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2023

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

29 Days - BSB_PP
# Description

Cruise

BUDAPEST - VIENNA - MELK - PASSAU - FRANKFURT - MAINZ - STRASBOURG - RÜDESHEIM - COLOGNE - AMSTERDAM - GRONINGEN - PAPENBURG - OLDENBURG - BREMEN - NIENBURG - HANOVER - MAGDEBURG - POTSDAM - BERLIN

From Budapest, embark on a trans-European cruise to Berlin, an amazing 3-in-1 to discover 5 countries with diverse and fascinating traditions and cultures. While cruising the Danube, the Main, the Rhine and the Elbe, you will have the opportunity to visit exceptional cities and sites such as Vienna, Frankfurt, Amsterdam or Potsdam. We guarantee an unforgettable journey!

Croisi +
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

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • A unique cruise, only with CroisiEurope
  • The combination of history, tradition and culture, a passionate encounter
  • A variety of excursions(1) through amazing cities and sites:
    • Unique and romantic Budapest
    • Authentic Vienna
    • Frankfurt, combining tradition and modernity
    • Rüdesheim and the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments
    • Amsterdam and its unique architecture
    • Volendam, famous fishing village
    • Hanover, capital of Lower Saxony
    • Potsdam and the gardens of the Sanssouci Palace
    • Berlin, emblematic capital
    • Charlottenburg Palace

Route

Day 1

BUDAPEST

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

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Day 2

BUDAPEST - ESZTERGOM

This morning, join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Budapest.
DISCOVERY: Off the Beaten Path in 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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Day 3

VIENNA

We'll arrive in Vienna early in the morning. Enjoy some free time or join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Visit the Hofburg Palace. You can have an evening on your own tonight or join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of Vienna by night.

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Day 4

VIENNA

This morning, join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Schoenbrunn Palace.
DISCOVERY: The high art of Viennese living - Music and Viennese cafes. Tour of the Konzerthaus(2) concert hall.
Enjoy a free afternoon to explore this marvelous city at your own pace or take part in our optional excursion (not included in the packages): Horse-drawn carriage ride through Vienna. We'll return to the ship for dinner. This evening, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Concert of Viennese music (subject to availability.)
Our ship will depart at midnight.

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Day 5

MELK

This morning, we'll cruise along the most beautiful section of the Wachau Valley all the way to Melk. We'll then set off on an optional excursion for both packages: visit of Dürnstein, the fortified village where Richard the Lionheart was once held prisoner. We'll return to the ship for lunch. In the afternoon, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Visit 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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Day 6

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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Day 7

REGENSBURG - KELHEIM

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Regensburg. The fourth largest town in Bavaria and a major industrial hub for giant firms such as BMW, Siemens and Triumph, its historic center is seeping with 20 centuries of history. Our ship will continue on to Kelheim, where we'll find it at the end of the morning. We'll cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal to Nuremberg.

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Day 8

NUREMBERG - BAMBERG

We'll arrive in Nuremberg in the morning. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of the city and tasting of its 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 then cruise to Bamberg. Our ship will sail through the night.

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Day 9

BAMBERG - Rothenburg(1)

We'll spend this morning cruising to Schweinfurt. We'll then set off on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Rothenburg, a magnificent walled town set up high on the hills over the river with 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. We'll have dinner on board and cruise through the night.

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Day 10

WÜRZBURG - WERTHEIM

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Würzburg and the Residenz, former residence of the prince-bishops. Ths city is nestled in a beautiful, hilly location on the river and possesses a wealth of history. Our ship will continue on to Karlstadt, where we'll find it at the end of the morning and start cruising to Wertheim.

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Day 11

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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Day 12

FRANKFURT - MAINZ

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Join us for a tour of Frankfurt, the largest financial center in continental Europe.
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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Day 13

STRASBOURG

Enjoy buffet breakfast on board as we cruise towards Strasbourg, passing through two impressive locks on the Rhine, Iffezheim and Gambsheim. We'll reach Strasbourg at 2:00 p.m. This afternoon, enjoy some free time in the city. Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail.

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Day 14

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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Day 15

RÜDESHEIM - COLOGNE

This morning will be spent cruising on the most beautiful part of the romantic Rhine towards Cologne, passing beautiful castles among reputable vineyards and the famous Lorelei Rock along the way. We'll set out to discover of Cologne. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

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Day 16

AMSTERDAM

The day will be spent cruising. Free evening in Amsterdam.

