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The Beautiful Blue Danube (port-to-port cruise) (12 destinations) - CroisiEurope River Cruises

The Beautiful Blue Danube (port-to-port cruise) (12 destinations)

6 days
4.2
(7)
From Budapest to Passau
Tour Operator:
CroisiEurope River Cruises
Ship capacity:
162
Age range:
1 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
79274
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US $2,165
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Itinerary

Start in Budapest and end in Passau! With the River Cruise tour The Beautiful Blue Danube (port-to-port cruise) (12 destinations), you have a 6 days tour package taking you through Budapest, Hungary and 5 other destinations in Europe. The Beautiful Blue Danube (port-to-port cruise) (12 destinations) includes accommodation, an expert guide, insurance, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: BUDAPEST
  2. Day 2: BUDAPEST - BRATISLAVA
  3. Day 3: BRATISLAVA - VIENNA
  4. Day 4: VIENNA
  5. Day 5: MELK - PASSAU
  6. Day 6: PASSAU
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Insurance
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Berth / Cabin
5 nights

CroisiEurope River Cruises Ships

  • MS Douce France
    MS Douce France
    MS Douce France is one of the CroisiEurope’s fleet ship, while also being the perfect sailing vessel for a Rhine river cruise - the… Read more
    Built
    1997 (refurbished 2017)
    Guests
    106
    Length
    110m
    Width
    11.4m
    Staterooms
    55
    Electricity
    220v
    Capacity
    106
    Crew
    Suites
    Registry
    Gross Tonnage
    Beam
    Cruising Speed
    Generators
    Engines
    Draft
  • MS France
    MS France
    2010 was the year when this gorgeous riverboat came back to life after 9 years of uninterrupted Seine cruises. The result is one that Cro… Read more
    Built
    2001 (refurbished 2016)
    Guests
    159
    Length
    110m
    Width
    11.4m
    Staterooms
    78
    Electricity
    220v

Customer Reviews

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  • The Beautiful Blue Danube (port-to-port cruise) (12 destinations) reviewer 1
    · May 27th, 2020
    In regards to a river cruise that was cancelled, we have now spent two months trying to get our refunds from CroisiEurope River Cruises. The company says they do not have to abide by European Union Law because the French Government passed a law that... Show more
    Trip date: April 2020
  • HY
    · October 7th, 2019
    The Danube River Cruise was a pleasurable experience with good service overall.
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Thank you Mr. Yuen! We are glad you had a great experience and enjoyed the services on board. We hope we'll have the pleasure to welcome you again on board one of our ships. Best regards, CroisiEurope Customer Care Department
    Trip date: September 2019
  • CD
    · September 17th, 2019
    CroisiEurope was a first rate operation. The meals were fantastic, the crew was pleasant and helpful and being two of only four English speaking people on the cruise, all the announcement were also made in English. Lucy, one of the ships crew members,... Show more
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Dear Mr. Davis, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are really glad to read you had such a great time on board our ship. We'll make sure to let Lucy know about your lovely review. It is true we can't always let the... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • The Beautiful Blue Danube (port-to-port cruise) (12 destinations) reviewer 4
    · July 13th, 2019
    This was truly a vacation! Everything was so well organized that it allowed is to sit back and simple enjoy our time. The crew were amazing and went above and beyond. The food fantastic! Will definitely choose CrosisiEurope again.
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your time on board so much. We hope we'll have the pleasure to welcome you again on board one of our ships soon. Best regards, CroisiEurope Customer Care Department
    Trip date: June 2019
  • LS
    · June 28th, 2019
    We liked that the number of guests catered for was not too large. We loved the French meals and their presentation. The restaurant and bar were relaxing and convivial. The crew were exemplary- very helpful and friendly.
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Thank you Mrs. Swincickyj for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed the food on board. We'll make sure to forward your compliments to the staff. We hope we'll have the pleasure to welcome you again on board one of our ships soon. Best... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • R
    · January 29th, 2019
    We took a Danube tour in Aug 2017 and had a fantastic time! Great staff, well organized, delicious meals, clean ... can’t think of anything negative to say
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Dear Regina, Thank you for your great review. We are thrilled to read you had such a fantastic time! We hope to welcome you on board one of our ship very soon. CroisiEurope Team
    Trip date: January 2019
  • GT
    · August 26th, 2018
    This was a wonderful first experience for us with a river cruise! The excursions were excellent and with great service on the cruise! They were even able to accommodate my very restricted diet. My only suggestion is to add a stop at one of the beaches... Show more
    Trip date: August 2018
  • C
    · July 25th, 2018
    Staff was very friendly but most people spoke French on board.
    Trip date: July 2018

Dates & Availability

6 days
The Beautiful Blue Danube (port-to-port cruise) (12 destinations)
From Budapest to Passau
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Are meals served onboard?

