AmaWaterways, Europe's Rivers & Castles from Nuremberg, October 10, 2023

AmaWaterways Main 7-day route

Cruising from: Nuremberg, Germany;

Departure Date: 10 October, 2023;

Cruise Line: AmaWaterways;

Cruise Ship: AmaCerto;

Duration: 7 days;

Ports of Call: Nuremberg, Bamberg, Wurzburg, Wertheim, Rudesheim, Cochem, Trier, Luxembourg;

7-day cruise to Nuremberg, Bamberg, Wurzburg, Wertheim, Rudesheim, Cochem, Trier, Luxembourg on board AmaCerto.

Day 0 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.

Day 1 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 2 Wurzburg, Germany

Wurzburg, a city in the region of Franconia, is located on the Main River. The city itself is set in a beautiful hilly location on a river and possesses a wealth of history. One of the city's most important sites is the Fortress Marienberg, a castle on a hill across the Old Main Bridge, that overlooks the whole town area as well as the surrounding countryside. Another significant point-of-interest is the Wurzburg Residenz, a vast compound on the eastern edge of the town. Wurzburg is also smack in the middle of one of Germany's biggest wine-producing areas and has superb connections to other parts of the country.

Day 3 Wertheim, Germany

Wertheim is a town in southwestern Germany. It is located on the confluence of the rivers Tauber and Main. Wertheim is best known for its landmark castle and medieval town centre. High above the town, with an astonishing view over the valleys of Main and Tauber, there is Wertheim Castle which is the landmark of the town. The St. Kilian's Chapel from the late gothic epoque is considered to be one of the finest gothic chapels in Germany. Wertheim Glass Museum is the only glass museum in Baden-Wuerttemberg. It shows glass manufacture from ancient time up to the industrial glass production.

Day 4 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 5 Cochem, Germany

Cochem is a beautiful riverside town along the river Mosel in western Germany. It's a popular stop on the short haul river cruise route, and for good reason. Surrounded by vineyards climbing up the steep sides of the river valley, and topped off with the magnificent Castle Cochem, this town is a perfect weekend trip. In summer, grapevines in leaf are all over the buildings and stretching across arbours. Many restaurants have terraces overlooking the river.

Day 6 Trier, Germany

Trier is a city on the banks of the Moselle in Germany. Karl Marx, philosopher and founder of the theory that would become known as Marxism, was born in the city in 1818. Trier is known for its well-preserved Roman and medieval buildings, which include: Porta Nigra, the huge Constantine Basilica, Trier Cathedral, a Catholic church and many more. Spread across both sides of the Mosel river, Trier has some stunning waterfront vistas.

Day 7 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Luxembourg is the capital city of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and one of the de facto capitals of the European Union. Despite its small size, Luxembourg has a lot to offer - it is very scenic and full of quirky sights and great viewpoints. The Old Town has lots of tunnels, nooks and crannies sheltering some outstanding museums, as well as lively drinking and dining scenes.

Enjoy magnificent scenery and unique experiences on this Main river cruise with AmaWaterways. Sail with AmaWaterways from Nuremberg to Main on board AmaCerto. Discover the best of Germany, Luxembourg on this Main cruise and discover amazing Nuremberg, Bamberg, Wurzburg, Wertheim, Rudesheim, Cochem, Trier, Luxembourg. AmaCerto leaving Nuremberg, Germany for 7 day from October 10, 2023.

Main 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.