AmaWaterways wine cruises add a unique epicurean dimension to a variety of itineraries at
no additional cost. Join one of these wine cruises with a special wine host and be treated
to a menu of exclusive wine and culinary experiences designed to delve deeper into the
wonderful flavors and tastes of Europe.
From Nuremburg’s iconic Christmas Markets with its iconic red and white striped booths to
Strasbourg’s charming white storks, a visit to Europe’s Christmas Markets is a magical
experience. Massive Christmas trees strung with thousands of lights are set against the
backdrop of most stunning architecture, where travelers and locals alike gather to make
merry. Learn about age-old traditions as you wander through the Christmas Markets
enjoying whimsical artisanal gifts and the intoxicating aroma of roasted chestnuts,
hot cocoa and sugar plums.
These unique cruises offer the opportunity to experience an unforgettable luxury river
cruise With a Latin Touch. In addition to a daily selection of included tours
conducted in English, guests have the choice to join one excursion each day led by a
Spanish-speaking guide. Guests will also enjoy the services and expertise of a Cruise
Manager fluent in English and Spanish, onboard dining menus translated into Spanish
and much more.
AmaWaterways is the proud Leading Sponsor of several PBS’ series including “Plates & Places with Joanne Weir”, “Places to Love with Samantha Brown”, and “Let There Be Light with Mary Clerkin Higgins” Join them on a special AmaWaterways river cruise in 2018.
Get personal insight into all things river cruising from our Co-owner and Executive Vice President Kristin Karst
An AmaWaterways river cruise is about more than just the destination – it’s the journey. Our ships are inspired by luxury
yachts so that you can enjoy an array of great features as you cruise along from one stunning place to the next. Because
it’s not just about where you go. It’s how you get there that matters.
Executive Vice President and Co-owner Kristin Karst talks about what makes AmaWaterways river cruises so special.
Every year, eager travelers journey to Europe to experience the yuletide season at its very best. With the backdrop of winter
white hilltops, twinkling lights and extravagantly decorated cities, you'll undoubtedly get swept up in the enchantment and
wonder that's in the air.
Our Wine Cruises are a unique and immersive way to combine all the wonder of Europe's famed regions with the rich history of
winemaking and epicurean treasures found along its wondrous rivers.
Savor AmaWaterways’ trademark exquisite, locally inspired and masterfully prepared cuisine. Choose from an al fresco dining area with retractable windows, as well as a wine bar and restaurant in addition to The Chef’s Table and main dining room.
Enjoy the comfort and luxury of elegant, contemporary staterooms, the majority of which measure 205-355 sq. ft., six Grand Suites at 474 sq. ft., and an Owner’s Suite at 710 sq. ft. Relish the fresh air while taking in scenic views from outside balconies in most staterooms.
Transform your mind, body and soul within an expansive Health & Wellness Studio, an evolution of AmaWaterways’ fitness centers, where you can participate in small group classes, attend lectures and other programs led by a professionally trained Wellness Host.
A Captain who greets you with a red rose; waiters that remember your name, coffee order and individual preferences; a Cruise Manager who makes it her daily goal to see you smile…this is just some of what you can expect on board.
With a complimentary fleet of bicycles—and helmets—on board, guests have the opportunity to explore on guided bike tours, or discover a new path all on their own. Guided hiking tours also offer active ways to see grand cities and villages from a different perspective.
Delight in AmaWaterways’ already popular nightly performances that highlight local musicians and dancers, bringing the culture and flavor of Europe to life—plus, choose from even more enticing ways to enjoy your evening after the sun sets.