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AmaWaterways
An AmaWaterways river cruise is about more than the destination - it's the journey. We invite you to take one of our European river cruises, Asia river cruises, or Africa river cruises and see the world in luxury and comfort.

River cruising through Europe with AmaWaterways is an excellent way to explore a destination. Discover local culture and sights on included tours, and then hop back on your luxurious river cruise ship and sail to the next stunning city or charming town. Included in the fares of our river cruises are shore excursions in every port of call; all dining on board (including The Chef's Table specialty restaurant); fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner; internet access and Wi-Fi; and bicycles that you can use to explore on your own or join our guided bike tours.

In Europe, you can take one of our Danube river cruises, or one of our Rhine river cruises. We also offer river cruises in France and Portugal. We hope that you enjoy exploring our many itineraries in Europe, Asia and Africa, and look forward to welcoming you aboard soon.

AmaWaterways was founded in 2002 by three families, but our river cruise story began well before that. President Rudi Schreiner was born in Vienna, at the heart of the Danube. His love of design drew him to architecture, but his even greater love of travel drew him to places far and wide. In 1975, he traveled to South America for a journalism assignment on the Amazon. It was here that he designed his first ship, using what he could find to build a raft that would take him up and down the river during the next 7 months. Soon thereafter he started working in travel, creating unique tour experiences in Europe.

Since 2002, AmaWaterways has offered unforgettable river cruises aboard award-winning ships sailing legendary rivers to the heart of Europe, Southeast Asia and Africa.

Family-owned and operated, we pride ourselves on our passion for river cruising, strong partnerships with our dedicated travel agent partners, the unparalleled service of our staff and crew, our exquisite La Chaine des Rotisseurs dining, and our innovations, which range from staterooms with unique "twin balconies" to included shore excursions featuring active biking and hiking options. Our most recent innovation, the extraordinary AmaMagna, debuts on the Danube River in May 2019 with over 50% suite accommodations, four unique dining venues, an Exclusive Concierge Golf Program and groundbreaking Water Sports Platform, among several other innovations.

