Classical Danube and Prague Extension
10 Days from £ 2,317.00
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Classical Danube and Prague Extension


BudapestPrague

10 Days

The majestic Danube and the Golden City of Prague

This quintessential classic cruise along the beautiful Danube begins with an overnight in the “Queen of the Danube“ — the capital city of Budapest. Explore four European countries– Hungary, Slovakia, Austria & Germany. Explore years of history and culture in the Imperial cities of Budapest, Vienna & Bratislava as well as the UNESCO protected Austrian Wachau Valley. 

Choose to spend two more nights with us and visit Prague, the Czech capital called the Golden City. Often described as one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Prague boasts magnificent architecture, especially the hundreds of spires pointing skyward. Experience the wonders of this city and its historic city center that is a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site.

*Please note: The minimum number of participants for the land program is 15.

Itinerary

Your journey starts in Budapest. This evening, join us for a Welcome Cocktail, followed by a specially-prepared Welcome Dinner. In the evening, our illuminated cruise through Budapest will light up your heart, while your spirit comes alive with a spirited folklore show of local artists who dance, sing and enchant aboard.

Stay Budapest

Over Night

Excursions

Enjoy a morgning full of wonders in the Hungarican capital. Budapest, the "Queen of the Danube", enchants with her grace and architectural style. During the morning tour, explore the State Opera House, Parliament, and Heroes Square. From the towers of Fisherman’s Bastion, capture the beauty of the river landscape to carry home with you. After lunch, join us for an excursion to the Hungarian countryside to explore the artists‘ town of Szentendre, and the former capital of Hungary, Esztergom. Should you choose to remain on board, enjoy an afternoon relaxing on deck, before arriving in Esztergom for dinner, where your fellow passengers rejoin the vessel.

Stay Budapest

Departure at 1:30pm

Excursions

Stay Esztergom

6:30pm - 8:00pm

In the morning, we arrive in the Slovakian capital. Located at the confluence of the Morava and Danube Rivers, Bratislava impresses with its Gothic and Baroque architecture. During a tour, we take you up to the Castle Hill for breathtaking views. Then walk through the historic center and fall in love with fascinating history of the city. Back on board, enjoy a leisurely lunch before departing for the local wine region. Spend the afternoon touring a family-owned vineyard for a private, behind-the-scenes look at winemaking. Before midnight, the ship weighs anchor for the next port, Vienna.

Stay Bratislava

8:00am - 11:00pm

Excursions

There is much to see in Imperial Vienna: Palaces, a Museum Quarter displaying works by artists Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt, the historic buildings along the Ringstrasse, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the famous Vienna State Opera among others. In the afternoon, choose to venture to Schönbrunn Palace, the sumptuous summer palace and gardens of Empress Maria Theresia and the Habsburg Empire. This evening take the chance to attend the “Sound of Vienna“ and listen to the “Alt Vienna“ orchestra play popular pieces from Vienna’s classical era — a perfect end to your Vienna experience.

Stay Vienna

Arrival at 7:00am

Excursions

The romantic Wachau Valley is one of the most beautiful landscapes of Austria, blanketed with vineyards and ornamented with cute villages. In the morning your ship docks in Dürnstein, with its blue medieval abbey on the edge of the Danube river. Wander through this quaint village or join a walking tour featuring a visit to the Dürnstein Abbey. After lunch on board, enjoy breathtaking views from the sun deck as you cruise along the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Wachau Valley. In the afternoon, visit the eye-catching Baroque Benedictine abbey of Melk. This Baroque jewel is filled with interior frescoes created by preeminent artists of the18th century, and a magnificent library with priceless manuscripts. 

Stay Vienna

Departure at 12:30am

Stay Duernstein

8:00am - 12:00pm

Excursions

Stay Emmersdorf

3:00pm - 7:00pm

Excursions

Arrive in the erstwhile cultural capital of Linz for today‘s excursion options: Join the walking tour and stroll on streets squares boasting unique churches, concert venues, and plenty of artists who come to the city to thrive. Before returning to the vessel, a slice of Linzer Torte will sweeten your day. Nature lovers should join our active hiking tour around the city offering beautival views and new perspectives of the Danube city. Or you can accompany us to Salzburg and spend a day experiencing Mozart's hometown and the sparkling lakes of the Salzkammergut. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and end your exursion back in Linz.

Stay Linz

7:00am - 11:00pm

Excursions

After breakfast, join our tour of Passau and discover the unique flair of winding alleyways and baroque masterpieces that still characterize the city today. In the afternoon, visit the Veste Oberhaus, one of the largest preserved castle complexes in Europe that towers high above Passau. Back on board, you will experience a hearty Bavarian evening with live music and regional delicacies as the ship remains in Passau overnight.

Stay Passau

Arrival at 8:00am

Excursions

Your vacation doesn't have to end when you return. Imagine this: after breakfast, we'll whisk you away from the ship and head from Passau to Prague. But first, let's make a memorable stop in Pilsen, celebrated for its brewing excellence. Indulge in a lunch that's more than a meal – it's an exploration of flavors, complemented by a refreshing glass of Pilsner and authentic Czech cuisine. Then, onward to the Golden City on the Moldau – Prague. Check into our centrally located 4 or 5-star hotel, enjoy a classy dinner and let the evening unfold as you wander through its enchanting streets.

