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Majestic Capitals of the Danube (Christmas) Cruise Land Reverse

From Prague, Czech Republic to Krakow, Poland
Length: 12 Days - Departs: Tue, Dec 24, 2024
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Departure
Dec 24, 2024
Arrival
Jan 04, 2025

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Complimentary Land Package

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Complimentary Land Package

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For a limited time, receive a complimentary 2-, 3-, or 4-night land package before or after select 2024 and 2025 Europe river cruises. With more than 20 different land packages available with this offer, you have a variety of ways to extend your vacation. Plus, this offer is combinable with special AirPlus fixed rates on airfare – a great value on your entire journey. (Not all packages are applicable, contact your Travel Consultant for details.)
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Complimentary Land Package offer is valid on new FIT and Group reservations made between January 1 through March 31, 2024; applies to select 2024 and 2025 Europe sailings and is based on double occupancy. Tour Operators are eligible; additional restrictions apply. Certain sailings and/or land packages may not be available due to special local events. Not all advertised Land Packages are eligible for this offer – details advised at time of booking. Additional land packages associated with mentioned itineraries are also available at an additional cost. Complimentary Land is only valid with the purchase of a participating cruise at full fare. Hotel to/from ship transfer is included with eligible complimentary land package. Airport arrival and departures transfers are not included but may be purchased at an additional cost. Offer is combinable with AirPlus Rates, Combination Cruise Savings, Past Guest Savings and Future Cruise Benefit Program. Solo Travelers must pay full cruise fare, inclusive of full fare single supplement rates, in order to receive complimentary land on eligible land packages. Offer is not applicable to travel advisors and does not apply to industry rates or other offers deemed by AmaWaterways. We will seek to use hotels listed (if any) on your confirmation. Changes may be necessary; therefore, hotel brand name listed on invoice is not guaranteed. An effort will be made to substitute similar hotels, but the level of similarity may vary. When possible, AmaWaterways will book guests traveling together on conjunction bookings in the same hotel if the requests are made. All requests are subject to availability. AmaWaterways will provide the confirmed details for the hotel after the promotion ends. Must request promo code FREELAND-PRE or FREELAND-POST at time of booking for double occupancy; Single occupancy bookings must request promo code LANDSOLO-PRE or LANDSOLO-POST. Port charges, other 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.

Exclusive, Extra $200 Off 2024 River Cruises

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Book with AffordableTours.com and receive an extra $200 off per couple ($100 per person) on ANY 2024 river cruises.
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Offer applies to new bookings only made between February 1 - 29, 2024 for sailings departing to December 31, 2024. Savings are not combinable with Fam interline rates or private sales. Additional restrictions may apply.

Solo Traveler Savings

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With a variety of itineraries in fascinating destinations, you have every reason to take advantage of special savings reserved exclusively for solo travelers. Solo travelers have three easy ways to save; enjoy waived single supplement on select 2024 Europe sailings, 25% single supplement is available on fixed window staterooms on all Europe sailings as well as category C staterooms on all Mekong sailings or waived single supplements on select ships in Europe that offer a limited number of specially designed single occupancy staterooms with French balconies. (Not all sailings are applicable, contact your Travel Consultant for full details.)
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Single Supplement Waived offer is valid on new FIT and Group reservations made between November 30, 2023 - March 31, 2024; applicable to select 2024 Europe sailings; excludes A+, AA+, Suites, Grand Suites, and Owner’s Suites. Must mention promo code SOLOWAIVED at time of reservation in order to receive. 25% Single Supplement is available on fixed window staterooms on all Europe sailings and category C staterooms on all Mekong sailings. Must mention promo code SOLO25 at time of reservation in order to receive. Single Supplement offers are applicable to solo travelers only. Offers apply to cruise only and do not apply to land packages; guests must pay standard single supplement rate. Upgrades, port charges, transfers, land packages, gratuities and airfare are additional. Offers are combinable with Loyalty Benefits, Future Cruise Benefit Program, and AirPlus promotions; not combinable with any other offers. Tour Operators are eligible to receive Single Supplement offers; restrictions apply. Offers are limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change without notice. AmaWaterways reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions at any time. Other restrictions apply


