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Discounted Amawaterways Cruises

2009 Special Bargains

Save $500 and more per person on wonderful cruises
 

Amawaterways operate a fleet of nearly new vessels with up-market river cruises across Europe
 
Great itineraries, well appointed ships, good food, lots of inclusions, and friendly caring staff, all at excellent prices make Amawaterways the value leader for European river cruising.
 

Now - enjoy massive discounts of $500 or more per person (up to as much as $1650) - $1000 or more for both of you (up to as much as $3300) - off a huge range of different European cruises, throughout the 2009 season.

You've a generous choice of dates, and 16 different cruising itineraries - there's something for everyone to enjoy!

To benefit from these massive savings, simply choose the cruise you want and then make your booking through us.

Important Things to Know

To take advantage of these discounts you need to book your choice of cruise as soon as possible (and not later than 31 July), and through The Travel Insider, not through Amawaterways.

The discounts are subject to limited space availability, and not all cabin categories are available on all cruises.  We can check the most uptodate availability for you at any time, of course.

There are three different discounts available. You will qualify for one, two, or possibly even all three of them :

  • $500/1000/1500 per person - special Travel Insider discount to everyone for one, two or three week cruises

  • $100 per person - past Amawaterways passenger discount

  • $50 per person - if you're an AARP member

These specials are available only through 31 July.  You must pay a $400 per person deposit prior to that time to be eligible (the balance of your cruise payment comes due 90 days prior to sailing).

Note that the prices shown on the Amawaterways site are the before discount prices.

Other discounts on all other cruises too!

If none of these cruises suit, you can still get up to three discounts off any/all Amawaterways cruises - a special 5% Travel Insider discount, the $50 per person AARP discount, and the $100 per person past passenger discount when you book your Amawaterways cruise with The Travel Insider.

50 Super Deal Cruises - 16 Wonderful Itinerary Choices

Here are discounted cruise deals on every one of the 16 different European cruise itineraries operated by Amawaterways.  Whichever cruise you want, there are discounted sailings available.

You can simply browse on down the page and through the complete list of cruises below, or you can jump direct from this cruise summary to the itinerary you're most interested in :

Tulip Time

7 day cruise from Amsterdam and back

Amsterdam to Paris

7 day cruise between Amsterdam and Trier or vice versa, optional extension in Paris

Romantic Danube

7 day cruise between Budapest and Vilshofen or vv, optional extension in Prague

Legendary Danube

7 day cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest, optional extension in Prague

Blue Danube Discovery

7 day cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg, optional extensions in Budapest before and Prague after the cruise

Europe's Heartland

7 day cruise between Nuremberg and Trier or vv, optional extensions in Prague and Paris

Black Sea Voyage

7 day cruise between Budapest and Bucharest or vv, optional extensions in Budapest and Istanbul

Magnificent Europe

14 day cruise between Amsterdam and Budapest or vv

Ultimate River Cruise

14 day cruise between Budapest and Trier or vv, optional extensions in Budapest and Paris

Grand Danube

14 day cruise between Nuremberg and Bucharest or between Bucharest and Vilshofen, optional extensions in Prague and Istanbul

Istanbul to Paris

21 day cruise between Bucharest and Trier, optional extensions in Istanbul and Paris

Provence and Spain

7 day cruise between Lyon and Arles or vv, optional extensions in Paris and Barcelona

Portugal and Spain

7 day cruise from Porto and back, optional extension in Lisbon

Russian Waterways

13 day cruise between Moscow and St Petersburg or vv

Christmas Wonderland

7 day cruise between Amsterdam and Trier or vv, optional extension to Paris

Christmas Time Cruise

7 day cruise between Budapest and Nuremberg or vv, optional extension to Prague

Need Some Help in Choosing?

We don't just offer you these cruises at massive discount prices.  We go on them ourselves, too!  So we can help you choose the cruise that is most likely to match what you want to see and do.

