Join Susan & David for a spectacular 5-Night New Year's Cruise
with a 3-Night post cruise tour of Krakow, Poland
on AmaWaterway's one of kind AmaMagna
Majestic Capitals Sailing from Vienna to Budapest + Krakow
December 27, 2024 – January 4, 2025
Proof of vaccination may be required for all guests
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Danube as we embark on a 5-night cruise from Vienna to Budapest, visiting the most captivating cities along the way. Experience the thrill of celebrating New Year's Eve in Budapest, creating memories that will last a lifetime. But the adventure doesn't end there. Join us for a post-cruise tour to Krakow, Poland, where we will explore the majestic Castle, delve into the history of the Jewish Quarter, and step into Oscar Schindler's factory. The following day, we will embark on an emotional visit to Auschwitz, a place we should all bear witness to and reflect upon.
Whether you've sailed the Danube before or not, celebrating New Year's Eve in Europe aboard the extraordinary AmaMagna promises a truly unparalleled experience. This remarkable ship, envisioned by Rudi Schreiner, the renowned "Godfather of River Cruising," is like no other. With its impressive width, luxurious space, and four distinct dining venues, the AmaMagna is redefining river cruising on the Danube. It offers spacious suites, ranging from 355 to 710 sq. ft., complete with full balconies. Indulge in delightful meals at the Main Restaurant, The Chef's Table, Jimmy's (a family-style eatery named after the late Co-Owner Jimmy Murphy), or the intimate Al Fresco Restaurant, which serves delectable vegetable-forward cuisine. Take a dip in the heated sun-deck pool or unwind in the whirlpool while soaking in the breathtaking views. For a rejuvenating experience, visit the Zen Wellness Studio, featuring a state-of-the-art fitness center, two massage rooms, and a refreshing juice bar. Active guests can enjoy the ship's brand-new full-size pickleball court on the Sun Deck. With options for connecting staterooms and triple/quadruple accommodations, AmaMagna is also an ideal choice for families. Discover the AmaMagna, a destination in itself, and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Category OS 710 sq ft. located on the Upper Deck
Category GS 474 sq ft. located on the Upper Deck
Category SA or SB 355 sq ft. - SB is located on the Main Deck and SA is located on the Upper Deck
Category AA or AB 252 sq ft. - AB is located on the Main Deck and SA is located on the Upper Deck
Category D & E 205 sq ft. Located on the Piano deck
AmaMagna Photo Gallery
Top 10 Reasons Why AmaWaterways Outshines Other River Cruise Lines:
- Ships are built with lower draft and less weight – This allows them to sail in more extreme water conditions. A common problem in river cruising is high and low water situations. AmaWaterways ships are less susceptible to these issues
- More Excursions Included – AmaWaterways offers an excursion in every port and a lot more choices – many lines only offer 1 excursion per day with limited choices.
- Bikes onboard – AmaWaterways not only has bikes onboard but they also offer bike excursions
- Local Wines – When in Austria enjoy Austrian wines, Budapest enjoy Hungarian wines. Other lines give you house wines or charge you a fee for an upgraded wine package.
- Chef’s Table Restaurant – Watch the chef prepare an amazing meal right before your eyes. This wonderful experience is included for all guests.
- Dining Room Oversized – No rush to be seated for dinner, there is plenty of room for everyone
- Less Passengers – AmaWaterways twin balcony ships are the same physical size as other ships but the Ama ships carry about 30 less passengers. When other lines have to bring out folding chairs for entertainment and informational sessions Ama can comfortably fit every passenger.
- A deposit of $400 per person is all that is required to confirm a reservation. Final payment is not due until 90 days prior to departure.
- Single Supplement Waived for categories D & E on Most Sailings (subject to availability)
- Family owned and operated
Prices are per person for cruise only based on double occupancy*
Deck & Cabin Size
Violin Deck 710 sq ft
Violin Deck 474 sq ft
Violin Deck 355 sq ft
Cello Deck 355 sq ft
Violin Deck 252 sq ft
Cello Deck 252 sq ft
|D (fixed window)||
Piano Deck 160 sq ft
|E (fixed window)||
Piano Deck 160 sq ft
*Prices subject to change.
Port Charges of $160 per person are included in the above pricing. Prices are for the 5-night cruise and are per person based on availability. Past AmaWaterways guests will receive their Loyalty Discounts. Airfare is not included.
The 3-night Krakow Extension is not included in the above pricing. The cost is an additional $900 per person.
Deposits: $400 per person $200 of which is immediately nonrefundable. Final payment is due 9/18/2024
Cancellation penalties apply. Your confirmation will have the full terms & conditions.
- Excursions – Small group guided tours included in every port. Bicycle and hiking excursions also available. You can also take a bicycle out on your own.
- Meals – Breakfast & lunch offers you a choice of buffet or a la carte service. Dinner is full service with several appetizer, soup, entree & dessert choices. All ships offer an alternative restaurant which is also included
- Beer & Wine with Lunch & Dinner – AmaWaterways is known for its wine. Each meal is specially paired with premium local reds and whites from Europe’s renowned wine regions
- Complimentary Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour each evening!
- Bottled Water – One of the most expensive things to buy in Europe is bottled water. Bottled water is great to take on excursions.
- Wifi – Included throughout the ship. In addition, each stateroom has in infotainment center that offers access to the internet as well as TV & movies
- Entertainment – An eclectic mix of local entertainment is brought on board throughout your cruise. They also have an onboard musician for all other evenings.
- Deluxe cruise accommodation in an outside stateroom
- State-of-the-art Infotainment System in all staterooms featuring free high-speed Internet access, hit Hollywood movies, extensive music library & English language TV stations
- Terry bathrobes and white-on-white plush bedding in all staterooms
- Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board
- Bottled water and drinks of your choice in every stateroom replenished daily
Auschwitz photo credit: Paweł Mazur