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Danube River Cruises & Tours

177 trips from 39 tour companies with 34 reviews

All Danube River tours, river cruises, expedition cruises, and adventure trips. Find the best guided trips and expert planned vacation and holiday packages. Average rating of 4.8 for all Danube River trips.

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Enchanting Danube tour

50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

5.0 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
8 Days
$ 394 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Bratislava, Budapest, Linz, Salzburg, Vienna, Wachau
From
$ 3,149

Highlights

  • Visit Budapest, Vienna and Bratislava
  • Enjoy the panaromic view cruising through Wachau Valley and Melk
  • Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral
  • Enjoy Cruising through  Danube River
  • Visit National Museum in Budapest
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Romantic Danube  tour

50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.2 | Great | 5 Reviews
8 Days
$ 250 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Amsterdam, Cologne, Heidelberg, Strasbourg
From
$ 1,999

Highlights

  • Cruise Map - Explore both sides of fascinating Budapest, experience Vienna’s imperial architecture and gracious culture, and tour riverside towns in Austria’s Wachau Valley.
  • Budapest, Hungary - Budapest is aptly called “Paris of the East” for its beautiful evening illumination and reflected lights in the Danube’s waters.
  • Vienna, Austria - This capital city of Austria is filled with green parks, elegant stores, theaters and gracious boulevards.
  • Melk, Austria - Set amidst an important wine-growing region with picturesque villages and hilltop castles, the charming city of Melk lies at the confluence of the Danube and Melk Rivers at the base of the Wachau Valley.
  • Passau, Germany - Set at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz and Danube Rivers, enchanting Passau is home to elegant colored buildings and graceful arcades.
  • Nuremberg, Germany - The second largest city in Bavaria, Nuremberg is filled with Gothic churches and traditional half-timbered houses.
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Ultimate River Cruise

50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

3.5 | Average | 6 Reviews
20 Days
$ 361 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Bamberg, Budapest, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Munich, Nantucket Island, Nuremberg, Trier, Vienna
From
$ 7,218

Highlights

  • See the fascinating Nuremberg
  • Discover Trier city tour
  • Explore Paris
  • Explore Mainz and visit Gutenberg Museum
  • Explore Kitzingen and enjoy Wine cellar visit & tasting
  • Visit Budapest City tour
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The Legendary Danube

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

3.5 | Average | 6 Reviews
8 Days
$ 447 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Budapest, Linz, Nuremberg, Prague, Vienna, Wachau
From
$ 3,579

Highlights

  • Enjoy a fascinating 7-night cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest
  • Discover Prague and get an opportunity to visit world historic sites
  • Explore Vienna cruise through the scenic and romantic Wachau Valley en route to Melk.
  • Visit Budapest
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Danube Delights River Cruise  tour

50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

5.0 | Excellent | 3 Reviews
8 Days
$ 243 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Budapest, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Hungarian National Gallery, Matthias Church, Nuremberg, sobering Holocaust Memorial, St. Martin's Cathedral, Vienne, Wachau
From
$ 1,945

Highlights

  • Enjoy the Cruise along the Danube River by Emerald Star-Ships
  • Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral
  • Visit to Hofburg Imperial Palace
  • Discover Budapest
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Danube Discovery Cruise

50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 213 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Serbia, Slovakia, Belgrade, Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest, Croatia, Lucerne, Munich, Prague, Romania, Vienna
From
$ 3,199

Highlights

  • Hofburg Palace (Vienna)
  • St. Martin’s Cathedral (Bratislava)
  • Matthias Coronation Church (Budapest)
  • Gypsy Concert (On Board – Budapest)
  • Old Town with Concert (Osijek)
  • Petrovaradin Fortress (Novi Sad)
  • Kalemegdan Fortress (Belgrade)
  • Iron Gates Gorge
  • Baba Vida Fortress (Vidin)
  • Palace of Parliament (Bucharest)
  • Optional Dracula’s Castle Extension
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The Blue Danube River Cruise tour

50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

8 Days
$ 176 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Budapest, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Salzburg, Vienna, Wachau
From
$ 1,411

