Melodies of the Danube

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Holiday Overview

Departure Date: 30 March 2024 - 7 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship AmaLea
  • 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 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 AmaLea

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: AmaLea

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: AmaLea

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: AmaLea

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: AmaLea

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: AmaLea

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: AmaLea

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: AmaLea

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: AmaLea

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: AmaLea

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: AmaLea

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

AmaLea

AmaLea is known for its elegant design and modern amenities. It features spacious staterooms and suites with panoramic windows, offering stunning views of the surrounding scenery. The ship can accommodate up to 156 passengers and provides a comfortable and intimate atmosphere.

Onboard facilities include a restaurant serving gourmet cuisine, a lounge with panoramic views, a fitness centre, a heated pool on the sun deck, a beauty salon, and a massage and wellness area.

AmaLea provides a variety of included excursions and activities, allowing passengers to explore the destinations visited. It offers personalised service and a high staff-to-guest ratio to ensure a memorable cruising experience.

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

Life on board AMAWaterways® AmaLea

dining

Onboard AmaLea, guests can enjoy gourmet dining experiences. The ship’s restaurant serves delicious, locally inspired cuisine, prepared by expert chefs using fresh, high-quality ingredients.

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

Facilities

AmaLea offers a range of facilities to enhance the onboard experience. From a cosy panoramic lounge to a relaxing massage and wellness retreat, a sophisticated bar to an outdoor walking track, there’s plenty to keep you entertained.

  • 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 captivating entertainment options that’ll rival your onshore adventures.

Cabins & Suites

AmaLea features luxurious accommodations that provide guests with a comfortable and elegant stay. The staterooms and suites are spacious and thoughtfully designed, featuring plush bedding, modern amenities, and panoramic windows that offer stunning views of the river or surrounding landscapes. A peaceful and rejuvenating retreat awaits onboard AmaLea.

inside Prices from Sold Out

AmaLea’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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Alternative Departure Dates
20 March 2024
20 Mar 2024
7 nights
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01 Apr 2024
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7 nights
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Riverview Sold Out

Cat. CB staterooms on board AmaLea 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...
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01 April 2024
01 Apr 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Budapest: Embark ship & Overnight in Port, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Weissenkirchen, Ybbs a...
Fr From £1,499pp
06 April 2024
06 Apr 2024
7 nights
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Juliette Balcony Prices from £1,799pp

AmaLea’s Cat. BB staterooms are well-suited for travellers looking for a comfortable and stylish river cruise experience. They include amenities such as plush bedding, modern bathrooms, and flat-screen TVs. Passengers can enjoy picturesque river views from the comfort of their stateroom, making it an excellent choice for a European river adventure.

  • 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
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

suite Prices from Sold Out

AmaLea’s suites offer an exceptional river cruising experience. With private balconies, French balconies, and luxurious furnishings, they provide a comfortable retreat. Suite categories include Suites with innovative twin balconies, which feature both a full balcony and a French balcony. These suites offer stunning river views and the perfect setting for relaxation and taking in the scenic beauty of Europe’s 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
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...
Sold Out
01 April 2024
01 Apr 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Budapest: Embark ship & Overnight in Port, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Weissenkirchen, Ybbs a...
Sold Out
06 April 2024
06 Apr 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Budapest: Embark ship & Overnight in Port, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Weissenkirchen, Ybbs a...
Sold Out
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