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The Danube’s Imperial Cities & Yuletide Markets River Cruise

6 days from only $829pp

Experience more with so much included

  • Enjoy a guided tour Budapest, the fascinating Hungarian capital and it's twinkling winter markets
  • Cruise the twisting Danube Bend and take in the frosty christmas card-like scenery
  • Explore Bratislava on a guided tour of the main sights, plus free time to discover the city and it's atmospheric yuletide market at your own pace
  • Guided tour of festive Vienna seeing sights such as St Stephen’s Cathedral, the impressive Hofburg complex, the Vienna Boys’ Choir and the world famous Spanish Riding School.

Selected departures in December 2018 & 2019

 
At a Glance
5 nights on board a 5-star ship
3 visits & tours
Full board
Complimentary on-board tea & coffee
Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi (speeds may vary)
Expert cruise director
All port charges & taxes
 

Overview

Enjoy a guided tour of the fascinating Hungarian capital, imperial city of two halves straddling the mighty Danube, plus spectacular cruising along the famously dramatic Danube Bend in all its wintry splendour. Discover delightful Bratislava, Slovakia’s fast emerging capital, on our guided tour then wander the atmospheric markets of its lovely baroque old town, beautifully restored to its former glory. After a guided tour of this grand imperial city, seeing the main sights at this spectacular time of the year, explore some of the capital’s traditional markets with their huge range of inspirational gifts and tempting Christmas fayre. Relax on board and enjoy the stunning river views on our return to this alluring and historic city to explore further and soak up the lovely festive ambience of its seasonal markets.

Your Itinerary

Price Includes

Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin cabin with a limited number of single cabins available on all decks, at the relevant supplement. The price includes full board from dinner on your day of arrival until breakfast on your final day; if you choose to travel with us on any of the full day excursions by coach, a packed lunch will be provided. Anyone choosing to stay on the ship may of course have lunch in the restaurant; morning/afternoon tea and coffee; all visits and excursions as mentioned in the brochure, coach travel as mentioned and the services of a Riviera Travel tour manager.

Please note that Wi-Fi speeds may vary.

Your Choice of Drinks


 

5 night drinks package available from $99 per person

While we include everything you might need in our prices, we never charge for something you might not. If you prefer to pre-order your drinks, you can purchase our drinks package which offers superb value and includes a selection of drinks during lunch and dinner.

Simply relax and when it’s time to dine in the restaurant, take your pick from a range of: draught beer; non-alcoholic beer; soft drinks; juices; red, white and rosé house wines; and wine recommendations from the menu by the glass.

If you choose not to purchase a drinks package, there is a vast selection of drinks on board each ship available for individual purchase. To see an example bar list please see our dining information.

The cost of the drinks package is $99pp for 2018 departures and $109pp for 2019 departures.

Drinks packages must be purchased by all guests in the same cabin or suite, and do not include drinks from the bar. To book the drinks package please call the reservations team. 

Ships Available

MS Thomas Hardy
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MS Oscar Wilde
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