Cruise through the heart of Europe during the most festive time of year and you’ll experience the timeless tradition of its magical Christmas markets.
Browse colorful market stalls filled to the brim with whimsical handicrafts and take in the aromas of cinnamon dusted almonds and Lebkuchen gingerbread as you sip a mug of hot mulled wine beneath endless strands of twinkling lights.
In addition to the wonderful experiences and amenities available during your river cruise, both on board and ashore, AmaWaterways holiday cruise traditions help make memories you will savor forever.
On one special night during each cruise, guests are encouraged to leave slippers we provide outside their stateroom door, just as children do throughout Europe on St. Nicholas Day. Upon waking up the next morning, they’ll find their shoes filled with treats by our AmaWaterways elves!
Tinsel and garland and baubles, oh my! Guests are invited to help adorn onboard trees with festive décor. The first to find the glass pickle ornament within the tree wins a prize!
A festive assortment of seasonal cookies awaits guests in their staterooms on Christmas Eve.
New Year's Eve Countdown
Following a jovial gala dinner, guests will have the opportunity to attend a party on board and participate in a countdown to the new year, complete with champagne for the official “cheers.”
- Save up to $2000 per stateroom.
- Receive an exclusive onboard credit per stateroom of up to $400.
- Complimentary stateroom upgrade.
• Elegantly appointed riverview staterooms and suites.
• Unlimited complimentary Wi-Fi on board.
• Complimentary fine wines, beer and soft drinks with every lunch and dinner on board.
• Small guided group excursions.
Terms & ConditionsMost Christmas markets open during the last week of November until approximately Dec. 22. Check with each country’s tourist office for more information. All rates are per person in USD for cruise only, based on double occupancy in a BB category stateroom (AB category for AmaMagna) unless stated otherwise. Savings are included in all listed prices. Onboard credit of $100 per stateroom ($50 per person) is based on double occupancy in USD and can be applied towards all onboard purchases. Promotional rates are valid on select departure for new bookings only made from June 20 – August 31, 2019. Savings are per stateroom, based on double occupancy. Complimentary upgrades applicable to categories BB – AB (AB – SB for AmaMagna, applies to one category upgrade, based on availability. Offers are combinable with AmaWaterways’ Past Passenger Privilege Program and Future Cruise Benefit Program. Offers are not combinable with any other promotions, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change/termination without notice. Port charges, optional land programs, airfares and gratuities are additional. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-40. All prices listed are in USD. Offer valid on new 2019 cruise bookings made on the select Virtuoso Block dates booked May 1, 2018 through sailing date. Bookings must be made by a Virtuoso agency. Dates listed are embarkation dates. Block program is combinable with current promotional offers available at the time of booking; applicable to FIT bookings only and not applicable to groups. This program is not combinable with the Virtuoso amenity program or Voyages program. Offer is not combinable with solo traveler program. Onboard credit amounts are up to $300 in USD per stateroom, based on double occupancy (single occupancy receives half). Cruise rates are per person for cruise only; optional land program, port charges, intra-Asia and international airfare are additional; please ask for details. Offer must be requested at the time of booking. Availability is limited on each cruise and the offer is subject to change or discontinuation without notice. *Must ask for Promo Code: VIRBLOCK