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Danube River Cruise Ports

The Danube flows through an incredibly diverse and intriguing range of ports, including four illustrious capital cities as well as plenty of quaint towns and villages across central and eastern Europe. From vibrant capitals such as Bratislava, Belgrade, Vienna and Budapest, brimming with rich culture and historic architecture, to charming cities including Regensburg, Linz and Ulm, there are so many memorable destinations to experience on a river cruise getaway along the majestic Danube.

A scenic square in Belgrade at night
Belgrade, SerbiaSerbia

Serbia’s historic capital is situated at the point where the Sava and Danube rivers meet. The latter of these is of course one of the world’s most celebrated rivers and always a …

Bratislava, SlovakiaSlovakia

Slovakia’s capital as well as its cultural and economic centre, Bratislava is a popular fixture on river voyages which include the lower region of the Danube on their itineraries. Indeed, its past …

The stunning river banks of Bucharest at night
Bucharest, RomaniaRomania

Romania's capital is one of the largest cities in the whole of south-east Europe, a sprawling metropolis with a huge population and a lively atmosphere that is also home to many of …

Budapest, HungaryHungary

About Budapest Hungary’s fascinating and culturally immersive capital is separated into its component ‘Buda’ and ‘Pest’ sides by the Danube River and is a mainstay of practically all river cruises which explore this …

Unique architecture at Kalocsa

Kalocsa lies 88 miles south of Budapest, in the centre-south of Hungary. The town encompasses surrounding marshlands, vineyards and gardens, and lies only three miles from the river Danube itself, so when …

Pleasant scenery of Krems in Austria

Krems lies just over 40 miles west of Vienna at the meeting point of the Krems and Danube Rivers, at the eastern end of the dramatic and beautiful Wachau Valley – which …

The stunning Melk Abbey

A small and picturesque town, Melk lies on the banks of the Danube in the state of Lower Austria, in the western end of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Wachau Valley about …

The illuminated banks of 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 …

The incredible banks of Salzburg at night

Though it’s located away from the Danube and in the centre of the country and along the banks of a different river – the Salzach – Salzburg is a popular point of …

Picturesque Veliko Tarnovo on the river banks
Veliko Tarnovo

The town of Veliko Tarnovo is located in northern Bulgaria and is the governmental centre of the Veliko Tarnovo Province. The town sits in the by the River Yantra and is nearly …

Fantastic historical architecture in Vidin
Vidin, Bulgaria

Vidin is situated in north-western Bulgaria, close to the country’s borders with Romania and Serbia. The town lies on the southern bank of the Danube River, with the Romanian town of Calafat …


Austria’s historic and beautiful capital is a mainstay destination on the many cruises which explore the Danube River and is one of Europe’s most celebrated capital cities. Vienna can trace its history …

Gorgeous scenery along the Danube River

Vilshofen is one of the larger towns in the German region of Passau and is a charming place to unwind as well as offering rail links to a number of the country’s …

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