AmaWaterways, Medieval Treasures from Basel, October 24, 2023

AmaWaterways Rhine 7-day route

Cruising from: Basel, Switzerland;

Departure Date: 24 October, 2023;

Cruise Line: AmaWaterways;

Cruise Ship: AmaCerto;

Duration: 7 days;

Ports of Call: Basel, Strasbourg, Rudesheim, Miltenberg, Volkach, Bamberg, Nuremberg;

7-day cruise to Basel, Strasbourg, Rudesheim, Miltenberg, Volkach, Bamberg, Nuremberg on board AmaCerto.

Day 0 Basel, Switzerland

Basel, nestled on the Rhine river, is Switzerland's third-largest town and, partly because of its proximity to France and Germany, has a strong sense of its own identity. Historic landmarks of the city include the large market square with its richly decorated red sandstone town hall and the late Romanesque-Gothic cathedral. The city of culture, for connoisseurs, has the highest concentration of museums in the country. Basel also has a beautiful Old Town, modern architecture, and famous traditional Basel honey cake.

Day 1 Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg is the capital and largest city of the Grand Est region of France and is the official seat of the European Parliament. Strasbourg is the second most popular tourist city in France, after Paris. There are three main attractions: the cathedral, historic quarter of Petite France, with its half-timbered medieval houses and its quays overlooking branches of the river Ill and the Strasbourg Christmas market, the oldest and biggest historic Christmas market in Europe. The old town is a maze of narrow streets and alleys and the reflections of half-timbered houses with sloping roofs, reminiscent of those seen in fairytales

Day 2 Rudesheim, Germany

Rudesheim is a German town in the Rhine Gorge, and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in this region. Rudesheim is known for two things: wine and the Rhein (Rhine) river. A historical landmark Drosselgasse is an integral part of the town's past. Rudesheim offers restaurants, cafes, bars, wine stalls, gelaterias, souvenirs shops and hotels. Next to its extensive vineyards, the city's rich cultural and historic background make it one of the most intriguing places to visit in the country.

Day 3 Miltenberg, Germany

Miltenberg lies primarily on the left bank of the German Main River. The town is known for its wooden cottages bordering its main street, as well as interesting shops and cozy taverns that offer local cuisine with delicious beer and wine. The main sights are the Old Town, Alter Marktplatz, the Market, the Mildenburg Castle and many other architectural buildings.

Day 4 Volkach, Germany

Volkach is a town in Bavaria, Germany. Volkach's main tourist attraction is its annual wine festival. There are two City Gates, both are the only remainders from the town's original defense wall. Volkach's Local History Museum can explain a lot more of the area's history.

Day 5 Bamberg, Germany

Bamberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a German medieval town in Upper Franconia, Bavaria. The town consistently charms tourists with its beautiful architecture, abundant culture, beauty spots and lively gardens. Some of the main sights are: Cathedral, Altenburg, and The Neue Residenz and its Rosengarten with over 4500 roses. Bamberg is known for its smoked Rauchbier and is home to nine breweries.

Day 6 Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg is the second-largest city in Bavaria and the unofficial capital of Franconia. Beautiful German, medieval Old Town is home to a 1000 year-old castle. The Imperial Castle in Nuremberg was one of the most important fortified imperial palaces of the old Holy Roman Empire., Nuremberg is also famous for its bratwurst and Franconian beer.

Enjoy magnificent scenery and unique experiences on this Rhine river cruise with AmaWaterways. Sail with AmaWaterways from Basel to Rhine on board AmaCerto. Discover the best of Switzerland, France, Germany on this Rhine cruise and discover amazing Basel, Strasbourg, Rudesheim, Miltenberg, Volkach, Bamberg, Nuremberg. AmaCerto leaving Basel, Switzerland for 7 day from October 24, 2023.

Rhine River cruise October 2023

Port order and/or content may vary, please check specific sailing date for details at AmaWaterways website. Port arrival and departure times are approximate and subject to change without notice. For more information please visit the AmaWaterways website.