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Danube Discovery – Munich to Budapest

This deal expires on 31st Oct 2024
Price From $4,795*/pp

*Based on Suite.

What's Included

Discover the heart of Europe on this luxury Danube river cruise, where ancient castles, charming villages, and vibrant cities await at every bend.

⚓ 7 nights aboard a brand-new luxury river ship with the services of an expert Cruise Director
⚓ Freedom of choice sightseeing and dining inclusions
⚓ Six world-class, all-inclusive dining venues focusing on locally inspired cuisine and fresh, seasonal menus
⚓ In-suite dining and beverage service in all suites
⚓Signature Exclusive Experiences like visiting Vienna’s City Palace for a private concert
⚓ All meals, beverages, transfers, gratuities and port charges are included

This trip departs from May to November 2025 on the below departure dates, pricing based on 27 November 2025 departure. Ship varies by departure date as APT Solara or APT Ostara. Please let your travel advisor know the departure date you are interested in:

1 May 2025 – From $5,895pp
29 May 2025 – From $7,845pp
26 June 2025 – From $5,995pp
24 July 2025 – From $5,395pp
21 August 2025 – From $5,695pp
18 September 2025 – From $5,895pp
27 November 2025 – From $4,795pp

YOUR ITINERARY

Date
Port
Info
Arrive
Depart
Day 1
27th Nov 2025
Munich & Nuremberg

On arrival in Munich, transfer to Nuremberg.
S ...

On arrival in Munich, transfer to Nuremberg.
Stay: Le Meridien Grand Hotel Nuremberg

Arrive
Depart
Day 2
28th Nov 2025
Nuremberg

Discover Nuremberg on a city tour, then board your ...

Discover Nuremberg on a city tour, then board your ship. Nuremberg is the second-largest city of the German state of Bavaria after its capital Munich, and its 518,370 inhabitants make it the 14th-largest city in Germany.

Arrive
Depart
Day 3
29th Nov 2025
Regensburg

Regensburg, a Bavarian city on the Danube River in sout ...

Regensburg, a Bavarian city on the Danube River in southeast Germany, is known for its well-preserved medieval core. The 12th-century Stone Bridge, a 310m-long icon with 16 arches, crosses the river to the old town. The 13th-century Regensburg Cathedral, a twin-spired Gothic landmark, is home to the Regensburger Domspatzen choir. Walhalla, a Parthenon replica just east of the city, honours illustrious Germans.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE: In Regensburg, set out on a guided tour to explore its atmospheric World Heritage-listed city centre. With a history dating back to the Roman times, this incredible city was the first capital of Bavaria. Your tour will finish with a tasting at Regensburg’s historic sausage kitchen, thought to be one of the oldest working restaurants in the world. Or you might prefer to get active and take a guided bike ride to the Walhalla memorial. This neo-classical building sits above the Danube River and houses a hall of fame that honours notable politicians, artists, sovereigns and scientists from Germany’s past. Choose how you’d like to spend your time in Regensburg today.

Arrive
Depart
Day 4
30th Nov 2025
Passau, Salzburg, Linz

Passau, a German city on the Austrian border, lies at the con ...

Passau, a German city on the Austrian border, lies at the confluence of the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers. Known as the Three Rivers City, it’s overlooked by the Veste Oberhaus, a 13th-century hilltop fortress housing a city museum and observation tower. The old town below is known for its baroque architecture, including St. Stephen’s Cathedral, featuring distinctive onion-domed towers and an organ with 17,974 pipes.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE: Be welcomed by a Jagdhornblaser – a hunting horn blower – into a rustic, traditional restaurant on the Gaisberg mountain near Salzburg. Enjoy a welcome drink as you soak in the scenery before savouring a delicious lunch, followed by a show featuring music from the classic film ‘The Sound of Music’. Take a guided tour of Salzburg before a Signature Experience.

Arrive
Depart
Day 5
1st Dec 2025
Melk, Durnstein

Melk is an Austrian town on the River Danube, west of Vienn ...

Melk is an Austrian town on the River Danube, west of Vienna. It’s known for the 11th-century Melk Abbey, a vast monastery built high above the town. Gold statuary adorns its domed Abbey Church, and the huge library houses medieval manuscripts. The Marmorsaal is a baroque hall with a ceiling fresco and red marble walls. South of Melk, gardens surround Renaissance Schallaburg Castle, which hosts cultural exhibitions. Dürnstein is a small town on the Danube river in the Krems-Land district, in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. It is one of the most-visited tourist destinations in the Wachau region and also a well-known wine growing area.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE: Cruise to Dürnstein to enjoy free time on board or perhaps take a guided bike ride. Visit Melk Abbey then decide how you’d like to make your way to the next port of call. In Durnstein, perhaps join a hike to the medieval castle ruins.

Arrive
Depart
Day 6
2nd Dec 2025
Vienna

Vienna, Austria’s capital, lies in the country’s eas ...

Vienna, Austria’s capital, lies in the country’s east on the Danube River. Its artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. The city is also known for its Imperial palaces, including Schönbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence. In the MuseumsQuartier district, historic and contemporary buildings display works by Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt and other artists.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE: After dinner, head to the princely family of Liechtenstein’s City Palace in the heart of Vienna, where we have arranged an exclusive cocktail party and private recital, just for you. A full orchestra will perform classical masterpieces by Mozart and Strauss, and you will be enchanted by an operatic recital.

Arrive
Depart
Day 7
3rd Dec 2025
Vienna & Budapest

FREEDOM OF CHOICE: Perhaps visit the 1,441-room Schonbrunn P ...

