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

Enchanting Danube

A 7-night Danube River cruise from Budapest exploring spectacular capital cities and the picturesque Wachau Valley on board River Beatrice. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £2249pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Budapest Parliament
  • Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest
  • Bratislava Castle
  • Vienna
  • Melk Abbey
  • Durnstein

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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Save up to 10% on 2020 departures! Save 10% on Classic, Deluxe and French Balcony cabins, and save 5% on Suites. Subject to availability. Book by 31 Oct 2019

Exclusive £50pp discount on 2019 departures!

Low single supplement! Applies to 22, 29 Mar; 5, 12, 26 Apr and 3, 10, 17 May 2020 departures. Excludes Suites. Subject to availability

Enchanting Danube Special Offer

Cruise along the celebrated River Danube which has inspired many poets, musicians and artists through the centuries.

Begin with an overnight stay in Budapest where a guided tour takes you to the UNESCO-listed Castle Hill district and the 19th Century Fisherman's Bastion before cruising along the Danube to the musical city of Vienna. Dock in the picturesque Baroque village of Durnstein and cruise through the spectacular Wachau Valley to Melk, home to its nine-hundred-year-old Benedictine abbey.

Stroll through Salzburg, setting for the film 'A Sound of Music' and enjoy an organ concert at St Stephan's Cathedral in Passau where your unforgettable Danube cruise comes to an end.

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Enchanting Danube Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Budapest (Hungary)

Fly from the UK to Budapest. Meet your representative on arrival and transfer to the port to embark your ship.

Day 2 - Budapest

Explore Budapest, split into Buda and Pest over the River Danube. A panoramic tour reveals the highlights of the city including St Stephen's Basilica, the Opera House and the Parliament Museum. Alternatively 'Do as the Locals Do' taking the metro to Lehel Market Hall, a huge indoor market. After enjoy a stop at a local coffee house before heading to the oldest gardens in Budapest. Captain's Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner this evening. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Bratislava (Slovakia) - Vienna (Austria)

In 2019, enjoy a walking tour taking in the thriving commercial centre which has Gothic, Baroque and Art-Deco architecture. In 2020, join a walking tour showcasing the medieval city's fortifications and the beautiful Old Town. The ship then cruises to Vienna. On arrival in Vienna, enjoy an exclusive concert of Mozart and Strauss at a magnificent palace. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Vienna

This morning, enjoy an exclusive visit to the Vienna Art History Museum to see the extraordinary collection of art in complete privacy. Then, choose from the 'Do and the Locals Do' tour which highlights Viennese essentials such as coffee, sausages, wine and public transport or opt for the 'Imperial Highlights Tour'. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Durnstein - Melk

Stroll through the Baroque village of Durnstein then take part in a wine tasting or learn about the history of saffron in Austrian cuisine. Arrive in Melk and visit the magnificent Benedictine Abbey with its extraordinary baroque-style library. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Linz

Travel to Salzburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and famously known as the setting for 'The Sound of Music' and spend the day exploring the birthplace of Salzburg (lunch not provided). Alternatively, visit nearby Linz for a behind-the-scenes at the Linz opera house tour and taste cider at an apple and pear orchard. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Passau (Germany)

Located at the confluence of the Danube, Inn and Ilz, Passau is home to the St Stephen's Cathedral where you can enjoy an organ concert* on Europe's largest pipe organ. Alternatively join a bicycle tour along the banks of the Inn, one of the prettiest tributaries of the Danube, or a guided hike along the beautiful Ilz River with a nature expert. Captain's Farewell Dinner this evening. *Organ concert not available on Sundays or before May 1 or after October 31

Day 8 - Passau - Munich - UK

Disembark Maria Theresa and transfer to Munich 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 nights full board accommodation onboard the Maria Theresa
  • Return flights from the UK or Eurostar and overseas transfers
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, speciality coffee, tea and bottled water, plus many premium wines and spirits
  • Included shore excursions with English speaking guides, as per itinerary (subject to change)
  • Epicurean Adventurer programme
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • On-board entertainment and insightful lectures
  • All gratuities onboard and onshore
  • State-of-the-art 'Quietvox' portable audio headset systems for all excursions and complimentary internet access and Wi-Fi on board
  • All airport taxes, security charges and UK Air Passenger Duty, all port charges and airline imposed fuel surcharge

Cruise Extensions

  • Munich Extension: Enjoy a 3-night pre-cruise stay in Munich with included tours - from £400pp. Please contact us for more details
  • Prague Extension: Enjoy a 2-night post-cruise stay in Prague with included tours - from £400pp. Please contact us for more details
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • October
    • Oct 20th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3349
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £4149 Brochure Price from: £4549 Brochure Price from: £5949 Brochure Price from: £7449
      Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £4499 Blue Water Price from: £5899 Blue Water Price from: £7399
    • Oct 27th - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £2749
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2799 Brochure Price from: £3549 Brochure Price from: £3949 Brochure Price from: £5349 Brochure Price from: £6849
      Blue Water Price from: £2749 Blue Water Price from: £3499 Blue Water Price from: £3899 Blue Water Price from: £5299 Blue Water Price from: £6799
  • November
    • Nov 3rd - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £2749
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2799 Brochure Price from: £3549 Brochure Price from: £3949 Brochure Price from: £5349 Brochure Price from: £6849
      Blue Water Price from: £2749 Blue Water Price from: £3499 Blue Water Price from: £3899 Blue Water Price from: £5299 Blue Water Price from: £6799

