DANUBE RIVER HOSTED CRUISE
2019 Exclusive Fully Escorted Private Ship Charter
HOSTED CRUISE Melodies of the Danube OCTOBER 20th - 27th, 2019
Fully Escorted Private Ship Charter Featuring detailed exursions PLUS Join wellness experts on exursions and multiple workshops throughout the week
Alain & Guertin
Christiane & Daniel Lemay
welcome A personal invitation to you
Dear Friends, At Expedia CruiseShipCenters, we are navigators of spectacular vacation experiences. Constantly in pursuit of original vacation opportunities we have curated a special experience where guests get so much more than a vacation. You can count on us to invigorate not only your well-being but you holiday. Cheers to all of you and hope to make your wildest travel dreams come true, one trip at a time! Dear Clients, We hope to amplify your holiday by hosting you aboard our private ship charter. By chartering the entire ship, we can cater to our guest every needs on a elevated level and hope to make this trip a memorable one. Cheers to each and every one of you, we are grateful for the opportunity to serve all of your travel needs.
Lianne and Friends Awaken a Better You
This one of a kind cruise, hosted by Lianne Laing encourages you to embrace the European setting while also aiming to improve your overall health. A variety of experts will be on hand to help motivate, coach and inspire. They will be hosting a variety of classes ranging from yoga and pilates to core conditioning and high intensity training. Morning runs, bikes and stretches are also an option. Guests will also benefit from onboard seminars and workshops focused on nutrition, cooking, skin care, beauty and overall mental health. Lianne spent the last 20 years as a Television Broadcaster- Ten years as a sports anchor and another ten as the host of CTV Morning Live. A former elite athlete and now busy mom of two girls, she has maintained her passion for health, fitness and wellness. She’s addicted to it! This experience hits on all aspects of what makes us truly feel good. Fitness, Movement, Food, Beauty, Soul Searching and so much more! She had a vision of bringing like-minded people together in the hopes of empowering their well-being, all while taking in breathtaking views and life experiences in different parts of the world.
Highlighting a perfeclty curated Trip
4 | Experts on board 6 | Itinerary
8 | Melodies of the Danube 10 | What to expect on board 12 | Stateroom Pricing
TERMS AND CONDITIONS *Prices are per person in Canadian dollars as stated for cruise only, based on double occupancy. Port charges and gratuities are included. Unless explicitly stated that single supplement is waived, solo travelers in a double occupancy stateroom must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. Airfare and transfers is not included. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, is limited to availability, is capacity controlled and is subject to change or termination without notice. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. AmaWaterways CST#2065452-40. Expedia CruiseShipCentersTICO # 50009272 we are here to enhance your vacation- before, during and after your cruise.
Experts on board
Melody Iafelice A regular on CTV Morning Live across Canada, Rogers Television, The Shopping Channel and previous guest appearances on Evine, a leading US shopping network, it’s no doubt that Melody is one of the countty’s most sought after beauty experts. With unique attention to detail, Melody has achieved success in all areas of makeup and beauty; from magazine covers and advertising campaigns, to brand ambassador work for international brands, Melody has all your bases covered. and also teaches Barre, Zumba and the Roll Model Method. She has been a contributor to the health and fitness segment, ‘Today’s the Day’ on CTV Morning Live with Lianne Laing. Owner of Studio 1 Pilates, where she offers a more personal approach to your fitness and well being. Whether you’re a competitive athlete or just starting your fitness journey, her studio offers a friendly environment, in which your individual concerns are heard and addressed. Julie has grown a strong passion for Pilates and finds it thrilling to enable clients to develop a deeper level of body awareness and core strength while improving their overall health and lifestyle. Julie Anderton Julie came from a professional dance background and transitioned into the fitness world where she fell in love with Pilates. She is a fully certified Stott Pilates Instructor,
Amanda O’Reilly Amanda is a lifestyle entrepreneur, a worthiness coach, a strategic business consultant, a published writer, and she’s also a certified NLP practitioner. Her greatest joy is helping people untangle themselves from their “story” so they can consciously choose a more empowering and exciting one. Amanda has been deep in the personal development, transformational world for years now and has invested well over 100k to be coached and mentored by some of the greatest in the world, including Tony Robbins. She’s bringing everything that each of those souls has blessed her with to the ship!
Tosca Reno For more than 17 years, her passion has been helping real people make real transformations. She has helped millions of people worldwide transform their lifestyle and health through her New York Times best-selling books, live events, and coaching. Using the Eat Clean® formula, achieving robust health and wellness has never been easier.
