All posts in River Cruises

Experience France on a River Cruise

All of France’s waterways lead to lush and fertile farmlands, where vineyards and other sources of bounty shape the nation’s revered cuisine. France’s Rhône and Seine gave birth to the celebrated cultures of Provence and Paris, wherein artists have long found inspiration in the leisurely rivers. Bordeaux’s viniculture relies on France’s river water. Lovers experience romance along these passageways that are perfect for exploring via a river cruise. Read more [...]

View Valleys, Vineyards and Medieval Towns When Cruising the Mosel River

Known as the Mosel to the Germans and the Moselle to the French, the river that’s one of the longest tributaries of the Rhine covers about 340 miles from end to end. The Mosel River begins at Ballon d’Alsace, in the high Vosages Mountains that sit in France. Its ending point joins the Rhine in Koblenz, Germany, and as the river flows through France, it passes through Joan of Arc’s homeland of Lorraine. Read more [...]

Explore Ancient Cities and Lush Vineyards on Rhine River Cruises

View castles, medieval villages and lush vineyards on Rhine River cruises through Switzerland, Austria and Germany. A Rhine River cruise is a worthwhile experience for any traveler looking to explore ancient castles, medieval cities, old towns and lush villages. Depending on your itinerary, which could take you through Germany, Switzerland, Austria or a combination of these countries, a river cruise on the Rhine may present days or even weeks of discovering historic places like Strasbourg or modern metropolis’ including Cologne. Read more [...]

Spend a Leisurely Vacation in Germany on a Main River Cruise

See Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands on a Main River cruise including passage on the Rhine or Danube. Journey along the Main River and discover Germany, and then head into Belgium or the Netherlands via the Rhine or Danube River. The Main River lies entirely in Germany, and it frequently takes travelers on 5 to 30 day cruises into some absolutely beautiful territory. However the Main River is usually combined with other rivers, including the Moselle, to provide the perfect itinerary for cruising through Europe. Read more [...]

Christmas Market Cruises for 2017

It’s starting to feel like the holidays! Are you going on a holiday cruise this year? Perhaps, a Christmas Market cruise? If not, consider it because they’re absolutely fantastic and something to experience at least once. Christmas Markets have been an annual tradition throughout Europe for hundreds of years. It’s only been in the last few decades, though, that there have cruises to the most famous markets. Starting sometime around the late 13th century, the winter markets provided townspeople Read more [...]

What’s It Like To Cruise the Amazon?

The largest river in the world, the Amazon River is a behemoth running through the heart of the Brazilian rainforest. This river, which has a size that’s nearly unimaginable, dumps 32 gallons of water into its tributaries every second. Along with a length and volume that is absolutely astonishing, the Amazon is one of the most bio-diverse places on the planet. You can experience part of the mystery and magnificence of the Amazon on a river cruise. Read more [...]