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Giurgiu/Vilshofen
14-night Grand Danube Cruise
August 16, 2020
AmaWaterways: AmaCerto
Giurgiu/Vilshofen
Vacation Offer ID 1331735
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Cruise Inclusions

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Mini-Fridge, Desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily
AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
  • Wellness Program with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck whirlpool and walking track
  • Fitness room, massage services and hair salon
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
AWARD-WINNING DINING
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways

Available Add-Ons

Optional roundtrip airfare from your city
Optional shore excursions

  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
Giurgiu

Giurgiu 08/16/2020

Embark on your cruise in Giurgiu. Tonight gather onboard and meet your fellow passengers. (D),
08/16/2020 08/16/2020
Giurgiu

Giurgiu 08/17/2020

Travel through the Romanian countryside to the capital of Bucharest, known as the "Little Paris of the East". Enjoy a panoramic tour of the historic city center and its elegant architecture, followed by a visit to the Palace of the Parliament, the second-largest administrative building in the world. Later in the day, visit Bulgaria's ancient capital, Veliko Tarnovo, with its medieval fortress and multiple orthodox temples. You can opt instead to go to Rousse, known for its 19th- and 20th-century Neo-Baroque and Neo-Rococo architecture, and then afterwards visit the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo with frescos revealing exceptional artistry of 14th-century paintings. (B,L,D),
08/17/2020 08/17/2020
Bucharest

Bucharest 08/17/2020

Travel through the Romanian countryside to the capital of Bucharest, known as the "Little Paris of the East". Enjoy a panoramic tour of the historic city center and its elegant architecture, followed by a visit to the Palace of the Parliament, the second-largest administrative building in the world. Later in the day, visit Bulgaria's ancient capital, Veliko Tarnovo, with its medieval fortress and multiple orthodox temples. You can opt instead to go to Rousse, known for its 19th- and 20th-century Neo-Baroque and Neo-Rococo architecture, and then afterwards visit the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo with frescos revealing exceptional artistry of 14th-century paintings. (B,L,D),
08/17/2020 08/17/2020
Rousse

Rousse 08/17/2020

Travel through the Romanian countryside to the capital of Bucharest, known as the "Little Paris of the East". Enjoy a panoramic tour of the historic city center and its elegant architecture, followed by a visit to the Palace of the Parliament, the second-largest administrative building in the world. Later in the day, visit Bulgaria's ancient capital, Veliko Tarnovo, with its medieval fortress and multiple orthodox temples. You can opt instead to go to Rousse, known for its 19th- and 20th-century Neo-Baroque and Neo-Rococo architecture, and then afterwards visit the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo with frescos revealing exceptional artistry of 14th-century paintings. (B,L,D),
08/17/2020 08/17/2020
Veliko Tarnovo

Veliko Tarnovo 08/17/2020

Travel through the Romanian countryside to the capital of Bucharest, known as the "Little Paris of the East". Enjoy a panoramic tour of the historic city center and its elegant architecture, followed by a visit to the Palace of the Parliament, the second-largest administrative building in the world. Later in the day, visit Bulgaria's ancient capital, Veliko Tarnovo, with its medieval fortress and multiple orthodox temples. You can opt instead to go to Rousse, known for its 19th- and 20th-century Neo-Baroque and Neo-Rococo architecture, and then afterwards visit the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo with frescos revealing exceptional artistry of 14th-century paintings. (B,L,D),
08/17/2020 08/17/2020
Vidin

Vidin 08/18/2020

Explore Vidin, one of Bulgaria's oldest cities, and surrounding areas with a choice of excursions. Discover Belogradchik, one of Bulgaria's natural wonders, where you can hike around its most spectacular rock formations, and Baba Vida Fortress, the largest preserved medieval castle in Bulgaria overlooking the Danube. Alternatively, be welcomed into a local home for a demonstration and tasting of traditional Bulgarian yogurt and banitsa, a delicious pastry with filo dough and cheese. Or you can choose to bike through Vidin for a more active adventure and see the castle. (B,L,D),
08/18/2020 08/18/2020
Belogradchik

