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Classic Danube Vienna Budapest and Bratislava

Classic Danube Vienna Budapest and Bratislava


Route:
  • UK
  • Vienna
  • Budapest
  • Bratislava
  • Vienna
  • UK

5 DAYS from €1007pp

Tour Highlights
  • Cruise to the cities of Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the 'City of Music'
  • Delight in an on-board taster of Hungarian cuisine

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Classic Danube Vienna Budapest and Bratislava

Characterised by imperial grandeur, old world charm and opulent architecture, cruise along a dramatic watercourse into the cities of Vienna in Austria, Budapest in Hungary and Slovakia's Bratislava. Enjoy a guided tour of the 'City of Music', delight in an on-board taster of Hungarian cuisine, and witness the Danube River's magnificent landscapes

River Cruise Itinerary

1
Vienna

Depart London on your scheduled flight to Vienna. Greet your crew and enjoy a welcome cocktail before tucking into a traditional Austrian dinner.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
2
Vienna

An imperial cityscape announces your arrival into Austria's regal capital this morning. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure, or alternatively, explore the 'City of Music' from a unique perspective during a fascinating backstage tour of Vienna's majestic Konzerthaus (optional). Having savoured a delicious pastry and freshly brewed cup of Vienna Coffee, return for an evening of dancing whilst sailing towards Budapest.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Budapest

Discover an architectural treasure trove on this afternoon's guided tour of sophisticated Budapest, incorporating a visit to the neo-gothic Great Market Hall; wander through a bustling hive of activity, where varied market stalls retail fresh produce, aromatic spices and local wines, or alternatively unwind in the incredible natural thermal pools of Gellert Baths and Spa (optional). Following time at leisure, dine on a delectable Hungarian feast and enjoy traditional folk entertainment on board tonight.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Bratislava

Trace the river's winding path into the capital of Slovakia this afternoon, meandering through the cobbled streets and compact squares of Bratislava on an (optional) guided tour. Oozing old world charm, admire the city's contrasting gothic structures and Communist-era buildings which brush the banks of the Danube, before tonight's gala dinner on board your ship.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Vienna

Returning to Vienna this morning, savour a buffet breakfast before your airport transfer and return flight to the UK

Important Information

Visas

A visa is not required for your entry into Austria, Slovakia or Hungary. Further advice should be sought from the applicable tourist authority for other nationalities and for general queries. We strongly advise you check your destinations' Tourist Board or Embassy for the most up-to-date guidelines regarding passport validity.

Insurance

We strongly recommend that you and all members of your party are suitably insured as soon as you book your holiday. It is a condition of booking that you must have suitable travel insurance. It is important that you purchase travel insurance that suitably covers your participation in whatever activities you may undertake at the time that you make your booking. To assist you with this, we have arranged travel insurance in partnership with Holiday Extras. To arrange your travel insurance with Holiday Extras, please call 0800 781 4237 and quote 'WK830' for preferential rates. Please ensure you provide us with the name of your insurer, policy number and their 24-hour emergency contact number as soon as possible. Mercury Holidays will not be liable for any costs incurred by you due to your failure to take out suitable travel insurance from the date of booking.

Payment

If booking more than 10 weeks before departure a deposit of €250pp will need to be paid at the time of booking with the full amount payable at 10 weeks prior to departure. The deposit applies to adults and children. If you are within 10 weeks of travel then the full balance of the holiday will be payable.

Flight Information

An English speaking Cruise Director will be on board your cruise to help with any queries that you may have. They will not accompany you on land, this will be your free time to explore each city at your leisure. Airport transfers will be with an English speaking driver.

Health and Vaccinations

It is your responsibility to check any health and vaccination requirements applicable to your booked arrangements. We can only provide general information about this. Health and hygiene facilities and disease risks vary from country to country. You should take health advice about your own needs as early as possible and in good time before your departure. Sources of information include; www.fco.gov.uk, http://travelhealthpro.org.uk/, www.hpa.org.uk, your General Practitioner or a specialist clinic.

Physical Accessibility

This cruise is accessible to most people with an average level of fitness. It involves some climbing of steep steps, and getting on and off boats. This tour is not suitable for anyone with walking difficulties.

Currency Information

The currency in Austria and Slovakia is the Euro. In Hungary it is the Hungarian Forint, We recommend that you exchange your currency before you leave the UK, however cash machines are available in all the major cities to withdraw money in the local currency.

Personal Expenses

You will need to take some extra money with you to cover any dinners where these are not mentioned on your itinerary and personal purchases, such as souvenirs, extra drinks and snacks. Approximately £200-£300 will be sufficient for the duration of the tour.

Tour Dates & Prices

Depart UKArrive UKPrice
2020 Dates
2021 Dates
19 Mar 202123 Mar 2021€1007
23 Mar 202127 Mar 2021€1007
10 Nov 202114 Nov 2021€1063
14 Nov 202118 Nov 2021€1063
22 Nov 202126 Nov 2021€1063
26 Nov 202130 Nov 2021€1063

Cabin Upgrades

Treat yourself to a better vista! Cabin and Deck upgrades are available for an additional supplement. For prices and availability please call our Reservations Consultants or Book Online.

Single Cabins

If you're travelling alone single cabins are available for a small supplement. For prices and availability please call our Reservations Consultants or Book Online.

What to expect

Fact File
Currency

Euro

Average Flying time

2 hours

Min/Max temperature

3 °C / 28 °C

Spoken languages

German

When to go

Please familiarise yourself with the below weather charts.

Vienna

Bratislava

Budapest

What to pack
  • Warm Clothes in case of cold weather (Jumper and Jacket)
  • Insect Repellant
  • Suncream and a hat with a big brim for sunny days
  • Comfortable shoes such as trainers
  • Sunglasses and plastic bags
  • Towel and Swimsuit
  • Rucksack or light bag per person
  • Personal toiletries and first aid kit
  • Travel Plug Adapter
Tour Map
Classic Danube Vienna Budapest and Bratislava Route Map
Extensions
  • Austria
    Vienna Extension

    2 nights from €212pp

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