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Tauck Tours from Amsterdam to Budapest - can't beat it!

We boarded the MS Sprit in Amsterdam and, due to low water on the Danube, were moved to the MS... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KenFromIllinois
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West Chicago, Illinois
The canal allows cruising from the North Sea through to the Black Sea.

We took a Scenic River Cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam. This would not have been possible before... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
John W. C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We boarded the MS Sprit in Amsterdam and, due to low water on the Danube, were moved to the MS Treasures on the Danube by bus. What a trip!!! Saling the Lorelei Valley was great and the excursions on land were great! The bus trip...More

Thank KenFromIllinois
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We took a Scenic River Cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam. This would not have been possible before the completion of the Rhine–Main–Danube Canal in 1992. The canal is located entirely in Bavaria, Germany, connecting the Main and the Danube rivers. Running from Bamberg via Nuremberg...More

Thank John W. C
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This was our second River Cruise with Viking. Last year we so enjoyed our trip with them on the Viking Hild on the Rhine, that we returned this year for a trip on the Viking Var. As the Hild was only a few weeks old,...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We travelled from Amsterdam to Budapest on Avalon Panorama and could not praise it highly enough. We are a bit picky but found almost nothing we could fault. The ship was extremely comfortable, the cabin superb, the food delicious, the staff and crew very efficient...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Twice as long as the Panama canal. Started in 1962 and finished in 1992. Cutting through Bavaria with beautiful vistas, castles and towns. Dropping 574 feet from the Danube as we progressed from Budapest to Amsterdam the locks and experience was great. Highly recommended.

Thank GiseppeGord
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The Rhine-Main-Danube canal is an amazing achievement and is quite incredible to experience. Heaps of locks, plenty of wildlife, lovely beaches for the locals to enjoy the sun, beautiful forest. Really a dream come true to see. Forget the problems in the world and relax...More

Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 8 May 2017

One of the highlights of a cruise on the Rhine/Danube is the experience of passing through all the locks. It was originally a vision of the great Charlemagne to link these two rivers and is amazing to think that he had such vision. While some...More

1  Thank Michael N
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Expectations River cruising focuses on the voyage of exploring foreign cities and their historic sights rather than activities found on an ocean-based ship. If you have never experienced a river cruise it is very different from ocean-based travel. The vessels are much smaller – there...More

Thank AdventureDiva
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Rhine-Main-Danube Canal is 171km, 16 locks and a 1,200 year old dream of Charlemagne. Charlemagne contemplated connecting the Rhine, Main and Danube so he could travel his long boat from the North Sea to the Black Sea. In 1992 the Main-Daube Canal was completed. Its...More

Thank 387indy
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Wonderful cruise cannot rate it highly enough, APT achieved excellence. Many well organised stopovers and day trips throughout the cruise, Staff were very attentive and the vessel is well designed and comfortable. 12 days of enjoyment !

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The river cruise is worth every cent and ideal for seeing and experiencing the locks and canals. I cannot see any other way of doing it to be honest
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