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Rhine River Cruise: Food & Wine

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Rhine River Cruise: Food & Wine

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Discover 6 destinations in 4 countries on the adult-exclusive Rhine River Cruise: Food & Wine, an all-inclusive epicurean sailing with AmaWaterways, a leader in luxury river cruising. You'll visit world-famous breweries, award-winning wineries and local pubs, all while experiencing world-class culinary delights amid some of Europe's most scenic regions.

Rhine River Cruise: Food & Wine

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodations: AmaKristina

A man wearing glasses stands in a wooden shoe shop holding a clog that he is preparing to paint

Breakfast Onboard the AmaKristina

Begin your day with a delicious breakfast and get ready for the adventures ahead.

Amsterdam Canal Cruise

Travel by boat along one of the 165 canals that are Amsterdam's lifeline. Along the way, view this 800-year-old city's famous historical center and some of its most memorable and beautiful attractions—ancient churches, quaint canal houses, picturesque bridges, cobblestone streets and more.

Morning Activity—Choose One of These Options:

OPTION A:
Tour the Anne Frank House Tour the Anne Frank House, with its museum and famous attic where 2 Jewish families and a single man hid from the Nazis during World War II, as told in the deeply moving diary of one of the family members, teenager Anne Frank.
A canal in Amsterdam at night
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Discover History at the Rijksmuseum Discover the art and history of Amsterdam in The Rijksmuseum. This national museum displays nearly 8,000 pieces of art dating from the 9th to 19th centuries. Housed in over 150 rooms in an impressive, gold-leaf building, magnificent fifteenth 15th to 17th century paintings are on display—masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer, among others. It also houses some outstanding 19th century works as well as a remarkable Asian collection.
A stone bridge over a river leads to a quaint European village
OPTION C:
Visit the Van Gogh Museum and Paint Workshop Explore The Van Gogh Museum with over 1,000 paintings, drawings and letters of Vincent Van Gogh. This museum contains the largest collection of Van Gogh paintings in the world. Learn about Van Gogh's personal history, how conservators restored his paintings and more. Get an intimate view of some of his greatest masterpieces, including "Sunflowers" and "The Bedroom," as well as many works of his contemporaries. Then, express yourself in a painting workshop designed to bring out the artist in you!
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Lunch Onboard the AmaKristina

Enjoy a relaxing lunch, along with local beer and wine, with your fellow Adventurers before you set off on your afternoon excursions.

Afternoon Excursion—Choose One of These Options:

OPTION A:
Countryside Visit to Volendam, a Fishing Village Tour the classic fishing village of Volendam, located near IJsselmeer Lake just outside of Amsterdam. With its beautiful harbor home to old fishing boats and residents who still wear traditional clothing such as pointed bonnets, it represents traditional life in The Netherlands.
OPTION B:
See the Sights in Zaanse Schans, Decorate Your Own Clog and See a Cheese-Making Demonstration
  • Take in the community of Zaanse Schans, located amidst a meadow landscape and appearing as if it's straight out of a child's storybook, with iconic wooden windmills and other structures that have been moved and reassembled here piece by piece to bring the history of this area to life. Feel welcomed by this community as you stroll past wooden houses, shops and museums.
  • Try your hand at clog-decorating and see a cheese-making demonstration.
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Heineken Experience Step into a beer lover’s paradise as you walk the hallowed halls of the historic Heineken Brewery. You’ll learn how the world-reknown Heineken beer is brewed as you tour this brewing facility that was built in 1867. And prepare your taste buds for the tasting following the tour.
Buildings in the city of Amsterdam near the banks of the Rhine River

Captain's Farewell Cocktail Party & Dinner Onboard the AmaKristina

Join the Captain onboard the AmaKristina for one last cocktail party and scrumptious dinner, featuring local beer and wine. Say farewell to him and your fellow Adventurers and share the experiences you encountered on this magical adventure.

Evening Experience—Cocktail Workshop

Muddle, stir, build and shake until you’ve created the most delicious cocktail you can imagine. This fun and informative workshop will give you the skills to spice up your cocktails.