Cruising the Danube river, you’ll be captivated by the sheer magnitude of the beauty spanning more than 4,000 kilometers. This historically important and culturally rich landscape is home to more than 5,000 animal and plant species. Nature rivals man along the river. Standing near the Iron Gate in the Carpathian Mountains will leave you awestruck. But then again, the tall spires and glamour of Vienna, Budapest and Bucharest may convince you that these grand cities hold your heart

The Danube - perfect for:


Nature and History Buffs

Discover a playground offering riches of both nature and history. Between Passau and the Puszta, you’ll walk among the regal cities of Vienna, Bratislava, Regensburg and Budapest where others have tread for thousands of years. Explore the Danube Bend near Visegrad or visit the Wachau, now designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There is always more to discover along the beautiful blue Danube.

Viennese songs, waltzes and three cosmopolitan cities by the water


for Nature and History Buffs


Danube Rhapsody

from £ 1,614.00


Blue Danube

from £ 2,083.00


First-Time River Cruiser

It’s truly the stuff ofchildhood fairy tales: castles, picturesque villages, romance, and mystery. Winding along the Danube river past hillsides and vineyards, you just migh rediscover storybook magic.


Experienced Danube travelers

Even if you’ve experienced an Upper Danube cruise, you’re sure to find something astounding again in this 7,000 year-old landscape. Follow the river to the Danube Delta and pass through the Iron Gate, a spectacular valley in the Carpathians, or wander the streets of Ruse, Bulgaria. Standing on deck to bear witness to where the Danube meets the Black Sea, it’s impossible to not be awestruck.

Our River Cruise Itineraries on the Danube

7 Dates

Danube

8

Days

Danube Rhapsody

PassauPassau

Countries :

Germany

Austria

Hungary

Slovakia

Highlight :

In the footsteps of Old World Europe in Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava

16 Dates

Danube

8

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

Danube Rhapsody

PassauPassau

Countries :

Germany

Austria

Hungary

Slovakia

Highlight :

In the footsteps of Old World Europe in Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava

3 Dates

Danube

16

Days

Countries :

Germany

Austria

Hungary

Serbia

Bulgaria

Romania

Croatia

Slovakia

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Journey to the estuary of the Danube

4 Dates

Danube

16

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

Beautiful Blue Danube and Danube Delta

PassauPassau

Countries :

Germany

Austria

Hungary

Serbia

Bulgaria

Romania

Croatia

Slovakia

Highlight :

Journey to the estuary of the Danube

2 Dates

Danube

10

Days

Countries :

Austria

Slovakia

Hungary

Croatia

Serbia

Romania

Bulgaria

2 Dates

Danube

10

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

1.200 Miles on the Beautiful Blue Danube

ViennaBucharest

Countries :

Austria

Slovakia

Hungary

Croatia

Serbia

Romania

Bulgaria

Highlight :

Iron Gate and Danube Delta

2 Dates

Danube

11

Days

Countries :

Romania

Bulgaria

Serbia

Hungary

Slovakia

Austria

2 Dates

Danube

11

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

1.200 Miles on the Beautiful Blue Danube

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Countries :

Romania

Bulgaria

Serbia

Hungary

Slovakia

Austria

Highlight :

Iron Gate & Danube Delta

1 Date

Danube

8

Days

Blue Danube

NurembergBudapest

Countries :

Germany

Austria

Slovakia

Hungary

Highlights :

10% Early Booking Discount until 29 Feb 2020

Scenic old-country villages, medieval fortresses and metropolis with architectural wonders

2 Dates

Danube

8

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

Blue Danube

NurembergBudapest

Countries :

Germany

Austria

Slovakia

Hungary

Highlights :

10% Early Booking Discount until 29 Feb 2020

Scenic old-country villages, medieval fortresses and metropolis with architectural wonders

4 Dates

Danube

8

Days

Countries :

Germany

Austria

Slovakia

Hungary

Highlight :

Mozart town of Salzburg & romantic Wachau Valley

7 Dates

Danube

8

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

Classical Danube Cruise

PassauBudapest

Countries :

Germany

Austria

Slovakia

Hungary

Highlight :

Mozart town of Salzburg & romantic Wachau Valley

3 Dates

Danube

8

Days

Countries :

Hungary

Slovakia

Austria

Germany

Highlight :

Mozart town of Salzburg & romantic Wachau Valley

9 Dates

Danube

8

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

Classical Danube Cruise

BudapestPassau

Countries :

Hungary

Slovakia

Austria

Germany

Highlight :

Mozart town of Salzburg & romantic Wachau Valley

2 Dates

Danube

9

Days

Country :

