River Cruises and Hiking:

Experience the perfect combination of river cruising and hiking along the Seine, Rhône, Saône, Danube, and Rhine rivers. As you glide along the picturesque waterways of Europe aboard a comfortable cruise ship, you'll have the opportunity to embark on unforgettable hikes at select stops, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes.

This cruise-hiking combination offers the chance to lace up your hiking boots and explore the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the surroundings along well-marked trails. Explore the romantic banks of the Seine, the historic vineyards along the Rhône and Saône, the majestic landscapes of the Danube, and the cultural treasures of the Rhine.

Hiking package for AU$ 1,433.00 per person

available on selected cruise dates

number of participants: min. 8, max. 20 people

Included in the hiking package

  • Guided hiking tours with lunch
  • Included excursions as outlined in the program
  • Experienced tour guide / hiking guide throughout all hiking tours
  • Detailed travel documentation
  • Group transfers / bus transfers

Requirements: Easy to moderate. City walks and hikes last between 2 to 3 hours, on well-developed paths with few ascents and descents; steeper in the Upper Middle Rhine Valley and along the Moselle.

Available on following cruise dates

Experience an exciting combination of healthy activity and the luxury of an AMADEUS river cruise. Choose your preferred route from 4 dates and book the hiking package alongside your AMADEUS river cruise. The hiking package can be booked up to 60 days before departure.


Experience the vibrant life and the touch of French history along the Seine. France's most famous river offers a kaleidoscope of images, from the world city of Paris to the almost endless beaches of the "Côte Fleurie", as varied and colorful as they come. We will hike through the most beautiful sights in the Seine Valley and be enchanted by the beauty of the region. The crowning glory of the trip is a visit to the French capital, Paris!

  • Visit to the capital city, Paris
  • Guided tour in the picturesque downtown of Rouen
  • House & Garden of Claude Monet
  • White chalk cliffs of Étretat
  • Beach hike along the "Côte Fleurie


11. Jun - 18. Jun

Basel - Amsterdam

Classical Rhine Cruise

from A$ 3,383.00



Our journey takes us from Alsace and the Upper Middle Rhine Valley through the densely populated Ruhr area to the Dutch capital, Amsterdam. We explore beautiful hiking trails and experience the cities on foot. During the boat trips, we enjoy the landscape and relax.

  • A side trip to the lovely Moselle and its vineyards
  • The unique cathedrals of Speyer and Cologne
  • Canal cruise through Amsterdam




Rhône · Saône

The cozy form of travel on the river, in the upscale and relaxed atmosphere of the luxury ship, will enchant you. Hiking in fantastic landscapes and exploring cultural highlights complement the experience. In addition to the cities of Avignon, Lyon, and Beaune, our hikes will lead us through the vineyards of Côte du Rhône and Burgundy.

  • Hike through typical limestone terrain, visiting Pont du Gard
  • Highlights for culture enthusiasts: cities of Avignon & Lyon
  • Tasting of the famous Burgundy wines


15. Aug - 22. Aug

Passau - Budapest - Passau

Danube Rhapsody

from A$ 3,167.00



The beautiful blue Danube is the legendary queen among European rivers. You'll experience not only the stunning Vienna, the Danube Bend, and the fascinating Budapest, but also many more highlights! Come along and experience this unique journey, partly on the floating hotel ship and partly on foot.

  • Visit three countries and three capitals in just eight days
  • Hiking tours along the Danube without the hassle of packing and unpacking
  • Budapest - the Queen of the Danube
  • Cultural cities Bratislava and imperial Vienna
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