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14-Night Trip on AmaPrima

Medieval Treasures (Christmas Cruise)

Zurich to Prague Cruisetour

Zurich and Lucerne provide the perfect starting point before experiencing the romantic Rhine and peaceful Main rivers. Walk through thousands of years of history in the medieval towns of Rothenburg, Bamberg and Miltenberg. Revel in the architectural gems on display-the Würzburg Residenz and Mannheim Baroque Palace. Indulge your inner child with visits to Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum and the Speyer Technical Museum. Discover the Alsatian capital of France, Strasbourg, and the fairytale capital of Europe, Prague. All this and more awaits on an adventure to experience the many medieval treasures of Europe.
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About AmaPrima

Ship Overview
AmaPrima
With a design inspired by classic ocean yachts, the 162-passenger AmaPrima (2013) offers a luxurious cruise experience on Europe’s most legendary rivers. Our exclusive “Twin Balconies” are available in most staterooms and suites. Guests can enjoy fine dining in the main dining room or at the intimate Chef’s Table restaurant. All ships also feature a heated Sun Deck pool; a magnificent glass elevator; fitness center; massage; hair and beauty salon; complimentary in-room Internet access and first-run Hollywood movies; complimentary Wi-Fi; plus a fleet of bicycles for guests to borrow and enjoy.

Stateroom Features:

  • All outside accommodations, with revolutionary “Twin Balconies” on the Violin and Cello decks
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with high-thread count linens, plush pillows and duvet cover
  • Your choice of one large bed (larger than queen size) or two twin beds
  • Cozy sitting area perfect for admiring scenic river views
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Premium European toiletries, cotton bathrobes and slippers
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV featuring local and satellite channels
  • Entertainment-On-Demand featuring free high-speed internet access, hit Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English language TV stations
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily

Suite Features:

  • Extra spacious Suites (300 sq. ft.) with revolutionary “Twin Balconies” and mini-bar
  • Roomy sitting area with a sofa and two chairs
  • Marble-appointed bathroom with a bathtub and separate shower

Ship Features:

  • Panoramic Lounge with bar; piano and dance floor; and Observation Lounge
  • Complimentary specialty tea and coffee station available 24/7
  • Elevator reaches the Restaurant, Lobby/Main Lounge and staterooms on Violin and Cello Decks
  • Beauty salon, massage and spa services
  • Walking track, heated pool and fitness room
  • Bicycles for exploring on one’s own

Restaurant Features:

  • Main Dining Restaurant - offering regional specialties using locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table serves as an intimate dining alternative to the main restaurant. It features a view of the chef as he prepares a true tasting menu with three appetizers, a champagne sorbet intermezzo, three main courses and three decadent desserts, serving up a variety of regional specialties and traditional dishes with more choices and flavors than ever before.
  • Complimentary unlimited fine wine, beer, soft drinks and specialty coffees with every lunch and dinner, plus sparkling wine at breakfast
Ship Details
Ship's Registry
Switzerland
Year Built
2013
Ship Length
443 ft
Ship Beam
38 ft
Total Capacity
162
Crew Size
51
Laundromats
Number of Decks
4
Deck Plan Details
Deck plans are not yet available
Daily Options
AMAWaterways: Medieval Treasures (Christmas Cruise)

Day 1
Zurich
Hotel check-in

Day 2
Zurich
“Little Big City” tour

Day 3
Zurich
Transfer from Zurich

Lucerne
Scenic Lake Lucerne cruise
Hotel check-in

Day 4
Lucerne
Lucerne City Tour & medieval city walls

Day 5
Lucerne
Depart Hotel
Lion Monument
Transfer to Basel

Basel
Highlights tour
EMBARKATION

Day 6
Strasbourg
“The Gem of the Alsace” tour
OR Strasbourg bike tour

Day 7
Ludwigshafen
Mannheim Baroque Palace
OR “Secrets of Speyer” tour
OR Speyer Technical Museum

Rüdesheim
Wine tasting

Day 8
Rüdesheim
Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum
OR Gondola ride
OR Vineyard hike

Day 9
Miltenberg
“The Pearl of the Main” walking tour
OR Miltenberg Castle hike
OR Miltenberg to Wertheim bike tour
OR Flavors of Miltenberg

Wertheim
Walking tour
OR Pretzel bakery visit and tasting
OR Castle Hill hike

Day 10
Kitzingen
Würzburg walking tour and Residenz Palace
OR Full-day Rothenburg
OR Kitzingen to Volkach bike tour

Volkach
Walking tour
Exclusive wine festival celebration

Day 11
Bamberg
UNESCO city walking tour and smoked beer tasting
OR Bamberg bike tour
OR Bamberg Specialties tasting

Day 12
Nuremberg
DISEMBARKATION
Panoramic Nuremberg tour
Transfer to Pilzen

Pilzen
Highlights tour

Prague
Hotel check-in

Day 13
Prague
“Golden City of a Hundred Spires” tour
OR Castle hike

Day 14
Prague
Czech beer tasting

Day 15
Prague
Return flight home
Ship Overview
Ship Overview
AmaPrima
With a design inspired by classic ocean yachts, the 162-passenger AmaPrima (2013) offers a luxurious cruise experience on Europe’s most legendary rivers. Our exclusive “Twin Balconies” are available in most staterooms and suites. Guests can enjoy fine dining in the main dining room or at the intimate Chef’s Table restaurant. All ships also feature a heated Sun Deck pool; a magnificent glass elevator; fitness center; massage; hair and beauty salon; complimentary in-room Internet access and first-run Hollywood movies; complimentary Wi-Fi; plus a fleet of bicycles for guests to borrow and enjoy.

