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Boat/Barge: Carissima • REMOVE • About Carissima
Bob R. 2 weeks ago Verified Reviewer
By far the most memorable part was the opportunity to explore regions on our own and meet new people. The ship crew was awesome and attentive, and as this was the first trip of its kind we'd ever taken, it was beyond expectations!
Countries: Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary
Lanette A. 3 weeks ago Verified Reviewer
This was an absolutely amazing trip which exceeded all of our expectations. The food on the Carissima was wonderful, the trip overall was so well organized and the crew was helpful and professional. I would definitely recommend this trip to others.
ALAN B. 3 weeks ago Verified Reviewer
The pedaling was easy, the landscape surreal, the beer was excellent! My wife, myself, daughter, and her boyfriend enjoyed the Austrian scenery the most. Wine country is not to be missed. The food on the boat at night was superb. Meeting people from other countries on the boat was a plus.
Yvonne L. 1 month ago Verified Reviewer
Wonderful group of people with extensive travel experience. Biking was fun scenery was great. Loved our farewell party dancing the night away with all our new friends.
Jeff F. 1 month ago Verified Reviewer
It’s hard to pick one thing only. I thought the last day of bike riding was the best route, though the first day was a great route, too. There were so many interesting stops along each days ride. A suggestion for others would be to skip the bus tour of Budapest. A walking tour with a guide is better.
Veronica M. 1 month ago Verified Reviewer
It's been a delight to bike around Europe
Mark R. 1 month ago Verified Reviewer
Most memorable: guided bike tour of Vienna.
John W. 1 month ago Verified Reviewer
My wife and I completed the eight-day Danube Bike & Boat trip in June. Biking along the Danube through quaint villages and vineyards was a very special experience. Onboard our "floating hotel" we enjoyed the food, amenities, and camaraderie with like-minded and active people. If you are keen on an adventure, I highly recommend this one!
Kathie W. 1 month ago Verified Reviewer
Jenny J. 3 months ago Verified Reviewer
We loved the whole experience but one favorite highlight was the Hungarian Folklore show and being selected to dance with the troupe! We made great friends with our tablemates and are planning to visit them next year in Canada. We have shared our experience with so many friends at home that they want to do the trip too. Truly an amazing experience! I would be remiss if I failed to mention the value of the entire experience for the price paid. Very affordable!
Petra V. 7 months ago Verified Reviewer
The cycling and the amazing scenery. We opted for a local guide and Axel was amazing. We definitely would recommend this tour and already have.
Vera S. 7 months ago Verified Reviewer
I love everything... the routes in beautiful places, food, the freedom sensation. I already scheduled another trip for next tear!
Phyllis L. 7 months ago Verified Reviewer
The most memorable part of the trip was biking along the Danube River and visiting the small towns. We met many nice people from all over the world.
Doug N. 7 months ago Verified Reviewer
The accommodation and the bikes were great and the trip was very affordable. Our server for the week was terrific.
Wilma C. 7 months ago Verified Reviewer
Most Memorable Part? The bike route and tour help from the staff
Brian K. 8 months ago Verified Reviewer
Wonderful trip with a nicely balanced pace to the days varied activities: tasty breakfast followed by several hours of scenic easy cycling; back to the Carissima for a little deck time, beverage or two; good food, good company at dinner; perhaps up to the lounge for some entertainment or nicely tired back to the cabin to sleep. What’s not to like?
Walter Z. 8 months ago Verified Reviewer
Most Memorable Moment? Late afternoons on the sundeck after the bike ride. Watching the castles and quaint villages on the shore as the boat glided by. Perfect end to a great day.
Edie D. 8 months ago Verified Reviewer
I loved riding through the little villages and getting a sense of how people actually live from day to day. All the senses are stimulated- smelling the fruit trees, feeling the wind, hearing the laughter and different languages, touching the handcrafted cloths, and of course experiencing all the sites and lights as you float along at night.
