AmaViola

AmaViola cruise ship
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Cruise line
AmaWaterways

Current cruise:
7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
13 Jul, 2018 - 21 Jul, 2018

AmaViola Review and Specifications

Specifications of AmaViola

Year built2016  /  Age : 2
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderVahali Shipyards (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia)
Speed11 kn / 20 kph / 13 mph
Length (LOA)135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage3600 gt
Passengers79 - 158
Crew50
Decks4
Cabins79
Decks with cabins3
Christened byJackie Friedman

Review of AmaViola

The AmaViola boat cruises on Rhine and Danube Rivers departing from Amsterdam, Budapest, Zurich and Prague.

The 158-passenger AmaViola debuted in 2016. She also features the advanced AmaWaterways design and exclusive Twin Balconies available in most of the staterooms, measuring the spacious 235 sq.feet. Four suites are available of 350 sq.feet each. Guests can have gourmet dining and free-flowing wines at the multiple dining venues.

AmaViola cruise ship

The Sun Deck provides lounge chairs, a heated pool, Jaccuzi and swim-up bar. Passengers on AMA Viola tend to be 45+, mainly American. The ship pampers with free Internet and WiFi throughout, complimentary bike tours and 24-hour specialty tea and coffee.

AmaViola river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative AMA cruise rates. They might be different when you book your AmaWaterways AmaViola cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On AmaViola cruises, AmaWaterways lines offer discount airfare travel deals on major airlines (without charging Flight Deviation fees).

RIver Cruise Itineraries

Follows the list of AmaWaterways ship AmaViola river cruise itineraries as themes:

  • "MAGNIFICENT EUROPE" are 16-days (sailing 15 days) Rhine-Main-Danube river cruises from Budapest to Amsterdam, and the reverse from Amsterdam to Budapest. There are 5 optional and 16 complimentary land tours/excursions included.
  • "ENCHANTING RHINE” are 13-days (sailing 7 days) Rhine river cruises from Zurich to Amsterdam, and the reverse from Amsterdam to Zurich (Basel disembarkation /embarkation). There are 4 optional and 8 complimentary land tours/excursions, plus a 2-night Lucerne hotel package included in the fares.
  • “MELODIES OF THE DANUBE” are 12-days (sailing 7 days) Danube river cruises from Budapest to Prague (Vilshofen disembarkation, inclusive of 2-night Prague luxury hotel package). There are 7 optional and 10 complimentary land tours/excursions included.
  • “ROMANTIC DANUBE” are 12-days (sailing 7 days) river cruises from Budapest to Prague (Nuremberg disembarkation). They additionally include 2-night Budapest and 3-night Prague luxury hotel packages, and some free-time in Karlovy Vary during the Nuremberg-Prague transfer.
  • "TULIP TIME" are 9-days (sailing 7 days) cruises roundtrip from Amsterdam through The Netherlands and Belgium in spring time.
  • "CHRISTMAS MARKETS ON THE DANUBE" are 11-days (sailing 8 days) Christmas Markets cruises from Nuremberg to Budapest, visiting Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, with 2-nights in Prague. Other special offers are the “Wine” themed river cruises featuring famous wine connoisseurs as guest lecturers.

AmaViola wiki

  • Cabin grades number: 8
  • Total number of cabins: 79 (of which 4 Suite, 45 Twin Balcony, 18 French Balconies, 12 with a not-opening window).
  • Restaurants: Main Dining Room, Chef’s Table (tasting menu), Wine Bar (private), Sun Deck (alfresco).
  • Lounges & Bars: Observation (with al fresco Teak Front Deck), Main Lounge & Bar, Viola Atrium (lobby), Fireside Library, Gift Shop, Fitness & Sauna, top-deck (pool/jacuzzi, sundeck loungers and shaded relaxation area, giant chess, putting green, walking track), 1 elevator (passenger lift).
  • AmaViola cruise deals are inclusive of Internet (and Wi-Fi), all tours/excursions (including on bikes), ground transfers, live evening entertainment (local performers), daily enrichment lectures, food and wine tastings, 24-hour coffee/tea, replenished daily bottled water.
  • The APT AmaViola boat is the 9th among the newest generation AMA river cruise ships of the Concerto-class. Her sisters are AmaLea (2018), AmaKrisitna (2016), AmaStella (2016), AmaMora (2019), and also AmaBella, AmaCerto, AmaPrimaAmaReinaAmaSerena, AmaSonata, AmaVerde and AmaVista. This is a new APT river cruise boat design featuring the "Twin Balcony" accommodations concept. It combines the traditional French Balcony with a second covered open-air verandah for all-weather use. Each of these riverboats is powered by two "Caterpillar" marine diesel engines (model "C32 DITA ACERT" V-12, total power output 1900 kW / 2550 HP).
  • Another unique feature of AMAwaterways AmaViola cruises is the complimentary using of onboard bicycles on shore excursions/tours in each of the ports along the itinerary routes.
  • AMA cruise ship Viola was launched in March 2016.
  • On June 15, 2016, in Vilshofen was held the ship's christening ceremony. The boat’s godmother is Mrs Jackie Friedman - president of Nexion LLC (travel agency). The naming ceremony was attended by AmaWaterways co-founders Kristin Karst and Rudi Schreiner, also by shipbuilders, crew, local politicians, travel agents, media representatives. A local band performed a song written specifically for the new riverboat. On June 14 (also in Vilshofen) was christened the sister-ship AmaStella.

