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Spirit of the Danube

Love your first Saga cruise, or we'll give you your money back

Love your first cruise, or your money back!

We’re so confident you’ll love your first cruise with us, that we’re happy to make a special guarantee. So if for any reason you don’t love your time on board, we’ll give your money back!

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This new ship will cruise down the Danube, visiting eight of the 10 countries the river flows through:

  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Slovakia
  • Hungary
  • Croatia
  • Serbia
  • Bulgaria
  • Romania

Our collection showcases the Danube's finest sights, its most famous cities, along with some lesser-known gems, and passes some of the most dramatic and varied scenery in Europe too.

A map showing the 8 countries Saga cruise through on the Danube River - Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania


A fish fillet with a selection of vegetables in a cream sauce and rice

Spirit of the Danube offers freshly prepared menus using local ingredients. Buffet breakfasts, lunch and dinner are waiter-served in the Panorama restaurant. Guests may dine in the more intimate Delta speciality restaurant at no extra cost.

A couple enjoying a drink from the bar aboard Spirit of the Danube

What to expect

From the moment you leave home with our included return UK travel service, until you’re welcomed aboard your ship, you can expect first-class service

Every cruise includes speciality dining, all-inclusive drinks (including selected wines at lunch and dinner, house branded spirits with mixers, draught beer and lager, and all soft drinks), included gratuities, complimentary Wi-Fi and concierge services.

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A side view of a ship to indicate its length135 metres


A ship's width, known as beam11.4 metres


A river shipSaga

Cruise line

A champagne bottle on a string2022

Maiden voyage

Maximum passengers182

Passenger capacity

A crew shoulder board40

Officers & crew

A ship with decks4

Passenger decks

A lift buttonLift

The lift runs between the middle and upper decks. It does not serve the sundeck which is accessed via 14 steps and a chair lift and the Lower Deck which is 13 steps down from the Middle Deck.

A cabin with arrows indicating sizeApprox. twin cabin size

Upper and Middle Deck: 17 square metres. Lower Deck: 14 square metres.

Deck plan

Spirit of the Danube deck plan

Deck plan key

Cabin Code Cabin Description Deck
F Standard Outside Cabin Lower
E Standard Outside Cabin Lower
D Deluxe Cabin with French Balcony Middle
C Deluxe Cabin with French Balcony Middle
B Deluxe Cabin with French Balcony Upper
A Deluxe Cabin with French Balcony Upper
KS Single Standard Outside Cabin Lower
IS Single Deluxe Cabin with French Balcony Middle
GS Single Deluxe Cabin with French Balcony Upper

Please note: For safety reasons, it is sometimes necessary to close the outside deck when cruising through sections of river with very low bridges.