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Indulge your passion for awe-inspiring architecture, timeless music, breathtaking landscapes and culinary delights on this beautifully curated itinerary specifically designed for the AmaMagna. Apricot brandy and chocolate tasting in Dürnstein and an exclusive wine festival in Spitz are only a few of the epicurean experiences you'll indulge in. Vienna, home to a treasure trove of Baroque splendors, including its grand Schönbrunn Palace, gives you a glimpse into bygone grandeur; while Budapest and Bratislava offer a vibrant mix of east and west. With plenty of daytime scenic sailing, you'll be able to enjoy the extraordinary AmaMagna to its fullest—from al fresco dining to spinning with a view.
 

 

 

 

Additional Benefits:
Hosted Cruise
Private Welcome Reception
Exclusive Shore Event
 

Ocean View Cabin- $2,849.00
Balcony Cabin- $4,848.00
 

 

Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Air and recommended travel insurance are additional. Passports are required and must be valid for six months after return date.
 

Government fees and taxes are $196.00 per person (subject to change).Rates are per person, cruise only. All cruise specials are subject to availability and rates are subject to change. Travel insurance is highly recommended. Not responsible for publishing/printing errors.
 

Itineraries are subject to change; port sequence, scheduled time, and/or day.  For the most updated cruise information, please visit www.amawaterways.com
 

Itinerary

Day 1: Vilshofen, Germany - Embarkation
Board the ultra-luxurious AmaMagna.  In the evening, be treated to a Bavarian Oktoberfest celebration complete with music, beer, and sausages.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
 

Day 2: Passau, Germany
Join a walking tour and marvel at Passau's Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Or take a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus fortress. You can also ride to Wernstein on a guided bike tour.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
 

Day 3: Linz, Austria – Grein, Austria
Join a walking tour through the old city center of Linz and by the Mozart House; or bike along the city’s famed “Cultural Mile” and the Danube. For those who love The Sound of Music, enjoy a full-day excursion to Salzburg and tour the historic center, Mirabell Gardens, Residenz Square and the Old Market. En route to Salzburg, stop at Mondsee, home of the Basilica St. Michael, where the famous wedding scene in the movie was filmed. In the afternoon, you have the choice to visit the charming Czech mountain town of Ceský Krumlov, or the Austrian Lake District, a famed resort area. Later in the day, visit Greinburg Castle, the oldest residential castle in Austria.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
 

Day 4: Melk, Austria – Spitz, Austria
In the morning, you can visit the 900-year-old Melk Abbey situated high atop the granite cliffs of the Danube, or get active with a bike to Spitz before returning to Melk and the ship for lunch. During the afternoon, journey to Spitz and take a guided excursion to Dürnstein to stroll along the cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche, with its famed church tower on a walking tour. Those who wish a more active adventure of the area can hike to the historic Dürnstein Fortress, cycle through Spitz or hike around Spitz. In the evening, be treated to an exclusive wine festival where you’ll enjoy some of the region’s famous wines. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
 

Day 5: Vienna, Austria
Vienna offers a wealth of gems and your city tour showcases its regal splendors, including the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs. Conclude your tour in Vienna’s historic city center, and then visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral; or discover Vienna by bike. During the afternoon, visit the Palace of Schönbrunn, an exquisite example of Baroque architecture and opulence. Built as the summer residence of the Habsburg Emperors and spanning an astounding 1,441 rooms, this Rococo palace soon became one of their favorite homes. Your visit will include a guided tour of the Imperial apartments, the carriage museum and the equally impressive gardens. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
 

Day 6: Vienna, Austria – Bratislava, Slovakia
Enjoy a morning scenic cruise through the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley before arriving in Bratislava. Host to the crowning ceremonies of 11 Hungarian kings and queens between 1536 and 1830, Bratislava certainly has earned the title “Coronation City of Kings,” as you’ll discover during your walking tour. Or join a special “Tastes of Slovakia” tour. For a more active adventure, hike to its gleaming castle. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
 

Day 7: Budapest, Hungary
During the morning, sail toward Budapest, passing through the scenic Danube Bend where you’ll see some of Hungary’s oldest settlements, including Esztergom, Visegrád and Szentendre. Budapest offers an unmatched combination of culture and tradition. Visit the Great Market Hall before going to both the Buda (hilly) and the Pest (flat) sides of the river. You’ll see Heroes’ Square and Castle Hill, home to the Fisherman’s Bastion and Mattias Church. As an alternative, hike up to Castle Hill for breathtaking views of the city. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
 

Day 8: Budapest, Hungary- Disembarkation
Disembark the ship as you prepare for your flight home.
Meals: Breakfast
 

Ship Information

Ship: AmaMagna

As imagined by AmaWaterways co-owner and president, Rudi Schreiner, the “godfather of river cruising,” the AmaMagna, years in the making, represents a new concept specifically designed to elevate river cruising to a new level. AmaMagna offers the luxury of more space than ever before, which means enticing new ways for every traveler to enjoy the journey, including water sports. Both a sun deck pool and whirlpool give guests the option of taking a refreshing dip or a soothing one while enjoying the views. When she debuts with all of her other exciting innovations in May 2019, AmaMagna will sail some of our most popular itineraries in Europe, giving guests even more to love along the storied Danube River. There are 91 staterooms, 7 suites and 70 crew members.