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DAY 1    VILSHOFEN – EMBARKATIONBoard the ship for your Romantic Danube Cruise DAY 2     VILSHOFEN - PASSAU, GERMANYDiscover the 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. Or choose between a guided bike tour along the Danube River, or a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus fortress. Later, cruise to Vilshofen, where you will be treated to a festive Oktoberfest celebration— an AmaWaterways exclusive.

PassauInside St. Stephen's Cathedral

PassauSt. Stephen's Cathedral

PassauSculpture in St. Stephen's Cathedral

PassauPassau on the Danube

PassauVeste Oberhaus Fortress

PassauBaroque architecture in St. Stephen's Cathedral

PassauStaircase between streets in Passau

PassauCanal running through Passau

PassauCity street in downtown Passau

PassauAMA cruise ship in Passau

DAY 3     LINZ, AUSTRIAThe ship arrives in Linz where you can opt for 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. Or 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. Later in the day, visit the charming Czech mountain town of Český Krumlov.

MondseeBasilica St. Michael

SalzbergMirabell Gardens

SalzbergGnome statue at Mirabell Gardens

SalzbergSalzberg Cathedral

SalzbergFountain in downtown Salzberg

LinzCafe in Linz

Cesky KrumlovCrucifixion of Jesus in Bronze at the Cesky Krumlov Castle

Cesky KrumlovCesky Krumlov city center

Cesky KrumlovCanal in Cesky Krumlov

DAY 4     WEISSENKIRCHEN – GREINAfter reaching Weissenkirchen, you’ll be treated to several choices of excursions. Take a walking tour of Dürnstein before visiting the UNESCO-designated Melk Abbey. Or opt for a walking tour of Weissenkirchen followed by an abbey visit. For a more culinary-focused experience, join a walking tour in Dürnstein, then enjoy a wine tasting hosted by a local vintner and sample special apricot treats from a local boutique. If you prefer a more active adventure, join a guided bike tour to Melk or hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held. Later in the day, sail through the Strudengau Valley to medieval Grein for an exclusive visit to the more than 500-year-old Greinburg Castle, looming regally from above. While here, enjoy a folklore show and wine reception.

DurensteinFortress where Richard the Lionheart was held

DurnsteinDanube Valley

DurnsteinMelk Abbey

DurensteinShops in Durenstein

DurnsteinMelk Abbey spiral staircase

DurensteinVineyards on the Danube


The “City of Waltzes” 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, enjoy leisure time to further explore this iconic city.

ViennaSt. Stephens Cathedral

ViennaJohann Strauss sculpture

ViennaSt. Stephens Cathedral

ViennaImperial Palace

ViennaNational Library

ViennaFountain in downtown

ViennaHistoric City Center

ViennaPalmenhaus Schönbrunn greenhouse

DAY 6    BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIAHost 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 special “Tastes of Slovakia” tour. For a more active adventure, hike up to Bratislava Castle, offering magnificent views of the city. 

BratslaviaDanube river at night

BratslaviaChurch in downtown Bratslavia

BratslaviaHistoric Old Town

Bratslavia'UFO' Bridge

BratslaviaStreet sculpture

BratslaviaHistoric Old Town

DAY 7   BUDAPESTBudapest offers an unmatched combination of culture, tradition and even a secret labyrinth of caves under the city. Your city tour begins with a visit to 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 Matthias Church. As an alternative, you can hike up to Castle Hill for breathtaking views of the city below 

BudapestHero's Square

BudapestSzechenyi chain bridge

BudapestGreat Market Hall

BudapestBuda Castle

BudapestFishermen's Bastion

BudapestStreet Sculpture - Laszlo Marton

BudapestMattias Church

BudapestDoblo wine bar

BudapestShoes on the Danube Memorial

Included Features


  1. 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)

  2. Computer for internet access

  3. Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations

  4. Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area

  5. Bottled water replenished daily


  1. 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.

  2. Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs

  3. Internet and Wi-Fi access

  4. Sun deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track

  5. Fitness room, massage services and hair salon

  6. Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar

  7. Daily entertainment including cultural performances


  1. All onboard dining in a variety of venues

  2. Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients

  3. The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant

  4. Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner

  5. La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience

  6. Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner

  7. Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast

  8. Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks

  9. Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge


  1. Immersive tours in every destination

  2. Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options

  3. Bike tours and hikes

  4. Special Interest Tours

  5. Knowledgeable guides

  6. Personal headset for easy exploration

  7. Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways Previous Next


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