Christmas River Cruise

December 12 – 18, 2023


Christmas river cruise


Magic of Advent on the Danube: Nuremberg – Vienna


  1. December 12, 2023 (Tuesday) – Arrival Day / NUREMBERG
  • Check-in from 4:00 PM
  • Welcome Cocktail
  • Welcome Dinner


  1. December 13, 2023 (Wednesday) – NUREMBERG / Departure at 1:00 PM
  • Nuremberg with Christmas market OR
  • Visit to the World of Gingerbread and Christmas craft market


  1. December 14, 2023 (Thursday) – REGENSBURG / Arrival at 9:00 AM / Departure at 9:00 PM
  • Regensburg walking tour
  • Thurn und Taxis with visit to the Palace and Christmas market OR
  • Visit to Weltenburg Abbey


  1. December 15, 2023 (Friday) – PASSAU / Arrival at 9:00 AM / Departure at 3:30 PM
  • Passau walking tour with organ concert in St. Stephan’s cathedral
  • Visit to the Christmas Market in Passau


  1. December 16, 2023 (Saturday) – EMMERSDORF / Arrival at 8:00 AM / Departure at 12:30 PM
  • Visit to Melk Abbey OR
  • Dürnstein walking tour with visit to the Dürnstein Abbey
  • AMADEUS Glühwein party on board
  • VIENNA / Arrival at 6:30 PM


  1. December 17, 2023 (Sunday) – VIENNA
  • Vienna – Imperial discovery tour
  • Visit to Schönbrunn Palace with Christmas market OR
  • Visit to the Museum of Fine Arts
  • Captain’s Gala Dinner
  • Torchlight hike with tasting of mulled wine and chestnuts


  1. December 18, 2023 (Monday) – VIENNA
  • Disembarkation after breakfast


  • Luxury accommodation in an outside river-view stateroom of your choice.


  • Full board including: Early Riser (reduced breakfast buffet in the Panorama-Bar), Buffet Breakfast (includes omelet service), Lunch (Buffet or table service depending upon the itinerary), Light Lunch (served in the Panorama-Bar), Dinner (5 courses, 3 choices for main course), Coffee & tea, iced water with meals, midnight (late night) snack.


  • Music program every day in the bar by a pianist or by the Amadeus music group


  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, and Captain’s Gala Farewell Dinner.


  • Experienced English speaking cruise director.


  • Free-flowing red & white regional wines, beer & soft drinks with lunch and dinner onboard.


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.


  • 24-hour coffee station.


  • Bottled water in every stateroom.


  • Audio headsets for optional shore excursions.


  • Gratuities to shipboard staff and crew.


  • All port charges and local taxes.


  • Personal expenses


  • Shore excursions (Quoted separately)


  • Airfare


  • Transfers (Quoted separately)


  • Visa costs (if required for entering or passing through the various countries within the featured itinerary)


  • Travel insurance



  • Payments can be made via credit card (MasterCard, Visa, and Discover), US check or via ACH or wire transfer.


  • To confirm, Client shall pay a 10% deposit for each cabin booked.


  • Final payment of the total cruise price is due 120 days before the start of the cruise.


  • Ports and Timings are subject to change.



Itinerary: Magic of Advent on the Danube: Nuremberg to Vienna


Cruise Ship: Amadeus Queen


Destinations Visited:

  • Nuremberg, Germany
  • Regensburg, Germany
  • Passau, Germany
  • Emmersdorf, Austria
  • Melk, Austria
  • Vienna, Austria


Stateroom categories / Rates per person:

  • Mozart (A-1) – $2,406.00
  • Haydn (C-1) – $1,626.00


Single Supplement Surcharge (based on per person pricing above):

  • Mozart (A-1) – 60%
  • Haydn (C-1) – 15%


Optional Shore Excursions:
Cruise your way and choose from a carefully curated selection of immersive and inspiring excursions and adventures. Select one of our packages offered at a discounted rate when purchased in advance or book individual shore excursions at regular rates onboard your cruise.