Korey Kealey Named “Mompreneur” by the Globe and Mail, the mother of three is a spokeswoman for companies and products that promote health and wellness. Korey can often be seen whipping up quick, healthy meals on local and national television, delivering her down-to-earth style of cooking and recipe creation.
Pat Woodcock After a long career as a professional athlete, Pat turned his focus to helping Ottawa’s top athletes and Personal Training clients reach their highest personal and performance goals. As Co-Owner of Elite Performance Academy in Kanata, he works daily with both recreational fitness and health clients, and competitive athletes, to optimize their physical and mental performance. Pat has been nominated as Ottawa’s Top Personal Trainer by Faces Magazine, and was named to the Ottawa Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40. In 2016, he helped the Ottawa RedBlacks win their 1st Grey Cup Championship as the team’s Strength Coordinator. Whether training to improve your everyday Health, Fitness, and Well Being, or preparing for the highest levels of athletic competition, Pat will help bring out your very best.
We Invite You to Join Us on the Danube River Exclusive Package Includes: All excursions – beverages – wifi Pricing starts at $2,999 CAD pp | $2,298 USD pp Experience the gems of Europe: Indulge your passion for timeless architecture and art in three magnificent capitals: Budapest, Bratislava and Vienna. Let the hills come alive with the sounds of music in Salzburg and the Austrian Lake District. Cruise through the enchanting Strudengau Valley and let the melodies of the Danube carry you from one gem to another on a regal journey through time.
AMAVIOLA October 20-27, 2019
MELODIES OF THE DANUBE CRUISE European Gems along the Danube River
Escorted Private Ship Charter Multiple Daily Excursions Options Exquisite, Regionally Inspired Cuisine Cooking Demonstrations Guided workout for all levels Wellness Seminars Nightly Entertainment
Day 1 Oct 20 Budapest, Hungary Day 2 Oct 21 Budapest, Hungary Day 3 Oct 22 Bratislava, Slovakia
Embarkation – Illumination Cruise
“Queen of the Danube”tour
Bratislava Castle hike OR Taste of Slovakia
Day 4 Oct 23 Vienna, Austria
“Imperial Vienna”tour OR Klosterneuburg Abbey bike tour
Day 5 Oct 24 Weissenkirchen, Austria Highlights of Dürnstein and Melk Abbey Day 6 Oct 25 Linz, Austria
“UNESCO City of Media Arts”walking tour OR Full-day Salzburg excursion “City of Three Rivers”walking tour OR Exclusive Oktoberfest celebration
Day 7 Oct 26 Passau, Germany Day 8 Oct 27 Vilshofen, Germany
Melodies of the Danube 8 Day Itinerary
OCT 20 | BUDAPEST
OCT 25 | LINZ
Arrive in Budapest and board your luxurious river cruise ship.
“UNESCO City of Media Arts”walking tour OR Full-day Salzburg excursion OR “Cultural Mile” bike tour
OCT 21 | BUDAPEST
The ship arrives in Linz where you’ll have several choices of excursions. Opt for a full-day excursion to Salzburg where you’ll tour the historic center, Mirabell Gardens, Residenz Square and the Old Market. En route to Salzburg, stop at Mondsee, home of the Basilica St. Michael. Or join a morning walking tour through the old city center of Linz and by the Mozart House; or go on a bike tour of the city’s famed “Cultural Mile” and the Danube. During the afternoon, you have three more options. Choose a half-day excursion to Salzburg or take a scenic drive through the Austrian Lake District with a stop in St. Wolfgang. You can also choose to visit charming Český Krumlov, located just over the Czech-Austrian border. “City of Three Rivers”walking tour OR Exclusive Oktoberfest celebration Discover the city of Passau in one of three ways. Enjoy a walking tour and marvel at Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Or choose between a guided bike tour along the Danube River, or a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus fortress. Later, cruise to Vilshofen, where you will be treated to a festive Oktoberfest celebration— an AmaWaterways exclusive. OCT 26 | PASSAU
“Queen of the Danube” tour Budapest offers an unmatched combination of culture, tradition and even a secret labyrinth of caves under the city. Your city tour begins with a visit to the Great Market Hall before going to both the Buda (hilly) and the Pest (flat) sides of the river. You’ll see Heroes’Square and Castle Hill, home to the Fisherman’s Bastion and Mattias Church.