Stateroom Features:

  • All outside accommodations, with revolutionary “Twin Balconies” on the Violin and Cello decks
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with high-thread count linens, plush pillows and duvet cover
  • Your choice of one large bed (larger than queen size) or two twin beds
  • Cozy sitting area perfect for admiring scenic river views
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Premium European toiletries, cotton bathrobes and slippers
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV featuring local and satellite channels
  • Entertainment-On-Demand featuring free high-speed internet access, hit Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English language TV stations
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily

Suite Features:

  • Extra spacious Suites (300 sq. ft.) with revolutionary “Twin Balconies” and mini-bar
  • Roomy sitting area with a sofa and two chairs
  • Marble-appointed bathroom with a bathtub and separate shower

Ship Features:

  • Panoramic Lounge with bar; piano and dance floor; and Observation Lounge
  • Complimentary specialty tea and coffee station available 24/7
  • Elevator reaches the Restaurant, Lobby/Main Lounge and staterooms on Violin and Cello Decks
  • Beauty salon, massage and spa services
  • Walking track, heated pool and fitness room
  • Bicycles for exploring on one’s own

Restaurant Features:

  • Main Dining Restaurant - offering regional specialties using locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table serves as an intimate dining alternative to the main restaurant. It features a view of the chef as he prepares a true tasting menu with three appetizers, a champagne sorbet intermezzo, three main courses and three decadent desserts, serving up a variety of regional specialties and traditional dishes with more choices and flavors than ever before.
  • Complimentary unlimited fine wine, beer, soft drinks and specialty coffees with every lunch and dinner, plus sparkling wine at breakfast
Ship Details
Ship's Registry
Switzerland
Year Built
2013
Ship Length
443 ft
Ship Beam
38 ft
Total Capacity
162
Crew Size
51
Laundromats
Number of Decks
4
Deck Plan Details
Deck plans are not yet available
AMAWaterways: Medieval Treasures (Christmas Cruise)

Day 1
Zurich
Hotel check-in

Day 2
Zurich
“Little Big City” tour

Day 3
Zurich
Transfer from Zurich

Lucerne
Scenic Lake Lucerne cruise
Hotel check-in

Day 4
Lucerne
Lucerne City Tour & medieval city walls

Day 5
Lucerne
Depart Hotel
Lion Monument
Transfer to Basel

Basel
Highlights tour
EMBARKATION

Day 6
Strasbourg
“The Gem of the Alsace” tour
OR Strasbourg bike tour

Day 7
Ludwigshafen
Mannheim Baroque Palace
OR “Secrets of Speyer” tour
OR Speyer Technical Museum

Rüdesheim
Wine tasting

Day 8
Rüdesheim
Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum
OR Gondola ride
OR Vineyard hike

Day 9
Miltenberg
“The Pearl of the Main” walking tour
OR Miltenberg Castle hike
OR Miltenberg to Wertheim bike tour
OR Flavors of Miltenberg

Wertheim
Walking tour
OR Pretzel bakery visit and tasting
OR Castle Hill hike

Day 10
Kitzingen
Würzburg walking tour and Residenz Palace
OR Full-day Rothenburg
OR Kitzingen to Volkach bike tour

Volkach
Walking tour
Exclusive wine festival celebration

Day 11
Bamberg
UNESCO city walking tour and smoked beer tasting
OR Bamberg bike tour
OR Bamberg Specialties tasting

Day 12
Nuremberg
DISEMBARKATION
Panoramic Nuremberg tour
Transfer to Pilzen

Pilzen
Highlights tour

Prague
Hotel check-in

Day 13
Prague
“Golden City of a Hundred Spires” tour
OR Castle hike

Day 14
Prague
Czech beer tasting

Day 15
Prague
Return flight home
About AmaWaterways
AmaWaterways, we love what we do — providing our guests with the best travel experiences possible. In fact, “Ama” is derived from the Latin word for “love.” It is a concept that permeates every aspect of our river cruises, from the design of our ships to the development of our itineraries to the high levels of service we deliver to our guests. It is a philosophy that drives our attention to detail, constant innovation and culture of always making our guests our top priority. It is the reason our guests all have a story about why it was the best cruise they’ve ever taken. When you sail with AmaWaterways, you will experience the luxury of more – more ways to discover, more ways to indulge and more onboard amenities. With an award-winning fleet, critically acclaimed dining and unique tour options, you will have the trip of a lifetime on our cruises.

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About AmaWaterways
AmaWaterways, we love what we do — providing our guests with the best travel experiences possible. In fact, “Ama” is derived from the Latin word for “love.” It is a concept that permeates every aspect of our river cruises, from the design of our ships to the development of our itineraries to the high levels of service we deliver to our guests. It is a philosophy that drives our attention to detail, constant innovation and culture of always making our guests our top priority. It is the reason our guests all have a story about why it was the best cruise they’ve ever taken. When you sail with AmaWaterways, you will experience the luxury of more – more ways to discover, more ways to indulge and more onboard amenities. With an award-winning fleet, critically acclaimed dining and unique tour options, you will have the trip of a lifetime on our cruises.

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Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.