From Germany to Hungary Aboard the AmaMagna

Magna on the Danube

Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia

8 Days

From $2,399

Level 1

Easiest

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    EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT
    • Complimentary land package on selected departures if booked by March 31, 2024
    • No single supplement on select departures

    Overview

    The newly built AmaMagna, one of the most exceptional vessels of her kind, makes this adventure through Old World Europe along the romantic Danube extra special. Twice the width of traditional European river ships, the AmaMagna features ultra-spacious suite accommodations with full balconies, four unique dining options, five bars, an expansive wellness area, and an outdoor sundeck pool and whirlpool—ideal for relaxing after full days of exploring Europe's treasures. Choose among walking tours, guided bike rides, and hikes through scenic lands where empires were built. Visit Austria's beautiful Lake District, the legendary cities of Vienna, Bratislava, and Budapest, and spend a full day in Salzburg, the famed site of The Sound of Music. From grand abbeys and fortresses to iconic UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you're sure to be dazzled by the sights and sounds that have inspired poets, musicians, and artists for centuries.

    Arrive: Vilshofen, Germany

    Depart: Budapest, Hungary

    Highlights

    • Explore Passau, one of the oldest cities in Bavaria, with its Italian Baroque and Gothic architecture
    • Choose from hiking, biking, and walking tours in iconic Old World Cities
    • Visit the Palace of Schönbrunn and St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna
    • Explore Budapest's Great Market hall, Heroes' Square, and Castle Hill
    • Enjoy the luxury of a premier river vessel with more space, cuisine options, and deck space than standard river cruises

    Overview

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      Note: This trip is not exclusive to, nor operated by, Wilderness Travel, who acts solely as an agent in booking your reservation with the operator. Please download the Rate Sheet in the Dates & Pricing section to see the full pricing details and contact our Cruise Collection Specialists to check availability.

      Board your ship, the AmaMagna. In the evening, you'll be treated to a Bavarian Oktoberfest celebration complete with live music, local beer, and German sausages.
      Known as the “City of Three Rivers,” Passau is one of the oldest cities in Bavaria, and is a picturesque convergence of historical importance and natural beauty. Today, enjoy a walking tour and marvel at Passau's Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and the beautiful St. Stephen's Cathedral, a stunning spectacle with its tiled roof and tall spire. Or, take a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus fortress reflecting gothic, renaissance, and baroque styles. You can also choose to ride outside of the city to Wernstein on a guided bicycle tour.
      The ship arrives this morning in Linz, Austria's second largest city. Enjoy 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. For those who love The Sound of Music, spend your day on 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. In the afternoon, you can either visit the charming Czech mountain town of Ceský Krumlov, or the Austrian Lake District, a famed resort area. Later in the day, visit the Greinburg Castle, the oldest residential castle in Austria.
      In Melk, Austria, you can visit the 900-year-old Melk Abbey situated high atop the granite cliffs of the Danube, or take a guided bike tour to Spitz before returning to Melk and the ship for lunch. This afternoon, you'll sail to Spitz to enjoy a guided excursion to Dürnstein and stroll along the cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche, with its famed church tower. Those who wish for a more active adventure can hike to the historic Dürnstein Fortress, cycle through Spitz, or hike around Spitz—plenty of fun options! In the evening, enjoy an exclusive wine festival and sample some of the region's famous wines.
      Austria's capital, Vienna, offers a wealth of cultural and architectural gems. Your city tour will showcase its 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. In the afternoon, visit the Palace of Schönbrunn, an exquisite example of Baroque architecture and opulence. Built as the summer residence of the Habsburg Emperors and spanning an astounding 1,441 rooms, this Rococo palace soon became one of their favorite homes. Your visit will include a guided tour of the Imperial apartments, the carriage museum, and the equally impressive gardens.
      Enjoy a morning scenic cruise through the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley before arriving in 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 its gleaming castle.
      Sail towards Budapest in the morning, passing through the scenic Danube Bend where you'll see some of Hungary's oldest settlements, including Esztergom, Visegrád, and Szentendre. Budapest offers an unmatched combination of culture and tradition. Visit the Great Market Hall before going to both 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.
      This morning, disembark your ship in Budapest.
      Budapest to Vilshofen

