Sail Date: July 13, 2020
Port: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ship: AmaWaterways AmaStella
Ages: All Ages
Final Payment Date: January 03, 2020
Monday July 13, 2020 » Amsterdam, Netherlands (Ship overnights)
Arrive in Amsterdam and board your luxurious river cruise ship. Once onboard, please join us for our first Singles Cruise event — our welcome cocktail party! Please check your singles mingles itinerary for the exact time of the party and any other important information.
Amsterdam boasts amazing history, art, architecture, and museums, and you have a choice as to how you wish to explore it. The famous canals of Amsterdam await discovery on your city tour beginning with a scenic canal cruise followed by a walk to Begijnhof, known for its Middle Age buildings.
Tuesday July 14, 2020 » Amsterdam, Netherlands Departs 1:00pm
There are 165 canals in Amsterdam, and you’ll get enjoy some of them on your canal cruise. Later in the day, set sail out of Amsterdam.
Wednesday July 15, 2020 » Cologne, Germany 2:30pm-10:30pm
Enjoy cruising to Cologne, home to one of Germany’s most revered Gothic masterpieces, the Cologne Cathedral. Join a guided tour through the Old Town and explore the UNESCO-designated cathedral. Continue to the Cologne Rathaus, Germany’s oldest town hall, the Overstolzenhaus and the Festival Hall. For a different view of the city, visit a local tavern to taste its famous Kölsch beer, only made in Cologne, and Reibekuchen, potato pancakes typically served with apple sauce. Active adventurists will want to join a guided bike ride along the Rhine and through the historic Stadtgarten.
Thursday July 16, 2020 » Rhine Gorge 2:00pm-Overnights
Cruise through the captivating UNESCO-designated Rhine Gorge, the most stunningly beautiful stretch of the river before reaching the winemaking town of Rüdesheim. Drink up the stunning views by soaring high above the vineyards with a gondola ride to the Niederwalddenkmal Statue and afterwards be treated to a wine tasting. For a more active adventure, hike through the town’s beautiful vineyards or join a guided bike tour along the scenic Rhine River to Schloss Johannisberg. Later in the day, let Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum charm you with its remarkable collection of self-playing musical instruments; or taste one of the town’s special delights, Rüdesheimer Coffee, ceremoniously made with brandy, coffee and whipped cream.
Friday July 17, 2020 » Rhine Gorge Departs 2:00am
Early morning departure to Ludwigshaven, Germany.
Friday July 17, 2020 » Ludwigshafen, Germany 12:00pm-6:30pm
Ludwigshafen is your gateway to a choice of three excursions. Visit Heidelberg, the perfectly preserved medieval city nestled in the Neckar River Valley along Germany’s Castle Road. Discover the iconic red sandstone Heidelberg Castle and Great Vat, an 18th-century 49,000-gallon wine cask. For a more active adventure while in Heidelberg, join a guided hike up the Philosopher’s Path, aptly named during the Romantic Period, and be rewarded with panoramic views of the city. Alternatively, you can visit one of Germany’s oldest cities, Speyer, known for the largest Romanesque cathedral in Europe — a UNESCO World Heritage Site — and the medieval Altpörtel, Old Gate.
Saturday July 18, 2020 » Strasbourg, France 8:30am-10:00pm
Strasbourg, the capital city of Alsace, offers flavors of both France and Germany because of its borderline location. Enjoy a panoramic tour past the stunning Parc de l’Orangerie, the European Parliament and the Place de la République before walking through its iconic “La Petite France” district, which appears to have been lifted straight from the pages of a fairytale. Wander through these charming streets and past the Cathédrale de Nôtre Dame with its famous astronomical clock. Alternatively, the active adventurer can take a guided bike ride through the city and Parc de l’Orangerie.
Sunday July 19, 2020 » Breisach, Germany 8:00am-1:30pm
Breisach is your gateway to several different excursions. Step back in time with a visit to the enchanting Alsatian town of Riquewihr, which looks almost the same as it did in the 16th century. On your walking tour, admire historic architecture and famous sights, such as the Dolder Gate. Alternatively, head to Freiburg, founded in 1120 and home to the Freiburg’s Münster, a Gothic cathedral said to have “the most beautiful spire on earth.” Those wishing a more active excursion can cycle through the countryside, or hike in the Black Forest, a magical land full of cultural traditions.
Sunday July 19, 2020 » Basel, Switzerland 10:00pm-Overnights
Basel is a city on the Rhine River in northwest Switzerland, close to the country’s borders with France and Germany. Its medieval old town centers around Marktplatz, dominated by the 16th-century, red-sandstone Town Hall.
Monday July 20, 2020 » Basel, Switzerland 9:00am disembark after breakfast
The AmaWaterways AmaStella and all of our Singles Cruise guests arrive in Basel. After an exciting time full of fun and adventures, the cruise has finally come to an end. The memories and all your new found friendships will last a lifetime!