The AmaCerto features exclusive “Twin Balconies"which range in size up to 300 sq. ft. Relax in a heated Sun Deck swimming pool with a “swim-up” bar; enjoy Chaîne des Rôtisseurs culinary creations. The ship also features a Fitness Center, Massage, Hair and Beauty salon; Wi-Fi and Entertainment-on_demand; plus a fleet of bicycles for your enjoyment.


Beauty Salon
Fitness Center
Hot Tub
Specialty Restaurants
Swimming Pool

Ship Info

What's Included


    • Land program as detailed in itinerary

    • 7 nights deluxe cruise accommodation in an outside stateroom - most staterooms offer French Balconies or revolutionary Twin Balconies

    • Entertainment on demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed Internet access, hit Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English language TV stations

    • Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board

    • Terry bathrobes and white-on-white plush bedding in all staterooms

    • Fine dining with all meals included during your cruise

    • Multiple dining venues

    • Free-flowing red & white wines from Europe’s great wine regions, beer & soft drinks with every lunch and dinner on board

    • Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily

    • Sun Deck swimming pool

    • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner & Captain's Gala Dinner

    • Special highlights including lectures, cooking demonstration, onboard music performances and piano music

    • Choice of life enriching tours and excursions in every port with personal headset included

    • Small-Group "Limited Edition Tours" including guided biking, hiking and culinary delights excursions

    • Fleet of bicycles available to explore on your own

    • Services of professional Cruise Manager

    • All English language on board in a non-smoking environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun Deck)

    • Transfers between hotel and ship are included with the purchase of cruise and land package; airport transfers are included with the purchase of airfare from AmaWaterways

    • All local taxes

Not Included

  • Airfare | Passport fees | Baggage fees | Port taxes and fees | Travel, health, accident or other insurance | Vaccinations | Laundry | Additional food and beverages | Optional excursions | Gratuities or other items of a personal nature

Ship Overview

Inaugural Sailing
5000 Tons
Public Decks
Passenger Capacity

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By: Happy Client

Reviewed on: 21 Aug 2013

Just got back from an 8/12 night Danube riverboat cruise. Wonderful adventure with Amawaterways. We started in Budapest and ended in Prague. It was a bit busier than we expected - but that is by choice. We didn't want to miss any of the tours. All excellent. Great tour guides with excellent headphones so you could wander 20-30 feet away and miss nothing. Crew and service was amazing. They aim to please.
Travel Advisor:  Melitta Hannon

Highly Recommended

By: Ellen & Dick

Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2013

The cruise on the Amacerto was delightful. The food and service were excellent. The tours and arrangements for the tours were very good and quite varied. The evening entertainment was mostly excellent. The Captain and his whole crew handled themselves professionaly, but with a sense of humour. We felt very comfortable on board the ship. A lock had to be repaired, but AMA Waterways was very quick to come up with a resonable alternative and excellent accomodations.

highly recommended

By: Harriet

Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2013

Well worth the money. The Cruise Director (Lisi) was amazing! Well organized with good entertainment, tours and pretty good food.
Travel Advisor:  Sharon Cooper

highly recommended

By: lulu

Reviewed on: 23 Nov 2013

Well organized and excellent service!! We enjoyed very much!!

Greatest way to travel?

By: B T & Friends

Reviewed on: 13 Apr 2014

Travel Advisor:  Craig Mungary

Highly Recommend

By: Not provided

Reviewed on: 08 Apr 2014

I would highly recommend AMAWaterways as the cruise line of choice for anyone wishing to enjoy a totally encompassing and peaceful trip.  My wife and I enjoyed a cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest aboard the AMACerto.  The food was fist class, the service was unsurpassed, and the staff on the ship were superb in every way.  We will definitely be traveling with AMAWaterways on future travels.
Travel Advisor:  Craig Mungary

Highly recommended.

By: Grandma SD

Reviewed on: 04 Jun 2014

The trip was fantastic. Would do it again!

