Travel tips you can trust
Visit my three-page
Danube cruise section
on my website
Danube Cruise Section
for my candid answers
to these important questions:
Why is a Danube cruise special?
When is the best and least desirable time to go?
Which direction is best, upstream or downstream?
Is the upper portion of the Danube River more interesting than the lower segment?
How long is the river?
Where does it start and end?
What countries besides Austria border it?
What are the best cruise-stop cities along the river?
Is the "Blue Danube" really blue as the famous song indicates?
Why is it considered the world's most international river?
Is it less busy than the Rhine?
What's included and not in the fare?
Why should you select a ship that communicates mainly in your language?
What is the dress code aboard and during shore excursions?
Are there theme cruises that suit particular interests?
Location in Austria
Top 5 Austria Wonders
tips & rankings
Click blue links
Cruise line ratings
Special interest cruising
World wonder rankings
Other tips & advice