Beautiful Blue Danube and Danube Delta
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Beautiful Blue Danube and Danube Delta

2025

2024


PassauPassau

16 Days

Experience the full length of the Danube, the most beautiful river of Europe. Begin in Passau and cruise 4,000 river kilometers to the Black Sea. Visit eight countries (Germany, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Serbia, Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania), and five world-renowned capital cities (Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, Belgrade and Bucharest). 

Experience the glorious beauty of the narrowest part of the Danube as it cruises through the “Iron Gates” which is a series of 4 gorges and basins which divide Serbia and Romania. This is the narrowest part of the Danube, which breaks through the mountains with the Carpathians on one side and the Balkans on the other.

Couple this spectacular passage with an excursion to the estuary of the Danube, where it meets the Black Sea, and the UNESCO protected site of the Danube Delta with its vast wildlife and natural beauty, for an unforgettable experience.

Itinerary

This afternoon, embark your vessel settle into your cabin. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Cocktail, followed by a specially prepared Welcome Dinner.

Stay Passau

Departure at 5:00pm

Arrive in Vienna this afternoon where the sights of Imperial Vienna await. Spend time exploring this majestic city with its dynamic history on a city tour, before reboarding the vessel for dinner and departing for Hungary.

Stay Vienna

2:00pm - 6:00pm

Excursions

Spend a relaxing day cruising the blue Danube or opt to join an excursion to Esztergom, the former residence of the Hungarian kings and Szentendre, an artists’ colony with numerous contemporary galleries and museums. Just before lunch, the vessel stops to allow our guests on the optional shore excursion to rejoin, before continuing down the Danube.

Stay Esztergom

7:30am - 8:30am

Excursions

Stay Budapest

12:30pm - 1:00pm

During lunch, arrive in Belgrade, one of the oldest European cities and the capital of Serbia. The “White City“ is one of the most historically rich and important in all of Serbia and boasts a large number of monuments from different times and cultures. Travel to the Kalemegdan fortress for a panoramic view over the Danube and the Sava Rivers. Take a stroll on the lively pedestrian area for shopping. Dinner this evening is on board as the vessel continues cruising.

Stay Mohacs

Departure at 1:00am

Stay Belgrade

1:30pm - 11:45pm

Excursions

In the early morning, you'll arrive at Golubac, a small harbor and fortress town on the Danube, bordering Romania and Serbia. The well-preserved Golubac Fortress offers a glimpse into a time when strategic defense was paramount. Explore its walls, towers, and gates, tracing architectural evolution through different eras. Alternatively, visit the ancient archaeological site of Lepenski Vir, showcasing an 8000-year-old culture. Another option is a hiking tour in Djerdap National Park. Meanwhile, your ship departs, welcoming excursion guests in Donji Milanovac around noon.

Stay Golubac

7:00am - 10:00am

Excursions

Stay Donji Milanovac

1:00pm - 2:30pm

n the afternoon, experience the Bulgarian greeting "Dobro Utro" in Svistov. Explore the medieval city of Veliko Tarnovo, situated at impressive elevations above the Jantra Gorge. Alternatively, accompany us to the stunning rock monastery of Bassarbovo. By late afternoon, your ship will arrive at Rousse, Bulgaria's largest river port.

Stay Svishtov

1:30pm - 2:00pm

Excursions

Stay Rousse

6:00pm - 11:00pm

Voilà: Do you feel French? That‘s because of our trip to the ”Paris of the East.“ An optional excursion to Bucharest is offered for those wishing to explore this capital city, with dinner at a local restaurant, rejoining the vessel in Feteşti. For those remaining on board, enjoy a relaxing day cruising the Danube River.

Stay Chiciu

7:00am - 9:00am

Excursions

Stay Fetesti

1:00pm - 11:00pm

Relaxation is on the schedule today as the vessel plies the waters of the Danube. The afternoon offers an opportunity to see Constanța, the oldest city on the Black Sea coast. This ancient metropolis by the sea is Romania’s longest continually inhabited city. The vessel stops for those on the excursion to rejoin before dinner this evening.

Stay Harsova

4:00am - 9:00am

Excursions

Stay Fetesti

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Stay Chiciu

6:30pm - 11:00pm

Take the chance to unwind following the busy excursion schedule. Whether it's immersing yourself in a good book, savoring the passing scenery, or joining in the fun during our onboard game tournament, make the most of these leisurely hours.

Stay Cruise Day

Over Night

On deck there is much natural beauty to take in as your vessel makes its way through the river’s narrowest points, known as the ‘Iron Gates’. Watch from the Sun Deck as the vessel passes through the steep gorges between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains which form the natural border between Serbia and Romania. Admire the largest sculpture on a riverbank: the face of Decebalus. The waterflow is controlled by two hydroelectric dams, jointly operated by Romania and Serbia, which create the largest reservoir system along the entire Danube.

