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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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  • 04/15
    All in all the cruise was a total delight and we were treated like royalty. The Captain and his entire crew went out their way to make this such an enjoyable trip. When my sister in law realized she had left a piece of luggage after debarkation, a ... Read more
  • 03/15
    We booked and paid for the cruise over 9 months prior to departure to ensure we had a confirmed early dinner booking as one of the party has a medical condition that prevents them from eating late at night. On arrival we were given our cruise cards ... Read more
  • 05/15
    We just returned from a cruise down the Mosel River, then upstream on the Rhine to Basel aboard the brand new (3rd sailing) Viking Vidar. The experience was far beyond our expectations. Not only did the Crew perform as a well honed TEAM delivering ... Read more
  • 06/14
    We had the loveliest time sailing on the American Empress June 15-22, 2014. My mother and I had both enjoyed steamboat sailings on the Mississippi and we looked forward to this one, closer to home in Vancouver, Canada. We were not disappointed. ... Read more
  • Viking Danube Waltz   Linda Graham
    04/15
    This was our first river cruise, although we have done sea cruising previously. The cruise was amazing and all the staff were both efficient and friendly and nothing was too much trouble. We went from Passau to Budapest and the travel to the ... Read more
  • Couldn't be Happier   Cruiser User
    04/15
    My husband and I LOVED this Viking Paris/Normandy river cruise. It was our first river cruise but certainly won't be our last. We had a wonderful experience with Viking. We loved that there were only 140 passengers and 40 crew, a much more ... Read more
  • 04/15
    This was my first River cruise but it was such an excellent experience I will certainly do another one and go with Avalon. Firstly the location through the south of France was great with beautiful scenery and amazing history. Using the river ... Read more
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