Inviting travelers to indulge in springtime luxury escapes along the Danube River, Crystal River Cruises unveiled four “Crystal River Getaways” departing in March and April. The four- and six-day voyages are shortened segments of existing 10-day itineraries, suited perfectly for guests with busy schedules.
The new 2019 getaways are offered on board Crystal Mahler and Crystal Mozart and include:
Wachau Valley Getaway, March 29 and April 30 (4 nights) – Sailing from Vienna (overnight) to Passau visiting Dürnstein, Melk and Linz; offering shoreside explorations of the UNESCO-listed Wachau Valley by bike or helicopter, Vienna’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace, Dürnstein’s Schloss Gobelsburg Winery, and the pastries and city highlights of Linz.
Danube Getaway, April 2 and May 4 (6 nights) – Sailing from Passau (overnight) to Vienna (overnight) and visiting Budapest (overnight) and Bratislava; offering an inclusive Signature Event at the Budapest History Museum within Buda Castle and shoreside explorations of the Bavarian forest and countryside, Bratislava’s culinary highlights, Vienna’s Jewish heritage and more.
All of Crystal’s river ships feature private butler service in every room category, king-sized beds, ETRO amenities, robes and slippers, and wall-mounted flat-screen HD TVs. Each suite offers Apple® iPad devices that serve as Digital Directories for many guests’ on-board needs, from dry cleaning and butler service to room service and dining reservations, as well as concierge and Crystal Collection inquiries. Additional enticing features include farm-to-table cuisine in multiple, open-seating eateries: the elegant Waterside Restaurant, namesake Bistro cafés and the exclusive Vintage Room; and the Palm Court for entertainment, enrichment presentations and sweeping views of the countryside.