Wine Cruise – July 2025
Rhine Castles, Swiss Alps
Join us as we once again set sail with AmaWaterways! In July 2025 Chris will be the wine host for the “Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps” cruise. The cruise includes 7 nights on the river with an optional 2-night stay in Amsterdam beforehand, and an optional 3-night stay in Lake Como, Italy afterward.
Reservations Open for the 2025 Wine Cruise
CITIES & SIGHTS
Amsterdam -> Cologne -> Rhine Gorge -> Rüdesheim -> Ludwigshafen -> Heidelberg -> Speyer -> Strasbourg -> Lucerne -> Basel
YOUR JOURNEY ALONG THE RHINE RIVER
Discover fairytale castles and historic vineyards as part of this Rhine River cruise showcasing the wines of the Rheingau and beyond. Start by exploring the canal-laden city of Amsterdam. Then it’s off to Germany, where you’ll discover the grand city of Cologne and the winemaking hamlet of Rüdesheim.
Enjoy cruising through the UNESCO-designated Rhine Gorge, where 40 castles are strung like pearls along the river banks. Cross the border into France’s Alsace region in enchanting Strasbourg and take in spectacular panoramas of the Swiss Alps. This itinerary is truly a dream come true.
EXTRA INCLUDED FEATURES ONLY ON WINE CRUISES
• Special tours and tastings at local wineries and private cellars
• Learn about winemaking in renowned vineyards
• Onboard wine pairings with award-winning cuisine
• A wine host will lead tastings and discussions
How to Reserve Your Cabin
We have partnered with Sailaway Group Travel who will handle the reservations. To book please email her through the button below, and email us if you have any initial questions about the trip! We are happy to assist.