• Passau
  • Melk Abbey
  • Natural History Museum, Vienna
  • Bratislava Castle
  • Hungarian Parliament, Budapest
  • Budapest at sunset
  • Vienna
  • Budapest

Treasures of the Danube

Explore the fascinating capital cities of Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest as you journey along the legendary River Danube. Includes return flights from Leeds-Bradford or Manchester

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Sail the Danube, which for centuries has inspired musicians, artists and poets, from Germany to Austria, Slovakia and Hungary.

Join your luxurious ship in Vilshofen and cruise to the fairytale city of Passau. Explore the Baroque architecture of Linz or travel to Salzburg, made famous by the 'Sound of Music', before visiting Melk's majestic Benedictine Abbey and cruising through the picturesque Wachau Valley.

Explore the imperial city of Vienna on a guided tour which includes the impressive Opera House and St Stephen's Cathedral, then enjoy classical music at a Viennese concert. Wander around Bratislava's Old Town (except cruises in Oct/Nov) before seeing Budapest's highlights including Fisherman's Bastion, Heroes' Square and Castle Hill.

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Day 1 : UK - Vilshofen (Germany)

Fly from Leeds-Bradford or Manchester and embark your luxurious ship in Vilshofen. Enjoy a private Oktoberfest celebration in Vilshofen with beer, traditional music and dancing. Welcome Dinner on board tonight. (D)

Day 2 : Vilshofen - Passau

Explore Vilshofen then cruise to the fairytale city of Passau for a walking tour of the old town's cobbled streets and Baroque architecture. There is the option to join a guided hike up to Passau Castle and on the reverse itinerary there is a guided bike tour of Passau. (B,L,D)

Day 3 : Linz (Austria)

Join a guided walking or cycling tour of Linz's highlights then this afternoon either visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the 'Salzkammergut' region, the Czech town of Cesky Krumlov or Salzburg, famous for the 'Sound of Music'. There is the option to instead enjoy a full day in Salzburg, stopping en-route at Mondsee, home to the famous Basilica St Michael (forward itinerary only). (B,L,D)

Day 4 : Weissenkirchen

Today there is a choice of excursions. Join the guided walk of Durnstein and visit Melk's majestic Benedictine Abbey, hike up to the castle ruins where Richard of Lionheart was once imprisoned or enjoy a tasting of 'apricots and sweets'. This evening enjoy a wine tasting at a local winery on the forward itinerary; on the reverse itinerary the ship docks in Grein for a visit to Castle Greinburg, a sparkling wine reception and a folklore performance. (B,L,D)

Day 5 : Vienna

Join a panoramic tour of Vienna with highlights including the Opera House and Town Hall. Alternatively there is a guided bike ride through the Donaupark. In the afternoon, there is a bike ride to the impressive Klosterneuburg Monastery. (B,L,D)

Day 6 : Bratislava (Slovakia)

Enjoy a guided walking tour of Bratislava's Old Town Hall and Mirbach Palace or sample some local delicacies at the Slovakian Specialties tasting. Perhaps hike up to Bratislava Castle then spend time at leisure in the city. Please note: Cruises in Oct/Nov will visit Krems instead of Bratislava. (B,L,D)

Day 7 : Budapest (Hungary)

Budapest's sightseeing tour includes Fisherman's Bastion, the famous Heroes' Square and historic Buda Castle which offers superb views across the cities of Buda and Pest. Why not take the opportunity to hike up Castle Hill for panoramic city views (forward itinerary only). Enjoy dinner on board followed by an evening cruise through the illuminated city. (B,L,D)

Day 8 : Budapest - UK

Disembark ship in Budapest and transfer to the airport for your return flight to Leeds-Bradford or Manchester. (B)

Key: B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner. Please note this itinerary also operates in reverse - sequence and tours may vary