Belogradchik 08/18/2020

Explore Vidin, one of Bulgaria's oldest cities, and surrounding areas with a choice of excursions. Discover Belogradchik, one of Bulgaria's natural wonders, where you can hike around its most spectacular rock formations, and Baba Vida Fortress, the largest preserved medieval castle in Bulgaria overlooking the Danube. Alternatively, be welcomed into a local home for a demonstration and tasting of traditional Bulgarian yogurt and banitsa, a delicious pastry with filo dough and cheese. Or you can choose to bike through Vidin for a more active adventure and see the castle. (B,L,D),
08/18/2020 08/18/2020
Iron Gates (Cruising)

Iron Gates (Cruising) 08/19/2020

The Iron Gates are some of Europe's most awe-inspiring natural wonders. The Danube narrows as it winds through a series of magnificent gorges through the mountains. The banks of the river dazzle with sheer-faced rocks that stretch high overhead along this natural border between Serbia and Romania. The ancient Serbian king Decebalus is proudly carved into the mountainside and always captivates travelers. (B,L,D),
08/19/2020 08/19/2020
Belgrade

Belgrade 08/20/2020

Explore Serbia's capital, Belgrade, on a city tour that includes the Kalemegdan Fortress and the Serbian Orthodox Temple of St. Sava. Or visit the Royal Palace, the official residence of the Serbian Royal Family; and then tour the House of Flowers, the mausoleum of Marshal Tito, who became the first President of Yugoslavia. Or enjoy a taste of the region by sampling Serbian plum brandy, slivovitz, and delicious local delights at the Quburich Distillery and travel to Avala Mountain. Later in the day, for those wishing a more active adventure, join a guided bike tour or hike to well-preserved Belgrade Fortress with its conical towers. (B,L,D),
08/20/2020 08/20/2020
Novi Sad

Novi Sad 08/21/2020

Enjoy a walking tour of Novi Sad to explore why some have called the city the "Serbian Athens". You'll see Dunavski Park and Stari Grad, the Old Town center. For a more active adventure, join a guided biking tour along the Strand and Danube Park, or a hiking tour to Petrovaradin Fortress. Alternatively, get hands-on with Vojvodina cuisine as you enjoy a lively demonstration and taste your culinary creation. Later in the day, tour the city of Vukovar, with its Franciscan Monastery, Church of St. Philip & Jacob, and Eltz Castle, an 18th-century manor that holds the Vukovar City Museum. Or, travel to Ilok, a center of wine production since Roman times, and sample its famous Grasevina, Traminac, and Frankovka wines. (B,L,D),
08/21/2020 08/21/2020
Vukovar

Vukovar 08/21/2020

Enjoy a walking tour of Novi Sad to explore why some have called the city the "Serbian Athens". You'll see Dunavski Park and Stari Grad, the Old Town center. For a more active adventure, join a guided biking tour along the Strand and Danube Park, or a hiking tour to Petrovaradin Fortress. Alternatively, get hands-on with Vojvodina cuisine as you enjoy a lively demonstration and taste your culinary creation. Later in the day, tour the city of Vukovar, with its Franciscan Monastery, Church of St. Philip & Jacob, and Eltz Castle, an 18th-century manor that holds the Vukovar City Museum. Or, travel to Ilok, a center of wine production since Roman times, and sample its famous Grasevina, Traminac, and Frankovka wines. (B,L,D),
08/21/2020 08/21/2020
Mohacs

Mohacs 08/22/2020

Explore Pécs, founded more than 2,000 years ago by the Romans. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Christian Necropolis; St. Peter's Basilica, the city's main Catholic cathedral along with its catacombs; and Széchenyi Square, the heart of Old Town Pécs. Active travelers will enjoy a guided bike ride along the Danube and through Danube-Drava National Park, a protected flood-plain known for its populations of black storks, white-tailed eagles, and grey cattle, a national symbol of medieval Hungary. (B,L,D) ),
08/22/2020 08/22/2020
Pecs

Pecs 08/22/2020

Explore Pécs, founded more than 2,000 years ago by the Romans. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Christian Necropolis; St. Peter's Basilica, the city's main Catholic cathedral along with its catacombs; and Széchenyi Square, the heart of Old Town Pécs. Active travelers will enjoy a guided bike ride along the Danube and through Danube-Drava National Park, a protected flood-plain known for its populations of black storks, white-tailed eagles, and grey cattle, a national symbol of medieval Hungary. (B,L,D) ),
08/22/2020 08/22/2020
Budapest

