The AmaWaterways Difference

Posted on 02/06/2024

Immerse yourself in the heritage and history of picturesque rivers while cruising through Europe. Unpack once before gliding along the water, taking in the iconic scenery, then stepping right off your luxury river cruise ship and into the charming villages and majestic cities along the rivers. With your choice from up to seven excursions available each day—all of which are included in your upfront fare—you can explore these destinations how you wish, from gentle walking tours that take you to iconic sites to food and wine tastings of regional specialties to active hiking and biking tours. With an extraordinary crew and a dedicated Cruise Manager taking care of every detail along your journey, you can relax in your spacious, elegantly appointed stateroom, savor exquisite meals made with locally sourced ingredients in our included Main Restaurant and The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant, and recharge with complimentary exercise classes led by a dedicated Wellness Host.

Cruise the Legendary Danube

AmaWaterways is proud to have a deep connection to the Danube River, which their Co-Founder and President, Rudi Schreiner, grew up along in Vienna, Austria. Cruise this upper region of the Danube River on the line’s 7-night Legendary Danube itinerary. This journey travels from Nuremberg, Germany to Budapest, Hungary. Gaze in awe at Austria’s picturesque, vineyard-clad Wachau Valley; delight in Bavarian beer and pretzels in Regensburg; and explore Vienna, the famed “City of Waltzes,” with its Baroque treasures. No matter which of the more than 11 itineraries along the Danube River you reserve, you will be immersed in the flavors, sights and cultures of its incredibly diverse countries and their fascinating history.

The Flavors of France

Let your senses guide you when you embark on one of AmaWaterways’ eight unforgettable itineraries along France’s Seine, Rhône, Saône, Garonne and Dordogne rivers. Beginning in May 2024, you can embark on the line’s new 7-night Flavors of Burgundy itinerary between Dijon and Lyon. Indulge in the region’s finest wines during your time in charming Tournus and picturesque Mâcon. In Lyon, a city celebrated for its vibrant culinary scene, you can venture into the famous Les Halles Market to sample the city’s local specialties. Join AmaWaterways on the rivers of France and discover your joie de vivre.

Contact your preferred travel advisor to learn more about your next river cruise journey with AmaWaterways!