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7-night Romantic Danube Cruise

Vilshofen/Budapest
7-night Romantic Danube Cruise
November 5, 2025
AmaWaterways: AmaSonata
Vilshofen/Budapest
Vacation Offer ID 1540220
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Cruise Inclusions

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French 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
  • Wellness Program with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck whirlpool 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

Available Add-Ons

Optional roundtrip airfare from your city
Optional shore excursions

  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
Vilshofen

Vilshofen 11/05/2025

Embark your cruise in Vilshofen. This evening meet your fellow passengers onboard. (D),
11/05/2025 11/05/2025
Vilshofen

Vilshofen 11/06/2025

Explore Vilshofen's beautiful old town before cruising to Passau, known as the "City of Three Rivers". Join a walking tour or if you prefer to be more active, hike high into the hills for a visit to the "Veste Oberhaus", Passau's castle hill. (B,L,D),
11/06/2025 11/06/2025
Passau

Passau 11/06/2025

Explore Vilshofen's beautiful old town before cruising to Passau, known as the "City of Three Rivers". Join a walking tour or if you prefer to be more active, hike high into the hills for a visit to the "Veste Oberhaus", Passau's castle hill. (B,L,D),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Private explorations in the quaint three river village
Highlights:
 
Meet our experienced local team member at your ship and tailor your city stroll according to your interests and expectations
 
The picturesque city of Passau, known as ‘The City of Three Rivers’, stands at the confluence of the Danube, Inn and the Ilz Rivers in Germany’s far southeast corner near the Austrian border
 
Passau was an ancient Roman colony and a former hub of the salt trade, then later the Holy Roman Empire, largest diocese and a sword-making centre
 
Enjoy a walking tour of the historic city centre with its enchanting, narrow lanes, beautiful riverbank promenades to see the ‘Rathaus’, with its , Baroque festival hall, the New Bishop's Residence before arriving at St. Stephen's Cathedral
 
St. Stephen's is a true masterpiece of Italian Baroque and is most famous for its spectacular organ. With 17,774 pipes and 233 registers it is not to be missed. Schedule permitted enjoy a recital by their master organist
 
End your walk with a stop at our favourite watering hole for a tasting of the famous local Granit gin or enjoy traditional baked goods at ‘Kerscher’ where recipes are handed from generation to generation for over 100 years
 
Tour Duration: 2 hours
Tour can operate: All day
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Physical Activity Level: Light walking tour

Inclusions:
  • Touring with one of our excellent local insiders
  • All taxes
Not Included:
  • Meals
  • Optional admissions and museum licensing fees
  • Tipping at your discretion
Passau Shore Excursion: Private Full Day Tour to Munich, 8 hours
This full day tour takes you to the Bavarian capital for a Private City Tour of Munich; among others you pass by impressive sights such as the Nymphenburg Palace, the Royal Residence, the Olympia Park and many more.

Highlights:
  • Private licensed Munich Guide for your City Tour
  • Main sights in Munich: e.g. Olympia Park, BMW building, Old and New Art Gallery (Alte Pinakothek and Neue Pinakothek), National Theatre, Royal Residence, Nymphenburg Palace, The Angel of Peace Monument in Schwabing, King’s Square, Victory Gate, English Garden and many more (only outside visits!).
Your guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 7-8 hours

Tour can operate: Full Day

Physical Activity Level: Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruising ship in Passau or Vilshofen
  • Transfer in a private minivan with English speaking driver
  • Private licensed English speaking guide for the Munich City Tour (other languages available, but on request)
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances
Passau Shore Excursion: Private Full Day Tour to Cesky Krumlov, 7 hours
This full day tour takes you just across the border to the Czech Republic,to visit Cesky Krumlov (UNESCO World Heritage Site). From April till October, an inside visit of the Cesky Krumlov Castle is included in this package.

