Three-Rivers Cruise
8 Days
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Three-Rivers Cruise




8 Days

Get ready for an unforgettable European experience which fits the wonders of Dutch waterways, the Rhine, the Main and the Main-Danube Canal, all into one cruise.

Highlights of the itinerary are the capital city of Amsterdam with its many canals and bustling streets, the cathedral city of Cologne, the Upper Middle Rhine Valley and its incredible wealth of castles and winegrowing villages, the historic university city of Würzburg and the medieval town of Bamberg in Bavaria. Along the way, pass the Main-Danube canal, an engineering marvel completed in 1992 connecting the rivers through the heart of Europe.

Due to low clearance heights at bridges and locks on the river route between Frankfurt and Nuremberg, access to the sun deck might be restricted for safety reasons.


Historic Amsterdam, the famous capital of the Netherlands, is the starting point of your European cruise. After embarkation, enjoy a Welcome Cocktail and savor fabulous dishes at the Welcome Dinner. At the end of the day a rousing performance by a traditional shanty choir completes the experience.

Stay Amsterdam

Over Night


In the morning, enjoy a cruise along the famous Amsterdam canals, followed by a trip to the beautiful Waterland region with historic fishing villages and peaceful countryside. Waterland is the ‘wet back garden of Amsterdam’. This rural area has a truly ancient Dutch landscape: perfectly flat, with old ‘polders’, lush green pastures, winding dikes and working windmills. Rejoin your ship in Utrecht for lunch.

Stay Amsterdam

Departure at 8:30am


Stay Utrecht

11:30am - 12:30pm

In the morning, discover the highlights of Cologne on the guided city tour. End with a glass of typical Kölsch, a famed Rhineland beer. After lunch, nature enthusiasts may wish to partake in the excursion to the Siebengebirge National Park, Germany’s first nature reserve, and Drachenfels castle ruins. With the Rhine sprawling below in all its splendor, the views from the top of the castle ruins are stunning. After an exciting day, return to the vessel to continue south along the river.

Stay Cologne

10:00am - 8:00pm


The morning starts on a high note with the passage of the Lorelei in the myth-enshrouded Upper Middle Rhine Valley. At lunchtime, the vessel arrives in Rüdesheim, a picturesque wine-making town in the Rhine Gorge where the river landscape has enchanted visitors for centuries, and is protected by UNESCO since 2002. Discover the region’s rich history on a walking tour and admire the magical collection of instruments at the Music Cabinet Museum. Or take, instead, a tram ride through the vineyards of Rüdesheim on the “Wine Express“ and enjoy some fine wine of the region. Back on board, we cast off and cross over to the Main river.

Stay Ruedesheim

12:00pm - 3:00pm


After a tranquil morning on board, join the afternoon excursion to Miltenberg and Wertheim. Miltenberg, the „Pearl of the Main River“, is a town flanked by the river Main with an incredible, forested hillside, and features Miltenberg castle and one of the oldest inns in Germany, the Hotel “Zum Riesen“.

Continue to Wertheim and explore the medieval streets with their half-timbered houses and the unique glass museum, that invites visitors on a tour of the 3,000 year history of glass. This evening, join your new friends for another memorable meal as the ship plies the waters towards our next stop.

Stay Miltenberg

2:00pm - 2:30pm


Stay Wertheim

6:30pm - 7:00pm

Today, visit Würzburg, a city in Bavaria known for lavish architecture, located in the center of the Franconian wine country. In the morning, experience the sights of the town as well as the Baroque Residence palace. The tour concludes with wine tasting in the ancient wine cellar of a local vineyard. Spend the afternoon relaxing back on board your floating luxury hotel.

Stay Wuerzburg

9:00am - 1:00pm


Spend the morning cruising the scenic Main river. After lunch, arrive in the imperial city of Bamberg, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site which retains its medieval layout of three settlement areas, along with its historic buildings and Baroque façades. Bamberg is ranked as one of Germany’s most attractive towns and known for its deliciously smoky beer and stuffed onions. This German town is also the place to begin your crossing of the Rhine-Main-Danube canal.

This evening, join a presentation about the Main-Danube canal, which allows free flow of traffic between the North Sea and the Black Sea. It is your last night aboard, so let our Chefs delight you with their culinary magic at the Captain’s Gala Dinner.

