The Experience

Cruise the romantic Danube on this journey for classical music lovers. Enjoy a performance at Budapest’s world-famous opera house, a “Sound of Vienna” concert in the Kursalon and superb ship-board concerts. Day 1: Arrive in Munich, Germany
Arrive in Munich, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. This evening, join your A&K Tour Director for a welcome dinner.

Hotel Torbrau | Meals: D
Day 2: Munich & Passau / The Scenic Danube
Transfer to the charming Bavarian town of Passau to visit its old town. Continue to Veste Oberhaus, a majestic fortress high above the town, for sweeping views of the Danube, Inn and Ilz Rivers. After lunch, transfer to ,˜Amadeus Brilliant” for priority embarkation and a cruise through the scenic Schlogener Schlinge (Danube Loop). Enjoy a welcome cocktail before dinner, as the ship,™s talented musicians perform classical works.

‘Amadeus Brilliant’ | Meals: B L D
Day 3: Bratislava, Slovakia / Classical Concert
Arrive in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava to visit its old quarter and view towering St. Martin’s Cathedral and stately Grassalkovich Palace. After dinner aboard ship, enjoy a concert of classical music in Bratislava.

‘Amadeus Brilliant’ | Meals: B L D
Day 4: Esztergom & Budapest, Hungary / Opera House Performance
In Esztergom, you may choose an optional tour of the town, which features a magnificent domed basilica. Continue to lively Szentendre, an artists’ town with Mediterranean flair. Later, attend a performance at the historic Hungarian State Opera House in Budapest.

‘Amadeus Brilliant’ | Meals: B L D
Day 5: Budapest / Discovering Two Cities in One
Tour the cobbled streets of Buda and wide avenues of Pest. Tonight, enjoy a private pre-dinner cocktail party in the ship’s Amadeus Club, hosted by your A&K Tour Director. Cruise overnight to Vienna.

‘Amadeus Brilliant’ | Meals: B L D
Day 6: Vienna, Austria / Echoes of Strauss
Drive the Ringstrasse into the Schwarzenbergplatz, passing Karlskirche and the stunning Vienna State Opera. View the Hundertwasser apartment block and Gothic St. Stephan’s Cathedral. After dinner, attend a Sound of Vienna, concert (Category A seating) in the splendid Kursalon, where Johann Strauss directed his orchestra.

‘Amadeus Brilliant’ | Meals: B L D
Day 7: Vienna / An Homage to Musical Masters
Celebrate the great masters on a guided tour that includes the house and memorial of Johann Strauss the younger, known as The Waltz King., Continue to the Mozart memorial in the Burggarten and visit Pasqualatihaus, where Beethoven once lived. Then, attend a matinae at a traditional Viennese Palais. Later, enjoy a private waltz lesson ,“ an A&K exclusive. Tonight, enjoy a superb after dinner concert aboard ship.

‘Amadeus Brilliant’ | Meals: B L D
Day 8: Weissenkirchen & Emmersdorf / Wine Tasting
From Weissenkirchen, visit the Wachau District for a tour of the 900-year-old Benedictine abbey of Melk and a wine tasting. Back on board, attend a gala dinner at the captain’s invitation followed by a special farewell concert.

‘Amadeus Brilliant’ | Meals: B L D
Day 9: Passau & Munich / Finale and Farewell
Disembark in Passau and transfer to Munich for a walking tour through the charismatic old town that includes the Frauenkirche, Munich’s cathedral, and a private tour of the Bavarian State Opera House (subject to rehearsal schedules). Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner.

Hotel Torbrau | Meals: B L D
Day 10: Depart Munich
Transfer to Munich airport to depart.

Meals: B

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