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Amadeus Queen

Classical Danube Cruise (Budapest to Passau)

The Amadeus Queen commissioned in 2018, travels the rivers Danube, Rhine and Main as well as the Dutch and Belgian waterways. The spacious and luxurious interior planning and design provides comfortable room for 162 passengers. A new highlight on board will be the indoor pool, whose roof can be opened in fine weather. This area can also be used in the evening for informative lectures, events and cinema screenings.





Embark the ship in Budapest.

Day 1: Budapest

Arrive in Budapest and board your luxury Amadeus cruise ship from 16:00 hours this afternoon. Settle into your cabin and explore the range of onboard amenities. Join your fellow guests for a Welcome Cocktail before your Welcome Dinner is served in the restaurant. Later, relax in the lounge and enjoy a gentle evening cruise - "Budapest by Night" - with a traditional folklore programme to entertain you.

Day 2: Budapest - Esztergom

You may choose from two optional excursions in Budapest today. The first is a city tour, taking in the main highlights of this enchanting capital. See the Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church, St Stephen's Cathedral and enjoy the fine views from Buda Castle. The second choice is an excursion to the artists' settlement of Szentendre and the town of Esztergom, located in the scenic Danube Bend region. Alternatively, spend the day at leisure, before setting sail during the afternoon.

Day 3: Bratislava

Arriving in Bratislava early this morning there is an optional city tour, which you may wish to join. In the afternoon is an optional guided tour of the Imperial Schlosshof Palace in the afternoon. Enjoy dinner onboard before the vessel departs Slovakia, and crosses into Austria.

Day 4: Vienna

Wake in Vienna this morning and choose from a variety of optional excursions. You may opt for a morning city tour, showcasing all the main attractions. Later today you can visit Schonbrunn Palace or spend the afternoon exploring independently. This evening you may attend an optional concert "Sound of Vienna". Otherwise, spend your evening at leisure, exploring this grand city. The ship departs from Vienna in the early hours.

Day 5: Durnstein - Emmersdorf

Arrive in Durnstein this morning where you may join an optional walking tour with wine tasting session. Later that day the ship arrives in Emmersdorf where there is an optional afternoon to the impressive Benedictine Abbey at Melk. Depart from the Wachau in the evening and continue your journey west along the Danube.

Day 6: Linz - Passau

You will arrive in Linz early this morning, ready for an optional city walking tour. You may also choose to join a full day excursion to Salzburg and the lakes and mountains region of the Salzkammergut. Rejoin the ship in Aschach. The ship sets sail for Passau, arriving late this afternoon where you may join an optional walking tour of Passau. In the evening enjoy the Captain's Gala Dinner aboard the ship.

Day 7: Regensburg

Sailing overnight, the ship reaches Regensburg this morning and you may disembark for an optional walking tour of the historic city centre. In the afternoon you may wish to join an excursion to Weltenburg Monastery before returning to the ship in time for a Bavarian evening on board.

Day 8: Passau

Disembark in Passau after a final breakfast on board.


Disembark the ship in Passau.


  • 7 Nights' accommodation on board the ship
  • Gourmet dining with all meals included (buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner and midnight snack) in the elegant
  • Panorama-Restaurant, which accommodates all guests in one seating
  • 24 Hour coffee station
  • Free-flowing quality red & white wines from Europe’s famous wine regions with every dinner on board
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Welcome dinner
  • Captain’s Gala Dinner
  • Special onboard entertainment with lectures, cooking demonstrations, onboard music performances and
  • nightly music by the Amadeus Duo in the Panorama Bar
  • Complimentary use of bicycles
  • Services of an experienced, multilingual cruise director
  • Port taxes and local taxes
  • Modern wireless audiosystem for all excursions during the cruise


  • International travel and transfers
  • Optional excursions (please ask for details of our optional excursion packages to complement your cruise itinerary)
  • Gratuities
  • Passport and visa requirements
  • Insurance and medical expenses
  • Personal expenses and onboard purchases
  • Beverages other than those already mentioned

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