Rediscovering Rhine Castles on a Rhine River Cruise

Historic and Romantic Castles Dominate This Middle Rhine Valley World Heritage Site: The Middle Rhine Valley is world famous for its concentration of beautiful and grand castles and castle ruins which are a thrilling feature of its rugged landscape.  Most of these castles were built in the 12th … [Read more...]

Assmannshausen – Famous for its Red Wine Festival

Assmannshausen - A Small Village on the Rhine Famous for its Red Wine Festival: The vineyards of the Rhine Valley, we all know, are famous for their white wines (in particular the Rieslings) and their many wine festivals. There are however some towns and villages  in the Upper Middle Rhine … [Read more...]

Ms Amabella – APT’s Concerto Class River Boat

Ms Amabella - APT's New Concerto Class River Boats are Designed to be Bigger: Having introduced the Aria Class River Boats between 2006 and 2009, APT has now launched its Concerto Class River Ships with the first of two vessels commissioned in May 2010.  APT's newly inaugurated 162-passenger Ms … [Read more...]

River Antoinette – A New Uniworld Rhine Riverboat

River Antoinette is the Latest of Uniworld's Luxury Floating Hotel : In March 2011, another stunning riverboat joins the fleet of Uniworld's European river cruises. The River Antoinette is the sister ship to the majestic River Beatrice and will cruise the Rhine River on Uniworld's popular … [Read more...]

A Springtime Cruise on the Rhine

A Perfect Time to Enjoy the Gardens of Europe on a Rhine River Cruise: Spring is a beautiful time in Europe and for anyone doing a river cruise starting or ending in Amsterdam, there's the added bonus of visiting the world's most beautiful spring garden - the Keukenhof Gardens. A number of … [Read more...]

Romantic Rhine River Cruises – Amsterdam to Basel

On a Rhine River Cruise see Amazing Rhine castles and breathtaking scenery: Several river cruise operators do a  cruise between Amsterdam and Basel, focusing on the Romantic Rhine region.  Most of these "Romantic Rhine" cruises start from Amsterdam and finish in Basel, or vice-versa. Here … [Read more...]