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When it comes to European 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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From Basel to Amsterdam with plenty in between, a cruise on the Rhine is perfect for river newbies. Find out why.

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Basel, which lies in the northwest region of Switzerland, near its ...
The glorious port city of Bordeaux, which lies on the Garonne River ...
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 ...
This was our first river cruise, and we are so happy that we chose Viking! The Grand European Tour was everything we expected and more. The scenery, the towns and villages, the exposure to history, the daily tours, they were all we could have ... Read more
Best Vacation Ever millieber
We love to travel and have tried everything, independent, escorted, bus, ships (too many people) but nothing beats our last Vantage World small ship vacations. After over 40 years of traveling we took our first river cruise and this is the only way ... Read more
Our cruise was outstanding. This was our first river cruise after many ocean cruises. Vantage did a fantastic job of holding our hand from start to finish. It was without a doubt the best we have ever been on. The history and culture woven into the ... Read more
My wife and I have been on eight large cruise ship tours and joined the Carolina Preserve group for our first river boat adventure. We will not go back to the cruise ship scenario. The onboard service, dining experience, activities, cabin comfort, ... Read more
There were many bright spots in this cruise, but too many visits to too many old buildings, churches, etc. We were a group of seniors, some of whom had no trouble navigating the streets and pathways, but some of the routes were more difficult for ... Read more
Wonderful cruise.
A friend and I took the Gateway to the Black Sea riverboat cruise with Vantage Deluxe World Travel. From the moment we arrived on board we were taken care of. Both of us are Senior Citizens who are widows. . They were outfitted beautifully and had ... Read more
Vantage Cruise shamar76
Having never been on a river cruise we had the best time of our lives. Took it off our bucket list and celebrated our 51st anniversary.Vantage was recommended by our good friend who has used them many times. The trip started in Amsterdam and cruised ... Read more
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