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Magna On The Danube (Christmas) Cruise Land Forward

Magna On The Danube (Christmas) Cruise Land Forward

Operator: AmaWaterways
Ship: AmaMagna
Starts: Budapest, Hungary on Fri, Dec 04, 2020
Ends: Prague, Czech Republic on Wed, Dec 16, 2020

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Itinerary

Rivers Visited

Danube

River Cruise Itinerary

2 nights Budapest, 7-night cruise from Budapest to Passau and 3 nights in Prague

Day 1 (Fri, Dec 04, 2020):

ARRIVE IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Arrive in Budapest and check into your hotel.

Day 2 (Sat, Dec 05, 2020):

BUDAPEST. Budapest is one of Europe'''s most regal and storied cities'''and many of its iconic sights are just off the banks of the Danube. During today'''s tour, walk around the Parliament building where you'll see the Shoes on the Danube. Explore the Jewish Quarter, including the Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe and the second largest in the world. Afterwards, visit the Opera House, an architectural gem, and ascend Gellert Hill to reach the Citadel, offering magnificent views of the city. (B)

Day 3 (Sun, Dec 06, 2020):

BUDAPEST ''' EMBARKATION. Check out of your hotel to board the ultra-luxurious AmaMagna. (B,D)

Day 4 (Mon, Dec 07, 2020):

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Home to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Buda Castle quarter in CastleHill and Heroes''' Square, Budapest offers an unmatched combination of culture and tradition. Your city tour beginswith a visit to the vibrant Great Market Hall. The remainder of this tour takes you to both the Buda (hilly) and the Pest (flat) sides of the river. Afterwards, you'''ll visit V''r''smarty Square, the oldest, richest and the most spectacular of all the Christmas Markets in Budapest. As an alternative, you can hike to Castle Hill, walking along Fishermen'''s Bastion and take in all the iconic sites of Budapest with an active exploration. During the afternoon, sail out of Budapest, passing through the scenic Danube Bend where you'''ll see some of Hungary'''s oldest settlements, including Esztergom, Visegr''d and Szentendre. (B,L,D)

Day 5 (Tue, Dec 08, 2020):

BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA - VIENNA, AUSTRIA. Host 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. You'''ll also have an opportunity to visit Bratislava'''s charming Christmas Market. Or join a special '''Tastes of Slovakia''' tour. For a more active adventure, hike up to Bratislava Castle, offering magnificent views of the city. Tonight, explore Vienna'''s splendid Rathaus (Town Hall) Christmas Market. (B,L,D)

Day 6 (Wed, Dec 09, 2020):

VIENNA, AUSTRIA. The '''City of Waltzes''' offers a treasure trove of gems just waiting to be discovered. Join a tourshowcasing its regal splendors, such as the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of theHabsburgs, before concluding in Vienna'''s historic city center, where you can visit the Christmas Markets. If you prefer a more active adventure, then join a guided bike ride through Vienna. Cap the day off with '''Vienna by Night''' Christmas Markets at Sch''nbrunn Palace with a giant sparkling Christmas tree or enjoy free time to experience the city in all its splendor. (B,L,D)

Day 7 (Thu, Dec 10, 2020):

KREMS, AUSTRIA ''' SPITZ, AUSTRIA. Krems, gateway to the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley, is your starting point for a visit to the lovely Baroque village of D''rnstein. Stroll along D''rnstein'''s cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche, with its famed church tower on a walking tour. For a more culinary-focused experience in D''rnstein, enjoy a wine tasting and special apricot treats from a local boutique. Those who wish a more active adventure of the area can hike to historic D''rnstein Fotress, or cycle from Krems to Spitz and back for lunch. During the afternoon, cruise through the vineyard-rich Wachau Valley'''one of the most beautiful river valleys in Europe, where some of Austria'''s finest white wines are produced'''to Spitz. Once in Spitz, you can visit the 900-year-old Melk Abbey situated high atop the granite cliffs of the Danube; or get active with either a Spitz-Melk-Spitz bike tour or hiking adventure. During the evening, be treated to an exclusive wine festival where you'''ll enjoy some of the region'''s famous wines. (B,L,D)

Day 8 (Fri, Dec 11, 2020):

LINZ, AUSTRIA. Linz is known for being the city of Christmas cr''ches and its ever-popular Linzer torte. While here, you have a choice of excursions. The first is a full-day visit to Salzburg where you'''ll enjoy a walking tour of the UNESCO-designated Old Town, its magnificent cathedral and its Christmas Markets, including the Hellbrunn Palace, where its inner courtyard is turned into a romantic backdrop for one of the most beautiful Christmas Markets in Austria. Alternatively, you can choose a morning walking tour through Linz'''s old city center and by the Mozart House, where he composed the Linz Symphony in only three days, as well as visit Linz'''s Christmas Markets. Or you can go on a guided bike tour through Linz and along the city'''s famed '''Culture Mile''' and the Danube. Or, visit the charming Czech mountain town of Cesky Krumlov. (B,L,D)

Day 9 (Sat, Dec 12, 2020):

PASSAU, GERMANY. During the season of Advent, beautiful Passau dresses in her Bavarian holiday splendor, which you will discover on your walking tour through the city and at its Christmas Market at St. Stephen'''s Square'''also home to its magnificent cathedral. Go in search of unique crafts, including Bavarian-style houses and glass ornaments. If you prefer a more active adventure, join a guided bike ride along the Danube to Wernstein or hike to the Mariahilf pilgrimage church and monastery, enthroned high above Inntstadt, a suburb that offers magnificent views across the old town and surrounding countryside. Later, sail to Vilshofen, where you'''ll be treated to an exclusive Oktoberfest celebration. (B,L,D)

Day 10 (Sun, Dec 13, 2020):

VILSHOFEN ''' DISEMBARKATION ''' REGENSBURG ''' PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. Depart the ship and drive to Regensburg, one of Germany'''s best-preserved medieval cities, which you'''ll discover on a guided walking tour. After touring Regensburg, continue on to Prague. (B)

Day 11 (Mon, Dec 14, 2020):

PRAGUE. Discover Prague on a city tour or a castle hike. Both will reveal why Prague is considered one of Europe'''s most attractive cities, with a historic city center that'''s recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B)

Day 12 (Tue, Dec 15, 2020):

PRAGUE. Beer has a long and illustrious history in the Czech Republic, so join a tasting and discover some of the very best beer in the world. (B)

Day 13 (Wed, Dec 16, 2020):

DEPART PRAGUE. Bid farewell to Prague and prepare for your homeward flight. (B)

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Inclusions

  • SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
  • 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
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Cha''ne des R''tisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Cha''ne des R''tisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
  • Land Program
  • 2 nights hotel in Budapest at the Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge (or similar), including tour and daily breakfast; and transfer to ship
  • Transfer from the ship in Passau to Regensburgwith city tour and then on to Prague
  • 3 nights hotel in Prague at the Marriott (or similar),including city tour, Czech beer tasting and dailybreakfast

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Ship Information

AmaMagna


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Questions & Answers

Question: Will the day-by-day itinerary change?

Yes, the river cruise itineraries may change due to reasons such as inclement weather or unforeseen events. Your safety is the number one concern aboard and all precautions necessary will be taken in order to ensure passenger safety, including changing itineraries. Please note that when itineraries do change, the ship staff will do their best to substitute any missed port with an alternative destination.

Question: In what language is the river cruise conducted?

The river cruise will be conducted in English only.


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