Cabins Types/Categories (number, location), high to low

  • Suites - SU (x4, deck3)
  • Twin Balcony Staterooms - AA (x8, deck3), AB (x10, deck2), BA (x12, deck3), BB (x15, deck2)
  • Balcony Staterooms - C (x18, decks2&3)
  • RiverView Staterooms - D (x8), E (x4, deck1).

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

AmaViola Itineraries 2018

The below listed AmaViola cruise prices on 2018 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest AmaWaterways fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
Budapest cruise port

29 June 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3567
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29 Jun      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
01 Jul     Budapest, Hungary   
02 Jul     Bratislava, Slovakia   
03 Jul     Vienna, Austria   
04 Jul     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria(Tours ashore)   
05 Jul     Linz, Austria   
06 Jul     Passau, Germany   
07 Jul      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

06 July 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3466
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06 Jul      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
08 Jul     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
08 Jul     Passau, Germany   
09 Jul     Linz, Austria   
10 Jul     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
11 Jul     Vienna, Austria   
12 Jul     Danube River   
12 Jul     Bratislava, Slovakia   
13 Jul     Budapest, Hungary   
14 Jul      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

13 July 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3466
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13 Jul      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
15 Jul     Budapest, Hungary   
16 Jul     Bratislava, Slovakia   
17 Jul     Vienna, Austria   
18 Jul     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria(Tours ashore)   
19 Jul     Linz, Austria   
20 Jul     Passau, Germany   
21 Jul      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

20 July 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3466
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20 Jul      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
22 Jul     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
22 Jul     Passau, Germany   
23 Jul     Linz, Austria   
24 Jul     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
25 Jul     Vienna, Austria   
26 Jul     Danube River   
26 Jul     Bratislava, Slovakia   
27 Jul     Budapest, Hungary   
28 Jul      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

27 July 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3466
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27 Jul      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
29 Jul     Budapest, Hungary   
30 Jul     Bratislava, Slovakia   
31 Jul     Vienna, Austria   
01 Aug     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria(Tours ashore)   
02 Aug     Linz, Austria   
03 Aug     Passau, Germany   
04 Aug      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

03 August 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3466
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03 Aug      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
05 Aug     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
05 Aug     Passau, Germany   
06 Aug     Linz, Austria   
07 Aug     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
08 Aug     Vienna, Austria   
09 Aug     Danube River   
09 Aug     Bratislava, Slovakia   
10 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
11 Aug      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

10 August 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3466
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10 Aug      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
12 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
13 Aug     Bratislava, Slovakia   
14 Aug     Vienna, Austria   
15 Aug     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria(Tours ashore)   
16 Aug     Linz, Austria   
17 Aug     Passau, Germany   
18 Aug      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Budapest cruise port

24 August 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3668
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24 Aug      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
26 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
27 Aug     Bratislava, Slovakia   
28 Aug     Vienna, Austria   
29 Aug     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria(Tours ashore)   
30 Aug     Linz, Austria   
31 Aug     Passau, Germany   
01 Sep      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

31 August 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3766
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31 Aug      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
02 Sep     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
02 Sep     Passau, Germany   
03 Sep     Linz, Austria   
04 Sep     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
05 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
06 Sep     Danube River   
06 Sep     Bratislava, Slovakia   
07 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
08 Sep      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

07 September 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3766
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07 Sep      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
09 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
10 Sep     Bratislava, Slovakia   
11 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
12 Sep     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria(Tours ashore)   
13 Sep     Linz, Austria   
14 Sep     Passau, Germany   
15 Sep      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

14 September 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3766
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14 Sep      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
16 Sep     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
16 Sep     Passau, Germany   
17 Sep     Linz, Austria   
18 Sep     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
19 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
20 Sep     Danube River   
20 Sep     Bratislava, Slovakia   
21 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
22 Sep      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

21 September 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3766
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21 Sep      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
23 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
24 Sep     Bratislava, Slovakia   
25 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
26 Sep     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria(Tours ashore)   
27 Sep     Linz, Austria   
28 Sep     Passau, Germany   
29 Sep      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

28 September 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3766
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28 Sep      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
30 Sep     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
30 Sep     Passau, Germany   
01 Oct     Linz, Austria   
02 Oct     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
03 Oct     Vienna, Austria   
04 Oct     Danube River   
04 Oct     Bratislava, Slovakia   
05 Oct     Budapest, Hungary   
06 Oct      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

05 October 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3766
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05 Oct      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
07 Oct     Budapest, Hungary   
08 Oct     Bratislava, Slovakia   
09 Oct     Vienna, Austria   
10 Oct     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria(Tours ashore)   
11 Oct     Linz, Austria   
12 Oct     Passau, Germany   
13 Oct      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

