The destination of the trip is the picturesque Dürnstein with the blue church tower, over which the historical ruin Dürnstein towers. The former castle served as the prison of the English King Richard the Lionheart.
Enjoy the ride on the elegant MS Kaiserin Elisabeth along the autumnal riverside landscapes, past the Kahlenberg, Klosterneuburg Abbey, Tulln and Krems.
The 2 hour stay in Dürnstein offers time for walking and exploring.
07:30 – 08:15 | Vienna / Marina
08:30 from Vienna / Marina
14:30 hrs at Dürnstein
(2 hours stay in Dürnstein, time at your own disposal)
16:40 from Dürnstein
21:00 | Vienna / Marina
MS Empress Elisabeth
Vienna-Dürnstein-Vienna (there and back)
Incl. Boat trip, breakfast, antipasti and strudel platter, dinner buffet
€ 79,00 per person
08:30 Breakfast plate (continental) served: bread roll, ham / salami, cheese, butter, jam, filter coffee / tea
12:30 Antipasti plate served: Variation of different types of ham, salami and cheese, spread, vegetables, homemade bread.
16:40 Apple and curd strudel
19:00 Evening buffet
Goose soupwith vegetables and meat garnish
Salad bar with dressings
Viennese potato salad
Autumn salad with pears and nuts
Tomato salad with balsamic vinegar
Fried chicken strips
Roast pork with bacon cabbage
Sous-vide goose breast with cranberries & red cabbage
Crispy goose leg with apple compote
Creamy pumpkin noodle casserole
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 DÜRNSTEIN
Free access all year round. From the city center to the romantic castle about 20 minutes walk.
Dürnstein Abbey is a Baroque jewel (1710-1740).
Exhibition open daily, Mon-Sat: 9am-6pm, Sun: 10am-6pm. € 7,50 adult
Recommended visit time 1 hour.
Audio guide (worth € 2.50) FREE with your DDSG ticket.
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. On your journey you will pass the Greifenstein lock and Altenwörth lock.
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.