Exciting River Wine Cruises in Europe


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http://www.amawaterways.com/theme-cruises | AmaWaterways has announced their schedule of wine cruises around Europe, with options available in countries such as Portugal, France, Germany, Austria, and Hungary. The cruises also usually contain a short land visit to a major European city, and the cruises contain numerous wine-related activities that reveal more about Europe’s famed wine regions, local epicurean traditions, winemaking and — of course — tastings of exquisite, local wines.


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Exciting River Wine Cruises in Europe


For 2016, AmaWaterways has announced seven river cruise options throughout Europe that are nicely paired with some of the finest wines available. Each cruise lasts at least ten days and offers the perfect blend of wine-related experiences and awe-inspiring excursions in cities such as Paris, Prague, Amsterdam, Porto, and Zurich. Introduction


Enjoy a 7-night cruise along the Seine River, beginning in Normandy, culminating with 2 magical nights in the City of Light—Paris! Stops along the route include a visit to Monet’s home in Giverny , the charming harbor town of Honfleur , and a visit to the beaches of Normandy. End the trip in Paris, with visits to the Musée du Vin , Arc De Triomphe , and the Champs-Élysées. Paris & Normandy Cruise


Begin your trip with 3 nights in Barcelona, Spain, followed by a 7-day cruise through France, culminating with 3 enchanting nights in Paris. Enjoy stops along the cruise, including a visit to the Gothic Papal Palace in Avignon, as well as Tournon Chateau, where you will savor a red w ine and chocolate pairing. The cruise will disembark in Lyon, considered by many to be one of the finest culinary cities in the world. Provence & Spain Cruise


Enjoy 3 amazing nights in Prague, followed by a 7-day cruise along the Danube River, concluding in Budapest. Stops include a visit to Europe’s largest pipe organ in Passau, as well as an opportunity to sample some incredible wines in the Wachau Valley. Visit vibrant Vienna, where you will be able to enjoy a tour of the city followed by a night of music and Viennese wine. Enjoy your last night of the cruise in Budapest on a special “Illuminations Cruise” along the river front. The Romantic Danube Cruise


The Enchanting Rhine Cruise Begin your adventure with a 7-night cruise from Amsterdam to Basel, followed by 2 memorable nights in Lucerne, and finally 2 nights in Zurich. Trip stops include a visit to a regal G othic cathedral in Cologne, the historic university town of Heidelberg, and medieval Strasbourg. Enjoy a leisurely cruise across the waters of Lake Lucerne, followed by shopping in the cosmopolitan city of Zurich.


Start off your escapade with 3 unforgettable days in Lisbon, Portugal, followed by 7 nights along the Douro River. Stops include the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Salamanca, a visit to the Palacio de Mateus , and a special dinner at the 14th-century Alpendurada Monastery. Toast to a great trip as you sample traditional local flavors and Moscatel de Favaios at Quinta Avessada , a family-owned wine estate. Enticing Douro Cruise


This trip contains an amazing 7-night cruise from Nuremberg to Luxemburg, with 2 nights in Prague before the cruise begins, and 3 nights in Paris at the conclusion of the cruise. Visit the German towns of Bamberg, Rudesheim , and Wertheim, where you will try some smoked beer, sample wines, and taste pretzels. Enjoy the City of Light with optional trips to Montmartre and a Parisian cabaret show. Europe’s Rivers & Castles Cruise


Begin your French excursion with 2 nights in the capital, Paris, followed by a 7-night roundtrip cruise from Bordeaux, and ending with 2 nights in the Loire Valley and 1 last night in Paris. Magnifique ! Enjoy stops along the cruise in places such as Cadillac, Pauillac , and Libourne , with wine tastings at every stop. Explore the elegant city of Bordeaux—the capital of the wine world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Taste of Bordeaux Cruise


Founded in 2002, AmaWaterways has been offering majestic and magical adventures along the waterways of Europe, Africa, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Cambodia. AmaWaterways has a rapidly-growing fleet of custom-designed ships, and the line enjoys a reputation as the leader in river cruising. Visit www.AmaWaterways.com for detailed itineraries of all cruises. Contact Us

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