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Enchanting Danube - Budapest to Passau

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Unlimited drinks & included gratuities*

Sail with Uniworld, as seen on Channel 5's Cruising with Jane McDonald

Included shore excursions & free wi-fi*

5★ all-inclusive boutique river cruising*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 7 nights
  • Departs 06 Aug 2023
  • Sails from Budapest, Hungary
  • Ship S.S. Maria Theresa
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1838135

Your Itinerary

Austria, Danube river cruises

Budapest, Hungary Sun 06 Aug 2023

Austria, Danube river cruises

Upon arrival, transfer to the port and embark the ultra-luxurious S.S. Maria Theresa for your seven night river cruise

Austria, Danube river cruises

Budapest, Hungary Mon 07 Aug 2023

Austria, Danube river cruises

Explore this dynamic and multi-faceted city with your choice of tours – see it on four wheels, two wheels or your own two feet

★ Featured Excursion ★ 

Enjoy a Budapest city panoramic highlights & Opera tour OR High street shopping OR enjoy a ‘Do as the Locals Do’ Budapest walking tour

Bratislava

Cruise the Danube River – Bratislava – Vienna Tue 08 Aug 2023

Bratislava

Relax on board, enjoying a drink on the Sun Deck as you cruise the Danube river. The ship stops in Bratislava for those who wish to visit the capital of Slovakia. Learn about Bratislava’s past from a local expert, check out street art and sample some Slovakia treats

★ Featured Excursions ★ 

Bratislava walking discovery tour

★ Exclusive excursion ★

Enjoy a Mozart and Strauss evening concert at a Viennese Palace

Vienna

Vienna, Austria Wed 09 Aug 2023

Vienna

Experience the City of Waltzes today, plus, enjoy VIP access to an extraordinary collection of art at Vienna’s Art History Museum. An exclusive viewing in complete privacy before it opens to the public, reserved solely for Uniworld guests

★ Featured Excursions ★

Vienna city tour OR “Do as the Locals Do” Vienna walking tour

★ Exclusive excursion ★

“Morning with the Masters” at the Vienna Art History Museum

Durnstein

Dürnstein – Cruise the Wachau Valley – Melk Thu 10 Aug 2023

Durnstein

Browse quaint shops and maybe hike up to a ruined castle in Dürnstein. Enjoy a tasting at Austria’s oldest winery or learn all about the world’s costliest spice from the Wachau Valley’s only saffron grower. Later, visit the 900-year-old Melk Abbey and its extraordinary baroque-style library

★ Featured Excursions ★

Melk Abbey with library visit AND choice of Dürnstein “Village Day” with exclusive Nikolaihof wine estate visit and tasting OR Saffron workshop with Dürnstein village stroll

Linz

Salzburg/Linz, Austria Fri 11 Aug 2023

Linz

Enjoy Mozart’s birthplace of Salzburg, nestled in a glorious alpine setting or visit Linz, best known for its famous Linzer torte, but it’s also a hotbed for the arts. See the sights with a local expert, or go behind-the-scenes at the Linz opera house and taste cider at an apple and pear orchard

★ Featured Excursion ★

Full-day Salzburg tour OR Linz town and country: opera house and cider farm visit

Passau

Passau, Germany Sat 12 Aug 2023

Passau

Three rivers meet here, and three nations nearly do, making for a fascinating cultural mosaic. Discover Europe’s largest pipe organ or enjoy an invigorating riverside hike or bike ride. This evening, enjoy a Captain’s Farewell Reception & Dinner

★ Featured Excursions ★

Passau walking discovery tour with St. Stephan’s organ concert OR guided “Let’s Go” bicycle ride along the Inn River OR guided “Let’s Go” hike along the Ilz River

Passau

Passau, Germany Sun 13 Aug 2023

Passau

Disembark and transfer to the airport in Munich, Germany for your return flight to London

(regional and premium class flights may be available on request)

Passau

Passau Sun 13 Aug 2023

Passau

Sandwiched between two countries, Passau is home to ornate architecture, ancient churches and a river made famous by historical floods, explore more.

