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Danube Serenade (Eastbound)
14 Oct - 21 Oct
7 Nights
7 Ports
Crystal Cruises

Danube Serenade (Eastbound)

14 October - 21 October 2021
Call us for prices - you'll never pay more than the price advertised by the cruise line

Duration

7 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

7 Ports

14-15 October

Setting sail from Vienna

Formerly the centre of the Habsburg Empire, Vienna is as grand a European capital as you can imagine, jam packed full of thrusting, bombastic buildings that stand as a reminder of Austria's glorious imperial heyday. Architectural highlights include the Spanish Riding School, the Schönbrunn Palace and the Hofburg, the sprawling former residence of the Habsburg royals. Vienna is also a city rich in cultural capital, and still reverberates to the sound of the great composers who lived and worked here, including Mozart, Schubert, Brahms and Liszt.

Don't miss

Schloss Schonbrunn, the Habsburgs' summer palace, with great gardens too. Just a few of the huge number of rooms are open – the Imperial Tour takes you into 26.

16 October

Austria: Dürnstein

16 October

Austria: Melk

17 October

Austria: Linz (Salzburg)

18 October

Austria: Krems

19 October

Slovakia: Bratislava

20-21 October

Arriving in Budapest

Budapest is one of Eastern Europe's most appealing cities, a vibrant and welcoming capital that straddles the Danube. The history of Budapest has been somewhat turbulent - ransacked by the Mongols in 1241, occupied by the Ottoman Turks for over a century, and almost flattened by the Soviets in 1945 - but plenty of older buildings survive, including the imposing Parliament and iconic St Stephen's Basilica. Although a pedant might point out that Budapest has only really existed since 1873; up until then the city's two distinct halves, Buda and Pest, were separate towns.

Our tip

Hungarian cuisine is vastly underrated; don’t visit Budapest without trying goulash, the paprika-infused national dish.

The Ship

Your home from home

Crystal Bach
Crystal Mahler - Vista Deck
Crystal Mahler - Two Bedroom Crystal Suite

Crystal's 'Rhine Class' vessels offer a welcoming range of lounges and facilities, with spacious and beautifully decorated staterooms.

What we love

The Crystal River Cruises difference is all in the pace of life - slowed down itineraries, plenty of overnights in port, and leisurely hours on board to make the most of the captivating scenery. Add to that the highest crew to passenger ratio on any European river cruise vessel, with crew trained to Crystal's usual high standards, and you have a winner.

Capacity 106 Guests
Crew 85 Crystal-trained European Staff
Style A relaxed pace with specially curated shore excursions, and Crystal's usual high standards on board.
Inclusions
  • All meals in all venues
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic beverages including premium spirits
  • Sightseeing and excursions
  • Tea and coffee throughout the day
  • WiFi and on-demand entertainment
  • Bicycles and fitness centre
  • Guest Laundry
Year Launched 2017 (Crystal Bach & Crystal Mahler) / 2018 (Crystal Debussy & Crystal Ravel)
More about Crystal Mahler

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Hotel Palazzo Zichy, Budapest

Our favourite hotel in Budapest

We like the Hotel Palazzo Zichy on the Pest side of the river, which used to be the residence of Count Nándor Zichy.

Salzburg, Austria

See more of Austria

If you’ve got time, go to magical Salzburg too, you will love it.

River Cruising Uncovered

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Danube Serenade (Eastbound)

14 October - 21 October 2021
Call us for prices - you'll never pay more than the price advertised by the cruise line

Duration

7 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

7 Ports

Ship

Crystal Mahler of Crystal Cruises

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Why Mundy?

Who we are

Founded in 1970, we have sold more luxury cruises for more years than anyone else in the UK.
Edwina Lonsdale
Sharon Trigg
Hayley Meades
Cathy Ellis - Cruise Consultant, Mundy Cruising
Helen Fensom
Matthew Lonsdale

Mundy Cruising was the very first cruise specialist in the UK. We have been making the best cruise holidays even better since 1970.

How? Simply by offering our clients more expertise, more personal service, more unique ideas, more fascinating add-ons, more fabulous freebies and more peace of mind.

We're happy to do all of that over the phone. But if you prefer to chat face to face, why not visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street - we'd be delighted to see you.

Mundy Office Wells Steet, W1T 3PP