AmaCerto European river cruise

By: Not provided

Reviewed on: 10 Jun 2014

Beautiful ship, well maintained and clean.  Lovely crew with an excellent cruise manager.  We saw a lot of Europe, learned a great deal.  If you like history, beautiful scenery, and doing tours this is the cruise for you.  We really enjoyed it, but it was a bit busier than we had anticipated.  By the way the food was excellent. 
Travel Advisor:  Deborah Trevino

Trip of a Lifetime

By: Joseph

Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2014

The ship was new and offered great meals and service. There was always something to see and do because you it's a river cruise.
Travel Advisor:  Jackie Matthews

Great trip

By: PJ65

Reviewed on: 09 Aug 2015

Just finished our second cruise on the Amacerto our experience was as good as the first time. The ship was clean and the crew always welcomed us with hello and a smile. After an omelet in the morning and two great meals a day I was getting spoiled. Victor Cartin was like a personal concierge. The guide, Victor arraigned at the Zurich airport changed a stressful time to a relaxing one. Only one complaint, a very large group (75) from KC thought this was their own ship and proceeded to talk over the entertainment two of the three nights, making it less than enjoyable for the rest of us.
Travel Advisor:  Trisha Iannazzi

Magnificent Europe

By: lycava

Reviewed on: 20 Sep 2015

Fantastic service, staff, and room.


By: Sebo

Reviewed on: 20 Sep 2015

AMA Certo was excellent and fulfilled all our expectations.
Travel Advisor:  Carlo Hilliard

Second river cruise

By: Ed of Minnesota

Reviewed on: 04 Oct 2015

This was our second European river cruise with AmaWaterways. As with the first, the trip was greatly enhanced by an especially friendly and helpful crew and by the very competent local guides that AmaWaterways provides. As in the past, the food was plentiful. We would have appreciated a few more options from the local cuisine but realize it is hard to balance this desire with that of others for more familiar dishes. The new (since our last cruise) option of eating at the Chef's Table was a great addition. It was helpful to have internet access in our stateroom but, as we were cautioned, it was not always available because we were sailing along the border between countries for much of the trip. AmaWaterways excels at taking care of all the details to make traveling more comfortable for travelers in a strange country. We would definitely travel with them again.
Travel Advisor:  Judi Glass

Great Staff!!!!

By: KathyK

Reviewed on: 22 Nov 2015

Wonderful ship, outstanding staff-friendly, helpful, could not have been nicer! Tours were very well done.
Travel Advisor:  Rita Madrigali

Wonderful ship with friendly and helpful staff.

By: Tad

Reviewed on: 29 May 2016

We sailed up the Rhine on the AmaCerto. It is a wonderful ship with beautiful appointments. The staff is friendly to a person. The cruise director Martina was so helpful and was on top of every event and every minute of our time. We would love to travel with her again. I highly recommend sailing with this company and on this ship.
Travel Advisor:  Carla Staples


By: susie-q

Reviewed on: 10 Oct 2016

Staff & crew gave exemplary service at all times!
Travel Advisor:  Linda Vaughan

Tulip Cruise 2017

By: Lou

Reviewed on: 10 May 2017

Very good. AmaWaterways makes an effort to provide excellent service and a variety of options to their guests.
Travel Advisor:  Gudrun Vest


By: Bella

Reviewed on: 15 May 2017

We enjoyed our week on the boat. Staff was extremely helpful and made us feel important! Food was amazing! Day trips were interesting! Excellent trip.
Travel Advisor:  Gudrun Vest

Prague to Budapest cruise

By: Ann

Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2017

Our ship was the Ama Certo. It is a beautiful ship. The crew was just delightful, helpful across the board. The cruise director was very experienced and handled every concern any passenger had. The tour guides in each city were very good. The food on the cruise was great. I'd return in a minute!
Travel Advisor:  Donna Hall

Gorgeous views

By: jasmine

Reviewed on: 08 Jun 2017

We enjoyed our river cruise and would recommend it. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The tours were very well organized.
Travel Advisor:  Susan Boehnstedt

