Danube Rhapsody
FRC-183143/182816 Danube
8 Nights from
£1,549
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Last minute summer sailings

Book now and save up to £770pp. Plus on selected sailings, receive a complimentary excursion package and no single supplement. Excursions package consists of a FREE Melk Abbey excursion with wine tasting, city tour of Vienna, c ity tour of Budapest, excursion to Putza and a city tour of Bratislava.

Available on 27th October 2019 departure only. Call us today on 0800 028 4247 for the latest availability and pricing. 

At A Glance

What's Included

  • International & domestic air fares
  • Overseas transfers
  • Accommodation in an outside river-view stateroom of your choice, most with French balcony or drop-down panoramic windows
  • Complimentary state-of-the-art audio headsets for all excursions
  • Services of an experienced, multilingual Cruise Director
  • Gourmet dining with all meals included - buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner and midnight snack in the elegant Panorama-Restaurant, which accommodates all guests in one seating
  • Free-flowing quality red and white wines from Europe’s famous wine regions, draft beer and soft drinks as well as coffee and tea with every lunch and dinner on board
  • 24-hour complimentary coffee and tea station
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Gala Dinner
  • Special onboard entertainment including talks, cooking demonstrations, onboard music performances and nightly music by the AMADEUS Duo in the Panorama-Bar
  • Fitness room (open 24 hours)
  • Complimentary use of onboard bicycles
  • All port taxes, embarkation, disembarkation and lock fees
  • Bottled water in every stateroom
  • In-stateroom infotainment center
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard

What's Not Included

  • Shore excursions - excursions packages are available to purchase per guest to allow you to tailor-make your perfect itinerary
  • Parking
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone/fax calls, camera/video fees, medical expenses, airport departure tax, travel insurance etc.
  • Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.
Itinerary
1
Day 1
Passau, Germany

This afternoon, embark the vessel and get settled into your cabin. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Cocktail, followed by a specially-prepared Welcome Dinner.

2
Day 2
Melk, Austria

In the early morning, dock in Emmersdorf, in the heart of the UNESCO-protected, cultural heritage landscape, of the Wachau Valley. Spend the morning discovering this typical small town in Lower Austria or travel across the river to nearby Melk and its magnificent Benedictine abbey – the largest in Austria.

2
Day 2
Vienna, Austria

Back on board, the vessel continues its journey to Vienna, arriving just in time to go ashore and enjoy an optional performance of the “Sound of Vienna”. At Vienna’s Kursalon, the “Alt Wien” orchestra plays popular melodies from Vienna’s classical era. Remain overnight.

4
Day 4
Budapest, Hungary

After a relaxing morning on board, arrive in Budapest shortly before lunch. Spend the afternoon in this capital city which uniquely straddles the Danube River. A large portion of this city is a World Heritage Site, including the banks of the Danube, Andrassy Avenue, the Buda Castle quarter, Heroes’ Square, and the Millennium Underground Railway. With 80 geothermal hot springs, the third largest Parliament building in the world and the second largest Synagogue, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy in this bustling metropolis. A special treat this evening awaits, as musicians come on board to entertain with traditional music of Hungary, as the vessel cruises the Danube to see this beautiful city by night. Remain overnight.

5
Day 5
Esztergom, Hungary

Relax on board or join the optional excursion to visit Szentendre, an artist’s village with galleries and art museum and Esztergom, the seat of the Hungarian Catholic church and former capital city. Those on the excursion rejoin the vessel in Esztergom before dinner. Watch the departing lights of the city as the vessel continues on its way.

6
Day 6
Bratislava, Slovakia

Discover the Slovak capital of Bratislava, home to the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, old city walls, the summer residence of the archbishop and the current residence of the president of Slovakia. Take a leisurely stroll from Michael’s Gate through the historic city centre to the Primatial Palace and St. Martin’s Cathedral. The Academia Istropolitana is the oldest university in the city, dating back to the 15th century.
Cruise the Danube this afternoon and enjoy the Captain’s Gala Dinner this evening.

7
Day 7
Linz, Austria

Enjoy a relaxing morning on board before reaching Linz, the third largest city in Austria. See the Mozarthaus and the Renaissance villas here, along with the main street and square, which are marked with unique churches and concert venues. Time permitting, taste a piece of the famous Linzer Torte before returning to the ship. Join your fellow travellers for your last evening on board.

8
Day 8
Passau, Germany

After breakfast, we bid you farewell. We hope to welcome you again soon!

Upcoming Cruises
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Embark , Fri 23 Aug 2019 On Board Disembark Date Fri 30 Aug 2019 Guide Price fly cruise £1,819 pp Enquire
Embark , Fri 06 Sep 2019 On Board Disembark Date Fri 13 Sep 2019 Guide Price fly cruise £1,729 pp Enquire
Special Offer Embark , Sun 27 Oct 2019 On Board Disembark Date Sun 03 Nov 2019 Guide Price fly cruise £1,569 pp Enquire
Last minute summer sailings

Book now and save up to £770pp. Plus, receive a complimentary excursion package and no single supplements on this sailing only. 

Embark , Mon 06 Apr 2020 On Board Disembark Date Mon 13 Apr 2020 Guide Price fly cruise £1,839 pp Enquire
Embark , Sat 27 Jun 2020 On Board Disembark Date Sat 04 Jul 2020 Guide Price fly cruise £2,159 pp Enquire
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Embark , Tue 13 Oct 2020 On Board Disembark Date Tue 20 Oct 2020 Guide Price fly cruise £2,029 pp Enquire
Embark , Sun 25 Oct 2020 On Board Disembark Date Sun 01 Nov 2020 Guide Price fly cruise £1,639 pp Enquire
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