Highlights:
  • Private licensed local Guide for your Cesky Krumlov visit
  • Cesky Krumlov - medieval city, impressing with its unique atmosphere, including the Minorite Monastery and the Church of St. Vitus.
  • From April-October (Tuesday-Sunday): inside visit of the enthroning Cesky Krumlov Castle.
Your guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 7 hours

Tour can operate: Full Day

Physical Activity Level: Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruising ship in Passau or Vilshofen
  • Transfer in a private minivan with English speaking driver
  • Private licensed English speaking guide for the Cesky Krumlov City Tour (other languages available, but on request)
  • April-October (Tuesday-Sunday): Entrance fee for Cesky Krumlov Castle
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances, other than stated above
11/06/2025 11/06/2025
Linz

Linz 11/07/2025

The ship arrives in Linz where you'll have several choices of excursions. Opt for a full-day excursion to Salzburg where you'll tour the historic center, Mirabell Gardens, Residenz Square, and the Old Market. En route to Salzburg, stop at Mondsee, home of the famed Basilica of St. Michael and site of the wedding scene in "The Sound of Music". Alternatively, you can join a morning walking tour through Linz's old city center and by the Mozart House; or go on a guided bike tour along the city's famed "Culture Mile" and the Danube. During the afternoon, you have three more choices of excursions. Choose a half-day in Salzburg or take a scenic drive through the beautiful Austrian Lake District with a stop in St. Wolfgang. You can also choose to visit the charming mountain town, Ceský Krumlov, located just over the Czech-Austrian border. (B,L,D),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Linz Shore Excursion: Private Half Day City Tour of Linz, 4 hours
Experience at first hand the economic and cultural history of Linz (European Capital of Culture in 2009). Linz places a special emphasis on preserving historically and architecturally significant buildings, e.g. the Old City Hall, the Main Square or the New Cathedral.

Highlights:
  • Historically interesting buildings in the city centre of Linz, e.g. Old Town Hall, New Cathedral
  • Old Town of Linz, historical squares and picturesque lanes
  • Excursion to the top of the city's mount "Poestinglberg", marvellous panoramic view
  • Visit of the LENTOS Museum, one of Austria's most significant museums of Modern Art (entrance fee not included)
Your guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour can operate: Half Day

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruise ship in Linz
  • Transfer in a private minivan
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances
Linz Shore Excursion: Private Half Day Tour to Steyr, 4 hours
Historical buildings, paintings, music, fine arts and a modern lifestyle are harmoniously united in the 1000-year old Upper Austrian town of Steyr.Its historic old town is a vibrant centre, great for sightseeing, shopping, strolling or simply relaxing.

Highlights:
  • Visit of medieval Steyr, founded in the year 980
  • Historically interesting buildings in the centre, e.g. the Innerberger Stadl, Bummerlhaus etc.
  • Castles, impressive churches, fascinating town houses etc.
Your guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour can operate: Half Day

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruise ship in Linz
  • Transfer in a private minivan
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances
Linz Shore Excursion: Private Half Day Tour to Mauthausen, 4 hours
The concentration camp Mauthausen was one of the largest laborcamp complexes in the "Third Reich". A local expert from the Memorial Site itself guides you through these premises.

Highlights:
  • Visit of the Memorial Site Mauthausen
  • Local Memorial Site Expert (English speaking) gives you private guiding through the premises, including the SS-Quarters, prison, stairs of death etc.
Your guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour can operate: Half Day

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruise ship in Linz
  • Transfer in a private minivan
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
  • Guiding fee for Mauthausen Memorial Site Expert for a private visit (in English)
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses

 
Linz Shore Excursion: Private Full Day Tour to Salzburg, 6 hours
Salzburg is rich in tradition, history and culture. The old town is part of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. Come and see its various facets, and follow the traces of the Trapp family by visiting filming locations of the movie "The Sound of Music".

Highlights:
  • Visit of Salzburg City
  • Main Sights within the historic city centre, e.g. Mozart Birthplace and Residence, Getreidegasse, Mirabell Castle, Fortress Hohensalzburg etc.
  • Sound Of Music filming locations, e.g. Mirabell gardens, Leopoldskron Palace, Nonnberg Abbey etc.
Your guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 6 hours

Tour can operate: Full Day

Physical Activity Level: Light to Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruise ship in Linz
  • Transfer in a private minivan
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances

 
Linz Shore Excursion: Private Full Day Tour to Cesky Krumlov, 6 hours
This full day tour takes you just across the border to the Czech Republic, to visit Cesky Krumlov (UNESCO World Heritage Site). From April till October, an inside visit of the Cesky Krumlov Castle is included in this package.

