Take an evening cruise through Budapest, enjoy an A&K exclusive apple-strudel making demonstration in Vienna, visit the world's oldest monastery brewery at Weltenburg Abbey and tour romantic Landshut.
Connections European River Cruise Journeys 2014
Explore Budapest on both sides of the river, and enjoy an elegant evening cruise, passing serenely beneath the illuminated Chain Bridge, taking in floodlit views of the city
Discover Vienna, city of Mozart and Strauss, where you experience an apple strudel-making demonstration, an A&K exclusive Onshore Connection
Enjoy a "Sound of Vienna" concert (with top category seating) in the Kursalon for a memorable Musical Connection
Visit the world's oldest monastery brewery on a Culinary Connection
Arrive in historic Budapest, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. This evening, join your fellow guests and A&K Tour Director for a welcome dinner.Corinthia Hotel Budapest | Meals: D
Visit a grand Baroque castle and its lovely botanical gardens in Gödöllo. After lunch, transfer to modern, stylish ‘Amadeus Brilliant,’ moored in Budapest, for priority embarkation. Share a welcome cocktail prior to dinner. This evening, cruise through Budapest, passing under the illuminated Chain Bridge, which links Buda with Pest, for magnificent floodlit views of the city. Later, hear a lively gypsy band perform on board.'Amadeus Brilliant' | Meals: B L D
Visit Buda, with its cobbled streets and medieval architecture, and Pest, with its wide avenues and 19th-century buildings. After lunch on board, you may choose an optional excursion to charming Szentendre.'Amadeus Brilliant' | Meals: B L D
Arrive in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava today. Visit its attractive old quarter and view St. Martin’s Cathedral and Grassalkovich Palace. Back on board, enjoy a private pre-dinner cocktail party. Arrive in Vienna for an optional excursion to view the city from a nearby mountain.'Amadeus Brilliant' | Meals: B L D
Drive the Ringstrasse to view St. Stephan’s Cathedral and then return to the ship for lunch. Make an Onshore Connection when you experience a mouth-watering apple strudel making demonstration and taste a sample — an A&K exclusive — at Schönbrunn Palace. Attend a “Sound of Vienna” concert (Category A seating) in the splendid Kursalon, where Johann Strauss the younger directed his orchestra.'Amadeus Brilliant' | Meals: B L D
Enjoy a scenic cruise this morning. At mid-day, disembark in Melk/Emmersdorf for an optional excursion into the Wachau District that includes a tour of its 900-year-old Benedictine abbey and a wine tasting.'Amadeus Brilliant' | Meals: B L D
Your choice of optional excursions today: enjoy walking tours in Linz and Passau or a full-day excursion to Salzburg that includes the lovely Salzkammergut region. Tonight, the captain welcomes you to a gala dinner aboard ship.'Amadeus Brilliant' | Meals: B L D
Arrive in Regensburg, one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities, for an optional walking tour of the city. After lunch aboard ship, take an excursion to Weltenburg Abbey and taste the flavorful dark beer brewed here, in the world’s oldest monastery brewery. Reboard the ship in Kelheim.'Amadeus Brilliant' | Meals: B L D
After breakfast, disembark in Nuremberg. Drive to 800-year-old Landshut for a guided tour of the town that includes Basilica St. Martin and the Stadresidenz, a 16th-century palace. After lunch at a local restaurant, continue to your hotel in Munich. Tonight, gather for a farewell dinner.Hilton Munich City | Meals: B L D
Today, transfer to Munich airport for your flight.Meals: B
NOTE: July 11 departure runs in reverse, Munich to Budapest.
Timings and pre-/post-cruise sightseeing may vary. Please contact A&K for details.
Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.
|Jun. 20, 2014 - Jun. 29, 2014||$4,395||C-4 Haydn-Deck||Available|
|Jun. 20, 2014 - Jun. 29, 2014||$4,795||C-1 Haydn-Deck||Available|
|Jun. 20, 2014 - Jun. 29, 2014||$5,195||B-1 Strauss-Deck||Limited Availability|
|Jun. 20, 2014 - Jun. 29, 2014||$5,395||A-1 Mozart-Deck||Available|
|Jun. 20, 2014 - Jun. 29, 2014||$5,995||Amadeus Suite Mozart-Deck||Call for Availability|
|Jul. 11, 2014 - Jul. 20, 2014||$4,195||C-4 Haydn-Deck||Available|
|Jul. 11, 2014 - Jul. 20, 2014||$4,595||C-1 Haydn-Deck||Available|
|Jul. 11, 2014 - Jul. 20, 2014||$4,895||B-1 Strauss-Deck||Available|
|Jul. 11, 2014 - Jul. 20, 2014||$5,095||A-1 Mozart-Deck||Available|
|Jul. 11, 2014 - Jul. 20, 2014||$5,695||Amadeus Suite Mozart-Deck||Call for Availability|