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Medieval Treasures

From £1,699 pp

Experience the romantic spirit of the Rhine and peaceful Main rivers. Marvel at some of Europe’s grandest Baroque jewels at the Würzburg Residenz.

Visit one of Mark Twain’s favorite cities, Heidelberg, and meander through Miltenberg, with its half-timbered houses that lean crookedly against one another.

Take a gondola ride over Rüdesheim’s vineyards, and then savor the flavours of its wonderful wines. While in Bamberg and Frankfurt, be treated to a tasting of their famous beers.

What’s Included:

  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with outside balconies)
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Award-winning onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • Captain’s Welcome Cocktail and Dinner
  • Sip & Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Guided hikes, Special Interest Tours
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
main river and st. james' church in miltenberg, germany
Main---Bamberg.-Panoramic-view-of-Old-Town-Hall-
Day 1 - Embarkation Basel, Switzerland

Embark your cruise in Basel and indulge in a Welcome Dinner.

Dinner

Day 2 - Strasbourg, France

Capital city of France’s Alsace region, Strasbourg is situated on the Rhine at the German border. After arriving this morning, enjoy either a panoramic bus tour or guided bike tour that will take you past the Orangery, the town’s oldest park, the European Parliament and the Place de la Republique.

Afterwards, explore on foot with a walking tour of the lovely “La Petite France” neighborhood, where you will see the Gothic cathedral with its famous astronomical clock. You also have the option of exploring Strasbourg on a guided hike that begins at the Orangery and makes its way to the cathedral.

The remainder of the day is yours to spend as you wish before the ship departs tonight.

 

Day 2 - Strasbourg, France

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Ludwigshafen, Germany

Arrive in Mannheim, where you have a choice of either visiting the city’s famed Baroque Palace or joining a walking tour of Speyer, one of Germany’s oldest cities, known for its cathedral, numerous churches and the medieval Altpörtel (Old Gate).

Continue on to Rüdesheim, where tonight you will enjoy an exclusive wine tasting.

 

Day 3 - Ludwigshafen, Germany

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Rüdesheim - Frankfurt

Your exploration of Rüdesheim continues with your choice of one of three excursions: a gondola ride above the town to see the Niederwalddenkmal Statue followed by a wine tasting with a local vintner.

A visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum, home to a remarkable collection of old robotic and self-playing musical instruments.

Or a half-day excursion to the historic university town of Heidelberg, where you will visit the red-walled castle with its Great Vat (a 49,000-gallon wine cask) and enjoy beautiful views of the Neckar Valley and city below.

 

Day 4 - Rüdesheim - Frankfurt

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Miltenberg

Wake up in Miltenberg this morning and either join a walking tour of this delightful old town, with its narrow cobblestone streets and steeply gabled houses, or indulge in a tasting of local specialties.

 

Day 5 - Miltenberg

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Würzburg

This morning’s guided tour of Würzburg will show you all of the city’s major sights, or you may prefer to visit the Residenz Palace and gardens, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.

You also have the option to participate in a local wine tasting.

Day 6 - Würzburg

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 Bamberg

Arrive this afternoon in enchanting Bamberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you will have one of three ways to explore.

The first is a guided walking tour of this medieval gem to see its cathedral, Old Town Hall and elegant old mansions, as well as sample some of Bamberg’s famous smoked beer.

The second is a guided bike tour along the Main River, and the third is a Bamberg Specialties tasting where you will enjoy smoked beer, licorice root and Hornla, a local favorite whose recipe dates back to 1427.

This evening, we continue cruising towards Nuremberg.

Day 7 Bamberg

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Disembarkation - Depart Nuremberg

Disembark the ship and prepare for your homeward flight.

Breakfast

AmaWaterways’ custom-built ships have set new standards in European river cruising and offer a number of exclusive features such as French balconies in most staterooms; complimentary in-room Internet and first-run Hollywood hit movies; exquisite cuisine with unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner; complimentary Wi-Fi; free guided bicycle tours and much more.

The AmaDante offers a range facilities including a sauna, whirlpool, massage and hair salon, a stylish and inviting Main Lounge, and specialty coffee station.

As a member of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, the exclusive international culinary society, you’ll be treated to exquisite, locally-inspired cuisine always paired with unlimited wine, as well as beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner.

AmaWaterways AmaDante Sun Deck

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • 73 comfortable outside staterooms, many with Twin Balconies
  • 3 Luxury Suites
  • Sundecks with lounge chairs and shades
  • Fine dining restaurant – offering western cuisine as well as regional specialties
  • Main Lounge with bar, piano and dance floor
  • 24-hour speciality coffee and tea station
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the vessel
  • Walking track, heated pool & fitness room
  • Gift Shop and Library
  • Elevator
  • Bicycles on board
  • Massage and Hair Salon*
  • Laundry service*

* Payable locally.

Accommodation & Amenities

76 Spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms and Suites range in size from 170-225 sq. ft.  Most accommodations have twin balconies, both a French and outside balcony, so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.

Suites feature added enhancements, including a larger sitting area with sofa and two chairs, and an stateroom amenities include Entertainment-On-Demand, featuring free high-speed Internet access, unlimited Wi-Fi, movies, music and English language TV stations; climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe. In the bathroom, enjoy multi-jet showerheads.

