7Nights

Danube New Year's 2025

Jahreswechsel bei einer Flusskreuzfahrt

Highlights of the Danube Cruise

End the old year as the new one begins: with new prospects.

From Passau to Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest and Cruising Day to Passau.

Welcome the New Year in Budapest. Enjoy the fireworks from the ship or mingle with the locals and experience the evening in the city centre.  Showers of stars, fountains of fire, golden tails and explosions of colour. Budapest with its beautiful baroque buildings, the picturesque old town with small boutiques and cafés and the Danube in the middle, which invites you to a relaxed after-work drink, is reminiscent of the Seine metropolis Paris. Except that here the plaster crumbles from time to time and the metro bumps - but that doesn't bother anyone. This cruise is more than just one big New Year’s party. On the beautiful blue Danube you’ll also be amazed by the wonderful Vienna, enjoy Bratislava’s vitality and mixture of styles, pay homage to modern art in Linz, and take a little bit of the three-four rhythm back home with you in your blood.

A-ROSA Kreuzfahrten nach Bratislava

Bratislava

Slovakia’s capital is situated exactly at the point where the country meets Austria and Hungary. This makes it the only capital city in the world that borders more than one neighbouring country. Due to its location, Bratislava has been an ethnic melting pot since ancient times. This influence can be seen in every corner of the city.

Silvester in Budapest mit A-ROSA

Budapest

Once you've settled into Vienna for a few hours, you won't want to leave in a hurry. You want to visit the countless cafés, where the traditional Viennese coffee house culture is still lived today. And also the great history around the emperors, Sissi and the Habsburgs with their pompous lifestyle contributes to the fascination of this city. Or you can listen to the sounds of Viennese classical music. In addition, the Austrian capital can also inspire on a culinaric level: it is not for nothing that the famous Wiener Schnitzel and the Sachertorte could establish themselves almost everywhere in the world.

Vienna

Vienna

Once you've settled into Vienna for a few hours, you won't want to leave in a hurry. You want to visit the countless cafés, where the traditional Viennese coffee house culture is still lived today. And also the great history around the emperors, Sissi and the Habsburgs with their pompous lifestyle contributes to the fascination of this city. Or you can listen to the sounds of Viennese classical music. In addition, the Austrian capital can also inspire on a culinaric level: it is not for nothing that the famous Wiener Schnitzel and the Sachertorte could establish themselves almost everywhere in the world.

A-ROSA Wellness Flusskreuzfahrten

SPA-ROSA

It’s so easy to relax on our ships that it almost seems as though they were built for this purpose only. Sit back, allow yourself to unwind and enjoy the warm temperatures as the scenery drifts by. Our aim is to help you to achieve complete relaxation and replenish your energy so that you finish your cruise invigorated, inspired and ready to get back to everyday life. Enjoy massages with nourishing oils and essences, facials to help your skin feel fully replenished and beauty treatments that will leave you looking radiant.

Itinerary

Map: Danube New Year's 2025
Map: Danube New Year's 2025

Passau is the departure point for your exciting Danube cruise. A university city, it combines old-town charm and ecclesiastical history with a young, modern vibe. As the ship departs, enjoy the thrill of heading off along the Danube for the first time – and look forward to your cruise, with its many experiences, picturesque natural scenery and magnificent towns and cities. Welcome aboard!

Flusskreuzfahrten ab Passau

This is a real highlight of your Danube cruise: Vienna, the capital of Austria with that extra-special something. The locals sound as though they are singing when they speak, and it is customary for certain business owners to address their regular customers with their full title. That’s just the way things are done here. With its wealth of museums, galleries, palaces and castles, plus the state opera and many theatres, the city enjoys a lively cultural scene all year-round. The Viennese are proud of their city – and rightly so!

Karlskirche in Wien besuchen

Ob Ringstraße, Stephansdom oder das Riesenrad im Prater - Wien hat auch für Ihren zweiten Tag noch viel zu bieten. Besuchen Sie doch ein gemütliches Kaffeehaus und erleben Sie die echte Wiener Kaffeekultur. Auch das Schloss Schönbrunn lädt zum Verweilen ein. Die schöne Barockanlage zählt zum UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe und überzeugt dabei auch mit moderner Technik: Ein aufwendiger Virtual-Reality-Film lässt die Besucher die Geschichte des Schlosses neuerleben. 

Karlskirche in Wien besuchen

Bratislava, home to approximately 450,000 inhabitants and located on the left bank of the Danube, is a young capital city – the youngest in Europe, in fact. Throughout the old town, you’ll see traces of the Austro-Hungarian Empire wherever you go. This leisurely city of baroque and rococo, palaces and palisades, and art and coffee houses is a perfect place to wander around, marvel at impressive sights, relax and unwind.

Flussreise auf der Donau nach Bratislava

Do you know how many bridges Budapest has? There are seven in total – and they span the river between the neighbourhoods Buda and Pest. The most well known is probably the Széchenyi Chain Bridge. Take a look at Budapest’s imposing structures for yourself as you cruise down the Danube. And if you go out onto the sun deck of your A-ROSA ship, you’ll also have an unobstructed view of Budapest’s famous parliament building. The perfect way to experience a stunning city.

