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Magnificent time on Magnificent Europe!

If I had to sum up my 4 days aboard AmaPrima, I would have to say it was first class service, fantastic itinerary, and an amazing ship. I am certainly a river cruising fan!

Having only recently joined the AmaWaterways team, I was very fortunate to be included in AmaWaterways recent trip. All of us in the team had a chance to do a leg of the 14 night itinerary between Amsterdam and Budapest. My sector between Nuremberg and Vienna allowed me to visit some of the most picturesque places in Germany and Austria, whilst experiencing life on board one of the newest ships to the company.

Highlights:

Cruising between Nuremberg and Regensburg on our first day (Day 8) covered a stretch of 123km along the main Danube Canal, perfect opportunity to take advantage of the sundeck with the beautiful seating areas. I was mesmerized by the technology of the ship and watching the Captains Bridge lower in preparation for us to pass a low bridge and seeing his head pop out of the roof to see where he was going. Could have watched that for hours!

The bike excursions are incredible. I thought I would be brave and tackle a trip from Regensburg and Walhalla. A low moment was realising how unfit I was when 5km into the 20km bike ride having not been on a bike in years , I found myself lagging behind a very active 71 year old man who was miles ahead – could not keep up with him!

Durnstein. Approaching this town is a camera opportunity not to be missed. It is picture postcard perfect, a place I would love to go back to. Wine tasting in the Durnstein Abbey was a great way to end the tour and where I discovered my passion for the Riesling Smaragd Rossatzer Frauenweingarten 2011!

……the food and the service onboard was truly out of this world. I particularly enjoyed the evening in the Erlebnis Restaurant, we were the last to leave that night! I put on 2lbs in 4 days….I think that speaks volumes

Another area of the sundeck

 

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