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Biking along the Danube (port-to-port cruise)

8 Days - WBB_BIK
# Description

Cruise

VIENNA - MELK - DURNSTEIN - BRATISLAVA - KALOCSA - BUDAPEST - ESZTERGOM - VIENNA

Discover emblematic cities lining the legendary blue Danube by bike! You will be able to explore the various beautiful areas that border the river in Bratislava, Vienna or Budapest, showing an impressive architectural palette and revealing a rich past. Cross the Wachau Valley: considered the most enchanting in Europe, it is a true gem of unparalleled beauty.

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All inclusive on board

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover the most beautiful bike paths along the Danube while taking advantage of the convenience and comfort of a cruise
  • English-speaking tour guide for the entire cruise
  • Bike provided
  • On-call maintenance and repair service
  • All bike tours are included

Cruise

Day 1

VIENNA

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Sit back and enjoy a presentation about your CroisiBike vacation. The ship will depart for Melk.

Day 2

MELK - DURNSTEIN

After getting acquainted with your bike, you'll set out on your first trip to visit Melk Abbey. The bike path winds through the Wachau Valley, a region listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, dotted with charming villages and medieval castle ruins. After taking in the magnificent views of the valley, and you'll continue your journey along the river until reaching Dürnstein, the final destination for the day. A picnic lunch will be prepared in advance of your trip, and we'll also enjoy a tasting* of the local wines. After our tour, we'll return to our ship and cruise towards Bratislava.
Bike itinerary: 11 mi./17.7 km. in the morning (499 ft./152 m. elevation gain) — 18 mi./29 km. in the afternoon (801 ft./244 m. elevation gain)

Day 3

BRATISLAVA

Today's bike trip will bring you to the "Freedom Cycling Bridge” and an outside view of the Schloss Hof, Prince Eugene of Savoy's Baroque-style country estate. We'll continue to the cliffs of the Sandberg expanse and then on to Devin Castle. Depicted on Slovak money and postage stamps, it has a commanding view of the confluence of the two significant rivers that form part of the country's borders: the Danube and the Morava. Once finished, we'll return to the ship and cruise to Kalocsa, Hungary. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Bike itinerary: 27 mi./43.5 km in the morning (600 ft./183 m. elevation gain)

Day 4

KALOCSA

Join us for an optional excursion to the Puszta. Also known as the Great Plains, this vast, flat prairie was the wild west of Hungary in the 19th century. Dive into the heart of folklore and traditions while watching a horse show. We'll spend the afternoon cruising to Budapest, arriving during the night.

Day 5

BUDAPEST

Today, you'll set out on a bike tour of the Hungarian capital to explore one of the richest cities in Europe. Considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Budapest is a surprising mix of historical ruins and modern living. Castle Hill provides an exceptional view of the city and river. You'll have free time in the afternoon. Then join us for an optional visit to the famous Gellert Baths and Spa. At the end of our tour, you'll have some time to swim and enjoy the spa.
Feel free to partake in an optional evening of traditional entertainment in Budapest. We'll spend the night cruising to Esztergom.
Bike itinerary: 11 mi./17.7 km in the morning (400 ft./122 m. elevation gain)

Day 6

BUDAPEST - ESZTERGOM

Leaving from Esztergom, today's bike tour will bring us along the bike path that crosses the region and offers magnificent views of the bucolic countryside. On our way, we'll catch a glimpse of the Château Béla, built in 1732. Once a residence for the Krockow family, it is now a luxurious 5-star hotel. We'll return to the ship, and spend the afternoon cruising to Vienna. Tonight is our festive gala evening. Our ship will cruise through the night.
Bike itinerary: 24 mi./33.8 km in the morning (699 ft./213 m. elevation gain)

Day 7

VIENNA

We'll begin the day with a bike trip to the Klosterneuburg Monastery, founded in 1114 by Saint Leopold III of Babenberg, the patron saint of Austria. In an eventful history spanning nine centuries, Klosterneuburg Monastery has developed into a religious, scientific, cultural and economic center. After our visit, we'll return to the ship.
This afternoon, we'll get back on our bikes for a guided tour of Vienna, a renowned bike-friendly city. Following our tour, we'll return to the ship.
Bike itinerary: 11 mi./17.7 km in the morning (299 ft./91 m. elevation gain)
This evening, join us for an optional excursion: concert of Viennese music (subject to availability).

