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 […]

Enjoy Paris and Normandy on a Seine River Cruise

Monet's Lily Garden in Giverny

SAIL FROM PARIS TO NORMANDY ON A SEINE RIVER CRUISE: If you want to experience the northern France’s Normandy region in a relaxed, leisurely fashion, try a Seine River cruise. You’ll discover the history, culture, food and beauty of this region, famous as the birthplace of Impressionism. Normandy Normandy is a region central to the […]

How Good is Your River Cruise Company?

Uniworld River Princess

How Well Your River Cruise Operator Handles a Crisis is a Mark of the Company’s Reputation: Our Uniworld Paris & the Heart of Europe Cruise was supposed to be on the River Princess starting in Vienna on June 23rd. The early June flooding of the Danube  and other European rivers caused havoc to all European […]

A Seine River Cruise to the Normandy Coast

River Baroness - Courtesy Uniworld

See the sights of Paris and Northern France on a Seine River Cruise: If enjoying the sights of Paris, cruising on the Seine River and the opportunity to explore the Normandy coast sounds appealing, a Paris and Normandy Seine River Cruise may fit the bill. Several river cruise companies offer a 7-night cruise to the […]

Holiday Afloat in Venice on a Po River Cruise

Gondolas on the Grand Canal

Enjoy the Sights of Venice on a Venice and Po River Cruise: One of the greatest charms of  Venice is its Grand Canal, intricate network of winding waterways and lagoons and all the art, history, culture and everyday live that exists on these waterways. If you love being on the water, here is a five-night […]

Europe River Cruises with CroisiEurope

European River Cruise

CroisiEurope is now one of the major players in European River Cruising: When it comes to European river cruising, CroisiEurope does not get any coverage in the southern hemisphere.  Yet this French river cruise operator now has 27 river boats covering all the rivers in Europe and it seems that the company is cruising along […]

Lorelei Rock and the Lorelei Siren

Die Lorelei

Of legends, forklores and the Rhine Siren: The Rhine river is steeped in myths, sagas, legends, forklore and fairytales and the many castles along the Rhine hold tales of historical and political events, medieval battles, military conflicts and knights brandishing swords. The Lorelei Legend One legend that you’ll hear most about on a Rhine river […]

Amsterdam to Budapest river cruise + Gallipoli Dawn Service

Scenic's River Cruise route

Gallipoli Dawn Service River Cruise: The ANZAC Day dawn service at Gallipoli has become a very popular event and each year the crowds at Gallipoli get bigger and bigger. In the past, it was the older generation who were interested in participating in this special remembrance ceremony, but these days more and more younger people […]