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Top Austria Cruises & Tours in 2023

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Vienna
  • 68 Cruises
Explore Vienna's beautiful gardens while touring through Europe
Melk
  • 46 Cruises
Visit the ornately decorated Melk Abbey
Krems
  • 6 Cruises
Cruise down the charming Wachau valley
Durnstein
  • 27 Cruises
Durnstein
Salzburg
  • 3 Cruises
Salzburg
Weissenkirchen
  • 11 Cruises
Explore the winemaking regions of Austria
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Take a cruise to Austria in 2023 on one of our hand-selected small ships exploring the best of Vienna, Linz, Melk, Durnstein, and Weissenkirchen. The most popular activities and experiences on small ship cruises to Austria in 2023 are river cruises, biking, urban exploration, hiking, and wine tasting. Explore Austria's hot spots during the day and sail port-to-port on your comfortable small ship without repacking your suitcase. Savvy travelers know that small ship cruises offer an excellent balance of fewer crowds and access to small port towns, harbors, and coves that large cruise ships simply can't visit. Our cruises to Austria in 2023 range in price from $1,343 to $30,396 for expeditions of 5 to 22 days. Contact one of Adventure Life's expert Austria trip planners for help planning a seamless cruise to Austria in 2023.
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Visit charming Passau
$3,399
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Magna on the Danube - Budapest to Vilshofen

Budapest to Vilshofen - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MS AmaMagna
  • Discover Budapest
  • Take a guided bike ride
  • Enjoy wine tasting
  • Delight in a walking tour
Starts/ Ends in:
Budapest / Vilshofen
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Journey along the Danube and see firsthand why this storied river has inspired generations of artists, poets and musicians. Indulge your passion for timeless architecture and art in three magnificent capitals: Budapest, Bratislava, and Vienna. Let the hills come alive with the sounds of music in …
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Hungarian parliament, Budapest
$2,499
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Danube Waltz

8 Day Itinerary aboard Viking River Cruises
  • Walk along Castle Hill
  • Explore the medieval Bratislva
  • Visit the Viennese Opera House
  • Discover the Abbey of Göttweig
Starts/ Ends in:
Budapest / Passau
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 8-day Danube River cruise with Viking River Cruises. Soak up soothing steam at a Budapest thermal bath. Learn to waltz at a Viennese dance school. Savor Austro-Hungarian cuisine in Vienna and Budapest. View the Wachau Valley’s beauty. Explore lesser-known Central European cities …
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Visit charming Passau
$4,199
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Magna on the Danube - Vilshofen to Budapest

Vilshofen to Budapest - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MS AmaMagna
  • Hike and visit “Veste Oberhaus\\\\\
  • Enjoy an excursion to Salzburg
  • Join a walk through Linz
  • Visit Český Krumlov
Starts/ Ends in:
Vilshofen / Budapest
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Framed by rolling hillsides, lush vineyards, and medieval castles, the Danube River has captivated musicians, artists and poets throughout the centuries. Travel to legendary destinations on a 7-night cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest. Explore a 2,000 year-old city, savor Wachau Valley wines, and …
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Panoramic view of Budapest cityscape
$3,199
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Blue Danube Discovery - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • Enjoy Bratislava's unique charm
  • Admire the beautiful Wachau Valley
  • Hike up to Veste Oberhaus Fortress
  • Discover medieval Regensburg
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover a wealth of art, history, and cultural treasures as you cruise from Budapest, a haven for musicians, writers, and artists, to Vienna, Bratislava, Passau, Regensburg, and Nuremberg. Along the way, visit magnificent cathedrals and baroque abbeys. Explore the charming Wachau Valley and …
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Explore Budapest from the serene Danube
$1,343
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Capital Cities along Danube

5 Day Itinerary aboard MS Vivaldi
  • Admire local architecture
  • Enjoy an Austrian-themed dinner
  • Discover charming Bratislava
Starts/ Ends in:
Vienna / Vienna
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start and end your cruise in the magical city of Vienna, themain residence of the Habsburg Dynasty for more than six centuries. For many travelers, the Austrian capital brings dreams of waltzing or riding the Giant Ferris Wheel immortalized in “The Third Man”. ButViennais a kaleidoscope …
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Visit the ornately decorated Melk Abbey
$2,118
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A Taste of the Danube with 2 Nights in Vienna (Westbound)

6 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon View
  • Explore the Bratislava
  • Visit different sites in Vienna
  • Take a tour of Melk
  • Take a tour of Budapest
Starts/ Ends in:
Budapest / Vienna
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Avalon View and head up river to Bratislava. For a 58-mile stretch, the middle of the Danube forms the border between Hungary and Slovakia, and guided sightseeing awaits you in Slovakia’s capital. In Melk, you will visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey, one of Europe’s …
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Cruise the Danube through beautiful Austria
$2,118
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A Taste of the Danube with 2 Nights in Vienna (Eastbound)

6 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon View
  • Explore the Bratislava
  • Visit famed landmarks in Vienna
  • Take a tour of Melk
  • Discover Budapest
Starts/ Ends in:
Budapest / Vienna
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Arrive in Vienna for a relaxing Danube cruise and a 2-night stay in the "City of Music." Board Avalon View for a guided tour of Austria's Wachau Valley, featuring the majestic Benedictine Abbey situated above the Danube. Visit the blue Stiftskirche steeple in Dürnstein on a …
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Enjoy this beautiful basilica while traveling through Europe
$4,399
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Christmas Markets on the Danube

