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Blue Danube Discovery

Budapest to Nuremberg

River/Canal Cruising | 13 Nights | German History & Architecture

14 Days - Spend 2 nights in Budapest, enjoy an unforgettable 7-night Cruise then relax for 3 nights in Prague


See the very best of Europe’s highlights and experience centuries of art, history and culture. From Budapest, a famous haven for musicians, writers and artists, cruise through the stunning cultural cities of Vienna, Bratislava, Passau and Regensburg. Along the way, visit magnificent cathedrals and baroque abbeys. Explore the charming Wachau Valley and traverse by cruise ship Europe’s Continental Divide - made possible through the engineering masterpiece of the Main-Danube Canal. Treat yourself to fine cuisine and the great wines of the region. Take an optional excursion to Salzburg and celebrate the heritage of Mozart, one of the world’s greatest composers.


Total trip is 14 days and 13 nights

The intinerary below includes the standard cruise itinerary and any extras this package includes.

NOTE: All itineraries on the website are constantly being updated. This itinerary may not be the most current, so please check with one of the Specialty Cruise Advisors on the left to ensure that this is the most current one.

+ DAY 1 - Depart USA. Flying

+ DAY 2 - Budapest

+ DAY 3 - Budapest

+ DAY 4 - Embarkation Budapest

+ DAY 5 - Bratislava

+ DAY 6 - Vienna

+ DAY 7 - Dürnstein

+ DAY 7 - Melk

+ DAY 8 - Passau

+ DAY 9 - Regensburg

+ DAY 10 - Nuremberg

+ DAY 11 - Disembarkation Nuremberg

+ DAY 12 - Prague

+ DAY 13 - Prague

+ DAY 14 - Prague

TopDates & Prices


May to November


From $2,699  USD

Port Charges: $84 per person (2007); $91 per person (2008)
Single Supplement for Cruise: 50% of twin price; Jr. Suites 100% of twin price.
Single supplement for Land: $600 per person.

Cruise only prices also available.

This example may be available on other dates or with different itineraries. We will gladly research other options for you! Special savings may be available for groups of 6 or more. Prices shown are per person, based on double occupancy, for standard and/or inside stateroom unless stated otherwise, are capacity controlled and are subject to availability. Fare is shown in US dollars unless otherwise stated. Government Fees and Taxes are additional. Refer to appropriate supplier brochure for terms and conditions. Pricing for Singles, 3rd, 4th or 5th guests if available, will be provided upon request and is subject to stateroom category availability. Unless specified, airfare is not included. Full details of airfare offers will be provided upon request and may vary by departure location. Prices vary by date of travel, were available when written, but are subject to restrictions and availability when booked, and may be withdrawn at any time. Offer not combinable with other promotions or discount offers. FST #ST37451 / CST #2092247-50 / WST #602-708-936

TopWhat's Included

  • 2 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Budapest with daily Buffet Breakfast
  • 7-night Deluxe Cruise Accommodation in an Outside Stateroom - 82% of the Staterooms with large French Balconies
  • Infotainment System in all Staterooms with Internet, Movie and Music Library & English Language TV stations
  • Terry Bathrobes and White-on-white plush Bedding in all Staterooms
  • Superb Dining with all Meals included during your Cruise
  • Unlimited Quality Red & White Wines from Europe's great Wine Regions with every Dinner on board the Ship
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner & Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Transfer from the Ship in Nuremberg to the Hotel in Prague
  • 3 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Prague with daily Buffet Breakfast
  • Daily Sightseeing Program as outlined in the Itinerary
  • Special Highlights including Folklore Dances, Lectures, Theme Dinners, on board Music Performances and afternoon & evening Piano Music
  • Use of Bicycles to explore on your own
  • Services of Professional Cruise Director
  • All English Language on board in a non-smoking Environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun Deck)
  • All Transfers with the Purchase of Cruise & Air package
  • All local Taxes

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    Day 3 - Buda Castle, 500-year-old Matthias Church, St. Stephen's Basilica and more (Budapest)
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    Day 4 - An optional Puszta excursion. (Budapest)
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    Day 5 - Old Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and the Gothic St. Martin's Cathedral (Bratislava)
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    Day 6 - Hofburg Palace, the impressive Vienna Opera House, the majestic Ringstrasse, awe-inspiring St. Stephen's Cathedral and also visit the National Library. (Vienna)
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    Day 7 - Tours of Dürnstein and Melk. (Austria)
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    Day 8 - Optional full-day excursion to fascinating Salzburg and the Sound of Music sights (Passau)
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    Day 9 - Architectural highlights: beautiful churches and one of the oldest bridges (Regensburg)
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    Day 10 - See the Imperial Castle and the Justice Palace (Nuremberg)
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    Day 12 - 1,000 year-old Hradcany Castle courtyard and St. Vitus, then walk over the Charles Bridge to the Old Market Square (Prague)
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    Day 13 - Optional tour to Terezin, the infamous Nazi WWII concentration camp (Prague)

TopOnboard Activities

Entertainment Evening music performances

TopVessel Information


Motor Ship (Riverboat) | 150 Passengers | Operated by AmaWaterways,

Guests will enjoy the luxurious comfort of exquisitely decorated staterooms, equipped with a flat-screen TV, internet access, and will feature French balconies on the upper two decks. The ships also have an elevator, a sun deck with walking track, a whirlpool, and bicycles so you can explore the sights on your own.

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