Austria is a federal republic in the middle of Europe consisting of 9 independent federal states. The capital Vienna is one of these federal states.
The river Danube runs through Austria, and is one of the oldest and most important European trade routes. For centuries, the Danube has brought life and culture with it on its riverbed.
Regardless of the season, Austria has plenty to offer. In winter you have the opportunity to frolic on the slopes and visit the cozy Christmas markets. In summer you can be active with hiking, climbing or cycling in the mountains. Or you can also just choose pure relaxation by the many beautiful lakes in the country.
Austria is rich in history and belonged to Europe's great powers from the Middle Ages until the First World War.
In addition, the country is known for its art, music, architecture, wonderful cafes, wonderful wines and decorative and tempting cakes. Who has not heard of Mozart, Freud, Gustav Klimt, Sachertorte… .and "I'll be back" Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Discover the island kingdom and some of the nearby countries on a deluxe river cruise on the Danube river organized by Cruise Inspiration. Enjoy the changing landscapes, historic cities, regional specialties as well as many cultural experiences along the Danube River, all while being pampered on board.