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13-Night Trip on AmaVerde

Gems of Southeast Europe

Vienna to Bucharest Cruisetour

From Vienna to Bucharest, and countless treasures in between, touch history in Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania, as you sail along the exotic lower Danube. Celtic fortifications, medieval towns and grand cities, along with the natural beauty of pastoral landscapes and the Danube’s famed Iron Gate, showcase the best of eastern Europe. Folklore followers will relish the opportunity go to Transylvania, a place deeply rooted in myth and history to the 14th-century Bran Castle, home of Prince Vlad Tepes who inspired Bram Stoker’s Dracula; as well as Sighi?oara, birthplace of Dracula; and to Bulgaria’s natural wonders, Belogradchik, a fairytale stone world of fantastic shapes associated with interesting legends. Wine connoisseurs will have a chance to taste history from the centuries-old wine-growing hills dating back to the Romans in Ilok, a royal and vinous town. And the active adventurers will appreciate hiking to the UNESCO-designated Ivanovo Rock Hewn Churches and biking through Belgrade’s Kalemegdan Park and Vidin’s Baba Vida castle. Be treated to the flavors, sights, sounds and cultures of this diverse swath of the continent.
Starting At
December 02, 2022 through N/A
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Vukovar
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Day 7
Iron Gates
Day 8
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Giurgiu
Day 10
Bran
Day 10
Brasov
Day 11
Brasov
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Brasov
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Sinaia
Day 12
Snagov
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About AmaVerde

Ship Overview
AmaVerde
One of AmaWaterways’ remarkable twin-balcony river ships, the inviting AmaVerde is full of light of love. Comfortably elegant staterooms in subdued tones set the mind at ease for a restful slumber, while warmth attracts visitors to the alluring fireside library and AmaVerde’s earthy massage and hair salon. Distinctive plum and burgundy patterns in the Main Restaurant are the perfect complement to exquisite meals and local wine pairings worthy of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs—the internationally renowned gastronomic society. And a clean canvas of white-backed chairs in The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant, with its glass-enclosed kitchen and unique rolled lighting fixture, gives way to a vibrant multi-course parade of dishes with bold regional flavors. Additional amenities on AmaVerde include unlimited Wi-Fi, movies, music and English-language TV stations in the staterooms, a specialty coffee station, gift shop, Sun Deck walking track, heated swimming pool, putting green, fitness room and fleet of bikes.
Ship Details
Ship's Registry
Switzerland
Year Built
2011
Ship Length
443 ft
Ship Beam
38 ft
Total Capacity
160
Crew Size
51
Number of Decks
4
Deck Plan Details
Deck plans are not yet available
Daily Options
AMAWaterways: Gems of Southeast Europe

Day 1
Vienna
Hotel check-in

Day 2
Vienna
“Imperial Vienna” tour

Day 3
Budapest
Transfer to Budapest
“Queen of the Danube” tour
EMBARKATION
Illuminations Cruise

Day 4
Budapest
Scenic cruising

Mohacs
Pécs excursion
OR Mohács bike tour</dd
OR Szekszárd wine tasting

Day 5
Vukovar
City tour and Eltz Castle

Ilok
OR Croatian wine tasting

Novi Sad
“The Athens of Serbia” walking tour
OR Novi Sad bike tour
OR Fruska Gora National Park hike
Evening Petrovaradin Fortress visit

Day 6
Belgrade
“The City by Two Rivers” tour
Royal Palace and Tito’s Memorial tour
OR Quburich Brandy tasting
OR Belgrade Fortress hike
OR Belgrade bike tour

Day 7
Iron Gates
Full-day scenic cruising

Day 8
Vidin
Baba Vida Fortress and Belogradchik with choice to hike
OR Banitsa pastry and yogurt tasting
OR Vidin bike tour

Day 9
Rousse
Veliko Tarnovo excursion
OR Rousse walking tour and Rock-hewn Churches tour
Bucharest excursion