Our personal favorites?  That is hard to say, because there isn't a single cruise we don't like!  But here are three that we particularly like :

Black Sea Voyage - This takes you through six countries that you'd probably not easily be able to travel to and experience, other than on this cruise.  You get to see some fascinating parts of Eastern Europe, now free once more, and the exoticism of Turkey and Istanbul (which, believe it or not, is considered to be its most western styled city) provides yet another dimension and contrast on this very varied voyage.

If you have more time, the double length Grand Danube or triple length Istanbul to Paris cruises include the Black Sea Voyage as part of their total itinerary, making for an even more amazing experience.

Russian Waterways - We've always had a soft spot for Russia, but have never found an easy way to see more of Russia than just Moscow and St Petersburg.  But this glorious cruise takes you into the countryside and to smaller towns and cities, showing you parts of Russia that regular westerners would never otherwise see.

Christmas Time Cruise - Just when we're starting to feel like a Scrooge, this wonderful cruise lightens our spirits and brings a much less commercial Christmas experience, cruising along the Danube and visiting wonderful craft markets along the way.  This is the way Christmas should be experienced and enjoyed.

Note the new Christmas Wonderland Cruise offers a very similar experience, but on a different part of the European river network.

 

Cruise

Details and
US Departure Dates

Tulip Time Cruise

9 days from the US, 7 day/7 night cruise
Travels in a loop from Amsterdam back to Amsterdam

Regular prices from $1899
Best discount price $1299

Full details on Amawaterways site
(But you must book with us to get this discount)

 

Lovely Amsterdam is a city where the water is never far away.
 

A classic Dutch scene of tulips and windmills

Discover the beauty and history of the Dutch and Belgian waterways in springtime.

Admire the colorful tulip carpets and flower displays; stroll amidst Kinderdijks’ lush green countryside dotted with the world-famous windmills, taste the local cheese and learn about the traditions of the friendly Dutch and Flemish people.

In Belgium, admire great medieval cities like Antwerp, Ghent and Brugges with their stunning architecture and traditions and sample the delicious pastries and chocolates.

Four sailings to choose from
Booking form below

All cruises now departed

Amsterdam to Paris Cruise

9 days from the US, 7 day/7 night cruise
Travels between Amsterdam and Trier (Germany) or vice versa, optional  3 day/3 night extension in Paris

Regular prices from $1899
Best discount price $1299

Full details on Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us to get this discount)

 

One of the many castles that line the banks of the Rhine
 

Trier's downtown on market day

The perfect cruise for early spring!

Visit some of Europe's most fascinating cities as you sail the Rhine River from youthful Amsterdam to Germany's fashion center, Dsseldorf.

Explore splendid Cologne with its magnificent Dome and admire the picturesque Rhine castles on your way to bustling Frankfurt and medieval Heidelberg.  Continue to fascinating Koblenz and cruise the beautiful Mosel River Valley to charming Cochem and lovely Bernkastel.

Disembark in Trier, Germany's oldest town, and then enjoy an optional extension on to Paris, touring Luxembourg before your splendid finale in Paris.

Five sailings to choose from
Booking form below

All cruises now departed

Romantic Danube

9 days from the US, 7 day/7 night cruise
Travels between Budapest and Vilshofen (Germany) or vice versa, optional 3 day/3 night extension in Prague

Regular prices from $1899
Best discount price $1299

Full details on the Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us to get this discount)

This is your
Best Value
Danube Cruise

The delightful 16th century small town of Durnstein is a lovely stop on your cruise.
 

Passau, dating back 2000 years, has been named 'The Venice of the Danube'.

Framed by Austrian Alps, lush vineyards, and medieval castles, the Danube River casts the lure of romance that has caught many artists, musicians, and poets throughout the centuries.

Travel through each of these captivating cities, beginning with a 3-night stay in fairytale Prague followed with 7 nights on the timeless Danube River from Vilshofen to Budapest.

