Melodies of the Danube (Taste of Christmas) 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.

From multiple excursion choices to four unique seasons, discover endless possibilities on the river.Read more
Christmastime in Budapest is like no place else in the world.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
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
Santa can’t have all the traveling fun during the holiday season. And part of the joy of traveling to the European Christmas Markets is learning about unique traditions along the way.Read more
Prague -- the Czech Republic’s dazzling capital city, home to over a million people and with over 1,100 years of fascinating history to explore – is one of the most exciting European cities to visit.Read more
Travel back in time to explore the beautifully preserved medieval town of Český KrumlovRead 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
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
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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Delight in one of the many temptations found in Alsace
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The mighty roar of the lion, the powerful call of the elephant, the thunderous clap of a herd of rhinoceros...
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In lovely Sintra, it’s not just romance that’s in the air… but fairytale castles that seemingly rise above the clouds.
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