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Experience the enchanting beauty of Austria's Melk region on Adventure Life's 8-day unique itineraries. Nestled along the majestic Danube River, Melk offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. Embark on a journey that takes you through charming towns, iconic landmarks, and picturesque landscapes. Explore the Benedictine Abbey, a true wonder of the region, and wander through Christmas markets that exude festive cheer. Whether you're biking through the countryside, hiking in the mountains, or immersing yourself in urban exploration, Melk promises a magical experience that will leave you in awe. Join us on a tour to Melk and contact one of Adventure Life's travel experts for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Visit charming Passau
$3,299
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Magna on the Danube - Budapest to Vilshofen

Budapest to Vilshofen - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MS AmaMagna
  • Experience Melk Abbey
  • Explore Passau
  • Discover Salzburg
  • Visit Vienna
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Vilshofen
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 8-day river cruise from Budapest to Vilshofenaboard the MS AmaMagna. Immerse yourself in captivating architecture, classical music, stunning scenery, and delectable cuisine. From apricot brandy tastings in Dürnstein to an exclusive wine festival in Spitz, indulge in epicurean …
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Enjoy a quiet moment on the banks of the Danube
$9,490
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Gems of the Danube

8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Amber
  • Explore historic Nuremberg
  • Stroll through Regensburg
  • Visit the city of Cesky Krumlov
  • Tour Schönbrunn Palace
Starts / Ends:
Nuremberg / Budapest
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore historic Nuremberg, Germany before boarding your 5-star luxury river cruise ship and embarking on your adventure. Cruise the Danube, making stops in some of the most beautiful cities of central Europe. Explore castles and gardens near Salzburg, join a beer or wine tasting in Regensburg, and …
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Bratislava
$3,299
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The Romantic Danube - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • See UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Taste local wines & specialities
  • Choose from optional excursions
  • Explore Linz
  • Take a tour of Vienna
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Framed by Austrian Alps, lush vineyards, and medieval castles, the Danube River casts the lure of romance that has caught many artists, musicians, and poets throughout the centuries. Your European river cruise of 8 days voyages the timeless Danube River from Vilshofen to Budapest. Explore a …
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Panoramic view of Vilshofen
$3,399
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Magna on the Danube - Cruise only

Vilshofen to Budapest - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MS AmaMagna
  • Explore Passau
  • Discover Salzburg
  • Experience Melk Abbey
  • Visit Vienna
Starts / Ends:
Vilshofen / Budapest
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 8-day river cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest aboard the MS AmaMagna. Immerse yourself in captivating architecture, classical music, stunning scenery, and delectable cuisine. From apricot brandy tastings in Dürnstein to an exclusive wine festival in Spitz, indulge in epicurean …
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Explore Vienna's beautiful gardens while touring through Europe
$7,790
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Danube Explorer

Budapest - Passau - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Destiny
  • Explore the area around Buda Castle
  • Walk along the lanes of Bratislava
  • Take a look at the Baroque palaces
  • Enjoy a tour to Melk Abbey
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Munich
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Welcome to the “Pearl of the Danube”. Ride a coach to explore UNESCO World Heritage-listed city center. Visit some architectural wonders from across the ages, following a journey from Budapest’s Roman beginnings to the addition of ornate Romanesque and Baroque architecture in the …
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Frauenkirche church in Nuremberg
$3,699
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The Legendary Danube - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • Enjoy traditional Bavarian delights
  • Bike along the Danube River
  • Visit Melk's Benedictine Abbey
  • Discover the elegant city of Vienna
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Delight yourself with the beauty and history of the Danube, Europe’s second largest river. Journey from Nuremberg on the Main-Danube Canal across the Continental Divide, and along the way, visit charming towns and marvel at beautiful vistas. Enter Austria and cruise through the lush Wachau …
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Panoramic view of Budapest cityscape
$3,599
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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 Cruises, 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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Rathaus in Vienna
$2,830
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The Beautiful Blue Danube

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Beethoven
  • Discover Bratislava
  • Hiking in the Little Carpathians
  • Explore Wachau Valley
  • Visit Konzerthaus concert hall
Starts / Ends:
Vienna / Vienna
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 8-day cruise aboard the MS Beethoven, hop on a one-of-a-kind Danube trip and discover the many treasures of Austria and Hungary. Enjoy Bratislava's colorful alleys, which twist around one another like a fairy-tale village, and the Puszta, Hungary's true soul and heart. See the …
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Take a ride on the ferris wheel or take a stroll through the Christmas Market
$3,699
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Danube Holiday Markets

