Adventures by Disney offers more opportunities for families to go on European river cruise vacations in 2021
New for 2021, passengers on board trips on the Rhine can travel to Papenburg, Germany, for an overview of the construction of the fifth ship of the Disney Cruise Line, the Disney Wish.
Reservations open to the public on January 29, 2020. More details on Adventures by Disney river cruises can be found on the website River cruise with Disney adventuresbydisney.com page.
Family holidays in the heart of Europe
Sailing with AmaWaterways, a first line of luxury river cruises, this all-inclusive vacation is filled with active and immersive experiences curated by Disney’s family travel experts. A team of specially trained adventure guides are master storytellers who bring each destination to life and deliver a seamless and authentic experience marked by exclusive Disney service.
At Rhine cruises, guests explore storytelling villages in Switzerland, France, Germany and the Netherlands. Highlights include a toboggan ride through the Black Forest, thrills in an indoor winter park, a horseback ride through the French countryside, and a trip to the Upper Middle Rhine Valley offering up-close views of 30 majestic castles.
New on the Rhine route is a excursion at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, where the new Disney Cruise Line ships are built. Guests who book this activity will experience the magic of construction docks on a private, hard hat guided tour led by a Disney Fantasy. This intimate, limited-capacity experience will be available for an additional fee on all 2021 departures.
Danube cruises visit eight unforgettable destinations in Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary, where adventurers roam medieval ruins, climb rope bridges in trees and marvel at the hills made famous in “The Sound of Music”.
Rhône vacation in the south of France transport your guests to sunny Provence, a region famous for its colorful culture, charming villages, lush vineyards and world-famous cuisine. Interactive tours include an art workshop inspired by Vincent Van Gogh, a private truffle hunting and tasting experience, and kayaking under a 2,000-year-old Roman aqueduct.
the Seine cruises celebrate the magnificence of the countryside France with visits to picturesque provincial towns, the historic beaches of Normandy, Monet’s house and gardens, the spectacular cliffs of Etretat, and Paris – the City of Lights.”
Specialized, seasonal and thematic departures
The Adventures by Disney 2021 river cruise lineup includes a variety of specialty cruises that feature themed offerings on board and ashore, in addition to the excursions and entertainment already built into each itinerary.
Throughout the year, certain departures are reserved for families traveling without children. During these adults-only cruises, passengers 18 and over can experience all the magic of an Adventures by Disney river cruise, plus custom upgrades designed especially for them. These dedicated cruises meet the growing demand of adult travelers for the unique blend of sophistication, variety and adventure of Adventures by Disney in a fun and comfortable setting.
Special adults-only vacations include the theme Oktoberfest crossings on the Danube and Food and wine cruises on the Rhine, each offering an additional portion of refinement and pleasure for culinary connoisseurs and “gourmets”. Still on the Danube, festive Christmas Market Cruises are a magical way for families to celebrate the holidays like never before. Each of these special vacations is offered twice in 2021.
Improvements to the itinerary before and after the cruise in Paris, Amsterdam and Budapest
Adventures by Disney customers can extend their Europe river cruise vacation with three-day, two-night stays in select Europe most famous cities. These guided group itineraries are designed to maximize vacation time, highlighting must-see attractions as well as lesser-known hidden gems. Two dedicated adventure guides guide guests through rewarding and exciting activities that the whole family can enjoy.
the Parisian getaway can be added to the Seine and Rhône crossings to complete the holidays in the north or the south France. Guests enjoy spectacular views of the “City of Lights” from their dinner at the Eiffel Tower, a private culinary walking tour, and an immersive tour of the Louvre museum guided by a local expert and a special art detective activity for young adventurers.
the Amsterdam getaway can be added as a post-cruise stay after the Rhine crossings to complete the cruise’s four-country trip. This itinerary includes a canal cruise, a culinary tour of the trendy Jordaan district, and a visit to the Van Gogh Museum followed by an interactive painting workshop.
the Budapest getaway can be added to the Danube crossings as a perfect land complement to the Central European water tour. The route passes through the city’s must-see sites with an emphasis on enriching cultural experiences such as tasting authentic Hungarian cuisine, driving a tuk-tuk (motorized rickshaw) and a show at the Budapest Opera.
Disney Escapes Adventures can be booked as stand-alone getaways or as a complement to other vacation plans.
To learn more about Adventures by Disney or to book a vacation, customers can visit adventuresbydisney.com, call 1-800-543-0865, or contact a travel agent.
ABOUT THE ADVENTURES OF DISNEY
Adventures by Disney offers hassle-free, immersive, guided group vacation experiences to destinations on six continents. Families traveling with Adventures by Disney enjoy exceptional service while taking part in extraordinary experiences in places such as the South African plains, major cities of Europe, that of Costa Rica rich tropical forest, the ruins of Pompeii and Machu Picchu, australia Outback, the Great Wall of China, and some of America’s most iconic destinations.
Adventures by Disney has been recognized by many travel organizations for its excellence in family tourism. Adventures by Disney was honored in the annual Cruise Critic Editors’ Choice Awards as Best Family River Cruise Line in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. It was also voted Best Adventure Tour Operator in the Travel Weekly 2016 Readers Choice Awards, and has won numerous other excellence awards over the past decade.
Offering Disney-trained adventure guides on every trip, engaging activities, VIP experiences, and personal touches throughout, Adventures by Disney vacations are designed to excite and delight everyone. Visit AdventuresByDisney.com to learn more.
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