Set your own pace on shore excursions. Enjoy the full attention of your guide. AmaWaterways ensures that you’re treated with personalized attention, on land as well as on the river. The complimentary Small Group Shore Excursions provide a world-class land tour in every destination. AmaWaterways hires the top local guides in every location. You’ll find no more intensive and immersive introduction to the culture and heritage of the region you’re visiting. With AmaWaterways, you will enjoy a canal cruise and city tour of Amsterdam; journey to the Black Forest and visit Heidelberg, the oldest university town in Germany. They’re but a few examples of the shore excursions included in your cruise.
Daily Shore Excursions
The complimentary Small Group Shore Excursions will take you to the heart of your destination, visiting its most famous landmarks as well as its hidden gems. You’ll find an intensive and immersive introduction to the culture and heritage of the region you are visiting. With AmaWaterways, there is no waiting in line to visit famous landmarks, no getting lost as your bus drops you off within walking distance from your tour, and no language barrier as all AmaWaterways guides and crew members speak English.
Set Your Own Pace
In order to accommodate each and every passenger’s pace, AmaWaterways offers a “Gentle Walkers” group, for those who’d like to explore at a more leisurely pace. Wherever possible, you also have the option of an “Active Walkers” group for those interested in covering more ground; and a “Late Starter” group for those who prefer to sleep in.
Enjoy the full attention of your guide. AmaWaterways ensures that you are treated with personalized attention, on land as well as on the river. AmaWaterways only hires the top local guides for your tours.
To enhance your touring experience in Europe, AmaWaterways provides you with a complimentary headset system allowing you to hear our guides’ live-audio transmissions, without the need to huddle together.
Guided Bicycle Tours
AmaWaterways was the first river cruise line to carry more than two dozen bicycles and safety helmets, free for you to use throughout Europe. The bicycles give you the freedom to venture out and explore the riverside bikeways or participate in complimentary guided bicycle tours. Whether you join a guided bike tour or explore on your own, their user-friendly bicycles offer the ultimate in touring freedom.
Land Programs with AmaWaterways
Amawaterways' Ama-Zing service is with you from beginning to end. Stay in 4-star (or higher) deluxe hotels located in prime locations and city centers featuring an Amawaterways Welcome Desk. Land programs are fully-hosted by an AmaWaterways cruise manager and include daily complimentary hot buffet breakfast, a complimentary city tour and transfer from ship to hotel.