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Grand Danube Cruise : 2018 - 14-Night Cruise with 3 Nights Pre-Cruise and 2 Nights Post-Cruise - Burcharest to Prague: ms AmaCerto

OVERVIEW

Grand Danube Cruise

At A Glance

on our cruises, you will enjoy an extensive lineup of included tours. In many cases, you will have a choice of excursions, such as standard tours, bike tours, hikes and Special Interest Tours. We always include a large variety of activities so that you can choose how you want to explore. No matter your preference, your days will be full of discovery and wonder.

Included Features

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS

  • 14 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

  • 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
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala 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
  • Sip & Sail Daily 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

  • 3 Nights hotel in Prague at the InterContinental or Hilton Old Town (or similar), including city tour and daily breakfast
  • Transfer from hotel in Prague to Pilzen with a highlights tour and then on to the ship in Nuremberg
  • Transfer from the ship in Giurgiu to Bran Castle and then Brasov
  • 1 night hotel in Brasov at the Kronwell Brasov Hotel (or similar), including city tour and daily breakfast
  • Transfer from the hotel in Brasov to Bucharest via Sinaia with Peles Castle tour
  • 2 Nights hotel in Bucharest at the Athenee Palace Hilton (or similar), including city tour and daily breakfast

    DETAILED ITINERARY

    Day 1 : ARRIVE IN BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
    Arrive in Bucharest and transfer to your hotel.

    Day 2 : BUCHAREST
    Bucharest, Romania's capital, has earned its nickname, the "Little Paris of the East," with its wide boulevards and Arc de Triomphe. Visit the city's most impressive sites-including the historic city center and the Palace of the Parliament, second only to the Pentagon as the largest administrative building in the world. (B,L)

    Day 3 : BUCHAREST-Brasov, TRANSYLVANIA
    After leaving Bucharest, stop in Sinaia to visit Pele? Castle, one of Transylvania's most enchanting castles, and considered by many to be one of the most stunning in Europe. Tour the castle, which was once the residence of the royal family. Later in the day, check into your hotel. (B)

    Day 4 : Brasov - EMBARKATION - GIURGIU, ROMANIA
    Today you'll enjoy a city tour and a visit to the infamous Bran Castle. This afternoon, embark upon your river cruise ship. Tonight, gather on board for a Welcome Dinner. (B,L,D)

    Day 5 : GIURGIU - ROUSSE
    Visit Bulgaria's ancient capital, Veliko Tarnovo, with its medieval fortress and multiple orthodox temples. You can opt instead to go to Rousse, known for its 19th- and 20th-century Neo-Baroque and Neo-Rococo architecture, and then afterwards visit the UNESCO-designated Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo with frescoes revealing exceptional artistry of 14th-century paintings and Bulgarian medieval art. (B,L,D)

    Day 6 : VIDIN, BULGARIA
    Explore Vidin, one of Bulgaria's oldest cities, and surrounding areas with choice of excursions. Discover Baba Vida Castle, the largest preserved medieval castle in Bulgaria overlooking the Danube. Continue on to Belogradchik, one of Bulgaria's natural wonders, where you can hike around its most spectacular rock formations. Alternatively, visit a local home for a demonstration of traditional Bulgarian yogurt and Banitsa, a pastry you will also get to make. You also have the choice to bike through Vidin and to the castle. (B,L,D)

    Day 7 : SCENIC CRUISING THROUGH THE IRON GATES
    The Iron Gates is one of Europe's most awe-inspiring natural wonders. The banks of the river dazzle with sheer-faced rocks stretching high overhead along this natural border between Serbia and Romania. (B,L,D)

    Day 8 : BELGRADE, SERBIA
    Explore Serbia's capital, Belgrade, on a city tour, which includes the Kalemegdan Fortress and the Serbian Orthodox Temple of St. Sava. Later, choose from three intriguing excursions. Visit the Royal Palace, the official residence of the Serbian Royal Family; and then tour the House of Flowers, the mausoleum of Marshal Tito, who became the first President of Yugoslavia. Or enjoy a taste of the region by sampling Serbian plum brandy, ?livovitz, and delicious local delights at the Quburich Distillery. For those wishing a more active adventure, join a guided bike tour. (B,L,D)

