2024 : Magna On The Danube : 7- Night Cruise With 2 Nights Pre-Cruise And 2 Nights Post-Cruise : Munich to Budapest : ms AmaMagna

Overview

7- Night Cruise

CRUISE FROM : Budapest to Vilshofen

Indulge your passion for awe-inspiring architecture, timeless music, breathtaking landscapes and culinary delights on this beautifully curated itinerary specifically designed for the AmaMagna. Apricot brandy and chocolate tasting in Durnstein and an exclusive wine festival in Spitz are only a few of the epicurean experiences you'll indulge in. Vienna, home to a treasure trove of Baroque splendors, including its grand Schonbrunn Palace, gives you a glimpse into bygone grandeur; while Budapest and Bratislava offer a vibrant mix of east and west. With plenty of daytime scenic sailing, you'll be able to enjoy the extraordinary AmaMagna to its fullest-from al fresco dining to spinning with a view.

COUNTRIES: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic

RIVERS: Danube

Magna On The Danube

At A Glance

On our river 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

7- Night Cruise

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS

  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
  • 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

  • Wellness Activities with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • 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
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
  • 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 Chaine des Rotisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Chaine des Rotisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail 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

  • 2 nights hotel in Budapest at the Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge (or similar), including tour and daily breakfast; and transfer to ship
  • Transfer from the ship in Passau to Regensburg with city tour and then on to Prague
  • 3 nights hotel in Prague at the Marriott (or similar), including city tour, Czech beer tasting and daily breakfast

    Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1 : ARRIVE IN MUNICH, GERMANY
    Arrive in Munich and check-in to your hotel.

    Day 2 : MUNICH
    This morning you will tour Munich, the capital of Bavaria and one of Germany's largest cities, as well as the undisputed beer capital of the world. Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town through the city ending at the famous Glockenspiel, with its 43 bells and 32 life-size figures that portray historic scenes, such as a wedding celebration. You will also see Frauenkirche, the 'Cathedral of Our Dear Lady.' Following the walking tour, join us this afternoon as we visit one of the city's many beer halls for a sampling of Bavarian beer, accompanied by a delicious German pretzel. Prost! (B)

    Day 3 : MUNICH ' VILSHOFEN - EMBARKATION
    Check out of your hotel and transfer to Vilshofen, where you will board the ultra-luxurious AmaMagna. In the evening, be treated to a festive Bavarian Oktoberfest celebration complete with music, beer and pretzels. (B,D)

    Day 4 : PASSAU, GERMANY
    Join a walking tour and marvel at Passau's Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Or take a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus fortress. You can also ride to Wernstein on a guided bike tour. (B,L,D)

    Day 5 : LINZ, AUSTRIA
    Join a walking tour through the old city center of Linz and by the Mozart House; or bike along the city's famed 'Cultural Mile' and the Danube. For those who love The Sound of Music, enjoy a full-day excursion to Salzburg and tour the historic center, Mirabell Gardens, Residenz Square and the Old Market. En route to Salzburg, stop at Mondsee, home of the Basilica St. Michael, where the famous wedding scene in the movie was filmed. In the afternoon, you can visit the charming Czech mountain town of Cesky Krumlov. (B,L,D)

    Day 6 : GREIN, AUSTRIA
    Join us at historic Burg Clam for an exquisite Austrian wine tasting on the cliffs high above the nearby village of Clam. Built in 1149 as a twin towered fortress, Burg Clam has amazingly survived every war and siege from that day to now relatively unscathed, and now functions as a comfortable castle and home to the Counts of Clam who have resided here for over 550 years. While nestled deep within this majestic and historic setting, enjoy the opportunity to sample a few local vintages. Wines from this region tend to have a pronounced freshness, spiciness, finesse and complexity. (B,L,D)

