RIVER CRUISES / THE ENCHANTING RHINE
The Enchanting Rhine
7 night cruise, 2 nights in Lucerne and 2 nights in Zurich
Begin in the legendary city of Amsterdam, with its myriad canals and distinctive architecture. Visit the majestic Gothic cathedral in Cologne, the German university town of Heidelberg and medieval Strasbourg. Conclude your journey amidst Switzerland’s snow-capped vistas, with a scenic lake cruise and souvenir shopping in two cosmopolitan cities, Lucerne and Zurich.
Depending on the departure dates, the cruise is available on the following river boats:
AMACERTO , AMAPRIMA
This 164-passenger vessel incorporates the most advanced design offering spacious staterooms featuring our exclusive twin balconies, multiple dining venues, heated pool, Internet/WiFi access and more.
The crew is a highly-trained professional crew, with an ongoing emphasis on personal service.
This 164-passenger vessel boasts spacious staterooms with our exclusive Twin Balconies, a choice of dining venues, a heated pool with swim-up bar, in-room Internet access and more.
The AmaLyra offers spacious 170-255 sq . ft. staterooms, most with French balconies, complimentary high-speed internet and WiFi, a walking track along our Sun deck, and guided bicycle tours at stops along the river.
This 158-passenger vessel boasts spacious staterooms with our exclusive Twin Balconies, a choice of dining venues, a heated pool with swim-up bar, in-room Internet access and more.
All outside staterooms with French Balconies or Fixed Windows at 170 sq. ft. All staterooms have exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies and music library. Flat-screen Televisions with local and satellite channels
In room safe, hair dryer, ample closet space and direct dial telephone. Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes. Individually controlled air-conditioning
Our extra spacious Jr. Suites are 255 sq. ft. with French Balconies and Floor-to-ceiling Windows
Although rarely found on European river cruise ships, Junior Suites aboard our ships are extra spacious at 255 square feet. They feature a comfortable sitting area with a sofa and two chairs, floor-to-ceiling windows with French balconies and luxurious, extra spacious bathrooms with bathtubs and showers. The suites sell quickly, so early reservations are recommended.
Each ship has plenty of bicycles onboard which can be used by passengers, free of charge, to explore the small towns. Most regions offer well-maintained bicycle paths along the river.
Located in the aft area of the Violin Deck, this generously designed space includes a glassed-in fitness room, massage and beauty salon; the aft lounge with modern wicker furniture and French doors to enjoy the fresh river air.
Each ship has an elevator, which very few river cruise ships feature. The elevator reaches four different levels: the Restaurant level (1), the Staterooms on the Cello Deck (2), the Lobby and Panorama Lounge (3) and the Staterooms on the Violin Deck (4).
Every stateroom is equipped with monitor, keyboard with Internet access, English language TV stations, a large movie selection and numerous music programs. Our satellite telephone system allows you to call home for a nominal fee.
Start your day with a lavish gourmet champagne breakfast buffet. Choose from a rich assortment of breads, croissants and pastries, a variety of fresh fruit, yogurt, cereals, and smoked salmon. Sample the delicious cheeses, cold cuts and local sausages, as well as our daily regional specials. An array of traditional breakfast items is also available from the menu.
Our onboard culinary staff offers sophisticated menus comprised of wonderful soups, fresh produces, hight quality choice cut meat and fresh fish and sea food. Your Maitre always welcome you to the restaurant with a bright smile.
Return from your shore excursion to a delicious lunch. Start with mouth-watering hot or cold appetizers, homemade soups, then choose from a selection of great entrees, finish off with a delectable dessert and complimentary cappuccino.
In the evening, be our honored guest for an elegant dinner or a traditional theme night with a feast of regional specialties. Enjoy delicious cuisine and complimentary free-flowing wines from the local vintners. Our kitchen crew knows how to orchestrate a truly memorable dining experience.