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AmaMagna on the Danube River with Guest Speaker: Bishop Gary Lillibridge | March 8, 2025

8 days
Austria, Germany, Hungary & Slovakia
Starting from $2798*

Join us for seven nights on AmaMagna on the Danube River with Guest Speaker Bishop Gary Lillibridge starting at $2,798* from Budapest on March 8, 2025. You will see Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Durnstein, Spitz, Linz, Passau, Vilshofen, and much more!

What’s Included

  • Beverages with All Meals
  • Cruise
  • Meals on Ship
  • Select Shore Excursions
  • Other meals as indicated
  • Administrative Fee
  • Cruise Taxes
  • 7 Nights Deluxe Cruise Accommodation
  • Daily Sightseeing Program as outlined in the Itinerary
  • Infotainment System in all Staterooms with Free Internet, Hit Movies, Music Library & English TV Stations
  • Terry Bathrobes and White-on-white plush bedding in all Staterooms
  • Free-flowing Red & White Wines from Europe’s great Wine Regions, beer & soft drinks with every Dinner 
  • Bottled Water in every stateroom replenished daily
  • Reception, Welcome Dinner & Captain’s Gala Dinner
  • Special Highlights include Folklore Dances, Lectures, Theme Dinners, onboard Music Performances, and afternoon & evening Piano Music
  • Use of Bicycles to explore on your own

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 March 8 - Depart the USA

Board your overnight flight to Budapest.

Day 2 March 9 - Budapest - Embarkation

Board the ultra-luxurious AmaMagna and settle into your stateroom. (B, D)

Day 3 March 10 - Budapest

Budapest offers an unmatched combination of culture and tradition. Visit the Great Market Hall before going to the Buda (hilly) and the Pest (flat) sides of the river. You’ll see Heroes’ Square and Castle Hill, home to the Fisherman’s Bastion and Mattias Church. As an alternative, hike up to Castle Hill for breathtaking views of the city. During your free afternoon, you can explore the grand city at your own pace. Set out on a leisurely stroll through Vörösmarty Square, take a dip in Budapest’s famous thermal baths, or discover a hidden gem within the storied capital city. (B, L, D)

Day 4 March 11 - Bratislava

Host to the crowning ceremonies of 11 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 special “Tastes of Slovakia” tour. For a more active adventure, hike to Bratislava’s gleaming castle. (B, L, D)

Day 5 March 12 - Vienna

Vienna offers a wealth of gems, and your city tour will showcase its regal splendors, including the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs. Conclude your tour in Vienna’s historic city center, and then visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, or discover Vienna by bike. During the afternoon, visit the UNESCO-designated Schönbrunn Palace and Gardens, the main summer residence of the Habsburg rulers. Built-in the 18th century as an imperial summer residence, this magnificent 1,441-room Baroque palace is one of Austria's most important architectural, cultural, and historical monuments. (B, L, D)

Day 6 March 13 - Durnstein / Spitz

Enjoy your morning in the lovely Baroque village of Dürnstein Stroll along Dürnstein’s cobblestone streets on a walking tour to the Baroque Stiftskirche, with its famed church tower. For a more culinary-focused experience in Dürnstein, enjoy an apricot liqueur, brandy tasting, and special apricot treats from a local boutique. Those who wish for a more active adventure in the area can hike to the historic Dürnstein Fortress or cycle through Dürnstein. During the afternoon, explore Spitz, where you can visit the 900-year-old Melk Abbey situated high atop the granite cliffs of the Danube, or get active with either a Spitz bike tour or a hiking adventure. During the evening, be treated to an exclusive wine-tasting experience where you’ll enjoy some of the region’s famous wines, including Grüner Veltliner and Riesling. (B, L, D)

Day 7 March 14 - Linz

For those who love The Sound of Music, enjoy a full-day excursion to Salzburg and tour the historic center, Mirabell Gardens, Residenz Square, and the Old Market. En route to Salzburg, stop at Mondsee, home of the Basilica St. Michael, where the famous wedding scene in the movie was filmed. You may also choose to join a full-day excursion to the charming Czech mountain town of Český Krumlov, where you can stroll its cobblestone streets, marvel at the city’s picturesque Baroque and Renaissance-style buildings, and tour Krumlov Castle, one of Europe’s largest castle complexes. Following these full-day excursions, you may also choose to take a brief walking tour in Linz. Alternatively, join a walking tour through the old city center of Linz and by the Mozart House, or bike along the city’s famed “Cultural Mile” and the Danube. (B, L, D)

Day 8 March 15 - Passau / Vilshofen

Join a walking tour and marvel at Passau’s Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Or take a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus fortress. You can also ride to Wernstein on a guided bike tour. Later in the day, sail to the charming town of Vilshofen, where you’ll be treated to an AmaWaterways-exclusive Bavarian Oktoberfest celebration complete with music, beer, and pretzels. (B, L, D)

Day 9 March 16 - Vilshofen - Disembarkation

Bid farewell to the ship and prepare for your flight home. (B)

Enhance Your Journey

BUDAPEST Pre-Tour Starting from $650

March 6 - 9, 2025 • Starting at $650*

March 6 - Depart the USA

March 7 - Arrive in Budapest
Board your overnight flight and arrive in Budapest to check into your hotel.

March 8 - Arrive In Budapest
Budapest is one of Europe’s most regal and storied cities— and many of its iconic sights are just off the banks of the Danube. Often described as the “Queen of the Danube,” Budapest is well-known for Fisherman’s Bastion, Buda Hill, and its magnificent Hungarian Parliament building. However, this sprawling city is full of rich history and culture and offers many “hidden” treasures as you venture further past its river banks. During the afternoon, enjoy the picturesque scenery of the Danube Bend as you set out on a scenic cruise from Budapest. (B)

March 9 - Budapest - Embarkation
Check out of your hotel to board the ultra-luxurious AmaMagna. (B,D)

Guests taking an extension may be on a different flight than their group and/or traveling companion.
*A 3.5% surcharge will be added to all credit card transactions.

PRAGUE Post-Tour Starting from $1035

March 16 - 19, 2025 • Starting at $1,035*

March 16 - Disembark - Regensburg - Prague
Depart the ship and drive to Regensburg, one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities, which you’ll discover on a guided walking tour. After touring Regensburg, continue to Prague. (B)

March 17 - Prague
Discover Prague on a city tour or a castle hike. Both will reveal why Prague is considered one of Europe’s most attractive cities, with a historic city center recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B)

March 18 - Prague
Spend the day exploring Prague and see the Old Town. Don’t miss the medieval Astronomical Clock and historic Wenceslas Square. Perhaps join a Czech beer tasting and discover why their long and illustrious history with beer is part of their national identity. You’ll find Czech beer some of the best in the world. (B)

March 19 - Return to the USA
Bid farewell to Prague and prepare for your homeward flight. (B)

Guests taking an extension may be on a different flight than their group and/or traveling companion.
*A 3.5% surcharge will be added to all credit card transactions.

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