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AmaWaterways Europe - River Cruise Reviews

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River cruise with teenagers - a great experience!

Review for AmaViola to Europe - River Cruise

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MD101112

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise to spend a hassle-free week as a family, unpacking our bags once and experiencing 4 countries plus a taste of the Christmas markets. We also visited Prague and Munich on our own. We embarked in Budapest on Dec 29, disembarked in Vilshofen Jan 5. We have been on 2 ocean cruises (Caribbean and Alaska) and have 3 teenagers, so I was worried that river cruises have a ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony

Traveled with children


Last Minute Solo Traveler

Review for AmaLea to Europe - River Cruise

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boricuaslc

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Last minute because the significant reduction in solo supplement was appealing. Turns out the ship was only 65% full so I probably could have negotiated for 0 supplement. Because the dates straddled the New Year holiday, the wide age range from teens to elders made it especially enjoyable. And the weather was much friendlier than anticipated. AmaLea is barely 2 years old and everything ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Missing Christmas Markets

Review for AmaStella to Europe - River Cruise

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Jberglund2

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

10 passengers in our family chose this cruise for the Christmas Markets. We departed from Amsterdam on the 22nd of December for Basil. We noted a small notation on the website that many markets closed on the 22nd or 23d, however the itinerary listed several markets to visit. On board, our updated schedule listed an added market. What this cruise company failed to mention was all markets were ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Christmas gift

Review for AmaStella to Europe - River Cruise

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merrychristmas2019

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We flew into Zurich, Switzerland for the first 2 nights on our own and had a driver transport us to Basel, Switzerland where the AmaStella was waiting. We were told you could check in early and leave luggage but actually check wasn't until 3:00. We arrived at 1:00 and were greeted with by Jessie the Crew Manager and 2 guys taking our luggage and inviting us in. They had a lite lunch ready ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony

Traveled with children


Excellent for a solo Traveller!

Review for AmaLea to Europe - River Cruise

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Lcd2107

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

I loved this cruise--Nuremberg to Budapest on the Danube. Natalijia the cruise director and the crew were great. Solo female Traveller here (millennial too) so wasn't sure what it would be like. It's my first river cruise and was thoroughly impressed. Excellent excursions and tour guides, time to myself, great food and wine, and the onboard shop was lovely too! Highly recommend. Will do another ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Fixed Windows


Rain all week but an outstanding crew made all the difference!

Review for AmaSerena to Europe - River Cruise

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Capt. Howdie

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Out travel agent recommended this cruise and AMA waterways. Best pick ever. Our crew was fantastic and the highlight was our cruise director Edward. He was truly a outstanding and caring person who made sure everyone was having fun and fixed everything before it could go wrong. It rained and was cold but we had a ball! The crowd was older 60-70’s but there’s plenty to do and each stop was ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony


Magna Christmas markets

Review for AmaMagna to Europe - River Cruise

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GeorgiaIrishGirl

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Lovely cruise. Kept relatively busy. Not a lot of down time. Staff was outstanding. Ate at all four dining rooms. Food was excellent. Loved the coffees/hot chocolate machine in main lounge. Even had heated shelving for mugs! Lounge seating area quite comfortable. Being there are 3 levels on board the boat, there was only one public restroom and that was on bottom deck. If you weren’t close to your ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Iconic Christmas Markets - Danube

Review for AmaViola to Europe - River Cruise

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jenA4tx

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise to experience the European Christmas markets. I love the charm and magic of Christmas decorations and the stores and restaurant displays did not disappoint. Pre-Cruise: We arrived in Prague for two days prior to embarkation to allow us to adjust to the time change/travel fatigue. We stayed at the same hotel as others doing the full three day pre-cruise Prague package. ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony


Best Vacation I've Been On in Years!

Review for AmaSerena to Europe - River Cruise

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ccoatts

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

My financial advisor told me I needed a vacation. How crazy is that? I have visited Europe numerous times and knew I wanted to go on a Christmas Markets river cruise. My travel agent found this one. This was my first experience with AmaWaterways, and it was outstanding. My cabin was lovely and quiet and was cleaned thoroughly and in a flash each morning while I was at breakfast. The food was ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Outside stateroom with fixed window


Christmas Markets on the Danube

Review for AmaLea to Europe - River Cruise

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AndyB

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

I have a good 15 or so ocean cruises under my belt, but this was my first river cruise, and my first time cruising solo. The itinerary was Budapest to Nuremburg, with stops in Vienna, Melk, Passau and Regensburg. I did not take the optional 2-night pre-stay in Budapest and 3-night post-stay in Prague, but did arrive one day prior to Budapest and used Ama's air/transfer/hotel package. My driver ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Fixed Windows


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