NEW About the tour: Romantic Danube Cruise plus the splendours of the Austrian Tyrol

Enjoy this scenic river cruise and sail along the scenic Danube. Explore the charms of the Czech capital, Prague, before boarding the MS Serenity for a 7-night cruise. Spend time exploring the picturesque ports-of-calls including Melk, Vienna and Budapest. Combine your relaxing cruise with a tour of the highlights of the Austrian Tyrol where you can enjoy an optional visit to the wonderful Krimml Falls and Kitzbühel on this fantastic new tour.

Tour Includes


  • 7 nights cruising with full board
  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast & 3 evening meals
  • Excursions & ports-of-call as per itinerary
  • Convenient local joining points

14 days from £1,599 pp

Departure Dates

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  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

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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    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    Continue to Prague for a two-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Today we travel into the centre of Prague where we have an optional morning walking tour to introduce you to this beautiful capital, affectionately known as the ‘Golden Town’.

    The many historic buildings, grand squares and elegant landmarks such as Wenceslas Square, the famous astronomical clock and Charles Bridge make it a lovely place to explore on foot. The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure for you to explore on your own.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Prague
    Prague

    Included Highlights

    • Prague

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2019
    Prague Guided Walking Tour TBC
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.
    To Passau, picturesquely set where the Danube is joined by the Inn and Ilz rivers.

    Passau is known as the Three River city and is overlooked by the Veste Oberhaus which is an 13th century hilltop fortress. The Veste Oberhaus is home to the city museum and observation tower.

    Enjoy free time before we board our cruise ship, the MS Serenity, and begin our seven-night cruise on the Danube passing through Linz.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Passau
    Passau

    Included Highlights

    • Passau
    From the river you see Greinburg Castle and the ruins of Kuenringer Castle as we enjoy an early morning arrival in the picturesque town of Melk, where you can visit the impressive abbey.

    Around lunchtime we sail eastwards through the wine-producing area of the Wachau past Durnstein and Krems. We arrive in Vienna later this evening.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Melk
    Melk

    Included Highlights

    • Vienna
    • Melk
    Spend the whole day in Vienna where you can explore independently or join our optional sightseeing tour.

    Vienna has so much to offer from historical buildings and monuments to fine shops. Vienna is Austria's capital and has been shaped by many famous residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud.

    Vienna is known for its Imperial buildings like the Schönbrunn and Habsburgs summer home.

    Set sail early evening and cruise overnight to Budapest.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Vienna
    Vienna

    Included Highlights

    • Vienna Sightseeing Tour
    • Vienna
    We arrive in Budapest and we will meet our guide for an included sightseeing tour of the city, by coach and on foot.

    Our guide will explain the history of the city with its two independent communities of Buda and Pest as well as pointing out the attractions of this beautiful city.

    Once you have finished the guided sightseeing tour and have an idea of what else you would like to see and do you can then spend the rest of the day enjoying the delights of the Budapest.

    Spend the rest of the day enjoying the delights of the city.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Budapest
    Budapest

    Included Highlights

    • Budapest
    • Budapest Guided Sightseeing Tour

    We leave Budapest around lunchtime and cruise westwards towards Bratislava.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Budapest
    Budapest

    Included Highlights

    • Budapest
    Early morning arrival in the Slovakian capital. 

    It is here that the Carpathian Mountains which begin at the Iron Gate of Romania, finally come to an end. This beautiful city has many monuments and attractions to see that can be found all over the city.

    However, don't miss the Old Town which was once under Hungarian rule and still has examples to show you from its interesting past.

    You can explore the city independently or join our optional, guided sightseeing tour by coach and on foot.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Bratislava
    Bratislava

    Included Highlights

    • Bratislava

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2019
    Bratislava Guided Tour TBC
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.
    We spend the morning in the delightful town of Dürnstein. It was here that Richard the Lionheart was kept captive, imprisoned in Castle Dürnstein by Leopold V Duke of Austria.

    After lunch on board, we set sail for our final overnight sailing.