      Once you are onboard the cruise, all of your meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided for the whole duration of your cruise. CroisiEurope is very proud of the meals they serve to passengers and you will probably experience some of the best French and European cuisine at their tables. Depending on the excursions planned, some meals may not be provided on board however if this is the case, it will be clearly stated in the cruise programme.

Breakfast is usually a self-serve buffet in the onboard restaurant, which may include pastries, coffee, tea, juice, breads, jams, a variety of sausages and cold cut meats, eggs, fresh fruit, and yoghurt.

Lunch and dinner will be a 3-course sit-down meal and is served at set times and in single seating for all passengers. Both lunch and dinner meals are paired with excellent complimentary wines for you to enjoy.

    • Will drinks be provided on the cruise?

      On all CroisiEurope cruises, you will be provided with complimentary beverages at every meal, including mineral water, fruit juice, tea, coffee, house wine and beer. Drinks served at the bar are included in the full price of selected cruises as well. 
Champagne, premium brand vintage wines and spirits are listed on a special wine list and are available for an additional charge on all cruises.

    • Are you able to cater for people with food allergies or special dietary requests?

      At the time of booking please advise your specific dietary needs to our team of cruise consultants and Croisi will do their best with a menu that will meet your needs.

    • Is internet access accessible on board?

      Complimentary wi-fi is available on all CroisiEurope ships throughout the fleet. While Wi-Fi is available in the reception area and lounge bar on most ships, on the newest ships such as Ms Gerard Schmitter, the MS Cyrano de Bergerac, MS Lafayette and the fleet of four hotel barges, Wi-Fi is available throughout. CroisiEurope is also equipping every ship in the fleet (apart from those ships on the Mekong) with a Samsung Galaxy Tablet for guests’ to use.

    • What dress code is expected onboard?

      CroisiEurope has more of a relaxed dress code onboard compared to other cruise lines and it is recommended that you will be most comfortable during the day in smart casual clothing and casual dressy in the evening. You may wish to bring items that do not wrinkle easily, or that transport well after being ironed at home, as there are no irons provided onboard. Croisi recommends bringing a variety of clothing for the environments expected during your cruise, including light clothing and bathing suits for hot weather, a sweater or jacket for cooler weather, and of course a raincoat and/or small umbrella. For sightseeing excursions, we recommend bringing comfortable and sturdy walking shoes.

    • Is tipping compulsory?

      Tipping onboard Croisi is at entirely at your own discretion. If you wish to leave a tip, please use the envelope found in your cabin on your last evening on board, and you can then place the envelope in the specially designated box in the reception area as you disembark the ship.

    • What is the main language used onboard?

      The primary language onboard is French being a European cruise company, however, the majority of staff and tour guides are fluent in English, as well as the major European languages such as German, Italian and Spanish. Notices and announcements are in French and English, as well as other languages based upon the needs of the passengers on board.

    • Do I need to bring an adaptor plug to use the electricity on board?

      The electrical service onboard is 220V. If you bring onboard any items that require electricity you must bring a two-pin plug European adaptor that will fit your item.

    • Do the ships have a laundry service available?

      The ships do not offer a laundry service and there are no laundry facilities on board for guests to use.

    • Does the tour price include the airfare?

      Flights before and after the cruise are not included in the tour price and you need to arrange these separately by yourself once your tour is guaranteed. As we specialise in organising the best tours around the world for you, we are unable to advise on flight prices or book flights on your behalf. If you have not already booked your flights we recommend checking out the following link which is powered by Skyscanner - https://flights.tourradar.com

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    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

      Type C
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    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Austria, Germany, Hungary and Slovakia. Ideally 6 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Hungary and Slovakia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Hungary and Slovakia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before May 21st, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after May 21st, 2022, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with CroisiEurope River Cruises. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 120 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • The following cards are accepted for "CroisiEurope River Cruises" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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