The Blue Danube River Cruise - JWT Travel

The Blue Danube River Cruise

  • 23 August 2024
  • 7 Nights
  • From €2,449 Per Person
  • Dublin
  • MS William Wordsworth
Vienna, Budapest and Salzburg are some of the stunning cities we will visit on the superb Blue Danube River Cruise.

Soak up all that Europe’s most cultured river has to offer, with its wealth of grand baroque architecture, medieval cities, picture perfect towns and the sights that inspired Strauss and Mozart.

From Budapest, we slip our moorings and head on our journey north to Esztergom before continuing to the beautiful old town of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia.

Navigating through Lower Austria we then reach the romantic town of Dürnstein,  After we visit the remarkable monastery in Melk, with its Emperor’s Gallery, lined with portraits of Austrian emperors.

Soon we arrive in Linz where you’ll discover its baroque old town on a guided tour. Alternatively, take the short drive to Salzburg and enjoy a guided tour of the old town. We will reach classical Vienna, and see the Spanish riding school.

Finally, cruising into Hungary, we arrive back in imperial Budapest, straddling the picturesque Danube. This holiday is ideal for travellers who love culture, music and architecture.

The Blue Danube River Cruise departs weekly from April to October 2024, 2025 NOW on sale!

Contact your JWT Cruise team for more information and dates on the Blue Danube River Cruise with Riviera Travel.

The Blue Danube River Cruise

Vienna, Budapest and Salzburg are some of the stunning cities we will visit on the superb Blue Danube River Cruise.

Soak up all that Europe’s most cultured river has to offer, with its wealth of grand baroque architecture, medieval cities, picture perfect towns and the sights that inspired Strauss and Mozart.

From Budapest, we slip our moorings and head on our journey north to Esztergom before continuing to the beautiful old town of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia.

Navigating through Lower Austria we then reach the romantic town of Dürnstein,  After we visit the remarkable monastery in Melk, with its Emperor’s Gallery, lined with portraits of Austrian emperors.

Soon we arrive in Linz where you’ll discover its baroque old town on a guided tour. Alternatively, take the short drive to Salzburg and enjoy a guided tour of the old town. We will reach classical Vienna, and see the Spanish riding school.

Finally, cruising into Hungary, we arrive back in imperial Budapest, straddling the picturesque Danube. This holiday is ideal for travellers who love culture, music and architecture.

The Blue Danube River Cruise departs weekly from April to October 2024, 2025 NOW on sale!

Contact your JWT Cruise team for more information and dates on the Blue Danube River Cruise with Riviera Travel.

Itinerary

BLUE DANUBE RIVER CRUISE ITINERARY

Day 1 – You fly to Budapest, where a coach takes you to your cruise ship.

Day 2 – Esztergom

Overnight we have cruised upstream to Esztergom, one of Hungary’s oldest towns

Day 3 – Bratislava

This morning we explore Slovakia’s fast-emerging capital city, Bratislava, on a guided tour

Day 4 – Durnstein & Melk

Guided tour of the city followed by a visit to the remarkable Melk Abbey

Day 5 – Salzburg OR Linz

Reaching Linz, you will have the choice to stay in the city and take a guided walking tour OR we drive to Salzburg, once an independent state whose archbishops turned it into one of the most sophisticated cities north of the Alps

Day 6 – Vienna

For many, today’s visit to Vienna will be one of the highlights of the cruise.

Day 7 – Budapest

Enjoy a leisurely morning as we cruise majestically through Hungary’s peaceful pastoral landscape towards Budapest. After lunch we enjoy a sightseeing tour of this captivating city

Day 8 – Transfer to airport for flight home

Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin cabin (lower deck)  with a limited number of sole occupancy cabins available on all decks, at the relevant supplement. The price includes:

  • Return flights from Dublin
  • All meals on board (except one lunch if choosing the Salzburg excursion) – from dinner on your day of arrival until breakfast on your final day – including welcome cocktails and the Captain’s dinner.
  • Complimentary on-board tea and coffee
  • All visits and excursions as mentioned
  • Airport transfers
  • Coach travel as mentioned
  • Free Onboard WIFI
  • The services of a Riviera Travel cruise director and concierge
  • Cabin upgrades available
  • The Blue Danube River Cruise operates weekly from April until October 2024 & 2025
  • The Ship will differ depending on dates but all are Riviera 5* standard
  • Why not extend your stay in Budapest, talk to your JWT Cruise experts for more information
  • Subject to availablity, T&C’s apply

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