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Prague and the Danube aboard Amadeus Royal

The Danube

from £1,499 per person 9 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £54 if not required
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Discover the delights of the Danube en route to Prague

Cruise along the beautiful Danube visiting historic towns and vibrant cities before reaching Prague, where you can enjoy a two-night hotel stay and plenty of time to explore.

Includes wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner during your cruise

Including...

2 nights in a hotel, 7 aboard the ship

23 meals: 9 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 8 dinners

Excursions

  • Tour of Budapest
  • Sightseeing tour of Vienna


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Day 1 UK to Budapest

Budapest

Fly to Budapest and embark Amadeus Royal, enjoy dinner on board. Enjoy a welcome drink and dinner on board as you remain moored here overnight.

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Day 2 Budapest

Buda Castle, Budapest

Budapest is a city made up of two parts: Buda and Pest, built on opposite banks of the Danube. East meets west in this fascinating city, as can be seen in the variety of shops and restaurants. An included city sightseeing tour will reveal the capital's highlights, including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Buda Castle, Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion.

Depart during lunch and cruise overnight to Bratislava.

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Day 3 Bratislava to Vienna

Bratislava

Enjoy the morning in Slovakia's capital. Originally part of Czechoslovakia until 1993, Bratislava’s old town, ‘Staré Mesto’ ,with its historic buildings, provides a stark contrast to the 20th-century buildings, some of which serve as a reminder of its communist past. Perhaps join an optional excursion before this afternoon, Amadeus Royal cruises to Vienna, arriving in time for an evening stroll after dinner or perhaps to take in an evening concert on an optional excursion.

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Day 4 Vienna to Dürnstein

Vienna

This morning enjoy an included sightseeing tour of elegant Vienna, for 600 years the centre of the Hapsburg Empire. Your tour includes a drive around the Ringstrasse, a wide avenue encircling the old city, taking in famous sights such as the Imperial Hofburg complex built by Emperor Franz Josef, and the world-famous State Opera House. Afterwards you can relax on board as you cruise to Dürnstein, arriving late tonight.

Please note: On the September 20, 2019 departure your ship will pause in Krems for a few hours this evening before continuing to moor in Dürnstein overnight.

Danube Vienna Austria Europe

Day 5 Dürnstein to Melk

Melk Abbey

Enjoy the early morning in Dürnstein, a pretty village – perhaps the most picturesque on the river and steeped in history – in the heart of the Wachau Valley. The now ruined Kuenringer Castle is where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned during the late 12th century. Continue to Melk where you won’t want to miss an optional tour of the magnificent Benedictine Abbey before departing this evening.

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Day 6 Passau

Passau

Passau, the most easterly city in Bavaria, is known as the ‘Venice of Bavaria’, being set at the confluence of three rivers. It is home to an impressive baroque cathedral containing the largest church organ in the world. You can join a optional short walking tour of the highlights this afternoon, most of which are close to the Danube, before you depart before dinner.

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Day 7 Regensburg to Kelheim

Regensburg

This morning arrive in the attractive city of Regensburg has been a religious centre since the 7th century and has a large number of medieval churches. Alternatively you may like to visit Weltenburg Abbey on an optional tour, rejoining the ship later in Kelheim. This afternoon, cruise towards Nuremberg via the Main-Danube Canal.

Please note: On the July 8, 2019, departure your ship will pause in Riedenburg instead of Kelheim.

Danube Regensburg Bavaria Germany Europe

Day 8 Nuremberg or Roth to Prague

Nuremburg

Disembark in Nuremberg or Roth after breakfast and travel by coach to Prague. Stay at the locally rated 5-star Corinthia Hotel Prague (4Q) for two nights including dinner tonight and breakfasts.


Day 9 Prague

Prague

Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Perhaps discover the key attractions on an optional city tour. This afternoon, you may like to explore independently before taking up the opportunity to enjoy an optional dinner accompanied by tales of local folklore. 


Day 10 Prague to UK

Night falls over Prague

Check out after breakfast and travel to the airport for your return flight to the UK.


Please note

Some of the highlights may only be seen on optional excursions at an additional cost, or by exploring independently.


Prague and the Danube aboard Amadeus Royal

The Danube

from £1,499 per person 9 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £54 if not required
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