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Blue Danube Discovery

2 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Budapest, 7-Night Cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg and 3 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Prague

*You can book just the 7-Night Cruise Only*

Amawaterways Blue Danube Discovery

Blue Danube Discovery Map
2017 & 2018 Departure Dates & Pricing

Budapest to Prague - 13 days

For further assistance call 1-800-526-8539
Ship - Amadante, Amasonata , Amaserena , Amacerto , Amaviola, Amalea *new ship in 2018*
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Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive in Budapest, Hungary

Arrive in Budapest and transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to relax or begin exploring this beautiful city.

Day 2: Budapest, Hungary

Your morning excursion inlcudes sightseeing in Buda and Pest. From historic Buda Castle, enjoy a spectacular view of the twin cities Buda and Pest spread over both banks of the river, see the distinctive Fisherman's Bastion, the marvelous Royal Palace and St. Stephen's Basilica. This afternoon an optional excursion will take you back to the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. See the Parliament Building still bearing bullet holes from the Soviet intervention, and visit a dreaded location used by the Hungarian secret police. (B)

Day 3: Budapest (Embarkation)

This morning, stroll along the city of Budapest or join an optional excursion to Puszta, the great Hungarian Plain which stretches across to the East. Here you will find the Hungarian cowboys still wearing traditional dress and practicing the skills of their Magyar ancestors. The excursion includes a savory traditional lunch with goulash. Tonight, you will meet your fellow passengers at the Welcome Cocktail and Dinner. (B,D)

Day 4: Bratislava, Slovakia - Vienna, Austria

This afternoon, arrive in Bratislava, capital of Slovakia. You have your choice of two tours today. The first option is a walking tour of the city’s major sites, including the Old Town Hall, the stunning Mirbach Palace and gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral. In the alternative, choose a “Communist History Tour” that includes architectural landmarks such as the Radio Building, Liberty Square and the Soviet War Memorial. Late tonight, the ship cruises to magnificent Vienna. (B,L,D)

Day 5: Vienna

This morning enjoy a guided tour of romantic Vienna that will include the impressive Vienna Opera House, the majestic Ringstrasse and the historic St. Stephen’s Cathedral. The afternoon is free to stroll along the Kärtnerstrasse, or sample some of Vienna’s famous pastries in the historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the alternative, join an optional tour this afternoon to the Imperial Schönbrunn Palace and Gardens, a famous example of baroque architecture. Tonight, enjoy an OPTIONAL Mozart and Strauss concert. (B,L,D)

Day 6: Dürnstein - Melk

Early this morning reach the Wachau Valley for your walking tour of Dürnstein, known as one of the prettiest towns along the Danube. Marvel at the magnificent blue facade of the baroque Stiftskirche and see the ruins of the castle where Richard the Lionheart, King of England, was imprisoned in 1192. Your walking tour through medieval cobblestone streets reveals 16th-century town houses and wine taverns. Your tour also includes a wine tasting at a local vintner. This afternoon, you can enjoy a guided bike tour from Dürnstein to Melk (capacity controlled). The ship arrives in Melk late this afternoon, where you will tour the spectacular Melk Abbey, one of Europe’s largest baroque monasteries. Gaze at the famous library that inspired Umberto Eco while writing “The Name of the Rose.” Afterwards, enjoy free time to explore Melk, one of Europe’s great cultural heritage sites. (B,L,D)

Day 7: Linz - Passau, Germany

This morning the ship arrives in Linz, where you will have the choice of two different excursions. The first choice is an optional 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. The tour includes a visit to the Mirabell Gardens, Salzburg Cathedral, Mozart’s Square, and much more. In the alternative, remain on the ship and cruise through scenic Upper Austria to Passau. Located where the rivers Inn and Ilz join the Danube, this 2,000-year-old city is noted for its Gothic and Italian baroque architecture. A walking tour of Passau will take you along the cobblestone streets of Old Town where you will see the city fortifications and St. Stephan’s Cathedral, home to the largest cathedral organ in the world. The ship cruises overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 8: Regensburg