With the highest-rated ships in Europe according to the third edition of Berlitz: River Cruising in Europe & the USA, AmaWaterways has received countless honors and accolades including Town & Country River Cruise Awards as "Best Overall," "Best for Food," "Best for Onboard Activities" and "Best for On-Shore Activities," as well as 2017 AFAR and Recommend magazine Reader's Choice Awards for "Best River Cruise Line."
Cruises
2022 : Enchanting Rhine : 7-Night Cruise with 4 Nights Pre-Cruise : Zurich to Amsterdam : ms AmaPrim from $4,599.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaPrima
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Basel to AmsterdamGrand cities blend in perfect harmony with their historic past and their progressive future.
2022 : Flavors of Portugal & Spain : 7-Night Cruise : Vega de Terron to Porto : ms AmaVida from $3,499.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaVida
CRUISE FROM : Porto to Vega de TerronTwo iconic cities, Lisbon and Madrid, provide the perfect start and end to a grand journey through P...
2022 : Gems of Southeast Europe : 7-Night Cruise with 4 Nights Pre-Cruise and 2 Nights Post Cruise : from $5,499.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaMagna
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Budapest to GiurgiuTouch history in Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania, as you sail along the exotic l...
2022 : Impressions of the Seine & Paris : 7-Night Cruise : Le Havre to Paris : ms AmaDante from $3,799.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaDante
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Paris to Le HavreDiscover the most renowned sites in Paris as well as sites memorialized by famous Impressionist p...
2022 : Grand Danube Cruise : 14-Night Cruise : Giurgiu to Vilshofen : ms AmaBella from $6,498.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaBella
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Vilshofen to GiurgiuJourney along paths forged by conquerors, crusaders and kings through Romania, Bulgaria, Serbi...
2022 : Christmas Markets on the Rhine : 7-Night Cruise : Basel to Amsterdam : ms AmaLucia from $3,499.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaLucia
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Amsterdam to BaselExperience the deep-rooted holiday traditions of Europe at its most festive time of year and get...
2022 : Gems of Southeast Europe : 7-Night Cruise with 2 Nights Pre-Cruise and 3 Nights : Istanbul to from $5,198.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaVerde
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Budapest to GiurgiuTouch history in Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania, as you sail along the exotic l...
2022 : Rhine & Moselle Splendors : 7-Night Cruise : Luxembourg to Basel : ms AmaPrima from $3,199.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaPrima
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Luxembourg to BaselExpand your imagination in fairytale villages-enchanting Cochem where folklore and history come...
2022 : Iconic Christmas Markets : 7-Night Cruise : Budapest to Nuremberg : ms AmaVerde from $3,499.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaVerde
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Nuremberg to BudapestTravel back through centuries as you walk along cobblestone streets through grand cities and ...
2022 : Blue Danube Discovery : 7-Night Cruise with 2-Nights Pre-Cruise, 3 Nights Post Cruise : Budap from $3,959.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaSonata
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Budapest to NurembergDiscover a wealth of art, history and cultural treasures as you cruise to some of Europe's m...
2022 : Europe's Rivers & Castles : 7-Night Cruise : Nuremberg to Luxembourg : ms AmaPrima from $3,499.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaPrima
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Luxembourg to NurembergFrom the meandering Main to the UNESCO-designated Upper Middle Rhine Valley with its multit...
2022 : Medieval Treasures : 7-Night Cruise with 4 Nights Pre-Cruise and 3 Nights Post Cruise : Zuric from $6,399.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaCerto
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Basel to NurembergWalk through thousands of years of history in the medieval towns of Rothenburg, Bamberg and Milt...
2023 : Celebration of Classical Music The Danube : 7-Night Cruise : Vienna to Budapest : ms AmaSonat from $4,497.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaSonata
OverviewCelebration of Classical Music: The Danube7-NIGHT CRUISECRUISE FROM : Budapest to Vienna From Strauss's The Blue Danube to Moza...
2023 : Christmas Markets on the Rhine : 7-Night Cruise : Amsterdam to Basel : ms AmaPrima from $3,499.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaPrima
OverviewChristmas Markets on the RhineCRUISE FROM : Amsterdam to BaselExperience the deep-rooted holiday traditions of Europe at its mos...
2022 : Europe's Rivers & Castles : 7-Night Cruise with 3 Nights Pre-Cruise and 3 Nights Post Cruise from $5,599.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaPrima
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Luxembourg to NurembergFrom the meandering Main to the UNESCO-designated Upper Middle Rhine Valley with its multit...
2022 : Rhine & Moselle Splendors : 7-Night Cruise with 3 Nights Pre-Cruise and 4 Nights Post Cruise from $5,999.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaCerto
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Luxembourg to BaselExpand your imagination in fairytale villages-enchanting Cochem where folklore and history come...
2022 : Romantic Danube : 7-Night Cruise with 2 Nights Pre-Cruise : Munich to Budapest : ms AmaViola from $3,839.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaViola
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Vilshofen to BudapestThose longing for the romance of Old World Europe will get to travel into the very heart of t...
2022 : Flavors of Portugal & Spain : 7-Night Cruise : Vega de Terron to Porto : ms AmaVida from $3,499.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaVida
CRUISE FROM : Porto to Vega de TerronTwo iconic cities, Lisbon and Madrid, provide the perfect start and end to a grand journey through P...
2022 : Secrets of Egypt & the Nile : 3-Night Cairo Pre-Cruise, 7-Night Cruise Roundtrip Luxor, 1-Nig from $5,099.00 (USD)
Destination: Africa
Ship: ms AmaDahlia
Overview3-NIGHT CAIRO PRE-CRUISE, 7-NIGHT CRUISE ROUNDTRIP LUXOR, 1-NIGHT CAIRO POST-CRUISEBeginning in September 2021, we are thrilled...
2023 : Best of Holland & Belgium : 7-Night Cruise : Amsterdam to Amsterdam : ms AmaLucia from $3,499.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaLucia
Overview7-Night CruiseCRUISE FROM : Amsterdam to AmsterdamImmerse yourself in a feast for the senses as you travel through the Netherlan...
2023 : Captivating Rhine : 7-Night Cruise with 2-Nights Pre-Cruise and 4 Nights Post-Cruise : Amster from $6,329.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaLucia
OverviewCaptivating Rhine7-Night CruiseCRUISE FROM : Amsterdam to BaselContoured by vineyard-clad hills and castles from yesteryear, the...
2023 : Enchanting Rhine : 7-Night Cruise with 4 Nights Pre-Cruise : Basel to Amsterdam : ms AmaPrima from $4,679.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaPrima
OverviewEnchanting Rhine7-Night CruiseCRUISE FROM : Basel to AmsterdamGrand cities blend in perfect harmony with their historic past and...
2022 : Romantic Danube : 7-Night Cruise : Vilshofen to Budapest : ms AmaBella from $2,999.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaBella
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Vilshofen to BudapestThose longing for the romance of Old World Europe will get to travel into the very heart of t...
2023 : Christmas Markets on the Rhine : 7-Night Cruise : Amsterdam to Basel : ms AmaPrima from $3,499.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaPrima
OverviewChristmas Markets on the RhineCRUISE FROM : Amsterdam to BaselExperience the deep-rooted holiday traditions of Europe at its mos...
2023 : Colors of Provence : 7-Night Cruise with 3 Nights Pre-Cruise and 3 Nights Post-Cruise : Paris from $5,849.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaKristina
Overview7-Night CruiseCRUISE FROM : Lyon to AvignonFrom romantic cities to foodie havens and artistic epicenters, this itinerary enli...
2022 : Melodies of the Danube : 7-Night Cruise : Budapest to Vilshofen : ms AmaVerde from $3,199.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaVerde
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Budapest to VilshofenJourney along the Danube and see firsthand why this storied river has inspired generations of...
2022 : Legendary Danube : 7-Night Cruise : Nuremberg to Budapest : ms AmaLea from $3,499.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaLea
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Nuremberg to BudapestDelve into Europe's history starting in the perfectly preserved medieval city of Nuremberg and ...
2022 : Enticing Douro : 7-Night Cruise : Porto to Porto : ms AmaDouro from $3,499.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaDouro
CRUISE FROM : Porto to PortoRambling vineyards and charming native farms cling to the steep sides of the Douro River Valley, creating an...
2022 : Gems of Southeast Europe : 7-Night Cruise with 2 Nights Pre-Cruise and 3 Nights : Istanbul to from $5,198.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaVerde
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Budapest to GiurgiuTouch history in Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania, as you sail along the exotic l...
2023 : Enchanting Rhine : 7-Night Cruise : Basel to Amsterdam : ms AmaCerto from $3,299.00 (USD)
Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaCerto
OverviewEnchanting Rhine7-Night CruiseCRUISE FROM : Basel to AmsterdamGrand cities blend in perfect harmony with their historic past and...
Cruises


