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Cruise across Europe from Budapest to Amsterdam (port-to-port cruise)

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BUDAPEST - VIENNA - MELK - PASSAU - FRANKFURT - MAINZ - STRASBOURG - MANNHEIM - NIERSTEIN - RÜDESHEIM(3) - COLOGNE - AMSTERDAM(4)

Experience a unique trans-European cruise on the Danube, the Main and the Rhine! CroisiEurope offers you the possibility to combine two cruise programs from Budapest to Strasbourg and from Strasbourg to Amsterdam in one 18-day trip to discover cities and fabulous sites in Hungary, Austria and the Netherlands, passing through Alsace and Germany. An opportunity not to be missed!

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CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • A combination of flavors, art and traditions
  • The Romantic Rhine Valley and the Lorelei Rock
  • From picturesque medieval towns to the imposing imperial and royal capitals
  • Discover(1):
    • Unique and romantic Budapest
    • Authentic Vienna
    • The charming medieval towns of Rothenburg, Nuremberg and Regensburg
    • Frankfurt, combining tradition and modernity
    • Heidelberg, charming Rüdesheim and Cologne
    • Volendam and Zaanse Schans
    • Amsterdam and its peculiar architecture
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 onboard
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

Route

Discover your itinerary day by day
BUDAPEST

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: traditional folk evening in Budapest.

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D1
BUDAPEST - ESZTERGOM

Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Budapest.
We'll return on board in Esztergom. In the afternoon, enjoy some time on your own exploring the former capital of Hungary. The city is full of treasures such as the Neo-classical basilica and former Royal palace. We'll return on board and depart for Vienna. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

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D2
VIENNA

We'll arrive in Vienna. This afternoon, enjoy time on your own or join us on an optional excursion for both packages: The Hofburg Palace, the Hapsburg's winter residence and its Sisi Museum. Enjoy a free evening or join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of Vienna by night.

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D3
VIENNA

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of the Schönbrunn Palace and part of the city. Vienna, the cradle of music, is streaming with activity around the cathedral, the opera, and Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Emperor of Austria and his family.
DISCOVERY: The high art of Viennese living: Music and Viennese cafes. We'll stroll through the city and visit back stage in the Konzerthaus(2) concert hall. After our tour, enjoy a steaming cup of Vienna Coffee and a delicious pastry.
We'll return to the ship. You'll be free to explore the city on your own in the afternoon. Join us for an optional (not included in the packages) excursion: Horse-drawn carriage ride though Vienna.
After dinner, join us for the optional excursion for both packages: Concert of Viennese music (subject to availability.)
Our ship will depart at midnight.

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D4
MELK

We'll cruise along the most beautiful section of the Wachau Valley all the way to Melk. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Visit Dürnstein, the fortified village where Richard the Lionheart was once held prisoner. We'll return to the ship. In the afternoon, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of the Melk Abbey. Originally a Baroque-style palace built between 1702 and 1736, it is now a Benedictine monastery that hosts a prestigious coed school with more than 900 students. We'll return on board and leave for Passau. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

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D5
PASSAU

We'll set out to explore Passau in the company of hostess, strolling the narrow romantic streets and admiring is Baroque-style buildings. We'll then cruise to Regensburg through the night.

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D6
REGENSBURG - KELHEIM

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Regensburg and the Walhalla hall of fame which overhangs the river. We'll return on board in Kelheim and cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal to Nuremberg.

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D7
NUREMBERG - ERLANGEN - BAMBERG

We'll arrive in Nuremberg. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of Nuremberg and tasting of the famous gingerbread. Nuremberg is Bavaria's second-largest city and an energetic place where the nightlife is intense and the beer is as dark as coffee. During our tour of the city, the ship will sail to Erlangen. We'll cruise to Bamberg.

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D8
BAMBERG - SCHWEINFURT - GERLACHSHAUSEN

We'll spend the morning cruising to Schweinfurt. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Visit Rothenburg, a magnificent walled town set up high on the hills over the river its narrow streets lined with picturesque half-timbered houses and workshops. It is one of the most beautiful towns on the historic Romantic Road. During our tour, the ship will sail to Gerlachshausen where we'll board it again. We'll cruise through the night.

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D9
WÜRZBURG - KARLSTADT - WERTHEIM

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of Würzburg, nestled in a beautiful, hilly location on the river and possessing a wealth of history. We'll also visit the Residenz, former residence of the prince-bishops. Our ship will continue on to Karlstadt, where we'll board it again at the end of the morning. We'll spend the afternoon cruising to Wertheim.

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D10
WERTHEIM - MILTENBERG - FRANKFURT

We'll leave to explore Miltenberg in the company of our hostess and discover this charming, very typical German village. Its marketplace surrounded by half-timbered houses, its Grande Rue and former Town Hall make Miltenberg a unique town and the "pearl of the Main". We'll cruise to Frankfurt.

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D11
FRANKFURT - MAINZ

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Tour of Frankfurt.
DISCOVERY: Panoramic tour of Frankfurt and ascent of the Main Tower.
We'll return on board and cruise to Mainz. Gutenberg's hometown, Mainz lies at the confluence of the Rhine and the Main and is a perfect blend of past and present. Its age-old cathedral is not to be missed. You'll be able to explore the city in the company of our hostess. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

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D12
STRASBOURG

We'll spend the morning cruising to Strasbourg. After lunch on board, we'll reach Strasbourg and enjoy a free afternoon in the city to do as you please. We'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. We'll spend the night cruising towards Mannheim.

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D13
MANNHEIM - NIERSTEIN - RÜDESHEIM(3)

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Heidelberg.
Cruise towards Rüdesheim.
The afternoon, join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Rüdesheim by touristic train, tasting of the famous wines of the region and guided visit of the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments.
DISCOVERY: Hiking through the vineyards in Rüdesheim.
In the evening, enjoy time at leisure to discover the Drosselgassse.

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D14
RÜDESHEIM(3) - COLOGNE

We'll cruise along the most beautiful section of the romantic Rhine, passing the legendary Lorelei Rock, where lush vineyards and castles stretch as far as the eye can see along both banks. We'll cruise to Cologne, and take advantage of a stopover to discover the city with our hostess. We'll then return to the ship and begin to cruise towards Amsterdam. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

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D15
AMSTERDAM or surroundings(4)

The day will be spent cruising.

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D16
AMSTERDAM or surroundings(4)

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Amsterdam. The Dutch capital is indeed a truly delightful city with a rich and fascinating past, offering its visitors a striking contrast between traditional Dutch architecture and other more unusual landmarks such as the Red Light district.
DISCOVERY: Amsterdam by bike.
This afternoon, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Volendam and Zaanse Schans. The evening is free to do as you please.

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D17
AMSTERDAM or surroundings(4)

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

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D18
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  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

Shore Excursions

No shore excursion on the non listed days
Mandatory information
FormalitiesSome administrative formalities to take into account in order to prepare your trip

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.

(1) Optional excursions.

(2) The tour of the Konzerthaus might be replaced by a tour of the Musikverein or the opera if it is booked for shows or not available.

(3) Depending on mooring availabilities, the stopover in Rüdesheim may be preceded by a stopover in Bingen ; the schedule of excursions may be modified.

(4) The Port of Amsterdam may unexpectedly decide to change the mooring places for cruise ships. In case of modification, an alternative will be set up as close as possible to the city of Amsterdam.

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