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Danube Classic Vienna River Cruise (Tour code: 13782)

Starts and Ends
in Vienna
Travel Periods
08 September 2024
Experience
Travel Style
Cruise
Join us for an amazing 7 nights Danube river cruise from Vienna, where you'll experience the charm of cultural treasures, breathtaking scenery, and an unforgettable adventure.

Highlights

Stay aboard A-ROSA DONNA and savour the beauty of the Danube on an unforgettable 7-night river cruise. 

Experience Bratislava, Europe's youngest capital, on the left bank of the Danube. Discover its Austro-Hungarian charm with baroque elegance, palaces, and cozy coffee houses.

Enjoy delightful buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Explore Engelhartszell, an enchanting Austrian village with a collegiate church and Cistercian monastery

Vienna, the beautiful capital of Austria, is truly a gem of a city to explore during your Danube cruise. 

8 days
From
AUD 3,197
per person, twin share
Travelling with kids? Read more 
All services are subject to availability.

Overview

Embark on an enchanting journey along the Danube River, a captivating tapestry woven through different countries – a distinction unmatched by any other river in Europe. Your river cruise promises an exquisite blend of cultural richness and natural wonders, presenting a mosaic of experiences that unfold with every passing bend.

As you traverse the Danube's timeless waters, be prepared to be immersed in the allure of iconic cities like Vienna and Budapest, where history and modernity dance in harmony. The river's embrace extends beyond urban splendors, revealing breathtaking natural landscapes that will leave you awe-inspired.

On-Board A-ROSA DONNA:

  • Spacious sun deck with relaxed atmosphere
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Shovelboard, putting green and giant chess board
  • Coffee specialties, wines and refreshments at the café bar
  • Grill station
  • Casual dress code


Danube Cruise

Inclusions

7 nights in an outside cabin "S" on board A-ROSA DONNA
FullboardPlus: extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets, additional embarkation snack and tea and coffee hour.
High-quality drinks included throughout the day: tea, coffee and coffee specialities, soft drinks, beers, sparkling wine and a selection of wines, cocktails and long drinks
On-board entertainment
Free use of the on-board facilities such as sauna and fitness room
Bathroom amenities in the cabin

Day 1 Vienna

Vienna, the capital of Austria, is truly a standout on your Danube cruise. It has that certain charm that sets it apart. The locals speak in a melodic manner that almost feels like a song. It's also worth mentioning that it's quite common for business owners to address their loyal customers using their full titles. This is just one of the unique customs you'll encounter here. The city boasts an impressive collection of museums, galleries, palaces, and castles. Not to mention the famous state opera and numerous theaters that contribute to its vibrant cultural scene all year long. The people of Vienna take great pride in their city, and it's well-deserved.

Overnight stay in an outside cabin "S" on board A-ROSA DONNA.

Dinner

Day 2 Vienna

On your second day in Vienna, there are so many amazing places to explore! Start off by strolling along the picturesque Ringstrasse, taking in the breathtaking view of the St Stephen's Cathedral. Don't forget to make a stop at the famous Giant Ferris Wheel in the Prater for a fun adventure.

During your self-guided visit, be sure to indulge in the authentic Viennese coffee culture by cozying up at a charming coffee house. And how could you miss out on visiting the magnificent Schönbrunn Palace? This stunning baroque complex is not only recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site but also offers a fascinating virtual reality experience, allowing you to immerse yourself in the rich history of the palace.

You will be sailing from Vienna at 06.30pm aboard the A-ROSA DONNA.

Overnight stay in an outside cabin "S" on board A-ROSA DONNA.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 Vienna Esztergom Budapest

Esztergom
Arriving at 08:00 AM and departing at 10:30 AM, Esztergom used to be the capital of Hungary. It is located right on the bank of the Danube and offers a picturesque view from the river. The castle tower and magnificent basilica create a breathtaking sight, rising up from the steep bank of the Danube. You won't want to miss capturing this view during your Danube cruise. Luckily, A-ROSA ships have delightful sun decks where you can relax and enjoy the scenery!

Budapest
Arriving at 03:00 PM, did you know that Budapest has a total of seven bridges? These bridges connect the neighborhoods of Buda and Pest, with the Széchenyi Chain Bridge being the most famous one. As you cruise down the Danube, you'll have the opportunity to admire Budapest's impressive structures. And if you step out onto the sun deck of your A-ROSA ship, you'll have a clear view of Budapest's iconic parliament building. It's the perfect way to experience the beauty of this stunning city.

Overnight stay in an outside cabin "S" on board A-ROSA DONNA.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Budapest

Today you can continue to explore this amazing city on your own.

You simply cannot miss the stunning views from the historic Fisherman's Bastion. It's a must-visit spot that invites you to relax and take in the breathtaking vistas. And while you're here, make sure to visit the famous Gellért Baths. They offer a truly unique and relaxing experience that you won't find anywhere else. Enjoy!