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 15th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £2249
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2499 Brochure Price from: £3199 Brochure Price from: £3699 Brochure Price from: £5199 Brochure Price from: £6799
      Blue Water Price from: £2249 Blue Water Price from: £2879 Blue Water Price from: £3329 Blue Water Price from: £4939 Blue Water Price from: £6459
    • Mar 22nd - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £2429
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2699 Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £3899 Brochure Price from: £5399 Brochure Price from: £6999
      Blue Water Price from: £2429 Blue Water Price from: £3059 Blue Water Price from: £3509 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6649
    • Mar 29th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £2429
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2699 Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £3899 Brochure Price from: £5399 Brochure Price from: £6999
      Blue Water Price from: £2429 Blue Water Price from: £3059 Blue Water Price from: £3509 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6649
  • April
    • Apr 5th - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £2429
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2699 Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £3899 Brochure Price from: £5399 Brochure Price from: £6999
      Blue Water Price from: £2429 Blue Water Price from: £3059 Blue Water Price from: £3509 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6649
    • Apr 12th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £2429
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2699 Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £3899 Brochure Price from: £5399 Brochure Price from: £6999
      Blue Water Price from: £2429 Blue Water Price from: £3059 Blue Water Price from: £3509 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6649
    • Apr 19th - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £2789
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3099 Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5799 Brochure Price from: £7399
      Blue Water Price from: £2789 Blue Water Price from: £3419 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £5509 Blue Water Price from: £7029
    • Apr 26th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £2789
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3099 Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5799 Brochure Price from: £7399
      Blue Water Price from: £2789 Blue Water Price from: £3419 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £5509 Blue Water Price from: £7029
  • May
    • May 3rd - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
    • May 10th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3509
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3899 Brochure Price from: £4599 Brochure Price from: £5099 Brochure Price from: £6599 Brochure Price from: £8199
      Blue Water Price from: £3509 Blue Water Price from: £4139 Blue Water Price from: £4589 Blue Water Price from: £6269 Blue Water Price from: £7789
    • May 17th - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
    • May 24th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
    • May 31st - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
  • June
    • Jun 7th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
    • Jun 14th - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
    • Jun 21st - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
    • Jun 28th - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
  • July
    • Jul 5th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
    • Jul 12th - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
    • Jul 26th - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
  • August
    • Aug 2nd - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
    • Aug 9th - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
    • Aug 16th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
    • Aug 23rd - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3419
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £4499 Brochure Price from: £4999 Brochure Price from: £6499 Brochure Price from: £8099
      Blue Water Price from: £3419 Blue Water Price from: £4049 Blue Water Price from: £4499 Blue Water Price from: £6175 Blue Water Price from: £7695
    • Aug 30th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
  • September
    • Sep 6th - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3599
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4699 Brochure Price from: £5199 Brochure Price from: £6699 Brochure Price from: £8299
      Blue Water Price from: £3599 Blue Water Price from: £4229 Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £6365 Blue Water Price from: £7885
    • Sep 13th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3599
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4699 Brochure Price from: £5199 Brochure Price from: £6699 Brochure Price from: £8299
      Blue Water Price from: £3599 Blue Water Price from: £4229 Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £6365 Blue Water Price from: £7885
    • Sep 20th - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3599
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4699 Brochure Price from: £5199 Brochure Price from: £6699 Brochure Price from: £8299
      Blue Water Price from: £3599 Blue Water Price from: £4229 Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £6365 Blue Water Price from: £7885
    • Sep 27th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3599
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4699 Brochure Price from: £5199 Brochure Price from: £6699 Brochure Price from: £8299
      Blue Water Price from: £3599 Blue Water Price from: £4229 Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £6365 Blue Water Price from: £7885
  • October
    • Oct 4th - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3599
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4699 Brochure Price from: £5199 Brochure Price from: £6699 Brochure Price from: £8299
      Blue Water Price from: £3599 Blue Water Price from: £4229 Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £6365 Blue Water Price from: £7885
    • Oct 11th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
    • Oct 18th - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £3239
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5985 Blue Water Price from: £7505
    • Oct 25th - Passau to Budapest - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £2789
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3099 Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5799 Brochure Price from: £7399
      Blue Water Price from: £2789 Blue Water Price from: £3419 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £5509 Blue Water Price from: £7029
  • November
    • Nov 1st - Budapest to Passau - Sailing on: Maria Theresa From: £2429
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2699 Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £3899 Brochure Price from: £5399 Brochure Price from: £6999
      Blue Water Price from: £2429 Blue Water Price from: £3059 Blue Water Price from: £3509 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6649

Price Information

  • Please note a flight supplement may apply in peak season
Map for Enchanting Danube