Magnificent Europe River Cruise | AmaWaterways

14-Night European River Cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest



Magnificent Europe River Cruise

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Magnificent Europe River Cruise

15 Days - Travel to Amsterdam & return from Budapest or reverse - A truly grand cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest through the heart of Europe and across the Continental Divide

Follow the route of emperors and kings on a “Magnificent” European journey along three great rivers through five fascinating countries! Begin in Amsterdam, then travel on the Rhine River to Cologne, a historic university town with a breathtaking Cathedral. Your Magnificent Europe river cruise will bring you through the beautiful Rhine Gorge and then onto the Main River. Marvel at the Main-Danube Canal – an engineering masterpiece – as you traverse Europe’s Continental Divide from the comfort of your river cruise ship. Discover the culture and traditions of such grand old capitals as Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. Along the way of this European river cruise, you’ll see perfectly preserved medieval towns and Europe’s loveliest countryside, filled with ancient abbeys and fairytale castles.



Included features:

  • 14 nights deluxe cruise accommodation in an outside stateroom
  • Most staterooms offer French balconies or revolutionary Twin Balconies
  • Life enriching tours and excursions daily
  • Entertainment on demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed Internet access, hit Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English language TV stations
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board
  • Terry bathrobes and white-on-white plush bedding
  • Fine 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 Manager
  • All English language on board in a non-smoking environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun Deck)
  • Airport transfers are included with the purchase of airfare from AmaWaterways
  • All local taxes


Daily Program

1 Amsterdam **EMBARKATION | Welcome Dinner
2 Amsterdam City tour and canal cruise


Walking tour and cathedral visit
Evening walk
4 Rhine Gorge
Scenic cruise
Siegfried’s Music Museum
OR Gondola Ride
5 Miltenberg
Walking tour
Walking tour



Walking tour
OR Residenz Palace tour
Optional Rothenburg excursion
Evening walk and wine tasting
7 Bamberg Walking tour and smoked beer tasting
8 Nuremberg City tour
Cruise Main-Danube Canal
9 Regensburg Walking tour
Optional Weltenberg Abbey (seasonal)
10 Passau Walking tour
OR optional Salzburg excursion
11 Melk
Benedictine Abbey tour
Walking tour and wine tasting
12 Vienna

City tour
Optional Schönbrunn Palace excursion
Optional evening Mozart & Strauss concert

13 Bratislava

Walking tour

14 Budapest City tour
“Illuminations Cruise”

** Embark 14-Night Cruise

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