      Day 1: Budapest, Hungary
      Day 2: Budapest
      Day 3: Bratislava, Slovakia / Vienna, Austria
      Day 4: Vienna
      Day 5: Spitz / Melk
      Day 6: Grien / Linz
      Day 7: Passau, Germany
      Day 8: Vilshofen

      Dates & Pricing

      Payment & Cancel Schedule

      At time of reservation: $400
      100 days prior to departure: Balance

      Please note that this differs from our standard policy.

      Cancellation & Transfer Schedule

      Minimum fee: $200 per person
      90-120 days prior to departure: $400 per person
      60-89 days prior to departure: 35% of trip cost
      30-59 days prior to departure: 50% of trip cost
      7-29 days prior to departure: 80% of trip cost
      6 days or less: 100% of trip cost

      Please note that this differs from our standard policy.

      Included
      • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
      • Guided tours in every destination
      • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring complimentary high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
      • Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area
      • Bottle water replenished daily
      • All onboard meals in a variety of venues
      • The Chef's Table specialty restaurant
      • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
      • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
      • Sip and Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
      • Tapas, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
      • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain's Gala Dinner
      • Personal headset for easy exploration
      • Bike tours and hikes
      Not Included
      • Airfare to/from points of embarkation and debarkation of the boat
      • Transfers for independent arrivals and departures
      • Optional travel insurance
      • Expenses of a personal nature (some alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.)
      • Optional gratuities

      Accommodations

      Scroll through our signature accommodations for this trip below. Although it is highly unlikely, we may make substitutions when necessary.

      AmaMagna

      Days 1-7 (7 nights)

      Launched in 2019, the 196-passenger AmaMagna surpasses other boats in its class with its spacious accommodations and public spaces, including 98 staterooms and 53 suites. Staterooms range from 205 sq. ft. (with fixed windows) on the lower deck to 252-474 sq. ft. with an outside balcony on the main and...

      What the Trip is Like

      This cruise is rated Level 1, Easiest, and is appropriate for anyone in good health who is physically active. Daily shore excursions require a moderate amount of walking, often along uneven cobblestone streets and up and down stairs. To better accommodate guests and their individual fitness levels, AMA Waterways programs provide several levels of walking tours whenever possible: "Gentle Walkers" are designed for slower walkers to enjoy the tour in a relaxed manner, "Active Walkers" enjoy the tours at a normal pace, and there is also a "Late Starters" group offered to guests who prefer to sleep in.

      Review Trip Level Details

      Staterooms range from 160-350 square feet (depending on category), and typical hotel room amenities include hair dryer, bathrobe, television, and mini-safe. Every stateroom has individually controlled air conditioning, internet access, wi-fi (free throughout the ship!) and a movie-on-demand system that offers a variety of English language channels, films and music options. Most staterooms have balconies, either walk-on or French, but lower categories just have fixed windows or portholes.

      AMA is known for its efforts to bring in regional cuisine, which is always fun as you explore new countries and cultures. Breakfast and lunch are served buffet-style with made-to-order specialties. Dinner is multi-course. Every lunch and dinner includes free-flowing regional wines as well as complimentary beer and soft drinks. Bottled water, specialty teas, and coffees are always available free of charge. All ships have an open seating policy in the main restaurant to encourage you to meet your fellow travelers.

      AMA Waterways specializes in high-end river journeys that navigate some of Europe's most famous waterways. Their ships accommodate approximately 150 passengers in comfortable staterooms, all with scenic views. While this might sound like a lot of travelers compared to Wilderness Travel's traditional small group trips, it's a modest number of passengers in the cruise ship world and there are a number of comfortable lounges, dining rooms, bars, and sitting areas on board for you to find a perfect spot to socialize or quietly relax, depending on your mood.

