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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

Magnificient Europe - Amsterdam to Budapest

1 sailing date May 2021
14 Nights From Amsterdam, to Hungary , Budapest
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Nuremberg

Cruise the Heart of Europe - Cologne to Budapest

5 sailing dates May 2021 to October 2021
14 Nights From Cologne, Germany to Hungary , Budapest
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Bratislava

Golf Cruise on the Danube

2 sailing dates October 2020 to August 2021
7 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to , Passau
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Bratislava

Blue Danube from Budapest to Nuremberg

1 sailing date August 2021
7 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to Germany , Nuremberg
Amadeus River Cruises logo FROM £1899pp
Regensburg

Across Europe - Budapest to Amsterdam

1 sailing date August 2021
14 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to , Amsterdam
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Vienna

Blue Danube Discovery - Budapest to Nuremberg

10 sailing dates November 2020 to December 2021
7 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to Germany , Nuremberg

FREE flights and overseas transfers plus HUGE savings of up to £1,300 per couple!

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Andernach

15 Day Magnificent Europe - Budapest to Amsterdam

9 sailing dates July 2020 to October 2020
14 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to , Amsterdam

Includes HUGE savings of up to £3,000 per couple! Limited time only!

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Bratislava

Budapest to Frankfurt

5 sailing dates April 2021 to October 2021
11 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to , Frankfurt
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Berlin

Royal Danube & Berlin

3 sailing dates May 2021 to October 2021
10 Nights From Berlin, Germany, to Hungary , Budapest
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Regensburg

The Blue Danube - Eastbound

10 sailing dates July 2020 to October 2020
11 Nights From Prague, to Hungary , Budapest
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Budapest

Amsterdam to Budapest

6 sailing dates July 2020 to May 2021
14 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to , Amsterdam
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Bratislava

Danube Reflections - Westbound

1 sailing date September 2020
10 Nights From Vienna, Austria to , Munich
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Vienna

Danube Reflections - Eastbound

2 sailing dates August 2020 to September 2020
10 Nights From Munich, to Austria , Vienna
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Bratislava

Danube Reflections - Westbound

6 sailing dates September 2020 to September 2021
7 Nights From Vienna, Austria to , Munich
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Vienna

Danube Reflections - Eastbound

5 sailing dates September 2020 to October 2021
7 Nights From Munich, to Austria , Vienna
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Rudesheim

Grand European - Westbound

2 sailing dates August 2020 to July 2021
24 Nights From Bucharest, Romania to , Amsterdam
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Bratislava

Grand European - Eastbound

2 sailing dates July 2020 to June 2021
24 Nights From Amsterdam, to Romania , Bucharest
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Miltenberg

Amsterdam to Vienna

5 sailing dates April 2021 to October 2021
14 Nights From Amsterdam, to Austria , Vienna
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Bamberg

Amsterdam to Budapest by Riverboat - Southbound

18 sailing dates July 2020 to October 2021
14 Nights From Amsterdam, to Hungary , Budapest
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Rudesheim

Eastern Bloc with Magnificent Europe

5 sailing dates May 2021 to September 2021
25 Nights From Prague, to Amsterdam
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