Budapest 08/23/2020

Tradition will be on full display in Puszta, the Great Hungarian Plain. Tour a genuine Hungarian csárda (farm) run by the world-champion carriage drivers, the Lázár brothers. Afterwards, be treated to an unforgettable performance of Hungarian horsemanship and then experience the Hungarians' warm hospitality, along with a traditional lunch complete with typical goulash. During the evening, be treated to a special Illuminations cruise past the capital's glittering riverfront. (B,L,D),
08/23/2020 08/23/2020
Puszta Cultural Experience

Puszta Cultural Experience 08/23/2020

Tradition will be on full display in Puszta, the Great Hungarian Plain. Tour a genuine Hungarian csárda (farm) run by the world-champion carriage drivers, the Lázár brothers. Afterwards, be treated to an unforgettable performance of Hungarian horsemanship and then experience the Hungarians' warm hospitality, along with a traditional lunch complete with typical goulash. During the evening, be treated to a special Illuminations cruise past the capital's glittering riverfront. (B,L,D),
08/23/2020 08/23/2020
Budapest

Budapest 08/24/2020

You cannot help but fall in love with Budapest, known as the "Queen of the Danube". Your city tour begins with a visit to the Great Market Hall. The remainder of this tour takes you to both the Buda (hilly) and the Pest (flat) sides of the river. Alternatively, hike up to Castle Hill for breathtaking views of the city.,
08/24/2020 08/24/2020
Bratislava

Bratislava 08/25/2020

Host to the crowning ceremonies of many Hungarian kings and queens between 1536 and 1830, Bratislava certainly has earned the title "Coronation City of Kings" as you'll discover during your walking tour. Or savor local Slovakian craft beer at a local brewpub along with Slovakian snacks. For a more active adventure, hike up to Bratislava Castle, offering magnificent views of the city. (B,L,D),
08/25/2020 08/25/2020
Vienna

Vienna 08/26/2020

The "City of Waltzes" offers a treasure trove of gems and you have two ways to discover them. Join a city tour showcasing its regal splendors, including the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs before concluding in Vienna's historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and then visiting St. Stephen's Cathedral. For a more active exploration of the area, take a guided bike ride along the Danube and to Klosterneuburg Abbey, founded in 1114. (B,L,D),
08/26/2020 08/26/2020
Weissenkirchen

Weissenkirchen 08/27/2020

Be treated to several choices of excursions. Take a walking tour of Dürnstein before visiting the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Melk Abbey. Or, hike the trail up to the ruins of Dürnstein Fortress, where Richard the Lionheart was once held captive, and where you'll find spectacular views of the valley, river, and village below. You can also choose to cycle through the Wachau Valley on a guided bike tour to Melk. For a more culinary-focused experience, sample wine and special apricot treats from a local boutique. Later in the day, head up to the Sun Deck for panoramic views as you unwind with a scenic cruise through the Strudengau and UNESCO World Heritage-designated Wachau valley. In the evening, head ashore in Grein for an exclusive castle visit complete with wine. (B,L,D),
08/27/2020 08/27/2020
Duernstein

Duernstein 08/27/2020

Be treated to several choices of excursions. Take a walking tour of Dürnstein before visiting the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Melk Abbey. Or, hike the trail up to the ruins of Dürnstein Fortress, where Richard the Lionheart was once held captive, and where you'll find spectacular views of the valley, river, and village below. You can also choose to cycle through the Wachau Valley on a guided bike tour to Melk. For a more culinary-focused experience, sample wine and special apricot treats from a local boutique. Later in the day, head up to the Sun Deck for panoramic views as you unwind with a scenic cruise through the Strudengau and UNESCO World Heritage-designated Wachau valley. In the evening, head ashore in Grein for an exclusive castle visit complete with wine. (B,L,D),
08/27/2020 08/27/2020
Melk

Melk 08/27/2020

Be treated to several choices of excursions. Take a walking tour of Dürnstein before visiting the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Melk Abbey. Or, hike the trail up to the ruins of Dürnstein Fortress, where Richard the Lionheart was once held captive, and where you'll find spectacular views of the valley, river, and village below. You can also choose to cycle through the Wachau Valley on a guided bike tour to Melk. For a more culinary-focused experience, sample wine and special apricot treats from a local boutique. Later in the day, head up to the Sun Deck for panoramic views as you unwind with a scenic cruise through the Strudengau and UNESCO World Heritage-designated Wachau valley. In the evening, head ashore in Grein for an exclusive castle visit complete with wine. (B,L,D),
08/27/2020 08/27/2020
Grein

