7 Day AmaWaterways River Cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest 2022

AmaWaterways River Cruise - Vilshofen to Budapest

Romantic Danube

Starting from $2,199
Ship(s): AmaBella, AmaLea, AmaSonata, AmaVerde, AmaViola
7 Day AmaWaterways River Cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest 2022

River Cruise Description

Those longing for the romance of Old World Europe will get to travel into the very heart of the continent, where empires were built, kings and queens were crowned and some of the world’s greatest music was composed and performed by the likes of Mozart and Beethoven. Grand European cities like Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest forever remain timeless. Admire the beauty of Salzburg and the Czech Republic’s charming mountain town, Ceský Krumlov. From grand abbeys and fortresses perched high above the Danube to plentiful iconic UNESCO World Heritage Sites, be romanced by the Danube with all her regal and romantic splendor.

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Jul 1, 2022AmaSonata$3,899Call Us!
Jul 8, 2022AmaViola$3,899Call Us!
Jul 15, 2022AmaSonata$3,899Call Us!
Jul 22, 2022AmaViola$3,899Call Us!
Jul 29, 2022AmaSonata$3,899Call Us!
Aug 5, 2022AmaViola$3,899Call Us!
Aug 7, 2022AmaLea$3,899Call Us!
Aug 8, 2022AmaBella$3,899Call Us!
Aug 12, 2022AmaSonata$3,899Call Us!
Aug 19, 2022AmaViola$3,899Call Us!
Aug 21, 2022AmaLea$3,999Call Us!
Aug 26, 2022AmaSonata$3,849Call Us!
Sep 2, 2022AmaViola$4,199Call Us!
Sep 5, 2022AmaBella$4,199Call Us!
Sep 9, 2022AmaSonata$4,199Call Us!
Sep 16, 2022AmaViola$4,199Call Us!
Sep 30, 2022AmaViola$4,199Call Us!
Oct 2, 2022AmaLea$3,949Call Us!
Oct 3, 2022AmaBella$3,699Call Us!
Oct 7, 2022AmaSonata$3,849Call Us!
Oct 10, 2022AmaVerde$3,849Call Us!
Oct 14, 2022AmaViola$3,749Call Us!
Oct 16, 2022AmaLea$3,899Call Us!
Oct 21, 2022AmaSonata$3,549Call Us!
Oct 28, 2022AmaViola$2,949Call Us!
Oct 30, 2022AmaLea$3,699Call Us!
Oct 31, 2022AmaBella$2,949Call Us!
Nov 4, 2022AmaSonata$3,099Call Us!
Nov 7, 2022AmaVerde$2,749Call Us!
Nov 11, 2022AmaViola$2,649Call Us!
Nov 13, 2022AmaLea$2,599Call Us!
Nov 18, 2022AmaSonata$2,199Call Us!
Nov 21, 2022AmaVerde$2,299Call Us!
Nov 25, 2022AmaViola$3,399Call Us!
Dec 26, 2022AmaBella$2,499Call Us!

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 Vilshofen

Board the ship for your Romantic Danube cruise. (D)

Day 2 Vilshofen — Passau

Explore Vilshofen’s beautiful old town before cruising to Passau, known as the “City of Three Rivers.” Join a walking tour or if you prefer to be more active, hike high into the hills for a visit to the “Veste Oberhaus,” Passau’s Castle Hill; or go on a River Inn bike tour. (B,L,D)

Day 3 Linz

The ship arrives in Linz where you’ll have several choices of excursions. Opt for a full-day 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 famed Basilica St. Michael and site of the wedding scene in The Sound of Music. Alternatively, you can join a morning walking tour through Linz’s old city center and by the Mozart House; or go on a guided bike tour along the city’s famed “Culture Mile” and the Danube. You can also choose to visit the charming mountain town, Český Krumlov, located just over the Czech-Austrian border. (B,L,D)

*Note: Not available with full-day Salzburg excursion

Day 4 Scenic Cruising — Weissenkirchen

Cruise through the Strudengau and Wachau valleys to Weissenkirchen, gateway to Dürnstein. Once here, you can choose to join a walking tour in Dürnstein along its cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche, and then visit Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey. For the more active adventurer, you can opt to hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held, or take a bike ride along the Danube through the Wachau Valley. As an alternative excursion, visit a local apricot grower, where you’ll enjoy the region’s finest apricot treats. Later in the evening, enjoy a special wine tasting of locally grown, world-renowned Riesling and Grüner Veltliner in Weissenkirchen. (B,L,D)

Day 5 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. Or if you prefer a more active tour, take a guided bike ride through Vienna. During the afternoon, enjoy leisure time to further explore this iconic city. (B,L,D)

Day 6 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. (B,L,D)

Day 7 Budapest

Your city tour begins at Budapest’s Great Market Hall, where you’ll discover plenty of delicious food and shopping. Afterwards, you’ll visit both the Buda (hilly) and Pest (flat) sides of the Danube River. You’ll see the 19th-century Chain Bridge, which connects the Buda district with Pest; and the UNESCO-designated Castle Hill district, which contains some of Budapest’s most important medieval monuments and museums. As an alternative choice, you can hike up to Castle Hill for breathtaking views of the city below. (B,L,D)

Day 8 Budapest

Disembark the ship as you prepare for your flight home. (B) Note: The Great Market Hall is closed on Sundays.
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