Top 3 Reasons Why you should Experience a Europe River Cruise with AmaWaterways Today

Imagine this; you and your loved ones sitting on the deck of a luxurious river cruising ship, taking some time off and simply enjoying the moment. Warm and friendly staff offering you exquisite wine and foods, and you are provided with top-notch services like no other. This is something that you can get if you decided to avail of the Europe River Cruise offered by AmaWaterways.

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3 major reasons why you should try to get these wonderful things from AmaWaterways.

You deserve it

An exciting array of amenities awaits the lucky passenger who will be on board an AmaWaterways River Cruises as they will be welcomed by a group of warm, friendly, and hospitable people who will take care of their needs while on vacation. On top of the warm and friendly service is an exhilarating experience as the cruise takes you to famous landmarks, and allows you to take pleasure in city-hopping while docking at the heart of these cities, and taste their sumptuous gourmet dishes. Several daily shore excursions and adventures also await you.

With AmaWaterways, you no longer have to wait in line just to get to the famous landmarks in Europe. You do not need to worry about getting lost because you are not familiar with the place. You do not also need to think about language barriers since you will be guided with tour guides and crew who speak English.

It gives you enough reasons to celebrate.

On board a Europe river cruise is a brand new experience that will make you believe that every day is a day to celebrate life and all its glory. You will be treated like royalty as you get to experience Europe in the comfort of your own magnificent room. AmaWaterways newest ships feature twin balconies, which is only exclusive to AmaWaterways. It features an innovative design, which you can find in almost all staterooms. It has a French Balcony and an Outside Balcony where you can enjoy your moments in private. You can also enjoy a relaxing morning with a drink or coffee in your full-size outdoor balcony. There are also a few connecting cabins, Chef’s Table, heated swimming pools and many more innovative features.

It allows you to have fun

The stress and challenges associated to daily living are not reasons to stop having fun. You only live once, so you might as well make the most out of it. The once in a lifetime Europe river cruise experience from AmaWaterways will surely be a memorable one. Aside from town and city-hopping, this cruise will treat you with exquisite and fine-tasting wines that will make you forget all troubles behind. So think about it – you have fine wine on the table, gourmet foods on the menu, exhilarating scenery on the side, and warm and friendly service to top all these. What more can you ask for?

So if you are still thinking twice whether or not you will take advantage of what this priceless getaway will offer, stop! You deserve this. You want this. You have to get on that Europe river cruise today.

AmaWaterways is rated one of the top river cruise lines in the world.  In addition to offering many different itineraries, they have many themed cruise itineraries such as wine, art, food and music.  The rates include 7 night cruise with multi choice excursions, use of bicycles to cycle the area, free Wi-Fi,  all meals including wine with lunch and dinner as well as a one hour happy hour each evening before dinner.  A wide variety of food choices available onboard.  Rates start at $2999 per person in low season, often with discounts up to $750 off.

Give us a call to find the perfect cruise or you.  Europeanbarging.com  888-869-7907  Barge and River Cruise Specialist since 1998.

Jeanine barge cruising Burgundy

The Jeanine barge, cruises through the Saône-et-Loire and La Côte d’Or regions of France. Cruising along the Canal du Centre and canal de Bourgogne and its wonderful rural landscapes. At the crossroads of the great wine appellations, we cruise alongside the great vineyards of the Côte Chalonnaise and the Côte de Continue reading

Discounted Barge Cruises Under $2000

Europeanbarging.com offers a unique way of exploring the beauty of Europe, while unpacking only once.  Drifting through the beautiful landscape, enjoying all the creature comforts of regional food and wine, and service superb in every way, while experiencing the chateaux, cathedral, tours, vineyards, and sleepy villages left behind by time.  History, art, architecture, culture, gastronomy, music, gardens, it is all there to be experienced by tours, whether by foot, motor coach or bicycle.

 

Canal-de-l'Ourcq            Four Barges Are Offering A Great Discount On Select Departures:

For the Caprice barge cruise, the rate includes:

  • Regional wines and cheeses with lunch and dinner
  • 1 Hour open bar each evening before dinner
  • Bicycles for cycling the tow paths
  • Captain’s welcome cocktail reception
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Shore excursions

The 21-passenger  Caprice, cruising in Burgundy France is offering a 2 for 1 rate departing May 16, 23, 30; June 13, 2015 with a rate of $1750 per person.

The heart of Burgundy Cruise offers a true taste of the treasures of Burgundy.  This cruise offers an incredible abundance of interesting shore excursions by coach, on foot, by balloon, or by bicycle. This incomparable region is world-renowned for its exquisite cuisine and fine wine. Visits include tour and wine tasting at Chateau Rully, riverside town of Seurre, Clos de Vougeot followed by a wine tasting in Nuits St Georges, visit to the Beaune Hospice and guided tour of Dijon.

