A Danube Rhapsody Shearings 2020 River Cruise

Enjoy journey of discovery on the Danube and take in some of the very best sights the River Danube has to offer as you visit a number of Europe's most beautiful capital cities. Explore spectacular Vienna, the hidden gem of Bratislava and the magnificent city of Budapest - each proud of their individual character and heritage.

8 Days by air

10 Days by coach

Shearings 2020 River Cruises
Bratislava, Slovika


This is the itinerary by air, the 10 day no flying itinerary by coach departs a day sooner from the UK and includes overnight stops in Belgium outbound & on the return journey. Please note all excursions mentioned in the itinerary are not included but can be purchased pre-cruise

Fly from the UK to Munich and transfer to Passau for embarkation. This evening enjoy a welcome cocktail and dinner. We cruise overnight to Emmersdorf.
Meals included: Dinner

Reach Emmersdorf, in the heart of the Wachau Valley. Join an optional excursion to nearby Melk and its magnificent Abbey. The ship then continues on to Vienna, arriving in time to enjoy an optional classical music concert. Moor overnight in Vienna.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Explore imperial Vienna on an optional guided city tour. In the afternoon explore further at leisure or perhaps visit Schonbrunn Palace, the sumptuous former summer palace and gardens of Empress Maria Theresia. Sail overnight to Budapest.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After a morning spent cruising, arrive in Budapest at lunchtime. Uniquely located on both sides of the Danube river there are many sights and landmarks to admire on our included guided city tour. A highlight of our cruise awaits, as this evening musicians come on board to entertain with traditional music, as you cruise along the Danube to see this beautiful city by night. Moor overnight in Budapest.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Join an optional excursion this morning to visit the ‘Puszta’ countryside. The ship departs Budapest after lunch and continues to Slovakia. Relax on board or you can enjoy an optional excursion to visit Szentendre, an artist’s village with galleries and art museum; and Esztergom, the former capital city. Continue sailing overnight to Bratislava.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Discover the charming Slovak capital of Bratislava, where you take an included guided city tour. Continue to cruise along the Danube this afternoon and enjoy a Captain’s Gala Dinner this evening. Cruise overnight to Linz.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Reach Linz, one of the largest cities in Austria, with time at leisure and perhaps sample some of the famous Linzer torte. Enjoy a final evening on board as you head back to Passau.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Disembark after breakfast and transfer back to Munich for the flight home.
Meals included: Breakfast

Price Guide - 10 Days by Coach

Call our river team for the latest availability on 0800 810 8220

Date Price (pp)
12 October 2020 £1,639

Price Guide - 8 Days by Air

Call our river team for the latest availability on 0800 810 8220

Date Price (pp)
13 October 2020 CALL

What's Included

  • Return UK flights to Munich
  • No Fly option by Coach including half board stays en route
  • 7 nights full board cruise on board Amadeus Star
  • Services of a Shearings Cruise Manager
  • 2 included excursions - Budapest & Bratislava Guided City Tours
  • Free wine inluced with dinner

Excursion Packages

  • Pre-book optional excursions are available on board from £35pp.