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EUROPE | Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary | 8 Days / 7 Nights

Danube River Cruise

Enjoy family river cruising to 8 unforgettable destinations in 4 countries on an all-inclusive adventure along the Danube River through the heart of Europe. These 8-day/7-night vacations are Adventures by Disney-exclusive sailings with AmaWaterwaysTM, a leader in luxury river cruising.

Day 1

Vilshofen, Germany

Meal(s) Included: Dinner

Accommodations: AmaViola or AmaLea

Arrive in Vilshofen

Get ready for adventure as you travel to your new home, the AmaViola ship, for the duration of your adventure.

Enjoy Dinner Onboard the AmaViola

Eat dinner on the elegant AmaViola ship as you set sail on your journey along the Danube River.

Oktoberfest Celebration

Get your "oompah" on at this traditional Oktoberfest celebration held in a beer tent outside of the ship. Engage in the festive atmosphere that features a live oompah band, beer, German apple cider, homemade Bavarian pretzels and dancers!

Day 2

Passau, Germany

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodations: AmaViola or AmaLea

Breakfast Onboard the AmaViola

Wake up to a tasty breakfast and get ready for your day's adventures.

Morning Activity - Walking Tour of Passau

Enjoy a lovely themed walking tour of Passau, led by a local expert dressed in 18th century period clothing. One of Passau's many highlights is St Stephen's Cathedral, with its 17,000 pipe organ. Included in the tour is a marzipan-making activity that will delight your sweet tooth—and give you enough to take some home and share.

Lunch Onboard the AmaViola

Choose Your Afternoon Activity

OPTION A:

Climb the Famous Tree Path Kopfing

Climb on the famous Tree Path Kopfing. Walk among the treetops along 41 connected towers that provide an unparalleled view of the surrounding forest and the majestic Austrian Alps. Follow your Adventure Guide up the steps to the tree line and along the rope bridges. Kids can enjoy playing on a giant slide and fun-filled adventure playground.
OPTION B:

On Your Own in Passau

Explore Passau, the picturesque "City of Three Rivers," where the Danube, Inn and Ilz Rivers converge. Browse through some of the delightful shops that run from Old Town through the pedestrian zone to the "New Center." Taste refreshing German beer at one of Passau's 5 breweries and sample some delicious Bavarian fare in one of the excellent restaurants, wine bars or pubs.

Enjoy Dinner Onboard the AmaViola

Eat dinner on the ship as you float gently along the coastline of Passau.

Junior Adventurer Movie Night

Joined by our Adventure Guides, Kids will delight in a movie that highlights this spectacular destination.

Day 3

Linz, Austria

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodations: AmaViola or AmaLea

Breakfast Onboard the AmaViola

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before you venture into Salzburg.

Day Tours of Salzburg

Explore the picturesque city of Salzburg with a local expert as your guide, admiring its iconic spires, charming gardens and backdrop of green hills. View the Salzburg Dome Cathedral, St Peter's Monastery and Old Town as well as the hidden alleys and shops that line Getreidegasse in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's hometown. And visit the beautiful Mirabell Gardens and other sites made famous from the movie The Sound of Music!

Choose Your Day Activities

OPTION A:
Visit Mondsee Head to the picturesque town of Mondsee along the famous crescent-shaped lake, with imposing Drachenwand mountain in the background. Visit the medieval Mondsee Abbey and see the church featured in the movie The Sound of Music.
OPTION B:
Explore the Salt Mines The Salt Mines of Hallein are among the oldest mines in the World that are open to the public. Take a raft through the underground salt mines and zoom down a mineshaft slide—all while learning the rich history of Austria's "white gold."

Savor a meal at a Local Restaurant

Enjoy regional cuisine in a welcoming atmosphere in any of the local restaurants or cafes along the cities charming streets.

Enjoy Dinner Onboard the AmaViola

Eat dinner on the ship with the city of Linz as your backdrop.

Show Off Your Pipes with The Sound of Music Sing-Along

Enjoy the movie The Sound of Music like never before as our Adventure Guides lead a spirited sing-along.

Day 4

Melk, Austria

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodations: AmaViola or AmaLea

Breakfast Onboard the AmaViola

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and get ready for your day of exploration.

Explore the Famed Melk Benedictine Abbey

Explore the gorgeous Melk Benedictine Abbey on a privately guided tour. Founded in 1089, this abbey reinvigorated the monastic life of Austria and Southern Germany.

