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Christmas 2024: Luxury three country Danube cruise

Christmas is only just gone and now I’m making you think of next Christmas already, what’s got into me? Well, if you want a Christmas to break the mould of extended family friction, another viewing of Die Hard or Love Actually, and chewing on the ham that never ends, this should tickle your baubles. There’s butler service. Likely not a doppelganger for Carson, but who doesn’t want a butler in their suite whenever they call?

Setting the standard for river cruising, this Luxury Escapes exclusive, never-before-seen seven-night Riverside Luxury Cruises voyage is sure to be the highlight of your holidays. Sailing either November or December 2024, you’ll unlock the festive magic of central Europe in opulence above and beyond your wildest dreams.

Be spoilt for choice with carefully curated winter-themed excursions, tours and tastings – discover Christmas cheer aplenty as you taste gingerbread in Vienna, trace Linz’s storied squares and take in the fairytale charm of Bratislava, visiting the many holiday markets in each city along the way. Experience it all in unparalleled comfort with Riverside Luxury Cruises’ signature brand of personalised hospitality.

Sailing onboard the magnificent Riverside Mozart from Vienna, you’ll experience Slovakia, Germany and Austria in truly all-inclusive luxury. Onboard, be immersed in opulence with a private butler, all-inclusive gourmet dining, premium drinks and a personal minibar stocked with all your favourites. With a maximum capacity of just 162 passengers, a one-to-one crew-to-passenger ratio and the largest staterooms on the Danube, this exquisite ship is the essence of sophistication.

Passau, Germany

Discover Europe’s holiday season in all-inclusive decadence like never before. Whether savouring haute Rhine-style mussels and freshly made Alsatian Kougelhof, cocooned in Waterside’s pristine leather armchairs, or noshing on freshly grilled scampi paired with local Riesling at the open-air Vista Grill & Bar, rest assured the only finger you’ll ever raise is for the next round.

Uncover fairytale architecture and culinary inventions well beyond schnitzel on guided tours of Vienna’s Christkindlmarkt and glamourous Ringstrasse boulevard before taking in the Baroque splendour of Schonbrunn Palace and its fair’s many enticing stalls.

In Linz, discover either the Bohemian majesty of Cesky Krumlov Castle, decked in wintertime wonder, or take a trip to nearby Salzburg for a classical Christmas exploring Mozart’s birthplace. With your choice of curated excursions offered in every port – and personal butler service to prepare you for each day ahead – Riverside Luxury Cruises ensures you’ll treasure the holidays on the Danube.

You’ll stop off at: Vienna, Austria – Krems – Melk – Linz – Passau, Germany – Grein, Austria – Bratislava, Slovakia – Vienna, Austria.

If it sounds like the Christmas you always wanted, all the prices and details from Luxury Escapes are one click away, CLICK HERE

Michael G Browne
Michael G Browne
Michael G Browne is a crime author (Money Bags), comedy writer an inveterate traveller.

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