Classical Danube
FRC-183452/183318 Danube
7 Nights from
£1,359
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Cruise prices are per person

Airfare: Please call for airfares

Single cabin supplement per person for all dates: C-4+C-1: 15% · B-4: 30% · B-1: 50% · A-1: 60% · Suite: 100% of cruise price

Excursions and excursion packages: additional £136 -£410 per person - call for details. Save 15% when you book prior to your cruise.

Pre- or Post-Programme in Prague: Extend this cruise with a 2-day stay in Prague, the “Golden City”, which is a special addition to your journey.

The optional stay in Prague can be booked as a pre-programme to the Passau–Budapest trip or as a post-programme to the Budapest-Passau trip.

Includes:
• 2 nights with breakfast in 5-star hotel
• 1 elegant dinner at the hotel
• Transfer Passau/vessel–Prague/hotel or v.v.
• Experienced tour guide

At A Glance

What's Included

  • Seven night's on board in an outside river-view stateroom of your choice, most with French balcony or drop-down panoramic windows
  • Complimentary state-of-the-art audio headsets for all excursions
  • Services of an experienced, multilingual Cruise Director
  • Gourmet dining with all meals included - buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner and midnight snack in the elegant Panorama-Restaurant, which accommodates all guests in one seating
  • Free-flowing quality red & white wines from Europe’s famous wine regions, beer and soft drinks with every lunch and dinner on board
  • Coffee and tea after lunch and dinner
  • 24-hour complimentary coffee and tea station
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Gala Dinner
  • Special onboard entertainment including talks, cooking demonstrations, onboard music performances and nightly music by the AMADEUS Duo in the Panorama-Bar
  • Fitness room (open 24 hours)
  • Complimentary use of onboard bicycles
  • All port taxes, embarkation, disembarkation and lock fees
  • Bottled water in every stateroom
  • In-stateroom infotainment center
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard

What's Not Included

  • Shore excursions - excursions packages are available to purchase per guest to allow you to tailor-make your perfect itinerary
  • International & domestic air fares
  • Overseas transfers
  • Parking
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone/fax calls, camera/video fees, medical expenses, airport departure tax, travel insurance etc.
  • Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.
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Day 1
Passau, Germany

This afternoon, embark the vessel and get settled into your cabin. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Cocktail, followed by a specially-prepared Welcome Dinner.

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Day 2
Regensburg, Germany

Begin your cruise with a visit to Regensburg. This UNESCO site boasts architecture from many centuries, reflective of its varied history throughout the centuries. The stone bridge, built in 1135–1146, the Church of St James, and the Schloss of Thurn and Taxis are a few of the highlights of this beautiful city. Back on board this evening, experience a Bavarian evening with lively traditional music and a dinner of local specialities.

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Day 3
Passau, Germany

A short stop this morning shows you the three-river city of Passau, lying at the confluence of the Danube, the Inn and the Ilz. At St. Stephen’s Cathedral, see an organ with 17,774 pipes and 233 registers, the second largest in the world. The imposing fortress Veste Oberhaus is located high on the hill overlooking the town and the three rivers.

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Day 3
Linz, Austria

This afternoon, the vessel stops in the third largest city in Austria – Linz. The main street and square are marked with unique churches, concert venues, and plenty of artists who come to the city to thrive. Time permitting, sample one of the famous Linzer Tortes before returning to the vessel.

4
Day 4
Melk, Austria

This morning presents an opportunity to visit the famous Benedictine Abbey of Melk which stands over the Danube or continue with the vessel to the town of Weissenkirchen. Here, sample some of the region’s famous Riesling wines or enjoy a leisurely stroll through the cobbled streets.

4
Day 4
Vienna, Austria

Everyone will rejoin the ship in the early afternoon to continue on to Vienna. After arrival in Vienna, opt for the “Sound of Vienna” and listen to the “Alt Wien” orchestra play popular pieces from Vienna’s classical era, as the vessel remains overnight.

