VIENNA, BUDAPEST & HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DANUBE RIVER CRUISE - NEW!
7 nights from Nuremberg to Budapest on the NEW Amadeus Imperial

9 Days - Tour Dates: October 12 - 20, 2021
20 Meals Included


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Activity Level:

Activity Level 3: Moderately Active Pace - Active walking daily, some hiking, uneven terrain, hills, and steps. Less rest options available. Active sightseeing, early starts, evening activities, and significant travel times possible.

Price Per Person:

From $3999.00 per person, double occupancy

Cash Early Booking Discount
SAVE $200 - First 1-10 Clients
SAVE $150 - 11-20 Clients
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Upgrade Offer
Upgrade ONE Cabin Category
Save $200-$400 pp
Book by June 30, 2021
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Single Supplement Discount
The First TWO Singles to Book a C or B Cabin, SAVE 50% off the Single Supplement
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ADD the 7 Night Holland & Wonders of the Rhine cruise from $1,500pp Dbl
Click here for the full 14 Night itinerary

Prices include airfare from SAN/LAX. Please call or refer to our catalog for prices from your home city.

Tour Highlights:

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Round Trip Home Pick-up*
  • Round Trip Airfare
  • 7 Night Cruise onboard the NEW Amadeus Imperial in Outside Cabin
  • 20 Meals: 7-Breakfasts, 6-Lunches, 7-Dinners
  • Regensburg Tour
  • Passau
  • Vienna City Tour
  • Bratislava City Tour
  • Budapest City Tour
  • Leisure Time in Vienna and Budapest
  • Hungarian Folklore Show Onboard                                
  • Wine/Beer included with dinners onboard
  • Included WiFi / English Speaking Ship Staff
  • Optional 2-night extension to Prague ADD $595 pp Dbl / $820 Sgl (20 clients required)
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Ship Transfers & Baggage at Ship
VALID PASSPORT REQUIRED

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 - Tuesday, 10/12/2021 - To Nuremberg
Home Pick-up and overnight flight to Frankfurt.
Day 2 - Wednesday, 10/13/2021 - To Nuremberg
Arrive in Frankfurt, meet your Tour Manager and transfer to the ship in Nuremberg. Board the Amadeus Imperial for your 7 night cruise. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner this evening. - Dinner
Day 3 - Thursday, 10/14/2021 - Regensburg
Situated in Eastern Bavaria, Regensburg is one of Germany’s oldest towns, founded by the Romans in 179 AD. Today it is a prosperous city with 3 universities and many landmarks from the Middle Ages.  Enjoy a Regensburg walking tour through one of the most visited cities in Germany and its Medieval Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 4 - Friday, 10/15/2021 - Passau
Passau is one of Germany’s oldest cities situated at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz, and Danube Rivers. Passau is a beautiful fairy-tale town with cobblestone streets, the famous baroque Cathedral of St. Stephen, and fortress Veste Oberhaus high on the hill. Back onboard, enjoy dinner as you sail toward the Wachau Valley. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 5 - Saturday, 10/16/2021 - Melk Abbey / Dürnstein
Dock in Emmersdorf, in the heart of the UNESCO-protected Wachau Valley. Discover this small town or the optional to nearby Melk and its magnificent Benedictine abbey. This afternoon try the optional Dürnstein walking tour. Arrive in Vienna after dinner and choose the optional “Sound of Vienna,” classical music at a local salon. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 6 - Sunday, 10/17/2021 - Vienna
Enjoy an included Vienna City Tour. For over 600 years, the magnificent baroque capital city of Vienna was the seat of the mighty Hapsburg Emperors. See lavish Hofburg Palace, impressive Vienna Opera House, and the majestic Ringstrasse. The capital is also known as the “City of Music,” home to composers such as Beethoven, Schubert, Mozart, and Johann Strauss. Have an afternoon at leisure or join the optional to sumptuous Schoenbrunn Palace. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 7 - Monday, 10/18/2021 - Bratislava
Awake in Bratislava for a morning city tour. Walk through the city, see the home of the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, the old city walls, the summer residence of the archbishop, and the current residence of the president of Slovakia. Traverse the restored old town, from Michael’s Gate, to impressive Primatial Palace and St. Martin’s Cathedral. Bratislava is a little jewel along the Danube. There is an afternoon optional to Castle Hof in Austria. Tonight is your Captain’s Gala Farewell Dinner. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 8 - Tuesday, 10/19/2021 - Budapest
Morning city tour of beautiful Budapest including the largest building in Hungary: the neo-Gothic Parliament building, Fisherman’s Bastion, Buda Castle and the Chain Bridge, which connects the two sides of the city – Buda and Pest. Your afternoon is at leisure or join the optional to the Royal Palace of Gödöllö. Enjoy a Hungarian Folklore Show tonight. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner - In-Flight Meal
Day 9 - Wednesday, 10/20/2021 - Fly Home / Optional Prague
Transfer to the airport and fly home to the USA. Or, join the optional 2 night extension to Prague.

