Magnificent Europe

Amsterdam to Budapest

See the highlights of Central Europe on this enchanting river cruise between Amsterdam and Budapest. Guided sightseeing in each city shows you the highlights, and is conducted by Certified Local Guides. Cruise through the scenic canals of Amsterdam and through the dramatic Rhine Gorge past the legendary Lorelei rock. Spend time in magnificent Cologne, the charming wine village of Rüdesheim, medieval Bamberg, historical Nuremberg, and magical Vienna. Attend a baking demonstration of a traditional cookie in Miltenberg and a beer tasting in Bamberg. Also enjoy inside visits of Würzburg’s Bishop’s Residenz, the phenomenal Benedictine Abbey in Melk, and St. Martin’s Cathedral in Bratislava. While on board, be sure to have your camera ready to capture the scenic beauty, quaint towns, fascinating architecture, and historic buildings dotting the landscape as you sail along.

Highlights

Amsterdam, Cologne, Rhine Gorge-Rudesheim, Miltenburg, Würzburg, Bamberg, Nuremberg, Regensberg, Pasau-Linz, Melk, Dürnstein, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, special onboard and onshore experiences presented by local chefs, entertainers, artisans, and experts, designed to enrich your cruise. Learn about the Main Danube Canal at an onboard lecture, and enjoy a Rüdesheimer coffee or wine tasting.

Includes

  • 14-night cruise in a spacious, outside stateroom with a hotel-style bed
  • Four course onboard dinners with complimentary regional wine, beer, or soft drinks
  • Full buffet breakfast with sparkling wine daily
  • Expansive lunch buffet daily, including soft drinks and an option to dine on the Sky Deck (if weather permits)
  • Captain’s welcome & farewell receptions with sparkling wine and canapés
  • Services of a professional Cruise Director
  • Locally guided sightseeing and excursions included in every European port
  • Modern onboard amenities including free Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs with movie channels, fitness center, spacious public areas and a whirlpool