AmaCello Review and Specifications

Specifications of AmaCello

Year built2008  /  Age : 11
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderScheepswerf Grave BV (Grave, Holland)
Speed11 kn / 20 kph / 13 mph
Length (LOA)110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage3350 gt
Decks with cabins3

Review of AmaCello

The AmaCello boat cruises on Rhine River departing from Amsterdam and Basel.Amacello cruise ship

AmaCello cruise ship was launched in 2008 and her debut was remarkable - the ship was all decorated in a vibrant gold and orange palette.


Most staterooms on board feature French balconies and their guests can enjoy all amenities of the fine hotels: plush down bedding, large closets, first-run Hollywood movies and complimentary Internet access. AmaCello has a total of 75 cabins (of which 4 Suite, 58 French Balconies, 13 with non-opening twin windows) in 7 grades.

Cabins Types/Categories (number, location), high to low

  • Suites - JS (x4, deck3)
  • Balcony Staterooms - A (x20, deck3), B (x28, deck3), C (x8, decks2&3)
  • Single Balcony Stateroom - S (x2, deck2)
  • RiverView Staterooms - D (x7, deck1), E (x6, deck1).
  • All outside cabins are with French Balconies or Fixed Windows (size 170ft2 /16m2).

Shipboard facilities

Ship's restaurants include: Verde (dining room), al fresco dining (Main Lounge, Sun Deck). The onboard gourmet dining restaurant represents outstanding and sophisticated cuisine with delightful service. The regional dishes are prepared under the directions of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs gold medal-winning chefs. Passengers are pampered with culinary masterpieces and local wines at dinner.

The vessel also has a Main Lounge & Bar (with Teak Front Deck terrace), Aft Lounge (observation), Cello Lobby, Library, Gift Shop, Fitness & Spa, Massage & Beauty Salon, sauna, top-deck (jacuzzi, sun loungers, shaded seating area, walking track), 1 elevator (passenger lift).

AmaCello cruise deals are inclusive of alcohol and soft beverages, Internet / Wi-Fi, all tours/excursions, coach transfers, live evening entertainment (local performers), daily enrichment lectures, food and wine tastings, 24-hour coffee/tea/water.

AmaCello river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative AMA cruise rates. They might be different when you book your AmaWaterways AmaCello cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On AmaCello cruises, AmaWaterways lines offer discount airfare travel deals on major airlines (without charging Flight Deviation fees). 

RIver Cruise Itineraries

Follows the list of AmaWaterways ship AmaCello river cruise itineraries as themes:

  • The “ENCHANTING RHINE” itinerary is a 13-days (sailing 7 days) Rhine river cruise from Amsterdam to Zurich (Basel disembarkation), and the reverse from Basel and Zurich to Amsterdam. There are 2 optional and 10 complimentary land tours/excursions, plus 2-night Zurich and 2-night Lucerne hotel packages included in the fares.

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  • The APT AmaCello boat is the 3rd among the new generation AMA river cruise boats of the Aria-class (preceding the newest Concerto-class boats). Her sisters are AmaDagioAmaDante, AmaDolce, AmaLegro, AmaLyra. This is a new APT river cruise ship design featuring the "French Balcony" accommodations concept (sliding floor-to-ceiling glass doors). Each of these riverboats is powered by two "Cummins" marine diesel engines (model "KTA 38 M1", total power output 1620 kW / 2170 HP).
  • An unique experience on AMAwaterways AmaCello ship vacations are the complimentary bike tours. Guests can use the onboard bicycles on all excursions and tours organized in each of the ports along the cruise itinerary routes.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

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AmaCello Itineraries

The below listed AmaCello cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest AmaWaterways fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2019 May 09 7 days, one-way from Arles to Lyon Arles$2895
2019 May 23 7 days, one-way from Arles to Lyon Arles$2895
2019 May 30 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Arles Lyon$2895
2019 Jun 20 7 days, one-way from Arles to Lyon Arles$2995
2019 Jul 04 7 days, one-way from Arles to Lyon Arles$2995
2019 Jul 18 7 days, one-way from Arles to Lyon Arles$2995
2019 Jul 25 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Arles Lyon$2995
2019 Aug 15 7 days, one-way from Arles to Lyon Arles$2795
2019 Sep 12 7 days, one-way from Arles to Lyon Arles$3045