Passover Danube Riverboat Cruise for 2014
Unlike every other Passover tour program which consists of just a hotel and food, the Kosher Expeditions Riverboat Passover Cruise give you this plus 9-days of land touring including a private classical concert in Vienna and wine tasting.
Imagine cruising along the scenic Danube River, through historic Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava, on the elegant Amadeus Rhapsody Riverboat. But unlike other travel adventures, this exclusive cruise is entirely Kosher for Passover.
Kosher Expeditions has teamed up with the mighty Amadeus fleet to bring you an extremely unique and exclusive (only 70 cabins available for 140 guests) Pesach journey along the beautiful Danube. Experience outstanding comfort and quality accompanied by perfect, elegant service. Discover an unforgettable river cruise on one of the most scenic European waterways—with all the comforts of a floating hotel.
This fascinating 10-day voyage takes you along one of the most breathtaking stretches of the Danube, in the heart of the once-brilliant imperial and royal Austro-Hungarian monarchy. From Vienna, the cruise travels downstream to Budapest, the “Queen of the Danube.” You will pass through three European countries—Austria, Hungary and Slovakia—as well as the picturesque Wachau Valley district of Austria—steeped in thousands of years of rich European history. We have now even added a night of Viennese classical music. One special evening will be spent at the famous Palais Auersperg for a private classical event for cruise guests only!
Our all-inclusive Pesach program includes delicious Glatt Kosher Le Pesach cuisine under strict supervision, memorable Sedars and an on-board synagogue with daily minyanim. Additionally, we provide local touring and exploring of the areas unique history and Jewish heritage, as well as on-board Kosher Expeditions historians, lecturers and educators, who bring life to each and every region.
Experience an unforgettable Pesach Seder on the river. Whether you have your own private family table or a communal Sedar with the Rabbi, this is one that you’ll never forget. Enjoy meaningful programming with spectacular views and delicious Glatt Kosher Le Pesach cuisine.
For over 16 years, Kosher Expeditions unique and exclusive activity oriented Passover experiences allow you the opportunity to travel, explore and tour! No more sitting in a large hotel for days on end, waiting for the holidays to end. Picture yourself waking each morning, eager to explore a new European city or town filled with Jewish history and heritage—while also enjoying an unforgettable Pesach experience on the river.
April 13 (Su) Vienna: *Optional pre-night on board
April 14 (Mo) Vienna: Embark, holiday begins, 1st Seder, boat in port
April 15 (Tu) Vienna: Scheduled holiday activities, 2nd Seder, boat in port
• “Introduction to Vienna & Wine Country Guided Walking Tour”: From our ship explore the small wine country medieval villages on the outskirts of Vienna. We walk with our guides through local villages & vineyards to stunning hilltop panoramic vistas of the city of Vienna.
April 16 (We) Vienna: Scheduled holiday activities, optional evening guided walking tours available in Vienna, boat departs 23:00
• “Walking in the footsteps of the great Viennese ComposersGuided Walking Tour”. From our ship explore the quaint local medieval villages where composers such as Beethoven had their summer residences.
• Vienna By Night – Bus Tour
• Private Classical Concert at Vienna’s famous Palais Auersperg (est. 1707) for cruise guest only!
April 17 (Th) Bratislava: Chol Hamoed arrive Bratislava 8:00a, guided city tour (included), boat departs 15:00
April 18 (Fr) Budapest / Cruising: Chol Hamoed arrive Budapest 1:00a, guided city tour (included), boat departs 17:00, Shabbat on the Danube
April 19 (Sa) Cruising / Vienna: Shabbat on the Danube, scheduled holiday activities, arrive Vienna 21:00
April 20 (Su) Vienna / Durnestein: Chol Hamoed, guided Vienna city tour (included), boat departs 15:00, arrives Durnestein16:00, evening holiday begins, boat in port
April 21 (Mo) Durnestein: Scheduled holiday activities, town walking tours (included), boat in port
• Guided walking tour of the ancient wine village and vineyards of Durnstein in the UNESCO World Heritage Wachau Wine Valley.
April 22 (Tu): Durnestein: Scheduled holiday activities, day at leisure, boat in port, evening holiday ends
• Evening Kosher Wine Tasting -(local Austrian kosher winery)
April 23 (We) Vienna: Morning disembark, departure
For more information, contact:
Tel: USA 800-923-2645 or USA 310-237-0122
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