Grand Rhine & Dutch Canals (Christmas Cruise) 2026 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.

Discover Utrecht’s picturesque canals, whimsical castles, and underground historyRead more
Discover fairytale castles where history meets mysteryRead more
The French, picturesque town of Strasbourg is the capital of Alsace, and one of France’s most beautiful cities.Read more
Why just settle for a regular cup of joe? Or even a specially whipped up espresso or caffé macchiato when you can indulge in a classic Rüdesheimer kaffee (aka Rüdesheimer coffee).Read more
If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, then Antwerp is the friendliest city there is – seeing how it is the world’s most important diamond cutting center.Read more
Red sandstone ruins, majestic views over the Neckar Valley and green forests, the world’s largest wine barrel – the castle of Heidelberg is one of Germany’s most charming and romantic sights.Read more
What better city to visit on a river cruise than stunning Amsterdam?Read more
What could be more romantic for the holidays than kissing under the mistletoe in Strasbourg?Read more
Visit the Christmas Markets in Zurich and see how the city shines like its Swarovski decorations.Read more

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See Lake Como, Italy, as part of our full Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps river cruise and land journey.
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Enjoy this well-loved recipe from the storied Bavarian region
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Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Johnny Cash and June Carter, red wine and chocolate. Some of the best things in life just go even better together.
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