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Grand cities blend in perfect harmony with their historic past and progressive future in Cologne and Amsterdam. Inspirational towns have given way to great stories, such as Heidelberg, where Mark Twain wrote “A Tramp Abroad.” Timeless traditions remain intact—from the making of Cologne’s Kölsch beer to the making of Rüdesheimer Coffee. Take a front-row seat on this enchanting journey along the Rhine to magnificent cities and charming villages alike.
 

On this cruise, you will enjoy an extensive lineup of included tours. In many cases, you will have a choice of excursions, such as standard tours, bike tours, hikes and Special Interest Tours. We always include a large variety of activities so that you can choose how you want to explore. No matter your preference, your days will be full of discovery and wonder.
 

 

Additional Benefits:
•Hosted Cruise
•Private Welcome Reception
•Exclusive Shore Event
 

Ocean View Cabin- $2,349.00
Balcony Cabin- $3,048.00
 

 

Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Air and recommended travel insurance are additional. Passports are required and must be valid for six months after return date.
 

Government fees and taxes are $196.00 per person (subject to change).Rates are per person, cruise only. All cruise specials are subject to availability and rates are subject to change. Travel insurance is highly recommended. Not responsible for publishing/printing errors.
 

Itineraries are subject to change; port sequence, scheduled time, and/or day.  For the most updated cruise information, please visit www.amawaterways.com
 

Itinerary

Day 1: Basel, Switzerland - Embarkation 
Embark your ship. Tonight, gather on board and meet your fellow passengers.
Meals: Dinner
 

Day 2: Breisach, Germany: 
Breisach is your gateway to several different excursions, depending on your interests. Step back in time with a visit to the enchanting Alsatian town of Riquewihr, which looks almost the same as it did in the 16th century. On your walking tour, admire historic architecture as well as famous sights, such as the Dolder Gate. Alternatively, you may wish to go to Freiburg, founded in 1120 and home to the Freiburg’s Münster, a Gothic cathedral said to have “the most beautiful spire on earth.” Those wishing a more active excursion can cycle through the scenic countryside; or go to the Black Forest, a magical land full of cultural traditions, as well as home to elaborate cuckoo clocks, striking half-timber houses, ruined castles and quaint towns.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
 

Day 3: Strasbourg, France: 
Strasbourg, the capital city of Alsace, offers flavors of both France and Germany because of its borderline location. Enjoy a panoramic tour past the stunning Parc de l’Orangerie, the European Parliament and the Place de la République. Then walk through its iconic UNESCO World Heritage “La Petite France” district, which appears to have been lifted straight from the pages of a fairytale. Wander through these charming streets and past the Cathedral de Notre Dame with its famous astronomical clock. For the active adventurer, you can take a guided bike ride through this captivating city Parc de l’Orangerie.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
 

Day 4: Ludwigshafen, Germany- Rüdesheim: 
Ludwigshafen is your gateway to a choice of three excursions. Visit Heidelberg, the perfectly preserved medieval city nestled in the Neckar River Valley along Germany’s Castle Road. Discover the iconic red sandstone Heidelberg Castle and Great Vat, an 18th-century 49,000-gallon wine cask. For a more active adventure while in Heidelberg, join a guided hike up the Philosopher's Path and be rewarded with panoramic views of the city. Alternatively, you can visit one of Germany’s oldest cities, Speyer, known for the largest Romanesque cathedral in Europe—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—and the medieval Altpörtel, Old Gate. Later in the day, set sail to Rüdesheim, where you'll have the opportunity to visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or enjoy a tasting of Rüdesheimer coffee, ceremoniously made with brandy. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
 

Day 5: Rüdesheim- Rhine George- Lahnstein: 
Your exploration of Rüdesheim continues with your choice of three excursions. Take a gondola ride to the Niederwalddenkmal Statue, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the river. Afterwards, indulge your taste buds with a sampling of Riesling wines in the vineyards. If you prefer a more active adventure, you can join a guided bike ride through the town and along the Rhine River to Schloss Johannisberg or hike through the town’s beautiful vineyards. During the afternoon, set sail along the scenic Rhine River Gorge with its fabled legends and many castles to Lahnstein where you’ll enjoy a visit to Lahneck Castle.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
 

Day 6: Cologne: 
Home to one of Germany’s most revered Gothic masterpieces, the Cologne Cathedral, this 2,000 year-old city is also a bustling cosmopolitan hotspot. Join a guided tour through the enchanting Old Town and explore the UNESCO-designated cathedral, where the remains of the fabled Three Kings—the Magi— are believed to rest. Alternatively, ride a bike along the Rhine and through the historic Stadtgarten; or visit a local tavern to taste Kölsch beer and Reibekuchen—potato pancakes served with applesauce. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
 

Day 7: Amsterdam, Netherlands: 
Amsterdam boasts amazing history, art, architecture, and museums, and you have a choice as to how you wish to explore it. The famous canals of Amsterdam await discovery on your city tour beginning with a scenic canal cruise.  If you prefer exploring the world with your taste buds, stroll past traditional canals, gabled houses, narrow bridges and houseboats to taste Dutch specialties at grand Amsterdam café.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
 

Day 8: Amsterdam - Disembarkation
Bid Farewell to Amsterdam and prepare for your homeward flight.
Meals: Breakfast
 

Ship Information

Ship: AmaMora

Sister ship to the award-winning AmaLea and AmaKristina, the AmaMora is an incredible twin-balcony ship with generous personal space, multiple dining choices and exceptional stateroom comfort. On board, you’ll find an all-day tapas menu and afternoon tea, as well as a 24-hour coffee station, in addition to AmaWaterways’ signature exquisite, locally-sourced cuisine in the Main Restaurant and at The Chef’s Table. Active leisure amenities include a sun-deck walking track, pool with swim-up bar, fitness room and bicycles for in-port exploration. Staterooms are equipped with everything you need for a relaxing vacation, including Entertainment-On-Demand with free high-speed Internet access and Wi-Fi. And should you treat yourself to a suite, you’ll enjoy a larger sitting area and an expansive bathroom complete with a bathtub and separate shower, as well as a bed facing the river, so you can wake up and fall asleep to magnificent views.