Overnight stay in an outside cabin "S" on board A-ROSA DONNA.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Budapest Bratislava

We'll be leaving Budapest at 09.00 am and arriving in Bratislava around 3.30 pm.

Bratislava, home to around 450,000 friendly inhabitants, is situated on the beautiful left bank of the Danube River. It's actually the youngest capital city in Europe! As you explore the charming old town, you'll notice the fascinating traces of the Austro-Hungarian Empire all around you. This delightful city is filled with stunning baroque and rococo architecture, magnificent palaces, and quaint coffee houses. It's the perfect place to wander, take in the impressive sights, and just unwind in a leisurely manner.

Overnight stay in an outside cabin "S" on board A-ROSA DONNA.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Krems Melk

Krems
Arrival: 08:00 AM
Departure: 08:30 AM

Krems an der Donau is located near the beautiful Austrian capital of Vienna. It's a charming city that is part of the Wachau, a stunning stretch of the Danube valley and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During your Danube cruise, you will have the pleasure of passing through Krems, enjoying the picturesque views of the Wachau as you travel to and from Vienna.

Melk
Arrival: 12:30 PM
Departure: 01:00 PM

Melk, known as the 'Gateway to the Wachau', is a must-visit destination in the Danube Valley UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, you can immerse yourself in breathtaking landscapes that will leave you in awe. Don't miss the chance to explore Melk Abbey, a magnificent Benedictine monastery that adds to the region's rich history. The towns and landscapes in the Wachau region blend together harmoniously, creating a truly magical experience.

Overnight stay in an outside cabin "S" on board A-ROSA DONNA.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Melk Engelhartszell

Arriving at 07:00 AM, and departing at 05:30 PM, Engelhartszell is on the Austrian side.

You'll be captivated by the charming small village with its collegiate church and Cistercian monastery. In Passau, you'll find a delightful mix of old town charm, church history, and a vibrant atmosphere. It's the perfect way to wrap up your Danube cruise before heading back to Vienna.

Overnight stay in an outside cabin "S" on board A-ROSA DONNA.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Vienna

Today marks the conclusion of your Danube cruise. Throughout the journey, you have encountered thrilling days both on the Danube and aboard the ship, causing you to slowly come to the realization of what a truly remarkable holiday this has been.

Breakfast, Lunch

Additional information

Official language
Local currency
  • Please be aware that this river cruise also offers weekly departures. Kindly contact our team to inquire about the pricing details.
  • Please note that this product is not part of our flexible booking policy as the supplier terms and conditions apply. Our team will advise of the exact booking conditions at the time of booking.
  • No seating or dress code; last but not least, free table times ensure a relaxed atmosphere among the guests.

Excluded

  • International airfares and taxes
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our holiday package
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.)
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel, restaurant or boat staff, etc.
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package

FAQs

Who are Entire Travel Group?

Welcome to Entire Travel Group. We offer exceptional travel experiences across our extensive range of Entire Holiday Packages, Entire Group Journeys, Entire Rail Journeys, and Entire Cruise Journeys. With our industry-leading Peace of Mind Booking Plan, you can Book Now with flexibility and confidence.

Entire Travel Group is celebrating over 50 years of passionately delivering unique and memorable travel experiences. We are an Australian, family-owned, award-winning business with a friendly team ready to match your expectations to the perfect holiday experience.

Entire Travel Group used to be known by the individual brands shown in the footer of the website. The company has not changed, but we have amalgamated under one brand - Entire Travel Group.

For more details please visit - About Us | Entire Travel Group

Is Entire Travel Group Australian owned and operated?

Entire Travel Group is proudly Australian family owned and operated and as it stands today represents 50 years of experience, progress, and evolution. We proudly support the community with our long-term commitment to many important charity organisations. We were awarded the best operator in our class at the most recent National Travel Industry Awards.

Is Entire Travel Group industry accredited?

Entire Travel Group is both ATAS and CATO Accredited. ATAS is actively administered by the Australian Travel Industry Association (ATIA). The Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO) is the trade association representing the land supply sector of the Australian Travel Industry.

Does Entire Travel Group have industry awards?

Entire Travel Group was honoured at the 2023 National Travel Industry Awards with Most Oustanding Wholesaler - Product / Service.

As our team works tirelessly to deliver exceptional holiday experiences, it was exciting to have this acknowledged with the highest recognition. The award is also a testament to the quality of our partners around the globe, and we take this opportunity to thank them for their tremendous support of our customers.

Are the Entire Travel Group holiday packages exclusive?

In some cases, we are the sole representative in Australia for the overseas travel operator. In other circumstances the product developed has been exclusively built for Entire Travel Group and can’t be found elsewhere.

What’s unique about Entire Travel Group Holiday Packages?

