not to forget the impressive Holy Trinity column. Afterwards the bus will take you up the Freyenhill where you will have an amazing panoramic view over the region.

Trip duration:

03:00 h

Walking duration:

02:00 h

Stairs:

Wenig

Slope:

Wenig

Day

4

Linz
Tour of the picturesque little streets of Steyr with its impressive atriums in the late Gothic and Renaissance styles. After this, there will be time to make your own discoveries.

Tour of the picturesque little streets of Steyr with its impressive atriums in the late Gothic and Renaissance styles. After this, there will be time to make your own discoveries.

Day

5

Passau
Mooring 7:30 am Disembarkation, transfer to Mürz Hotel **** (or equivalent) in Bad Füssing

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Day

6

Bad Füssing
Recuperation and wellbeing in Germany’s most popular spa Bad Füssing

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Day

7

Bad Füssing
Recuperation and wellbeing in Germany’s most popular spa Bad Füssing

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Day

8

Bad Füssing
Depart in a modern coach incl. doorstep service by taxi

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Arrival and departure times are target times. We reserve the right to change itineraries and excursion programmes. If a route cannot be travelled due to low/high water or a ship defect, the shipping company reserves the right to take passengers on this route by bus, to accommodate them in hotels and/or change the route. In certain circumstances it may be necessary to change 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 € 1.089

27.04. - 04.05.2020
June

from € 1.139

08.06. - 15.06.2020
July

from € 1.069

13.07. - 20.07.2020
November

from € 969

02.11. - 09.11.2020

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MS BELLISSIMA
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