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Day 6
Bratislava, Slovakia

Awake today the capital city of Slovakia, Bratislava. Walking through the city, see the home of the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, the old city walls, the summer residence of the archbishop and the current residence of the president of Slovakia. You can also walk through the restored old town, from Michael’s Gate, where you can admire sights such as the Primatial Palace and St. Martin’s Cathedral, a former coronation cathedral for Hungarian kings. Bratislava is a little jewel along the Danube.

7
Day 7
Esztergom, Hungary

Relax on board as the vessel makes its way to Budapest, Hungary. For those interested in exploring the Hungarian countryside, spend the morning visiting Esztergom and its Basilica dedicated to Saint Mary, and Szentendre, known for its art galleries and museums.

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Day 7
Budapest, Hungary

After lunch, explore the beautiful Hungarian capital of Budapest. Uniquely straddling the Danube river, the Buda side with its Fisherman’s Bastion and the Pest Side with its famous Hungarian Parliament building, are connected by the beautiful Chain Bridge. An evening cruise on board your AMADEUS vessel along the illuminated skyline, accompanied by a folklore show of music and dance, is a perfect ending to your visit.

Sail on board MS Amadeus Brilliant
Accommodation

Amadeus Suite

The Amadeus Suites offer 'Walk-out' exterior balconies with their own seating area and panoramic windows to watch the riverside views. Each cabin features an Amadeus Signature bed and an ensuite with glass-enclosed shower and complimentary L'Occitane toiletries consisting of: lotion, bath gel, shampoo and conditioner, as well as a bar of soap. A spacious wardrobe for your clothes, an in-room safe, fully stocked mini-bar, hair dryer, alarm clock, phone, and for that home from home comfort robes and slippers are available for your use.

Large, flat-screen TVs offer a variety of stations in English and German. They have a selection of complimentary on-demand movies that include newer releases in addition to older flicks.

Available only to Suite passengers you will be assigned a personal concierge. and will receive room service each morning.

Category A Stateroom

The Cat A Staterooms offer 'Walk-out' exterior balconies with their own seating area and panoramic windows to watch the riverside views. Each cabin features an Amadeus Signature bed and an ensuite with glass-enclosed shower and complimentary L'Occitane toiletries consisting of: lotion, bath gel, shampoo and conditioner, as well as a bar of soap. A spacious wardrobe for your clothes, an in-room safe, fully stocked mini-bar, hair dryer, alarm clock, phone, and for that home from home comfort robes and slippers are available for your use.

Large, flat-screen TVs offer a variety of stations in English and German. They have a selection of complimentary on-demand movies that include newer releases in addition to older flicks.

Category B Stateroom

Featuring automatic opening floor-to-ceiling windows ideal for photographers who want the best shots of the passing scenery.

Each cabin features a queen-sized bed and an ensuite shower room with glass-enclosed shower and complimentary L'Occitane toiletries consisting of: lotion, bath gel, shampoo and conditioner, as well as a bar of soap. A spacious wardrobe for your clothes, an in-room safe, hair dryer, alarm clock, phone, and for that home from home comfort robes and slippers are available for your use.

Large, flat-screen TVs offer a variety of stations in English and German. They have a selection of complimentary on-demand movies that include newer releases in addition to older flicks.

Category C1 Stateroom

The Cabins on the Haydn Deck have fixed windows that cannot be opened due to the waterlevel.

Each cabin features a queen-sized bed and an ensuite shower room with glass-enclosed shower and complimentary L'Occitane toiletries consisting of: lotion, bath gel, shampoo and conditioner, as well as a bar of soap. A spacious wardrobe for your clothes, an in-room safe, hair dryer, alarm clock, phone, and for that home from home comfort robes and slippers are available for your use.

Large, flat-screen TVs offer a variety of stations in English and German. They have a selection of complimentary on-demand movies that include newer releases in addition to older flicks.

Category C4 Stateroom

The Cabins on the Haydn Deck have fixed windows that cannot be opened due to the waterlevel.