Städtereise nach Budapest mit A-ROSA

Entdecken Sie an Ihrem zweiten Tag in Budapest noch mehr von der ungarischen Hauptstadt. So wartet die historische Fischerbastei darauf, entdeckt zu werden und lädt außerdem dazu ein die schöne Aussicht zu genießen. In der zweitgrößten Stadt an der Donau befindet sich auch das historische Gellért Bad. Hier können Sie eine entspannte Zeit in einzigartiger Atmosphäre genießen. 

Städtereise nach Budapest mit A-ROSA

During your cruising day, enjoy watching the scenery drift by as you look forward to the next towns and cities. Our tip: the SPA-ROSA is a great place to unwind and pamper yourself during your day on the river.

A-ROSA Wellness Flusskreuzfahrten

Passau is the departure point for your exciting Danube cruise. A university city, it combines old-town charm and ecclesiastical history with a young, modern vibe. As the ship departs, enjoy the thrill of heading off along the Danube for the first time – and look forward to your cruise, with its many experiences, picturesque natural scenery and magnificent towns and cities. Welcome aboard!

Flusskreuzfahrten ab Passau

A-ROSA Premium all inclusive

Enjoy your most beautiful time with maximum comfort and with the all-round carefree package: A-ROSA Premium all inclusive.

Your desired cabin? Voilà! Sauna, fitness area, pool? Always at your service! Top culinary menus? Enjoy your meal! Attractive discounts on all massage and beauty treatments? Of course! Plus many other benefits that will always put a smile on your face, while you have nothing to do but think about your next wish.

  • Full BoardPlus: Comprehensive breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets with live-cooking stations, embarkation snack, as well as daily tea and coffee time
  • Dinner: Choice between a la carte and buffet-style dinner¹
  • High-quality drinks included throughout the day: tea, coffee and coffee specialities, water, soft drinks, beer, prosecco, as well as a selection of wines
  • A-ROSA Best Price and Early Booking Discounts for bookings made until 31 July 2024 for cruises from March – October 2025 and bookings made until 30 November 2024 for cruises until January 2026.
  • A-ROSA travel cancellation insurance for cruises 2025 when booking until 30 November 2024
  • Kids up to 15 years of age cruise for free on deck 1²
  • One free change of reservation up to 30 days before departure
  • Comprehensive service concept with Guest Relations Management
  • Varied onboard entertainment for cruises of 7 nights or more with local performers
  • Special & Event Cruises on selected departures
  • Room service in every cabin grade (during bar hours)³
  • A-ROSA App with information about your cruise
  • Special prices for additional services on board, e.g. SPA treatments, workshops⁴
  • Free e-bikes for independent exploration, subject to availability³
  • Free WiFi (excluding streaming services)
  • English-speaking travel and hotel management
  • Transfer between airport or TGV train station and ship when arrival is booked through A-ROSA⁶
  • Toiletries as well as bathrobes on request
  • Ship transfers

 

¹ A-ROSA SENA: An a la carte dinner will be available at the SENA GRILL for a surcharge. | A-ROSA ALVA, A-ROSA ALEA & A-ROSA CLEA: served main course at dinner. 
² Children up to and including 15 years of age travel free of charge when accompanied by at least one (two in Cat. G) supervising adult on Deck 1. From Deck 2 children receive a 30 % discount. Furthermore, children up to 7 years of age accompanied by 2 supervising adults can use a sofa bed free of charge on the A-ROSA SENA in categories B - D. On the A-ROSA ALVA, A-ROSA ALEA & A-ROSA CLEA children accompanied by at least one supervising adult receive a 30 % discount. The children’s discount is only valid for the cruise itself. Limited availabilities on all cruises.
³Except A-ROSA ALVA, A-ROSA ALEA and A-ROSA CLEA
⁴ Except A-ROSA ALEA and A-ROSA CLEA
⁵ If a flight or TGV booking is made through A-ROSA, the transfer is included. You will receive the relevant details with your travel information.

PLEASE NOTE: Transfer between railway station and ship on the Danube & Rhine can be booked for an additional fee

Book your trip with the Premium All-Inclusive package until 29 February 2024 for cruises from March – October 2025 or until 31 August 2024 for cruises until January 2026, and you will benefit from our attractive Best Price an Early Booking Discount (limited contingent).

Choose exactly the cabin you like. If available, we will book your desired cabin with cabin number.

Dates & Prices

Spacious, comfortable outside cabin. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Donna Kabine

Spacious, comfortable outside cabin. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Donna Kabine mit Zusatzbett

Spacious, comfortable outside cabin. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Donna Kabine

Spacious, comfortable outside cabin with panorama window. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Donna Kabine

Spacious, comfortable outside cabin with Juliette balcony. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, fly screen, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Donna Kabine

Spacious, comfortable outside cabin. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Donau Aussenkabine S

Spacious, comfortable outside cabin. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Donaukreuzfahrt Zusatzbett

Spacious and comfortable outside cabin with panorama window. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

Donaukreuzfahrt Kabine A-ROSA

Spacious, comfortable outside cabin. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

Donaukreuzfahrt A-ROSA Kabine

Arrival & hotel

Ships on this cruise

A-ROSA DONNA

A-ROSA Donau Flotte

A-ROSA MIA

A-ROSA Schiffsflotte auf der Donau