Explore a 2,000-year- old city and visit Europe’s largest pipe organ, savor local wines throughout the Wachau Valley, and have your senses heightened with the timeless beauty and rich history of Vienna and Budapest.

Four sailings to choose from
Booking form below

This is your best value Danube cruise choice!

all cruises now departed

Legendary Danube

9 days from the US, 7 day/7 night cruise
Travels from Nuremberg to Budapest, optional 3 day/3 night extension in Prague to start

Regular prices from $1899
Best discount price $1299

Full details on the Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us by to get this discount)

 

Regensburg survived WW2 almost unharmed, and so is a treasure trove of medieval architecture.
 

A visit to 900 yr old Melk Abbey is a highlight of your cruise.

Framed by Austrian Alps, lush vineyards, and medieval castles, the Danube River casts the lure of romance that has caught many artists, musicians, and poets throughout the centuries.

Travel through each of these captivating cities, beginning with a 3-night stay in fairytale Prague followed with 7 nights on the timeless Danube River from Vilshofen to Budapest.

Explore a 2,000-year- old city and visit Europe’s largest pipe organ, savor local wines throughout the Wachau Valley, and have your senses heightened with the timeless beauty and rich history of Vienna and Budapest.

Seven sailings to choose from
Booking form below

Prague/Nuremberg to Budapest, July 9, 16
Prague/Nuremberg to Budapest, August 6, 27
Prague/Nuremberg to Budapest, September 2
Prague/Nuremberg to Budapest, October 14
Prague/Nuremberg to Budapest, November 5

Blue Danube Discovery

9 days from the US, 7 day/7 night cruise
Travels from Budapest to Nuremberg, optional 2 day/2 night extension in Budapest before the cruise and 3 day/3 night extension in Prague after the cruise

Regular prices from $1899
Best discount price $1299

Full details on the Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us to get this discount)

 

Impressive imperial Budapest, once the joint capital of one of Europe's mighty empires, sprawls over both sides of the Danube.
 

We highly recommend the optional tour to glorious Salzburg.

See the very best of Europe’s highlights and experience centuries of art, history and culture.

From Budapest, a famous haven for musicians, writers and artists, cruise through the stunning cultural cities of Vienna, Bratislava, Passau and Regensburg.  Along the way, visit magnificent cathedrals and baroque abbeys.  Explore the charming Wachau Valley and traverse by cruise ship Europe’s Continental Divide - made possible through the engineering masterpiece of the Main-Danube Canal.

Treat yourself to fine cuisine and the great wines of the region.

Take an optional excursion to Salzburg and celebrate the heritage of Mozart, one of the world’s greatest composers.

Nine sailings to choose from
Booking form below

Budapest to Nuremberg/Prague, July 24, 31
Budapest to Nuremberg/Prague, August 14, 21, 28
Budapest to Nuremberg/Prague, September 24
Budapest to Nuremberg/Prague, October 23
Budapest to Nuremberg/Prague, November 5, 13

Europe's Heartland Cruise

9 days from the US, 7 day/7 night cruise
Travels between Nuremberg and Trier (Germany) or vice versa, optional 2 day/2 night extension in Prague and 3 day/3 night extension in Paris

Regular prices from $1899
Best discount price $1299

Full details on the Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us to get this discount)

 

Bernkastel on the banks of the Mosel.
 

Heidelberg and its magnificent castle.

Many experienced cruisers consider the fascinating Rhine and the Mosel as the most scenic of the various European rivers.

Start (or end) your European vacation with a big splash in Paris before joining our cruise in Trier, the oldest city in Germany.  You will be enchanted by the meandering Mosel Valley with Europe's steepest vineyards and the precious towns of Bernkastel, Zell and Cochem.

Taste the Mosel vintages in cozy taverns, then sail through the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine with all its picturesque castles from Koblenz to charming Rdesheim.

