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zTreasures of the Main & Rhine Land and Cruise

11 days

11 Day European River Cruise

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Day
1

ARRIVE IN PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

Arrive in Prague and transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to explore this beautiful city.

Day
2

PRAGUE

This morning’s sightseeing tour reveals why Prague is considered one of Europe’s most attractive cities. Visit the 1,000-year-old Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral, then cross the Charles Bridge to the Old Market Square. The remainder of your morning is free to shop at Prague’s renowned Christmas Market (with its tempting assortment of handicrafts, toys and local delicacies), mix with the locals at Wenceslas Square or relax at a coffeehouse. Tonight, enjoy an optional Folklore Dinner that will give you great insight into Czech cultural traditions. Meals B

Day
3

PRAGUE

Explore this enchanting city on your own today, or you may take an optional tour to Terezin, the infamous WWII concentration camp that now serves as a memorial to those who perished. Meals B

Day
4

PRAGUE - NUREMBERG, GERMANY - EMBARKATION

Depart Prague after breakfast and drive through the scenic German countryside to Nuremberg. Tonight, gather on board your ship for a Welcome Dinner with your fellow passengers. The ship moors in Nuremberg overnight. Meals B

Day
5

NUREMBERG - BAMBERG

Enjoy breakfast as we cruise through the engineering marvel known as the Main-Danube Canal, which traverses the Alps via 16 locks. Arrive in Bamberg and enjoy a walking tour of this medieval gem, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will have free time to sample some of Bamberg’s famous smoked beer before you return to the ship. The ship departs this evening and cruises overnight. Meals B+L+D

Day
6

KITZINGEN-WURZBURG

After arriving in Kitzingen, your walking tour includes the city’s famous medieval Leaning Tower, the Old Main Bridge, Kitzingen Church and the Renaissance-style Town Hall. Later, the Wine Queen and Town Council will escort you to Germany’s oldest wine cellar to taste several wines and learn about wine production in the region. In the afternoon, you will have a choice of three different excursions: a guided tour of Würzburg that will show you all of the city’s major sights; Residenz Palace and gardens, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Europe’s best examples of Baroque architecture; or an optional tour of medieval Rothenburg, a beautiful walled city situated on the Romantic Road. Your walking tour includes entry to the Käthe Wohlfahrt Christmas Museum, which is solely devoted to this beloved holiday. Rejoin the ship in Würzburg and cruise overnight. Meals B+L+D

Day
7

WERTHEIM

We arrive in Wertheim this morning, a town that has retained much of its distinct character and charm. You will have some free time to explore the town on your own before a motor coach transfers you to Freudenberg to rejoin the ship. We depart early this afternoon and cruise overnight. Meals B+L+D

Day
8

RUDESHEIM-KOBLENZ

Early this morning, you will cruise through the Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of the river, where you’ll see the ruins of mist-shrouded fortresses and fairy tale castles. Look for the Lorelei Rock at the narrowest part of the river, where legend says sweet songs of local beauties once lured enchanted sailors to their doom. In Rüdesheim, you will board a miniature train that will take you to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum to see its incredible collection. During your free time, explore the Drosselgasse, a narrow alley lined with wine taverns and restaurants. Arrive in Koblenz in the evening and enjoy a walking tour through this charming town lead by your Cruise Manager. Meals B+L+D

Day
9

KOBLENZ-COLOGNE

We cruise from Koblenz to Cologne today, arriving this afternoon. After lunch on board, enjoy a walking tour through the old part of the city and visit Cologne’s spectacular Gothic cathedral. We depart late tonight for Amsterdam. Meals B+L+D

Day
10

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

Enjoy a leisurely cruise this morning to Amsterdam, arriving after lunch. You’ll have a guided canal cruise, a city tour of all the top sights, a photo stop at an iconic Dutch windmill and free time to explore this vibrant and colorful city Castelo da Penaon your own. Meals B+L+D

Day
11

AMSTERDAM – DISEMBARKATION

Your cruise comes to an end as you transfer to the airport for your homeward flight. Meals B

Private Tour Add-Ons

Berlin

Our 4-day FreeStyle Travel package includes a choice of fine hotels, daily breakfast, chauffeured airport transfers and city sightseeing with your own personal car, driver and guide

Vienna

Our 4-day FreeStyle Touring with a choice of fine city-center hotels, breakfast daily, in-depth private car seeing with our own resident staff, and chauffeured airport transfers

Warsaw

Our 4-day FreeStyle Travel package features a choice of fine city-center hotels, daily breakfast, chauffeured airport transfers and in-depth sightseeing with your own personal car, driver and guide.

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Note: Shore excursions and sightseeing tours on this program are offered by AmaWaterways and are not limited to 16 guests.



2016 Port charges: $168 per person
2015 Port charges: $168 per person

Single supplement for Cruise Only: 50% of twin price; AA+ and Suites: 100% of twin price

2016 Prices are per person double occupancy in Category E in a deluxe outside stateroom with window. To upgrade to a higher Category, add per person

Cat – Deck – Stateroom – Price
D – Piano Deck – Window – $299
C – Cello Deck – French Balcony – $899
BA - Violin - French/Outside Balcony - $1599
AB - Violin - French/Outside Balcony - $1799
AA - Violin - French/Outside Balcony - $1999
A – Violin Deck – French Balcony – $1199
A+ – Violin Deck – French Balcony – $2199
SS - Violin - French/Outside Balcony - $3199

2015 Prices are per person double occupancy in Category E in a deluxe outside stateroom with window. To upgrade to a higher Category, add per person

Cat – Deck – Stateroom – Price
D – Piano Deck – Window – $299
C – Cello Deck – French Balcony – $799

BB - Cello - French/Outside Balcony - $1299
BA - Violin - French/Outside Balcony - $1499
AB - Violin - French/Outside Balcony - $1699
AA - Violin - French/Outside Balcony - $1899
AA – Violin Deck – French Balcony – $1899
AA+ – Violin Deck - French Balcony & Outside Balcony – $2499
SS - Violin - French/Outside Balcony - $2999

Note: Please select bedding configuration at the time of booking. The choices are: Choice A: Two twin beds; Choice B: One large bed (larger than queen size)

Ask about international air service on Lufthansa. See your travel agent or call us for current international airfare associated with this program. We offer both economy and business class fares. Prices are in U.S. currency and are per person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.

Family + Friends

Travel is one of  life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Combine our limited-time pay-in-full discount with our Family & Friends offers and save even more:
  • Save $50 more per person when 3 guests go
  • Save $100 more per person with 4 people
  • Save $150 more per person with 5 people
  • Save $200 more per person with 6 or more people!

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