Impeccable Service


Reviewed on: 09 Jun 2017

We can't imagine how a ship's crew could provide better quality service. The ship was like new and every square inch was kept spotless. From morning until night the staff was always right there, ready to assist, from the cruise director to the bar tender and wait staff. Great food and nice variety on the menu. We also very much enjoyed the local wines. The tour guides were top notch...entertaining and informative. We also liked the new split balcony configuration which we did not have on our last cruise. All in all, it was a great experience and plan to do another AMA river cruise next year.
Travel Advisor:  Susan Boehnstedt

Danube River Cruise

By: Jack & Debbie

Reviewed on: 27 Jun 2017

AMA did an outstanding job. This was our first River cruise and we will definitely go with AMA again. First class ship and accommodations and a great crew on the ship. Our cruise director, Balazs Kiss, made the trip trouble-free and very fun. We will try to cruise with him again. The food was wonderful and we had some great entertainment on the ship. Bottom line - we highly recommend Ama Waterways.
Travel Advisor:  Meredith Lutz

Amazing Cruise

By: Stuart

Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2017

We just returned from the most amazing trip. The moment we arrived in Budapest- boarded the Amacerto for our cruise to returning from Prague- we were looked after with expertise and smiles. Thank you to our agent Rick for encouraging us to book this vacation- we will do this type of travel again-
Travel Advisor:  Rick Johnson

Melodies of the Danube

By: Energizer Bunny

Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2017

We had a wonderful wine cruise! We like that AMA is an American Co. & the staff was very good, funny & all spoke English. We appreciated that all the tours (very good), we're included in the base price. We extended our cruise in Prague & appreciate that our Cruise Director was there with us & very helpful, plus getting us to the airport. We are in or 70's n wish the Cosmopolitan Hotel was closer in. But, We appreciated that the hotel & restaurant was 5star!
Travel Advisor:  Debbie Aras

Danube River

By: JR

Reviewed on: 04 Oct 2017

Well designed cabins; wonderful staff and crew
Travel Advisor:  Mark McCowan


By: ar

Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2017

Travel Advisor:  Anne Johnson

River Cruising-A More Intimate Way to Cruise


Reviewed on: 31 Oct 2017

The boat was lovely and we had only 150 other passengers. We were able to meet and become friendly with so many different people.
Travel Advisor:  Concetta Longabardi

Southeastern Europe

By: Shari

Reviewed on: 17 Nov 2017

I enjoyed the AmaCerto. The rooms were very nice and modern. The staff was very nice and always happy to assist.
Travel Advisor:  Kathy Moran


By: Carkare

Reviewed on: 30 Nov 2017

Great ship. Spotlessly clean, friendly crew, good entertainment options, and plenty of personal attention. Would not hesitate to book a cruise on this boat again.
Travel Advisor:  Kathy Moran



Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2017

beautiful, clean and staff bends over backwards to help. Food amazing and healthy as well
Travel Advisor:  Kristen Fernandez

Nice ship

By: Ren

Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2017

Very nice, clean, and well appointed ship. The staff were so friendly, and bent over backwards to be helpful.
Travel Advisor:  Kristen Fernandez

European Christmas markets


Reviewed on: 16 Dec 2017

All the staff were amazingly helpful, polite and friendly. Choice of food at meals was extensive. Options for tours and organisation was terrific. Cleanliness of ship was impeccable.
Travel Advisor:  Bridgett Quinn

Great week on the Danube

By: Donna

Reviewed on: 17 Jan 2018

We took the Christmas Market cruise on the Danube. The cruise and port visits to markets were well-organized. The food was excellent quality, and plentiful, and the service was excellent.
Travel Advisor:  Kathy Wilton


By: Row

Reviewed on: 17 Jun 2018

Rescheduled this trip N/A
Travel Advisor:  Amy Metzger

Danube Cruise was Wonderful

By: Becky

Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2018

This line was welcoming to singles. Excursions were well planned and the hotel choice in Prague at the Imperial Art Deco was wonderful. Passengers varied in age although most were middle age and older. The lounge and upper deck were good places to be for scenic times aboard. Employees seemed eager to help.
Travel Advisor:  Heidi Wohlert

Legendary Danube

By: Mac

Reviewed on: 29 Jul 2018

What a great trip. Perfect size boat, nice numbers of people instead of having to sail with a small city population. Staff very friendly. They knocked themselves out to please and all with a smile.
Travel Advisor:  Gregg Robert Humble