Enter the Main River with its quaint medieval towns of Miltenberg, Wertheim and Bamberg and sail through the Main-Danube Canal to historic Nuremberg and then continue on to historic Prague.

Nine sailings to choose from
Booking form below

Prague/Nuremberg to Trier/Paris, July 31
Paris/Trier to Nuremberg/Prague, August 26
Prague/Nuremberg to Trier/Paris, September 11
Paris/Trier to Nuremberg/Prague, September 17
Prague/Nuremberg to Trier/Paris, October 1
Paris/Trier to Nuremberg/Prague, October 7
Prague/Nuremberg to Trier/Paris, October 23, 29
Prague/Nuremberg to Trier/Paris, November 12

Black Sea Voyage

9 days from the US, 7 day/7 night cruise
Travels between Budapest and Rousse (near Bucharest, Romania) or vice versa, optional 2 day/2 night extension in Budapest and 4 day/4 night extension to(from) Istanbul

Regular prices from $2099
Best discount price $1499

Full details on the Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us to get this discount)

 

7000 houses, churches, monasteries, synagogues and a hospital had to be destroyed to build this monstrous building, the )Parliament Palace in Bucharest, and second largest in the world (only the Pentagon is larger).
 

The Blue Mosque in Istanbul.

Start (or end) your journey with vibrant Budapest, a famous haven for musicians, writers and artists. See the rolling hills and vine clad slopes of Pecs before departing Hungary.

Soon, the Danube makes up the boundary between Serbia on one side and Croatia on the other.  Cruise through the narrow gorges of the Iron Gates, a narrow passage which divides Europe's Balkan from the Carpathian mountains.

Then, sail along the Romanian-Bulgarian border to Bucharest, the capital and largest city in Romania.  Disembark and continue by motorcoach to Veliko Tarnovo, the ancient capital of Bulgaria, before arriving in Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria.

Conclude your grand vacation in Istanbul, a city with rich history going back thousands of years.

Two sailings to choose from
Booking form below

Budapest to Rousse/Istanbul, October 22

Istanbul/Rousse to Budapest, October 27

Magnificent Europe

16 days from the US, 14 day/14 night cruise
Travels between Amsterdam and Budapest or vice versa

Regular prices from $4199
Best discount price $3099

Full details on the Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us to get this discount)

Double Length!

Two Week Cruise!

SAVE $1000 per person!!!!

The 15th century Bamberg Town Hall is built in the middle of a bridge spanning the Regnitz river.
 

Take a tour of, or perhaps enjoy a performance in Vienna's magnificent Opera House.

This is a magnificent cruise indeed as you follow the route of emperors and kings on your exciting European journey along three great rivers and through five fascinating countries!

Marvel at the engineering wonders of the Main-Danube Canal as you traverse Europe's Continental Divide by ship.

Discover the culture and traditions of grand old capitals like Bratislava, Vienna and Budapest.

Visit perfectly preserved medieval towns and cruise through Europe’s loveliest countryside with fairytale castles and sample the finest wines and local gourmet cuisines.

Three sailings to choose from
Booking form below

Amsterdam to Budapest, July 10
Amsterdam to Budapest, August 21
Budapest to Amsterdam, October 2

Ultimate River Cruise

16 days from the US, 14 day/14 night cruise
Travels between Budapest and Trier (Germany) or vice versa, optional 2 day/2 night extension in Budapest and 3 day/3 night extension in Paris

Regular prices from $3798
Best discount price $2698

Full details on the Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us to get this discount)

Double Length!

Two Week Cruise!

SAVE $1000 per person!!!!

Enjoy a meal in Munich's famous Hofbrauhaus beer-hall as part of your time in this lovely city.
 

A visit to Luxemburg - a tiny but wealthy nation - is included if you travel on to Paris.

Combine the highlights of the legendary Main and Danube with the picturesque Rhine and Mosel and experience a voyage of cultural and scenic diversity through the six countries of Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Germany, Luxembourg and France.

