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Published Aug 2, 2022
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From the legendary Rhine to the romantic Danube, we’re proud to introduce two new incredible itineraries that combine our uncompromising touring standards and value-driven packaging with AmaWaterways’ fascinating routes, luxurious ships, and exceptional service.
 
Get ready to explore the grand capitals and charming villages aboard an unforgettable European river cruise. As you sail through the very heart of each destination, you'll view centuries-old castles, picturesque villages, and more. AmaWaterways’ award-winning ships dock close to city centers, so you can step off the ship and explore.
 
 
 
 
Packed with incredible value, these river cruises include:
  • Round-trip international flights
  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodations aboard 5-Star AmaWaterways in an outside stateroom
  • 20 meals, including wine, beer, soft drinks, and juices
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, Captain’s Cocktail, and Gala Dinner
  • Choice of daily shore excursions with personal headsets
 
 
 
Captivating Rhine with AmaWaterways
 
 
 
7 night captivating Rhine River cruise with shore excursions in Cologne, one of Germany’s oldest cities; medieval Ludwigshafen; Strasbourg, with its French & German influences; and historic Breisach
 
FROM
 
FROM
 
$3599
  
$2799
  
9
W/ FLIGHTS
TOUR ONLY
DAYS
per person, double occupancy*
 
 
SEE THIS PACKAGE
 
 
 
 
Romantic Danube with AmaWaterways
 
 
 
7 night scenic Danube River cruise with shore excursions in Passau, the “City of Three Rivers”; Vienna, the “City of Waltzes”; romantic Bratislava; Budapest, Europe’s most regal city & more
 
FROM
 
FROM
 
$3699
  
$2899
  
9
W/ FLIGHTS
TOUR ONLY
DAYS
per person, double occupancy*
 
 
SEE THIS PACKAGE
 
 
 
 
Iconic Christmas Markets with AmaWaterways
 
 
 
7 night Christmas Market cruise with shore excursions in Budapest, Europe’s most regal city; Vienna, The “City of Waltzes”; Passau, the “City of Three Rivers”; and medieval Regensburg and Nuremberg
 
FROM
 
FROM
 
$3849
  
$3049
  
9
W/ FLIGHTS
TOUR ONLY
DAYS
per person, double occupancy*
 
 
SEE THIS PACKAGE
 
 
 
 
Paris & Normandy with AmaWaterways
 
 
 
7 night Paris & Normandy River cruise with shore excursions in Honfleur, the historic Normandy Beaches, medieval Rouen, and the heart of Auvers-sur-Oise; optional 2 nights Paris Pre-cruise extension
 
$4099
  
$3299
  
9
W/ FLIGHTS
TOUR ONLY
DAYS
per person, double occupancy*
 
 
SEE THIS PACKAGE
 
 
 
 
Enticing Douro with AmaWaterways
 
 
 
7 night Douro River cruise with shore excursions in Porto, the “City of Bridges”; Régua, the ‘capital’ of the Douro Valley; and Salamanca; optional 3 nights Lisbon Pre-Cruise
 
FROM
 
FROM
 
$4199
  
$3399
  
9
W/ FLIGHTS
TOUR ONLY
DAYS
per person, double occupancy*
 
 
SEE THIS PACKAGE
 
 
 
 
 
* Advertised prices may include an "Instant Savings" discount and/or sale discount, available for a limited time. Prices reflect these discounts. Advertised prices are per person, based on double occupancy; single occupancy rooms may be available for an additional charge. Advertised prices are the best available based on the least expensive travel dates, departure city, and other options, and do not include optional excursions or other optional items. Your total price will vary based upon the dates, flights, and other options you select during the booking process. For packages including flights, prices include Airline Taxes, Fees & Sept. 11th Security Fee, but do not include excess baggage fees or advance seat reservations. Prices and availability subject to change. More about our prices.

† The Carefree Booking policy is not travel insurance. With our Carefree Booking policy, if you book one of our scheduled departures and decide later not to travel for any reason, you can transfer all payments you've made excluding the cost of any issued flight tickets, towards another available departure date or package, with no change fees or penalties. Alternately, you can choose to receive a future travel credit for all payments made, excluding the cost of any issued flight tickets; or you can choose to receive a refund for that same amount, minus the deposit, per person future travel credit. You may use these credits anytime, however they must be used or transferred within 5 years of your bookings, and some restrictions apply. Travel protection premiums may be credited to your new tour provided: no claim is filed; (no vendor penalties such as Air, sea or rail etc have been incurred); and your new trip departs within 1 year of the cancellation of your original tour. Valid for bookings made on or after May 24, 2022. Offer may not be available on all packages, including private and custom group departures and Biblical Journeys. Changes or cancellations requested after final payment due date are subject to our regular change and cancellation fees & policies. For more information and some additional restrictions, see our terms & conditions.

†† $199 deposit available on select packages. Valid for new bookings only. Changes to your package, departure date, or flights may require an increased deposit. If you select our optional travel protection plan, the premium will be added to your deposit. See additional terms & conditions.

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