Germany

Highlight :

Romantic vineyards & half-timbered villages

1 Date

Danube

9

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

German Riverscapes from Passau to Trier

PassauTrier

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Germany

Highlight :

Romantic vineyards & half-timbered villages

1 Date

Danube

9

Days

Country :

Germany

Highlight :

Romantic vineyards & half-timbered villages

1 Date

Danube

9

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

German Riverscapes from Trier to Passau

TrierPassau

Country :

Germany

Highlight :

Romantic vineyards & half-timbered villages

2 Dates

Danube

8

Days

Country :

Germany

Highlight :

UNESCO World Heritage Site and Main-Danube Canal

2 Dates

Danube

8

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

Rhine & Danube Symphony

ColognePassau

Country :

Germany

Highlight :

UNESCO World Heritage Site and Main-Danube Canal

0 Dates

Danube

8

Days

Country :

Germany

Highlight :

UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Main-Danube Canal

1 Date

Danube

8

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

Rhine & Danube Symphony

PassauCologne

Country :

Germany

Highlight :

UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Main-Danube Canal

0 Dates

Danube

15

Days

Countries :

Netherlands

Germany

Austria

Slovakia

Hungary

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Windmills, vineyards, legendary sites and spectacular cities of world renown

2 Dates

Danube

15

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

Across Europe - Amsterdam to Budapest

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Countries :

Netherlands

Germany

Austria

Slovakia

Hungary

Highlight :

Windmills, vineyards, legendary sites and spectacular cities of world renown

The most beautiful destinations along the Danube

Europe’s most majestic cities await. We offer custom tours with English-speaking guides who will delight you with rich storytelling, historical narratives, and details of the astounding natural diversity surrounding the Danube.


Passau, Germany

In this Baroque-style town known as the “City of Three Rivers”, find yourself at the intersection of the Danube, the Ilz and the Inn rivers. Architecture lovers will never want to leave the unusual alleyways where patrician homes lead to St. Stephen’s Cathedral in the old town center.


Wachau, Austria

Step into the Wachau region and enter the past. Move in silence at Melk’s Benedictine Abbey or marvel at the blue spire of Dürnstein’s collegiate church. A well-known wine region dotted with castle ruins, this picturesque landscape presents the perfect backdrop for enjoying a glass of local wine.


Vienna, Austria

One of Europe’s most regal cities, Vienna’s immense beauty and architecture is matched only by the fascinating 700-year history of the Habsburg monarchy. Encounter magnificence at every turn, from St. Stephen’s Cathedral to Schönbrunn Palace. At day’s end, enjoy a local signature coffee drink “Melange” in a traditional Viennese coffeehouse.

Budapest

The vibrant and sophisticated capital of Hungary, Budapest attracts everyone from culinary enthusiasts to architecture lovers. Known as the “Queen of the Danube”, Budapest’s treasured landmarks include the State Opera House, Parliament building, Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion of Castle Hill. No visit is complete without experiencing Budapest’s Great Market Haellall with hundreds of vendors offering a feast for the senses.


Esztergom, Hungary

The first thing you’ll spot from the river at Esztergom is the city’s basilica. The largest church and the tallest building in Hungary, the basilica’s two bell towers and green dome rise over the city. Charm and history fill this lovely ancient city found in the northern part of Hungary.


Bratislava, Slovakia

Owning a regal past, Bratislava has seen many kings crowned. While the sound of royal horns may no longer echo through the streets, you’ll notice another striking difference in this historical enclave. The pedestrian-only city boasts unique boutiques, lively cafes and wineries–but no cars. Join a city center tour and learn more of Bratislava’s history and  key landmarks like St. Martin’s Cathedral and Grassalkovich Palace.


Belgrade, Serbia

Located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, Belgrade has a rich history dating back 2,000 years. This lively city is set among 20 rolling hills dotted with key sites like the Kalemedgan Fortress and the Cathedral of St. Sava, one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. Enjoy a mix of European, Oriental and Mediterranean influences as you wander the city’s boutiques

Danube Delta

The fairytale Danube Delta is home to one of the world's most beautiful and pristine water landscapes filled with rich flora and fauna. Begin your journey at the end of the oldest and wildest arm of the Danube, the small fishing village of Sfîntu Gheorghe, St. George. Enjoy an unforgettable excursion aboard through the Danube Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 


Iron Gates

Standing on the sun deck while passing through the Iron Gates, you’ll be amazed by the collection of waterfalls, from gentle tumblings to the fierce thunder of the cataracts. Steep rock faces, wide basins, dense forests, lush meadows and rugged Carpathian peaks fill the panoramic views and your memory.

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