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Romantic Danube

Visit the spectacular capital cities of Budapest and Vienna and discover the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley on this superb cruise along the Danube. Includes excursions and travel package from the UK

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £1095pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Budapest
  • Vienna
  • Danube Gorge, Kelheim
  • Nuremberg
  • Melk Abbey
  • Regensburg

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Viking River Cruises

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Romantic Danube River cruise to Hungary, Austria and Germany Special Offer

Discover spectacular cities and the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley as you cruise along the River Danube from the cosmopolitan city of Budapest. Explore historic "Buda" and modern "Pest", before exploring the musical city of Vienna.

Cruise through the picturesque Wachau Valley, take a tour of UNESCO-listed Gottweig Abbey which towers above the Danube, and enjoy a special concert inside St Stephen's Cathedral in Passau.

Explore the medieval city of Regensburg where you can see the magnificent 12th-century Old Stone Bridge and cruise through spectacular locks on the Main-Danube Canal to the city of Nuremburg in Bavaria.

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Romantic Danube Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Budapest (Hungary)

Fly from the UK to Budapest, Hungary's vibrant capital divided by the Danube River, and transfer to your ship. (D)

Day 2 - Budapest

Enjoy a tour of the Pest side of the city where you will see the National Opera House, Parliament Building and Chain Bridge. Cross the River Danube to Buda's Castle District where you can visit Fishermen's Bastion and Matthias Church. Midafternoon there is a Viennese coffee workshop with apple strudel (forward itinerary only). (B, L, D)

Day 3 - Vienna (Austria)

Enjoy a city tour with highlights including the Opera House, Hofburg Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. After lunch aboard, spend the afternoon at leisure. Perhaps take an optional excursion to Schonbrunn Palace, summer residence of the Habsburgs. Dinner is served aboard and there is an optional evening concert in Vienna (forward itinerary only). (B, L, D)

Day 4 - Krems

After breakfast, visit Gottweig Abbey, a UNESCO-listed benedictine abbey which towers above the Wachau Valley. Later, rejoin your ship for a cruise through the beautiful Wachau valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Passau (Germany)

Explore Passau at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz and Danube Rivers where you can take a guided walk with highlights including St. Stephen's Cathedral. Inside, you can enjoy a special concert on the 17,000-pipe organ, considered Europe's largest church organ. Please note: Organ concert is available from May - Oct only and not available on Sundays. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Regensburg - Kelheim

Enjoy a walking tour through the medieval city of Regensburg where you will see the 12th-century Old Stone Bridge and St. Peter's Cathedral. Return to the ship for lunch and an afternoon of scenic cruising along the Danube. Alternatively, perhaps enjoy an optional tour to the Danube Narrows and visit the magnificent Weltenburg Abbey, renowned for its dark ale, brewed by monks since 1050. Please note: Weltenberg Abbey tour is available May - Oct only. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Roth or Nuremberg

Cruise through a series of locks on the Main-Danube Canal. Disembark in Roth and take a shuttle to Nuremberg or stay on board and arrive in Nuremberg later. Take a tour of the former Nazi parade grounds and the Palace of Justice, before heading to medieval Nuremberg Castle. Alternatively, enjoy an optional World War II history tour. Please note, on the reverse itinerary there isn't the option to disembark in Roth. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Nuremberg - Munich - UK

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

PLEASE NOTE: This itinerary is also available in reverse from Nuremberg to Budapest. Visit sequence, tours and times may vary.

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board cruise on board a Viking Longship
  • Return economy class flights from London or selected regional airports to Budapest and return from Munich
  • Guided excursions
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Welcome Cocktail Reception and Dinner
  • Captains Farewell Dinner
  • All port and airport taxes
  • Transfers as stated

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities

Cruise Extensions

  • Extend your stay in Prague or Budapest Why not extend your holiday to soak up the atmosphere? A pre- or post-cruise extension with 2 night stay in Budapest is available from £259 per person. A pre- or post-cruise extension with 3 night stay in Prague is available from £489 per person. Single supplement applicable. Please contact us for details.

