PREMIUM ALL INCLUSIVE ON BOARD
Enjoy a fascinating cruise aboard the A-ROSA DONNA, offering a casual deluxe way of cruising the beautiful Blue Danube on a fabulous Premium All Inclusive package. This wonderful itinerary cruises from Northern Austria through the stunning UNESCO protected Wachau Valley to the iconic capital cities of Vienna and Budapest (with overnight stays in both). In Vienna, an A-ROSA Destination scout will help you with local tips to get the most from your time. The cruise also visits Bratislava, Slovakias charming capital city, where an included walking tour and speciality dinner will be one of the many highlights of your trip.
The A-ROSA DONNA offers the ultimate in comfort and luxury for guests to take in the passing scenery. There are 93 outside cabins with a maximum of 198 passengers on four decks. It is an international ship with an international Cruise Director and all announcements are also made in English.
Spacious sun deck with recliners and awnings Reception area Restaurant Outdoor restaurant FREE Wi-Fi Bar Lounge with dance floor Outdoor swimming pool Putting green Gym Spa relaxation area Fully air conditioned Cabins have queen sized beds with a fixed frame that can be made into twins on the same bed frame with 2 separate mattresses, shower and toilet For more details, please speak to one of our Travel Advisors Upgraded cabins on allocation
TO OVERNIGHT HOTEL
Following our Channel crossing to Calais we complete the journey to our overnight dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation.
FROM OVERNIGHT HOTEL TO ENGELHARTSZELL
We continue our journey to Engelhartzell, in Northern Austria where we embark the A-ROSA DONNA our home for the next 7 nights. We depart this evening, enjoy a welcome dinner and sail through the night. (B,D)
This afternoon we arrive into Vienna, the capital of Austria is a charming city known for its Imperial palaces, most notably the Schönbrunn and remain here overnight. The A-ROSA Destination Scout will be on hand to help you get the most from your time here. (B,L,D)
Enjoy another day at leisure in beautiful Vienna, admire the many beautiful Baroque buildings or immerse yourself in its coffee-house culture and taste the delicious Sachertorte. We depart Vienna this evening. (B,L,D)
ESZTERGOM & BUDAPEST
We wake up this morning in Esztergom, the birth and coronation place of the first Hungarian king, St Stephen - it was also the capital of Hungary until the 13th century. After a couple of hours to explore here we set sail for Budapest, arriving by mid afternoon and where we are moored in a central location overnight. One of life's magical travel experiences is enjoying an included drink on the sun deck of your ship in the evening, with the sky lit up with the city lights on either side of you - simply wonderful. (B,L,D)
Budapest the capital of Hungary is a city of two distinct halves, Buda and Pest on either side of the imposing Danube. The top sights to explore here are the Széchenyi Chain Bridge, Heroe's Square, St Stephen's Basilica and the majestic Parliament building. A range of optional excursions are available, including a trip to a Kiskunzang National Park with a ride on a horse-drawn carriage observing the culture of the Hungarian countryside. We set sail once again by mid afternoon. (B,L,D)
This morning we'll arrive into Slovakia's capital Bratislava, set along the River Danube close to the border with Austria and Hungary. Here, enjoy an INCLUDED walking tour of the medieval Gothic old town with its baroque palaces alongside modern buildings. In the evening, learn about the local cuisine on an included speciality dinner on board ship. (B,L,D)
Today we cruise through the scenic Wachau Valley, an area known for its rolling hills, vineyards and fortresses. Should you choose, there is an optional excursions to Krems and the sunning baroque Abbey at Melk that can be booked whilst on board (cost not included). (B, L,D)
FROM ENGELHARTSZELL TO OVERNIGHT HOTEL
After disembarking we head north through France to our final overnight stay.
Continue to Calais and complete the journey home.
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed and breakfast overnight accommodation
7 nights full board plus accommodation aboard the A-ROSA DONNA (buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner live cooking, snacks and afternoon tea)
Gourmet buffet dining or served dinner in the evenings
Welcome and farewell dinners
Included drinks (tea, coffee, soft drinks, beer, wine spirits and cocktails throughout the day and evening from 10am midnight) brands as advertised on arrival
FREE room service
Use of the Spa, sauna & fitness facilities
15% off Spa treatments
FREE Wi-Fi on board
FREE use of on-board bikes
All on board activities and entertainment
Bathrobe, toiletries & mineral water in the cabin
Porterage from coach to cabin
Discover elegant Vienna range of optional excursions are available
Visit Esztergom, the original capital of Hungary
Explore majestic Budapest on an overnight stay
INCLUDED walking tour of the medieval Gothic old town in Bratislava and speciality dinner on board in the evening
Admire the stunning scenery of the Wachau Valley
Option to visit Krems and Melk Abbey
2024 DEPARTURE DATE & PRICE
13th Sep 9 nights £1999
Outer Deck Cabin -situated on deck 1 £2149 (2 people sharing)
Juliette Balcony Cabins situated on deck 2 £2459 (2 people sharing)
Single occupancy upon request
NOTE: These tours cannot be booked online. Please contact us to book your place.
Cabins are not wheelchair friendly. Motorised scooters are not allowed on board. Wheelchairs MUST be prebooked:
Edwards Coach Holidays terms & conditions apply
Please note this cruise is operated by A-ROSA. All sailing times are approximate and can be subject to change. On certain cruises, it may be necessary to sail throughout the night, details of which will be shown on your final itinerary where applicable. Cruise ports of call are generally situated in central locations of the cities or resorts that we are visiting. However, we cannot guarantee that the resort/city centres are within suitable walking distances from where the ship docks. River cruise routes could be subject to change due to local weather, traffic, flooding, high and low water levels, lock closures, road works and other unforeseen circumstances. A-ROSA and the ship's captain reserve the right to modify the cruising itinerary to ensure the safe navigation of the vessel.
Supplements reflect the deck position and not the size of the cabin.
Cancellation charges differ from Edwards Coaches. Please ask for details.
The on-board currency is Euro. During the trip, use your cabin card as your own credit card. At the end of the journey you can pay your final account in cash, with EC card or with the following credit cards: MasterCard, VISA, American Express. When paying by credit card or EC/Maestro card, you will need your PIN code. Please make sure that you have your personal PIN code with you. The booking of shore excursions will be billed to your cabin account.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|Cardiff Gate Services
| Cardiff Gate Services CF23 8RA
|Cardiff West Services
| Cardiff West Services Coach Park, CF72 8SA
| Edwards Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
|Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT
| Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
|Magor Services NP26 3YL
| Magor Service Coach Park
|Neath - Railway
| Neath - Outside Railway Station, SA11 1BY
|Newport RAILWAY STATION
| Stops Q1 & Q1A outside the RAILWAY STATION,NEWPORT
|Port Talbot Customs
| Port Talbot Bus Stop OUTSIDE Customs House
Just past the Plaza, SA13 1HW
| Pyle Cross, bus stop outside supermarket.Pyle Road
| Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park, CF32 9SY