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Discover the magic of the Danube River with Adventure Life on one of our 70 enriching river cruises for 2024. Navigating through Europe's second-longest river, you will sail past lush vineyards, charming villages, and historic castles while discovering the cultural gems scattered along the riverbanks. From the picturesque city of Vienna to the stunning architecture of Budapest, our river cruises offer a luxurious blend of urban exploration and natural beauty. Indulge in wine tasting experiences, explore archaeological sites, and immerse yourself in the vibrant local markets. Whether you are seeking a cultural journey, a food & wine adventure, or a wildlife viewing escapade, the Danube River has it all. Join us on a cruise and contact one of our river cruise 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
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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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Gorgeous evening view of Prague
$4,674
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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 Cruises, Urban Exploration
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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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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
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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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Hungarian parliament, Budapest
$2,299
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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:
Variable
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
$7,710
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Classic Prague & Danube Delights

Prague - Budapest - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Destiny
  • 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:
Variable
Spend a 3-night stay at a hotel in Prague as a start of this 11-day tour. 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 Destiny in Nuremberg. Sail through the Main-Danube Canal and make …
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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:
Variable
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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Historic Nuremberg
$11,590
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Danube in Depth

Nuremberg - Budapest - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Ruby
  • Uncover Nuremberg's turbulent past
  • Journey through Passau
  • Marvel at UNESCO-listed Abbey
Starts / Ends:
Nuremberg / Budapest
Activities:
Biking, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience the 10-day Danube in Depth river cruise aboard Scenic Ruby, immersing yourself in history and culture. Explore Nuremberg, where the 12th-century Imperial Castle reflects tales of the Holy Roman Empire. Venture into Regensburg, boasting Germany's best-preserved medieval town center, …
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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
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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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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
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Variable
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:
Variable
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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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:
Variable
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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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
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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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Evening light over Nuremberg
$7,090
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Danube Delights

Munich - Budapest - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Luna
  • Walk to the city of Regensburg
  • Explore the architectures in Passau
  • Hike around the Bratislava Castle
  • Drive and walk around Vienna
Starts / Ends:
Munich / Budapest
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
On this 8-Day Danube Delights Cruise from Munich to Budapest aboard the Emerald Luna, explore and sail along the second-longest river on the continent, the Danube River. It will take travelers on an adventure from Eastern to Western Europe and vice versa. Gain a unique perspective on the past and …
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Golden sunset lights the famous Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest
$3,699
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The Legendary Danube

8 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon View
  • Explore medieval architecture
  • Discover Altes Rathaus
  • Enjoy the tour of Roth
  • See the city of Budapest
Starts / Ends:
Nuremberg / Budapest
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Variable
From the rich history of Germany to the unique culture of Hungary, this Danube river cruise takes you to three countries, and the scenic beauty as you cruise past quaint towns can be experienced right from your stateroom or atop the sky deck of your ship. In Nuremberg, Germany, board your river …
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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:
Variable
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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Explore Budapest from the serene Danube
$8,490
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Danube Explorer & Highlights of Budapest

Munich/Passau - Budapest - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Luna
  • Explore the Danube River
  • Visit UNESCO heritage sites
  • Explore Central Europe
  • Learn about the history of Europe
Starts / Ends:
Munich / Budapest
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this 10-day Danube Explorer & Highlights of Budapest Cruise aboard Emerald Luna along the Danube River's shores, with an extended sojourn in the splendid city of Budapest. This itinerary unveils the beauty of five countries and five remarkable UNESCO World Heritage sites, …
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Enjoy a beautiful river view at sunset.
$4,279
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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 Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
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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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:
Variable
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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