Rhine and Danube Rivers

The most famous river cruise in Europe is the route from Amsterdam to Budapest. The full route is a 14 night, 15 day journey that encompasses some of Europe’s most famous and culturally significant cities, such as Cologne, Vienna, Regensburg and Bratislava.

There are variations to the start and end points making shorter durations of 7 or 8 days, or 13 days an option, as well as further extensions from Budapest, southwards to Bucharest and Istanbul. Side trips or day trips to Basel, Prague and Cesky Krumlov amongst others are also available.

One of the best aspects of these cruises is that it is still a great experience even if you have been to all of or some of the destinations before. You’ll be seeing it in a totally different way where you’ll be in a relaxed environment but still have expert knowledge and guidance.

The route is serviced by all the most popular international supplier such as APT, Scenic, Tauck, Avalon, Viking and Uniworld. Contact us for the best prices, instant availability and all applicable special offers including earlybird airfare specials.

There are differences in style, standards, layouts, size, cabins and inclusions as well as patron demographics to consider, so despite initial appearances it is important to make choices that are most suitable for you,

Let us use our expertise to help you plan before and after your cruise, at discounted rates, to make the most of your time away.


Typical Itinerary

DAY 1 – Arrive Amsterdam, Embark Ship
DAY 2 – Amsterdam
DAY 3 – Cologne, Bonn, Andernach
DAY 4 – Rüdesheim
DAY 5 – Miltenberg
DAY 6 – Würzburg
DAY 7 – Bamberg
DAY 8 – Nuremberg
DAY 9 – Regensburg
DAY 10 – Passau, Linz
DAY 11 – Melk, Dürnstein
DAY 12 – Vienna
DAY 13 – Vienna
DAY 14 – Budapest
DAY 15 – Depart Budapest

* Itinerary operates in revers and has several variations including half 8 day options including Basel, Switzerland. Some popoular extensions to this trip also include Paris, Prague and Bucharest.