Vietnam, Cambodia & The Mekong River

Over the past 30 years, “change” has been a constant for Vietnam and Cambodia as they diligently forge paths to the future. Today, these captivating countries are achieving a successful balance between modernization and ancient traditions. Extending from the mountainous north to the verdant flood plains of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam boasts a rich and […]

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Egypt’s wondrous “gifts of the Nile”

Temples of Luxor and Karnak The Temple of Karnak is the world’s largest ancient religious complex, and the 134 gargantuan stone columns of its Great Hypostyle Hall are among Egypt’s most impressive sights. The nearby Temple of Luxor is equally spectacular, especially when viewed at sunset. Valley of the Kings The remote and barren Valley […]

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European Wine Cruises

Immerse yourself in the many flavors of Europe on one of AmaWaterways unique wine cruises. Like their standard river cruises, guests have the opportunity to join tours that highlight the famous sights in each port of call. These special itineraries, however, offer guests a perfect blend of wine-related experiences and excursions in grand capitals and […]

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The Heart of Europe

Explore the many sights and wonders along the Danube, Rhine, Main and Mosel rivers The Danube Captured in literature, art and Strauss’s famous “Blue Danube” waltz, this river is one of the world’s most romantic waterways. Extending for thousands of miles through Central Europe, the Danube flows eastward, passing four capital cities before emptying into […]

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River Cruising France and Portugal

Discover the breathtaking beauty and riches found along the Garonne, Seine and Rhone in France, as well as the Douro in Portugal The Seine and Rhone The Seine rises in northeastern France near Dijon, flows through Paris, and continues westward through Normandy to the English Channel. The Rhone flows from its source in the Swiss […]

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Cruising the Magestic Yangtze

The Yangtze and its famed Three Gorges Flowing across the breadth of China, the mighty Yangtze River originates from the glaciers on the Tibetan plateau and empties into the East China Sea at Shanghai, nearly 5,633 kilometres away. The people of China have lived on its banks and sailed its waters for millennia, and the […]

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River Cruising The Rhine

Take an exciting exploration through the enchanting castles, vineyards and wineries of the Rhine Valley. Castles from ancient empires and steep vineyards sprout up from every angle, which makes cruising on the Rhine River feel like entering a scene out of a storybook. Actually, there are more charming castles along this river than any other […]

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River Cruising The Mosel, Rhine and Main Rivers

The Rhine and Main Rivers are where you’ll discover some of the steepest vineyards and most celebrated Riesling wines in all of Europe. Historic Villages, medieval mansions, and towering hillsides wrapped in vineyards are just a few of the amazing things that overlook the river’s edge from Nuremburg to Luxemburg. AmaWaterways’ ‘Europe’s Rivers & Castles’ […]

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River Cruising The Douro

Fall in love with the rugged beauty of Portugal’s Douro River Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Land near a river, and naturally protected by mountain ranges, inspired winemakers to plant vineyards along the Douro, but wild landscapes and nutrient-poor soil made this an extremely difficult task. The birthplace of port wine would simply not […]

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River Cruising The Rhone

Enjoy magnificent scenery and glasses filled with prestigious red and white wines as you cruise through the Rhone Valley. The Rhone River makes its first appearance in the Swiss Alps and then runs through the heart of France to join the Mediterranean Sea. Besides providing captivating views of mediveal towns and colorful landscapes, it connects […]