8 days cruise on board MS AMADEUS RHAPSODY PPPPsup.
Passau – Spitz – Budapest – Esztergom – Bratislava – Hainburg – Vienna – Melk – Passau
Day 1: Passau – embarkation
Individual journey to Passau. Embarkation will start
at 4.00 pm. “Cast-off!” at 6.00 pm. While your cruiser
will pass the ‘Schlögener Schlinge’ bend, you
will have time to discover your “swimming hotel”.
Before dinner there will be a welcome reception by
your cruise director who will give you an overview of
Day 2: Wachau (UNESCO World Heritage)
After breakfast you can enjoy the romantic Wachau
landscape. On Sun Deck, you will be able to experience
this section of the Danube which is said to be
the most beautiful with legendary castles and towns
surrounded by vineyards. After your lunch, there
will be a short stop in Spitz to get on to your coach
excursion. Here, you will be able to chose between
various exciting excursions (optional), such as a
“Wachau Tour”, “Göttweig Abbey”, the “Kittenberg
Experience Gardens” or “All About Apricots”. After
your arrival in Krems, return on board and continue
Day 3: Budapest (UNESCO World Heritage)
Budapest will be reached after lunch. You can join
a sightseeing tour (optional) in the afternoon. Besides
other places, you will be able to see the Fishermens’
Bastion. One of
today’s highlights will be
an evening cruise along Budapest
which will allow for
wonderful views of the lit
Day 4: Budapest – Esztergom/
Time for an individual stroll
through Budapest. Experience
the highlight of your
visit to Hungary during an
excursion to the picturesque
Danube Bend (optional). In
Szentendre, the “gateway to the Danube Bend” you
will have the possibility to discover the historic centre
on your own. Continue to Esztergom, where your
cruiser will be awaiting you for dinner. You will leave
Esztergom at night and continue to Bratislava.
Day 5: Bratislava – Vienna (UNESCO World Heritage)
In the morning, your cruiser will have reached Bratislava.
A sightseeing tour will reveal the city’s major
touristic highlights. Return for lunch on board.
In the afternoon, you will have some free time to
explore the capital of Slovakia on your own or join
an excursion to Schloss Hof (optional), Austria’s
largest palace in the countryside which has gained
back its traditional glamour, its original dignity and
its former purpose of hosting gorgeous festivities.
Your excursion will end at Hainburg where you will
return on board for dinner. Thereafter, continuation
Day 6: Vienna (UNESCO World Heritage)
Today, you will have the choice to join a half-day
sightseeing tour (optional) in the morning (leisure in
the afternoon) or a full-day tour of Vienna (optional)
including a visit to Schloss Schönbrunn palace. In
the evening continuation towards Melk Abbey.
Day 7: Vienna – Melk-Emmersdorf
Enjoy scenic views of the beautiful Wachau landscape
in the morning as your cruiser will moor at
Melk/Emmersdorf. Visit Melk Abbey (optional), a jewel
of Austrian baroque style, or enjoy an individual
stroll through the idyllic village of Emmersdorf with
its historic district, also known as the “gateway to
the Wachau region”.
Day 8: Passau – disembarkation after breakfast
Arrival in Passau. Disembarkation after breakfast.
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