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Treasures of the Main & Rhine at New Year

From £1,462 pp

Embark upon your luxurious river cruise ship in historic Nuremberg and cruise through the Main-Danube Canal to Bamberg.

Cruise the beautiful Rhine Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, stopping along the way to visit charming Rüdesheim and Koblenz.

In Cologne, you will visit the city’s magnificent Cathedral before concluding your vacation in Amsterdam, one of Europe’s liveliest capitals.

What’s Included:

  • New Year Celebration on board #
  • 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
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Day 1 - Embarkation Nuremberg, Germany

Board your cruise in Nuremberg. Tonight, gather on board your ship for a Welcome Dinner.

The ship will moor overnight in Nuremberg.

Day 1 - Embarkation Nuremberg, Germany

Dinner

Day 2 - 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.

Disembark for a guided walking tour and see its cathedral, Old Town Hall and elegant old mansions.

Alternatively, you may choose to sample some of Bamberg’s famous smoked beer or enjoy a guided bike tour along the Main River.

The ship departs this evening and cruises overnight.

Day 2 - Bamberg

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Kitzingen - Wurzburg

This morning you will arrive in Kitzingen for a walking tour.

You’ll see the famous Leaning Tower, built during the 13th century, the Old Main Bridge, Kitzingen Church and the Renaissance Town Hall.

Later, the Aulic Council and Wine Queen will welcome you to Germany’s oldest wine cellar, where you will taste several different wines and learn about the history of wine production in the region.

This afternoon’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.

We cruise overnight tonight to Wertheim.

Day 3 - Kitzingen - Wurzburg

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Wertheim

Welcome to Wertheim, a quaint German town known for its intricate glassworks and charming medieval architecture.

You have your choice of one of three excursions today.

You have your option of enjoying a guided walking tour of the historic city center, a guided bike tour along the Main River, or a visit to local bakery for a Pretzel tasting.

After lunch, the ship will cruise towards Mainz.

New Year’s Eve celebration and gala meal onboard

Day 4 - Wertheim

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Rüdesheim - Koblenz

This morning, cruise through the picturesque Rhine Gorge, admiring its many castles and fortress ruins and the legendary Lorelei Rock.

This afternoon you will arrive in the winemaking town of Rüdesheim where you will have the option to take one of three excursions: wine tasting with a local vintner, a Gondola Ride above the town to see the Niederwalddenkmal Statue, or a guided bike tour along the Rhine River to one of Germany’s best wine regions.

Afterwards, you’ll have free time to explore the Drosselgasse, the town’s most famous and charming street, a narrow passage lined with shops and taverns.

Later this morning, visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, home to a remarkable collection of old robotic and self-playing musical instruments.

Day 5 - Rüdesheim - Koblenz

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Koblenz - Cologne

The ship cruises to Cologne today, where you will have an afternoon walking tour of the old part of the city and visit the fabled 13th-century gothic cathedral.

You will have some free time to explore on your own.

The ship departs this evening for Amsterdam.

Day 6 - Koblenz - Cologne

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Amsterdam, 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 our own.

Day 7 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Disembarkation - Depart Amsterdam

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

Breakfast

With design inspired by classic ocean yachts, AMA Waterways’ revolutionary Concerto Class vessels provide the most delightful river cruise experience. Accommodating 162 passengers in spacious staterooms, many incorporating the exclusive Twin Balcony concept.

Relax in comfortable and inviting public areas or take a dip in the heated Sun Deck swimming pool with a swim-up bar; enjoy Chaîne des Rôtisseurs culinary creations in five dining venues.

The ships 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.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Multiple outdoor decks offering unimpeded panoramic views
  • Sundecks with lounge chairs and retractable roof
  • Varied fine dining venues
  • Main Lounge with bar, piano and dance floor
  • Wine Bar
  • Heated pool with swim up bar and whirlpool
  • 24-hour speciality coffee and tea station
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the vessel
  • Fitness Room
  • Massage and Hair Salon*
  • Gift Shop and Fireside Library
  • Glass Elevator
  • Walking track
  • Laundry service*

*Payable Locally

Accommodation & Amenities

81 Spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms and Suites range in size from 160-300 sq. ft. or indulge even more in one of the 4 suites at 350 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

300 ft² – Violin (Upper) Deck

  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Expansive bathroom with a bathtub and separate shower with multi-jet showerheads
  • Enhanced sitting area features a sofa and two chairs
  • Mini-bar fridge
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • 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. AA + Cat. AB  Staterooms

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

  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Expansive bathroom with shower with multi-jet shower head
  • Mini-bar
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • 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. BA & Cat. BB Staterooms

210 ft² – Violin & Cello (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • 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. C  Staterooms

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

  • Floor to Ceiling French Balcony
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • 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 & Cat. E Staterooms

160 ft² – Piano (Lower) Deck

  • Fixed window with river views
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • 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 AmaSerena Deck Plan 2019

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  
Dec 28AmaSerenaNuremberg£1911Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E160 ft², Fixed Windows£1911  
Lower DeckCat D160 ft², Fixed Windows£2110  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£2510  
Middle DeckCat BB210 ft², Twin Balcony£2844  
Upper DeckCat BA210 ft², Twin Balcony£2977  
Middle DeckCat AB235 ft², Twin Balcony£3110  
Upper DeckCat AA235 ft², Twin Balcony£3244  
Upper DeckSuite300 ft², Twin Balcony£4110  


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