danube river cruises 26.07.2017
DANUBE RIVER CRUISES 2017
PASSAU – MELK – VIENNA – BRATISLAVA
– DURNSTEIN - PASSAU
About Amadeus Cruises
Modern luxury combined with a heartyand intimate
atmosphere. Excellent service combined with culinary
pleasures. Modern high-grade staterooms combined with
timeless elegance in the public areas. This and much
more is offered by Amadeus Cruises–a family owned
company with 30 years of experience. Thanks to the
highest standards set for themselves Amadeus Cruises
will also satisfy your demands.
MOTOR SHIP M/S AMADEUS ROYAL4*
The AMADEUS Royal, launched in 2005 and completly renovated for
2015, is a premium passenger vessel fitted out with all imaginable
refinements. The cabins on the Mozart and Strauss Deck, for instance,
feature generous French balconies providing incomparable views of
the breadth of the river. The superiority of the AMADEUS Royal is
discernible down to the tiniest detail. Be it in the gastronomic delicacies
that appear from the kitchen or in the fine wines emerging from the
cruise ship's cellar, in the appointments of the luxurious Panorama Bar,
or in the enjoyment of a relaxing massage or the sipping of a gloriously
cream cocktail accompanied by the tinkle of mood-matching piano
playing. Discover the beautiful landscapes of this region in Europe on
board the MS AMADEUS ROYAL!
Life on Board
Roomy, comfortable and elegant - that’s the best description of your
accommodation aboard our ships. You'll feel right at home in our
luxurious cabins even before your cruise has started: the wide, openable panoramic windows and the stylish furnishings with their splendid
comforts join together to make your trip memorable. And the best thing
about it all: you only have to unpack your suitcase once!
All our cabins are equipped with shower/WC, infotainment system with
flat screen TV, telephone, safe, spacious wardrobe and hairdryer. Each
cabin has its own adjustable air-conditioning system and a comfortable
bathroom provided with some luxury cosmetics including shower gel,
shampoo and conditioner, and body lotion. All our AMADEUS suites are
additionally equipped with a mini bar and a comfortable seating area
and some of them also have bathtubs.
Day 1/ Passau/ 26.07.2017/ Embarkation at 18.00
Passau is a town in Lower Bavaria, Germany. It is also known as the Dreiflüssestadt or "City of Three Rivers,"
because the Danube is joined at Passau by the Inn from the south and the Ilz from the north. The setting of
the Old Town, created by Italian baroque masters in the 17th century, shows soaring towers, picturesque
places, enchanting promenades and romantic lanes. In the heart of Passau on the Old Town’s highest point
rises St. Stephen’s Cathedral, in which the world’s largest cathedral organ sounds. Sitting high above the
rivers, the majestic fortress Veste Oberhaus on the Danube’s side and the Pilgrimage Church "Mariahilf" on
the Inn’s side frame the city outstandingly beauty. Passau with its unique charm and its atmosphere is one
of the most beautiful and spectacular German cities on the Danube.
Day 2/ Emmersdorf – Melk/ 27.07.2017/ Arrival at 09.00/ Optional tours: Melk Benedictine
Abbey tour/ Departure at 12.00
Melk is a city of Austria, in the federal state of Lower Austria, next to the Wachau valley along the Danube.
The bluff which holds the current monastery held a Babenberger castle until the site was given to Benedictine
monks from nearby Lambach by Margrave Leopold II in 1089. Melk received market rights in 1227 and
became a municipality in 1898. In a very small area, Melk presents a great deal of architectural variety from
Day 2 – 3/ Vienna – Nussdorf/ 27.07.2017/ Arrival at 19.00/ Optional tour: Classic Music
Concert &Vienna city tour and Schönbrunn Palace tour
Vienna is the capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria. Vienna is Austria's
primary city, with a population of about 1.8 million and its cultural, economic, and political centre. It is the
7th-largest city by population within city limits in the European Union. Apart from being regarded as the City
of Music because of its musical legacy, Vienna is also said to be "The City of Dreams" because it was home
to the world's first psycho – analyst – Sigmund Freud. The city's roots lie in early Celtic and Roman
settlements that transformed into a Medieval and Baroque city, and then the capital of the Austro – Hungarian
Empire. It is well known for having played an essential role as a leading European music centre, from the
great age of Viennese Classicism through the early part of the 20th century. The historic centre of Vienna is
rich in architectural ensembles, including Baroque castles and gardens, and the late 19th century Ringstraße
lined with grand buildings, monuments and parks./ Departure at 14.00
Day 3/ Bratislava/ 28.07.2017/ Arrival at 17.45/ Optional tour: Bratislava walking city tour/
Departure at 20.30
Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia, and with a population of about 450,000, the country's largest city. The
greater metropolitan area is home to more than 650,000 people. Bratislava is in southwestern Slovakia,
occupying both banks of the River Danube and the left bank of the River Morava. Bordering Austria and
Hungary, it is the only national capital that borders two sovereign states. It is home to several universities,
museums, theatres, galleries and other important cultural and educational institutions.