Cultural Activities Around the Danube River

Get a taste of the local flavors with a fish activity, marmalade-making, wine and juice tasting. Also, take a traditional Austrian dance lesson and learn more about the Danube River, which lies beneath the abbey.

Enjoy Lunch Onboard the AmaViola

Eat lunch aboard the ship as it serenely cruises through the Wachau Valley.

CHOOSE YOUR AFTERNOON ACTIVITY

OPTION A:
Tour of the Countryside with a Bike Ride from Melk to Krems* Take a serene 3-hour bike ride from Melk to Krems (via the storybook village of Dürnstein) and enjoy the pastoral landscape dotted with rolling Wachau Valley vineyards.
OPTION B:
Pretzel-Making and Games for Junior Adventurers and Wine Tasting for Adults Junior Adventurers will have a blast with pretzel-making—and tasting. After they finish making treats, the children can play some classic board games. For our adult Adventurers, savor every sip of Wachau Valley Wines as local vineyards drift by.
For Guests who choose Option B, please select an additional afternoon activity:
OPTION B-1:
Tour of Dürnstein and Hike to the Castle Join local expert for a guided tour of Dürnstein including the famous ruins of the castle Burgruine Dürnstein. Rich and full of history, this tour takes you through one the most popular tourist sites in the region and gives you incredible views from the castle of the river, vineyards and villages. (Weather dependent.)
OPTION B-2:
Bike Along the Danube River from Krems to Dürnstein* This 1-hour bike ride is the perfect choice for those who desire a little less pedaling than our 3-hour option. Ride along the gorgeous Danube River, leisurely pedaling down a picturesque bike path towards Dürnstein.
OPTION B-3:
Experience a Family-Run Apricot Farm Visit a working apricot farm in a region that specializes in apricots and taste the products made there. Enjoy wine for the adults, juice for the kids, a tour of the vineyards—and the grove for all. Take home a jar of marmalade home as a reminder of the visit!

Dinner Onboard the AmaViola

Rejoin your fellow Adventurers at dinner onboard the ship.

On Your Own in Krems

Explore this pretty city on the Danube River, dotted with churches and museums. Enjoy traditional eateries that give you a taste of the regional cuisine and wonderful wine bars, which also feature delicious beer. If you want to shop, you'll find an array of wonderful stores at Buhl Center.

Junior Adventurer Movie Night

Children can enjoy a movie on the AmaViola ship that highlights the destination while the Adventure Guides keep things fun. Teens will be treated to karaoke in the ship's lounge.


* The 3-hour escorted bike ride is 28 miles long and the 1-hour escorted bike ride is 16 miles long. Both are not suited for a child who is 10 years old or younger. For all bike rides, we strongly recommend that Guests be in shape, know how to ride a bike, have ridden a bike recently, and know that the bike ride will take place on a solid surface, gravel and cobblestones, through towns, along the river, near traffic, crossing streets, etc. Bike trails are not on grass. Please Note: Guests wishing to bike on their own can visit the Cruise Manager to reserve a bicycle. There will be a couple of "junior" bikes onboard that are suited for a 9-year-old to 12-year-old child, depending on their size. However, the Cruise Manager will need to see in person any child under 9 years old or any small child, since small-sized bikes and helmets need to be outsourced. Also, since we always put safety first and try to prevent accidents, if the Cruise Manager determines that a child shouldn't ride a bike, he or she will give that child other activity options.

Day 5

Vienna, Austria

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodations: AmaViola or AmaLea

Breakfast Onboard the AmaViola

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast and get ready for your adventures in Vienna.

Panoramic City Tour Of Vienna

Take a motor coach tour of Vienna—the jewel of Austria—featuring beautiful historic and contemporary architecture throughout. Discover fascinating details about this grand city that was home to Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Sigmund Freud and many more.

Tour of Historic Schönbrunn Palace

Enjoy a privately guided tour of Schönbrunn Palace (translated as "beautiful spring")—one of the most magnificent palaces in the Hapsburg territory. Learn the rich history of this World Cultural Heritage site, a testament to Baroque. Explore the terraced gardens, including one called The Orangery that is the longest in the world and others that include a maze and a labyrinth. Inside the Palace, see the beautifully furnished rooms of the Imperial Family and the historic underground kitchens.

Junior Adventurer Activities at Schönbrunn Palace

Junior Adventurers enjoy visiting the Palace's Children's Museum and dressing up in historical garb. Children's activities are hosted by Adventure Guides.

