4.5
8 reviews
The beautiful blue Danube (port-to-port cruise) (from Passau to Budapest) - CroisiEurope River Cruises

The beautiful blue Danube (port-to-port cruise) (from Passau to Budapest)

6 days
4.5
(8)
From Passau to Budapest
Tour Operator:
CroisiEurope River Cruises
Ship capacity:
162
Age range:
1 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
79276
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US $2,298
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Itinerary

Start in Passau and end in Budapest! With the River Cruise tour The beautiful blue Danube (port-to-port cruise) (from Passau to Budapest), you have a 6 days tour package taking you through Passau, Germany and 5 other destinations in Europe. The beautiful blue Danube (port-to-port cruise) (from Passau to Budapest) includes accommodation, an expert guide, insurance, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: PASSAU
  2. Day 2: MELK - DURNSTEIN - VIENNA
  3. Day 3: VIENNA
  4. Day 4: ESZTERGOM - BUDAPEST
  5. Day 5: BUDAPEST
  6. Day 6: BUDAPEST
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Insurance
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Optional
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Where You'll Stay

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5 nights

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CroisiEurope River Cruises Ship

  • 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

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  • CC
    · October 1st, 2019
    The boat is 18 years old and needs updating eg bathrooms fixtures and fittings. The Hungarian crew where well intentioned but many didn’t speak English. The emphasis was on the French guests with minimal English interpretation. There was no choice of... Show more
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Dear Mrs Cook, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It is true some members of the crew are Hungarians who speak little English. However our Purser and host/hostess speak English and are available at any time to help you. We indeed... Show more
    Trip date: September 2019
  • Y
    · September 30th, 2019
    All was great. Thank you
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Thank you Mrs Goudeketting! We hope we'll have the pleasure to welcome you again on board one of our ships!
    Trip date: August 2019
  • MH
    · September 3rd, 2019
    It was a great experience. The staff was pleasant and helpful. They went above and beyond many times. I will gladly recommend this cruise to others.
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Dear Mrs. Hudson, Thank you for taking the time to review your cruise. We are so glad you had such a great time. 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: August 2019
  • CL
    · July 24th, 2019
    With this cruise on the Danube you get beautiful scenery and interesting historic places to visit, the only quibble being that the cruise didn't start in Passau as advertised (we were bussed to Linz). Excellent greeting by the crew/staff, who were all... Show more
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Dear Mr. Lane, It is true that for technical reasons, the embarkaton of your cruise had to be changed. We're sorry if that caused any inconvenience for you. We are glad to read you overall had a good experience on board our ship. We've taken good... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • JW
    · July 6th, 2019
    Whilst we were not aware that we would be the only English (as a first language) speaking couple on the cruise, we were very well looked after by our guide and by the crew. English speaking interpreters were arranged for us for onshore tours. The food... Show more
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Thank you Mr. Wilmott for your great review. We are pleased you had such a great time and that being the only English speaking hasn't been an obstacle for you. We are particularly keen to ensure our international clientele is well taken care of. Thank... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • NC
    · June 20th, 2019
    Great cruise on the Danube with CroisiEurope. Fantastic food. Great staff, very friendly and helpful. Very interesting crowd. Great animator. Highly recommend.
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Thank you Mrs. Cayouette for taking the time to review your experience. We are so glad to read you enjoyed every aspect of your cruise. We hope we'll have the pleasure to welcome you again on board one of our ships soon. Best regards, Croisieurope... Show more
    Trip date: May 2019
  • EH
    · August 15th, 2018
    Our first cruise - we are Australians who speak a little French and quite happy to be among mainly French passengers. We really appreciated the friendly staff. The cuisine was good - lunch and dinner were a little variable in standard, but greatly... Show more
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    Trip date: August 2018
  • The beautiful blue Danube (port-to-port cruise) (from Passau to Budapest) reviewer 8
    · June 13th, 2017
    Hi, we had a great time with you. We will definitely recommend. It was really relaxed and comfortable.
    Trip date: June 2017

Dates & Availability

6 days
The beautiful blue Danube (port-to-port cruise) (from Passau to Budapest)
From Passau to Budapest
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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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    • Currencies
      Euro
      Austria and Germany
      Ft
      Forint
      Hungary
    • 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
      Austria, Germany and Hungary
      Type E
      Austria, Germany and Hungary
      Type F
      Austria, Germany and Hungary
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Austria, Germany and Hungary. Ideally 6 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Hungary. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Hungary. 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 April 1st, 2023 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after April 1st, 2023, 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.
    • Cancellation Policy
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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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