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More history and beauty than you can imagine.


The Blue Danube is famed in literature and in song alike.
Remember the music from the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. Who can forget the scene of the space ship docking with the space station with the strains of the Blue Danube Waltz playing in the background? So peaceful, so calm, yet with a beauty and grandeur all its own — not unlike a river cruise ship floating — no gliding effortlessly — down the Danube River through the heart of Eastern Europe.

The Danube River is the longest river in the European Union.
Running over 1700 miles east from its origins in Germany’s Black Forest, a Danube river cruise will take you on an unforgettable journey along and through the borders of ten countries before it eventually flows out of the mouth of the Danube Delta into the Black Sea. From the former imperial capitals of Vienna, Austria and Budapest, Hungary to medieval Vidin, Bulgaria with its legendary Baba Vida Fortress, a cruise down the Danube is a showcase for the region’s rich historical, cultural, and political landscape.

A Danube itinerary is great for both first-time and experienced river cruisers.
A Danube river cruise has wide appeal for both first-time and experienced river cruises. So much so that even our own river cruise experts sometimes wrestle with whether they should recommend a Rhine River cruise or its Danube counterpart to someone planning their first river cruise. The good news is that it really doesn't matter as both are not only extraordinary travel values, but guaranteed to produce a perfect vacation and a lifetime of memories for everyone.

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Wine, beer, food, music and art… there is something for everyone on a Danube cruise.
A river cruise on the Danube provides both wine and beer connoisseurs ample exposure to fine European wineries, breweries and tastings. Music lovers enjoy more than enough time to embrace the home of the Waltz. Art and architecture afficionados will revel in exploring everything from the finest museums to the tiniest, nost intricately paved cobblestoned street lined with timbered houses and shops jostling against each other. And for the “foodies” among us, some of the most incredible cuisine found anywhere is to be sampled and savored up and down the length of the Danube (oh yes, I almost forgot... I’m a dessert junkie and I want to tell you that there’s nothing like roaming the many, many pastry shops that you’ll encounter. These cruises are a “dessert junkies” delight!) Last, but certainly not least, we can’t forget the history buffs… there’s 2000 years of history around every corner to keep you intrigued and amazed! To put it mildly, when you combine all of its attributes, a Danube cruise will provide even the least experienced photojournalist with incredible photo opportunities every day, and everyone with a plethora of memories that will never become forgotten.

What else is there to see, do and eat? Well, let’s take a brief highlight excursion…
GERMANY. If you’re looking for quaint towns, medieval villages, and incredible architecture, a Danube cruise will fill your days with lasting memories. One of my all-time favorite places has several of these attributes… I’m talking about the cobblestoned town of Regensburg, Germany, a small, unspoiled medieval gem of a town. One of the oldest settlements on the Danube, Regensburg features Roman ruins such as the Porta Praetoria, an ancient gateway into the city, a virtually intact medieval old town center, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its cobblestone streets and alleyways are great places to explore along with a stroll across the very picturesque Stone Bridge, a 12th-century structure at the foot of which sits what many believe is the oldest restaurant in Germany — the historic Wurstkuchl. Well, I have to admit, there is simply nothing better than washing down a tasty dish of their sausages with a cold, locally brewed beer! And, if you’re a schnitzel or beef stroganoff lover, you’ll be in heaven.


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