Private Marionette Show and Strudel-Making at Schönbrunn Palace

Regroup for 2 wonderful family activities! Vienna is famous for its marionettes—and at Schönbrunn Palace the whole family can participate in a unique marionette demonstration, followed by a private marionette show. Then, enjoy a strudel-making demonstration showing you how to make a famous regional treat—apple strudel!

Choose Your Lunch Option

OPTION A:
On Your Own Lunch Time in Vienna Enjoy a delicious lunch in Vienna, taking your pick of the many small restaurants offering various types of cuisine including traditional Viennese food. Also, visit the Naschmarkt—an open-air market that has existed since the 16th century—and choose from a variety of fresh dishes. Ask your Adventure Guides for recommendations.
OPTION B:
Enjoy Lunch Onboard the AmaViola Explore Vienna on your own then enjoy a delicious lunch onboard the ship.

Choose Your Afternoon Activity

OPTION A:
Take a Bike Ride to Klosterneuburg Abbey This bike ride will be one to remember! The rarely seen but incredibly beautiful path to the Abbey is truly unforgettable. Klosterneuburg Abbey holds scores of historical artworks in its collections, ranging from the world-famous Verdun Altar from 1181 to a rich collection of gothic panel paintings, magnificent Baroque works and modern paintings.
OPTION B:
On Your Own in Vienna Explore the famed city of Vienna on your own and discover shops that feature fine antiques, luxury items and fashion, Baroque parks and gardens, and the MuseumsQuartier district with its renowned museums, exhibition halls and galleries. With over 20 outdoors markets spread throughout Vienna, you'll enjoy finding treasures to admire in addition to children's rides, live music and more!

Enjoy Dinner Onboard the AmaViola

Eat dinner on the ship and enjoy the sights of Vienna in the background.

Choose Your Evening Activity

OPTION A:
Visit a Traditional Wine House (Heurige) Toast the merry vacation you're enjoying at one of the iconic Vienna wine houses! A festive, fairytale atmosphere awaits you at a marvelous family-run local wine tavern. Snack on finger foods, cheeses and breads along with live music and entertainment from a local performer.
OPTION B:
Attend a Mozart & Strauss Concert at Schönbrunn Palace Delight in the music that was created hundreds of years ago in Vienna, played in the 1,441-room Baroque palace that is one of the most renowned architectural monuments and concert venues in the country.

 

* This escorted bike ride is not suited for a child who is 10 years old or younger. For all bike rides, we strongly recommend that Guests be in shape, know how to ride a bike, have ridden a bike recently, and know that the bike ride will take place on a solid surface, gravel and cobblestones, through towns, along the river, near traffic, crossing streets, etc. Bike trails are not on grass. Please Note: Guests wishing to bike on their own can visit the Cruise Manager to reserve a bicycle. There will be a couple of "junior" bikes onboard that are suited for a 9-year-old to 12-year-old child, depending on their size. However, the Cruise Manager will need to see in person any child under 9 years old or any small child, since small-sized bikes and helmets need to be outsourced. Also, since we always put safety first and try to prevent accidents, if the Cruise Manager determines that a child shouldn't ride a bike, he or she will give that child other activity options.

Day 6

Bratislava, Slovakia

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodations: AmaViola or AmaLea

Breakfast Onboard the AmaViola

Start your day with a scrumptious breakfast and get ready to explore Bratislava.

Bratislava, Slovakia

The capital of Slovakia, Bratislava is also its largest city and cultural center. Surrounded by the picturesque Little Carpathian mountains, Bratislava boasts a variety of architectural masterpieces ranging from famous castles and medieval towers to grand 20th-century buildings.

Bratislava Walking Tour & Scavenger Hunt

Discover the capital of Slovakia in a fun and interactive adventure that leads you through picturesque streets as you learn fascinating historical facts, bizarre legends and amazing stories.

Explore the Incredible Devin Castle

Perched atop a cliff with panoramic views of the Danube and Morava Rivers, the ruins of Devin Castle now serve as a museum. Discover the famous Maiden Tower, balanced precariously on a rock and the inspiration for legends about imprisoned maidens in distress. Enjoy archery and other medieval activities including minting a custom-designed, Adventures by Disney coin that is also yours to keep.

Enjoy Lunch Onboard the AmaViola

Savor regional specialties as you eat lunch onboard the ship.

