Danube River Cruises

The River Danube at Bratislava, Slovakia
The River Danube at Bratislava, Slovakia

Carving an epic route through the very heart of Europe, the Danube River is a gateway to some of the most captivating countries, immersive cities and breathtaking natural beauty on the continent.

Effortlessly gliding along the Danube aboard a riverboat is an endlessly rewarding experience. No matter which section of this incredible river you sail, or country you visit on a Fred. Olsen Danube River cruise, you’ll journey through centuries of fascinating history; take in architectural wonders, both historic and modern; and marvel at spectacular, ever-changing scenery that will astound and inspire. 

Join Brabant on one of our unforgettable journeys along the Danube and you could discover German gems such as the ‘medieval miracles’ of Regensburg and pretty Passau; be captivated by the beauty and [ReadMore] diversity of Austria, from the scenic wonders of the Schlögener Schlinge and UNESCO-listed Wachau Valley to the architectural and cultural treasures of Vienna; and visit beautiful Bratislava, Slovakia’s engrossing capital.

Further along the river there are chances to slice through the scenic heart of Hungary and stop by the ‘Pearl of the Danube’, Budapest; visit the energetic cities of Belgrade and Novi Sad in Serbia, where you could also experience a magical scenic cruise through the fjord-like Iron Gates gorge; and divert off the beaten track in northern Bulgaria, where glorious countryside scenery, elegant Ruse – Bulgaria’s ‘Little Vienna’ – and ancient Vidin awaits.

Last, but by no means least, is Romania – the final country on the Danube’s journey through Europe. Here you can sail through the unspoilt floodplains and forests of the Lower Danube; stop at St Gheorghe, gateway to the UNESCO-listed Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve; and even take a tour to lively Bucharest.