Thursday, 10 October 2013

Wine & Christmas With AMA

Enjoy Europe’s vineyards during the wine harvest on a wine-themed luxury river cruise with AmaWaterways, during a 7-night sailing from Budapest to Vilshofen on board one of the newest and most advanced river ships in Europe, the AmaPrima

Departing on November 6, AMA's "In Celebration of Wine" sailing includes wine-themed tours and presentations, visits to wineries and wine tastings, and the price of £1,599pp includes a generous saving of £373pp.

Or save £734pp off a week-long cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg, departing on November 20. The AmaPrima sails to Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, Linz, Passau and Regensberg, before arriving in Nuremberg, home of Europe’s largest Christmas market. The price is now from £2,159pp .

AMA's Christmas markets river cruise has a saving of £388pp on  a week-long sailing from Nuremberg to Budapest, with the numerous and varied Christmas markets in Vienna and the picturesque stalls and wares for sale in Linz and Passau. This "Christmas Time Cruise" departs on December 16 and now costs from £1,779pp.
And two more great festive season river-cruise ideas:

December 28: Recuperate from Christmas and Celebrate New Year!

Get Christmas over and done with and head off for a week on a luxury river cruiser, sailing from Nuremberg to Budapest. See Europe in its festive finery, visit the regal cities of Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest, spend New Year’s Eve in picturesque Linz and enjoy a relaxing New Year’s Day in the spectacular surroundings of the Baroque Melk Abbey, followed by a cruise through Austria’s Wachau Valley. The week-long sailing now costs from £1769pp, saving £469pp.

December 25: River cruise solves Christmas AND New Year!
Spend Christmas Day in festive Nuremberg and New Year in Amsterdam, where fireworks will light up the sky for miles around and the city will be partying right into New Year’s Day. Embark on the luxury new river cruiser AmaPrima on December 25, sail along the Main and Rhine waterways, visiting picturesque towns and villages each day and enjoying five-star cuisine and comfort all the way, to arrive in Amsterdam for New Year. The price of £1,649pp saves £431pp.

NB: All prices include return flights from London, ship transfers, all meals, wine and beer with lunch and dinner, complimentary daily tours and excursions, wi-fi and use of onboard bicycles. 

More info: Contact AmaWaterways on (freephone) 0808 223 5009 or online at

Have you subscribed to World of Cruising magazine yet? We have a fabulous offer for all new subscribers this year - 50 per cent OFF the regular rate AND the chance to win a cruise in our free prize draw offer. See this link!