Stay Iron Gates

Over Night

 

In Serbia's second-largest city, Novi Sad, you'll find the residential house of Albert Einstein. Explore it in the morning during our tour, along with the splendid traces of the former Danube Monarchy. An excursion to Vukovar in Croatia, including a visit to the Eltz Museum Castle, closes our excursion schedule for today.

Stay Novi Sad

11:00am - 2:00pm

Excursions

Stay Vukovar

7:00pm - 10:00pm

Excursions

The tiny harbor town of Mohács is a melting pot of nations. Join us on a morning visit to an over 700 years old watermill, one of the few where grinding is still performed by stones. Its collection of tools shows the evolution of grain processing from prehistoric to modern times. Taste a typical oven pie before returning to the ship. This afternoon, relax on board or join the optional excursion to the “Puszta“ where you will visit a horse ranch for a traditional equestrian show. Rejoin your vessel in Kalocsa in time for dinner.

Stay Mohacs

9:00am - 2:00pm

Excursions

Stay Kalocsa

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Early morning the vessel arrives in the Hungarian capital, Budapest. This morning, explore the sites of the town, on a city tour. In the afternoon, food lovers can enjoy the excursion “An Authentic Taste of Budapest“ which starts at the market hall. Admire Budapest’s famous geothermal baths and, finally, make a stop for delicious cakes and pastry. Alternatively, visit the Baroque Royal Palace of Gödöllő, one of the most important Hungarian palaces.

After an exciting day of discovery, a special Hungarian evening is planned with traditional music topped with an evening cruise down the Danube.

Stay Budapest

4:00am - 9:30pm

Excursions

New day, new capital — and just as worth discovering. On our tour you will follow the historical traces of the Habsburg monarchy. Afterwards we stroll through Bratislava‘s  small, but very beautiful old town with its historical center.

Stay Bratislava

3:00pm - 7:00pm

Excursions

This morning, arrive in Dürnstein, a tiny village surrounded by vineyards, which serves as a starting point for an optional excursion to Melk and its magnificent Benedictine abbey. For those wishing to explore the artistry of Austrian winemaking a little more in depth, join the excursion to a Winzer Krems vineyard and winery.

This afternoon, with all travelers safely back on board, the vessel cruises toward the port where this magnificent voyage began. This evening, enjoy the Captain’s Gala Dinner.

Stay Duernstein

9:00am - 9:30am

Excursions

Stay Melk / Emmersdorf

1:00pm - 2:00pm

After breakfast, we bid you farewell. We hope to welcome you again soon!

Stay Passau

Arrival at 8:30am

We reserve the right to make amendments to the timetable and program.

$150 pp Early Booking Discount

Book now and save $150 per person for all bookings made until 30 November 2024.

Dates & Prices

Comfortable corner sofa, luxurious bathroom, walk-out exterior balcony, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, bathrobe, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. Cabins with connecting doors are available on request.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, small panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. 

Comfortable corner sofa, luxurious bathroom, walk-out exterior balcony, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, bathrobe, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. Cabins with connecting doors are available on request.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, small panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. 

Spacious bathroom, panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. 

Comfortable corner sofa, luxurious bathroom, walk-out exterior balcony, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, bathrobe, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, panoramic window (cannot be opened), walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. 

Spacious bathroom, small panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. 

Comfortable corner sofa, luxurious bathroom, walk-out exterior balcony, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, bathrobe, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, panoramic window (cannot be opened), walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. 

Spacious bathroom, small panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. 

Inclusions

Suites & Staterooms

  • Luxury accommodation in an outside river-view stateroom of your choice: Spacious Mozart Suites with a walk-out balcony, stateroom cabins on Mozart and Strauss Decks with drop-down Panorama Retractable Windows offering a wide-open view (except Amadeus Brilliant)
  • Individual climate control and in-room safe 
  • Choice of bed configuration in all categories (double or twin bedding)
  • Bottled water in cabin

Gourmet Dining

  • Gourmet dining featuring breakfast, multi-course lunches and dinners with menu choices (including vegetarian options), afternoon tea and late-night snack
  • Free-flowing hand-selected wines from the best wine regions, draft beer, soda as well as coffee and tea with every lunch and dinner
  • Coffee and tea available 24 hours a day in the Amadeus Club
  • Welcome and Farewell Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Gala Dinner

An Array of Amenities

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
  • Onboard fitness center open 24 hours a day
  • All gratuities on board are included in your cruise fare