Start (or end) your European vacation with two grand old capitals, vibrant Budapest and magnificent Vienna.  Journey on the Main-Danube Canal across the Continental Divide, and visit charming towns with beautiful vistas.

Cruise through the lush and scenic Mosel Valley, famous for its many historical castles and the steepest vineyards in the world, and be close to the heart of the people living in the medieval cities along the Rhine and Main river.

Conclude your European vacation in Paris, the City of Lights.

Seven sailings to choose from
Booking form below

Budapest to Trier/Paris, July 24
Paris/Trier to Budapest, Aug 26
Budapest to Trier/Paris, Sep 24
Paris/Trier to Budapest, Oct 7
Budapest to Trier/Paris, Oct 16
Paris/Trier to Budapest, Oct 29
Budapest to Trier/Paris, Nov 5

Grand Danube Cruise

16 days from the US, 14 day/14 night cruise
Travels between Vilshofen (German) and Rousse (near Bucharest, Rumania) or between Rousse and Nuremberg, optional 3 day/3 night extension in Prague and 4 day/4 night extension on to (from) Istanbul

Regular prices from $3998
Best discount price $2898

Full details on the Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us to get this discount)

Double Length!!

Two Week Cruise!

SAVE $1000 per person!!!

You can either visit Linz (pictured) and Passau or take an optional side trip to Salzburg.
 

Evidence of Vukovar's troubled recent past can be clearly seen.  Vukovar is a small town in Croatia, on the border with Serbia, the Danube being the border.

Celebrate the beauty and history of the Danube, Europe's second largest river.

Journey from Nuremberg across the Continental Divide, and along the way visit charming towns and marvel at beautiful vistas.  Enter Austria and cruise along the Wachau wine region.

Visit three grand old capitals - magnificent Vienna, charming Bratislava and vibrant Budapest.

Continue to Croatia and Serbia and cruise through the Iron Gates, a very narrow passage dividing the Balkan mountains from the Carpathian mountains. Sail along the Romanian/Bulgarian border before ending your grand European journey in what was known for centuries as the world’s greatest city, Istanbul.

Four sailings to choose from
Booking form below

Prague/Nuremberg to Rousse/Istanbul Sep 2, Oct 14

Istanbul/Rousse to Nuremberg/Prague Oct 24, Oct 27

Istanbul to Paris

23 days from the US, 21 day/21 night cruise
Travels between Rousse (near Bucharest) and Trier (Germany) or vice versa, optional 3 day/3 night extension in Paris and 4 day/4 night extension on to (from) Istanbul

Regular prices from $5797
Best discount price $4197

Full details on the Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us to get this discount)

Triple Length!!!

Three Week Cruise!

SAVE $1500 per person!!!

The old city portion of Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria.
 

The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul was originally the largest Christian cathedral in the world before becoming the principal mosque in what was then Constantinople.  It is now a museum.

Begin (or end) your European vacation with Paris, the “City of Lights.”

See charming towns and historical castles as you cruise along the Rhine and Main river, then after traveling the new Main-Danube canal, continue on the Danube.

Sail along the Romanian/Bulgarian border on to Serbia and through the Iron Gates, a very narrow passage dividing the Alps from the Carpathian mountains.

See the very best of what Europe has to offer and enjoy the history and beauty along the Danube River before ending your vacation in what was known for centuries as the greatest city in the world, Istanbul.

Two sailings available
Booking form below

Paris/Trier to Rousse/Istanbul October 7

Istanbul/Rousse to Trier/Paris October 27

Provence and Spain

9 days from the US, 7 day/7 night cruise
Travels between Lyon and Arles or vice versa, optional 3 day/3 night extensions in Paris and Barcelona

Regular prices from $2399
Best discount price $1799

Full details on the Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us to get this discount)

 

The Pont du Gard across the Rhne, just outside Avignon.  A distinctive and famous bridge, but not the one made famous in the children's song 'Sur le pont, d'Avignon' (On the bridge, at Avignon).
 

