AmaWaterways, with APT has revealed 120 new itineraries with the hiking and biking company, Backroads.
The journeys which will be on the Danube, Douro, Rhine and Seine in 2019 and 2020 also includes nine charters and select sailings onboard AmaWaterways’ largest ship, the AmaMagna.
Guests onboard these itineraries will get to experience Backroads’ shore excursions like specialised biking and hiking tours.
“We’re excited to introduce new options with Backroads, and to welcome even more active travelers onboard our ships, including the beautiful AmaMagna,” said Kristin Karst, executive vice president and co-owner of AmaWaterways.
“Next year will be banner year for AmaWaterways, and we’re excited to continue our valued partnership with Backroads during this very exciting time!”
In 2019, Backroads will offer 68 total departures perfect for couples, families and solo travelers – including bike tours along Europe’s Danube, Douro, Rhine and Seine Rivers and walking tours along the Douro River.
And in 2020 will welcome 73 total departures with six full-ship departures and additional sailings on the new AmaMagna.
The popular full-ship charter – otherwise known as the Full Ship Celebration River Cruise – will now offer two departures on the Danube and one on the Douro in 2019 (including departures for Families with Older Teens & 20s), and three on the Danube and three on the Douro in 2020.
Every Backroads trip features four or more expert Trip Leaders on ship and on shore, dedicated and at-the-ready support vans and a choice of cycling and walking routes for all abilities.
Backroads bike tours also feature custom-designed titanium bikes for all rider types—performance, touring and electric-assist—and include fully loaded GPS routes.