Highlights:
  • Visit of Cesky Krumlov - medieval city, impressing with its unique atmosphere, including the Minorite Monastery and the Church of St. Vitus.
  • From April-October (Tuesday-Sunday): inside visit of the enthroning Cesky Krumlov Castle.
Your guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 6 hours

Tour can operate: Full Day

Physical Activity Level: Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruising ship in Linz
  • Transfer in a private minivan
  • Private licensed English speaking guide  (other languages available, but on request)
  • April-October (Tuesday-Sunday): Entrance fee for Cesky Krumlov Castle
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances, other than stated above
11/07/2025 11/07/2025
Weissenkirchen

Weissenkirchen 11/08/2025

Cruise to Weißenkirchen, gateway to Dürnstein located in the heart of the Wachau Valley. Once here, you can choose to join a walking tour in Dürnstein along its cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche, Dürnstein's famed church tower, and then visit Melk's magnificent Benedictine abbey. For the more active adventurer, you can opt to hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held, or take a bike ride along the Danube. As an alternative excursion, visit a local apricot grower, where you'll enjoy the region's finest apricot treats. Later in the evening, enjoy a special wine tasting of locally grown, world-renowned Riesling and Grüner Veltliner in Weißenkirchen. (B,L,D),
11/08/2025 11/08/2025
Duernstein

Duernstein 11/08/2025

Cruise to Weißenkirchen, gateway to Dürnstein located in the heart of the Wachau Valley. Once here, you can choose to join a walking tour in Dürnstein along its cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche, Dürnstein's famed church tower, and then visit Melk's magnificent Benedictine abbey. For the more active adventurer, you can opt to hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held, or take a bike ride along the Danube. As an alternative excursion, visit a local apricot grower, where you'll enjoy the region's finest apricot treats. Later in the evening, enjoy a special wine tasting of locally grown, world-renowned Riesling and Grüner Veltliner in Weißenkirchen. (B,L,D),
11/08/2025 11/08/2025
Melk

Melk 11/08/2025

Cruise to Weißenkirchen, gateway to Dürnstein located in the heart of the Wachau Valley. Once here, you can choose to join a walking tour in Dürnstein along its cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche, Dürnstein's famed church tower, and then visit Melk's magnificent Benedictine abbey. For the more active adventurer, you can opt to hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held, or take a bike ride along the Danube. As an alternative excursion, visit a local apricot grower, where you'll enjoy the region's finest apricot treats. Later in the evening, enjoy a special wine tasting of locally grown, world-renowned Riesling and Grüner Veltliner in Weißenkirchen. (B,L,D),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Melk Shore Excursion: Private Half Day Tour Melk and Duernstein, 4 hours
This tour includes a private tour through the Benedictine Abbey of Melk, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Europe's most impressive monasteries, followed by an excursion to the picturesque village of Duernstein, where King Richard the Lionheart of England was formerly held prisoner.

Highlights:
  • Private Tour through the Benedictine Abbey of Melk
  • City Walk in Duernstein, with its impressive blue church and views up to the castle ruins towering Duernstein
  • Lovely tour through Wachau valley, with its romantic scenery, vineyards, apricot orchards and ruined castles
Your guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour can operate: Half Day

Physical Activity Level: Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruising ship in Melk or Duernstein
  • Transfer in a private minivan
  • Private licensed English speaking guide  (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fee and private tour at Melk Abbey
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances, other than stated above

 
Melk Shore Excursion: Private Full Day Tour Wachau & Wines, 8 hours
This tour includes a private tour through the Benedictine Abbey of Melk, followed by an excursion to the picturesque village of Duernstein, and a visit to the former merchants' town of Krems, crowned by a winery tour and wine tastings.

