Ama Waterways River Cruises

Vineyards of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers

7 night cruise between Luxembourg to Amsterdam
and 3 nights land tour of Paris

 

Day 1 DEPART USA/CANADA
Board your overnight flight to Paris, France.

Day 2 ARRIVE IN PARIS, FRANCE
Arrive in Paris and transfer to your hotel. The balance of the day is free to start exploring this beautiful city.

Day 3 PARIS
Enjoy Paris' famous sights during this morning's guided tour. Start with a panoramic overview in which you will see the Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde and the Eiffel Tower. Conclude your tour with a visit to the famous Notre Dame Cathedral. The afternoon is free for you to explore the "City of Light" on your own. This evening, there is an optional Parisian Cabaret dinner theater excursion. (B)

Day 4 PARIS
Your last day in Paris is free for you to enjoy at your own pace. In the alternative, you may choose to join the optional Seine Cruise & Eiffel Tower excursion this morning, or the optional Montmartre & Illuminations excursion this evening. (B)

Day 5 PARIS - LUXEMBOURG - EMBARKATION
After checking out of your hotel, you will transfer to the Paris Est train station to board a high-speed TGV train bound for Metz. You'll have free time in Metz to have lunch on your own. Next, you will travel by motor coach to Luxembourg, where you will enjoy a tour of the capital of the Grand Duchy and have a photo stop at the American Military Cemetery, General Patton's burial place. Tonight, meet your fellow passengers at the Welcome Dinner. (B,D)

Day 6 BERNKASTEL
This afternoon, arrive in charming Bernkastel, where you will enjoy a vineyard visit and walking tour. Strategically located in the heart of the Mosel, the town boasts over 500 years of documented wine history. Bernkastel features a medieval marketplace and half-timbered homes with steep gables and beautiful town squares with fountains dating back centuries. Above the town stand the ruins of Castle Landshut, the former summer home of the Archbishop of Trier which was destroyed by a fi re in the 17th-century. You will also enjoy wine tasting with a local vintner. (B,L,D)

Day 7 COCHEM - KOBLENZ
This morning, tour picturesque Cochem, located amidst the steep vineyards and wine villages of the Mosel. You will have your choice of a walking tour and guided visit to the hilltop Reichsburg Castle, featuring spectacular views of the Mosel. In the alternative, you may choose to participate in a guided bike tour (capacity controlled). This evening, cruise to Koblenz. (B,L,D)

Day 8 KOBLENZ - MAINZ
This morning, enjoy a walking tour of Koblenz, a historic wine-producing town on the confluence of the Mosel and Rhine. See the Four Towers, the Church of Our Lady and hear the story behind the Schängel Fountain and City Hall. This afternoon continue cruising on the Rhine River, where you will see the stunning beauty of the Rhine castles and the infamous Lorelei Rock as we sail through the fascinating Rhine Gorge. The ship moors overnight in Mainz. (B,L,D)

Day 9 MAINZ OR HEIDELBERG - RÜDESHEIM
Today, decide between two excursions: take a guided walking tour of beautiful Mainz and see the famous Gutenberg Museum, home of the world's first printed bible. See Mainz's Old Town, with its narrow streets, Baroque churches and half-timbered houses. After lunch, arrive in Rüdesheim, where you will enjoy a wine tasting hosted by a local vintner. Explore the Drosselgasse, a narrow alley lined with wine taverns and restaurants during your free time. In the alternative, you may choose a full day excursion to Heidelberg, Germany's oldest university town. Your excursion includes a walking tour of Old Heidelberg. The city is divided by the Neckar River, with the old town on one side and the new town on the other, connected by the Old Stone Bridge. This evening, all passengers have the opportunity to visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. This historic museum houses one of the greatest collections of robotic and self-playing musical instruments from the 18th-20th centuries. (B,L,D)

Day 10 COLOGNE
Arrive in Cologne this morning, where you will enjoy a walking tour of Old Town and Cathedral Square. You will visit the spectacular 13th-century gothic cathedral whose twin spires are amongst the tallest in Europe. Afterwards, you will have free time to linger in the cathedral, browse the many nearby shops or perhaps enjoy a glass of Kölsch, Cologne's famous beer. In the alternative, enjoy a scenic bike ride through Cologne (capacity controlled). (B,L,D)

Day 11 AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND
Arrive in vibrant Amsterdam this morning. After breakfast, your tour begins with a scenic canal cruise through the city known as the "Venice of the North." See the fabled Skinny Bridge, and the famous Anne Frank House. Afterwards, enjoy a panoramic motor coach tour of Amsterdam, in which you will see numerous landmarks, including the Royal Palace and a photo stop at the Rembrandt Windmill. You will then have free time to explore Dam Square and shop for souvenirs. (B,L,D)

Day 12 DISEMBARKATION - DEPART AMSTERDAM
Your river cruise vacation ends today as you transfer to the airport for your homeward flight. (B)

 

7 night cruise between Amsterdam to Luxembourg
and 3 nights land tour of Paris

 

Day 1 DEPART USA/CANADA
Board your international flight to Holland.

