Danube Serenade : 2018 - 7-Night Cruise with 3 Nights Pre-Cruise, 2 Nights Post Cruise : Vienna to Prague : ms AmaSonata

Overview

CRUISE FROM : Nuremberg to Vienna

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: Austria, Germany

RIVERS: Danube

Danube Serenade

At 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.

Included Features

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS

  • 7 Nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
  • 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
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways

    Land Program

  • 3 Nights hotel in Prague at the InterContinental or Old Town Hilton (or similar), including city tour and daily breakfast
  • Transfer from the hotel to Pilzen with a highlights tour and then on to Nuremberg
  • 2 Nights hotel in Vienna at the Intercontinental Vienna (or similar), including Treasures of Vienna tour and daily breakfast

    Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1 : ARRIVE IN VIENNA, AUSTIRA
    Arrive in Vienna and transfer to your hotel.

    Day 2 : VIENNA
    Uncover "Vienna's Royal Treasures" at the Hofburg Palace, the former residence of the Habsburgs. You'll visit the lavishly decorated Imperial Apartments and Imperial Treasury, home to many of the Habsburg

    Day 3 : VIENNA- EMBARKATION
    Check out of your hotel and transfer to your luxury ship. (B,D)

    Day 4 : VIENNA
    Experience the regal elegance of Vienna with one of three different excursions. Join a city tour that takes you by the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburg Emperors. Afterwards, visit Vienna's historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and see St. Stephen's Cathedral and the world famous Spanish Riding School. During the afternoon, enjoy free time or bike to the majestic twelfth-century Klosterneuburg Monastery. (B,L,D)

    Day 5 : DÜRNSTEIN - MELK
    Join a walking tour along Durnstein

    Day 6 : LINZ
    Opt for a full-day excursion to Salzburg, Mozart's birthplace, where you'll tour such places as the historic center and Mirabell Gardens. En route to Salzburg, stop at Mondsee, home of the famed Basilica St. Michael and site of the wedding scene in "The Sound of Music." Alternatively, you can choose two morning excursions in Linz. Join a walking tour through the old city center and by the Mozart House, where he composed the Linz Symphony in only three days. Or go on a guided bike tour along the city's famed "Culture Mile" and the Danube. During the afternoon, you have three more options of excursions. Choose a half-day tour in Salzburg or take a scenic drive through the beautiful Austrian Lake District with a stop in St. Wolfgang. You can also choose to visit the charming mountain town, Ceský Krumlov, located just over the Czech-Austrian border. (B,L,D)

    Day 7 : PASSAU, GERMANY
    Discover the 2,000-year-old city of Passau in one of three ways. Enjoy a walking tour and marvel at 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 River, or a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus Fortress for panoramic views overlooking three rivers. (B,L,D)

    Day 8 : REGENSBURG
    Regensburg is one of Germany's best preserved medieval cities, and you'll discover why on a guided walking tour showcasing the city's architectural highlights, including the Old Town Hall and the Porta Praetoria. As an alternative option, sample some Bavarian specialties-beer, sausage and pretzels. If you prefer a more active adventure, join a bike tour to Walhalla where you will see the Neoclassical white marble temple built to honor the memory of famous Germans. (B,L,D)

    Day 9 : NUREMBERG
    Famous for its ancient castle, gingerbread and toy manufacturing, Nuremberg was also home to the infamous WWII-era Zeppelin Field and subsequent War Crimes Trials. You have two choices of excursions: one focusing on the medieval highlights and the second focusing on WWII. Enjoy a guided tour through this well-preserved medieval city, showcasing the Imperial Castle, famous town wall and the legendary fountain of the Market Square. Or turn back the pages of a darker history with a guided tour of the city's most important WWII sites, including the coliseum. You'll also visit the Nuremberg Trials Memoriam, and Courtroom 600 if the courtroom is not in session. Alternatively, savor traditional Franconian specialties by sampling famously delicious Nuremburger Bratwurst, Rot bier (red beer) and Lebkuchen (gingerbread). (B,L,D)

    Day 10 : DISEMBARKATION - NUREMBERG - PILZEN - PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
    Disembark your ship and transfer to Prague via motorcoach. En route, enjoy a stop in Pilzen, known for producing Pilsner beer. After a walking tour of local highlights, drive to Prague where you will check into your hotel. (B)

    Day 11 : PRAGUE
    Discover Prague with a choice of a city tour or a castle hike. Both will reveal why Prague is considered one of Europe's most attractive cities, with a historic city center that's recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See all the key highlights, including the National Museum, Wenceslas Square, the 1,000 year-old Prague Castle and Old Market Square. (B)

    Day 12 : PRAGUE
    Spend a day at your leisure. Wander through the city admiring its diversity of architectural styles: Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo and Art Nouveau. Meander through its colorful local markets or simply relax in a café to enjoy the many famous Czech beers. (B)

    Day 13 : DEPART PRAGUE
    Prepare for your return flight home.

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    Cruise Line
    AmaWaterways
    Offer
    Offer valid through 3/31/2018
    Duration
    13 Days
    Cruise Ship
    ms AmaSonata

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    DayPortArriveDepart
    Day 1Vienna  
    Day 2Vienna  
    Day 3Vienna  
    Day 4Vienna  
    Day 5Melk  
    Day 6Linz  
    Day 7Passau  
    Day 8Regensburg  
    Day 9Nuremberg  
    Day 10Prague  
    Day 11Prague  
    Day 12Prague  
    Day 13Depart Prague  
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    06/22/2018$4,449.00* (USD)Quote
    07/20/2018$4,599.00* (USD)Quote
    08/17/2018$3,949.00* (USD)Quote
    09/14/2018$4,649.00* (USD)Quote
    10/12/2018$4,449.00* (USD)Quote
    11/09/2018$3,349.00* (USD)Quote
    Disclaimer

    Notes:

    ImportantDates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

    Port Charges not included in cruise price$168 per person.

    Single Supplement for Cruise50% of twin price; A+, AA+ & Suites 100% of twin price. Please see terms below for details.

    Single Supplement for Land$480 per person.

    BeddingPlease select bedding configuration at the time of booking. The Options are: Option A: Two twin beds Option B: One large bed (larger than queen size).

    Itinerary ChangePlease note that due to local closures, we will not visit Bratislava during cruises departing in November or December. Guests will instead spend this time in Vienna and the Wachau Valley.

    Terms & Conditions:

    All rates are per person for cruise only, based on double occupancy in an entry level category stateroom unless stated otherwise. Offer is valid on select sailings only and applicable to 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. Ask about Solo Traveler promotions. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change or termination without notice. Port charges, land programs and round-trip airfare are not included in cruise price. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.

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