Between our luxurious onboard gala and local celebrations, there’s nothing quite like a New Year’s cruise with AmaWaterways.

When you join AmaWaterways for a New Year’s cruise, there are so many wonderful ways to celebrate as you count down to midnight. Whether you wish to go into town to see how the locals watch the ball drop or you prefer dressing up and attending our exclusive, complimentary New Year’s Eve gala, the choice is yours. Plus, if your ship docks in a vibrant city like Vienna or Linz, grab a glass of champagne and head up to the Sun Deck where we’ll be ready and waiting with blankets to keep you warm as you’re treated to front-row views of awe-inspiring fireworks.

Where will you spend New Year's with AmaWaterways as we count down to 2022?

Magna on the Danube New Year's Cruises

AmaMagna – Embarking December 27, 2021

Spend New Year's in Bratislava, Slovakia

Indulge yourself in our exquisite cuisine during an exclusive gala dinner on board, perhaps enjoying local fireworks shows along the way in Bratislava.

Christmas Markets on the Danube New Year’s Cruise

AmaBella – Embarking December 26, 2021

AmaViola – Embarking December 27, 2021

AmaLea – Embarking December 27, 2021

Spend New Year’s cruising from Budapest to Vilshofen

Sail through Austria’s UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley, taking in local fireworks displays and dancing the night away during the exclusive Gala dinner beneath a sky full of stars. Guests on the AmaBella will spend New Year’s in Linz, Austria while guests on the AmaViola and AmaLea will be in Passau, Germany.

Melodies of the Danube New Year’s Cruises

AmaBella – Embarking December 26, 2021

Spend New Year’s in Linz, Austria

Enjoy the mesmerizing nightly light display on the façade of the Ars Electronica Center as well as colorful New Year’s fireworks in the sky above. Or head into the main square to join in the local revelry.

AmaViola – Embarking December 27, 2021

Spend New Year’s in Grein, Austria

For an authentic experience, enjoy the intimacy of our onboard gala in this charming village with its beautiful Greinburg Castle illuminated at night or head ashore to see how the locals celebrate Silvester, as New Year’s is known in Austria.

Romantic Danube New Year’s Cruises

AmaLea – Embarking December 27, 2021

Spend New Year’s in Vienna, Austria

There’s nothing like Viennese New Year’s! Wander into this romantic city to find a street concert or local tavern in which to celebrate, browse the New Year’s Eve Markets or simply enjoy watching the skyline light up with fireworks with a glass of champagne up on the Sun Deck.

Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps New Year’s Cruises

AmaSerena – Embarking December 25, 2021

Spend New Year’s in Basel, Switzerland

Bid farewell to 2021 and ring in 2022 while cruising along the fairytale Rhine River, perhaps glimpsing some of the local revelry en route. You’ll arrive in Switzerland’s third largest city of Basel to count down with fellow cruisers at midnight.