Amadeus Brilliant & Amadeus Elegant

Experience Europe at its finest onboard relaxing sister ships ‘Amadeus Brilliant’ and ‘Amadeus elegant,’ enjoying their spacious, stylish design and easygoing charm.

‘Amadeus Brilliant’ and ‘Amadeus elegant’ at a glance

  • Built in 2010-2011
  • 68 cabins and 8 suites
  • All meals included on board, with house wine and beer at lunch and dinner
  • Approximately 40 crew members
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows in public areas
  • Amenities include hairdresser, massage room and shuffleboard court

  • Panoramic Views
    Floor-to-ceiling windows in the lounge and a French balcony in most cabins promise great views around every river bend.

    Private Shore Excursions
    Disembark for private shore excursions with your small group of no more than 24 Connections guests and your dedicated Resident Tour Director, who also serves as your onboard concierge. Experience Europe at its most authentic, led by expert local guides. Enjoy opportunities to explore on your own as well, on foot or by complimentary bicycle.

    Superb dining and fine wines
    As you cruise Europe’s great rivers, enjoy fine cuisine prepared by an onboard chef and served with house wines and vintages chosen from the region you are exploring. hotel-Style AmeNItIeS Each of these sleek river cruisers feature amenities you might expect from a fine hotel, including a fitness facility, a massage room and a hairdresser.

    Cruise with confidence
    Both vessels were designed and built in European shipyards for quality control.

    Featured Amadeus Brilliant & Amadeus Elegant Journeys

    Group of 2411 days, from AU$11,005
    Prague & the Blue Danube - A Connections Boutique Group Journey (2020)

    Cruise the Danube for seven nights, with stays in boutique hotels in Budapest and Prague. Attend a concert at the Kursalon in Vienna, privately tour a World War II art bunker in Nuremberg, and trace Kafka's footsteps through Prague.

    Group11 days, from AU$11,005
    Group of 249 days, from AU$7,675
    Cruising Holland & Belgium in Bloom - A Connections Boutique Group Journey (2020)

    Cruise past springtime blossoms and windmills, pausing for memorable excursions to a local tulip grower; a meal of moules-frites in Bruges; and a beautiful lunch amid the spectacular, blooming flowers of Keukenhof Gardens.

    Group9 days, from AU$7,675
    Group of 2411 days, from AU$13,035
    Switzerland & the Rhine - A Connections Boutique Group Journey (2020)

    Cruise the Rhine from Amsterdam to Basel, viewing Holland’s vibrant blooms at the world’s largest flower auction; taking in the majesty of the Alps in Switzerland; and sampling local beer, wine, cheese and chocolate on shore.

    Group11 days, from AU$13,035