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AMA WATERWAYS - The Romantic Danube 2015 Cruise Rates

 
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12 DAYS - Spend 3 nights in Prague,
then enjoy a fascinating cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest


2015 Departures and Prices Per Person in USD
Ship Start Cruise Start City Cruise Cost Cruise& Land
AmaPrima 03 April Prague $2,699  $3,479
18 April Prague $3,099 $3,879
01 May Prague $3,299 $4,079
24 May Prague $3,399 $4,179
29 May Prague $3,399 $4,179
07 June Prague
$3,299
$4,079
21 June Prague
$3,299
$4,079
26 June Prague
$3,299
$4,079
28 June** Prague
$3,299
$4,079
12 July Prague
$3,299
$4,079
24 July Prague
$3,299
$4,079
26 July Prague
$3,299
$4,079
02 August Prague
$3,299
$4,079
09 August ** Prague $3,299 $4,079
16 August Prague $3,399 $4,179
21 August Prague $3,399 $4,179
23 August Prague $3,499 $4,279
30 August Prague $3,599 $4,379
06 September Prague $3,599
$4,379
13 September Prague $3,599
$4,379
18 September Prague $3,599
$4,379
27 September Prague $3,599
$4,379
11 October Prague $3,299 $4,079
18 October Prague $3,199 $3,979
01 November Prague $2,899 $3,679
13 November Prague $2,799 $3,579
15 November Prague $2,799 $3,579
18 November Prague $2,799 $3,579
AmaSonata 27 December Prague $2,899 $3,679


Single price:
50% of Twin price.
Junior Suites:
100% of Twin Price

Single Supplement for Land: USD $420 per person
Port charges of USD $168 per person are not included.

** Jewish Heritage cruise.
"In Celebration of Wine" cruise. 

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Rates, additional charges and conditions are subject to change, and to
currency fluctuation, without notice - Errors and Omissions Excepted

Cabin Upgrades per person in US Dollars
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The above prices are per person in Category E in a deluxe outside stateroom with window,
To upgrade to a higher category, add the following amount per person
Category Deck Stateroom
D
Piano
Window
C
Violin & Cello
French Balcony
B
Cello
French Balcony
A
Violin
French Balcony
BB
Cello
French/Outside Balcony
BA
Violin
French/Outside Balcony
AB
Violin/Cello
French/Outside Balcony
AA
Violin
French/Outside Balcony
AA+ Violin French/Outside Balcony
A+
Violin
French Balcony
Suite
Violin
French Balcony
Please Note: Please select bedding configuration at the time of booking.
The choices are: Choice A: Two twin beds | Choice B: One large bed (larger than queen size)

Romantic Danube Cruise Map

 

Included in your Amadeus Waterway Cruise

Framed by Austrian Alps, lush vineyards, and medieval castles, the Danube River casts the lure of romance that has caught many artists, musicians, and poets throughout the centuries. Travel through each of these captivating cities, beginning with a 3-night stay in fairy tale Prague followed with 7 nights on the timeless Danube River from Vilshofen to Budapest. Explore a 2,000-year old city and visit Europe’s largest pipe organ, savor local wines throughout the Wachau Valley, and have your senses heightened with the timeless beauty and rich history of Vienna and Budapest.

  • 3 nights hotel in Prague at the InterContinental (or similar), including daily Buffet Breakfast
  • Transfer from Prague to the Ship in Vilshofen
  • 7 night Deluxe Cruise Accommodation in an Outside Stateroom
  • Most staterooms offer French accomodation in an outside stateroom
  • Life enriching tours and excursions daily
  • State-of-the-art Infotainment System in all staterooms featuring free high-speed Internet access, hit Hollywood movies, extensive music library & English language TV stations
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board
  • Terry bathrobes and white-on-white plush bedding in all staterooms
  • Gourmet dining with all meals included during your cruise
  • Multiple dining venues on select vessels
  • Free-flowing red & white wines from Europe's great wine regions, beer & soft drinks with every lunch and dinner on board
  • Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner & Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Special highlights including lectures, cooking demonstration, onboard music performances and piano music
  • Bicycles to explore on your own & guided bicycle tours
  • Services of Professional Cruise Director
  • All English Language onboard in a non-smoking Environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun Deck)
  • All Transfers with the Purchase of Cruise, Land & Air package
  • All local Taxes

 
ITINERARY - DAILY PROGRAM FEATURES

( See here for Cruise only Daily Program)

Day 1  ARRIVE IN PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Check-in to hotel. The balance of the day is free to start exploring this beautiful city.

