Don’t miss your chance to experience some of AmaWaterways’ most popular and scenic river cruise itineraries in 2019! Sail through Magnificent Europe cruising along three rivers—the Rhine, Main and Danube—discovering countless natural wonders and grand UNESCO World Heritage Sites from the majestic Rhine Gorge and Wachau Valley to the stunning Cologne Cathedral and Vienna’s historic city center. Step back in time in the medieval towns of Rothenburg, Bamberg and Miltenberg, where every street tells a unique story on the Medieval Treasures cruise. Or let your imagination carry you away through fairytale villages and storied castles on a 10- and 11-night Rhine & Moselle river cruise.
Book your cruise on any of the 2019 departures listed below by March 31, 2019 and you’ll fly to Europe on us!
14-night cruise from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Budapest, Hungary (or reverse) Can be combined with 2 nights in Amsterdam pre-cruise
Follow the route of emperors, kings and queens on a magnificent European journey. The natural wonders of the Danube, Main and Rhine yield way to countless UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Cologne’s Gothic Cathedral, the Würzburg Residenz Palace, and the Old Towns of Bamberg and Regensburg—to name a few. German and Austrian Rieslings please the palate while stunning scenery entices on hiking and biking adventures.
Sailings on June 30 and July 28, 2019.
7-night cruise from Basel, Switzerland to Nuremberg, Germany Can be combined with 2 nights Zurich, 2 nights Lucerne pre-cruise and 3 nights Prague post-cruise
Zurich and Lucerne provide the perfect starting point before experiencing the romantic Rhine and peaceful Main rivers. Walk through thousands of years of history in the medieval towns of Rothenburg, Bamberg and Miltenberg. Revel in the architectural gems on display—the Würzburg Residenz and Mannheim Baroque Palace. And indulge your inner child with visits to Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum and the Speyer Technical Museum.
Wine cruise sailing on August 15, 2019.
7-night Basel to Amsterdam cruise Can be combined with 2 nights Zurich and 2 nights Lucerne pre-cruise
Grand cities blend in perfect harmony with their historic past and progressive future. Zurich’s medieval houses offer a striking backdrop to its ultra-modern metropolis. And Amsterdam’s Golden Age melds seamlessly with its lively cafes, exciting nightlife and glorious museums. Inspirational towns have given way to great stories, poetry and music, like Heidelberg, where Mark Twain wrote A Tramp Abroad. Take a front-row seat on an enchanting journey along the Rhine.
Sailings on November 9, 10, and 11, 2019.
7-night cruise from Amsterdam to Basel Can be combined with 2 nights Amsterdam pre-cruise as well as 2 nights Lucerne and 2 nights Zurich post-cruise
Contoured by vineyard-clad hills and castles from yesteryear, the legendary Rhine captivates. Experience the allure of France’s Alsace region in its welcoming capital, Strasbourg, and its priceless gem, Riquewihr. Discover Breisach, rising above the vineyards of the Rhine, and Freiburg, gateway to the Black Forest. Fabled towns lost in time offer local flavors—Rüdesheimer coffee and Kölsch beer—and allow you to touch history up close with guided hikes and bike rides. From Amsterdam’s colorful canals to the majestic Swiss Alps, journey into the heart of the destinations you visit.
Sailings on November 16 and 18, 2019.
Rhine & Moselle Delights
10-night cruise from Basel, Switzerland to Amsterdam, Netherlands Can be combined with 2 nights Zurich and 2 nights Lucerne pre-cruise
Dramatic rivers yielding to fairytale towns and iconic cities all come alive as you discover four countries along the storied Rhine and Moselle. From Switzerland to the colorful canals of Amsterdam, delve deeply into the history, legends and culture. Wander through postcard-perfect towns such Riquewihr, Freiburg, Bernkastel and Cochem; and let your inner adventurer out as you hike through vineyards and bike along the rivers.
Sailing on October 23, 2019.
Rhine & Moselle Fairytales
11-night cruise from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Basel, Switzerland Can be combined with 2 nights Amsterdam pre-cruise and 2 nights Lucerne, 2 nights Zurich post-cruise
Fairytales come to life along the castle-laden Rhine and its breathtaking tributary, the Moselle. Encounter some of the prettiest towns of the Alsace—Strasbourg and Riquewihr. Get a sense of what it was like to live in the Middle Ages in Cochem and Bernkastel; and bygone grandeur of a different kind can be found at Mannheim’s glorious Baroque Palace and at Schwetzingen Palace Gardens.
Sailing on August 24, 2019.
Blue Danube Discovery
7-night Budapest to Nuremberg cruise Can be combined with 2 nights pre-cruise in Budapest and 3 nights post-cruise in Prague
Discover a wealth of art, history and cultural treasures as you cruise to some of Europe’s most famous destinations. From Budapest, journey to Bratislava, Vienna, Passau and the 2,000-year-old town of Regensburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along the way, visit magnificent cathedrals and Baroque abbeys, sample Vienna’s sinfully rich sachertorte cake, experience the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley winemaking region and traverse Europe’s Continental Divide.
Sailing on November 17, 2019.
7-night cruise from Vilsfohen , Germany to Budapest, Hungary Can be combined with 2 nights Munich OR 3 nights Prague pre-cruise
Those longing for the romance of Old World Europe will get to travel into the very heart of the continent, where empires were built, kings and queens were crowned and some of the world’s greatest music was composed and performed by the likes of Mozart and Beethoven. Grand European cities like Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest forever remain timeless. Admire the beauty of Austria’s Lake District and the Czech Republic’s charming mountain town, Český Krumlov. From grand abbeys and fortresses perched high above the Danube to plentiful iconic UNESCO World Heritage Sites, be romanced by the Danube with all her regal and romantic splendor.
Sailing on March 22 and 31, April 28, and November 22, 2019.
Melodies of the Danube
7-night cruise from Budapest, Hungary to Vilsfohen , Germany Can be combined with 2 nights Budapest pre-cruise and 3 nights Prague post-cruise
Journey along the Danube and see firsthand why this storied river has inspired generations of artists, poets and musicians. Indulge your passion for timeless architecture and art in four magnificent capitals: Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna and Prague. Let the hills come alive with the sounds of music in Salzburg and the Austrian Lake District. Cruise through the enchanting Strudengau Valley and let the melodies of the Danube carry you from one gem to another on a regal journey through time.
Sailing on March 23, April 7 and 21, 2019.
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