 

For the Croisi Europe barge cruises, the rates include:

  • All meals onboard for superb French cuisine
  • Unlimited complimentary onboard beverages
  • Free Wifi
  • Complimentary Samsung Galaxy tablet for guests’ use
  • Bicycles for cycling the tow paths
  • Captain’s welcome cocktail reception
  • Entertainment: onboard professional entertainment & crew team show
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Shore excursions with wireless audio system

The 24-passenger Croisi Europe Raymonde is offering a special WW1 themed cruise on July 8, 2015 with a special rate of $1950 per person in the Champagne region of France.

The cruise will feature a visit to Musée de l’Armée, in Paris, which retraces history from 1871 to 1945, including the two World Wars, tour of the Battlefields of the Marne and the Museum of the Great War. The circuit of the Battlefields of the Marne takes us through the most important combat areas; The Remembrance Museum of Belleau; Fort Douaumont, the largest and highest fort on the ring of 19 defensive forts of Verdun, as well as some wine and champagne tasting.
The 24-passenger Croisi Europe  Madeleine cruises in the Alsace region of France and on August 14, 2015 has a special rate of $1800 per person.

Much appreciated by river tourism, this section of the canal, also called the Green Route, flows through the plains of Alsace and the Vosges. It forms the link between Strasbourg and Saverne and is the gateway to Alsace at the foot of the Vosges Mountains. Its route takes it through a wooden massif as far as Lutzelbourg in the Moselle. Its spectacular course, which can be seen in many works of art and paintings, follows the inclined plain at Arzviller – unique in Europe – where boats are hoisted up a cliff before they reach Xouaxange – a pleasant commune in the Moselle.

The 24-passenger Croisi Europe  Jeanine cruises in the Burgundy region of France and on July 24, 2015 has a special rate of $1850 per person.

This cruise, goes through the Saône-et-Loire and La Côte d’Or regions of France. Cruising along the Canal du Centre and canal de Bourgogne and its wonderful rural landscapes. At the crossroads of the great wine appellations, we cruise alongside the great vineyards of the Côte Chalonnaise and the Côte de Beaune.  Sites will include a visit and wine tasting at Chateau Rully, wine tasting of Cote Chalonnaise wines, tour of the Hops path at Wingersheim followed by a beer tasting, tour of Saint Jean de Losne ending at Hotel de Ville and a wine tasting

THESE SPECIAL OFFER RATES MUST BE BOOKED BY APRIL 30, 2015.

FOR MORE DETAILS: www.europeanbarging.com 888-869-7907

jan@europeanbarging.com

Italian Islands of Murano and Burano

Italian Islands of Murano and Burano are Great Vacation Spots

Italian Islands of Murano and BuranoThe islands of Murano and Burano are located in the Venetian lagoon. They offer a perfect escape for visitors who want to discover the wonders of Venice. In addition to the picturesque UNESCO World Heritage backdrop, the islands are renowned for their ability to transport people back in time to an era of respected and genuine craftsmanship.

Whether you are on a barge cruise or river cruise from Venice, Italy, two ports of call will be the islands of Burano and Murano. It would be a wonderful experience to know the history, art and folklore of these islands. Situated in the north of the historic centre, Murano and Burano are the most famous small islands to visit near Venice. They stand as the faithful guardians of their culture and traditional handicrafts that have made them famous throughout the world.

Italian Islands of Murano and Burano are Wonderful Tourists Locations

Even though they are a bit touristy, they do have some really nice craft to offer. Murano is famous for its beautiful glass processing and Burano for lace making and the cheerful colorful buildings.

Murano is a great attraction for tourists who want to learn more about glass and purchase some souvenirs and artistic objects for home. “Murano Glass” is known as the finest glass in the world. In Murano-popularly known as the glass blowing island-you are usually taken directly to one glass blowing factory, where you will see some interesting glass blowing techniques and then have the opportunity to buy some glass ware, glass objects and such. The Italy glass you purchase here will add to the charm of your house as well as stay as the memory of the place forever.

While Murano’s claim to fame is glass, Burano’s is the lace. Burano is one of Europe’s most prosperous lace making centers. The women of Burano are famed as the best in Italy at creating all kinds of fine lace items, from clothing to fashionable accessories. Most of the shops carry the same products, but if you keep checking out the shops, you can find some really nice quality lace and linen items.

As you arrive in Burano, the first thing to catch your attention is the ensemble of colorful row house facades. According to a legend, the colorful houses helped fishermen recognize their homes in the thick mists that sometimes surrounded them. Today they brighten up the atmosphere and add to the unique charm of Burano.

Our Po river cruise and Italy barge cruise will be a great option if you want to visit the amazing Italian islands of Murzno and Burano. Call us for more details! Europeanbarging.com 888-869-7907

Fleur Bike And Barge Cruise in Burgundy France

Casual Bike and Barge Cruise through Burgundy France on the 20 passenger Fleur barge.

This barge cruise in Burgundy was a great way to see the countryside.  Cycling options include biking the whole day, the morning, the afternoon or not at all – depending on cruise location.  Highlights of the cruise include:

Paris – Fontainebleau – artists village Barbizon – Moret sur Loing – the rocks of Nemours – Chateau-Landon – medieval city Ferrières – Montargis