The Music of the Blue Danube River Cruise

The Music of the Blue Danube River Cruise

8 days from only $3,899pp

FREE Superior drinks package on all European river cruises


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Experience more with so much included

  • Enjoy magnificent performances on board - a string quartet and a traditional Hungarian folklore show as well as a classical music performances in Bratislava and Salzburg. 
  • Follow in the footsteps of famous composers and listen to them come to life with expert guided tours of the most historic towns and cities along the Danube, including Vienna, Dürnstein, Bratislava and Salzburg - the birthplace of Mozart.  
  • Cruise through the pretty Nibelungengau immortalised in the music of Wagner. 
  • Take a ‘behind the scenes’ tour with the renowned Vienna Boys Choir.
  • Visit the House of Music in Budapest Esztergom Basilica and Melk Abbey.


At a Glance
Superior drinks package included
7 nights on a five-star ship
Full board (except one lunch)
9 tours & visits
2 live music concerts
Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi
Complimentary on-board tea & coffee
Expert Cruise Director
All port charges & taxes


Follow in the footsteps of some of history's greatest composers on a musical journey along the Danube. The beautiful landscapes and cities along the shores of this legendary river have inspired many famous melodies. And our majestic cruise will take you to the fascinating cities of Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna and Salzburg - home to the world's most well-known musical maestros. You can learn more about their incredible lives in the company of our knowledgeable guides, experience the joy of live music in atmospheric locations and visit the home of the greatest composers - all while enjoying the beauty and splendour of the Danube.

This holiday is based on our popular Blue Danube river cruise, delving deeper into the river’s significant influence on classic music ideal for any music lover.

Your Itinerary

Price Includes

Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a cabin with a limited number of single cabins available on all decks, at the relevant supplement. The price includes: 

  • Full board from dinner on your day of arrival until breakfast on your final day; if you choose to travel with us on any of the full day excursions by coach, a packed lunch will be provided. Anyone choosing to stay on the ship may of course have lunch in the restaurant
  • Morning/afternoon tea and coffee
  • All visits and excursions as mentioned
  • Coach travel as mentioned
  • The services of a Riviera Travel cruise director

Useful Information

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro, Forint
  • Country: Austria, Hungary, Slovakia


Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the ship for the duration of your cruise. Please note that speeds may vary.

Visa Information

Visit https://smartraveller.gov.au for comprehensive travel advice. You will find current information on passport, visa and entry requirements for the country or countries to which you intend to travel, along with advice on money, local laws and customs.

Visit www.healthdirect.gov.au/travel-health-advice for travel health guidance, which includes information on travelling with medicine.


We want to ensure you make the correct choice before you book your holiday with us. If you have any concerns regarding the suitability of the holiday due to reduced mobility we would encourage you to email us to discuss these concerns. General information on mobility in connection with our tours can be found here.

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