Legendary Danube: Germany to Budapest AMA Waterways River Cruise (8 DAYS/ 7 NIGHTS) - Elite Voyages

Legendary Danube: Germany to Budapest AMA Waterways River Cruise (8 DAYS/ 7 NIGHTS)

from $3,399
CRUISE FROM: NUREMBERG TO BUDAPEST
Delve into Europe’s history starting in the perfectly preserved medieval city of Nuremberg and concluding in Budapest. In between, cruise through the man-made marvel, the Main-Danube Canal, across the Continental Divide and through the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley. Explore medieval Regensburg and visit Vienna where imperial dynasties built a harmonious blend of architectural wonders. Throughout your journey, get a feel for the land by biking and hiking, and sampling delicate wines and hearty beers.

 

COUNTRIES: AUSTRIA, GERMANY, HUNGARY, SLOVAKIA
RIVERS: DANUBE

 

Elite Voyages offers year-round departures. Contact us regarding custom departure dates and availability.

Duration:
8 Days
Transport:
Cruise
Group size:
Min 2

Discount:
Clear
Total: 3399
from $3,399
CRUISE FROM: NUREMBERG TO BUDAPEST
Delve into Europe’s history starting in the perfectly preserved medieval city of Nuremberg and concluding in Budapest. In between, cruise through the man-made marvel, the Main-Danube Canal, across the Continental Divide and through the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley. Explore medieval Regensburg and visit Vienna where imperial dynasties built a harmonious blend of architectural wonders. Throughout your journey, get a feel for the land by biking and hiking, and sampling delicate wines and hearty beers.

 

COUNTRIES: AUSTRIA, GERMANY, HUNGARY, SLOVAKIA
RIVERS: DANUBE

 

Elite Voyages offers year-round departures. Contact us regarding custom departure dates and availability.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
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  • Activity Level Leisurely
  • Min 2
All about the Legendary Danube: Germany to Budapest AMA Waterways River Cruise (8 DAYS/ 7 NIGHTS).
CRUISE FROM: NUREMBERG TO BUDAPEST
Delve into Europe’s history starting in the perfectly preserved medieval city of Nuremberg and concluding in Budapest. In between, cruise through the man-made marvel, the Main-Danube Canal, across the Continental Divide and through the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley. Explore medieval Regensburg and visit Vienna where imperial dynasties built a harmonious blend of architectural wonders. Throughout your journey, get a feel for the land by biking and hiking, and sampling delicate wines and hearty beers.
COUNTRIES:  AUSTRIA, GERMANY, HUNGARY, SLOVAKIA
RIVERS: DANUBE

 

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
  • 7-nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily
AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
  • Wellness Activities with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track
  • Fitness room, massage services and hair salon
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
AWARD-WINNING DINING
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain’s Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • International Airfare from U.S. Gateway
  • Expenditures of a personal matter
  • Gratuities and tips to tour operator
  • meals not specified on the itinerary
  1. Day 1 EMBARKATION – NUREMBERG, GERMANY

    Embark your ship in Nuremberg. Tonight, meet your fellow passengers at the Welcome Dinner. The ship will moor overnight in Nuremberg.

    (D)

  2. Day 2 NUREMBERG

    You have three choices of excursions while in Nuremberg. Enjoy a guided tour through Nuremberg’s beautiful medieval city, showcasing the Imperial Castle, famous town wall and the legendary fountain of the Market Square. Or turn back the pages of a darker history with a guided tour of the city’s most important WWII sites, including the enormous Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds. You’ll also visit the Nuremberg Trials Memoriam, and Courtroom 600, if the courtroom is not in session. Alternatively, savor traditional Franconian specialties by sampling famously delicious Nuremburger Bratwurst, Rot bier (red beer) and lebkuchen (gingerbread). En route to Regensburg, you’ll cruise through the man-made marvel, the Main-Danube Canal.

    (B,L,D)

  3. Day 3 REGENSBURG

    Explore one of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities Regensburg on a guided walking tour showcasing the city’s architectural highlights, including the Old Town Hall and the Porta Praetoria. Alternatively, sample some Bavarian specialties—beer, sausage and pretzels, and for those who wish to be more active, join a bike tour to Walhalla where you will see the Neoclassical white marble temple inspired by the Parthenon in Athens.

  4. Day 4 PASSAU – LINZ, AUSTRIA

    Enjoy a walking tour along Passau’s cobblestone streets admiring the Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. For guests looking for a more active morning, you can choose between a guided bike tour along the Danube River, or a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus Fortress for panoramic views overlooking three rivers. Later in the day, set sail for Linz.

    (B,L,D)

  5. Day 5 MELK – VIENNA

    Cruise to Melk, known for its magnificent Benedictine Abbey, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Europe’s largest and most revered monasteries. Alternatively, you can join a guided bike tour that takes you through the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley; or go on a walking tour along Dürnstein’s cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche, famed church tower. Later in the day, set sail through the vineyard-rich Wachau Valley.

