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As you relax on your private balcony gliding over the storied Danube River, sipping a Wachau Valley Riesling from the delightful vineyard you visited earlier in the day, you realize travel is about so much more than the destination. It’s about the journey; and when you journey with AmaWaterways, each day you’ll discover exciting new cultures, indulge in delicious cuisine accompanied by perfectly paired wine and find thrilling adventures.

Sail the highest rated Cruise Ships in Europe: Top 10 Out of 310 River Ships Reviewed.

Don’t just pass through a destination — experience it with all of your senses. Be charmed by vineyard clad hills and castles perched along the legendary Rhine River or discover the exotic allure of Southeast Asia’s Mekong River and Cambodia’s Angkor Wat. Perhaps, you’ll even choose to answer another adventurous call with a safari through Africa’s Chobe River to see wildlife in their natural habitats. Whatever vacation you dream of, AmaWaterways offers numerous itineraries throughout Europe, Asia and Africa. From the moment you step aboard your ship and are greeted by a friendly crew member with a flute of bubbly and a red rose from the captain, to the moment you bid farewell, your genuinely warm and welcoming staff will go above and beyond to ensure your journey is as memorable as possible. And rest assured, AmaWaterways will take you there in comfort and style — aboard the highest rated ships in Europe as voted by premier travel authority Berlitz.

Explore the World Your Way

Follow the routes of emperors and other legendary figures on creative and adventurous itineraries along timeless rivers. Carefully curated and always included excursions showcase the rich diversity of each place you visit. Experienced and knowledgeable English speaking local guides and Cruise Managers host tours of small groups for a more intimate setting.
Choose from a varied range of included excursions, such as exclusive Special Interest Tours immersing you further into the local culture. Savor Sachertorte and Sekt in Vienna or learn how to cook quintessential French cuisine in Provence. Active adventurers may join one of the many guided biking and cycling tours. Imagine cycling through Normandy’s inspiring countryside, the birthplace of impressionism, or hiking up to fortified castles for the stunning views in magnificent cities like Budapest and Prague. Wine-themed cruises provide more in-depth epicurean dimensions to standard itineraries — all at no additional costs. Uncork local traditions and flavors while sailing through the wine-rich regions of the Rhine, Wachau, Rhône and Douro valleys along with Bordeaux and South Africa’s Cape Winelands. Through any of the 50 exclusive wine cruises, you’ll be greeted by experts offering complimentary talks, excursions to historic vineyards and wine cellars, uniquely curated wine tastings and award-winning cuisine paired with perfectly chosen vintages. Perfectly paired land extensions before and
after your cruise allow you to further explore mesmerizing cities like Barcelona, Munich, Prague, Zurich and Bucharest — with a dedicated Cruise Manager accompanying you throughout your journey. 

Award-Winning Ships Inspired by Luxury Yachts

The sightseeing never stops on a river cruise. From fairytale-worthy castles to medieval towns and glittering cities, take in the beauty all around you — no matter where you might be on the ship. And since AmaWaterways created the innovative
concept of twin-balcony staterooms — complete with a French balcony — you never miss the panoramic views of the ever-changing scenery from the privacy of your beautifully appointed stateroom. AmaWaterways’ ships are designed specifically
to maximize every aspect of your experience. Indulge with a soothing massage, exercise in the fitness room, discover special souvenirs in the curated gift shop and visit the onboard hair stylist. The heated pool comes with a swim-up bar atop the sun deck — and the chance to see castles go by while taking a dip and a sip.

Relish Every Delicious Moment

Part of the fun of traveling the world is savoring its diverse flavors. While exploring magnificent cities and historic villages, please both your palate and your sense of culinary adventures by sampling local delights like Hungarian goulash, German bratwurst, Belgian chocolate and Parisian pastries. As a member of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, the exclusive and prestigious international culinary society, AmaWaterways excels in offering exquisite, locally-inspired cuisine — ensuring an authentically
delicious experience. And as the only river cruise line to offer The Chef’s Table — a uniquely intimate specialty restaurant — you can watch the chef prepare an exquisite tasting menu right before your eyes. Throughout your cruise, savor complimentary, unlimited distinctive wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner. With a variety of dining options,
onboard amenities and shore excursions, you will always have the luxury of choice — and the luxury of an unforgettable journey with AmaWaterways.

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