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Danube River Cruises

 

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What could be a more perfect choice for your next holiday than a river cruise on the beautiful Blue Danube? Springing up in the town of Donaueschingen in Germany’s Black Forest, this great waterway flows southeast for 1,785 miles before emptying itself into the Black Sea at Sulina in eastern Romania. It also flows through four national capital cities - Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest and Belgrade - more than any other river in the world. Gliding peacefully between its famous and endlessly enchanting river banks, you’ll experience for yourself the calm delights that inspired “the beautiful blue Danube” of Johann Strauss’s immortal waltz and lullaby. Music is everywhere on the shores of the river Danube – from the wild genius of Mozart in Salzburg, to Beethoven, Brahms, and an entire family of Strausses in classical Vienna. The history made along this river is unparalleled to any other in Europe, so why not enjoy a cruise along it and make amazing memories of your own?     

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St. Francis of Assisi Church in Vienna

What to know about Danube river cruises

 

The Danube is one of the world’s most storied rivers and one of its longest too, flowing for a staggering 2,860km through ten countries, from the Black Forest of Germany to the Black Sea of Romania. Most Danube river cruises travel along one section of the river on a round-trip itinerary, mooring at various points of interest en route. Here is your ultimate what to know about Danube river cruises guide to help you decide which Danube cruise might be the one for you.

 

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Our Danube river cruises

Salzburg in the snow with lights reflecting on the Danube river | Salzburg, Austria
8 days starting from £1989pp 
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Fisherman's Bastion fortress through stone archway | Budapest, Hungary
6 days starting from £1429pp 
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Melk Abbey on a rocky outcrop | Melk, Austria
(1890 reviews)
8 days starting from £1489pp 
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Budapest Parliament Building surrounded by blue skies and water | Budapest, Hungary
(1890 reviews)
11 days starting from £2078pp 
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Széchenyi chain suspension bridge in the evening spanning over the River Danube before Budapest Parliament building | Budapest, Hungary | Solo Travellers
(1890 reviews)
8 days starting from £1789pp 
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Budapest Chain Bridge over the Danube | Budapest, Hungary
(406 reviews)
15 days starting from £2819pp 
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Temple of Saint Sava Cathedral with statue | Belgrade, Serbia
(188 reviews)
15 days starting from £3239pp 
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Romantic road with cobbled streets and colourful half-timber buildings | Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
(201 reviews)
8 days starting from £1789pp 
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The Hofburg presidential residence | Vienna, Austria
8 days starting from £1789pp 
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Snow capped Vienna city hall with roofs of Yuletide market stalls | Vienna, Austria
(80 reviews)
6 days starting from £829pp 
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