Fall foliage lines the Inn River mere yards from its confluence with the Danube.
Most of the "urbanization" along the Danube River isn't very urban. The river is dotted with dozens of small villages, many of them hundreds of years old.
Pleasure tourism is a big industry along the Danube. This ship takes passengers on round-trip dinner cruises along the river.
The River Ilz drains into the Danube at Passau, giving the city its nickname, "Dreiflüssestadt" or City of Three Rivers.
The Bavarian region of Germany shares open borders with Austria and the Czech Republic. It is populated by descendants of peoples left behind when the Romans departed in the late 5th century.
Nearly every European city "skyline" is dotted with church steeples, such as this one in the "new" part of Passau.
A small church and school sits directly on the banks of the Danube on the way to Dürnstein.
The Wachau Valley between Melk and Krems attracts epicureans from all over the world with its famous wines. The valley was placed on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2000. This church just downriver from Melk is overlooked by a terraced vineyard.
Entering one of 18 locks along the Danube along its 1,785 miles past four national capitals on its way to the Black Sea.
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From KTBB World Tour V - Main Gallery