Austria Connections

Nestled along the majestic banks of the mighty Danube, Dürnstein is one of the most visited regions in the iconic Wachau Valley.Read more
“If I had never come here, I would have regretted it.” So said Empress Maria Theresa, in describing Melk Abbey.Read more
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Strauss II – with native sons like these, it’s no wonder that classical music continues to reverberate through the streets of Austria – particularly Vienna.Read more
Gilded, glittering glamor whose opulent beauty only rivals Versailles – and Schönbrunn Palace was originally just supposed to be a summer residence.Read more
Chocolate lovers everywhere, rejoice! And set your sights on Vienna, that glittering city of kaffehaus culture and scrumptious cakes.Read more
Imagine getting into the yuletide spirit in romantic Vienna, singing your favorite Christmas melodies in one of the musical capitals of the world.Read more
Austria’s iconic Wachau Valley, a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, is not only home to some of the most charming towns and villages but also stunning scenic views and lush vineyards.Read more
Imagine toasting with the perfect glass of sparkling Brut Reserve or a dry, late harvest Riesling or a peppery, fruity Grüner Veltliner right in the Kremstal valley?Read more
Party like an all star when visiting Austria.Read more
Imagine toasting to the good life aboard an AmaWaterways river cruiseRead more
Sail through the Danube and discover why travelers flock to this mighty river every year to extol its wondrous treasures.Read more
The hills are alive with the sound of music in the stunningly historic town of Salzburg, Austria.Read more
“Lying along the banks of Alte Donau Lake, tree-lined pathways offer visitors an idyllic location to experience the area’s natural beauty. “Read more
Basic Words and Phrases to Know In GermanRead more
Wiener Schnitzel: Not Just an American Hot Dog Stand.Read more
There’s no better place to discover rich culture than within Vienna’s enthralling museums.Read more
AmaWaterways Co-Owners, Rudi Schreiner & Kristin Karst host Founders’ Cruises in November 2018Read more
Experience Europe outdoors by bike or on a guided hike, and explore the enchanting scenery along the majestic Danube River.Read more
Austrians love their pumpkins – and have turned pumpkinseed oil into a delicacy.Read more
Between our luxurious onboard gala and local celebrations, there’s nothing quite like a New Year’s cruise with AmaWaterways.Read more
As the clock rolls over, what are different countries doing to celebrate?Read more