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ALL-INCLUSIVE 7 NIGHT CRUISE FROM BUDAPEST TO NUREMBERG featuring evening entertainment from some of the UK's top Folk & Roots artists Show Of Hands, Miranda Sykes and Broom Bezzums

EXPERIENCE THE DANUBE ON THE 5* AMA WATERWAYS BLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY AND SAVE UP TO £1200

Duration: 3rd - 10th July 2017

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

Discover a wealth of art, history and cultural treasures as you cruise to some of Europe’s most famous destinations. Journey to Bratislava, Vienna, Passau and the 2,000-year-old town of Regensburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along the way, visit magnificent cathedrals and Baroque abbeys, sample Vienna’s sinfully rich sachertorte cake, experience the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley wine-making region, and traverse Europe’s Continental Divide.

What’s more you’ll be joined on board by one of the UK’s leading acts in British Folk Music, Show of Hands accompanied by the exquisite vocals and harmonies of double bassist Miranda Sykes and supported during the week by the award-winning , powerful acoustic duo Andrew & Mark Bloomer AKA Broom Bezzums providing great entertainment each evening.

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
• 7 night deluxe cruise accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French balconies or revolutionary twin balconies)
• Computer for internet access
• Entertainment on Demand system featuring, movies, TV shows, news and music
• Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area
• Bottled water replenished daily
• Terry towelling fluffy bathrobes and white-on-white plush bedding in all staterooms
AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
• 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, massage services and hair salon
• Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
• 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
• Captain’s Welcome Cocktail and Dinner
• La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
• Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
• Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
• Unlimited All Inclusive drinks package
• Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
•Immersive tours in every destination with personal headset included
• Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
• Bike tours and hikes
• Limited Edition Tours
• Knowledgeable guides
• Personal headset for easy exploration
• Airport transfers

 

PLEASE NOTE

Flights are not included however we are happy to assist with bookings.

Optional Pre/Post Cruise Nights are available - please call for assistance.

CATEGORYDECKPRICE PPOFFER PRICE
"E" Stateroom 160 sq ftPiano Fixed Windows£2,199.00£1599pp
"D" Stateroom 160 sq ftPiano Fixed Windows£2,399.00SOLD OUT
"C" Stateroom 170 sq ftViolin & Cello French Balcony£2,799.00£2199pp
"BB" Stateroom 210 sq ftCello Balcony Cabin£3,132.00£2499pp
"BA" Stateroom 210 sq ftViolin Balcony Cabin£3,265.00SOLD OUT
"AB" Stateroom 235 sq ftCello Balcony Cabin£3,399.00SOLD OUT
"AA" Stateroom 235 sq ftViolin Balcony Cabin£3,532.00£2999pp
"AA"+ Stateroom 290 sq ftViolin Balcony Cabin£3,932.00SOLD OUT
"Suite" 300 sq ftViolin Balcony Cabin£4,332.00SOLD OUT

Discover a wealth of art, history and cultural treasures as you cruise to some of Europe’s most famous destinations. From Budapest, journey to Bratislava, Vienna, Passau and the 2,000-year-old town of Regensburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along the way, visit magnificent cathedrals and Baroque abbeys, sample Vienna’s sinfully rich sachertorte cake, experience the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley winemaking region, and traverse Europe’s Continental Divide.

Day One: Mon 3rd July BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

Board your cruise in Budapest. Tonight, meet your fellow passengers at the Welcome Dinner as the ship cruises to Bratislava.

Day Two: Tue 4th July BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA
This afternoon, arrive in Bratislava, capital of Slovakia. Enjoy a walking tour of the city’s major sites, including the Old Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral. Spend your evening in Bratislava before the ship cruises to magnificent Vienna later tonight.

Day Three: Wed 5th July VIENNA,AUSTRIA

A panoramic tour of Vienna guides you past the majestic Opera House, the former Imperial Palace of the Hapsburg Emperors, Parliament, Town Hall and Vienna University. Afterwards, you will visit Vienna’s historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and see St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Graben and the World Famous Spanish Riding School. You are free to explore on your own this afternoon, so be sure to sample some Viennese coffee and pastries

Day Four: Thu 6th July DÜRNSTEIN – MELK

After reaching the Wachau Valley early this morning, you will have three tour options: A walking tour along Dürnstein’s cobblestone streets followed by a wine tasting, a hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held for ransom, or an apricots and sweets tasting. Later, relax on board during a scenic cruise through the beautiful Wachau Valley or join a guided bike tour along the Danube to Melk. Your ship arrives late this afternoon in Melk, one of Europe’s most renowned spiritual and cultural heritage sites, where you will tour its spectacular Benedictine Abbey. Afterwards, enjoy free time to explore the charming town of Melk on your own

Day Five: Fri 7th July PASSAU, GERMANY

Arrive in Passau, a 2,000-year-old city noted for its Gothic and Baroque architecture. You can explore this charming city on a walking tour, guided bike ride or on a hike up to the Veste Oberhaus Fortress. The ship cruises overnight

Day Six: Sat 8th July REGENSBURG

This afternoon, the ship arrives in Regensburg, one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You have your choice of one of three tours this afternoon. Your first option is a guided walking tour of the city’s architectural highlights, including the Old Town Hall and the Porta Praetoria, the gates to an ancient Roman fort built in 179 A.D. Your second option is an opportunity to sample the city’s most renowned specialties – sausage, beer and pretzels. Your third option is a guided bike tour from Regensburg to Walhalla through the spectacular scenery of the Danube Valley.

