Grand European River cruise - Budapest to Amsterdam

Small-Ship Cruise



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From festive Amsterdam in The Netherlands to stately Budapest in Hungary, this two-week river cruise along the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers immerses you in all that Europe is famous for - castles, thriving cities, vineyards, traditional foods, cultural events and centuries of history.

Activity / Theme


River Cruise, Culture, Hiking, Cycling

Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary

Comfort Level

Physical Rating


Leisurely / Moderate


Luxury river cruise vessel


Luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French balconies)

Months of Operation



DAY 1 Embark in Amsterdam
DAY 2 Amsterdam - canal cruise or Keukenhof Gardens
DAY 3 Cologne - tour or local tavern visit or bike ride
DAY 4 Rhine Gorge to Rüdesheim. Vineyards walking tour or gondola ride or bike tour. Musical Instrument Museum charm you or coffee tasting.
DAY 5 Miltenberg - walking tour or castle hike or bike ride. Wertheim walking tour or castle hike or bike ride or pretzel tasting
DAY 6 Würzburg - walking tour or Baroque Residenz visit or hike Marienberg Fortress or bike ride through countryside or visit Rothenburg
DAY 7 Bamberg - walking tour or smoked beer & pastry tasting or bike tour
DAY 8 Scenic cruise through Main-Danube Canal.
DAY 9 Nuremberg - tour medieval city or WWII sites or local specialties tasting.
DAY 10 Regensburg - walking tour or beer, sausage and pretzels tasting or bike tour
DAY 11 Passau - walking or bike hike to Veste Oberhaus Fortress
DAY 12 Melk - visit Benedictine Abbey or bike along the Danube
DAY 13 Vienna - tour or bike tour. Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 14 Budapest - tour or hike up to Castle Hill.
DAY 15 Disembark Budapest


Luxury accommodation
Personalized service
Internet and Wi-Fi access
Sun deck with pool
Fitness room
Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
Daily entertainment including cultural performances
All onboard dining in a variety of venues
Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner
Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
Sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
Immersive tours in every destination
Guided hikes
Special Interest Tours
Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
Knowledgeable guides
Personal headset for easy exploration

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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