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River Cruises

River Cruises

The rivers of the world are fast becoming hotspots for travelers. European river cruising has boomed in the last decade, and cruise lines are expanding to more exotic and interesting parts of the globe every year. So whether you'd like to sail gently along as medieval castles float by your balcony or you prefer the hustle and bustle of a trip through an Asian metropolis, we can help you find your perfect river cruise. Take a look at where you can go by riverboat.
River Cruise Basics
River cruises are an increasingly popular option for travelers. Get the inside scoop to find out why and what to expect.
Choose a Europe River Cruise
With so many itineraries offered, choosing a river cruise can be overwhelming. Here are our tips to help you pick your perfect cruise.
New River Cruise Ships on Order
Here's what's on deck for new river cruise ships making a splash in 2016.

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River Cruise Reviews

  • A little disappointed   mammie46
    I had read very good reviews about this boat but found I was a little disappointed. It could possibly be that we went at the wrong time of year as the Mekong was very low and getting on and off the boat was an ordeal at times. The crew had to dig ... Read more
  • Pandaw was terrific   Susanbg
    Our Mekong cruise with Pandaw exceeded our expectations. This ship was very comfortable, the food was very good and quite plentiful, the guides were knowledgeable and enthusiastic, and the staff was just superlative. I left my coat on the van that ... Read more
  • 12/15
    This Christmas Market Cruise failed to have Christmas markets. So very disappointing. I had taken that specific cruise because of that very offering. The three levels of walking tours, written in their literature, were not offered. A leisure ... Read more
  • 12/15
    This was our second cruise, first with Viking. We did the Heart of Germany cruise for the holidays. Pros: The ship was amazing. Brand new this season. Clean and modern. The service on the boat was out of this world. The crew was insanely ... Read more
  • A Voyage of Contrasts   fuzzybear390
    I have twenty cruises on the Riverboats in the US and over fifty total. This was a Christmas Cruise on the American Queen from Memphis to New Orleans. I have sailed on the American Queen a number of times including the inaugeral voyage and the ... Read more
  • 12/15
    This is our second river cruise with Viking and once again, we were very happy with the whole experience. The trip started at Lisbon where we booked a 2 days pre-extension. The Tivoli Hotel where we stayed, while not a fancy one, it is more than ... Read more
  • 12/15
    This was our first River Cruise. I am so thankful we picked Viking Odin. They were wonderful, from the pickup at the airport, checking into the Paris hotel, transportation to Trier for the River Cruise, checking into the hotel in Prague and then ... Read more
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