Suite

255 ft² – Violin (Upper) Deck – French Balcony

  • Suite size: 255 sq. ft.
  • Wall-to-wall windows with French Balcony
  • Expansive bathroom with a bathtub and separate shower
  • Sitting area features a sofa and two chairs & mini-bar
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet shower heads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding
  • Premium European toiletries, terry bathrobes and slippers
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen Televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Cat. A, B & C French Balcony

170 ft² -Violin & Cello(Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Stateroom size: 170 sq. ft.
  • Floor to ceiling glass windows opening to a French Balcony
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding
  • Premium European toiletries, terry bathrobes and slippers
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen Televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Cat. D & E Staterooms

170 ft² – Piano (Lower) Deck

  • Stateroom size: 170 sq. ft.
  • Fixed window with river views
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding
  • Premium European toiletries, terry bathrobes and slippers
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen Televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Single  Staterooms

C 140 ft² –  Cello ( Middle) Deck

  • Stateroom size: 140 sq. ft.
  • Floor to ceiling glass windows opening to a French Balcony
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding
  • Premium European toiletries, terry bathrobes and slippers
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen Televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
AmaWaterways AmaDante Deck Plan

Why Choose This Cruise?

AMAWaterways are rated as having the 10 best ships on the rivers by Berlitz river cruise guide.

AMA’s included excursions go beyond the ordinary with small group tours exploring the culture and traditions of the places you visit as well as the main sights.  Real destination enrichment and deeper understanding is already included in  the cost of your cruise.

A high standard of cuisine is guaranteed due to their membership of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs – a prestigious international culinary society.  Relaxed private dining on board is also available to book during your cruise.

Fares displayed are cruise only, please call or enquire online for flights.

DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Oct 25AmaDanteBasel£2377Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E170 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckCat D170 ft², Fixed Windows£2377  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£2777  
Middle DeckCat B170 ft², French Balcony£2911  
Upper DeckCat A170 ft², French Balcony£2977  
Upper DeckSuite255 ft², French Balcony£3777  
Nov 15AmaDanteBasel£1978Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E170 ft², Fixed Windows£1978  
Lower DeckCat D170 ft², Fixed Windows£2177  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£2577  
Middle DeckCat B170 ft², French Balcony£2711  
Upper DeckCat A170 ft², French Balcony£2777  
Upper DeckSuite255 ft², French Balcony£3577  
DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Apr 25 EAmaDanteBasel£2451Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E170 ft², Fixed Windows£2451  
Lower DeckCat D170 ft², Fixed Windows£2662  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£3084  
Middle DeckCat B170 ft², French Balcony£3225  
Upper DeckCat A170 ft², French Balcony£3295  
Upper DeckSuite255 ft², French Balcony£4140  
May 30AmaDanteBasel£2163SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E170 ft², Fixed Windows£2163  
Lower DeckCat D170 ft², Fixed Windows£2374  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£2796  
Middle DeckCat B170 ft², French Balcony£2937  
Upper DeckCat A170 ft², French Balcony£3007  
Upper DeckSuite255 ft², French Balcony£3852  
Jun 20AmaDanteBasel£2163SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E170 ft², Fixed Windows£2163  
Lower DeckCat D170 ft², Fixed Windows£2374  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£2796  
Middle DeckCat B170 ft², French Balcony£2937  
Upper DeckCat A170 ft², French Balcony£3007  
Upper DeckSuite255 ft², French Balcony£3852  
Jul 25AmaDanteBasel£2663Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E170 ft², Fixed Windows£2663  
Lower DeckCat D170 ft², Fixed Windows£2874  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£3296  
Middle DeckCat B170 ft², French Balcony£3437  
Upper DeckCat A170 ft², French Balcony£3507  
Upper DeckSuite255 ft², French Balcony£4352  
Aug 15 EAmaDanteBasel£2163SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E170 ft², Fixed Windows£2163  
Lower DeckCat D170 ft², Fixed Windows£2374  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£2796  
Middle DeckCat B170 ft², French Balcony£2937  
Upper DeckCat A170 ft², French Balcony£3007  
Upper DeckSuite255 ft², French Balcony£3852  
Sep 5AmaDanteBasel£2874Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E170 ft², Fixed Windows£2874  
Lower DeckCat D170 ft², Fixed Windows£3085  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£3507  
Middle DeckCat B170 ft², French Balcony£3648  
Upper DeckCat A170 ft², French Balcony£3718  
Upper DeckSuite255 ft², French Balcony£4563  
Sep 26AmaDanteBasel£2874Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E170 ft², Fixed Windows£2874  
Lower DeckCat D170 ft², Fixed Windows£3085  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£3507  
Middle DeckCat B170 ft², French Balcony£3648  
Upper DeckCat A170 ft², French Balcony£3718  
Upper DeckSuite255 ft², French Balcony£4563  
Oct 17AmaDanteBasel£2163SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E170 ft², Fixed Windows£2163  
Lower DeckCat D170 ft², Fixed Windows£2374  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£2796  
Middle DeckCat B170 ft², French Balcony£2937  
Upper DeckCat A170 ft², French Balcony£3007  
Upper DeckSuite255 ft², French Balcony£3852  
Nov 7 EAmaDanteBasel£1810SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E170 ft², Fixed Windows£1810  
Lower DeckCat D170 ft², Fixed Windows£2021  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£2443  
Middle DeckCat B170 ft², French Balcony£2584  
Upper DeckCat A170 ft², French Balcony£2654  
Upper DeckSuite255 ft², French Balcony£3499  

E – Wine Cruises

Immerse yourself in the many flavours of Europe on one of our unique Wine Cruises, which let you add a unique, epicurean dimension to one of our European itineraries. Like our 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 charming towns. You’ll taste local cuisine, discover how wine is made and, of course, partake in tastings — all at no additional cost. Whether you have a seasoned appreciation for fine wine, or simply indulge in a sip here and there, this is a wonderful way to uncork the traditions of the local culture and learn about the region you’re visiting.


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