December 9, 2023


Time to travel

AmaWaterways Launches 2023 River Cruise Season With Demand High

AmaWaterways celebrated the opening of its 2023 European river cruise time subsequent a Cruise Managers’ Kickoff Conference onboard AmaMagna hosted by Co-Founder and Govt Vice-President, Kristin Karst.

Guests are now welcome aboard AmaWaterways’ fleet of 19 ships sailing Europe’s majestic waterways, such as 5 cruising the scenic rivers of France, 5 dedicated to the early spring Tulip Time cruises and one more 10 welcoming visitors on the Rhine, Main, Moselle, Danube and Douro rivers.


Image: AmaWaterways Co-Founder Kristin Karst on the sundeck of a single of the river ships. (photograph by means of AmaWaterways)

“Our Cruise Administrators add that added sparkle to our guests’ holidays and becoming in a position to commence off the 2023 European time with an in-person collecting was incredibly exclusive,” reported Karst.

“We are looking at solid demand for 2023 vacation and are acquiring numerous past-minute reservations for all dates, which includes this summer season. Travelling with the complete spouse and children results in unique memories that final a lifetime and July and August departures are exquisite months to journey, when anyone is totally free and equipped to love our included hiking and biking excursions, wine tastings and great culinary ordeals.”

Highlights of AmaWaterways’ 2023 European Time Involve:

More Immersive Activities in France

With continued desire for immersive travel encounters, AmaWaterways provides a selection of unforgettable and enriching activities that hook up travellers to France’s wealthy history, lifestyle, meals, wine and individuals. Since lots of of AmaWaterways’ France sailings depart on Thursdays, tourists can quickly reserve mix cruises, browsing up to three diverse rivers during 1 journey, extending their adventures although discovering diverse regions and historical landmarks and preserving 10% on consecutive cruises.

The All-New 7 River Journeys

In 2023, AmaWaterways is formally debuting its historical past-building Seven River Journeys, using visitors through 14 nations about 45 days, the longest river cruise to date. With three dates to pick from, each itinerary will incorporate exclusive ordeals, seamless transfers involving ships, complimentary laundry and portage, all onboard gratuities, and more than 130 complimentary shore excursions.

Extended Period on Portugal’s Douro River

AmaWaterways has prolonged its 2023 Portugal river cruising year, with 14 more spherical-excursion Porto sailings onboard AmaDouro. With cruises available now by way of the finish of December, company have the prospect to knowledge the joys of this well-known desired destination in the early winter season season with temperate climate, less crowds and charming Xmas Marketplaces.

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As TravelPulse Canada’s Bruce Parkinson figured out, AmaWaterways crew associates are at the coronary heart of the practical experience.

New Itineraries: Classical Sounds & Cash Towns

With greater desire for immersive cultural encounters, AmaWaterways has added new Celebration of Classical Songs: The Danube cruises to its roster of itineraries for 2023. Classical new music enthusiasts can find one of 7 departures cruising amongst Vienna and Budapest and discover the birthplaces of popular musicians, environment-renowned opera houses and experience stay performances in lovely spots.

For travellers quick on time, AmaWaterways is offering a new chance to investigate the Danube with its 5-night time Majestic Capitals of the Danube itinerary. Visitors will examine three of Europe’s most amazing capital towns – Budapest, Hungary Bratislava, Slovakia and Vienna, Austria – with a selection of involved daily excursions. These sailings just take place during April, May perhaps and December aboard the AmaLea, AmaViola and the one particular-of-a-form AmaMagna.

Time Is Functioning Out For No cost Land Extensions

Travellers have right up until March 31, 2023 to get a complimentary two-, 3- or four-night land offer on pick out sailings. Throughout pre- or submit-cruise land offers, AmaWaterways friends remain at earth-course 4- and five-star inns and get pleasure from hassle-free transfers and portage assistance between lodges and the ship, as effectively as the providers of their AmaWaterways Cruise Supervisor during the journey.