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Trans European River Cruise

Trans European River Cruise

Your chance to see some of Central Europes's finest scenery and ancient cities all from the comfort of your river cruise ship along two of Europe's most iconic rivers, the romantic Danube and mighty Rhine.

Your chance to see some of Central Europes's finest scenery and ancient cities all from the comfort of your river cruise ship along two of Europe's most iconic rivers, the romantic Danube and mighty Rhine.

 

DAY 1: Your Door to Door service will transfer you to

the airport for your flight to Budapest. On arrival we

will transfer to our ship where there will be time to

settle into our cabins before our welcome cocktail

and introduction to the crew.

 

During our cruise, the following excursions are

included:

Guided tour of Budapest. We visit Buda, via the

Chain Bridge and the Fisherman’s Bastion with its

impressive views of the city. Then on to “Pest” and

the Heroes’ Square. Onwards to Andrassy Avenue

and St. Stephen’s Basilica and finally the famous

Parliament building overlooking the Danube.

Esztergom, the former capital of Hungary. Full of

treasures with its neo-classical basilica and former

Royal Palace.

Guided tour of Vienna, passing the Opera House, St

Stephens’s cathedral and the Hofburg. Also,

included is a visit to the Schoenbrunn Palace &

Gardens – the Hapsburgs’ summer residence. Free

afternoon in Vienna to explore at your own pace.

Sail along the most beautiful section of the

Wachau Valley, known for its wine growing. Visit

Melk Abbey, a Benedictine Monastery, which towers

above the Danube and is the very symbol of

Baroque art in Austria.

Visit Durnstein and its stunning monastery with its

blue and white tower. It is also here where Richard

the Lionheart was held captive in the castle.

Passau on the Austrian German border and enjoy a

walking tour of the city centre. The old town is

known for its Baroque architecture, including St.

Stephen's Cathedral, featuring distinctive oniondomed towers and an organ with 17,774 pipes.

Guided tour of the historic centre of Regensburg,

the 4th largest town in Bavaria.

Leaving the River Danube we join the Main Danube

Canal, stretching for 106 miles across the

continental watershed through to Bamberg with 16

locks along the way.

Guided excursion of Nuremburg, Bavaria’s second

largest city and were we find half-timbered houses,

gothic churches within a medieval city wall in the

shadow of the towering imperial castle, which was

one of the most important residences of the

emperors of the Holy Roman Empire.

Tour to Rothenburg, a magnificent medieval town

perched high on a hill. With its picturesque houses,

it is classed as one of the most beautiful towns on

the historic Romantic Road.

Wurzburg, a riverside town famous for the Bishop

Princes’ residence. World War II saw the destruction

of over 90% of the town, however it was rebuilt

along with all buildings of historical importance.

Cruise through the most scenic part of the Main

Valley from Karlstad to Wertheim. But mind your

head! As we skim centimetres under the bridges

along the way.

Walking tour of Miltenberg, a ‘chocolate-box’ town

with a market place surrounded by half-timbered

houses and an old Town Hall.

 

DAY 12: We disembark at Frankfurt after breakfast

and subject to flight times, we enjoy a panoramic

tour of Frankfurt en-route to the airport. On arrival

back into the UK, your Door to Door service will be

waiting to take you home.

MS France

MS France is a 2 deck ship, with 78 cabins and a capacity

of 159 passengers. Cabins are en-suite with shower

facilities, air-conditioned and have hairdryer, satellite TV,

safe and picture window or porthole. Wi-Fi is available on

board.

 

Price Includes:

& Door to Door service

& Return flights

& Airport transfers at the destinations

& Porterage

& 11 nights All Inclusive accommodation on board MS

France (all breakfasts, lunches and 3 course set menu

dinners, all local wines, beers and water during meals

and at the bar)

& Coach tours as mentioned in the itinerary

& English speaking local guides during the excursions

& All entrance fees, where applicable

& Services of a Cito Tour Manager throughout

Cruise itinerary is subject to change due to sailing

schedules.

 

Single cabin supplement: £585

Upper Deck cabin supplement: £195 per person

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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