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Beautiful Danube: Vienna to Budapest

The Danube

from £1,549 per person
2 passengers 7 nights
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £20 if not required
  • VIP travel service included on selected European tours VIP on selected river cruises

Sail along the Danube through Austria, Slovakia and Hungary…

Cruise along the Danube to stately Budapest, through the tranquil riverscapes of Austria, Slovakia and Hungary where you'll visit a host of delightful towns that cluster on the Danube Bend.


Hands shaking Included travel insurance

Dinner plate20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners

CocktailWine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner

PersonSaga Cruise Host

Plus all this…

  • Captain’s dinner and drinks reception
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Saga Cruise Assistant on board
  • Entertainment and activities on the ship
  • Return flights and transfers

MapIncluded excursion

  • Tour of Budapest

HeadphonesInteractive maps and audio headsets for independent exploration

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Day 1 UK to Vienna to Dürnstein


Fly to Vienna, where you’ll embark Amadeus Royal and begin your cruise along the Danube to Dürnstein.

Enjoy a welcome reception and dinner on board tonight.

Dürnstein Austria Europe

Day 2 Dürnstein to Melk 🎧

Benedictine Abbey above the town of Melk, Austria

Spend part of the morning in Dürnstein, set in the beautiful Wachau valley beneath the ruined Kuenringer Castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned during the late 12th century.

Set sail to Melk where you'll have the opportunity to visit its Benedictine Abbey on an optional excursion.

Depart Melk during dinner and cruise through the night to Passau.

Melk Austria Europe

Day 3 Passau 🎧


Arrive in Passau later this morning.

Enjoy the afternoon exploring the 'Venice of Bavaria', set at the meeting point of three rivers – the Danube, Inn and Ilz, and surrounded by wooded hills. Or, to make the most of your visit why not join an optional city walk and hear the history of this attractive town?

Amadeus Royal departs late tonight.

Passau Bavaria Germany Europe

Day 4 Linz 🎧


Enjoy the morning exploring Linz independently.

Your ship departs during lunch and cruises overnight towards Bratislava.

Linz Austria Europe

Day 5 Bratislava 🎧


This morning you arrive in Slovakia's capital, Bratislava.

Spend an enjoyable day exploring the city’s old quarter, overlooked by the massive rectangular castle, and admiring the attractive Hapsburg architecture, independently or on an optional morning city tour. Stroll through ancient cobbled streets to Bratislava Castle for a bird’s-eye view of the city. See the Gothic-style Cathedral, where eleven Kings of Hungary were crowned while Turks occupied their own capital.

Bratislava Slovakia Europe

Day 6 Bratislava to Esztergom to Budapest


Your ship departs in the early hours, arriving in Esztergom before breakfast.

It is perhaps the most beautiful of the small towns on the Danube Bend, and home to Hungary's largest basilica, the dome of which can be seen for miles. Perhaps explore here and the artistic community of Szentendre on an optional excursion.

Depart at lunchtime and cruise to Budapest, arriving early this evening.

Budapest Hungary Europe

Day 7 Budapest 🎧


Your ship remains moored in Budapest for a full day and overnight stay.

This cosmopolitan city is divided by the Danube into Buda and Pest. An included city tour reveals some of the city's highlights, from the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Buda Castle that sits above the river on the west bank, to the impressive Hungarian Parliament buildings in Pest on the east bank.

Budapest Hungary Europe

Day 8 Budapest to UK


Disembark your ship and travel to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Beautiful Danube: Vienna to Budapest

The Danube

from £1,549 per person
2 passengers
7 nights
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £20 if not required