FAMTrips and AmaWaterways Invite you on a 2024 European River Cruise! Dates and Itineraries Below are Special Offers through FAMTrips.travel!

July 13-20, 2024 Paris & Normandy

Set sail on the AMADante from Paris round trip! Paris always sizzles while Normandy beckons with its stunning coastline,World War II historic monumental beaches, incredible food and artistic beauty. Monet’s Gardens and the charming harbor town of Honfleur, will inspire you the same way as they inspired the great Impressionists. Witness the site of Joan of Arc’s historic martyrdom, and travel to the unforgettable beaches of Normandy where Allied forces landed during WWII’s D-Day invasion where in the early morning hours, on June 6, 1944, more than 156,000 Allied soldiers stormed the usually tranquil and serene beaches off the coast of Normandy.
Optional Pre or post stays are available in Paris if desired.


July 25-August 1, 2024 Flavors of Burgundy

Set sail on the AMACello from Dijon to Lyon on the Rhone and Saone Rivers. Embark on a journey that caters to discerning tastes and highlights the decadent French flavors throughout the Burgundy region. Enjoy crisp wine tastings throughout your journey in beautiful destinations such as Seurre, Tournus, Mâcon and Lyon. Absorb the breathtaking scenery of elegant vineyards and historic sites as you sail along the Saône River.
Pre Stays in Paris and Post night stays in Geneva, Switzerland are also available to add.


August 7-14, 2024 Melodies of the Danube

Set sail on the AMASonata from Budapest to Vilshofen. Journey along the Danube and see firsthand why this storied river has inspired generations of artists, poets and musicians. Indulge your passion for timeless architecture and art in three magnificent capitals: Budapest, Bratislava and Vienna. Countries included are Austria. Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Slovakia.


August 8-15, 2024 Taste of Bordeaux

Set sail on the AMADolce from Bordeaux. From romantic walks to red wine, Bordeaux is the cultural capital of all that is quintessentially French. Follow wine’s journey from countryside to cask as you tour centuries-old vineyards and taste Bordeaux’s finest vintages throughout your river cruise experience. Step into living history when you visit historic Roquetaillade Castle and Château Boutinet, delighting in their elegant décor and regal architecture. Then, contrast their grandeur with the pastoral gems including the historic village of Saint-Émilion and the seaside resort of Soulac-sur-Mer. If you choose to come in early, you can begin your journey in the heart of Basque Country, Bilbao! Home to the world-renowned Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao is a cultural hub for rich history and flavorful cuisine. Then enjoy two nights in the stunning seaside resort of San Sebastián before embarking on your river cruise journey in Bordeaux. If you choose to do the optional post stay, you will venture into the UNESCO-designated Loire Valley, the all-important “Garden of France.” Journey to Amboise, the final resting place of Leonardo da Vinci, before concluding your journey in the “City of Lights” which needs no introduction, Paris. Countries include France and Spain. Rivers are the Garonne and Dordogne.


Oct 30-Nov 6, 2024 Vineyards of Rhine and Moselle

Set sail from Amsterdam to Luxembourg. Drink in the beauty, history and flavor of the Rhine and Moselle river valleys’ iconic vineyards. Begin your journey with a gentle ride through Amsterdam’s legendary canals, then head to Cologne where you can whet your palate for the wines ahead by tasting Kölsch beer. As for the vineyards, you’ll soar above them by gondola or hike among the grapes in Rüdesheim and sip wines in Bernkastel as well, learning the legend of the Bernkasteler Doctor. Whatever you choose to do ashore, the stories you’re told and flavors that grace your palate will surely transform you. Countries to visit include Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
Pre nights in Amsterdam or optional post stays in Paris are available.


Oct 31-Nov 7, 2024 Colors of Provence

Set sail on the flagship AMAKristina from Arles to Lyon on the Rhone river. From romantic cities to foodie havens and artistic epicenters, this itinerary enlivens all your senses. Begin your cruise Arles where you will trace the steps of famous artists including Van Gogh and Picasso. Savor the beauty of legendary vineyards and imbibe in local vintages like Beaujolais and Côtes du Rhône. You can even become an expert in all things culinary: go in search of the highly prized “Black Diamond” truffles and learn how to pair chocolate with wine. Explore Avignon, a sprawling commune with an overwhelming array of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, intriguing art museums and historic charm. End your cruise in Lyon, France’s culinary capital, or you can continue on for an optional stay in Paris!
An optional pre cruise stay for three nights in fabulous Barcelona is also available before transferring to Arles to board your ship!


