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Melodies of the Danube Cruise Only Forward

From Budapest, Hungary to Vilshofen, Germany
Length: 8 Days - Departs: Wed, Aug 07, 2024
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Departure
Aug 07, 2024
Arrival
Aug 14, 2024

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Block program is combinable with current promotional offers available at the time of booking; not combinable with Travel Leaders Amenity and Travel Leaders Distinctive Voyages programs; not combinable with AMEX Card Benefit programs. Block offer is applicable to FIT bookings only and not applicable to groups. 25% commission is calculated on the cruise fare only; land, air and insurance will be at standard commission rates. Onboard credit amounts are $300 per stateroom ($150 per person), based on double occupancy (solo travelers receive half). Optional land programs, port charges, intra-Asia and international airfare are additional; please ask for details. Availability is limited on each cruise and the offer is subject to change or discontinuation without notice.

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Dreaming of warmer weather? Melt away the winter blues with our special limited-time Summer Triple Savings offer! Enjoy up to $4000 off, plus a Complimentary Stateroom Upgrade and up to $100 onboard credit per stateroom. (Discount/offer varies by sailing and not all sailings apply, contact your Travel Consultant for full details.)
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All rates are per person in USD for cruise only, inclusive of port charges, based on double occupancy in Category E stateroom, and reflects $1,000 per person savings for 7, 10 and 11-night cruises, and $2,000 per person for 14-night cruises. Summer Triple Savings offer is only valid on new FIT and Group reservations made between December 13, 2023 through September 30, 2024; applies to select 2024 & 2025 Europe sailings. Tour Operators are eligible; additional restrictions apply. Complimentary upgrade is subject to availability; applies to one category upgrade, based on a like-for-like stateroom category; and excludes A+, AA+ and Suites. Onboard credit of $50 per stateroom for 7, 10 and 11-night cruises and $100 per stateroom for 14-night cruises are in USD, based on double occupancy and can be applied towards all onboard purchases; Solo occupants receive half of the stated Onboard Credit. Offer is combinable with AirPlus Rates, Combination Cruise Savings, Loyalty Benefits and Future Cruise Benefit Program. Must request promo code SUMMERTRIPLE at time of booking. Offer is not applicable to travel advisors and does not apply to industry rates or other offers deemed by AmaWaterways. Stateroom upgrades, optional land packages, visas, airfares and gratuities are additional. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change or termination without notice. AmaWaterways reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions at any time. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.

Exclusive, $300 Onboard Credit

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Exclusive, $300 Onboard Credit

Exclusive, $300 Onboard Credit

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Book with AffordableTours.com and receive up to $300 onboard credit per cabin ($150 per person) on select river cruises.
Must Book By Wed, Apr 30, 2025
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Offer valid on new cruise bookings made from October 1, 2023 through sailing date on Travel Leaders Network 2024 and 2025 TLNAmaMAX dates only. Dates listed are embarkation dates. Rates are per person for cruise only based on double occupancy in a Category E (Mekong - Category C). TLNAmaMAX program is combinable with TLNMAX-OBC and select promotional offers available at the time of booking; not combinable with Travel Leaders Network Amenity and Travel Leaders Distinctive Voyages programs. TLNAmaMAX offer is applicable to FIT bookings only and not applicable to groups. TLNMAX-OBC Onboard credit amounts are $300 per stateroom ($150 per person), based on double occupancy (solo travelers receive half). Optional land programs, port charges, intra-Asia and international airfare are additional; please ask for details. Availability is limited on each cruise and the offer is subject to change or discontinuation without notice. AmaWaterways reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions at any time.


River Cruise Itinerary

2 nights Budapest, 7-night cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen and 3 nights in Prague