Grein 08/27/2020

Be treated to several choices of excursions. Take a walking tour of Dürnstein before visiting the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Melk Abbey. Or, hike the trail up to the ruins of Dürnstein Fortress, where Richard the Lionheart was once held captive, and where you'll find spectacular views of the valley, river, and village below. You can also choose to cycle through the Wachau Valley on a guided bike tour to Melk. For a more culinary-focused experience, sample wine and special apricot treats from a local boutique. Later in the day, head up to the Sun Deck for panoramic views as you unwind with a scenic cruise through the Strudengau and UNESCO World Heritage-designated Wachau valley. In the evening, head ashore in Grein for an exclusive castle visit complete with wine. (B,L,D),
08/27/2020 08/27/2020
Linz

Linz 08/28/2020

The ship arrives in Linz, where you'll have several choices of excursions. Opt for a full-day excursion to Salzburg where you'll tour the historic center, Mirabell Gardens, Residenz Square, and the Old Market. En route to Salzburg, stop at Mondsee, home of the Basilica St. Michael. Or, join a morning walking tour through the old city center of Linz and by the Mozart House; or go on a bike tour of the city's famed "Cultural Mile" and the Danube. During the afternoon, you have three more options. Choose a half-day excursion to Salzburg, or take a scenic drive through the Austrian Lake District with a stop in St. Wolfgang. You can also choose to visit charming Ceský Krumlov, located just over the Czech-Austrian border. (B,L,D),
08/28/2020 08/28/2020
Passau

Passau 08/29/2020

Discover the city of Passau in one of three ways. Enjoy a walking tour and marvel at Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephan's Cathedral. Or choose between a guided bike tour along the Danube River, or a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus fortress. Later, cruise to Vilshofen, where you will be treated to a festive Oktoberfest celebration – an AmaWaterways exclusive. (B,L,D),

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Passau River Cruise Shore Excursion
Itinerary Highlights:
  • Walking tour of the historic city center
  • Cultural Highlights
  • Visit to the oldest chocolate shop
  • Insider Shopping opportunities

Destinations Visited: Passau Germany
Tour Duration: 2 hours
Tour can operate: Morning or afternoon
Wheel Chair Access: No
Physical Activity Level: Light

Included:
  • Passau Cultural Expert

Not Included:
  • Meals
  • Admissions
  • Gratuities
08/29/2020 08/29/2020
Vilshofen

Vilshofen 08/29/2020

Discover the city of Passau in one of three ways. Enjoy a walking tour and marvel at Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture and St. Stephan's Cathedral. Or choose between a guided bike tour along the Danube River, or a guided hike up to the Veste Oberhaus fortress. Later, cruise to Vilshofen, where you will be treated to a festive Oktoberfest celebration – an AmaWaterways exclusive. (B,L,D),
08/29/2020 08/29/2020
Vilshofen

Vilshofen 08/30/2020

This morning, disembark your ship in Vilshofen. (B),
08/30/2020 08/30/2020
AmaWaterways: AmaCerto
Inspired by classic ocean yachts, the AmaCerto will provide the most distinctive river cruise experience. A magnificent glass elevator is one of the unique design elements found onboard, as well as exclusive “Twin Balconies.” The beautifully-decorated and spacious accommodations range in size up to 300 sq. ft. Relax in a heated Sun Deck swimming pool with a “swim-up” bar; enjoy Chaîne des Rôtisseurs culinary creations. The ship also features a Fitness Center, Massage, Hair and Beauty salon; complimentary Internet access and first-run Hollywood movies; plus a fleet of bicycles to enhance your river cruise experience.
Life On Board
  • Twin Balconies: Enjoy panoramic views and plenty of fresh air in the lavish twin-balcony staterooms that feature both a French balcony and an outside balcony.
  • Public Spaces: With fewer passengers on board, guests can enjoy the luxury of space. Public areas, like lounges and restaurants, are never overcrowded.
  • Fine Dining: Savor exquisite cuisine at a variety of dining venues, like the Main Restaurant or The Chef's Table. You can also order delicious tapas between meals in the Main Lounge.
  • Entertainment: Whether it's traditional Bavarian music, a local quartet, or modern piano favorites, there is an eclectic schedule of entertainment onboard.
  • Sun Deck and Pool: Soak up some rays or take a refreshing dip in the swim-up bar as you pass by centuries-old castles, charming villages, and other breathtaking scenery.
  • Massage Services: After a marvelous day of immersive shore excursions, return to the ship and treat yourself to a bit of pampering with a soothing massage.
  • Hair Salon: Whether you'd like to dress up for the captain's special dinner or a night on the town, you can complete your look by getting your hair styled in the salon.
  • Fitness Room: Are you looking for a way to stay fit on vacation? Hit the treadmill or lift some weights while cruising from one destination to the next.
Ship Statistics
Year Built
2012
Year Refurbished
Year Entered Present Fleet
2012
Previous Name
Country of Registry
Switzerland
Tonnage (GRT)
2,650
Guests (Lowers)
162
Total Guests
162
Passenger Decks
3
Number of Crew
51
Officers' Nationality
International
Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality
International
Total Rooms
81
Suites
3
Balconies
61
Ocean/River View
16
Interior
Accessible
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The Luxury of More

