Along the Danube - Four Country Bike/Barge Tour
Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary
September 15. 2017 - September 24, 2017
This ten day trip will begin with a flight from Boston to Munich with arranged transportation directly to the charming Bavarian “Three River City” of Passau, Germany. After out overnight flight we will spend that day and overnight sight seeing this magnificent city, the heart of the once glorious Imperial and Royal Monarchy. Our lodging for the night will be at the Four-Star Hotel Weisser Hase, located in the Center of Passau. (We do not board the ship until 4:30 p.m. on September 17th and depart from the Passau Harbor at 6 p.m.) This day of rest and time to explore will prepare us to board our comfort plus boat, enjoy our upper deck lodging and begin our journey to the City of Music, the lively Vienna, Slovak coronation city of Bratislava, and the Hungarian “Danube Queen.” We will be traveling aboard the magnificent MS Carismma recently refurbished and in the water for the first time in 2017!!!
As we bii‹e along the famous Danube Cycie Path natural beauty awaits as well as art, culture anci history.
Cycling by day, you will enjoy the different cultures along the Danube, back on board, in the restaurant, you wifi experience a true culinary excursion through time region while gazing at fantastic views! The spa with sauna and whirlpool is wonderful after a day of cycling. In the Panorama Lounge, where the bar is located, you can enjoy a glass of wine or other beverage of your choice. In addition, comfortable lounge chairs on deck offers yet another excellent resfing and relaxing atmosphere.
18th Great Loop / Engelhartszell / Aschach 26 mi.
19th Devin / Bratislava Choice of 11 or 27 mii.
20th Budapest / Szentendre 22 mi.
21th Danube Bend / Esztergom, 27 mi
22nd Vienna —guided biking
23rd wachau / Krems — Melk 22 mi
Our guided biking is mostly flat with a few rolling hills and each day’s cycling offers many stops along the way to enjoy the beautiful vistas, friendly bakeries and cafes as well as historical sights.
*Wachau region and landscape
”Romantic towns and castles
*Danube National Park
*Hungarian Danube Bend
*Limo service from Hartford and return
*Ground transportation to/from Munich
*Overnight in Passau
* 4 Ferry rides (Engelhartszeli, Au, Visegrad, and Szob)
*Guided city tour by bike in Vienna and by bus in Budapest
*Local Transportation in Europe
*All meals when aboard ship
$1000 Non-refundable Deposit by December 1st.
Balance Due 90 days prior to departure.
Travel insurance required.