In the beautiful advent markets of the Danube region – whether in Bratislava or Passau, every market offers its own specific and individual style with traditional crafts and local delicacies. Discover fairy world of advent during short cruise to the most beautiful Christmas markets in the Danube region. In 4 days, we will visit apart from Vienna also Linz and Passau.
Date of the cruises: 5. – 8. december 2020 and 14. – 17. december 2020
1. day: Vienna
Boarding and “cast off” in Vienna from 2 pm. Snacks as well as coffee & cake. In the evening, welcome dinner and greeting by the crew.
2. day: Linz
Arrival in Linz around 10:00. In the morning a city tour with an organ concert in the parish church. Lunch on board. Afternoon individual visit to the Christmas markets in Linz or optional (for an additional fee) excursion to Christkindl & Steyr.
Fun evening on board. Around 10:00 you head in the direction of Passau.
3. day: Passau
Arrival in Passau in the morning. Individual visit to the Christmas market on Domplatz. Lunch on the ship. From 1 p.m. onwards to Engelhartszell with arrival at around 3 p.m. Walk to Engelszell Abbey including a guided tour and liqueur tasting.
Continue towards Vienna from around 4:15 p.m.
4. day: Vienna
Arrival in Vienna at around 11.00 a.m. and then disembarkation & individual journey home.
2-bed cabin – Main deck at the back… 298 € / person
2-bed cabin – Main deck… 348 € / person
2-bed cabin with balcony – Upper deck… 468 € / person
2-bed cabin with balcony – Promenade deck… 498 € / person
- Cruise Vienna – Linz – Passau – Vienna
- 3 nights in two-bed cabin with shower/WC, TV, and AC in chosen category
- 3 x full board with 5 meals during the day (buffet breakfast, 3-course lunch, 4-course dinner, afternoon coffee / tea with cakes and midnight snack)
- 2x evening entertainment on board
- one partial massage (20 min.) per cabin when booking accommodation on the main deck
- free entry to the wellness with hot tub, sauna and Kneipp pool
Surcharges for cabin occupancy by one person:
Main deck at the back +50 €;
Main deck + 50%;
Main and promenade deck + 75%
Additional persons in cabin:
Capacity of cabin on the main deck is max. 4 persons (on bunk beds with folding top of the bed). Cabin on upper deck is max. 3 persons (75 x 185 m convertible sofa).
Discounts for 3-4. person by age: up to 5,9 years… 100%; up to 11,9 years… 75%; up to 99 years… 50%.
Book your place for an advent cruise on the Danube. Your booking will only become binding once the shipping fee has been paid. We’ll send you payment instructions via email.
More than 84 days before departure 10%
From 83 to 42 days before departure 50%
From 41 to 28 days before departure 70%
From 27 to 4 days before departure 90%
3 days before departure or no appearance 100%.
Possibility of program changes during this trip in the interest of your safety due to high or low water, or due to force majeure. Sections, that cannot be crossed by boat due to these reasons are then travelled by bus, without changing the price.
The ship MS Primadonna ****+ is the second biggest cruise ship on the Danube.
For passengers, she has 80 outer cabins with individual AC, shower and WC, hairdryer, SAT-TV, phone, minibar and spacious closets.
Cabins on main deck – category: Standard: area: ca. 11,5 m² with one bed and a large sofa. All cabins have large, circular window – non-opening.
Specialities of fine Viennese cuisine is prepared for the guests from fresh ingredients and bioproducts by 41 member staff. Title ,,Healthy cuisine‘‘ was awarded to the ship by Upper Austria government and on MS Primadonna presents breakfast buffet with large selection of bioproducts, three-course lunch menu and four-course dinner menu exclusively from fresh ingredients, which guests choose from several alternatives.
Matter of course is afternoon sitting with tea, coffee and cake in café ,,Primavera‘‘ at 17.00 and midnight snack or second dinner. On board, there is a possibility to buy a beverage package in various price ranges, that allows free consumption of soft drinks, beer, wine and quality sparkling wine from 8.00 till 01.00.
About the cruise ship MS PRIMADONNA
The only cruise ship on the Danube sailing under Austrian flag was built in 1998 in Germany and was completely renovated in 2009. Ship facilities are a long hotel hall, panoramic restaurant ,,Primogusto‘‘ and bar ,,Primaaperitivo‘‘, Danube arena ,,Primavisto‘‘ and ship theatre,,Primatheatro‘‘, a place where most guests meet. The whole ship has pleasant climate, which can be in cabins individually regulated. The ship Primadonna is the second largest Danube cruise ship with the length 113,5 m and width 17,4 m.
Staying on board is made more pleasant by the chosen architecture – the ship has the shape of catamaran, 9 meters high front glazing and glass floor at reception – here the view falls directly into the underwater world and offers a unique experience. On sun deck there are small hot tub, deckchairs and comfortable seating. Wellness includes indoor hot tub, Kneipp pool as well as sauna, where one can order medical and beauty treatments.
Length: 113,5 m
Width: 17,4 m
Speed: 17 knots
Engines: 2 main, 3 auxiliary
AC: 2 main ACs
Draught: 1,7 m
Fixed point above water: 8,2 m
Capacity: 160 passengers
Number of cabins: 80
We can provide transport to Vienna for additional fee. The language of the trip is German, or you can speak English.