Departures in 2020:
Standard ship MS Beethoven
October: 03 & 10* (For October 10th departure cabins on the Main Deck are available on request only)
From New York & Chicago: Starting from $3049 taxes included / person in a standard cabin on the Main Deck
Los Angeles & San Francisco: Starting from $3199 taxes included / person in a standard cabin on the Main Deck
*Upgrade package to a cabin on the Middle deck: + $210 taxes included / person
*Upgrade package to a cabin on the Upper deck: + $250 taxes included / person
9 Nights / 11 Days
Day 1: USA - Vienna (Austria)
Flight with a good itinerary.
Day 2: Vienna
Arrival at the airport of Vienna. Transfer to your hotel the Lenas Donau 3* (or similar). The rest of the day is free to explore the city on your own.
Day 3: Vienna
Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the port of Vienna to onboard your river cruise ship. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Our ship will sail towards Melk through the night.
Beginning of your cruise
Boarding: 06:00 pm
Departure: 11:00 pm
Day 4: Melk - Dürnstein (Austria)
After breakfast on board, free time to explore on your own or opt for the optional ($) visit of the Melk Abbey. We'll then cruise up the beautiful Wachau Valley all the way to Dürnstein, passing gothic ruins and picturesque villages along the way. Once we arrive, we'll take a tour of this charming medieval town with our hostess. We'll return on board at the end of the afternoon and continue cruising towards Bratislava.
Arrival: 09:00 am
Departure: 12:30 pm
Arrival: 02:00 pm
Departure: 08:00 pm
Day 5: Bratislava (Slovakia)
After breakfast on board, free time to explore on your own or opt for our interesting optional guided tour ($) of the capital of Slovakia. The Baroque palaces and the beautiful shaded squares make the charm of Bratislava, which Marie-Theresa of Austria used to hold dear. The afternoon will be spent cruising.
Arrival: 06:00 am
Departure: 12:00 pm
Day 6: Kalocsa (Hungary)
After breakfast on board, free time to explore on your own or opt for our optional excursion ($) to the Puszta, its wonderful landscapes, and unusual fauna. The afternoon will be spent cruising towards Budapest, reaching it in the night.
Arrival: 07:00 am
Departure: 01:00 pm
Day 7: Budapest
After breakfast on board, free time to explore on your own or opt for our interesting optional ($) guided tour of Budapest, the metropolis that was once two distinct cities united only in 1873: Buda, on one bank with its rolling hills and valleys; and Pest, on the other, with its flatter landscape offering a panoramic view over the banks of the Danube.
In the evening, join us on an amazing optional excursion ($) of traditional entertainment in Budapest.
Arrival: 12:00 am
Departure: 12:00 am (the next day)
Day 8: Budapest - Esztergom (Hungary)
After breakfast on board, enjoy some free time in Esztergom, one of the oldest cities in Hungary. The afternoon will be spent cruising to Vienna. Tonight is our gala evening. Our ship will sail through the night.
Arrival: 06:00 am
Departure: 12:00 pm
Gala evening: Although no formal dress code is enforced, this is the night we like to dress up!
Day 9: Vienna (Austria)
After breakfast on board, free time to explore on your own or opt for our interesting optional ($) guided visit of Vienna and Schönbrunn Castle. In the afternoon, join us on an optional ($) guided tour of Hofburg Palace.
Arrival: 08:00 am
Day 10: Vienna
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast, you will be transferred to your hotel the Lenas Donau 3* (or similar). The rest of the day is free to explore this incredible city.
End of your cruise
Disembarkation: 09:00 am
Day 11: Vienna - USA
After Breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.
-End of services-
At reservation, include our 7 EXCURSIONS PACKAGE: + $250 taxes included / person and SAVE $100 (compared to the regular price onboard) Excursions can also be booked individually onboard for each port
-Round-trip international flights between USA / Vienna with good itineraries
-Transfers between the airport and the hotel in Vienna
-Transfers between the hotel and the port in Vienna
-1-night pre-cruise in Vienna at Lenas Donau 3* hotel (or similar) in a standard room with breakfast included
-7 nights on the Danube on an all-inclusive basis
-1-night post-cruise in Vienna at the Lenas Donau 3* hotel (or similar) in a standard room with breakfast included
-All meals onboard
-All drinks onboard (including alcohol)
-Welcome cocktail and gala dinner on board
-Onboard entertainment and travel assistance during the cruise
-WIFI internet onboard
-All taxes, and fees
Package does not include:
-Baggage fees (if applicable)
-Meals not mentioned in Vienna
-Excursions (The classic 7 excursions package can be purchased at the time of booking)
For single occupancy on the Vivaldi & MS Symphonie river cruise ship, additional fees of $1099 will be charged per person
For single occupancy on the Beethoven river cruise ship, additional fees of $999 will be charged per person
Please note that the Itinerary is subject to change without notice