Cruising the Splendours of the Danube with Salzburg

  • 9 Day Tour

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day 2

Continue to Austria for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 - Budapest

To Budapest to discover the Hungarian capital at leisure. Unlock the secrets of this fabulous city on our optional, guided tour which takes in many of the highlights including the Fisherman’s Bastion, Chain Bridge and the Parliament Building. This afternoon, we board our cruise ship, the MS Serenity and begin our four-night cruise.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 - Bratislava

Cruise to Bratislava, the Slovakian capital, where you can join an optional guided tour by coach and on foot. We sail later this evening towards Vienna.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Vienna

Spend the day in Vienna, city of the waltz. Join our optional sightseeing tour and see the principal sights including the Hofburg Palace, City Hall and the house where Johann Strauss composed the Blue Danube Waltz.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 - Melk

We cruise through the wine producing area of the Wachau, past Krems and Dürnstein, where Richard the Lionheart was kept captive, imprisoned in the castle. We arrive in Melk, where you can visit the magnificent abbey. Later you will see Kuenringer Castle and Greinburg Castle.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Passau & Salzburg

We cruise into Passau, picturesquely set where the Danube is joined by the Inn and Ilz rivers. Disembark, then enjoy some free time before we head to Salzburg. Spend time at leisure before continuing to our overnight hotel in the Salzburg area.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8

To Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 9

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing a main deck cabin. No single rooms/cabins available.

Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance from £49.95. 

 Cabin Upgrades (per person)Twin 
Middle Deck Cabin£100 
Panorama Deck Cabin £150 


FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.