Your adventure in the danube region – apply now!

Are you ready for new challenges, enjoy versatility and are keen on a cool adventure? Do you love travelling and enjoy sharing your experiences via Instagram? Do you prefer sustainable mobility and do not shy away from trains or busses? Amazing – you’re just the type we’re looking for! Choose a main topic and route, grab your favourite travel buddy and join us for the DANUBE TRAVEL STORIES.

We have come up with 6 amazing routes for you – every single one is unique and focuses on a compelling topic from the Danube region. You can choose from following topics: Europe, Nature, Roman Empire, Arts & Culture, Trade, and Spirituality.

Click here to find out more about the individual routes:

Who can join?


(*you can freely choose your travel companion, but they have to be of 18 years of age at the start of the trip)

Danube Travel Stories

What awaits you?

Depending on the route, a unique program awaits you. The routes are geared to the main topic, which you will have picked prior to the start of the trip (Europe, Nature, Roman Empire, Arts & Culture, Trade, and Spirituality). We have come up with various exciting experiences and places, which you have definitely never seen before.

Hotels and routes are taken care of beforehand – this means that you can relax and do not have to plan anything yourself. We will find fitting travel dates together with you, and you can bring whomever you like on the trip.

During the trip you will take part in a few small photo challenges – your experiences want to be shared with your community, after all. Do not worry, you do not need to be an influencer or have any set number of followers. All we care about is authentic content and that you have fun during the challenges. Take your Instagram Community along on your trip and show them the multifaceted Danube region. Before your trip, you will receive a detailed briefing outlining all links and hashtags to prepare you as best as possible.

Danube Travel Stories

Trail #1:
Europe of contrasts

Discover a new, different Europe, located along the Danube River. From its turbulent history to its technological innovations and creativity, its cultural diversity transforms it into a unique, world-class destination.

Trail #2:
Nature Love

Thousands of animal and plant species, impressive forests and wild waters - the Danube offers an extraordinary and incomparable natural environment. The perfect route for all nature-loving outdoor fans.

Trail #3:
In the footsteps of the romans

Embark on a journey through time and admire the many stunning structures along the Danube that have been preserved from the Roman era. Throughout this trip you will visit some very special places that are guaranteed to become the next travel hot spot.

Trail #4:
Arts, Culture & Architecture

Attention, all art and culture lovers: On this route you can find the oldest flute in the world, discover Chinese influences on Renaissance paintings, but also sit comfortably in a coffee house and talk about literature.

Trail #5:
Danube Trade route

The Danube belongs to some of the oldest trade routes in Europe. Even during the Dark Ages, the Danube was used by traders to transport their goods into foreign lands. Find out how the Danube impacted trade routes and experience the then and now.

Trail #6:
Danube for the soul

The Danube region has been home to many diverse religions over the years - a place of dialogue, compassion and tolerance. Reconnect with your inner self and experience the many spiritual sites along the Danube. An unforgettable experience awaits you.

How do you apply?

Fill out the application form by April 30, 2022 and convince us in a short application video (max. 2 min) why you should be a part of the DANUBE TRAVEL STORIES. Be sure to answer the following questions in your video:

You can upload the video following the entry form.

What happens next? After approx. 4 weeks, 1 participant plus their accompanying person will be selected per route. You will be informed by the DANUBE TRAVEL STORIES team if you have been selected. In the next step, together we will look for the perfect travel date that works for you and your companion. We will send you the exact travel itinerary as well as an overview of the photo challenges that await you on location. The DANUBE TRAVEL STORIES team is of course available to answer any questions you may have. Now, it’s time to get in the travelling mood, pack your bags, and look forward to a great experience along the Danube!

Closing date 30.4.2022

Application Process

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