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Vienna River Cruises

About Vienna

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 back to pre-Roman times and its first Celtic settlers. The Roman’s subsequently fortified it as a frontier settlement but it first came to the world’s attention when it became the seat of the Babenburg Empire in the 1100s. Following that, it enjoyed greater prominence when it became the famous Habsburg Dynasty’s city of residence in 1440, after which its reputation as a centre for science, culture and the arts continued to grow. It more than earned its political stripes when it became the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1804 and continues to be a key city on today’s political stage, hosting such international organisations as the United Nations and OPEC. For river cruises though, its stunning architecture and history are what truly puts it on the map.

Exploring Vienna

Vienna’s State Opera House is also one of the world’s most prestigious musical venues and the first building to be reconstructed from the city’s expansion fund. It’s a Neo-Renaissance wonder and features a beautiful interior, with its stunning marble staircases being a particular high point. The Austrian Parliament Building is another key structure and the place where the country’s parliament still sits today. One of the largest and most distinctive structures on the Ringstrasse, it’s built in the Greek Revival style and has over 100 rooms including the celebrated Hall of Pillars. The Rathaus or Town Hall is an imposing Gothic structure which is home to the city council but also open to visitors, offering them a fascinating look at its history. The Art History Museum and the Natural History Museum are also notable attractions, though identical in structure and design, their contents are very different. Whichever you choose to explore depends on your interests but either way, you’re in for an architectural treat.

Vienna tips

A trip to one of Vienna’s famous coffee houses is a must if you’re a fan of the drink and indeed, there are dozens of different blends to choose from. Melange is a popular local brew and similar to a cappuccino. As far as an accompanying snack goes, a slice of Sachertorte is a must.

Vienna Itineraries

Budapest

The Blue Danube River Cruise for Solo Travellers

3 sailing dates November 2021 to March 2022
7 Nights From Budapest, Hungary, Hungary to Budapest, Hungary
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Vienna

Vilshofen to Budapest

1 sailing date May 2023
7 Nights From Vilshofen, Germany to Hungary , Budapest, Hungary
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Passau

Pearls Of The Danube (Northebound)

1 sailing date May 2022
14 Nights From Giurgiu, Romania, to Germany , Vilshofen
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Vienna

Majestic Capitals Of The Danube

6 sailing dates March 2023 to December 2023
5 Nights From Budapest, Hungary, Hungary to Austria , Vienna, Austria
AmaWaterways logo FROM £1879pp
Vienna

Majestic Capitals Of The Danube

7 sailing dates March 2023 to December 2023
5 Nights From Vienna, Austria, Austria to Hungary , Budapest, Hungary
AmaWaterways logo FROM £1839pp
Bratislava

Celebration of Classical Music -Budapest to Vienna

5 sailing dates March 2023 to November 2023
7 Nights From Budapest, Hungary, Hungary to Austria , Vienna, Austria
AmaWaterways logo FROM £2629pp
Linz

Celebration of Classical Music -Vienna to Budapest

5 sailing dates April 2023 to November 2023
7 Nights From Vienna, Austria, Austria to Hungary , Budapest, Hungary
AmaWaterways logo FROM £2779pp
Passau

Christmas Markets of Europe-Amsterdam to Budapest

1 sailing date December 2022
14 Nights From Amsterdam, to Hungary , Budapest, Hungary
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Dürnstein

Christmas Markets of Europe -Budapest to Amsterdam

1 sailing date November 2021
14 Nights From Budapest, Hungary, Hungary to , Amsterdam
Emerald Cruises logo FROM £3269pp
Bratislava

Prague & Danube Explorer - Prague to Budapest

9 sailing dates April 2022 to October 2022
10 Nights From Prague, to Hungary , Budapest, Hungary
Emerald Cruises logo FROM £2159pp
Bratislava

Delights of the Danube - Budapest to Nuremberg

1 sailing date October 2021
7 Nights From Budapest, Hungary to Germany , Nuremberg
Emerald Cruises logo FROM £1819pp
Belgrade

Eastern Europe Escape - Vienna To Belgrade

10 sailing dates May 2022 to October 2023
7 Nights From Vienna, Austria, Austria to , Belgrade
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Budapest

Eastern Europe Escape - Belgrade To Vienna

10 sailing dates May 2022 to October 2023
7 Nights From Belgrade, to Austria , Vienna, Austria
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Vienna

Vilshofen To Vienna

1 sailing date December 2023
10 Nights From Vilshofen, Germany to Austria , Vienna, Austria
Crystal Cruises logo FROM £16769pp
Vienna

Vilshofen To Budapest

17 sailing dates March 2023 to December 2023
7 Nights From Vilshofen, Germany to Hungary , Budapest, Hungary
Crystal Cruises logo FROM £6699pp
Vienna

Vienna Roundtrip

2 sailing dates December 2023
10 Nights From Vienna, Austria, Austria to Vienna, Austria
Crystal Cruises logo FROM £4019pp
Vilshofen

Vilshofen To Vienna

2 sailing dates April 2023 to May 2023
5 Nights From Vilshofen, Germany to Austria , Vienna, Austria
Crystal Cruises logo FROM £8179pp
Vienna

Vienna To Budapest

18 sailing dates March 2023 to November 2023
7 Nights From Vienna, Austria, Austria to Hungary , Budapest, Hungary
Crystal Cruises logo FROM £2429pp
Linz

Vienna To Vilshofen

2 sailing dates April 2023 to May 2023
5 Nights From Vienna, Austria, Austria to Germany , Vilshofen
Crystal Cruises logo FROM £8179pp
Belgrade

Vilshofen To Giurgiu

1 sailing date May 2023
14 Nights From Vilshofen, Germany to , Giurgiu, Romania
Crystal Cruises logo FROM £36499pp

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