Melodies of the Danube Discovery

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Cruise Holiday Overview

Departure Date: 20 March 2024 - 7 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship AmaSonata
  • Duration 7 NIGHTS
  • Departure Date Range Mar 2024 - Apr 2024
  • Cruise type River Cruising
  • Cruise code RVR2222

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Discover the romantic towns of Old-World Europe, from the timeless architecture 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 Strudengau 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 AmaSonata

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, Vienna and Krems 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: AmaSonata

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: AmaSonata

Days 3 - 4
Vienna: Overnight in Port

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: AmaSonata

Days 4 - 5
Krems an der Donau: Overnight in Port

Experience the enchanting allure of Krems an der Donau, Austria. Stroll through its historic streets, immerse in the cultural richness, and let Krems captivate your senses and transport you to a world of timeless beauty and charm.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaSonata

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: AmaSonata

Day 5
Strudengau Valley: Scenic Cruising

Nestled along the picturesque Danube River in Lower Austria, Strudengau Valley enchants with its rolling hills, medieval castles, and charming villages. Rich in history and natural beauty, this tranquil region invites exploration and relaxation amid its timeless landscapes.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaSonata

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: AmaSonata

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: AmaSonata

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: AmaSonata

Day 7
Vilshofen: Overnight in Port

Uncover the allure of Vilshofen 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: AmaSonata

Day 8
Vilshofen: Disembark & Fly Home

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

Meals Included: Breakfast

AmaSonata

With a capacity of 164 passengers, this vessel features 78 spacious staterooms with state-of-the-art amenities. The ship boasts large panoramic windows and outdoor balconies with French balconies with sliding doors that offer picturesque views of the river and surrounding landscapes.

AmaSonata is also home to a variety of top-notch amenities, including a swimming pool, fitness centre, salon and spa, multiple dining options, and a spacious lounge bar. The cuisine onboard is world-class, featuring locally sourced ingredients and a menu that caters to all dietary requirements.

She sails various destinations in Europe, including the mighty Danube, the romantic Rhine, Seine, and the breathtaking Moselle; offers an opportunity to experience the sights and sounds of historic ports and towns along the riverbanks, with free guided shore excursions.

  • Occupancy 164
  • Tonnage 47 tons
  • Length 361 ft (110.00 m)

Life on board AmaSonata

dining

Dining on board AmaSonata is a culinary delight, with gourmet meals served in the Main Restaurant and an exclusive Chef’s Table restaurant.

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

entertainment

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

Facilities

Your time on board will be as delightful as your time on shore. With exceptional public spaces such as the Observation Lounge and Bar to the sophisticated sun deck, and a variety of fitness options, from a walking track to a fitness room, there’s plenty to keep you entertained.

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

AmaSonata Cabins & Suites

AmaSonata offers 78 spacious staterooms, each equipped with modern amenities. Guests can enjoy panoramic views from their large windows or French balconies. The rooms are luxuriously furnished, creating a comfortable and elegant atmosphere. With ample storage space and thoughtful design, AmaSonata’s accommodations ensure a restful and enjoyable stay for guests throughout their river cruise experience.

Riverview Prices from £1,399pp

AmaSonata’s Cat. D staterooms offer an affordable option for travellers on European river cruises. These staterooms often feature a fixed window, providing a bright and comfortable environment. They come with amenities like plush bedding, modern bathrooms, and flat-screen TVs. While they may not have balconies, Cat. D staterooms still offer a convenient and cosy choice for those looking to explore the beauty of 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
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
30 March 2024
30 Mar 2024
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01 Apr 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Budapest: Embark ship & Overnight in Port, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Weissenkirchen, Ybbs a...
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06 April 2024
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Juliette Balcony Prices from £1,799pp

Cat. C staterooms on board AmaSonata offer a comfortable and cost-effective 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. C 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
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
06 April 2024
06 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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