2022 : Treasures of the Main & Rhine : 7-Night Cruise with 3 Nights Pre-Cruise : Nuremberg to Amsterdam : ms AmaCerto

Overview

CRUISE FROM : Nuremberg to Amsterdam
From Prague, the "City of Spires," to the heartland of Germany along the Rhine and Main rivers and to cosmopolitan Amsterdam, you'll get an up-close look at the magnificent castles, medieval towns and forever-inspiring cities. Experience Prague's eclectic mixture of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. Get lost in the medieval chivalric atmosphere of Nuremberg's Kaiserburg Castle, representative of the thousands of fortresses that dotted Germany's landscape in the Middle Ages. Marvel at an immaculate example of Baroque architecture at the designated UNESCO World Heritage Wurzburg Residenz, a reminder of life lived on a grand scale. Savor the storybook atmosphere of some of Europe's most charming towns, Wertheim and Rudesheim; and along the way, get swept up in the many treasures just waiting to be discovered along the Rhine and Main rivers.

COUNTRIES: Germany, Netherlands

RIVERS: Rhine, Danube, Main

Treasures of the Main & Rhine

At A Glance
On our cruises, you will enjoy an extensive lineup of included tours. In many cases, you will have a choice of excursions, such as standard tours, bike tours, hikes and Special Interest Tours. We always include a large variety of activities so that you can choose how you want to explore. No matter your preference, your days will be full of discovery and wonder.

Included Features

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS

  • 7 Nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily

    AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES

  • Wellness Activities with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck whirlpool and walking track
  • Fitness room, massage services and hair salon
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances

    AWARD-WINNING DINING

  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef's Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaine des Rotisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Chaine des Rotisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge

    A WORLD OF EXPLORATION

  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways

    Land Program

  • 3 Nights hotel in Prague including daily buffet breakfast
  • Transfer from the hotel to ship in Nuremberg

    Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1 : ARRIVE IN PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
    Arrive in Prague and transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to explore this beautiful city.

    Day 2 : PRAGUE
    Experience the wonders of Prague and its historic city center that is a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site on your city tour or you can hike to the grand castle. See Rudolfinum and the Hundertwasser Dancing House. Visit the 1,000-year-old Prague Castle and St. Vitus before walking over the romantic Charles Bridge to the Old Market Square, where you will find the capital's famous Astronomical Clock. (B)

    Day 3 : PRAGUE
    Beer has a long and illustrious history in the Czech Republic with the first brewery known to have existed in 993. Pilsner Urquell was created in 1842, being the first pilsner ever made, whilst Budweiser came into being in the city of Budweis. Beer is a core part of the country's national identity, so much so the Czechs are the biggest consumers of beer in the world. The country is home to more than 100 breweries with a combination of big names and micro establishments offering a huge range of styles, so join a Czech beer tasting and discover for yourself what makes the Czech's beer some of the very best in the world. (B)

    Day 4 : PRAGUE - NUREMBERG, GERMANY - EMBARKATION
    Depart Prague after breakfast and drive through the scenic countryside to Nuremberg. Enjoy a guided city tour of WWII highlights and then walk through Nuremberg's cobblestone streets to the Imperial castle and 900-year-old city ramparts. (B,D)

    Day 5 : BAMBERG
    Explore enchanting Bamberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in one of three ways. Join a guided walking tour of this medieval gem to see its cathedral, Old Town Hall and elegant old mansions followed by a tasting of the city's famous smoked beer. Or indulge in the local flavors by sampling smoked beer, licorice root and Hornla pastry, a local favorite whose recipe dates back to 1427. And for those wishing to explore the town more actively, hop on a bike for a guided bike tour along the Main River and to its quirky quarters beyond the town center. In the evening, sail to the Bavarian town of Volkach, where you'll enjoy a free evening strolling along the streets and visiting shops and cafes. (B,L,D)

    Day 6 : WURZBURG
    Visit Wurzburg, nestled along the "Romantic Road" in the middle of Germany's largest wine producing region. Join a walking tour of this beautiful city bursting with Baroque splendor. Or admire its crown jewel, the Baroque Residenz Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that features an opulent interior, including a grand fresco by Tiepolo. As an alternative, hike up to Marienberg Fortress, dating back to the 13th century, and overlooking the Main. You may also head to picturesque Rothenburg on the "Romantic Road," known for its well-preserved medieval Old Town. (B,L,D)

    Day 7 : WERTHEIM
    Cruise from the meandering Main River to the captivating Rhine River en route to the winemaking town of Rudesheim. Once there, you will have a choice of three excursions. Take a peaceful ride over the vineyards on Rudesheim's gondola. Afterwards, wine connoisseurs will want to go on a wine tasting with a local vintner. Alternatively, visit hike through a Rudesheim vineyard or take a bike ride through the Rheingau wine region. Later in the day, set sail towards Lahnstein through the Rhine River Gorge, famous for its beautiful and imposing castles. Cap the day off with a visit to Lahneck Castle. (B,L,D)

    Day 8 : RUDESHEIM
    Cruise from the meandering Main River to the captivating Rhine River en route to the winemaking town of Rudesheim. Once there, you will have a choice of two excursions. Take a peaceful ride over the vineyards on Rudesheim's gondola. Afterwards, wine connoisseurs will want to go on a wine tasting with a local vintner. Alternatively, visit hike through a Rudesheim vineyard or take a bike ride through the Rheingau wine region. (B,L,D)

    Day 9 : COLOGNE
    Join a guided tour through the Old Town and explore the UNESCO-designated cathedral. Continue on to the Cologne Rathaus, Germany's oldest town hall, the Heumarkt and the Alter Markt. For a different view of the city, visit a local tavern to taste its famous Kolsch beer, only made in Cologne, and reibekuchen mit apfelmus, potato pancakes typically served with applesauce. Active adventurists will want to join a guided bike ride along the Rhine. (B,L,D)

    Day 10 : AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
    View Amsterdam on a scenic canal cruise, taking in the magic of its iconic bridges. (B,L,D)

    Day 11 : AMSTERDAM - DISEMBARKATION.
    Bid farewell to Amsterdam and prepare for your homebound flight. (B)

  • Call (732) 938-5000 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15115169

    Cruise Line
    AmaWaterways
    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2020
    Duration
    11 Days
    Cruise Ship
    ms AmaCerto

    Click for more information on this ship.

    DayPortArriveDepart
    Day 1Prague  
    Day 2Prague  
    Day 3Prague  
    Day 4Nuremberg  
    Day 5Bamberg  
    Day 6Wurzburg  
    Day 7Wertheim  
    Day 8Rudesheim  
    Day 9Cologne  
    Day 10Amsterdam  
    Day 11Amsterdam  
    Dates/Pricing

    Click Quote or call us to get additional information on your chosen travel date. Special offers or competitive pricing may be available!

    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    07/02/2022$4,799.00* (USD)Quote
    09/10/2022$5,099.00* (USD)Quote
    Disclaimer

    Notes:

    ImportantDates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

    Port Charges not included in cruise price$210 per person.

    Single Supplement for Cruise50% of twin price; AA+ and Suite 100% of twin price.

    Single Supplement for Land$450 per person.

    BeddingPlease select bedding configuration at the time of booking. The Options are: Option A: Two twin beds Option B: One large bed (larger than queen size).

    Cruises

     
    Online Agency Travel Websites