New European River Cruise Ships Launching in 2014

Viking Var riverboat

MORE LUXURY RIVER CRUISE SHIPS JOINING THE RIVERS OF EUROPE IN 2014: With more travellers discovering the pleasures of cruising the rivers of Europe and with the keen competition amongst operators, river cruise companies are launching more luxurious riverboats to meet this growth market. In 2014 the latest and best river cruise ships being launched […]

See the Pristine Douro Valley on a Douro River Cruise

Douro River, Portugal

CRUISE THE DOURO RIVER FROM PORTO TO THE SPANISH BORDER AND VISIT SPAIN: The Douro River is one of Europe’s most western rivers, flowing through Spain and Portugal into the Atlantic Ocean.  On a Douro River cruise, you’ll see restored palaces, historic cities, steeply-terraced vineyards and picturesque rural villages along one of Europe’s most charming […]

European River Cruise Routes

The Main River at Miltenberg

Where You Can Travel to on Europe’s Rivers: You can cruise the rivers and waterways all over Europe, especially in France, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Russia. Most regions have navigable rivers and canals, with several different types of boats. The longest cruise it is possible to do now stretches all […]

River Cruises in Europe

Europe River cruises

River Cruise Holidays in Europe – What to Know When Choosing Your River Cruise: When we did our first European river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest in 2005, we observed that river cruises was one of the fastest growing travel options in Europe, as evidenced by the large increase in the number of riverboats plying […]

See the Magic of Spring on a Holland and Belgium River Cruise

Zaanse Schans and its famous windmills

EXPLORE HOLLAND AND BELGIUM ON CRUISES OF THE RIVERS IJSSEL, WAAL AND SCHELDE: Not surprisingly, the most popular Holland-Belgium river cruises are in the springtime, which in the Netherlands and Belgium is truly magical with flowers in full bloom; especially, of course, tulips. Cruising through the scenic Dutch and Belgian rivers and canals is really […]

Uniworld River Princess – Cruising on the Princess

Uniworld River Princess

RIVERBOAT REVIEW: OUR 18-DAY VIENNA TO PARIS RIVER CRUISE ON UNIWORLD’S RIVER PRINCESS: Our Uniworld Vienna to Paris River Cruise in June 2013 was on the River Princess. This cruise started from Vienna, but due to the severe flooding of the Danube, the River Princess was not able to make it back to Vienna in […]

Uniworld River Duchess – Our stay with the Duchess

Holland-Belgium River cruis

A Short Stay on Uniworld’s River Duchess Gave Us an Insight into this Boutique Riverboat: On our Uniworld Vienna to Paris River Cruise in June 2013, the River Duchess served as our floating hotel for the two nights that we were in Vienna. Our riverboat for this cruise was the River Princess, but because of […]

Bernkastel-Kues Sightseeing on a Moselle River Cruise

Bernkastel Marktplatz, the mediaeval market square

Bernkastel-Kues – A Most Charming Town on the Moselle River: RIVER CRUISE GUIDE: BERNKASTEL-KUES Bank (Mosel) East&West Area 23.66 km2 Altitude 110m Population 6516 PARIS & THE HEART OF EUROPE – UNIWORLD RIVER CRUISE – DAY 14: Medieval Bernkastel-Kues, with its narrow streets, historic half-timbered buildings, quaint shops and rustic wine taverns, has attractions to […]

Wine-tasting at the Aristocratic House of Löwenstein

Fürst Löwenstein Wine-tasting at Schloss Kleinheubach

Fürst Löwenstein Wine-tasting at Schloss Kleinheubach : PARIS & THE HEART OF EUROPE – UNIWORLD RIVER CRUISE – DAY 11: Our brief walking tour of Miltenberg this morning was not too enjoyable. After a brilliant day of sunshine in Würzburg yesterday, our luck ran out in Miltenberg and it rained when we were doing our sightseeing tour. […]

Marksburg – A Hilltop Medieval Castle Along the Rhine

Marksburg

Marksburg Castle – the Only Hilltop Rhine Castle that’s Never Been Destroyed: Paris & The Heart of Europe – Uniworld River Cruise – Day 13: The castles along the Rhine are a very special sight and they usually bring on the greatest excitement whenever river boats arrive at this very scenic region of the Middle […]