What's included *

  • Elegantly appointed riverview staterooms and suites with luxurious amenities from Hermes and L’Occitane en Provence
  • In-suite butler service on all ships in Europe (not available in Russia & Portugal)
  • Stays at luxurious and centrally located five-star hotels where applicable
  • All gratuities on board and ashore including local guides and bus drivers (gratuities included vary in Russia and Asia)
  • All transportation throughout the trip
  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • Unlimited beverages on board including local wines, sparkling wines and champagne, craft beer and premium spirits (inclusions vary for Russia and Asia)
  • A variety of on board dining experiences with open seating and a casual-elegant dress code
  • Local entertainment & insightful lectures on board
  • Ship-wide Wi-Fi access (excludes Russia & Asia)
  • Fully escorted excursions with English-speaking local guides
  • Services of a dedicated Uniworld Cruise/Tour Manager
  • Health & Sanitation Protocols: - All guests must complete a health screening prior to embarkation. - Gloves, face masks and small bottles of hand sanitizer will be readily available for each guest. - All coffee table books, magazines and brochures have been removed from public use. Guests will be able to access these reading materials via a complimentary PressReader app on their mobile devices. For full details, please visit the Uniworld cruise line page. Health & Sanitation Protocol features may vary in Russia & Asia.
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Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (162 sq ft - 15 sq m) Handcrafted Savoir Beds of England, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, cosy bathrobes and slipper

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Deluxe Balcony

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Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (194 sq ft - 18 sq m) with an open-air balcony Handcrafted Savoir Beds of England, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, cosy bathrobes and slippers.

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Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (194 sq ft - 18 sq m) with a French balcony Handcrafted Savoir Beds of England, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, cosy bathrobes and slippers

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Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (305 sq ft - 28.3 sq m) with an open-air balcony Handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, cozy bathrobes and slippers

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Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (410 sq ft - 38 sq m) with a French balcony Handcrafted Savoir Beds of England, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water The Grand Suite offers extra benefits, including a separate spacious living room, bathroom with a separate rain shower and tub, and secluded toilet and bidet area.

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The Ship - S.S. Maria Theresa

  • Occupancy150
  • Length443 ft (135.03 m)
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Crowned “Best New River Ship” by Cruise Critic in 2015, S.S. Maria Theresa is an unforgettable craft simply glittering with regal opulence. Her unparalleled grandeur, historic elegance and imperial charm oozes true decadence while painstaking attention to detail ensures that absolutely every modern convenience is catered for.

Furnished in exquisite Baroque and Rococo style with handcrafted furniture, magnificent artwork, antiques and silk-clad walls, S.S. Maria Theresa exudes splendour. Her namesake, the beloved Archduchess of Austria and Empress of the Holy Roman Empire, makes her presence felt throughout – from the elegant and spacious accommodation to the scrupulously authentic detail of the décor.

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  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.9/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating our 25th year as a cruise-only specialist
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

Frequently Asked Questions about Uniworld River Cruises

Does Uniworld have a flexible cancellation policy?

Yes, Uniworld does have a flexible cancellation policy. Uniworld are currently allowing guests to change or suspend their cruise up to 60 days prior to departure on their European and exotic sailings departing in 2021.

Guests can rebook to any future cruise through to 2022.

Alternatively, guests can choose to receive a Future Cruise Credit equal to the number of funds received by Uniworld at the time of cancellation. The Future Cruise Credit can be used towards any 2021 or 2022 Uniworld sailing.

Please note Airfares booked through Uniworld are subject to airline cancellation fees. Further Cruise Line Terms & conditions apply. Standard cancellation rules apply for 2022 departures. 


Do I need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel aboard a Uniworld ship?

If travelling aboard one of Uniworld's sailings departing prior to 31st December 2022 all guests will be required to be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination will be required at the time of embarkation until further notice. Guests under 12 will be exempt but will need to provide a negative PCR or antigen test result taken within 72 hours of travel. 


Is there a dress code on board?

The dress code on board is smart casual. Uniworld River Cruises recommend wearing comfortable clothing and packing for a range of weather conditions.


Do Uniworld cater for special diets?

Uniworld River Cruises cater for most dietary needs (e.g. low fat, low calorie, gluten free, sugar free, vegetarian) as long they are alerted in advance. Please call us prior to sailing so we can inform Uniworld River Cruises.


Is there Wi-Fi on board?

Select ships offer complimentary Wi-Fi access.


Can I book shore excursions once on board?

Additional shore excursions can be booked with your Cruise Manager once on board.


Can I smoke on board?

Smoking is permitted on board each ship but restricted to the sun decks only. This policy applies to all forms of smoking materials including vapor e-cigarettes.


How do gratuities work?

Gratuities are included in the price of your cruise.


Last Updated: 05/05/2021

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2023 Early Booking Savings promotion is valid for new, individual bookings on select 2023 itineraries and departure dates only, made between 15 June 2021 and 31 December 2021. Saving amount differs when flights are included. Offer applies to full-fare bookings only. Availability of all stateroom categories cannot be guaranteed.

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