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The new river cruise division at Crystal Cruises has added four short sailings on the Danube. 

Crystal River Cruises’ soon-to-debut Crystal Mahler will sail three seven-day “Danube Serenade” itineraries between Budapest and Vienna, and one 11-day “Reflections on the Danube” voyage in the region during April and May.

Crystal Mahler is otherwise scheduled to operate 16-day “Grand Europe” trips between Amsterdam and Budapest. The sailings will take place on the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers.

Scheduled to debut in September, the 106-passenger Crystal Mahler will be Crystal’s third river ship. The line’s first river ship, the 154-passenger Crystal Mozart, debuted in 2016. A second Crystal river vessel, the 106-passenger Crystal Bach, is due in August. Crystal Bach and Crystal Mahler will be sister ships of the same design. 

Operating at the luxury end of the cruise market, Crystal Cruises is best known for its two upscale ocean ships, Crystal…