JULIE AT PAULL TRAVEL

Festive Christmas Markets
on the Danube

ESCORTED TOUR

NOVEMBER 2025

A MAGICAL CHRISTMAS IN EUROPE

Duration : 6 DAYS
Discover the magic of Europe’s Christmas markets on this festive 6-day Danube river cruise from Budapest to Vienna. Shop at local markets, savour seasonal flavours, and soak up the holiday charm of riverside towns dressed in their Yuletide finest.

KEY FEATURES

Carefully curated for an unforgettable experience

Iconic Christmas Tradition

Explore quaint Christmas markets in historical settings.

Unforgettable Sights

Enjoy breathtaking Danube views on a luxurious cruise.

Agent Escorted

Julie looks after everything so can savour every moment.

SNAPSHOT

An Enchanted Christmas in Europe

Itinerary

Welcome to Hungary. Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding. 

With a free day to explore before your cruise, take time to take photographs on the Royal Palace grounds in this treasure trove of historical architecture. Enjoy the warmth and glow of Christmas tradition before boarding your Suite Ship.

Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.

Christmas Lights and Classic Sights

Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour to see majestic Heroes’ Square and Budapest’s classic sites.

Take in the beauty of Budapest while enjoying a free afternoon exploring such famous sights as the Chain Bridge. Get to know the city’s cafés and pubs, and don’t miss the unique Christmas markets that Budapest hosts every year during the Festive season.

Optional Excursions (additional cost)

  1. Bites and Highlights of Budapest
  2. Art and Architecture of Budapest
Cathedral Coronations and a Crowning Castle

Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Old Town’s cobblestone streets to Town Hall. Visit the Gothic halls of St. Martin’s Cathedral—Hungary’s centuries-old coronation church.

Spend free time browsing the spruce stalls of the Christmas Markets of Bratislava.

This evening, enjoy live entertainment onboard

Frescoes Above and Vineyards Below

Take a Guided Tour of Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey to marvel at its frescoed ceilings, statues, incredible library, and ornate pipe organ.Enjoy an Austrian Cookies Tasting while sailing through the splendid Wachau Valley to Vienna.

Optional Excursions (additional cost)

  1. Classical Concert

Royal Collections and Christmas Confections

Explore the Habsburg empire this morning on a Guided City Tour of Vienna’s gilded landmarks. See the Imperial Palace complex—the winter residence of the Imperial Family, the iconic Vienna Opera House, and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

Spend free time on your own to enjoy the Christkindlesmarkt or relax by the fire’s glow in a Viennese café this evening.

Optional Excursions (additional cost)

  1. Schönbrunn Palace, Cultural Gem of Austria

Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.

PRICING

A very affordable way to experience the markets.

Embark on a Yuletide Voyage With Us

Discover the heartwarming traditions and festive markets of Central Europe, as we glide along the river from the enchanting Budapest to imperial Vienna. With only 10 exclusive spots available at a special discounted rate, this opportunity is as rare as the first snowflake of winter. Reach out to Julie today and ensure your place on this magical journey. Your adventure of a lifetime, filled with holiday cheer, awaits!

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