11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amabella
  • Explore the charming city of Prague
  • Visit the largest Christmas Market
  • Walk across historical Passau
  • Take a guided biking tour of Vienna
Starts/ Ends in:
Prague / Budapest
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market, River Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Celebrate the magic of the wonderful winter season with a fascinating luxury river cruise beginning in historic Prague. Continue on your small ship cruise to Nuremberg, crossing the Main-Danube Canal. Visit charming towns where so many Christmas traditions began, visiting enchanting Christmas …
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Panoramic view of Budapest cityscape
$4,134
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Trans-European Cruise

Strasbourg to Budapest - 13 Day Itinerary aboard MS France
  • Visit the historical city of Mainz
  • Explore Miltenberg's architecture
  • Enjoy Passau's baroque charm
  • Discover Austrian history
Activities:
Biking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Central Europe from the comfort of your luxury ship during this 13-day voyage aboard the MS France. VisitWürzburg, a magic city situated on the right bank of the Main River, a city famous for its baroque palace. Enjoy aguided tour to Rothenburg, a magnificent walled town set up high on …
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Gorgeous evening view of Prague
$4,299
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The Legendary Danube

11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • Discover attractive Prague
  • Visit the famous city of Pilzen
  • Enjoy Nuremberg's countryside
  • Bike along the Danube River
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your European river voyage with a visit to historic Prague, “the city of a hundred spires.” Celebrate the beauty and history of the Danube, Europe’s second largest river, as you cruise from Nuremberg through the Main-Danube Canal and across the Continental Divide. Visit …
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Romanian Athenaeum Of Bucharest, Romania
$5,159
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Gems of Southeast Europe

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amabella
  • Enjoy Pécs
  • Visit the Szekszárd wine region
  • Discover Novi Sad
  • Explore Vidin
Starts/ Ends in:
Vienna / Bucharest
Activities:
Biking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Be treated to the flavors, sights, sounds, and cultures of this diverse swath of the continent. Celtic fortifications, medieval towns, and grand cities, along with the natural beauty of pastoral landscapes and the Danube’s famed Iron Gates, showcase the best of eastern Europe. Nature lovers …
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Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest, Hungary
$4,895
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Gems of Southeast Europe

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaverde
  • Enjoy Pécs
  • Visit the Szekszárd wine region
  • Discover Novi Sad
  • Explore Vidin
Starts/ Ends in:
Budapest / Bucharest
Activities:
Biking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Be treated to the flavors, sights, sounds, and cultures of this diverse swath of the continent. Celtic fortifications, medieval towns, and grand cities, along with the natural beauty of pastoral landscapes and the Danube’s famed Iron Gates, showcase the best of eastern Europe. Nature lovers …
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Enjoy a beautiful river view at sunset.
$3,799
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The Romantic Danube

11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • Tour historical sites in Prague
  • See old-world architecture
  • Bike along the Inn River
  • Choose from optional excursions
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel through captivating cities, beginning with a 3-night stay in fairytale Prague followed with an 8-day river cruise on the timeless Danube River from Vilshofen to Budapest. Explore a 2,000-year-old city and visit Europe’s largest pipe organ, savor local wines throughout the Wachau …
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Christmas Market in Prague
$4,959
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Christmas Markets on the Danube

13 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amabella
  • Tour Budapest's famous buildings
  • Admire Vienna's landmarks
  • Visit beloved Christmas markets
  • Discover Prague's history
Starts/ Ends in:
Budapest / Prague
Activities:
Christmas Market, River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 13-day Christmas adventure like no other and fall in love with the European holiday season. Spend two days in Budapest before joining the MS Amabella and cruising through the charming region where many of today’s most beloved Christmas traditions originated. Experience several …
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Vienna
$3,299
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Melodies of the Danube - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • Discover Budapest
  • Take a guided bike ride
  • Enjoy wine tasting
  • Delight in a walking tour
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Indulge your passion for timeless architecture and art in three magnificent capitals: Budapest, Bratislava, and Vienna. Let the hills come alive with the sounds of music in Salzburg and the Austrian Lake District. Cruise through the enchanting Strudengau Valley and let the melodies of the Danube …
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Budapest
$3,699
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The Romantic Danube - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amalea
  • See old-world architecture
  • Choose from optional excursions
  • Enjoy food and wine tastings
  • Tour elegant Vienna
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Framed by rolling hillsides, lush vineyards, and medieval castles, the Danube River has it all from captivating musicians, artists, and poets throughout the centuries to some of the most enchanting landscapes of the region. Travel to legendary destinations on this European river cruise from …
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Enjoy this beautiful basilica while traveling through Europe
$6,198
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Grand Danube Cruise - Cruise Only

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaverde
  • Visit the Austrian Lake District
  • Savor Vienna's Baroque elegance
  • Discover Bratislava's heritage
  • Explore the Puszta region
Activities:
River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Celebrate the beauty and history of the Danube, Europe's second largest river. Journey from Nuremberg across the Continental Divide, and along the way visit charming towns and marvel at beautiful vistas. Enter Austria and cruise along the Wachau wine region. Visit three grand old capitals, …
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Vltava river and Charles bridge in Prague
$4,359
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Melodies of the Danube

13 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaviola
  • Visit to the Great Market Hall
  • Hike up to Bratislava Castle
  • Take a guided bike ride
  • Be treated to a wine tasting
Activities:
Biking, Cooking Class, Hiking, Land & Sea, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Journey along the Danube and see firsthand why this storied river has inspired generations of artists, poets and musicians. Indulge your passion for timeless architecture and art in three magnificent capitals: Budapest, Bratislava, and Vienna. Let the hills come alive with the sounds of music in …
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