BLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY

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DATES 2018:
AmaCerto: 
Oct 27 | Nov 10 – Free Air
AmaViola:  Nov 16 – Free Air
AmaSonata: Oct 28
AmaSerena:  Nov 09
AmaLea: Nov 18

2019:
AmaCerto: May 05 | Jun 02 | Jun 30 | Jul 28 | Aug 25 | Sep 22 | Oct 20 | Nov 17
AmaViola: Nov 17

DURATION: 8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS

EMBARK:  BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

DISEMBARK:  NUREMBERG, GERMANY

SHIPS:  AmaViola, AmaCerto, AmaSonata, AmaSerena, AmaLea

 

 

All about the BLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY.
Vienna’s stately Ringstrasse gives you a glimpse into bygone grandeur. Discover places where history is not only portrayed but an essential part of daily life as in Nuremberg and Regensburg. Sample a bite here and a drink there with the Wachau Valley’s Riesling. Fall in love with Old World Europe as you let the melodious Danube serenade you.
COUNTRIES VISITED: AUSTRIA, GERMANY,
RIVERS CRUISED: 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

  • 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

  • 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 Daily 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
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Port Charges
  • Air, unless offered for free
  • Pre- or Post-cruise arrangements
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  1. Day 1 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

    Embark your cruise in Budapest. This evening meet your fellow passengers on board. (D)

  2. Day 2 BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA
    OverviewBLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY
    CRUISE YEAR
    CRUISE FROM : BUDAPEST TO NUREMBERG
    Discover a wealth of art, history and cultural treasures as you cruise to some of Europe’s most famous destinations. From Budapest, journey to Bratislava, Vienna, Passau and the 2,000-year-old town of Regensburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along the way, visit magnificent cathedrals and Baroque abbeys, sample Vienna’s sinfully rich sachertorte cake, experience the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley winemaking region and traverse Europe’s Continental Divide.
    COUNTRIES: , AUSTRIA, GERMANY, HUNGARY, SLOVAKIA
    RIVERS: DANUBE

    Blue Danube DiscoveryAT A GLANCE

    On our cruises, you will enjoy an extensive lineup of included tours. In many cases, you will have a choice of excursions, such as standard tours, bike tours, hikes and Special Interest Tours. We always include a large variety of activities so that you can choose how you want to explore. No matter your preference, your days will be full of discovery and wonder.
    COLLAPSE ALL
    DAY 1 Budapest EMBARKATION
    Illuminations Cruise

    Bratislava certainly has earned the title “Coronation City of Kings” as you’ll discover during your walking tour that includes the Old Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and St. Martin’s Cathedral. Or for more adventure, go high above the city by hiking up to Bratislava Castle. (B,L,D)

  3. Day 3 VIENNA, AUSTRIA
    The “City of Waltzes” offers a treasure trove of gems and you have two ways to discover them. Join a city tour showcasing its regal splendors, including the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs before concluding in Vienna’s historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and then visiting St. Stephen’s Cathedral. For a more active exploration of the area, take a guided bike ride along the Danube. During the afternoon, you can enjoy leisure time or pedal your way to Klosterneuburg Monastery on a guided cycling tour. (B,L,D)
  4. Day 4 DüRNSTEIN - MELK, GERMANY
    After reaching the Wachau Valley in the morning, you’ll have a choice of three excursions in Dürnstein. Partake in a walking tour along cobblestone streets to the luminous blue facade of the Baroque Stiftskirche, its famed church tower, before enjoying a wine tasting in a local cellar. For a beautiful view of the Wachau Valley, hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held. Alternatively, visit a local boutique, where you’ll be treated to the region’s finest apricot products. After your morning excursions, you have a choice to cruise through the Wachau Valley to Melk or join a bike tour along the Danube. Upon reaching Melk, take a tour of the UNESCO-designated Melk Abbey. (B,L,D)
  5. Day 5 PASSAU, GERMANY

    Enjoy a scenic morning sailing to the medieval city of Passau. Join a walking tour through this 2,000-year-old city, noted for its Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Guests looking for a more active morning can choose between a guided bike tour along the Danube, or a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus Fortress overlooking Passau. (B,L,D)

  6. Day 6 REGENSBURG, GERMANY
  7. Day 7 NUREMBERG, GERMANY
    Enjoy a scenic morning cruise as the ship crosses the Continental Divide via the Main-Danube Canal to Nuremberg. Explore the medieval city center with a tour that showcases the Imperial Castle and the famous town wall, as well as Albrecht Dürer’s home and Market Square with its legendary fountain. Or you can take a guided tour of the city’s WWII history, including a visit to the infamous Zeppelin Field, a museum built on the site of former Nazi rallies and the site of the Nuremberg Trials when not in session. Alternatively, savor traditional Franconian specialties by sampling famously delicious Nuremburger Bratwurst, Rot bier (red beer) and Lebkuchen (gingerbread). (B,L,D)
  8. Day 8 NUREMBERG, GERMANY

    Disembark the ship as you prepare for your flight home. (B)

AmaViola:  This 156-passenger vessel boasts spacious staterooms with our exclusive Twin Balconies, a choice of dining venues, a heated pool with swim-up bar, in-room Internet access and more.

AmaCerto:
This 162-passenger vessel incorporates the most advanced design offering spacious staterooms featuring our exclusive twin balconies, multiple dining venues, heated pool, Internet/WiFi access and more.