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Treasures of the Danube

Embark down the Danube on an immersive Viking River Cruise through coveted tourist destinations, impressive scenery and interactive activities.

Revel in an efficient and appealing Danube River Cruise itinerary designed by Viking’s team to suit the interests of every guest. Enjoy scenic sailings, cooking classes, concerts, tastings and much more.

Spend 9 nights aboard either the Viking Tor or Viking Var, two stellar members of Viking’s award-winning Danube fleet. Seamlessly blending modernised elements with timeless interior design, both vessels provide comfort and convenience to the weary traveller.

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  • Cruise Line: Viking River Cruises
  • Ship: Viking Tor / Viking Var
  • Duration: 9 Nights
  • Departure: Jan - Mar (2025)
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Treasures of the Danube Cruise Itinerary

This thoughtful itinerary offers guests the opportunity to both learn about and participate in cultural activities – including cooking classes, traditional dinners and Beerfest celebrations. Enjoy a range of cultivated excursions to different landmarks and scenic hotspots.

Day 1

Budapest (EMBARK)

Board your ship in Budapest and spend the afternoon settling into your stateroom.

Day 2


For your first day, embark on one of several excursions around Budapest, partake in a Langos Cooking Class, pay a visit to the Godollo Royal Palace and enjoy a Hungarian Folklore Dinner.

Day 3

Danube Bend (scenic sailing) / Gyor

Today, we’ll sail the scenic Danube Bend on the way to Gyor. Upon arrival, embark on a scenic walking excursion.

Day 4


Explore Bratislava on a walking tour and enjoy a delightful dinner at one of many brewery houses – with the opportunity to sample a selection of beers.

Day 5


Traverse this romantic cultural capital on the ‘Panoramic Vienna’ excursion. Later, enjoy a front row seat to a special Mozart & Strauss Concert.

Day 6


Spend the day visiting the impressive Schonbrunn Palace and the evening participating in a Heurigen Dinner at a local vineyard.

Day 7

Wachau Valley (scenic sailing) / Grein

After spending the morning traversing the picturesque Wachau Valley, explore the highlights of Grein on today’s excursion.

Day 8


In Linz, you may opt to explore on a walking tour, spend the day in Monsee and Salzburg – featuring a Sound of Music inspired lunch show or pay a visit to the Mauthausen Memorial Site.

Day 9


Today, cap off your adventure with an informative walking tour of Passau and a Bavarian Beerfest celebration.

Day 10


As your cruise comes to a close, enjoy a farewell breakfast before beginning your journey home.

Treasures of the Danube Cruise Ships

Viking Tor

Embark on a voyage to the jewels of Europe aboard the Viking Longship Lofn, with four decks housing comfortable staterooms and the Restaurant providing top-notch dining. Make use of our attentive guest services and explore the onboard shop. Find spaces like the Library, Lounge, and Sun Deck.

190 Guests Max.
53 Crew Members
Free Wi-fi Connection

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9 Nights
Jan - Mar (2025)

Treasures of the Danube

  • Budapest (EMBARK)
  • Budapest
  • Danube Bend (scenic sailing) / Gyor
  • Bratislava
  • Vienna
  • Wachau Valley (scenic sailing) / Grein
  • Linz
  • Passau
  • Passau (DISEMBARK)
£1,995pp Est. Price per person
  • Viking Tor / Viking Var  

Treasures of the Danube Cruise Review

“Definitely worth the money. The itinerary was well-balanced when it came to free time to relax VS the excitement of shore excursions. I had the opportunity to see everything on my list – and the activities were a lot of fun.”

Jacob Cropper, Carlisle

Treasures of the Danube FAQ

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

Will there be talks/lectures on board the ship?

Yes, Viking’s itineraries feature a range of informative briefings, lectures and presentations.

Are there age restrictions on Viking Cruises?

All Viking cruises are made available to those above 18 years of age.

Are there any deals available for this cruise?

Up until March 31st , Viking offers guests the opportunity to save £650 on 2024 River Cruises, with £75 per person to spend on board.

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