A River Cruise Experience Like No Other
An AmaWaterways river cruise is an extraordinary journey where dramatic sights are met with innovative and luxurious ships. When you sail with AmaWaterways, you will experience the luxury of more – more ways to discover, more ways to indulge and more onboard amenities. With an award-winning fleet, critically acclaimed dining and your choice of unique excursions, you will have the trip of a lifetime on an AmaWaterways river cruise.
AmaWaterways leads the way in Europe river cruising with award-winning river cruises and the highest rated ships on Europe’s Danube, Douro, Garonne, Main, Mosel, Rhine, Rhone and Seine Rivers. River cruising is an excellent way to experience a destination in luxury and style, and AmaWaterways European river cruises offer the chance to explore historic sites from the comfort of your floating hotel.Experience several different countries along the Rhine and Danube rivers, or explore Portugal along the Douro. Immerse yourself in French culture on one of our three Itineraries in France. See the legendary tulips on our Tulip Time cruise which takes you through Belgium and the Netherlands in the spring. Wherever you decide to river cruise, AmaWaterways will take you there in luxury.
Our Innovative Fleet
Join us aboard the highest-rated ships in Europe as voted by premier travel authority, Berlitz. Berlitz rated AmaWaterway’s ships the top 10 out of 310 river ships reviewed.
Our ships are inspired by luxury yachts and designed specifically to maximize every aspect of our guests’ experience. Our fleet offers French and twin balcony ships. Twin balcony staterooms feature both a French and full balcony. Each year, we build new ships with new features and designs.
Every feature in an AmaWaterways stateroom was thoughtfully conceived with the comfort of our guests in mind. Our staterooms start at 160 square feet, and suites can be as large as 350 square feet, giving you more space to sit back and relax in between meals and explorations. Artfully crafted to a first-class standard, each room is equipped with innovated designs, plush bedding, multi-jet shower heads, Wi-Fi, Entertainment-On-Demand on your Apple T.V. and many other special touches that make you feel like you’re getting the royal treatment.
AmaWaterways is a member of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs – a prestigious international culinary society. Our expert chefs craft menus that feature exquisite and locally-inspired cuisine. Each meal is specially paired with premium local reds and whites from Europe’s renowned wine regions, with new selections each night.
Your Choice of Dining
Head to the Main Restaurant or the Chef’s Table to savor award-winning cuisine. Stop by the Main lounge for tapas between meals, a light lunch or late night appetizers. More places to dine means fewer guests in each venue, allowing for more personalized service and more space.
Private Wine Rooms
The Main Restaurants features two intimate wine rooms that can accommodate groups of twelve people. The beautiful wine rooms are perfect for a special occasion or a memorable dinner with family and new friends.
The Chef’s Table
Dine at The Chef’s Table, an intimate specialty restaurant serving a special tasting menu. You’ll have the opportunity to watch the chef prepare the cuisine right in front of you. The menu here is unique, making this truly a distinct gastronomic experience. Indulge in delectable dishes served with unlimited fine wines, hand-selected just for this menu.
Seating at most 28 guests, The Chef’s Table is an intimate, private venue. There is no additional cost to dine at the Chef’s table – all you have to do is make a reservation.
The Drinks Are On Us
You will enjoy complimentary, unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks during lunch and dinner (as well as sparkling wine and fresh-squeezed juices during breakfast). We hand pick only the highest quality wines and pair them with our cuisine. Coffee, tea and bottled water are complimentary and available to you all day long.
Be more active by joining our guided hiking or bike tours. In addition, you can take the bicycles out on your own to explore.
Immersive City Tours
You can choose to explore the city by joining a guided tour. Every tour is led by a local, English-speaking guide. All of our guides are extremely knowledgeable in the region’s culture and history. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore on your own – your guide is there to recommend local specialties to try or shops where you can find that special souvenir.
Limited Edition Tours
These tours present opportunities for guests to experience the local culture in a unique way. Live like a local with culinary tours such as cooking classes or specialty tastings. Visit vineyards and taste wine in world renowned wine regions. Venture off the beaten path to explore hidden gems.
With fewer guests on board, we have space for more luxurious amenities. After a day of discovery you can unwind with a massage, work out in our fitness room, grab a drink in the lounge while the resident Pianist plays, or enjoy 360 degree views while relaxing on the sun deck.
Sun Deck Pool
Soak up some rays or take a dip in our refreshing pool with a swim-up bar as we pass by centuries-old castles, charming villages and other breathtaking scenery.
After a marvelous day of immersive shore excursions, return to the ship and treat yourself to a bit of a pampering with a soothing massage.
Whether you’d like to dress up for the Captain’s special dinner or a night out on the town, you can complete your look by getting your hair styled in our salon.
Are you looking for a way to stay fit on vacation? Hit the treadmill or lift some weights, while cruising from one destination to the next. If you prefer to get outside, you can use the running track on the sundeck.
You will enjoy an eclectic schedule of onboard entertainment every night, whether it’s traditional Bavarian music, a local quartet or contemporary piano favorites.
We offer unique itineraries that let travelers delve even deeper in to the rich history and culture of Europe. Our Wine Cruises are the perfect way to add an epicurean dimension to your journey, with bonus wine-related excursions and even a wine expert on board. Or, you can get into the holiday spirit like never before on one of our Christmas Markets cruises.