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Paris to Normandy River Cruise 2018!

Paris to Normandy River Cruise 2018!

Join FAMTrips.travel and AmaWaterways in Paris and Normandy for one of their most historical and also romantic river cruise itineraries. Experience the romance of beautiful villages of Giverny, home to Monet’s beautiful gardens and his inspiration for his water lilies works of art and lovely picturesque ports such Honfleur, as well as Rouen, the city were Joan of Arc was martyred. Join us as we take part in the amazing WW II historical tours to the famous beaches where our Allied Forces waged the battles that won the WW II on the cliffs of Normandy. You may want to climb up to the ramparts of the former castle of Richard the Lionheart, or visit the final home of Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife Josephine, or tour the former home of Vincent van Gogh during your artist walks! And with all excursions included in this fam cost, as well as so many excellent amenities offered by AMA Waterways, it is the perfect time to discover river cruising at its finest! This cruise ends in Paris where you can also elect to book an optional stay with us in the magical city of lights! This special March 22 departure is a “Wine Cruise” which also offers guests a perfect blend of wine-related experiences and excursions in these grand capitals and charming towns. Discover how wine is made and, of course, partake in tastings – all at no additional cost. Join Sabrine Rodems, Winemaker at Wrath Wines, on this voyage down the Seine, visiting the beautiful historic villages and seaports that inspired Monet, Cezanne and Renoir as she leads insightful discussions and...
Medieval Treasures 2018!

Medieval Treasures 2018!

Cruise with FAMTrips.travel from Basel, Switzerland, as you and your guests will experience the romantic Rhine and peaceful Main rivers to discover the true medieval treasures throughout charming Switzerland, iconic France, and Bavarian Germany! As we sail together on AmaWaterways lovely AmaDante, you can appreciate these amazing sites from your own lovely French balcony stateroom for you and your guests. Ancient castles, grand palaces and medieval towns are yours to enjoy throughout this journey! Revel in the architectural gems on display—the Würzburg Residenz and Mannheim Baroque Palace. Visit the Alsatian capital of France, Strasbourg and the metropolitan capital of Germany, Frankfurt. You will walk the cobbled streets of Bamberg, an entire village dedicated as a world heritage UNESCO site! Discover the many medieval treasures on this unforgettable journey. June 7: EMBARKATION – BASEL, SWITZERLAND Embark your cruise in Basel. Tonight, our FAMTrips.travel group will share a special dinner in the alternative dining venue, The Chef’s Table. This wonderful experience is just a hint of the fine dining you will experience daily as you sail with AmaWaterways on the lovely AmaDante, with their award-winning staff whose attention to detail and special guest satisfaction is always first class! If you have chosen to arrive into Switzerland early, you may have chosen to explore beautiful Zurich or Lucerne on your own, or you may have enjoyed the lovely 3 night Pre Stay in Zurich that is offered which includes a city tour of Zurich, as well as the opportunity to tour beautiful Lucerne or enjoy a lake cruise as you pass through Lucerne! This optional pre-cruise tour can be booked through FAMTrips.travel,...
Taste of Bordeaux 2018!

Taste of Bordeaux 2018!

Join FAMTrips.travel and AmaWaterways as we delight in the most amazing region of France-Bordeaux! Together we will explore this thriving tourist destination and mecca for wine enthusiasts. In one week together we will discover vineyards and amazing landscapes in the Bordeaux region and meet those famous people that make the wine! This itinerary is truly magical each day! Many of the motorcoach and walking tours will take you throughout the most beautiful vineyards and inside of so many amazing Chateau properties that have been in the winemaking industry for generations! For those who are interested to do some biking tours, Bordeaux provides a background canvas of countryside not to be missed as your group winds its way from chateau to chateau! You can begin with an optional two-night stay in Paris, the magical “City of Light,” and enjoy a panoramic tour of the city’s top sights. Continue on to Bordeaux, the capital of Aquitaine in Southwestern France and one of the world’s undisputed wine capitals. Or if you prefer to begin your journey in Bordeaux, AmaWaterways can fly you directly to Bordeaux to begin this lovely cruise. You’ll revel in the beauty of so many stately chateaux, abundant vineyards and stunning scenery as you sail along the Garonne River and its surrounding natural estuaries, as your ship, the AmaDolce calls upon unforgettable port cities including Cadillac, Pauillac, Bourg and Libourne. Enjoy tastings of some of the region’s most distinguished wines and visit notable sights before concluding your journey in the Loire Valley. Join FAMTrips.travel to experience the finest service available on the rivers of Europe, lovely accommodations, exceptional tours...