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Christmas Cruise on the Danube

Itinerary, Prices and Dates


Round Trip Passau to Bratislava7 Days

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Christmas Markets, Linz

Spend Christmas in style on this relaxed and stylish river cruise aboard one of the elegant Amadeus fleet from Lüftner Cruise. From the Bavarian city of Passau (where three rivers meet) the cruise goes downstream to Bratislava, the beautiful capital of Slovakia. You pass wonderful winter scenery such as the Schlögener loops below Passau, the picturesque Wachau district of Austria (steeped in legends), and the Benedictine abbey of Melk in Austria.

What's Included

  • 6 nights' full board cruise
  • Superb dining with all meals included during your cruise
  • Complimentary wines, beers and sodt drinks with lunch and diner on board
  • 24 Hour coffee station on board the ship
  • Cocktail reception, Welcome Dinner & Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Onboard entertainment and enrichment programme
  • Visit the Christmas markets in Linz
  • Memorable Christmas celebration on board
  • Daily musical performances
  • Services of an experienced multilingual cruise director
  • Complimentary bicycles on board
  • Wifi
  • Flexible excursion packages allow you to choose the itinerary that suits you.
  • Modern wireless audiosystem for all excursions during the cruise

Please call for a flight inclusive price.

Day 1: Passau

Map of the Danube River
Map of the Danube River

Board your seven day "Christmas Cruise" today in Passau from 4pm onwards. There will be time to settle in to your stateroom or suite before a Welcome Cocktail and Dinner on board.
Included Meals D

Day 2: Passau

You will be able to join an optional walking tour of Passau this morning, taking in St Stephen's Cathedral, home to the largest church organ in the world. You can also choose to join an excursion to Salzburg, Austria's second city and birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Enjoy the sights and sound of Christmas at the city's famous market. In the late afternoon, the ship makes her way to Linz where you can visit the Christmas market before dinner and overnight on board.
Included Meals B L D

Day 3 (Christmas Eve): Melk/Emmersdorf - Dürnstein

Arrive in Emmersdorf this morning where you may choose to join a tour to explore the Wachau region, including a visit to the impressive Benedictine Abbey at Melk and a "Gluehweinparty", or mulled wine party. From here, sail towards Duernstein and enjoy a festive Christmas celebration on board. You can also attend a Christmas Mass in Dürnstein tonight if you wish.
Included Meals B L D

Day 4 (Christmas Day): Vienna

Your day starts with an optional city tour of the Austrian capital where you will marvel at the impressive architecture and musical influences throughout the city. This afternoon you may wish to join a trip to Schoenbrunn Palace. Alternatively, spend some free time exploring Vienna on your own. Return to the ship in time for dinner and the Christmas concert tonight
Included Meals B L D

Day 5 (Boxing Day): Bratislava

Arrive in the Slovakian capital, Bratislava, this morning. Here you may choose to join the optional sightseeing tour, which reveals the city's impressive history. Rejoin the ship at lunchtime as she sails back towards the Austrian border. Tonight the Captain invites you to his Gala Dinner, complete with a show performed by the crew.
Included Meals B L D

Day 6: Grein - Linz

Arrive in Grein this morning where you may wish to join an optional city walking tour. In the early afternoon set sail towards Linz where you can join an optional sightseeing tour or just spend your last afternoon on board at leisure.
Included Meals B L D

Day 7: Passau

Your memorable Christmas Cruise comes to an end this morning as you disembark in Passau after a final breakfast on board.
Included Meals B


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

Lüftner MS Amadeus Queen

Overview

Lüftner vessels are a premium river vessels, providing outstanding comfort and quality, accompanied by superb service in a classic and elegant atmosphere. Menus are carefully selected to include local specialities with each dish being a work of art.

They are bilingual cruises (English/German), meaning that all announcements, menus and daily programme, etc. will be provided in both languages. All excursions are operated with English speaking guides.

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Lüftner MS Amadeus Silver III

Overview

Lüftner vessels are a premium river vessels, providing outstanding comfort and quality, accompanied by superb service in a classic and elegant atmosphere. Menus are carefully selected to include local specialities with each dish being a work of art.

They are bilingual cruises (English/German), meaning that all announcements, menus and daily programme, etc. will be provided in both languages. All excursions are operated with English speaking guides.

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Lüftner MS Amadeus Silver II

Overview

Lüftner vessels are a premium river vessels, providing outstanding comfort and quality, accompanied by superb service in a classic and elegant atmosphere. Menus are carefully selected to include local specialities with each dish being a work of art.

They are bilingual cruises (English/German), meaning that all announcements, menus and daily programme, etc. will be provided in both languages. All excursions are operated with English speaking guides.

View Ship Factsheet & Deckplan

Lüftner MS Amadeus Silver

Overview

Lüftner vessels are a premium river vessels, providing outstanding comfort and quality, accompanied by superb service in a classic and elegant atmosphere. Menus are carefully selected to include local specialities with each dish being a work of art.

They are bilingual cruises (English/German), meaning that all announcements, menus and daily programme, etc. will be provided in both languages. All excursions are operated with English speaking guides.

View Ship Factsheet & Deckplan

Lüftner MS Amadeus Royal - Deck Plan

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Cruise Only

In order to provide clients with the upmost flexibility in travel choices these cruise prices are quoted on a cruise only basis.

Please call for a flight inclusive price to meet your specific requirements.

DepartShipRouteFrom
Dec 22Amadeus SilverPassau-Passau£888Cabin Upgrades 
Lower DeckCat C-4172 ft², fixed windows£888
Lower DeckCat C-1172 ft², fixed windows£1128
Middle DeckCat B-4172 ft², French balcony£1352
Middle DeckCat B-1172 ft², French balcony£1480
Upper DeckCat A-1172 ft², French balcony£1648
Upper DeckSuite259 ft², Outside balcony£2031
Dec 22Amadeus Silver IIPassau-Passau£888Cabin Upgrades 
Lower DeckCat C-4172 ft², fixed windows£888
Lower DeckCat C-1172 ft², fixed windows£1128
Middle DeckCat B-4188 ft², French balcony£1352
Middle DeckCat B-1188 ft², French balcony£1480
Upper DeckCat A-1188 ft², French balcony£1648
Upper DeckSuite284 ft², Outside balcony£2031
Optional ExcursionsPriceABC
Passau walking tour OR£13Green Tick Icon
Salzburg excursions with lunch£75Green Tick IconGreen Tick Icon
Wachau, incl Melk Abbey & Glühwein Party£44Green Tick IconGreen Tick Icon
City tour of Vienna£27Green Tick IconGreen Tick IconGreen Tick Icon
Guided tour of the Schönbrunn Castle£37Green Tick Icon
City tour of Bratislava£26Green Tick IconGreen Tick IconGreen Tick Icon
Walking tour of Linz£15Green Tick IconGreen Tick IconGreen Tick Icon
Total£82£188£224
Pre-purchase Package Price£70£160£190

Prices are per person based on two sharing and are subject to availability at time of booking. Prices include return flights from London & ship transfers, regional flights available (supplements may apply). Operators reserve the right to amend published prices prior to a confirmed booking being made.

Single Occupancy Supplements:Available on request

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