Great value Luxury Danube River Cruise offer on the Ama Sonata sailing from Vilshofen to Budapest on the12th Arpil.
Our price of €2459 is based on 2 people travelling includes flights from Dublin with a 20kg checked in bag, return transfers from airport to port and a 7 nights in a twin sharing Category D outside stateroom with fixed window cruise on board Ama Sonata on a full board basis incl. wine, beer & soft drinks with lunch and dinner.
Choice of guided shore excursions inn every port. Sip & Sail Cocktail hour. Entertainment on demand in all staterooms.
Contact us on 046 9068600 / 1890 289 255, or email: email@example.com
Day 1 - Arrive from Ireland to Munich - Transfer to Vilshofen.
EMBARKATION – VILSHOFEN, GERMANY
This evening meet your fellow passengers on board. (D)
DAY 2, VILSHOFEN – PASSAU
Explore Vilshofen’s beautiful old town before cruising to Passau, known as the “City of Three Rivers." Join a walking tour or if you prefer to be more active, hike high into the hills for a visit to the “Veste Oberhaus,” Passau’s Castle Hill. (B,L,D)
DAY 3, LINZ, AUSTRIA
The ship arrives in Linz where you’ll have several choices of excursions. Opt for a full-day excursion to Salzburg where you’ll tour the historic center, Mirabell Gardens, Residenz Square and the Old Market. 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 join a morning walking tour through Linz's old city center and by the Mozart House; 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 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, Český Krumlov, located just over the Czech-Austrian border. (B,L,D)
DAY 4, WEISSENKIRCHEN
Cruise to Weissenkirchen, gateway to Dürnstein located in the heart of the Wachau Valley. Once here, you can choose to join a walking tour in Dürnstein along its cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche, Dürnstein’s famed church tower, and then visit Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey. For the more active adventurer, hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held. As an alternative excursion, visit a local apricot grower, where you’ll enjoy the regions finest apricot treats. Later in the evening, enjoy a special wine tasting of locally grown, world-renowned Riesling and Grüner Veltliner in Weissenkirchen. (B,L,D)
DAY 5, VIENNA
The “City of Waltzes” offers a treasure trove of gems and you have three ways to discover them. Join a city tour showcasing its regal splendors, including the majestic Opera House, St. Stephen's Cathedral and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs before concluding in Vienna’s historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For a more active exploration of the area, take a guided bike ride along the Danube. During the afternoon, you can enjoy leisure time or pedal your way to Klosterneuburg Monastery on a guided cycling tour. (B,L,D)
DAY 6, BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA ( see notes)
Host to the crowning ceremonies of 11 Hungarian kings and queens between 1536 and 1830, Bratislava certainly has earned the title “Coronation City of Kings” as you’ll discover during your walking tour. Or join a culinary host to sample traditional Slovakian specialties, as well as learn how to prepare stuffed potato ravioli with an opportunity to taste your own creation. For a more active adventure, hike up to Bratislava Castle, offering magnificent views of the city. (B,L,D)
*Please note: Due to local closures, we will not visit Bratislava during the cruises departing in late October through December. Instead of visiting Bratislava, guests will enjoy visiting the charming winemaking town of Krems. Also Wine Theme Cruises do not visit Bratislava
DAY 7, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
Experience Budapest in one of two ways: on a city tour or a hike. Your city tour begins with a visit to the vibrant Great Market Hall brimming with vendors selling everything from food to souvenirs. The remainder of this tour takes you to both the Buda (hilly) and Pest (flat) sides of the river. As an alternative choice, hike up to Castle Hill for breathtaking views of the city below. Spend your last evening on board cruising around the famed Parliament Building as the city turns on all her dazzling lights. (B,L,D)
DAY 8, BUDAPEST – DISEMBARKATION
Disembark the ship as you prepare for your transfer to Budapest Airport for your flight home to Ireland. (B)
Price of €2459 per person includes:
Return flights from Dublin
Return coach transfers Airport - Port.
7 Night cruise on board the Ama Sonata Category D outside stateroom with fixed window.
AMA-ZING ALL INCLUSIVE RIVERCRUISES
«Welcome Cocktail & Dinner
«Seven nights cruise on AmaCerto
«All meals on board
«Chef’s Table Restaurant
«Captains’s Cocktail & Gala dinner
«Sip and Sail Cocktail Hour
«On board live entertainment
«Unlimited Wine & Beer with Lunch/Dinner
«Choice of immersive Excursions in every Destination
«Pool with swim up bar & Fitness Centre
«French balcony stateroom
*Other cabin types available upon request.*
Pre / post nights and gratuities are additional.