Rediscovering Rhine Castles on a Rhine River Cruise

Burg Rheinstein - Rhine Castle

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 or 13th centuries and in the Middle […]

Ms Amabella – APT’s Concerto Class River Boat

Ms Amacello - Photo by AMA Waterways

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 Amabella is already a hit with […]

River Antoinette – A New Uniworld Rhine Riverboat

River Antoinette - Courtesy Uniworld

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 “Castles Along the Rhine” and “Rhine Holiday Markets” cruises. […]

A Springtime Cruise on the Rhine

Keukenhof Garden in Spring

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 river cruise companies […]

Romantic Rhine River Cruises – Amsterdam to Basel

Twin towers of St. Severus Church, Boppard

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 are some of the different names for an Amsterdam to […]