Cruise the Heart of Europe

Journey by river around the heart of Europe.

September 21 - October 6, 2021

Celebrated in art and song, Europe’s great rivers carved borders, created trade routes, and cultivated traditions and cultures that live on today. Enjoy an intimate look at five distinct countries and appreciate Europe from a wider lens on this expertly crafted journey. Cruise the charming canals of Amsterdam and navigate the mighty Rhine, Main and Danube rivers.

Explore great cities, including Amsterdam, Budapest, Cologne, Passau and Vienna, and visit the charming towns of Koblenz, Melk and Miltenberg. Marvel at the beauty of the Middle Rhine and Wachau Valley. Personalize your experience in select ports with a choice of included shore excursions that range from cycling adventures to museum and culinary tours. Along the way, local experts shed light on destinations they know and love.

This once-in-a-lifetime adventure includes 14 nights aboard an exclusively chartered first-class river cruiser, all meals and wine, beer or soft drinks with lunch and dinner. No single supplement!


  • Feast your eyes on the twinkling landmarks of Budapest during an unforgettable evening cruise.
  • Glide along Amsterdam's lovely canals, passing elegant gabled houses of the Dutch Golden Age.
  • Cruise legendary stretches of the Main, Rhine and Danube rivers, viewing the Lorelay Rock and Wachau Valley.
  • Delight in the beguiling, relaxed ambiance of Bratislava's old town.


Day 1: Depart gateway city
Day 2: Arrive in Budapest and transfer to ship
Day 3: Budapest
Day 4: Bratislava | Vienna
Day 5: Vienna
Day 6: Dürnstein | Melk
Day 7: Passau
Day 8: Regensburg
Day 9: Nuremberg
Day 10: Bamberg
Day 11: Würzburg
Day 12: Miltenberg
Day 13: Koblenz
Day 14: Cologne
Day 15: Amsterdam
Day 16: Transfer to Amsterdam airport and depart for gateway city



14 nights aboard the exclusively chartered, first-class MS Amadeus Imperial


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