Hainburg an der Donau is a Danube River cruise port and town in Lower Austria's Bruck an der Leitha district, with population around 7,000. Austria's capital city Wien/Vienna is approx 43 km (27 mi) to the west. Hainburg is also close to Austria-Slovakia's border to the east - approx 4 km (2,5 mi) from Devin, and approx 12 km (7,5 mi) from Slovakia's capital city Bratislava.
Around half of Hainburg's land is forested. Hainburg is also part of Nationalpark Donau-Auen (Danube-Auen National Park) covering total area 93 km2 (36 mi2).
(riverboat Avalon Illumination) 7-day itinerary from Germany to Slovakia (from EUR 1400 / USD 1655 pp)
|Date / Time||Port|
|Day 1||Departing from Deggendorf, Germany|
|Day 2||Passau, Germany|
|Day 3||Linz, Austria|
|Day 4||Neuhofen, Austria|
|Day 5||Vienna, Austria|
|Day 6||Hainburg, Austria|
|Day 7-8 (overnight)||Arriving in Budapest, Hungary|
(riverboat Amadeus Silver 3) 7-day "Danube Rhapsody" itinerary roundtrip from Germany (from EUR 1215 / USD 1435 pp)
|Date / Time||Port|
|Day 1 17:00||Departing from Passau, Germany|
|Day 2 09:00 - 11:30||Emmersdorf, Austria|
|Day 2 13:30 - 16:00||Durnstein, Austria|
|Day 2 21:00 - Day 3 19:00 (overnight)||Vienna, Austria|
|Day 4 11:30 - Day 5 13:30 (overnight)||Budapest, Hungary|
|Day 5 19:00 - 19:15||Esztergom, Hungary|
|Day 6 08:00 - 14:00||Bratislava, Slovakia|
|Day 6 16:00 - 16:30||Hainburg, Austria|
|Day 7 14:00 - 22:00||Linz, Austria|
|Day 8 07:30||Arriving in Passau|
Hainburg area's first settlement was Celtic (Braunsberg hill's fortress). The town started to develop around the castle that Holy Roman Emperor Henry III (1016-1056 AD) started to build. By the 13th-century, Hainburg had a 2,5 km / 1,6 mi long stone wall with 2 gates and 15 guard towers. The castle and the town officially merged in the mid-17th-century but were eventually destroyed (in 1683) during the Great Turkish War (1683-1699/between the Ottoman Empire and the Holy League - Holy Roman Empire, Poland-Lithuania, Venetian Republic, Muscovia/Russia, Habsburg Hungary). The town and its castle were rebuilt in the early-18th-century.
Besides Danube-Auen NP, Braunsberg's Celtic fortress, other tourist attractions in Hainburg include Wienertor (southwest city gate from the 13th-century, Europe's largest existing medieval gate/now houses the city museum), Ungartor (eastern city gate from 13th-century, with a battlement platform), Fischertor (northwestern city gate facing Danube/13th-century), Halterturm (5-storey square tower with battlements/13th-century), Gotzenturm (octagonal water tower/14th-century), Philippus-und-Jakobus Kirche (13th-century church), Mariensaule (Marian Column/18th-century), Heimenburg (ruins of the medieval city fortifications with 3 gates and 15 towers).
Port Hainburg an der Donau cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Hainburg an der Donau, Austria. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|12 April, 2022|
|23 April, 2022|
|MS Amadeus Silver III||16:00||16:00|
|24 April, 2022|
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