Adventures by Disney, a family-focused tour operator, is adding river cruising to its roster of vacation options, as it now offers sailings with AmaWaterways.
Four sailings in the summer of 2016 will be offered along the Danube River, plus one holiday-themed sailing in December 2016. These sailings give feature eight destinations across four countries—Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary, and revisit scenes from the movie, “The Sound of Music” in Salzburg and explore Devin Castle in Bratislava, as well as offer lessons in traditional Austrian folk dancing in Melk. Eight Adventures by Disney Adventure Guides will be on each sailing in addition to the AmaWaterways crew. Special Adventures by Disney activities for Junior Adventurers include activity nights, movies, karaoke, relay games, life-size chess lessons, video games, and more. Teens can take part in activities and themed nights specifically created for them. Sailing dates are July 7-14, July 14-21, July 21-28, and July 28-Aug. 4, 2016. The holiday-themed sailing departs on Dec. 22 and includes visits to the Christmas markets in Budapest and Vienna, a Vienna Boys Choir Christmas performance in the Hofburg Palace Chapel, and a special holiday menu lunch. Guests can also add an Adventures by Disney 3-day pre- or post-stay experience in Prague, Czech Republic. Rates start at $4,100 for adults and $3,900 for children. For more information, call (800) 543-0865 or visit adventuresbydisney.com.