1.200 Miles on the Beautiful Blue Danube
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1.200 Miles on the Beautiful Blue Danube

2025

2024


ViennaBucharest

10 Days

This is a special cruise program with many unforgettable highlights, including seven countries (Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania) and five world famous capital cities (Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, Belgrade and Bucharest). A particular scenic highlight of this trip is the cruise through the “Iron Gates”, the imposing gorge where the Danube breaks through the Carpathian Mountains.

The journey to kilometer zero, at the estuary of the Danube where it meets the Black Sea, and the visit to the Danube Delta with its amazing wildlife and scenery will remain unforgettable experiences. The trip is rounded off by a stay in Bucharest, the legendary Romanian capital full of history and tradition. The cruise can be booked either from Vienna to Bucharest or in the opposite direction, from Bucharest to Vienna. 

Itinerary

This exciting journey along the Danube begins in Vienna, where you will embark in the afternoon. After exploring your floating luxury hotel, you have the opportunity of meeting the cruise director at a Welcome Cocktail. Our chef will spoil you with a lovingly prepared Welcome Dinner, after which your ship will weigh anchor and head towards Bratislava.

Stay Vienna

Over Night

You arrive in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava before breakfast. This romantic city with its impressive Gothic and Baroque buildings is best explored in the morning, during the course of a city sightseeing tour, which takes you to all the most beautiful sights. You return to your AMADEUS ship for lunch on board, and thereafter you have the opportunity of visiting a family-owned vineyard in the Small Carpatian wine region. Your ship weighs anchor before midnight and arrives in Esztergom in the morning.

Stay Vienna

Departure at 2:00am

Stay Bratislava

7:00am - 11:00pm

Excursions

Start your morning with a guided tour featuring the awe-inspiring basilica of Esztergom and the artistic soul of Szentendre. Meanwhile, the vessel continued gliding towards the Hungarian capital, where guests who opted for the tour will rejoin for lunch. This afternoon, discover the grandeur of Matthias Church and the fairy-tale-like Fisherman‘s Bastion on a tour of Budapest. Alternatively, embark on “An Authentic Taste of Budapest”, starting at the market hall and continuing at the famous geothermal baths. As a special treat this evening, local artists come on board to entertain with dances and music, while the vessel cruises the Danube through this iconic city by night.

Stay Esztergom

7:00am - 8:30am

Excursions

Stay Budapest

12:00pm - 9:00pm

Excursions

Your cruise ship reaches Vukovar after lunch, and you can take a city sightseeing tour, followed by an excursion to the Kopacki Rit nature park. This 18-hectare nature reserve, situated at the confluence of the Drava and Danube Rivers, is home to a diverse bird  population and provides a protected environment for many species of plants and animals. Explore this wetland by boat and enjoy the unspoilt beauty of nature before returning to your vessel for dinner. Your ship departs during the night.

Stay Vukovar

2:30pm - 10:00pm

Excursions

Enjoy a new day in a new country! You reach Belgrade, the vibrant and distinctly western-influenced capital of Serbia at breakfast time. This metropolis is home to many attractions from various eras and cultures, and you can view these during the course of a morning sightseeing tour. After lunch, you can join an excursion to Topola and Oplenac, where you can see the famous St. George’s Church, which is the final resting place of most of the Serbian royal family.

After dinner, take pleasure in an outing to the lively artists’ quarter Skardalija. The ship will leave the harbor before midnight.

Stay Belgrade

8:00am - 11:00pm

Excursions

Your journey takes you through the “Iron Gates”, one of the most imposing gorges in Europe. One of the most beautiful stretches along the route includes the “Cazan” near the town of Orşova, where the riverbed recedes to 200 meters width and 80 meters depth and passengers will be rewarded with a fascinating view of the surrounding Carpathian Mountains and the Balkan mountain range. The small abbey church Mraconia, which is situated on the Romanian side of the Danube at the water’s edge, is equally worth seeing.

Stay Iron Gates

Over Night

This morning, join us on a tour to discover the timeless charm of the „City of Tsars“, Veliko Tarnovo. Perched high on the hills of northern Bulgaria, this former capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire exudes a captivating blend of history, culture, and scenic beauty. Alternatively, explore the rock monastery of Bassarbovo followed by an insightful city tour of Rousse. With its strategic location on the Danube, Rousse has been a significant crossroads of trade and cultural exchange for centuries.

Stay Svishtov

7:00am - 8:00am

Excursions

Stay Rousse

11:30am - 1:30pm

Your journey continues through the Danube Delta, one of the largest wetlands in the world. You travel along St. George’s Canal, also known figuratively as the “end of the Danube” — the so-called “kilometre zero” — where the mighty river flows into the Black Sea. Your destination is the nearby fishing village of St. George, which is the starting point for an exciting Delta boat safari — a great way to discover and get close to the impressive natural landscape and its fascinating flora and fauna. In the evening you can enjoy a festive Gala Dinner with your captain.

Stay Danube Delta

Over Night

Stay Saint George

12:00pm - 3:00pm

Excursions

During breakfast you reach Feteşti, where you leave your AMADEUS vessel — but your trip is not over yet! You will be transferred to Bucharest, and check in at a centrally-located 4- or 5-star hotel. Thereafter, you can take part in a city sightseeing tour through this vibrant metropolis. At lunch time, you will dine in Bucharest, while in the evening you can enjoy a local specialities at a farewell dinner.

