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Magna On The Danube Cruise Land Forward

From Budapest, Hungary to Prague, Czech Republic
Length: 13 Days - Departs: Fri, Mar 21, 2025
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Departure
Mar 21, 2025
Arrival
Apr 02, 2025

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River Cruise Itinerary

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

  1. Day 1
    Fri, Mar 21, 2025
    ARRIVE IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Arrive in Budapest and check into your hotel.
  2. Day 2
    Sat, Mar 22, 2025
    BUDAPEST. Budapest is one of Europe'''s most regal and storied cities'''and many of its iconic sights are just off the banks of the Danube. Often described as the '''Queen of the Danube,''' Budapest is well-known for Fisherman'''s Bastion, Buda Hill and its magnificent Hungarian Parliament building. However, this sprawling city is full of rich history and culture and offers many '''hidden''' treasures as you venture further past its river banks. During this excursion, your guide will take you deeper into the city to discover fascinating sites lesser-known to the average traveler. (B)
  3. Day 3
    Sun, Mar 23, 2025
    BUDAPEST ''' EMBARKATION. Check out of your hotel to board the ultra-luxurious AmaMagna. (B,D)
  4. Day 4
    Mon, Mar 24, 2025
    BUDAPEST. Budapest offers an unmatched combination of culture and tradition. Visit 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. As an alternative, hike up to Castle Hill for breathtaking views of the city. During the afternoon, sail out of Budapest, passing through the scenic Danube Bend where you'''ll see some of Hungary'''s oldest settlements, including Esztergom, Visegr''d and Szentendre. (B,L,D)
  5. Day 5
    Tue, Mar 25, 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 to Bratislava'''s gleaming castle. (B,L,D)
  6. Day 6
    Wed, Mar 26, 2025
    VIENNA, AUSTRIA. Vienna 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, visit the UNESCO-designated Sch''nbrunn Palace and Gardens, the main summer residence of the Habsburg rulers. Built in the 18th century as an imperial summer residence, this magnificent 1,441-room Baroque palace is one of the most important architectural, cultural and historical monuments in Austria. (B,L,D)
  7. Day 7
    Thu, Mar 27, 2025
    KREMS, AUSTRIA ''' SPITZ, AUSTRIA. Krems, gateway to the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley, is your starting point for a visit to the lovely Baroque village of D''rnstein. Stroll along D''rnstein'''s cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche, with its famed church tower on a walking tour. For a more culinary-focused experience in D''rnstein, enjoy an apricot liqueur and brandy tasting and special apricot treats from a local boutique. Those who wish a more active adventure of the area can hike to historic D''rnstein Fortress or cycle from Krems to D''rnstein and back for lunch. During the afternoon, cruise through the vineyard-rich Wachau Valley'''one of the most beautiful river valleys in Europe, where some of Austria'''s finest white wines are produced'''to Spitz. Once in Spitz, you can visit the 900-year-old Melk Abbey situated high atop the granite cliffs of the Danube; or get active with either a Spitz- Emmersdorf-Spitz bike tour or hiking adventure. During the evening, be treated to an exclusive wine experience where you'''ll enjoy some of the regions famous wines, including Gr''ner Veltliner and Riesling. (B,L,D)
  8. Day 8
    Fri, Mar 28, 2025
    LINZ, AUSTRIA. For those who love The Sound of Music, enjoy a full-day excursion to Salzburg and 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, where the famous wedding scene in the movie was filmed. You may also choose to join a full-day excursion to the charming Czech mountain town of ''esk'' 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 bike along the city'''s famed '''Cultural Mile''' and the Danube. (B,L,D)
  9. Day 9
    Sat, Mar 29, 2025
    PASSAU, GERMANY - VILSHOFEN, GERMANY. Join a walking tour and marvel at Passau's Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephen'''s Cathedral. Or take a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus fortress. You can also ride to Wernstein on a guided bike tour. Later in the day, sail to the charming town of Vilshofen, where you'''ll be treated to a festive Bavarian Oktoberfest celebration complete with music, beer and pretzels. (B,L,D)
  10. Day 10
    Sun, Mar 30, 2025
    VILSHOFEN ''' DISEMBARKATION ''' REGENSBURG ''' PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. Depart the ship and drive to Regensburg, one of Germany'''s best-preserved medieval cities, which you'''ll discover on a guided walking tour. After touring Regensburg, continue on to Prague. (B)
  11. Day 11
    Mon, Mar 31, 2025
    PRAGUE. Discover Prague on a city tour or a castle hike. Both will reveal why Prague is considered one of Europe'''s most attractive cities, with a historic city center that'''s recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B)
  12. Day 12
    Tue, Apr 01, 2025
    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)
  13. Day 13
    Wed, Apr 02, 2025
    DEPART PRAGUE. Bid farewell to Prague and prepare for your homeward flight. (B)

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 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 Marriott (or similar), including tour and daily breakfast; and transfer to ship
  • Transfer from the ship in Passau 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 2 reviews - currently showing 2 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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