Visit the Christmas market right in the old town. Handicrafts from small Slovak workshops, toys, Christmas decorations or textiles are waiting for you.
Feast on roast goose, potato pancakes and strudel.
The castle, the Old Town Hall and the Michael Gate are just a few of the sights that can be explored in the Slovak capital, along with the old town of Bratislava.
The four-hour stay in Bratislava offers enough time for sightseeing and a long walk. The bright interior with mirrored ceiling and full air-conditioning opens up cozy and maritime flair for guests on both decks.
Two bars as well as a varied gastronomic offer provide variety and round off the great program on the newest member of the DDSG Blue Danube fleet. The combination price includes a breakfast plate, antipasti plate, strudel and a final evening buffet.
! Reservation required !
Valid travel document required !
Entry requirements Slovakia:
08:00 – 08:45 | Vienna / Marina
09:00 from Vienna / Marina
12:00 to Bratislava
(4 hours stay in Bratislava, time at leisure. Possibility to book an excursion directly on the ship).
16:00 from Bratislava
21:30 | Vienna / Marina
MS Empress Elisabeth
Vienna-Bratislava-Vienna (round trip)
Incl. Boat trip, breakfast, antipasti and strudel platter, dinner buffet
€ 79,00 per person
09:00 Breakfast plate (continental) served: bread roll/biscuits, ham/salami, cheese, butter, jam, filter coffee/tea
11:00 Antipasti plate served: Variation of different types of ham, salami and cheese, spread, vegetables, homemade bread.
16:00 Apple and curd strudel
19:00 Evening buffet
Maronic cream soup
Salad bar with dressings
Viennese potato salad
Winter salad with orange and goat cheese
Tomato salad with balsamic vinegar
Fried chicken strips
Turkey roulade stuffed with dried plums and smoked cheese
Roasted leg of duck with apple red cabbage
Juicy beef goulash
Creamy pumpkin noodle casserole
Mashed potatoes with wild garlic pesto
Gingerbread mousse with speculoos
& chestnut mousse with Amarena cherries and whipped cream
YOUR DEPARTURE POINT VIENNA / MARINA
The ship departs from the landing stage Vienna / Marina
ATTENTION! Only arrival and departure point of the ships (no cash desk or ticket reservation possible on site)
Arrival by public transport (U2 – Donaumarina)
Arrival by car (APCOA parking lot available)
Walking distance from U2 station “Donaumarina” approx. 3 minutes
TIPS FOR YOUR STAY
STAY IN BRATISLAVA
Booking directly on the ship
Guided city tour with Bratislava croissant tasting
Duration: about 1 hour
Adults: € 8,00
Children (3-12 years): € 5,00
Guided bus tour to the castle
Duration: about 1 hour
Adults: € 10,00
Children (3-12 years): € 6,00
Already at the beginning of the ride you will drive along the skyline of Vienna, further past the Kahlenberg and the monastery Klosterneuburg. The 2 hour break in Dürnstein offers time to walk around and explore.
There are 18 river power plants along the entire Danube route, nine of which are located along the 350 km of the Austrian Danube. These are operated by Verbund AG, which is also responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the lock facilities. You will pass the Freudenau lock on your journey.
MS KAISERIN ELISABETH
The elegant MS Kaiserin Elisabeth. The very first sight of the MS Kaiserin Elisabeth conveys its elegance and uniqueness. The large outdoor deck with its 360° view and deck chairs invites you to stroll, linger and enjoy. Two bars as well as a varied gastronomic offer provide variety and round off the great program on the newest member of the DDSG Blue Danube fleet.