Christmas Markets Connections

We have gathered these unique stories, recipes, interviews, and testimonials to enrich and inspire you before your journey with AmaWaterways. In anticipation of your upcoming river cruise, we hope you see how an unforgettable travel experience can truly be yours when sailing with us along the rivers of Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.

Learn how to enhance your holiday meal experience with Cruise Manager Abel’s wine expertise.Read more
Why River Cruising in November is Our Best-Kept SecretRead more
Delight in this figgy cake and its festive historyRead more
Which river cruise journeys do families love the most?Read more
We are extending our Portugal sailing seasons – and here are a few reasons why you should join us on the Douro River in autumn or winter.Read more
Discover the unique history of this special dried fruit bread — and try it for yourself!Read more
How one travel advisor’s Holiday River Cruise enhanced his passion for AmaWaterwaysRead more
From our warm welcome to our festive traditions, read why one family loved their holiday sailing.Read more
Whip up a batch at home or taste this delicious dish on the Rhine River.Read more
These mouth-watering almond crescent biscuits perfectly pair with a hot drink and crisp winter air.Read more
Feel the holiday magic of Provençal Christmas celebrationsRead more
Our very own Jasmina shares unique Orthodox traditions and highlights of Serbia’s Winter Markets.Read more
Glühwein: an essential part of winter in EuropeRead more
Co-Owner Gary Murphy shares why our Holiday Cruises are perfect for families.Read more
A first-time river cruiser shares her Christmas Markets on the Rhine experience.Read more
A classic glazed ham recipe to enjoy during the festive holidays!Read more
Christmastime in Budapest is like no place else in the world.Read more
Turn your holiday meal into an extraordinary experience with some sensational wine choices.Read more
Imagine getting into the yuletide spirit in romantic Vienna, singing your favorite Christmas melodies in one of the musical capitals of the world.Read more
Santa can’t have all the traveling fun during the holiday season. And part of the joy of traveling to the European Christmas Markets is learning about unique traditions along the way.Read more
Deck the halls for a festive winter wonderland this year as you sip hot chocolate, double down on gingerbread of all yummy shapes and sizes, sing delightful new and classic yuletide holiday staplesRead more
During the festive Christmas Market season in Cologne, it won’t just be the Hohenzollern Bridge that will keep your eyes all aglow on your visit.Read more
What could be more romantic for the holidays than kissing under the mistletoe in Strasbourg?Read more
Visit the Christmas Markets in Zurich and see how the city shines like its Swarovski decorations.Read more