Stay Passau

Arrival at 8:00am

Excursions

Stay Prague

Arrival at 4:00pm

After breakfast, we'll whet your appetite for Prague's most beautiful sights. Alongside its iconic landmarks, you'll ascend the Castle Hill and discover the Gothic splendor of St. Vitus Cathedral and the world-famous Prague Castle. Following that, a stroll through the Mala Strana district awaits, leading you to the iconic Charles Bridge, where the Moldau River flows beneath you. Later, indulge in liquid gold during a beer tasting of Czech culinary delights at a quaint tavern. For dessert, marvel at the famous Astronomical Clock during a walk towards the Old Town Square. Afterwards, you'll have time for yourself – and an afternoon to follow your own compass.

Stay Prague

Over Night

Excursions

This Morning you will be picked up for your departure transfer to the airport  Prague.

Stay Prague

Over Night

Excursions

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

15% Early Booking Discount

Stated rates include 15% Early Booking Discount per person on the cruise rate for bookings made by 30 November 2024.

Terms and Conditions

Please note that the minimum number of participants for the land program is 15. The land extension can be booked until 60 days prior to the cruise departure. 

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.

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, panoramic window (cannot be opened), 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. 

Inclusions

Land Extension Prague:

  • Transfer from the ship in Passau to Prague with lunch in Pilsen
  • 2 nights in a 4-5 star hotel in Prague including breakfast, welcome dinner and porterage
  • City tour including Prague Castle and beer tasting 
  • Departure transfer from hotel to Vaclav Havel Airport Prague

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 
  • Individual climate control and in-room safe 
  • Choice of bed configuration in all categories (double or twin bedding)
  • Bottled water in every stateroom 

Gourmet Dining (valid for the cruise only)

  • 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

An Array of Amenities 

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
  • Onboard fitness center open 24 hours a day
  • Personalized service of an experienced, multilingual AMADEUS Cruise Director 
  • AMADEUS digital audio system for all guided excursions 
  • Complimentary use of onboard bicycles for independent exploration 
  • 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 £ 301 per person

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

  • Budapest - Castle Hill & Historic Wonders
  • Bratislava - Beauty on the Danube
  • Vienna - Imperial discovery tour
  • Melk Abbey - A Baroque Jewel
  • Full-day Salzburg with lunch
  • Passau walking tour

Package B | for only £ 404 per person

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

  • Budapest - Castle Hill & Historic Wonders
  • Esztergom, Visegrád castle and Szentendre
  • Bratislava - Beauty on the Danube
  • Vienna - Imperial discovery tour
  • "Sound of Vienna" classical concert (Cat. B)
  • Dürnstein with Abbey and tasting
  • Melk Abbey - A Baroque Jewel
  • Linz walking tour with Linzer Torte tasting
  • AMADEUS Active: Hiking in Linz
  • Passau walking tour
  • Visit of the Veste Oberhaus with three rivers viewpoint

Package C | for only £ 584 per person

  • Budapest - Castle Hill & Historic Wonders
  • Esztergom, Visegrád castle and Szentendre
  • Bratislava - Beauty on the Danube
  • AMADEUS Taste: Vineyard Raca and the Carpathian wine region
  • Vienna - Imperial discovery tour
  • Visit to Schönbrunn Palace
  • "Sound of Vienna" classical concert (Cat. B)
  • Dürnstein with Abbey and tasting
  • Melk Abbey - A Baroque Jewel
  • Full-day Salzburg with lunch
  • Passau walking tour
  • Visit of the Veste Oberhaus with three rivers viewpoint

Budapest – Prague

Unit Price

Evening cruise with folklore show on board

Included

Budapest - Castle Hill & Historic Wonders

£ 43

Esztergom, Visegrád castle and Szentendre

£ 53

Bratislava - Beauty on the Danube

£ 52

AMADEUS Taste: Vineyard Raca and the Carpathian wine region

£ 63

Vienna - Imperial discovery tour

£ 42

Visit to Schönbrunn Palace

£ 65

"Sound of Vienna" classical concert (Cat. B)

£ 67

Dürnstein with Abbey and tasting

£ 43

Melk Abbey - A Baroque Jewel

£ 56

Linz walking tour with Linzer Torte tasting

£ 26

AMADEUS Active: Hiking in Linz

£ 30

OR Full-day Salzburg with lunch

£ 139

Passau walking tour

£ 22

Visit of the Veste Oberhaus with three rivers viewpoint

£ 41

Bavarian evening on board

Included

Transfer to Prague with lunch in Pilsen, dinner and overnight stay in a 4-5 star hotel

Included

City tour with Prague Castle & beer tasting

Included

Overnight stay in a 4-5 star hotel

Included

Transfer to Prague 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:

Budapest (Hungary)

Train Station - Port £ 30

Airport - Port £ 52

Budapest City Centre - Port £ 26

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