Free Roundtrip Airfare

Main destination Europe · About River or Ocean Cruises

Free Roundtrip Airfare

Main destination Europe · About River or Ocean Cruises

Don’t miss your chance to experience some of AmaWaterways’ most popular and scenic river cruise itineraries in 2019! Sail through Magnificent Europe cruising along three rivers—the Rhine, Main and Danube—discovering countless natural wonders and grand UNESCO World Heritage Sites from the majestic Rhine Gorge and Wachau Valley to the stunning Cologne Cathedral and Vienna’s historic city center. Step back in time in the medieval towns of Rothenburg, Bamberg and Miltenberg, where every street tells a unique story on the Medieval Treasures cruise. Or let your imagination carry you away through fairytale villages and storied castles on a 7-, 10- and 11-night Rhine & Moselle river cruise.

Book your cruise on any of the 2019 departures listed below by September 30, 2018 and you’ll fly to Europe on us! Mention promo code FLYFREE at the time of booking to get Free Roundtrip Airfare from more than 50 US and Canada gateways.

Magnificent Europe

14-night cruise from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Budapest, Hungary (or reverse)

Can be combined with 2 nights in Amsterdam pre-cruise

Follow the route of emperors, kings and queens on a magnificent European journey. The natural wonders of the Danube, Main and Rhine yield way to countless UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Cologne’s Gothic Cathedral, the Würzburg Residenz Palace, and the Old Towns of Bamberg and Regensburg—to name a few. German and Austrian Rieslings please the palate while stunning scenery entices on hiking and biking adventures.

Starting from only $6,699 per person

Embarkation Dates and Cities

May 5 - Budapest

June 2 - Budapest

June 30 - Amsterdam

June 30 - Budapest

July 28 - Amsterdam

July 28 - Budapest

August 25 - Budapest

August 25 - Amsterdam

Medieval Treasures

7-night cruise from Basel, Switzerland to Nuremberg, Germany

Can be combined with 2 nights Zurich, 2 nights Lucerne pre-cruise and 3 nights Prague post-cruise

Zurich and Lucerne provide the perfect starting point before experiencing the romantic Rhine and peaceful Main rivers. Walk through thousands of years of history in the medieval towns of Rothenburg, Bamberg and Miltenberg. Revel in the architectural gems on display—the Würzburg Residenz and Mannheim Baroque Palace. And indulge your inner child with visits to Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum and the Speyer Technical Museum.

Starting from only $3,599 per person

Embarkation Dates and Cities

May 30 - Basel

June 20 - Basel

August 15 - Basel *Wine Cruise*

October 17 - Basel

November 7 - Basel *Wine Cruise* — $3,099

Rhine and Moselle Splendors

7-night cruise from Luxembourg to Basel, Switzerland

Can be combined with 3 nights Paris pre-cruise and 2 nights Lucerne, 2 nights Zurich post-cruise

Expand your imagination in fairytale villages—enchanting Cochem and in well-preserved Bernkastel with its half-timbered houses. Whimsical fantasies abound at Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum and at the Palace Gardens of Schwetzingen. Blend German heritage with Italian in Trier, with its Roman Imperial Baths and the Porta Nigra; and with French heritage in Strasbourg, and you have the most splendid journey.

Cruise for only $3,699 per person on

October 10 - Luxembourg

Rhine and Moselle Delights

10-night cruise from Basel, Switzerland to Amsterdam, Netherlands

Can be combined with 2 nights Zurich and 2 nights Lucerne pre-cruise

Dramatic rivers yielding to fairytale towns and iconic cities all come alive as you discover four countries along the storied Rhine and Moselle. From Switzerland to the colorful canals of Amsterdam, delve deeply into the history, legends and culture. Wander through postcard-perfect towns such Riquewihr, Freiburg, Bernkastel and Cochem; and let your inner adventurer out as you hike through vineyards and bike along the rivers.

Cruises starting from only $4,599 per person

Embarkation Dates and Cities

May 2 - Basel

October 23 - Basel

Rhine and Moselle Fairytales

11-night cruise from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Basel, Switzerland

Can be combined with 2 nights Amsterdam pre-cruise and 2 nights Lucerne, 2 nights Zurich post-cruise

Fairytales come to life along the castle-laden Rhine and its breathtaking tributary, the Moselle. Encounter some of the prettiest towns of the Alsace—Strasbourg and Riquewihr. Get a sense of what it was like to live in the Middle Ages in Cochem and Bernkastel; and bygone grandeur of a different kind can be found at Mannheim’s glorious Baroque Palace and at Schwetzingen Palace Gardens.

Cruises starting from only $4,799 per person

Embarkation Dates and Cities

April 21 - Amsterdam

April 24 - Amsterdam

October 12 - Amsterdam

Terms & Conditions: All rates are per person in USD based on double occupancy in a base category stateroom unless stated otherwise. FREE AIRFARE is valid on select sailings for new double occupancy reservations booked and deposited between August 14 - September 30, 2018. FREE AIRFARE promotion is based on round-trip, trans-Atlantic economy-class airfare departing from select gateways as published (based on availability)
Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

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