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What to expect

Cruise Three Countries

Drop anchor in Austria, Hungary & Slovakia

Full Board Package

Meals, drinks with meals & your own cabin with panoramic views

Explore Christmas Markets

Including Vienna, Budapest & Bratislava

About this trip:

Join us for an unforgettable river cruise in the heart of the major capitals along the Danube River and discover the most enchanting Christmas markets in Europe. Stroll through beautiful squares and enchanting Christmas markets in Vienna, enjoying the scents of mulled wine and gingerbread perfuming the aisles between the wooden cabins. You can also visit the Christmas markets of Bratislava and Budapest where the local artisanship and culinary delights will bring the magic of Christmas alive.

Book Early to Avoid Flight and Cabin Supplements



What's Included

  • London Heathrow/Vienna and transfers
  • Main Deck Sole Occupancy Cabin
  • All meals included - Drinks included with meals and at the bar
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Fully Financially Protected
  • Included with a group of 10


  • Vienna
  • Vienna - Budapest, Hungary
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Vienna

What’s Extra:

  • Regional Flights from Manchester – prices available on request
  • Cabin upgrades – prices available on request
  • Shore Excursions
  • Insurance click here




Arrival into Vienna

After our flight from the UK to Vienna, passengers are welcome to board the ship at 6:00pm. After comfortably settling into your cabin, there will be a Welcome Cocktail where you will be introduced to our crew and fellow Solos guests. Our ship will depart at 8:00 p.m. towards Melk and sail through the night.


Explore Vienna & cruise to Budapest

Join us for an optional guided tour of Vienna, passing through the Christmas market in front of the city hall.

The afternoon will be spent cruising towards Budapest.

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Discover Budapest

Join us on an optional guided tour of Budapest.

This amazing city is separated by the Danube into two entities – Buda on one side with its hills and valleys, and Pest on the other with its flat expanse offering an incredible panoramic view of the Danube that it was listed as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. Enjoy some free time this afternoon.

We’ll start sailing towards Bratislava this evening as we enjoy onboard entertainment.

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Venture to Bratislavia

The morning will be spent cruising, reaching Bratislava in the afternoon. Join us on an optional guided tour of the Slovakian capital and discover its Christmas market.

Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

We’ll start sailing towards Vienna in the evening.

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Return to Vienna

We’ll reach Vienna early this morning. Enjoying one last buffet breakfast on board, we disembark at 9.00am and transfer to the airport for our flight home.

What an experience to go home with!


MS Vivaldi

The MS Vivaldi is named after one of the greatest virtuosos in the history of music, who notably composed ‘The Four Seasons’. The ship sails on the Danube, and takes passengers to discover the many wonders offered by this romantic river.

The MS Vivaldi is a superb Premium ship, accommodating 176 passengers, in 88 cabins spread over three decks. Each cabin provides guests with all the comforts they need during their stay. The decoration is stylish and its atmosphere, both elegant and friendly, and in perfect harmony with its surroundings.

Located on the middle deck, the restaurant offers a delicate cuisine in a refined setting, where large bay windows allow guests to fully enjoy the panorama. Also situated on the middle deck is the lounge / bar with a dance floor, while a piano bar welcomes passengers on the upper deck, in an intimate and cosy atmosphere. Comfortable sun loungers are provided on the sun deck, with a large shaded area, the ideal place to relax and admire the surrounding landscapes.

Facilities Include

Restaurant: Located on the middle deck, the restaurant is where all meals are served during your cruise. It seats all guests at tables which vary in size with a panoramic view. The atmosphere is casual but elegant.

Lounge Bar: The lounge tastefully decorated, is located at the front of the ship and offers panoramic views. Cocktails and games, dancing, and other forms of entertainment all happen here.

Sun Deck: Take advantage of the sun deck to relax! It is equipped with chairs and deckchairs, allowing you to cool off while enjoying a panoramic view of the magnificent landscapes.

Room Includes

Amenities in your Cabin:
TV, Telephone (for internal calls only), Bathroom with shower and toilet, Towels, Safe, Independent air-conditioning, Electricity 220V, Wi-Fi.

Please note that there is no laundry service on board the ship.

Photo for illustration purposes and may not be cabin allocated.

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
December 5 °C °C

Our Reviews

“I’m sure you will enjoy it, I have been on three solos holidays to date and the people I’ve met have been great.”

“I’ve been travelling with Solos for nearly 20 years, on and off. The reason is for exactly what you want – you meet like minded people… and have loads of fun!”

“I’ve been on loads of trips with Solos over the years and can honestly say you will not regret booking your 1st one!”

“The feeling you have once you go away on your own is worth all the nerves before! I was so very anxious the first time but now having done it 4 times, I love it!”


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