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Day 17

AMSTERDAM

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Visit of Amsterdam and its diamond merchants.
DISCOVERY: Bike tour in Amsterdam. You'll be able to explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites.
The afternoon, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: guided visit of Volendam and Zaanse Schans.

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Day 18

AMSTERDAM

After a buffet breakfast on board, enjoy time and lunch on your own today to discover Amsterdam at your own pace! Feel free to go shopping or visit some of the most famous museums such as the Rijksmuseum, Madame Tussauds or the Anne Frank House (entrance fees, guides, lunch and transfers not included). Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. The evening is free to do as you please.

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Day 19

AMSTERDAM

The day and the evening are free to do as you please. The lunch and the dinner will be taken on board.

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Day 20

GRONINGEN - DELFZIJL

Our ship will start cruising early this morning towards Groningen. Enjoy some free time to tour the youngest city in the Netherlands. We'll be back on board in Delfzijl and we'll sailing towards Emden. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

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Day 21

PAPENBURG - OLDENBURG

We'll cruise towards Papenburg. Join us for an optional tour of the Meyer Werft shipyard. During this time, the boat will be sailing towards Dörpen, where we will board it again for lunch. Our ship will leave for Oldenburg, reaching it during the night.

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Day 22

OLDENBURG - BREMEN

Enjoy some free time for a brief stroll around Oldenburg. Afterwards, our ship will depart for Bremen. Join us an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of Bremen, the oldest maritime city in Germany and the second largest trading port in Germany after Hamburg. At the end of our tour, we'll return on board. Enjoy a free evening in the city.

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Day 23

BREMEN - NIENBURG - STOLZENAU - MINDEN

Early this morning, our ship will depart for Nienburg. Optional transfer by coach to the "red town” which has a magnificent Town Hall from the Weser Renaissance. During this time, the boat will sail to Stolzenau. We'll start cruising towards Minden.

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Day 24

MINDEN - HANOVER

Early this morning, our ship will depart for Hanover. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of the city. The capital city of Lower Saxony is one of the main economic centers in Germany. We'll return on board in Anderten and continue cruising towards Braunschweig. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

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Day 25

MAGDEBURG

Departure of the boat early this morning for Magdeburg. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of Magdeburg, a town located in the middle course of the Elbe and full of character. Afterwards, we'll return on board in Magdeburg. Enjoy a free evening tonight.

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Day 26

MAGDEBURG - BRANDENBURG - POTSDAM

Early this morning, our ship will depart for Brandenburg. This afternoon, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Potsdam and the gardens of the Sanssoucis palace. We'll return on board in Potsdam.

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Day 27

POTSDAM - BERLIN

Our ship will sail to Berlin Spandau. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of the city which was long divided, illustrating the division of the world into two blocks. Afterwards, we'll return on board and enjoy an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of Berlin by night. 

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Day 28

BERLIN

Today, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of the Charlottenburg Palace, the largest in Berlin. Enjoy some free time in Berlin this afternoon and a free evening in the city.

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Day 29

BERLIN

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking. End of our services.  

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Dates & Prices

On request
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  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day (except for lunch on D18) - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - 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) - lunch on D18 - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

Amsterdam and diamond producer

We’ll leave by coach for a guided tour of the city. Amsterdam is one of the most unique and extraordinary cities in the world. From its romantic canals to its world-renowned museums and historical significance, it’s a city that never ceas...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 42.00 € Before departure 47.00 € On board
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Amsterdam by bike

You'll leave on foot to head to the bike rental office. This guided bike tour will last about 2.5 hours, and you'll be able to explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites in Amsterdam. Enjoy some free time at the Flower...

Duration 3h00 Discovery
Price per pers. 60.00 € Before departure 67.00 € On board
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Panoramic tour of Berlin

We'll leave by coach from Berlin-Spandau with a local guide who will help us discover the history, monuments and fascinating facets of this particularly historic city. We'll travel up the 17th of June Street to see the famous Victory Column,...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 58.00 € Before departure 64.00 € On board
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Berlin by night

After dinner you will leave by coach to explore contemporary Berlin. A guided walk will enable you to discover the contemporary architectural prowess of Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, etc. A true no mans' land after the fall of the wall, this squar...

Duration 2h00 Classic
Price per pers. 55.00 € Before departure 61.00 € On board
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Guided tour of Bremen

Departure with your guide to visit the historic center of this Hanseatic city. One of the oldest German maritime cities, Bremen was granted the right to hold market as early as 965 and joined the Hanseatic League in 1358. It became a Free Imperial Ci...