Highlights:
  • Private Tour through the Benedictine Abbey of Melk
  • City Walk in Duernstein, with its impressive blue church and views up to the castle ruins towering Duernstein
  • Lovely tour through Wachau valley, with its romantic scenery, vineyards, apricot orchards and ruined castles
  • Visit of former merchants' town Krems
  • Winery Tour and wine tasting at Sandgrube 13 in Krems
Your guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 8 hours

Tour can operate: Full Day

Physical Activity Level: Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruising ship in Melk or Duernstein
  • Transfer in a private minivan
  • Private licensed English speaking guide  (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fee and private tour at Melk Abbey
  • Sandgrube 13 wine cellar tour and tasting
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances, other than stated above


 
11/08/2025 11/08/2025
Vienna

Vienna 11/09/2025

The "City of Waltzes" offers a treasure trove of gems and you have three ways to discover them. Join a city tour showcasing its regal splendors, including the majestic Opera House, St. Stephen's Cathedral, and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs before concluding in Vienna's historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For a more active exploration of the area, take a guided bike ride along the Danube. During the afternoon, you can enjoy leisure time or pedal your way to Klosterneuburg Monastery on a guided cycling tour. (B,L,D),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Vienna Shore Excursion: Private City Walk Vienna's Old Town, 2,5 hours
This interesting city walk offers you an initial overview of the history, culture and achitecture of Vienna, taking you through the most beautiful and elegant streets and passing by some of the most famous sights of the city.
At the end of this tour, you can continue exploring the city centre on your own.

Highlights:
  • The Imperial Palace, residence of the Habsburgs for nearly 650 years (outside)
  • St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna's landmark (outside)
  • State Opera House (outside)
  • the Ringstrasse ('ring road')
Your private guide is always flexible and adapts the tour to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 2,5-3 hours

Tour can operate: Morning or Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Physical Activity Level: Light to Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up at the landing stage of the cruise ship in Vienna
  • One way transfer in private car from the pier to the city centre
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances
  • Return transfer to the ship (optional service upon extra charge)
Vienna Shore Excursion: Private City Walk Mozart in Vienna, 2,5 hours
During this city walk "On the Traces of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart", you discover Vienna's historic old town, passing by some of the most important locations of Mozart's life. This tour also includes a visit of the Mozart House. At the end of this tour, you can continue exploring the city centre on your own.

Highlights:
  • Vienna's historic old town and former addresses of Mozart (outdoor)
  • Visit of the Mozart House Vienna (indoor visit)
  • St. Stephen's Cathedral (outdoor)
Your private guide is always flexible and adapts the tour to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 2,5-3 hours

Tour can operate: Morning or Afternoon

Physical Activity Level: Light to Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up at the landing stage of the cruise ship in Vienna
  • One way transfer in private car from the pier to the city centre
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fee Mozart House (visit with audio-guide)
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances other than stated above
  • Return transfer to the cruise ship (optional service upon extra charge)

 
Vienna Shore Excursion: Private City Walk Imperial Palace, 2,5 hours
This privately guided walking tour through Vienna's historic old town takes you to the Imperial Palace ('Hofburg'), to visit the Imperial Apartments and the fascinating Sisi Museum.

Highlights:
  • Visit of the Imperial Palace and the Imperial Apartments (indoor visit)
  • Visit of the Sisi Museum (indoor visit)
  • Augustinian Church
Your private guide is always flexible and adapts the tour to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 2,5-3 hours

Tour can operate: Morning or Afternoon

Physical Activity Level: Light to Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up the landing stage of the cruise ship in Vienna
  • One way transfer in private car from the pier to the city centre
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fee for the Imperial Palace (Imperial Apartments and the Sisi Museum)
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances other than stated above
  • Return transfer to the ship (optional service upon extra charge)
Vienna Shore Excursion: Private City Tour of Vienna & Visit of Schoenbrunn Palace, 4 hours
This privately guided tour shows you the major historical sights along the Ringstrasse, before taking you to the magnificent Schoenbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the Habsburg family.

Highlights:
  • Main sights along the Ringstrasse: e.g. Imperial Palace, National Museums, State Opera, Burgtheater, City Hall, Parliament etc. (outside)
  • Visit of the Schoenbrunn Palace, privately guided tour (indoor visit)
Your private guide is always flexible and adapts the tour to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour can operate: Morning or Afternoon

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruise ship in Vienna
  • Transfer in a private car
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fee for Schoenbrunn Palace (Highlight Tour)
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances other than stated above
Vienna Shore Excursion: Private City Tour Art Nouveau and Viennese Architecture, 4 hours
In addition to the familiar Gothic and Baroque buildings, Art Nouveau has a fixed place in Viennese architecture. Naturally, this tour also covers further architecural epoques, such as modernity.