Day 2   PRAGUE
Your morning's sightseeing tour reveals why Prague is considered one of Europe's most attractive cities. Visit the 1,000-year-old Hradcany Castle courtyard, St. Vitus and then walk over the Charles Bridge to the Old Market Square. The evening is free to mingle with the locals at Wenceslas Square, shop for souvenirs or enjoy one of the many charming cafés or restaurants in Prague. (B)

Day 3   PRAGUE
Spend a day at your leisure to relax and stroll through a museum or gallery, wander along the banks of the Vlatava River, relax at an outdoor restaurant or shop for local handicrafts and art work. This afternoon, participate in an optional tour to Terezin, the infamous Nazi WWII concentration camp, now a memorial to those who perished. (B)

Day 4   PRAGUE - EMBARKATION - REGENSBURG, GERMANY
This morning, depart Prague and stop in Regensburg for a guided walking tour of one of Germany's best preserved medieval cities, its Old Town a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After lunch on your own, continue to the charming 1200-year-old Bavarian town of Vilshofen, where you will embark your luxurious ship. Later this afternoon, join your fellow passengers to celebrate "Oktoberfest" in Vilshofen. Relax at long tables and benches, enjoy traditional beers accompanied by Bavarian folk music, song and dance. (B,D)

Day 5  VILSHOFEN - PASSU
This morning you are free to explore Vilshofen's beautiful old town before you cruise to Passau, where this afternoon you will have your choice of two different excursions. The first option is to take a walking tour through this 2,000-year-old fairy tale city, noted for its Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture. Walk the cobblestone streets of the Old Town where you will see the city fortifications and St. Stephan's Cathedral, which is home to the largest cathedral organ in the world. As an alternative, experience this majestic city on a guided bike tour along the Inn River to Weinstein (capacity controlled). (B,L,D)

Day 6  LINZ AUSTRIA - GMUNDEN
This morning the ship arrives in Linz, the second largest city in Austria. Your walking tour guides you along the Landstrasse, to the city's Main Square where you will see St. Mary's Cathedral, the Marian Column, the Landes Theatre and St. Martin's Church, the oldest church in Austria. Return to the ship for brunch. This afternoon you have the choice of three different excursions. The first option is a visit to the scenic "Salzkammergut" region, the Austrian Lake District, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the historic town of Gmunden, on the shore of Lake Traunsee. The second option is to join an excursion to the Czech town of Cesky Krumlov. This is a wonderfully preserved medieval town, nestled in the hills just over the Austrian-Czech border. The third choice is an excursion to Salzburg, where you will take a walking tour of the historic center, famous as the setting for the "Sound of Music" and as the birthplace of Mozart. Enjoy free time on your own, before returning to the ship. (B,L,D)

Day 7  MELK - KREMS ( DÜRNSTEIN )
Cruise through the narrow Strudengau this morning to Melk. A guided tour will take you to Melk's magnificent Benedictine Abbey, one of Europe's largest Baroque monasteries. From here, continue cruising the beautiful Wachau valley to Krems. You will have the choice of two excursions this afternoon. The first is a motor coach ride to Durnstein, where you will take a walking tour of the town's medieval cobblestone streets, passing by 16th-century town houses and wine taverns. Marvel at the magnificent blue facade of the Baroque Stiftskirche high above town. As an alternative, enjoy a guided bike tour from Krems to Durnstein and back (capacity controlled). Tonight, after dinner on board, enjoy wine tasting at a local winery. Enjoy several different wines, presented along with bread, knowledgeable hosts, and plenty of laughter. (B,L,D)

