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Top Danube River Trips & Tours in September 2025

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Discover Danube River in September 2025 on one of these 24 tours hand-selected by the travel experts at Adventure Life. Explore the best of Vienna, Linz, Mohacs, Vidin, and Regensburg during September 2025 as you enjoy cruises, river cruises, biking, wine tasting, and hiking. Prices for trips in September 2025 range from $2,899 to $24,990 for a vacation of 8 to 22 days. Choose any of the below 24 itineraries in September 2025 and customize it when you contact one of Adventure Life's expert Danube River trip planners.
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Visit charming Passau
$4,799
Plus OBC
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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:
Variable
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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Visit charming Passau
$8,610
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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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Evening light over Nuremberg
$7,990
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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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Bratislava
$4,399
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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
$9,490
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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.
$5,379
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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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Panoramic view of Vilshofen
$4,799
Plus OBC
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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:
Variable
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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Take a quiet moment in Passau
$7,790
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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:
Variable
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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Passau at sunset, Germany
$4,899
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Enchanting Danube

Budapest to Passau - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Maria Theresa
  • Kunstkammer Vienna Private Viewing
  • 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Private Mozart and Strauss concert
  • Visit the Melk Abbey
  • Explore Dürnstein wine village
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Passau
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the shimmering waters of the fabled Danube River flowing thousands of miles through the very heart of Europe, silent witness to centuries of artistic achievement and historical events. This 8-day journey aboard S.S Maria Theresa from Budapest to Passau provides an immersive cultural …
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Explore Cologne
$12,190
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Splendours of Europe

Amsterdam to Budapest - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Sun
  • Explore the Dutch Golden Age
  • Pass the infamous Lorelai Rock
  • Visit Würzburg
  • Discover Vienna’s famous sights
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Budapest
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 15-day Splendour of Europe cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest aboard Emerald Sun. Explore Amsterdam's picturesque canals, cafés, and art galleries. Visit the cathedral city of Cologne is one of the oldest cities in Germany and the largest on the Rhine. Admire hilltop castles, …
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Hungarian parliament, Budapest
$4,999
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Highlights of Eastern Europe

Budapest to Bucharest - 10 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Beatrice
  • Tour Belgrade by bicycle
  • Cruise the Iron Gates along Danube
  • 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Bucharest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow a path forged by crusaders, kings and conquerors through Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Romania and Bulgaria. Immerse yourself in new cultures and make new friends as you travel from splendid Budapest to dynamic Bucharest, discovering the best that the revitalized nations of Eastern Europe have …
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Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest, Hungary
$6,559
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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:
Budapest / Bucharest
Activities:
Biking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
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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Visit castle ruins in the German countryside
$5,999
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Grand European Tour

Amsterdam to Budapest - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Cruises
  • Discove the Dom,Germany’s cathedral
  • Explore Marksburg Castle
  • Visit the Bishops’ Residenz
  • View Germany’s oldest restaurant
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Budapest
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on your ship in Budapest and discover the Rhine Valley vistas from a 900-year-old castle. Sample the food and wine of Austria’s Wachau Valley. Learn the Viennese waltz and linger in Budapest’s Café Gerbeaud. Indulge all your senses on this 15-day journey spanning the best …
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Panoramic view of Budapest cityscape
$8,990
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Enchantment of Eastern Europe

Budapest - Bucharest - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Luna
  • Visit site of Lepenski Vir
  • Visit and meet a Croatian family
  • Bike around the Belgrade
  • Watch and enjoy a horse show
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Bucharest
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Immerse in Eastern Europe's history and culture on this 9-Day Enchantment of Eastern Europe Cruise from Budapest to Bucharest on the Emerald Luna. Begin the trip to Budapest and explore its bridges on your first day. Experience a traditional horse show in Kalocsa on day two. Day three leads to …
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Romanian Athenaeum Of Bucharest, Romania
$6,559
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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:
Vienna / Bucharest
Activities:
Biking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
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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Saint Stephens Cathedral in Vienna
$4,399
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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:
Variable
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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Romania's iconic Bran Castle "Dracula's Castle"
$4,399
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Gems of Southeast Europe - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amabella
  • Take a tour of Novi Sad
  • Indulge in MS Amabella's luxuries
  • Cruise through the Iron Gates
  • Enjoy culinary and wine excursions
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Arrive in Budapest and embark the MS Amabella for your 8-day Danube River cruise. Traverse the dramatic narrow gorge known as the Iron Gates, then cruise along the Romanian-Bulgarian border. Visit Vidin and Rousse before disembarking in Giurgiu. With options for wine tasting excursions, visits to …
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