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Land excursions for river cruise along the Danube in Austria

Journey

Travel time
upon request
Arrival information
daily
Bookable from
10 person(s)
Characteristics of the tour
river cruisetailor-made group tour suggestionfor groups of 10 or more people
  • Belvedere Palace in Vienna

  • Melk Abbey

  • Danube in Linz

  • City of Dürnstein

What to expect

The Danube is Europe’s second largest river and flows through so many countries on its way to the Black Sea as no other river in the world. Discover the wide variety of beautiful landscapes, exciting cities as well as numerous monasteries and castles during the cruise from Passau through Austria.

As we are specialised in land excursions for river cruises, we look forward to organise tailor-made programmes for your cruise along the Danube! We arrange city tours and trips, as well as bus transfers to and guided tours around many different sights of the area.

Contact Person

Kerstin Pelz

Kerstin Pelz

+49 (0)351 563 48 0

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My tip for your Danube river cruise: “Many famous composers and musicians are originated in Austria. Why not enjoy this tradition of world-class classical music at a concert of the “Wiener Musikverein” while at the same time being impressed by the architectural finesse of its great hall."

Itinerary

Detailed information for journey "Danube river cruise (Austria)"

Basic package for your Danube river cruise in Austria:

Three-River City Passau

Passau

Coming from three different directions, three rivers merge in Passau – the Blue Danube coming from the West, the Green Inn stemming from the South, and the Black Ilz originating from in the North.

Highlights of Passau:

  • Scenic pleasure at the famous three-river corner
  • Cultural delight in the castle and museum Veste Oberhaus, one of Europe’s largest and mightiest castle buildings
  • Enjoy the arts in Passau’s museum of glass exhibiting over 30.000 glasses, it is the world’s largest museum of Bohemian crystal
  • Musical enjoyment in St. Stephan’s Cathedral with the world’s largest cathedral organ

Cultural Landscape Wachau

The world heritage site of the region “Wachau” offers picturesque wetlands and spectacularly beautiful pastoral spots. It is famous for its vineyards and the Wachau apricots – a regional specialty.

Highlights of Wachau:

  • Guided tour to Melk Abbey, one of the most important baroque sites in Europe
  • Get an overall impression during a guided walking tour through the historic town of Durnstein leading you e.g. to the town hall, Klarissinenkloster and tasting the products of the Wachau apricots
  • Visit of Durnstein Abbey with its blue-white tower that can be seen from afar

Unparalleled city of Vienna

Belvedere in Vienna

Take a look at the imperial sights of Vienna and get an impression of the unique Viennese charm.

Highlights of Vienna:

  • Guided walking tour enjoying the monumental architecture along the “Ringstrasse” e.g. Stephansdom, Hofburg, houses of Parliament, State Opera
  • Guided tour at Belvedere Palace with its large collection of works by Klimt, Schiele and Kokoschka
  • Visit of Art History Museum with its extensive collections of the former imperial family and Bruegel
  • Guided tour to Hofburg with the Sissi Museum, the Imperial apartments and the Silberkammer

Those are only suggestions for your river cruise along the Danube river, which can be adjusted according to your desires. Whether you draw inspiration from the proposals made in this itinerary or blend them with your own ideas, the AugustusTours team looks forward to putting together your next group tour.

Credits:
City of Passau © OÖ Touristik GmbH
Belvedere in Vienna © OÖ Touristik GmbH



Contact Person

Kerstin Pelz

Kerstin Pelz

+49 (0)351 563 48 0

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

My tip for your Danube river cruise: “Many famous composers and musicians are originated in Austria. Why not enjoy this tradition of world-class classical music at a concert of the “Wiener Musikverein” while at the same time being impressed by the architectural finesse of its great hall."