Duration 2h00 Classic
Price per pers. 50.00 € Before departure 56.00 € On board
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Tour of Budapest

In the company of our guides, we will leave for a panoramic tour of Budapest, the Pearl of the Danube. First we will head for the hills of Buda by crossing the Elizabeth Bridge and we will go up to the Castle quarter, from where we'll enjoy a fan...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 30.00 € Before departure 33.00 € On board
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Off the Beaten Path in Budapest

We'll leave by coach for the Budapest Labyrinth, heading over the Elizabeth Bridge to Castle Hill. Located deep underground, the labyrinth has had several uses since the Middle Ages—refuge, hermitage, and prison. Within its serpentine corri...

Duration 4h00 Discovery
Price per pers. 88.00 € Before departure 98.00 € On board
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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 Classic
Price per pers. 42.00 € Before departure 47.00 € On board
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Tour of the Charlottenburg Castle

Departure by coach from Berlin Spandau in the company of your guides. We'll start off with a stroll in the gardens before a tour of Charlottenburg Palace with headset. A walk through the wonders enclosed in its various rooms will take you back to...

Duration 3h00 Classic
Price per pers. 77.00 € Before departure 86.00 € On board
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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 Moza...

Duration 2h30 Classic
Price per pers. 77.00 € Before departure 86.00 € On board
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Transfer to Dürnstein and tour of the village

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess for the village of Dürnstein. You will drive through the Austrian Wachau dotted with charming villages and ruins of medieval castles all the way to Dürnstein. This town is well-known for its...

Duration 3h00 Classic
Price per pers. 30.00 € Before departure 33.00 € On board
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Guided tour of Frankfurt

The excursion to Frankfurt will begin with a panoramic tour of the city by coach. Frankfurt am Main is a dynamic and international city with Germany's most imposing skyline. Under the skyscrapers, you'll find cozy pubs; and at the heart of th...

Duration 3h00 Classic
Price per pers. 43.00 € Before departure 48.00 € On board
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Frankfurt - "Mainhattan" and the Main Tower

Frankfurt is the largest financial center in continental Europe, earning it the nickname "Mainhatten." During a panoramic tour of the city, you'll be able to admire the huge skyscrapers housing the headquarters of many international ban...

Duration 3h00 Discovery
Price per pers. 66.00 € Before departure 73.00 € On board
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Guided tour of Hanover

Departure by coach from the northern port of Hanover in the company of local guides to discover the capital of the Land of Lower Saxony. From the 17th century onwards, Hanover played a major role in politics. In 1714, the son of Ernst-August of Hanov...

Duration 5h00 Classic
Price per pers. 50.00 € Before departure 56.00 € On board
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Guided tour of Heidelberg and its castle (outdoor)

We'll leave from Mannheim by coach and head towards Heidelberg. This cosmopolitan, friendly, and vibrant city is made up of 15 distinct neighborhoods and is particularly attractive to families, students, business people, and researchers. Its high...

Duration 4h30 Classic
Price per pers. 64.00 € Before departure 71.00 € On board
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Guided tour of the Hofburg, Residency of the Habsburgs and Sisi museum

Departure by coach with your local guide. You will discover the Hofburg, which is also known for having been during 600 years the "Winter Residency" of the Habsburgs. Over the course of their reign, they turned this small 13th century fortr...

Duration 3h00 Classic
Price per pers. 59.00 € Before departure 66.00 € On board
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Guided tour of Magdeburg

Departure by coach for Magdeburg where we will meet up with local guides. Magdeburg was once the cradle of the German nation. The first Germanic Holy Roman Emperor, Otto the Great, had an imposing cathedral built here and made the town into an archbi...

Duration 5h00 Classic
Price per pers. 66.00 € Before departure 73.00 € On board
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Excursion to Volendam and Zaanse-Schans

We'll leave by coach with our guide for Volendam, a charming village that has preserved its character for over six centuries thanks to the tough vitality of its fishermen. We'll then visit a cheese factory in the area to discover how the famo...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 47.00 € Before departure 52.00 € On board
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Guided tour of the Melk Abbey

Departure by coach in company of your host/hostess towards Melk Abbey. We will meet up with our guides in the inner courtyard to start our visit. The Abbey overlooking the Danube was first built as the Babenberg's fortified castle. It was founded...

