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Danube Discovery

Embark down the Danube on this 9-day cruise-and-stay journey, with one night spent at the Le Meridien Grand Hotel in Nuremberg. Travel through attractions across Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary.

On this itinerary enjoy a range of free time, tours, ‘Freedom of Choice’ activities and APT’s exclusive Signature Experiences.

Be conducted across sparkling waters aboard one of our Concerto River Ships, complete with panoramic views, award-winning dining and pleasant interior design.

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  • Cruise Line: APT Touring
  • Ship: Concerto River Ships
  • Duration: 8 Nights
  • Departure: Mar - Nov
£2,945pp
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Danube Discovery Cruise Itinerary

From Nuremberg to Budapest, this itinerary boasts the best of Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary condensed into a 9-day schedule. Enjoy hotel stays, guided tours, tastings, authentic cuisine and independent exploring over the course of 8 nights.

Day 1

Munich / Nuremberg

Arrive into Munich and transfer straight to Nuremberg to stay at the Le Meridien Grand Hotel Nuremberg or similar.

Day 2

Nuremberg (EMBARK)

Embark on a city tour of Nuremberg – then prepare to board your luxury vessel for the next 7 nights.

Day 3

Regensburg

Explore the city centre or bike to the Walhalla memorial.

Day 4

Passau / Salzburg / Linz

Today, enjoy a Signature Experience – be welcomed by a Jagdhornblaser (a hunting horn blower) into a traditional restaurant on the Gaisberg mountain before savouring a delicious lunch followed by a ‘Sound of Music’ show.

Day 5

Melk / Durnstein

Pay a visit to Melk abbey. After, cruise to Durnstein where you’ll have free time to explore on your own.

Day 6

Vienna

Tour the city of Vienna along the Ringstrasse, with a stop at St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

This Signature Experience takes you to Liechtenstein’s family palace for an exclusive cocktail party and private recital.

Day 7

Budapest (excursion to Bratislava)

Visit the Schonbrunn Palace and explore its gardens. Otherwise, journey to Slovakia’s Bratislava for some free time to explore.

Day 8

Budapest

Embark on a morning city tour of Budapest before spending the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 9

Budapest (DISEMBARK)

Disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your return flight.

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8 Nights
Mar Nov

Danube Discovery

  • Budapest
  • Melk & Dürnstein
  • Munich / Nuremberg
  • Nuremberg
  • Passau / Salzburg / Linz
  • Regensburg
  • Vienna
£2,945pp Est. Price per person
  • Concerto River Ships  

Danube Discovery Cruise Review

“Excellently paced – I particularly enjoyed the first nights’ stay in the Le Meridien Grand Hotel and the free-time opportunities presented. I felt in control of my experience, which was a nice change from having every moment scheduled out.”

Chris Smith, Pudsy

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Danube Discovery FAQ

Find answers to some of the most common questions about river cruising here.

What ship am I likely to be staying aboard?

For this cruise, you’ll be placed aboard one of our Concerto River Ships. Depending on when you book, you’ll be placed aboard either the AmaStella, AmaVenita or AmaReina.

What are Signature Experiences?

Signature Experiences are activities/excursions offered exclusively to APT’s guests – usually once-in-a-lifetime moments and charming surprises.

Why doesn’t the cruise embark on Day 1?

Your first night of this adventure you’ll spend at a hotel in Nuremberg, before boarding and beginning your cruise on Day 2.

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