Day 10
Giurgiu
DISEMBARKATION

Bran
Transfer to Bran to visit Dracula’s Castle

Brasov
Hotel check-in

Day 11
Brasov
Brasov walking tour
“Dracula’s Birthplace,” Sighi?oara excursion

Day 12
Brasov
Transfer to Sinaia

Sinaia
Pele? Royal Castle tour

Snagov
Snagov Monastery
Transfer to Bucharest

Bucharest
Hotel check in

Day 13
Bucharest
“Paris of the East” tour

Day 14
Bucharest
Return flight home
Ship Overview
Ship Overview
AmaVerde
One of AmaWaterways’ remarkable twin-balcony river ships, the inviting AmaVerde is full of light of love. Comfortably elegant staterooms in subdued tones set the mind at ease for a restful slumber, while warmth attracts visitors to the alluring fireside library and AmaVerde’s earthy massage and hair salon. Distinctive plum and burgundy patterns in the Main Restaurant are the perfect complement to exquisite meals and local wine pairings worthy of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs—the internationally renowned gastronomic society. And a clean canvas of white-backed chairs in The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant, with its glass-enclosed kitchen and unique rolled lighting fixture, gives way to a vibrant multi-course parade of dishes with bold regional flavors. Additional amenities on AmaVerde include unlimited Wi-Fi, movies, music and English-language TV stations in the staterooms, a specialty coffee station, gift shop, Sun Deck walking track, heated swimming pool, putting green, fitness room and fleet of bikes.
Ship Details
Ship's Registry
Switzerland
Year Built
2011
Ship Length
443 ft
Ship Beam
38 ft
Total Capacity
160
Crew Size
51
Number of Decks
4
Deck Plan Details
Deck plans are not yet available
AMAWaterways: Gems of Southeast Europe

Day 1
Vienna
Hotel check-in

Day 2
Vienna
“Imperial Vienna” tour

Day 3
Budapest
Transfer to Budapest
“Queen of the Danube” tour
EMBARKATION
Illuminations Cruise

Day 4
Budapest
Scenic cruising

Mohacs
Pécs excursion
OR Mohács bike tour</dd
OR Szekszárd wine tasting

Day 5
Vukovar
City tour and Eltz Castle

Ilok
OR Croatian wine tasting

Novi Sad
“The Athens of Serbia” walking tour
OR Novi Sad bike tour
OR Fruska Gora National Park hike
Evening Petrovaradin Fortress visit

Day 6
Belgrade
“The City by Two Rivers” tour
Royal Palace and Tito’s Memorial tour
OR Quburich Brandy tasting
OR Belgrade Fortress hike
OR Belgrade bike tour

Day 7
Iron Gates
Full-day scenic cruising

Day 8
Vidin
Baba Vida Fortress and Belogradchik with choice to hike
OR Banitsa pastry and yogurt tasting
OR Vidin bike tour

Day 9
Rousse
Veliko Tarnovo excursion
OR Rousse walking tour and Rock-hewn Churches tour
Bucharest excursion

Day 10
Giurgiu
DISEMBARKATION

Bran
Transfer to Bran to visit Dracula’s Castle

Brasov
Hotel check-in

Day 11
Brasov
Brasov walking tour
“Dracula’s Birthplace,” Sighi?oara excursion

Day 12
Brasov
Transfer to Sinaia

Sinaia
Pele? Royal Castle tour

Snagov
Snagov Monastery
Transfer to Bucharest

Bucharest
Hotel check in

Day 13
Bucharest
“Paris of the East” tour

Day 14
Bucharest
Return flight home
About AmaWaterways
AmaWaterways, we love what we do — providing our guests with the best travel experiences possible. In fact, “Ama” is derived from the Latin word for “love.” It is a concept that permeates every aspect of our river cruises, from the design of our ships to the development of our itineraries to the high levels of service we deliver to our guests. It is a philosophy that drives our attention to detail, constant innovation and culture of always making our guests our top priority. It is the reason our guests all have a story about why it was the best cruise they’ve ever taken. When you sail with AmaWaterways, you will experience the luxury of more – more ways to discover, more ways to indulge and more onboard amenities. With an award-winning fleet, critically acclaimed dining and unique tour options, you will have the trip of a lifetime on our cruises.

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About AmaWaterways
AmaWaterways, we love what we do — providing our guests with the best travel experiences possible. In fact, “Ama” is derived from the Latin word for “love.” It is a concept that permeates every aspect of our river cruises, from the design of our ships to the development of our itineraries to the high levels of service we deliver to our guests. It is a philosophy that drives our attention to detail, constant innovation and culture of always making our guests our top priority. It is the reason our guests all have a story about why it was the best cruise they’ve ever taken. When you sail with AmaWaterways, you will experience the luxury of more – more ways to discover, more ways to indulge and more onboard amenities. With an award-winning fleet, critically acclaimed dining and unique tour options, you will have the trip of a lifetime on our cruises.

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Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.