  • They are not group tours with set departures - they are pre-designed, purpose built, independent holiday packages full of unique and memorable experiences.
  • Our holiday packages have been exclusively built for us in collaboration with our handpicked suppliers, who also offer full on-ground support for the clients.
  • We are offering unique travel experiences which cannot be found elsewhere.
  • Many packages include our “Freedom of Choice” options which allow you to tailor the holiday experience. Like a sommelier matching wine to a meal, we have used our experience to carefully select and offer the right experiences in each location.
  • They include our Peace of Mind Booking Plan.
  • A wide selection of our packages are compliant with the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Covid Safe Travels.

Our motto for Independent Holiday Packages is start your holiday when and with who you want!

Our Independent Holiday Packages are NOT group tours with set departure dates. Group Tours have specific set departure dates, and of course, you are travelling with unknown passengers in a coach. These tours are great for certain travellers and there are many reputable tour operators providing a wide range of options around the world.

At Entire Travel Group, our focus is Independent Holiday Packages. Available daily, they are pre-designed, purpose built, packaged itineraries full of memorable experiences delivered by our hand-picked local partners.

Our holidays suit every demographic, from couples to singles, to retirees to families and everyone else in between.

Why travel with Entire Travel Group?

Of Entire Travel Group's attributes, we have settled on "When Experience Matters" as the quality we believe adds the most value to our customers. We have the experience to ensure your itinerary makes the dream holiday possible. Our continually enhanced technology allows our team to provide a quality customer service experience, and our partnerships with outstanding operators ensure we are confident of the on-ground experience for our customers.

For more details please visit - About Us | Entire Travel Group

How does the Peace of Mind Booking Plan work?

Our Peace of Mind Booking Plan allows you to book with confidence in the new international travel environment. With low deposits, a cooling off period and a flexibility period where you can cancel and rebook later, we really do have you covered.

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Is there a cooling-off period?

Look for packages with our Peace of Mind Booking Plan logo on the website.

  • We understand that occasionally plans may change, so we give you the confidence to proceed with a cooling off period.
  • You may cancel for any reason within 7 days, where you will receive a 100% refund of your $100 per person deposit.

For more details please visit - Peace of Mind Booking Plan | Entire Travel Group

What is Freedom of Choice?

At Entire Travel Group we understand that our customers have their own personal tastes and interests - so throughout our packages look for “Freedom of Choice” which gives you the ability to tailor your holiday from the various experiences offered on selected days. Like a sommelier matching wine to a meal, we have used our experience to carefully select and offer the right experiences in each location.

The Freedom of Choice options are included in the package price, and the price remains the same regardless of the choice you make on each day.

Our Freedom of Choice program offers flexibility, by allowing you to choose from different options on pre-selected days in the itinerary.

  • Our per person price includes one tour on each Freedom of Choice day in the itinerary.
  • The price of the package remains the same regardless of the choice you make on each day.

For more details please visit - Freedom of Choice | Entire Travel Group

What is Book Now?

Book Now offers you the ability to make a reservation on our website for Holiday Packages that include our Peace of Mind Booking Plan. But it’s not just a static offer – you have complete flexibility from travel dates, passenger numbers, single supplements, room upgrades, optional extras, flexible booking terms and more.

  • Our team will contact our overseas suppliers and confirm all arrangements.
  • A Confirmation from our reservation system will be sent in the coming days.
  • The Booking Number on this confirmation supersedes the website reference.

What forms of payment can be used at Entire Travel Group?

  • To confirm a booking using our on-line Book Now process, a credit card must be used to pay the refundable deposit.
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How secure is the Entire Travel Group's on-line payment portal?

  • Entire Travel Group have partnered with TravelPay to ensure secure on-line credit card payments.
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Can you book my international airfares?

On some Islands Holiday Packages (e.g. Fiji), it is practical to include flights, so where we have done this it is indicated by the plane icon.

However, on the majority of our Holiday Packages, we do not include international flights.

We found that many customers may prefer to:

  • Travel on a specific airline of their choice
  • Have the flexibility to book flights with Frequent Flyer points
  • Select flight dates that may be different to our Holiday Package start/end dates
  • Use a Travel Credit already held with the airline
  • Use their travel agent for this service

We are able to assist with flights on any Holiday Package, so please just notify us during the Book Now process or contact our team.

Should I take travel insurance?

Travel insurance is strongly recommended. During the Book Now process please confirm you require assistance, and our team will be in contact with you.

What should I do before travelling?

Before you travel it is your responsibility to ensure you have the appropriate documentation including visas. If you are travelling on a passport other than Australian or New Zealand, you will require a permit to re-enter Australia. It is your responsibility as the traveller and/or travel booker to meet all government entry requirements.

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Please visit the Entire Travel Group's Agent Portal. We are here to support our industry partners with a range of informative updates, marketing collateral for campaigns and a reward & recognition program.

How do I start a Booking?

  • On any page that has Book Now simply follow the booking process.
  • You must select the Travel Agent tick box and provide correct details.
  • To confirm a booking only the refundable deposit is required.
  • An agency credit card must be used for this initial payment.

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