Melodies of the Danube Discovery

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Holiday Overview

Departure Date: 06 April 2024 - 7 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship AmaViola
  • Duration 7 NIGHTS
  • Departure Date Range Mar 2024 - Apr 2024
  • Holiday type River Cruising
  • Holiday code RVR2222

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Discover the romantic towns of Old-World Europe, from the timeless architecture and art in Bratislava to the vibrant culture of Vienna, during an extraordinary Danube River cruise.

Embark on a seven-night AmaWaterways river cruise through the splendour of the Danube, where empires were built, kings and queens were crowned, and great composers like Mozart and Beethoven wrote their pivotal work. From the enchanting Ybbs an der Donau to the striking architecture of Vienna, you’ll find treasures at every turn.

Admire the beauty of Budapest, a mesmerising blend of history, culture, and stunning architecture, during an overnight in port. Visit the captivating UNESCO-protected centre of Vienna and explore its streets on either a walking or cycling tour. See the sights where The Sound of Music was filmed in Linz. And uncover 1,200 years of history with a walking tour through Vilshofen an der Donau.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board River Cruise

7 night full-board Danube river cruise on board AmaViola

Including complimentary unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks during lunch and dinner, sparkling wine and fresh squeezed juices during breakfast

entertainment on demand system featuring, movies, TV shows, news and music

Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area

Bottled water replenished daily

Wellness Programme

Cruise Manager

Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour

Overnight in port in Budapest and Vilshofen an der Donau

Included Excursions

Budapest Queen of the Danube tour

Budapest Coronation City walking tour

Imperial Vienna tour

Highlights of Dürnstein and Melk Abbey

Full-day Salzburg excursion

Passau City of Three Rivers walking tour

Exclusive Greinburg castle visit with private reception

Vilshofen Exclusive Oktoberfest celebration

Exclusive Greinburg castle visit with private reception

Other optional tours include

All Flights & Transfers

London departure – regional flights available at a supplement

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Budapest: Embark ship & Overnight in Port

Embark your river cruise ship to begin your leisurely journey along the Danube. On board, you’ll find beautifully appointed staterooms and suites, providing a cosy retreat with modern amenities and panoramic views.

Meals Included: Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaViola

Day 2
Budapest

Experience the dynamic charm of Budapest. With its stunning architecture, thermal baths, and vibrant arts scene, it’s a city that invites you to embrace both its rich history and modern spirit.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaViola

Day 3
Bratislava

Step into the enchanting allure of Bratislava. With its medieval charm, riverfront beauty, and cultural treasures, it’s a city that invites you to explore the heart of Slovakia and Eastern Europe’s history.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaViola

Day 4
Vienna

Vienna: Austria’s captivating capital. Immerse in rich culture, music heritage, and UNESCO-listed architecture. From Gothic St. Stephen’s Cathedral to Schönbrunn Palace, indulge in art, world-class performances, and diverse cuisines.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaViola

Day 5
Weissenkirchen

Discover the hidden gem of Weissenkirchen, Austria. Immerse yourself in its charm, vineyard-draped hills, and breathtaking Danube River views. Indulge in local culture, savor exquisite wines, and let this idyllic destination capture your heart forever.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaViola

Day 5
Ybbs an der Donau: Scenic Cruising

Scenic cruising along the enchanting Ybbs an der Donau unveils a tapestry of picturesque landscapes. Serene riverbanks adorned with historic villages and lush vineyards create a captivating journey, offering a tranquil escape.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaViola

Day 5
Grein

Step into the enchanting world of Grein. Discover its picturesque riverside setting, immerse yourself in its rich history and culture, and let the beauty of this charming town captivate your senses and ignite your wanderlust.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaViola

Day 6
Linz

Uncover the cultural marvels of Linz, Austria. Wander through historic streets, immerse yourself in world-class art and music, and savour the delightful blend of tradition and innovation that defines this enchanting city.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaViola

Day 7
Passau

Passau, a German city at the Austrian border, sits at the confluence of the Danube, Inn, and Ilz rivers. The Three Rivers City features historic landmarks, riverfront promenades, and a vibrant arts scene, offering a diverse and picturesque experience.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaViola

