2024 Summer Triple Savings with AMAWaterways
Price: $5,366 USD Per Person
(Price per person, based on double occupancy, cabin category E.)
Offer: Save $2,000 USD Per Stateroom
Departure Date: August 7, 2024
Return Date: August 14, 2024
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Offer: Save up to $2,000 USD per stateroom + Complimentary Stateroom Upgrade + $50 USD Onboard Credit per stateroom
- Exquisite locally-inspired cuisine and fine wine in multiple dining venues
- A variety of excursions, including guided hikes, bike tours and wine tastings
- Wellness Program with an array of exercise classes
- Daily Sip & Sail cocktail hour with complimentary cocktails, beer, wine and soft drinks
- The services of one of our extraordinary Cruise Managers throughout your journey
Photo: Map of the itinerary
Day 1: Budapest
Arrive in Budapest and board your luxurious river cruise ship.
Day 2: 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. As an alternative, you can hike up to Castle Hill for breathtaking views of the city below.
Day 3: Bratislava
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.
Photo: Couple on balcony
Day 4: Vienna
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.
Day 5: Weissenkirchen - Scenic Cruising - Grein
After reaching Weissenkirchen, you’ll be treated to several choices of excursions. Take a walking tour of Dürnstein before visiting the UNESCOdesignated Melk Abbey. For a more culinaryfocused experience, join a walking tour in Dürnstein, 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.
Day 6: Linz
The ship arrives in Linz where you’ll have several choices of excursions. Opt for a fullday 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. Or join a morning 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. During the afternoon, you can also choose to visit charming Český Krumlov, located just over the CzechAustrian border.
Day 7: Passau - 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.
Day 8: Vilshofen
Bid farewell to Vilshofen and prepare for your flight home.