Highlights

  • Guided tour of Vienna, city of Strauss and home of the Hapsburgs
  • Live classical quartet recital on board
  • Tour of baroque Bratislava, capital of Slovakia
  • Cruise through the scenic Wachau, Austria's premier wine region
  • Visit to Melk Abbey, central Europe's most spectacular baroque monastery, and one of its premier academic institutions
  • Visit to medieval Dürnstein where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned whilst returning from the Crusades
  • Tour of Salzburg, birthplace of Mozart and one of Austria’s most beautiful cities
  • Explore the amazing basilica at Esztergom, Hungary’s oldest cathedral
  • Tour of Budapest, Pearl of the Danube
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Passage to Eastern Europe tour

50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.2 | Great | 5 Reviews
11 Days
$ 245 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Belgrade, Bucharest, Budapest
From
$ 2,699

Highlights

  • Take guided walk through the grounds of Kalemegdan Fortress
  • Experience two nights in bustling Budapest, cosmopolitan capital of Hungary
  • Sail past dramatic natural wonders like the soaring white cliffs of the Iron Gate region
  • Enjoy Serbian & Hungarian folkloric performances
  • Enjoy the authentic flavors of Eastern Europe, on shore and aboard
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The Great Rivers of Europe tour

Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

3.4 | Average | 26 Reviews
16 Days
$ 187 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Bamberg, Cologne, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Nuremberg, Vienna
From
$ 2,995

Highlights

  • Unpack just once, journey 948 miles through three countries, and enjoy an abundance of included features—from all meals to 11 guided tours, and more—on our #1 River Cruise for more than a decade
  • Cruise aboard our award-winning 140- to 164-passenger ships with a dedicated English-speaking crew
  • Experience this European itinerary, and uncover a local and American perspective in destinations like Nuremberg’s Room 600
  • Explore with an expert, local Program Director—a native or resident of Europe—who will be dedicated to your group of no more than 47 from the start to the end of your trip
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Grand Danube Cruise - Eastbound

50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
18 Days
$ 451 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Belgrade, Bucharest, Budapest, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Nuremberg, Prague, Vienna, Wachau
From
$ 8,116

Highlights

  • 18 day river cruise from Prague to Bucharest
  • Deluxe 13-night cruise in an outside stateroom
  • See the Hradcany Castle grounds
  • Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour
  • Benedictine Abbey in Melk
  • See fishermen’s Bastion and Heroes’ Square
  • Visit Lepenski Vir archaeological site
  • Vidin’s fortress and Belogradchik’s rock formations
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The Romantic Danube

Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

3.5 | Average | 6 Reviews
11 Days
$ 325 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Bratislava, Budapest, Český Krumlov, Linz, Prague, Salzburg, St. Martin's Cathedral, Vienna
From
$ 3,579

Highlights

  • Explore Prague
  • Enjoy walking tour to Regensburg, Linz
  • Discover Vienna city tour
  • Visit Budapest
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A-ROSA SILVA - Danube Cataracts tour

Relaxing Retreats, 50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

5.0 | Excellent | 3 Reviews
11 Days
$ 343 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Bratislava, Budapest, Pasargadae, Vienna
From
$ 3,769

Highlights

  • A relaxed holiday on A-Rose cruise tours.
  • Experience impressive countryside and cities the Danube.
  • See the History Belgrade’s of varied architectural legacy.
  • Visit Bratislava "Beauty on the Danube" fantastic panoramic view
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The Beautiful Blue Danube tour

Family Friendly, 50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.0 | Great | 1 Review
8 Days
$ 181 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Austria, Slovakia, Bratislava, Budapest, Vienne, Wachau
From
$ 1,447

Highlights

  • Explore Vienna and Melk
  • Enjoy the ship cruise through Danube River
  • Visit Bratislava, Kalocsa, Budapest, Esztergom
  • Enjoy the beautiful nature in Wachau
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Grand European Cruise tour

50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

3.4 | Average | 26 Reviews
28 Days
$ 257 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Romania, Serbia, Amsterdam, Bamberg, Bucharest, Budapest, Budapest History Museum, Cologne, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Nuremberg, Transylvania, Vienna
From
$ 7,195

