New! Best of the Danube (Taste of Christmas) 2025 Connections

We have gathered these unique stories, recipes, interviews, and testimonials to enrich and inspire you before your journey with AmaWaterways. In anticipation of your upcoming river cruise, we hope you see how an unforgettable travel experience can truly be yours when sailing with us along the rivers of Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.

Austrians love their pumpkins – and have turned pumpkinseed oil into a delicacy.Read more
Hike or bike through the enchanting scenery along the majestic Danube River on our included excursions.Read more
Wiener Schnitzel: Not Just an American Hot Dog Stand.Read more
Though many variations of Goulash exist, ours is a traditional, authentic recipe from the very heart of Hungary.Read more
Sail through the Danube and discover why travelers flock to this mighty river every year to extol its wondrous treasures.Read more
Austria’s iconic Wachau Valley, a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, is not only home to some of the most charming towns and villages but also stunning scenic views and lush vineyards.Read more
Chocolate lovers everywhere, rejoice! And set your sights on Vienna, that glittering city of kaffehaus culture and scrumptious cakes.Read more
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Strauss II – with native sons like these, it’s no wonder that classical music continues to reverberate through the streets of Austria – particularly Vienna.Read more
“If I had never come here, I would have regretted it.” So said Empress Maria Theresa, in describing Melk Abbey.Read more
Welcome to the grand cosmopolitan city of Budapest – long a center of great beauty, elegance and sophistication.Read more
Let the beauty of Bratislava come alive as you visit one of the most exciting cities in Europe, rich in history and architecture.Read more

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Lions, leopards, rhinos, wildebeests, elephants and… penguins?
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An exclusive interview with AmaLyra’s beloved Captain Geoffrey.
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