FREEDOM OF CHOICE: Perhaps visit the 1,441-room Schonbrunn Palace and its gardens. Otherwise, tick another country off your list and journey to Slovakia’s Bratislava. Head out on your choice of tours, then set sail for Hungary. This evening, enjoy a Captain’s farewell dinner.

Arrive
Depart
Day 8
4th Dec 2025
Budapest

Budapest, Hungary’s capital, is bisected by ...

Budapest, Hungary’s capital, is bisected by the River Danube. Its 19th-century Chain Bridge connects the hilly Buda district with flat Pest. A funicular runs up Castle Hill to Buda’s Old Town, where the Budapest History Museum traces city life from Roman times onward. Trinity Square is home to 13th-century Matthias Church and the turrets of the Fishermen’s Bastion, which offer sweeping views.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE: Enjoy a city tour of Budapest taking in its historic monuments, including St Stephen’s Cathedral and Heroes’ Square before a visit to the Great Market Hall for some tastings of local produce. Or board a funicular to Castle Hill and walk to Fisherman’s Bastion. Alternatively, you may wish to relax in the thermal water pools at one of Budapest’s famous baths.

Arrive
Depart
Day 9
5th Dec 2025
Budapest

Disembark and transfer to the airport. Interested in ...

Disembark and transfer to the airport. Interested in extending your European holiday? Ask our Travel Advisors about our incredible range of accommodation, touring and cruise packages.

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Depart

YOUR SHIP - The APT Solara

Travel in unparalleled luxury with APT Solara in 2025 – our brand-new river ships that redefine European river cruising.

With a host of alluring features, our brand-new, ultra-modern river ships APT Solara and APT Ostara offer unmatched opulence and style when travelling along the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers. Whether enjoying a cocktail up on the sun deck or retreating to your spacious, light-filled suite, there is so much to discover on board.

Six unique dining venues include the elegant main restaurant, an intimate wine cellar, a relaxing conservatory, casual lounge dining, an exclusive aft restaurant highlighting seasonal produce and rooftop alfresco dining.

Crafted in Melbourne by the globally acclaimed Hecker Guthrie design team, our brand-new vessels seamlessly blend contemporary elegance with timeless allure, drawing inspiration from Europe’s waterways, seasons, and locales.

No more than 154 guests are assisted by a dedicated team of 60 crew members. A smaller number of passengers than many other vessels on Europe’s waterways ensures your every need is met and exceeded.

Three luxuriously appointed suite categories include Twin Window, Balcony, and our lavish Owner’s Suites.

Soak in 360° views from the all-seasons sun deck. Offering rooftop dining, a pool and a lounge area, indulge in a cocktail as you relish the sunset.

A host of wellness offerings cater to your health and fitness goals, including an onboard gym, hair stylist and indulgent spa. E-bikes are also available for exploration on shore.

Description

Travel in unparalleled luxury with APT Solara in 2025 – our brand-new river ships that redefine European river cruising.

With a host of alluring features, our brand-new, ultra-modern river ships APT Solara and APT Ostara offer unmatched opulence and style when travelling along the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers. Whether enjoying a cocktail up on the sun deck or retreating to your spacious, light-filled suite, there is so much to discover on board.

Six unique dining venues include the elegant main restaurant, an intimate wine cellar, a relaxing conservatory, casual lounge dining, an exclusive aft restaurant highlighting seasonal produce and rooftop alfresco dining.

Crafted in Melbourne by the globally acclaimed Hecker Guthrie design team, our brand-new vessels seamlessly blend contemporary elegance with timeless allure, drawing inspiration from Europe’s waterways, seasons, and locales.

No more than 154 guests are assisted by a dedicated team of 60 crew members. A smaller number of passengers than many other vessels on Europe’s waterways ensures your every need is met and exceeded.

Three luxuriously appointed suite categories include Twin Window, Balcony, and our lavish Owner’s Suites.

Soak in 360° views from the all-seasons sun deck. Offering rooftop dining, a pool and a lounge area, indulge in a cocktail as you relish the sunset.

A host of wellness offerings cater to your health and fitness goals, including an onboard gym, hair stylist and indulgent spa. E-bikes are also available for exploration on shore.

STATEROOMS

    Suite

    Owners Suite Outside Balcony, 269 sq. ft/25 sq. m Our most lavish suites feature spacious interiors and a large outdoor balcony. Panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows bathe the suite with sunlight and allow you to take in sweeping views of incredible riverside scenery. A separate sitting area beckons for private in-suite dining.

Important Notice

*Terms and conditions apply. Offers are available for travellers departing from Australia. All pricing and save amounts are in Australian Dollars. Information correct as at 3 May 2024 but may fluctuate due to changes in surcharges, taxes or currency. A strictly limited number of offers are available on selected itineraries and departure dates in selected suites/ staterooms/cabins/room categories. Offers are subject to availability, not combinable unless specified, available on new bookings only and may be withdrawn at any time. Your booking contract is with Australian Pacific Touring Pty Ltd (APT), and incorporates all of the following terms and conditions. APT recommends that you read and understand your contract, and ask your travel agent if you require any clarification. Save up to $2,600 per couple: Valid until 31 October 2024 or until sold out. Save up to $2,600 per couple ($1,300 per person) when booking select itineraries departing year round in 2025. Credit is not transferrable or redeemable for cash. Save amount includes an Early Payment Discount of $600 per couple ($300 per person), valid when you pay in full 10 months prior to departure. A $1,000 per person non-refundable deposit must be paid within seven days of booking. For full terms and conditions speak with a Travel Advisor at Cruiseabout.

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