Choosing a River
Though the Danube is best known for marquee cities like Vienna and Budapest, small towns and villages are a delight.
The Dnieper River flows from Russia, through Belarus and Ukraine; ship stops include Ukraine’s capital of Kiev and Zaporozhye.
Part of the Iberian Peninsula, the Douro River travels through Spain and Portugal, and ends in Porto.
The Elbe travels through the Czech Republic and Germany; river cruises along the Elbe include visits to Berlin and Prague.
The Moselle runs through the heart of German wine country; longer voyages can also include the Rhine and the Danube.
The Po flows across northern Italy into the Adriatic Sea near Venice; popular ports on Po River cruises include Venice, Verona and Bologna.
The castle-clogged Rhine Gorge between Koblenz and Rudesheim is one of the most spectacular scenic passages.
The Rhone flows from Switzerland through Lake Geneva, into France; visit Lyon, a UNESCO world heritage site.
The Seine runs along northeastern France into the English Channel; many ships based in Paris cruise down to the Normandy region.
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