Highlights:
  • Architecturally interesting sights along the Ringstrasse: e.g. Imperial Palace, National Museums, State Opera, City Hall, Parliament etc. (outside)
  • Visit of the Vienna Secession (inside visit)
  • Visit of the Kunst Haus Wien (insde visit)
  • St. Charles's Church (outside)
  • Hundertwasserhaus (outside)
Your private guide is always flexible and adapts the tour to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour can operate: Tuesday to Sunday; Morning or Afternoon
(Vienna Secession is closed on Monday!)

Physical Activity Level: Light to Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruise ship in Vienna
  • Transfer in a private car
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fee for Vienna Secession
  • Entrance fee for Kunst Haus Wien
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances other than stated above
Vienna Shore Excursion: Private City Walk & the Lipizzaner Horses, 5 hours
From Tuesday to Friday (9am-1pm, excl. July), this package covers many interesting aspects of Vienna: Starting with a short Vienna Old Town City Walk, you follow your guide through the old town towards the Spanish Riding School, where you attend the Lippizaner's Morning Exercise, allowing an insight into the training of the Lipizzaner Horses and their riders. At the end of this tour, you can continue exploring the city centre on your own.

Highlights:
  • Overview of the history, culture and architecture of Vienna
  • Vienna's historic old town (outside)
  • Attendance of the Morning Exercise at the Spanish Riding School (inside visit)
  • Coffee break at the famous Café Central
Your private guide is always flexible and adapts the tour to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour can operate: Tuesday to Friday, 9am - 1pm (excluding July)

Physical Activity Level: Light to Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up at the landing stage of the cruise ship in Vienna
  • One way transfer in private car from the pier to the city centre
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fee for the Morning Exercise at the Spanish Riding School
  • Coffee break at Café Demel (1 hot drink, 1 piece of cake)
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrances other than stated above
  • Return transfer to the ship (optional service upon extra charge)
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Bratislava

Bratislava 11/10/2025

Host to the crowning ceremonies of 19 Hungarian kings and queens between 1536 and 1830, Bratislava certainly has earned the title "Coronation City of Kings" as you'll discover during your walking tour. Or join a culinary host to sample traditional Slovakian specialties, as well as learn how to prepare stuffed potato ravioli with an opportunity to taste your own creation. For a more active adventure, hike up to Bratislava Castle, offering magnificent views of the city. (B,L,D),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Bratislava Shore Excursion: Private Half Day City Tour of Bratislava, 4 hours
Enjoy a lovely guided city walk within the historic centre of Bratislava, followed by an interesting city tour and ride up the city hill to the Bratislava Castle, built in the 9th century - still today one of Bratislava's landmarks.

Highlights:
  • City Walk within the historic centre of Bratislava
  • Main sights and spots, e.g. Old Town Hall, Main Square, St. Martin Cathedral etc.
  • Visit of the Bratislava Castle premises and the Slovak National Museum
Your guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour can operate: Half Day

Physical Activity Level: Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruising ship in Bratislava
  • Transfer in a private car
  • Private licensed English speaking guide  (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fee for Slovak National Museum in Bratislava Castle
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances, other than stated above
Bratislava Shore Excursion: Private Full Day Tour Bratislava & Devin Castle, 8 hours
Enjoy a lovely guided Bratislava City Walk and City Tour, including a visit of it's landmark, the Bratislava Castle - and rounded up by an excursion to one of the oldest castles in Slovakia, the Devin Castle (located at the confluence of the Danube and Moravia rivers, close to the Austrian border).

