Sally Blyth sails from Budapest to Passau aboard the Amadeus Queen

Why we were sailing:

I'm a tour leader with Maher Escorted Tours and this river cruise was part of a wider Russia/Baltic States itinerary that covered 32 days.

Ship info: Owned by Lueftner Cruises, a family-run company based in Austria. She was launched in 2018. A simple layout with stylish, understated and comfortable decor.


The stats: 135m long, 11.4m wide, four decks, 69 staterooms, 12 suites. Max speed 25km/h.
How many passengers? She can carry 162, with about 50 crew members.

Price: From around $2600

Fellow passengers: An eclectic