AmaWaterways, we love what we do — providing our guests with the best travel experiences possible. In fact, “Ama” is derived from the Latin word for “love.” It is a concept that permeates every aspect of our river cruises, from the design of our ships to the development of our itineraries to the high levels of service we deliver to our guests. It is a philosophy that drives our attention to detail, constant innovation and culture of always making our guests our top priority. It is the reason our guests all have a story about why it was the best cruise they’ve ever taken. When you sail with AmaWaterways, you will experience the luxury of more – more ways to discover, more ways to indulge and more onboard amenities. With an award-winning fleet, critically acclaimed dining and unique tour options, you will have the trip of a lifetime on our cruises.

More Views:

Most of the staterooms on our fleet feature not just one, but two private balconies — a French balcony and a full outside balcony. Together, they provide a unique panoramic view of the beautiful sights along the river and maximize the natural light coming in. With twin balconies, you can enjoy the river however you like.

More Room:

Our ships are your floating sanctuary. That’s why we chose to carry fewer guests (at most 164), so that we could make your staterooms larger and provide more amenities. With fewer people on board, public spaces like restaurants and lounges are never crowded, and accommodations range from 160 square feet all the way up to 350 square feet.

More Dining:

AmaWaterways’ expert chefs craft menus that feature exquisite, locally-inspired cuisine as well as traditional, Western offerings. At breakfast, sip sparkling wine as you partake of the buffet and fresh pastries, or opt for something made-to-order from the menu. Stop by the Main Lounge for a light lunch, or head to the restaurant for full menu service and high-quality regional wine or beer. Dinner is a delectable, multi-course affair with wine recommendations that accompany visually stunning, delicious dishes. Try local favorites — like goulash while cruising through Hungary, bratwurst and sauerkraut after returning to the ship from Vienna, or Camembert cheese while on the Seine — or something more familiar, like a sandwich. No matter what your preference, your taste buds are sure to be impressed.

More Service:

A proactive, personalized approach to exceeding expectations is a hallmark of the AmaWaterways experience. Since we have a higher staff-to-guest ratio (1 staff member for every 3 guests) on our ships, our team can fully dedicate themselves to providing each of our guests with the highest level of service. From the time you book your cruise to the time you board your flight home, you will be treated to an exceptional hospitality experience. At AmaWaterways, we only hire the best of the best. Each member of our crew — whether it’s a stateroom steward or a Cruise Manager — is an expertly-trained professional with a passion for what they do and a commitment to excellence. We consider our guests part of the AmaWaterways family, and we work hard to make sure you feel that way the entire time you’re with us. What’s more, you’ll have the same highly-trained Cruise Manager during both your cruise and land program.

More Ways to Relax:

With fewer guests on board, we have space for luxurious amenities. Relax with a massage after a day of exploring, stay in shape with our fitness room and watch castles go by while enjoying a cocktail and taking a dip in our sun deck pool with a swim-up bar.

More Entertainment:

Whether it’s traditional Bavarian music, a local quartet or contemporary piano favorites, you will enjoy an eclectic schedule of onboard entertainment every night.

More Staying in Touch:

While on your cruise, you’ll want to share all the pictures you take of everything you see and do. And, you also want to stay in touch with your friends and family back home. That’s why we provide free internet access and Wi-Fi when you’re aboard. Your stateroom also has a computer that you can use in case you didn’t bring your mobile device, or just want to sit down at a desk to surf the web.

