AMAWaterways Destinations

AMAWaterways Destinations

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AmaWaterways Destinations

What would a river cruise be without amazing destinations, incredible excursions, or a wide variety of choices? Well, it wouldn’t be an AmaWaterways cruise, that’s for sure.

The following are some of the destinations from AmaWaterways’ library of cruises, along with select excursions AmaWaterways calls Special Interest Tours. We’ve also included two of their most popular theme cruises based on wine and Christmas Markets in Europe.

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The Art of Flamenco - At Corral de la Moreria in the center of Madrid, live flamenco dancing will show you how expressive the art truly is

The Grand Budapest - Tour one of Europe’s most amazing cities, seeing its lights reflected in the pristine Danube

War Games - The 17th century-built citadel of Blaye is a marvel of fortress engineering. Unlike the thousands of soldiers that fell at its gates, you’ll make it past the ramparts to see inside

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Dancing on Water - Watch Vietnamese puppet masters make marionettes dance on a stage of water

Modern Hanoi - Ancient Vietnamese culture mixes with colonial French architecture in Vietnam’s capital filled with markets and temples

Angkor Wat - Visit the ancient and root-covered temple, considered to be the largest religious monument in the world

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Roaming Among Giants - Visit Chobe National Park to see hundreds of species of animals and Africa’s largest elephant population

Tracing the Steps of Nelson Mandela - See Mandela’s life play out in the apartheid museum that honours his role in ending segregation in South Africa

Penguins of South Africa - On a beach near Cape Town you can visit the elusive South African penguin that have traded snow for beach sand

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How Sweet It Is! - Sample Bordeaux’s Sauternes wine, known for its fruity notes and honeyed sweetness, on a vineyard where the wine is produced

A Tale of Rieslings, Grüner Veltliners and Apricots - In the Wachau valley you’ll drink like an Austrian, sampling vintages of wine that are becoming increasingly popular around the world

A Taste of the Sweet Life - From the Duoro region in Portugal, you can sample the Mateus rosé wine while visiting the palatial Mateus estate where the wine was first created

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Blue Danube, White Christmas in Vienna - Viennese Christmas sweets will dot the streets while you shop along the Danube’s embankments where the water and city meet

Make a List, Czech it Twice - In the Czech Republic, celebrate Christmas with a meal of carp, honeyed gingerbread, and large markets filled with crafts made by the locals

A Romantic Winter Wonderland - The Strasbourg Christmas Market is considered the oldest in Europe, going back to 1570, and fills the air with mulled wine, roasted chestnuts, and a light blanket of snow