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Danube cruise with a stopover in Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg, Austria In addition to visiting some of the most picturesque European cities and villages during your Danube cruise in 2023, choose an itinerary that will stop in Salzburg, Austria. Soak up the breathtaking rolling scenery as you slowly make your way along the lovely Danube River and make your way to Salzburg. As a result of its long and eventful history, Salzburg is a must-see destination for passengers on many Danube River cruises. This is because Salzburg has a wide range of architectural styles and historical landmarks that attract tourists.

Salzburg

Because of the smaller size of the vessels and their greater mobility, Danube River cruises provide passengers with the option to explore world-famous and less well-known ports all throughout Europe. Salzburg is located at the foot of the Alps on the border with Germany. It's the largest city in the area, famous for its baroque architecture. In 1997, the city of Salzburg became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's the perfect blend of history and culture, being home to Mozart, an ancient fortress, the Old Town, Mirabell Palace and Gardens, Salzburg Cathedral and Hangar 7, not typical hangar, but does contain many aeronautical artefacts.

Austria

If you are going on a Danube river cruise in 2023, plan to visit Salzburg, Austria. One of the best ways to see the sights and experience the culture of Austria is on a relaxing river cruise. Dramatic scenery, imperial capitals, tiny alpine towns, rolling vineyards, and castles and palaces that stand as majestic testimonies to another period may all be found in Austria. Stunning...

Danube

The "beautiful blue Danube" crosses or borders on ten countries, from its sources in the Black Forest flowing southeast for 2,860km to the natural wonder of the Danube delta. It also flows through four national capital cities - Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest and Belgrade, an incomparable cityscape...

The best time of year for river cruise that visit Salzburg

Salzburg is a charming town on Danube to visit at almost any time of the year. Generally, the season for an Danube river cruise runs from March through December; however, the months of late spring (April-May) and early fall (September-October) are considered to be the finest times to take a river cruise in Salzburg. Cruises with stops in Salzburg are very frequent; you can find them in almost every month, including January 2023, February 2023, March 2023, April 2023, May 2023, June 2023, July 2023, August 2023, September 2023, October 2023, November 2023, December 2023, January 2024, and it is expected to continue like this.

River cruise operators with a stopover in Salzburg

Many of Europe's leading river cruise lines in 2023 will have stopover in Salzburg, including Amadeus River Cruises, and Tauck River Cruises.

Departure ports with a stopover in Salzburg

There are numerous itineraries that sail the Danube that also include Salzburg. These itineraries depart from Budapest, Cologne, Munich, Prague, and Vienna.