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Blue Danube River Cruise

Explore the history and culture of the beautiful blue Danube from our privately chartered, luxurious Amadeus Cruises ship. Explore Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, and the medieval village Cesky Krumlov before we board our relaxing cruise ship for seven nights along the Danube River. Travel eastward through Central Europe with ports of call in Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary. Look forward to daily included shore excursions, the lush Wachau Valley, a Budapest evening illumination cruise, and so much more. All meals are included aboard ship!


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Airfare Included
Airfare Included
Exceptional Accommodations Included with Baggage Handling
Exceptional Accommodations Included with Baggage Handling
Most Meals Included
Most Meals Included
Premier Attractions
Premier Attractions
Professional Tour Directors
Professional Tour Directors
Motorcoach & Professional Driver
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Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
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Choose Your Departure Year:

Day 1 : Depart USA

Journey to Prague overnight.

Day 2 : Arrive in Europe

We arrive in the Czech Republic for two nights in Prague. This evening get acquainted with your fellow traveling companions at a Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner. 

Dinner

Day 3 : Prague

Learn why Prague is one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval cities on a walking tour with a local guide. Guests have their choice of a walking tour of Prague Castle followed by a guided walking tour of the Old Town or a guided tour of the Old Town only. Prague Castle is a breathtaking masterpiece of Baroque architecture that has been home to Bohemian kings, Roman emperors, and Czech presidents. The Castle looks down on the medieval Old Town which runs along the banks of the Vltava River. The afternoon is free to explore Prague at leisure. 

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 : Cesky Krumlov

Today we discover one of the most beautiful cities of the Czech Republic. The medieval village of Cesky Krumlov dates back to 1240 and is now recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a guided walking tour through the historic inner city including views of Krumlov Castle. This afternoon we board our luxurious Amadeus Cruises ship in Passau.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 : Regensburg & Weltenburg Abbey

We arrive at Regensburg, Germany. Board an excursion boat and travel to the Weltenburg Abbey. The Benedictine monastery, founded around 620 AD, is the oldest monastery in Bavaria. We tour the abbey church and taste their famous dark beer brewed in the world’s oldest monastery brewery. 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 : Passau & Linz

Today we float into the city of Passau, Germany. Walk the City of Three Rivers and take in the Baroque masterpiece, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, featuring the largest cathedral organ in the world. The afternoon takes us into Linz, Austria, once acknowledged as a European Capital of Culture. Step into dazzling St. Mary’s Cathedral, and after, make time to taste a Linzer torte. 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 : Wachau Valley

We return to our riverboat for lunch and an afternoon of sailing through the heart of the Wachau Valley, one of the most scenic parts of the Danube River.

This morning we dock in Emmersdorf, Austria, across the river from Melk. Go on an included shore excursion to the 900-year-old, Baroque-style Benedictine Melk Abbey. Visit the modern Abbey Museum and tour the Prelature Hall, Marble Hall, and the world famous Abbey Library. We return to our riverboat for lunch and an afternoon of sailing through the heart of the Wachau Valley, one of the most scenic parts of the Danube River. This evening we arrive in Vienna. 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 : Vienna

The grand sights of Vienna await us as we tour the historic city center. Marvel at Vienna’s famous gothic St. Stephen’s Cathedral, see the quirky Expressionist Hundertwasser architecture, and view the impressive Hofburg Palace. After lunch, become enchanted with Schönbrunn Palace, the opulent 1,441-room summer residence of the Habsburg rulers. Tonight we are guests at The Sound of Vienna concert at the Kursalon, one of Vienna’s most exclusive and enchanting music venues. Listen as the Alt Wien orchestra takes the stage for an evening of waltzes, polkas, arias, and operettas. 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 : Bratislava

Enjoy a full day in Bratislava, the capital city of Slovakia. Our included shore excursion and walking tour includes views of Bratislava Castle that stands on the Little Carpathian mountain range, offering panoramic views of Slovakia, Austria, and Hungary. Return to the riverboat for lunch before going ashore again with free time to explore Bratislava’s Old Town. This evening we enjoy the Captain’s Gala Dinner. 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 : Esztergom & Szentendre

See the third largest basilica in Europe in Esztergom before discovering the artists’ village of Szentendre. Enjoy the scenery as we approach Budapest. Regarded as the Queen of the Danube, the twin cities of Buda and Pest are linked by graceful bridges. After dinner on board, delight in an illumination cruise of this majestic city.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 : Budapest

After breakfast we leave the ship for a city tour of Budapest. See the Parliament Building, a neo-Gothic structure along the banks of the Danube and one of the world’s greatest legislative buildings. Then view the Millennium Monument in Hero’s Square and the neo-Renaissance Opera House. Highlights include the towering dome of St. Stephen’s Basilica, the Royal Castle Hill district, and the seven stone towers of the Fisherman’s Bastion. Have free time this afternoon to explore on your own. This evening we enjoy a farewell dinner with our fellow travelers. 

This evening we enjoy a farewell dinner with our fellow travelers.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12 : Fly Home

Breakfast

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes

  • All airfare
  • All cruise port charges, fuel surcharges, government fees, airport & departure taxes
  • Holiday Vacations Tour Director
  • Motorcoach & professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • Audio headsets for all city tours
  • $100 Loyalty Credit for a future tour

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 2 nights in Prague
  • 1 night in Budapest

Attractions & Highlights

  • Prague city tour featuring Old Town, Prague Castle complex & St. Vitus Cathedral
  • Cesky Krumlov walking tour
  • Regensburg, Weltenburg Abbey & beer tasting
  • Passau & St. Stephen’s Cathedral
  • Melk Abbey
  • Wachau Valley
  • Vienna city tour & Schönbrunn Palace
  • The Sound of Vienna concert at the Kursalon
  • Budapest Evening Illumination Cruise
  • Budapest city tour & St. Stephen’s Bascilica
  • Fisherman’s Bastion

26 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner in Prague
  • Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner in Budapest

Exclusive Cruise Ship Benefits

  • 7 nights aboard Amadeus Silver III
  • Included daily shore excursions (minimum value of $400 per person)
  • All meals, beverage package & Wi-Fi included aboard ship
  • Captain’s Gala dinner aboard ship
  • Ports of Call:
  • Regensburg, Germany
  • Passau, Germany
  • Linz, Austria
  • Melk/Emmersdorf, Austria
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Esztergom, Hungary
  • Szentendre, Hungary
  • Budapest, Hungary

Tour Dates & Pricing

Occupancy

Price Per Person

Double Haydn Staterm

$6599

Double Strauss Staterm-Fwd

$7499

Double Mozart Staterm

$7999

Double Mozart Suite

$8899

Single Haydn Staterm

$8199

Single Strauss Staterm-Fwd

$9499

Single Mozart Staterm

$10299

Single Mozart Suite

$11899

Final Payment Date: 06/18/2023

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