Magnificent Europe 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
The hills are alive with the sound of music in the stunningly historic town of Salzburg, Austria.Read more
Sail through the Danube and discover why travelers flock to this mighty river every year to extol its wondrous treasures.Read more
There are probably few Bavarian cities as gorgeous as Passau.Read more
Looking for a slice of Greece in Germany? Look no further than the stunning Walhalla.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
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
Chocolate lovers everywhere, rejoice! And set your sights on Vienna, that glittering city of kaffehaus culture and scrumptious cakes.Read more
Gilded, glittering glamor whose opulent beauty only rivals Versailles – and Schönbrunn Palace was originally just supposed to be a summer residence.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
“Drinking a Kölsch beer is more than just drinking a beer: it’s like drinking an entire culture.”Read more
Seemingly straight from the pages of an old German fairytale….Read more
Why just travel when you can travel back in time?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
Dürnstein is one of the most visited regions in the iconic Wachau Valley...Read more
What better city to visit on a river cruise than stunning Amsterdam?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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Discover two beautiful Swiss cities as a part of your extended Rhine River journey and catch a glimpse of Alpine peaks in the distance.
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This Simple Cocktail Is an Onboard Favorite
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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.
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