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Book by November 29 for Best Value! For more information please call The Chamber at (601) 948-7575
Cruise the 5-star Amadeus Brilliant
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Departing October 14, 2014
10 Days, Including: 7 night Cruise plus a bonus night in Munich, all breakfasts & dinners plus 7 lunches, aboard the 5-Star Amadeus Brilliant, with 2 nights in Budapaest & Vienna!
Amazing Danube River Cruise
With the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership
Included Features · Roundtrip scheduled airfare · 1 night in Munich, 7 nights aboard the 5-star Amadeus Brilliant · Superb dining with all meals included during your cruise (buffet breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, midnight snack) · Coffee and tea after lunch and dinner · Quality red & white wines from Europe’s great wine regions with every dinner onboard the ship · Welcome Dinner · Captain’s Gala Dinner · Daily onboard music performances · Services of an experienced, multilingual cruise director · Non-smoking environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun-Deck) · Fuel Surcharges and port taxes · City Tours including: Munich, Passau, Bratislava, Budapest, Vienna, Durnstein and Melk Abbey
HIGHLIGHTS & PORTS DAY 1: USA - MUNICH Depart the USA for Munich today. (in-flight meals)
DAY 2: MUNICH Arrive to Munich, Germany. Located at the river Isar in the south of Bavaria, is famous for its beautiful architecture, fine culture, and the annual Oktoberfest beer celebration. Munich’s cultural scene is second to none in Germany. Although it was heavily damaged by allied bombing during World War II, many of its historic buildings have been rebuilt and the city center appears mostly as it did in the late 1800s. Tonight enjoy a welcome dinner at your hotel. (Overnight in Munich) (D)
DAY 3: MUNICH - PASSAU Today you will enjoy a tour of the city of Munich. Continuing on you will enjoy a scenic drive to Passau where you will enjoy a city tour. This fairy-tale city founded more than 2,000 years ago. Situated at the confluence of the rivers Danube, Inn and llz, Passau is known worldwide as “The Three Rivers City”. Passau with its unique charm and its atmosphere is one of the most beautiful and spectacular German cities on the Danube before boarding our elegant river cruise ship the Brilliant, where you will be greeted with a welcome drink. The 5-star Amadeus Brilliant recently launched in 2011, and can accomodate up to 150 passengers in its 67 spacious cabins. She is distinguished by staterooms on her decks, which have full-length French doors that open into your cabin (cabins on the first deck have large windows). Original works of art can be found throughout. We depart Passau in the early evenings. (B,L,D)
DAY 4: DANUBE CRUISING OR SALZBURG Today enjoy a day of leisure cruising along the Danube. You may also visit the beautiful city of Salzburg. Here you will have the opportunity to see sites like the historic center, admire exquisite Mirabell Gardens, the Great Festival Hall, St. Peter’s Churchyard, and the monumental Domplatz. Also visit Mozart’s Birthplace in the charming Getreidegasse. You will arrive in Vienna in the afternoon. You will have the entire night to explore the wonderful city of Vienna - home to the waltz, coffee houses, the Prater park and one of the world’s finest opera houses. This is where Marie-Antoinette grew up and where Mozart died, and for 600 years it was the hub of the vast Hapsburg Empire. (B,L,D)
DAY 5: BRATISLAVA - SCHONBRUNN OPTION For early risers, we recommend a tour of Schonbrunn this morning. The largest palace in Austria, Schönbrunn was visited by 2.7 million people in 2011, making it the most-visited attraction in Vienna, and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996. Enjoy your special access tour of
About Your Ship: Amadeus Brilliant
The Brilliant is a modern ship launched recently in 2011. Facilities include a Panorama lounge/bar, library, hairdresser and gift shop. On the spacious sundeck you will also find a walking track, small pool, covered area with the Lido bar. All cabins on board are outward facing, spacious (160 sqft) and are equipped with two twin beds, shower, wash basin and wc, air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, colour TV with satellite programs. The Panorama Dining Room offers marvellous views while you enjoy well prepared delicious meals.
