River Cruise with Maestro Darko Butorac

Join the Asheville Symphony in November 2024 for a European River Cruise on the Danube with AmaWaterways. Maestro Darko Butorac will serve as your guide for the entire tour!

Join us for an informational session on
Wednesday, August 23, from 5-7 p.m.

Explore Asheville Board Room at the Asheville Symphony Offices
27 College Place, Asheville NC, 28801
Wine & hors d’oeuvres included

You’ll hear from a representative at AmaWaterways as well as Travel Advisor Kathryn Schutz, who will answer any questions you have about the tour. Please RSVP for the informational session to Kathryn via email at or by phone at 630-926-4018.



European River Cruise on the Danube with Darko Butorac on AmaWaterways
  • Dates: November 9, 2024 – November 16, 2024
  • Includes stops in Budapest, Bratislava, Linz, Melk, and Vienna. Click here to see the full itinerary.
  • Maestro Darko Butorac will serve as your guide for the entire tour
  • A number of classical music-centric concerts, events, tours, etc. are included in the experience, plus a few additional stops that we will book later in the year
  • Cruise is through AmaWaterways, which is one of the BEST luxury cruise companies in the world! Click here to see a fact sheet about AmaWaterways.
  • Prices range from $3,000 – $6800 per person, inclusive of food – see pricing below.
  • $400 deposit required to reserve your space
  • $1,000 PER PERSON DISCOUNT if you book before August 31, 2023! 

If you are interested in learning more or have questions, contact Kathryn Schutz at or 630-926-4018.

Pricing below includes the port charges of $224 per person and the current promotion of $1,000 off per person. Once this expires, the sailing will go back to the group discount of $250 off per person. This is live inventory and subject to change.

CategoryDescriptionDBL-PP (USD)

  • SS –  Suite: French Balcony & Outside Balcony, 350 sq. ft.$6,822.00
  • AA  – French Balcony & Outside Balcony, 235 sq. ft. –  $5,522.00
  • AB –  French Balcony & Outside Balcony, 235 sq. ft. – $5,322.00
  • BA – French Balcony & Outside Balcony, 210 sq. ft.$5,122.00
  • BB – French Balcony & Outside Balcony, 210 sq. ft.$4,922.00
  • CA – French Balcony, 170 sq. ft.$4,322.00
  • CB – French Balcony, 155 sq. ft.-  $3,922.00
  • D   – Fixed Windows, 160 sq. ft.  – $3,322.00
  • E  – Fixed Windows, 160 sq. ft.$3,023.00

Click here to see description of cabin classes.

$400 deposit/person

Past Guests: Above rates are combinable with standard past guest discounts and benefits.

Land Packages
3 Nights Krakow package (Post-cruise) USD: $900 DBL / $1440 SGL CAD: C$1144 DBL / C$1830 SGL 11/16/24 – 11/19/24

Above rates do not include Intra-Air flight segments.

Air and travel insurance through AmaWaterways or through Largay Travel.

Photos courtesy of AmaWaterways.