Gems of Southeast Europe Cruise

GEMS OF SOUTHEAST EUROPE

7-NIGHT CRUISE
Or 7-NIGHT CRUISE WITH 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
Or 7-NIGHT CRUISE WITH 2 NIGHTS BUDAPEST PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE

CRUISE YEAR

2017 | 2018

CRUISE FROM : BUDAPEST TO GIURGIU
From Budapest to Giurgiu, touch history in Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania, as you sail along the lower Danube. Medieval towns, Roman ruins and the Iron Gate showcase the best of Eastern Europe. Visit Belogradchik, Bulgaria’s natural wonder, and Serbia’s Novi Sad. Taste history from centuries-old vineyards in Ilok, and visit two of Romania’s legendary castles, Bran and Peleș. Throughout your journey, be treated to the flavors and cultures of this diverse swath of the continent.


COUNTRIES: BULGARIA, CROATIA, HUNGARY, ROMANIA, SERBIA
RIVERS: DANUBE

Gems of Southeast Europe

AT A GLANCE

On our cruises, you will enjoy an extensive lineup of included tours. In many cases, you will have a choice of excursions, such as standard tours, bike tours, hikes and Limited Edition tours. We always include a large variety of activities so that you can choose how you want to explore. No matter your preference, your days will be full of discovery and wonder.

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS

  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment on Demand system featuring, movies, TV shows, news and music
  • Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily
AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track
  • Fitness room, massage services and hair salon
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
AWARD-WINNING DINING
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
  • Captain’s Welcome Cocktail and Dinner
  • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Limited Edition Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways

EMBARK

April 14

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Budapest Giurgiu

SAVE $750 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$2,899 $2,149

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN April 12
$1,540
ADD 2 NIGHTS BUDAPEST PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN April 12
$1,480

EMBARK

April 21

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Giurgiu Budapest

SAVE $750 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$3,099 $2,349

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST, 1 NIGHT BRASOV PRE-CRUISE AND 2 NIGHTS VIENNA POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN April 18
$1,540
ADD 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST, 1 NIGHT BRASOV PRE-CRUISE AND 2 NIGHTS BUDAPEST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN April 18
$1,480

EMBARK

May 12

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Budapest Giurgiu

SAVE $250 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$3,399 $3,149

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN May 10
$1,540
ADD 2 NIGHTS BUDAPEST PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN May 10
$1,480

EMBARK

May 19

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Giurgiu Budapest

SAVE $250 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$3,399 $3,149

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN May 16
$1,540
ADD 2 NIGHTS BUDAPEST PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN May 16
$1,480

EMBARK

June 9

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Budapest Giurgiu

SAVE $250 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$3,399 $3,149

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN June 7
$1,540
ADD 2 NIGHTS BUDAPEST PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN June 7
$1,480

EMBARK

June 16

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Giurgiu Budapest

SAVE $250 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$3,399 $3,149

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN June 13
$1,540
ADD 2 NIGHTS BUDAPEST PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN June 13
$1,480

EMBARK

June 21

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Budapest Giurgiu

SAVE $750 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$3,299 $2,549

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN July 19
$1,540
ADD 2 NIGHTS BUDAPEST PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN July 19
$1,480

EMBARK

June 28

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Giurgiu Budapest

SAVE $750 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$3,299 $2,549

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN July 25
$1,540
ADD 2 NIGHTS BUDAPEST PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN July 25
$1,480

EMBARK

September 15

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Budapest Giurgiu

SAVE $250 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$3,599 $3,349

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN September 13
$1,540
ADD 2 NIGHTS BUDAPEST PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN September 13
$1,480

EMBARK

September 22

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Giurgiu Budapest

SAVE $250 PER PERSON

PRICES ARE PER PERSON

$3,599 $3,349

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN September 19
$1,540
ADD 2 NIGHTS BUDAPEST PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN September 19
$1,480

EMBARK

October 13

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Budapest Giurgiu

SAVE $250 PER PERSON

PRICES ARE PER PERSON

$3,399 $3,349

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN October 11
$1,540
ADD 2 NIGHTS BUDAPEST PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN October 11
$1,480

EMBARK

October 20

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Giurgiu Budapest

SAVE $250 PER PERSON

PRICES ARE PER PERSON

$3,399 $3,349

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN October 17
$1,540
ADD 2 NIGHTS BUDAPEST PRE-CRUISE AND 1 NIGHT BRASOV, 2 NIGHTS BUCHAREST POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN October 17
$1,480
NOTES:

Important Dates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

Port Charges not included in cruise price $168 per person.

Single Supplement for Cruise50% of twin price; AA+ & Suites 100% of twin price. Please see terms below for details.

Single Supplement for Land $640 per person.

Bedding Please select bedding configuration at the time of booking. The Options are: Option A: Two twin beds Option B: One large bed (larger than queen size).