      There is a warm and welcoming feel to all AMA cruises. From the moment you step onboard, you will be welcomed by crew, staff, and leaders who are friendly, professional and English speaking. There is a high staff to guest ratio (1:3) that assures a feeling of being well-taken-care-of at all times. Your fellow passengers will come from a variety of English-speaking countries and guests tend to mingle freely. No need to bring fancy clothes as the atmosphere onboard is casual, although guests do tend to dress up for the Captain's dinner.

      Daily shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise, along with free time to explore on your own. Each tour is led by a qualified, local guide. At many stops, you'll be free to choose from one of several options. Complimentary headset systems ensure that you hear every word of your tour. AMA ships carry more than two dozen bicycles and helmets, free of charge, for your use should you want to venture into the countryside.

      There is a reception desk onboard that is open 24 hours a day with somebody available to help you, should you need it. All announcements and lectures will be presented in English as the clientele is mainly North American, Australian, and European. All AMA cruises prohibit smoking inside their ships. Smoking is only permitted outside on the sun deck.

      Electricity on board all ships is 220v, with 2-pin power outlets. You will need an adapter, and/or converter depending on which electrical appliances you bring with you. There are no medical facilities on board although if medical services are needed, they can easily be called from shore. Laundry services are available for a fee.

      All ships are equipped with either a whirlpool or a small, heated swimming pool. If you think you might want to use this, be sure to pack a swimsuit!

      Tips are not included in the price of the cruise, and are entirely at your discretion. The recommended rate suggested is 3 Euros per passenger per day to the Cruise Manager and 12 Euros per passenger per day to the crew, which will be divided up and distributed. You can use your credit card for this expense. It is also customary to acknowledge a particularly good performance of a local guide by leaving a tip of 1-2 Euros per tour.

      Wilderness Travel enjoys partnering with AMA Waterways because they offer a high quality product with thoughtfully planned itineraries, allowing travelers to experience Europe's most glorious architecture, medieval castles, historic villages, and idyllic countryside with minimal effort. Since these trips are relatively short, you may consider this as part of a longer, European adventure!

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      Trip Levels

      With more than 200 different adventures to choose from, we want to help you find the trip that’s right for you. Our Trip Level system ranks each trip in two ways: a number rating from 1 to 6 according to the activity, and general travel rigors. 1 is the easiest and 6+ the most difficult—see descriptions below for explanations of each number. A plus (+) sign means the trip is a bit more strenuous than other trips of that level. The detailed explanation of each trip—below the bar with the number rating—is perhaps more important, specifying activities, altitudes, hiking, and travel conditions. The Detailed Itinerary, available by download or mail, gives further information. Our Area Managers can also answer questions and guide you to the trip that best suits your interests.

      Level 1 – Easiest

      Non-camping journeys, optional walks, little elevation gain or loss.

      Level 2 – Easy to Moderate

      Hotel nights and/or safari-style camping, hikes of two to four hours on some days. Other physical activities are sometimes included, such as optional sea kayaking.

       

      Level 3 – Moderate

      Half- to full-day hikes (3-6 hours) over rolling countryside on most days, occasional steep trails. Many of our hotel-based walking tours are in this category, as are our snorkeling adventures.

      Level 4 – Moderate to Strenuous

      Full-day hikes (4-6 hours), mountainous terrain, significant elevation gains and losses (hiking up or down as much as 3,000 feet) on many days. Altitudes no greater than about 10,000 feet.

       

      Level 5 – Strenuous

      Full-day hikes (4-8 hours), mountainous, steep terrain (hiking up or down as much as 3,500 feet) on many days. Trips with hiking at average altitudes of 10,000 to 12,000 feet are in this category.

      Level 6 – Very Strenuous

      Full-day hikes (5-8 hours), mountainous, steep terrain (hiking up or down as much as 3,500 feet) on many days. Most hikes take place at altitudes above 10,000 feet, with some days ascending as high as 18,000 feet.

