Grand Cruise along the Danube to the Black Sea and back to Passau

  • 15 Day Tour
  • 4 Star Rating

Day 1 - Passau

Fly to Munich and transfer to Passau to board our ship for our 14-night cruise. Relax on board as we sail towards Vienna.

  • Included meals: Dinner

Day 2 - Vienna

Arriving around lunchtime, enjoy a day experiencing the delights of Vienna. Join our optional city tour, which will introduce you to some of the main sights. Later in the evening we cruise towards Kalocsa in Hungary.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 - Kalocsa

After a leisurely morning cruise we arrive in Kalocsa, a small village in the vast Hungarian plains. We take a short drive to the famous Puzta horse ranch, to witness an exciting equestrian show. Later, we make a short stop in Mohacs before cruising into Serbia.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 - Belgrade

Enjoy a leisurely morning cruise as we head to Belgrade. Our optional city tour will uncover the city's highlights. Cruise through the night.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Iron Gate

We spend the day cruising along a stunning scenic passage, which creates the border between Romania and Bulgaria. Meander through the Carpathian Mountains towards, what is commonly referred to as, ' The Iron Gates'.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 - Ruse

In the mid-morning we arrive into Ruse, from where you can join our optional excursion to discover the city's highlights. We cruise towards Cernavoda.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Cernavoda & The Black Sea

Our included, full-day coach excursion takes us to Constanta on the Black Sea and later the coastal resort of Mamaia.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 - Giurgiu

Today we offer an optional excursion to the Romanian capital of Bucharest, where you can admire many landmarks. We return to our ship in the city of Turnu Magaurele before cruising back towards the Iron Gates Gorge.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 - Iron Gate

Enjoy another full day cruising as we return through the spectacular Iron Gate Gorge.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 - Novi Sad

Join an optional guided tour of Novi Sad with its imposing fortress and multi denominational churches. Later, we cruise towards Hungary.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 - Mohacs

Enjoy free time then join our afternoon optional excursion to Pécs one of Hungary's most beautiful cities, and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 - Budapest

We arrive this morning in Budapest where we include a guided city tour.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 - Bratislava

Our cruise arrives this afternoon in Bratislava. Enjoy an optional guided city tour to see some of the city's landmarks.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14 - Melk

After a leisurely morning cruise to Melk in Austria, enjoy an optional visit to the stunning Benedictine Abbey.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15 - Passau

We arrive early into Passau and disembark our ship, then transfer to Munich Airport for our return flights to the U.K.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing a lower deck cabin.

Extras: optional excursions; single cabin supplements £595 (lower deck standard), £695 (middle deck comfort); travel insurance from £49.95.

Cabin Upgrades (per person)Twin 
Middle Deck Comfort£160 
Middle Deck Superior £300 
Upper Deck Deluxe £650 
Upper Deck Deluxe Suite £850 


FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.

We accept collapsible wheelchairs and we can also accommodate Electric Scooters however they must be easily dismantled by the customer and each component must weigh less than 20kg and the scooter no more than 60kg in total. The scooter must also have a dry cell battery. Please call before booking so we can make sure the tour suits any extra requirements.