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Imperial Danube with Arena Travel

Imperial Danube with Arena Travel

Cruise the Danube on the new MS Arena with Hunts Coaches, Budapest and Vienna are some of the ports

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When time is of the essence, but compromising on quality isn’t an option, this condensed but perfectly-planned river cruise could be just what you’re looking for. Step aboard and experience a taste of the Danube, crossing off two of Europe’s grand Imperial capitals as you go. Visit the castle and see the city’s unique suspension bridge in Bratislava, explore both the traditional and cosmopolitan sides of beautiful Budapest and discover palaces, castles and splendid squares in Vienna; not to mention Melk’s magnificent monastic house. You’ll be amazed just how much you’ll see on this idyllic six-day adventure.


Friday 29th July

We begin your amazing experience by our friendly drivers collecting you from your doorstep(within a large Lincolnshire pick up area). We fly to Budapest in Hungary where our ship awaits. Enjoy a relaxing evening onboard. Flights will be from either Birmingham or Manchester.

Saturday 30th July

This morning, there’s the chance to join our optional excursion which takes you through the sweeping plains of Hungary to Lajosmizse. Here we visit a traditional stud farm and enjoy a tour of the grounds in a horse-drawn carriage, before watching a spectacular live Puszta horse show. We return to the ship for lunch onboard then the afternoon is free for you to enjoy Budapest, described by many as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. There’s so much to see on both sides of the river, including the 700-year-old Matthias Church, Parliament building – a magnificent example of neo-gothic architecture, and Buda Castle, which rises 48 metres above the river. This evening we set sail towards Bratislava.

Sunday 31st July

Today we arrive in Bratislava, the historic capital of Slovakia which is dominated by its castle. There’s also the unique suspension bridge, another key landmark, regarded as the building of the century when it opened in 1972. Join our optional guided tour to take in the main sights and experience the rich culture in and around the old town. We’ll enjoy a walking tour with a local guide and sample ‘Makovka’ which is a sweet white chocolate with poppy seed filling. Lunch is served onboard and the afternoon is free to explore Bratislava at your leisure before we enjoy dinner onboard and set sail for Vienna.

Monday 1st August

We arrive into Vienna this morning, where there’s the opportunity to join our optional sight-seeing tour by coach, taking in the delights of Vienna, capital of Austria and birthplace of classical music. More than 150 grand palaces, over 27 baroque castles, impressive squares and striking monuments are just some of the key features of this magnificent city, whose historic centre is inscribed on the world heritage list. There’s some free time to explore Vienna at your leisure, before we return to the ship and set sail towards Melk.

Tuesday 2nd August

We arrive in the Austrian town of Melk this morning, which is filled with cobbled streets and attractive buildings. It is also overlooked by one of the most splendid monastic houses in Austria – the Benedictine Abbey, which you can visit on our optional excursion this afternoon. This evening, enjoy a relaxing dinner onboard before we continue cruising up river to Passau.

Wednesday 3rd August

This morning we bid farewell to our captain and crew and disembark our ship for the return flight to the UK. When you land we will be waiting to whisk you back to Lincolnshire with comfort stops on the way .

What's included


Door to door pick up from a large Lincolnshire area

Travel to and from the airport to meet your plane

Return transfers to the ship

5 Nights full board accomodation aboard the newest ship in the cruise line fleet the MS Arena

Panoramic windows with a french balcony in each cabin

Welcome drink,

Captain’s get-together & party night

Visits to Passau, Melk, Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava and Dürnstein

Entertainment on every night of your cruise

Services of a Cruise Manager


What's not included


Various excursions, a full list will be available soon



Gratuities (The Premium Package which includes drinks with meals is £20.00pp per night


Insurance (you must take out a full valid insurance for this holiday)


Single cabins are available at a supplement (usually 50% of the advertised cost) please call for availability

The price is based on a Main deck Standard cabin and if upgraded cabins are required please ring for details.

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Hunts Garage Hunts Petrol Station, Station Rd, Alford
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29 Jul 2022 £979.00 Loading

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F Hunt (Coach Hire) Ltd
13 Bourne Road
Lincs, LN13 9DG
01507 463000

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