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Itinerary, Prices and Dates


Nuremberg to Budapest 8 Days

Budapest, Hungary
Budapest, Hungary

Travel from Nuremberg through four countries in style and comfort aboard Vienna I before arriving in regal Budapest with fantastic opportunities to see some of the hidden highlights of Europe. Take in some of the most majestic sites that Europe has to offer as you embark on a spectacular trip from Germany to Hungary.

What's Included

  • 7 nights full board cruise accommodation in an outside stateroom
  • Quality dining with all meals included on board
  • Complimentary house wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch & dinner.
  • Most cabins have floor to ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a French Balcony
  • Tour highlights
  • 2 Included ½ day guided tours to see the beautiful cities of Vienna & Budapest
  • Visit the Medieval city of Regensburg
  • See the iconic Benedictine Abbey at Melk
  • Visit the Slovak capital of Bratislava
  • Cruise through the stunning Wachau Valley, A UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Services of professional Cruise Manager
  • Onboard entertainment including local folkloric at selected ports
  • Return flights from London and transfers to and from the ship
  • All port charges, airport taxes and transfers
  • ATOL Protecion

Optional Excursions

CMV Signature River Cruises - Vienna I - Excursions 2014A full complement of optional excursions are available at each port of call. Click to see the brochure

Day 1: Nuremberg

Map of the Danube Rivers
Map of the Danube River

Fly to Nuremburg or Munich and transfer to Vienna I. Playing a pivotal role in German history throughout the ages, naturally Nuremberg has plenty of things to see. Home to spectacular gothic architecture as well as being the site of the infamous Second World War trials, Nuremburg has a rich and colourful history with a fascinating old town for you to discover.
Included Meals D

Day 2: Regensburg

At the northern most point of the Danube lies Regensburg, one of Germany's best-preserved medieval cities. Find out more about this picture postcard city, which has been inhabited since Roman times, with an optional guided tour.
Included Meals B L D

Day 3: Passau

Known as 'The Three Rivers City', Passau is located where the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers meet. This picturesque city offers some wonderful architecture, delightful squares and riverside promenades to discover. This is also your gateway to Salzburg in Austria, home of Mozart and setting for The Sound Of Music.
Included Meals B L D

Day 4: Melk, Dürnstein and Vienna

At Melk, stretch your legs with an optional visit to the colossal baroque Benedictine Monastery, one of the most famous monastic sites in the world. Spend the morning admiring the abbey after which you can choose to sample the local wines in Durnstein before rejoining the ship to sail for Vienna. Here you may choose to enjoy a delightful evening at a Huerigen or wine tavern.
Included Meals B L D

Day 5: Vienna

Spend a full day in Austria's capital, a cultural hub of Europe and birthplace of classical music. There is plenty to see and do, from the jaw-dropping Schönbrunn Palace with its impeccable grounds, to the striking monuments and baroque mansions that have inspired creative minds for centuries. A half day city tour is included here.
Included Meals B L D

Day 6: Bratislava

Cruise into the Slovak capital and experience the melting pot of cultures and influences that have helped shape Bratislava as you discover the old town. Why not take an optional guided tour to really get to grips with the city and explore the winding cobbled streets leading to the hilltop castle with some exceptional views.
Included Meals B L D

Day 7: Budapest

A full day and overnight stay on board will give you plenty of time to appreciate the beauty, culture and charm of Budapest, Hungary's fascinating capital. Join the included half day excursion and explore Buda and Pest on each side of the Danube to round off what will surely have been a wonderful and unforgettable cruise.
Included Meals B L D

Day 8: Budapest - UK

Disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your holiday for a few extra days in Budapest.
Included Meals B

Alternate Itinerary


Day 1: Budapest

Map of the Danube Rivers
Map of the Danube River

Fly from the UK to Budapest and transfer to Vienna I.
Included Meals D

Day 2: Budapest

An overnight stay in Hungary's beautiful capital will give you time to take advantage of the included sightseeing tour. Divided by the Danube and linked by imposing bridges, Buda and Pest are packed with history and culture. See Fishermen's Bastion, The Parliament, Heroes Square and Buda Castle.
Included Meals B L D

Day 3: Bratislava

Arrive today in Bratislava where you may experience the melting pot of cultures and influences that have helped shape the Slovakian capital into such a diverse city. Perhaps choose to see the fascinating Old Town with a guided tour and explore the winding cobbled streets leading to the hilltop castle for some exceptional views.
Included Meals B L D

