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Sunday, August 10 - BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (Embarkation)

Board the ultra-luxurious AmaMagna and settle into your stateroom.

(Dinner Included)

Monday, August 11 - BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

     "Queen of the Danube" Tour

     OR Castle Hill Hike

     Scenic cruising the Danube Bend

Today you have the opportunity to visit both the Buda (hilly) and Pest (flat) sides of teh Danube River. Start on the Buda side, following your guide through the city's Casle District where you will marvel at teh fairytale turrets of Fisherman's Bastion, gaze upon the breathtaking panorama below and see Matthias Church, renowned for its striking tower and colorful mosaic roof. For a more active tour, hike to Budapest's Castle Hill. In the afternoon, explore the treasures of Pest, admiring the colossal Hungarian Parliament Buidling, Heroes' Square and the moving "Shoes on the Danube Bank" memorial.

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included)

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Tuesday, August 12 - BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA

     "Coronation City of Kings" walking tour

     OR Tastes of Slovakia

     OR Bratislava Castle Hike

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.

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included)

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Wednesday, August 13 - VIENNA, AUSTRIA

     "Imperial Vienna" Tour

     Vienna City Tour by bike

     Schönbrunn Palace and Gardens

Vienna offers a wealth of gems and your city tour showcases 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 the most important architectural, cultural, and historical monuments, in Austria.

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included)

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Thursday, August 14 - DURNSTEIN, AUSTRIA/SPITZ, CROATIA

     Dürnstein Walking Tour

     OR Dürnstein Apricots and Sweets Tour

     OR Dürnstein Bike Tour

Enjoy your morning in the lovely Baroque village of Dürnstein. Stroll alongDürnstein's cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche, with its famed church tower on a walking tour. For a more culinary-focused experience in  Dürnstein, enjoy an apricot liqueur, and 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.

Spitz - Melk Abbey Visit

             OR Spitz Bike Tour

             OR Spitz Hike

             Exclusive Wine Experience

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 a Spitz bike tour or 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.
(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included)

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Friday, August 15 - LINZ, AUSTRIA

     Full-day Salzburg Excursion

     OR Full-day Český Krumlov Excursion

     OR "UNESCO City of Media Arts" Walking Tour

     OR "Cultural Mile" Bike Tour

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. Micael, 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 take a 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.

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included)

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Saturday, August 16 - PASSAU/VILSHOFEN, GERMANY

     "City of Three Rivers" Walking Tour

     OR Passau Castle Hill Hike

     OR River Inn Bike Tour

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.

Vilshofen - Exclusive Oktoberfest Celebration

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.

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included)

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Sunday, August 17 - VILSHOFEN, GERMANY (Disembarkation)

As your journey concludes, it's time to bid farewell to the ship and prepare for your flight home. Alternatively, you can extend your stay and continue exploring the beautiful country. Whatever you decide, we hope you had a wonderful time and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

(Breakfast Included)

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