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We have been on other river cruises and wanted to experience the River Danube. The itinerary appealed to us, and we sailed north from Budapest. Budapest by night was a magical evening, and we found both Budapest and Bratislava two vey clean cities full of attractive buildings, and lots of history. Vienna with its musical history as well as being part of the Holy Roman Empire was also most interesting. The live concert in Vienna was a bonus and a joy. Der stein was real picture post card Bavarian riverside village with an amazing abbey. The Wachau Valley was heavenly. River cruising at its best. Beautiful scenery, warm sunshine, and just drifting along, with just birdsong . What more could we want. Regensburg with its beautiful stained glass windows in its cathedral, and the old stone bridge were further pieces of history to enjoy. Despite low water preventing us from sailing as far as Nurenburg we had a wonderful experience of river cruising on the Danube. The friendly welcome as we boarded the boat was very wel come after an early start leaving England at 06.15 and a 4 hour wait between connecting flights at Frankfurt. All the staff were friendly and nothing was too much trouble. We chose to stay on the boat rather than go on a long day trip by coach to Salzberg. We go on river cruises to be on the river, and visit the nearby places of interest. The food was displayed attractively and satisfied our needs. The quality of the food was of a high standard. The staff who looked after the trips, and entertainment were very good, and everything was extremely well organised, even down to the way we disembarked at the end of a lovely holiday.

The amazing not so Blue, Danube

Emerald Sun Cruise Review by FranMary

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We have been on other river cruises and wanted to experience the River Danube. The itinerary appealed to us, and we sailed north from Budapest. Budapest by night was a magical evening, and we found both Budapest and Bratislava two vey clean cities full of attractive buildings, and lots of history. Vienna with its musical history as well as being part of the Holy Roman Empire was also most interesting. The live concert in Vienna was a bonus and a joy. Der stein was real picture post card Bavarian riverside village with an amazing abbey. The Wachau Valley was heavenly. River cruising at its best. Beautiful scenery, warm sunshine, and just drifting along, with just birdsong . What more could we want. Regensburg with its beautiful stained glass windows in its cathedral, and the old stone bridge were further pieces of history to enjoy. Despite low water preventing us from sailing as far as Nurenburg we had a wonderful experience of river cruising on the Danube.

The friendly welcome as we boarded the boat was very wel come after an early start leaving England at 06.15 and a 4 hour wait between connecting flights at Frankfurt.

All the staff were friendly and nothing was too much trouble.

We chose to stay on the boat rather than go on a long day trip by coach to Salzberg. We go on river cruises to be on the river, and visit the nearby places of interest.

The food was displayed attractively and satisfied our needs. The quality of the food was of a high standard.

The staff who looked after the trips, and entertainment were very good, and everything was extremely well organised, even down to the way we disembarked at the end of a lovely holiday.
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Cabin Review

Cabin 217
A roomy cabin, with good views or the river from comfy seats in the cabin. The shower was really good. Never experienced a shower before which came out at the right temperature as soon as it was turned on.