Our winter cruises on the Rhine and the Danube are a real insider’s secret. The dreamy riverscapes and the beautifully illuminated towns have a unique charm that is particularly special, especially during Advent and the festive period.
Whether you choose to visit the best Christmas Markets in each region, during the contemplative Advent period, or to enjoy a wonderful Christmas party or lively New Year celebration, with fantastic firework displays on the Rhine and the Danube, you can expect to spend what is probably the most beautiful time of year in an unforgettable way.
This year’s Advent, take the chance to enter a real winter fairytale! Explore sleepy little towns and riverscapes, warm yourself with a delicious glass of mulled wine on board and immerse yourself in the wonderful traditions of the pre-Christmas period. Visit the best Christmas...
Nuremberg → Vienna
Vienna → Nuremberg
The dreamy landscapes of the Middle Rhine Valley await you, snowy and festively lit, as well as trips to the most beautiful Christmas markets of the region, where the scent of roasted almonds, gingerbread and glühwein fills the air. You will see romantic towns by the water’s...
Cologne → Strasbourg
Strasbourg → Cologne
Make the most of the advent season with this festive seasonal cruise! From Strasbourg in France, cruise along the legendary Rhine River to Speyer, one of Germany’s oldest towns, visit Mannheim, situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers, and discover Mainz, capital of the beautiful Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany, where you can try local delicacies or visit the Gutenberg...
Strasbourg → Nuremberg
Celebrate Christmas in a new way – on board our festively decorated AMADEUS cruise ship. Experience a special Christmas atmosphere — be enchanted by the local Christmas markets with their smells of gingerbread and Gluhwein, where traditional handicrafts meet sweet memories of childhood. On Christmas day, the restaurant will prepare a special gourmet dinner, after which you will have the option...
Cologne → Cologne
Christmas is such a great reason for gathering and feeling connected! Celebrate Christmas in a whole new way – on board our festively decorated AMADEUS cruise ship. Dreamy villages gleam and river capitals such as Vienna and Bratislava beckon with a cheerful welcome. Enjoy Christmas stories, decorating the Christmas tree, and a joyous celebration on board. On Christmas Eve, join a traditional...
Passau → Passau
Treat yourself to a memorable year-end celebration with a special highlight: an exciting welcome to the New Year will be heralded on board. Ring in the New Year in style in the river city of Basel, which beckons a grandiose firework display above the Rhine. Be there and enjoy the atmosphere when all the church bells in the city ring in the New Year. View the spectacular fireworks illuminating...
Cologne → Cologne
Treat yourself to a memorable year-end celebration with a special highlight: our New Year’s party on board. Budapest is one of the world’s best cities for celebrating New Year’s Eve! Party with spectacular fireworks over the Danube. Dance into the night and greet the New Year amidst the spectacular scenery of the Budapest Parliament!
Passau → Passau