Highlights:
  • City Walk within the historic centre of Bratislava
  • Main sights and spots, e.g. Old Town Hall, Main Square, St. Martin Cathedral etc.
  • Visit of the Bratislava Castle premises and the Slovak National Museum
  • Excursion to Devin Castle, located 10km from Bratislava
Your guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 8 hours

Tour can operate: Full Day

Physical Activity Level: Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruising ship in Bratislava
  • Transfer in a private car
  • Private licensed English speaking guide  (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fee for Slovak National Museum in Bratislava Castle
  • Entrance fee for Devin Castle
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances, other than stated above
11/10/2025 11/10/2025
Budapest

Budapest 11/11/2025

Experience Budapest in one of two ways: on a city tour or a hike. Your city tour begins with a visit to the vibrant Great Market Hall brimming with vendors selling everything from food to souvenirs. The remainder of this tour takes you to both the Buda (hilly) and Pest (flat) sides of the river. As an alternative choice, hike up to Castle Hill for breathtaking views of the city below. Spend your last evening onboard cruising around the famed Parliament Building as the city turns on all her dazzling lights. (B,L,D),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Budapest Shore Excursion: Private Half Day City Tour of Budapest, 4 hours
This privately guided tour shows you the major sights within on the Pest Side (e.g.the Opera House, St. Stephen's Basilica), as well the Buda Side (Castle Hill). One highlight of this tour is an inside visit of the Fishermen's Bastion and the impressive Matthias Church.

Highlights:
  • Heroe's Square, Vajdahunyad Castle (outside)
  • State Opera (outside)
  • St. Stephen's Basilica (outside)
  • Parliament Buidling (outside)
  • Fishermen's Bastion (entry to upper terrace)
  • Matthias Church (indoor visit)
Your private guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour can operate: Morning or Afternoon

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruising ship in Budapest
  • Transfer in a private car
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fees for Fishermen's Bastion and Matthias Church
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances other than stated above
Budapest Shore Excursion: Private Full Day City Tour of Budapest, 8 hours
This extended privately guided full day basically covers all major sights and interesting locations within Budapest, also including inside visits of the Fishermen's Bastion, Matthias Church and the Parliament Building.

Highlights:
  • Main sights, e.g. National Museum, State Opera, Heroe's Square, Great Synagogue, Central Market Hall, Gellért Hill, Citatel, Vajdahunyad Castle etc. (outside visits)
  • Various Bridges above the Danube, e.g. Chain Bridge, Liberty Bridge, Elisabeth Bridge etc.
  • Matthias Church (inside visit)
  • Fishermen's Bastion (inside visit)
  • Parliament Building (inside visit)
Your guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 8 hours

Tour can operate: Full Day

Physical Activity Level: Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruising ship in Budapest
  • Transfer in a private car
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fees for Fishermen's Bastion, Matthias Church, Parliament
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances other than stated above
Budapest Shore Excursion: Private Half Day Tour Budapest Castle District, 4 hours
During this privately guided tour, you visit the Castle Hill of Budapest, with the Royal and Presidential Palaces, fascinating squares and medieval cobblestone streets. Highlights are inside visits of the Fishermen's Bastion and the impressive Matthias Church.

Highlights:
  • Budapest's Castle Hill
  • Royal and Presidential Palaces (outside)
  • Holy Trinity Square
  • Hess András Square
  • Fishermen's Bastion (entry to upper terrace)
  • Matthias Church of Our Lady (indoor visit)
Your private guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour can operate: Morning or Afternoon

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruising ship in Budapest
  • Transfer in a private car
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fees for Fishermen's Bastion and Matthias Church
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances other than stated above
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Budapest

Budapest 11/12/2025

Disembark the ship as you prepare for your flight home. (B),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Budapest Shore Excursion: Private Half Day City Tour of Budapest, 4 hours
This privately guided tour shows you the major sights within on the Pest Side (e.g.the Opera House, St. Stephen's Basilica), as well the Buda Side (Castle Hill). One highlight of this tour is an inside visit of the Fishermen's Bastion and the impressive Matthias Church.

