Beginning in the Bavarian city of Passau, this delightful cruise will take you through Austria’s spectacular Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
You’ll stop to visit Melk, crowned by a stunning baroque abbey, and Dürnstein, set amongst the lush vineyards that produce some of Austria’s finest riesling and gruner veltliner wine.
Returning to Germany, you’ll discover the medieval treasures of Regensburg before we leave our ship to enjoy a two-night stay in the beautiful Czech capital of Prague.
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your flight to Munich.
Upon arrival, we head to Passau to embark MS Bellejour (4T), where light refreshments are available.
A welcome cocktail and Captain’s gala dinner are served this evening.
Day 2 -Melk - Vienna
Melk is dominated by its spectacular Benedictine Abbey, the country’s spiritual centre for over 1,000 years. Our excursion allows you to discover its grand interior, embellished with great frescoes.
It is renowned for its library full of priceless medieval manuscripts, and an abbey church adorned with an abundance of gold, marble and colourful murals.
We sail in the afternoon to Vienna, arriving in the late evening.
Day 3 - Vienna
The Austrian capital is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, and we embark on a guided tour, taking in highlights such as St Stephen’s Cathedral, the State Opera House and the majestic Hofburg Palace, followed by free time for you to browse or relax in a traditional Viennese coffee house.
Back on board this afternoon, you have the opportunity to join a Waltz dance lesson, and later this evening, why not take the opportunity to join an optional excursion to see a performance of Mozart or Strauss in a beautiful Viennese setting.
Day 4 - Dürnstein
One of the prettiest towns along the Danube, Dürnstein is watched over by the ruined hilltop castle where Richard the Lionheart was once held for ransom, and is surrounded by vineyards which produce some of Austria’s finest wines.
Take a stroll along the cobbled lanes or join an optional orientation tour and wine-tasting.
Day 5 - Linz
With its wealth of Baroque and neoclassical architecture, Linz is a joy to explore.
You might like to join an optional walking tour or meander at leisure. The Old Town still retains its cobblestone charm, large main square and beautiful stucco façades, while around it you can find cutting edge architecture – the city is not afraid of welcoming the future.
We depart this evening.
Day 6 - Passau
Visit the ‘Three Rivers City’ of Passau, on the confluence of the rivers Danube, Inn and Ilz.
The Old Town is a pleasant place for a walk – it was the largest bishopric in the Holy Roman Empire and remains of their legacy can be seen throughout – and beautifully decorated St Stephan’s Cathedral, home to the world’s largest church organ, is worth visiting.
For those who wish, a guide can offer further insight on an optional tour.
Day 7 - Regensburg
Our included excursion is to the Benedictine Weltenburg Abbey, home to the world’s oldest monastic brewery.
This afternoon is at leisure in Regensburg, one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities. Tonight, enjoy the Captain’s farewell dinner on board.
Day 8 - Regensburg - Prague
Disembark and transfer to Prague and our hotel, the Hilton Prague (4T) or similar.
The rest of the day is at leisure to start exploring, with the historic Old Town within walking distance of our base.
Day 9 - Prague
There is so much to see and do in the beautiful Czech capital that you will be spoilt for choice.
An included guided tour this morning will ensure you can familiarise with the city and later you will have plenty of time to explore the cobbled lanes and squares of the Old Town, visit the centuries-old synagogues of the old Jewish Quarter, or explore Prague Castle, a fascinating collection of historic buildings containing some of the country’s finest treasures.
Day 10 - Prague - UK
We transfer to Prague Airport for your return flight to the UK. Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.
The four-star plus MS Select Bellejour was built in 2004 and has a worldwide allure with comprehensive facilities to ensure all guests can enjoy every aspect of their vacation. When entering the ship guests are instantly encircled by the feeling of timeless elegance and luxury.
This 126.7 m long vessel features 90 large cabins allowing for a maximum of 180 passengers. The ship has spacious public areas and plenty of outside seating, enabling guests to soak up the ever-changing scenery at any time. In the panoramic restaurant on the upper deck guests can enjoy culinary delights. Passengers can also enjoy an indoor wellness area with sauna, whirlpool and fitness area to ensure maximum comfort and relaxation. When combined with excellent service on board the MS Select Bellejour, a cruise on the European waterways will be one to never forget.
The ship offers three cabin types – all of which are spacious and well-thought-out. All cabins have outside views, climate control and an en-suite bathroom. In addition, cabins include a phone, TV, safe, hair dryer, and a mini bar.
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.
90 spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms. 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.
Titan 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 are also our number one choice for low or no single supplements. As Titan now charter their own ship, the MS Serenade 1, not only as a solo traveler do you get picked up from home, but you can look forward to knowing that there will be a group of single travelers onboard 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 have brought their friendly expertise to their comfortable, 4 star river cruising. Your fellow travelers on board will be from the UK and Ireland.
We have worked with Titan 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.
|Jun 21||Bellejour||Passau||Save upto £450 pp||Cabin Upgrades|
|Lower Deck||1 - Standard||161 ft², Fixed Windows||£1699|
|Lower Deck||2 - Standard||161 ft², Fixed Windows||£1749|
|Middle Deck||4 - Superior||161 ft², French Balcony||£1849|
|Middle Deck||5 - Superior||161 ft², French Balcony||£1949|
|Upper Deck||7 - Deluxe||161 ft², French Balcony||£1999|
|Upper Deck||8 - Deluxe||161 ft², French Balcony||£2099|
|Aug 28||Bellejour||Passau||Save upto £450 pp||Cabin Upgrades|
|Lower Deck||1 - Standard||161 ft², Fixed Windows||£1649|
|Lower Deck||2 - Standard||161 ft², Fixed Windows||£1699|
|Middle Deck||4 - Superior||161 ft², French Balcony||£1799|
|Middle Deck||5 - Superior||161 ft², French Balcony||£1899|
|Upper Deck||7 - Deluxe||161 ft², French Balcony||£1949|
|Upper Deck||8 - Deluxe||161 ft², French Balcony||£2049|
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