Three of the sights in Lyon - the Cathedral St-Jean (near the river La Saone), the Basilica Notre Dame de Fourviere (on top of the hill), and the Tour mtallique de Fourvire (to the right of the Basilica on top of the hill).

From the magic of Paris to the romance of Barcelona, this is a lovely experience through some of the most beautiful parts of southern France and northern Spain.

Start your vacation with three glorious days in Paris then travel in style aboard the high speed TGV train to Lyon, France's gastronomical capital.

From here, cruise through beautiful wine growing regions where such famous wines as Beaujolais, Cte du Rhne and Chateauneuf-du-Pape are being produced. Explore marvelous Avignon and visit Mediterranean Arles, the city which Vincent Van Gogh captured in many of his master pieces.

Disembark and continue to the medieval city of Carcassone, a world UNESCO heritage site close to the Pyrenees.

Enjoy the grand finale of your vacation with three fascinating days in magnificent Barcelona.

Two sailings to choose from
Booking form below

Barcelona/Arles to Lyon/Paris Sept 15
Paris/Lyon to Arles/Barcelona, Sept 22

Portugal and Spain

9 days from the US, 7 day/7 night cruise
Travels along the Douro River from Porto and back again, optional pre-cruise 3 day/3 night extension in Lisbon

Regular prices from $2199
Best discount price $1599

Full details on the Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us to get this discount)

 

Porto (sometimes Oporto) is Portugal's second largest city and is located at the mouth of the Douro River.  It lends its name to the fortified wine known as Port.
 

Salamanca is considered one of the most spectacular renaissance cities in all of Europe, although its history stretches back to pre-Roman times.

Take a relaxing journey through the wonderfully scenic Douro River Valley.

It is one of Europe’s most pure and unspoiled rivers decorated with deep cleft gorges, lush vineyards, and sleepy fishing villages.  Begin in the capital of the North, Porto and continue inland and on to the countryside of the Trs-os-Montes Region where you will indulge in the small picturesque villages amidst the steep terraces that climb up and into the mountains.

Enter Spain to visit Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located at the center of the “Castilla y Len” region before returning to Portugal to visit the ancient and picturesque city of Lamego, before concluding your vacation in historic Porto.

Portugal is one of the oldest demarcated wine regions where cuisine is simple, yet flavorful and every dish has an accompanying wine to match.

Two sailings to choose from
Booking form below

Lisbon/Porto, Sept 29, Oct 6

Russian Waterways

14 days from the US, 13 day/12 night cruise
Travels between Moscow and St Petersburg or vice versa

Regular prices from $2899
Best discount price $2299

Full details on the Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us to get this discount)

 

Magnificent Peterhof (also called Petrodvoretz), one of the many palaces in St Petersburg, is far grander than Versailles.

Ignore the stereotype of unfriendly Russians.  Here are two of the wonderfully friendly and helpful crew that will make your Russian cruise a delight from start to finish.

Enjoy a spectacular voyage through the heart of Russia along its colorful and historic waterways.

Explore bustling and excitement-packed Moscow, then cruise north and visit the enchanting Golden Ring cities of Uglich and Yaroslavl.

Continue along the Volga-Baltic Waterways and through Europe’s two largest lakes, Onega and Ladoga to St. Petersburg.

St Petersburg, called 'the Venice of the North', is undeniably one of the world’s most beautiful cities, spread over 101 islands and 66 canals.

One sailing remains
Booking form below

Moscow to St Petersburg, Jul 29

Christmas Wonderland Cruise

9 days from the US, 7 day/7 night cruise
Travels between Amsterdam and Trier (Germany) or vice versa, optional 3 day/3 night extension to Paris

Regular prices from $1899
Best discount price $1299

Full details on the Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us to get this discount)

 

The small town of Cochem on the banks of the Mosel, as viewed from its castle
 

Frankfurt's historic town square where you'll find a seasonal Christmas market.

