The Romantic Danube River | AmaWaterways

11-Day Prague to Budapest Danube River Cruise

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The Romantic Danube River Cruise

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The Romantic Danube River Cruise

Framed by rolling hillsides, lush vineyards, and medieval castles, the Danube River has captivated musicians, artists and poets throughout the centuries. Travel to legendary destinations, beginning with a 3-night stay in majestic Prague followed by 7 nights cruising from Vilshofen to Budapest. Explore a 2,000 year-old city, savor Wachau Valley wines, and experience the timeless beauty and fascinating history of Vienna and Budapest.

Lined with charming red-roofed villages, steeply terraced vineyards, picturesque churches and the crumbling ruins of medieval castles, the Danube River, is a captivating river cruise that explores such legendary capitals as Prague, Vienna and Budapest, as well as remarkably preserved towns and villages that appear untouched by the passage of time. Along the way, savor the world-renowned wines of Austria’s Wachau Valley, indulge in decadent local cuisine and tour a 900-year-old Benedictine abbey in Melk.



Included features:

  • 3 nights hotel in Prague at the InterContinental or Hilton Old Town (or similar), including daily buffet breakfast
  • Transfer from Prague to the ship in Vilshofen
  • 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 in all staterooms
  • 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)
  • 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 Prague Hotel check-in
2 Prague City tour
Optional “Folklore Dinner Show”
3 Prague Free time
OR optional Terezin excursion
OR optional Lobkowicz Palace excursion
4 Prague
Transfer to Regensburg
Walking tour
**EMBARKATION | “Oktoberfest,” Welcome Dinner
5 Vilshofen
Free time
Walking tour
6 Linz Linz walking tour
Austrian Lake District tour
OR Cesky Krumlov excursion
OR Salzburg excursion
7 Weissenkirchen Melk Benedictine Abbey & Dürnstein tour
Wine tasting at local winery
8 Vienna City tour
Optional Schönbrunn Palace excursion
Optional evening Mozart & Strauss concert
9 Bratislava Walking tour
10 Budapest City tour, “Illuminations Cruise”

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

 For additional information and pricing for Amawaterway's River cruises,
visit  AmaWaterways River Cruises