AmaStella, Grand Voyage of Europe ex Giurgiu to Amsterdam

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21 Night Cruise sailing from Giurgiu to Amsterdam aboard AmaStella.

21 Night Cruise sailing from Giurgiu to Amsterdam aboard AmaStella.

Day 1 Giurgiu, Embark Ship
Stay: 21 Nights: a Concerto River Ship

Day 2 Rousse, Veliko Tarnovo
In Veliko Târnovo, a local expert will guide you through this medieval city. Uncover its rich history as you wander through the city’s cobbled lanes and fortified walls. Its centrepiece is the spectacular restored Tsarevets Fortress, citadel of the Second Bulgarian Empire.

Day 3 Vidin, Belogradchik
Explore Baba Vida Fortress in Vidin. Raised upon the remains of the ancient town of Bononia, the medieval castle dates back to the 10th century. Afterwards, venture to Belogradchik to uncover its ancient fortress on the northern slope of the Balkan mountains. You’ll also see the town’s unique rock formations.

Day 4 Iron Gates
Cruise through the Iron Gates and experience one of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders you will encounter on this cruise.

Day 5 Novi Sad
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing
Get out and explore Novi Sad, Serbia’s second-largest city. Otherwise, call in on a local farmstead for a real dose of Vojvodinian culture – featuring traditional breakfast, music and freshly-made doughnuts.

Get out and explore Novi Sad or call in on a local farmstead.

Day 6 Kalocsa, Pustza
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
Uncover all things Hungarian today with a cultural cavalcade in Kalocsa. Local handicrafts are on show at the Folk Art House, then visit a paprika producer.

Spend the morning on a Signature Experience. Afterwards, a farm in Puszta is the perfect setting for a stellar horse show and authentic Hungarian lunch.

Day 7 Budapest
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing
The active may like to hike to Gellert Hill, or perhaps enjoy a more relaxed culinary walk through Budapest’s Great Market Hall. Alternatively, set out on an insightful tour of the Hospital in the Rock.

Today unfolds as you please. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner.

Day 8 Budapest
We have set aside a full day for you to explore more of this fascinating city.

Day 9 Budapest
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
Enjoy a welcome reception at Budapest Railway Station’s Royal Waiting Room before boarding the Grand Empress steam train. Take in the scenery as you journey along the Danube River to Esztergom, enjoying lunch on board along the way. Afterwards, set out on a guided exploration of picturesque Esztergom, a royal seat from the late 10th to the mid-13th centuries. Later, re-board your ship and sail to Vienna. (April to September departures).

Start the day with a guided tour of Budapest. Later, sail towards Vienna.

Day 10 Vienna
Take in Vienna’s Ringstrasse, plus enjoy a visit to St Stephen’s Cathedral.

Day 11 Vienna
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
After dinner, head to the princely family of Liechtenstein’s City Palace in the heart of Vienna, where we have arranged an exclusive cocktail party and private recital, just for you. A full orchestra will perform classical masterpieces by Mozart and Strauss. You will also be enchanted by an operatic recital and a performance by some members of the Mozart Boys’ Choir.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™
Perhaps pay a visit to the opulent Schönbrunn Palace, with its 1,441 rooms and perfectly manicured gardens. Or tick another country off your list and journey to Slovakia’s Bratislava. Otherwise, get active with a bike ride to Klosterneuburg Monastery, a beautiful 12th-century Augustinian monastery.

After your chosen activity this morning, we have arranged a special Signature Experience.

Day 12 Durnstein, Melk
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™
Choose to ride a bike through the Wachau Valley or cruise to Melk for a tour of Melk Abbey.

Explore the beautiful town of Dürnstein before choosing your activity.

Day 13 Linz, Passau
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™
Head to Salzburg to visit some of the sites featured in The Sound of Music. Or set off into the Czech Republic, where Český Krumlov awaits. Both options conclude in Passau. Otherwise, cruise to Passau and enjoy time to explore at your leisure.

How your day unfolds is up to you with a number of activities on offer.

Day 14 Regensburg
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™
In Regensburg, explore its atmospheric World Heritage-listed city centre or perhaps get active and take a guided bike ride to the Walhalla memorial.

Once again, enjoy the chance to personalise your day.

Day 15 Nuremberg
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™
Perhaps journey through Nuremberg’s history with its Gothic churches and World War II sites. Or keep fit with a guided walk through the Schwarzach Valley.

Set out on your preferred activity.

Day 16 Bamberg
On arrival into Bamberg, join an exploration with a local expert to uncover everything this World Heritage-listed city has to offer. Otherwise, take it easy and relax on board.

Day 17 Wurzburg
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™
Embark on a walk to Würzburg Residence. Perhaps travel to the fairytale town of Rothenburg. Or meet the locals with a visit to a family-owned farm, where a home-baked morning tea is on the menu.

Choose one of three touring options today.

Day 18 Miltenberg
Step ashore in Miltenberg today and set out on a guided exploration. Wander through cobblestone streets and admire the town’s enchanting half-timbered houses before time at leisure to explore on your own.

Day 19 Rudesheim, Koblenz
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™
Take gondola ride or a visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.

In Rüdesheim, choose between two experiences. Later, cruise through the Rhine Valley to Koblenz. Here, perhaps join your cruise director for an evening stroll through the charming village.

Day 20 Koblenz, Andernach
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
Visit Namedy Castle for a morning tea and piano recital in the ballroom.

Cruise to Andernach for a Signature Experience. The afternoon will be spent sailing onwards to The Netherlands.

Day 21 Amsterdam
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™
Cruise the canals on a glass-top boat. Or visit Zaanse Schans. Otherwise, stay on board and relax and unwind.

Arrive into Amsterdam and set out on your chosen activity. Tonight, enjoy the Captain’s farewell dinner.

Day 22 Amsterdam
Sadly, the time has come to say goodbye.

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