2022 : Colors of Provence : 7-Night Cruise with 3 Nights Pre-Cruise and 3 Nights Post-Cruise : Barce
From $6,069.00 (USD)

Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaKristina
OverviewColors of ProvenceCRUISE FROM : Lyon to AvignonFrom romantic cities to foodie havens and artistic epicenters, this itinerary ...


2022 : Flavors of Portugal & Spain : 7-Night Cruise : Vega de Terron to Porto : ms AmaVida
From $3,499.00 (USD)

Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaVida
CRUISE FROM : Porto to Vega de TerronTwo iconic cities, Lisbon and Madrid, provide the perfect start and end to a grand journey through P...


2022 : Rhine & Moselle Fairytales : 11-Night Cruise : Amsterdam to Basel : ms AmaMora
From $5,299.00 (USD)

Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaMora
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Amsterdam to BaselPages from fairytales come to life as you find inspiration along the fabled, castle-laden Rhine a...


2022 : Enchanting Rhine : 7-Night Cruise : Basel to Amsterdam : ms AmaCerto
From $2,999.00 (USD)

Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaCerto
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Basel to AmsterdamGrand cities blend in perfect harmony with their historic past and their progressive future.


2022 : Best of Holland & Belgium : 7-Night Cruise with 2 Nights Pre-Cruise : Amsterdam to Amsterdam
From $4,249.00 (USD)

Destination: Europe
Ship: ms AmaSerena
OverviewCRUISE FROM : Amsterdam to AmsterdamImmerse yourself in a feast for the senses as you travel through the Netherlands and Belgiu...