Why Samantha Brown loves AmaWaterways

With Emmy®-winning AmaWaterways Godmother Samantha Brown

Sail through Europe on our Treasures of the Main & Rhine itinerary from Nuremberg to Amsterdam as the festive holiday season begins to transform the landscape. Alongside television host and travel expert Samantha Brown, you’ll explore bustling German cities, medieval villages and Amsterdam, the "Venice of the North." Plus, experience some of Europe’s most magical Christmas Markets, a holiday feast with all the trimmings and special events on board, including two Travel Talks with your esteemed host.

What's Included

  • 7-night river cruise in elegantly appointed accommodations aboard the AmaPrima
  • Two Travel Talks with Samantha Brown
  • All onboard dining, including special Welcome and Captain’s Gala Dinners
  • Sip & Sail cocktail hour; unlimited hand-selected wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Complimentary small-group fitness classes led by a professionally trained Wellness Host
  • Immersive guided excursions in every port, including bike tours, hikes and wine tastings
  • Live local entertainment
  • Unlimited complimentary Wi-Fi access

Enchanting Holiday Markets

Experience the deep-rooted traditions and heartwarming cuisine of Europe at the most wonderful time of year. Join friends and loved ones on a Christmas Markets river cruise and do what the Europeans have been doing for centuries – gather under the twinkling lights at the Christmas Markets, wrap your hands around a mug of gluhwein (hot mulled wine) or cocoa, take in the aromas of cinnamon dusted almonds and gingerbread and sample local delicacies while shopping for one-of-a-kind handicrafts. Then, return each evening to the warmth of your elegantly decorated river cruise ship where you will participate in joyous holiday traditions with your AmaWaterways family.

Featured Market: Nuremberg

One of the largest and most popular in all of Europe, Nuremberg’s 400-year-old Christmas market offers live music, distinctive hand-crafted souvenirs, a nostalgic carousel and a children’s steam train.


Featured Market: Cologne

Mouthwatering pan-fried Reibekuchen—potato pancakes served with applesauce—is a specialty at Cologne’s Christmas market, twinkling in the shadow of the city’s elaborate landmark cathedral.


Treasures of the Main & Rhine Itinerary
CRUISE FROM : Nuremberg to Amsterdam
Marvel at an immaculate example of Baroque architecture at the designated UNESCO World Heritage Würzburg Residenz, a reminder of life lived on a grand scale. Savor the storybook atmosphere of some of Europe’s most charming towns, Wertheim and Rüdesheim. Visit some of Germany’s most famous Christmas Markets, such as those in Bamberg and Cologne, and along the way, get swept up in the many treasures just waiting to be discovered along the Rhine and Main rivers at Christmastime.
COUNTRIES: Germany, Netherlands
RIVERS: Rhine, Main

Treasures of the Main & Rhine At a Glance

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Treasures of the Main & Rhine Included Features

  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French balconies)
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Wellness Activities with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck whirlpool and walking track
  • Fitness room, massage services and hair
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
Treasures of the Main & Rhine Dates & Prices
EMBARK November 29
7-NIGHT CRUISE Nuremberg Amsterdam
There has never been a better time to explore the world with your loved ones by your side while sailing on board one of our award-winning river cruise ships. In celebration of our 20th anniversary, we are delighted to offer your choice of Free Economy Airfare from all US & Canadian gateways or 20% off your cruise fare for select 2022 Europe and Mekong sailings.

Reduced cruise only pricing reflects the Anniversary 20% cruise savings and is not combinable with the alternative Anniversary offer of Free Economy Air.

For full terms and conditions, please click here.
Important Dates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

Port Charges not included in cruise price €183 per person.

Single Supplement for Cruise 50% of twin price; AA+ and Suite 100% of twin price.

Single Supplement for Land €256 per person.
Bedding Please select bedding configuration at the time of booking. The Options are: Option A: Two twin beds Option B: One large bed (larger than queen size).

20th Anniversary Offer Reduced cruise only pricing reflects the Anniversary 20% cruise savings and is not combinable with the alternative Anniversary offer of Free Economy Air.

Terms & Conditions:

Fares include port charges* and are cruise-only per person based on double occupancy of an entry level category stateroom unless stated otherwise. Fares do not include flights or transfers. Flights are available on request, please call for details. Any offers shown are valid on select sailings only and are combinable with all past guest programmes and guest service certificates, but not combinable with any other offers or promotions. Solo guests must pay an additional solo supplement before receiving any savings. On certain sailings Solo Supplement Waivers are available (non-combinable with savings) – please ask for more details. Fares and offers are subject to availability and may be changed or withdrawn at any time Offers are capacity controlled and subject to change or withdrawal without notice. Land programmes, international and UK domestic flights, and gratuities are additional. Other restrictions may apply. Please see our brochure or website for full Terms & Conditions.

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