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Special Offer!

  • $250-$1000 discount per person on select departures through 2021
  • Free Roundtrip Airfare OR Free Companion Air on select 2021 sailings. Offer available from select US and Canada when you reserve by September 30, 2020. Call for details.

*Special offers cannot be combined with other discounts

Melodies of the Danube

From Budapest to Vilshofen aboard a Premier River Vessel

Departures and Trip Cost

Price is per person in Category E, a deluxe stateroom with a window. Cabin upgrades are available at additional cost per person (listed below this chart).

Add a Post-Cruise Land Program for an Additional Fee

Prices in the chart below reflect our cruise-only program. If you wish to extend your trip, we recommend a post-cruise land program as described on our Itinerary page.

  • Additional 2 Nights in Budapest pre-cruise from $520 (2020), $560 (2021)
  • Additional 3 Nights in Prague post-cruise from $870 (2020), $900 (2021)

‡ Wine Cruise. Itinerary and shore excursions subject to change. Please call for details.

DATES SHIP NAME CRUISE ONLY
Oct 16-23, 2020 AmaSonata $3,799
Oct 17-24, 2020 AmaLea $3,699
Oct 18-25, 2020 AmaCerto $3,699
Oct 23-30, 2020 AmaSerena $3,599
Oct 30-Nov 6, 2020 AmaSonata $3,499
Oct 31-Nov 7, 2020 AmaLea $3,499
Nov 1-8, 2020 AmaPrima $3,499
Nov 6-13, 2020 AmaSerena $3,299
Nov 8-15, 2020 AmaMagna $3,499
Nov 13-20, 2020 AmaSonata $3,199
Nov 14-21, 2020 AmaLea $3,199
Nov 15-22, 2020 ‡ AmaCerto $3,199
Nov 20-27, 2020 ‡ AmaSerena $3,099
Dec 25, '20-Jan 1, '21 AmaSonata $3,299
Dec 26, '20-Jan 2, '21 AmaLea $3,299
Dec 27, '20-Jan 3, '21 AmaCerto $3,299
Dec 27, '20-Jan 3, '21 AmaPrima $3,299
Dec 28, '20-Jan 4, '21 AmaViola $3,299
Mar 20-27, 2021 ‡ AmaCerto $2,799
Mar 22-29, 2021 ‡ AmaViola $2,899
Mar 29-Apr 5, 2021 AmaLea $2,999
Apr 5-12, 2021 AmaViola $3,099
Apr 10-17, 2021 AmaSonata $3,199
Apr 12-19, 2021 AmaLea $3,199
Apr 17-24, 2021 AmaCerto $3,299
Apr 19-26, 2021 AmaViola $3,299
Apr 24-May 1, 2021 AmaSonata $3,399
Apr 26-May 3, 2021 AmaLea $3,499
May 1-8, 2021 AmaCerto $3,599
May 2-9, 2021 AmaVerde $3,599
May 3-10, 2021 AmaViola $3,599
May 10-17, 2021 AmaLea $3,699
May 15-22, 2021 AmaCerto $3,799
May 16-23, 2021 AmaBella $3,799
May 17-24, 2021 AmaViola $3,799
May 22-29, 2021 AmaSonata $3,799
May 24-31, 2021 AmaLea $3,799
May 29-Jun 5, 2021 AmaCerto $3,799
May 30-Jun 6, 2021 AmaVerde $3,799
May 31-Jun 7, 2021 AmaViola $3,799
Jun 7-14, 2021 AmaLea $3,799
Jun 12-19, 2021 AmaCerto $3,799
Jun 13-20, 2021 AmaBella $3,799
Jun 14-21, 2021 AmaViola $3,799
Jun 19-26, 2021 AmaSonata $3,799
Jun 26-Jul 3, 2021 AmaCerto $3,799
Jun 27-Jul 4, 2021 AmaVerde $3,799
Jun 28-Jul 5, 2021 AmaViola $3,799
Jul 10-17, 2021 AmaCerto $3,799
Jul 11-18, 2021 AmaBella $3,799
Jul 12-19, 2021 AmaViola $3,799
Jul 17-24, 2021 AmaSonata $3,799
Jul 24-31, 2021 AmaCerto $3,799
Jul 25-Aug 1, 2021 AmaVerde $3,799
Jul 26-Aug 2, 2021 AmaViola $3,799
Aug 2-9, 2021 AmaLea $3,799
Aug 7-14, 2021 AmaCerto $3,799
Aug 8-15, 2021 AmaBella $3,799
Aug 9-16, 2021 AmaViola $3,799
Aug 14-21, 2021 AmaSonata $3,799
Aug 16-23, 2021 AmaLea $3,799
Aug 21-28, 2021 AmaCerto $3,899
Aug 22-29, 2021 AmaVerde $3,899
Aug 23-30, 2021 AmaViola $3,899
Aug 30-Sep 6, 2021 AmaLea $3,999
Sep 4-11, 2021 AmaCerto $4,099
Sep 5-12, 2021 AmaBella $4,099
Sep 6-13, 2021 AmaViola $4,099
Sep 11-18, 2021 AmaSonata $4,099
Sep 13-20, 2021 AmaLea $4,099
Sep 18-25, 2021 AmaCerto $4,099
Sep 19-26, 2021 AmaVerde $4,099
Sep 20-27, 2021 AmaViola $4,099
Oct 2-9, 2021 AmaCerto $4,099
Oct 3-10, 2021 AmaBella $4,099
Oct 4-11, 2021 AmaViola $4,099
Oct 9-16, 2021 AmaSonata $3,999
Oct 11-18, 2021 AmaLea $3,899
Oct 17-24, 2021 AmaVerde $3,799
Oct 18-25, 2021 AmaViola $3,799
Oct 23-30, 2021 AmaSonata $3,699
Oct 25-Nov 1, 2021 AmaLea $3,699
Oct 30-Nov 6, 2021 AmaCerto $3,599
Oct 31-Nov 7, 2021 AmaBella $3,599
Nov 1-8, 2021 AmaViola $3,499
Nov 6-13, 2021 ‡ AmaSonata $3,399
Nov 8-15, 2021 AmaLea $3,399
Nov 13-20, 2021 ‡ AmaCerto $3,299
Nov 14-21, 2021 AmaVerde $3,299
Nov 15-22, 2021 AmaViola $3,099
Nov 20-27, 2021 AmaSonata $3,099
Nov 22-29, 2021 AmaLea $3,199
Dec 26, '21-Jan 2, '22 AmaBella $3,399
Dec 27, '21-Jan 3, '22 AmaViola $3,399

