Your all gay adventure begins with two nights hotel and guided sightseeing in Prague, the “Jewel of Eastern Europe.” One of Europe’s best-preserved cities, Prague’s medieval center remains a beautiful mixture of cobblestone pathways, guilded towers and gothic cathedrals. From Prague we travel to one of Europe’s most fabled rivers, the Danube.
Your trip continues with a relaxing river cruise from picturesque Nuremberg to Regensburg, Passau, Melk, Vienna, Bratislava and culminating in Budapest, one of the most beautiful cities of Europe.
On board the ms Amadeus Silver II, you will be pampered by a crew of forty in an atmosphere of total relaxation. With this great riverboat, we’ve created an itinerary that includes the three of best European cities which have become prime destinations for gay and lesbian travelers.
This cruise vacation has it all—historic sites, charming towns, world-class wine and cuisine and more!
Complimentary bicycles on board
Services of an experienced cruise director and Brand g host throughout the cruise
Brand g signature entertainment
Optional “Sound of Music Tour” to Salzburg
Overnight in vibrant Vienna
Airport transfers in Prague and Budapest
Optional post hotel night(s) to savor more time in Budapest
August 10 to August 19, – USD $4,199.00
Duration: 10 days
Start in: Prague, Czech Republic
End in: Budapest, Hungary
Operator: Brand G Vacations
At 188 square feet, the 72 staterooms of the Amadeus Silver II offer the most spacious accommodations of any ship in our fleet, all decked out with the high-tech hospitality and lovely decor that have won awards for the Amadeus Silver. With views from the panoramic windows stretching the width of the cabin, the passing scenery is yours to enjoy in all its glory. With our innovative French Balcony, you can lower the windows with the touch of a button to enjoy your own private balcony when the weather is fine. All staterooms include a seating area, flat screen TV, Wi-Fi, cabinet, safe and our Amadeus Signature Bed. Staterooms are located on all Decks, with the Mozart and Strauss Decks including the innovative French Balcony.
With their own private, walk-out exterior balconies and lounge areas, the 12 suites of the Amadeus Silver II are ideal for sipping your morning coffee or watching the starry skies at night. With 284 square feet of space to relax, you may not want to leave the ship at all! All suites include a luxurious bath and separate shower, Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV, and a safe as well as a minibar. Suites are located on the Mozart Deck.
Enjoy two included per cruise nights at the InterContinental Prague. Located on Prague’s most famous and luxurious shopping boulevard ‘Parizka’ connecting the historical Old Town Square with the banks of the Vltava River, the InterContinental Prague is a truly exceptional Prague hotel. Our exclusive accommodations provide the perfect base to explore the shops, restaurants, and architectural treasures that give this region its distinctive character. Enjoy majestic skyline and romantic river views at every turn. Or admire the city from our unique rooftop, gourmet restaurant, Zlata Praha. An enchanting destination unto itself, this exceptional Prague Czech Republic hotel offers elegance and comfort in a premier downtown setting.
Additional Pre Night(s) Pricing:
Single Occupancy- USD $238 per night
Double Occupancy – USD $125 per person/per night
Accommodations included taxes and breakfast.
Rates are per person based on occupancy listed.
Scenic drive from Passau to Salzburg via the lake district to see the sights of the Sound of Music: Mondsee wedding church; lake district Salzkammergut, St.Gilgen, Lake Wolfgang; Hellbrunn Gazebo ; Leopoldskron Castle; Nonnberg Abbey; and Mirabell Gardens. Enjoy a guided city tour of Salzburg before departing back to the ship.
The Mirabell gardens were laid out in the 18th century. Maria and the children were seen dancing around the statue of Pegasus, the winged horse, and throughout the gardens singing “Do-re-mi”.
The front side of the castle was used as the Trapp family home, the children were boating on the lake and fell into the water. The Venetian room was copied from this castle and used as the ballroom.
This hunting castle was built in the early 17th century by Prince- Archbishop Markus Sittikus. In the gardens the glass pavillon was reconstructed for the pleasure of those fans still returning after more than 35 years.
Nonnberg Abbey is the oldest convent in the German speaking part of Europe. Maria was a novice there. The Baron and Maria were married here in 1927. The scenes for the movie made here include the opening with the nuns going to Mass and Maria coming too late.
St. Gilgen and Lake Wolfgang
Scenery shown at the beginning of the movie was filmed at Lake Fuschl on the way to St. Gilgen. Like the Mozart family, visitors from all over the world appreciate the beautiful village in the the Salzkammergut. – Wedding church Mondsee the former Benedictine abbey dating back to the 12th century is one of biggest gothic churches in Austria with wonderful baroque interior.
Melk to Durnsein
Enjoy a scenic bike tour from Melk to Durstein on August 15, 2018. The ride is approximately 17.5 miles and it follows the river bank of the Danube. The route is generally flat and is surrounded by dramatic mountainous scenery. The ride will be leisurely with plenty of time to stop to enjoy a snack or grab a drink at one of the small villages along the way. Schedule permitting, the bike tour will finish with a walking tour of Durnstein.
Optional post cruise nights are available through Brand g at the InterContinental Budapest. The hotel is ideally located in the city center near the Budapest Parliament, Buda Castle and other popular attractions. The InterContinental’s 402 guest rooms all are elegantly appointed and all expected modern amenities, as well as luxurious bedding. With breathtaking views of the vibrant life of Budapest, the InterContinental Lounge provides its guests with a superb feeling of exclusivity. This hotel’s convenient location and amenities make it the perfect travel destination.
Accommodations included taxes and breakfast.