Beginning in the mountains of Germany’s Black Forest, the Danube River meanders 1,777 miles through the heart of Europe via nine countries to the Black Sea. Considered one of the world’s most iconic waterways, the Danube is the second-longest river in Europe.
The banks of this stunning river are steeped in rich history and culture. From grand imperial cities, such as Vienna and Budapest, and charming towns like Melk to the dramatic scenery of the Wachau Valley and the scenic horseshoe-shaped Danube Bend, beautiful architecture and pastoral vistas await. Drink in incredible sights with a rail and river cruise journey along the Danube River.