Day 7
Vilshofen an der Donau: Overnight in Port

Uncover the allure of Vilshofen an der Donau and Passau’s captivating history, culture, and natural beauty. Explore charming streets, visit St. John’s Church, and embrace the enchantment of the “City of Three Rivers.” Unforgettable adventures await your arrival.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaViola

Day 8
Vilshofen an der Donau: Disembark & Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll disembark your ship and head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

AmaViola

With a commitment to excellence, this vessel redefines river cruising, offering a perfect blend of elegance and comfort. The AmaViola boasts spacious staterooms adorned with modern amenities, providing a tranquil retreat after a day of exploration. Indulge in delectable cuisine at multiple dining venues, where each meal is a culinary masterpiece paired with fine wines. The ship’s panoramic sun deck offers breathtaking views as you sail through iconic waterways, while the wellness program ensures relaxation and rejuvenation.

Immerse yourself in enriching excursions led by knowledgeable guides, enhancing your cultural experience. Whether you’re drawn to the vibrant cities or serene landscapes, AmaViola promises an unparalleled journey, creating memories to last a lifetime. Experience river cruising at its finest with AMAWaterways’ AmaViola—a floating sanctuary of sophistication and adventure.

  • Occupancy 156
  • Tonnage 5,000 tons
  • Length 443 ft (135.00 m)

Life on board AMAWaterways® AmaViola

Life on board AmaViola is a blend of elegance and relaxation. Indulge in gourmet dining, unwind in spacious staterooms, and enjoy panoramic views from the sun deck. Enriching excursions, wellness activities, and attentive service make every moment aboard this AMAWaterways river ship unforgettable.

dining

Savour culinary delights on AmaViola. Indulge in gourmet creations, expertly crafted with locally sourced ingredients. Multiple dining venues offer diverse menus, complemented by fine wines.

  • Main Restaurant
  • The Chef’s Table
  • Main Lounge & Bar
  • Al Fresco Dining Terrace

Facilities

AmaViola offers an array of world-class facilities. Enjoy the wellness spa for relaxation, fitness areas for an active routine, and a sun deck for panoramic views. With spacious lounges and bars, the ship provides a perfect blend of comfort and luxury for an unforgettable river cruise experience.

  • Two Sun Decks
  • Heated pool
  • Walking Track
  • Observation Lounge
  • Gift Shop
  • Fitness Room
  • Massage & Hair Salon

entertainment

From live music performances to cultural shows, you’ll discover an array of dazzling entertainment options that’ll rival your onshore adventures.

Staterooms & Suites

Indulge in luxurious accommodations on board AmaViola. Spacious staterooms feature modern amenities, panoramic views, and upscale comforts. Immerse yourself in tranquility, enjoying a restful retreat after each day of exploration. Experience the epitome of comfort as you sail through captivating river landscapes.

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AmaViola’s Cat. E staterooms provide an economical choice for travellers seeking a delightful river cruise experience. These staterooms typically feature a fixed window, offering a bright and pleasant atmosphere. They are equipped with modern amenities like comfortable bedding, contemporary bathrooms, and flat-screen TVs. While they do not have balconies, Cat. E staterooms offer a cost-effective and comfortable option for exploring the enchanting European rivers.

  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows, and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair
Cruise Code: RVR2222
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Juliette Balcony Prices from £1,899pp

Cat. CB staterooms on board AmaViola offer a comfortable way to enjoy European river cruises. These staterooms often have a French balcony, providing a bright and cosy atmosphere. They come with amenities like plush bedding, modern bathrooms, and flat-screen TVs. Cat. CB staterooms offer a pleasant and convenient option for travellers seeking a memorable river cruise experience.

  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows, and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair
Cruise Code: RVR2222
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
20 March 2024
20 Mar 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Budapest: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Budapest, Vienna: Overnight in Port, Krems an der Do...
Fr From £1,799pp
30 March 2024
30 Mar 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Budapest: Embark ship & Overnight in Port, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Weissenkirchen, Ybbs a...
Fr From £1,799pp
01 April 2024
01 Apr 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Budapest: Embark ship & Overnight in Port, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Weissenkirchen, Ybbs a...
Fr From £1,899pp
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