Stay Bamberg

1:00pm - 7:00pm


Disembarkation follows breakfast. We wish you a good trip home and hope to see you soon!

Stay Nuremberg

Arrival at 7:30am

We reserve the right to make amendments to the timetable and program.

$150 pp Early Booking Discount

Book now and save $150 per person for all bookings made until 30 November 2024.

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Suites & Staterooms 

  • Luxury accommodation in an outside river-view stateroom of your choice: Spacious Mozart Suites with a walk-out balcony, stateroom cabins on Mozart and Strauss Decks with drop-down Panorama Retractable Windows offering a wide-open view (except Amadeus Brilliant)
  • Individual climate control and in-room safe 
  • Choice of bed configuration in all categories (double or twin bedding)
  • Bottled water in every stateroom 

Gourmet Dining

  • Gourmet dining featuring breakfast, multi-course lunches and dinners with menu choices (including vegetarian options), afternoon tea and late-night snack
  • Free-flowing hand-selected wines from the best wine regions, draft beer, soda as well as coffee and tea with every lunch and dinner 
  • Coffee and tea available 24 hours a day in the Amadeus Club
  • Welcome and Farewell Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Gala Dinner

An Array of Amenities 

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
  • Onboard fitness center open 24 hours a day
  • All gratuities on board are included in your cruise fare

Voyage of Discovery

  • Personalized service of an experienced, multilingual AMADEUS Cruise Director 
  • AMADEUS digital audio system for all guided excursions 
  • Variety of enriching onboard programs, including fascinating lectures, cooking demonstrations, local cultural performances, and music by our onboard musicians 
  • Complimentary use of onboard bicycles for independent exploration 
  • All port taxes, embarkation, disembarkation and lock fees included in your cruise fare 

Excursions and excursion packages

Cruise your way and choose from a carefully curated selection of immersive and inspiring excursions and adventures! Select one of our packages offered at a discounted rate when purchased in advance or book individual shore excursions at regular rates on board your cruise.

Package A | for only $ 206 per person

Enjoy a package of these pre-selected excursions for a discounted rate when purchased in advance.

  • Amsterdam with canal trip and Holland waterland
  • Cologne walking tour and Kölsch tasting
  • Miltenberg and Wertheim with glass museum
  • Bamberg walking tour

Package B | for only $ 391 per person

Enjoy a package of these pre-selected excursions for a discounted rate when purchased in advance.

  • Amsterdam with canal trip and Holland waterland
  • Cologne walking tour and Kölsch tasting
  • Siebengebirge and Drachenfels castle ruins
  • Rüdesheim with Music Cabinet Museum
  • Miltenberg and Wertheim with glass museum
  • Würzburg walking tour with Residence and wine tasting
  • Bamberg walking tour

Package C | for only $ 403 per person

  • Amsterdam with canal trip and Holland waterland
  • Cologne walking tour and Kölsch tasting
  • Siebengebirge and Drachenfels castle ruins
  • Rüdesheim Drosselgasse and its authentic Asbach brandy
  • Miltenberg and Wertheim with glass museum
  • Würzburg walking tour with Residence and wine tasting
  • Bamberg walking tour

Amsterdam – Nuremberg

Unit Price

Shanty Choir on board


Amsterdam with canal trip and Holland waterland

$ 93

Cologne walking tour and Kölsch tasting

$ 52

Siebengebirge and Drachenfels castle ruins

$ 96

Rüdesheim with Music Cabinet Museum

$ 40

OR Rüdesheim Drosselgasse and its authentic Asbach brandy

$ 54

Miltenberg and Wertheim with glass museum

$ 57

Würzburg walking tour with Residence and wine tasting

$ 82

Bamberg walking tour

$ 41

Prices per person if excursions are purchased on board.

Additional Services


You're in good hands with us from the start: Let us book you a transfer from the airport or train station to the ship port and back. The following prices apply per person per transfer:

Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Train Station - Port $ 62

Airport - Port $ 73

Airport - Amsterdam City Centre $ 73

Nuremberg (Germany)

Port - Train Station $ 88

Port - Airport $ 88

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