Explore the Profound Jewish Heritage of Europe.
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Visit legendary spiritual landmarks and immerse yourself in the sites and events that have shaped generations. Learn the stories of Europe's first Jewish citizens, visit synagogues and other significant monuments, reflect on the trials and triumphs of Europe's Jewish people, and learn about the heroes, cuisine, and music that have brightened this rich culture for centuries. Crystal Mozart's Jewish Heritage cruise commemorates Europe's enduring Jewish past.
APRIL 30 - MAY 10, 2019
Fares From $5,295*
(Based on Double Occupancy)
Included with your Cruise
Gratuities included for all shipboard staff throughout the River Ships including housekeeping, bar, dining staff and butlers.
All meals included, featuring Crystal's innovative and acclaimed six-star cuisine, highlighted by regional specialties
Unlimited soft drinks and premium beverages including champagne, fine wine and spirits throughout the River Ships
All soft drinks, beer and bottled water in-suite
24-hour self-service pantry featuring specialty coffees, teas, wines and nonalcoholic beverages
24-hour room service
A la carte, buffet and early risers breakfast offerings
Multiple dining venues
Open seating dining
Crystal Casual dress code
European sourced and trained chefs and hotel staff
Non-smoking environment in all indoor spaces (Except Connoisseur Club on Crystal Mozart)
Onboard currency exchange – shipboard currency Euros
Destination-focused entertainment and enrichment program, including onboard lecture series
Destination expert (upon request)
Regional affairs experts on many voyages
Daily yoga and fitness classes
Daily choice of electronic international newspapers
Self-service guest laundry
Twice daily housekeeping services including evening turndown service
In-suite hors d'oeuvres
Individual climate control
Flat-screen TV in each suite
English-speaking and international TV stations
Butler service for each suite
Hydraulic Sun-Deck Bar (available on Bach, Mahler, Debussy and Ravel only)
Fitness Center with state-of-the-art TechnoGym equipment and dedicated yoga area
DELUXE SUITE WITH fixed window
Starting at $4,470*
PENTHOUSE WITH FRENCH BALCONY
Starting at $12,500*
Deluxe Suite with French Balcony
Starting at $7,505*
CRYSTAL SUITE WITH FRENCH BALCONY
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Crystal River Cruises™ Exclusive Fare includes: complimentary airport transfers on days of embarkation and disembarkation, beverages including fine wines, champagne, premium spirits and all non-alcoholic beverages such as bottled water, soft drinks and specialty coffees; gratuities for housekeeping, dining and bar staff; Butler service and your choice of guided Crystal Adventures® shore excursion in every port.
DAy 1 - Vienna, Austria
Layered and elegant, with elements of cozy and grand, musical and visual might be the best way to characterize Vienna—or one of many ways, as this imperial city surely can inspire endless lines of poetic descriptions. Once the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and forever known for its distinguished roster of composers who either were born or lived and worked here—including Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, both Strausses, Liszt and Brahms—Vienna finds itself at the very center of European culture, even as it sits near the border of the Czech republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Turn to a blank page to memorialize your own impressions of this grand city, remarking on its manicured gardens, ornate architecture—especially that of the famed Ringstrasse—intimate bistro pubs called beisln and a certain flourish that can only be called Vienna.
Day 2 - Vienna, Austria
DAy 3 - Crossing the Scenic Wachau Valley
A scan of Cologne’s skyline offers a short-hand of a long essay of architecture, varying from the space-needle-type Rhine Tower to the avant-garde buildings along the river to the spectacular spires of the cathedral. One look at the magnificent church and you can’t help but draw a breath of amazement—the structure is enormous and intricately glorious, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Germany’s most visited landmark. Peel your eyes away from the famed Kölner Dom, as it is locally called, to discover other architectural notables, including remains of the Roman wall, a modern museum complex, the contemporary philharmonic hall, cozy beerhalls and the span of the Hohenzollern Bridge, reconstructed after the war.
DAy 3 - Dürnstein, Austria
Considered as one of the most visited tourist spots in Wachau Valley, D—rnstein is a robust wine-growing region that sits perfectly alongside the Danube river. Durnstein Castle, the region's famous architectural highlight derives its name from duerr meaning "dry" and stein meaning "stone". This landmark sits atop a rocky mountain, high above the damp conditions of the Danube at its base as it overlooks the town. With its picture-perfect scenery, Durnstein's beauty is enhanced by verdant forests, rolling hills, and thriving vineyards that ensconce the town. Take in the sights, sip some of the region's local wines and simply enjoy a leisurely day in this classic, postcard-worthy European town.