‡ Wine Cruise. Itinerary and shore excursions subject to change. Please call for details.

AmaCerto, AmaSonata, AmaPrima and AmaSerena Cabin Upgrade Pricing Per Person

Category Deck Stateroom 2020 Price 2021 Price
D Piano Window add $299 add $299
C Violin/Cello French Balcony add $999 add $999
BB Cello French Balcony/Outside Balcony add $1499 add $1599
BA Violin French Balcony/Outside Balcony add $1699 add $1799
AB Violin/Cello French Balcony/Outside Balcony add $1899 add $1999
AA Violin French Balcony/Outside Balcony add $2099 add $2199
AA+ Violin French Balcony/Outside Balcony add $2699 add $2799
SS Violin French Balcony/Outside Balcony add $3399 add $3599

AmaStella, AmaViola, and AmaLea Cabin Upgrade Pricing Per Person

Category Deck Stateroom 2020 Price 2021 Price
D Piano Fixed Windows add $299 add $299
CB Violin French Balcony add $699 add $699
CA Violin/Cello French Balcony add $999 add $999
BB Cello French Balcony/Outside Balcony add $1499 add $1599
BA Violin French Balcony/Outside Balcony add $1699 add $1799
AB Cello French Balcony/Outside Balcony add $1899 add $1999
AA Violin French Balcony/Outside Balcony add $2099 add $2199
SS Violin French Balcony/Outside Balcony add $3399 add $3599

AmaMagna Cabin Upgrade Pricing Per Person

Category Deck Stateroom 2020 Price 2021 Price
D Lower Deck Window add $499 add $499
AB Main Deck Outside Balcony add $1899 add $1999
AA Upper Deck Outside Balcony add $2099 add $2199
SB Main Deck Fixed Window add $2999 add $2699
SA Upper Deck Outside Balcony add $3399 add $3199
GS Upper Deck Outside Balcony add $6999 add $6999
OS Upper Deck Outside Balcony add $9999 add $9999

Important: Dates, prices and itineraries are subject to change.

Pre-cruise Add-on Budapest Land Program: $520 (2020), $560 (2021) per person, based on double-occupancy.

Post-cruise Add-on Prague Land Program: $870 (2020) $900 (2021) per person, based on double-occupancy.

Port Charges not included in cruise price: $189 (2020), $196 (2021) per person.

Single Supplement for Cruise: 50% of twin price; A+, AA+ and Suites 100% of twin price.

Single Supplement for Land: A single supplement charge will be applied to pre-cruise and post-cruise hotel extensions. Please call for pricing.

Bedding: Please select bedding configuration at the time of booking. The Options are: Option A: Two twin beds Option B: One large bed (larger than queen size).

Itinerary Change: Please note that due to local closures, you will not visit Bratislava during cruises departing in November or December. Guests will instead spend this time in Vienna and the Wachau Valley.

Note: This cruise is not exclusive to, nor operated by, Wilderness Travel, who acts solely as agent in booking your reservation with the ship operator. The itinerary, lecturers, and all other arrangements are subject to change at the discretion of the cruise line.

Trip Cost Includes

  • 7 nights deluxe cruise accommodation in an outside stateroom
  • Most staterooms offer French balconies or Twin Balconies
  • Life enriching tours and excursions daily
  • State-of-the-art Infotainment System in all staterooms featuring free high-speed Internet access, hit Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English language TV stations
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board
  • Terry cloth bathrobes and white-on-white plush bedding in all staterooms
  • Gourmet dining with all meals included during your cruise
  • Multiple dining venues on select vessels
  • Every lunch and dinner on board includes free-flowing regional wines as well as complimentary beer and soft drinks. In Europe, complimentary sparkling wine is also served with breakfast. Bottled water, specialty teas and coffees are always available free of charge
  • Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Gala Dinner
  • Special highlights including onboard music performances and piano music
  • Bicycles to explore on your own and guided bicycle tours
  • Services of professional Cruise Manager
  • All English language on board in a non-smoking environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun Deck)
  • All local taxes

Trip Cost Does Not Include

Airfare; arrival/departure transfers; taxes or government fees; passports or visa fees baggage fees; travel, health, accident or other insurance vaccinations; laundry; any meals or beverages not specified in itinerary; optional excursions; gratuities or other items of services of a personal nature.

Trip Payment Schedule*

At time of reservation: $400

Final payment for cruises departing in thru Dec 2020 – 70 days prior to departure: Balance

Final payment for cruises departing in 2021 – 100 days prior to departure: Balance



100 days prior to departure: Balance

*Please note that this differs from our regular catalog departures.

Cancellation and Transfer Fee Schedule*

Minimum fee: $200 per person
90-120 days prior to departure: $400 per person
60-89 days prior to departure: 35% of trip cost
30-59 days prior to departure: 50% of trip cost
7-29 days prior to departure: 80% of trip cost
6 days or less: 100% of trip cost

*Please note that this differs from our regular catalog departures.

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