By: Barby

Reviewed on: 01 Aug 2018

Excellent! Really enjoyed it.
Travel Advisor:  Arlene Frances Humble

Danube Trip

By: Jim

Reviewed on: 31 Jul 2018

We were treated VERY well by the staff. This organization knows what they are doing.
Travel Advisor:  Gregg Robert Humble

Great experience

By: ExIowaNewsGuy

Reviewed on: 01 Aug 2018

The ship was comfortable. Loved the balcony, which seemed unique. (The view from there in the locks was amazing and a little creepy.) Great accommodations and facilities (save for the minimal and hot workout room). The crew was extraordinary helpful and polite, and we developed relationships with a number of them. The only real downside was the minimal time in Nuremburg (low water prevented the ship from docking there) and a hurried tour and time in Budapest (also blamed on low water). Other than that, we were impressed and wouldn't hesitate to use Ama again.
Travel Advisor:  Gregg Robert Humble

Low water and communications were initially a problem

By: Tanner

Reviewed on: 12 Sep 2018

Water was low so the ship was not at the original dock of embarkation and there was no one there to inform us where to go to find the ship. It took us work on our own to finally track down the ship. We were not able to take the ship to the last two ports, which caused some challenge to communicate with our pick up. We were a disappointed that we were not on the ship for as much cruising and when we were in port, we were tied to other ships with our balcony touching another ship. Therefore the price we paid for a more expensive cabin was wasted. However, once on the ship, we felt the communication was good, the staff was very accommodating, we understood the water was beyond control but everyone was making the best of it. We really enjoyed the Chefs Table and service. The captain did not seem to take a leadership role and it fell to the employees who were great. We appreciate your offer of significant discount for another cruise and to provide us time to plan. We made the best of
Travel Advisor:  Gayle Takashima

2018 Danube

By: Sharon

Reviewed on: 06 Dec 2018

It was a amazing trip. The ship was perfect, the food and wine was excellent, The staff met and exceeded all our needs.
Travel Advisor:  Robin Jenkins
Not Recommended

AMA Waterways

By: Nancy

Reviewed on: 14 Sep 2018

The hotel manager on our trip was not great. He was a bit fake in his sincerity but really rude if you had an issue that needed attention. Some of the staff was excellent but the overall service in the longe was poor to nonexistent. He disembarking process was a huge let down as well. Not one crew member was there as you left the ship to guide you or say thank you, etc.

Cruising the Danube

By: Zeke

Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2018

My first, but not last cruise. The crew/staff were unbelievable.....made me feel like I was some one special. Made to feel like a king. Can't say enough about the staff.
Travel Advisor:  Robin Jenkins


By: Cb

Reviewed on: 14 Sep 2018

Very pleasant. Staff was most helpful.
Travel Advisor:  Deborah Daniel

AMA Legendery Danube Andersons

By: Row

Reviewed on: 20 Sep 2018

Oh my what a trip with AMA. This was our second cruise with them. And everything was wonderful from service to food to cruise director. We were disappointed because river being low in spots-had to be bused from Prague to Passau were we met ship a 4 1/2 hour bus ride. We were bused then to Neumberg and other stops on cruise. We will definitely cruise with AMA again because service is impeccable. Our dining server, our steward were so attentive. Cannot say enough about our cruise director David Rosell. He went the extra mile to let us know our flight was cancelled to Munich and got in touch with airline so we could reschedule flight. AMA is the best and will definitely travel again without hesitation.
Travel Advisor:  Amy Metzger

A Vacation to remember!!