Highlights

  • Cruise along Europe’s greatest waterways through eight countries, from Amsterdam on the North Sea to Constanta on the Black Sea
  • Cruise aboard our award-winning 140- to 164-passenger ships with a dedicated English-speaking crew
  • Experience this European itinerary, and uncover a local and American perspective in destinations impacted by global events, such as World War II and the Cold War
  • Explore with an expert, local Program Director—a native or resident of Europe—who will be dedicated to your group of no more than 47 from the start to the end of your trip
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Danube River Cruise Bike Tour

Cycling & Biking, Hiking & Walking, 50 plus, Culinary & Wine, Small Ship Cruise

5.0 | Excellent | 2 Reviews
8 Days
$ 687 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Nuremberg, Prague
From
$ 5,498

Highlights

  • With graceful bridges, spires, turrets and abbey towers embellishing its banks, the Danube River guides you through history
  • Experience each grand cityscape as it was historically designed to impress—from the water
  • Enjoy one of our most flexible itineraries—an ideal trip for a range of cycling abilities
  • Experience unforgettable moments like pedaling in Austria's famous Wachau Valley wine region and an evening cruise through Budapest's illuminated cityscape
  • Choose between more miles on your bike or expertly guided tours on foot
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Great Cities of Eastern Europe tour

50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 200 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Poland, Auschwitz, Budapest, Helsinki, Krakow, Matthias Church, Prague, Vienna, Warsaw
From
$ 2,999

Highlights

  • Visit the concentration camp at Auschwitz, now a museum honoring the victims of the Holocaust
  • See the 13th century Matthias Coronation Church and the Citadel on Mount Gellert.
  • See historical sights including the Monument of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
  • Voyage to the charming artist’s town of Szentendre
  • Enjoy a panoramic tour taking you along the Ring Boulevard, past Emperor Franz Josef’s Hofburg Palace and the ornate State Opera to a masterpiece of Gothic architecture, the Cathedral of St. Stephen’s
  • Visit the quaint towns of Duernstein and Telc en route to Prague
  • See the 14th-century Charles Bridge and explore the charming Old Town in Prague
  • Helsinki Tour
  • Danube Bend
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Budapest, Vienna & Prague

Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 236 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Budapest, Helsinki, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Prague, Vienna
From
$ 2,599

Highlights

  • You’ll also see the 13th century Matthias Coronation Church (Budapest) and the Citadel on Mount Gellert
  • Enjoy the scenic Danube Bend
  • See the beautiful Cathedral of St. Stephen’s (Vienna)
  • See the 14th-century Charles Bridge
  • Explore Helsinki Tour
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Vienna To Prague Family Biking

Cycling & Biking, Family Friendly, Cultural

4.8 | Excellent | 26 Reviews
6 Days
$ 666 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Český Krumlov, Prague, Vienna, Wachau
From
$ 3,995

Highlights

  • A journey between the great capitals of Vienna and Prague is a trip back in time
  • We ride the UNESCO-protected Wachau Valley
  • We follow the Danube through vineyards and villages
  • Crossing into the Czech Republic
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Vienna To Prague Biking tour

Cycling & Biking, Cultural

4.8 | Excellent | 26 Reviews
6 Days
$ 699 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Český Krumlov, Prague, Wachau
From
$ 4,195

Highlights

  • Drive to the Czech Republic, have fascinating pedal into Cesky Krumlov
  • See the fabulous Krumlov Castle
  • Enjoy Ride from the medieval fortress of Karlstein
  • Opporitunity to visit UNESCO-protected Wachau Valley
  • See the Danube through vineyards and villages
  • Visit Rosenburg castle
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Danube River Cruise Biking tour

Cycling & Biking, 50 plus, Small Ship Cruise

4.8 | Excellent | 26 Reviews
8 Days
$ 874 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Bratislava, Budapest, Linz, Munich, Vienna, Wachau
From
$ 6,995

Highlights

  • Enjoy riding along the Danube Bike Path
  • Discover the Old City in Passau
  • Visit 'Donau Auen' National Park
  • Enjoy a casual bike tour of the main sights and explore Budapest
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