Duration 1h45 Classic
Price per pers. 54.00 € Before departure 60.00 € On board
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Guided tour of the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg

Departure by coach from the Papenburg lock towards Meyer Werft Shipyard. Founded in 1975, the shipyard has been owned and managed by the Meyer family for six generations. The first ships that were built there were small wooden vessels. Less than a hu...

Duration 2h00 Classic
Price per pers. 59.00 € Before departure 66.00 € On board
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Transfer to downtown Nienburg

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess towards downtown Nienburg. You'll be free to discover this beautiful little Lower Saxony town at your own pace. Nienburg is famous for its asparagus. Charming little Nienburg was nicknamed "r...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 32.00 € Before departure 36.00 € On board
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Guided tour of Nuremberg

Join us for a guided tour of Nuremberg by coach. We'll enjoy a panoramic visit of the monuments found outside of the city's medieval walls, including the Nuremberg Palace of Justice, the Nazi Documentation Centre and Party Rally Grounds, the...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 59.00 € Before departure 66.00 € On board
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Panoramic tour of Potsdam and visit of the Sanssouci Gardens

We'll leave by coach with local guides who will help you discover the history of Former Prussia and its illustrious monarchs. In Potsdam, the visit will begin with a walk through the gardens at the Sanssouci Palace. You'll walk the flower-lin...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 59.00 € Before departure 66.00 € On board
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Guided tour of Regensburg

Regensburg saw its political and economic heyday in the 12th and 13th centuries when it was located at a crossroads between major trade routes and became a Free Imperial City in 1245 until other great Bavarian cities were preferred. This poorly indus...

Duration 4h15 Classic
Price per pers. 53.00 € Before departure 59.00 € On board
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Guided tour of Rothenburg

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess for the charming town of Rothenburg. Located along the "Romantic Road", this town has kept its Renaissance layout virtually intact as it has not undergone any changes since the Thirty Years&...

Duration 5h15 Classic
Price per pers. 95.00 € Before departure 106.00 € On board
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Hiking through the vineyards in Rudesheim

We'll go to the center of Rüdesheim to catch a gondola lift to the Niederwalddenkmal, a monument built in the 19th century to commemorate the first unification of Germany. From there, you'll have a great view of the small city, the viney...

Duration 3h30 Discovery
Price per pers. 50.00 € Before departure 56.00 € On board
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Rüdesheim : wine tasting* and visit of the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments

You will start the visit with a tour and commentary of the Rüdesheim vineyards by mini-train, during which you will discover the famous vineyards already cultivated in the Roman period. During this tour, the history of winemaking in the region w...

Duration 2h30 Classic
Price per pers. 34.00 € Before departure 38.00 € On board
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Guided tour of Vienna and Schoenbrunn Palace

You will begin the tour by taking the famous Ring to reach Schoenbrunn Palace. The "Ring" was one of the personal projects of Emperor Franz Joseph. In 1857, he decided to take down the ramparts that enclosed the city center and had this bou...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 77.00 € Before departure 86.00 € On board
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The high art of Viennese living: music and Viennese cafes

Our guide will meet us at the ship, where we'll set off on foot for the subway station to discover the high art of Viennese living. We'll stroll through the city and visit back stage in the Konzerthaus concert hall, which has the Vienna Symph...

Duration 4h00 Discovery
Price per pers. 88.00 € Before departure 98.00 € On board
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Horse-drawn carriage ride through Vienna

You'll be transferred to the center of the city to enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride through the old town and the famous Ring Road. A trip with a Fiaker is a great (and romantic) way of seeing the city in comfort because of the narrow streets and...

Duration 1h30 Discovery
Price per pers. 179.00 € Before departure 199.00 € On board
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Guided tour of Vienna by night

Discover Vienna by night with a panoramic coach tour. This two-thousand-year-old city is a true open-air museum. Vienna embodies Romanticism through its powerful architecture and numerous monuments. We'll take the famous Ring which encircles hist...

Duration 2h00 Classic
Price per pers. 32.00 € Before departure 36.00 € On board
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Guided tour of Würzburg

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess to the center of Würzburg. Our tour will start with a visit to the Würzburg Residence (or Residenz), former palace of the Prince-Bishops of Würzburg. Construction was commissioned by P...

Duration 3h30 Classic
Price per pers. 67.00 € Before departure 74.00 € On board
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Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

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


For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational 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.

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

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