    (B,L,D)

     

    Dining Option: Steirereck- Austrian, European, Central European

    Address: Am Heumarkt 2a, Vienna 1030, Austria

  6. Day 6 VIENNA

    The “City of Waltzes” offers a treasure trove of gems and on your city tour, you’ll see many of them, including the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs. Conclude your tour in Vienna’s historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and then afterwards, visit the grand St. Stephen’s Cathedral. For a more active exploration of the area, take a guided bike ride that includes opportunities to see all of the sites listed above as well as the majestic Ringstrasse, Vienna’s famed ring road, lined with grand buildings, monuments and parks. During the afternoon, spend leisure time exploring this iconic city even more.

    (B,L,D)

  7. Day 7 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

    You cannot help but fall in love with Budapest, known as the “Queen of the Danube.” Your city tour begins with visit to the vibrant Great Market Hall brimming with vendors selling everything from food to souvenirs. The remainder of this tour takes you to both the Buda (hilly) and the Pest (flat) sides of the river. As an alternative choice, hike up to Castle Hill for breathtaking views of the city below. Spend your last evening on board cruising around the famed Parliament Building as the city turns on all her dazzling lights.

    (B,L,D)

  8. Day 8 BUDAPEST – DISEMBARKATION

    Bid farewell to Budapest as you prepare for your flight home.

    (B)

    Dining Option: High Note SkyBar- Bar, Contemporary, Central European
    Address: Hercegprimas utca 5, Budapest 1051, Hungary

    -TOUR ENDS-

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Important: Dates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

Port Charges not included in cruise price: $182 per person.

Single Supplement for Cruise: 50% of twin price; A+ and Suite 100% of twin price. Single supplement waived on D and E categories. Please check at time of booking as offer is capacity controlled.

Single Supplement for Land: A single supplement charge will be applied to pre- and post-cruise hotel extensions. Please call for pricing details.

BeddingPlease select bedding configuration at the time of booking. Option A: Two twin beds Option B: One large bed (larger than queen size).

**Note: Monet’s home and other attractions in Giverny are closed in November. Guests may participate in alternative excursions or visit another city on these cruises.

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

All rates are per person for cruise only, based on double occupancy in an entry-level category stateroom unless stated otherwise. Offer is valid on select sailings only and applicable to new bookings only. Unless explicitly stated that single supplement is waived, solo travelers in a double occupancy stateroom must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. Ask about Solo Traveler promotions. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change or termination without notice. Port charges, land programs, and round-trip airfare are not included in the cruise price. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-40.

FREE AIRFARE TERMS & CONDITIONS: All rates are per person in USD based on double occupancy in a base category stateroom unless stated otherwise. FREE AIRFARE is valid on select sailings for new double occupancy reservations booked and deposited by May 31, 2019. FREE AIRFARE promotion is based on round-trip, trans-Atlantic economy-class airfare departing from select gateways as published (based on availability). FREE AIRFARE promotion includes base ticket price, fuel surcharges, taxes and roundtrip airport transfers between the airport and ship and/or hotel for services purchased through AmaWaterways for a published itinerary only. FREE AIRFARE promotion is not applicable to triple/child fares. The deposit requirement for this Free Air promotion is $750 per person, $550 of which is non-refundable. Guest(s) must pay full brochure (published) fare for all itinerary components in order qualify. Flight schedules, routings, and air carriers are at the discretion of AmaWaterways and are published approximately 75 days prior to departure or sooner. Custom itineraries, itinerary requests, and schedule deviations are not accepted on this promotion. Air carrier and flight schedule will be confirmed by AmaWaterways and cannot be substituted. No recourse available for those who wish to change or cancel their selected flight schedules. Additional luggage fees and other ancillary charges imposed by the carrier will apply and can be found on the carrier’s website on or after the release of the flight schedule. FREE AIRFARE not combinable with any other promotions/discounts. Must mention promo code FLYFREE in order to receive. Stateroom upgrades, land programs, port charges, visas, and gratuities are additional. Other restrictions apply. Offer is capacity-controlled and subject to modification, reduction or withdrawal without notice. CST#2065452-40.

Select Gateways: ALB, ABQ, ATL, AUS, BWI, BIL, BHM, BIS, BOI, BOS, BUF, BTV, CHS, CLT, CYS, ORD, CVG, CLE, CAE, CMH, DFW, DEN, DSM, DTW, FLL, BDL, IAH, IND, MCI, LAS, LNK, LIT, LAX, SDF, MEM, MIA, MKE, MSP, EWR, BNA, MSY, JFK, ORF, OKC, MCO, PHL, PHX, PIT, PDX, PVD, SMF, SLC, SAT, SAN, SFO, SEA, STL, TPA, TUS, IAD, YYC, YEG, YHZ, YUL, YOW, YYZ, YVR.

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
  • 7-nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily
AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
  • Wellness Activities with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track
  • Fitness room, massage services and hair salon
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
AWARD-WINNING DINING
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain’s Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
  • International Airfare from U.S. Gateway
  • Expenditures of a personal matter
  • Gratuities and tips to tour operator
  • meals not specified on the itinerary

 

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