The Danube is Europe’s second-longest river. Located in East and Central Europe, the Danube begins in Black Forest, Germany and touches Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova, and Ukraine before ending at the Black Sea.
Where You’ll Go
Depending on your selection, a Danube river cruise will take you through several of the countries listed above. You’ll be able to visit cities such as Munich and Passau in Germany; Budapest, Hungary; Vienna and Linz in Austria; and Bratislava, Slovakia. During these stops, you can also visit locations such as Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic; Salzburg, Austria; and the Wachau Valley near Vienna.
What You’ll See
As you sail along the Danube, you’ll be treated to views of vineyards, small towns, and the remains of ancient castles. This itinerary is full of history, giving you the opportunity to visit the Benedictine Abbey, the birthplace of Mozart, and the Lipizzaner Stallions at the Spanish Riding School. This Europe river cruise offers the chance to experience Europe’s cultures, history, and diversity at its best.