Embracing Europe’s Timeless Rivers with AmaWaterways

Category: River or Ocean Cruises

Embracing Europe’s Timeless Rivers with AmaWaterways

When you embark on a river cruise with award-winning AmaWaterways, unpack once and step aboard a world of unparalleled experiences. Each day begins in a brand-new destination where you are always greeted with a smile and warmly welcomed into the dining room for a delicious made-to-order breakfast. Next, step right off the ship into the heart of an Old-World capital or storybook village. Alongside an intimate group of kindred travelers, your local guide will regale you with the tales of kings and queens, renowned composers, great explorers and so much more as you walk, pedal or hike to fascinating castles, cathedrals, vineyards and beyond. Later in the evening on board, be whisked away to a complimentary Sip & Sail cocktail hour and treated to an exceptional multi-course dinner before an evening of live entertainment awaits. With itineraries available in Europe, Egypt, Asia as well as five once-in-a-lifetime African Safaris and Wildlife Cruises, the only trouble you may have is choosing where to go next. 

Delights along the Danube River 

AmaWaterways’ heritage on the Danube River shines through on their specially designed itineraries of this legendary river. From castles and capitals to vistas and villages, the Danube River connects some of Europe's most remarkable sites across ten countries and four national capitals. From the Melodies of the Danube and Celebration of Classical Music: The Danube itineraries, with their emphasis on sites of inspiration for poets, artists, and musicians, to the regal Legendary Danube and historical Blue Danube Discovery itineraries, AmaWaterways has curated a plethora of itineraries that explore this region from every perspective. Along these expertly crafted river cruise journeys, you can even enjoy exclusive excursions that you can only experience on an AmaWaterways sailing. Guests can take in a signature Bavarian Oktoberfest celebration complete with beer, pretzels, and live music when Vilshofen, and tour Austria’s distinctive Greinburg Castle in the city it is named after. 

Among all of AmaWaterways' itineraries, there is no equal to the remarkable Magna on the Danube aboard the one-of-a-kind AmaMagna river cruise ship. The AmaMagna stands proudly as the flagship of AmaWaterways' award-winning fleet, featuring unique amenities including four distinctive dining venues, a sundeck pool and a whirlpool, a Zen Wellness Studio with a dedicated fitness professional and two massage rooms, and the recently-debuted pickleball court! As your home-away-from-home on the Danube, the AmaMagna epitomizes the immaculate accommodations that characterize every AmaWaterways river cruise experience. 

Melodies on the Danube 

AmaWaterways invites travelers to cruise Europe’s Danube River on their unforgettable 7-night Melodies of the Danube itinerary. Along the storied river that has inspired generations of artists, poets, and musicians, guests may indulge their passion for timeless art and architecture in three magnificent capitals: Budapest, Bratislava, and Vienna, as well as venture to off-the-beaten-path hamlets such as Dürnstein, where the region’s local wine varieties and renowned apricot delicacies will excite and enliven the palate. An excursion to the beautifully preserved Czech town of Český Krumlov feels like stepping back in time for a day. Guests will also enjoy two exclusive experiences while on their river cruise journey: a visit to Austria’s stunning Greinburg Castle and a lively Oktoberfest celebration in Vilshofen – just for AmaWaterways guests. Join AmaWaterways on this enchanting itinerary, where the melodies of the Danube River are sure to inspire lasting memories. 

AmaWaterways’ river cruises include visits to world heritage sites and historic towns as guests sail aboard an award-winning ship featuring French balconies and signature twin-balcony staterooms while sailing the Danube River on its 7-night Melodies of the Danube itinerary sailing between Budapest and Prague. This itinerary is operated from spring through winter with special Christmastime departures available that include excursions to Christmas Markets and opportunities to view the region’s famous crèches (nativity scenes). Whichever time of year you choose to sail, AmaWaterways' river cruise experiences have a little something for everyone.