By: Sarah

Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2018

We loved AmaWaterways and the entire experience. There was not one thing left undone by the staff of the boat. Everyone was so friendly and accommodating. Every question answered, every request granted! AmaWaterways goes above and beyond to make your vacation seamless and memorable! From the amazing food, the luxurious accommodations, the variety of excursions, and even the gifts that each passenger receives - it is truly top of the line. I can’t say enough and we will use AmaWaterways in the future!
Travel Advisor:  Annie Rogers

Ama-mazing :)

By: anonymous

Reviewed on: 01 Oct 2018

The housekeeping on our ship was perfect. The meal and service were completely as expected. The entertainment was lacking - Antoin didn't seem to want people to stay and enjoy their time in the lounge.
Travel Advisor:  Annie Rogers


By: Swimmer

Reviewed on: 24 Nov 2018

It was a wonderful experience. From the crew to the delicious food, to all the different outings; just awesome. The cabins were clean and we requested a change in the beds (too hard), they did it immediately . My first river cruise and I know it will not be my last
Travel Advisor:  Uschi Helfrich


By: Sheldon

Reviewed on: 25 Jan 2019

Very good experience.
Travel Advisor:  Teresa Ho


By: Burnie

Reviewed on: 22 Apr 2019

Travel Advisor:  Joan Lovell

Nice ship, good crew.

By: Foothills_Couple

Reviewed on: 23 Apr 2019

Trip was pleasant. Staterooms were quiet and relaxing. Food was good. Coffee machine in the lounge was excellent for the first half of the trip but then it broke and was replaced with an inferior machine, so coffee service was not so good afterwards.
Travel Advisor:  Clare Isquith


By: Ted

Reviewed on: 30 Apr 2019

Met expectations and in some areas exceeded them i.e. cruise director
Travel Advisor:  Gretel White

AmaCerto Danube

By: SStopp

Reviewed on: 29 Apr 2019

We enjoyed our Danube River cruise very much. The ship was always impeccably clean, the staff was very positive and helpful, and the food was amazing!
Travel Advisor:  Margaret Nichols

Blue Danube

By: big bird

Reviewed on: 11 May 2019

Our time on the AmaCerto was very good. Was disappointed in the food selection and our bed was way to hard. The service was very good and an excellent cruise manager.
Travel Advisor:  Tammy Jones-Deem

River boat trip

By: Janbug

Reviewed on: 21 May 2019

It was so relaxing, and an enjoyable way to see Europe. Service was excellent. Every aspect of this cruise line is great.
Travel Advisor:  Christine Van Vorst

Great accommodation, great food and great cruise director

By: Barry

Reviewed on: 03 Jun 2019

We were very pleased with the ship, the staff and the program
Travel Advisor:  Samuel Spencer

Danube River Cruise

By: Sharon

Reviewed on: 26 Jul 2019

The accommodations and dining were excellent. Available excursions had a wide variety of activity levels which is great for groups or families. The crew was friendly and efficient. An overall wonderful experience.
Travel Advisor:  Catherine Conn

Danube River Cruise on AmaCerto

By: Paddy

Reviewed on: 26 Jul 2019

We were thrilled with the cruise and ports of call along the Danube. Our stateroom was kept in excellent order and the meals onboard were quite exceptional. Our cruise manager, Stefani, was very entertaining and enjoyed her company. Would definitely recommend this cruise to other travelers!
Travel Advisor:  Craig Adryan


By: Woody

Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2019

Our time aboard this boat was very nice. The staff was fabulous. They make everyone feel important. The boat was always clean and the food was good.
Travel Advisor:  Susan Ward


By: Pat

Reviewed on: 13 Aug 2019

Delicious food Excellent service Fun entertainment
Travel Advisor:  Nanci Cain

Great ship; great crew

By: Malenna

Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2019

After cruising on AmaWaterways I would never settle for another cruise line. And everyone I talked with on the ship said the same - many of them had been on multiple cruises. It was clean, comfortable, and beautifully decorated. The crew were extremely friendly and helpful, all speaking excellent English. The food was outstanding and plentiful, and the cruise manager was superb. So glad this was my choice for my first cruise. I will recommend this company to anyone considering a river cruise.
Travel Advisor:  Gudrun Vest


By: Matt

Reviewed on: 14 Sep 2019

Our two weeks on AmaCerto went very quickly. Most days were busy with interesting day tours and it was always rewarding to return to the ship for the excellent service, food and drink.
Travel Advisor:  Carolyn OReilly

