MAGICAL CHRISTMAS MARKETS TOUR

MAGICAL CHRISTMAS MARKETS

7-NIGHT CRUISE
Or 7-NIGHT CRUISE WITH 2-NIGHTS PRAGUE PRE-CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VIENNA POST-CRUISE

CRUISE YEAR

2018

CRUISE FROM : NUREMBERG TO VIENNA
Few events are awaited with as much anticipation as Europe’s Christmas Markets. Be spellbound by Nuremberg and Regensburg’s Christmas Markets. In Linz, marvel at the small clay figurines representing the people of a typical village—the butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker; and while in Vienna, visit four Christmas Markets. Embrace the holiday spirit in Germany and Austria where many Christmas traditions began on this magical journey through time.


COUNTRIES: AUSTRIA, GERMANY
RIVERS: DANUBE

Magical Christmas Markets

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 in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • 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
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain’s Cocktail and Gala 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
  • Sip & Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • 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
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways

EMBARK

November 23

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Vienna Vienna

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

Ship AmaSerena

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE, 2-NIGHTS PRAGUE POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN November 21
$1,040

EMBARK

November 24

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Vienna Vienna

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

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE, 2-NIGHTS PRAGUE POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN November 22
$1,040

EMBARK

November 25

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Vienna Vienna

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

Ship AmaSonata

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE, 2-NIGHTS PRAGUE POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN November 23
$1,040

EMBARK

November 30

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Nuremberg Vienna

SAVE $250 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$2,899 $2,649

Ship AmaSerena

ADD 2-NIGHTS PRAGUE PRE-CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VIENNA POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN November 28
$1,040

EMBARK

December 1

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Nuremberg Vienna

SAVE $250 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$2,899 $2,649

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2-NIGHTS PRAGUE PRE-CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VIENNA POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN November 29
$1,040

EMBARK

December 2

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Nuremberg Vienna

SAVE $250 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$2,899 $2,649

Ship AmaSonata

ADD 2-NIGHTS PRAGUE PRE-CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VIENNA POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN November 30
$1,040

EMBARK

December 7

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Vienna Vienna

SAVE $250 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$2,899 $2,649

Ship AmaSerena

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE, 2-NIGHTS PRAGUE POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN December 5
$1,040

EMBARK

December 8

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Vienna Vienna

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

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE, 2-NIGHTS PRAGUE POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN December 6
$1,040

EMBARK

December 9

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Vienna Vienna

SAVE $250 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$2,899 $2,649

Ship AmaSonata

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE, 2-NIGHTS PRAGUE POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN December 7
$1,040

EMBARK

December 15

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Nuremberg Vienna

SAVE $250 PER PERSON
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
$2,899 $2,649

Ship AmaSonata

ADD 2-NIGHTS PRAGUE PRE-CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VIENNA POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN December 13
$1,040

EMBARK

December 16

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Nuremberg Vienna

SAVE $750 PER PERSON

PRICES ARE PER PERSON

$2,899 $2,149

Ship AmaSonata

ADD 2-NIGHTS PRAGUE PRE-CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VIENNA POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN December 14
$1,040

EMBARK

December 22

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Vienna Vienna

SAVE $750 PER PERSON

PRICES ARE PER PERSON

$2,899 $2,149

Ship AmaCerto

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE, 2-NIGHTS PRAGUE POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN December 20
$1,040

EMBARK

December 23

7-NIGHT CRUISE

Vienna Vienna

SAVE $750 PER PERSON

PRICES ARE PER PERSON

$2,899 $2,149

Ship AmaSonata

ADD 2 NIGHTS VIENNA PRE-CRUISE, 2-NIGHTS PRAGUE POST-CRUISE
CHECK-IN December 21
$1,040
NOTES:

Important Dates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

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

Single Supplement for Cruise 50% of twin price; A+, AA+ & Suites 100% of twin price. Please see terms below for details.

Single Supplement for Land $480 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).

Itinerary Change Please note that due to local closures, we will not visit Bratislava during cruises departing in November or December. Guests will instead spend this time in Vienna and the Wachau Valley.

 

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.