Services

Services included

Basic package for your Danube river cruise in Austria:

Passau

  • Admission and guided tour to Veste Oberhaus
  • Admission and guided tour to the Museum of Glass
  • Evening organ concert at St. Stephan's Cathedral

Wachau

  • Admission and guided tour to Melk Abbey
  • Guided walking tour of Durnstein
  • Admission to Durnstein Abbey

Vienna

  • Guided walking tour of Vienna
  • Admission and guided tour to Belvedere Palace
  • Visit to Art History Museum
  • Admission and guided tour to Hofburg

Further suggestions

  • Guided walking tour of Engelhartszell
  • Guided walking tour of Linz
  • Admission to Artstetten Castle

Those are only suggestions for your river cruise along the Danube river, which can be adjusted according to your desires. Whether you draw inspiration from the proposals made in this itinerary or blend them with your own ideas, the AugustusTours team looks forward to putting together your next group tour.


Contact Person

Kerstin Pelz

Kerstin Pelz

+49 (0)351 563 48 0

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

My tip for your Danube river cruise: “Many famous composers and musicians are originated in Austria. Why not enjoy this tradition of world-class classical music at a concert of the “Wiener Musikverein” while at the same time being impressed by the architectural finesse of its great hall."

Quotes

Prices for services included

Our suggestions for your Danube River Cruise in Austria are characterized by creativity and flexibility, with each itinerary specially tailored to both your requirements and those of your guests. It can be shortened, extended or adapted according to your desires. The prices are based on the programme and group size. We are looking forward to your inquiry and provide you with an individual offer for your Danube River Cruise in Austria. We are also happy to organise city tours in Germany or a cultural tour in different German cities for your group!

Request

Request a tailor-made offer for your group tour to Germany

All our group tour suggestions can be altered, shortened or lengthened to your specific requirements, so please see them as food for thought rather than a set meal. It would be our pleasure to draw up a tailored quote based on your ideas and expectations – giving you a group tour that will leave you shouting “encore”! Please send us your request for a group tour to Germany. Once you have submitted your request we will work on a tailor-made quote for you.

Being a very experienced and high-performance incoming partner for Germany, we offer you support and advice regarding the realisation of your group travels. Since 1997, we have been working for international travel agents, associations, companies as well as private clients. During all our work, we constantly follow our standard “Expertise. Ideas. Passion”. We are based in Dresden, so we know where your guests travel.

We have numerous itinerary suggestions for you and your group – no matter if you are planning a city break, cultural tour or round trip throughout Germany! The mentioned tours are only suggestions. Please do not hesitate to send us your special ideas and requirements on your next group tour.

We look forward to working with you and would be glad to become your go-to partner for city and cultural tours in Germany!

 

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Further information about our services for river cruises in Germany

By the rivers of Germany...

It is no coincidence that river cruises are extremely popular! A slower pace of travel, an array of different landscapes and access to a variety of cultural options and fascinating destinations all make for a holiday that is as unforgettable as it is relaxing. Its many and varied riverside pearls make Germany an ideal destination for river cruises to suit all tastes.

Our incoming service for groups to Germany

Are you planning a river cruise but still have to find the right destinations for shore excursions? We arrange travel programmes for you to experience a river cruise that suits you and your group perfectly. It would be our pleasure to organise eventful shore excursions for your cruises along Germany’s most beautiful rivers. Our incoming department would be pleased to assist you!

More information about our services for river cruises

Our river cruise services include the organisation of shore excursions, local coach transfers, admission to and tours of museums, tickets for evening events and a smorgasbord of culinary highlights and tastings. Our products currently focus on cruises along the Elbe, the Baltic coast, the Danube, the Main, the Rhine and the Moselle.

Throughout our ground handling for your river cruise, your guests will gain unique insights into the most beautiful cities along the route. Whether you and your guests want to participate in a guided city tour with us, enjoy an evening at the opera, discover the most interesting museums or learn more about famous artists and musicians, we organize a fitting programme of shore excursions for your river cruise, according to your desire.

Expertise. Ideas. Passion. – Group tours to Germany tailor-made by AugustusTours

Our offers for ground handling during river cruises mentioned here are tailored to your group’s needs and desires, which is why we can only offer them to companies, private clients, clubs and other groups of 10 people or more. We are very pleased to assist you with your individual requests.

If you can’t find exactly what you are looking for in our published itineraries, please do not hesitate to contact us for an offer tailored specifically to your group requirements.

Here you can download our general information about "ground handling for river cruises" as a PDF file.

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