Danube River Holiday Tours

Vacations along the Danube River are an excellent way to experience the breathtaking natural beauty and rich cultural history of one of Europe’s most famous rivers. 

The 2,850-kilometer-long Danube offers a variety of experiences to satisfy any traveler as it traverses 10 different countries. 

There is something for everyone along the Danube, from the lively cityscapes of Vienna and Budapest to the quaint towns of Germany and Austria. 

A Danube River vacation tour promises to be a fantastic experience, regardless of your interests in history, architecture, or simply taking in the gorgeous environment. 

So prepare for the trip of a lifetime by packing your bags!

Christmas and New Year Special Danube Dinner Cruises

Celebrate Christmas or New Year’s Eve in Budapest in style with a magnificent dinner cruise on the Danube on board the distinctive and exquisite Gróf Széchényi ship. 

Make your winter holiday one to remember. The tour starts at 7 pm and lasts for 2 hours.

Look for the Gróf Széchenyi Ship at Port Akadémia 3. Get directions.


  • Savor a freshly prepared, delicious dinner on the boat.
  • Unwind while taking in the festive ambiance under the stars.
  • Pass some of Budapest’s most well-known landmarks as you travel.
  • Dance the night away to pop music from around the world and locally.

This tour includes

  • Cruise for sightseeing
  • Dinner
  • Soft open bar offering limitless beverages
  • Live musical performance
  • Folk dance performance
  • Raffle (only available on New Year’s Eve cruise)
  • DJ (only on New Year’s Eve cruise)
  • Special midnight menu (Only available on New Year’s Eve cruises) 
  • Drop-off service (Only available on New Year’s Eve cruises)

Tour Price

There are two options under the tickets section.

Holiday cruise

This option includes a sightseeing cruise, an unlimited supply of wine, draught beer, soft drinks, mulled wine, tea, and a 10-course buffet meal (self-service).  

The exquisite Gróf Szcéhényi ship hosted a folklore dance performance and live music performance.

This ticket is only available for four days — 24th and 25th December for Christmas and 31st December and 1st January for New Year’s. 

Visitor TypePrice
Adult ticket (13 years and above)Ft 36,920 (US$ 104)
Child ticket (7 to 12 years)Ft 19,432 (US$ 55)
Infant ticket (upto 6 years)Free Entry

New Year’s Eve Party cruise with dinner, live music and DJ

This package includes a five-course gala dinner (red meat, poultry, or vegetarian alternatives), a midnight food bar, unlimited drinks from a list of selections, a folklore show, a raffle game, live music, and a DJ. 

The ship sets off at 7 pm, again just before midnight, and lasts 7 hours.

This ticket is available on only two days — 31st December and 1st January for New Year.

Visitor TypePrice
Adult ticket (13 years and above)Ft 89,386 (US$ 253)
Child ticket (upto 12 years)Not available

New Year’s Eve Boat Cruise with unlimited drinks

Enjoy a toast with your closest friends and family in front of the Parliament as you ring in style on a boat in the new year.

The cruise starts at 10 pm and lasts for 4 hours. This ticket is available only on the 31st of December.

Meet 800 meters north of Margaret Bridge, Dock 42 on the north side. Fanny or Neptun as a boat. Get directions.


  • Enjoy a luxurious New Year’s Eve cruise across Budapest.
  • Enjoy a variety of finger snacks while taking in the view from the water.
  • Local house wine, Champagne, beer, and soft beverages are endless.

This ticket includes

  • Cruise on New Year’s Eve
  • A variety of finger snacks
  • Champagne, beer, local wine, and soft beverages are all unlimited.

Cruise Ticket Price

Visitor TypePrice
Adult ticket (upto 99 years)Ft 49,915 (US$ 141)

Budapest Fireworks Show and Danube Cruise

Take a Danube cruise in the evening and anchor to catch the fireworks for Hungary’s National Day! 

While on board, indulge in unlimited beverages and tiny cakes.

The cruise starts at 6.30 pm and lasts for 3 hours. This ticket is only available on the 20th of August.

Meet at Carl Lutz rakpart, dock 42. Your boat is the M/S Fanny. Get directions.


  • Watch the fireworks during Hungary’s National Day from the Danube
  • Spend some time at the water’s edge.
  • Enjoy certain delicacies and beverages indefinitely
  • Utilize the onboard bar’s services.

This ticket includes

  • Cruise
  • Snacks
  • Fireworks show
  • Unlimited drinks

Cruise Ticket Price

Visitor TypePrice
Adult ticket (upto 99 years)Ft 50,302 (US$ 142)

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