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Delightful Danube

Enjoy adventuring highlights down the Danube, explore cultural sites, castles, cathedrals and more, all backdropped by the beautiful passing scenery right outside your window.

Recline aboard your luxury APT Touring River Cruise vessel, featuring modern decor and our signature slide-down windows. Make the most of our on-board pool, spacious common areas and 5-star dining options.

Whatever experience you’re looking for, whether it be the more active bike rides, hikes and walking tours or a calmer experience enjoying scenic sailings, music and entertainment by the pool, this Danube River Cruise has it all.

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  • Cruise Line: APT Touring
  • Ship: Travelmarvel Polaris
  • Duration: 7 Nights
  • Departure: Apr - Dec
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Delightful Danube Cruise Itinerary

From Budapest to Nuremberg, enjoy nine-days away on an unforgettable adventure. Explore palaces, cathedrals, medieval cities and much more during your stay with APT.

Day 1

Budapest (EMBARK)

Arrive at your contemporary river ship and enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Reception.

Day 2


Learn the vibrant history of Budapest on a tour with your local guide. View the Fisherman’s Bastion, Heroes’ Square and Buda Castle.

Day 3


Drive around Ringstrasse, arrive into the city centre and embark on a walking tour for an insider’s view to St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Graben and Hofburg Palace. In the evening, enjoy an optional concert featuring musical options from Mozart to ‘The Sound of Music’.

Day 4


Enjoy a day at leisure or opt for an optional excursion to Schonbrunn Palace. Alternatively, you may wish to cross the border to former soviet Bratislava.

Day 5

Durnstein / Wachau Valley / Melk

Stroll past rustic town houses and tavern and view the hilltop castle ruins where King Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned. You may wish to join an optional bike ride to Melk or sail through Wachau Valley to Melk and enjoy a tour through Melk Abbey.

Day 6

Aschach / Passau

Enjoy a relaxing day of sailing to Passau, complete with a traditional Bavarian experience on-board; sampling local beers and snacks accompanied by traditional folk music, song and dance.

Choose from an optional tour to Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic or pay a visit to Salzburg and enjoy sights from ‘The Sound of Music’.

Day 7


Wander cobblestone lanes for a journey through the ages, touring historic streets, medieval buildings and cultural sites.

Day 8

Nuremberg (DISEMBARK)

Arrive at the site of Hitler’s infamous rallies during WWII. Take a guided tour, showcasing sights such as the Zeppelin Field and Palace of Justice.
Transfer to your hotel in Nuremberg for the night.

Day 9


After breakfast, transfer to the airport to begin your return home.

Delightful Danube Cruise Ships

Travelmarvel Polaris

Modern contemporary design is the hallmark of the Travelmarvel Polaris, custom-built to cruise Europe’s rivers. Balcony suites feature electronically controlled sliding windows for river air with your river view.

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7 Nights
Apr Dec

Delightful Danube

  • Budapest (EMBARK)
  • Budapest
  • Vienna
  • Durnstein / Wachau Valley / Melk
  • Aschach / Passau
  • Regensburg
  • Nuremberg (DISEMBARK)
  • Nuremberg
£1,995pp Est. Price per person
  • Travelmarvel Polaris  

Delightful Danube Cruise Review

“A wonderful getaway; my husband really enjoyed it. The on-board team was friendly, helpful and entertaining. We were kept busy the whole time, but in the best way. Money well spent.”

Joan Timothee, London

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Delightful Danube FAQ

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

Will my ship have a pool?

The TravelMarvel Polaris features a swimming pool open to your usage on the Top/Sun Deck.

Are prices all-inclusive?

Yes, the pricing for our cruises is fully inclusive; you’ll be provided with options for all three meals each day.

Are all nine days spent aboard the ship?

No, for the eighth and final night of your getaway you’ll stay at a luxury hotel in Nuremberg.

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