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Experience Europe’s Iconic Christmas Markets

Step back in time at one of Europe’s iconic Christmas markets!

Save up to $2,000 per Stateroom on a 7-Night Cruise with a Complimentary Upgrade and $100 Onboard Credit per Stateroom!

Step back into time at one of Europe’s iconic Christmas Markets! Enjoy strolling down cobblestone streets in historic towns adorn with twinkling Christmas trees, custom handcraft treasures, roasted chestnuts, and hot mulled wine in a cheery European square filled with plenty of festive live music and entertainment and sweet treats of every kind! 

You can experience various magical markets during a December trip focused on some of the largest and oldest Christmas Markets across Europe. Famed locations include the Christmas Village Maria-Theresien Platz in Vienna, the Christkindlmarkt auf dem Marienplatz in Munich, and the Basilica Market in Budapest, just to name a few!

Our team of destination specialists will create your idyllic holiday market experience by land with a customized itinerary, or you can visit the markets by water with an AmaWaterways cruise!

Enjoy the excitement of the holiday season with all of the festive traditions and trimmings on board your AmaWaterway river cruise. Beginning November 22, 2019, through December 22, 2019, AmaWaterways is offering 34 sailing dates to various European Christmas Markets. Choose from the Enchanting Rhine, Romantic Danube, the Magical Christmas Markets of Nuremberg and Budapest, and more! Arrange your departure with Frontiers and enjoy up to $2,000 savings per stateroom, a complimentary upgrade, and $100 onboard credit per stateroom!

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