Highlights:
  • Heroe's Square, Vajdahunyad Castle (outside)
  • State Opera (outside)
  • St. Stephen's Basilica (outside)
  • Parliament Buidling (outside)
  • Fishermen's Bastion (entry to upper terrace)
  • Matthias Church (indoor visit)
Your private guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour can operate: Morning or Afternoon

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruising ship in Budapest
  • Transfer in a private car
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fees for Fishermen's Bastion and Matthias Church
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances other than stated above
Budapest Shore Excursion: Private Full Day City Tour of Budapest, 8 hours
This extended privately guided full day basically covers all major sights and interesting locations within Budapest, also including inside visits of the Fishermen's Bastion, Matthias Church and the Parliament Building.

Highlights:
  • Main sights, e.g. National Museum, State Opera, Heroe's Square, Great Synagogue, Central Market Hall, Gellért Hill, Citatel, Vajdahunyad Castle etc. (outside visits)
  • Various Bridges above the Danube, e.g. Chain Bridge, Liberty Bridge, Elisabeth Bridge etc.
  • Matthias Church (inside visit)
  • Fishermen's Bastion (inside visit)
  • Parliament Building (inside visit)
Your guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 8 hours

Tour can operate: Full Day

Physical Activity Level: Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruising ship in Budapest
  • Transfer in a private car
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fees for Fishermen's Bastion, Matthias Church, Parliament
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances other than stated above
Budapest Shore Excursion: Private Half Day Tour Budapest Castle District, 4 hours
During this privately guided tour, you visit the Castle Hill of Budapest, with the Royal and Presidential Palaces, fascinating squares and medieval cobblestone streets. Highlights are inside visits of the Fishermen's Bastion and the impressive Matthias Church.

Highlights:
  • Budapest's Castle Hill
  • Royal and Presidential Palaces (outside)
  • Holy Trinity Square
  • Hess András Square
  • Fishermen's Bastion (entry to upper terrace)
  • Matthias Church of Our Lady (indoor visit)
Your private guide is always flexible and adapts the tour according to your special interests.

Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour can operate: Morning or Afternoon

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Pick up and drop off at the landing stage of the cruising ship in Budapest
  • Transfer in a private car
  • Private licensed English speaking guide (other languages available, but on request)
  • Entrance fees for Fishermen's Bastion and Matthias Church
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Entrances other than stated above
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AmaWaterways: AmaSonata
Introduced in 2014, the award-winning AmaSonata sings her melodious tune down Europe's great rivers. Most accommodations have twin balconies, so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish, along with amenities like Entertainment on Demand, high-speed Internet access and English-language TV stations. A soft color palette in each stateroom calms the mind for relaxation, but when you're ready to get active, head to the fitness center or up to the Sun Deck to the heated pool. Crisp white tablecloths and napkins grace the tables in the subdued Main Dining Room, while The Chef's Table specialty restaurant highlights its 5-star multi-course cuisine with gold-hued tones and a twinkling overhead centerpiece. With a stunning Main Lounge, tranquil library, sundeck walking track, massage and hair salon, and gift shop, you will never find a dull moment and will sing AmaSonata's praises while sailing on board.
Ship Highlights
  • Spacious staterooms with luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
  • An array of amenities such as Sun deck with Heated Pool and walking track, Fitness room, massage services and hair salon etc
  • Award Winning dining - at The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant and Main Lounge
Ship Statistics
Built Year
2014
Registry
Switzerland
Built In
Netherlands
Home Port
Basel
Beam
38 ft (11.6 m)
Ship Length
443 ft (135 m)
Passenger Capacity
162
Number of Crew
49
Crew Nationality
European
Number of Staterooms
81
Number of Suites
3
Dining / Restaurants
3
Pool
Yes
Spa
Yes
Bars / Lounges
2
Fitness Center
Yes

Dining

Dining
Savor exquisite cuisine at a variety of dining venues, Like the Main Restaurant and The Chef’s Table. You can also order delicious tapas between meals in the Main Lounge. With fewer passengers on board, guests can enjoy the luxury of space — The public areas, like lounges and restaurants, are never overcrowded.

Entertainment & Nightlife

Entertainment & Nightlife
Are you looking for a way to stay fit on vacation? A local quartet or modern piano favorites, there is an eclectic schedule of entertainment on board the ship.

Onboard Activities

Onboard Activities
With fewer guests on board, you can enjoy the luxury of space to unwind, relax and reconnect with your loved ones. Public areas, including lounges and restaurants, are never overcrowded.

Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities
Soak up some rays or take a dip in refreshing pool with a swim-up bar as it pass by centuries-old castles, charming villages and other breathtaking scenery.

Wellness

Massage Services
After a marvelous day of immersive shore excursions, return to the ship and treat yourself to a bit of pampering with a soothing massage.

Oceanview

Oceanview Stateroom (E) $3,360
Oceanview Stateroom
  • Category: E
  • Piano Deck
  • Square Feet: 160
Size: 160 sq. ft. Fixed Window. Located on deck Piano. Features: 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 that also works as a computer, Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library.
Oceanview Stateroom (D) $3,599
Oceanview Stateroom
  • Category: D
  • Piano Deck
  • Square Feet: 160
Size: 160 sq. ft. Fixed Window. Located on deck Piano. Features: In-room temperature control, Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet, Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet shower heads, Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone, Flat-screen TV that also works as a computer, Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library.

Balcony

Balcony Stateroom (C) $4,479
Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: C
  • Violin Deck
  • Cello Deck
  • Square Feet: 170
Size: 170 sq. ft. French Balcony. Located on deck Violin & Cello. Features: 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 that also works as a computer, Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library.
Balcony Stateroom (BB) $4,959
Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: BB
  • Cello Deck
  • Square Feet: 210
Size: 210 sq. ft. French Balcony & Outside Balcony. Located on deck Cello. Features: 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 that also works as a computer, Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library.
Balcony Stateroom (BA) $5,119
Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: BA
  • Violin Deck
  • Square Feet: 210
Size: 210 sq. ft. French Balcony & Outside Balcony. Located on deck Violin. Features: In-room temperature control, Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet, Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet shower-heads, Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone, Flat-screen TV that also works as a computer, Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library.
Balcony Stateroom (AB) $5,279
Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: AB
  • Cello Deck
  • Square Feet: 235
Size: 235 sq. ft. French Balcony & Outside Balcony. Located on deck Cello. Features: In-room temperature control, Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet, Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet shower-heads, Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone, Flat-screen TV that also works as a computer, Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library.
Balcony Stateroom (AA) $5,439
Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: AA
  • Violin Deck
  • Square Feet: 235
Size: 235 sq. ft. French Balcony & Outside Balcony. Located on deck Violin. Features: 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 that also works as a computer, Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library.
Balcony Stateroom (AA+) $5,919
Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: AA+
  • Violin Deck
  • Square Feet: 290
Size: 290 sq. ft. French Balcony & Outside Balcony. Located on deck Violin. Features: 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 that also works as a computer, Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library.

Suite

Suite (Suite) $6,479
Suite
  • Category: Suite
  • Square Feet: 300
Size: 300 sq. ft. French Balcony & Outside Balcony. Located on deck Violin. Features: 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 that also works as a computer, Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library.

Rates are cruise or cruise/land only, per person, based on double occupancy and include port charges. Intra-air (where required) is included in the fare. No additional government fees/ taxes or fuel surcharge. No fees for the rate of exchange US$-EUR. 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.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Sun Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Suite (Suite)
  • Balcony Stateroom (AA+)
  • Balcony Stateroom (AA)
  • Balcony Stateroom (AB)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BA)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BB)
  • Balcony Stateroom (C)
  • Oceanview Stateroom (D)
  • Oceanview Stateroom (E)
Violin Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Suite (Suite)
  • Balcony Stateroom (AA+)
  • Balcony Stateroom (AA)
  • Balcony Stateroom (AB)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BA)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BB)
  • Balcony Stateroom (C)
  • Oceanview Stateroom (D)
  • Oceanview Stateroom (E)
Cello Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Suite (Suite)
  • Balcony Stateroom (AA+)
  • Balcony Stateroom (AA)
  • Balcony Stateroom (AB)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BA)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BB)
  • Balcony Stateroom (C)
  • Oceanview Stateroom (D)
  • Oceanview Stateroom (E)
Piano Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Suite (Suite)
  • Balcony Stateroom (AA+)
  • Balcony Stateroom (AA)
  • Balcony Stateroom (AB)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BA)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BB)
  • Balcony Stateroom (C)
  • Oceanview Stateroom (D)
  • Oceanview Stateroom (E)