AmaWaterways is the premier river cruise line on Europe’s Danube, Douro, Rhine, Moselle, Main, Rhône, Saône, Seine, Garonne and Dordogne Rivers, and Dutch and Belgian Waterways; Southeast Asia’s Mekong River; Africa’s Chobe River; Egypt’s Nile River and Colombia’s Magdalena River (2024).
From exceptional staff to award winning cuisine, enriching theme cruises and special on board amenities, an AmaWaterways river cruise is not just a holiday, but a collection of unforgettable experiences.
Family-owned and operated and a recognised leader in cruises of this kind, Ama founders and staff share a passion for travel and seek to give other travellers genuinely life-enhancing experiences…
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Peaceful and scenic, river cruising offers a smooth, gentle ride along the world's most remarkable waterways. Supreme comfort and convenience make it the premier way to experience magnificent cities, historic villages and little-seen enclaves. From your stateroom balcony, endless natural beauty combines with evolving views of the colourful local scenery. Castles and fortresses tower on both sides, as if you could reach out and touch them.
When your ship docks in the heart of town, stroll ashore for included excursions or set off to explore on a complimentary bicycle. Unpack just once then settle in as each destination comes to you. With no need to navigate from place to place, you'll find a sense of adventure and a sense of home all in one vacation.
With a large fleet that includes favourites such as AmaBella and AmaPrima, each of which are custom-designed for a specific part of the world, there are plenty of options for you to choose from as you look to start your river-based adventure.
An AmaWaterways river cruise is all about the views, and your stateroom will be no exception. Most of these sophisticated and stylish staterooms will feature a private, French balcony. Together, with the floor-too-ceiling windows lining your stateroom, you can enjoy spectacular, panoramic views of the scenery.
All of AmaWaterways European ships and journeys are members of the prestigious 'La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs'. The expert, onboard chefs create the most luxurious menus, featuring locally sourced ingredients as well as classic Western dishes. AmaWaterways also features and exclusive Chef's Table restaurant, allowing guests to sample an exquisite tasting menu, while watching the chef prepare it right in front of you. What's more, all these incredible dining experiences are included in the price of your cruise.
AmaWaterways understands the 'luxury-of-more', which is why there is an included excursion for you to enjoy in almost every port of call. As each guest will have different tastes, there is a carefully developed menu of of excursions for you to choose from. You will also find a city tour, designed to acquaint you wit the famous highlights of each capital city and village you visit. Special interest tours will also be available, which aim to immerse you into the local life and culture, from beer tastings in Nuremberg to classical music experiences along the Danube. The choice is yours.