Each cabin features a queen-sized bed and an ensuite shower room with glass-enclosed shower and complimentary L'Occitane toiletries consisting of: lotion, bath gel, shampoo and conditioner, as well as a bar of soap. A spacious wardrobe for your clothes, an in-room safe, hair dryer, alarm clock, phone, and for that home from home comfort robes and slippers are available for your use.

Large, flat-screen TVs offer a variety of stations in English and German. They have a selection of complimentary on-demand movies that include newer releases in addition to older flicks.

Category CEK Stateroom

The Cabins on the Haydn Deck have fixed windows that cannot be opened due to the waterlevel.

The Cat CEK Stateroom features a single bed and an ensuite shower room with glass-enclosed shower and complimentary L'Occitane toiletries consisting of: lotion, bath gel, shampoo and conditioner, as well as a bar of soap. A spacious wardrobe for your clothes, an in-room safe, hair dryer, alarm clock, phone, and for that home from home comfort robes and slippers are available for your use.

Large, flat-screen TVs offer a variety of stations in English and German. They have a selection of complimentary on-demand movies that include newer releases in addition to older flicks.

Dining

Step aboard an Amadeus vessel and taste everything that the landscapes, regions, and the adventurous head chef can offer you in the way of carefully composed menus and local specialities. The kitchen team combines its love of cooking with its goal to present you with modern haute cuisine tempered with a classical approach to food.

To this end, they recommend and serve you selected wines that go perfectly with each dish. You will see for yourself how each plate that leaves the Amadeus kitchen is a work of art that our waiters know just how to place before you with charm, cheerfulness, and panache. Dinner is the crowning glory of each day of the cruise.

Panorama Restaurant

Gourmet dishes, a choice of wines and a fantastic atmosphere await you aboard. Our passengers enjoy exclusive full board catering, allowing them to relax completely and let our attentive dining room staff spoil them from early till late. With every lunch and dinner, quality wines from Europe’s best wine regions are included.

The ambitious chefs conjure up the most delicious dishes, adding his own enthusiasm to the freshest local ingredients. You’ll be surprised by the range of carefully selected menus, Austrian delicacies, and international specialities that allows you to choose between classical haute cuisine, regional dishes and a vegetarian alternative. 

Entertainment

Travel brings people together. You will enjoy traveling over land and water with like-minded people.

You get talking, introduce yourselves, exchange pleasantries and - just minutes later - find yourself playing a game of chess or golf or having a companionable drink in the Panorama Bar. Shared pleasures when traveling simply doubles up the joie de vivre.

When all is said and done, getting to know other interesting people is one of the very special sources of pleasure that spring up for river cruise passengers who choose Amadeus. Not only is there so much to admire and talk about during the cruise but, again and again, moments when everyone joins in the laughter that keeps on breaking out. 

Panorama Bar and Lounge

After dinner why not take yourself to the Panorama Bar and Lounge. Entertainment from local musicians and a fully stocked bar where you will find your favourite tipple. With an elegant decor and floor to ceiling windows the Panorama bar and lounge allows you wonderful river views of the towns and cities of Europe.

Amadeus Club

Located at the aft on the Mozart Deck. The Amadeus Club is a comfortable space with plenty of chairs and tables and unimpeded views of the outside. The decor is nautical, with models of sailing ships and a replica bell. Self-service tea and coffee area is available, where passengers can help themselves to cappuccinos or espressos and choose from 16 varieties of tea. 

Internet Station & Library

Located within the Amadeus Club is the Internet Cafe where passengers can use one of the two computers here to log onto the Net for a rate of 30 euros a week, 50 euros for two weeks or 3 euros per hour. Also within the club is the library- well stocked with books available in several languages. Passengers can also borrow board games at their leisure.

Sun Deck

The Sun deck is the hub of activity onboard. Enjoy a game of chess, bowls or take an amble around the walking track while taking in the beautiful, riverside views. 

Enrichment

The vessel docks, and you disembark and discover new things...