Day 2 ARRIVE IN AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND - EMBARKATION
Arrive in vibrant Amsterdam and board your luxurious river cruise ship, moored near the city center. Meet your fellow travelers tonight at the Welcome Dinner. (D)

Day 3 AMSTERDAM
After breakfast, After breakfast, your tour begins with a scenic canal cruise through the city known as the "Venice of the North." See the fabled Skinny Bridge, elegant narrow townhouses, and the famous house where Anne Frank once spent years in hiding during World War II. Afterwards, enjoy a panoramic motor coach tour of Amsterdam that will take you past numerous iconic landmarks and includes a photo stop at the Rembrandt Windmill. You will also have free time to explore and shop for souvenirs. (B,L,D)

Day 4 COLOGNE, GERMANY
This morning, enjoy a scenic cruise on the Rhine River to Cologne. After arriving early afternoon, you will have your choice of two tours. The first is a walking tour of Cologne, which includes the Old Town, Cathedral Square, and the spectacular 13th-century Gothic cathedral whose twin spires are amongst the tallest in Europe. Afterwards, you will have free time to linger in the cathedral, browse the many nearby shops or perhaps enjoy a glass of Kölsch, Cologne's famous beer. As an alternative, enjoy a guided bike tour of Cologne (capacity controlled). (B,L,D)

Day 5 RÜDESHEIM
This morning, admire the stunning beauty of the Rhine's numerous fairytale castles and legendary Lorelei Rock as you cruise through the Rhine Gorge. After lunch, arrive in Rüdesheim, where you will enjoy an afternoon wine tasting with a local vintner. Explore the Drosselgasse, a narrow alley lined with wine taverns and restaurants during your free time. In the evening, visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, which houses a fantastic collection of robotic and self-playing musical instruments from the 18th-20th centuries. The ship overnights here. (B,L,D)

Day 6 RÜDESHEIM - MAINZ - KOBLENZ
Arrive in Mainz after breakfast and choose between two different excursions: a walking tour of beautiful Mainz that includes the famous Gutenberg Museum, home of the world's first printed bible; or an excursion to Heidelberg, Germany's oldest university town, where you will see the red-walled Heidelberg Castle and its Great Vat, enjoy lunch on your own, and take a walking tour of Old Heidelberg. Tonight, the ship cruises to Koblenz. (B,L,D)

Day 7 KOBLENZ - COCHEM
This afternoon, arrive in picturesque Cochem, located amidst the steep vineyards and wine villages of the Mosel. Then you have the option to take a walking tour. (B,L,D)

Day 8 BERNKASTEL - LUXEMBOURG
This morning, arrive in charming Bernkastel, where you will enjoy a winery visit and walking tour. Strategically located in the heart of the Mosel, the town boasts over 500 years of documented wine history and has a medieval marketplace, steeply gabled half-timbered homes, and beautiful town squares with centuries-old fountains. Above the town stand the ruins of Castle Landshut, the former summer home of the Archbishop of Trier, which was destroyed by a fire in the 17th-century. Later in the afternoon, your ship cruises to Luxembourg. (B,L,D)

Day 9 LUXEMBOURG - DISEMBARKATION - PARIS, FRANCE
Bid farewell to your cruise ship this morning and enjoy a scenic drive to the capital of the Grand Duchy. En route you will stop at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, the final resting place of Gen. George Patton. Later, you will have a walking tour of Luxembourg and free time for lunch on your own before boarding a TGV high-speed train to Paris. Arrive in mid-afternoon and check in to your hotel. (B)

Day 10 PARIS
Enjoy some of Paris' most famous sights during this morning's guided tour. Start with a panoramic tour that includes the Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde and the Eiffel Tower. Your tour concludes with a visit to Notre Dame Cathedral. The remainder of the day is yours to explore on your own. (B)

Day 11 PARIS
Your last day in the "City of Light" is free for you to enjoy at your leisure. If you prefer, you may take an optional "Seine Cruise & Eiffel Tower" tour in the morning or experience an optional Parisian Cabaret Dinner Show this evening. (B)

Day 12 DEPART PARIS
Bid farewell to Paris and prepare for your homeward flight. (B)

 


 

2014 Per Person Cruise Fares

Cruise Departure
Ship:
Lower Deck -
Cat E
w/window
Lower Deck -
Cat D w/window
Middle Deck - Cat C
w/French balcony
Middle Deck - Cat B
w/French balcony
Upper Deck - Cat A
w/French balcony
Upper Deck - Suite
w/French balcony
Luxembourg to Amsterdam
31-Mar-14
Amadolce
$2,499
$2,748
$3,148
$3,348
$3,478
$4,498
16-Jun-14
Amadolce
$3,199
$3,448
$3,848
$4,048
$4,178
$5,198
11-Aug-14
Amadolce
$3,099
$3,348
$3,748
$3,948
$4,078
$5,098
06-Oct-14
Amadolce
$3,199
$3,648
$4,048
$4,248
$4,378
$5,398
07-Nov-14
Amalyra
$2,399
$3,048
$3,448
$3,648
$3,778
$4,798
               
Cruise Departure
Ship:
Lower Deck -
Cat E
w/window
Lower Deck -
Cat D w/window
Middle Deck - Cat C
w/French balcony
Middle Deck - Cat B
w/French balcony
Upper Deck - Cat A
w/French balcony
Upper Deck - Suite
w/French balcony
Amsterdam to Luxembourg
24-Mar-14
Amadolce
$2,399
$2,648
$3,048
$3,248
$3,378
$4,398
12-May-14
Amadolce
$3,299
$3,548
$3,948
$4,148
$4,278
$5,298
07-Jul-14
Amadolce
$3,099
$3,348
$3,748
$3,948
$4,078
$5,098
01-Sep-14
Amadolce
$3,499
$3,748
$4,148
$4,348
$4,478
$5,498
27-Oct-14
Amadolce
$2,999
$3,248
$3,648
$3,848
$3,978
$4,998




PORT FEES OF $161 for 2014.

3 Night land program in Paris - $900 per person.

Rates include: standard or SLIDING GLASS DOOR CABIN, excursions, free internet, and wine with dinner


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