Danube river cruise

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Danube cruise
tips & insights

Why a Danube
cruise is special

You view from your Danube cruise boat and
experience ashore:

Cities and towns rich in history, music, art, and architecture.

Charming villages with traditional, slow-paced lifestyles.

Medieval castles standing guard over countrysides graced with postcard-perfect forests, pastures, farms, and vineyards.

World's most
international river

The Danube River passes through or brushes ten countries (see map):

Danube River length

It flows 2860 kilometers (1777 miles) from the Black Forest in Germany to the Black Sea. About 2575 kilometers (1600 miles) is navigable.

Best Danube cruise cities

Use my list when selecting your itinerary. The Top 2 Danube cruise cities are Vienna (Austria) and Budapest (Hungary).

Other worthy Danube cruise ports of call include Bratislava (Slovakia), Durnstein (Austria), Esztergom (Hungary), Melk (Austria), Passau (Germany), and Regensburg (Germany).

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