In the early afternoon arrive in Regensburg, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will have your choice of three different tours here. The first is a guided walking tour, in which you will see 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. The next tour is an afternoon bike ride to Walhalla, where you will visit the Walhalla temple which honors distinguished Germans throughout history (capacity controlled). Your third choice is a trip to the Audi Factory in Ingolstadt, where a member of the Audi team will take you on a guided tour of the Audi Car Museum or Factory Floor (subject to availability). Known for its distinctive architecture, the museum features unique, high-tech exhibits on the history of the car, combined with a fascinating look back at the 20th century. The tour is capacity controlled. (B,L,D)

NOTE: IN 2015, only the walking tour of Regensburg is included in the itinerary. The afternoon bike ride to Walhalla and the trip to the Audi Factory in Inglostadt will not be not offered.

Day 9: Nuremberg

Enjoy a morning of scenic cruising through the Main-Danube Canal and relax during a leisurely cruise through the beautiful Altmühl Valley. This afternoon, you have a choice of two different excursions in Nuremberg, capital of Franconia. On one tour, you will explore the medieval history of Nuremberg, and see the 900-year-old ramparts that surround the city, the Imperial Castle and Old Town Hall. The other tour will focus on Nuremberg during World War II as the center of the Third Reich. Visit the infamous Zeppelin field used to hold rallies and the Justice Palace where the War Crimes Tribunal sat in 1946 (when available). (B,L,D)

Day 10: Nuremberg (Disembarkation) - Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic - Prague

This morning, depart the ship after breakfast and drive through the pastoral countryside to Karlovy Vary, better known by its German name, Carlsbad. You will have free time to explore this beautiful Bohemian spa town. After lunch on your own, continue to Prague and check into the hotel. (B)

Day 11: Prague

Your morning’s sightseeing tour reveals why Prague is considered one of Europe’s most attractive cities, with its historic city center recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the 1,000 year-old Hradcany Castle and St. Vitus, before walking over to Charles Bridge to the Old Market Square. Afterwards, walk over Charles Bridge to the Old Market Square. The balance of the day is at your leisure; perhaps visit the Wenceslas Square or enjoy yourself in one of the charming cafes. This evening, an optional Folklore Dinner Show provides an opportunity to learn about Czech music, dance and traditions. (B)

Day 12: Prague

Spend a day at your leisure to relax and stroll through a museum or gallery, wander along the banks of the Vltava 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 13: Depart Prague

Bid farewell to Prague and transfer to the airport for your homeward flight. (B)

Departures & Pricing

Advisements:

