Melodies of the Danube

Budapest Parliament river cruise vacation
8 days

Journey along the Danube and see firsthand why this storied river has inspired generations of artists, poets and musicians.

Indulge your passion for timeless architecture and art in four magnificent capitals: Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna and Prague. Let the hills come alive with the sounds of music in Salzburg and the Austrian Lake District. Cruise through the enchanting Strudengau Valley and let the melodies of the Danube carry you from one gem to another on a regal journey through time.

  • Spacious accommodations in riverview stateroom or suite – most staterooms offer twin balconies
  • Fine dining, including unlimited complimentary hand-selected wines, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Cocktail Reception and Captain’s Gala Dinner
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board
  • Guided shore excursions in every port including Special Interest Tours, hiking and biking tours
  • Live entertainment, cooking demonstration and more
  • Complimentary bicycles and helmets
  • Services of a professional Cruise Manager

Terms & Conditions: All rates are per person in USD for cruise only, based on double occupancy in a Category E stateroom. To upgrade to a higher category, please ask for details. Rate reflects $250 savings off cruise fare per person valid on 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. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, is limited to availability, is capacity controlled and is subject to change or termination without notice. Port charges of $189 per person, optional land programs, airfares, and gratuities are additional. Travel Protection is available; please ask your Travel Agent about your protection options or contact your local provider. Other restrictions apply. AmaWaterways reserves the right to revise any errors on the flyer; itinerary subject to change. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-40. V18DEC26JL

Day 1 - September 19 - Budapest

Embarkation, Illuminations Cruise

Day 2 - September 20 - Budapest

"Queen of the Danube" tour OR Castle Hill hike

Day 3 - September 21 - Bratislava

"Coronation City" walking tour OR Bratislava Castle hike OR Tastes of Slovakia

Day 4 - September 22 - Vienna

City tour; Klosterneuburg Abbey bike tour; Free time

Day 5 - September 23 - Weissenkirchen

Highlights of Dürnstein and Melk Abbey OR Weissenkirchen to Melk bike tour OR Dürnstein fortress hike OR Weissenkirchen walking tour and Melk Abbey
OR Dürnstein excursion with wine and apricot tastings. Scenic Cruising: Strudengau Valley. Grein: Exclusive castle visit with private reception.

Day 6 - September 24 - Linz

“UNESCO City of Media Arts” walking tour OR Full-day Salzburg excursion OR “Cultural Mile” bike tour; Half-day Salzburg excursion OR Český Krumlov excursion OR Austrian Lake District excursion

Day 7 - September 25 - Passau to Vilshofen

“City of Three Rivers” walking tour OR Passau bike tour OR Passau Castle hike. Vilshofen: Exclusive Oktoberfest celebration

Day 8 - September 26 - Vilshofen


Start dateEnd dateDurationPrice
8 Days

Melodies of the Danube, by AmaWaterways

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