  1. Day 1
    Wed, Aug 07, 2024
    EMBARKATION ''' BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Arrive in Budapest and board your luxurious river cruise ship. (D)
  2. Day 2
    Thu, Aug 08, 2024
    BUDAPEST. Today you have the opportunity to visit both the Buda (hilly) and Pest (flat) sides of the Danube River. Start on the Buda side, following your guide through the city'''s Castle District where you will marvel at the fairytale turrets of Fisherman'''s Bastion, gaze upon the breathtaking panorama below and see Matthias Church, renowned for its striking tower and colorful mosaic roof. For a more active tour, hike to Budapest'''s Castle Hill. In the afternoon, explore the treasures of Pest, admiring the colossal Hungarian Parliament Building, Heroes''' Square and the moving '''Shoes on the Danube Bank''' memorial. (B,L,D)
  3. Day 3
    Fri, Aug 09, 2024
    BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA. Host to the crowning ceremonies of 11 Hungarian kings and queens between 1536 and 1830, Bratislava certainly has earned the title '''Coronation City of Kings,''' as you'''ll discover during your walking tour. Or join a special '''Tastes of Slovakia''' tour. For a more active adventure, hike up to Bratislava Castle, offering magnificent views of the city. (B,L,D)
  4. Day 4
    Sat, Aug 10, 2024
    VIENNA, AUSTRIA. The '''City of Waltzes''' offers a wealth of gems and your city tour showcases its regal splendors, including the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs. Conclude your tour in Vienna'''s historic city center and then visit St. Stephen'''s Cathedral, or discover Vienna by bike. During the afternoon, enjoy leisure time to further explore this iconic city. (B,L,D)
  5. Day 5
    Sun, Aug 11, 2024
    WEISSENKIRCHEN ''' GREIN. After reaching Weissenkirchen, you'''ll be treated to several choices of excursions. Take a walking tour of D''rnstein before visiting the UNESCO-designated Melk Abbey. For a more culinary-focused experience, join a walking tour in D''rnstein, then enjoy a wine tasting hosted by a local vintner and sample special apricot treats from a local boutique. If you prefer a more active adventure, hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held or join a guided bike tour to Melk. Later in the day, sail through the Strudengau Valley to medieval Grein for an exclusive visit to the more than 500-year-old Greinburg Castle, looming regally from above. (B,L,D)
  6. Day 6
    Mon, Aug 12, 2024
    LINZ, AUSTRIA. The ship arrives in Linz where you'''ll have several choices of excursions. Opt for a full-day excursion to Salzburg where you'''ll tour the historic center, Mirabell Gardens, Residenz Square and the Old Market. En route to Salzburg, stop at Mondsee, home of the Basilica St. Michael. You may also choose to join a full-day excursion to the charming Czech mountain town of Cesky Krumlov, where you can stroll its cobblestone streets; marvel at the city's picturesque Baroque and Renaissance-style buildings; and tour Krumlov Castle, one of Europe's largest castle complexes. Following these full-day excursions, you may also choose to take a brief walking tour in Linz. Alternatively, join a walking tour through the old city center of Linz and by the Mozart House; or go on a bike tour of the city'''s famed '''Cultural Mile''' and the Danube. (B,L,D). . *Note: Not combinable with other tours on this day.
  7. Day 7
    Tue, Aug 13, 2024
    PASSAU, GERMANY ''' VILSHOFEN. Discover the city of Passau in one of three ways. Enjoy a walking tour and marvel at Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephen'''s Cathedral. Alternately, choose between a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus fortress or a guided bike tour along the River Inn. Later, cruise to Vilshofen, where you will be treated to a festive Oktoberfest celebration''' an AmaWaterways exclusive. (B,L,D)
  8. Day 8
    Wed, Aug 14, 2024
    VILSHOFEN ''' DISEMBARKATION. Bid farewell to Vilshofen and prepare for your flight home. (B)

Countries Visited

Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Germany

Rivers Visited

Danube

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Inclusions

  • SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
  • Wellness Activities with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land packages
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun Deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track
  • Fitness room
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
  • AWARD-WINNING DINING
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef'''s Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Cha''ne des R''tisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Cha''ne des R''tisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special interest tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
  • Land Program
  • 2 nights hotel in Budapest at the Marriott (or similar), including tour and daily breakfast; and transfer to ship
  • Transfer from the ship in Vilshofen to Regensburgwith city tour and then on to Prague
  • 3 nights hotel in Prague at the Marriott (or similar),including city tour, Czech beer tasting and dailybreakfast

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Questions & Answers

Question: Will the day-by-day itinerary change?

Yes, the river cruise itineraries may change due to reasons such as inclement weather or unforeseen events. Your safety is the number one concern aboard and all precautions necessary will be taken in order to ensure passenger safety, including changing itineraries. Please note that when itineraries do change, the ship staff will do their best to substitute any missed port with an alternative destination.

Question: In what language is the river cruise conducted?

The river cruise will be conducted in English only.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
3.9
Accommodations
3.9
Itinerary
3.8
Professional Staff
4.1
Repeat with Operator
3.9
Value for Money
3.6

Ratings based off 13 reviews - currently showing 2 reviews with comments only

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