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Regensburg River Cruises

About Regensburg

Founded by the Romans in 179AD and one of the oldest towns in Germany, Regensburg is a mainstay of many cruise lines’ Danube voyages and lies in one of the northernmost points of the river. The city’s earliest origins go back as far as the Stone Age, when the first settlements there were built. In its time, Regensburg has been the capital of Bavaria, a key city during Charlemagne’s reign and unlike many of its fellow German cities, remained relatively unscathed from the allied bombing of the Second World War, meaning that much of its medieval city centre remains intact and able to explore.

Exploring Regensburg

Undoubtedly the city’s most famous and visible attraction is the Cathedral of St Peter’s. This 13th century, twin-towered structure is a beautiful example of gothic architecture, which boasts some eye-catching stained glass installations and a large pipe organ. It’s an exquisite building inside and out. The Alte Kapelle, or Old Chapel is another key faith structure, revered for its jaw-droppingly beautiful interiors. It’s so-named because it’s one of Bavaria’s oldest churches and despite its heritage it may not always be on your city tour excursion, so if you really want to see it make sure you build in time on your own.

The Walhalla Temple is also very popular with tourists, not least because of the beautiful scenery visitors can experience on their journey to it. Built to resemble the temples of ancient Greece and completed in 1842, it is a hall of fame for all manner of figures throughout German history. It’s worth a look inside if you have time and there are some great views to be had from the hill it is situated on, too.

Other architectural attractions in the city include the colourful old Altes Rathaus or Town Hall and Thurn and Taxis Palace; a fascinating former family home, which you can enjoy a detailed and informative guided tour of. If you love your golf, don’t miss the chance to visit the town’s Golfmuseum, a heritage-listed townhouse which tells the story of the sport from the Middle Ages right through to the present day.

Speaking of museums, the town is home to a number of them, including the History Museum, which tells the complete story of the region and the DoMschatz Museum, which is home to some beautiful golden treasures. One of the most popular and poignant historical sites in Regensburg is the Oskar Schindler House, once the home of the former Nazi party member who saved the lives of 1,200 Jews and whose story was immortalised in the film Schindler’s List.

Regensburg tips

Regensburg is big on beer and boasts three functioning breweries. There are plenty of traditional pubs in the town which serve a variety of local brews, from lighter pils to heavier Dunkels.

Regensburg Itineraries

Amsterdam

Grand European Tour - Amsterdam to Budapest

30 sailing dates July 2019 to November 2020
14 Nights From Amsterdam, Holland, to Hungary , Budapest
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Budapest

Blue Danube: Family Riverboat Adventure

3 sailing dates July 2019
7 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to , Regensburg
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Budapest

Magnificient Europe - Amsterdam to Budapest

8 sailing dates June 2019 to May 2020
14 Nights From Amsterdam, Holland, to Hungary , Budapest

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Salzburg

Musical Magic Along the Blue Danube

2 sailing dates August 2019 to October 2019
11 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to , Prague
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Melk

Grand European Cruise - Eastbound

3 sailing dates June 2019 to August 2019
23 Nights From Amsterdam, Holland, to Romania , Bucharest
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Vienna

Blue Danube Discovery - Budapest to Nuremberg

14 sailing dates June 2019 to November 2020
7 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to Germany , Nuremberg

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Bamberg

15 Day Magnificent Europe - Budapest to Amsterdam

3 sailing dates May 2020 to October 2020
14 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to , Amsterdam, Holland
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Rudesheim

Magnificient Europe - Budapest to Amsterdam

5 sailing dates June 2019 to May 2020
14 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to , Amsterdam, Holland

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam to Budapest by Riverboat - Southbound

9 sailing dates June 2019 to April 2020
14 Nights From Amsterdam, Holland, to Hungary , Budapest
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Vienna

Legendary Danube - Nuremberg to Budapest

10 sailing dates June 2019 to November 2020
7 Nights From Nuremberg, Germany to Hungary , Budapest

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Vienna

The Legendary Danube - Prague to Budapest

19 sailing dates June 2019 to November 2019
9 Nights From Prague, to Hungary , Budapest
Avalon Waterways logo FROM £1999pp
Passau

The Blue Danube Discovery

1 sailing date August 2020
7 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to Germany , Nuremberg
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Bratislava

Regensburg to Vienna

1 sailing date December 2021
9 Nights From Regensburg, to Austria , Vienna
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Passau

Regensburg to Vienna

1 sailing date December 2021
9 Nights From Regensburg, to Austria , Vienna
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Vienna

Budapest to Regensburg

1 sailing date December 2021
11 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to , Regensburg
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Bamberg

Iconic Rivers of Europe - Amsterdam to Bucharest

2 sailing dates May 2020 to September 2020
24 Nights From Amsterdam, Holland, to Romania , Bucharest
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Melk

Regensburg to Budapest

1 sailing date July 2020
10 Nights From Regensburg, to Hungary , Budapest
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Prague

Delightful Danube & Prague - Budapest to Nuremberg

22 sailing dates June 2019 to October 2020
9 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to , Prague
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Melk

The Legendary Danube - Nuremberg to Budapest

1 sailing date October 2020
7 Nights From Nuremberg, Germany to Hungary , Budapest
Avalon Waterways logo FROM £2299pp
Prague

The Legendary Danube With 2 Nights In Prgaue

23 sailing dates May 2020 to October 2020
9 Nights From Prague, to Hungary , Budapest
Avalon Waterways logo FROM £2659pp

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