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Beautiful Blue Danube

Cruise along the stunning Danube river from Passau to Budapest and enjoy the classical music programme accompanying this cruise which has been carefully designed for lovers of classical music. Includes return flights from the UK and a superb programme of included shore excursions with guided tours, classical music concerts and private recitals in stunning venues

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £2145pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Passau
  • Salzburg
  • Melk Abbey
  • Durnstein
  • Belvedere Palace, Vienna
  • Bratislava Castle
  • Budapest

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Experience grand old capitals and picturesque towns on this Danube river cruise through Europe's musical heartland, with on-board musical performances and private concerts ashore in stunning venues.

From Passau travel to Linz, where there is a full day excursion to the romantic city of Salzburg for a visit to the Mozarthaus and an exclusive concert in the Mozarteum. Tour Melk Abbey and enjoy a concert by the Slovak Quintet in the famous St Koloman Hall, followed by a walking tour of Durnstein with wine tasting. Cruise to Vienna and see the sights, including St Stephen's Cathedral and Hofburg Palace, on a morning tour then take a guided tour of Schonbrunn Palace. There may be the opportunity to visit the Vienna State Opera or enjoy a Sound of Vienna concert, subject to availability. Explore the Belvedere Museum and Palace on a guided tour then enjoy an on-board concert by the Kudlak Philharmonic Quintet.

Discover Slovakia's fascinating capital, Bratislava, on a guided city tour with a concert in Moyzes Hall by the Slovak Quintet. This superb holiday concludes in Budapest, where there are guided tours of both Buda and Pest as well as a concert in the Duna Palace.

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Classical Music on the Danube Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Passau (Germany)

Fly from the UK and embark Amadeus Silver (2018) or Amadeus Elegant (2019) in Passau. Enjoy a Welcome Concert on board this evening.

Day 2 - Linz (Austria)

Cruise to Linz and enjoy a full day excursion to beautiful Salzburg with a visit to the Mozarthaus, lunch and and an exclusive concert in the Mozarteum.

Day 3 - Melk - Durnstein

This morning there is a tour of Melk Abbey, Austria's largest baroque monastery, with a concert by the Slovak Quintet. Cruise to Durnstein this afternoon for a walking tour with wine tasting.

Days 4 - 5 - Vienna

Take the city tour of Vienna this morning to see the Ringstrasse and the historic centre, home to St Stephen's Cathedral. There is a guided tour of Schönbrunn Palace in the afternoon, with a visit to the Vienna State Opera or Sound of Vienna concert in the evening (subject to availability). The following day there is a morning guided tour of the Belvedere Museum and Palace then enjoy an on-board concert by the Kudlak Philharmonic Quartet.

Day 6 - Bratislava (Slovakia)

This morning there is a city tour of Bratislava, home to the summer residence of the archbishop, a restored old town and the magnificent Primatial Palace, with a concert in Mozyes Hall by the Slovak Quintet.

Day 7 - Budapest (Hungary)

Join the morning city tour of Buda whose highlights include the Fisherman's Bastion and St Maathew's Church, then this afternoon enjoy a concert in the Duna Palace and a guided city tour of Pest.

Day 8 - Budapest - UK

Disembark Amadeus Silver (2018) or Amadeus Elegant (2019) in Budapest and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK and all overseas transfers
  • Superb programme of included shore excursions with guided tours, classical music concerts and recitals
  • Gourmet dining with all meals included
  • Quality red and white wines from Europe’s famous wine regions, draft beer and soft drinks included with lunch and dinner on board
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Gala Dinner
  • On-board entertainment including lectures, cooking demonstration and music performances
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and bottled water
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board
  • English-speaking Cruise Director
  • All port and airport taxes

Special Features

  • Excursion to Salzburg with visit to Mozarthaus and exclusive concert in Mozarteum
  • Tour of Melk Abbey with concert by Slovak Quintet
  • Walking tour of Durnstein with wine tasting
  • City tour of Vienna
  • Guided tour of Schonbrunn Palace
  • Visit to Vienna State Opera or Sound of Vienna concert (subject to availability)
  • Guided tour of Belvedere Museum and Palace
  • On-board concert by Kudlak Philharmonic Quartet
  • Bratislava city tour with concert in Mozyes Hall by Slovak Quintet
  • Buda city tour
  • City tour of Pest and concert in Duna Palace
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