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Legendary Danube River Cruise with Complimentary Land Package in Prague

Embark on a magnificent river cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest with AmaWaterways. Enjoy a special 3-night pre-cruise stay in Prague. Discover Austria, Germany, Hungary, and the Czech Republic with unique cultural insights and unforgettable memories.

Legendary Danube River Cruise with Complimentary Land Package in Prague

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DEPARTURE DATE: November 20, 2024
Countries Visited: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary
Departure Port:Nuremburg, Germany

OVERVIEW

CRUISE FROM : NUREMBERG TO BUDAPEST

Delve into Europe’s history starting in fairytale Prague and concluding in Budapest. In between, cruise through the man-made marvel, the Main-Danube Canal, across the Continental Divide and through the Wachau Valley. Explore perfectly preserved medieval cities, such as Nuremberg and 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.

Travel Dates & Pricing

TRAVEL DATEPRICETYPE
November 20, 2024from $6,509 CADPer Person

What's Included

  • 3 night accommodations in Prague
  • Choice of tour: “Golden City of a Hundred Spires “ OR Prague Castle hike
  • Czech Beer Tasting
  • Pilzen highlights tour
  • Transfer to ship
  • 7 night river cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest in French Balcony Stateroom
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Guided hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Taxes and port charges

Itinerary

DAYDATEPLACE
1Wed Nov 20Prague, Czech Republic
2Thu Nov 21Prague, Czech Republic
3Fri Nov 22Prague, Czech Republic
4Sat Nov 23Prague, Czech Republic
5Sun Nov 24Nuremberg, Germany
6Mon Nov 25Regensburg, Germany
7Tue Nov 26Passau, Germany
8Wed Nov 27Melk, Austria
9Thu Nov 28Vienna, Austria
10Fri Nov 29Budapest, Hungary
11Sat Nov 30Budapest, Hungary

DAY 1 – Prague

Hotel check-in

Arrive in Prague and transfer to your hotel.

DAY 2 – Prague

“Golden City of a Hundred Spires” tour
OR Prague Castle hike

Discover fairytale Prague via a city tour or a hike. Both will reveal why Prague is considered one of Europe’s most attractive and vibrant cities, with a historic city center that’s recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See all the key highlights, including the 1,000-year-old Prague Castle and Old Market Square, home to the Astronomical Clock. (B)

DAY 3- Prague

Czech Beer Tasting
Beer has a long and illustrious history in the Czech Republic, so join a tasting and discover some of the very best beer in the world. (B)

DAY 4 – Prague

Transfer to Pilzen
Pilzen
Highlights Tour

Transfer to Nuremberg

Nuremberg
EMBARKATION
Depart from Prague via motorcoach and enjoy a stop in Pilzen. After a local highlights tour, drive to Nuremberg where you will board your ship. (B,D)

DAY 5 – Nuremberg

Medieval city tour
OR WWII tour
OR Tastes of Franconia
Scenic cruise along the Main-Danube Canal

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)

DAY 6 – Regensburg

UNESCO city walking tour
OR Tastes of Bavaria
OR Walhalla bike tour

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. (B,L,D)

DAY 7 – Passau

“City of Three Rivers” walking tour
OR Full-Day Salzburg*
OR Passau Castle hike
OR River Inn bike tour

Enjoy a walking tour along Passau’s cobblestone streets admiring the Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Alternatively, venture to Salzburg, Austria, on a full-day tour that includes a stop in Mondsee in the Austrian Lake District, as well as the opportunity to see Mozart’s Birth House and Mirabell Gardens, prominently featured in the movie, The Sound of Music. For guests looking for a more active morning, you can choose between a guided bike tour along the Inn River, or a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus Fortress for panoramic views overlooking three rivers. (B,L,D)

*Not combinable with other tours on this day.

DAY 8 – Melk

Melk Abbey tour
OR Dürnstein walking tour
OR Danube bike tour
Wachau Valley
UNESCO scenic cruising
Vienna
Free evening

Explore Melk and the magnificent Melk Abbey, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Europe’s largest and most revered monasteries. Within these walls you will find frescoes painted by Johann Michael Rottmayr and Paul Troger, as well as a famed collection of musical manuscripts. Alternatively, you can go on a walking tour along Dürnstein’s cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche, with its famed church tower, or join a guided bike tour that takes you through the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley. Later in the day, set sail through the vineyard-rich Wachau Valley. (B,L,D)

DAY 9 – Vienna

“Imperial Vienna” tour
OR Vienna City Tour by Bike
Free Time

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, discover Vienna on a guided bike tour. During the afternoon, spend leisure time exploring this iconic city even more. (B,L,D)

DAY 10 – Budapest

Buda City Tour
OR Castle Hill hike
Pest City Tour

Today you have the opportunity to visit both the Buda (hilly) and Pest (flat) sides of the Danube River. Start on the Buda side, following your guide through the city’s Castle District where you will marvel at the fairytale turrets of Fisherman’s Bastion, gaze upon the breathtaking panorama below and see Matthias Church, renowned for its striking tower and colorful mosaic roof. For a more active tour, hike to Budapest’s Castle Hill. In the afternoon, explore the treasures of Pest, admiring the colossal Hungarian Parliament Building, Heroes’ Square and the moving “Shoes on the Danube Bank” memorial. (B,L,D)

DAY 11 – Budapest

DISEMBARKATION

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

B,L,D – Indicates Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner are included on this day.

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