    Day 9 : NOVI SAD - VUKOVAR, CROATIA
    Discover Novi Sad, the "Serbian Athens," on a walking tour to Dunavski Park and through Stari Grad, the old town center. If you prefer a more active exploration, join a guided biking or hiking tour. Later, visit Petrovaradin Fortress, a mighty stronghold no enemy has ever breached. Back on board, cruise to Vukovar, a Croatian symbol of resistance, which you'll better understand on your city tour showcasing the Ovcara Memorial and the Baroque Eltz Palace. Alternatively, choose a wine tasting in Ilok, a center of wine production since Roman times, where you'll sample its famous Grasevina, Traminac and Frankovka wines. (B,L,D)

    Day 10 : MOHÁCS, HUNGARY
    Enjoy a scenic morning cruise to Pecs, founded more than 2,000 years ago by the Romans. Visit the UNESCO-designated Christian Necropolis; St. Peter's Basilica, the city's main Catholic cathedral along with its catacombs; and Szechenyi Square, the heart of Old Town Pecs. You will also see the Mosque of Pasha Qasim the Victorious, one of the symbols of the city. (B,L,D)

    Day 11 : BUDAPEST
    Tradition will be on full display in Puszta, the Great Hungarian Plain. Tour a genuine Hungarian csárda (farm) run by the world champion carriage-drivers, the Lazar brothers. Afterwards, be treated to an unforgettable performance of Hungarian horsemanship and then experience the Hungarians' warm hospitality, along with a traditional lunch complete with typical Goulash. During the evening, be treated to a special Illuminations cruise past the capital's glittering river front. (B,L,D)

    Day 12 : BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA
    Bratislava certainly has earned the title "Coronation City of Kings" as you'll discover during your walking tour that includes the Old Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and St. Martin's Cathedral. Or for more adventure, go high above the city by hiking up to Bratislava Castle. (B,L,D)

    Day 13 : VIENNA, AUSTRIA
    The "City of Waltzes" offers a treasure trove of gems, and you'll discover them on a city tour showcasing its many regal splendors, such as the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs before concluding in Vienna's historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Prefer a more active adventure? Join a guided bike ride along the Danube. Later in the day, enjoy leisure time in Vienna or cycle to Klosterneuburg Monastery on a bike tour. (B,L,D)

    Day 14 : DÜRNSTEIN - MELK
    Partake in a walking tour along Durnstein's cobblestone streets to the luminous blue facade of the Baroque Stiftskirche, its famed church tower, before enjoying a wine tasting in a local cellar. For a beautiful view of the Wachau Valley, hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held. Alternatively, visit a local boutique, where you'll be treated to the region's finest apricot products. After your morning excursions, you have a choice to cruise through the Wachau Valley to Melk or join a bike tour along the Danube. Upon reaching Melk, take a tour of the UNESCO-designated Melk Abbey. (B,L,D)

    Day 15 : LINZ, AUSTRIA - PASSAU, GERMANY
    Enjoy a scenic cruise to Linz en route to Passau, a city to discover in one of three ways. Admire the Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephen's Cathedral on a walking tour. Guests looking for a more active day can choose between a guided bike tour or a hike up to the Veste Oberhaus Fortress for panoramic views of the city. (B,L,D)

    Day 16 : REGENSBURG
    Explore one of Germany's best preserved medieval cities, Regensburg, on a guided walking tour showcasing the city's architectural highlights, including the Old Town Hall and the Porta Praetoria. Alternatively, sample some Bavarian specialties-beer, sausage and pretzels; and for those who wish to be more active, join a bike tour to Walhalla. (B,L,D)