Day by Day: Ports of Call Arrive - Depart Day 1 Overnight flight Day 2 Munich Day 3 Passau tour embark 6:00 pm Day 4 Melk/Salsburg 8:00 am 8:30 am Day 4 Vienna 3:00 pm overnight Day 5 Bratislava 1:30 pm 7:00 pm Day 6 Budapest 8:30 am overnight Day 6 Budapest 1:00 pm Day 7 Esztergom 6:00 pm 7:00 pm Day 8 Vienna 12:30 pm 11:00 pm Day 9 Durnstein/Melk 8:00 am 2:00 pm Day 10 Passau 7:00 am
Vienna Warm Welcome Awaits You in the Lobby!
the most interesting parts of the castle including, the magnificent Hall of Ceremonies, the imposing Gobelin Salon, and the Millions Room with its beautiful paneling of rare rosewood. This afternoon we visit Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is situated at the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains on the banks of the Danube River. This afternoon you will enjoy an excursion that will start with a walking tour through the carefully restored old town. You can walk through Kapilus Lane, where you will be able see the seminar of the priests as well as the Gothic Church of the Clarissin Order. The market square features the highlights of the Old Town, the Roland fountain, the impressive townhouses of the former nobility and the ‘Primatial Palace’ with its remarkable gallery of famous European artists. The 17th century Gobelin collection is particularly worth seeing. On the way back to the vessel, you will pass by the ‘Hviedaslav Square’ with the Opera House, the Ganymed Fountain and the concert hall. Depart Bratislava and while you are sleeping you will be cruising your way to Budapest. (B,L,D)
DAY 6: BUDAPEST Arrive first thing in the morning to Budapest. Today enjoy a city tour of the twin old world capitals, Buda & Pest, which are linked by many wonderful bridges spanning the Danube, the tour includes such sites as Fisherman’s Bastion & St. Matthias Church. A must see is the view from Citadell Hill and then see Parliament building and Hero’s Square. (B,L,D)
DAY 7: BUDAPEST, SZENTENDRE & ESZTERGOM You will have until 1pm to explore Budapest and discover what this city has to offer like the famed baths, the Ronald Reagan Statue etc. This afternoon you will have the choice of cruising the Scenic Danube and taking in the wonderful views or visit both Szentendre & Esztergom. Known for a “Mediterranean atmosphere” that few other Hungarian settlements can offer, Szentendre has become a go to destination for artists searching for inspiration, Esztergom, is the seat of the Hungarian Catholic Church, and one of the oldest towns in Hungary. The Basilica of Esztergom, a masterpiece of Classicism, is the third largest church
in Europe. Esztergom has always played an important role in Hungary’s history. It was the birth and coronation place of the first Hungarian king, St. Stephen, as well as the capital of Hungary until the 13th century. Reboard the Brilliant in the early evening and cruise overnight to Vienna. (B,L,D)
DAY 8: VIENNA After breakfast you will explore the fascinating city of Vienna. The trip along the elegant Ring Boulevard will give you the opportunity to obtain a first impression of the city with its various buildings. You will pass the government offices, the municipal park, the Karl’s square, the opera, the Hofburg, and various museums. (B,L,D)
DAY 9: DURNSTEIN - MELK Today you will visit Durnstein and Melk. The charming town of Durnstein offers the unique combination of a breathtaking scenery, traditional architecture, and places of historic interest. The breathtaking scenery with its ancient, terraced vineyards, the numerous cultural sites and the mild climate will make you want to linger. You will also visit Melk. Located on the bank of the Danube River, Melk Abbey stands crowned by towers and resplendent in a golden hue. Especially noteworthy is the church with magnificent frescoes by Johann Michael Rottmayr and the library containing countless medieval manuscripts.(B,L,D)
DAY 10: PASSAU - MUNICH After disembarking, we will travel to Munich, Germany where we will board our flight home. Taking with us warm memories of new places and friends. Or continue on to Prague. (B, Inflight meals)
Prague Option: Only $699 Includes: • Transportation to Prague • Breakfast Daily • 3 nights Hotel in Prague • City tour of Prague
Enjoy the view while dining! Your French Balcony Cabin
Cabin Size = 161 sq.ft Suite Size = 236 sq.ft
Deck & Cabin Pricing (Airfare included)
(Single Special - Pay only $500 additional for category C-1 - Space is limited!)
Suite Category S-1: $5,899 $7,650 $1,751 $6,699
Mozart Deck Cabins French Balcony Catg. A-2: $4,799 $6,242 $1,443 $5,599
Haydn Deck Cabins French Window Catg. C-2: $3,599 $5,177 $1,578 $4,399
Suite Category S-2: $5,799 $7,620 $1,821 $6,599
French Balcony Catg. A-1: $4,899 $6,420 $1,521 $5,699
French Window Catg. C-1: $3,799 $5,390 $1,591 $4,599