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the Heart of the Alps

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Spending an afternoon cruising through the enchanting Wachau Valley. Choosing to soak up the sounds of a live classical concert in Vienna. Enjoying a coffee at the restaurant at the top of the Nordkette Mountains for spectacular, far-reaching views.

Summary

Spend an enchanting week of scenic cruising on the Danube, from one spectacular historical city to another. Hear stories along the cobbled lanes, whilst exploring grand Budapest, opulent Vienna, striking Melk Abbey and beautiful Linz. Then head to the Tyrol mountains and Innsbruck - in the heart of the Alps - for a perfect two-night conclusion. Explore the gorgeous Old Town, the famous Golden Roof and take a trip up to Seegrube by funicular railway for splendid views towards Italy, across deep ravines and valleys.

Your holiday includes:

6 excursions and visits

  • City tours of Budapest, Vienna, Salzburg and Innsbruck
  • Funicular railway from Innsbruck to Seegrubbe
  • Melk Abbey

Plus:

  • 2 nights in hotel and 7 nights cruise on MS River Discovery II (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • International flights. Prices are based on return flights with British Airways from London Heathrow. Supplements may apply from other airports
  • 22 meals: 9 breakfasts (days 2-10) 6 lunches (days 2-7) 7 dinners (days 1-7)

Plus

  • Unlimited wine, beer, soft drinks and mineral water during lunch & dinner
  • Welcome reception party and gala dinner
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Onboard entertainment
  • Wi-Fi included on board
  • Portable audio headset system on excursions
  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Titan cruise director, tour manager and entertainer
  • Porterage

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  • VIP Outbound2

    Day 1 - UK - Budapest

    Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your flight to Budapest. Upon arrival, embark our ship, where light refreshments are available.

    MS River Discovery II (4-star)

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    Day 2 - Budapest

    Relics. Monuments. Fairytale castles and palaces. Healing thermal waters. It can only be Budapest - and we waste no time in exploring the best bits this morning on our guided tour of the city. Then, perhaps hire a pedalo across the lake to Városliget Park for a wander through the enchanting castle gates and beyond.

    • City tour of Budapest (morning)

    MS River Discovery II (4-star)

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    Day 3 - Bratislava

    Welcome to Slovakia. You might choose to join us on an optional excursion into Bratislava on the tourist train through the city. Wind through the charming old town and past the dominating Bratislava Castle (Hrad) - where 11 kings and 8 queens were crowned. After, take a wander for yourself - the old town is the perfect walkable size.

    MS River Discovery II (4-star)

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    Day 4 - Vienna

    Good morning, Vienna. This magnificent city was home to a vast number of classical composers over the centuries - and for good reason. As you wander, the streets ooze opulence and charm at every turn. Kick the day off with an introductory city tour to get your bearings and learn about the city’s history, then you’re free to make your own discoveries.

    Don’t miss the opportunity to attend a concert this evening in one of the city’s impressive palaces. Relax and enjoy the uplifting melodies of Strauss or Mozart.

    • City tour of Vienna (morning)

    MS River Discovery II (4-star)

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    Day 5 - Dürnstein - Melk

    Situated on an impossibly beautiful curve on the Danube, Dürnstein may well be the town that has it all. Charming buildings. A ruined hilltop castle. Stunning surrounding scenery. What’s more, it has a fascinating history: its grand castle walls once imprisoned Richard I of England - Richard the Lionheart. Stroll freely through the cobbled lanes, or perhaps opt for our orientation and wine tasting tour. We sail to Melk and dock overnight.

    MS River Discovery II (4-star)

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    Day 6 - Melk - Linz

    This morning we take a tour of Melk’s imposing Benedictine abbey. Originally a palace, it was presented to Benedictine monks who turned it into a fortified abbey with an extensive library of priceless volumes and a richly embellished Abbey Church, its grand dome decorated with elaborate frescoes by Johann Michael Rottmayr. This afternoon we’ll sail towards Linz, where we’ll dock overnight.

    • Melk Abbey (morning)

    MS River Discovery II (4-star)

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    Day 7 - Linz - Passau

    Spend your morning soaking up the elegance and creative buzz in Linz. Wander through the old town freely, or perhaps join our optional city tour. The city offers a delightful mix of modern and historic architecture, including Linzer Schloss.

    For a better view of the city, perhaps take a ride on the Pöstlingbergbahn, a narrow-gauge railway that climbs up the steep incline of the Pöstlingberg hill to the north of the city. Later, enjoy a relaxing afternoon cruising towards Passau.

    MS River Discovery II (4-star)

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    Passau - Salzburg - Innsbruck

    We disembark this morning and transfer to Salzburg, where we’ll stop for a walking tour of this attractive baroque city. Continuing onwards, our destination is Innsbruck, the capital of the Tyrol region. our hotel is located just a short walk to the historic Old Town. The evening is free for you to explore.

    • City tour of Salzburg (afternoon)

    Hotel Grauer Bär, Innsbruck (4-star)


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    Innsbruck

    A walking tour reveals the history and beauty of Innsbruck’s medieval Old Town and its well-known landmark, the Golden Roof - built for Emperor Maximilian I with 2,657 fire-gilded copper tiles. Our guide will bring the city’s importance as a trading centre to life, as we walk past beautiful Imperial and modern architecture along picturesque streets.

    In the afternoon, we’ll take the funicular up to Seegrube (1,905m) where you will be treated to breathtaking, far-reaching views. We then return to the city in the late afternoon with time to relax and enjoy another evening in the Old Town. Street musicians regularly perform during the summer and there is a wealth of enticing restaurants choose from.

    • City tour of Innsbruck (morning)
    • Funicular railway from Innsbruck to Seegrubbe (afternoon)

    Hotel Grauer Bär, Innsbruck (4-star)


  • VIP Inbound 2

    Day 10 Innsbruck - Munich - UK

    Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

    Arrive Home


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