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Europe's Rivers & Castles Cruise (Paris to Prague) 2020

Europe's Rivers & Castles Cruise (Paris to Prague) 2020

Operator: AmaWaterways
Ship: AmaDante
Starts: Paris, France on Thu, Oct 08, 2020
Ends: Prague, Czech Republic on Wed, Oct 21, 2020

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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Czech Republic, France, Germany, Luxembourg

Rivers Visited

Main, Moselle, Rhine

River Cruise Itinerary

3 nights in Prague, 7-night cruise from Nuremberg to Luxembourg and 3 nights in Paris

Day 1 (Thu, Oct 08, 2020):

ARRIVE PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. Arrive in Prague and check into your hotel.

Day 2 (Fri, Oct 09, 2020):

PRAGUE. Discover fairytale Prague via a city tour ora hike. Both will reveal why Prague is considered one ofEurope'''s most attractive and vibrant cities, with a historiccity center that'''s recognized as a UNESCO World HeritageSite. (B)

Day 3 (Sat, Oct 10, 2020):

PRAGUE. Enjoy uninterrupted time to explore Prague and its many museums and landmarks at your leisure. Visit such sites as St. Vitus Cathedral, the Gothic resting place of numerous saints, or the Franz Kafka Museum, which houses first editions of several of the prolific author'''s works. You may also see the historic fort Vy''ehrad, explore the natural science and history collections at the N''rodn'' Museum or travel back through Jewish history at the Holocaust memorial in the former ghetto at Josefov. (B)

Day 4 (Sun, Oct 11, 2020):

PRAGUE ''' NUREMBERG, GERMANY ''' EMBARKATION. Depart Prague and drive through the pastoral German countryside for a city tour of Nuremberg'''s fabulous Gothic churches and impressive city walls. Later in the day, board your luxurious ship. (B,D)

Day 5 (Mon, Oct 12, 2020):

BAMBERG. Bamberg has been referredto as '''Franconian Rome''' as, like Rome, it was built onseven hills'''but in Bamberg, a church graces each one.Bamberg'''s medieval and Baroque architecture haswithstood the test of time and, as such, became a UNESCOWorld Heritage Site. Join a guided walking tour of thismedieval gem where you'''ll see its cathedral, Old Town Halland elegant old mansions, and afterwards, indulge in thetown'''s famous smoked beer, Rauchbier. Later, enjoy freetime in Volkach. (B,L,D)

Day 6 (Tue, Oct 13, 2020):

W''RZBURG. Go on a full-day excursion to Rothenburg, Germany'''s best-preserved walled town located on the Romantic Road. Later in the day, and for those not going to Rothenburg, enjoy a city tour of W''rzburg, a bursting with Baroque splendor. Or visit W''rzburg'''s Baroque Residenz Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that features an opulent interior, including a grand fresco by Tiepolo. (B,L,D)

Day 7 (Wed, Oct 14, 2020):

WERTHEIM. Wertheim's old town center still features half-timbered houses and the Gothic architecture of the Stiftskirche, its oldest Protestant church. You may either join a guided walking tour through the historic city center or learn the art of pretzel making with a visit to a local bakery. For those seeking a more active adventure, take a scenic bike ride through the Main River Valley or hike high above the town for a visit to the castle, one of the most picturesque ruins in Germany. (B,L,D)

Day 8 (Thu, Oct 15, 2020):

R''DESHEIM ''' RHINE GORGE ''' LAHNSTEIN. Arrive in R''desheim, where you can visit Siegfried'''s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, or take a ride over the vineyards of R''desheim in a gondola to the Niederwald Monument, and then afterwards be treated to a wine tasting. You may also hike through a R''desheim vineyard. Later in the day, set sail towards Lahnstein through the Rhine River Gorge, famous for its beautiful and imposing castles. Cap the day off with a visit to Lahneck Castle. (B,L,D)

Day 9 (Fri, Oct 16, 2020):

COCHEM ''' ZELL. Wake up in fairytale Cochem and visit the Reichsburg Castle followed by a walking tour. As an alternative, visit one of Europe'''s oldest working mustard mills where you will sample Cochem'''s famous mustard. You may also opt to take a guided bike tour along the captivating Moselle River or a hike to Reichsburg Castle. Later, cruise to Zell, famous for its Riesling and the well-known arched black cat icon, often seen on the labels of local German wines. Experience the hospitality of the citizens of Zell, including the local Wine Queen and Mayor, at an exclusive wine festival where you'''ll sample local wines, sausages and more. (B,L,D)

