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From Budapest, Hungary to Nuremberg, Germany
Length: 8 Days - Departs: Wed, Apr 16, 2025
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Departure
Apr 16, 2025
Arrival
Apr 23, 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.

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Now is the perfect time for you to make your travel dreams a reality. For a limited time, receive up to 20% cruise savings when you reserve select sailings. Plus, this offer is combinable with AirPlus fixed rates on airfare – a great value on your entire journey. (Not all sailings apply, contact your Travel Consultant for full details.)
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All prices are per person in USD for cruise only, based on double occupancy in category E stateroom and are inclusive of port charges (2024: $224 for 7-night, $320 for 10-night, $352 for 11-night, $448 for 14-night; 2025: $240 for 7-night, $340 for 10-night, $363 for 11-night, $462 for 14-night). Offer valid on new FIT and Group reservations made between July 1 – September 30, 2024, and applies to select 2024 and 2025 sailings. Up to 20% Cruise Savings applies to total cruise fare, excluding port charges; and applies to all stateroom categories. Up to 20% Cruise Savings is applied after any eligible monetary discounts or discount credits are applied to the reservation. Solo travelers must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. Offer is combinable with AirPlus Rates and Loyalty Benefits. Offer not combinable with any other promotions, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change or termination without notice. Stateroom upgrades, land packages, visas, airfares and gratuities are additional. AmaWaterways reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions at any time. Other restrictions apply.


River Cruise Itinerary

Spend 2 nights in Budapest, enjoy an unforgettable 7-night cruise to Nuremberg, ending with 3 nights in Prague

  1. Day 1
    Wed, Apr 16, 2025
    EMBARKATION ''' BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Board the ship for your Blue Danube Discovery cruise. (D)
  2. Day 2
    Thu, Apr 17, 2025
    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)
  3. Day 3
    Fri, Apr 18, 2025
    VIENNA, AUSTRIA. The '''City of Waltzes''' offers a treasure trove 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, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and then visit St. Stephen'''s Cathedral. For a more active exploration of the area, take a guided bike ride. During the afternoon, enjoy leisure time exploring this iconic city even more. (B,L,D)
  4. Day 4
    Sat, Apr 19, 2025
    D''RNSTEIN ''' MELK. After reaching the Wachau Valley in the morning, you'''ll have a choice of three excursions in D''rnstein. Partake in a walking tour along cobblestone streets to the luminous blue fa''ade of the Baroque Stiftskirche, with its famed church tower, before enjoying a wine tasting in a local cellar. Visit a local boutique, where you'''ll be treated to the region'''s finest apricot products. Alternatively, for a beautiful view of the Wachau Valley, hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held. After your morning excursions, you have the choice to cruise through the Wachau Valley to Melk or join a bike tour along the Danube. Upon reaching Melk, take a tour of the UNESCO-designated Melk Abbey. (B,L,D)
  5. Day 5
    Sun, Apr 20, 2025
    PASSAU, GERMANY. Enjoy a scenic morning sailing to the medieval city of Passau. Join a walking tour through this 2,000-year-old city, noted for its Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephen'''s Cathedral. Guests looking for a more active morning can choose between a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus Fortress overlooking Passau or a guided bike tour along the Inn River. (B,L,D)
  6. Day 6
    Mon, Apr 21, 2025
    REGENSBURG. Explore Regensburg, one of Germany'''s best preserved medieval cities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a guided walking tour showcasing the city'''s architectural highlights, including the Old Town Hall and the Porta Praetoria, gates to an ancient Roman fort built in 179 A.D. As an alternate option, sample some of Bavaria'''s specialties'''beer, sausage and pretzels; or bike to Walhalla where you'''ll see the neoclassical white marble temple inspired by the Parthenon in Athens. (B,L,D)
  7. Day 7
    Tue, Apr 22, 2025
    NUREMBERG. Enjoy a scenic morning cruise as the ship crosses the Continental Divide via the Main-Danube Canal to Nuremberg. Explore the medieval city center with a tour that showcases the Imperial Castle and the famous town wall, as well as Albrecht D''rer'''s home and Market Square with its legendary fountain. Or you can take a guided tour of the city'''s WWII history, including a visit to the infamous Zeppelin Field, a museum built on the site of former Nazi rallies and the site of the Nuremberg Trials when not in session. Alternatively, savor traditional Franconian specialties by sampling famously delicious Nuremburger Bratwurst, Rot bier (red beer) and Lebkuchen (gingerbread). (B,L,D)
  8. Day 8
    Wed, Apr 23, 2025
    NUREMBERG ''' DISEMBARKATION. Bid farewell to Nuremberg 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 system featuring, movies, TV shows, news and music
  • 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, massage services and hair salon
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • 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 Chaine des Rotisseurs 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 daily breakfast
  • Transfer from the ship in Nuremberg to Pilzen with highlights 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

Vince is my agent that tends to my wife and myself's travel desires. He is the most accommodating person with the company providing an extremely competitive competitive rate.

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