8 days Passau-Budapest-Passau

The Blue Danube

Fares From £1,345 pp

CRUISE SUMMARY

Bustling cities, beautiful countryside and a completely new river experience. On this cruise you’ll visit the most unmissable destinations along the Danube and enjoy all the modern comforts and refined elegance of our modern nickoVISION ship, including three restaurants on board to guarantee a rich variety of cuisine. Between the UNESCO World Heritage city of Wachau and the Hungarian capital Budapest, a journey full of cultural highlights and stunning landscapes awaits.

Day-by-Day Itinerary

 

Day 1: Passau

Passau: Casting off 5:00 p.m.
Fly from London to Munich and transfer by rail to vessel. Embarkation from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Day 2: Ybbs, Wachau, Vienna

Ybbs: Mooring 6:00 a.m. – Casting off 12:00 p.m.
Visit to Maria Taferl, one of the most significant places of pilgrimage in Lower Austria and its impressive Basilica,
or visit to the imposing hydroelectric power station Ybbs-Persenbeug.

Wachau:
Cruise through the UNESCO World Heritage Wachau.

Vienna: Mooring 8:00 p.m.
Evening excursion to the famous Prater or Heuriger excursion to a rustic Viennese wine bar.

Day 3: Vienna

Vienna: Casting off 6:00 p.m.
City tour/walk through the traditional City on the Danube Vienna with St Stephen’s Cathedral, Hofburg and the ring road. Then, time to make your own discoveries.
Visit to the imposing Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens.

 

Day 4: Budapest

Budapest: Mooring 9:30 a.m.
City tour/walk through glittering Budapest with its impressive buildings. Shore leave for your personal visit. Themed tour of the “most beautiful art nouveau buildings in Budapest”. Excursion Budapest by night with Hungarian music.

 

Day 5: Budapest

Budapest: Casting off 2:00 p.m.
Experience a Puszta tour with a traditional riding demonstration or explore the interesting and unknown corners of Budapest by foot.

Day 6: Bratislava

Bratislava: Mooring 8:00 a.m. – Casting off 2:00 p.m.
Bratislava city tour through the lovingly restored lanes of the old town and a trip to the castle, the city’s landmark. Then, time to make your own discoveries.

Day 7: Melk

Melk: Mooring 7:30 a.m. – Casting off 1:30 p.m.
Visit to the imposing Benedictine Melk Abbey.

Day 8: Passau

Passau: Mooring 7:30 a.m.
Disembarkation until 9:30 a.m. Transfer by rail to Munich Airport or add a city stay (prices on request).

The excursions marked in red can only be booked on board. Mooring and casting off times are guidance 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.

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • nickoVISION: River cruise ship of the year 2018 with innovative on-board concept
  • MS BELVEDERE: Comfortable new addition with spa
  • The highlights of the Danube between Passau and Budapest
  • Time to make your own discoveries in Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava
  • Enjoy an unforgettable view over the Alps from Maria Taferl, one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Austria

From guide prices per person in £

Cabin category Season A Prices From Season B Prices From Season C Prices From Season D Prices From Season B Prices From Season C Prices From Season D Prices From Cabin Code

MS nicko VISION

MS BELVEDERE

2 Bed Main Deck Front / Rear £1,695 £1,795 £1,895 HX
2 Bed Main Deck Front £1,345 £1,795 £1,895 £1,995 HV
2 Bed Main Deck £1,745 £1,895 £1,995 £2,045 £1,795 £1,895 £1,945 HD
2 Bed Middle Deck Rear with French Balcony £1,945 £2,095 £2,195 £2,245 £1,995 £2,095 £2,145 MX
2 Bed Middle Deck Front with French Balcony £1,995 £2,145 £2,250 £2,345 £2,045 £2,145 £2,195 MV
2 Bed Middle Deck with French Balcony £2,095 £2,195 £2,315 £2,395 £2,145 £2,245 £2,295 MD
2 Bed Upper Deck Rear with French Balcony £2,195 £2,295 £2,420 £2,495 £2,245 £2,345 £2,395 OX
2 Bed Upper Deck Front with French Balcony £2,245 £2,345 £2,475 £2,545 £2,295 £2,395 £2,495 OV
2 Bed Upper Deck with French Balcony £2,395 £2,495 £2,585 £2,695 £2,395 £2,495 £2,545 OD
2 Bed Junior Suite Upper Deck with French Balcony £2,695 £2,845 £2,995 OJ
2020 Travel dates / Season

MS nicko VISION

  • 17.08. – 24.08.20 D
  • 21.09. – 28.09.20 C
2021 Travel dates / Season

MS nicko VISION

  • 12.04. – 19.04.21 B
  • 10.05. – 15.05.21 C
  • 07.06. – 14.06.21 D
  • 12.07. – 19.07.21 C
  • 02.08. – 09.08.21 C
  • 13.09. – 20.09.21 D
  • 20.09. – 27.09.21 C
  • 11.10. – 18.10.21 B
  • 25.10. – 01.11.21 A
  • 01.11. – 08.11.21 A
2020 Travel dates / Season

MS Belvedere

  • 14.09. – 21.09.20 D
  • 19.10. – 26.10.20 B
2021 Travel dates / Season

MS Belvedere

  • 12.04. – 19.04.21 B
  • 17.05. – 24.05.21 C
  • 12.07. – 19.07.21 C
  • 13.09. – 20.09.21 D
  • 27.09. – 04.10.21 C

Cruises for other durations
We also offer a number of cruises on the Rhine and Danube for different durations from 4-13 days

Cruise Only Prices
We appreciate that you may want to make your own travel arrangements and can provide cruise only prices on request

City Hotel Stays
We can tailor-make any cruise itinerary with additional pre or post cruise hotels. Please enquire for our recommended hotels and prices.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Economy flight from London and overseas transfers to and from vessel
  • 7 nights cruise including all meals
  • Unlimited drinks inc wine, beer, cocktails and all non alcoholic drinks
  • Nightly onboard entertainment
  • 4 Guided Excursions
  • Free Wifi
  • Gratuities
  • Port fees and taxes

Call 01223 568904 or contact your Travel Agent!

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