OCT 22 | BRATISLAVA
“Coronation City”walking tour OR Tastes of Slovakia OR Bratislava Castle hike Host to the crowning ceremonies of 11 Hungarian kings and queens between 1536 and 1830, Bratislava certainly has earned the title “Coronation City of Kings,”as you’ll discover during your walking tour. Or join a special “Tastes of Slovakia”tour. For a more active adventure, hike up to Bratislava Castle, offering magnificent views of the city.
OCT 23 | VIENNA
City tour OR Klosterneuburg Abbey bike tour The “City of Waltzes” offers a wealth of gems and your city tour showcases its regal splendors, including the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs. Conclude your tour in Vienna’s historic city center and then visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Or if you prefer a more active exploration, take a guided bike ride to the Klosterneuburg Monastery. During the afternoon, enjoy leisure time to further explore this iconic city. Highlights of Dürnstein and Melk Abbey OR Weissenkirchen to Melk bike tour OR Weissenkirchen walking tour and Melk Abbey OR Dürnstein excursion with wine and apricots tastings After reaching Weissenkirchen, you’ll be treated to several choices of excursions. Take a walking tour of Dürnstein before visiting the UNESCO-designated Melk Abbey. Or opt for a walking tour of Weissenkirchen followed by an abbey visit. For a more culinary-focused experience, join a walking tour in Dürnstein, then enjoy a wine tasting hosted by a local vintner and sample special apricot treats from a local boutique. If you prefer a more active adventure, join a guided bike tour to Melk. Later in the day, sail through the Strudengau Valley to medieval Grein for an exclusive visit to the more than 500-year-old Greinburg Castle, looming regally from above. While here, enjoy a folklore show and wine reception. OCT 24 | WEISSENKIRCHEN
OCT 27 | VILSHOFEN
Bid farewell to Vilshofen and prepare for your flight home.
What to Expect Onboard
Brightly colored floral and geometric patterns from stateroom to Main Lounge immediately show you that the AmaViola is no ordinary river cruise ship. Twin balconies in most staterooms maximize your enjoyment as steeples and vineyards glide by. Mouthwatering cuisine worthy of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, an exclusive and internationally- renowned gastronomic society, is served from sunrise to sunset. There’s something symphonic about the flourish and style of The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant and the coordinated effort to serve each bold, beautiful and delicious course of the regionally- inspired tasting menu. Butterfly wallpaper in the hair salon highlights how you’ll emerge brand new while an inviting sun-deck pool with a swim-up bar refreshes your spirit. Plus, AmaViola inspires you to be the best version of yourself with a walking track, fitness room and fleet of onboard bikes to keep you happy and healthy during your cruise.
SPACIOUS STATEROOMS - All outside accommodations, most with twin balconies - Marble bathrooms, multi-jet showers, soothing bath products, cotton bathrobes, slippers and hair dryer - Spacious suites (350 sq ft.) sitting area, mini fridge the river - Generous closet and storage space with in-room safe - Entertainment-On-Demand with high-speed Internet,
AWARD-WINNING DINING - All onboard dining in a variety of venues - Regionally inspired cuisine using locally sourced ingredients - The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant - Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner - La Chaîne de Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain’s Cocktail & Gala Dinner - Fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner - Sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast - Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks - Tapas, sandwiches, snacks & refreshments served daily
movies, music and English-language TV - Individually controlled air-conditioning - Bottled water replenished daily
AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES - Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager - Internet and Wi-Fi access - Sun deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track - Fitness room, massage services and hair salon - Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar - Daily entertainment including cultural performances
AWORLD OF EXPLORATION - Immersive tours in every destination - Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
- Bike tours and hikes - Special Interest Tours - Knowledgeable guides - Personal headset for easy exploration
An internationally renowned gastronomic society so prestigious it once had its own coat of arms, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs (“The Royal Guild of Goose Roasters”) is an invitation-only membership organization for individuals and institutions possessing world-class culinary acumen. Among some 24,000 members from 80 countries, AmaWaterways and President Rudi Schreiner were extended membership in 2011 at a black tie ceremony (complete with multi-course dinner and flight of wine) in Austria’s stunning Salzburg Residenz palace. It was the first time a cruise line had ever been extended membership—and if you’ve indulged in our extraordinary, regionally inspired cuisine, it should come as no surprise!
AMAVIOLA Deck Plan, Stateroom Categories & Pricing
Category E & D
Category BB & BA
Category CA (French balcony)
Category E (Fixed windows)
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