Day 8

VIENNA

Enjoy one last breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

Dates & Prices

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  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
  • 3rd person discount in triple cabin : - 30%

Formalities

Valid national identity card or passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Included :
Not included

your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom - the bike excursions listed in the program - all entertainment - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - travel assistance and repatriation insurance- all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - optional excursions (must be reserved and paid for on board or at travel agency) - transfers - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

2 Shore excursions
Included in tour package: Half-day in the Puzsta Folklore evening in Budapest The following biking tours : Melk to Dürnstein Bratislava to Devin castle Budapest Esztergom Vienna to the Klosterneuburg Monastery
Price per person 81.00 € Before departure 94.00 € On board
Classic

Morning in the Puszta (1/2 day)

Departure by coach in the company of your host/hostess in the direction of Kiskunsag Park, at the heart of the Puszta. The Puszta, also known as the Great Plain of Hungary, is a large, flat grassland that was regarded as the Wild West of Hungary in t...

Duration 4h00

Traditional evening in Budapest

Transfer by coach in the company of your guides to a theater downtown for a traditional Hungarian show. This one-and-a-half-hour show will take you across all the regions of Hungary through its folklore and Gypsy dance and music. After this show, the...

Duration 2h00
3 Shore excursions
Included in tour package: Half-day in the Puzsta Folklore evening in Budapest Viennese music concert (subject to availability) The following biking tours : Melk to Dürnstein Bratislava to Devin castle Budapest Esztergom Vienna to...
Price per person 149.00 € Before departure 174.00 € On board
Classic

Morning in the Puszta (1/2 day)

Departure by coach in the company of your host/hostess in the direction of Kiskunsag Park, at the heart of the Puszta. The Puszta, also known as the Great Plain of Hungary, is a large, flat grassland that was regarded as the Wild West of Hungary in t...

Duration 4h00

Traditional evening in Budapest

Transfer by coach in the company of your guides to a theater downtown for a traditional Hungarian show. This one-and-a-half-hour show will take you across all the regions of Hungary through its folklore and Gypsy dance and music. After this show, the...

Duration 2h00

Viennese Music Concert

Departure by coach in the company of our host/hostess towards Vienna's Kursalon where the concert will take place. Famous waltz melodies will take you back to the era of Franz Joseph and Sisi. The first half of the concert will be devoted to Mozart c...

Duration 2h30
0 Shore excursion
Includes the following biking tours : Melk to Dürnstein Bratislava to Devin castle Budapest Esztergom Vienna to the Klosterneuburg Monastery
Classic

Morning in the Puszta (1/2 day)

Departure by coach in the company of your host/hostess in the direction of Kiskunsag Park, at the heart of the Puszta. The Puszta, also known as the Great Plain of Hungary, is a large, flat grassland that was regarded as the Wild West of Hungary in t...

Duration 4h00
Price per person 47.00 € Before departure 52.00 € On board

GELLERT BATHS AND SPA

You'll set out with your guide to visit the famous Gellert Baths and Spa. Now part of the famous Hotel Gellert in Buda, references to the spa's healing waters have been found from as early as the 13th century. The current spa was founded in 1...

Duration 3h00
Price per person 58.00 € Before departure 64.00 € On board

Viennese Music Concert

Departure by coach in the company of our host/hostess towards Vienna's Kursalon where the concert will take place. Famous waltz melodies will take you back to the era of Franz Joseph and Sisi. The first half of the concert will be devoted to Mozart c...

Duration 2h30
Price per person 72.00 € Before departure 80.00 € On board

Traditional evening in Budapest

Transfer by coach in the company of your guides to a theater downtown for a traditional Hungarian show. This one-and-a-half-hour show will take you across all the regions of Hungary through its folklore and Gypsy dance and music. After this show, the...

Duration 2h00
Price per person 38.00 € Before departure 42.00 € On board

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS Beethoven

3 Decks

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary. The program is guaranteed only for a minimum of 8 passengers.

(1) Optional excursions.

*Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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