Cruise Europe in Style
Join A&K for an inspiring Connections European River Cruise Journey along the Continent's most scenic waterways aboard an elegant river ship. A&K offers only spacious, preferred cabins and suites most preferred by our guests, including those with full, walk-out balconies or French balconies. All offer unrestricted views through wide glass panoramas.
Prepared fresh on board by a master chef and his team, meals feature delicacies that take inspiration from the places you visit. House wine, beer and soft drinks are included with both lunch and dinner, and generous breakfast and lunch buffets appeal to a wide range of tastes. Meanwhile, your Connections group dines at tables reserved exclusively for you.
Making your boutique river cruise experience shine even brighter are the amenities and conveniences available only to those who book through A&K: stays in distinctive, centrally located boutique hotels and shore excursions that are exclusive to your small group of just 24 A&K guests, with insight from a dedicated A&K Resident Tour Director®.
Explore Our Connections European River Cruise Journeys Brochure
2018 Connections European River Cruise Journeys Brochure
Select from 11 boutique-style journeys and experience for yourself the authenticity and local insight that make travel with A&K unique, including:
- Stays in distinctive, centrally located boutique hotels, available only to a small group
- Your choice of two new journeys along the Seine and Danube, and a new river ship, ‘Amadeus Queen,’ launching in 2018
- All shore excursions exclusive to your Connections group
- Dining together with your fellow Connections guests at reserved tables on board, as well as during meals at restaurants on shore
- A complete itinerary when cruising in Paris, Prague, Budapest, Amsterdam, Munich and other treasured locales, with stays in hand-selected boutique hotels
- Local wine and beer, included at all lunches and dinners, both on and off the ship
Experience a Connections European River Cruise in Action
Watch Our Video: Art & Architecture Along the Rhine
Experience our popular Connections European River Cruise along the Rhine River with Abercrombie & Kent, escorted by your own Resident Tour Director. On Art & Architecture Along the Rhine, you'll experience 11 days of A&K-exclusive sightseeing, from private tours of Tinguely Museum and the Vitra Campus, to excursions to Darmstadt to view Mathildenhöhe and the Lorsch Abbey Gate, and Cologne, visiting the Museum Ludwig with its collection of classical, modern, expressionist and American pop art works. Stay in centrally located boutique hotels before and after the cruise in Amsterdam and Basel.
About the Amadeus River Ship Fleet
Selected with Your Comfort in Mind
All of the vessels selected for Connections cruises feature a welcoming, casual atmosphere. Spacious yet intimate, stylish yet inviting, and steeped in the legendary hospitality of the Old World, they boast cutting-edge conveniences. Additionally, Connections guests enjoy priority boarding, so guests can expect to step on deck up to 90 minutes before general boarding.
Boutique River Ships, Balconied Cabins
For Connections river cruise journeys, A&K offers only the cabins and suites most preferred by our guests, including those with full, walk-out balconies or French balconies, all with unrestricted views through wide glass panoramas. These cabins are larger in size than those of many other river cruise vessels operating in Europe today.
Prepared fresh on board by a master chef and his team, meals aboard vessels feature fresh delicacies that take inspiration from the places you visit. Dining affords bright views of the outside, coupled with an elegant, friendly experience. House wine, beer and soft drinks are included with lunch and dinner, and generous breakfast and lunch buffets appeal to diverse palates. And every journey features a specially arranged Chef’s Highlights dining event with an exclusive tasting menu.
While cruising the rivers of Europe, your needs are attended to by a hand-chosen crew that works on the river year in and year out, making them experts at anticipating requests before you even have to make them. Our crews boast years of experience in making guests feel welcome, and they help turn your river cruiser into an inviting home away from home.
The Finest Modern Amenities
Our vessels pay particular attention to modern elegance and convenience and therefore feature the amenities you have come to expect from any fine hotel, and space as ample as that of any European riverboat. You’ll find comforts such as a hairdresser, fitness room, massage facilities and ship-wide Wi-Fi available on board, as well as river ship favorites such as a sun deck, a chess board and a shuffleboard court.
Our Fleet at a Glance
A&K’s vessels for Connections European River Cruise Journeys offer hotel-style amenities, such as a hairdresser, fitness room and ship-wide Wi-Fi. Each also features Panorama Restaurant and Bar, Amadeus Club, walking track, lido bar and floor-to-ceiling windows in all public areas. Below are other individual specifications.
Each features 72 cabins and 12 suites
- 'Amadeus Silver II' launched in 2015 with 'Amadeus Silver III' launching in 2016
- 44 crew members per vessel
- Floor-to-ceiling windows in public areas
- Amenities include hairdresser, massage room, walking track and putting green
A&K's Connections European River Cruise Journeys
Connections European River Cruises11 Days from $8,995Limited to 24 guests
Connections European River Cruises11 Days from $7,995Limited to 24 guests
Connections European River Cruises17 Days from $10,495Limited to 24 guests