Capitals of the Danube

Visit the capitals of Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava on the beautiful Danube as you enjoy 4 nights on board the 5 Anchor MS Vivaldi.

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DESTINATION Danube
FROM Dublin
DATE 8th, 12th & 16th November 2018
DURATION 4 Nights
PRICE From €1,039 pp

Embark on a cruise to the heart of the capitals along the Danube. From Vienna to Budapest via Bratislava, enjoy an impressive journey that will not fail to amaze you. Discover the ancient Habsburg monarchy by visiting the splendid Schoenbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the imperial family, and the Capuchin church which houses the imperial crypt.

Flight Times:

OUTBOUND Dublin 07:10 Vienna 11:00
RETURN Vienna 11:35 Dublin 13:45

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Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Vienna (Austria): Board at 6.00pm

On arrival, you will be dropped to the port so you can leave your bags on board then have a free afternoon in Vienna. Passengers are welcome to board our ship in Vienna at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, join us for a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. Tonight’s dinner will have an Austrian flair. We’ll remain in port overnight.

Day 2: Vienna: 

Today, join us for the optional excursions proposed:
Morning: Guided tour of Vienna and the Schoenbrunn Palace. Vienna was an imperial residence for more than six centuries and as such remains strongly marked by the reign of the Habsburgs.
Afternoon: Visit the Imperial Crypt (or Capuchin Crypt). This burial chamber has been the principal place of entombment for members of the House of Habsburg. You’ll get to catch a glimpse of the magnificent tomb of Maria Theresa among others. Afterwards, we’ll visit the Prunksaal: the baroque central structure of the imperial Austrian National Library, the largest of its kind in Europe. 
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Authentic and unique Vienna. We’ll stroll through the city and visit back stage in the Konzerthaus concert hall(1) which is home to the Vienna Symphony orchestra. After our tour, enjoy a steaming cup of Vienna Coffee and a delicious pastry. 
We’ll spend the afternoon sailing towards Budapest. Enjoy an evening of dancing.

Day 3: Budapest (Hungary):

Join us for the optional excursions proposed: Guided tour of Budapest and the Parliament. This panoramic tour will take you past the main monuments of the city before we head to the Hungarian Parliament(2). Regarded as the true emblem of Budapest, it is also one of the largest parliament buildings in Europe. 
Enjoy free time in the city this afternoon or join us for an optional tour (not included in packages) of the Gellert Baths and Spa, one of the most prestigious spots in Budapest. At the end of our tour, take some time to relax or have a swim.
We’ll enjoy a Hungarian feast tonight, followed by an evening of traditional folk entertainment. Our ship will begin to cruise towards Bratislava during the night.

Day 4: Bratislava (Slovakia):

We’ll spend this morning cruising towards Bratislava. This afternoon, join us for an optional guided tour on foot of the old town and the Gothic St Martin’s Cathedral(3), known especially for being the coronation church of the Kingdom of Hungary. We’ll return on board for our gala evening and dinner. Our ship will cruise to Vienna through the night.

Day 5: Vienna: 

Arrival in Vienna early in the morning. Buffet breakfast on board. Disembarkation at 9.00am. and transfer back to the airport for your return flight to Dublin.

4 nights on board the 5 anchor MS Vivaldi

5 Anchor MS Vivaldi

  • Year of construction: 2009
  • Numbers of passengers: 176 Passengers
  • Length: 110 meters
  • Total capacity: 88
  • Width: 11.40 meters

RESTAURANT
Located on the middle deck, the restaurant is where all meals are served during your cruise. It seats all guests at tables which vary in size with a panoramic view. The atmosphere is casual but elegant.

SUN DECK
Do not miss it to unwind ! It is equipped with recliners and deck chairs, so that you can enjoy the best views of your cruise.

LOUNGE BAR WITH DANCEFLOOR
The lounge tastefully decorated has panoramic views and is spanning the bow of the ship. Cocktails and games, dancing, and other forms of entertainment all happen here.

FITNESS
Start your day joining us for a morning fitness class on the sun deck.

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DATE PRICE STATEROOM
08 November 2018 €1,039 Main Deck Book Now
12 November 2018 €1,039 Main Deck Book Now
16 November 2018 €1,039 Main Deck Book Now

Upgrade to Middle Deck Cabin from €140 pp
Upgrade to Upper Deck Cabin from €150 pp

Price Inclusions

  • Return flights from Dublin to Vienna
  • Return airport transfer to the port
  • 4 nights accommodation on board the 5 anchor Ms Vivaldi
  • Full Board basis – all meals and all drinks inc alcoholic
  • Taxes and charges of €130

Booking remarks

  • Inclusive of taxes and service charges as indicated
  • Baggage: 1 check in bag of 20kg per cabin plus 1 x 10kg bag hand luggage per person
  • Non refundable or transferable booking deposit €200 per person
  • Optional Insurance €31 (conditions apply)
  • Single supplement €390
  • These prices are guidelines only and are subject to change and availability. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking.

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Testimonial: “The meals onboard were very well presented and were delicious. The trips in Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava were excellent with very good guides. There was always something available to do on board including games, quizzes, dancing and entertainment. The evening with the Hungarian dancers and quintet were really excellent….The staff were so kind and so helpful…overall it was a most pleasant trip.”  Pat & Frank Clinton – Nov 2014