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Amadeus Silver

Danube Rhapsody - Roundtrip from Passau (8 Days)

The latest addition to the Amadeus fleet, the Amadeus Silver, made its first cruises on the rivers of Europe in 2013. At 135 meters, she is substantially larger than the rest of the fleet, allowing for more spacious cabins and innovative new facilities. The Amadeus Silver accommodates up to 180 passengers in 78 standard cabins and 12 luxurious balcony suites, each one beautifully styled and equipped with all the amenities you would expect on a top class river cruiser.

 

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Embark

Embark the ship in Passau.

Day 1: Passau

Arrive in Passau and check in from 4pm onwards. Settle in to your cabin as the ship sets sail at 5pm and enjoy a Welcome Cocktail as you explore the range of amenities on board. Later this evening there is a Welcome Dinner on the ship.

Day 2: Emmersdorf - Vienna

Spend the morning on an optional excursion to Melk Abbey including wine tasting. Return to the boat and continue onto Vienna arriving in the evening. In the evening you may wish to join a 'Sound of Vienna' classical concert in the evening.

Day 3: Vienna

Arrive in Vienna in the morning and explore the city's grand architecture during an optional sightseeing tour. Alternatively, spend some free time discovering the delights of the Austrian capital on your own. In the afternoon you have the chance to visit Schonbrunn Palace on an optional excursion.

Day 4: Budapest

The ship docks in Budapest this morning and from here you can take an optional city sightseeing tour, introducing you to historic Buda and cosmopolitan Best on either side of the Danube. Back on board the ship, you will enjoy a leisurely evening cruise through Budapest, with some traditional folklore entertainment.

Day 5: Budapest - Esztergom

In the morning there will be an optional Puszta excursion, travelling into the Hungarian Plains to see a display of the horsemanship for which the region is famous. Depart Budapest in the afternoon and join an optional excursion to the scenic Danube Bend region, calling at the small artists' settlement of Szentendre and at historic Esztergom, rejoining the ship near Esztergom in the early evening.

Day 6: Bratislava

Today your cruise continues towards the Slovakian capital, Bratislava. You may choose to join the optional sightseeing tour, which reveals the city's impressive history. This l excursion brings you to the Imperial Festival Palace, Castle Hof, a magnificent Baroque complex that was built in the early 18th Century and is immensely rich in culture and heritage. In the evening enjoy the Captains Gala Dinner.

Day 7: Linz

Arrive in the city of Linz and join an optional city walk. Here you can may observe a wonderful array of architectural styles, an interesting collection of art installations, galleries and active cultural scene.

Day 8: Passau

Arrive in Passau early this morning and disembark after enjoying your final breakfast on board.

Disembark

Disembark the ship in Passau.

Includes

  • 7 Nights' accommodation on board the ship
  • 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
  • 24 Hour coffee station
  • Free-flowing quality red & white wines from Europe’s famous wine regions with every dinner on board
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Welcome dinner
  • Captain’s Gala Dinner
  • Special onboard entertainment with lectures, cooking demonstrations, onboard music performances and
  • nightly music by the Amadeus Duo in the Panorama Bar
  • Complimentary use of bicycles
  • Services of an experienced, multilingual cruise director
  • Port taxes and local taxes
  • Modern wireless audiosystem for all excursions during the cruise

Excludes

  • Optional excursions and tours as detailed in itinerary (please ask our agents about pre-booking optional packages)
  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Flights and transfers
 

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