Join the magic of Christmas celebrations from splendid Paris to lively Amsterdam.

Along the way, visit fascinating Christmas Markets in charming towns and bustling cities.  Cruise from Trier, Germany's oldest town, through the meandering Mosel River Valley to beautiful Bernkastel and Cochem.

In Koblenz, enter the Rhine River with its many breathtaking castles and sail upriver to experience the Christmas traditions in medieval Heidelberg as well as in modern Frankfurt.  Continue your cruise to Cologne, world famous for its magnificent Dome, and to Dsseldorf, Germany's fashion center.

Celebrate the grand finale of your winter exploration in Amsterdam, a modern city with a rich and fascinating history.

Five sailings to choose from
Booking form below

Paris/Trier to Amsterdam, Nov 18, Dec 2, Dec 16
Amsterdam to Trier/Paris, Nov 28, Dec 12

Christmas Time Cruise

9 days from the US, 7 day/7 night cruise
Travels between Budapest and Nuremberg or vice versa, optional 3 day/3 night extension in Prague

Regular prices from $1899
Best discount price $1299

Full details on the Amawaterways site
(but you must book with us to get this discount)

 

The Christmas markets can be enjoyed either during the day or at night.  They're wonderful at any time.
 

The Old Town Square in Prague, which is filled with market stalls during the Christmas Market season.

Celebrate the magic of the wonderful winter season with a fascinating trip from historic Prague through the beauty and history of the Danube, Europe’s second largest river.

Journey from Nuremberg on the Main-Danube Canal across the Continental Divide through many of the Danube’s great cities.

Along the way, visit charming towns where so many Christmas traditions began and marvel at beautiful vistas of enchanting Bavaria and the captivating Wachau Valley.

Shop at the Christmas markets or celebrate the holiday season with the locals.

Three sailings to choose from
Booking form below

Prague/Nuremberg to Budapest, Nov 20, Dec 11
Budapest to Nuremberg/Prague, Dec 13

 

Included Features on all these cruises

  • Deluxe cruise accommodation in an outside stateroom, featuring large French Balconies in 82% of the stateroom

  • Hotel accommodations include daily buffet breakfast

  • Infotainment system in all staterooms with complimentary internet, movie and music library (except for Russia, Portugal and Provence cruises)

  • Terry bathrobes and slippers (except for Russia, Portugal and Provence cruises)

  • White-on-white plush bedding

  • Superb dining with all meals included during your cruise

  • Champagne with breakfast (optional, not mandatory!)

  • Unlimited quality red and white wine included during every dinner onboard

  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner & Captain’s Gala Dinner

  • Daily bottle of water per person in your stateroom (except for Portugal and Provence)

  • Daily sightseeing program as outlined in the itinerary

  • Special highlights including folklore dances, lectures, theme dinners, onboard music performances and afternoon/evening piano music

  • Use of bicycles to explore on your own (except for Russia, Portugal and Provence cruises)

  • Services of professional Cruise Director

  • All English language onboard in a non-smoking environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun Deck)

  • No surcharge for credit card payment

Your Money is Safe

When you choose one of these cruises, your credit card payment is sent directly to Amawaterways and the charge authorization is only for Amawaterways to charge your card.

We do not take any money from you ourselves (not that we'd misappropriate it, of course!).

Fine Print

*  Offer based on double occupancy and is applicable towards new bookings only and deposited prior to 31 July 2009.

*  Offer is not combinable with any other promotions and/or discounts (other than the ones mentioned here, of course!).

*  Offer based on availability; and both Amawaterways and The Travel Insider reserves the right to discontinue this offer at any time.

*  Port taxes are extra ($98 on 7 day cruises, more on longer cruises).

*  Air fares, optional extensions, and cabin category upgrades are extra.

*  Gratuities not included.

*  All usual Amawaterways terms and conditions apply.

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Originally published 5 Dec 2008, last update 28 May 2011

 

 
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