AmaWaterways has released information on a series of new combination cruises in Europe debuting in 2025. The new "Grand" series of 14-night itineraries are Grand Seine & Bordeaux, Grand Seine & Rhone, and Grand Rhine & Dutch Canal. Each includes transfers between rivers where applicable.
"As the demand for more extensive travel experiences continues to rise, we are thrilled to unveil three new 14-night itineraries set to debut in 2025," said Kristin Karst, co-founder and executive vice president of AmaWaterways. "The new Grand series offer combination cruising, complete with complimentary transfers between ships and the choice of up to 40 included excursions…"
Grand Seine & Bordeaux
This two-week itinerary combines two of AmaWaterways' most popular itineraries – Paris & Normandy aboard AmaLyra and Taste of Bordeaux aboard AmaDolce – and includes a train transfer between Paris and Bordeaux. Clients can choose from one of 15 departures sailing from March through October 2025.
Grand Seine & Rhone
This Grand itinerary combines Paris & Normandy aboard AmaLyra with the Essence of Burgundy & Provence aboard AmaCello, and also includes a train transfer from Paris to Dijon. Clients can choose from one of 11 departures from March through November 2025.
Grand Rhine & Dutch Canals
Sailing from Amsterdam to Basel onboard the AmaStella, this two-week itinerary combines the line's Best of Holland & Belgium, Enchanting Rhine, and Captivating Rhine itineraries. Clients can choose from one of nine sailings from June through December 2025.
Clients who reserve a stateroom on one of these 2025 sailings by Dec. 31, 2023 can take advantage of up to 20% savings on select sailings.