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Majesty of the Danube

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Majesty of the Danube

From £1,599 pp

Vienna. Bratislava. Budapest. The stops on this enchanting river cruise read like a list of Hollywood stars. And on this trip, they are the stars. The majesty of the Danube river lies within the great cities and huddled historic towns on its shoreline. Combine the exceptional and the quaint at every stop. Uncover snippets of history and then mull it all over with a glass of wine on the top deck, scenic wonders passing you by.

What’s Included:

  • 7 night river cruise on the MS Bellejour
  • 20 meals: 7 breakfasts (days 2-8), 6 lunches (days 2-7), 7 dinners (days 1-7)
  • Welcome reception party, and Evening Gala Dinner
  • Local wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Services of an experienced English-speaking onboard Cruise Director
  • Nightly onboard entertainment
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
  • Complimentary VOX portable headset system for cruise excursions
  • 4 included excursions:
  • Budapest, Vienna and Passau city tours
  • Melk Abbey
  • Titan Travel VIP door-to-door travel service to your chosen airport and return
  • Check-in service by Titan Staff
  • Fly from an airport near you
  • All port taxes, security charges, and fuel surcharges included
  • Optional 2 night extension in Prague with city tour
Titan Travel - Vienna
Day 1 - Passau

Titan Travel VIP door-to-door transfer service collects you from home for your flight to Munich. Upon arrival, transfer to Passau and embark MS Bellejour (4T), where light refreshments are available.

Dinner

Day 2 - Passau

A town built on the confluence of the rivers Danube, Inn and Ilz, Passau is warmly referred to as the ‘City of Three Rivers’. We’ll kick start the day with a city tour through the historic old town. We’ll wind past the baroque architecture and along the cobblestone streets leading up to the magnificent St Stephen’s Cathedral, home to the world’s largest cathedral organ.

Day 2 - Passau

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Linz

A city that combines its heritage with a healthy interest in the future, Linz is certainly a unique stop on our cruise. Take it all in with an optional walking or tour, or perhaps browse the most important collection of Austrian art history and folklore at Schlossmuseum.

Day 3 - Linz

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Melk

We arrive in the sleepy town of Melk, dominated by its grand Benedictine abbey, which we’ll discover together on an included excursion. This iconic monastery is home to a gold and marble-embellished church. We set sail to the pinch-me perfect town of Dürnstein early this afternoon. This town has an enviable positioning sitting on the curve of the Danube. In the distance, you’ll spot the chilling remains of the castle which once held Richard the Lionheart ransom. You’ll have the option to join us on our orientation and wine tasting tour today.

Day 4 - Melk

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Vienna

Rich with culture, beautiful arts and world-renowned music, Vienna is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Mozart, Brahms and Schubert all called this opulent city home – and you’ll discover their inspiration as you wander the squares and streets as part of our included tour. Together, we’ll view fine baroque churches, palaces and concert halls. Back on board this afternoon, you’ll have the opportunity to learn the waltz. This evening brings a special opportunity to watch a classical music concert at one of the impressive palaces in the city.

Day 5 - Vienna

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Bratislava

Today, we dock in Slovakia. You might choose to join us on an excursion into Bratislava on the tourist train. Wind through the charming old town and past the dominating Bratislava Castle (Hrad) – where 11 kings and 8 queens were crowned. After, take a wander for yourself – the old town is a perfectly walkable size.

Day 6 - Bratislava

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Budapest

We glide into beautiful Budapest this morning. The city straddles the Danube, with hilly, historic Buda on the west bank and lively Pest on the east. Our included tour shines the spotlight on the city’s top sights, including the riverside Parliament Building with its iconic Gothic dome. The remainder of the day is yours to explore.

Day 7 - Budapest

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Budapest - UK

We transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

Breakfast

Day 1 - Prague

Titan’s VIP door-to-door transfer service collects you from home for your flight to Prague. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for the next 2 nights.

Day 2 - Prague

Strewn with architectural gems, from Gothic treasures to gleaming modern superstructures, Prague is best admired by simply walking its picturesque streets, which is exactly what we do on our city tour this morning.

Its vast castle complex, Wenceslas Square, Charles Bridge and the splendid old town are all waiting to be explored.

Day 2 - Prague

Breakfast

Day 3 - Prague - Passau

After breakfast check out of your hotel and transfer to Passau to embark you ship, where light refreshments are available.

