Central and Eastern Europe
The Danube River
MS Amadeus I, MS Amadeus Rhapsody, MS Amadeus Classic, MS Amadeus Symphony, MS Amadeus Royal, MS Amadeus Princess,MS Deltastar, MS Donaustar
From: Passau - Vienna - Budapest - Kalocsa - Budapest - Esztergom - Bratislava - Vienna - Melk/Emmersdorf - Passau
After these first scenic impressions of the Danube, our courier on board will welcome you with a cocktail before the official welcome dinner.
See all the important sights on our Vienna sightseeing tour or explore this city full of tradition on your own. The ship leaves the port of Vienna at 6 p.m. and heads downstream for Budapest.
After dinner enjoy an unforgettable evening cruise on the AMADEUS with a glorious view of the beautifully floodlit building on both banks of the river. A Gypsy band, specially engaged for this cruise, entertains you on board with lively music and you also see a performance by a Hungarian folklore group.
Join us on the "Kalocsa" excursion where you witness a performance of typical Hungarian horsemanship and visit the only paprika museum in the world. The ship leaves at 5 p.m. and heads upstream for Budapest. After dinner, let yourself be carried away by the famous music inspired by the Danube and played by excellent Hungarian musicians.
Following lunch on board, the party joining the "Szentendre- Esztergom" excursion leaves here to continue by bus via Visegrad to Esztergom. The ship sails upstream through the Danube Bend, one of the most beautiful scenic stretches of the Danube, also known as the "Hungarian Wachau". Arrival at Esztergom at 7 p.m. where the AMADEUS waits for those on the excursion. At 8 p.m., the ship departs for Slovakia.
In the afternoon, you can relax and enjoy the journey on the Danube. Vienna is our next destination and the arrival is scheduled for about 7 p.m. After dinner, the "Evening Excursion Vienna" takes you to the Prater and a typical "Heurigen" wine tavern. The ship departs from Vienna around midnight.
The ship departs at 2 p.m. Enjoy the afternoon on the sun deck as the impressive landscape passes by. On the last evening of your journey on the Danube, the captain of the AMADEUS will be delighted to welcome you to the Captain’s Gala Dinner. The excellent orchestra which has been entertaining you in the Panorama Bar throughout the cruise will get you swinging and dancing the night away.