Prague to Budapest via Vienna

Danube Cruise  Prague Vienna Budapest

Discover Prague and Cruise From Germany  to Budapest 

2015 and 2016

# 8

Vienna schonnbrunn land and cruise

Prague Regensburg and Cruise to Budapest on the Romantic Danube River


Arrive in Prague and optional transfer to your hotel. The balance of the day is free to start exploring this beautiful city.
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. You will see Wenceslas Square and the Metronome overlooking the Vltava River before arriving at the 1,000-year-old Prague Castle for a visit. Afterwards, walk over Charles Bridge to the Old Town Square and see the Church of Our Lady before Tyn and the famous Astronomical Clock. This evening, an optional Folklore Dinner Show provides an opportunity to learn about Czech music, dance and traditions. (B)

Spend a day at your leisure or participate in an optional tour to Terezin, the infamous Nazi WWII concentration camp, now a memorial to those who perished. (B)

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)

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)

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)
Cruise through the narrow Strudengau this morning to Melk. A guided tour will take you to Melks 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)

During your morning city tour of Vienna, you will see the impressive Vienna Opera House, the majestic Ringstrasse, and the historic St. Stephane'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 Schronbrunn 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)

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)

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. Stephens 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)

Your cruise comes to an end optional transfer to the airport for your homeward flight. (B)


Destination Activities
Prague Hotel check-in
Prague City tour
Prague Free time
Prague Transfer to Regensburg
Regensburg Walking tour
  Oktoberfest; Welcome Cocktail & Dinner
Vilshofen Free Time
Passau Walking tour
Linz Walking tour
  OR Gmunden excursion
  OR Cesky Krumlov excursion
  OR Salzburg excursion
Weisenkirchen Benedictine Abbey; Wachau Valley cruise
  Durnstein walking tour
  Wine tasting
Vienna City tour; Optional evening concert
Bratislava Walking tour OR Communist tour
Budapest City tour & Illuminations Cruise



Included features:

  • 3 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Prague including daily Buffet Breakfast
  • Transfer from the Hotel in Prague to the Ship in Vilshofen
  • 7 Nights Deluxe Cruise Accommodation in an Outside Stateroom - 82% of the Staterooms with large French Balconies (Twin Balconies on select vessels)
  • Daily Sightseeing Program as outlined in the Itinerary
  • Infotainment System in all Staterooms with Free Internet, Hit Movies, Music Library and English Language TV Stations
  • Terry Bathrobes and White-on-white plush Bedding in all Staterooms
  • Superb 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 and soft drinks with every Dinner on board the Ship
  • Bottled Water in every stateroom replenished daily
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner & Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Special Highlights including Lectures, Theme Dinners, Cooking Demonstration, onboard Music Performances and afternoon & evening Piano Music
  • Use of Bicycles to explore on your own
  • Services of Professional Cruise Manager
  • All English Language on board in a non-smoking Environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun Deck)
  • All local Taxes

 Departure dates and prices (US$)  Click here for discounted sailing dates 

Starting Dates from Prague in 2015 Ship
Cruise Only Between
Cruise & Land
with Prague included
01 Nov AmaSonata $2899 $3679
13 Nov*  Wine cruise AmaPrima $2799 $3579
15 Nov* Wine cruise AmaSonata $2799 $3579
18 Nov*  Wine cruise AmaBella $2799 $3579
26 Dec* New Years cruise AmaSonata $2899 $3679
Starting Dates from Prague in 2016 Ship
Cruise Only Between
Cruise & Land
with Prague included
1 Apr 2016* wine cruise AmaSonata $ 3299 $4079
11 Apr AmaDante $ 2899 $3679
15 Apr AmaSonata $2999 $3779
25 Apr AmaDante $ 3199 $3979
13 May AmaSonata $ 3399 $4179
19 May and 2 June AmaSerena $ 3399 $4179
10 June AmaPrima $ 3399 $4179
13 June and 27 June AmaViola $ 3399 $4179
30 June, AmaSerena $ 3299 $4079
8 July and 5 Aug AmaSonata $ 3299 $4079
11 July, 25 July, 8 Aug AmaViola $ 3299 $4079
14 July and 28 July, 11 Aug AmaSerena $ 3299 $4079
22 Aug AmaViola $ 3499 $4279
2 Sep AmaPrima $ 3599 $4379
5 Sep and 19 Sep, 3 Oct AmaViola $ 3599 $4379
8 Sep and 22 Sep AmaSerena $ 3599 $4379
30 Sep AmaSonata $ 3599 $4379
6 Oct AmaSerena $ 3499 $4279
17 Oct AmaViola $ 3199 $3979
20 Oct AmaSerena $ 3199 $3979
28 Oct* wine cruise AmaSonata $ 3099 $3879
31 Oct* wine cruise AmaViola $2999 $3779
3 Nov* wine cruise AmaSerena $2899 $3679
11 Nov* wine cruise AmaSonata $2799 $3579
14 Nov* wine cruise AmaViola $2799 $3579
17 Nov* wine cruise AmaSerena $2799 $3579
26 Dec New Years Eve cruise AmaViola $2899 $3679

 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:

Upgrade to Higher than category E cabins:
Price 2015 Price 2016
Piano Deck on all ships
$299 $299
Violin/Cello Deck on all ships
French Balcony
$799 $899
Violin/Cello Deck (AmaDolce and AmaDante)
French Balcony
$999 $1099
Violin Deck (AmaDolceand Amadante)
French Balcony
$1099 $1199
BB Cello (AmaSerena/Sonata/Prima/ Bella and Viola) French/Outside Balcony $1299 $1399
BA Violin
(AmaSerena/Sonata/Prima/ Bella and Viola)
French/Outside Balcony $1499 $1599
AB Cello
(AmaSerena/Sonata/Prima/ Bella and Viola)
French/Outside Balcony $1699 $1799
AA Violin (AmaSerena/Sonata/Prima and Bella and Viola) French/Outside Balcony $1899 $1999
Violin Deck (AmaDolce and Amadante)
French Balcony
$2099 $2199
AA+ Violin deck
(AmaSerena/Sonata/Prima/ Bella and Viola)
French/Outside Balcony $2499 $2599
Violin Deck (AmaDolce and Amadante)
French Balcony
$2299 $2399
SS Violin
(AmaSerena/Sonata/Prima/ Bella and Viola)
French/Outside Balcony $2999 $3199

Port Charges : $168 per person in 2015 and 2016

Wine cruises Itinerary slightly modified to include extras: Wine lecture and tasting on board, plus Krems and Wachau excursion and wine evening, Heuriger wine village evening in Vienna

Single Supplement for Cruise: 50% of twin price; Jr. Suites 100% of twin price.

Single supplement for Land : $420 per person

NOTE: Children are not accepted.

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)           AmaDolce         AmaDolce


Ms Amalegro Amadante Amadagio Amacello Amacerto AmaPrima Amalyra
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