This is Day 1 of the standard itinerary, your cruise continues from here.

Breakfast & Dinner

The four-star plus MS Serenade 1 was built in 2005 and refurbished in 2015. This comfortable vessel creates a synergy between the luxury of an ocean liner and the intimacy and coziness of a river cruise ship. All bathrooms are equipped with both a shower and a bath tub, a unique feature in the river cruise industry. The MS Serenade 1 is 110 m and offers 68 cabins across three decks with a maximum of 136 guests. Passengers can relax in the lounge, dine in the panoramic restaurant, make use of the library and the Captain’s Club, or simply enjoy the passing scenery on the sun deck while playing giant chess. A cruise on the MS Serenade 1 ensures an unforgettable holiday on the European waterways. The ship offers three cabin types – all of which include a shower and bath tub. All cabins have outside views, climate control and an en-suite bathroom. In addition, cabins include a phone, TV, safe, hair dryer, mini bar, plus tea and coffee facilities.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • 68 cabins across three decks, comfortable outside staterooms and suites, most with French Balconies
  • Boutique
  • Lift between Mozart and Chopin Deck
  • Gym and Sauna
  • Library
  • Lobby
  • Lounge and Bar
  • Mini Bar
  • Reception
  • Stairlift to Sun Deck
  • Sun deck with Loungers and Chess
  • WiFi

Accommodation & Amenities

This lovely 4 star river cruise vessel, features comfortably furnished cabins and suites, the majority featuring floor to ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a French Balcony. 68 spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms and including 2 suites range in size from 172 – 215 ft². Most accommodations featuring floor to ceiling glass sliding doors opening to a French Balcony, so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.

Suites

215 ft² – Chopin (Upper) Deck

  • Floor to ceiling opening glass doors (French Balcony)
  • Full sit out private outdoor verenda
  • Indoor seating area with table and chairs
  • Hotel standard beds, which can be converted into twins or remain as double.
  • Private tiled bathroom with WC, wash basin & bathtub & separate shower enclosure
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Satellite television
  • Phone, in-room safe, hair dryer, mini bar
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
MS Serenade 1 - Suite
MS Serenade 1 - French Balcony Cabin

C, B & A Grade Superior Cabins

172 ft² – Middle (Mozart) & Upper (Chopin) Deck

  • Floor to ceiling opening glass doors (French Balcony)
  • Private tiled bathroom with WC, wash basin & bathtub & separate shower enclosure
  • Hotel standard beds, which can be converted into twins or remain as double.
  • Indoor seating area with table and chairs
  • Satellite television
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Phone, in-room safe, hair dryer, mini bar
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

D- Grade Standard Cabins

172 ft² – Lower (Beethoven) Deck

  • Head Height fixed window
  • Private tiled bathroom with WC, wash basin & bathtub & separate shower enclosure
  • Hotel standard beds, which can be converted into twins or remain as double.
  • Indoor seating area with table and chairs
  • Satellite television
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
MS Serenade 1 - Standard Cabin
MS Serenade 1 - Deck Plan
river-discovery-ii

The spacious and elegant MS River Discovery II. From June 2021, she sails the scenic waters of the Danube, passing quaint Wachau Valley vineyards and elegant, culture-filled cities along the way. The ship offers passengers generously sized cabins over three decks and a splendid choice of accommodation, with dedicated cabins for solo travellers, superior cabins with French balconies, superb Deluxe Suites and an opulent Owners Suite.

Meanwhile, the communal areas are perfectly designed for guests to mingle. Passengers can relax in the ship’s two stylish lounges or the spacious sun deck which has a walking track and giant chess.

The Captain’s Club Lounge on the middle deck also has a retractable roof and panoramic windows, so guests can enjoy an alfresco experience. For those looking for some quiet time, retreat to the library or use the on board gym.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • All meals on board
  • Unlimited wine, beer, soft drinks and mineral water with lunch and dinner
  • Six-course captain’s gala dinner
  • 24-hour complimentary tea and coffee
  • Bottled water in your cabin, replenished daily
  • Wi-Fi on board
  • Excursions as detailed in the itinerary
  • VOX portable audio headsets for excursions
  • Services of a Titan tour manager and cruise director
  • Sun deck with sunbeds and deck chairs
  • 2 Lounge Bars
  • Small Gym
  • Library
  • Reading lounge

Accommodation & Amenities

MS River Discovery II comprises three decks with six different cabin categories from palatial deluxe suites on the upper deck to standard single cabins on the lower deck. Passengers will love the light, bright and generously-sized cabins.

