Imagine 4-day trip around European cities. You have to drive many kilometres, every day you unpack in a new hotel and the next day you again must pack and leave. On the other hand, imagine a hotel room, where, behind the window, a wonderful documentary of the Danube’s natural beauty is shown and every morning you wake up in new city. On this short cruise, after completing 366 kilometres on Europe’s largest river, you will have program of experiences and luxury from one of the most beautiful ships on the Danube.
Dates for 2020: 4. April, 7. April, 14. April, 17. April (SOLD OUT), 16. October, 19. October, 22. October, 25. October, 28. October 2020
1. day: Vienna
Boarding from 14.00 in port Nussdorf, small snack and setting sail from port at 14.30. Sailing through National Park Donauauen to Bratislava, arrival at 18.30, guided walking tour, departure from Bratislava at 21.00. Welcome evening in ship theatre.
2. day: Budapest
During the morning, a voyage through the so-called Danube knee, also called Hungarian Switzerland, past Visegrád and former royal palace. Before noon bus tour of Budapest (3 hours). Lunch on board, individual afternoon tour of Budapest (transfer to city centre and back purchasable on board). At 22.00 night round cruise through illuminated Budapest and continuation to Esztergom.
3. deň: Esztergom / Komárno
Before noon, in Esztergom, a walking tour of cathedral with biggest altar in the world. Cruis continues in direction of Komárno / Komárom, individual tour of birth town of the music composer Franz Lehár. Tour of 6 km² large Fort Monostor, bult by the Habsburgs – possibility of buying a ticket on board. Setting sail at 19.00. Next stop is Gabčíkovo, the second largest water reservoir on the Danube. Crossing through the 20 m high lock chamber will certainly be an unforgettable experience! In the evening, an entertainment program in the ship theatre awaits you.
4. day: Vienna
At 9.00 arrival to Vienna, disembarkation till 10.00.
Prices by cabin category
- 2-bed cabin – Main deck at the back (bunk bed, ca. 10 m2) … 315 €
- 2-bed cabin – Main deck (1 bed + 1 sofa, ca. 12 m2) … 395 €
- 2-bed cabin – Upper deck (2 beds, balcony, ca. 16 m2) … 545 €
- 2-bed cabin – Promenade deck (2 beds, balcony, ca. 16 m2) … 585 €
- 3 x full board (buffet breakfast, 3-course lunch, 4-course dinner, afternoon coffee / tea with cakes and midnight snack)
- 4 x trips in Bratislava, Esztergom, Komárom and Budapest
- one partial massage (20 min.) or one shaving per upper deck cabin
- 1 hydro jet massage (ca. 15 min) per cabin on upper / promenade deck
- 2 entertainment shows in ship theatre
Surcharges for cabin occupancy by one person
Main deck at the back … no surcharge
Main deck … + 50 %
Main and promenade deck … + 75 %
Additional persons in cabin / discounts
Main deck (excluding back part) max. 4 persons (2 bunk beds); Upper deck max 3 persons.
Discount for 3. / 4. person: up to 6 years … 100% discount, up to 12 years … 50% discount.
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.
Book your place for a cruise on the Danube from Vienna to Budapest and back. Your booking will only become binding once the shipping fee has been paid. Payment instruction will be sent to you by email.
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 cruise ship MS PRIMADONNA – your comfortable cruise ship ****+
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.