    Day 17 : NUREMBERG
    You have two choices of excursions while in Nuremberg: one focusing on the medieval highlights and another focusing on WWII. Enjoy a guided tour through this medieval city, showcasing the Imperial Castle, famous town wall and Market Square's legendary fountain. Or turn back the pages of a darker history with a guided tour of the city's most important WWII sites, including the enormous Documentation Center. You'll also visit the Nuremberg Trials Memoriam and Courtroom 600, if it's not in session. En route to Regensburg, cruise through the man-made marvel, the Main-Danube Canal. (B,L,D)

    Day 18 : NUREMBERG - DISEMBARKATION - PILZEN, CZECH REPUBLIC - PRAGUE
    Disembark your ship in Nuremberg and enjoy a stop in Pilzen, renowned for Pilsner beer before continuing on to Prague. (B,D)

    Day 19 : PRAGUE
    Experience the wonders of Prague, considered one of Europe's most attractive cities, on a city tour. Visit the UNESCO-designated historic city center with its many gems, including the Old Town Square, Astronomical Clock, Charles Bridge, Wenceslas Square and the 1,000 year-old Prague Castle. Prefer a more active tour? Hike to the castle. (B)

    Day 20 : PRAGUE
    Spend a day at leisure. (B)

    Day 21 : DEPART PRAGUE
    Bid farewell to Prague and prepare for your homeward flight. (B)

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    Cruise LineAmaWaterways
    OfferOffer valid through 12/31/2017
    Duration
    21 Days
    Cruise Ship
    ms AmaCerto
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    Itinerary
    DayPortArriveDepart
    Day 1Bucharest  
    Day 2Bucharest  
    Day 3Brasov  
    Day 4Giurgiu  
    Day 5Rousse  
    Day 6Vidin  
    Day 7Scenic Cruising Through The Iron Gates  
    Day 8Belgrade  
    Day 9Vukovar  
    Day 10Mohacs  
    Day 11Budapest  
    Day 12Bratislava  
    Day 13Vienna  
    Day 14Melk  
    Day 15Linz  
    Day 16Regensburg  
    Day 17Nuremberg  
    Day 18Pilzen  
    Day 19Prague  
    Day 20Prague  
    Day 21Depart Prague  
    Dates/Pricing
    Click Quote or call us to get additional information on your chosen travel date. Special offers or competitive pricing may be available!

    DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
    April 18, 2018 $7,438.00 (USD)Quote
    May 16, 2018 $7,938.00 (USD)Quote
    June 13, 2018 $7,938.00 (USD)Quote
    July 25, 2018 $7,738.00 (USD)Quote
    September 19, 2018 $8,338.00 (USD)Quote
    October 17, 2018 $7,438.00 (USD)Quote
    Disclaimer

    Notes:

    ImportantDates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

    Port Charges not included in cruise price$336 per person.

    Single Supplement for Cruise50% of twin price; AA+ & Suites 100% of twin price. Please see terms below for details.

    Single Supplement for Land$800 per person.

    BeddingPlease select bedding configuration at the time of booking. The choices are: Option A: Two twin beds Option B: One large bed (larger than queen size).

    Terms & Conditions:

    All rates are per person for cruise only, based on double occupancy in an entry level category stateroom unless stated otherwise. Offer is valid on select sailings only and applicable to new bookings only. Unless explicitly stated that single supplement is waived, solo travelers in a double occupancy stateroom must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. Ask about Solo Traveler promotions. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change or termination without notice. Port charges, land programs and round-trip airfare are not included in cruise price. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.

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    Grand Danube Cruise : 2018 - 14-Night Cruise with 3 Nights Pre-Cruise and 2 Nights Post-Cruise - Bur
    From $7,438.00 (USD)

    Destination: Europe
    Ship: ms AmaCerto
    OVERVIEWGrand Danube CruiseAt A Glanceon our cruises, you will enjoy an extensive lineup of included tours.
     
     

     

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