Cabins in the superior and deluxe range have French balconies, while upper deck cabins have their own separate sitting areas. 

Owners Suite

330 ft² – Upper Deck

  • Air Conditioning / Heating
  • Vanity Desk
  • Seating area
  • Satellite TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Mini Bar
  • Bathrobe & Slippers

Deluxe Suite

250 ft² – Middle Deck

  • Air Conditioning / Heating
  • Vanity Desk
  • Satellite TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Mini Bar
  • Bathrobe & Slippers

A – Superior Cabin

165 ft² – Upper Deck

  • Air Conditioning / Heating
  • Vanity Desk
  • Satellite TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Tea & Coffee

B – Superior Cabin

165 ft² – Middle Deck

  • Air Conditioning / Heating
  • Vanity Desk
  • Satellite TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Tea & Coffee

C – Standard Cabin

165 ft² – Lower Deck

  • Air Conditioning / Heating
  • Vanity Desk
  • Satellite TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Tea & Coffee
river-discovery-ii-standard-cabin

C – Single Cabin

125 ft² – Lower Deck

  • Air Conditioning / Heating
  • Vanity Desk
  • Satellite TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Tea & Coffee
DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
May 21BellejourBudapestPlease CallCabin Upgrades
Lower Deck1 - Standard161 ft², Fixed WindowsSold Out  
Lower Deck2 - Standard161 ft², Fixed WindowsSold Out  
Middle Deck4 - Superior161 ft², French BalconySold Out  
Middle Deck5 - Superior161 ft², French BalconySold Out  
Upper Deck7 - Deluxe161 ft², French BalconySold Out  
Upper Deck8 - Deluxe161 ft², French BalconySold Out  
Jun 24BellejourBudapestPlease CallCabin Upgrades
Lower Deck1 - Standard161 ft², Fixed WindowsSold Out  
Lower Deck2 - Standard161 ft², Fixed WindowsSold Out  
Middle Deck4 - Superior161 ft², French BalconySold Out  
Middle Deck5 - Superior161 ft², French BalconySold Out  
Upper Deck7 - Deluxe161 ft², French BalconySold Out  
Upper Deck8 - Deluxe161 ft², French BalconySold Out  
Aug 5BellejourBudapest£1749Cabin Upgrades
Lower Deck1 - Standard161 ft², Fixed WindowsSold Out  
Lower Deck2 - Standard161 ft², Fixed Windows£1749  
Middle Deck4 - Superior161 ft², French BalconySold Out  
Middle Deck5 - Superior161 ft², French Balcony£1999  
Upper Deck7 - Deluxe161 ft², French Balcony£2049  
Upper Deck8 - Deluxe161 ft², French Balcony£2149  
Aug 19BellejourBudapest£1749Cabin Upgrades
Lower Deck1 - Standard161 ft², Fixed WindowsSold Out  
Lower Deck2 - Standard161 ft², Fixed Windows£1749  
Middle Deck4 - Superior161 ft², French BalconySold Out  
Middle Deck5 - Superior161 ft², French Balcony£2099  
Upper Deck7 - Deluxe161 ft², French BalconySold Out  
Upper Deck8 - Deluxe161 ft², French Balcony£2399  
Sep 2BellejourBudapest£1799Cabin Upgrades
Lower Deck1 - Standard161 ft², Fixed Windows£1799  
Lower Deck2 - Standard161 ft², Fixed Windows£1899  
Middle Deck4 - Superior161 ft², French BalconySold Out  
Middle Deck5 - Superior161 ft², French Balcony£2499  
Upper Deck7 - Deluxe161 ft², French BalconySold Out  
Upper Deck8 - Deluxe161 ft², French Balcony£2999  
Oct 6BellejourBudapest£1599Cabin Upgrades
Lower Deck1 - Standard161 ft², Fixed WindowsSold Out  
Lower Deck2 - Standard161 ft², Fixed Windows£1599  
Middle Deck4 - Superior161 ft², French Balcony£1749  
Middle Deck5 - Superior161 ft², French Balcony£1849  
Upper Deck7 - Deluxe161 ft², French Balcony£1849  
Upper Deck8 - Deluxe161 ft², French Balcony£1999  
DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Jun 3River Discovery IIPassau£1799Cabin Upgrades
C - StandardLower Deck165 ft², Fixed Windows£1799  
