Highlights of the Danube Shearings A-ROSA River Cruise

With visits to two capital cities included and the chance to savour stunning scenery, plus an array of exciting optional excursions on offer, this river cruise really does show you the highlights of the Danube!

Your river cruise takes place on the well-appointed A-ROSA DONNA. While on board you can enjoy stunning ever-changing views along the Danube from the inviting panorama lounge, and don’t miss the chance to relax and unwind in the on-board spa, or to enjoy a workout in the gym. With all this and more to enjoy on board, the A-ROSA DONNA truly is the ideal vessel from which to experience the Highlights of the Danube

9 Days by air

12 Days by coach

Shearings 2020 River Cruises


This is the itinerary by air, the 12 day no flying itinerary by coach departs a day sooner from the UK and includes overnight stops in Belgium & Germany outbound & Germany & France on the return journey (HB). Please call our team for full details!

Fly from the UK to Munich, where we you're met and transferred to a hotel on the outskirts for an overnight stay on a bed & breakfast basis.

This morning you are transferred to Engelhartszell where you embark the MS A-ROSA DONNA. Your cruise commences with an overnight sailing to Vienna.
Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner

Arrival in Vienna at midday. Enjoy an included guided tour as we see the State Opera House, Johann Strauss House, Museum of Fine Arts, Natural History Museum, Parliament, City Hall, Votiv Church, University, the Imperial Palace (Hofburg), the Volksgarten and the Court Theatre. We moor overnight in Vienna.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

A day at leisure in Vienna to explore further. While in Vienna it is a must to sample the renowned pastries at a traditional coffee house. Why not join our optional excursion to Schonbrunn Palace? We depart Vienna early evening for an overnight sailing to Esztergom.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

A brief morning stop at Esztergom. Our cruise then continues to Budapest. Enjoy an included guided city tour this afternoon. On the Pest side, we see St Stephen’s Basilica, Vajdahunyad Castle and Heroes’ Square. We then cross to Buda and the Castle District, where we find the Matthias Church and the famous Fisherman’s Bastion.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

A day at leisure in Budapest, a city full of surprises with a lively centre. We depart Budapest for an overnight cruise to Bratislava.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We arrive at Bratislava which boasts a unique history. Bratislava Castle is perched at the top of a hill and overlooks the historic buildings of the old town. Cruise overnight to Melk.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

A midday arrival at the picturesque town of Melk. Explore at leisure or join our optional excursion to Melk Abbey, perched on a hilltop overlooking the town and the river. Our cruise departs Melk late afternoon to commence overnight cruise to Engelhartszell.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We arrive in Engelhartszell early morning where we disembark after breakfast. We then transfer to Munich Airport for our flight back to the UK.
Meals included: Breakfast