Nov 17-24, 2024 Gems of Southeast Europe

Set sail on the AMAMagna as you touch history in Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania, sailing along the exotic lower Danube. Celtic fortifications, medieval towns and grand cities, along with the natural beauty of pastoral landscapes and the Danube’s famed Iron Gates, showcase the best of eastern Europe. Nature lovers will relish the opportunity to bike through Belgrade’s sprawling Kalemegdan Park. Wine connoisseurs will have a chance to taste history from the centuries-old wine-growing hills dating back to the Romans in Croatia. Be treated to the flavors, sights, sounds and cultures of this diverse swath of the continent.
You may also add optional 2 night pre stay Vienna and 2 night post stay Brasov plus 2 night post stay in Bucharest. Additionally you can do a three night optional post stay in Istanbul if you prefer.


Nov 18-25, 2024 Rhine Castles and Swiss Alps

Set sail on the AMASerena and discover fairytale castles and historic vineyards as part of this spectacular Rhine River cruise fantasy. Start by exploring Basel Switzerland and even adding optional pre cruise days in Lake Como, Italy if you are ready for added adventure! Then it’s off to Germany, where you’ll discover not only the grand city of Cologne but charming villages like the winemaking hamlet of Rüdesheim and the university town of Heidelberg. Enjoy cruising through the UNESCO-designated Rhine Gorge, where 40 castles are strung like pearls along the riverbanks. Cross the border into France’s Alsace region in enchanting Strasbourg and take in spectacular panoramas of the Swiss Alps. Your cruise ends in the canal-laden city of Amsterdam, with its neat rows of buildings and rich history. Encompassing the Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland, as well as iconic landmarks and majestic mountain landscapes, this distinctive itinerary is truly a dream come true. Optional post nights in Amsterdam are also available.


Dec 3-10, 2024 Enticing Douro

Set sail on the AMAVida from Porto, Portugal, round trip. Rambling vineyards and charming native farms cling to the steep sides of the Douro River Valley, creating an incomparable backdrop to one of Europe’s most unspoiled regions and to Port country— the world’s oldest demarcated wine region. Sail roundtrip from Porto, the beautiful “City of Bridges”; visit Regua, the ‘capital’ of the Douro Valley; and then marvel at Salamanca, Spain, the UNESCO-designated “Golden City.” Taste wines from historic wineries and soak up the genuine beauty of one of Europe’s most unadulterated landscapes.


Dec 26, 2024 -Jan 2, 2025 Best of Holland and Belgium

Set sail on the AMALucia through Dutch and Belgium waterways as you immerse yourself in a feast for the senses traveling through the Netherlands and Belgium. Taste rich Belgian chocolates. Listen to the distinctive clanks and charms of mechanical instruments at Utrecht’s Museum Speelklok. Admire the beautiful architecture and artistry of castles that include Utrecht’s de Haar, Brussels’ Gaasbeek Castle and Ghent’s Castle of the Counts of Flanders. Inhale the aroma of freshly pressed Belgian waffles and street fries. Experience Antwerp, the city of diamonds! And enjoy the kaleidoscope of color and architecture as you cruise through the iconic Amsterdam canals! What a way to spend your New Year’s Eve celebrating with AMAWaterways!
Pre night optional stays are available in Amsterdam.

Price per agents and guest on all departures above EXCEPT AMAMAGNA.
(See AMAMagna pricing further down page)

Cat E: $975 PP plus port tax of $225 PP
Cat D: $1124.50 PP plus port tax
Cat C: $1624.50 PP plus port tax (French Balcony)
( If the ship has CA and CB categories, then CB is $1364.50; CA is $1624.50.
Cat BB: $1924.50 PP plus port tax (Twin Balcony)
Cat BA: $2024.50 PP plus port tax (Twin Balcony)
Cat AB: $2124.50 PP plus port tax (Twin Balcony)
Cat AA: $2224.50 PP plus port tax (Twin Balcony)

Price per Agent and Guest on AMAMagna Gems of Southeast Europe ONLY:
Cat E: $1190 PP plus port tax $225 PP
Cat D: $1540.00 PP plus port tax
Cat AB: $2340.00 PP plus port tax (252 sq ft)
Cat AA: $2440.00 PP plus port tax ( 252 sq ft)
Suite Cat SB: 2640.00 PP plus port tax ( 355 sq ft)
Suite Cat SA $2940.00 PP plus port tax (355 sq ft)

These Rates are approximately 50% OFF of retail rates in each category! Single pricing is a 50% single supplement of the pricing in whichever category you choose.


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