Stephany Hennings


Travelessence Takes on the Danube!

Aug 21, 2022 to Aug 28, 2022
Romantic Danube
Travelessence Takes On the Danube!

August 21 - August 28, 2022

Enjoy a 7-night river cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest



Come sail with us on the Danube River!

Day Destination Activities

August 21

EMBARKATION - Exclusive Oktoberfest
August 22
Free time
Passau “City of Three Rivers” walking tour
OR Passau Castle hike OR River Inn bike tour
August 23
“UNESCO City of Media Arts” walking tour
OR “Cultural Mile” bike tour OR Full-day Salzburg excursion
Český Krumlov excursion*
August 24
Scenic cruising through Strudengau & UNESCO Wachau Valley
Dürnstein walking tour and Melk Benedictine Abbey
OR Dürnstein Fortress hike
OR Apricots and Sweets tasting OR Wachau Valley bike tour
Evening wine tasting at local winery
August 25
“Imperial Vienna” tour OR Vienna bike tour
Free time
August 26
“Coronation City” walking tour
OR Tastes of Slovakia OR Bratislava Castle hike
August 27
 “Queen of the Danube” tour OR Castle Hill hike
August 28



Spacious Accommodations


Onboard Cruise Inclusions

  • 7 night river cruise in elegantly appointed accommodations
  • Fine dining, including unlimited complimentary hand-selected wines, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Sip & Sail cocktail hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • unlimited complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Live local entertainment
  • Small group guided shore excursions with a variety of exercise classes
  • Services of a professional Cruise Manager

Optional Land Programs
Pre-Cruise: 3 nights hotel in Prague, including daily breakfast, city tour, Czech beer tasting, and transfer from Prague to the ship in Vilshofen

OR: 2 nights hotel in Munich, including daily breakfast, walking tour, Bavarian beer and pretzel tasting, and transfer from Munich to the ship in Vilshofen

Award Winning Dining

Pricing (per person based on double occupancy)

  • Fixed window cabin - starting at $3,999
  • French Balcony - starting at $4798
  • French Balcony & Outside Balcony - starting at $5698
  • Suites - $7598

Deposit: $400 per person

Final Payment: May 9, 2022

What's not included?

Roundtrip Air transportation from your preferred city

Port Charges: $210/pp



Join Us On the Danube!

Cancellation policy:

If you wish to cancel your trip, please notify us via email to  Deposits are nonrefundable.  Any other payments made up until 121 days prior to trip date will be refunded.  If cancellation takes place within 121 days of the trip's start date, fees will be imposed based on the cancellation date.  Terms & Conditions of AMA Waterways will be applied.


An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public setting where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.

By participating in this Trip, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. You also agree to comply with all required protocols and safety guidelines required by all our supplier partners. Let’s have fun but keep each other safe and healthy by following all the rules which include, but may not be limited to social distancing and wearing a mask for the duration of the experience and individual tours.

Available Packages

French Balcony & Outside Balcony
Unavailable as of March 2, 2021

Deposit: $400.00

  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV that also works as a computer
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair