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We all have our passions... Food, wine, art, history, music, and more. At LeGrow's Travel, we design our own exclusive, specialty tours adventures with this in mind. Graciously escorted, intimate, and worry-free experiences provide an opportunity to embrace your passions in the world's most fascinating destinations. Imaginative itineraries, lots of free time, expert hosts, personal attention, and loads of extras combine to provide our most discerning guests with a trip of a lifetime. Indulge your passion on one of our specialty tours below.


Romantic Danube River Cruise & Prague

May 20, 2020 - May 30, 2020


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Cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest • May 20-30, 2020 • AMAWaterways • AmaLea

Join Maritime Travel's very own Sandy Kollenz, Senior Director, Retail Operations, Western Canada on this enchanting 11-day itinerary including a pre-cruise 3-night stay in Prague & 7-night AMAWaterways river cruise!

Start the cruise off right with Oktoberfest on the dock! Enjoy a walking tour, castle hike or bike tour in Passau; Wachau Valley bike tour or Durnstein excursion with wine or hike to Durnstein fortress in Durnstein; tour to Salzburg and to Czeky Krumlov and Austrian Lake district as well as a cultural bike tour and a UNESCO city of media arts walking tour in Linz; Schonbrunn and concert in Vienna (additional charge); city tour or Klosterneuberg Abbey bike tour in Vienna; hike, walk or taste of Slovakia tour in Bratislava; and Illumination cruise at night in Budapest… just to name a few! 
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Highlights:

  • Fully hosted in Prague and onboard the AmaLea
  • 3 night pre-cruise stay in Prague
  • 7 night River cruise aboard the AmaLea from Vilshofen to Budapest
  • Choice of two tours in Prague, plus Czech beer tasting
  • Transfers from hotel to port, with a visit to the UNESCO world heritage site of Regensburg
  • Transfers from port in Budapest to airport
     
Plus, Enjoy:
  • Fine dining, including unlimited complimentary hand-selected wines, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner onboard
  • Sip & Sail cocktail hour
  • Welcome cocktail, Welcome dinner, La Chaine de Rotisseurs Dinner, Captain’s cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • Complimentary Wifi / Onboard live entertainment, theme dinners, cooking demonstrations and more
  • Complimentary bicycles & helmets
  • Exercise classes
  • Entertainment on demand in all staterooms

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SPACE IS LIMITED!

For more information, contact your local
Maritime Travel counsellor!


Prices quoted are per person, based on double occupancy, in CAD $ and include 3 nights Pre-Cruise hotel in Prague & 7 night river cruise. Tax is extra ($231 CAD pp). Airfare is not included in above pricing, but we are happy to provide flight options. Other cabin categories are available. Ask about a post-cruise hotel stay in Budapest! A valid Passport is required and travel insurance is highly recommended. BC # 24589


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COUNTRIES: Austria • Czech Republic • Germany • Hungary • Slovakia 
RIVERS: Danube


AmaLea River Cruise Ship
Designed with vibrant pops of color that call to mind the autumn harvest in European vineyards and appointed with Ama’s signature twin balconies in most staterooms, the AmaLea is a sleek river ship created with luxury yachts in mind. A host of comforts and conveniences fill her decks, including a massage and hair salon, gift shop and specialty coffee station. The relaxing Sun Deck features a heated pool as well as a swim-up bar, while the vibrant Main Lounge provides an exhilarating stage for nightly performances. Enjoy an evening dining experience like no other at The Chef’s Table, where rustic wooden floors, contemporary lighting and a glass-enclosed kitchen combine to form the stunning backdrop for your gastronomic entertainment. And with a walking track on the Sun Deck, a fitness room and a fleet of onboard bicycles, you’ll have everything needed to stay active and healthy while sailing Europe’s great rivers.

Itinerary

DAY TO DAY ITINERARY…

MAY 20-23: Pre-Cruise stay in Prague


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MAY 23: EMBARKATION – VILSHOFEN, GERMANY
Embark your cruise in Vilshofen.  
This evening meet your fellow passengers on board. (D)


MAY 24: VILSHOFEN – PASSAU
Explore Vilshofen’s beautiful old town before cruising to Passau, known as the “City of Three Rivers.” Join a walking tour or if you prefer to be more active, hike high into the hills for a visit to the “Veste Oberhaus,” Passau’s Castle Hill; or go on a Danube bike tour. (B,L,D)


/_uploads/images/branch_tours/theromanticdanube_PRLinz.jpgMAY 25: LINZ, AUSTRIA 
The ship arrives in Linz where you’ll have several choices of excursions. Opt for a full day excursion to Salzburg where you’ll tour the historic center, Mirabell Gardens, Residenz Square and the Old Market. En route to Salzburg, stop at Mondsee, home of the famed Basilica St. Michael and site of the wedding scene in The Sound of Music. Alternatively, you can join a morning walking tour through Linz’s old city center and by the Mozart House; or go on a guided bike tour along the city’s famed “Culture Mile” and the Danube. During the afternoon, you have three more choices of excursions. Choose a half-day in Salzburg or take a scenic drive through the beautiful Austrian Lake District with a stop in St. Wolfgang. You can also choose to visit the charming mountain town, Ceský Krumlov, located just over the Czech-Austrian border. (B,L,D)


/_uploads/images/branch_tours/theromanticdanube_AUSTRIA_MelkAbbey.jpgMAY 26: WEISSENKIRCHEN
Cruise through the Strudengau and Wachau valleys to Weissenkirchen, gateway to Dürnstein. Once here, you can choose to join a walking tour in Dürnstein along its cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche, and then visit Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey. For the more active adventurer, you can opt to hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held, or take a bike ride along the Danube through the Wachau Valley. As an alternative excursion, visit a local apricot grower, where you’ll enjoy the region’s finest apricot treats. Later in the evening, enjoy a special wine tasting of locally grown, world-renowned Riesling and Grüner Veltliner in Weissenkirchen. (B,L,D)


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The “City of Waltzes” offers a treasure trove of gems and your city tour showcases them, including the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace. Your tour concludes in the historic city center with a visit to St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Or if you prefer a more active tour, take a guided bike ride to the Klosterneuburg Monastery. During the afternoon, enjoy leisure time to further explore this iconic city. (B,L,D)


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Host to the crowning ceremonies of 11 Hungarian kings and queens between 1536 and 1830, Bratislava certainly has earned the title “Coronation City of Kings,” as you’ll discover during your walking tour. Or join a special “Tastes of Slovakia” tour. For a more active adventure, hike up to Bratislava Castle, offering magnificent views of the city. (B,L,D)


/_uploads/images/branch_tours/theromanticdanube_budapest_UG2.jpgMAY 29: BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
Your city tour begins at Budapest’s Great Market Hall, where you’ll discover plenty of delicious food and shopping. Afterwards, you’ll visit both the Buda (hilly) and Pest (flat) sides of the Danube River. You’ll see the 19th-century Chain Bridge, which connects the Buda district with Pest; and the UNESCO designated Castle Hill district, which contains some of Budapest’s most important medieval monuments and museums. As an alternative choice, you can hike up to Castle Hill for breathtaking views of the city below. Spend your last evening on board cruising past the famed Parliament Building as the city turns on all her dazzling lights. (B,L,D)


MAY 30: BUDAPEST – DISEMBARKATION
Disembark the ship as you prepare for your flight home. (B)Disembark the ship as you prepare for your flight home. (B)


Prices were valid at time of posting and are subject to availability.  Promotional offers are subject to changed or withdrawn at any time.