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EUROPE | Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary | 8 Days / 7 Nights

Danube River Cruise

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Danube River Cruise

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Enjoy family river cruising to 8 unforgettable destinations in 4 countries on an all-inclusive adventure along the Danube River through the heart of Europe. These 8-day/7-night vacations are Adventures by Disney-exclusive sailings with AmaWaterways, a leader in luxury river cruising.

2019 Danube River Cruise:

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Melk, Austria

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodations: AmaLea

An impressive abbey with a cross and statues adorning the building

Breakfast On Board the Ship

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and get ready for your day of exploration.

CHOOSE YOUR MORNING ACTIVITY

OPTION A:
Tour of Dürnstein and Hike to the Castle Join local expert for a guided tour of Dürnstein including the famous ruins of the castle Burgruine Dürnstein. Rich and full of history, this tour takes you through one the most popular tourist sites in the region and gives you incredible views from the castle of the river, vineyards and villages. (Weather dependent.)
OPTION B:
Bike Along the Danube River from Krems to Dürnstein This 1-hour bike ride is the perfect choice for those who desire a little less pedaling than our 4-hour option. Ride along the gorgeous Danube River, leisurely pedaling down a picturesque bike path towards Dürnstein.
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Experience a Family-Run Apricot Farm Visit a working apricot farm in a region that specializes in apricots and taste the products made there. Enjoy wine for the adults, juice for the kids, a tour of the vineyards—and the grove for all. Take home a jar of marmalade home as a reminder of the visit!

Enjoy Lunch On Board the Ship

Eat lunch aboard the ship as it serenely cruises through the Wachau Valley.

Explore the Famed Melk Benedictine Abbey

Explore the gorgeous Melk Benedictine Abbey on a privately guided tour. Founded in 1089, this abbey reinvigorated the monastic life of Austria and Southern Germany.

Cultural Activities Around the Danube River

Get a taste of the local flavors with a fish activity, marmalade-making, wine and juice tasting. Also, take a traditional Austrian dance lesson and learn more about the Danube River, which lies beneath the abbey.

CHOOSE YOUR AFTERNOON ACTIVITY

OPTION A:
Tour of the Countryside with a Bike Ride from Krems to Melk Take a serene 4-hour bike ride from Melk to Krems (via the storybook village of Dürnstein) and enjoy the pastoral landscape dotted with rolling Wachau Valley vineyards. See important details
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Ice Cream Party Onboard the Ship Head up to the top deck for an onboard ice cream party! You'll lap up your delicious treat while checking out Melk's beautiful landscape which includes some stunning castles.
A scoop of strawberry ice cream inside a waffle cone

Enjoy Dinner On Board the Ship

Rejoin your fellow Adventurers at dinner on board the ship.

On Your Own in Melk

Explore this picturesque city situated next to the Wachau Valley along the Danube. Visit some of its notable sites, including the city’s oldest building, the “House on the Rock,” which dates back to the 15th century. You’ll also find some lovely café’s and shops to enjoy.

Junior Adventurer Movie Night

Children can enjoy a movie on the ship that highlights the destination while the Adventure Guides keep things fun. Teens will be treated to karaoke in the ship's lounge.

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