  • A valid passport is requied for travel. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after the last day of travel.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • Guided bicycle tours are capacity controlled.
  • For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the cruise operator and the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.
2017 and 2018 Departures
From Budapest
Program Start Date
Cruise Embarkation Date
Ship
Cat. E - Lower Deck aft w/ fixed windows
Cat. D - Lower Deck w/ fixed windows
Cat. C - Middle Deck w/ french balcony
Cat. BB - Middle Deck w/ french balcony (twin balconies on Amaserena Amacerto, Amasonata)
Cat. BA - Middle Deck w/ twin balconies
Cat. AB - Middle Deck w/ twin balconies
Cat. A - Upper Deck w/ french balcony (twin balconies on Amaserena, Amacerto, Amasonata)
Cat. A+ - Upper Deck w/ french balcony (twin balconies on Amaserena, Amacerto, Amasonata)
Suite - Upper Deck w/ french balcony (twin balconies on Amaserena , Amacerto, Amasonata)
Apr 11, 2017
Apr 13, 2017
Amadante
$4,199
$4,498
$5,098
$5,298
-
-
$5,398
$6,398
$6,598
May 13, 2017
May 15, 2017
Amacerto
$4,699
$4,998
$5,598
$6,098
$6,298
$6,498
$6,698
$7,298
$7,898
May 20, 2017
May 22, 2017
Amserena
$4,699
$4,998
$5,598
$6,098
$6,298
$6,498
$6,698
$7,298
$7,898
Jun 6, 2017
Jun 8, 2017
Amadante
$4,699
$4,998
$5,598
$5,798
-
-
$5,898
$6,898
$7,098
Jun 10, 2017
Ju 12, 2017
Amacerto
$4,699
$4,998
$5,598
$6,098
$6,298
$6,498
$6,698
$7,298
$7,898
Jul 1, 2017
Jul 3, 2017
Amaserena
$4,599
$4,898
$5,498
$5,998
$6,198
$6,398
$6,598
$7,198
$7,798
Jul 29, 2017
Jul 31, 2017
Amaserena
$4,599
$4,898
$5,498
$5,998
$6,198
$6,398
$6,598
$7,198
$7,798
Aug 15, 2017
Aug 17, 2017
Amadante
$4,699
$4,998
$5,598
$5,798
-
-
$5,898
$6,898
$7,098
Aug 26, 2017
Aug 28, 2017
Amaserena
$4,799
$5,098
$5,698
$6,198
$6,398
$6,598
$6,798
$7,398
$7,998
Sep 12, 2017
Sep 14, 2017
Amadante
$4,899
$5,198
$5,798
$5,998
-
-
$6,098
$7,098
$7,298
Oct 7, 2017
Oct 9, 2017
Amaserena
$4,799
$5,098
$5,698
$6,198
$6,398
$6,598
$6,798
$7,398
$7,998
Oct 10, 2017
Oct 12, 2017
Amadante
$4,699
$4,998
$5,598
$5,798
-
-
$5,898
$6,898
$7,098
2018 Departures
Program Start Date
Cruise Embarkation Date
Ship
Cat. E - Lower Deck aft w/ fixed windows
Cat. D - Lower Deck w/ fixed windows
Cat. C - Middle Deck w/ french balcony
Cat. BB - Middle Deck w/ twin balconies
Cat. BA - Middle Deck w/ twin balconies
Cat. AB - Middle Deck w/ twin balconies
Cat. A - Upper Deck w/ twin balconies
Cat. A+ - Upper Deck w/ twin balconies
Suite - Upper Deck w/ twin balconies
Mar 29, 2018
Mar 31, 2018
Amacerto
$3,899
$4,198
$4,798
$5,298
$5,498
$5,698
$5,898
$6,498
$7,198
Apr 26, 2018
Apr 28, 2018
Amacerto
$4,499
$4,798
$5,398
$5,898
$6,098
$6,298
$6,498
$7,098
$7,798
May 24, 2018
May 26, 2018
Amacerto
$4,699
$4,998
$5,598
$6,098
$6,298
$6,498
$6,698
$7,298
$7,998
Jun 8, 2018
Jun 10 , 2018
Amasonata
$4,699
$4,998
$5,598
$6,098
$6,298
$6,498
$6,698
$7,298
$7,998
Jun 21, 2018
Jun 23, 2018
Amacerto
$4,699
$4,998
$5,598
$6,098
$6,298
$6,498
$6,698
$7, 298
$7,998
Jul 5, 2018
Jul 7, 2018
Amacerto
$4,599
$4,898
$5,498
$5,998
$6,198
$6,398
$6,598
$7,198
$7,898
Jul 6, 2018
Jul 8, 2018
Amasonata
$4,599
$4,898
$5,498
$5,998
$6,198
$6,398
$6,598
$7,198
$7,898
Aug 2, 2018
Aug 4, 2018
Amacerto
$4,599
$4,898
$5,498
$5,998
$6,198
$6,398
$6,598
$7,198
$7,898
Aug 3, 2018
Aug 5, 2018
Amasonata
$4,599
$4,898
$5,498
$5,998
$6,198
$6,398
$6,598
$7,198
$7,898
Aug 16, 2018
Aug 18, 2018
Amacerto
$4,699
$4,998
$5,598
$6,098
$6,298
$6,498
$6,698
$7,298
$7,998
Aug 30, 2018
Sep 1, 2018
Amacerto
$4,899
$5,198
$5,798
$6,298
$6,498
$6,698
$6,898
$7,498
$8,198
Aug 31, 2018
Sep 2, 2018
Amasonata
$4,899
$5,198
$5,798
$6,298
$6,498
$6,698
$6,898
$7,498
$8,198
Sep 27, 2018
Sep 29, 2018
Amacerto
$4,899
$5,198
$5,798
$6,298
$6,498
$6,698
$6,898
$7,498
$8,198
Sep 28, 2018
Sep 30, 2018
Amasonata
$4,899
$5,198
$5,798
$6,298
$6,498
$6,698
$6,898
$7,498
$8,198
Oct 25, 2018
Oct 27, 2018
Amacerto
$4,399
$4,698
$5,298
$5,798
$5,998
$6,198
$6,398
$6,998
$7,698
Oct 26, 2018
Oct 28, 2018
Amasonata
$4,399
$4,698
$5,298
$5,798
$5,998
$6,198
$6,398
$6,998
$7,698
Nov 7, 2018
Nov 9, 2018
Amaserena
$4,199
$4,498
$5,098
$5,598
$5,798
$5,998
$6,198
$6,798
$7,498
Nov 8, 2018
Nov 10, 2018
Amacerto
$4,099
$4,398
$4,998
$5,498
$5,698
$5,898
$6,098
$6,698
$7,398
Nov 14, 2018
Nov 16, 2018
Amaviola
$4,099
$4,398
$4,998
$5,498
$5,698
$5,898
$6,098
$6,698
$7,398
Nov 16, 2018
Nov 18, 2018
Amalea
$4,099
$4,398
$4,998
$5,498
$5,698
$5,898
$6,098
$6,698
$7,398
Dec 21, 2018
Dec 21, 2018
Amaserena
$3,319
$3,618
$4,218
$4,718
$4,918
$5,118
$5,318
$5,918
$6,618
Important: Dates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.
Port Charges: Additional $168 per person.
For Single Traveler: Single Supplement applies for Cruise: +50% of twin, for Suites +100% of twin; Single Supplement for Land: Additional $700 per person/ per night (2017 departures); Additional $800 per person/per night (2018 departures).

