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AmaCerto Cruise Review
5.0 / 5.0
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39th Wedding Anniversary trip on the Danube

AmaCerto Cruise Review by Halifax Traveler

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Apr 2019
  • Destination: Europe River
  • Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony

We chose this trip for our 39th Wedding Anniversary and the wish to experience a river cruise on the Danube. The Romantic Danube itinerary seemed to catch our eye and booked this cruise with the 2 night Hotel option in Munich Germany. After clearing customs/immigration, we exited the baggage hall and were met by our AmaWaterway transfer driver. He whisked us away to our Hotel located in the heart of "old" Munich and easy walking distances to any restaurants, market plaza's and old cathedrals. The Hotel room was ready upon arrival and the staff took good care of us. There was a very helpful AmaWaterways representative in the Hotel Lobby who gave us information related to our stay, the included walking tour and departure time to meet the ship at Vilshofen. The Hotel was wonderful, the local tour guide Annette gave our group a wonderful tour full of history and background of the area. The Sunday departure to meet the ship was flawless. It left on time, picked up additional passengers at the airport and arrived at the ship safely and on time.

The embarkation to the AmaCerto was smooth, we were welcomed aboard by the tour manager Camille, reception had everything organized well our cabin was ready, luggage in room and times for some important briefings and safety demonstrations.

The cabin we picked was nicely appointed, clean and comfortable. The washroom/shower was very adequate for our needs. We had a balcony and French balcony in our cabin. We used our balcony quite a bit.

The food was fantastic, service was friendly and spot on and we really liked the open seating policy. The cruise manager arranged a host of talented singers, musicians and folk dancers for the evening entertainment. There were various fitness activities each day put on by the Wellness Coordinator. Camille had all the shore excursions organized, offered different fitness levels and had good local guides. All the excursions we attended went smoothly and added a lot of depth to the cruise.

Final disembarkation to the airport was well organized and went smoothly. It was sad to leave as we had a excellent time, met many interesting people. We would definitely do this again!.

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Cabin Review

Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony

The cabin was nicely appointed, bathroom/shower nicely sized for our needs. There were sufficient outlets for charging our various electronics. The TV/computer had good internet access and a decent cross section of English shows.

We really enjoyed the outside balcony to sit and enjoy the evening.

Port & Shore Excursion Reviews

Vilshofen an der Donau

We were treated to a mini Oktoberfest with local muscians, excellent German Beer and great company

It was rainy in Linz so we didnt participate in the morning walking tour but went to Cesky Krumlov in the afternoon tour. The weather there was sun and cloud, had a great tour of a unique UNESCO town.

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City Tour

The bus tour was part of the walking tour excursion. It is a big city!

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Walking Tour

Very interesting city. The local guide running the walking tour set a good pace with her participants, was very knowledgeable on the history.

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Highlights Tour

Our local tour guide had a terrific sense of humor which added to her knoweldge of the city made for an amazing tour. Many great sites to see

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