    Tonight, enjoy the Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Durnstein
    Durnstein

    Included Highlights

    • Durnstein

    This morning we arrive in Passau, where we will disembark our cruise ship. We will continue by coach into Austria to Niederau in the Tyrol for a two-night stay at the 4-star Hotel Sonnschein.

    Today we offer an optional excursion to Krimml Falls, where the Krimml River thunders down over 1000 feet.

    We continue to the internationally-renowned resort of Kitzbühel, where you will have some free time to explore this small medieval town.

    The area around Kitzbühel offers outstanding natural beauty from the rolling hills in the broad valley basin where the Kitzbühel Ache River flows, to the ‘Wilder Kaiser’ mountain range.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Krimml Falls
    Krimml Falls

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2019
    Krimml Falls TBC
    Kitzbuhel TBC
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    Travel to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    NEW Romantic Danube Cruise plus the splendours of the Austrian Tyrol 14 days from £1,599pp

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    01709 787 463

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for two nights at a minimum 3-star hotel in Prague before spending seven nights aboard the MS Serenity. You will also stay for two nights at the 4-star Hotel Sonnschein in Niederau.

    Overnight hotels will be in city-style hotels.

    Ms Serenity

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone

    Travel Options

    Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

    Front row seats can be reserved for £14pp (up to 6 days' duration), £22pp (7 & 8 days' duration) and £25pp (9 days' duration and over) on all European tours. This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. In addition to this, seats on the second row can be reserved for £7pp (up to 6 days duration), £14pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £17pp (9 days duration and over). Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the interchange. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law. Central view seats are free.

    Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

    If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour, you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

    Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

    We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the interchange are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on your main tour coach. Prices are approximately £1 or €1.25 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by your driver.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure. The route taken depends on where paassengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

    With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

    All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer vehicles to and from the interchange may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
    All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
    All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
    In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
    alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.
    Depending on the location of your pickup point, you may be picked up by coach (not necessarily the on you are touring on), minibus, taxi, National Express or Megabus service. You may then be taken to another centralised pickup location or service station. We operate a passenger interchange at Stop 24 Services, where you will meet the tour coach you are holidaying on and then continue on with your outbound journey. Similarly, on the way home, you may also change transfer vehicles at another location, to take you to your final drop off point.
    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach. Nothing should be stored under your seat.

    When it comes to getting you to your destination, Leger Holidays make it easy, with a selection of travel options for you to choose from.

    Silver Service, refreshments

    Silver Service Features

    • Sit back and relax in specially-designed, deluxe reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than standard coaches.
    • Enjoy the perfect temperature onboard with climate control.
    • Relax and have a chat in the spacious rear lounge.
    • Servery on board offering a range of refreshments.
    • Porterage* at most hotels, so you really don’t have to lift a finger.
    • Time flies with our onboard entertainment system.
    • With free personal headphones you can tune into the music channel, listen to the radio or watch DVDs.
    • Onboard toilet

    Silver Service Seating Plan

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    Find your nearest pickup point

    You can join your coach at your nearest joining point – we’ve hundreds to choose from throughout England, Scotland and Wales. To find your nearest pick up, search using your postcode below.

      *Please note pickups are subject to availability.

      Travel Extras

      Why not go the night before your tour for a relaxing start?

      You can park for FREE for up to seven days at the Holiday Inn Ashford North and enjoy an overnight stay with English breakfast from just £39.50 per person (Based on 2 sharing a twin/double room on a B&B basis, subject to availability. Single supplements and terms and conditions apply.) We’ll then collect you from the hotel on the day of departure and return you there at the end of your holiday.

      To book this package, please call the hotel on 01233 713333, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your booking reference. If your holiday is longer than seven days you can pay for additional days’ parking. Ask one of our friendly reservations team for more details when you book your holiday

      On most holidays if you’d prefer to join your tour coach at Stop 24 services, you can park your car in the car park which is accredited by the Park Mark safer parking scheme and is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV. Payment for the parking is made on arrival using the self-service machines. Excludes holidays to Ireland and the U.K. and tours travelling via Brittany Ferries.

      On Single Traveller holidays and coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point. If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining points we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer vehicle, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. The cost is from £35 per booking each way for up to four people per booking.

      If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge – please enquire at the time of booking.

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