Voyage of Discovery

  • Personalized service of an experienced, multilingual AMADEUS Cruise Director 
  • AMADEUS digital audio system for all guided excursions 
  • Variety of enriching onboard programs, including fascinating lectures, cooking demonstrations, local cultural performances, and music by our onboard musicians 
  • Complimentary use of onboard bicycles for independent exploration 
  • Onboard fitness center open 24 hours a day
    WiFi is avaliable throughout the vessel including staterooms
  • All port taxes, embarkation, disembarkation and lock fees included in your cruise fare 

Excursions and excursion packages

Cruise your way and choose from a carefully curated selection of immersive and inspiring excursions and adventures! Select one of our packages offered at a discounted rate when purchased in advance or book individual shore excursions at regular rates on board your cruise.

Package A | for only CA$ 777 per person

Enjoy a package of these pre-selected excursions for a discounted rate when purchased in advance.

  • Vienna - Imperial discovery tour
  • Dynamic Belgrade & Kalemegdan Fortress
  • Lepenski Vir and Captain Misa's hill
  • Bucharest "Paris of the East" and lunch
  • Novi Sad walking tour
  • Traditions of the Hungarian Puszta
  • Budapest - Castle Hill & Historic Wonders
  • Bratislava - Beauty on the Danube
  • Culinary Dürnstein & Melk Abbey

Package B | for only CA$ 1,018 per person

Enjoy a package of these pre-selected excursions for a discounted rate when purchased in advance.

  • Vienna - Imperial discovery tour
  • Esztergom, Visegrád castle and Szentendre
  • Kovačica - Rural Serbia
  • Visit of the fortress Golubac
  • Rousse with Basarbovo Monastery
  • Bucharest "Paris of the East" and lunch
  • Constanța and the Black Sea coast
  • Novi Sad walking tour
  • Vukovar and museum Eltz
  • Traditions of the Hungarian Puszta
  • Budapest - Castle Hill & Historic Wonders
  • Bratislava - Beauty on the Danube
  • Culinary Dürnstein & Melk Abbey

Package C | for only CA$ 1,218 per person

  • Vienna - Imperial discovery tour
  • Esztergom, Visegrád castle and Szentendre
  • Dynamic Belgrade & Kalemegdan Fortress
  • Skadarlija, the artists’ quarter
  • AMADEUS Active: Kovilovo Tour with tasting
  • Veliko Tarnovo and the Tsarevets Fortress
  • Bucharest "Paris of the East" and lunch
  • Novi Sad walking tour
  • Vukovar and museum Eltz
  • Visit to a 700 years old mill with oven pie tasting
  • Traditions of the Hungarian Puszta
  • Budapest - Castle Hill & Historic Wonders
  • AMADEUS Taste: An Authentic Taste of Budapest
  • Bratislava - Beauty on the Danube
  • Culinary Dürnstein & Melk Abbey

Passau – Passau

Unit Price

Vienna - Imperial discovery tour

CA$ 73

Esztergom, Visegrád castle and Szentendre

CA$ 92

Dynamic Belgrade & Kalemegdan Fortress

CA$ 71

OR Kovačica - Rural Serbia

CA$ 53

Skadarlija, the artists’ quarter

CA$ 100

Visit of the fortress Golubac

CA$ 30

OR Lepenski Vir and Captain Misa's hill

CA$ 88

OR AMADEUS Active: Kovilovo Tour with tasting

CA$ 95

Veliko Tarnovo and the Tsarevets Fortress

CA$ 109

OR Rousse with Basarbovo Monastery

CA$ 106

Bucharest "Paris of the East" and lunch

CA$ 227

Full-day excursion to the Danube Delta (only bookable on board)

CA$ 0

OR Constanța and the Black Sea coast

CA$ 114

Novi Sad walking tour

CA$ 42

Vukovar and museum Eltz

CA$ 45

Visit to a 700 years old mill with oven pie tasting

CA$ 88

Traditions of the Hungarian Puszta

CA$ 129

Budapest - Castle Hill & Historic Wonders

CA$ 76

AMADEUS Taste: An Authentic Taste of Budapest

CA$ 76

Evening cruise with folklore show on board

Included

Bratislava - Beauty on the Danube

CA$ 91

Culinary Dürnstein & Melk Abbey

CA$ 118

Prices per person if excursions are purchased on board.

Additional Services

Transfer

You're in good hands with us from the start: Let us book you a transfer from the airport or train station to the ship port and back. The following prices apply per person per transfer:

Passau (Germany)

Train Station - Port CA$ 45

Airport Munich - Port Passau CA$ 205

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