Visionary exploration.

8 days Passau-Vienna-Budapest-Bratislava-Passau

Bustling metropolises, beautiful countryside and a completely new river experience! On this cruise you’ll experience the popular Danube metropolises with all the modern comforts and refined elegance. Between the UNESCO World Heritage Wachau and the Hungarian capital Budapest, a journey full of cultural highlights and pleasure landscapes awaits you. Arrange your very own personal dream river cruise on our nickoVISION: numerous excursion options and three restaurants on board guarantee variety throughout the entire cruise.

Why this river cruise?

  • MS BELVEDERE: Comfortable new addition with wellness area
  • The highlights of the Danube between Passau and Budapest
  • Special excursions, e.g. technical experience at the Ybbs-Persenbeug hydroelectric power station or to Maria Taferl, one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Austria
  • Time to make your own discoveries in Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava
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The first impressions of your trip.

Experience the most beautiful countryside on this Danube cruise!

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The services provided during your trip

  • 8-day cruise in an outside cabin of the booked category
  • nicko cruises full board:
    • Generous breakfast buffet with coffee/tea and juices
    • Lunch and dinner with multi-course menus served at the table
    • Optional light lunch buffet
    • Coffee/tea after lunch and dinner
    • Coffee/cake or late night snack according to daily schedule
    • Festive Gala Dinner
    • Welcome and farewell reception by the captain
    • Table reservation on board
  • Additional/differing benefits as part of full board travel on nickoVISION
    • Eat in three restaurants without a surcharge
    • reservations in the speciality restaurant only
  • nicko cruise director and local tour guides
  • Comfortable Sennheiser audio system on all excursions
  • Entertainment programme on board
  •  Utilisation of the spa area with sauna, resting area and whirlpool (MS BELVEDERE) or steam bath (nickoVISION)
  • Luggage service between landing stage and cabin on embarkation & disembarkation
  • All port and passenger fees

* Please note: If you require an extended hotel stay, please contact nicko cruises customer service on: +49 (0) 711 / 248980-44 or e-mail: info@nicko-cruises.de after completing the booking

Important travel information

Important travel information: Please note that daily on-board information and excursions will be provided in German language only for individual travellers. Except for the marked dates, that indicate our guaranteed English departures. Different languages are available on request for groups and charterers. Minimum number of participants for this cruise up to 30 days before departure: 160 people (see section 8.1. of our travel terms).

Your itinerary

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

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Ybbs
Mooring 6:00 am Casting off 12:00 pm Visit to Maria Taferl, one of the most significant pilgrimage sites in Lower Austria and its impressive Basilica.

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2

Ybbs
A tour to the imposing hydroelectric power station Ybbs- Persenbeug.

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2

Wachau
Scenic cruise through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Wachau valley.

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2

Vienna
Mooring 8:30 pm “Heuriger” excursion, a typical rustic Viennese wine bar.

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3

Vienna
City tour/walk through the traditional City on the Danube Vienna with St Stephen’s Cathedral, Hofburg and the ring road. Excursion Package

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3

Vienna
Then, there’s time to make your own discoveries. Excursion Package

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3

Vienna
Actively experience Vienna on a bicycle tour

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3

Vienna
Actively experience Vienna on a bicycle tour.

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Budapest
Mooring 12:00 pm City tour/walk through glamorous Budapest with its impressive buildings. Excursion Package

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4

Budapest
Excursion to Budapest at night with Hungarian music

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4

Budapest
Trip on the river rider bus.

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5

Budapest
Casting off 2:00 pm Exciting Puszta tour with a traditional riding demonstration

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5

Budapest
City walk of the “Budapest impressions” and a ride on the oldest underground on the Europeancontinent

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5

Budapest
Actively experience Budapest on a bicycle tour.

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6

Bratislava
Mooring 8:00 am Casting off 2:00 pm Bratislava city tour through the lovingly restored alleys of the old town and a trip to the castle, the city’s landmark. Then, time to make your own discoveries. Excursion Package

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7

Melk
Mooring 7:30 am Casting off 1:30 pm Visit to the imposing Benedictine Melk Abbey.

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8

Passau
Mooring 7:30 am Disembarkation until 9:30 a.m.

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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 tides or a boat 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 BELVEDERE

 

Our MS BELVEDERE offers best conditions for a comfortable river cruise. Experience the beauty of the Danube's riverside landscapes in an elegant atmosphere on board: whether in the best company from the spacious sun deck or privately from your stylishly furnished cabin. Unlike its sister ships, the ship also has 22 m2 junior suites. Enjoy relaxing moments in the wellness area with sauna and culinary delights in the cosy restaurant.

 

Further details about your ship
  • At a glance

    nicko modern 176 passengers 40 126.70 m 11.40 m 1.50 m 220 volts

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