Most Popular Tours

Christmas on the Danube

By Collette Tours. 9 Days starting at $1,749

Begin your holiday season with a relaxing cruise along the scenic Danube River, stopping at traditional Christmas markets in Vienna, Regensburg, Passau, Rothenburg and Nuremberg. Nuremberg is home to one of the oldest and largest Christmas markets in.. (click for more)

Enticing Douro - Cruise Only

By Alexander And Roberts. 8 Days starting at $3,099

Our European River Cruise features a 7-night cruise on the Douro from Porto to Porto aboard our luxurious ship and features Regua, Barca d'Alva, Vega Terron, Pinhao, and Bitetos... (click for more)

Christmastime in Alsace and Germany (WFZ2014)

By Avalon Waterways. 5 Days starting at $1,299

TitleChristmastime in Alsace & GermanyVacation OverviewCelebrate the festive season in Central Europe with a magnificent 4-night cruise from Frankfurt to Basel! Stops include Speyer, Germany, for an excursion to Heidelberg, where you visit the red sa.. (click for more)

Parisian Winter Holiday

By Uniworld River Cruises. 8 Days starting at $2,699

This Itinerary sails in this Direction:431 Paris is a dazzling package just waiting to be unwrapped. Christmas in Paris: being there is to experience the height of romance and holiday enchantment. Uniworld makes this dream a reality on our Parisian W.. (click for more)

Portugal, Spain and the Douro River Valley

By Uniworld River Cruises. 11 Days starting at $3,599

This Itinerary sails in this Direction:420 Indulge your passion for food, history, and music as you discover the warmth of Portugal and Spain. Experience the “sunny side” of Europe, starting in radiant seaside Lisbon, then follow the Dou.. (click for more)


River Cruises

Journey along the rivers of Europe, China and Russia and explore these fascinating destinations all in the comfort of a river cruise. Your Europe river cruise package includes deluxe cabin accommodations, meals, sightseeing and so much more. See all that these countries have to offer and cruising the great rivers allows you to explore not only the large cities but quaint villages. Experienced travelers agree that a Europe river cruise is one of the most enjoyable and hassle-free ways to explore Europe's castles, cathedrals and picturesque villages. Come and enjoy the very best of Europe, China and Russia on a River Cruise! 

Benefits of taking a River Cruise through Europe

1. Modern Ships

River cruise ships have recently been compared to small boutique hotels. The ships are modern with a selection of large staterooms and suites, and everything you need onboard. Fitness center, spa. restaurants and many new features are now available.

2. Cruise Europe's Most Scenic Waterways
You can enjoy the scenery including amazing castles and architecture from your cabin or deck while traveling from one region to another while enjoying fresh air or even a glass of wine.

3. An Inclusive with Exceptional Value
Prices includes shore excursions, your meals, wine with dinner, local entertainment and often even free wifi. Because the ship holds only around 150 passenger, you can expect personalized service throughout your vacation.

4.  Travel through the Heart of Europe
You can cruise from Amsterdam to the black sea and each time you arrive somewhere you are right in the center of the city.  No cabs or buses. Just a short walk and you can enjoy the locals, culture and cuisine of each area you are visiting.

5.  Complimentary Shore Excursions
Expert local guides offer an over view of the area, and then you can enjoy free time on your own.  Perhaps you would like to use the complimentary bicycles on board. 

Whether you want to cruise past vineyards, castles and ruins along the Danube, or see the enchanting lowland plains and high peaks of the Alps in Germany, or the Temples, Tombs and Treasure of the Nile, you can find it all here. 

Choose from the most reputable river cruise companies including Avalon Waterways, Uniworld, AMAWaterways, Tauck and Viking River Cruises.

There will be several brand new river cruise ships to choose from in 2014:

AmaWaterways will introduce the AMAReina & AMASonata;
Tauck will launch the Inspire and the Savor and Avalon Waterways will add the Avalon Poetry II, the Avalon Illumination and the Avalon Impression.

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