Late summer 2019 Danube river cruise

By: Cliff

Reviewed on: 16 Sep 2019

Everything about this cruise was great, from helping us with what turned out to be a minor crisis pre-boarding to all of the food, land and on-board lodging and tours. We would recommend AMAWaterways to anyone looking for first class service and amenities.
Travel Advisor:  Susan Morley

Superb wine cruise on AMAcerto

By: c- lot

Reviewed on: 19 Sep 2019

AMA provide a wonderful experience on board. Impressive & helpful crew. Delightful itinerary & sightseeing. Food and entertainment is high class too.
Travel Advisor:  Cathy Wassermann

Float down the river in your fine hotel

By: Mike S

Reviewed on: 23 Sep 2019

We went on a seven-day cruise starting in Budapest and ending in Giorgiu, Romania. The Ama Certo was comfortable and the staff was excellent. The variety and quality of the food was very good. We saw geography and history that we could not have easily seen had we been traveling independently. Each day there were excursions to choose from that were suitable to people with varying levels of mobility, from "gentle" tours to guided bike rides. Ama provided complete details ahead of the time about the excursions, which was helpful. Our stateroom had everything it needed, including a comfortable queen-sized bed, good storage space and a functional bathroom. There was a bit of cruise kitsch in the evening entertainment, but it was brief.
Travel Advisor:  Melita Hein


By: cool

Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2019

Fun, relaxing, excellent food and tours.
Travel Advisor:  Deborah Daniel

Ama waterways

By: Nancy

Reviewed on: 16 Oct 2019

The service and staff are excellent!! The food left us a bit disappointed. We were not happy with the double and triple docking blocking our expensive cabin view nightly or part of a day. That was truly disappointing. The tours while very good, left little free time and we were rushed to hurry back to the boat. There was not enough time in ports at all. We thought this cruise would be relaxing and it was not. Overall, we are unsure that we would cruise the Rhine this way or book with Amawaterways again.
Travel Advisor:  Roxanne Gadbois

Eastern Europe on the Danube

By: Don

Reviewed on: 31 Oct 2019

Our third cruise with Amawaterways. Our Captain was great! He managed the ship down the Danube at very low water levels for a full cruise experience. Also threw in a few extras that everyone appreciated. Food and beverages were top notch. We are looking forward to our next cruise with Amawaterways.
Travel Advisor:  Karyn Ewald

Cusine best

By: Larry Salberg

Reviewed on: 18 Nov 2019

A+ cusine and service. Having one of the largest rooms made river cruising more comfortable.

AMACerto Danube Cruise

By: Pat

Reviewed on: 18 Nov 2019

Wonderful, our 5th cruise with AMA, first time on the AMACerto. Comfortable, fun, educating, interesting, and always a warm and wonderful staff and crew. This particular captain, Vlad, was an absolute delight!
Travel Advisor:  Elisa Eaglin

Cruise the lower Danube!

By: Tom

Reviewed on: 29 Nov 2019

Fantastic journey!
Travel Advisor:  Susan Kokx

Christmas River Cruise

By: Krampus

Reviewed on: 07 Jan 2020

Had a wonderful time on the AmaCerto! in just a week the crew became family and we miss them already!
Travel Advisor:  Carol McKee

AmaCerto, Christmas Markets Cruise

By: RB

Reviewed on: 12 Jan 2020

LOVED the AmaCerto- a beautiful boat, completely decked out for Christmas, inside and out. Perfectly lovely. The crew was so friendly and fun- they felt like friends by the end of our trip. David is a phenomenal cruise manager- full of energy and enthusiasm! He made every passenger feel welcomed and included. Every crew member we saw always had a smile and a pleasant hello. The dinners were 5 star quality. The sous chef - Nelo(?) was informative and engaging. Very friendly. We absolutely had the best time ever!!
Travel Advisor:  Emer Coughlin

Great cruise in a fabled part of Europe

By: Kit

Reviewed on: 15 Jan 2020

The ship was well appointed and attended and clean. The food service was superior in every way. After days of walking around the towns and villages it was nice to have a warm and friendly staff to greet us and low key entertainment in the evenings.
Travel Advisor:  Sabrina Teyla