Day 4/ Durnstein/ 29.07.2017/ Arrival at 10.30/ Optional tour: Durnstein walking city tour/
Departure at 14.00
Dürnstein is a small town on the Danube river in the Krems – Land district, in the Austrian state of Lower
Austria. It is one of the most - visited tourist destinations in the Wachau region and also a well - known wine
Day 5/ Passau/ 30.07.2017/ Arrival at 15.30/ Optional tour: Koblenz walking city tour
Koblenz is a German city situated on both banks of the Rhine at its confluence with the Moselle, where the
Deutsches Eck (German Corner) and its monument Emperor William I on horseback are situated./
Departure at 06.00
Cochem/ Disembarkation at 07.30
End of program.
16 m2 Non open window
16 m2 Non open window
16 m2 French Balcony
16 m2 French Balcony
16 m2 French Balcony
24 m2 Open veranda balcony
Fascinating river cruise in on outside river-view stateroom of your choice, most with French balcony or dropdown panoramic windows; Walk-out balconies in suites on Amadeus Royal
Services of an experienced, multilingual Cruise Director
Gourmet dining with all meals included (buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner and midnight snack) in the elegant
Panorama-Restaurant, which accommodates all guests in one seating
Coffee and tea after lunch and dinner
Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Gala Dinner
Special onboard entertainment ,nightly music by the Amadeus Duo in the Panorama Bar
Complimentary use of onboard bicycles
Non-smoking environment (smoking permitted on the Sun Deck)
All port taxes and local taxes
Beverages (except those mentioned above).
Crew tips,compulsory per pax per day: 7 Euro
Passenger personal expenses
WI - FI (available at a charge)
Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements:
OPTIONAL TOUR PRICES:
MELK BENEDICTINE ABBEY
VIENNA CITY & SCHÖNBRUNN PALACE
Specific rules defined by cruising company are applied to children younger than 24 months.
These conditions and net prices are subject to review of currency fluctuation, fuel, taxes and any other events that
affect operational costs.
This program have typographical errors and is valid with conformation of reservation and conformation rules by
Payment issues through the bank account. 30% deposit is required upon confirmation. Balance of payment is due
no less than 30 days prior to day of embarkation.
Up to 120 days from embarkation 100€ per person – cancellation fees
119 to 91 days from embarkation 15% of the cruise fare
90 to 61 days from embarkation 25% of the cruise fare
60 to 31 days from embarkation 50% of the cruise fare
30 to 00 days from embarkation 100% of the cruise fare
Cancellations must be confirmed by Cruise Brands in writing in all cases.
There may be a charge for amendments in case of changing prices in the world market. Last call for a price change
must be declared by Cruise Brands at least seven days prior to embarkation.
Everything that is not mentioned under section “The Price INCLUDES”.
CONDITIONS FOR CRUISING OPERATION:
Although cruise itinerary is almost always followed as indicated, on occasion and due to unforeseen circumstances
such as exceptionally bad weather conditions, the captain, upon whom full responsibility is placed for the safety
and comfort of passengers, may make required changes at his discretion.
Cancelling a port of call or making required changes in itinerary, does not entitle passengers for any claims or
Program is guaranteed by the company rules on minimum passengers for departures.
In case of unforeseen circumstances, cruising company declares right to cancel departure. All claims by passengers
will be announced afterward.
Ship company may operate the cruise program with another vessel as long as this vessel is of the same or higher
standard as the one cancelled. Such vessel substitution must be communicated to the travel partner as soon as
such decision is taken by ship company.
During the cruise should the vessel sustain any breakdown in machinery, or be disabled by fire, grounding or
collision disrupting the cruise itinerary for more than 48 hours, and if no substitute vessel or arrangement is
offered, passengers will be entitled to a refund proportional to the cruise days not operated. No further claims will