For 7-Night Cruise Only (no 2 nights hotel in Budapest & 3 nights hotel in Prague): Subtract $1,300 from above rates. Arrive in Budapest on Day 3 for embarkation at 3:00pm. Depart Nuremberg on Day 10 after disembarkation.

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)
Transfers at Start/End of Program are available for purchase. Please call for details.
Prices Include:
▪ 2 nights deluxe hotel accommodations in Budapest at the Sofitel Chain Bridge (or similar; hotel subject to change) including daily buffet breakfast
▪ Transfer from the hotel to the ship in Budapest
▪ 7 nights Deluxe Cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg in selected cabin category
▪ Life enriching tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
▪ Entertainment on demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed Internet access, hit Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English language TV stations
▪ 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
▪ Unlimited 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
▪ Transfer from ship to the hotel in Prague
▪ 3 nights deluxe hotel accommodations in Prague at the Hotel InterContinental or Hilton Old Town (or similar; hotel subject to change) including daily buffet breakfast
▪ Special highlights including lectures, theme dinners, cooking demonstration, onboard music performances and afternoon/evening piano music
▪ Bicycles to explore on your own & guided bicycle tours
▪ Services of professional Cruise Manager
▪ All English Language onboard in a non-smoking Environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun Deck)
▪ All local Taxes 
 
Prices Do Not Include:
▪ Individual arrival and departure (airfare; transfers)
▪ Travel Insurance
▪ Port charges
▪ Gratuities
▪ Personal Expenses

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