Budapest to Passau - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Maria Theresa
  • Vörösmarty Square Christmas Market
  • Experience a Slovakian Christmas
  • Visit 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Discover Vienna Art History Museum
  • Step into Benedictine Monastery
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Passau
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Celebrate the season in the birthplace of many beloved holiday traditions on this 8-day cruise through the Danube. Budapest has celebrated Christmas for a thousand years, since the reign of St. Stephen, the king who founded Hungary and encouraged the spread of Christianity. In Bratislava, where a …
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Saint Stephens Cathedral in Vienna
$3,199
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Melodies of the Danube - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amabella
  • Visit the historic Buda Castle
  • Walk through Bratislava
  • Enjoy a wine & music evening
  • Sample food & beer in Vilshofen
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel on the beautiful Danube through four European countries on an exciting European river cruise. Experience the sights and sounds that have long inspired musicians, poets and artists. Begin your cruise in Budapest, continuing on to Bratislava and Vienna, the romantic birthplace of the waltz. …
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Vienna
$3,599
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Iconic Christmas Markets - Cruise Only

Nuremberg - Budapest - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amalea
  • Visit the Great Market Hall
  • Explore Vörösmarty Square
  • Join a guided bike ride
  • Join a walking tour of Passau
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market Visits, Hiking, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel back through centuries as you walk along cobblestone streets through grand cities and historic towns bedecked with twinkling Christmas trees and lined with wooden huts gleaming with handcrafted treasures. Iconic Christmas Markets are plentiful and are on full display for your pleasure: …
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Discover the art and culture of Vienna
$9,090
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Gems of the Danube

8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Opal
  • Discover the historic Bratislava
  • Explore the city of Cesky Krumlov
  • Stroll through Regensburg
  • Enjoy exploring Nuremberg
Starts / Ends:
Nuremberg / Budapest
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Every aspect of this itinerary will be sure to surprise and delight travelers to this beautiful region. Board your 5-star luxury river cruise ship in historic Nuremberg, after exploring the old town and learning of its role in history both ancient and recent. Wander through the cultural center of …
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Visit charming Passau
$7,990
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Danube Delights

Budapest - Munich - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Sky
  • Drive and walk around Vienna
  • Walk to the city of Regensburg
  • Explore the architecture in Passau
  • Hike around Bratislava Castle
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Munich
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the ship in Budapest which was originally two separate cities, Buda on the right and Pest on the left. Learn about the incredibly different views of the culture in one of the liveliest cities in Eastern Europe. The second stop is at Bratislava, surrounded by vineyards and the Little …
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Sunset over Passau
$7,090
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Danube Delights

Munich - Budapest - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Star
  • Tour around the Ringstrasse
  • Learn about the Slovakian culture
  • Visit the Melk Abbey
  • Enjoy a traditional Bavarian band
Starts / Ends:
Munich / Budapest
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Immerse yourself within the breathtaking and noteworthy places to visit on this 8-day trip. The Emerald Star plans an extraordinary getaway for you to experience. Grab your things and fly to Munich then transfer to Nuremberg where the ship and the crews are waiting. Cruise from Germany to Hungary. …
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Evening light over Nuremberg
$7,090
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Danube Delights

Budapest - Munich - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Destiny
  • Walk to the city of Regensburg
  • Explore the architectures in Passau
  • Hike around the Bratislava Castle
  • Drive and walk around Vienna
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Nuremberg
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Arrive and board the ship in Budapest. It was originally two separate cities, Buda on the right and Pest on the left offer incredibly different views on the culture of one of the liveliest cities in Eastern Europe. The second stop is at Bratislava, surrounded by vineyards and the Little Carpathian …
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Take a quiet moment in Passau
$6,890
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Danube Explorer

Budapest - Passau - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Star
  • Explore the area around Buda Castle
  • Look at ornate architecture
  • Enjoy a tour of Melk Abbey
  • Visit the city center in Vienna
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Passau
Activities:
Hiking, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take beautiful pictures in every city visited on this 8-day voyage with Emerald Star. Capture every moment and be a true Danube Explorer. Visit cities like Vienna, Bratislava, and Linz. Journey by coach to Ceský Krumlov in the Czech Republic. This journey begins in Budapest also known as the …
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Visit beautiful Regensburg
$10,290
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Gems of the Danube

8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Jasper
  • Enjoy historic Nuremberg
  • Stroll through Regensburg
  • Visit the city of Cesky Krumlov
  • Tour Schönbrunn Palace
  • Explore Weltenburg Abbey
Starts / Ends:
Nuremberg / Budapest
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore historic city of Nuremberg before boarding the luxury river cruise ship and embarking on your adventure. Visit some of the most beautiful cities of central Europe on your cruise down the Danube. Wander the castles and gardens near Salzburg, join a beer or wine tasting in Regensburg, and …
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Panoramic view of Budapest cityscape
$3,799
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Danube Dreams (Westbound)

Budapest to Deggendorf - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Passion
  • Enjoy the city of Budapest
  • Be amazed of St. Martin’s Cathedral
  • Explore the City of Three Rivers
  • Visit the iconic Heroes’ Square
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Passau
Activities:
River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin the European river cruise in Budapest. Set sail on the Danube, take pictures of the impressive Parliament Building as you leave Budapest, and head for Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. Enjoy a guided walk through the delightful Old Town and visit the gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral. …
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