Melodies of the Danube River | AmaWaterways

11-Day Budapest to Munich Danube River Cruise

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Melodies of the Danube River Cruise

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Melodies of the Danube River Cruise

Travel on the beautiful Danube River through four European countries. Experience the sights and sounds that have long inspired musicians, poets and artists. Begin your cruise in Budapest, continuing on to Bratislava and Vienna, the romantic birthplace of the waltz. Cruise through the scenic wine-growing region of the Wachau Valley, visit the spectacular Benedictine Abbey in Melk, and explore charming medieval towns. Conclude your journey with a three night stay in Munich or Prague.

Melodies of the Danube River Cruise is an exciting journey along the Danube River through the European countryside for an up close look to see first-hand why this fabled river has inspired generations of artists, poets and musicians. Explore the vibrant streets of Budapest and Bratislava and the elegant avenues of Vienna, a favorite destination for music lovers. The scenic Wachau Valley, home to picturesque vineyards, charming hamlets and a spectacular 900-yearold Baroque-style abbey will delight travelers on this Danube River cruise. And conclude your adventure in Munich with an excursion to the 19th-century palace built by “Mad King Ludwig II” of Bavaria, the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle.



Included features:

  • 7 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
  • Gourmet 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
  • Transfer from the ship Vilshofen to Munich
  • 3 nights hotel in Munich at the Le Méridien (or similar) or in Prague at the Old Town Hilton (or similar), including daily buffet breakfast
  • 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)
  • Transfers between hotel and ship are included with the purchase of cruise and land package; airport transfers are included with the purchase of airfare from AmaWaterways
  • All local taxes


Daily Program

1 Budapest **EMBARKATION | Welcome Dinner
“Illuminations Cruise”
2 Budapest City tour


Walking tour
“Viennese Wine and Music” evening
4 Vienna City tour
Optional Schönbrunn Palace excursion
Optional evening Mozart & Strauss concert
5 Weissenkirchen
Dürnstein excursion & wine tasting in Weissenkirchen
Melk Benedictine Abbey tour
Free evening
6 Linz Linz walking tour
Austrian Lake District tour
OR Cesky Krumlov excursion
OR Salzburg excursion
7 Passau
Walking tour
8 Vilshofen
Walking tour
Hotel check-in
Transfer to Munich
9 Munich City tour
10 Munich Neuschwanstein Castle
11 Munich Return flight home

** Embark 7-Night Cruise (can also be booked as cruise only)

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