More Innovation:

Our river cruise line has always been inspired by a vision of innovation. Among other things, AmaWaterways was the first to offer twin-balcony (a French balcony and outside balcony) staterooms, include a specialty restaurant, carry a fleet of bicycles on board and offer a broad selection of tours. Our ships are uniquely designed to minimize the impact of water levels on the river, featuring low drafts for when there isn’t enough water, and specially engineered wheelhouses for when there is too much water.

More Included Tours:

We realize that our guests have different tastes, so we’ve developed a menu of shore excursions in every port of call. In many destinations, you’ll be free to choose from one of several options — all of which are included in your cruise fare. There’s always a city tour designed to show you all the renowned highlights and landmarks in grand capitals and charming villages alike. Is it your first time in Vienna? Opt for an unforgettable exploration of the major sights led by a local, English-speaking guide that is well-versed in history and culture. Have you already been to Nuremberg? Instead of taking the city tour, indulge in a bratwurst and beer tasting on one of our Special Interest Tours, which are specially designed to place you in the midst of local life. We also offer different tour paces: Gentle, regular and active. The choice is yours.

More Active Ways to Discover:

With AmaWaterways, you have the option of exploring Europe’s amazing sights like the locals do. We were the first river cruise line to carry an entire fleet of complimentary bicycles on board, so you can experience biking alongside enchanting riverside pathways and in city centers. Whether you feel like joining one of our exclusive guided bike tours, or want to go discover on your own, there are many ways for you to explore on two wheels during your cruise. The beauty of Europe doesn’t just lie in its architecture and landmarks – there are also breathtaking things to be seen when you venture out into nature. That’s why we’ve designed special guided hikes that will take you a bit off the beaten path in some very beautiful destinations like the Wachau Valley. These unique, active tour options are included in the cruise fare so that you have more choices when it comes to how you prefer to explore.

Tipping Policy
Gratuities to your Cruise Manager and ship crew are not included in the vacation price. While the amount of these gratuities will depend upon your degree of satisfaction for services received, many of our clients have asked us for general tipping guidelines. Here are our recommendations:
  • Europe: For good service, we recommend 3 Euros per passenger, per day for the Cruise Manager and 12 Euros per passenger, per day for the crew, which will be divided up among the ship's personnel. It is also customary to acknowledge a particularly good performance of a local guide by leaving a tip of 1-2 Euros per tour. Gratuities on most vessels, but not all, may be charged on credit card as well as cash.
  • Vietnam & Cambodia: Pre and Post Cruise: National Guide US $2 per person per day. Local Guides, US $1 per person per half-day tour, US $2 per person per full day tour. Bus Drivers, US $.50 per person for half-day tour, US $2 per person for full day tour.
  • Cruise: Cruise Director, US $2 per person per day. Ship's Crew, US $10 per person per day. Cruise Guide in Cambodia, US $2-3 per person per day (covers all shore excursions in Cambodia). Cruise Guide in Vietnam, US $2-3 per person per day(covers all shore excursions in Vietnam.)
  • Africa: Gratuities are not included in the vacation price. The suggested tipping policy onboard is between $65-80 per cabin for the 4-night cruise. Of course, all tips are at the traveler's personal discretion.
Shipboard Policies
  • Electrical
    Do I need to bring a converter or adapter?

    • Electricity on board all ships is 220v, with 2-pin power outlets. You will need an adapter, and/or converter depending on which electrical appliances you bring with you.

  • Internet Access
    Is Internet available onboard?

    • Europe: High-speed Internet service is available free of charge as part of the in-stateroom "Infotainment System." Additionally, AmaWaterways offers complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship.
    • Vietnam and Cambodia: Free Internet and Wi-Fi in the lounge with computer stations.

  • Language
    What language is spoken onboard?

    • The official language on board is English on all ships. Most crew members speak fluent English. All announcements will be presented in English. All local guides are fluent in English.

  • Medical Emergencies
    Are there medical facilities on board?

    • Europe: There are no medical facilities on board. However medical services can easily be called from shore if required.
    • Vietnam & Cambodia: We do not employ doctors or nurses on board the ships. In the event medical assistance is needed, appropriate medical facilities will be contacted. Note that response time can vary.
    • Myanmar: We do not employ doctors or nurses on board the ship. In the event medical assistance is needed, appropriate medical facilities will be contacted. Note that response time can vary.
    • Africa: We do not employ doctors or nurses on board the Zambezi Queen. In the event medical assistance is needed, appropriate medical facilities will be contacted. Note that response time can vary.