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It is always recommended to engage people in conversation before asking to photograph them, but if people do not wish to have their photo taken, please honor their requests. We urge travelers to avoid giving money in exchange for photo opportunities, which makes it harder for future travelers to have a meaningful personal interaction with local people. Please always heed your Trip Leader's guidelines for what is appropriate. ","System_Gear_Store":"To help you prepare for your next WT adventure, we've put together a great collection of top brands including Patagonia, Outdoor Research, Eagle Creek, and more at our WT Gear Store (<a href=\"https:\/\/wildernesstravel.newheadings.com\/\">wildernesstravel.newheadings.com<\/a>).","System_Questions?":"<p>Our Area Specialists are your single point of contact and would be happy to answer any questions about your trip!<br>800.368.2794 | 510.558.2488<\/p>","System_Pricing_Detail-Small_Group_Adventure":" <br><br>To offer the lowest possible cost, our trips are priced according to the number of participants on the trip. All costs are per person, based on double occupancy. If you wish to have a single room, you must pay the single supplement fee. Please note that Wilderness Travel staff, or guests of Wilderness Travel such as travel writers, photographers, or leaders-in-training, are not included in the tier pricing count.","System_Travel_Insurance":"<!-- Generated by XStandard version 3.0.0.0 on 2023-01-27T07:58:05 --><p>We highly recommend you purchase travel insurance. You can take advantage of a comprehensive Travel Protection Plan designed for Wilderness Travel by Travelex, or purchase other insurance on your own. See our website for details: <a href=\"http:\/\/www.wildernesstravel.com\/insurance\">saito8.com\/insurance<\/a><\/p>","System_Make_it_Your_Trip":"<!-- Generated by XStandard version 3.0.0.0 on 2023-03-29T11:44:18 --><p>The prices above are for the ready-to-book adventure outlined in this Detailed Itinerary, a popular option that has been handcrafted by our Area Specialists to include the best of every destination. While many travelers choose to book this tour as is, our Area Specialists are also happy to work with you to customize this Private Journey to suit your specific interests and style of travel. We can arrange for longer or shorter stays, offer hotel upgrades (see below for sample costs), or add an extension to additional places of interest. We can even add special activities or customize excursions depending on your interests. We invite you to contact us to discuss your options!<\/p>","System_Signing_up_for_a_Trip":"<!-- Generated by XStandard version 3.0.0.0 on 2023-03-29T11:44:42 --><p>Early reservations are recommended since accommodations often sell out far in advance. Please call 1-800-368-2794 and ask for our [Africa Manager] or email us at [africa@ wildernesstravel.com] with any questions that you may have about this trip. To reserve your Private Journey, we will need to know your preferred dates of travel. We will then check availability and send you a proposed itinerary with exact pricing for your adventure. We can typically hold a provisional booking for one week. At that time, we must collect your initial deposit or accommodations will be released. We accept Visa, Mastercard, or American Express card. Upon receipt of your deposit, we will send you a Welcome Packet that includes a letter of confirmation, Detailed Itinerary, Trip Application, Medical Form, and Pre-Departure Information Booklet with information to help you prepare for your adventure. Please see our Cancellations and Transfer Fee Schedule for specific payment information.<\/p>","System_Trip_Leaders":"<p>Wilderness Travel Trip Leaders have a passion and a joy for creating an unforgettable journey. We are extremely proud of them and the incredible travel experiences they make possible. For more information, including client comments about them and which specific trips they will be leading, please visit <a href=\"https:\/\/www.wildernesstravel.com\/leaders\/\">wildernesstravel.com\/leaders<\/a>.<\/p>"},"terms":{"PaymentSchedule":"<p>At time of reservation: $400<br>100 days prior to departure: Balance <br><br><em>Please note that this differs from our standard policy.<\/em><\/p>","CancelSchedule":"<p>Minimum fee: $200 per person<br>90-120 days prior to departure: $400 per person<br>60-89 days prior to departure: 35% of trip cost<br>30-59 days prior to departure: 50% of trip cost<br>7-29 days prior to departure: 80% of trip cost<br>6 days or less: 100% of trip cost<\/p><p><em>Please note that this differs from our standard policy.<\/em><\/p>"}}