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    About the Danube River

    The Danube River, one of Europe’s most iconic waterways, stretches an impressive 2,850 kilometres (1,770 miles) across the continent. A cruise along the Danube provides a spectacular blend of natural beauty and historical richness.

    A voyage along this famous river holds many alluring prospects. The Danube river cruise takes you through a total of ten countries, more than any other river in the world. Starting from Germany’s Black Forest, it meanders through Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Moldova, Ukraine, and finally culminates in Romania’s vast stretch of the Black Sea.

    Each country you traverse presents a diverse range of cultures, cuisines, and architectural wonders to delve into. From the historic city of Vienna with its breathtaking palaces and museums, fascinating Bratislava’s old town, Budapest’s stunning panoramic views, through to the medieval gems of Romania. Here, history isn’t just confined to museums, but alive and thriving in every corner.

    A cruise along the Danube also offers visual feasts unlike any other. Besides the vibrant cities and towns, you’ll be charmed by the serene natural landscapes. Dense forests, towering cliffs, pristine beaches of the Danube Delta, and extensive vineyards along the Wachau Valley

    Historically, the Danube has been a vital trade route and a frontier for empires. It has been immortalised in music and literature, signifying its deep-seated significance on European culture. Whether it’s the roman ruins in Serbia or the mighty medieval fortresses in Slovakia, every site has a captivating backstory.

    From picturesque towns and historical cities to beautiful natural landscapes, there lies an adventure at every bend. The aroma of local cuisines, the tales of ancient civilisations, and the charm of diverse cultures will surely entice you to embark on a Danube River cruise and experience a holiday like never before.

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    Our top 10 points of interest along the Danube River

    Vienna, Austria

    As the capital city of Austria, Vienna is a highlight for many Danube River cruise passengers. Known for its imperial palaces, including Schönbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence, and the Hofburg, Vienna is also revered for its classical music with a rich history minted by names like Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert.

    Budapest, Hungary

    Divided into two parts, Buda and Pest, by the river Danube, Budapest is known as the ‘Queen of the Danube’. Renowned for the iconic Hungarian Parliament Building, historic Castle Hill and captivating thermal baths, the city is a gem in Central Europe.

    Bratislava, Slovakia

    Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, features a charming old town with narrow winding streets, a towering hilltop castle, and quirky statues dotting the cityscape. The majestic Bratislava Castle overlooking the Danube is not to be missed.

    Belgrade, Serbia

    Serbia’s capital blends old and new, with historical landmarks such as the ancient Belgrade Fortress situated alongside vibrant nightlife and modern cultural attractions. The confluence of the Sava and Danube River offers awe-inspiring view.

    Passau, Germany

    Known as the ‘City of Three Rivers’, Passau is a quaint Bavarian town where the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers meet. Must-see sites include the Cathedral of St. Stephen, home to one of the world’s largest church organs, and the 14th century hilltop fortress, Veste Oberhaus.

    Wachau Valley, Austria

    The Wachau Valley is a picturesque landscape along the Danube River. Famed for its wine production and the medieval architecture like the Melk Abbey, it has been recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site for its cultural significance.

    Regensburg, Germany

    Regensburg, one of Germany’s oldest towns, founded by the Romans in 179 AD, is known for its well-preserved medieval city center. The Gothic architecture, including the stunning St. Peter’s Cathedral, makes it a must-visit destination.

    Iron Gates, Serbia/Romania

    The Iron Gates is a scenic gorge on the Danube River, which forms part of the boundary between Serbia and Romania. It boasts the impressive Djerdap Dam and the Statue of Decebalus, the tallest rock statue in Europe.

    Dürnstein, Austria

    Dürnstein is a small town on the Danube River in the wine-growing region of Wachau, Austria. Known for the stunning blue tower of the Dürnstein Abbey church and the ruins of the castle where King Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned, it’s a historical stop worth visiting.

    Linz, Austria

    Linz, Austria’s third-largest city, is an important stop along the Danube. Highlights include the old town center, the new musical theatre, the electronic arts center, and Ars Electronica, a museum dedicated to modern technology.

    FOR THE LATEST AVAILIBILITY & OFFERS, PLEASE COMPLETE THE NO OBLIGATION FORM BELOW AND ONE OF OUR CRUISE SPECIALISTS WILL BE IN CONTACT WITH YOU SHORTY

      Danube River Cruise Offers

      A-ROSA aboard A-ROSA MIA

      2 March 2024 for 4 nights

      Region/River: Danube

      Itinerary: Engelhartszell an der Donau - Vienna - Bratislava - Linz - Engelhartszell a...

      Cruise Only from £904pp

      AmaWaterways aboard AmaMagna

      3 March 2024 for 7 nights

      Region/River: Danube

      Itinerary: Budapest - Budapest - Bratislava - Vienna - Krems - Spitz - Linz - Passau -...

      Cruise Only from £4,002pp

      A-ROSA aboard A-ROSA FLORA

      4 March 2024 for 4 nights

      Region/River: Danube

      Itinerary: Engelhartszell an der Donau - Vienna - Bratislava - Linz - Engelhartszell a...

      Cruise Only from £1,285pp

      A-ROSA aboard A-ROSA RIVA

      4 March 2024 for 4 nights

      Region/River: Danube

      Itinerary: Engelhartszell an der Donau - Vienna - Bratislava - Linz - Engelhartszell a...

      Cruise Only from £904pp

      A-ROSA aboard A-ROSA MIA

      6 March 2024 for 4 nights

      Region/River: Danube

      Itinerary: Engelhartszell an der Donau - Vienna - Bratislava - Linz - Engelhartszell a...

      Cruise Only from £904pp

      A-ROSA aboard A-ROSA RIVA

      8 March 2024 for 4 nights

      Region/River: Danube

      Itinerary: Engelhartszell an der Donau - Vienna - Bratislava - Linz - Engelhartszell a...

      Cruise Only from £904pp

      A-ROSA aboard A-ROSA FLORA

      8 March 2024 for 4 nights

      Region/River: Danube

      Itinerary: Engelhartszell an der Donau - Vienna - Bratislava - Linz - Engelhartszell a...

      Cruise Only from £1,285pp

      AmaWaterways aboard AmaLea

      9 March 2024 for 7 nights

      Region/River: Danube

      Itinerary: Vilshofen - Vilshofen - Passau - Linz - Weissenkirchen - Vienna - Bratislav...

      Cruise Only from £4,137pp

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