  • Smoking Policy
    Is smoking allowed on board?

    • Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside any of the ships. Smoking is only permitted on the Sun Deck. For the safety and comfort of all passengers on board, your cooperation in observing the no-smoking policy is greatly appreciated.
Every feature in an AmaWaterways stateroom was thoughtfully conceived with guests' comfort in mind. Staterooms and suites give you the space to sit back and relax in between meals and exploration. Artfully crafted to a first-class standard, each room is equipped with innovative designs, plush bedding, multi-jet showerheads, and many other special touches that make you feel like you're getting the royal treatment.

Your stateroom was designed to ensure that you travel in luxury from one stunning destination to the next. Set the climate control to your preference and slip into a terrycloth bathrobe as you unwind. Turn on the Entertainment on Demand system and put on a newly-released movie. Switch your flat-screen monitor into computer mode and hop on the internet to post your adventures on social media. Your spacious stateroom is yours to relax in and enjoy as you see fit.

Information provided within these pages has been updated as of February 2020. While we do our best to ensure that stateroom descriptions and deckplans appearing in this website are complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. Please reconfirm stateroom accommodations and deck placement prior to booking.

Suite

Suite with Twin Balcony (Suite) Call for Price
Suite with Twin Balcony
  • Category: Suite
  • Violin Deck
  • Square Feet: 300
  • French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV that also works as a computer
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair

Balcony

River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (AA+) Call for Price
River View  Stateroom with Twin Balcony
  • Category: AA+
  • Violin Deck
  • Square Feet: 290
French Balcony & Outside Balcony, 290 sq. ft.
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (AA) Call for Price
River View  Stateroom with Twin Balcony
  • Category: AA
  • Violin Deck
  • Square Feet: 235
French Balcony & Outside Balcony, 235 sq. ft.
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (AB) Call for Price
River View  Stateroom with Twin Balcony
  • Category: AB
  • Cello Deck
  • Square Feet: 235
French Balcony & Outside Balcony, 235 sq. ft.
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (BA) Call for Price
River View  Stateroom with Twin Balcony
  • Category: BA
  • Violin Deck
  • Square Feet: 210
French Balcony & Outside Balcony, 210 sq. ft.
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (BB) Call for Price
River View  Stateroom with Twin Balcony
  • Category: BB
  • Cello Deck
  • Square Feet: 210
French Balcony & Outside Balcony, 210 sq. ft.
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone

French Balcony

River View Stateroom with French Balcony (C) Call for Price
River View  Stateroom with French Balcony
  • Category: C
  • Violin Deck
  • Cello Deck
  • Square Feet: 170
French Balcony, 170 sq. ft.
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone

River View

River View Stateroom with Fixed Windows (D) Call for Price
River View Stateroom  with Fixed Windows
  • Category: D
  • Piano Deck
  • Square Feet: 160
Fixed Windows, 160 sq. ft.
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
River View Stateroom with Fixed Windows (E) Call for Price
River View  Stateroom with Fixed Windows
  • Category: E
  • Piano Deck
  • Square Feet: 160
Fixed Windows, 160 sq. ft.
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
Rates are cruise only or cruise/land (where applicable), per person, based on double occupancy. Port charges of $378 are additional for all guests.

Rates are cruise or cruise/land only, per person, based on double occupancy. Port charges are additional. No additional government fees/ taxes or fuel surcharge. No fees for the rate of exchange US$-EUR.

The fares listed reflect the "Save $1000 Per person" promotion

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Sun Deck
Violin Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Suite with Twin Balcony (Suite)
  • River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (AA+)
  • River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (AA)
  • River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (BA)
  • River View Stateroom with French Balcony (C)
Cello Deck

Stateroom Key

  • River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (AB)
  • River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (BB)
  • River View Stateroom with French Balcony (C)
Piano Deck

Stateroom Key

  • River View Stateroom with Fixed Windows (D)
  • River View Stateroom with Fixed Windows (E)
Bob Pavon
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Information and pricing is subject to change without notice. While we do our very best to ensure that information and pricing appearing in this website is complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for incomplete and inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. In the event of a pricing error, misrepresentation or omission, we reserve the right to adjust the pricing or make any other corrections.

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