The Viking Way
Sail the beautiful Danube and discover the celebrated landscapes, cities and towns of five of Europe's most enchanting countries. This extraordinary 8 day itinerary shos you the highlights of Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Cesky Krumlov and Passau, and still allows plenty of time to cruise through the most spectacular scenery.
From Holland’s windmills and tulip fields to Germany’s fairy-tale castles and the picturesque vineyards of Austria’s Wachau Valley, this 15-day voyage presents the highlights of the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers. Savor a decadent Sachertorte in a Viennese café, enjoy panoramic views of imperial Budapest and appreciate the genius of Mozart. Guests who choose this voyage soon see why it is our most popular itinerary.
Flowing through 10 countries, the Danube is the heart and soul of Central Europe. Countless cultures and civilizations have used it as a trade route and economic artery. Armies have been stopped at its banks. Its boundaries marked the edge of the Roman Empire, and its bridges have linked nations. It has inspired vintners to create prized wines and composers to write enduring music. Find your inspiration on one of our enriching cruises below.
From Hungary's vibrant capital, Budapest, to the elegant cafes of Vienna and Austria's stunning Wachau Valley, no river enchants like the Danube. With medieval towns, grand cities, ancient abbeys, picturesque valleys and many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a cruise along the romantic Danube is one that you are sure to love.