CS - SingleLower Deck125 ft², Fixed Windows£1999  
B - SuperiorMiddle Deck165 ft², French Balcony£2099  
A - SuperiorUpper Deck165 ft², French Balcony£2249  
DS - DeluxeUpper Deck250 ft², French Balcony£2699  
OS - Owners SuiteUpper Deck330 ft², French Balcony£2999  
Jun 17River Discovery IIPassau£1799Cabin Upgrades
C - StandardLower Deck165 ft², Fixed Windows£1799  
CS - SingleLower Deck125 ft², Fixed Windows£1999  
B - SuperiorMiddle Deck165 ft², French Balcony£2099  
A - SuperiorUpper Deck165 ft², French Balcony£2249  
DS - DeluxeUpper Deck250 ft², French Balcony£2699  
OS - Owners SuiteUpper Deck330 ft², French Balcony£2999  
Jul 21River Discovery IIPassau£1699Cabin Upgrades
C - StandardLower Deck165 ft², Fixed Windows£1699  
CS - SingleLower Deck125 ft², Fixed Windows£1899  
B - SuperiorMiddle Deck165 ft², French Balcony£1999  
A - SuperiorUpper Deck165 ft², French Balcony£2149  
DS - DeluxeUpper Deck250 ft², French Balcony£2599  
OS - Owners SuiteUpper Deck330 ft², French Balcony£2899  
Aug 4River Discovery IIPassau£1599Cabin Upgrades
C - StandardLower Deck165 ft², Fixed Windows£1599  
CS - SingleLower Deck125 ft², Fixed Windows£1799  
B - SuperiorMiddle Deck165 ft², French Balcony£1899  
A - SuperiorUpper Deck165 ft², French Balcony£2049  
DS - DeluxeUpper Deck250 ft², French Balcony£2499  
OS - Owners SuiteUpper Deck330 ft², French Balcony£2799  
Aug 18River Discovery IIPassau£1599Cabin Upgrades
C - StandardLower Deck165 ft², Fixed Windows£1599  
CS - SingleLower Deck125 ft², Fixed Windows£1799  
B - SuperiorMiddle Deck165 ft², French Balcony£1899  
A - SuperiorUpper Deck165 ft², French Balcony£2049  
DS - DeluxeUpper Deck250 ft², French Balcony£2499  
OS - Owners SuiteUpper Deck330 ft², French Balcony£2799  
Aug 20Serenade 1Passau£1649Cabin Upgrades
CMiddle Deck161 ft², French Balcony£1649  
BMiddle Deck161 ft², French Balcony£1949  
AUpper Deck161 ft², French Balcony£2049  
SuiteUpper Deck237 ft², Outside Balcony£1999  
Sep 1River Discovery IIPassau£1699Cabin Upgrades
C - StandardLower Deck165 ft², Fixed Windows£1699  
CS - SingleLower Deck125 ft², Fixed Windows£1899  
B - SuperiorMiddle Deck165 ft², French Balcony£1999  
A - SuperiorUpper Deck165 ft², French Balcony£2149  
DS - DeluxeUpper Deck250 ft², French Balcony£2599  
OS - Owners SuiteUpper Deck330 ft², French Balcony£2899  

Single supplement: from £450

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Enquire now about this cruise & speak to one of our friendly river cruising team on 0800 471 4754.

Why Choose This Cruise?

Titan Travel is the only escorted tour operator to offer free home transfers on every itinerary and every departure date with no mileage supplement to pay. Titan Travel are also our number one choice for low or no single supplements.  As Titan now charter their own river cruise ship, the MS Serenade 1, not only as a solo traveller do you get picked up from home, but you can look forward to knowing that there will be a group of single travellers on board with you. Or you can cruise with a companion, but you both have a cabin for only a small supplement, subject to availability. As a long-established, multi-award winning touring company, Titan Travel have brought their friendly expertise to their comfortable, 4 star river cruising. Your fellow travellers onboard will be from the UK and Ireland. We have worked with Titan Travel and their friendly staff for a number of years and are very happy to recommend their overall experience from start to finish.  Celebrating 40 years in business, they are definitely doing something right.

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