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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Danube Christmas Markets

Discover magical Christmas markets on this festive cruise along the River Danube through Germany, Austria and Hungary. Includes shore excursions, return flights from the UK, butler service, complimentary drinks and all gratuities

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £2320pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Vienna Christmas markets
  • Nuremberg
  • Regensburg
  • Passau
  • Linz
  • Melk
  • Durnstein
  • Christmas markets
  • Budapest

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Save up to £250pp PLUS free private door-to-door transfers, free airport lounge and fast track security pass! Applies to 2020 departures. Book by 30 Nov 2019. Subject to availability. Private door-to-door transfers are complimentary within a 75 mile radius. £125pp Early Payment Discount when paying in full by 31 Dec 2019. Prices shown include this discount

Danube Christmas Markets Special Offer

Journey along the Danube visiting enchanting towns where so many Christmas traditions started, explore the magnificent capitals of Vienna and Budapest and enjoy an enchanting private Viennese evening concert in Palais Liechtenstein.

Explore the historic town of Nuremberg and its infamous World War II sites and discover the well-preserved city of Regensburg with its fairytale Christmas markets. Cruise to Passau from where there is the choice to visit Salzburg in Austria or the Czech town of Cesky Krumlov.

Continue cruising along the majestic Danube to Melk, home to a magnificent Benedictine Abbey before discovering the magical Christmas markets of Vienna. A highlight of this cruise is an enchanting private Viennese evening concert in Palais Liechtenstein. This superb luxury cruise concludes with an overnight stop in the capital of Hungary, Budapest, which is split by the Danube into the two parts, Buda and Pest.

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Danube Christmas Markets Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Munich - Nuremberg

Fly from the UK to Munich where a representative will transfer you to your luxury ship in Nuremberg. Tonight enjoy a welcome reception. (D)

Day 2 - Nuremberg

Today explore the historic town of Nuremberg with its impressive medieval architecture. See the infamous World War II sites on a guided tour followed by a visit to the Documentation Centre. There is also the option to join a gingerbread baking class. (Please note, FreeChoice is not available in Nuremberg on the reverse itinerary). (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Regensburg

Regensburg is one of Germany's finest preserved cities. Join a local guide for a walk around Regensburg with highlights including the Old Bridge and Porta Praetori, or explore the fairytale Christmas markets at the Thurn and Taxis Palace. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Passau - Linz (Austria)

Today there is the option to choose from two different countries to explore. Visit Salzburg in Austria which was the setting for 'The Sound of Music' and the birthplace of Mozart, or take an excursion to the Czech Republic and visit the World Heritage-listed city of Cesky Krumlov. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Melk - Durnstein

Your ship docks in the village of Melk this morning where there are three excursions for you to choose from. Either explore the magnificent Benedictine Abbey, take a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Durnstein or visit a local winery for a tasting. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Vienna

Discover the highlights of the magnificent city of Vienna today. Enjoy a guided tour of the impressive Schonbrunn Palace, visit the Belvedere Museum and see the greatest collection of Austrian art, or enjoy a guided bike ride around the city. Later, explore the Viennese Christmas markets which date back to the Middle Ages. This evening, enjoy a Scenic Enrich experience at Palais Liechtenstein as you listen to a private Viennese concert. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Budapest (Hungary)

Budapest is one of Eastern Europe's most ancient cities. Join a guided city tour which includes a piano concert, discover the city's Jewish heritage with a local guide, hike to Buda HIll or head to the riverside town of Szentendre for a guided tour. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Budapest - UK

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

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary. FreeChoice is not available in Nuremberg on the reverse itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night all inclusive cruise
  • Return flights from up to 15 regional airports
  • Transfers to and from airport and ship
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottled water (Selected premium beverages not included)
  • Personal butler service with all cabins
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Included shore excursions (as mentioned in itinerary)
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell dinners
  • On board entertainment and insightful lectures
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • All port charges, airport taxes, security charges and UK Air Passenger Duty

Special Features

  • Scenic Enrich: Enjoy a glass of Austrian Sekt at Palais Liechtenstein followed by a private Viennese evening concert
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • December
    • Dec 2nd - Nuremberg to Budapest - Sailing on: Scenic Amber From: £2695
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    • Dec 16th - Nuremberg to Budapest - Sailing on: Scenic Amber From: £2495
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • December
    • Dec 10th - Nuremberg to Budapest - Sailing on: Scenic Amber From: £2320
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Price Information

  • Single supplements are available on request
Map for Danube Christmas Markets