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DAY 1
EMBARKATION – NUREMBERG, GERMANY

Board your cruise in Nuremberg. Tonight, gather on board your ship and meet your fellow passengers. The ship will moor overnight in Nuremberg. (D)

DAY 2
NUREMBERG

Join a city tour of WWII highlights and then walk through Nuremberg’s cobblestone streets to the Imperial Castle and 900-year-old city ramparts. Visit Nuremberg’s Christkindlesmarkt, one of the world’s largest and most famous Christmas Markets. Browse through over 100 red and white canvas-topped booths offering an assortment of unique treasures, toys and seasonal goodies. Later in the day, cruise through the man-made marvel, the Main-Danube Canal. (B,L,D)

DAY 3
REGENSBURG

Regensburg is one of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities, as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Join a guided walking tour showcasing the city’s architectural highlights, including the Old Town Hall and the Porta Praetoria, before visiting the Old Town Christmas Market. As an alternate option, sample some of Bavaria’s specialties—beer, sausage and pretzels. Or bike to Walhalla where you will see the Neoclassical white marble temple inspired by the Parthenon in Athens. Later in the day, you’ll be treated to one of Bavaria’s most beautiful and romantic Christmas Markets at Thurn and Taxis Castle, where you can watch craftsmen make their unique arts and crafts. (B,L,D)

DAY 4
PASSAU

Picturesque Passau, a fairytale city founded more than 2,000 years ago is noted for its Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture. During the season of Advent, the city dresses in her Bavarian holiday splendor, which you will discover on your walking tour through the city and at its Christmas Market at St. Stephen’s Square— also home to its magnificent cathedral. Go in search of unique crafts, including Bavarian-style houses and glass ornaments. If you prefer a more active adventure, join a guided bike ride along the Danube. (B,L,D)

DAY 5
LINZ, AUSTRIA

Linz is known for being the city of Christmas crèches and its ever popular Linzer Torte. While here, you have a choice of three excursions. The first is a full-day visit to magnificent Salzburg dressed in her holiday best. Enjoy a walking tour of UNESCO-designated Old Town, its magnificent cathedral, inspired by St. Peter’s Cathedral at the Vatican and its Christmas Market, which is a feast for the senses. Alternatively, you can choose a morning walking tour through Linz’s old city center and by the Mozart House, where he composed the Linz Symphony in only three days, as well as visit Linz’s Christmas Markets. Or you can go on a guided bike tour through Linz and along the city’s famed “Culture Mile” and the Danube. During the afternoon, you can join a half-day excursion to Salzburg or visit the charming mountain town, Český Krumlov, located just over the Czech-Austrian border. (B,L,D)

DAY 6
MELK – DÜRNSTEIN – KREMS

The magnificent Benedictine Abbey, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is on full display for your enjoyment. On your tour, you will see jewel-encrusted crosses containing religious relics, frescoes and richly embroidered vestments, as well as the abbey’s priceless collection of medieval manuscripts in its famous library. Later in the day, set sail through the breathtaking Wachau Valley. (B,L,D)

DAY 7
VIENNA

The “City of Waltzes” offers a treasure trove of gems just waiting to be discovered. Join a tour showcasing its regal splendors, such as the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs before concluding in Vienna’s historic city center. Afterwards, you’ll visit the Rathaus (Town Hall) Christmas Market. If you prefer a more active adventure, then join a guided bike ride along the Danube. During the afternoon, visit the Karlsplatz (Artisans) Christmas Market, a local favorite, and the market at Schönbrunn Palace with a giant sparkling Christmas tree. (B,L,D)

DAY 8
VIENNA – DISEMBARKATION

Your cruise comes to an end as you prepare for your homeward flight. (B)

AmaCerto

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.

AmaSerena

This 164-passenger vessel boasts spacious staterooms with our exclusive Twin Balconies, a choice of dining venues, a heated pool with swim-up bar, in-room Internet access and more.

The AmaSerena is a sister ship to the AmaPrima and features the most advanced design of any river cruise vessel currently in operation. Our exclusive Twin Balconies are available in most staterooms, which measure a spacious 210-235 sq. feet, with four suites measuring 300 sq. feet. Passengers will enjoy gourmet dining with unlimited fine wines at multiple onboard dining venues; a heated sun deck swimming pool with a ‘swim-up’ bar; fitness center and spa; complimentary ship-wide Wi-Fi and in-room Internet and entertainment on demand; and a fleet of bicycles carried onboard for passengers to enjoy on their own or on guided bike tours.

AmaSonata

This 164-passenger vessel boasts spacious staterooms with our exclusive Twin Balconies, a choice of dining venues, a heated pool with swim-up bar, in-room Internet access and more.

The AmaSonata is a sister ship to the AmaCerto and features the most advanced design of any river cruise vessel currently in operation. Our exclusive Twin Balconies are available in most staterooms, which measure a spacious 210-235 sq. feet, with four suites measuring 300 sq. feet. Passengers will enjoy gourmet dining with free-flowing fine wines at multiple onboard dining venues; a heated sun deck swimming pool with a ‘swim-up’ bar; fitness center and spa; complimentary ship-wide Wi-Fi and in-room Internet and entertainment on demand; and a fleet of bicycles carried onboard for passengers to enjoy on their own or on guided bike tours.

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