12 October 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3567
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12 Oct      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
14 Oct     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
14 Oct     Passau, Germany   
15 Oct     Linz, Austria   
16 Oct     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
17 Oct     Vienna, Austria   
18 Oct     Danube River   
18 Oct     Bratislava, Slovakia   
19 Oct     Budapest, Hungary   
20 Oct      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

26 October 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3267
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26 Oct      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
28 Oct     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
28 Oct     Passau, Germany   
29 Oct     Linz, Austria   
30 Oct     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
31 Oct     Vienna, Austria   
01 Nov     Danube River   
01 Nov     Bratislava, Slovakia   
02 Nov     Budapest, Hungary   
03 Nov      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

02 November 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3166
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02 Nov      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
04 Nov     Budapest, Hungary   
05 Nov     Bratislava, Slovakia   
06 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
07 Nov     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria(Tours ashore)   
08 Nov     Linz, Austria   
09 Nov     Passau, Germany   
10 Nov      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

09 November 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3068
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09 Nov      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
11 Nov     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
11 Nov     Passau, Germany   
12 Nov     Linz, Austria   
13 Nov     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
14 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
15 Nov     Danube River   
15 Nov     Bratislava, Slovakia   
16 Nov     Budapest, Hungary   
17 Nov      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

14 November 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
Prices starting
from $5248
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14 Nov      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
16 Nov     Danube River   
16 Nov     Bratislava, Slovakia   
17 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
18 Nov     Durnstein, Austria   
18 Nov     Wachau Valley, Austria   
18 Nov     Melk, Austria   
19 Nov     Linz, Austria   
19 Nov     Passau, Germany   
20 Nov     Regensburg, Germany   
21 Nov     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
21 Nov - 22 Nov     Nuremberg, Germany(Overnight)   
22 Nov      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Budapest cruise port

16 November 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
Prices starting
from $2967
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16 Nov      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
18 Nov     Bratislava, Slovakia   
19 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
20 Nov     Melk, Austria   
20 Nov     Durnstein, Austria   
21 Nov     Linz, Austria   
21 Nov     Passau, Germany   
22 Nov     Regensburg, Germany   
23 Nov     Nuremberg, Germany   
24 Nov      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

21 November 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3068
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21 Nov      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
23 Nov     Nuremberg, Germany   
23 Nov     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
24 Nov     Regensburg, Germany   
25 Nov     Passau, Germany   
26 Nov     Melk, Austria   
26 Nov - 27 Nov     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
27 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
28 Nov - 29 Nov     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
29 Nov      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Nuremberg cruise port

21 November 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $5436
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21 Nov      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
23 Nov     Nuremberg, Germany   
23 Nov     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
24 Nov     Regensburg, Germany   
25 Nov     Passau, Germany   
26 Nov     Melk, Austria   
26 Nov - 27 Nov     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
27 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
28 Nov - 29 Nov     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
29 Nov      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

30 November 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
Prices starting
from $3068
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30 Nov      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
02 Dec     Budapest, Hungary   
03 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
04 Dec     Melk, Austria   
05 Dec     Passau, Germany   
06 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
07 Dec     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
07 Dec     Nuremberg, Germany   
08 Dec      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

05 December 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3068
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05 Dec      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
07 Dec     Nuremberg, Germany   
07 Dec     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
08 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
09 Dec     Passau, Germany   
10 Dec     Melk, Austria   
10 Dec - 11 Dec     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
11 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
12 Dec - 13 Dec     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
13 Dec      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Nuremberg cruise port

05 December 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $5436
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05 Dec      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
07 Dec     Nuremberg, Germany   
07 Dec     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
08 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
09 Dec     Passau, Germany   
10 Dec     Melk, Austria   
10 Dec - 11 Dec     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
11 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
12 Dec - 13 Dec     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
13 Dec      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

14 December 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
Prices starting
from $3068
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14 Dec      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
16 Dec     Budapest, Hungary   
17 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
18 Dec     Melk, Austria   
19 Dec     Passau, Germany   
20 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
21 Dec     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
21 Dec     Nuremberg, Germany   
22 Dec      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

19 December 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $5436
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19 Dec      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
21 Dec     Nuremberg, Germany   
21 Dec     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
22 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
23 Dec     Passau, Germany   
24 Dec     Melk, Austria   
24 Dec - 25 Dec     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
25 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
26 Dec - 27 Dec     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
27 Dec      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

28 December 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3068
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28 Dec      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
30 Dec     Budapest, Hungary   
31 Dec     Bratislava, Slovakia   
01 Jan     Vienna, Austria   
02 Jan     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria(Tours ashore)   
03 Jan     Linz, Austria   
04 Jan     Passau, Germany   
05 Jan      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

28 December 20187 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $5436
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28 Dec      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
30 Dec     Nuremberg, Germany   
30 Dec     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
31 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
01 Jan     Passau, Germany   
02 Jan     Melk, Austria   
02 Jan - 03 Jan     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
03 Jan     Vienna, Austria   
04 Jan - 05 Jan     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
05 Jan      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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