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board deluxe accommodation in an outside cabin - most with the revolutionary Twin balconies
  • Return flights from Leeds-Bradford or Manchester and overseas transfers
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner plus bottled water in cabins replenished daily
  • Sip and Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • State of the art Infotainment System in all cabins with hi-speed internet, Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English TV stations
  • Special highlights including lectures, theme dinners, cooking demonstration, on board music performances and afternoon/evening piano music
  • Bicycles to explore on your own and guided bicycle tours
  • Services of professional Cruise Manager
  • Port Charges
  • All local taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Gratuities

Cruise Extensions

  • Prague Extension Extend your 7-night cruise with a 3-night post-cruise stay in Prague. Please contact us for details
  • Munich Extension Extend your 7-night cruise with a 3-night pre-cruise stay in Munich. Please contact us for details

Special Features

  • Special wine-themed itineraries:
  • 2017: 24 Jul; 21 Aug; 8, 13, 15, 20 Nov
  • 2018: 23, 30* Mar; 20* Jul; 3* Aug; 26* Oct; 2, 4, 9, 11 Nov
  • 2019: 22*, 29 Mar; 5, 13 Apr; 19 May; 28 Jun; 4, 9* Aug; 3, 8, 10, 15 Nov
  • *Reverse itinerary only

2018 Departures

Vilshofen to Budapest

Ship: Concerto Class Ships Our Price From
Aug 24£2695
Aug 31; Sep 02, 14, 16, 21, 28; Oct 05£2761
Oct 12, 14£2628
Nov 02£2361
Nov 09£2295
Nov 11£1733

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

Budapest to Vilshofen

Ship: Concerto Class Ships Our Price From
Aug 24, 26£2695
Aug 31; Sep 07, 09, 14, 21, 28; Oct 05£2761
Oct 07£2695
Oct 12£2628
Oct 21£2495
Oct 26£2428
Nov 02£1833
Nov 04£1961

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

2019 Departures

Vilshofen to Budapest

Ship: AmaMagna Our Price From
May 05£2812
Jun 02, 16, 30; Jul 28£2882
Aug 25; Sep 08£2953
Sep 22£3094
Oct 06£3023
Oct 20£2812
Nov 03£2601
Nov 17£2460
Dec 29£2530
Ship: Concerto Class Ships Our Price From
Mar 22£2108
Mar 29£2049
Mar 30, 31£2178
Apr 05£2249
Apr 12, 13£2319
Apr 14£2389
Apr 19£2460
Apr 26, 28£2601
May 03, 10£2671
May 17£2742
May 19£2882
May 24, 26, 31; Jun 07, 14, 21; Jul 05£2742
Jul 14£2882
Jul 19£2742
Jul 21£2882
Jul 26; Aug 02, 09, 16, 18£2742
Aug 30£2882
Sep 13, 15, 27£2953
Oct 11£2812
Oct 13£2953
Oct 18£2742
Oct 25, 27£2601
Nov 01£2460
Nov 08, 10£2389
Nov 15, 22£2319
Dec 27£2389

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

Budapest to Vilshofen

Ship: AmaMagna Our Price From
May 12, 19, 26; Jun 09, 23; Jul 07£2882
Jul 21£2792
Aug 04, 18£2882
Sep 01, 15, 29£3094
Oct 13£2953
Oct 27£2742
Nov 10£2530
Ship: Concerto Class Ships Our Price From
Mar 22, 23£2108
Mar 24£1809
Apr 05, 06, 07£2249
Apr 12£2319
Apr 19, 21£2460
May 17, 24, 31; Jun 07, 16, 28; Jul 12, 14£2742
Jul 19£2882
Aug 09, 11, 16£2742
Aug 23£2812
Aug 30£2882
Sep 06£3094
Sep 08, 13, 20; Oct 04£2953
Oct 06£2882
Oct 11£2812
Oct 18£2742
Oct 20£2671
Oct 25£2601
Nov 15£2319
Dec 27, 29£2389

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two sharing a Cat E cabin. Call us for single supplement prices
  • Cabin upgrade supplements are available, please contact us
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