You see Europe at its most beautiful - gliding through memorable riverside scenery and passing many different kinds of sights, small towns, and bustling big cities. An Amadeus river cruise has its own special way of showing you the most diverse sights of Europe and keeps on surprising you - whether on board or ashore - as you learn new aspects of Europe's complex history.

The impressions you gain along the banks of the rivers seem to be almost infinite - such that, however well you may know a stretch of country, you find yourself discovering it all over again.  

Excursions

As you disembark with a small group of no more than 24 guests each excursion is led by an expert local guide, to experience Europe at its most authentic.

Those who book excursions are provided a Quietvox system. Passengers wear earpieces and receivers, while tour guides speak into a transmitter. This means passengers can go at their own pace among the group without missing what the tour guide is saying.

HealthFitness

Exercise and relaxation, variety and calm. It is precisely these alternations that characterise each day you spend on an Amadeus cruise.

So you can, if you like, start the morning with a visit to the fitness studio or join an exercise class on the sun deck. But if you would prefer to relax completely, you can treat yourself to a massage or make an appointment with the hairdresser.

You might also like to lounge on the sun deck with a good book, appreciating the scenery floating slowly by, or get to chatting to other passengers over coffee and cakes. Whatever you decide to do, Amadeus life offers a perfect mixture of inspiring entertainment and beneficial relaxation.

Fitness Room

Located on the Haydn Deck there is a fitness facility that includes cardio equipment: a treadmill, rowing machine and exercise bikes.

Massage Room

Indulge yourself with a relaxing massage at the Spa located on the Haydn Deck.

Hair Salon

Fancy a makeover? Then head to the hair salon where haircutting and styling services are on offer for men and women. Located on the Haydn Deck where services range from 9 to 30 Euros.

Facilities

Disabled Facilities

Amadeus welcome guests with special needs. Guests who have any medical, physical or other special needs must contact their Travel Agent or this cruise operator directly to obtain specific information. All vessels and coaches are equipped to European standards. Vessel operators will, under appropriate circumstances, permit passengers to use motorised scooters and wheelchairs that satisfy criteria confirmed by the cruise operator. In all cases passengers must understand and accept that the vessels do not have lifts permitting easy access from deck to deck, and that some decks are multi-level and/or have significant thresholds to be negotiated. Accordingly physically disabled passengers may need the services of a responsible adult, and should be aware that crew availability to assist them is often severely limited.

Dietary Requirements

Please pass on any special requirements to your travel agent before leaving home and then see the restaurant manager on board. Additional costs may be incurred in fulfilling dietary wishes and Amadeus reserve the right to decline certain requirements.

Age Restrictions

Due to the nature of the cruise itineraries, Amadeus does not maintain facilities or services for children aboard their cruise vessels. On all cruises and cruise journeys, minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied and share a cabin with a parent, legal guardian or other responsible adult over the age of 21. Amadeus regret that they cannot accommodate children under 12 years of age, and they reserve the right to limit the number of minors under the age of 18 years on board.

Dress Code

Amadeus recommend that you wear light clothing and comfortable footwear for land excursions. A jacket or jumper is advisable in the evenings. Please dress respectively for supper and special occasions.

Additional Information

Ship Features

  • Panorama Lounge / Bar
  • Library
  • Hairdressing
  • Fitness Room and walking track
  • Gift Shop
  • Small pool
Deck Plans

Sun Deck

 

  • Sun Deck with deck chairs
  • Navigation Bridge
  • Lido-bar
  • Chess board
  • Shuffleboard

 

Mozart Deck

 

  • Panorama Bar
  • Panorama Decking
  • Amadeus Club with Internet Station
  • Amadeus Suites
  • Category A Staterooms

 

Strauss Deck

 

  • Panorama Restaurant
  • Reception
  • Shop
  • Category B Staterooms

 

Haydn Deck

 

  • Fitness Room
  • Massage
  • Hairdresser
  • Lift
  • Category C1 Staterooms
  • Category C4 Staterooms
  • Category CEK Staterooms

 

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