Winter Cruises

Enjoy the Most Wonderful Time of Year

Inhale the spicy scents of gingerbread and warm glühwein, experience the joy of waking up Christmas morning onboard your vessel, and take a quiet moment for yourself as you coast by beautiful, snowy landscapes. Grant your own wish this season and travel with AMADEUS during the holiday season through fantastic winter scenes to lively Christmas markets and spectacular year end firework displays.

As the year comes to a close, the cities along the Danube and Rhine are quietly blanketed with a cover of sparkling snow. Sparkling lights illuminate cities and towns, and beguilingly beautiful landscapes are consumed by winter’s cozy embrace.

Lueftner_Cruise_Amadeus_Winter_Onboard_AMADEUS_Silver_III_River_Terrace_guests_couple.jpg
Lueftner_Cruises_Amadeus_Danube_Winter_Austria_Vienna_City_Hall__c_LU160445150.jpg
Lueftner_Cruises_Amadeus_Danube_Winter_Hungary_Budapest__c_LU482190685-DE_RET2.png


 On board your festively decorated AMADEUS ship, experience Advent Christmas markets, celebrate Christmas, or the birth of a new year in a surprising, new way - on a floating hotel that will usher you from one dreamlike destination to the next. Treat yourself to a remarkable and truly memorable holiday with AMADEUS.

Cruises

3 Dates

Winter Cruises

7

Days

Countries :

Germany

Austria

Highlight :

Famous Christmas Markets in Nuremberg & Vienna

2 Dates

Winter Cruises

7

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

Magic of Advent on the Danube

NurembergVienna

Countries :

Germany

Austria

Highlight :

Famous Christmas Market in Nuremberg

1 Date

Winter Cruises

7

Days

Countries :

Austria

Germany

Highlight :

Famous Christmas Market in Nuremberg

3 Dates

Winter Cruises

7

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

Magic of Advent on the Danube

ViennaNuremberg

Countries :

Austria

Germany

Highlight :

Famous Christmas Market in Nuremberg

2 Dates

Winter Cruises

5

Days

Magic of Advent on the Rhine

CologneStrasbourg

Countries :

Germany

France

Highlight :

Famous Christmas Markets in Heidelberg & Strassbourg

3 Dates

Winter Cruises

5

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

Magic of Advent on the Rhine

CologneStrasbourg

Countries :

Germany

France

Highlight :

Famous Christmas Markets in Heidelberg & Strassbourg

2 Dates

Winter Cruises

5

Days

Magic of Advent on the Rhine

StrasbourgCologne

Countries :

France

Germany

Highlight :

Winter splendor of Heidelberg

2 Dates

Winter Cruises

5

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

Magic of Advent on the Rhine

StrasbourgCologne

Countries :

France

Germany

Highlight :

Winter splendor of Heidelberg

1 Date

Winter Cruises

7

Days

Countries :

France

Germany

Highlight :

Winter splendor of Heidelberg & Würzburg

1 Date

Winter Cruises

7

Days

Countries :

Germany

France

Highlight :

Christmas Party on board

1 Date

Winter Cruises

7

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

Christmas Cruise on the Rhine

CologneCologne

Countries :

Germany

France

Highlight :

Christmas Party on board

1 Date

Winter Cruises

7

Days

Countries :

Germany

Austria

Slovakia

Highlight :

Christmas Market in Salzburg

1 Date

Winter Cruises

7

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

Christmas Cruise on the Danube

PassauPassau

Countries :

Germany

Austria

Slovakia

Highlight :

Christmas Market in Salzburg

2 Dates

Winter Cruises

8

Days

Countries :

Germany

France

Switzerland

Highlight :

New Year's Gala Dinner & Party on board

1 Date

Winter Cruises

8

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

New Year's Eve Cruise on the Rhine

CologneCologne

Countries :

Germany

France

Switzerland

Highlight :

New Year's Gala Dinner & Party on board

1 Date

Winter Cruises

7

Days

Countries :

Germany

Austria

Hungary

Slovakia

Highlight :

New Year Gala Dinner & Party on board

1 Date

Winter Cruises

7

Days

15% Early Booking Discount

New Year's Eve Cruise on the Danube

PassauPassau

Countries :

Germany

Austria

Hungary

Slovakia

Highlight :

New Year Gala Dinner & Party on board

Winter Highlights

Lueftner_Cruises_Amadeus_Danube_Winter_Austria_Vienna_City_Hall__c_LU229279996__1_.jpg

Festive atmosphere

Take time-out from everyday life and spend Christmas, the time of year so ripe for contemplation and celebration, with us on our AMADEUS ship adorned with Christmas decorations. You’ll be enchanted as we pass through the snowy winter landscape with its festively illuminated towns and buildings with their Christmas decoration, and the pre-Christmas atmosphere on board will of course play its part in making this Advent’s excursion an unforgettable experience. The land programme is designed with the festive days in mind and will take you to the most beautiful Christmas markets in the area, where you can browse to your heart’s content and are certain still to find a Christmas present or two for your nearest and dearest.

Lueftner_Cruise_Amadeus_Winter_Onboard_AMADEUS_Silver_III_Panorama_Bar_01.jpg

Your Christmas party on board

Enjoy with us an unforgettable Christmas party on board our AMADEUS ship adorned with Christmas decorations. You’ll be enchanted as we pass through the snowy winter landscape with its festively illuminated towns and lovingly decorated buildings, and the pre-Christmas atmosphere on board will of course play its part in making this Advent’s excursion an unforgettable experience. On Christmas Eve there’s an on board Christmas party full of atmosphere, after which you have the opportunity to attend the traditional Christmas mass.

Lueftner_Cruises_Amadeus_Image_Guest_Onboard_Bar_Couple_Drinks_Amadeus_Provence__Kristina_Pereault.jpg

New Year’s Eve Party on board

Enjoy with us a unique way of seeing out the old year on board our AMADEUS ship adorned with party decorations. There’s no doubt that this cruise reaches its climax with the New Year’s Eve party on board. Begin the evening with an elegant gala dinner before moving to the panorama bar where a glittering New Year’s Eve party will be held. See in the New Year in the traditional way with a Danube waltz and dance your way with us into the New Year - a special highlight will be the spectacular firework display and you can enjoy a wonderful view of it from on board ship.

Newsletter Subscription

Find a Cruise