Explore Schloss Hof

Explore this extraordinary Baroque palace with its unique gardens and farm, which was Prince Eugene of Savoy's country estate in the Marchfeld. Listen to costumed storytellers weave tales about Schloss Hof's history, enjoy a chocolate tasting experience and learn to waltz in the grand ballroom. Junior Adventurers can delight in the petting zoo and a dress-up activity—and even make a baked treat they get to eat!

Enjoy Dinner Onboard the AmaViola

Savor regional local foods as dinner is served onboard the ship.

Sing Your Heart Out on Karaoke Night

Enjoy a familiar sing-along or tackle a soaring solo as the whole family cheers you on.

Day 7

Budapest, Hungary

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodations: AmaViola or AmaLea

Breakfast Onboard the AmaViola

Enjoy breakfast onboard and then head out to explore Budapest.

Take in all the Fun Activities at Lazar Equestrian Park

This rolling, pastoral, bucolic family estate is a combination of a working farm and an entertainment venue featuring the famed masters of horsemanship—the Lazar Brothers. Take a carriage ride, see Hungarian cowboys known as "csikósoks" in action, be entertained by a delightful horse show, learn how to make goulash and meet farm animals up close at a petting zoo.

Enjoy Lunch at Lazar Equestrian Park

Enjoy lunch at the park and be treated to live music by traditional Hungarian folk musicians. Challenge your fellow Adventurers to a goulash-making competition—and afterward, enjoy dining on this local favorite!

Be Dazzled by a Panoramic City Tour of Budapest

Witness some of the most striking views and vistas to be seen anywhere in the world. Nature combines with art to astonish you as you absorb the sheer wonder that is Budapest.

Toast to Your Adventure at the Captain's Farewell Cocktail Reception

Raise your glasses with the Captain as you say goodbye to your unforgettable adventure.

Enjoy Dinner Onboard the AmaViola

Enjoy one final dinner onboard the ship with Budapest as a majestic backdrop.

Illuminations Cruise

Experience a night to remember along the Danube River with the buildings of Budapest lit up like a fairytale. Enjoy the spectacular architecture of the city as your ship leisurely cruises through the calm waters-and toast to the end of your fantastic journey on the Adventures by Disney River Cruise!

Day 8

Budapest, Hungary

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Accommodations: None

Breakfast Onboard the AmaViola

Settle in for one last breakfast at the close of your incredible adventure.

Transfers to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)

Say goodbye to your fellow Adventurers and leave with the memories of a lifetime!

ALL INCLUSIVE

With an Adventures by Disney River Cruise vacation, you can rest easy knowing that the essentials for an unforgettable family vacation are included with your stay:
  • Deluxe cruise accommodations in an outside stateroom
  • Your choice of multiple excursions daily
  • Services of Adventure Guides, onboard Cruise Director, onboard staff and many local experts
  • All Gratuities
  • Fine dining with all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) onboard the ship
  • Unlimited local wine, beer and soft drinks with every lunch and dinner onboard
  • Select meals off the ship for added experiences with regional cuisine
  • Cocktail reception, special welcome dinner and Captain's Gala Dinner
  • All entertainment onboard the ship such as a nightly piano lounge, baking class for kids, karaoke nights and more
  • Bottled water in all state rooms replenished daily
  • WiFi

Complimentary Bicycles

Choose from a fleet of bicycles onboard that are at your disposal at every port. Explore many destinations along the river with wonder-filled bike paths on your own or with your fellow Adventurers.

Onboard Entertainment

With movie nights, karaoke and sing-a-longs plus a piano player performing for you live, there's plenty of entertainment on the ship. Be treated to local dancers, a magic show and more!

Onboard Amenities

Relax on the sundeck with lounge chairs and a retractable roof or in the heated swimming pool plus whirlpool and "swim up" bar. Enjoy music and a drink in the main lounge, featuring a piano player. Stay in touch by using the complimentary Wi-Fi, get fit on the walking track, play a game of chess on the oversized chess board and more-there's so much to do onboard!

Junior Adventurer Activities

Kids will enjoy movie nights complete with snacks and drinks plus cultural games and traditions based on each exciting destination. They will also have a chance to take part in other fun activities like cooking classes.

Inspired Cuisine and Dining

Enjoy several dining options based on each destination's regional cuisine from fresh, locally-sourced ingredients in a sophisticated and stylish setting as the beautiful countryside slowly passes by. Choose from the main dining room, the Chef's table restaurant or the Alfresco dining terrace.

