Explore the dreamy Douro River and discover why its name translates to ‘River of Gold’. Savor the spectacular panoramas of Portugal’s Douro River. Here, vineyards cling to steep slopes along the river where 2,000-year-old traditions of winemaking are cherished in the charming villages in one of Europe’s oldest countries.
Contoured by vineyard-clad hills and castles from yesteryear, the legendary Rhine captivates. Experience the allure of France’s Alsace region in its welcoming capital, Strasbourg, and its priceless gem, Riquewihr. Then there is Breisach, rising above the vineyards of the Rhine, and Freiburg, one of Germany’s sunniest cities and gateway to Black Forest. Fabled towns lost in time present you with the chance to taste local flavors—Rüdesheimer coffee and Kölsch beer—and to touch history up close with guided hikes and bike rides. From Amsterdam’s colorful canals to the majestic Swiss Alps, journey into the heart of the destinations you visit.
Discover the ancient civilization of Egypt as only AmaWaterways can provide – with an 11-night Nile River cruise and land tour that includes authentic experiences and the extraordinary service for which AmaWaterways is renowned. Spend 7 nights aboard the newly designed AmaDahlia, and 4 nights in Cairo. Highlights include: Temple of Luxor and the mystifying Valley of the Kings and Queens. Plus, come face-to-face with the last survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Sphinx and the three Pyramids of Giza. As always this itinerary includes exclusive experiences, such as a private tour of the tomb of Queen Nefertari and a private lunch at the Abdeen Presidential Palace. Uncover the mysteries and secrets that have shaped Egypt’s past and continue to influence the future.