Add the 7 Night Holland & Wonders of the Rhine River Cruise from $1,500 pp dbl.

Click here for the combined Across the Heart of Europe 14 Night River Cruise. - Breakfast - In-Flight Meal

Additional Tour Information:

FEATURED  ACCOMMODATIONS
  • River Cruise (7) - Amadeus Imperial
*Please see Terms & Conditions

Round Trip Air included from LAX /SAN / SFO / DFW / IAH
Prices are per person double

Cat E   Haydn     $3,999 pp Double
Cat D   Haydn     $4,199 pp Double
Cat C   Strauss   $4,499 pp Double
Cat B   Strauss   $4,699 pp Double
Cat A   Mozart     $4,899 pp Double
Suite    Mozart     $5,299 pp Double

Single Cabins:  E & D - ADD $1,000
C & B - ADD $1,400 (First TWO to Book, Save 50% off the Single Supplement)
A - ADD $1,800
Suite - ADD $2,200

+ $100 pp Air Add-On: SAT / AUS / ABQ / PHX / LAS
+ $200 pp Air Add-On: SNA / SJC / OAK / SMF
+ $300 pp Air Add-On: ONT / PSP

$685 Air Taxes/Port Taxes/Fees/Transfers included
Deposit of $500 p.p. due with booking

The Ship - MS Amadeus IMPERIAL

The innovative 168-passenger Amadeus Imperial, NEW in 2020, features all the amenities of a floating 5-star hotel while offering the effortless combination of vibrant energy & intimate small ship experience.  This Premium cruise ship features the most modern furnishings that blend masterfully with the architecture of the ship and a luxurious design that is the hallmark of the Amadeus fleet. The extensive Restaurant and the Panorama Bar offer divine views of the passing riverscapes, and the glass-shielded River Terrace allows you to relax in the open air regardless of the weather. The attentive English-speaking onboard service staff will see to your comfort with typical European hospitality.  The cabin design plans are forward-thinking, bright & modern, all part of a premium focus with 72 large Staterooms & 12 Suites. The beauty of river cruising is that the most interesting destinations come to you.  This Imperial charter features English-only onboard commentary with inclusive shore excursions balanced with choice to simply relax onboard, get a spa treatment or add sightseeing with optional excursions.

Comfortable & Innovative Staterooms
After boarding, unpack once.  All staterooms are larger than traditional river cruise cabins & offer excellent river views.  The Mozart Deck features 12 Suites with Walk Out Balconies.  The other 19 Staterooms on the Mozart Deck & 35 Staterooms on the Strauss Deck feature an innovative Drop-Down Panoramic Window.  The 18 Staterooms on the Haydn Deck have a fixed window.  All staterooms are fully equipped with comfortable & modern furnishings including flat screen TV & large private bathrooms with shower.
 
Staterooms - 172 or 188 sq ft

Staterooms feature 2 twin beds that can be separated or put together, flat screen TV, private bath with shower, hair dryer, closet, phone, desk, chair, & safe. Mozart & Strauss Decks feature Drop Down Panoramic Window with 188 sq. ft. of floor space. Haydn Deck Staterooms have a fixed window with 172 sq ft floor space.

Suite - 284 sq ft with Balcony
Suites are on the Mozart Deck and have panoramic windows with exterior Walk Out Balcony, two twin beds that can be separated or put together, private sitting area, flat screen TV, mini-bar, private bath with shower, hair dryer, phone, closet, desk, chair, safe & offer 284 square feet of floor space.

Click here for a deck plan