Cruise the Heart of Europe | Discover Amsterdam to Budapest
From Amsterdam, Netherlands To Budapest, Hungary - 16 Nights

Departing from:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Budapest, Hungary
16 Nights
Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday with $2000 Bonus Value Including City Stay, Exclusive Package Savings & More
Travel Dates:
21/04/25 to 08/05/25
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Low Deposit $999*pp



Day 1-2 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Welcome to Amsterdam, the 17th century capital of Holland, famed for its picturesque canals, vibrant culture, and architectural delights. Meander through charming neighbourhoods, take a bike ride or explore historic gems like the Anne Frank House and the Hague. Enjoy a 2-night hotel stay to explore this beautiful city.

Day 3 Cologne, Germany
Rail to Cologne and embark your 15 day river cruise Onboard MS Oscar Wilde today.

Day 4 Koblenz & Boppard, Germany
This morning, call at historic Koblenz, a 2000-year-old town dominated by the immense Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. After lunch, visit Boppard, considered one of the Rhineland’s most attractive villages.

Day 5 Rhine Gorge & Rudesheim, Germany
Passing through the Rhine Gorge is sure to be one of the highlights of your river cruise. Pass rocky outcrops and cruise around twisting bends to the famous Lorelai or ‘murmuring rock’, where legend claims that enchanting maidens lured unsuspecting sailors to their watery graves. Later, call at Rudesheim, a true Rhine wine town surrounded by vineyards, whose fruits can be sampled in the many taverns around town.

Day 6 Mainz, Germany
Welcome to Mainz, famed for its old town, half-timbered houses and medieval market squares. During your stroll through the town centre, be sure to visit the Marktbrunnen Renaissance fountain, the Romanesque Mainz Cathedral and the Gutenberg Museum.

Day 7 Miltenberg & Wertheim, Germany
Today, enjoy a guided tour of Miltenberg, one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval villages. Later, head to Wertheim, a delightful town off the mainstream tourist trail. Here, a russet-walled 12th-century castle overlooks the Old Town, with views of the church spires, turrets and patchwork of multicoloured buildings below.

Day 8 Wurzburg, Germany
Welcome to Wurzburg, the heart of Franconian wine country. During your stay, be sure to explore UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Bishops’ Residenz, the nearby town of Rothenburg and taste the local wine in their characteristic Bocksbeutel bottles.

Day 9 Bamberg, Germany
Welcome to Bamberg, a traditional Bavarian township. Discover the burial place of Emperors at the 11th-century Romanesque Cathedral, wander the UNESCO World Heritage-listed medieval city centre, or visit a tavern to taste the town’s signature smoke-flavoured beer.

Day 10 Nuremburg, Germany
Welcome to Nuremberg, the unofficial capital of the Franconia region. This vibrant city is one of Bavaria’s biggest draws and is famed for its intense nightlife and dark lager. While alive with visitors year-round, there is nothing quite like Nuremberg during the Christmas season.

Day 11 Regensburg, Germany
Welcome to Regensburg, one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities. Home to the oldest bridge that crosses the Danube, some of the highlights of Regensburg include the Old Town Hall, Weltenburg Abbey and St. Peter’s Cathedral.

Day 12 Passau, Germany
Welcome to Passau! This German city is home to Europe’s largest church organ, with more than 17,000 pipes, found inside St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Wander the narrow cobblestone streets, admire the stunning baroque architecture and explore the Oberhaus Fortress that looms above the town.

Day 13 Melk, Austria
Welcome to Melk, home of the 11th century Melk Abbey. This vast monastery is built high above the town and boasts baroque halls and vast libraries. In the city’s south lies the Renaissance Schallaburg Castle, a 1000-year-old architectural piece of art surrounded by gorgeous gardens.

Day 14 Vienna, Austria
Welcome to Vienna, the famed capital city of Austria! Home to Mozart, Beethoven and Freud, this opulent city is known for its palaces, museums and architecture. Don’t forget to have a taste of the city’s delectable cuisine and visit the theatre to experience the music Vienna is revered for.

Day 15 Bratislava, Slovakia
Welcome to Bratislava! This Central European city is full of character and beloved for its folk culture, history, and lively dining scene. Must-sees on your stay in Bratislava include the Gothic old town, the storybook Bratislava Castle, and the whimsical Blue Church.

Day 16 Budapest, Hungary
Welcome to Budapest, the classically stunning capital of Hungary. Journey up Castle Hill to Buda’s Old Town, where the countless museums trace city life from Roman times onward. Don’t miss Trinity Square, home to the 13th century Matthias Church and the fairy tale turrets of the Fisherman’s Bastion.

Day 17 Budapest, Hungary
Disembark MS Oscar Wilde in Budapest today and farwell as you board your flight home, or ask us about our flexible flights and extend your stay.

Itinerary Map


  • Economy flights to Amsterdam returning from Budapest
  • BONUS 2 Night hotel stay to explore Amsterdam at your leisure
  • BONUS scenic rail journey from Amsterdam to Cologne
    15 Day Cruise through the Heart of Europe River Cruise onboard MS Oscar Wilde in an Emerald Deck Riverview Stateroom
  • Exceptional regionally inspired dining onboard including a Captain’s Welcome Dinner
  • Superior drinks package including regional beers, wines and soft drinks served with lunch plus evening cocktails, spirits, wines, beers & more
  • Fascinating daily excursions with knowledgeable local guides
  • Complimentary Onboard Wifi
  • Onboard all port taxes & charges
  • Expert cruise director & concierge

Cruise Ship: MS Oscar Wilde

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Room: Emerald Deck Suite

  • Upgrade to Ruby Deck Suite from + $1899*pp
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  • Upgrade to Ruby Deck Superior Suite from + $3399*pp
  • Upgrade to Deck Superior Suite from + $4399*pp
  • Diamond Deck Deluxe Suite from + $5299*pp


Price based on cruise sail date 23 April 2025

Price based on departing from Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Please note – Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions are subject to change and availability.
Seasonal and/or flight routing surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur.

Important – if your cruise holiday package is made up of consecutive back to back sailings, there is a chance that you may be allocated different cabin numbers on each voyage and may be required to change cabins throughout your journey.

Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.

Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should onboard gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.

Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.

Please note: Flight deviations requested by the traveller incur a fee of $150AUD per person plus any additional airfare and or tax charges. These will be advised by our Cruise After Sales / Air Department at the time of selecting your flights

Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you have checked the Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.
China, Russia, India, Canada, and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.
For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at the time of booking.

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