Why Cruise The Rhine, Main & Moselle

Enriching experiences and stunning scenery are a highlight of sailing the Rhine, Main and Moselle rivers – but there is so much more that differentiates our river cruise experience. Discover why there’s no better way to sail these exceptional waterways.

Our German Heritage

Our Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, Kristin Karst, grew up in Dresden, Germany where she discovered the magic of travel while sailing with her family along the Elbe River. Her German heritage has influenced many of our included excursions, ensuring only the most authentic experiences are delivered to our guests. Much of our crew also hail from the regions we sail through – unique in the cruise industry.

Our Story

Our Vice President, Kristin Karst, with her brother as a child

Highest Rated River Ships

Cruise the Rhine, Main and Moselle aboard our innovative, luxurious and spacious ships. Sister ships AmaSiena and AmaLucia boast our most popular innovation, our signature view-enhancing twin balconies. Most ships, including those mentioned below, also feature a limited number of connecting staterooms which are perfect for accommodating families and groups.

This 156-passenger vessel boasts spacious staterooms with our exclusive twin balconies, a choice of dining venues, a heated pool with swim-up bar, complimentary Wi-Fi on board and more.Read more
From the breathtaking views in your twin-balcony stateroom to the exquisite cuisine served in the Main Restaurant and at The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant, your every craving will be satisfied aboard AmaSiena. Read more
Sister ship to the award-winning AmaLea, the AmaMora offers generous personal space, multiple dining choices and exceptional stateroom comfort, plus a pool with swim-up bar, fitness room and more. Read more

Exclusive Experiences

Our heritage in Germany and relationships forged have granted us access to exclusive experiences just for our guests during some of our Rhine, Main & Moselle river sailings. Visit Lahneck Castle in Lahnstein, where you can uncover a treasure trove of legends, including those of the Archbishop of Mainz and the Twelve Knights Templar.


A Variety of Excursions

With up to six included excursions each day, it’s easy to personalize your experience. From Ludwigshafen, Germany, for instance, venture to Heidelberg to hike the Philosopher’s Path along the Neckar River, bike to the charming town of Ladenburg or take a thrilling excursion to the glorious Mannheim Baroque Palace, choosing the activity level best suited for you (gentle, regular or active). We also offer culinary-themed special interest tours, such as as our “Bamberg Specialties” tasting tour that allows you to sample smoked beer, licorice root and Hornla pastry while cruising the Main River. All of our excursions are our treat to you.