Christmas on the Danube is a companion to European Christmas Markets which is still in rights. It is true holiday treat that will fill your senses with warmth, touch your heart, and provide your mind with geography and history, as well. Traveling the majestic Danube river as it passes through stunning European landscape, history and culture, Christmas on the Danube visits theses cities along the Danube, which are particularly spectacular at Christmas.
• Vienna, where Christmas Markets come alive within the city’s grand buildings
• Budapest, with its grand Parliament and spectacular river setting, and its folk Christmas Market
• Salzburg, where music fills the air at the Christmas Markets in Mozart’s birthplace
• Oberdorf, where we learn of the origin and the most famous of all Christmas carols, Silent Night •
Other highlights include a visit to the Melk Abbey, the old town on Passau, and the charming Christmas Market in Bratislava
The cities of the Danube have a special sparkle at Christmas, and music of the great composers will provide an extra eloquence to Christmas on the Danube.