Seven Rivers, Fourteen Countries, One Epic Journey
June 1 - July 17, 2023
Join AmaWaterways June 1 - July 17, 2023 for this once-in-a-lifetime 46-night journey which sails through fourteen fascinating European countries from Paris, France to Giurgiu, Romania aboard four award-winning ships and offers exceptional new experiences guaranteed to surprise and delight you. Revel in the French joie de vivre as you sail through the relaxing Normandy countryside along the Seine River between Paris and Le Havre. They’ll whisk you over to Lyon, where you will sail the Saône and Rhône rivers into the heart of Burgundy and Provence. Marvel at fairytale castles and storybook villages while sailing along the Rhine, Main and Moselle rivers; wander through cobblestone streets and grand capitals on the Danube; and venture off the beaten path to the wonders of Southeast Europe. Every step of the way, you'll be treated to a variety of included excursions and exclusive experiences just for Seven River Journey guests.
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FRANCE TO FRANCE
DAYS 1-8: Paris to Paris
Paris always intrigues while Normandy beckons with its stunning coastline, 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. Blend a passion for the good life with culture, art, architecture and timeless landscapes, and you have Northern France.
DAYS 8-13: Lyon to Avignon
From romantic cities to foodie havens and artistic epicenters, this itinerary enlivens all your senses. Embark in Lyon, France’s culinary capital, and enjoy an evening illumination cruise. Savor the beauty of legendary vineyards and imbibe in local vintages like Beaujolais and Côtes du Rhône and become an expert in all things culinary.
DAYS 13-20: Basel to Amsterdam
Grand cities blend in perfect harmony with their historic past and their progressive future. Inspirational towns have given way to great stories, poetry and music, and timeless traditions remain intact—including the making of Rüdesheimer coffee. Take a front-row seat on an enchanting journey that takes you along the Rhine and through its designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.
DAYS 20-27: Amsterdam to Luxembourg
Drink in the beauty, history and flavor of the Rhine and Moselle river valleys’ iconic vineyards. Be treated to a special wine tasting during your second visit to Rüdesheim and walk, bike or hike through Bernkastel, 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.
DAYS 27-34: Luxembourg to Nuremberg
From the meandering Main to the UNESCO-designated Upper Middle Rhine Valley to the vineyard-clad hills of the Moselle, enjoy Europe at its most picturesque. Let the storybook villages—Trier, Wertheim and Cochem—captivate you; allow Alken’s Castle Eltz to dazzle you; and Rothenburg, located on the Romantic Road, to enchant you. All along the way, gain an intimate understanding of the history and culture of the places you visit.
DAYS 34-40: Vilshofen to Budapest
Those longing for the romance of Old World Europe will get to travel into the very heart of the continent, where empires were built, kings and queens were crowned and some of the world’s greatest music was composed and performed. From grand abbeys and fortresses perched high above the Danube to plentiful iconic UNESCO World Heritage Sites, be romanced by the Danube with all her regal and romantic splendor.
DAYS 40-47: Budapest to Giurgiu
Touch history as you sail 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. From nature lovers to wine connoisseurs alike, be treated to the flavors, sights, sounds and cultures of this diverse swath of the continent.