Special Features

  • No regional flight supplements from selected airports
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2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Budapest to Nuremberg

Departure Date Brochure Price Blue Water Price
Viking Longships
Mar 23, 25, 31£2295£2295
Apr 28, 29£2495£2495
May 05, 06, 11, 12, 13, 18, 20, 25, 26, 27; Jun 02, 08, 09, 10, 17, 22, 23, 24£2795£2295
Jul 06, 07, 08, 20, 21, 22; Aug 04, 05, 11, 17, 18, 19, 31£2595£2095
Sep 01, 02, 14, 15, 16, 28, 29, 30; Oct 12, 13, 14£2795£2295
Oct 26, 27, 28; Nov 09, 10, 11£2495£1995
Nov 24, 25£2295£1795
Dec 08£1895£1895
Dec 09£1895£1395
Dec 15£1895£1895

Nuremberg to Budapest

Departure Date Brochure Price Blue Water Price
Viking Longships
Mar 30£2295£2295
May 04, 05, 06, 13, 19, 20, 25, 26; Jun 01, 02, 03, 10, 15, 16, 17, 23, 29, 30£2795£2295
Jul 01, 13, 14, 15, 27, 28, 29; Aug 03, 10, 11, 12, 24, 25, 26£2595£2095
Sep 02, 07, 08, 09, 21, 22, 23; Oct 05, 06, 07£2795£2295
Oct 19, 20, 21; Nov 02, 03, 04£2495£1995
Nov 16, 17, 18£2295£1795
Dec 01, 09, 15£1895£1895

2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Budapest to Nuremberg

Departure Date Brochure Price Blue Water Price
Viking Longships
Apr 14, 20£2495£1495
Apr 26, 28£2745£1745
May 04, 10, 12, 18, 24, 26; Jun 01, 07, 09, 15, 21, 23, 29£3045£2045
Jul 05, 07, 13, 19, 21, 27; Aug 02, 04, 10, 16, 18, 24, 30£2845£1845
Sep 01, 07, 13, 15, 21, 27, 29; Oct 05, 11, 13£3045£2045
Oct 19, 25, 27; Nov 02, 08, 10£2745£1745
Nov 16, 22, 24£2495£1495
Nov 30; Dec 06, 08, 14£2095£1095
Dec 20, 22£2495£1495

Nuremberg to Budapest

Departure Date Brochure Price Blue Water Price
Viking Longships
Apr 13, 19, 21£2495£1495
Apr 27£2745£1745
May 03, 05, 11, 17, 19, 25, 31; Jun 02, 08, 14, 16, 22, 28, 30£3045£2045
Jul 06, 12, 14, 20, 26, 28; Aug 03, 09, 11, 17, 23, 25, 31£2845£1845
Sep 06, 08, 14, 20, 22, 28; Oct 04, 06, 12£3045£2045
Oct 18, 20, 26; Nov 01, 03, 09£2745£1745
Nov 15, 17, 23£2495£1495
Nov 29; Dec 01, 07, 13, 15£2095£1095
Dec 27£2495£1495

Price Information

  • All prices shown above are per person based on double occupancy in a Cat F cabin. Single supplements are available on request
  • 2018 Cabin Upgrade Supplements:
  • Cat E - £150pp
  • Cat D - £500pp
  • Cat C - £700pp
  • Cat B - from £850pp to £1100pp
  • Cat A - from £1050pp to £1300pp
  • Cat AA - from £1500pp to £2700pp
  • Cat ES - from £1950pp to £4150pp
  • 2019 Cabin Upgrade Supplements:
  • Cat E - £150pp
  • Cat D - £400pp
  • Cat C - £650pp
  • Cat B - from £800pp to £1050pp
  • Cat A - from £1000pp to £1250pp
  • Cat AA - from £1500pp to £2750pp
  • Cat ES - from £2000pp to £3250pp
Large map for Romantic Danube River cruise to Hungary, Austria and Germany
Small map for Romantic Danube River cruise to Hungary, Austria and Germany

Romantic Danube

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