DAy 3 - Melk, Austria
Best known for its fortified baroque Benedictine monastery, Melk Abbey, the town of Melk boasts an assortment of smaller gems. Among them, the city’s riverside location, serene and regal with a ribbon of wooded groves giving way to the lovely village. Cobbled lanes and a petite size make for a pleasant stroll with a chance to discover its 16th-century Town Hall, or Rathaus, in the center of town, and Haus am Stein, or House at the Rock. Built in the 15th century, the vine-covered abode is Melk’s oldest building.
Day 4 - Linz, Austria
Named the European Capital of Culture in 2009 and added to the roster of UNESCO Creative Cities as a City of Media Arts in 2014, Linz embraces the present and future, even as it remains reverential to its past. There is much to be proud of: Here on the gentle curve of the Danube, Linz rose to power as a political and economic hub for the Holy Roman Empire. Trade and influence extended in all four directions, from Hungary and Germany to the east and west and Poland and Italy to the north and south. Later, Linz sparkled as a city of the Habsburgs, the last home to German Emperor, Friedrich III. The city’s layout reflects its history, with an ancient medieval center encircled by neoclassical, neo-baroque and neo-Renaissance neighborhoods, a kind of tree-rings of age and architectural styles. Highpoints of old traditions and impressive landmarks include the Linzer torte, dating to 1653 and thought to be the oldest cake in the world, and St. Martin’s church, the oldest church in Austria.
Day 5 - Passau, Germany
At the confluence of the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers, Passau is also situated at a meeting of cultures. The town began as a Roman settlement, enjoying the rising tide of influence as the largest bishopric in the Holy Roman Empire and enduringly vibrant as a hub for various trade and manufacturing pursuits, including salt, swords and ideas. Experience Passau’s charm as you the wander the cobbled streets of Old Town, gaze upon arched bridges and Italianate manses and encounter magnificent St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the New Bishop’s Residence.
Day 6 - Cruising the DAnube River
DAy 6 - Passau, Germany
Day 7 - Cruising the Danube River
Day 7 - Bratislava, Slovakia
Slovakia’s capital city may be the country’s buzzing political and economic center, but it is also a historic gem that stirs the imagination. A maze of narrow, cobblestone streets wind around colorful 18th-century buildings, and shade-covered sidewalk cafes beckon weary—or simply hungry—travelers to linger over a meal and enjoy people watching. Museums, cathedrals and palaces are edifying locales to spend some time, while photography buffs will want to snap images of the medieval castle that looms over the city with a majestic grace. For those looking for more contemporary sights, Bratislava boasts a pulsating modern art scene, as well as some outstanding examples of Communist-era architecture.
Day 8 - Scenice Cruising into budapest
Day 8 - Budapest, Hungary
Cast your eye over the Budapest skyline, and you’ll see all the makings of a world-class city and striking photograph: domes and spires, bridges and lampposts, splendid architecture in the foreground, rolling hills in the back, and the Danube River placidly curving through it, providing a reflective surface for sunsets and city lights. Look closer, and the treasures of Budapest—Hungary’s capital and the largest metropolis—really come to light. Castle Hill is at the top of most visitors’ lists, a UNESCO-listed district hosting Buda Castle, Trinity Square, Matthias Church and Fishermen’s Bastion. The area is also residential, with 18th-century houses, cobblestone streets and few cars, thanks to a strict vehicular ordinance, giving you a real sense of what the city must have been like ages ago. Budapest is full of history, originally a Roman settlement, formed as a unified city when Buda and Pest joined in 1873, overtaken by various invading forces over the centuries, and today an interesting goulash of local culture and foreign influences. Take a seat in a Turkish-era bath or savor rich Esterházy torte in a genteel coffee house to experience the many sides of a city that charms from both sides of the Danube.
Day 9 - Scenic Cruising From Budapest
Day 9 - Budapest, Hungary
Day 10 - Cruising the Danube River
Day 10 - Vienna, Austria
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