Day 10 (Sat, Oct 17, 2020):

TRIER. Enjoy a scenic cruise along the Moselle to Trier, Germany'''s oldest city, renowned for its rich ancient Roman past, and as such has been referred to as the '''Rome of the North''' or '''Second Rome''' as it has impressive Roman relics and nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Join a guided tour of the city, including the old Roman amphitheater, Roman Baths and Basilica of Constantine. Alternatively, go in search of the secrets of the Porta Nigra Gate, dating back to 180 A.D. on a tour that takes you back to a time when Rome ruled the world from the Emperor'''s seat in Trier. You also have the choice of a bike tour through the historic city center and along the Moselle River; or hike high above Trier to Petrisberg. (B,L,D)

Day 11 (Sun, Oct 18, 2020):

LUXEMBOURG ''' DISEMBARKATION ''' PARIS, FRANCE. Disembark in Luxembourg. En route to Paris, you will stop at the American Cemetery and Memorial, the final resting place of General George Patton. Later, you will enjoy a walking tour through Luxembourg before boarding a TGV high-speed train to Paris, where you will check into your hotel. (B)

Day 12 (Mon, Oct 19, 2020):

PARIS. Enjoy a tour of Paris, taking in all its iconicsites, including the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe,the Champs-''lys''es and Place de la Concorde. You'''ll passthe magnificent Op''ra Garnier, the legendary Louvreand, on the Left Bank, the Sorbonne University and thePanth''on. (B)

Day 13 (Tue, Oct 20, 2020):

PARIS. Enjoy a visit to Montmartre, long knownas the city'''s premier artist'''s enclave. During the mid tolate 1800s, artists also began calling Montmartre home.Pissarro and Jongkind were two of the first to live there.For easy access to Montmartre, you'''ll hop aboard thefunicular railroad that ascends the hill. Montmartre'''s mostrecognizable landmark is the Basilica du Sacr''-Coeur,constructed from 1876 to 1912. The white dome of thisRoman Catholic basilica sits at the highest point in thecity. After your visit to Montmartre, you'''ll be taken on anillumination tour, discovering why Paris is renowned asthe '''City of Light.''' (B)

Day 14 (Wed, Oct 21, 2020):

DEPART PARIS. Bid au revoir to Paris as you prepare for your homeward journey. (B)

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Inclusions

  • SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
  • Wellness Activities with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck whirlpool and walking track
  • Fitness room, massage services and hair salon
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
  • AWARD-WINNING DINING
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef'''s Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Cha''ne des R''tisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Cha''ne des R''tisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
  • Land Program
  • 3 nights hotel in Prague at the Cosmopolitan HotelPrague (or similar), including city tour, Czech beertasting and daily breakfast
  • Transfer from Prague to Nuremberg with city tourof the Nuremberg and then on to the ship
  • Transfer from the ship in Luxembourg to Paris via high-speed TGV train
  • 3 nights hotel in Paris at the Marriott OperaAmbassador Hotel (or similar), including city tour,Montmartre, illumination tour and daily breakfast

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Ship Information

AmaDante


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Questions & Answers

Question: Will the day-by-day itinerary change?

Yes, the river cruise itineraries may change due to reasons such as inclement weather or unforeseen events. Your safety is the number one concern aboard and all precautions necessary will be taken in order to ensure passenger safety, including changing itineraries. Please note that when itineraries do change, the ship staff will do their best to substitute any missed port with an alternative destination.

Question: In what language is the river cruise conducted?

The river cruise will be conducted in English only.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.9
Accommodations
5
Itinerary
5
Professional Staff
4.7
Repeat with Operator
4.7
Value for Money
5

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Ratings based off 6 reviews - currently showing 2 reviews with comments only

Everything was perfect. Hotels booked were excellent, Amadante was perfect, staff always courteous and professional, tours were very informative, but Veronika our Cruise Manager was exceptional.

Our trip with AMAWaterways was close to perfection. Every detail was covered with an exceptional Tour Director and friendly, attentive staff.


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