Danube River Cruises & Tours - 2018/2019

185 trips from 39 tour companies with 36 reviews

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5.0 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Bratislava, Budapest, Linz, Salzburg, Vienna, Wachau
$ 3,149
From $ 3,873
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 394 per day
Highlights
  • Visit Budapest, Vienna and
  • 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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4.2 | Great | 5 Reviews
By
Viking River Cruises
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star
Luxury - 5 star Lodging Level The 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Amsterdam, Cologne, Heidelberg, Strasbourg
From $ 1,999
$ 250 per day
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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3.5 | Average | 6 Reviews
By
AMA Waterways
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Bamberg, Budapest, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Munich, Nantucket Island, Nuremberg, Trier, Vienna
From $ 7,218
$ 361 per day
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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3.5 | Average | 6 Reviews
By
AMA Waterways
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Budapest, Linz, Nuremberg, Prague, Vienna, Wachau
From $ 3,579
$ 447 per day
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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5.0 | Excellent | 3 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star
Luxury - 5 star Lodging Level The 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
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
$ 243 per day
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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4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
By
SmarTours
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Serbia, Slovakia, Belgrade, Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest, Croatia, Lucerne, Munich, Prague, Romania, Vienna
$ 3,299
From $ 8,847
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 220 per day
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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Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Budapest, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Salzburg, Vienna, Wachau
From $ 1,411
$ 176 per day
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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4.2 | Great | 5 Reviews
By
Viking River Cruises
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Belgrade, Bucharest, Budapest
From $ 2,699
$ 245 per day
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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3.4 | Average | 26 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Bamberg, Cologne, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Nuremberg, Vienna
From $ 2,995
$ 187 per day
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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4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Belgrade, Bucharest, Budapest, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Nuremberg, Prague, Vienna, Wachau
From $ 8,116
$ 451 per day
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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3.5 | Average | 6 Reviews
By
AMA Waterways
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Bratislava, Budapest, Český Krumlov, Linz, Prague, Salzburg, St. Martin's Cathedral, Vienna
From $ 3,579
$ 325 per day
Highlights
  • Explore Prague
  • Enjoy walking tour to Regensburg, Linz
  • Discover Vienna city tour
  • Visit Budapest
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5.0 | Excellent | 3 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Relaxing Retreats, 50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Bratislava, Budapest, Pasargadae, Vienna
From $ 3,769
$ 343 per day
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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4.0 | Great | 1 Review
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Family Friendly, 50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, Slovakia, Bratislava, Budapest, Vienne, Wachau
From $ 1,447
$ 181 per day
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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3.4 | Average | 26 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star
Luxury - 5 star Lodging Level The 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
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
$ 257 per day
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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5.0 | Excellent | 10 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Full day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.
Theme:
Cycling & Biking, Hiking & Walking, 50 plus, Culinary & Wine, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Nuremberg, Prague
From $ 5,498
$ 687 per day
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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4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star
Luxury - 5 star Lodging Level The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.
Physical:
Very Easy
Very Easy Physical Level Minimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Nuremberg, Prague, Vienna, Wachau
From $ 3,289
$ 253 per day
Highlights
  • Enjoy wine tasting in Melk and beer tasting in fascinating Regensburg
  • Special onboard and onshore experiences presented by local chefs, entertainers, artisans, and experts
  • Visits cities in four European nations
  • Enjoy the beauty of river Danube.
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4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
By
SmarTours
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Poland, Auschwitz, Budapest, Helsinki, Krakow, Matthias Church, Prague, Vienna, Warsaw
$ 2,999
From $ 7,097
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 200 per day
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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4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
By
SmarTours
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays
Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Budapest, Helsinki, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Prague, Vienna
$ 2,599
From $ 6,047
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 236 per day
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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5.0 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Bavaria, Nuremberg, Passau, Prague, Vienna
$ 3,499
From $ 4,304
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 350 per day
4.8 | Excellent | 26 Reviews
By
Butterfield & Robinson
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star
Luxury - 5 star Lodging Level The 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 Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Cycling & Biking, Family Friendly, Cultural
Visits: Austria, Czech Republic, Český Krumlov, Prague, Vienna, Wachau
$ 3,995
From $ 4,554
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 666 per day
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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