AmaWaterways wine cruises add a unique epicurean dimension to a variety of itineraries at
no additional cost. Join one of these wine cruises with a special wine host and be treated
to a menu of exclusive wine and culinary experiences designed to delve deeper into the
wonderful flavors and tastes of Europe.
Cruise through the heart of Europe during the most festive time of year and experience the timeless tradition of its magical Christmas Markets. Join us on one of our specially curated Christmas Markets cruises taking place at the height of the season with multiple market visits included. Or select one of our early or late season “Taste of Christmas Markets” departures offering special savings, reduced crowds, and just one or two of Europe’s holiday markets open to experience.
We invite you to join our incredible cruise on the Rhône with a Latin Touch, featuring bilingual cruise managers, daily tours with Spanish-speaking guides, Latin-inspired music nights and other distinctive elements.
Explore the rich history of classical music along the Danube River where famous composers lived, worked and performed. Plus, be treated to a variety of live performances on this melodious journey.
Based on the overwhelmingly positive response received from the announcement of our first-ever “Soulful Experience” on the Rhône River in 2023, we are delighted to announce four new opportunities for guests to celebrate their heritage and discover Black history and culture along the rivers with us in 2024.
We invite you to join our incredible cruise on the Danube with a Latin Touch, featuring bilingual cruise managers, daily tours with Spanish-speaking guides, Latin-inspired music nights and other distinctive elements.
Based on the overwhelmingly positive response received from the announcement of our first-ever “Soulful Experience” on the Rhône River in 2023, we are delighted to announce four new opportunities for guests to celebrate their heritage and discover Black history and culture along the rivers with us in 2025.
We invite our loyal past guests to join us once again on these special Loyalty Cruises, offering unique experiences in multiple ports, commemorative gifts, and many more surprises and delights.
Imagine if there was a way to combine luxury river cruising on the iconic Danube with the opportunity to indulge your passion and play golf. We have created the perfect package to enable you to do just
that with our Exclusive Concierge Golf Program. Discover Europe, complete with award winning cuisine,
incredible service and a choice of excursions in every port, as well as up to 5 rounds of golf at
some of the leading championship courses on the continent.
AmaWaterways’ Exclusive Concierge Golf Program is available on select Romantic Danube and Melodies of the Danube cruises sailing aboard the AmaMagna.
"I'm Kristin Karst, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of AmaWaterways and I'm passionate about river cruising. Each month, I love to share with you my thoughts, personal stories, travel tips and latest news on the people and places that help turn every mile of our guests' river cruise experience into one of their most cherished memories!"
All of our river cruise itineraries offer optional land packages for you to extend your journey in one or more fascinating cities alongside an intimate group of fellow cruisers. For the most unforgettable travel experience, we strongly encourage you to consider reserving the pre- and post-river cruise packages below. Contact your travel advisor for details on all the land packages we have to offer.
Some places simply have to be seen to be believed, and Lake Como is filled with them. Gaze at the azure waters and impressive villas that line the lakeside from the hills above or let the wind tousle your hair as you board your boat for a scenic ride along Lake Como to its stunning pearl, Bellagio, with postcard-perfect views and cobbled streets.
Add to: Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps
Immerse yourself in the idyllic French lifestyle at regal châteaux, including Château de Chenonceau, the only castle in the region built, inhabited, and saved by women during the Renaissance, and Château d’Amboise, which features a Gothic chapel that is the final resting place of Leonardo da Vinci. You will also see Château de Chambord, which boasts 426 rooms, 77 staircases and 282 fireplaces.
Add to: Taste of Bordeaux
Known as the unofficial capital of Champagne, Reims is home to a 13th-century Gothic cathedral as well as many impressive wine cellars. It is also home to many historic WWI sites you will tour, including the Belleau Wood American WWI monument. You will also take a scenic drive on the Routes des Champagnes and see many of the famous Champagne houses such as Epernay and Hautvillers.
Add to: Europe's Rivers & Castles, Rhine & Moselle Splendors, Vineyards of the Rhine & Moselle.
Get acquainted with Geneva, the “Peace City,” and gateway to the Swiss Alps. Plus, venture south to Annecy, the castle-laden “Pearl of the French Alps,” and visit Chillon Castle, a picture-perfect medieval island fortress. Before transferring to your ship, visit Dijon, France, the capital of the historic Burgundy region, and Bourg-en-Bresse, famous for its Gothic monastery and Cathedral of Our Lady.
Add to: Essence of Burgundy & Provence
Step into the paintings of Paul Cezanne in his birthplace, Aix-en-Provence, before touring Nice, the scenic capital of the French Riviera nestled on the banks of the Mediterranean Sea. You will also head to the hilltop town of Eze and medieval Monaco-Ville before taking in the luxury and beauty of Monte Carlo, famous for its opulent casino and annual Grand Prix Formula 1 race.
Take in the ancient wonders of fascinating Jordan, including the old city of Amman where you'll have lunch at Kan Zaman Castle, the Roman-inspired city of Jerash, the mosaics of Madaba, and Mt. Nebo, where Moses was believed to have first viewed the Promised Land. You’ll also be awed by “Rose City” of Petra and Wadi Rum, the “Valley of the Moon.”
Add to: Secrets of Egypt & the Nile
Explore the Dubai Museum, take a relaxing boat trip down the massive Dubai Water Canal, visit the mesmerizing Gold and Spice souks, and encounter the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. Plus, take a desert safari in a 4x4, enjoy local customs such as henna painting and belly dancing, visit the Zayed Grand Mosque and stroll along Yas Marina.
Explore the walled city of St. Malo, the history of which is steeped in piracy. Gaze at turquoise waters and such sites as the castle and its towers, the Vauban-designed Fort and the cathedral of Saint-Vincent. You’ll also venture to Dinard, with its Belle Epoque villas, as well as to Dinan, one of Brittany’s best-preserved towns. In addition, discover the magical island monastery of Mont St. Michel.
Add to: Impressions of the Seine & Paris