There’s no better way to discover the beauty and romance of Europe than on an AmaWaterways river cruise. And now, when you book select 2020 departures by October 31, you’ll fly free to Europe from select departure cities! Or upgrade with 2-For-1 Business Class Airfare. Sail through Magnificent Europe via the scenic Rhine, Main and Danube rivers. Discover countless natural wonders and UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the majestic Rhine Gorge and Wacau Valley. Visit medieval towns such as Rothenburg, Bamberg and Miltenberg.
We’ve selected a few of our favourite itineraries but connect with one of our cruise specialists today to discover the beauty and romance of Europe with AmaWaterways.
14-night cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest (or reverse)
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.
7-night cruise from Basel to Nuremberg
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.
7-night Basel to Amsterdam 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.
Taste of Bordeaux
7-night cruise roundtrip Bordeaux
Travel to France’s legendary wine capital, Bordeaux. Iconic châteaux, timeless vineyards and delicious wine tastings are plentiful as you visit Libourne, Blaye, Bourg, Pauillac and Cadillac. This trip is a must for anyone interested in the best of French culture, lifestyle, wine and food.
Rhine & Moselle Delights
10-night cruise from Basel to Amsterdam
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.
Blue Danube Discovery
7-night Budapest to Nuremberg cruise
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.
7-night cruise roundtrip Amsterdam
Celebrate spring in the Netherlands and Belgium when the Keukenhof Gardens and Floralia come alive. Experience Amsterdam’s colorful canals, the whimsical Kinderdijk windmills and the art of Rubens and Michelangelo. Discover the timeless traditions of Delft porcelain and revel in the medieval architectural treasures of Bruges, Middelburg and Ghent. Throughout your journey indulge in Belgian chocolates, warm waffles and delicious cheeses—all while savoring the storybook atmosphere of the region.