AmaWaterways on the rivers of Europe

AmaWaterways River Cruise | Magnificent Europe
Amsterdam to Budapest 14-Nights

Follow the route of emperors and kings on a "Magnificent" European journey along three great rivers through five fascinating countries! Begin in Amsterdam, then travel on the Rhine to Cologne, a historic university town with a breathtaking Cathedral. Cruise through the beautiful Rhine Gorge and then onto the Main River. Marvel at the Main-Danube Canal - an engineering masterpiece - as you traverse Europe’s Continental Divide from the comfort of your ship. Discover the culture and traditions of such grand old capitals as Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. Along the way, you'll see perfectly preserved medieval towns and Europe's loveliest countryside, filled with ancient abbeys and fairytale castles.

Cruise Information: Magnificent Europe – 14 nights

On the Danube in Passau

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Cruise Itinerary: AmaWaterways Magnificent Europe

Cruise Day Cruise Port Description
Day 1 Amsterdam – Embarkation Board the ship in Amsterdam for your Magnificent Europe cruise.
Day 2 Amsterdam Canal cruise
Day 3 Strasbourg “Holy City” walking tour and cathedral visit OR Kölsch beer tasting, OR Cologne bike tour
Day 4 Cologne Castles along the Rhine scenic cruising
Day 5 Rhine Gorge, Rüdesheim “The Pearl of the Main” walking tour OR Miltenberg Castle hike, Walking tour, OR Pretzel bakery visit and tasting, OR Main River bike tour
Day 6 Würzburg Walking tour OR Residenz Palace tour, OR Marienberg Fortress hike, OR Rothenburg excursion
Day 7 Bamberg UNESCO city walking tour and smoked beer tasting OR Bamberg bike tour, OR Tastes of Bamberg
Day 8 Nuremberg WWII city tour OR Medieval city tour, OR Tastes of Franconia, Cruise Main-Danube Canal
Day 9 Regensburg UNESCO city walking tour OR Tastes of Bavaria, OR Walhalla bike tour
Day 10 Passau “City of Three Rivers” walking tour OR Passau bike tour OR Passau Castle hike
Day 11 Melk, Wachau Valley, Dürnstein Benedictine Abbey tour OR Danube bike tour, Wachau Valley UNESCO scenic cruising, OR Melk to Dürnstein bike tour, Dürnstein Walking tour and wine tasting OR Dürnstein Fortress hike, OR Apricots and Sweets tasting
Day 12 Vienna “Imperial Vienna” tour OR Klosterneuburg Abbey bike tour, OR Free time
Day 13 Bratislava “Coronation City” walking tour OR Bratislava Castle hike, OR Tastes of Slovakia
Day 14 Budapest “Queen of the Danube” tour OR Castle Hill hike, Illuminations Cruise
Day 14 Budapest – Disembarkation Bid adieu to Budapest and prepare for your flight home.
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