Stay Fetesti

Arrival at 9:00am

Stay Bucharest

Arrival at 11:00am

Excursions

You can enjoy breakfast in your hotel before checkout and your transfer to the Otopeni airport, where your homeward journey begins. We hope to welcome you again soon!

Stay Bucharest

Departure at 9:00am

Excursions

We reserve the right to make amendments to the timetable and program.

Reverse direction itinerary

Would you like to start your journey from the current disembarkation port? Then follow the link to the itinerary in reversed direction:

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Dates & Prices

Comfortable corner sofa, luxurious bathroom, walk-out exterior balcony, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, bathrobe, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. Cabins with connecting doors are available on request.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, small panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. 

Spacious bathroom, panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. 

Comfortable corner sofa, luxurious bathroom, walk-out exterior balcony, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, bathrobe, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. Cabins with connecting doors are available on request.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, small panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. 

Spacious bathroom, panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. 

Inclusions

In Bucharest

  • Guided transfer from the ship to Bucharest
  • City tour of Bucharest with lunch
  • Transfer to and overnight in a 4-5 stars hotel in Bucharest; farewell dinner and continental breakfast in the hotel
  • Transfer to Bucharest airport

Suites & Staterooms

  • Luxury accommodation in an outside river-view stateroom of your choice: Spacious Mozart Suites with a walk-out balcony, stateroom cabins on Mozart and Strauss Decks with drop-down Panorama Retractable Windows offering a wide-open view (except Amadeus Brilliant)
  • Individual climate control and in-room safe 
  • Choice of bed configuration in all categories (double or twin bedding)
  • Bottled water in cabin

Gourmet Dining

  • Gourmet dining featuring breakfast, multi-course lunches and dinners with menu choices (including vegetarian options), afternoon tea and late-night snack
  • Free-flowing hand-selected wines from the best wine regions, draft beer, soda as well as coffee and tea with every lunch and dinner
  • Coffee and tea available 24 hours a day in the Amadeus Club
  • Welcome and Farewell Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Gala Dinner

Voyage of Discovery

  • Personalized service of an experienced, multilingual AMADEUS Cruise Director 
  • AMADEUS digital audio system for all guided excursions 
  • Variety of enriching onboard programs, including fascinating lectures, cooking demonstrations, local cultural performances, and music by our onboard musicians 
  • Complimentary use of onboard bicycles for independent exploration 
  • Onboard fitness center open 24 hours a day
    WiFi is avaliable throughout the vessel including staterooms
  • All port taxes, embarkation, disembarkation and lock fees included in your cruise fare 

Excursions and excursion packages

Cruise your way and choose from a carefully curated selection of immersive and inspiring excursions and adventures! Select one of our packages offered at a discounted rate when purchased in advance or book individual shore excursions at regular rates on board your cruise.

Package A | for only £ 170 per person

Enjoy a package of these pre-selected excursions for a discounted rate when purchased in advance.

  • Bratislava - Beauty on the Danube
  • Budapest - Castle Hill & Historic Wonders
  • Dynamic Belgrade & Kalemegdan Fortress
  • Veliko Tarnovo and the Tsarevets Fortress

Package B | for only £ 262 per person

Enjoy a package of these pre-selected excursions for a discounted rate when purchased in advance.

  • Bratislava - Beauty on the Danube
  • Esztergom, Visegrád castle and Szentendre
  • AMADEUS Taste: An Authentic Taste of Budapest
  • Dynamic Belgrade & Kalemegdan Fortress
  • Skadarlija, the artists’ quarter
  • Rousse with Basarbovo Monastery

Package C | for only £ 407 per person

  • Bratislava - Beauty on the Danube
  • AMADEUS Taste: Wineyard Raca and the Carpathian wine region
  • Esztergom, Visegrád castle and Szentendre
  • Budapest - Castle Hill & Historic Wonders
  • Vukovar, Osijek and Kopacki Rit
  • Dynamic Belgrade & Kalemegdan Fortress
  • Topola, Oplenac and the Serbian Royal Dynasty
  • Skadarlija, the artists’ quarter
  • Veliko Tarnovo and the Tsarevets Fortress

Vienna – Bucharest

Unit Price

Bratislava - Beauty on the Danube

£ 52

AMADEUS Taste: Wineyard Raca and the Carpathian wine region

£ 63

Esztergom, Visegrád castle and Szentendre

£ 53

Budapest - Castle Hill & Historic Wonders

£ 43

AMADEUS Taste: An Authentic Taste of Budapest

£ 43

Evening cruise with folklore show on board

Included

Vukovar, Osijek and Kopacki Rit

£ 65

Dynamic Belgrade & Kalemegdan Fortress

£ 41

Topola, Oplenac and the Serbian Royal Dynasty

£ 41

Skadarlija, the artists’ quarter

£ 57

Veliko Tarnovo and the Tsarevets Fortress

£ 63

OR Rousse with Basarbovo Monastery

£ 61

Danube Delta nature experience (only bookable on board)

£ 58

Transfer to Bucharest and city tour with lunch, transfer to a 4-5 stars hotel in Bucharest, farewell dinner, overnight in the hotel

Included

Transfer to the Bucharest airport

Included

Prices per person if excursions are purchased on board.

Additional Services

Transfer

You're in good hands with us from the start: Let us book you a transfer from the airport or train station to the ship port and back. The following prices apply per person per transfer:

Vienna (Austria)

Train Station - Port £ 35

Airport - Port £ 39

Vienna City Centre - Port £ 35

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