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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.
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Amsterdam -> Kinderdijk -> Cologne -> Koblenz -> Miltenberg -> Wurzburg -> Bamberg -> Nuremberg -> Regensburg -> Passau -> Melk -> Vienna -> Bratislava -> Budapest -> Budapest
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Juneau -> Sitka -> Sitka
88% Loved It
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Budapest -> Budapest -> Bratislava -> Vienna -> Melk -> Passau -> Regensburg -> Nuremberg -> Bamberg -> Wurzburg -> Wertheim -> Koblenz -> Cologne -> Kinderdijk -> Amsterdam
88% Loved It
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Istanbul -> Istanbul -> Istanbul -> Bucharest -> Rousse (Russe) -> Belgrade -> Vukovar -> Mohacs (Pecs) -> Budapest -> Budapest -> Bratislava -> Vienna -> Vienna -> Vienna -> Vienna -> Passau -> Regensburg -> Roth -> Bamberg -> Wurzburg -> Wertheim -> Cologne -> Amsterdam -> Amsterdam
88% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Istanbul -> Istanbul -> Istanbul -> Bucharest -> Rousse (Russe) -> Belgrade -> Vukovar -> Mohacs (Pecs) -> Budapest -> Budapest -> Bratislava -> Vienna -> Vienna -> Vienna

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River Cruise Reviews

  • 08/15
    Excellent trip from start to finish. We had cruised from Amsterdam to Budapest with Uniworld in 2012 and while the Rhone is not as scenic as the Rhine or the Danube, the towns and villages we visited were very interesting. We were met at Lyon by ... Read more
  • 08/15
    After a wonderful pre-cruise in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Prague, we started our Viking cruise last Sunday, leaving from Nuremberg. The ship, Viking Jarl, is lovely, sleek and low key, spotlessly clean, with a reasonably sized ... Read more
  • Queen of the West   jsherwig
    08/15
    We followed the Lewis and Clark Trail on the Snake and Columbia Rivers. We are veteran river cruisers (Europe) but this was our first with ACL and first in the USA. The open seating for breakfast, lunch and dinner gave us an opportunity to mix and ... Read more
  • 08/15
    This was an outstanding river cruise that featured all he best in river cruising. relaxing river cruising during the day, very good regional food with a dinner at a French Chateaux, tours of wineries plus various local wines at lunch and dinner that ... Read more
  • 08/15
    We started poorly. The hotel in Paris was not able to have our rooms ready by the 3 p.m. deadline. Instead, we were not allowed into our room until well after 5 p.m. Our wake-up call did not materialize and thus we missed our assigned bus ride to ... Read more
  • Very Disappointed!!!   michelle6729
    08/15
    This was my second River cruise. The first was with Avalon. They are like night and day. The ship is older and very outdated... from the furniture, to the light fixtures. As another reviewer posted, the shower was smaller than I have ever seen. ... Read more
  • 08/15
    We booked the four night cruise on the Murray River Princess and travelled with my husband, my sister and our elderly mum. Hubby and I booked the Stateroom as we were after a bit more luxury. It had been recently refurbished with very nice ... Read more
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