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New Connections European River Cruises

Prague & the Blue Danube 2018


11 Days from $6,795

Limited to 24 guests

Cruise the Danube for seven nights, with stays in boutique hotels in Budapest and Prague. Attend a concert at the Kursalon in Vienna; disembark for a private tour of a World War II art bunker in Nuremberg; and trace Franz Kafka's footsteps through Prague's Old Town.

A&K Advantages

Cruise the Danube, with 11 days of exclusive Connections sightseeing, including a two-night stay in historic Prague

Relax in boutique hotels in both Budapest and Prague

Enjoy premier seating during a Sound of Vienna concert in the famous Kursalon

Sit down to eight meals ashore, planned for Connections guests, and attend a strudel-making lesson at Schönbrunn Palace

Visit picturesque Salzburg and Hitler's retreat, the Eagle's Nest

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1
ARRIVE BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
DAY 2
BUDAPEST | Evening City Cruise
DAY 3
BUDAPEST | Two Cities in One
DAY 4
BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA & VIENNA, AUSTRIA
DAY 5
VIENNA | Opulent Schönbrunn Palace
DAY 6
DÜRNSTEIN & MELK | Treasure Along the Danube
DAY 7
SALZBURG | Beauty & History
DAY 8
NUREMBERG & REGENSBURG, GERMANY
DAY 9
ČESKÝ KRUMLOV, CZECH REPUBLIC | Radiant City
DAY 10
PRAGUE | Bohemia’s Historic Capital
DAY 11
DEPART PRAGUE
DAY 1
ARRIVE BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

Arrive in Budapest, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, join fellow guests and your Resident Tour Director for a welcome dinner.

Prestige Hotel Budapest
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Meals: Dinner
DAY 2
BUDAPEST | Evening City Cruise

Join your intimate group, visiting Baroque Gödöllő castle and its gardens. Meet your ship in Budapest for priority embarkation. This evening, cruise through Budapest, passing under the illuminated Chain Bridge, while a gypsy band performs on board.

'Amadeus Brilliant'
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Deck Plan
'Amadeus Silver'
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Deck Plan
'Amadeus Silver II'
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'Amadeus Queen'
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Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 3
BUDAPEST | Two Cities in One

See Buda’s cobbled streets and Pest's 19th-century buildings. Enjoy a Connections-exclusive garden lunch at a Buda villa and an afternoon tour of Jewish heritage.

'Amadeus Brilliant'
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'Amadeus Silver'
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Deck Plan
'Amadeus Silver II'
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'Amadeus Queen'
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Deck Plan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA & VIENNA, AUSTRIA

Arrive in Bratislava and visit its old quarter. In intimate company, view St. Martin’s Cathedral and Grassalkovich Palace. Back on board, enjoy a private cocktail party and an exclusive Chef's Highlights dinner. Cruise to Vienna.

'Amadeus Brilliant'
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'Amadeus Silver'
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Deck Plan
'Amadeus Silver II'
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'Amadeus Queen'
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Deck Plan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5
VIENNA | Opulent Schönbrunn Palace

Visit Schönbrunn Palace for a strudel-making demonstration. After leisure time, experience a Connections-exclusive dinner ashore, with preferred seating at a Sound of Vienna concert in the Kursalon.

'Amadeus Brilliant'
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Deck Plan
'Amadeus Silver'
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Deck Plan
'Amadeus Silver II'
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Deck Plan
'Amadeus Queen'
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Deck Plan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6
DÜRNSTEIN & MELK | Treasure Along the Danube

Take a walking tour of Dürnstein, followed by a wine tasting. Sit down to a private lunch ashore at a restaurant in the Wachau Valley. Visit Melk Abbey, then enjoy a Connections-exclusive guided tour of Schloss Artstetten.

'Amadeus Brilliant'
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Deck Plan
'Amadeus Silver'
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Deck Plan
'Amadeus Silver II'
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Deck Plan
'Amadeus Queen'
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Deck Plan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7
SALZBURG | Beauty & History

Discover Salzburg by small group. Pay a Connections-exclusive visit to the Eagle's Nest, Hitler's wartime getaway, where you pause for lunch. Rejoin your ship in Passau. This evening, the captain hosts a gala dinner on board.

