From Paris, France to Giurgiu, Romania, exceptional new experiences will surprise and delight you. Revel in the French joie de vivre as you sail through the relaxing Normandy countryside along the Seine River between Paris and Le Havre just before the autumn apple harvest. We’ll whisk you over to Holland and Belgium, where fascinating history, architecture – including phenomenal castles – bicycle culture and culinary delicacies will immerse you in these beautiful countries and provide you with perfect jacket weather for enjoying the great outdoors. Marvel at fairytale castles and storybook villages enveloped in crimson and golden leaves while sailing along the Rhine, Main and Moselle rivers; wander through cobblestone streets and grand capitals on the Danube during the Wachau Valley wine harvest with the opportunity to taste seasonal wines; and venture off the beaten path to the wonders of Southeast Europe. Every step of the way, you'll be treated to a variety of included excursions as well as exclusive experiences just for Seven River Journey guests. Join us on this never-before-experienced sailing and discover your own special story through Europe, one river at a time, with AmaWaterways, the Heart of the River™.



Discover your joie de vivre in northern France as you sail along the iconic Seine River through romantic Paris. Venture to the unforgettable landing beaches of Normandy and follow your inspiration from the charming harbour town of Honfleur to medieval Rouen.

DAYS 1 – 6: Paris, France to Rouen, France

Paris always intrigues while Normandy beckons with its stunning coastline, incredible food and artistic beauty. The charming harbor town of Honfleur will inspire you the same way as they inspired the great Impressionists. Blend a passion for the good life with culture, art, architecture and timeless landscapes, and you have Northern France.


Follow the roaming waterways of Scheldt and Mass into the Netherlands and Belgium where history comes alive. Incredible castles in Utrecht and Brussels and the UNESCO-designated Kinderdijk windmills await – as do Dutch and Belgian culinary delights and our included biking adventures.

DAYS 6 – 13: Amsterdam, Netherlands to Amsterdam, Netherlands

Venture beyond the tulips in the Netherlands and Belgium and watch history come alive. Experience Amsterdam’s colorful canals, the whimsical Kinderdijk windmills and incredible castles such as Castle de Haar and Beersel Castle. Throughout your journey, indulge in Belgian chocolates, warm waffles and delicious cheeses — all while savoring the autumn season and storybook atmosphere of the region.


Glide past more than forty castles along the Rhine River’s banks, be treated to an exclusive visit to Lahneck Castle in Germany and cruise along Amsterdam’s storied canals before reaching the Rhine’s main tributaries: the vineyard-clad Moselle River, the “best-kept secret” in river cruising, and the Main River, which cuts through storybook villages and is home to the impressive Main-Danube Canal.

DAYS 13 – 20: Amsterdam to Luxembourg

Drink in the beauty, history and flavor of the Rhine and Moselle river valleys’ iconic vineyards. Soar above vineyards by gondola or hike among the grapes in Rüdesheim and sip wines in Bernkastel. Whatever you choose to do ashore, the stories you’re told and flavors that grace your palate will surely transform you.


Glide past castles along the Rhine River's banks before reaching its main tributaries: the vineyard-clad Moselle River, the "best-kept secret" in river cruising, and the Main River, which cuts through storybook villages and is home to the impressive Main-Danube Canal.

DAYS 20 – 27: Luxembourg to Basel

Expand your imagination in fairytale villages along the Rhine & Moselle where folklore and history come alive in every street. Delight in your whimsical fantasies in enchanting Cochem and well-preserved Bernkastel. Your splendid journey will blend German heritage with Italian in Trier and with French heritage in Strasbourg.

DAYS 27 – 33: Wasserbillig, Luxembourg to Würzburg, Germany

Walk through thousands of years of history and experience the many medieval treasures of Europe. The meandering Rhine and Main rivers await with visits to charming towns of Rüdesheim, Miltenberg and Bamberg. Revel in the baroque architectural gem of Würzburg Residenz and immerse yourself in the Alsatian capital of France, Strasbourg.


Cruise through thousands of years of history on the Danube River, where castles were built and kings and queens were crowned. The last two segments of this journey take you through four magnificent capitals – Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest and Belgrade – and off-the-beaten-path wonders in countries such as Croatia, Serbia and Romania, inviting you to find your own inspiration on this legendary waterway.

DAYS 33 – 40: Vilshofen, Germany to Budapest, Hungary

Those longing for the romance of Old World Europe will get to travel into the very heart of the continent, where empires were built and some of the world’s greatest music was composed and performed. From grand abbeys to fortresses, be romanced by the Danube with all her regal and romantic splendor.

DAYS 40 – 47: Budapest, Hungary to Giurgiu, Romania

Touch history as you sail along the exotic lower Danube. Celtic fortifications, medieval towns and grand cities, along with the natural beauty of pastoral landscapes and the Danube’s famed Iron Gates, showcase the best of eastern Europe. From nature lovers to wine connoisseurs alike, be treated to the flavors, sights, sounds and cultures of this diverse swath of the continent.