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All Riviera ships of­fer free hire bikes on­board and many ports of­fer good riverside cy­cle paths from which to ex­plore.

A din­ing must

The ship has a stylish bistro on­board, with an open kitchen, large panoramic win­dows and al fresco seat­ing. With lob­ster and steak on the menu, it makes for a ro­man­tic set­ting while the sun sets,

Worth not­ing

In dry sum­mers the wa­ter be­tween Vi­enna and Bu­dapest (which is said to be the pret­ti­est stretch to cruise through and in­stead guests are trans­ported via coach. This can prove stress­ful for some guests as hoards of pas­sen­ger make the same three-hour jour­ney.

Where to book it

River Travel of­fers the seven-night Blue Danube River Cruise from £1,099pp. Price in­cludes seven nights full board ac­com­mo­da­tion on a five-star ship, re­turn flights from the UK, air­port trans­fers and all tours as stated in the cruise itin­er­ary. Some re­gional flight de­par­tures carry a sup­ple­ment.

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