River Cruise Itinerary

3 nights Krak''w, 5-night cruise from Budapest to Vienna and 3 nights in Prague

  1. Day 1
    Tue, Dec 24, 2024
    ARRIVE IN PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. Arrive in Prague and transfer to your hotel.
  2. Day 2
    Wed, Dec 25, 2024
    PRAGUE. Discover fairytale Prague via a city tour or a hike. Both will reveal why Prague is considered one of Europe'''s most attractive and vibrant cities, with a historic city center that'''s recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See all the key highlights, including the 1,000-year-old Prague Castle and Old Market Square, home to the Astronomical Clock. (B)
  3. Day 3
    Thu, Dec 26, 2024
    PRAGUE. Beer has a long and illustrious history in the Czech Republic, so join a tasting and discover some of the very best beer in the world. (B)
  4. Day 4
    Fri, Dec 27, 2024
    PRAGUE ''' VIENNA, AUSTRIA ''' EMBARKATION. Depart from Prague via motorcoach and board your luxurious river cruise ship in Vienna for your Majestic Capitals of the Danube river cruise. (D)
  5. Day 5
    Sat, Dec 28, 2024
    VIENNA. The '''City of Waltzes''' offers a treasure trove of gems and your city tour showcases them, including the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace. Your tour concludes in the historic city center with a visit to St. Stephen'''s Cathedral. You'''ll also have the opportunity to enjoy the festivities of the Christmas Markets. Or if you prefer a more active tour, take a guided bike ride through Vienna. Alternatively, visit a traditional Viennese caf'' to experience a true Vienna specialty, the Sacher Torte, and savor this treat with a piping hot Viennese Coffee. During the afternoon, enjoy leisure time to further explore this iconic city. Spend your evening at the '''Vienna by Night''' Christmas Markets at the beautifully decorated Rathaus Christmas Market, Vienna'''s largest Christmas Market. (B,L,D)
  6. Day 6
    Sun, Dec 29, 2024
    VIENNA ''' BRATISLAVA. Visit the UNESCO-designated Sch''nbrunn Palace for a visit to its magnificent Christmas Market, with a giant Christmas tree surrounded by stalls selling a great variety artisanal handicrafts, providing a spectacular festive atmosphere with the scent of mulled wine and gingerbread. Enjoy a scenic cruise in Vienna before sailing to Bratislava. In the evening, end your day with an exclusive Slovakian experience at the Primate'''s Palace, a striking neoclassical building heart of the old town. (B,L,D)
  7. Day 7
    Mon, Dec 30, 2024
    BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA ''' BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. 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. Afterward, enjoy time at the local Christmas Markets. Or join a special '''Tastes of Slovakia''' tour. For a more active adventure, hike up to Bratislava Castle, offering magnificent views of the city or enjoy a guided biking tour. Take in the magnificent view as we glide along the Danube River into Budapest. (B,L,D)
  8. Day 8
    Tue, Dec 31, 2024
    BUDAPEST. Budapest offers an unmatched combination of culture and tradition. Your city tour begins with a visit to the Great Market Hall before going to both the Buda (hilly) and the Pest (flat) sides of the river. You'''ll see Heroes''' Square and Castle Hill, home to the Fisherman'''s Bastion and Mattias Church. Or visit Budapest's historic Jewish Quarter, where you will visit The Great Synagogue, the Tree of Life Holocaust memorial, and the Shoes on the Danube, a poignant memorial to the Budapest Jewish community. As an alternative, you can hike up to Castle Hill for breathtaking views of the city below. In the afternoon, spend free time at your leisure to explore the city. Later in the day, visit Vorosmarty Square, the oldest, richest and the most spectacular of all the Christmas Markets in Budapest, where you can shop for one-of-kind handcrafted gifts. (B,L,D)
  9. Day 9
    Wed, Jan 01, 2025
    BUDAPEST ''' DISEMBARKATION ''' KRAKOW. Depart the ship. En route to Krakow, you will stop in Bansk'' Bystrica, an historic and picturesque Slovakian city with architecture that dates to the medieval period. Enjoy time for a nice lunch, then continue to Krakow to check into your hotel. (B)
  10. Day 10
    Thu, Jan 02, 2025
    KRAKOW. Get acquainted with your surroundings and take a deeper dive into the fascinating history of Krakow with a comprehensive city tour. Visit the Wawel Royal Castle ''' the world'''s very first designated UNESCO World Heritage Site and Poland'''s largest castle, located in the center of its Old Town. The Wawel Hill it stands upon features a limestone cave renowned for its connection to the legendary Wawel Dragon of Polish folklore, which you will learn more about during your tour. You will also venture into Krakow'''s historic Jewish Quarter and see the factory of Oskar Schindler, who was credited with saving 1,200 Jewish lives during World War II, and who was famously honored in the award-winning film Schindler'''s List. You will also be treated to a live performance of the Polish anthem by a trumpeter on the highest tower of Saint Mary'''s Church, otherwise known as St. Mary'''s Trumpet Call, a tradition since the 19th century. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure to explore more of the city. (B)
  11. Day 11
    Fri, Jan 03, 2025
    KRAKOW. Prepare yourself for an emotional day as together, we explore a darker period in Poland'''s history with a visit to Auschwitz, the largest and most tragically infamous of Europe'''s labor and death camps. The main gate, barbed wire fences, buildings and barracks look much the same today as they did during the Holocaust, when 1.1 million lives were taken within the camp. It was liberated from January 17-21, 1945, saving 58,000 from further horrors. Though not for the feint of heart, this once-in-a-lifetime excursion will honor the memory of those who perished and promises to be one you won'''t soon forget. (B)
  12. Day 12
    Sat, Jan 04, 2025
    DEPART KRAKOW. Bid farewell to Krakow and prepare for your return flight home.

Countries Visited

Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland

Rivers Visited

Danube

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Inclusions

  • SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
  • 5 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 programs
  • 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 Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge (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
5
Accommodations
5
Itinerary
5
Professional Staff
5
Repeat with Operator
5
Value for Money
5

Ratings based off 1 reviews - currently showing 1 reviews with comments only

This was my 3rd AMA trip and the AMA Magda was fantastic, land hotels especially in Vienna were all great. I want to travel that vessel agIn

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