Day 8   VIENNA.
During your morning city tour of Vienna, you will see the impressive Vienna Opera House, the majestic Ringstrasse, and the historic St. Stephen's Cathedral. The afternoon is free to stroll through the historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or take an optional tour to the Schonbrunn Palace. Tonight, you will have the opportunity to enjoy an optional Mozart and Strauss concert in the "Music Capital of the World." The ship moors in Vienna overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 9   BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA.
This morning, enjoy a scenic cruise to Bratislava, where you can choose from a walking tour which includes the Old Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and Gothic St. Martin's Cathedral. In the alternative, you can take a "Communist History Tour" of Bratislava, which includes architectural landmarks such as the Radio Building, Liberty Square and Soviet War Memorial. The remainder of the day is free to explore on your own. (B,L,D)

Day 10  BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
This morning, your sightseeing tour takes you to historic Buda Castle from where you can enjoy a splendid view of the twin cities of Buda and Pest spread over both banks of the River. Your tour also features the distinctive Fisherman's Bastion, the Royal Palace, St. Stephen's Basilica, the famous Heroes Square and much more. After dinner, the ship will sail a special "Illuminations Cruise" past the illuminated river front of Budapest. (B,L,D)

Day 11  BUDAPEST
Your cruise comes to an end.


ITINERARY - DAILY PROGRAM FEATURES (CRUISE ONLY)

Day 1 VILSHOFEN - EMBARKATION
This evening meet your fellow passengers on board for the Welcome Reception and Dinner.

Day 2 VILSHOFEN - PASSAU
This morning you are free to explore Vilshofen's beautiful old town before cruising to Passau. In the afternoon you will have a walking tour of this 2,000-year-old city, noted for its Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture, cobblestone streets, and St. Stephan's Cathedral, home to one of the world's largest pipe organs. (B,L,D)

Day 3 LINZ, AUSTRIA - GMUNDEN
The ship arrives this morning in Linz. Enjoy a walking tour of the second largest city in Austria. Later, you will have a choice of three different excursions. The first option is a visit to the historic town of Gmunden in the scenic Salzkammergut region, the Austrian Lake District, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The second option is an excursion to the Czech town of Cesky Krumlov, a wonderfully preserved medieval town nestled in the hills just over the Austrian-Czech border. The third choice is an excursion to Salzburg, Mozart's birthplace, where you will take a walking tour of the historic center made famous by the "Sound of Music." Enjoy free time on your own before returning to the ship. (B,L,D

Day 4 MELK - KREMS
Cruise through the narrow Strudengau this morning en route to Melk. A guided tour will take you to Melk's magnificent Benedictine Abbey, one of Europe's largest Baroque monasteries and the inspiration for the novel The Name of the Rose. From here, continue cruising the beautiful Wachau valley to Krems. You will have the choice of two excursions this afternoon. The first is a walking tour of Krems. After a delicious dinner on board tonight, enjoy a wine tasting at a local winery. (B,L,D)

Day 5 VIENNA
During your morning city tour of Vienna, you will see the famous Opera House, the Ringstrasse, and St. Stephen's Cathedral. The afternoon is free to stroll through the historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or take an optional excursion to Schonbrunn Palace. This evening, you will have the opportunity to enjoy an optional Mozart and Strauss concert. The ship moors in Vienna overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 6 BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA
Enjoy a scenic morning cruise to Bratislava, where you will have a walking tour that includes the Old Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and St. Martin's Cathedral. As an alternative, take a "Communist" tour that includes such architectural landmarks as the Radio Building, Liberty Square and Soviet War Memorial. The remainder of the day is free to explore on your own. (B,L,D)

Day 7 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
This morning, your sightseeing tour takes you to the historic Buda Castle, which offers a splendid view of the river and the twin cities of Buda and Pest. Your tour also features the Fisherman's Bastion, Royal Palace, St. Stephen"s Basilica, and Heroes Square. After dinner, the ship will sail a special "Illuminations Cruise" past the illuminated river front of Budapest. (B,L,D)

Day 8 DISEMBARKATION - DEPART BUDAPEST
Your cruise comes to an end 

 

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