Jacques B. 8 months ago Verified Reviewer
Tripsite made our first bike tour so memorable we have booked another one for next year. It was perfect!!!
Vern O. 8 months ago Verified Reviewer
The most memorable part of the trip was "The Entire Trip"!!! We met so many wonderful people. Our guide Jürgen Gehrke was "The Best"!! So much fun and really went above and beyond taking our group on special tours and always knowing the best Pubs for "The First of The Day"!!!
Margaret B. 8 months ago Verified Reviewer
The scenery along the Danube was beautiful and we had lots of fun. Two things I would mention to people planning to do the trip 1) Realize that there is only time to see 1 or maybe 2 of the many sites listed for any given day. There is a small window of time that the barge will be in dock. We had envisioned having a leisurely ride seeing all these great sites and getting back to the barge by the end of the afternoon but thats not how it works. 2) Pay attention to whether you bought bike insurance through Tripsite b/c the barge staff will also sell it and they don't seem to know whether you have it already. We couldn't remember and the wifi was so bad that we couldn't verify so we ended up double paying for it.
Deborah A. 8 months ago Verified Reviewer
I wanted to see quaint villages and remote hard-to-get-to places. I was able to do that and pleased with our itinerary. Bike was awesome and made me want to change my bike at home. I had non- electric.
Sheri S. 9 months ago Verified Reviewer
My most memorable part of the trip was traveling with friends who have different cycling abilities. There was a something for everyone. The staff was helpful and very professional.
Stephen G. 10 months ago Verified Reviewer
The food on board the ship was amazing, and at a higher quality more expensive competitors. I would definitely consider Rad und Reisen again.
William G. 10 months ago Verified Reviewer
Kathryn G. 10 months ago Verified Reviewer
This was the 4th of the boat bike trips we had done with Tripsite and I would say the best. Our guide Axel was amazing and being able to visit the many little villages along the Danube was wonderful. We had two rainy days right at the start but we all came prepared so was still great rides. Biking around Vienna was really incredible as there are many good bike paths however one had to watch carefully as there were also many tourists. Our visit to Budapest was also a major highlight. Our guide Axel walked with us up to Buda Hill to visit the Fisherman’s Bastion for the most amazing views of Pest at night. The Bastion was also a beautiful sight at night.
Maria Tereza and Arturo 10 months ago Verified Reviewer
This trip was much better than we expected. The service on the boat was one of the best we have experienced. The food was very good. The cabins confortable, very good shower. Good and very well adjusted bicycles. Precise information each day of biking. Scenery gorgeous. Completely safe even for children and older people. The cycling distances were appropriate for all. Very tasteful sandwiches for those who were biking. The cities we visited are amazing. Congratulations to the team working on Carissima.
Estela B. 10 months ago Verified Reviewer
Faith S. 11 months ago Verified Reviewer
I was disappointed in this tour, the scenery was mostly uninteresting and much more difficult than expected due to high winds on 2 days. I am short and was given a crappy bike to ride, having been told I could not fit on the e-bike I wanted. However, after 2 days of suffering my tour guide was able to find me a bike that fit (even after the company itself said it could not accommodate). The ship itself was wonderful, with big bright cabins and excellent food. I was on the guided comfort relax package, and the tour guide was way too laid back for my taste. I thought we did not have much time in the big cities to explore.
Laura W. 11 months ago Verified Reviewer
The Along the Danube Four-Country tour far surpassed our expectations. The cabins on the MS Carissima are more spacious than large cruise ship cabins I've had in the past. The food was truly amazing, and the chef endeavored to offer the option of a dish native to the country we were in each night. The staff was wonderful and went above and beyond for us.
And then there was the scenery! It was simply breathtaking! The comfort bikes are appropriately named; so much so that I would love to buy one to replace the bike I have at home. Riding along the Danube was such a spectacular way to really get a feel for the country.
We had two people in our group who elected not to bicycle, for health reasons, and they loved the trip too. Apparently, relaxing with a drink on the sun deck was another very pleasurable way to see things.
I highly recommend this trip!
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