Visa A Turkish Tourist Visa is required for entry into Istanbul, Turkey. All guests traveling to Turkey must obtain an electronic visa (e-Visa) prior to their departure date.

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

All rates are per person for cruise only, based on double occupancy in an entry level category stateroom unless stated otherwise. Offer is valid on select sailings only and applicable to new bookings only. Unless explicitly stated that single supplement is waived, solo travelers in a double occupancy stateroom must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. Ask about Solo Traveler promotions. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change or termination without notice. Port charges, land programs and round-trip airfare are not included in cruise price. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-40.

DAY 1
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – EMBARKATION

Embark upon your river cruise ship, docked in the city center. This evening, meet your fellow passengers on board. (D)

DAY 2
MOHÁCS – PÉCS

Enjoy a scenic morning cruise to Pécs, founded more than 2,000 years ago by the Romans. Visit the UNESCO-designated Christian Necropolis; St. Peter’s Basilica, the city’s main Catholic cathedral along with its catacombs; and Széchenyi Square, the heart of Old Town Pécs. You will also see the Mosque of Pasha Qasim the Victorious, one of the symbols of the city. (B,L,D)

DAY 3
VUKOVAR, CROATIA – NOVI SAD, SERBIA

Vukovar is a Croatian symbol of resistance, which you’ll better understand on your city tour showcasing the Ovčara Memorial and Eltz Palace. Alternatively, choose a wine tasting in Ilok, a center of wine production since Roman times, where you’ll sample its famous Grasevina, Traminac and Frankovka wines. Back on board, cruise to Novi Sad, sometimes called the “Serbian Athens.” Discover Novi Sad on a walking tour to Dunavski Park and through Stari Grad, the Old Town center. If you prefer a more active exploration, join a guided biking or hiking tour. During the evening, visit Petrovaradin Fortress, a mighty stronghold no enemy has ever breached. (B,L,D)

DAY 4
BELGRADE

Explore Serbia’s capital, Belgrade, on a city tour, which includes the Kalemegdan Fortress and the Serbian Orthodox Temple of St. Sava. Later, choose from three intriguing excursions. Visit the Royal Palace, the official residence of the Serbian Royal Family; and then tour the House of Flowers, the mausoleum of Marshal Tito, who became the first President of Yugoslavia. Or enjoy a taste of the region by sampling Serbian plum brandy, Šlivovitz, and delicious local delights at the Quburich Distillery. For those wishing a more active adventure, join a guided bike tour. (B,L,D)

DAY 5
SCENIC CRUISING THROUGH THE IRON GATES

The Iron Gates is one of Europe’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders. The Danube narrows as it winds through a series of magnificent gorges between the Carpathian and Balkan mountains. The banks of the river dazzle with sheer-faced rocks that stretch high overhead along this natural border between Serbia and Romania. (B,L,D)

DAY 6
VIDIN, BULGARIA

Explore Vidin, one of Bulgaria’s oldest cities, and surrounding areas with a choice of excursions. Discover Baba Vida Fortress, the largest preserved medieval castle in Bulgaria overlooking the Danube. Continue on to Belogradchik, one of Bulgaria’s natural wonders, where you can hike around its most spectacular rock formations. Alternatively, visit a local home for a demonstration of traditional Bulgarian yogurt and Banitsa, a pastry you will also get to make. You also have the choice to bike through Vidin and to the castle. (B,L,D)

DAY 7
ROUSSE – GIURGIU, ROMANIA

Visit Bulgaria’s ancient capital, Veliko Tarnovo, with its medieval fortress and multiple orthodox temples. You can opt instead to go to Rousse, known for its 19th- and 20th-century Neo- Baroque and Neo-Rococo architecture, and then afterwards visit the UNESCO-designated Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo with frescos revealing exceptional artistry of 14th-century paintings and Bulgarian medieval art. (B,L,D)

DAY 8
GIURIU – DISEMBARKATION

Disembark the ship in Giurgiu. (B)

AmaDolce

This 164-passenger vessel incorporates the most advanced design offering spacious staterooms featuring our exclusive twin balconies, multiple dining venues, heated pool, Internet/WiFi access and more.

Inspired by classic ocean yachts, the AmaCerto provides the most distinctive river cruise experience. A magnificent glass elevator is one of the unique design elements found onboard, as well as our exclusive “Twin Balconies”. The beautifully-decorated and spacious accommodations range in size up to 300 sq. ft. Relax in a heated Sun Deck swimming pool with a “swim-up” bar; enjoy Chaîne des Rôtisseurs culinary creations. The ship also features a Fitness Center, Massage, Hair and Beauty salon; complimentary Internet access and first-run Hollywood movies; plus a fleet of bicycles to enhance your river cruise experience.

HOW CAN I BOOK THIS VACATION?

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