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 2020?

Enchanting Rhine New Year's Cruises

AmaSerena – Embarking December 29, 2019

Spend New Year’s cruising from Strasbourg to Ludwigshafen

Indulge yourself in our exquisite cuisine during an exclusive gala dinner on board while cruising through France’s Alsace region from Strasbourg to Ludwigshafen, Germany, perhaps enjoying local fireworks shows along the way.

AmaKristina – Embarking December 30, 2019

Arrive in Strasbourg, France at midnight on December 31st

Bid farewell to 2019 and ring in 2020 while cruising along the fairytale Rhine River, perhaps glimpsing some of the local revelry en route. You’ll arrive in enchanting Strasbourg to count down with fellow cruisers at midnight before exploring the city the next day.

Magical Christmas Markets New Year’s Cruise

AmaCerto – Embarking December 29, 2019

Spend New Year’s cruising from Melk to Linz

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.

Melodies of the Danube New Year’s Cruises

AmaSonata – Embarking December 27, 2019

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.

AmaViola – Embarking December 29, 2019

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. Guests from AmaLea’s Romantic Danube New Year’s cruise will be in Vienna for the festivities as well!

Romantic Danube New Year’s Cruises

AmaLea – Embarking December 27, 2019

Spend New Year’s in Vienna, Austria

Join guests from AmaViola’s Melodies of the Danube New Year’s cruise for New Year’s Eve, known as Silvester in Austria. An impressive display of fireworks is only a part of the local festivities, which include live concerts and a crowd gathering at Stephansplatz square in front of the cathedral to hear the midnight chimes. New Year’s Eve Markets at Schönbrunn Palace and Maria-Theresien-Platz are also open.

AmaMagna – Embarking December 29, 2019

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.