'Amadeus Brilliant'
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Deck Plan
'Amadeus Silver'
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Deck Plan
'Amadeus Silver II'
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Deck Plan
'Amadeus Queen'
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Deck Plan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8
NUREMBERG & REGENSBURG, GERMANY

In Nuremberg, privately tour a World War II art bunker, exclusive to Connections guests. Visit the city’s altstadt (old town). See the Imperial Castle and Palace of Justice. Tour Regensburg and enjoy a Bavarian-themed evening on board.

'Amadeus Brilliant'
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'Amadeus Silver'
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'Amadeus Silver II'
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'Amadeus Queen'
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 9
ČESKÝ KRUMLOV, CZECH REPUBLIC | Radiant City

Disembark in Passau and drive to Český Krumlov, where you visit the city’s castle, theater and Old Town. After lunch, continue to Prague for an evening at leisure.

The Augustine
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 10
PRAGUE | Bohemia’s Historic Capital

Explore Prague’s Old Town and its Jewish Quarter, birthplace of Franz Kafka. Take in the Town Hall’s iconic astronomical clock, the Jewish Museum and the Jewish Cemetery. After an afternoon at leisure, gather for a farewell dinner.

The Augustine
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Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 11
DEPART PRAGUE

Today, transfer to Prague airport for your flight home.

Meals: Breakfast
NOTE: High or low water levels may impact sailing and require changes to the itinerary.


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

  • May 23 - Jun 02
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    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Availability
    Cabin Class
    B-4 Strauss-Deck
    Price
    $6,995
    Single Supplement
    $1,495
    Availability
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    Cabin Class
    B-1 Strauss-Deck
    Price
    $7,695
    Single Supplement
    $2,195
    Availability
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    Cabin Class
    A-1 Mozart-Deck
    Price
    $8,195
    Single Supplement
    $2,795
    Availability
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    Cabin Class
    Suite Mozart-Deck
    Price
    $8,995
    Single Supplement
    $4,795
    Availability
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    This departure operates on 'Amadeus Silver'.

  • Jun 14 - Jun 24
    Limited Availability
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Availability
    Cabin Class
    B-4 Strauss-Deck
    Price
    $6,995
    Single Supplement
    $1,495
    Availability
    Sold Out
    Cabin Class
    B-1 Strauss-Deck
    Price
    $7,695
    Single Supplement
    $2,195
    Availability
    Limited Availability
    Cabin Class
    A-1 Mozart-Deck
    Price
    $8,195
    Single Supplement
    $2,795
    Availability
    Sold Out
    Cabin Class
    Amadeus Suite Mozart-Deck
    Price
    $8,995
    Single Supplement
    $4,795
    Availability
    Sold Out

    This departure operates on 'Amadeus Queen'.

    How many people are travelling in your group?
    Please enter a group size 1-10.
  • Jun 28 - Jul 08
    Available
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Availability
    Cabin Class
    B 4 Strauss Deck
    Price
    $6,995
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    Availability
    Limited Availability
    Cabin Class
    B 1 Strauss Deck
    Price
    $7,695
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    Availability
    Available
    Cabin Class
    A 1 Mozart Deck
    Price
    $8,195
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    Availability
    Available
    Cabin Class
    Amadeus Suite Mozart Deck
    Price
    $8,995
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    Availability
    Available

    Days 9 & 10 at Augustine Hotel

    How many people are travelling in your group?
    Please enter a group size 1-10.
  • Oct 05 - Oct 15
    Available
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Availability
    Cabin Class
    B-4 Strauss-Deck
    Price
    $6,795
    Single Supplement
    $1,395
    Availability
    Limited Availability
    Cabin Class
    B-1 Strauss-Deck
    Price
    $7,495
    Single Supplement
    $2,095
    Availability
    Available
    Cabin Class
    A-1 Mozart-Deck
    Price
    $7,995
    Single Supplement
    $2,695
    Availability
    Available
    Cabin Class
    Suite Mozart-Deck
    Price
    $8,795
    Single Supplement
    $4,695
    Availability
    Available

    This departure operates in reverse.

    This departure operates on 'Amadeus Silver II'.

    How many people are travelling in your group?
    Please enter a group size 1-10.
Journey Details

Minimum age is 12 years.

First event: welcome briefing at 6:00 p.m. on Day 1.

Last event: farewell dinner at 7:00 p.m. on Day 10.


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