Amadeus River Cruises, Classical Danube Cruise Passau to Budapest, October 16, 2023

Amadeus River Cruises Danube 8-day route

Cruising from: Passau, Germany;

Departure Date: 16 October, 2023;

Cruise Line: Amadeus River Cruises;

Cruise Ship: MS Amadeus Riva;

Duration: 8 days;

Ports of Call: Passau, Regensburg, Linz, Durnstein, Vienna, Bratislava, Esztergom, Budapest;

8-day cruise to Passau, Regensburg, Linz, Durnstein, Vienna, Bratislava, Esztergom, Budapest on board MS Amadeus Riva.

Day 0 Passau, Germany

Passau in the southeast of Germany is located at the Austrian border. Situated at the confluence of the rivers Danube, Inn and Ilz, Passau is worldwide known as "The Three Rivers City". In the heart of Passau on the Old Town's highest point rises St. Stephen's Cathedral, in which the world's largest cathedral organ sounds. The majestic fortress Veste Oberhaus on the Danube's side and the Pilgrimage Church "Mariahilf" on the Inn's side give the city outstanding beauty.

Day 1 Regensburg, Germany

Regensburg is a city in south-east Germany, at the confluence of Danube, Naab and Regen rivers. Long an important trade and cultural center, Regensburg's medieval Old Town, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is made up of lovely churches and fine old aristocratic houses from the 13th and 14th centuries.Located near the Stone Bridge in Old Town lies the Domplatz, the Cathedral Square, for centuries the hub of the city.

Day 2 Linz, Austria

Linz is a beautiful and sometimes underrated city located in the northern part of Austria on the River Danube. Since 2014 Linz has been part of the UNESCO Creative Cities network and also a great tourist destination with many interesting sights and activities. The great combination of historical buildings, stunning architecture, vast areas of green space, and modern innovations mean that Linz has as much to offer as such high-ranking Austrian cities. Linz is famouse for Linzer Tart, one of the oldest cakes and many cofeehouses.

Day 3 Durnstein, Austria

Durnstein, Austria. Cruising Danube. Austria river cruise.

Day 4 Vienna, Austria

Vienna is the federal capital, largest city and one of nine states of Austria. It is famous for its cultural events, imperial sights, coffee houses, cozy wine taverns, and the very special Viennese charm. Apart from being regarded as the City of Music because of its musical legacy, Vienna is also said to be "The City of Dreams" because it was home to the world's first psychoanalyst - Sigmund Freud. Vienna is Austria's main centre of education and home to many universities, professional colleges and high schools.

Day 5 Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is one of the smaller capitals of Europe but still the country's largest city. One of the city dominants is The Castle of Bratislava. The most attractive part of Bratislava is the Old Town where the most historical sights, as well as cultural institutions, are concentrated. Its tiny lanes offer an ideal atmosphere for romantic walks to those who love to follow signs of history in the middle of the modern world.

Day 6 Esztergom, Hungary

Esztergom is one of the oldest towns in Hungary and the seat of the Hungarian Catholic Church. The Basilica of Esztergom, a masterpiece of Classicism, is the third largest church in Europe. The majority of the historic sites and the city's architectural heritage are of a religious nature, like the Primate's Palace, the Franciscan monastery, and several chapels and churches. Esztergom is often nicknamed as the 'City of St. Stephen' and the 'Hungarian Rome'

Day 7 Budapest, Hungary

Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary. With its wide boulevards and stunning architecture, steamy thermal baths, Budapest is a true cosmopolitan European capital. No trip to Budapest is complete without a visit to the Castle Quarter, including Buda Castle, Fisherman's Bastion, and the quaint cobbled streets and pastel buildings throughout. In a city filled with spectacular architecture and sites, the Hungarian Parliament Building stands out as a symbol of the city and impossible-to-ignore presence on the Danube.

Enjoy magnificent scenery and unique experiences on this Danube river cruise with Amadeus River Cruises. Sail with Amadeus River Cruises from Passau to Danube on board MS Amadeus Riva. Discover the best of Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary on this Danube cruise and discover amazing Passau, Regensburg, Linz, Durnstein, Vienna, Bratislava, Esztergom, Budapest. MS Amadeus Riva leaving Passau, Germany for 8 day from October 16, 2023.

Danube River cruise October 2023

Port order and/or content may vary, please check specific sailing date for details at Amadeus River Cruises website. Port arrival and departure times are approximate and subject to change without notice. For more information please visit the Amadeus River Cruises website.