Spacious Staterooms

Enjoy all the comforts of the AmaViola-the newest ship in the AmaWaterwaysTM fleet. Discover the innovative design of Twin Balconies, available in most staterooms, consisting of a French Balcony plus a separate Outside Balcony for your private enjoyment.
2017 - 2018 Season

Departure Date:

Jun 17, 2018 - Jun 24, 2018

Adult Starting at

$4,789USD

Child Starting at

$4,329USD

Departure Date:

Jul 1, 2018 - Jul 8, 2018

Adult Starting at

$4,789USD

Child Starting at

$4,329USD

Departure Date:

Jul 15, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018

Adult Starting at

$4,789USD

Child Starting at

$4,329USD

Departure Date:

Jul 29, 2018 - Aug 5, 2018

Adult Starting at

$4,789USD

Child Starting at

$4,329USD

Departure Date:

Sep 30, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018

Adult Starting at

$4,919USD

Prices are per person based on double occupancy.

AIRFARE TO AND FROM DESTINATION IS NOT INCLUDED IN OUR RIVER CRUISE PACKAGE PRICES. All prices are in U.S. dollars. All prices are subject to change without notice. Your river cruise package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once we receive your 10% of the vacation package price per person deposit, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added. The child rate applies to Guests under 12 at the time of travel when accompanied by an adult in the same room. Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. If you are traveling with children, check this trip's minimum eligibility age and recommended minimum age. Room configurations are subject to availability. Please see "Notes on Accommodations" for room configurations.

*Activities and accommodations listed in the 2016-2017 season's itineraries may differ from those shown on the Trip At-A-Glance and Daily Itinerary tabs which are for the upcoming 2017-2018 season adventures.

*Early Booking Rate

Early Booking Rate offer terminates on May 1, 2017 or when the limited spaces on the applicable departure date have been booked, whichever is earlier. Early Booking Rate designation may not reflect real time offer availability; accordingly, availability of Early Booking Rate is subject to confirmation at time of booking reservation with Adventures by Disney. Availability of the Early Booking Rate for select departures will be determined at the time standard trip deposit is paid. Any courtesy hold, without payment of the standard trip deposit, will not guarantee availability of the Early Booking Rate for selected departure date. The Early Booking Rate is $500 less than the rate applicable to the same departure date and river cruise after the termination of the Early Booking Rate offer. A limited number of staterooms of certain categories are available on each applicable departure date at the Early Booking Rate. Early Booking Rate offer excludes suites and category E staterooms. Early Booking Rate is valid on new bookings only. Spaces on the river cruise at the Early Booking Rate are subject to availability. Lead Guest of the booking party must travel on the river cruise booked. Offer not transferable or redeemable for cash in whole or in part. Void where prohibited. Booking is subject to conditions and restrictions. Early Booking Rate cannot be combined with any other offers, discounts or promotions. Not valid for group bookings. Offer is subject to change without notice. Bookings subject to Adventures by Disney's standard terms and conditions.

**Last Chance Offer

The per person per reservation discount is based on the non-discounted rate as quoted on AdventuresByDisney.com on the date of booking. Prices based on double occupancy. All Guest names required at time of booking. Courtesy holds will not be accepted without compliance with standard payment terms. The number of river cruise staterooms and spaces on land packages available for this offer is limited. Excludes river cruise suites and category E staterooms. The AdventuresByDisney.com website is not updated in real time; availability is subject to confirmation at the time of booking with Adventures by Disney. Valid on new bookings only. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers, discounts or promotions. This offer is not transferable or redeemable for cash in whole or in part. Void where prohibited. This offer is subject to change without notice. Bookings subject to restrictions and Adventures by Disney's standard Terms & Conditions.

Note on Accommodations (Subject to Availability):

Parties of 1 or 2:
  • Guests are accommodated in 1 stateroom with 1 queen bed or 2 twin beds.
Parties of 3:
  • Guests are accommodated in 1 stateroom with 1 queen bed or 2 twin beds plus 1 fold-out chair bed.
Parties of 4, booked as a Quad:
  • Guests are accommodated in 1 suite with 1 queen bed or 2 twin beds plus 1 queen-sized sofa bed.
Parties of 4, booked as 2 Doubles:
  • Guests are accommodated in 2 staterooms each with 1 queen bed or 2 twin beds.

NOTE: Connecting rooms may be requested but are not guaranteed.

 

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