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Austria is the heart of Central Europe, and for those looking for a more intimate adventure, cruising down the Danube is perfect. Austria river cruises are a delightful way to explore Austria’s lush countryside and historic cities. Enjoy relaxing days on board as you take in the breathtaking views of the river, or experience its rich culture off-shore with historical walking tours and shore excursions in Vienna, Melk, Linz, Durnstein, and Krems. Some popular activities includes river cruises, cruises, biking, urban exploration, and luxury. Austria river cruises cost from $1,343 to $28,696 for a 5 to 22 days trip. Contact us today for more information about how we can help you find a river cruise that meets your travel needs.
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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:
Budapest / Vilshofen
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, 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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Wander Prague's storied streets
$3,015
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Classic Prague & Danube Delights

Prague - Budapest - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Dawn
  • Visit the Gothic St Vitus Cathedral
  • Tour the city of Regensburg
  • Explore the town of Passau
  • Ride a bike from Melk to Dürnstein
Starts / Ends:
Prague / Budapest
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spend a 3-night stay at a hotel in Prague as a start of this 11-day cruise. Enjoy a visit to Gothic St. Vitus Cathedral and have a full day to explore the city on your own. After having an exciting tour in Prague, board on the Emerald Dawn in Nuremberg. Sail through the Main-Danube Canal and make …
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$3,599
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European Holiday Markets

Nuremberg to Vienna - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Beatrice
  • Experience Europe on the holidays
  • Visit holiday markets in Europe
  • 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Starts / Ends:
Nuremberg / Vienna
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Christmas Market Visits, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This cruise takes you to some of the most famous and delightful holiday markets in Europe. Those looking to experience Europe at its most magical will enjoy the chance to discover the delightful holiday traditions and treats of Germany and Austria. At each market, you’ll find wooden stalls …
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Enjoy the tranquility of Durnstein
$1,749
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A Taste of the Danube

Vienna to Budapest - 4 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Envision
  • Enjoy Budapest
  • Explore the St. Martin’s Cathedral
  • Take a walk to Bratislava Castle
  • Visit Benedictine Abbey
Starts / Ends:
Vienna / Budapest
Activities:
River Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Through the natural beauty of Austria’s Wachau Valley, with stops in quaint towns and iconic cities, you’ll fall in love with this river cruise along the Danube River. Board your ship in Vienna and set sail for Melk, where you will visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey, one …
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Stop in historic Regensburg on your Danube river cruise
$3,295
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Danube Christmas Markets

Budapest to Nuremberg - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Amber
  • Discover Budapest charming town
  • Visit elegant Vienna
  • Explore Benedictine abbey
  • Experience true wonder of Christmas
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Nuremberg
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market Visits, Festival Visits, Hiking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Scenic Amber and start your 8-day discovery voyage through Hungary, Germany, and Austria. Explore Budapest city, known for its museums, galleries, and artists. On your way,visit the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks, or discover a different side of …
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Hungarian parliament, Budapest
$2,499
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Danube Waltz

8 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Cruises
  • Walk along Castle Hill
  • Explore the medieval Bratislva
  • Visit the Viennese Opera House
  • Discover the Abbey of Göttweig
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Passau
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
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
$2,399
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Magna on the Danube - Cruise only

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:
Vilshofen / Budapest
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, 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 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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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:
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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Panoramic view of Budapest cityscape
$3,295
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Danube Christmas Markets with Munich

Budapest - Munich - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Amber
  • Explore the town of Szentendre
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg
  • Discover Schönbrunn Palace
  • Visit Benedictine abbey
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Nuremberg
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market Visits, Local Market Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy this 8-day Scenic Amber cruise through the Danube Christmas Market. Get lost in the magical ambiance of the Christmas markets, which have brought holiday cheer to the banks of the Danube River for centuries, in the heart of Europe's great waterways region.
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Hungarian parliament, Budapest
$2,395
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Danube Delights

Munich - Budapest - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Dawn
  • Tour to admirable city of Passau
  • Visit the city of Vienna
  • Hike the Bratislava Castle
  • Climb up to Buda Hill
Starts / Ends:
Munich / Budapest
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Come aboard the Emerald Dawn for an exciting 8-day cruise. The ship has luxurious facilities that you will surely enjoy and has accommodating crews. Keep exploring the ship while its cruising one of the famous rivers in Europe, the Danube River. There will be stops in different cities to tour and …
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Wander the grounds of Belvedere Palace, Vienna
$3,799
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Active & Discovery on the Danube with a Trip in Prague

11 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon View
  • Join a walking tour of Budapest
  • See the art collection in Vienna
  • Explore Prague
  • Meet with the locals in Linz
  • Visit the town of Český Krumlov
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Prague
Activities:
Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the history and culture of the vibrant cities along the Danube River. Your journey begins in Budapest, Hungary's captivating capital. Explore its stunning architecture and picturesque streets before embarking on your cruise. Along the way, you'll have countless opportunities to …
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Admire beautiful evening lights of Vienna
$3,099
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Authentic Danube

8 Day Itinerary aboard River Princess
  • Visit the World Museum at Vienna
  • Enjoy the St. Stephen’s Church
  • Visit to the Nuremberg Castle
Starts / Ends:
Vienna / Nuremberg
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
As this adventure starts, castles, stunning architecture, natural wonders and rich history ensue. Not only that, but discover Central Europe’s fascinating Jewish ties as part of our Jewish Heritage program. Enjoy the great outdoors and unique experiences along the Danube in cities that inspired …
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Budapest, the capital city of Hungary
$2,703
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A Taste of the Danube with Nights in Budapest and Vienna

Westbound - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Envision
  • Visit different sites in Vienna
  • Explore the streets of Budapest
  • Take a tour of Melk
  • See the sights along the Danube
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Vienna
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day European river tour showcases the Wachau Valley and the exciting cities of Hungary, Slovakia, and Austria. Before the cruise begins, spend two nights in Budapest and enjoy the tours that highlight the vibrant capital of this city. For a 58-mile stretch, sail along the Danubewhile guided …
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Visit the ornately decorated Melk Abbey
$2,168
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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:
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 largest …
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Hungarian parliament, Budapest
$2,703
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A Taste of the Danube with 2 Nights in Budapest & 2 Nights in Vienna (Westbound)

Westbound - 8 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:
Budapest / Vienna
Activities:
Adventure Options, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin with spending two nights in Budapest enjoying the highlights of this vibrant capital.Board the Avalon View and head upriver to Bratislava. In Melk, visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey sitting high above the breathtaking views of the Danube River and surrounding countryside. …
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Hungarian parliament, Budapest
$2,489
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A Taste of the Danube with trip in Budapest and Vienna

Westbound - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Visionary
  • Explore the Bratislava
  • Visit different sites in Vienna
  • Take a tour of Melk
  • Take a tour of Budapest
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Vienna
Activities:
Adventure Options, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin your spectacular Danube River cruise by spending two nights in Budapest enjoying the highlights of this vibrant capital. Board the Avalon Visionary and head upriver to Bratislava. In Melk, visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey sitting high above the breathtaking views of the Danube …
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Cruise the Danube through beautiful Austria
$2,218
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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:
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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