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Board one of the many riverboats that cruise the Danube River through Austria, in the heart of central Europe. In the capital city of Vienna, you will see medieval Schönbrunn & Hofburg Palaces, Heuriger Tavern (where a selection of delicious wines await), and beautiful architecture. Continue on to Grinzing, a charming traditional village on the outskirts of Vienna, and then on to the beautiful Wachau Valley. Around Melk, you can explore historic Dürnstein village and Melk Abbey, which was built as a Baroque palace but now serves as a prestigious coed school in a Benedictine monastery. Sail beyond Austria the length of the Danube visiting Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia and beyond. Contact us one of our Austrian travel experts to get started planning your cruise to Austria today!

10 Best Danube River Cruises to Austria

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10 Best Luxury River Cruises to Austria

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
The Romantic Danube - Cruise Only$26998Mar 22, 2019Enjoy a fascinating 8-day Danube River cruise, starting in the enchanting city of Vilshofen and sailing all the way to historical Budapest aboard the …
Melodies of the Danube (Wine Themed) - Cruise Only$269913Mar 21, 2019Board the MS Amaviola in Budapest for a 13-day cruise, and enjoy a variety of activities as you discover the Wachau Valley wine-growing region. …
The Romantic Danube - Cruise Only$32998Jun 21, 2020Experience the Danube on an 8-day river cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest aboard the MS Amaprima. You'll have the chance to bike, hike, and stroll …
Melodies of the Danube (Wine Themed) - Cruise Only$26998Mar 24, 2019Embark the luxury ship MS Amacerto for a fascinating 8-day cruise along the Danube River from Budapest to Vilshofen, enjoying wine tastings from the …
Magical Christmas Markets - Cruise Only$30997Nov 24, 2019Enjoy a 7-day cruise of the traditional Christmas markets of the Danube River aboard the top-ranked MS Amacerto. Depart from Nuremburg and visit …
Magical Christmas Markets - Cruise Only$30997Dec 6, 2019Join the MS Amasonata on a unique 7-day adventure visiting multiple Christmas Markets along the scenic river route from the historic city of …
Magical Christmas Markets$445912Nov 21, 2019Visit multiple Christmas Markets on the scenic river route from Vienna to Prague. Discover some of the most enchanting landscapes of the region while …
Magical Christmas Markets$445913Dec 3, 2019Visit multiple Christmas Markets on the scenic river route from Nuremberg to Vienna. Discover some of the most enchanting landscapes of the region …
Melodies of the Danube - Cruise Only$26998Mar 20, 2019Explore the Danube River on an 8-day cruise from Budapest to Vishofen aboard the MS Amasonata. En route from Hungary to Germany, you will pass …
The Romantic Danube (Wine Themed) - Cruise Only$27998Mar 29, 2019Enjoy a fascinating 8-day cruise along the Romantic Danube from Vilshofen to Budapest aboard the MS Amasonata.

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What to see & do in Austria
Austria has been a keystone in the history and culture of central Europe and is crossed by the Danube River. A river cruise through this historic region of Europe acquaints you with the towns of:

Vienna:
  • Schönbrunn Palace – with over 1400 rooms, it is maybe the most important palace in the whole country and a fine example of Baroque architecture.
  • Hofburg Palaces – for more than 800 years, this has been an imperial palace in Vienna.
  • Grinzing – a district known for its wineries.
  • Heuriger Tavern – one of Grinzing's renowned taverns which many of our cruises visit.
Melk:
  • Quaint and traditional Dürnstein village
  • Built nearly a thousand years ago, the Benedictine Melk Abbey that keeps watch over the Danube River below.
Wachau Valley:
Remarkable not only for its breathtaking natural beauty but also historically relevant as a region of fortresses and vineyards and also where Richard the Lionheart was once imprisoned.

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