There's nothing like a river cruise to the Christmas markets of Europe. Ask anyone who's taken one. The setting is about as sentimental and old-timey as it gets when you explore these quaint locales brimming with the spirit of the season.
Now's the ideal time to book a Christmas market cruise on AmaWaterways, with fares starting at $2,049 per person. Enjoy a gondola ride, visit centuries-old cathedrals, explore villages on a bike ride or do some wine tasting. See below for the two best ways to experience the holidays on AmaWaterways.
Christmas markets on the Danube
Nuremberg, Germany, to Budapest, Hungary (7 nights)
Summary: Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with a festive journey along the Danube River. After boarding your ship in Nuremberg, you will cruise through the charming region where so many of today’s most beloved Christmas traditions originated. Experience a number of enchanting Christmas markets in places such as Regensburg, Salzburg, and Vienna, each with its own local flavor and traditions. Conclude your holiday cruise in Budapest. The reverse itinerary is also available.
Countries: Austria, Germany, Hungary
Departure dates: Nov. 23 to Dec. 23, 2017
Fares: Start at $2,049
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