Day Seven: Sun 9th July  NUREMBERG

Enjoy a scenic morning cruise as the ship crosses the Continental Divide via the Main-Danube Canal and leisurely cruises through the beautiful Altmühl Valley. This afternoon, you have a choice of three activities in Nuremberg. Take a tour of the city’s medieval highlights, including Nuremberg Castle, the 900-year-old ramparts surrounding the city, Town Hall, Notre Dame and the house of artist Albrecht Dürer, or join a WWII tour and see the Coliseum, Nazi Parade Ground and Justice Palace. Alternatively, savor traditional flavors on a Franconian Specialties tasting as you sample the famous Nuremburger Bratwurst, Rot bier and Lebkuchen. The ship moors here overnight

Day Eight: Mon 10th July Nuremberg
DISEMBARKATION

This morning, depart the ship after breakfast

Transfers will be provided to Munich and Nuremberg Airports.

PLEASE NOTE

Optional Pre/Post Cruise Nights are available - please call for assistance.

 

This 164-passenger vessel boasts spacious staterooms with exclusive Twin Balconies, a choice of dining venues, a heated pool with swim-up bar, in-room Internet access and more. The AmaSerena is a sister ship to the AmaPrima and features the most advanced design of any river cruise vessel currently in operation. Exclusive Twin Balconies are available in most staterooms, which measure a spacious 210-235 sq. feet, with four suites measuring 300 sq. feet. Passengers will enjoy gourmet dining with unlimited fine wines at multiple onboard dining venues; a heated sun deck swimming pool with a ‘swim-up’ bar; fitness center and spa; complimentary ship-wide Wi-Fi and in-room Internet and entertainment on demand; and a fleet of bicycles carried onboard for passengers to enjoy on their own or on guided bike tours.

Deck Plan

CAT. E, Piano Deck
Fixed Windows, 160 sq. ft.
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Cat-E-Stateroom

CAT. D, Piano Deck
Fixed Windows, 160 sq. ft.
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Cat-D-Stateroom

CAT. C, Violin & Cello Deck
French Balcony, 170 sq. ft.
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CAT. BB, Cello Deck
French Balcony & Outside Balcony, 210 sq. ft.
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BB-Stateroom

CAT. BA, Violin Deck
French Balcony & Outside Balcony, 210 sq. ft.
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BA-Stateroom

CAT. AB, Cello Deck
French Balcony & Outside Balcony, 235 sq. ft.
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AB-Stateroom

CAT. AA, Violin Deck
French Balcony & Outside Balcony, 235 sq. ft.
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Q: How many performances will Show of Hands do?
A: Show of Hands will be on board from the 3rd July – 8th July during which time they will do four different concert sets. Joining them on board are Miranda Sykes and Broom Bezzums. Entertainment will be provided on board every night after dinner in the lounge and you’re free to enjoy your days at leisure either exploring on your own or taking part in one of the included excursions or simply relaxing on board.

Q: Is there WiFi on board?
A: Yes, there is complimentary WiFi throughout the ship

Q: What is the Dress Code?
A: This is an exclusive charter and as such the dress code will be Smart / Causal for Dinner and Casual attire during the day
There will be no black tie/formal evenings.

Q: Is there a lift on board?
A: The lift goes to the highest passenger deck but not the sun deck.

Q: What is embarkation time?
A: Passengers are allowed on board from 3pm. The ship is scheduled to sail at 21:30 on 3rd July

Q: What time is disembarkation time?
A: Passengers are expected to disembark from 9am on the final morning

Q: What is the procedure regarding gratuities?
A: Gratuities to your Cruise Manager and ship crew are not included. While the amount of these gratuities will depend upon your degree of satisfaction for services received, the ship offers the following guidelines.
For good service, we recommend 3 Euros per passenger, per day for the Cruise Manager and 12 Euros per passenger, per day for the crew, which will be divided up among the ship’s personnel. It is also customary to acknowledge a particularly good performance of a local guide by leaving a tip of 1-2 Euros per tour.

Q: What is the smoking policy?
A: Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the ship and is only permitted on the Sun Deck

Q: What amenities are in the staterooms?
A: Each stateroom is equipped with a hair dryer, plush terry bathrobes, slippers and a safe. Your bathroom offers a magnifying mirror and spa-quality toiletries including soaps, body wash, shampoo, conditioner and body lotion.

Q: Do I need a plug adapter?
A: Electricity on board all ships is 220v, with 2-pin power outlets. You will need an adapter, and/or converter depending on which electrical appliances you bring with you.

Q: Is there a gym on board?
A: There is a small gym on board and use of the equipment is at the sole risk of the user. Hours of operation vary according to the ship. There is no attendant on duty and therefore, without limitation, AmaWaterways and Enjoy Travel/Dreamcatcher Travel and its affiliates are not responsible for any injuries sustained during the use of the fitness room.

Q: Is there a laundry service on board?
A: There is a laundry service available and a price list will be in your stateroom

Q: Are excursions included?
A: A sightseeing tour is included in each city or town you visit, along with free time to explore the city according to your own interests. The sightseeing tours can take place on foot, via motor coach, or a combination of the two. Each tour is led by a qualified, licensed English-speaking local guide or your Cruise Manager. In addition to our Gentle and Active Walkers groups noted in our Health and Well-Being section, for some excursions, we have a “Late Starter” option for guests who wish to sleep in but do not want to miss key tour highlights. For those guests interested in exploring Europe from an exciting new perspective, we offer guided bicycle tours in select cities (capacity controlled). In the event of water level problems on certain stretches of the river, it may be necessary to operate part of the itinerary by motor coach or to alter the daily program as determined by the ship’s Captain.

Enjoy evening entertainment after dinner by one of the UK’s leading acts in British Folk Music, Show of Hands accompanied by the exquisite vocals and harmonies of double bassist Miranda Sykes and supported during the week by the award-winning , powerful acoustic duo Andrew Cadie & Mark Bloomer AKA ‘Broom Bezzums‘.

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