Day 4: Vienna

Another day and another capital city, this time it's Austria's capital, Vienna. Considered the jewel in the crown on the Danube, visit the awe-inspiring Schönbrunn Palace, a triumph of design, or choose to see the baroque mansions that have been the home and inspiration for creative minds for centuries. A half day tour is included here.
Included Meals B L D

Day 5: Dürnstein & Melk

Dürnstein is famous for its castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned. Here you have the chance to sample some of the regional wines before sailing along the pretty Wachau Valley to Melk. Take the optional excursion to the imposing baroque Benedictine monastery, one of the most famous monastic sites in the world.
Included Meals B L D

Day 6: Passau

Soak up the passing scenery before reaching Passau where the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers meet and known as The Three Rivers City. Explore the delightful Old Town with its stunning Italian baroque style architecture, or take the optional tour to Salzburg that was once the home of Mozart and the setting for The Sound Of Music.
Included Meals B L D

Day 7: Regensburg

At the most northern point of the Danube lies Regensburg, one of Germany's best-preserved medieval cities. There is a long and varied history to this picture postcard Bavarian city that you can discover with an optional guided tour showcasing its highlights including St. Peter's Cathedral and the Stone Bridge.
Included Meals B L D

Day 8: Nuremberg

Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.
Included Meals B


  • Included Meals  Included Meals - B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner.

  • Tour or Transfer by Luxury Motorcoach  Transfer or Tour via Luxury Motorcoach

MS Vienna I



Overview

Built in 2006, Vienna I is a contemporary premium plus river cruise ship offering a warm and friendly environment with excellent service from a very attentive crew. Superbly decorated throughout, her panoramic windows offer passing views wherever you may be on the ship. There are 80 comfortable air conditioned cabins and two spacious suites accommodating up to 164 guests. All cabins boast en suite facilities, double or twin beds and ample storage space. 85% of the cabins have French balconies so the passing scenery can be absorbed from the comfort of your room.

Vienna I has four passenger decks. Relax in the comfortable Lounge Bar with expansive picture windows as you take in the wonderful scenery and get to meet your fellow guests. Enjoy the convenience of the library, fitness area, hair salon and shop. Stairs lead up to the Sun Deck where you may choose to sit and unwind in the fresh air and wonder at the breathtaking 360° views of the ever changing landscape.

After dinner, why not step ashore for adrink in a cosy bar. Alternatively, relax and enjoy the on board entertainment including local folkloric at selected ports.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • All outside cabins with river views
  • Middle & upper deck cabins with French Balconies
  • Spacious Sun Deck with shaded seating areas
  • Open-seating restaurant with panoramic windows
  • Panoramic lounge and bar
  • Fitness centre & hairdressing salon
  • Laundry service*
  • Internet service*

Please note: There is no lift on the Vienna I
* Payable locally.


MV Vienna I Deck Plan

MS Vienna I - deck plan
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All Cabins & Suites Feature

  • Choice of bed configuration - two twin beds or one double bed
  • Individual climate control
  • Private bathroom featuring full shower with glass door, hairdryer
  • Spacious wardrobe storage
  • Writing desk/vanity with mirror and comfortable chair
  • Flatscreen satellite TV, telephone, minibar and safe

Suite
(Cat A - Upper Deck)

MS Vienna I - Suite

Additional Features

  • Suite size: 258 sq. ft.
  • Twin floor to ceiling windows opening to French Balcony

French Balcony Cabin
(Cat B & C - Upper & Middle Decks)

MS Vienna I - French Balcony Cabin

Additional Features

  • Suite size: 172 sq. ft.
  • Floor to ceiling glass windows opening to a French Balcony

Standard Cabin (Cat D - Lower Deck)

MS Vienna I - Cabin

Additional Features

  • Cabin size: 172 sq. ft.
  • Twin large porthole windows

Fine dining

Fine Dining onboard MS Vienna I

The restaurant, with its panoramic views, serves culinary delights to make your mouth water, all carefully prepared to the highest standard by our experienced chefs.

Opt for a delicious breakfast, savour a leisurely lunch and in the evening enjoy a sumptuous five-course dinner. Tasty vegetarian meals and healthy options are featured on every menu. And, the drinks are on us! House wine, house beer and soft drinks are complimentary at lunch and dinner.

Please call for details of 2017 departures
Depart Cat D
Lower Deck
Cat C
Middle Deck
Cat B
Upper Deck
Cat A
Upper Deck

Dates in blue denote cruises operating a reverse itinerary

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Prices are per person based on two sharing and are subject to availability at time of booking. Operators reserve the right to amend published prices prior to a confirmed booking being made.

Single Occupancy Supplements: Cat D to B - 50%


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