    Day 7 : MELK, AUSTRIA ' SPITZ, AUSTRIA
    In the morning, you can visit the 900-year-old Melk Abbey situated high atop the granite cliffs of the Danube, or get active with a bike to Marbach before returning to Melk and the ship for lunch. During the afternoon, journey from Spitz to Durnstein and stroll along the cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche, with its famed church tower on a walking tour. Those who wish a more active adventure of the area can cycle to Emmersdorf or take a hike around Spitz to Rotes Tor. In the evening, be treated to an exclusive wine festival where you'll enjoy some of the region's famous wines. (B,L,D)

    Day 8 : VIENNA, AUSTRIA
    Vienna offers a wealth of gems and your city tour showcases its regal splendors, including the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs. Conclude your tour in Vienna's historic city center, and then visit St. Stephen's Cathedral; or discover Vienna by bike. During the afternoon, you can enjoy leisure time, exploring Vienna on your own; or you can visit the UNESCO-designated Schonbrunn Palace and Gardens, the main summer residence of the Habsburg rulers. Built in the 18th century as an imperial summer residence, this magnificent 1,441-room Baroque palace is one of the most important architectural, cultural and historical monuments in Austria. (B,L,D)

    Day 9 : ESZTERGOM - BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
    During the morning, sail toward Budapest, passing through the scenic Danube Bend where you'll see some of Hungary's oldest settlements, including Esztergom, Visegrad and Szentendre. Budapest offers an unmatched combination of culture and tradition. Visit the Great Market Hall before going to both the Buda (hilly) and the Pest (flat) sides of the river. You'll see Heroes' Square and Castle Hill, home to the Fisherman's Bastion and Mattias Church. As an alternative, hike up to Castle Hill for breathtaking views of the city. (B,L,D)

    Day 10 : BUDAPEST - DISEMBARKATION
    Disembark the ship and check into your hotel. (B)

    Day 11 : BUDAPEST
    Budapest is one of Europe's most regal and storied cities'and many of its iconic sights are just off the banks of the Danube. Often described as the 'Queen of the Danube,' Budapest is well-known for Fisherman's Bastion, Buda Hill and its magnificent Hungarian Parliament building. However, this sprawling city is full of rich history and culture and offers many 'hidden' treasures as you venture further past its river banks. During this excursion, your guide will take you deeper into the city to discover fascinating sites lesser-known to the average traveler. (B)

    Day 12 : DEPART BUDAPEST
    Bid farewell to Budapest and prepare for your flight home. (B)

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    Cruise Line
    AmaWaterways
    Offer
    Offer valid through 3/31/2024
    Duration
    12 Days
    Cruise Ship
    ms AmaMagna

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    DayPortArriveDepart
    Day 1Munich  
    Day 2Munich  
    Day 3Munich  
    Day 4Passau  
    Day 5Linz  
    Day 6Grein  
    Day 7Melk  
    Day 8Vienna  
    Day 9Budapest  
    Day 10Budapest  
    Day 11Budapest  
    Day 12Budapest  
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    02/23/2024$4,139.00* (USD)Quote
    03/08/2024$4,739.00* (USD)Quote
    03/22/2024$5,039.00* (USD)Quote
    04/19/2024$5,539.00* (USD)Quote
    05/17/2024$5,939.00* (USD)Quote
    06/14/2024$4,999.00* (USD)Quote
    07/12/2024$5,939.00* (USD)Quote
    07/26/2024$5,939.00* (USD)Quote
    08/09/2024$5,939.00* (USD)Quote
    08/23/2024$6,139.00* (USD)Quote
    09/06/2024$6,239.00* (USD)Quote
    09/20/2024$6,239.00* (USD)Quote
    10/18/2024$5,939.00* (USD)Quote
    11/01/2024$5,739.00* (USD)Quote
    11/29/2024$5,639.00* (USD)Quote
    12/13/2024$5,639.00* (USD)Quote
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    Notes:

    ImportantDates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

    Port Charges not included in cruise price$210 per person.

    Single Supplement for Cruise50% of twin price; Category Grand Suite and Owners Suite 100% of twin price

    Single Supplement for LandA single supplement charge will be applied to pre- and post-cruise hotel extensions. Please call for pricing details.

    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).

    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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