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Europe - River Cruise Cruises

Cruises to Europe - River Cruise

When it comes to Eureopean river cruising, the options are plentiful and varied. Ships primarily traverse parts of Germany, Austria, France, Switzerland, and the Netherlands, but you'll also find itineraries in Russia, the Ukraine, Portugal, Italy and Spain. No matter where you cruise, you'll find Europe's rivers traditional and picturesque; sightseeing opportunities are often included in the fare.
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Europe's rivers feature cosmopolitan cities, terraced vineyards, historic villages, and monuments and castles galore.
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Basel, which lies in the northwest region of Switzerland, near its ...
Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is an up-and-coming cruise ...
Cologne, the Rhineland's largest city and Germany's fourth-largest, ...
Durnstein (Krems)
If you sail in at night, it will be hard to ignore the eerily ...
The symbol of Dusseldorf is the Radschlager -- a human figure ...
"The town lay, stretched along the river, its intricate cobweb of ...
Linz (Salzburg)
Linz is the third-largest city in Austria, with a population of ...
The capital of the Rhone-Alpes region, Lyon is the second-largest ...
Germany's Mainz -- a 2,000-year-old city of leafy squares, timbered ...
Melk, a quiet city, is located on the Danube River, just off the ...
Arriving in Passau for the first time, you could be forgiven for ...
Porto (Leixoes)
One of Europe's oldest cities, Porto dates to the 4th century, when ...
Moody, romantic, historic, mysterious -- it's impossible to put a ...
The capital of Alsace, France's smallest region, is also known as the ...
Wonderful Christmas! KashmirMyst
The 2014 Christmas Markets cruise was a wonderful experience! Captain Smidt, Cruise Manager Bart and Hotel Director Carla, the crew, the guides and guest lecturers made this a truly special experience for my husband and me. Onboard meals were ... Read more
Paris to Normandy travelon.d
This was our first river cruise and our first time with Viking. From the time we got on till the time we left the crew and staff could not have been better. Everything other than drinks in the lounge and some extra tours were included. The ... Read more
This was a first cruise, river or otherwise, for my husband and I. We had a fabulous experience and have told all of our friends that they are missing an amazing opportunity to see the world, eat wonderful food, meet interesting people, see many, ... Read more
Firstly the ship; we enjoyed the modern minimalist décor and layout of the ship. The ship can accommodate 180 passengers and we were sailing with ~120. The indoor/outdoor swimming pool that converts to a cinema is a great idea. The ... Read more
This was our first cruise with Avalon and we were absolutely delighted with every aspect of our experience with them. The ship was tastefully decorated; the lounge was spacious; the exercise facilities were more than adequate; the dining room gave ... Read more
First River cruise PhillyBayrNorsk
Well, first we arrived in Bucharest at 0130 instead of 1730 night before due to 5 hour delay from Orlando and missed connection in Frankfurt. 0630 wake up. We got our stateroom, French balcony, so just a grate across sliding doors. Interesting to ... Read more
My wife and I had never taken any type of cruise before embarking on the Viking Var for our 7 night adventure down the Rhein River for 7 beautiful June days. We were a bit cautious as we were "not cruise people" before stepping aboard a Viking Long ... Read more
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