Inviting travellers to indulge in springtime luxury escapes along the Danube River, Crystal River Cruises has 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 Crystal River Getaways are packed with as much luxury, world-class cuisine, personalized service and cultural discovery as any Crystal voyage, but within a conveniently shortened itinerary that also offers great savings,” says Walter Littlejohn, vice-president and managing director of Crystal River Cruises. “These sailings are wonderful options for busy travellers, as well as those who have not yet sailed with us and want to experience a taste of the celebrated Crystal Experience.”
The new 2019 getaways are offered on board Crystal Mahler and Crystal Mozart and include:
Wachau Valley Getaway, March 29 and April 30 (four 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 (six 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.
Crystal River Cruises’ 2019 Getaways are available for booking now.
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.